Office of the President: President's Research Seminars

Throughout the academic year, eminent scientists from across the country and the world present their research during our weekly President's Research Seminar series.

The seminars take place on Wednesdays from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM in the Zuckerman Research Center Auditorium, located at 417 East 68th Street.

The President's Research Seminar series is accredited for Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Format: 08/30/2014

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

President's Research Seminar
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Ihor R. Lemischka, PhD
Director, The Black Family Stem Cell Institute
Professor, Developmental and Regenerative Biology
Professor, Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Cancer Stem Cells: Reprogramming, Dedifferentiation, and Trans-Differentiation
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Inder Verma, PhD
Irwin and Joan Jacobs Chair in Exemplary Life Science
American Cancer Society Professor of Molecular Biology
Laboratory of Genetics
The Salk Institute

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Histone Methylation Dynamics and Link to Human Disease
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Yang Shi, PhD
Boston Children’s Hospital
Cell Biology Department, Harvard Medical School
American Cancer Society Research Professor

Monday, September 15, 2014

Role of Nucleic Acid Dynamics in the Central Dogma of Molecular Biology
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hashim Al-Hashimi, PhD
Professor, Department of Biochemistry
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Surface Assemblies in Cell Guidance Signalling Systems
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Yvonne Jones, PhD
FMedSci Joint Head of the Division of Structural Biology
Deputy Director of the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics
University of Oxford
Oxford, UK

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Cell Biology Program
Mechanisms of Chromosomal Instability in Human Cancer Cells
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Duane Compton, PhD
Professor of Biochemistry
Department of Biochemistry
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Hanover, NH

Thursday, October 9, 2014

The Lysosome in Nutrient Sensing and Cellular Growth Control
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Roberto Zoncu, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology
University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, Ca

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Toward Total Synthesis of Cell Functions: Chemotaxis and Phagocytosis
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Takanari Inoue, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD