Sloan Kettering Institute: Academic Lectures, Seminars & Workshops

Format: 08/21/2014

Friday, September 5, 2014

Workshop
NIH Career Development & Training Award Workshops
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Joan Lakoski, PhD
University of Pittsburgh

Robert Milner, PhD
University of Massachusetts

Seminar
Connecting Oncogenic Signaling to Metabolic Regulation Through the TSC-mTOR Network
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Brendan Manning, PhD
Professor of Genetics & Complex Diseases, Department of Genetics and Complex Diseases
Harvard University
Boston, Massachusetts

Workshop
NIH Career Development & Training Award Workshops
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Joan Lakoski, PhD
University of Pittsburgh

Robert Milner, PhD
University of Massachusetts

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Seminar
Macrophage Recognition of Self, from Synthetics and Viruses to Circulating Cells and Solid Tumors
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Dennis Discher, PhD
Robert D. Bent Chaired Professor
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Research Seminar
New Functions for the ER: Regulating the Shape of Other Organelles
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Gia Voeltz, PhD
Associate Professor Department of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology
University of Colorado
Boulder, Colorado

Friday, September 12, 2014

Seminar
Protein-protein Interaction Network in DNA Damage Response and Tumorigenesis
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Junjie Chen, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Experimental Radiation Oncology
Division of Radiation Oncology
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Monday, September 15, 2014

Seminar
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

Seminar
In Vivo Biochemistry of Bacterial DSB Repair and Chromosome Segregation
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

David Sherratt, PhD
Professor, Department of Biochemistry
University of Oxford
Oxford, UK

Seminar
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

Seminar
Cellular Growth Laws are Rooted in the Physics of Proteomes
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Ken Dill, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Chemistry & Physics
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY

Friday, September 26, 2014

Seminar
Solid Organ Stem Cell Interactions with the Immune System
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Brian Brown, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY

Seminar
Genome Stability in Normal and Cancer Cells
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Anindya Dutta, MD,PhD
Harry F. Byrd Professor and Chair
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Seminar
Drug Discovery in Academia: From Scientific Curiosity to the Bedside
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Waldemar Priebe, PhD
Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, Department of Experimental Therapeutics, Division of Cancer Medicine
University of Texas
Houston, TX

Friday, October 17, 2014

Seminar
Mechanisms of Escape from Epithelial Tissues
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Andrew Ewald, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Oncology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Seminar
Population Diversification in a Metabolic Program Promotes Anticipation of Environmental Shifts
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Hana El-Samad, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics
School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Seminar
Outside Coding Genome, MicroRNAs Make a Big Difference
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Lin He, PhD
Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
University of California
Berkeley, Ca

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Seminar
Very Long Simulations of Structural Changes in Proteins
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

David Shaw, PhD
Chief Scientist
D. E. Shaw Research
New York, NY

Friday, November 7, 2014

Seminar
Emerging Principles of Genome Regulation with Application to Human Health
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Jason Lieb, PhD
Professor, Department of Human Genetics
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Seminar
Controlling Remodeling of the Extracellular Matrix as a Strategy to Fight Invasive Diseases
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Irit Sagi, PhD
Professor, Department of Biological Regulation
The Weizmann Institute of Science
Rehovot, Israel

Monday, November 17, 2014

Seminar
Controlling Remodeling of the Extracellular Matrix as a Strategy to Fight Invasive Diseases
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Irit Sagi, PhD
Professor, Department of Biological Regulation
The Weizmann Institute of Science
Rehovot, Israel

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Seminar
Rethinking Asymetric Synthesis: The Development of General Metal-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions That Enable The Use of Optically Active Nucleophiles
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Mark Biscoe, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry
The City Collage of New York
New York, NY

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Seminar
Evolution to Expand The Enzyme Universe
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Santiago Schnell, DPhil, FRSC
Associate Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, Associate Professor of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, William K. Brehm Investigator of Brehm Center for Diabetes Research
The University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, MI

Friday, December 5, 2014

Seminar
The Strange Case of Pluripotentality: Embryonic Stem Cells, Germ Cells and Genomic Conflicts
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Thomas Zwaka, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Developmental & Regenerative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, New York

Friday, December 12, 2014

Seminar
Chromatin Architecture Defines Eukaryotic Start Sites of DNA Replication
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

David MacAlpine, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Duke University
Durham, NC