Sloan Kettering Institute: Academic Lectures, Seminars & Workshops

Format: 03/03/2015

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Seminar
The Biology of Noncoding RNAs
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Phillip A. Sharp, PhD
Professor
David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Seminar
Non-coding Genome Function in Pancreas Development and Disease
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Jorge Ferrer, PhD
Chair in Genetics and Medicine
Section Head, Genomics and Genetics
Theme Leader, NIHR Imperial BRC
Imperial College
London

Monday, March 9, 2015

Seminar
Identifying Gut Microbial Strains that Modulate Health
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Jeremiah Faith, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Seminar
Two Ways to Fold the Genome
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Job Dekker, PhD
Professor and Co-director
Program in Systems Biology
Baylor College of Medicine

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Seminar
Building a Face, One Ubiquitin at a Time
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Michael Rape, PhD
Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Department of Molecular and Cell Biology
University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Seminar
William Eaton, PhD
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

William Eaton, PhD
Distinguished Investigator, Laboratory of Chemical Physics
National Institutes of Health

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Symposium
The World of Private Foundations
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Robert Lowman, PhD
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research (retired)
University North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Seminar
Integrating Chemistry and Evolution to Illuminate and Program Biology
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

David R. Liu, PhD
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Harvard College Professor

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Seminar
Determinants of Lineage Specification by MyoD and NeuroD2, and Recent Advances in FSHD Research
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Stephen Tapscott, PhD
Full Member, Division of Human Biology
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Professor, Department of Neurology
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, WA

Monday, March 23, 2015

Seminar
TBA
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Yasmine Belkaid, PhD
Senior Investigator, Chief Mucosal Immunology Section, Laboratory of Parasitic Disease
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Health
Bethesda, MD

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Seminar
Exploring Chemoselectivity Through Natural Product Total Synthesis
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Scott Snyder, PhD
Associate Professor of Chemistry
The Scripps Institute
Juniper, FL

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Seminar
Regulation of Myeloid Transcription Factors and DNA Methylation by Noncoding RNAs
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Daniel G. Tenen, MD
Cancer Science Institute
National University of Singapore
Harvard Stem Cell Institute

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Seminar
Mathematical Methods for Systems Pharmacology: Optimal Therapy & Empirical Fitness Landscapes
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Max von Kleist, PhD
BMBF - Junior Research Group Leader
Freie Universit¨at Berlin
Berlin, Germany

Seminar
Mechano-Transduction at Cell-Cell Contacts: Mechanisms and Consequences
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

W. James Nelson, PhD
Principal Investigator, Department of Biology
Stanford School of Medicine
Berkeley, CA

Monday, March 30, 2015

Seminar
TBA
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Sankar Ghosh, PhD
Chair, Silverstein and Hutt Family, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Columbia University
New York, NY

Monday, April 6, 2015

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Seminar
New Insights into Cargo Recognition and Membrane Fusion of Mammalian Autophagy
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Qing Zhong, MD, PhD
Associate Professor Department of Internal Medicine, Biochemistry
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Information Session
Department of Defense (DOD) Biomedical Research Funding
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Gayle Vaday, PhD
Program Manager, DOD Breast Cancer Research Program
Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs

Monday, April 20, 2015

SKI Talks
TBA
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Seminar
Andreas Martin, PhD
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Andreas Martin, PhD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology
University of California, Berkeley

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Seminar
Aging and Mitochondria
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Toren Finkel, MD, PhD
Senior Investigator Laboratory of Molecular Biology
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
Bethesda, MD

Monday, May 4, 2015

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Seminar
Heal the Worm: Mechanisms of Cellular Repair in C. Elegans
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Andrew Chisholm, PhD
Professor, Division of Biological Sciences and Neurobiology
USC San Diego
San Diego, CA

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Seminar
Lewis Kay, PhD
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Lewis Kay, PhD
Professor, Department of Medical Genetics and Microbiology
University of Toronto

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Seminar
Signaling Pathways Controlling Circadian Retinal Clearance Phagocytosis
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Silvia Finnemann, PhD
Associate Professor Department of Biological Sciences
Fordham University
Bronx, NY

Friday, May 29, 2015

Seminar
Therapeutic Potential of Epigenetic Modulators in Colorectal Cancer
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Catherine O’Brien, MD, PhD
Scientist, Ontario Cancer Institute
University Health Network
Toronto, Ontario

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Seminar
Outside Coding Genome, MicroRNAs Make a Big Difference
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

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

Monday, June 8, 2015

SKI Talks
TBA
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Monday, June 15, 2015