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Stadtman Seminar Schedule by Committee

Committee / Speaker

Date Time

Seminar location

Chair Name (IC) / Seminar title

Biomedical Engineering/Biophysics/Physics

December 13, 2012 

Bldg. 6, Room B1A11

Ralph Nossal (NICHD)

Ralph Nossal

8:45 AM

 

Opening Remarks and Introductions

Peter Schuck, Ph.D.,  NIBIB, NIH

9:00 - 9:55

 

“Biophysical Methods for the Study of Protein Interactions and Reversible Multi-Protein Complexes.”

Sven van Teeffelen, Ph.D., Princeton University

10:00 – 10:55

 

“The dynamical cytoskeleton regulates morphogenesis in rod-like bacteria.”

Break

11:00 – 11:15

 

 

Urszula Golebiewska, Ph.D.,  Stoney Brook University and Queensborough Community College

11:15 – 12:10

 

“The enigma of PIP2:  How can one lipid do so much?”

Lunch Break

12:15 PM – 1:30 PM

 

 

Eric Hayden, Ph.D., Stanford University

1:30 – 2:25

 

“Origins of novelty in functional RNA.”

Marc Gershow, Ph.D., Harvard University

2:30 – 3:25

 

“Solving Navigational Circuits in the Drosophila larva.”

 

 

 

 

Cancer Biology

Thu., Dec 20, 2012 

Building 30, Room 117

Roberto Weigert (NIDCR)

Justina McEvoy Ph.D. - St Jude Children's Hospital

8:30 -9:20 AM

 

Retinoblastoma: Bridging Developmental Neurobiology and Cancer Genetics

Ghassan Mouneimne Ph.D. - Harvard Medical School

9:20-10:00 AM

 

Distinct Modes of Actin Cytoskeleton Remodeling Control Cancer Cell Invasion

Zaki Hasan Ph.D. - St Jude Children's Hospital

10:20-11:00 AM

 

NOD-like Receptors: Roles in Intestinal Homeostasis, Inflammation and Cancer

David Long Ph.D. - Harvard Medical School

11:00-11:20 AM

 

The role of homologous recombination and BRCA1 in DNA crosslink repair

Swarnali Acharyya Ph.D.- Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

11:20-12:00 AM

 

Tumor microenvironment interactions that mediate chemoresistance and cancer metastasis

 

 

 

 

Cell Biology/Cell Signalling

Mon. Nov. 26-
Tues. Nov. 27, 2012

Wilson Hall Building 1
3rd Floor

Mary Dasso (NICHD)

 

Mon. Nov. 26 

Wilson Hall

 

Dr. John Albeck, Department of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston Massachusetts

9:30-10:10 AM

 

“Modeling the Logic of EGFR-ERK signaling with live-cell imaging”

Dr. Gloria Brar, Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of California, San Francisco, California

10:10-10:50 AM

 

“Using High-resolution Translation Measurements to Define Meiotic Cellular Remodeling and Redefine Elements of Genome Coding”

Break

10:50-11:10 AM  

 

Break

Dr. Sabine Petry, Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of California, San Francisco, California

11:10-11:50 AM

 

“Role and Mechanism of Branching Microtubule Nucleation”

Dr. Roberto Zoncu, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts

11:50 AM-12:30 PM

 

“The Lysosome in Nutrient Sensing and Growth Control

 

Tues. Nov. 27

Wilson Hall

 

Dr. Christopher Campbell, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California

9:30-10:10 AM

 

“Conserved Mechanisms for the Detection and Repair of Mutations”

Dr. Anne Carlson, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

10:10-10:50 AM

 

“Signaling Mechanism of EAG1 Channels”

Break

10:50-11:10 AM 

 

Break

Dr. Chun Han, Department of Physiology, University of California, San Francisco, California

11:10-11:50 AM

 

“Regulation of Dendrite Morphogenesis by the Neuronal Environment”

Dr. Elçin Ünal, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts

11:50 AM-12:30 PM

 

“From Genome Partitioning to Cellular Rejuvenation: Unique Aspects of Gametogenesis”

 

 

 

 

Chemistry/Chemical Biology

 

 

Ken Jacobson (NIDDK)

Kamil Godula, Ph.D.   
Lawrence Berkeley Natl Lab

Fri. Dec. 21
10 AM

Bldg. 8, Rm. 127


 

 

 

 

Chromosome Biology/Epigenetics

Fri. Jan 11, 2013

Building 45 (Natcher), Balcony A

Trevor Archer (NIEHS)

Alberto Ciccia

9:05 am

 

Dissecting the DNA Damage Response Network

Quan Zhu

9:45 am

 

Heterochromatic repeat de-repression and cancer biology: an emergent relationship

Folkert van Werven

10:35 am

 

To differentiate or not: Dissecting the signals that determine cell fate decisions

Nicole Francis

11:15 am

 

Biochemical mechanisms of epigenetic inheritance by Polycomb Group proteins

 

 

 

 

Computational Biology/Bioinformatics/Biostatistics/Mathematics

Mon. Dec 10

Bldg.40,
Rms. 1201-1203

Gerhard Hummer (NIDDK)

Sherri Rose, Ph.D. UC Berkeley

9:00-9:45

 

Estimation in Aging Populations: Insight into Electronic Medical Records

Zachary Pincus, Ph.D. Stanford

10:00-10:45

 

Variability in Longevity and the Origins of Individuality

Ed O'Brien, Ph.D. University of Maryland

11:00-11:45

 

Understanding cotranslational protein folding at the molecular and cellular levels

 

 

 

 

Developmental Biology

Thursday December 6th, 2012

Natcher Building 45, Room E2

Maria Morasso (NIAMS)

Ya-Chieh Hsu (co-sponsored with Stem Cell Committee)
Rockefeller University

8:30 - 9:30 am

 

No Place Like Home: Interactions between Stem Cells and Progeny in the Mammalian Hair Follicle Niche

Minoree Kohwi, University of Oregon                                

9:30 - 10:30 am

 

A limited time offer: Genome reorganization restricts neural stem cell competence during Drosophila neurogenesis.

Yevgenia Kozorovitski, Harvard Medical School

10:30 - 11:30 am

 

Getting wired: How neural activity, modulation and experience shape basalganglia development.

Jian Xu, Harvard Medical School                                             

11:30 - 12:30 pm

 

Transcriptional regulation of the fetal to adult developmental switch

 

 

 

 

Epidemiology/Population Sciences

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Natcher Building 45, Room A

Christopher J. O'Donnell (NHLBI)

Saad Omer, Ph.D., Emory University

8:00 am

 

Recent developments in maternal influenza immunization.

Ted Cohen, M.D., Brigham and Women's Hospital

8:45 am

 

Confronting the global challenge of drug-resistant tuberculosis.

Cari Kitahara, Ph.D., National Cancer Institute

9:30 am

 

Epidemiological insights into the increasing rates of thyroid cancer in the US.

Lisa Mirabello, Ph.D., National Cancer Institute

10:30 am

 

Interrogating genomic and epigenomic data to understand cancer etiology.

Britton Trabert, Ph.D., National Cancer Institute

11:15 am

 

Inflammation and ovarian cancer.

Steven Moore, Ph.D., National Cancer Institute

12:00 noon

 

Obesity, physical activity, and cancer: investigating relationships with large prospective studies and metabolomics.

 

 

 

 

Genetics/Genomics

Joint Genetics and Sys Bio Symposium
December 17-18 

Natcher,
Balcony B

Brian Oliver (NIDDK)

Francessca Ducci

Dec 17,  9:00-9:30

 

Genetic factors influencing Addiction and the reward system

Michael Hoffman

Dec 17,9:30-10:00

 

Semi-automated annotation of the human genome using chromatin and RNA-Seq data

Karin Finberg

Dec 17,10:00-10:30

 

Genetic Control of Iron Balance: lessons from Iron Deficiency Anemia

 

break

 

 

Martha Nelson

Dec 17,11:00-11:30

 

The Genomic evolution of influenza A virus

Robert Johnston

Dec 17,11:30-12:00

 

Controlling stochastic gene expression in the Drosophila retinang

Rui Chen

Dec 18,9:30-10:00

 

Towards Precision Medicine with Integrative Personal Omics Profiling

Michael Lee

*Dec 18,*10:00 - 10:30

 

Dynamic Rewiring of Apoptotic Signaling:  a network-centric study of combination therapies for triple-negative breast cancer

 

Break

 

 

Nan Hao 

11:00-11:30

 

Dynamic signal processing by transcription factors

Kimberly Reynolds

11:30-12:00

 

Principles of Function in Cellular Protein Networks

 

 

 

 

Health Disparities

Dec. 10, 2012 (Joint Symposium with Social & Behavioral Sciences)

Building 31C/6C, Room 10

Derrick Tabor (NIMHD)

Claire Adams, Ph.D., The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

8:30AM

 

Emerging Strategies for Improving Health and Quality of Life in Underserved Populations

Valerie Earnshaw, Ph.D., Yale University Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS

9:30AM

 

Understanding and Intervening in Stigma to Improve the Nation's Health

Brid Ryan, M.P.H., Ph.D., National Cancer Institute

11:30AM

 

Advancing Health Disparity Research in Lung Cancer through an Interdisciplinary Approach

 

 

 

 

Immunology

Tuesday December 11, 2012

Blg. 30, Room 117

Ethan Shevach (NIAID)

Hozefa Bandukwala, LIAI

8:30AM-9:20AM

 

Aiding and a 'BET'ting inflammation: The role of (BET) Bromodomain and ExtraTerminal domain containing proteins in the regulation of T cell effector functions

Alejandro Balazs, Cal Tech

9:20AM-10:00AM

 

Engineering Immunity Against Infectious Disease

Keisuke Nagao, Keio University

10:00AM-10:50AM

 

Roles of Langerhans cells and Hair Follicles in regulating skin immunity

Kenneth Oestreich, Univ of Washington

10:50AM:-11:30AM

 

The interplay between T-bet and Bcl-6 in T helper cell differentiation

 

 

 

 

Microbiology/Infectious diseases (non-viral)

Thursday, December 13, 2012
9:00AM – 12:00PM

Bldg. 37, Rm. 6007

Peter Williamson (NIAID)

Sasha Levy, Ph.D. Department of Genetics, Stanford University

 

 

“The robustness continuum: when is variation good?”

Joao Xavier, Ph.D Assistant Faculty Member, Computational Biology
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

 

 

"Social interaction in pathogenic and commensal microbial populations"

Dr. Mahtab Moayeri
National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases 
Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases-Microbial Pathogenesis Section

 

 

"From Anthrax to the Inflammasome"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Molecular Biology/Biochemistry      [Mon., Dec 3 & Tues., Dec 4]

8:30AM - 12 Noon


Richard Maraia (NICHD)

 

Mon., Dec 3

Bld 31, room 2A48

Seminar Title

Rich Maraia, NIH, NICHD

8:30AM

 

Welcoming remarks

Rod Levine,  NIH, NHLBI

8:40AM

 

"Earl Stadtman"

Blerta Xhemalce, Institute for Cell and Mol. Biology, University of Texas at Austin

9:00AM

 

"From Chromatin to RNA: a tale of modifications"

Timothy Street, Dept of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Univ. of California, San Francisco

9:55AM

 

"Revealing the functional mechanism of the Hsp90 molecular chaperone"

COFFEE Break

10:50AM

 

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Markus Hafner, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY

11:05AM

 

"Comprehensive identification of miRNA taget sites and characterization of ribonucleoprotein complexes by PAR-CLIP"

END

12 NOON

 

 

 

Tues., Dec 4

Bld 31, room 2A48

Seminar Title

Robert J. Crouch,  NIH, NICHD

8:30AM

 

"Experiences in the NIH Intramural Research Program"

Jiqiang Ling, Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry,Yale University

9:00AM

 

"Rewire the Protein Synthesis Machinery: Mistranslation, Evolution and Engineering"

Kyle Friend, Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison

9:55AM

 

"PUFs, Agos and translational control in stem cells."

COFFEE Break

10:50AM

 

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Manuel Ascano, Jr., The Rockefeller University, New York, NY

11:05AM

 

"Lessons from post-transcriptional gene regulation: FMRP targets at the nexus of mental retardation, autism, and premature ovarian insufficiency"

END

12 NOON

 

 

 

 

 

 

Molecular Pharmacology/Toxicology

Monday, January 14, 2013

Bldg 45 (Natcher)
/Balcony C

David Miller (NIEHS)

Ashwinkumar Bhirde

9:00 am

 

“Programmed chemotherapeutics to overcome  chemoresistance”

Marcelo Bonini

10:00 am

 

“Mitochondrial mechanisms of cancer cell reprogramming”

Janine Santos

11:00 am

 

“Telomerase and ATM: what do they have in common? A (mitochondrial) tale of two stories”

 

 

 

 

Neuroscience/Neurophysiology/Neurodevelopment

Thursday, November 29, 2012: 1-4PM

Lipsett auditorium, Buidling 10

Jean Lud Cadet (NIDA)

 

Friday, November 30, 2012: 2-5PM

Building 40/1201-1203

 

Thursday: November 29, 2012

Thursday: November 29, 2012: 1-4PM

Lipsett auditorium, Buidling 10

 

Jianfu (Jeff) Chen, Ph.D., University of Colorado, Denver

1:00PM 

 

Neural stem cell regulation: insights from RNA regulatory network and microcephaly disease

Julio F. Cordero Morales, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco

1:30PM

 

Molecular Basis of Temperature Detection By Specialized Sensory Receptors

Sandra Jurado, Ph.D., Stanford University                                      

2:00PM 

 

LTP Requires a Unique Postsynaptic SNARE Fusion Machinery.

Yuri Saalmann, Ph.D., Princeton University

2:30PM   

 

The cognitive thalamus: How the thalamus controls information transmission across the cerebral cortex.

Julie L. Lefebvre, Ph.D., Harvard University

3:00PM 

 

Molecular recognition and organizing neurons into neural circuits

Friday: November 30th, 2012

Friday: November 30th, 2012: 2-5PM  

Building 40/1201-1203

 

Ninglong Xu, Ph.D., Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia Farm

2:00PM

 

Perception through dendritic integration: an optical dissection of active-sensing cortical circuits.

Satinder Kaur Singh, Ph.D., Yale University School of Medicine

2:30PM

 

Elucidating the Molecular Mechanism of Monoamine Transporter Inhibition and Regulation.

Bryan M. Hooks, Ph.D., Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia Farm

3:00PM

 

Organization of long-range excitatory circuitry in mouse vibrissal sensory and motor cortices.

Shantanu Jadhav, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco* *

3:30PM

 

Hippocampal activity patterns required for learning and memory

Yoh Isogai, Ph.D., Harvard University   

4:00PM

 

Mates, Rivals, and Predators: The Molecular Biology of Pheromone Detection

 

 

 

 

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Dec. 10, 2012 (Joint Symposium with Health Disparities)

Building 31C/6C, Room 10

Tonja Nansel (NICHD/DESPR)

Claire Adams, Ph.D., The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

8:30AM

 

Emerging Strategies for Improving Health and Quality of Life in Underserved Populations

Valerie Earnshaw, Ph.D., Yale University Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS

9:30AM

 

Understanding and Intervening in Stigma to Improve the Nation's Health

Kelvin Choi, M.P.H., Ph.D., University of Minnesota School of Public Health

10:30AM

 

A Marketing Perspective on Health Risk Behaviors and Health Promotion: Tobacco Research as an Illustrative Example

 

 

 

 

Stem Cells/Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

December 6, 2012

Natcher/Building 45, Room E1 and E2

Steven Hou, (NCI/CCR)

Ya-Chieh Hsu, the Rockefeller University* *

8:30 a.m.---9:15 a.m. (Joint Session of Stem Cell and  Developmental Committees).

 

“No Place Like Home: Interactions between Stem Cells and Progeny in the Mammalian Hair Follicle Niche”.

Guo N. Huang, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center:

9:20 a. m.---10:05 a.m

 

“Transcriptional Basis of Epicardial Progenitor Cell Activation During Heart Development and Injury”.

John M. Perry, Stowers Institute for Medical Research:

10:10 a.m.---10:55 a.m.

 

“Exploiting Stemness: Pharmacological Targeting of Self-Renewal Pathways in Normal Stem Cells and Cancer-initiating Cells”.

Break

10:55 a.m.---11:10 a.m.     

 

Break

Stuart M. Chambers,  Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

11:10 a.m.---11:55 a.m.

 

“Identifying  Means to Accelerate Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-derived Nociceptor Maturation”.

Juan Song, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

12:00 p.m.---12:45 p.m.

 

"Local Circuitry Mechanism Regulating Adult Neurogenesis”.

 

 

 

 

Structural Biology

December 6, 2012

Building 3:
2nd floor Conference Room

Sanford Markey (NIMH)

Kotaro Nakanishi, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NY

8:30 am

 

Structural Studies of the Two Key Players in the RNAi, Argonaute and Dicer

Joshua Chappie, NIDDK

9:30 am

 

Building a fission machine: structural insights into dynamin assembly and activation

Alexander Grishaev, NIDDK

10:45 am    

 

Extending capabilities of solution scattering in structural biology applications: challenges and opportunities

Jayakrishnan Nandakumar, University of Colorado

11:45 am

 

Roles of the telomere protein complex POT1-TPP1 in chromosome end protection and end replication

 

 

 

 

Systems Biology

Joint Genetics and Sys Bio Symposium
December 17-18;

Natcher,
Balcony B

Teresa Przytycka (NLM/NCBI)

Michael Lee,PhD - MIT

Dec 18, 10:00 - 10:30

 

Dynamic Rewiring of Apoptotic Signaling:  a network-centric study of combination therapies for triple-negative breast cancer

 

10-30-11:00 break

 

 

Nan Hao, PhD - Harvard University

Dec 18,11:00 - 11:30

 

Dynamic signal processing by transcription factors 

Kimberly Reynolds,PhD - UT Southwestern Medical Center

Dec 18,11:30 - 12:00

 

Principles of Function in Cellular Protein Networks

 

 

 

 

Virology

December 18, 8:40am - 12:30pm

Building 49, Room 1A50 (the 1A51 and 1A59 suite)

Vineet KewalRamani (NCI/CCR)

Vineet KewalRamani, PhD - NIH (Stadtman Virology Chair)

8:40am - 8:50am

 

Welcome and Introduction to the NIH Earl Stadtman Program

Shuo Gu, PhD - Stanford University

8:50am - 9:40am

 

Know Your Weapon in Fighting Disease: Dissecting Dicer Processing In Vivo

Jason McLellan, PhD - NIAID/VRC

9:40am - 10:30am

 

Structural Insights into Antibody-Mediated Neutralization of RSV and Their Application to Vaccine Design

Break

10:30am - 10:45am

 

 

Xu Tan, PhD - Harvard University

10:45am - 11:35am

 

Systems Approaches to Antiviral Drug Discovery

Zhilong Yang, PhD - NIAID

11:35am - 12:25pm

 

The Poxvirus Transcriptome: A Symphony in Three Movements

 (guest of CCR and Stadtman Virology Committee)

January 8, 2013

Building 45 (Natcher), Balcony A

 

Benjamin tenOever, PhD - Mount Sinai School of Medicine

10:00am - 11:00am

 

Exploiting miRNA machinery to harness the power of RNA viruses 

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