School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Molecular Cellular Sciences Seminar Series
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Molecular and Cellular Sciences Seminars
The Molecular and Cellular Sciences Seminar Series hosts speakers who are distinguished scientists from all biomedical fields, including several Nobel Laureates. All students and faculty in the SGPS participate in these activities. The 2017-2018 MCS Seminars will be held on the second Wednesday of each month, between September and May. Unless otherwise noted, seminar receptions begin at 3:30 p.m. followed by seminars at 4 p.m. in the Centennial Room, RWCLC 2.068
2017-2018 Series Dates
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
"Rethinking sodium metabolism"
Jens Marc Titze, MD - Vanderbilt University
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
"Alzheimer’s disease pathology is determined by APOE genotype and sex: Evidence from a unique mouse model"
Mary Jo LaDu, PhD - Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Illinois at Chicago
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
"The fine line between anemia and rust"
Caroline Enns - Oregon Health & Science University
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Dr. Min Lu - Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Rosalind Franklin University
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
"Regulation of host lipid metabolism by hepatitis C virus"
Dr. Gulam Waris - Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Rosalind Franklin University
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
"The role of central and peripheral inflammation in age-related neurodegenerative disease"
Malú G, Tansey, PhD - Emory University School of Medicine
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
2016-2017 Series Dates
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
"Inflammasome activation in the pathogenesis of juvenile Batten disease"
Tammy Kielian, PhD - Univ of Nebraska Med Center, Omaha, NE
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
"Oncofertility: From bench to bedside to babies"
Teresa Woodruff, PhD - Women’s Health Institute, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Wednesday, November 09, 2016
"T cell migration and function during the anti-tumor response"
Thorsten Mempel, MD, PhD - Mass General/Harvard Medical school MA
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
"Aging and cognition: What is normal and what is not"
Geoffrey G. Murphy, Ph.D. - Molecular & Behavioral Neuroscience Institute (MBNI), University of Michigan
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
"Timing is everything when Cannabinoids meet your frontal lobe"
Kuei Tseng, PhD - Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, Rosalind Franklin University
Wednesday, February 08, 2017
"Functional expression of connexin hemichannels and calcium-activated chloride channels in mouse lens fiber cells"
Lisa Ebihara, PhD - Department of Physiology & Biophysics, Rosalind Franklin University
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
"More than Velcro: Cadherin Signaling Goes Terrestrial"
Kathleen Green, PhD - Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Wednesday, April 08, 2017
“Injury and Arthritis: A Molecular Approach”.
Linda Sandell, PhD - Washington University
Wednesday, May 08, 2017
"Environmental Effects on Immunity and Atopy/Asthma Risk: Lessons from Amish and Hutterite Farm Children"
Anne I. Sperling, PhD - University of Chicago