Events for 2011

Parallel Universes: G’s and A’s in Autoimmunity

Oct. 20, 2011 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Robert Kimberly, MD

Howard L. Holley Professor of Medicine, Senior Associate Dean for Research, and Director of the Comprehensive Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Autoimmunity Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine

Distinguished Public Lectures

Genetic Architecture in Autoimmunity: Shaping the Response to Stimulation

Oct. 21, 2011 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Robert Kimberly, MD

Howard L. Holley Professor of Medicine, Senior Associate Dean for Research, and Director of the Comprehensive Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Autoimmunity Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine

Distinguished Public Lectures

CD8 T Cell Exhaustion and Immunobiology of Toxoplasma Gondii Reactivation in the CNS

Oct. 24, 2011 , 4 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Jason Gigley, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC

Special Seminars

NK Cell Licensing in Innate and Adaptive Immune Responses to Toxoplasma Gondii

Oct. 25, 2011 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Jason Gigley, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC

Special Seminars

How Electron Cryotomography Is Opening a New Window into Bacterial Ultrastructure

Oct. 27, 2011 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Grant Jensen, PhD

Associate Professor of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California

Distinguished Public Lectures

Imaging Intact Cells in 3-D in Near-Native States to Macromolecular Resolution: Case Studies and Future Prospects

Oct. 28, 2011 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Grant Jensen, PhD

Associate Professor of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California

Distinguished Public Lectures

Neural Stem Cell-Based Virotherapy for Malignant Glioma

Oct. 31, 2011 , 4 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Atique Ahmed, PhD

Senior Research Associate, Department of Surgery, Section of Neurosurgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Special Seminars

Understanding the Molecular Mechanisms of the Tumor Tropic Migratory Properties of Neural Stem Cells

Nov. 1, 2011 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Atique Ahmed, PhD

Senior Research Associate, Department of Surgery, Section of Neurosurgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Special Seminars

Bacterial Toxins: Structural Studies of Molecular Trojan Horses

Nov. 3, 2011 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Melanie Ohi, PhD

Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, Tennessee

Distinguished Public Lectures

Taking a Combinatorial Approach to Understanding the Function of Macromolecular Machines

Nov. 4, 2011 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Melanie Ohi, PhD

Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, Tennessee

Distinguished Public Lectures

Angiomotin: A Novel Mediator of Merlin's Tumor Suppressive Functions

Nov. 7, 2011 , 4 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Joseph Kissil, PhD

Associate Professor, Program in Molecular and Cellular Oncogenesis, The Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Special Seminars

Elucidating the Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Neurofibromatosis

Nov. 8, 2011 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Joseph Kissil, PhD

Associate Professor, Program in Molecular and Cellular Oncogenesis, The Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Special Seminars

Molecular Regulation of Heart Failure (POSTPONED)

Nov. 10, 2011 , 4 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Peifeng Li, MD, PhD

Research Assistant, Professor College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Special Seminars

Cardiac Apoptosis, Regeneration, and Hypertrophy (POSTPONED)

Nov. 11, 2011 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Peifeng Li, MD, PhD

Research Assistant, Professor College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Special Seminars

University Open House

Nov. 12, 2011 , 10 a.m. at Corporate Research Center

Special Events

Fishing for Cancer Drivers: Deciphering Aneuploidy in Human Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors Using Zebrafish as a Cancer Model

Nov. 17, 2011 , 4 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

GuangJun Zhang, PhD

GuangJun Zhang, PhD, Postdoctoral Associate Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Special Seminars

Zebrafish–Human Comparative Oncogenomics: A Solution for the Century-Long Aneuploid Enigma in Human Tumors

Nov. 18, 2011 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

GuangJun Zhang, PhD

GuangJun Zhang, PhD, Postdoctoral Associate Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Special Seminars

Functional Analysis of the Neural Circuitry of Emotions

Nov. 21, 2011 , 4 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Alexei Morozov, PhD

Chief, Unit on Behavioral Genetics, NIMH, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

Special Seminars

Why Tools of the Mind and Montessori Educational Approaches Can Help Executive Function Skills

Dec. 1, 2011 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Adele Diamond, PhD

Canada Research Chair Professor in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience in the Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Distinguished Public Lectures

Executive Functions and the Prefrontal Cortex: Genetic and Neurochemical Influences, Gender Differences, and Practical Activities and Approaches to Help

Dec. 2, 2011 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Adele Diamond, PhD

Canada Research Chair Professor in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience in the Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Distinguished Public Lectures

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