Spring 2021 & Fall 2020

Virtual Meetings- Mondays @12pm


Spring 2021 Schedule


January 25, 2021- Christine A. Denny, PhD

Title: Identifying multiple memory traces across the brain using novel activity-dependent tagging systems 

February 8, 2021 - Iok In Christine Chio, PhD

Title: Redox Signaling in Pancreatic Cancer

March 8, 2021 - Cathy Mendelsohn, PhD

Title: The role of Pparg in cell-type specification and bladder cancer


March 22, 2021 - Marta Galán-Díez, PhD

Title: Subversion of serotonin signaling in osteoblasts drives Acute Myeloid Leukemia

simon john

April 5, 2021 - John Simon, PhD

Title: Canceled to be rescheduled

Nicholas David Nolan

April 19, 2021 - Nicholas David Nolan

Title: HIF in metabolic coupling: an oxidative epithelium serves the more glycolytic neurons 


May 3, 2021 - Antwi-Boasiako Oteng

Title: Genetically humanized bile acid pool protects against diet-induced obesity in mice


May 24, 2021 - Marie L. Francois

Title: Sex-specificity in neural circuits mediating anxiogenic effects of social isolation

Fall 2020 Schedule

October 26, 2020 - Wayne Frankel, PhD

Title: Mouse models of genetic developmental and epileptic encephalopathy: Blazing a trail for gene therapy


November 16, 2020 - Adolfo A. Ferrando, MD, PhD

Title: Genetic models of tumor initiation, disease progression and relapsed acute lymphoblastic leukemia


November 23, 2020 - René Hen, PhD

Title:  Harnessing hippocampal neurogenesis to improve cognition and mood


December 7, 2020 - Sabrina Diano, PhD

Title: Central mechanisms of nutrient sensing

salvatore botta

December 21, 2020 - Salvatore Botta, MS

Title: The role of the RNA-binding protein Pumilio1 in mice and humans