2020 Seminar Series

Spring Schedule

February 11 - Xiaolan Zhao, PhD

Professor of Department of Molecular Biology -Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Genome guardians enable faithful genome duplication and cell cycle progression

Host: Dr. Lorraine Symington

March 3 - Kara Bernstein, PhD

Associate Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics- University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

RAD51 paralog function in DNA damage tolerance

Host:  Dr. Mimi Shirasu-Hiza

CANCELLED- March 24 - Michael G. Rosenfeld, MD

Distinguished Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine; adjunct professor of biology, University of California, San Diego, Division of Biological Sciences; and an adjunct professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Host:  Yousin Suh, PhD

CANCELLED- April 7 - Jared Nordman, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences in Department of Cell and Development Biology-Vanderbilt University

Developmentally programmed changes in gene copy number: Insights into metazoan chromosomal fragility and DNA replication control

Host: Dr. Cathy Mendelsohn

CANCELLED-April 14 - David J. Glass, MD

Vice President of Research Aging/Age-Related Disorders- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Head, Postdoctoral Fellow Program-Regeneron, Senior Lecturer, Cell Biology-Harvard Medical School

Host:  Dr. Gerard Karsenty

CANCELLED- April 21 - Joshua Mendell, MD, PhD

Professor of Department of Molecular Biology-UT Southwestern Medical Center

Host:  Dr. V. Alessandro Gennarino

CANCELLED-May 5 - Alea Mills, PhD

Professor at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Host:  Dr. Chao Lu

CANCELLED-May 26 - Navdeep Chandel, PhD

Professor - Department of Medicine and Cell Biology-Northwestern University

Host:  Dr. Christine Iok Chio

Fall 2020 Schedule

*September 15 at 12pm - Giovanni D'Angelo, PhD

Professor at EPFL's School of Life Sciences, Lausanne

Hosted by Dr.  V. Alessandro Gennarino

September 22 -  Filippo G. Giancotti, MD, PhD

Olla S. Stribling Distinguished Chair in Cancer Research and Professor in the Department of Cancer Biology

Scientific Director, David H. Koch Center for Applied Research of GU Cancers

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Hosted by Dr. Gerard Karsenty

*September 29 at 11am - Ralf H. Adams, PhD

Managing Director in the Department of Tissue Morphogenesis at Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Biomedicine, Germany

Hosted by Dr. Gerard Karsenty

October 6 - David J. Glass, MD

Vice President of Research Aging/Age-Related Disorders at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Hosted by Dr. Gerard Karsenty

*October 13 at 12pm - Sérgio de Almeida, PhD

Assistant Professor in the Institute of Molecular Medicine at the University of Lisbon

Hosted by Dr. Rodney J. Rothstein

October 20 - Stephen Liberles, PhD

Professor and HHMI Investigator in the Cell Biology Department at Harvard Medical School

Hosted by Dr. Gerard Karsenty

November 10 - Thomas Duchaine, PhD

Associate Director Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre and Professor in the Department of Biochemistry at McGill University

Hosted by Dr. V. Alessandro Gennarino

November 24 - Francesca Cole, PhD

Associate Professor in the Department of Epigenetics and Molecular Carcinogenesis at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Hosted by Dr. Luke E. Berchowitz

December 1 - Davide Ruggero, PhD

Professor of Urology, University of California, San Francisco

Hosted by Dr. Iok In Christine Chio

December 8 - Emily Bernstein, PhD

Professor of Oncological Sciences and Dermatology, Co-leader of the Cancer Mechanisms Research Program at The Tisch Cancer Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Hosted by Dr. Chao Lu

December 15 - Paula E. Cohen, PhD

Professor of Genetics
Director, Center for Reproductive Genomics
Associate Vice Provost for Life Sciences, Cornell University

Hosted by Dr. Luke E. Berchowitz