2021 Seminars

Fall 2021 

September 7 - online
Nicholas Stavropoulos, Assistant Professor
Department of Neuroscience and Physiology, NYU Langone Health
Hosted by Mimi Shirasu-Hiza

September 14 - online
Carl Wu, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor
Department of Biology, Johns Hopkins University
Hosted by Zhiguo Zhang

September 21
Matthew Vander Heiden, Director, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research; Lester Wolfe Professor of Molecular Biology
Department of Biology, MIT
Hosted by Chai-Wei Cheng

September 28 @ 11 AM- online
Eva Hoffman, Professor in Molecular Genetics
Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
University of Copenhagen
Hosted by Lorraine Symington and Luke Berchowitz

October 12
Michael Rosenfeld, Professor of Medicine
University of San Diego
Hosted by Yousin Suh

October 19
Jared Nordman, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
Vanderbilt University
Hosted by Cathy Mendelsohn

November 9
Thomas Gregor, Professor of Physics
Princeton University
Hosted by Laura Johnston

November 16 @3PM
Joshua Mendell, Professor
Department of Molecular Biology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Hosted by Alessandro Gennarino

December 7
Jennifer Gerton, Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Kansas School of Medicine
Stowers Institute
Hosted by Aaron Viny

December 14
Eric Wagner, Professor
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Hosted by Alessandro Gennarino

Spring 2021

*January 19 @12pm - Remo Sanges, PhD

Associate Professor of Applied Biology in the Neuroscience Department

SISSA-International School for Advanced Studies, Trieste, Italy

Hosted by Dr. V. Alessandro Gennarino

January 26 - Katherine Yudeh King, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Infectious Disease
Baylor College of Medicine

Hosted by Dr. Emmanuelle Passegué

February 9 - Cigall Kadoch, PhD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Principal Investigator, Pediatric Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Institute Member, Chemical Biology, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Hosted by Dr. Chao Lu

*February 10 @1:15pm- Binyam Mogessie, PhD

Wellcome Trust and Royal Society Sir Henry Dale Fellow

Principal Investigator, School of Biochemistry -University of Bristol

*February 16 @12pm - Elisa Laurenti, PhD 

Principal Investigator, Department of Haematology, Cambridge Stem Cell Institute and Department of Haematology of the University of Cambridge

Hosted by Dr. Emmanuelle Passegué

*February 18 @1:15 - Daniel Arango, PhD

Research Fellow, National Cancer Institute

*February 23 @12pm - Schraga Schwartz, PhD

The Robert Edward and Roselyn Rich Manson Career Development Chair, Weizmann Institute

Hosted by Dr. Luke E. Berchowitz

March 9 - Trey Ideker, PhD

Professor of Medicine and Bioengineering, University of California, San Diego

Division Chief of Medical Genetics, UCSD

Hosted by Dr. Alberto Ciccia

March 16 - Vijay G. Sankaran, MD, PhD

Interim Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Boston Children’s Hospital/Institute Physician; Lodish Family Chair, Boston Children's Hospital; Attending Physician, Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders CenterAssociate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Hosted by Dr. Emmanuelle Passegué

March 23 - Kenneth S. Zaret, PhD

Joseph Leidy Professor in the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Hosted by Dr. Rodney J. Rothstein

March 30 - Shannon McKinney-Freeman, PhD

Associate Member, Hematology Department, Comprehensive Cancer Center

St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Hosted by Dr. Emmanuelle Passegué

April 13 @ 3pm - David C. Page, MD

Member, Whitehead Institute

Professor of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Hosted by Dr. Rodney J. Rothstein

April 20 - Mikala Egeblad, PhD

Professor, Cancer Center Program Co-Leader at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Hosted by Dr. Emmanuelle Passegué

May 4- Stavros N. Stavropoulos, MD- CANCELLED

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine at NYU Long Island School of Medicine

Hosted by Dr. Mimi Shirasu-Hiza

June 1- Matthew S. Kayser, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience
Director, Psychiatry Residency Research Track (EPSP)
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Hosted by Dr. Mimi Shirasu-Hiza