Seminars and Events

Fall 2012 Seminar Series

Thursdays at 4:00 P.M., Sanger Hall, Room 3-016 (except as noted)


August 30

Frederick J. Sigworth, Ph.D., Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Yale School of Medicine

(Host: Dr. Diomedes Logothetis)
Title:  Cryo-EM Structure of a Membrane Protein in a Membrane: The BK Channel

September 6

Ariel Escobar, Ph.D., School of Engineering, University of California, Merced

(Host: Dr. Carlos Villalba-Galea)
Title:  TBA

WEDNESDAY

September 12

Cancelled

September 20

Linda Columbus, Ph.D., Department of Chemistry, University of Virginia

(Host: Dr. Louis De Felice)

Title: TBA

September 27

Randall Rasmusson, Ph.D., Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Buffalo

(Host: Dr. Gea-Ny Tseng) 
Title: Modeling Inactivation of Ion Channels: From Arrhythmias to Autism

October 4

Jianmin Cui, Ph.D.

(Host: Dr. Gea-Ny Tseng) 
Title: TBA

WEDNESDAY

October 10

The Dean’s Biomedical Research Seminar – MSB Auditorium 3:30 – 4:30

Nora D. Volkow, M.D., National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIH

(Host: Dr. William Dewey, department of Pharmacology and Toxicology))
Title: TBA

October 18

Physiology’s 2012 Distinguished Lecturer

Joachim Frank, Ph.D., Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biophysics, & Biology, Columbia University

(Host: Dr. Montserrat Samso)
Title: The Ribosome as a Brownian Machine

October 25

Mavis Agbandje-McKenna, Ph.D. The McKnight Brain Institute, University of Florida

(Host: Dr. Carlos Escalante)
Title: TBA

November 1

Gürol M. Süel, Ph.D., Department of Pharmacology, University of Texas Southwestern

(Host: Dr. Leon Avery) 
Title: TBA

November 8

Michael Baumann, Ph.D., IRP, NIDA, NIH

(Host: Dr. Louis De Felice) 
Title: Pharmacology of Psychoactive “Bath Salts” Products

WEDNESDAY

November 14

The Dean’s Biomedical Research Seminar – MSB Auditorium 3:30 – 4:30     

Kevin Rosenblatt, M.D., Ph.D, Center for Proteomics and Systems Biology, Health Science Center at Houston, The University of Texas

(Host: Dr. William Dewey, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology 
Title: TBA

November 29

Dave Sulzer, Ph.D., Columbia University

(Host: Dr. Louis De Felice) 
Title:  TBA

December 6

Michelle Block, Ph.D., Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, VCU

(Host: Dr. Scott Ramsey) 
Title: TBA

WEDNESDAY

December 12

The Dean’s Biomedical Research Seminar – MSB Auditorium 3:30 – 4:30     

C. Ronald Kahn, M.D., Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School

(Host: Dr. Sarah Spiegel, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 
Title: TBA