2019-2020 Seminars

Fussing about Fission: Untangling Apicomplexan Cell Division

MJ Gubbels, PhD

Department of Biology

Boston College

August 27

3:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Broad Autoreactivity of T Cells Directly From Islets of Donors with Type 1 Diabetes

Sally Kent, Ph.D.

Department of Medicine, Division of Diabetes

University of Massachusetts Medical School

September 03

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Climate Change and Health: What Everyone Needs to Know

Aaron Bernstein, M.D., M.P.H.

Boston Children's Hospital

September 10

3:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Illuminating the "Dark Matter" of the Bioactive Microbiota Metabolome

Noah Palm, Ph.D.

Human and Translational Immunology Program at the Yale University School of Medicine

September 17

3:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Toxoplasma gondii: Life of Checks and Balances

Elena S. Suvorova, Ph.D.

Morsani College of Medicine

University of South Florida

September 24

3:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Probing Molecular Mechanisms of RNA-Chaperone Proteins with a Bacterial Three-Hybrid Assay

Katie Berry, Ph.D.

Mount Holyoke College

October 01

3:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Next Generation Drug Discovery and Design From Venoms – The Case Study of Venom Insulins

Helena Safavi, Ph.D.

University of Utah

October 08

3:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Innate Immunity to HIV-1 and Other Retroviruses

Jeremy Luban, M.D.

David J Freelander Chair in AIDS Research

Program in Molecular Medicine and Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology

Univeristy of Massachusetts Medical School

October 29

3:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Making a New Limb Out of Old Cells: Exploring the Role of Cell Plasticity During Pattern Formation in the Axolotl Limb Regenerate

Catherine McCusker, Ph.D.

Developmental Biology

Molecular Mechanisms of Regeneration

University of Massachusetts Boston

November 05

3:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Targeting a Metabolic Vulnerability in Parasites with Novel Macrocyclic Peptides

James Inglese, P.D.

National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

National institutes of Health

November 12

3:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310

Evolutionary Selection and Constraint on Human Knee Chondrocyte Regulation Impacts Osteoarthritis Risk

Terence Capellini, Ph.D.

Human Evolutional Biology

Harvard University

November 19

3:00 PM

Higgins Hall, 310