Last update: 7/19/2004
Graduate School Calendar of Events
Date Day Event Speaker Affiliation Title Time Room
SEPTEMBER 2003
9/3 Wed Graduate School Registration Begins   BSB 3-114a
9/10 Wed Graduate School Registration Ends   BSB 3-114a
9/10 Wed Downstate Lipid and Vascular Biology Club Ira Tabas Professor of Medicine, and Anatomy and Cell Biology, Columbia University, New York, NY Signal Transduction Pathways in Free Cholesterol-loaded Macrophages: Cell Biological Insight into the Progression of Atherosclerosis 11:45am BSB 2-5
9/10 Wed Thesis Defense Qingchun Tong Program in Neural and Behavioral Science, Laboratory of Dr. Annette Kirchgessner Group III Metabotropic Glutamate Receptors in the Pancreas and Enteric Nervous System 1:00pm BSB 6-16
9/10 Wed Downstate Lipid and Vascular Biology Club Stephan Rossner Head, Obesity Unit, Huddinge Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden Pregnancy and Obesity 4:00pm BSB 2-5
9/11 Thu Graduate School New Student Orientation     1:00pm EB LH 1B
9/15 Mon Graduate School Classes Begin
9/15 Mon Graduate School New Student Human Resources Orientation 2:00pm TBA
9/15 Mon Thesis Defense Yueling Guo Program in Anatomy and Cell Biology, Laboratory of Dr. M.A.Q. Siddiqui Activation of Jak/STAT Pathway is Essential for the Regulation of Angiotensin Gene Expression: A Mechanism for Control of the Renin-Angiotensin System in Liver 4:00pm BSB 2-5
9/17 Wed Thesis Proposal Quan Sha Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology, Laboratory of Dr. James R. Sowers Interactive Effects of Insulin like Growth Factor - 1 and Estradiol on NA+-K+-ATPase Activity and Expression in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells. 10:00am BSB 2-5
9/17 Wed Neural and Behavioral Science Seminar Series Istvan Mody Professor, Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine Neurosteroids and GABA receptors in the brain 12:00 noon EB LH 1B
9/17 Wed First meeting, Biochemistry 2:00pm EB LH 5B
9/18 Thu First meeting, Introduction to Neuroscience 1:00pm BSB 5-5
9/19 Fri English as a Second Language Introduction   3:30pm BSB 3-114b
9/23 Tue First meeting, Molecular and Cellular Biology 1 9:30am EB LH 5A
9/24 Wed Downstate Lipid and Vascular Biology Club Thomas N. Tulenko Director, Cardiovascular Biology Research Laboratory, Thomas Jefferson School of Medicine Excess Membrane Cholesterol in the Pathogenesis of Cardiovascular Disease 11:45am BSB 2-5
9/26 Fri Thesis Defense Yudong Yao Program in Neural and Behavioral Science, Laboratory of Dr. Robert K.S. Wong Study of a CA2+-dependent agonist-induced desensitization of 5-HT1A receptors of dorsal raphe serotonergic neurons 1:00pm BSB 6-5
9/30 Tue Thesis Proposal Miriam T. Vincent Program in Anatomy and Cell Biology, Laboratory of Dr. Gladys Teitelman The Effects Of Islet Hormones On Islet Growth And Differentiation 2:30pm BSB 2-5
OCTOBER 2003
10/1 Wed Neural and Behavioral Science Seminar Series Robert Pearce Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Department of Anatomy, Department of Physiology, University of Wisconsin Synaptic inhibition in the hippocampus 12:00 noon EB LH 1A
10/6 Mon Yom Kippur
10/8 Wed Downstate Lipid and Vascular Biology Club Alison D. Schecter Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York Chemokines: Activators of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells Implications for Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis 11:45am BSB 2-5
10/8 Wed Molecular and Cellular Biology Seminar Series Vytas A. Bankaitis Professor and Chair, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Phosphatidylinositol Transfer Proteins: A Novel and Ubiquitous Class of Signaling Molecules 4:00pm EB LH 1A
10/9 Thu Research Topics in Biomedical Sciences Mohamed Boutjdir Professor, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology   12:00 noon BSB 3-114b
10/13 Mon Columbus Day
10/15 Wed Neural and Behavioral Science Seminar Series Kenneth Kosik Professor of Neurology, Department of Neuroscience, Harvard Medical School RNA in Neurons and the Many Levels of Translational Control 12:00 noon EB LH 1A
10/16 Thu Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series Assen Marintchev Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School The Evolution of Translation Initiation from a Structural Perspective 12:00 noon BSB 3-5
10/9 Thu Research Topics in Biomedical Sciences William Chirico Professor, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology   12:00 noon BSB 3-114b
10/22 Wed Molecular and Cellular Biology Seminar Series Marat Yusupov Directeur de Recherche du CNRS IGBMC, Strasbourg, France X-ray Ribosome Structure, tRNA and mRNA Binding Sites 4:00pm EB LH 1A
10/27 Mon Thesis Defense Yi Tang Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology, Laboratory of Dr. Maureen McLeod Isolation of ksg1, the Fission Yeast Ortholog of Mammalian PDK1 1:00pm BSB 3-5
10/28 Tue Thesis Defense Qizong Yang Program in Pharmacology, Laboratory of Dr. Hillary Michelson-Law Chemical and nonchemical synaptic mechanisms of neuronal synchronization contribute to seizure activity in the Guinea Pig hippocampus 2:40pm BSB 6-5
10/29 Wed Neural and Behavioral Science Seminar Series Roger Traub Professor, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology and Program in Neural and Behavioral Science, SUNY Downstate An axonal plexus by itself generates very fast (>80 Hz) oscillations, which in turn drive 40 Hz oscillations 12:00 noon EB LH 1A
10/30 Thu Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series Martin Scott Principal Scientist, Biogen, Inc. BAFF:  A TNF-Related Ligand Necessary to B-cell Development and Survival 12:00 noon BSB 3-5
NOVEMBER 2003
11/5 Wed Molecular and Cellular Biology Seminar Series Philip Farabaugh Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore County What Programmed +1 Frameshifting Suggests about the Mechanism of Reading Frame Maintenance by the Ribosome 4:00pm EB LH 1A
11/11 Tue Veteran's Day
11/11 Tue Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series Benjamin K. Chen Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine Host Factors Involved in HIV assembly: Towards a Mouse Model for HIV Infection 12:00 noon BSB 3-5
11/19 Wed Downstate Lipid and Vascular Biology Club Gregory S. Shelness Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC Evolution and Mechanisms of Lipid Transport Pathways 11:45am BSB 2-5
11/19 Wed Molecular and Cellular Biology Seminar Series Thomas Maciag Director, Center for Molecular Medicine, Maine Medical Center Research Institute Jagged and Notch Meets Non-Classical Exocytosis:  Abbott & Costello 4:00pm EB LH 1A
11/20 Thu Thesis Proposal Erin Gilbert Program in Neural and Behavioral Science, Laboratory of Dr. Peter Bergold The Effects of Exogenous Lactate on Hippocampal Intermediary Metabolism 10:00am BSB 6-1
11/24 Mon Thesis Defense James Park Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology, Laboratory of Dr. Miriam Feuerman Afr2 Regulation of Gene Expression during Liver Regeneration 2:00pm BSB 7-5
11/26 Wed Neural and Behavioral Science Seminar Series Diego Contreras Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Synaptic integration in rat barrel cortex in vivo. 12:00 noon EB LH 1A
11/27 Thu Thanksgiving Day
DECEMBER 2003
12/3 Wed Molecular and Cellular Biology Seminar Series Gert Kreibich Professor, Department of Cell Biology New York University School of Medicine Lateral Mobility of Transiocons and Differentiation of the Endoplasmic Reticulum 4:00pm EB LH 1A
12/8 Mon Graduate School Seminar Paul G. Young Professor, Departments of Biology and Pathology, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada G2 Cell Size Homeostasis in Fission Yeast 4:00pm BSB 3-5
12/10 Wed Thesis Proposal Kaiyu Ma Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology, Laboratory of Dr. William T. McAllister Characterization of Conformation Changes Occuring During Transcription by T7 RNA Polymerase 11:00am BSB 3-5
12/10 Wed Neural and Behavioral Science Seminar Series John Lisman Professor, Department of Biology, Volen Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts How the Hippocampus Learns and Recalls Memory Sequences 12:00 noon EB LH 1B
12/11 Thu Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series Smita Patel Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, UMDNJ Mechanism and Regulation of Transcription Initiation 12:00 noon BSB 3-5
12/15 Mon Research Topics in Biomedical Sciences Randall Barbour Professor, Department of Pathology Works-in-Progress 12:00 noon BSB 3-114b
12/17 Wed Thesis Defense Fuqiang Geng Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology, Laboratory of Dr. Brehon C. Laurent Coordinated Actions of the Yeast SWI/SNF Chromatin Remodeler and Histone Acetyltranferases in Transcription    
12/17 Wed Molecular and Cellular Biology Seminar Series Ales Vancura Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences St. John's University, Jamaica, NY Phosphatidylinositols do it all: The Role of Phospholipase C in Chromosome Segregation and Transcriptional Regulation 4:00pm EB LH 1A
12/25 Thu Christmas Day
JANUARY 2004
1/1 Thu New Year's Day
1/7 Wed Graduate School Registration Begins BSB 3-114a
1/14 Wed Neural and Behavioral Science Seminar Series Emmanuel M. Landau Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY Synthesis of Proteins in Dendrites: A Mechanism for Memory 12:00 noon EB LH 1B
1/14 Wed Graduate School Registration Ends BSB 3-114a
1/15 Thu Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series Moshe Sadofsky Associate Professor of Pathology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University Multiple Roles for the RAG proteins in V(D)J  Recombination 12:00 noon BSB 3-5
1/16 Fri MD/Ph.D Student Meeting Erin Gilbert Laboratory of Dr. Peter Bergold, Program in Neural and Behavioral Science Works-in-Progress 11:30am BSB 3-114b
1/16 Fri Thesis Defense Zhe Peng Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology, Laboratory of Dr. Maureen McLeod Dynamic Localization of Mei3, a Protein Kinase Inhibitor, Facilitates Meiosis in Fission Yeast 12:00 noon BSB 3-5
1/19 Mon Martin Luther King Day
1/20 Tue Graduate School Spring Classes Begin
1/20 Tue The School of Graduate Studies Winter Reception Honoring the First Year Class 3:00pm Special Functions Room and Atrium HSEB
1/21 Wed Molecular and Cellular Biology Seminar Series Stephen Desiderio Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Johns Hopkins University Regulatory Mechanisms in the Diversification of Innate and Adaptive Immune Responses 4:00pm EB LH 1A
1/23 Fri Neural and Behavioral Science Seminar Series Mark Cunningham Neuronal Dynamics Group, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Leeds, UK Gamma oscillations in the entorhinal cortex: the role of
synaptic and electric networks
12:00 noon EB LH 1B
1/27 Tue End of Graduate School add/drop period.
1/27 Tue Graduate School Faculty Meeting 3:00pm BSB LH1A
1/29 Thu Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series Olcay Batuman Associate Professor of Medicine, and Molecular and Cell Biology, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology Endothelial Cell Function in Plasma Cell Disorders 12:00 noon BSB 3-5
FEBRUARY 2004
2/4 Wed Downstate Lipid and Vascular Biology Club Siegfried Hekimi Professor, Department of Biology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Two faces of reactive oxygen species: toxicity and signaling 12:15pm BSB 2-5
2/4 Wed Molecular and Cellular Biology Seminar Series John Condeelis Professor and Co-Chair, Department of Anatomy & Structural Biology. Albert Einstein College of Medicine Identifying and Testing Genes Involved in Cell Motility During Metastasis 4:00pm EB LH 1A
2/5 Thu Thesis Proposal Richard Pomerantz Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology, Laboratory of Dr. William T. McAllister 1. RNA Polymerase as an Information-Dependent Molecular Motor, 2. Studies of Transcription Fidelity by T7 RNA Polymerase 2:00pm BSB 3-5
2/9 Mon Drug Discovery - Imclone (GS Special Seminar) Alex Kiselyov VP of Imclone Systems PK aspects of Modern Drug Discovery, Part 1: Physico-Chemical Properties 4:00pm BSB 6-5
2/11 Wed Neural and Behavioral Science Seminar Series Thomas Brown Professor, Department of Psychology, Yale University The Neurobiology of Fear Memories 12:00 noon EB LH 1A
2/11 Wed Drug Discovery - Imclone (GS Special Seminar) Alex Kiselyov VP of Imclone Systems PK aspects of Modern Drug Discovery, Part 2: Absorption Barriers 4:00pm BSB 6-5
2/25 Wed Neural and Behavioral Science Seminar Series Daniel S. Barth Professor of Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Colorado A New Clock Speed for Neural Computation: Submillisecond Synchronization of Fast Electrical Oscillations in Neocortex 12:00 noon EB LH 1B
2/25 Wed Ethics and Responsibilty in Research 3:30pm BSB 7-85A
2/26 Thu Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series Sara Cherry Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Genetics, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Harvard Medical School Genome-Wide RNAi Screens to Identify Factors that Control Viral Pathogenesis in Drosophila 12:00 noon BSB 3-5
MARCH 2004
3/1 Mon Research Topics in Biomedical Sciences Lisa Merlin Associate Professor, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology Works-in-Progress 12:00 noon BSB 3-114b
3/3 Wed Molecular and Cellular Biology Seminar Series Bik-Kwoon Tye Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics Cornell University, Ithaca Coordination of Genome Expression and DNA Replication in Proliferating Cells: The Multiple Roles of the MCM Proteins 4:00pm EB LH 1A
3/10 Wed Downstate Lipid and Vascular Biology Club Frederick R. Maxfield Professor and Chairman, Department of Biochemistry, Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY Intracellular trafficking of lipids and cholesterol 11:45am BSB 2-5
3/10 Wed Neural and Behavioral Science Seminar Series Mathew V. Jones Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, University of Wisconsin Interneurons, Inhibition and Noise in Dentate Gyrus 12:00 noon EB LH 1B
3/10 Wed Ethics and Responsibilty in Research 3:30pm BSB 7-85A
3/11 Thu Downstate Lipid and Vascular Biology Club James F. Tobin Director, Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease, Wyeth Research, Cambridge, MA Myostatin, a Novel Regulator of Muscle Mass 11:45am BSB 2-5
3/11 Thu Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series Ian M. Willis Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Integration of Signaling Pathways that Repress Ribosome and tRNA Synthesis 12:00 noon BSB 3-5
3/17 Wed Ethics and Responsibilty in Research 3:30pm BSB 7-85A
3/22 Mon Thesis Proposal Min Wang Program in Neural and Behavioral Science, Laboratory of Robert K.S. Wong Group I Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor Activation Affects TRPC Channel Trafficking and Surface Expression in Hippocampal Cells 1:00pm BSB 6-5
3/23 Tue Thesis Defense Miriam T. Vincent Program in Anatomy and Cell Biology, Laboratory of Dr. Gladys Teitelman The Effect of Islet Cell Hormones on Islet Growth and Differentiation 3:00pm BSB 2-5
3/23 Tue Molecular and Cellular Biology Seminar Series, Special Seminar Bernard E. Weissman Professor, Lineberger Cancer Center, University of North Carolina The Impact of SWI/SNF Complex Loss on Human Tumor Development 4:00pm EB LH 1A
3/24 Wed Downstate Lipid and Vascular Biology Club Harry Davis Schering-Plough Research Institute, Kenilworth, NJ Ezetimibe 11:45am BSB 2-5
3/24 Wed Ethics and Responsibilty in Research 3:30pm BSB 7-85A
3/25 Thu Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series Karen Adelman Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics Cornell University Analyzing Transcription Elongation at the Single Molecule Level 12:00 noon BSB 3-5
3/29 Mon Thesis Defense Manli Jiang Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology, Laboratory of Dr. William T. McAllister Studies of the Transition from an Unstable Initiation Complex to a Stable Elongation Complex during Transcription by T7 RNA Polymerase 11:00am BSB 3-5
3/31 Wed Annual Research Day 2004 10:00 am to 6:00 pm BSB LH1, HSEB Atrium and Alumni Auditorium
3/31 Wed Annual Research Day 2003 - Keynote Address Dennis J. Selkoe Professor, Department of Neurology, Neurology-Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Institutes of Medicine. Presenilin, Notch and the Origin and Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease 4:00pm HSEB Atrium and Alumni Auditorium
APRIL 2004
4/1 Thu Thesis Defense Marjorie Rico Program in Neural and Behavioral Science, Laboratory of Dr. Lisa Merlin Phospholipase D and group I mGluR-mediated epileptogenesis 11:00am BSB 6-5
4/2 Fri Neural and Behavioral Science Seminar Series Terry Takahashi Professor, Institute of Neuroscience, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, Alumnus, SUNY Downstate School of Graduate Studies, 1981 The Synthesis and Use of Auditory Space Maps" 12:00 noon BSB 5-5
4/5 Mon Thesis Proposal Daniel L. Beckles Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology, Laboratory of MAQ Siddiqui The Role of Janus Kinase-2 Signaling in Cardiac Hypertrophy and Apoptosis 11:00am BSB 2-5
4/7 Wed Ethics and Responsibilty in Research 3:30pm BSB 7-85A
4/7 Wed Neural and Behavioral Science Seminar Series Ole Paulsen University Lecturer, Department of Physiology, Oxford University Generation and Propagation of Fast ('40 Hz') Network Oscillations in the Hippocampus 12:00 noon EB LH 1B
4/8 Thu Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series Douglas Ling Assistant Professor, Dept Physiology and Pharmacology, SUNY-Downstate Medical Center Modulation of Synaptic Transmission in Cortical Circuits 12:00 noon BSB 3-5
4/8 Thu Thesis Defense Hui-Dong Wang Program in Neural and Behavioral Science, Laboratory of Dr. Henri Tiedge Dendritic BC1 RNA: Role in Translational Repression 1:00pm BSB 6-5
4/14 Wed Downstate Lipid and Vascular Biology Club MacRae Linton Professor of Medicine & Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University Fatty Acid Binding Proteins Link Insulin Resistance and Atherosclerosis 11:45am BSB 2-5
4/14 Wed Neural and Behavioral Science Seminar Series Michael Hasselmo Professor, Department of Psychology, Center for Memory and Brain and Program in Neuroscience, Boston University What is the Function of Hippocampal Theta Rhythm? 12:00 noon EB LH 1B
4/14 Wed Molecular and Cellular Biology Seminar Series Brian Storrie Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock Let's Make Golgi: Protein Cycling and Golgi Apparatus Assembly 4:00pm EB LH 1A
4/19 Mon Research Topics in Biomedical Sciences Diana Dow-Edwards Professor, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, SUNY Brooklyn WIP 12:00 noon BSB 3-144b
4/21 Wed Neural and Behavioral Science Seminar Series Terrell T. Gibbs Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA Allosteric Modulation of Amino Acid Receptors 12:00 noon EB LH 1B
4/22 Thu Thesis Defense Robyn L. Temple-Smolkin Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology, Laboratory of Allen Norin Characterization of Haymaker Gene Expression in Human T Lymphocytes: Effect of Costimulation and Signal Transduction Inhibitors 9:30am BSB 4-5
4/22 Thu Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series Barbara K. Birshtein Professor, Department of Cell Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Regulation at the 3' End of the IgH Locus: Enhancers, Chromatin, Replication 12:00 noon BSB 3-5
4/27 Tue Thesis Defense Sumy Mathew Thaiparambil Program in Anatomy and Cell Biology, Laboratory of M.A.Q. Siddiqui Cardiac-specific and hypertrophy induced expression of myosin light chain-2v is mediated by the transcription factor, Nished 11:00am BSB 2-5
4/30 Fri Neural and Behavioral Science Seminar Series Fumiko Maeda Research Associate, Stanford & Visiting Scientist, California Institute of Technology, Department of Psychology, Stanford University Basic Principle and Applications of Real-Time Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) 12:00 noon EB LH 1B
MAY 2004
5/5 Wed Neural and Behavioral Science Seminar Series Hannah Monyer Professor & Medical Director of the Department of Clinical Neurobiology, University Hospital of Neurology, Interdisciplinary Center for Neurosciences, University of Heidelberg Molecular Determinants for Oscillatory and Synchronous Neuronal Network Activity 12:00 noon EB LH 1B
5/6 Thu 2004 Morse Lecture Joachim Frank Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, SUNY at Albany and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, Wadsworth Center The Ribosome: Glimpses of a Molecular Machine in Motion 4:00pm BSB 3-5
5/7 Fri Graduate School last day to drop course with grade "W".
5/11 Tue Downstate Lipid and Vascular Biology Club Richard S. Blumberg Chief of Gastroenterology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School MTP Regulation of CD1d Function 11:45am BSB 2-5
5/12 Wed Downstate Lipid and Vascular Biology Club Mario Vassalle Professor, Department of Physiology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center Calcium Overload and Cardiac Function 11:45am BSB 2-5
5/12 Wed Neural and Behavioral Science Seminar Series Gyorgy Buszaki Board of Governors Professor, Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Rutgers University Cell Assemblies in the Hippocampus and Oscillations 12:00 noon  
5/14 Fri Thesis Defense Daniel L. Beckles Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology, Laboratory of MAQ Siddiqui The Role of Janus Kinase-2 in Cardiac Hypertrophy and Apoptosis 10:00am EB LH 1B
5/14 Fri Thesis Defense Lili Deng Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology, Laboratory of Nabil El-Sherif Post-Infarction Signal Transduction Pathways-As Targets for Novel Therapeutic Interventions 1:00pm BSB 2-5
5/19 Wed Neural and Behavioral Science Seminar Series Mircea Steriade Département d'anatomie et de physiologie, Faculté de Médecine
Université Laval, Québec
Molecular Determinants for Oscillatory and Synchronous Neuronal Network Activity 12:00 noon EB LH 1B
5/19 Wed Thesis Defense Wangfa Zhao Program in Neural and Behavioral Science, Laboratory of Robert K.S. Wong Role of Extracellular Signal-Regulated Kinase 1/2 Signaling in Group
I Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor-Mediated Epileptogenesis in the
Hippocampus
1:00pm BSB 6-5
5/24 Mon School of Graduate Studies and College of Medicine Commencement Exercises 4:00pm Carnegie Hall
5/31 Mon Memorial Day
JUNE 2004
6/2 Wed Neural and Behavioral Science Seminar Series Vincenzo Crunelli Professor of Neuroscience, Cardiff School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK Thalamus and Cortex in EEG Slow Rhythms: Violins and Clarinets in Orchestral Symphony 12:00 noon EB LH 1B
6/3 Thu Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series Barry K. Wershil Blume Biomolecular Scholar and Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Gene Expression Associated with IgE-Independent Activation of Mast Cells 12:00 noon BSB 3-5
6/7 Mon Downstate Lipid and Vascular Biology Club Emile R. Mohler III Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia Peripheral Vascular Disease: Insights in Pathophysiology and Therapeutics 11:45am BSB 2-5
6/10 Thu Thesis Defense Eric Anderson Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology, Laboratory of Miriam Feuerman Identification and Characterization of MCM8 as a Candidate for Afr2: A Regulator of Gene Expression During Liver Regeneration 10:00am BSB 3-5
6/10 Thu Thesis Defense Raquibul Hannan Program in Molecular & Cellular Biology, Josef Michl and Matthew Pincus Thesis Advisors PaCa-Ag1, a candidate pancreatic cancer - specific tumor marker 3:00pm BSB 2-5
6/11 Fri Graduate School last day of classes.
6/16 Wed Neural and Behavioral Science Seminar Series Gina Turrigiano Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Volen Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University Homeostatic Plasticity in Developing Cortical Networks 12:00 noon EB LH 1B
6/17 Thu Downstate Lipid and Vascular Biology Club Khosrow Adeli Professor, Division of Clinical Biochemistry, University of Toronto, Canada Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase 1B (PTP-1B): A Critical Link Between Insulin Resistance and Metabolic Dyslipidemia 11:45am BSB 2-5
6/18 Fri Thesis Defense John Fonda Crary Program in Neural and Behavioral Science, Laboratory of Todd Sacktor Atypical Protein Kinase C in Alzheimer's Disease 1:00pm BSB 4-5
6/21 Mon Thesis Defense Quan Sha Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology The Interaction of IGF-1 and Estradiol on NA+-K+-ATPase in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells 11:00am BSB 7-5
6/21 Mon Thesis Proposal Mark Bluth Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology, Laboratory of Dr. Allen Norin. Characterization of Haymaker-HSP40-like Protein- Interaction by Yeast Two Hybrid Analysis 2:00pm BSB 3-5
6/23 Wed Thesis Proposal Shaohua Xu Program in Neural and Behavioral Science, Laboratory of Dr. John Chapin Neurophysiological and Psychophysical Effects of Microstimulation in Somatosensory Pathway 3:00pm BSB 5-5
JULY 2004
7/7 Wed Thesis Defense Rena Orman Program in Neural and Behavioral Science, Laboratory of Mark Stewart Learning-related changes in the levels of pritein kinase C beta II in rat lateral/basolateral amygdala in vivo and in vitro: effects of conditioning and laterality. 12:00 noon BSB 5-5
7/29 Thu Downstate Lipid and Vascular Biology Club Stephen G. Young Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, Senior Investigator, Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, Director of Cardiology Research, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco The Nuclear Membrane and Aging 11:45am BSB 2-5
BSB - Basic Sciences Building (450 Clarkson Avenue)
EB - Health Science Education Building (395 Lenox Road)
For further information or comments:
Contact Ed Throckmorton, Registrar, School of Graduate Studies (718) 270-2739
Potential students interested in attending seminars:
please contact Ms. Denise Sheares at  (718) 270-2738
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