Fall 2015 Seminar Schedule

Please note that all seminars are on Tuesdays, 3:00-4:15pm, at the location specified.

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Available abstracts are posted if made available.  Click on the seminar title to view the abstract.


Date     Room
September 1 Introduction   Research Hall 202
Date Speaker   Room
September 8 Alessandra Luchini, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, School of Systems Biology, George Mason University Johnson Center Meeting Room F
September 15 Charbel Moussa, Department of Neurology, Laboratory for Dementia and Parkinsonism, Translational Neurotherapeutics Program, Georgetown University Medical Center
Is tau the how behind Alzheimer’s?
Johnson Center Meeting Room F
September 22 Sina Gallo, Department of Nutrition and Food Studies, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University “The Early Life Origins of Disease: A Nutrition Perspective Johnson Center Meeting Room F
September 29 Sricharan Murugesan, National Institutes of Health, “Structured illumination microscopy reveals novel insights into actomyosin arc formation at the T cell immune synapse Johnson Center Meeting Room F
October 6 Nigel Crawford, Genetics and Molecular Biology Branch, NHGRI, NIH, “Identification of Aggressive Prostate Cancer Susceptibility Genes Using Mouse Models Johnson Center Meeting Room F
October 20 Robert H. Lipsky, Director of Translational Neuroscience Research, INOVA Neurosciences Institute, INOVA Health System, Falls Church, VA, “Understanding the Development of Alzheimer’s Disease from the Perspective of the Aging Brain Johnson Center Meeting Room F
October 27 Ramin Hakami, School of Systems Biology, and the National Center for Biodefense and Infectious Diseases, George Mason University, “Host communication mechanisms during infection with pathogenic agents” Johnson Center Meeting Room F
November 3 John Hawdon, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine, The George Washington University, “Dissecting the hookworm infective process HUB 1 & 2
November 10 Barbara Biesecher, Director, JHU/NHGRI Genetic Counseling Program
Associate Investigator SBRB/NHGRI/NIH, “Genetic conditions and risk: Making decisions to learn predictive information and living with the results
HUB 1 & 2
November 17 Daniel Temple, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, George Mason University HUB 1 & 2
December 1 Philip C. Wong, Departments of Pathology and Neuroscience, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, “The RNA-binding Protein, TDP-43, in Health and Disease Johnson Center Meeting Room F
Date     Room
December 8 Wrap-­‐up   Research Hall 202