Spring 2017 Seminar Schedule

All seminars will take place in Innovation Hall Room 207. Room changes (if any), will be noted in the weekly seminar announcement.

 Date Speaker
January 31, 3:00-4:15pm Cynthia de la Fuente, George Mason University, National Center for Biodefense and Infectious Disease
Topic: Molecular virology 
February 7, 3:00-4:15pm Shipra Kanjlia, Johns Hopkins University, Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences
Topic: Developmental experiences and the human brain
February 14, 3:00-4:15pm Ancha Baranova, George Mason University, School of Systems Biology
Topic: Chronic metabolic diseases
February 21, 3:00-4:15pm Jonathan Ling, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Neuropathology
Topic: Neurobiology of disease
February 28, 3:00-4:15pm Peter Armbruster, Georgetown University, Department of Biology
Topic: Phenotypic evolution; molecular basis of adaptation
March 7, 3:00-4:15pm Taylor Wallace, George Mason University, Department of Nutrition and Food Studies
Topic: Nutritional interventions to prevent the onset of chronic disease
March 21, 3:00-4:15pm Mark Cookson, NIH, NIA, Laboratory of Neurogenetics, Cell Biology and Gene Expression Section
Topic: Parkinson’s disease
March 28, 3:00-4:15pm Justin Chung, The Catholic University of America, Department of Biology
Topic: Keratin and cancer cells
April 4, 3:00-4:15pm Cara Frankenfeld, George Mason University, Department of Global and Community Health
Topic: Microbial species and cardiovascular disease
April 11, 3:00-4:15pm Minnky Lee, NIH, NHGRI, Genetics and Molecular Biology Branch
Topic: Molecular mechanisms of prostate cancer
April 18, 3:00-4:15pm Ruben Magni, George Mason University, Center for Applied Proteomics and Molecular Medicine
Topic: Bioinformatics, biomarkers, cancer
April 25, 3:00-4:15pm Jon Wang, University of Maryland, Department of Entomology
Topic: Drosophila immunity
May 2, 3:00-4:15pm Reid Schwebach, George Mason University, STEM Accelerator Program
Topic: SEA PHAGES project