Seminars and Events
Fall/Winter 2017-2018 Pharmacology Seminar Series


When and Where Presenter and Seminar Title
Tuesday, OCTOBER 3, 2017

Room A-250, 4:00 pm

Thomas L. Kash, Ph.D.
Vice–Chair of Faculty Development, Department of Pharmacology John Andrews Distinguish Professor of Alcohol Studies Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology University of North Carolina Chapel Hill


"The Ups and Downs of The Extended Amygdala"
Tuesday, OCTOBER 17, 2017

Room A-250, 4:00 pm

James Mukasa Ntambi, Ph.D.
Professor of Biochemistry and Steenbock Professor of Nutritional Sciences University of Wisconsin-Madison


"Hepatic Lipogenesis and Metabolic Signaling in Obesity and Diabetes"
Tuesday, OCTOBER 31, 2017

Lecture Hall Conference Room A-250, 4:00 pm

POSTDOCTORAL SEMINAR

Ryan M. Williams, Ph.D.
Dr. Daniel A. Heller's Lab

"Renal Selective Mesoscale Nanoparticles Treat Acute Kidney Injury"
Tuesday, OCTOBER 31, 2017

Lecture Hall Conference Room A-250, 4:30 pm

POSTDOCTORAL SEMINAR

Gina Lee, Ph.D.
Dr. John Blenis's Lab

"Post-transcriptional Regulation of de novo Lipogenesis by mTORC1-S6K1-SRPK2 Signaling"
Tuesday, NOVEMBER 14, 2017

Room A-250, 4:00 pm

Jeffrey E. Pessin, Ph.D.
Director, Diabetes Research Center Judy R. and Alfred A. Rosenberg Professional Chair in Diabetes Research


“A Selective Macroautophagy Pathway Regulating Bax-Dependent Programmed Cell in Adipocytes”"
Tuesday, NOVEMBER 28, 2017

Lecture Hall Conference Room A-250, 4:00 pm

POSTDOCTORAL SEMINAR

Xiaochun Cai, Ph.D.
Dr. Minkui Luo Lab

"Development of Selective Protein Methyltransferases Inhibitors and Targeting CARM1 in Cancer Models"
Tuesday, NOVEMBER 28, 2017

Lecture Hall Conference Room A-250, 4:30 pm

POSTDOCTORAL SEMINAR

Marta Melis, Ph.D.
Dr. Lorraine J. Gudas Lab

"Lineage-Tracing Technology to Understand the Molecular Events Involved in a Mouse Model of Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma"
Tuesday, JANUARY 2, 2018

Lecture Hall Conference Room A-250, 4:00 pm

David E. Cohen M.D.,Ph.D. Division Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Center for Liver Disease, Department of Medicine
Dr. Steven S. Gross

"Thioesterase-Mediated Control of Nutrient Metabolism and Energy Homeostasis"
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Lecture Hall Conference Room A-250, 4:00 pm

Paul Cohen, M.D., Ph.D. Albert Resnick, M.D. Assistant Professor Head, Laboratory of Molecular Metabolism The Rockefeller University
Dr. Lorraine J. Gudas

"Unraveling the Complexities of Adipose Tissue Phenotype"
Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Lecture Hall Conference Room A-250, 4:00 pm

Anthony A. Sauve, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology Weill Cornell Medicine
Dr. Lorraine J. Gudas

"Necessary and Augment if Depleted: The Challenge and Promise of Targeting a Central Metabolic Factor for the Therapeutic Effect"
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Lecture Hall Conference Room A-250, 4:00 pm

Kenneth A. Jacobson, Ph.D., Chief, Laboratory of Bioorganic Chemistry & Molecular Recognition Section National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Disease The Rockefeller University
Dr. Arleen Rifkind & Graduate Student Ryan N. Serio

"Structures of G Protein-Couple Purine Receptors Enable Drug"
Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Lecture Hall Conference Room A-250, 4:00 pm

Wendy V. Gilbert, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry Yale University
Dr. Samie Jaffrey

"Regulated mRNA Modification: A New Function for Ancient RNA Modifying Enzymes"
Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Lecture Hall Conference Room A-250, 4:00 pm

Scott A. Waldman, M.D. Chair, Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics Jefferson University Hospital
Dr. Marcus Reidenberg

"Paracrine Hormone Hypothesis of Colorectal Cancer "
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Lecture Hall Conference Room A-250, 4:00 pm

Marcia C. Haigis, Ph.D. Associate Professor in the Department of Cell Biology Harvard Medical School
Drs. Anthony Sauve and Steven Gross

"Mitochondria in Health and Disease"
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Lecture Hall Conference Room A-250, 4:00 pm

Maureen Gannon, Ph.D. Vice Chair and Professor in the Department of Medicine (Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism) Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, and Cell Developmental Biology Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Dr. Marcus Reidenberg

“Novel therapeutic targets for enhancing pancreatic beta cell mass”
Tuesday, Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Lecture Hall Conference Room A-250, 4:00 pm

Renier J. Brentjens, M.D., Ph.D. Director, Cellular Therapeutics Center, Associate Attending Department of Medicine, Leukemia Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Associate Professor of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University Associate Professor of Pharmacology, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences
Dr. Arleen Rifkind

"CARS and ARMORED CARS"
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Lecture Hall Conference Room A-250, 4:00 pm

Navdeep Chandel, Ph.D. Associate Professor in the Department of Cell Biology Harvard Medical School
Dr. Lorraine J. Gudas

“Mitochondria as signaling organelles”
Please note: Coffee and Cookies will be served at 3:45 PM.

For more information, contact Lissett Checo at (212) 746-6250
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