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Department of Biological Sciences Inga Richter Spring 2018 Seminar Series

In memory of a former doctoral student lnga R. Richter. Inga was dedicated to her students and profession. She felt that her teaching responsibilities did not stop in the classroom; they stopped when her students understood. All seminars are held on Mondays in Room 926 North (69th Street between Park and Lexington) at 12:00PM. Refreshments will be served at 11:45AM

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Tues. Feb 20*, 12:00pm
Prostaglandin D2/J2 signaling pathway in a rat model of neuroinflammation displaying parkinsonian-like pathology: novel potential therapeutic targets
Dr. Maria Figueiredo Pereira
CUNY Hunter College
Host: Shirley Raps

Mon. 26-Feb, 12:00pm
Roles of cell-extracellular matrix interactions in orchestrating the development of the cardiac arterial pole
Dr. Sophie Astrof
Thomas Jefferson University
Host: Derrick Brazill

Mon. 5-Mar, 12:00pm
A phase within a phase? How homotypic mRNA clusters form in Drosophila germ granules.
Dr. Tatjana Trcek Pulisic
New York University
Host: Diana Bratu

Mon. 12-Mar, 12:00pm
Exploring the roles of microglia in Alzheimer's disease
Dr. Wenjie Luo
Cornell University
Host: Hualin Zhong

Mon. 19-Mar, 12:00pm
Regulation of muscle cell size and organization during development and in disease
Dr. Mary Baylies
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Host: Diana Bratu

Mon. 26-Mar, 12:00pm
Assessment of folate status
Dr. Victoria Fischer
CUNY Hunter College
Host: Derrick Brazill

Mon. 9-Apr, 12:00pm
Making the leap from academia to industry: the story of how MouSensor, Inc., a Hunter startup, wants to digitize the sense of smell.
Dr. Charlotte D'Hulst
CUNY Hunter College
Host: Graduate Students Club

Mon. 16-Apr, 12:00pm
SERPINs - a novel family of innate antiviral molecules?
Dr. Meike Dittmann
New York University
Host: Jayne Raper

Mon. 23-Apr, 12:00pm
The structure and conformational changes of active and inactive states of transmembrane protein families GPCRs and ion transporters.
Dr. Simone Weyand
University of Cambridge
Host: Jayne Raper

Mon. 30-Apr, 12:00pm
Uncovering metabolic bottlenecks in cancer using CRISPR/Cas9 genome engineering
Dr. Thales Papagiannakopoulos
New York University
Host: Jayne Raper

Mon. 7-May, 12:00pm
Reward, Affect and the Prefrontal cortex
Dr. Peter Rudebeck
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Host: Katya Likhtik

Mon. 14-May, 12:00pm
Next generation bioinformatics for genomic data science
Dr. Konstantinos Krampis
CUNY Hunter College
Host: Jayne Raper