From Cell To Organism 2012 - 2013 Schedule

 

Fall 2012

09/04/12

Robert Lavker, PhD

Professor of Dermatology, Director of Research; Northwestern University, Dept of Dermatology, Chicago, IL

Title of Talk:  Stem Cells, MicroRNAs and Epithelial Homeostasis

Hosted by: Tung Tien Sun

09/11/12

Sergei Koralov, PhD

Assistant Professor, Dept of Pathology, NYUSoM; Member of the Kimmel Center for Stem Cell Biology

Title of Talk:  Th17 cells in inflammation and lymphomagenesis

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program

09/25/12

Erika Bach, PhD

Assistant Professor, Dept of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, NYUSoM; Member of the Kimmel Center for Stem Cell Biology

Title of Talk: Stem cell self-renewal and niche competition in the Drosophila testis

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program

10/02/12

Bruce Draper, PhD

Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, College of Biological Sciences, University of California Davis

Title of Talk: TBA

Hosted by: E. Jane Albert Hubbard

10/09/12

Roberto Bonasio, PhD

Postdoctoral fellow, laboratory of Danny Reinberg, PhD; 2013 Kimmel Senior Fellow

Title of Talk: Noncoding RNA regulation of Polycomb complexes

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program

10/30/12

Susan Logan, PhD

Associate Professor, Depts of Urology and Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, NYUSoM; Member of the Kimmel Center for Stem Cell Biology

Title of Talk: Regulation of transcriptional repression and androgen receptor/beta-catenin signaling in prostate cancer

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program

11/13/12

Dimitris Placantonakis, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, NYUSoM; Member of the Kimmel Center for Stem Cell Biology

Title of Talk: Glioblastoma stem cell biology and therapeutics

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program

12/04/12

Cole Haynes, PhD

Assistant Member, Cell Biology Program; Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Title of Talk: Detecting and Responding to Mitochondrial Dysfunction: The Mitochondrial UPR

Hosted by: Hyung Don Ryoo

12/11/12

Matthew Gibson, PhD

Associate Investigator, Stowers Institute for Medical Research; Assistant Professor Dept of Anatomy and Cell Biology; University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS

Title of Talk: Coordinating Mitosis and Morphogenesis in Proliferating Epithelial Sheets

Hosted by: Jeremy Nance

12/18/12

Paul S. Frenette, MD

Professor, Depts of Medicine (Hematology) and Cell Biology; Chair and Director of the Ruth and David Gottesman Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Research; Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

Title of Talk: Characterization of Mesenchymal Stem Cells in the HSC Niche

Hosted by: Iannis Aifantis

Spring 2013  

01/08/13

Yukiko Yamashita, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Title of Talk: Asymmetric Stem Cell Division in Drosophila Male Germline

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program

01/15/13

Tarun Kapoor, PhD

Pels Family Professor, Laboratory of Chemistry and Cell Biology; Rockefeller University, New York, NY

Title of Talk: Using Chemical Approaches to Examine Mechanisms Underlying Error-Free Cell Division

Hosted by: Agnel Sfeir

01/22/13

Robert Krauss, PhD

Professor of Developmental and Regenerative Biology; Professor Oncological Sciences; Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Title of Talk: Modeling Holoprosencephaly in the Mouse: Regulation of Hedgehog Signaling by Coreceptors

Hosted by: Pam Cowin

02/12/13

E. Jane Hubbard, PhD

Associate Professor, Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine (Developmental Genetics); Department of Pathology, NYUSoM; Member of the Kimmel Center for Stem Cell Biology

Title of Talk: Environmental influence on germline stem cell development

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program

02/19/13

Marisa S. Bartolomei, PhD

Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology; Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Title of Talk:  Epigenetic Regulation of Genomic Imprinting

Hosted by: Matthias Stadtfeld

02/26/13

Janis K. Burkhardt, PhD

Associate Professor, Dept of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania

Title of Talk: Cytoskeletal Control of T Cell Activation

Hosted by: Alan Frey

03/05/13

Rob Martienssen, PhD

Professor and HHMI Investigator; Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

Title of Talk: Germline Reprogramming of Heterochromatin with Small RNA

Hosted by: Mamta Tahiliani

03/19/13

Phillip A. Newmark, PhD

Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, HHMI Investigator; The School of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL

Title of Talk: Regeneration and Germ Cell Development in Planarians: Implications for Understanding Parasitic Flatworms

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program

03/26/13

Dennis Kim, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Biology; MIT, Cambridge, MA

Title of Talk: The Influence of Microbial Environment on the Physiology of Caenorhabditis Elegans

Hosted by: Niels Ringstad

04/02/13

Benjamin Simons, PhD

Professor of Theoretical Physics; University of Cambridge, UK

Title of Talk: Strategies of Stem Cell Self-Renewal: From Tissue Maintenance to Cancer

Hosted by: Erika Bach

04/09/13

Viviane Tabar, MD

Neurosurgery Attending and Lab Head, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Title of Talk: Cancer Stem Cell Plasticity in Glioblastoma

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program

04/16/13

Karen Oegema, PhD

Professor of Cellular & Molecular Medicine, University of California, San Diego; Member, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research

Title of Talk: Using C. Elegans to Dissect Mitotic Mechanisms

Hosted by: Diana Klompstra

04/23/13

Hee Cheol Cho, PhD

Assistant Professor, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

Title of Talk: Biology and Engineering of Cardiac Pacemaker Cells

Hosted by: Glenn Fishman

04/30/13

Fiona Doetsch, PhD

Associate Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology, Neuroscience, and Neurology; Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons

Title of Talk: Stem Cells and Their Niche in the Adult Mammalian Brain

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program

05/07/13

Dimitris Placantonakis, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Dept of Neurosurgery; Kimmel Center for Stem Cell Biology Member,  NYU School of Medicine

Title of Talk: Glioblastoma Stem Cell Biology and Therapeutics

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program

05/14/13

Natalia B. Ivanova, PhD

Assistant Professor of Genetics, Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Yale Stem Cell Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Title of Talk: Regulation of the Pluripotent State in Human Embryonic Stem Cells

Hosted by: Embryonic Stem Cell Journal Club

05/21/13

Brigid Hogan, PhD

Professor and Chair, Department of Cell Biology; Duke University Medical Center

Title of Talk: TBA

Hosted by: Daniel Rifkin

05/28/13

Susan Logan, PhD

Associate Professor, Depts of Urology and Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology; Kimmel Center for Stem Cell Biology Member, NYU School of Medicine

Title of Talk: Transcription Repression in the Prostate and Testicular Germ Cells

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program

06/18/13

Bradley W. Doble, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON

Title of Talk: Roles for β-catenin in ES cell self-renewal and differentiation

Hosted by: Embryonic Stem Cell Journal Club

06/25/13

Steven Henikoff, PhD

Member of the Division of Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; HHMI Investigator

Title of Talk: Histone Variants, Nucleosome Dynamics and Epigenetic Inheritance

Hosted By: Developmental Genetics Journal Club

For a complete schedule of all upcoming seminars for this series, click here