From Cell To Organism Seminars 2013 - 2014 Schedule

Meeting times: Tuesdays at 12:00PM 

Meeting Location: Skirball, 4th Floor Seminar Room

Attendance: Open to all NYU Langone Medical Center Faculty, Trainees, and Staff

Contact: If you have any questions about this seminar series or have suggestions of faculty to give seminars, please email:  
Julia Gelman

From Cell to Organism is co-sponsored by the Developmental Genetics program, the Department of Cell Biology, The Helen L. and Martin S. Kimmel Center for Stem Cell Biology and the Perlmutter Cancer Center

2013-2014 Seminar Schedule  

09/24/13

Robert Schneider, PhD

Professor; Albert B. Sabin Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Pathogenesis; NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY; Member of the Kimmel Center for Stem Cell Biology

Title of Talk: Translational regulation in the breast cancer stem cell – from protein synthesis to therapy

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program

10/01/13

John Munger, MD

Associate Professor; Co-Director Honors Program; Depts of Medicine and Cell Biology; New York University Medical Center, New York, NY

Title of Talk: Hedgehog signaling in lung development and fibrosis

Hosted by: Cellular and Molecular Biology Training Program

10/08/13

Amy Ralston, PhD

Assistant Professor of MCD Biology; University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA

Title of Talk: Cell fate decisions regulating stem cell origins during the first few days of mouse development

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Training Program / Ruth Lehmann

10/22/13

Robert Fisher, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Structural and Chemical Biology; Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

Title of Talk: Hacking the CDK network with chemical genetics

Hosted by: Cellular and Molecular Biology Training Program / Hyung Don Ryoo

10/28/13

*** MONDAY AT 4:00PM ***

HongKui Deng, PhD

Professor, Virology and Stem Cell Biology; College of Life Sciences, Peking University, Beijing China

Title of Talk: A novel approach for cellular reprogrammings

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program / Dan Littman

10/29/13

Asa Abeliovich, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Pathology and Cell Biology; Columbia University, New York, NY

Title of Talk: Directed somatic cell reprogramming: mechanisms and disease models

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program/ Dimitris Placantonakis

11/05/13

Zhirong Bao, PhD

Developmental Biology Program Lab Head; Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Title of Talk: Systematic single-cell analysis of development

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Training Program / Niels Ringstad

11/12/13

Hyung Don Ryoo, PhD, D.Phil

Associate Professor, Adviser and Co-Director of the Cellular Molecular Biology Training Program, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY

Title of Talk: Endoplasmic reticulum stress response in the Drosophila model for Retinitis Pigmentosa.

Hosted by: Cellular and Molecular Biology Training Program

11/19/13

Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, PhD

Mikati Foundation Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Medical Sciences; Columbia University, New York, NY

Title of Talk: Engineering functional tissues from human stem cells

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program/ Ruth Lehmann

12/10/13

Tian Xu, PhD

Professor and Vice Chairman of Genetics, Director of the Mouse Functional Genome Project, Adjunct Professor and Director of Fudan-Yale Biomedical Research Center; Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Title of Talk: Growth and Size Regulation in Development and Disease

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Training Program / Jessica Treisman

01/07/14

Valentina Greco, PhD

Assistant Professor of Genetics and of Dermatology; Yale University, New Haven, CT

Title of Talk: Cellular and Signaling Mechanisms of Stem Cell regulation in the skin hair follicle by Live Imaging

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program / Holger Knaut

01/14/14

Mary Helen Barcellos-Hoff, PhD

Professor, Departments of Radiation Oncology and Cell Biology; NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY; Member of the Kimmel Center for Stem Cell Biology

Title of Talk: Age, radiation and cancer:The contribution of adult tissue stem cells

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program

01/21/14

Markus Grompe, MD

Director of the Pape Family Pediatric Research Institute, Oregon Stem Cell Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland OR.

Title of Talk: Cell Therapy for Liver Diseases

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program / E. Lynette Wilson

01/28/14

Martin Schwartz, PhD

Robert W. Berliner Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Professor of Cell Biology; Yale University, New Haven, CT

Title of Talk: Mechanotransduction in the Vascular System: Molecular Mechanisms and Implications for Atherosclerosis

Hosted by: Cellular and Molecular Biology Training Program / Pam Cowin

02/04/14

Hesham Sadek, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Genetics and Development, Department of Internal Medicine; UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Title of Talk: Teaching an old heart old tricks: lessons from the neonate

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program / Glenn Fishman

02/11/14

Brad Merrill, PhD

Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics; University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

Title of Talk: Wnt/beta-catenin inactivation of Tcf7l1 and its role in controlling pluripotency

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program / Embryonic Stem Cell Journal Club

 

02/25/14

John Kim, PhD

Assistant Professor of Human Genetics; Assistant Research Professor, Life Sciences Institute; University of Michigan Medical School; Ann Arbor, MI

Title of Talk: Small RNA-mediated epigenetic gene silencing mechanisms in C. elegans

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Training Program / Jane Hubbard

03/04/14

Jonathan Howard, PhD

Eugene Higgins Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry; Yale University, New Haven, CT

Title of Talk: Ciliary and flagellar motility: From single molecules to collective motion

Hosted by: Cellular and Molecular Biology Training Program/ Pam Cowin

 

03/18/14

Andrew Brack, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine; Harvard Medical School, Boston MA

Title of Talk: Skeletal muscle stem cell regulation during regeneration and aging

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program / Matthias Stadtfeld

03/20/14

*** THURSDAY AT 4:00PM ***

Jurgen Knoblich, PhD

Senior Scientist and Deputy Scientific Director, Institute of Molecular Biotechnology (IMBA), Vienna, Austria

Title of Talk: Asymmetric cell division, neural stem cells and brain development - from Drosophila to humans

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Student Journal Club / Remi Coux

03/25/14

Jody Rosenblatt, PhD

Assistant Professor, Oncological Sciences; Huntsman Cancer Institute, Salt Lake City, UT

Title of Talk: Epithelial apoptosis: Death by extrusion

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Training Program / Jeremy Nance

04/01/14

Francesco Ramirez, DSc

Professor of Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics, Orthopedics, and Medicine and Cardiology; Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Title of Talk: Extrinsic regulators of growth factor action and mechanosignaling in tissue differentiation and homeostasis

Hosted by: Cellular and Molecular Biology Training Program/ Daniel Rifkin

 

04/22/14

Marian Waterman, PhD

Professor and Vice Chair of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics; School of Medicine, University of California Irvine

Title of Talk: A New Link Between Wnt, Warburg Metabolsm, Stem Cells, and Cancer

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program / Training Grant Trainees

04/29/14

Juliet Daniel, PhD

Professor, Department of Biology, McMaster University, Hamilton ON, Canada

Title of Talk: Roles of the POZ-ZF transcription factor Kaiso in tumorigenesis

Hosted by: Cellular and Molecular Biology Training Program/ Pam Cowin

 

05/06/14

Hermann Steller, PhD

Strang Laboratory of Apoptosis and Cancer Biology Lab Head; Rockefeller University, New York, NY

Title of Talk: Regulation of protein degradation in development, aging, and disease

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Training Program / Hyung Don Ryoo

05/13/14

Hiten Mahani, MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, UCSF

Title of Talk: Stalled spliceosomes are a signal for RNAi-mediated genome defense

Hosted by: Karim-Jean Armache

05/16/14

*FRIDAY at 12:00pm in Skirball 3rd Floor Seminar Room*

Andrew Ewald

Assistant Professor, Dept of Cell Biology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Title of Talk: How do cells escape from an epithelium

Hosted by: Pam Cowin

06/03/14

Tyler Jacks, PhD

David H. Koch Professor of Biology and Director of the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. HHMI Investigator.

Title of Talk: Lung Cancer Progression and Therapy

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program / Iannis Aifantis

06/10/14

Philipp Leucht, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon.  Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine; Stanford, CA

Title of Talk: The Wnt signaling pathway: A potential therapeutic target for bone regeneration

Hosted by: Ruth Lehmann

06/17/14

Shannon Buckley, PhD

Kimmel Center for Stem Cell Biology Senior Postdoctoral Fellow; Laboratory of Dr. Iannis Aifantis

Title of Talk: Regulation of stem cell maintenance and differentiation by the ubiquitin proteasome system

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program

06/25/14

*** WEDNESDAY AT 12:00PM, Skirball 3rd Floor Seminar Room***

Cliff Tabin, PhD

Professor, Dept of Genetics, Harvard Medical School; Boston MA

Title of Talk: The development and evolution of vertebrate morphology

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Student Journal Club / Diana Klompstra

07/01/14

Matthew Lorincz, PhD

Associate Professor, Dept of Medical Genetics.  Life Sciences Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC.

Title of Talk: Histone methylation-mediated silencing of retrotransposons in mammalian primordial germ cells

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program / Training grant trainees

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