2014 - 2015 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

2014-2015 Seminar Schedule  

 

09/08/14

*Monday*

Laurie Boyer, PhD

Irvin and Helen Sizer Career Development Associate Professor of Biology

Title of Talk: Transcriptional Regulation of Cell Fate

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program Trainees

CANCELLED

09/30/14

Scott Lipnick, PhD

Director, Scientific Programs, The New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute, New York, NY

Title of Talk: High-throughput iPS cell production, differentiation, and assay development

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program / David Keefe

WILL BE RESCHEDULED

10/07/14

Rodrigo Lacruz, PhD

Assistant Professor, Basic Science and Craniofacial Biology Department; NYU College of Dentistry.

Title of Talk: New transport functions of enamel-forming cells and its effects on dental disease

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Training Program / Jessica Treisman

10/21/14

Gregory David, PhD

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

Title of Talk: Regulation of cell cycle exit by the chromatin associated Sin3B protein

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program

10/29/14

*Wednesday*

RESCHEDULED TO March 6, 2015

Feng Zhang, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences; McGovern Institute for Brain Research

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Training Program / Mamta Tahiliani

11/04/14

 

Lea Harrington, PhD

Professor, Dept of Medicine; Insititute for research in immunology and cancer, Universite de Montreal. HHMI International Scholar

Title of Talk: Critically short telomeres influence genomic DNA methylation and stability of the differentiated state in embryonic stem cells

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program / Susan Smith

11/18/14

Tzumin Lee, MD, PhD

Group Leader, Janelia Farm Research Campus; HHMI Investigator

Title of Talk: "Heterogeneity and Dynamics of Drosophila Neural Stem Cells"

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Training Program / Erika Bach and Greg Suh

12/02/14

CANCELLED

Robert Darnell, MD, PhD

President, CEO, and Scientific Director of the New York Genome Center; HHMI Investigator; Senior Attending Physician, Rockefeller University.

Title of Talk: TBD

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program / Ruth Lehmann

To Be Rescheduled

12/16/14

CANCELLED

Emily Troemel, PhD

Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California, San Diego

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Training Program / Niels Ringstad

To Be Rescheduled

01/06/15

Sarah E. Millar, PhD

Professor of Dermatology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Title of Talk: "Development and regeneration of epithelia and epithelial appendages: insights from mouse genetics"

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program / Markus Schober

01/09/15

Heinrich Jasper, PhD

Professor, Buck Institute for Research on Aging, Novato CA

Title of Talk: "Stem Cell Aging and Tissue Homeostasis: Lessons from Drosophila"

Hosted by: Cell Biology Training Program / Don Ryoo

01/20/15

Ed Munro, PhD

Assistant Professor of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology. University of Chicago; Chicago, IL

Title of Talk: Dynamic stabilization of cell polarity in the early C. elegans embryo

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Training Program / Jeremy Nance

02/10/15

Derrick Rossi, PhD

Assistant Professor Dept of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard Medical School; Cambridge, MA

Title of Talk: Making Hematopoietic Stem Cells Backwards and Sideways

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program / Eva Hernando

03/06/15

* Friday *

CANCELLED

Feng Zhang, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences; McGovern Institute for Brain Research

Title of Talk: Genome Editing Using CRISPR-Cas9

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Training Program / Mamta Tahiliani

03/17/15

Martin Meier-Schellersheim, PhD

Chief, Computational Biology Section, Laboratory of Systems Biology; National Institute of Allergy and Infections Diseases (NIAID)

Title of Talk: Computational models that help us understand cellular signaling behavior

Hosted by: Holger Knaut

03/24/15

Xi He, PhD

Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School; Boston, MA

Title of Talk: Understanding Wnt/beta-catenin signaling in development, cancer, and stem cells

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Training Program / Jean-Pierre Saint-Jeannet

 

03/31/15

Gerald Thomsen, PhD

Professor, Dept of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Stony Brook University; Stony Brook, NY

Title of Talk: The Starlet Sea Anemone: An Emerging Cnidarian Model for Regeneration and Stem Cell Biology

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program / Lisa Dailey

04/07/15

Sean Morrison, PhD

Mary McDermott Cook Chair in Pediatric Genetics and director of the Children’s research Institute, University of Texas southwestern Medical Center; Dallas TX. HHMI Investigator. 

Title of Talk: The Regulation of stem cell self-renewal

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program Trainees

04/14/15

Gabrielle Kardon, PhD

Associate Professor of Human Genetics, University of Utah; Salt Lake City, UT

Title of Talk: "Whole or hole? Development of the diaphragm and congenital diaphragmatic hernias”

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program / Steve Burden

04/21/15

Alexander Stark, PhD

Group Leader, Institute of Molecular Pathology; Vienna, Austria. 

Title of Talk: "Decoding transcriptional regulation”

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Program / Agnel Sfeir

04/28/15

Michael Granato, PhD

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

Title of Talk: Seeing is believing: peripheral nerve regeneration in live zebrafish

Hosted by: Holger Knaut

05/05/15

Gordon Keller, PhD

Professor, University of Toronto; Toronto, ON; Senior Scientist, Ontario Cancer Institute; Director of the McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine.

Title of Talk: "Modeling Human Development and Disease with Pluripotent Stem Cells"

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Training Program trainees / Amir Moarefi

05/12/15

Lori Sussel, PhD

Associate Professor, Dept of Genetics and Development, Columbia University; New York, NY

Title of Talk: "Specification and maintenance of pancreatic islet cell fates"

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program / Jeremy Nance

     05/19/15

Pierre McCrea, PhD

Professor, Department of Genetics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Title of Talk: “Nuclear functions of the “other catenins” in stem cell/ developmental decisions”

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

05/26/15

Lorraine Symington, PhD

Harold S. Ginsberg Professor, Dept of Microbiology and Immunology, Columbia University; New York, NY

Title of Talk: Replication Protein A prevents mutagenic DNA double-strand break repair

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program / Agnel Sfeir

CANCELLED

06/02/15

Dafna Bar-Sagi, PhD

Senior Vice President and Vice Dean for Science, Chief Scientific Officer; Professor, Dept of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology and Medicine; NYU School of Medicine

Title of Talk: TBD

Hosted by: Stem Cell Biology Training Program 

       06/09/15

Kirsten Sadler Edepli, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine and Developmental & Regenerative Biology; Mount Sinai Hospital

Title of Talk: ER stress and disease: the unfolding story

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

       06/16/15

Peter Walter, PhD

Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics, UCSF School of Medicine; HHMI Investigator

Title of Talk: The Serendipitous Path of Discovery: From Protein Folding to Cognition

Hosted by: Developmental Genetics Training Program Trainees / Debasmita Roy

       06/26/15

      * Friday *

Patrick WB Derksen, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, UMC Utrecht; Utrecht, The Netherlands

Title of Talk: "p120-catenin at the center of the tumor progression Universe"

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

       06/30/15

Gerard Karsenty, MD, PhD

Professor and Chair, Department of Genetics & Development, Columbia University Medical Center

Title of Talk: "The impact of bone on whole organism physiology”

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

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