IMM Seminars

Unless otherwise specified, all seminars will be held at 11 AM via WebEx.

DATE AND HOST

2020 - 2021 IMM SEMINAR SERIES SPEAKERS

October 2, 2020
Host: Zhiqiang An

Pei-Yong Shi
UTMB

Presentation title:  SARS-CoV-2 Biology and Countermeasure Development

November 6, 2020
Host: Qingchun Tong

J. Nicholas Bentley
UPenn

Presentation title:  The Neural Control of Hunger

November 13, 2020 
Host: Jiaqian Wu

Rosa Uribe
Rice University

Presentation title:  Unraveling Early Enteric Nervous System Development using Zebrafish

December 4, 2020
Host: Wenliang Li

Hannelore Heemers
Cleveland Clinic

Presentation title: A Novel Determinant of Prostate Cancer Growth

December 11, 2020
Host: Vihang Narkar

Joseph Matthew McChung
East Carolina University

Presentation title: Culture to Clinic: Investigations into Mechanisms of Peripheral Artery Disease Myopathy

January 8, 2021
Host: Vihang Narkar

Joe Chakkalakal
University of Rochester Medical Center

Presentation title: Role of C-C chemokine receptor 2 in aged muscle regeneration

January 15, 2021 
Host: Mikhail Kolonin

Suresh Mishra
University of Manitoba Canada

Presentation title:  Discovery of a Novel Role of Prohibition in Sex Differences in Adipose and Immune Functions

2021 HARRY E. BOVAY, JR. ANNUAL  LECTURE

January 22, 2021  
Host: Mikhail Kolonin

Gerald Shulman
Yale University 

Presentation title:  New Biology of Type 2 Diabetes

January 29, 2021
Host: Mikhail Kolonin

John DiGiovanni
UT Austin

Presentation title: Targeting Amino Acid Dependency as a Therapeutic Approach for Cancer

February 5, 2021 
Host: Xiaodong Cheng

Yuan Chen
University of California San Diego

Presentation title:  Target Ubiquitin-like Modifications for Cancer Therapy

February 12, 2021 
Host: Kristin Mahan

Paola Tognini
Scuola Normale Superiore

Presentation title:  Changing the Gut, Changing the Brain : The gut microbiota mediates the action of environmental enrichment on brain plasticity

February 19, 2021 
Host: Sheng Zhang

POSTPONED DUE TO WINTER STORM WEATHER

Boxun Lu
Fudan University

Presentation title:  Potential Therapeutic Strategies via Targeted Degradation of the Mutant HTT Protein

March 5, 2021
Host: Sheng Zhang

Sandrine Humbert
Grenoble Institut Neurosciences

Presentation title:  Huntington's Disease Alters Cortical Development

March 19, 2021
Host: Nicholas Justice

Sam Van De Velde
Salk Institute

Presentation title:  cAMP and the Pancreatic Beta Cell Transcriptome

April 16, 2021
Host: Sheng Zhang

Andreas Jenny
Einstein Medical School

Presentation title:  Of Wnt and Waste: Stories on Wnt signaling and a recent form of autophagy

April 23, 2021
Host: Jiaqian Wu

Marc Freeman
Oregon Health & Science University

Presentation title: How Does the Nervous System Respond to Injury

April 30, 2021
Host: Momoko Yoshimoto

Eliver Ghosn
Emory University

Presentation title:  Systems Immunology Approach Reveals Novel Mechanisms of Lung Pathology in Severe COVID-19

May 7, 2021 
Host: Sheng Zhang

Boxun Lu
Fudan University

Presentation title:  Targeted Degradation by ATTECs

May 14, 2021
Host: Kristin Eckel-Mahan

CANCELLED

Gad Asher
Weizmann Institute of Science

Presentation title: Organization and Specificity of the Peripheral Circadian Clock System

Questions regarding The Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine's Seminar Series can be directed to both: 

Kendra Carmon Phone: 1-713-500-3390 or email

Ali Azhdarinia  Phone: 1-713-500-3577 or email