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February 1, 2016
 
 
 
USC DORI's 3rd Annual Symposium

A Multi-Dimensional View of Diabetes and Obesity

Dates and Times:
Tuesday, February 16, 2016: 11:00am-3:55pm
Wednesday, February 17, 2016: 9:00am-4:30pm

Location: Aresty Conference Center, USC Health Sciences Campus, 1450 Biggy St., Los Angeles, CA 90033

Call: USC CME Office (323) 442-2555 or 1 (800) USC-1119

Presented by:
Diabetes & Obesity Research Institute (DORI) and
USC Office of Continuing Medical Education

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RESEARCH EVENTS & SEMINARS
Monday, February 1
Neural Crest Stem Cell Biology and Melanoma Formation: a Common Theme
KSOM Research Seminar Series

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium, NRT LG

Co-hosted by Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology

Lukas Sommer, PhD
Professor
Institute of Anatomy
University of Zurich

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Tuesday, February 2
Cancer Center Grand Rounds
Tannishtha Reya, PhD

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium

Imaging Stem Cell Signals in Cancer Progression and Therapy Resistance

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Wednesday, February 3
Genetic Approaches to Brain Circuit Mapping and Cell Type Characterization
ZNI Seminar Series

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Herklotz Seminar Room (ZNI 112)

Hongkui Zeng, PhD
Investigator, Cell & Circuit Genetics
Allen Institute for Brain Science

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Thursday, February 4
Diffusion imaging and genetics offers new clues into white matter pathology in schizophrenia
NIIN Seminar

3:00 PM-4:00 PM

Hastings Auditorium

Peter Kochunov, Ph.D.
University of Maryland
School of Medicine

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Friday, February 5
Clinical and Biomedical Research Advantages of Studying Racially Diverse Populations
Southern California Environmental Health Sciences Center

11:30 AM-1:00 PM

SSB 115, 2001 N. Soto St., Los Angeles, CA 90032

Esteban Burchard, MD
Professor in the Department of Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences & Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

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Friday, February 5
Intravital Imaging Approach to Study Nephron Repair
Research Center for Liver Diseases Guest Seminar Speaker

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Hastings Auditorium

Janos Peti-Peterdi, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Physiology and Biophysics
Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute
University of Southern California

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Monday, February 8
Long-range chromsomal interactions in stem cells and cancer
KSOM Research Seminar Series

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium, NRT LG

Wange Lu, PhD
Associate Professor
Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
University of Southern California

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Monday, February 8
Achieving Work-Life Balance Through Mindfulness
3:00 PM-5:00 PM

Harkness Auditorium, CSC 250

Jeffrey Harris
MFT, CEAP, CPC
USC Center for Work & Family Life

Please see flyer for RSVP information.

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Tuesday, February 9
Cancer Center Grand Rounds
Laura Fejerman, PhD

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium

Novel Genetic Variants in Latinas Associated with Breast Cancer Phenotype and Mammographic Density

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Wednesday, February 10
Molecular Structures of Amyloid-ß Fibrils, In Vitro and In Vivo: Insights from Solid State NMR
ZNI Seminar Series

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Herklotz Seminar Room (ZNI 112)

Robert Tycko, PhD
Senior Investigator
Laboratory of Chemical Physics
National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases
National Institute of Health

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Tuesday, February 16
Cancer Center Grand Rounds
CANCELLED

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium



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Wednesday, February 17
Glucose-Regulated Proteins in Health and Disease: Molecular Mechanisms and Therapeutic Potential
CHLA TSRI Research Seminar Series

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

The Saban Research Building Auditorium, 4661 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027

Amy S. Lee, PhD
Associate Director for Basic Research
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Keck School of Medicine

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Wednesday, February 24
The Saban Research Institute Annual Symposium
Toxic Stress, Resilience and Development

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

The Saban Research Building Auditorium, 4661 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Jack P. Shonkoff, MD
Julius B. Richmond FAMRI Professor of Child Health and Development, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard Graduate School of Education
Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School and Boston Children's Hospital
Director, Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University

For more information, contact Ritu Gill at hagill@chla.usc.edu or (323) 361-8715.

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Monday, February 29
Cellular Tools for Virus Warfare
KSOM Research Seminar Series

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium, NRT LG

Benjamin tenOever, PhD
Professor of Microbiology
Irene and Dr. Arthur Fishberg
Professor of Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine of Mount Sinai

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Wednesday, March 2
Gene Environment Interaction in the Pathogenesis of Pediatric NAFLD
CHLA TSRI Research Seminar Series

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

The Saban Research Building Auditorium, 4661 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027

Nicola Santoro, MD, PhD
Associate Research Scientist
Department of Pediatrics
Yale University School of Medicine

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Monday, March 7
Role of exosomic microRNAs in the biology of the Tumor Microenvironment
KSOM Research Seminar Series

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium, NRT LG

Muller Fabbri, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Southern California

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Friday, March 11
The Pulmonary Challenge: Innovations in lung development, stem cells and regeneration
The Hastings Center for Pulmonary Research Inaugural Symposium

8:00 AM-4:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium, NRT LG

Registration Now Open:
http://hcpr.eventbrite.com

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