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March 23, 2015
 
 
 
2nd Annual Zilkha Symposium on Alzheimer Disease & Related Disorders

Building on Progress: New Developments in Genetics, Neuronal, Glial and Vascular Biology

Friday, April 10, 2015
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute
Keck School of Medicine at USC
1501 San Pablo Street
Los Angeles, CA 90089

For more information, please see flyer below or email Julie Carl at jcarl@usc.edu

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CIRM Training Grant Clinical Fellow

Seeking M.D. applicants at the residency, immediate post-residency or Clinical Fellowship level for one year participation in a California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) training program at the University of Southern California. Fellows may be involved in laboratory research or patient-based clinical research and will receive formal training in stem cell biology.

Please see flyer for additional details.

Applications are due April 22, 2015.

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RESEARCH EVENTS & SEMINARS
Monday, March 23
Survival and death strategies of malignant glioma and melanoma cells treated with alkylating anticancer drugs
KSOM Research Seminar Series

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium, NRT LG

Bernd Kaina, PhD
Professor of Toxicology
Director of Institute of Toxicology
University Medical Center
Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz

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Tuesday, March 24
The middle ear: linking evolution and development to clinical problems
Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC

11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Broad CIRM Center Seminar Room

Abigail Tucker, D.Phil
Professor
Department of Craniofacial Development
King's College London

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Tuesday, March 24
Cancer Center Grand Rounds
Dr. Panagiotis Ntziachristos

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium

TBA

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Thursday, March 26
Mitochondria and metabolic regulation of human pluripotent stem cell differentiation
Cellular Homeostasis Lecture Series

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

McKibben Hall, MCH 156

Pathology 575: Frontiers of Pathology

Michael Teitell, MD, PhD
University of California, Los Angeles

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Friday, March 27
Mechanistic Interplay between HIV Reverse Transcriptase Biochemistry and Host SAMHD1 Protein
MMI Presents: The Delphine & James Fahringer Seminar Series

11:00 AM-12:00 PM

NTT 7409

Baek Kim, PhD, RPh
Professor of Pediatrics
Director of Center for Drug Discovery
Emory University School of Medicine

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Friday, March 27
Circulating tumor cells as liquid biopsies for metastasis
CAMM PSOC Monthly Seminar Series

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Harkness Auditorium, CSC 250

Min Yu, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California

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Monday, March 30
Regulation of genomic binding site selection by steroid receptor coactivators
KSOM Research Seminar Series

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium, NRT LG

Michael R. Stallcup, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
University of Southern California

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Tuesday, March 31
Cancer Center Grand Rounds
Gerhard Coetzee, Ph.D.

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium

Unlocking the Secrets of Enhancer Biology with GWAS

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Thursday, April 02
ß-catenin signaling in liver pathophysiology: implications in regeneration and cancer
Cellular Homeostasis Lecture Series

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

McKibben Hall, MCH 156

Pathology 575: Frontiers of Pathology

Satdarshan (Paul) Singh Monga, MD
University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine

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Friday, April 03
Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Selective Ion Permeation in Biological Ion Channels
Biophysics Seminar Series

2:00 PM-3:00 PM

UPC Location: ACB 238 / Remote viewing at HSC: Herklotz Seminar Room (ZNI 112)

Dr. Robert Farley
Department of Physiology and Biophysics

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Monday, April 06
Signaling thresholds and negative B cell selection in leukemia
KSOM Research Seminar Series

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium, NRT LG

Markus Müschen, MD, PhD
Professor
Department of Laboratory Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

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Tuesday, April 07
Cancer Center Grand Rounds
Matthew Pratt, PhD

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium

Investigating the Posttranslational Modification O-GlcNAc in Cancer Survival

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Wednesday, April 08
Children's Stress Response to Pediatric Critical Illness
CHLA TSRI Research Seminar Series

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

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

Lara P. Nelson, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

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Thursday, April 09
Apical/ basal polarity in development and disease
Cellular Homeostasis Lecture Series

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

McKibben Hall, MCH 156

Pathology 575: Frontiers of Pathology

Ian Macara, PhD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

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Monday, April 13
MAO A: A Dual Role in Autism and Cancer
KSOM Research Seminar Series

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium, NRT LG

Jean C. Shih, PhD
University Professor
Boyd and Elsie Welin Professor
Department of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Director, USC-Taiwan Center for Translational Research
University of Southern California

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Tuesday, April 14
Neighborhood Environments and Children's Diet, Activity, and Obesity
DORI Seminar Series

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

McKibben Hall, MCH 256

Ashlesha Datar, PhD

Senior Economist & Director of Program on Children & Families
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
University of Southern California

Adjunct Senior Economist, RAND
Professor of Policy Analysis, Pardee-RAND Graduate School

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Tuesday, April 14
Cancer Center Grand Rounds
Amato Giaccia, PhD

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium

Increasing the Efficacy of Cancer Therapy by Targeting the HIF Pathway

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Friday, April 17
Nuclear Virus Assembly Factories in Polyomavirus-Infected Cells
Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Molecular Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series

11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Hastings Auditorium, HMR 100, 2011 Zonal Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90033

Robert L. Garcea, M.D.
Professor
University of Colorado at Boulder
Department of Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology
and The Biofrontiers Institute

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Monday, April 20
Disintegrins: Novel Anti-integrin Based Therapeutic Agents for Solid Tumors
KSOM Research Seminar Series

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium, NRT LG

Frank S. Markland, Jr., PhD
Professor
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
University of Southern California

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Wednesday, April 22
Gene-Environment Interaction in Autism Spectrum Disorder: Air Pollution and the MET Receptor Tyrosine Kinase Gene
CHLA TSRI Research Seminar Series

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

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

Heather Volk, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Research
Division of Environmental Health
Department of Preventive Medicine & Pediatrics
University of Southern California
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

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Tuesday, April 28
Cancer Center Grand Rounds
Paul Thomas, PhD

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium

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Friday, May 01
Perspectives on Molecular Mechanisms of Exocytosis
Biophysics Seminar Series

2:00 PM-3:00 PM

Herklotz Seminar Room (ZNI 112)

Dr. Robert Chow
Department of Physiology and Biophysics

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Tuesday, May 05
Cancer Center Grand Rounds
Christian Steidl, MD, PhD

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium

Acquired Immune Privilege in Lymphoid Cancers

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Tuesday, May 19
Cancer Center Grand Rounds
Ite Laird-Offringa, PhD

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium

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Tuesday, June 02
Cancer Center Grand Rounds
Alan Diehl, PhD

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium

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Friday, June 05
From Mechanics to Ion Channels: Biophysics of Sensory Encoding in the Ear
Biophysics Seminar Series

2:00 PM-3:00 PM

UPC Location: ACB 238 / Remote viewing at HSC: Herklotz Seminar Room (ZNI 112)

Dr. Radha Kalluri
Department of Otolaryngology

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Tuesday, June 09
NO CANCER CENTER GRAND ROUNDS
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium



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