< October 2021 >
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  Hope Center/Neurology Monday Noon Seminar - Location: Zoom Conference - Hrishikesh Kulkarni, MD, MSCI - "Local complement activation in inflammation and injury"
  Dept. of Developmental Biology - Location: Moore Auditorium - Josien van Wolfswinkel, Ph.D. - TBD
  Immunology Program Research Seminar Series - Location: Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Connor Auditorium - Dr. Ken Murphy - Genetic basis of functionally distinct DC subsets
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  Cardiac Bioelectricity & Arrhythmia Center (CBAC) - Location: Zoom - Antonio Zaza , MD, FESC - "Therapeutic SERCA Enhancement – why and how"
  Hematology Journal Club - Location: Zoom - Joe Lagas - Sex differences in behavioral and immune responses of mice to tumor growth and cancer therapy
  Dept. of Molecular Microbiology - Location: Zoom - Dr. Kit Pogliano - How to build an endospore and accelerate antibiotic drug discovery
  Dept. of Cell Biology & Physiology - Location: Hybrid - Rita T. Brookheart, Ph.D. - New aspects in the control of muscle metabolism and function
  Thesis Examination - Location: Holden Auditorium - Thomas Mahan - Cell-type specific expression of apolipoprotein E by astrocytes and microglia: Implications for the development of amyloid-β pathology in Alzheimer disease.
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  DBBS - Location: BJCIH 9th Floor Conference Room 9AB - Sarah Rosen, Ph.D - Glia Group
  Thesis Examination - Location: Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Connor Auditorium - Rita E. Chen - Assessment of Cross-protective Responses to Emerging Variant Viruses
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  Office of Neuroscience Research - Location: Zoom Conference - Tallie Z. Baram, MD, PhD - How early-life experiences shape brain maturation: molecules, mechanisms, circuits
  The WU Provost office, MIT, NSF, EBRC, and BioMADE - Location: Zoom Webinar - The WU Provost office, MIT, NSF, EBRC, and BioMADE - SynBYSS: Synthetic Biology Young Speaker Series
  Medicine / Metabolism, Obesity & Diabetes (MOD) Seminar - Location: EPNEC, Seminar Room B, 2nd Floor - Sydney Blount, MD - Not in My Neck of the Woods
  Medicine / Metabolism, Obesity & Diabetes (MOD) Seminar - Location: EPNEC, Seminar Room B, 2nd Floor - Dwight Towler, MD, PhD - Osteogenic Regulation of Vascular Calcification: A PTH/PTHrP-Regulated Wnt-opathy
  WIP Hematology - Location: Zoom - Won Kyun Koh - Non canonical role of DNMT3A in HSC function
  Dept. of Genetics - Location: Zoom Webinar - Howard Chang, MD, PhD - "Genome regulation by long noncoding RNAs."
  Pediatric Molecular Medicine Seminar - Location: Zoom Conference - Stuart Tomko, MD - EEG: Going under the waves
  Center for Cardiovascular Research and Cardiovascular Division - Location: Zoom - Rob Gropler, MD - The Changing Landscape of Myocardial Inflammation Imaging
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  Office of Neuroscience Research - Location: Zoom Conference - Tallie Z. Baram, MD, PhD - How early-life experiences shape brain maturation: molecules, mechanisms, circuits
  Center for Reproductive Health Sciences and Center for Women's Infectious Disease Research - Location: Zoom - Alexandra Rutz, PhD - Materials and additive manufacturing for seamless bioelectronic-tissue interfaces
  Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics - Location: Zoom - Dr. Lisa Jones - In-Cell Protein Footprinting Coupled with Mass Spectrometry for Structural Biology Across the Proteome
  Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Digestive Disease Research Cores Center - Location: Zoom - Katherine N. Weilbaecher, MD - Arginase 1: It’s Not Just a Liver Enzyme for Ammonia Regulation, it is Critical to Breast Cancer Immune Suppression
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  Hope Center/Neurology Monday Noon Seminar - Location: Zoom Conference - Hui Zheng, PhD - "Complement C3 and C3aR signaling in vascular aging and Alzheimer’s disease”
  Dept. of Developmental Biology - Location: Moore Auditorium - Amber Stratman, Ph.D. - Hemodynamic Regulation of Vascular Development
  Immunology Program Research Seminar Series - Location: Zoom - Crystal Mackall, MD - Next Generation CAR T cells to Overcome Resistance
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  Cardiac Bioelectricity & Arrhythmia Center (CBAC) - Location: Zoom - Ulrich Schotten, MD, PhD - "From translation to integration: What is the next step in addressing the complexity of atrial fibrillation mechanisms?"
  Dept. of Developmental Biology - Location: Holden Auditorium - Brian Hendrich , Ph.D. - Enhancers get ERKed around by chromatin remodellers during lineage commitment
  Dept. of Molecular Microbiology - Location: Hybrid - Dr. Nancy Keller - Aspergillus fumigatus exometabolites mediating Multi-Kingdom interactions at the microbe and host interface
  Dept. of Cell Biology and Physiology - Location: Hybrid - David J. Kast, Ph.D. - Molecular Regulation of Lipid Droplet Metabolism
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  Dept. of Neuroscience - Location: Zoom Webinar - Nicole Rust, PhD - How we remember what we’ve seen
  Dept. of Developmental Biology - Location: Connor Auditorium - Lily Spatz - Obesity accelerates hair thinning by stem cell-centric converging mechanisms Nature. 2021 Jul;595(7866):266-271.
  DBBS - Location: BJCIH 9th Floor Conference Room 9AB - TBA - Mechanisms of Aging Journal Club
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  Dept. of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences - Location: Maternity Building, Room 725 - Daniel Kerschensteiner, MD - “Vision from Dendrites to Pathways”
  The WU Provost office, MIT, NSF, EBRC, and BioMADE - Location: Zoom Webinar - The WU Provost office, MIT, NSF, EBRC, and BioMADE - SynBYSS: Synthetic Biology Young Speaker Series
  Medicine / Metabolism, Obesity & Diabetes (MOD) Seminar - Location: Zoom - Alexandra Martirossian, MD - Double Trouble: Lipoprotein Lipase Deficiency in Twin Pregnancy
  Medicine / Metabolism, Obesity & Diabetes (MOD) Seminar - Location: Zoom - Yu-Hua Tseng, PhD - The evolving view of thermogenic fat: ontogeny, niche, and secretory function
  Dept. of Genetics - Location: Zoom Webinar - Priyanka Verma, PhD - Causes and consequences of DNA damage in Cancers
  Pediatric Molecular Medicine Seminar - Location: Zoom Conference - Gwen Randolph, PhD - High density lipoproteins as a therapeutic target for intestinal failure-associated liver disease
  WIP Hematology - Location: Zoom - Juo-Chin Robin Yao, PhD - TGF-b signaling in stromal cells contributes to myelofibrosis, but not niche disruption, in MPNs through JNK activation
  Center for Cardiovascular Research and Cardiovascular Division - Location: Zoom - Simon Sedej, PhD - Caloric Restriction Mimetics to Treat Age-related Cardiovascular Disease
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  Center for Reproductive Health Sciences and Center for Women's Infectious Disease Research - Location: Zoom - Andreas Baumler, PhD - The Microbiota and Gut Homeostasis
  Dept. Of Medicine – Oncology Division - Location: Zoom Webinar - Paola Scaffidi, PhD - Chromatin and genomic instability: unexpected vulnerabilities in cancer
  Thesis Examination - Location: Zoom - Chengran Yang - Identification of multi-tissue protein quantitative trait loci and causal inference of protein effects in neurological and other complex human diseases via Mendelian randomization
  Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Digestive Disease Research Cores Center - Location: Zoom - Michael Thompson, MD, PhD - Maternal Obesity and Developmental Programming of Liver Disease
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  Hope Center/Neurology Monday Noon Seminar - Location: Zoom Conference - Michael Carroll, PhD - “Over expression of schizophrenia susceptibility factor C4A promotes excessive synaptic loss and alteration in behavior”
  Dept. of Developmental Biology - Location: Moore Auditorium - Kory Lavine, MD, PhD - Unraveling Immune Cell Diversity within the Heart from the Perspective of a Developmental Biologist
  Immunology Program Research Seminar Series - Location: Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Connor Auditorium - Dr. Robyn Klein - Innate immune programs that promote virus-mediated cognitive dysfunction
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  Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics - Location: Zoom - Dr. Arpita Upadhyaya - Transcription factor dynamics in gene expression: the long and short of it
  DBBS - Location: Holden Auditorium - Katherine Basore - How alphaviruses enter cells: a tale of two receptors
  Hematology Journal Club - Location: Zoom - Fan He, PhD - JAK2-V617F and interferon-α induce megakaryocyte-biased stem cells characterized by decreased long-term functionality
  Dept. of Molecular Microbiology - Location: Zoom - Dr. Harris Wang - Mapping & Modifying the Gut Microbiome in New Dimensions
  Dept. of Cell Biology & Physiology - Location: Hybrid - Sergej Djuranovic, Ph.D. - Lost in Translation - Scientific Update.
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  Dept. of Neuroscience - Location: Zoom Webinar - Michael Platt, PhD - Climate Change and the Social Brain
  Dept. of Developmental Biology - Location: Connor Auditorium - Iris Zhu - TBD
  Thesis Examination - Location: Moore Auditorium - Jennifer Karlow (Flynn) - Cancer Epigenome Reprogramming
  DBBS - Location: BJCIH 9th Floor Conference Room 9AB - Sarah Rosen, Ph.D - Glia Group
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  Dept. of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences - Location: Maternity Building, Room 725 - Steven Bassnett, PhD - String Theory: The role of Fibrillin Polymers in Ocular Health and Disease
  The WU Provost office, MIT, NSF, EBRC, and BioMADE - Location: Zoom Webinar - The WU Provost office, MIT, NSF, EBRC, and BioMADE - SynBYSS: Synthetic Biology Young Speaker Series
  Medicine / Metabolism, Obesity & Diabetes (MOD) Seminar - Location: Zoom - Samuel Cortez, MD - House of growth
  Medicine / Metabolism, Obesity & Diabetes (MOD) Seminar - Location: Zoom - Thomas J. Baranski, MD, PhD - You are what you eat: Drosophila models of diet-induced diabetes and obesity
  Center for Cardiovascular Research and Cardiovascular Division - Location: Eric P. Newman Education Center - E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD - Research Day
  Pediatric Molecular Medicine Seminar - Location: Zoom Conference - Amjad Horani, MD - From Patient to the bench: A glimpse at the biology of Motile cilia
  Dept. of Genetics - Location: Zoom Webinar - Gautam Dantas, PhD - Predicting and Combating Biotic and Abiotic Disruptions to Diverse Microbiomes
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  Musculoskeletal Research Center - Location: Zoom - Xinming Su, PhD - Breast cancer derived GM-CSF regulates arginase 1 in myeloid cells to promote an immunosuppressive microenvironment
  Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Digestive Disease Research Cores Center - Location: Zoom - Gwendalyn J. Randolph, PhD - Mechanisms That Limit Dissemination of Microbial and Inflammatory Signals from the Small Intestine
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  Dept. of Developmental Biology - Location: Moore Auditorium - Gretchen A. Meyer, PhD - Fat-muscle signaling: the good, the bad and the beige
  Immunology Program Research Seminar Series - Location: Zoom - Dr. Pamela Bjorkman - Neutralizing antibodies against pandemic viruses
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  Thesis Examination - Location: Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Holden Auditorium - Maximilian O. Schaettler - Cancer immunogenomics approaches to characterizing and treating malignant brain tumors
  Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics - Location: Zoom - Dr. Bin Zhang - Phase separation in genome organization
  Dept. of Molecular Microbiology - Location: Hybrid - Dr. Haina Shin - Innate immune control of disease outcomes during mucosal viral infection
  Dept. of Cell Biology & Physiology - Location: Hybrid - Clair Crewe, Ph.D. - Extracellular vesicle-based Interorgan Transport of Mitochondria from Energetically Stressed Adipocytes.
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  Thesis Examination - Location: Zoom - Alexandra Scott - Structural variants are a major source of gene expression differences in humans and often affect multiple nearby genes
  Dept. of Neuroscience - Location: Zoom Webinar - Gloria Choi - Neuroimmune interactions shaping social behavior
  Dept. of Developmental Biology - Location: Connor Auditorium - Ruijun He - Cardioids reveal self-organizing principles of human cardiogenesis Cell. 2021 Jun 10;184(12):3299-3317.e22.
  DBBS - Location: BJCIH 9th Floor Conference Room 9AB - TBA - Mechanisms of Aging Journal Club
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  Dept. of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences - Location: Maternity Building, Room 725 - Philip Williams, PhD - Identifying Native Survival Characteristics of Retinal Ganglion Cells
  The WU Provost office, MIT, NSF, EBRC, and BioMADE - Location: Zoom Webinar - The WU Provost office, MIT, NSF, EBRC, and BioMADE - SynBYSS: Synthetic Biology Young Speaker Series
  Medicine / Metabolism, Obesity & Diabetes (MOD) Seminar - Location: Eric P. Newman Education Center, Seminar Room A - Alexander Markov, MD - What to Expect When You're Expecting: Cushing’s Disease in Pregnancy
  Medicine / Metabolism, Obesity & Diabetes (MOD) Seminar - Location: Eric P. Newman Education Center, Seminar Room A - Joshua D. Safer, MD, FACP, FACE - The Endocrinologist as Expert in Transgender Medicine
  WIP Hematology - Location: Zoom - Tripti Kumari - TBD
  Pediatric Molecular Medicine Seminar - Location: Zoom Conference - Zachary Vesoulis, MD, MSCI - A Light in the Dark: How NIRS can improve neonatal neurocritical care
  Dept. of Genetics - Location: Zoom Webinar - Jonathan Cooper, PhD - How understanding pathogenesis informs the development of pre-clinical therapeutic approaches for the neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses or Batten disease.
  Thesis Examination - Location: Eric P. Newman Education Center, Seminar Room A - Yingyue Zhou - Impact of TREM2 and microglia activation in neurodegeneration at single-cell resolution.
  Center for Cardiovascular Research and Cardiovascular Division - Location: Zoom - Maria Remedi, PhD - Alternate-day Fasting and Autophagy: Resetting Pancreatic Islets in Diabetes
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  Musculoskeletal Research Center - Location: Zoom - Farshid Guilak, PhD - Metacells: Redesigning Living Cells as Therapeutic Delivery Systems
  Dept. of Medicine - Division of Oncology - Location: Zoom Webinar - Andres Aguilera, PhD - Prevention and Resolution of R Loop-mediated Transcription-Replication Conflicts
  Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Digestive Disease Research Cores Center - Location: Zoom - Brian DeBosch, MD, PhD - The Therapeutic Potential of Blocking Hepatocyte Hexose Transport
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  Dept. of Developmental Biology - Location: Moore Auditorium - Andrew S. Yoo, PhD - TBD
  Immunology Program Research Seminar Series - Location: Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Connor Auditorium - Dr. Michael Diamond - Antibody protection against SARS-CoV-2 and emerging variants
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  Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics - Location: Zoom - Dr. Sua Myong - My Adventure into Disorderedness
  Hematology Journal Club - Location: Zoom - Isabelle Seppa - Single-cell analysis can define distinct evolution of tumor sites in follicular lymphoma
  Dept. of Neuroscience - Location: Zoom Webinar - Harrison Gabel - Dissecting molecular mechanisms of the unique neuronal epigenome-HYBRID SEMINAR
  Dept. of Molecular Microbiology - Location: Zoom - Dr. Benhur Lee - Interferon-silent Sendai virus mediated CRISPR-Cas9 editing in human cells
  Thesis Examination - Location: Zoom - Daniel Cui Zhou - Deep multi-omics investigations elucidate novel oncogenesis paradigms, therapeutic targets, and mechanisms of treatment resistance in cancer
  Dept. of Cell Biology & Physiology - Location: Hybrid - Silvia Jansen, Ph.D. - Mechanosensitive regulation of metabolism and differentiation by the actin cytoskeleton.
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  Dept. of Developmental Biology - Location: Connor Auditorium - Corina Anastasaki, PhD - TBD
  DBBS - Location: BJCIH 9th Floor Conference Room 9AB - Sarah Rosen, Ph.D - Glia Group
  Dept. of Neuroscience - Location: Eric P. Newman Education Center, Seminar Room B - Leah Krubitzer, PhD - Combinatorial Creatures: Cortical Plasticity within and across lifetimes
  Siteman Cancer Center - Location: Zoom - Eric Leuthardt, MD - The Applications of Resting State fMRI for the Management of Brain Tumor Patients
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  Dept. of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences - Location: Zoom Webinar - Wei Lei, PhD - Neurobiology of the Ground Squirrel Retina
  The WU Provost office, MIT, NSF, EBRC, and BioMADE - Location: Zoom Webinar - The WU Provost office, MIT, NSF, EBRC, and BioMADE - SynBYSS: Synthetic Biology Young Speaker Series
  Medicine / Metabolism, Obesity & Diabetes (MOD) Seminar - Location: Zoom - Is-haq Malik, MD - Game of Bones: Challenges of Osteoporosis in Achondroplasia
  Medicine / Metabolism, Obesity & Diabetes (MOD) Seminar - Location: Zoom - Shaul Yahil, PhD Candidate (Remedi Lab) - Cognitive and Sensorimotor Disturbances in a Mouse Model of Developmental Delay, Epilepsy, and Neonatal Diabetes (DEND) Syndrome
  WIP Hematology - Location: Zoom - Won Koh - TBD
  Pediatric Molecular Medicine Seminar - Location: Zoom Conference - Jeff Bednarski, MD, PhD - DNA damage in developing immune cells: Friend or Foe?
  Dept. of Developmental Biology - Location: Zoom - Patrick Ping Leung Tam - Gastrulation and body plan: lineage trajectories and embryonic patterning
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  Center for Reproductive Health Sciences and Center for Women's Infectious Disease Research - Location: Zoom - Helen McNeill, PhD - NEMP1 in Mammalian Oocyte Development
  Musculoskeletal Research Center - Location: Zoom - Jie Shen, PhD - Targeting Angiogenesis for Fracture Nonunion Treatment
  Thesis Examination - Location: Zoom Conference - Leeran Dublin - Investigating the Effects of Molecular Chaperone Modulation on Protein Folding, Prion Formation, and Prion Propagation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
  Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Digestive Disease Research Cores Center - Location: Zoom - Lori Holtz, M.D., M.S.P.H. - Transmission and Development of the Human Infant Gut Virome
  COBRAS - Center on Biological Rhythms and Sleep - Location: Zoom - Ying-Hui Fu, PhD - Piecing together the SLEEP puzzle: From genes to circuitries
  Dept. of Biomedical Engineering - Location: Whitaker Hall Auditorium, room 100, Danforth Campus - Susanne Jaeggi, PhD - Promoting learning and achievement across the lifespan using an individual differences approach
  Washington University Libraries, Becker Medical Library, the Brown School Library, Institute for Informatics - Location: Zoom Webinar - Jessica Polka, PhD - The Evolution of Preprints in the Life Sciences
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  Hope Center/Neurology Monday Noon Seminar - Location: Zoom Conference - Robyn Klein, MD, PhD - Learning from viruses: complement and memory
  Dept. of Developmental Biology - Location: Moore Auditorium - Sheng Chih (Peter) Jin - TBD
  Immunology Program Research Seminar Series - Location: Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Connor Auditorium - Dr. Takeshi Egawa - Lymphocyte proliferation: good for immunity and bad for lymphomagenesis?
  ImpactSTL - Location: Danforth Campus, Simon Hall 1 - Dr. Fredrick Echols - COVID-19: Long-Term and Aftermath
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  Dept. of Molecular Microbiology - Location: Hybrid - Dr. Jeff Dvorin - One ring to rule them all — discovering novel cell biology in malaria parasite
  Dept. of Cell Biology & Physiology - Location: Hybrid - Ghazal Ashrafi, Ph.D. - Feeding the Hungry Brain: Metabolic Regulation of Synaptic Function.
  Thesis Examination - Location: Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Holden Auditorium - Lauren Koenig - Influence of Aging and Cerebrovascular Disease on Neuroimaging Measures of Alzheimer Disease
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  Dept. of Neuroscience - Location: McDonnell Sciences Building, Erlanger Auditorium - Natalia de Marco Garcia, PhD - Mechanisms of GABAergic circuit assembly in the somatosensory cortex
  Dept. of Developmental Biology - Location: Connor Auditorium - Jennysue Kasiah - Hindbrain neuropore tissue geometry determinesasymmetric cell-mediated closure dynamics inmouse embryos PNAS May 11, 2021 118 (19) e2023163118
  DBBS - Location: BJCIH 9th Floor Conference Room 9AB - TBA - Mechanisms of Aging Journal Club
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  Dept. of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences - Location: Maternity Building, Room 725 - Ghazaleh Ashrafi, PhD - Feeding the Hungary Brain: Metabolic Regulation of Synaptic Function
  The WU Provost office, MIT, NSF, EBRC, and BioMADE - Location: Zoom Webinar - 67 pioneers including Frances Arnold & 62 rising stars - SynBYSS: Synthetic Biology Young Speaker Series
  Pediatric Molecular Medicine Seminar - Location: Zoom Conference - Mary Dinauer - TBD
  Dept. of Genetics - Location: Zoom Webinar - Cole Trapnell, PhD - "Massively multiplexed, whole-embryo developmental genetics at single-cell resolution"?
  Center for Cardiovascular Research and Cardiovascular Division - Location: Zoom - Beth Tamburini, PhD - Oxidized Low-Density Lipoprotein Drives Dysfunction of the Liver Lymphatic System
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  Center for Reproductive Health Sciences and Center for Women's Infectious Disease Research - Location: Zoom - Irina V. Larina, PhD - Imaging Mouse Reproduction and Early Embryonic Development in vivo
  Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Digestive Disease Research Cores Center - Location: Zoom - Siyan “Stewart” Cao, MD, PhD - Mucosal Immunology in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
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