< May 2021 >
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  Hope Center/Neurology Monday Noon Seminar - Location: Zoom Conference - Kelly Botteron, MD - “Early Brain Development in Trisomy 21: Considerations for Neurodegeneration in the context of a Neurodevelopmental Disorder”
  Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine - Location: Zoom - Ryan Martin - "Skeletal Muscle Dysfunction in a Sendai Virus induced Model of Chronic Pulmonary Disease."
  Cancer Biology Division - Location: Zoom - Joel Garbow, PhD - The Radiation Induced Immunosuppressive Microenvironment
  Thesis Examination - Location: Zoom - Jiayue Liu - The regulations of transcription factor binding specificity: From binding motifs to local DNA context
  Immunology Program Research Seminar Series - Location: Zoom Webinar - Peggy Kendall, MD - B Lymphocyte Signaling: An Achilles Heel in Autoimmune Disease?
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  Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics - Location: Zoom - Dr. Kathy Ruppel - Human Cardiomyopathies: Mutations to Mechanisms to Therapies
  Dept. of Molecular Microbiology - Location: Zoom - Dr. Clare Smith - A host-pathogen genetic map of tuberculosis susceptibility
  Thesis Examination - Location: Zoom - George Katumba - Copper-mediated Regulation of a Traditional Iron Acquisition System in Uropathogenic Escherichia coli
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  Department of Otolaryngology - Location: Zoom Webinar - Elisabeth Glowatzk - Resolution of subcomponents of synaptic release from postsynaptic currents at inner hair cell ribbon synapses
  Dept. of Neuroscience - Location: Zoom - Christina Gremel, PhD - A circuit informational approach to decision-making and it’s disruption in drug dependence
  Dept. of Developmental Biology - Location: Zoom - Peng Yi, Ph.D. - Genome-wide in vivo CRISPR screen in the study of pancreatic beta cell protection against autoimmune destruction in T1D
  DBBS - Location: BJCIH 9th Floor Conference Room 9AB - Sarah Rosen, Ph.D - Glia Group
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  Thesis Examination - Location: Zoom Conference - Zhikai Liu - Structure and function of the vestibular circuit underlying body balance in the larval zebrafish.
  Medicine / Metabolism, Obesity & Diabetes (MOD) Seminar - Location: Zoom - Sydney Blount, MD - The Full Nelson: Wrestling with Nelson's Syndrome 
  Medicine / Metabolism, Obesity & Diabetes (MOD) Seminar - Location: Zoom - Jimmy Johnson, DVM, MS, CertAqV, DACZM - Finger prick impossible: Endocrine and metabolic diseases in zoo animals
  Pediatric Molecular Medicine Seminar - Location: Zoom Conference - Brendan Mathias (Bednarski Lab) - MYSM1 deficiency in primary immune deficiency
  Dept. of Genetics - Location: Zoom Webinar - Dorothy Schafer, PhD - A microglia-cytokine axis regulating neural circuit development and homeostasis
  Center for Cardiovascular Research and Cardiovascular Division - Location: Zoom Conference - Björn Knollmann, MD, PhD - Calcium and cardiac arrhythmia: From mechanism to new treatments
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  Musculoskeletal Research Center - Location: Zoom - Elise F. Morgan, PhD - Weak Links Aren’t Always Weak: The Biomechanics of Spine Fractures
  Center for Reproductive Health Sciences and Center for Women's Infectious Disease Research - Location: Zoom Webinar - Carolina Lopez, PhD - Detection of Defective Viral Genomes as a tool to predict Respiratory Syncytial Virus clinical outcome
  Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Digestive Disease Research Cores Center - Location: Zoom - Yin Cao, MPH, ScD - Addressing the Rising Burden of Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer
  Center on Biological Rhythms and Sleep (COBRAS - Location: Zoom Conference - Dr. Phyillis Zee - Sleeping well and staying in rhythm: Implications for neurologic and metabolic health.
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  Hope Center/Neurology Monday Noon Seminar - Location: Zoom Conference - Beau Ances, MD, PhD - “Alzheimer Disease in Adults with Down Syndrome”
  Pulmonary Research Conference, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine - Location: Zoom - Dr. Peggy Kendall - Mapping immune cells to uncover clues in autoimmunity and pulmonary disease
  Center for the Investigation of Membrane Excitability Diseases (CIMED) - Location: Zoom - Yong Wang, Ph.D. - "3D Noninvasive Electromyometrial Imaging of Uterine Contraction"
  Dept. of Radiation Oncology - Location: Zoom - Noah Earland - "Surgical drain fluid as a novel liquid biopsy analyte for post-op residual disease detection and adjuvant therapy risk stratification in HPV+ oropharyngeal cancer
  Immunology Program Research Seminar Series - Location: Zoom - Alexander Marson, MD, PhD - Reprogramming human cell therapies with CRISPR
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  Cardiac Bioelectricity and Arrhythmia Center/Dept. of Biomedical Engineering - Location: Zoom - Michel Haïssaguerre, MD - CBAC Seminar: New Insight on Unexplained Sudden Cardiac Death
  Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics - Location: Zoom - Michael Schlierf, Ph.D. - : Protein chaperone interactions in the periplasm - a tale of thermodynamics
  Dept. of Molecular Microbiology - Location: Zoom - Dr. John Whitney - Molecular Basis for Chaperone Assisted Loading of Antibacterial Toxins onto a Bacterial Nanomachine
  Office of Postdoctoral Affairs - Location: Zoom - Maria Lund Dahlberg - The Science of Effective Mentorship in STEMM
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  McDonnell Genome Institute - Location: Zoom Webinar - Richard Head - Next Generation Omics Analysis: CompBio v2.0 Enabling Translational Omics Analytics for Human Disease
  Dept. of Neuroscience - Location: Zoom - Carlos Brody, PhD - Neural sources of individual variability in cognitive behavior
  Siteman Cancer Center Mechanisms of Cancer Biology Program - Location: Zoom - Bethany Kerr, PhD - TBA
  DBBS - Location: BJCIH 9th Floor Conference Room 9AB - TBA - Mechanisms of Aging Journal Club
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  Medicine / Metabolism, Obesity & Diabetes (MOD) Seminar - Location: Zoom - Karin Hickey, MD - Endocrine effects of immunotherapy
  Medicine / Metabolism, Obesity & Diabetes (MOD) Seminar - Location: Zoom - Brian Muegge, MD, PhD - Transcriptional Regulators of Cellular and Regional Specification in the Intestine
  Pediatric Molecular Medicine Seminar - Location: Zoom Conference - Louise “Louisa” C. Pyle, MD, PhD - Genital Dysmorphology and Gonadal Atypia: Translating Clinical Encounters into Human Models of Germ Cell Health and Disease
  Dept. of Genetics - Location: Zoom Webinar - Alexandra Rutz, PhD - Materials and additive manufacturing for seamless bioelectronic-tissue interfaces
  Thesis Examination - Location: Zoom - Peter Wang - Peripheral Nerve Macrophages and Their Implications in Neuroimmunity
  Dept. of Neuroscience - Location: Zoom - Amita Sehgal, PhD - Biology of bedtime; cellular insights into circadian rhythms and sleep
  Center for Cardiovascular Research and Cardiovascular Division - Location: Zoom - Gary K. Owens, PhD - "Challenging Paradigms of Late Stage Atherosclerotic Lesion Pathogenesis"
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  Center for Reproductive Health Sciences - Location: Zoom - Shaina Bruce, MD - AVB-500, a selective inhibitor of GAS6-AXL, in combination with Paclitaxel, improves therapeutic efficacy compared to Paclitaxel alone through the alteration of endometrial cancer cell metabolism
  Dept. of Medicine - Division of Oncology - Location: Zoom Webinar - Dr. Alan D’Andrea - "Targeting DNA Repair in Cancer Therapy"
  Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Digestive Disease Research Cores Center - Location: Zoom - Brian Muegge, MD, PhD - Transcriptional Regulators of Cellular and Regional Specification in the Intestine
  CANCELLED-Annual Viktor Hamburger Lecture - Location: Danforth Campus - CANCELLED-Joshua Sanes, Ph.D. - (Cancelled)TBA
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  Hope Center/Neurology Monday Noon Seminar - Location: Zoom Conference - John Constantino, MD - Origins and Management of Psychiatric Complications of Down Syndrome
  Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine - Location: Zoom - Leah Mellett - “S100A8/A9 as a potential biomarker for TB disease”
  Immunology Program Research Seminar Series - Location: Zoom - Jennifer Wargo, MD - Understanding responses to cancer therapy: the tissue is the issue, the scoop is in the poop, and you are what you eat
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  Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics - Location: Zoom - Dr. Ben Major - Mechanisms and Drug Discovery for the KEAP1 Tumor Suppressor Protein
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  Dept. of Otolaryngology - Location: Zoom Webinar - Thomas Coate - Mechanisms of SGN wiring and firing during ribbon synapse development
  Dept. of Neuroscience - Location: Zoom - Mark Wu, MD, PhD - Circadian Regulation of Sleep and Arousal in Flies and Mice
  Dept. of Developmental Biology - Location: Zoom - Alex Fulford - TBD
  Dept. of Developmental Biology - Location: Zoom - Alex Fulford - “Regulation of the Hippo pathway by the cadherin Fat”
  DBBS - Location: BJCIH 9th Floor Conference Room 9AB - Sarah Rosen, Ph.D - Glia Group
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  Medicine / Metabolism, Obesity & Diabetes (MOD) Seminar - Location: Zoom - Clinical and Research Fellows (9 am - 12:45 pm) - Research Day for Clinical and Research Fellows
  Pediatric Molecular Medicine Seminar - Location: Zoom Conference - Cliff Luke, PhD - Cell death and disease: Old and novel molecular pathways and the search for druggable targets
  Dept. of Genetics - Location: Zoom Webinar - Pleasantine Mill, PhD - "Mechanisms of mass production: Rewiring cellular circuits for multiciliogenesis"
  Center for Cardiovascular Research and Cardiovascular Division - Location: Zoom Conference - Kirk Knowlton, MD - Viral Heart Disease: from Coxsackievirus to Coronavirus
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  Musculoskeletal Research Center - Location: Zoom - Sara McBride-Gagyi, PhD - Investigations of Masquelet's Induced Membrane Technique for Segmental Bone Defect Repair
  Center for Reproductive Health Sciences and Center for Women's Infectious Disease Research - Location: Zoom - Malachi Griffith, PhD - Personalized Medicine Application of Somatic Variant Analysis
  Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Digestive Disease Research Cores Center - Location: Zoom - Shehzad Sheikh, M.D., Ph.D. - Using a Multi-omic Approach to Unravel the Pathogenesis of Crohn’s Disease
  Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Digestive Disease Research Cores Center - Location: Zoom - Shehzad Sheikh, M.D., Ph.D. - Using a Multi-omic Approach to Unravel the Pathogenesis of Crohn’s Disease
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  Hope Center/Neurology Monday Noon Seminar - Location: Zoom Conference - Frances Wiseman, PhD - "Understanding Alzheimer’s disease development in the context of Down syndrome; using preclinical models"
  Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine - Location: Zoom - Christopher Jones, MD - "ICU Stress Ulcer Prophylaxis"
  Thesis Examination - Location: Zoom - Liewei "Leo" Yan - Chemical damage to mRNA and its impact on ribosome quality-control and stress-response pathways in eukaryotic cells
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  Thesis Examination - Location: Zoom - Sindhu Manivasagam - Examining Therapeutic Targets for Central Nervous System Autoimmune Disease
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  Thesis Examination - Location: Zoom - Patrick Judge - Method Development for Enhancing Sensitivity of Dynamic Nuclear Polarization Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy for Structural Studies of PKC-Drug Interactions"
  Dept. of Neuroscience - Location: Zoom - Nathalie Rouach, PhD - A role for astrocytes in shaping visual cortex circuits during critical period
  Siteman Cancer Center Mechanisms of Cancer Biology Program - Location: Zoom - Vadim Backman, PhD, MS - TBA
  DBBS - Location: BJCIH 9th Floor Conference Room 9AB - TBA - Mechanisms of Aging Journal Club
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  Pediatric Molecular Medicine Seminar - Location: Zoom Conference - Gina Clemens, MD/PhD - “Who Would Win?: Neutrophil vs. S. aureus: S. aureus’ electrical edge
  Dept. of Genetics - Location: Zoom Webinar - Moe Mahjoub, PhD - The Centrosome-Cilium Complex in Kidney Development and Disease
  Center for Cardiovascular Research and Cardiovascular Division - Location: Zoom - Ariel Felstein, MD - "Novel Drivers of the Inflammatory Response in NASH and Liver Fibrosis"
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  Thesis Examination - Location: BJC-Institute of Health, Conference Room 10AB (10th floor) - Jerome Prusa - RNA Polymerase Binding Protein A (RbpA) Regulation of Mycobacteria Transcription and Sensitivity to Fidaxomicin
  Center for Reproductive Health Sciences and Center for Women's Infectious Disease Research - Location: Zoom - Bisiayo Fashemi - TBA
  Dept. of Radiation Oncology - Location: Zoom - Kinan AlHallak, PhD candidate - Nanoparticle T cell Engagers as a Modular Platform for Cancer Immunotherapy
  Center on Biological Rhythms and Sleep (COBRAS - Location: Zoom - Keith Hengen - Circuit specific flickering of brain states: Applying deep learning to multisite recording to test fundamental assumptions of how sleep unfolds in space and time.
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  Hope Center/Neurology Monday Noon Seminar - Location: Zoom Conference - Anita Bhattacharyya, PhD - "Modeling neurodevelopment in Down syndrome with iPSCs"
  Immunology Program Research Seminar Series - Location: Zoom - Ira Mellman, PhD - TBA
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  Dept. of Neuroscience - Location: Zoom - Winrich Freiwald, PhD - Grandmother and the Social Mind - on the Neural Mechanisms of Social Cognition
  Siteman Cancer Center Mechanisms of Cancer Biology Program - Location: Zoom - Patricia Pereira, PhD - TBA
  DBBS - Location: BJCIH 9th Floor Conference Room 9AB - Sarah Rosen, Ph.D - Glia Group
  Thesis Examination - Location: Zoom - Hao Hu - The Immunoregulation of Autoimmune Diabetes
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  Thesis Examination - Location: Zoom - Christopher Chermside-Scabbo - Restoring the Mechanoresponsiveness of Aged Bone to Mechanical Loading
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  Thesis Examination - Location: Zoom - Vincent Fasanello - "Testing Janzen’s physiological barrier hypothesis through experimental evolution and biogeographic studies on sister species pairs"
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  DBBS - Location: BJCIH 9th Floor Conference Room 9AB - TBA - Mechanisms of Aging Journal Club
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