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January 01, 2017 - December 31, 2017
NIH Science Events
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Tuesday, January 03, 2017
1/3 4:00 pm RNA Club; Chringma Sherpa, (NCI, Stewart Legrice Lab) ; Wenjing Yang, (NHLBI, Jun Zhu lab); Building 31; 2A48; Contact Info:

Wednesday, January 04, 2017
1/4 11:00 am Uncovering a Common Dynamical Structure for (some) Calcium Oscillations; James Sneyd, Professor, University of Auckland; Building 12A; 4055; Contact Info: 3014964325;
CME CreditVideocast Event 1/4 12:00 pm CC Grand Rounds 1) The Role of Microbiota in Immunity and Inflammation Yasmine Belkaid, PhD and 2) The Intestinal Microbiome and NOD1 Signaling: Inducers of Experimental Pancreatitis; Yasmine Belkaid, PhD Senior Investigator and, Chief, Mucosal Immunology Section, , Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, NIAID; Warren Strober, MD Senior Investigator and, Chief, Mucosal Immunity Section,, Laboratory of Host Defenses, NIAID; Building 10 (Clinical Center); Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: 301-496-0080;

Thursday, January 05, 2017
1/5 11:00 am RNA/protein Droplets: Lighting up Intracellular Phase Space; Clifford P. Brangwynne, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Princeton University ; Building 50; 1227/1233 Lobby; Contact Info: 301-496-1001;

Friday, January 06, 2017
1/6 10:00 am Genomic Approaches to Solving Primary Immune Disorders; Dr. Michael J. Lenardo, Chief, Molecular Development of the Immune System Section, Laboratory of Immunology, NIAID; NCI at Frederick, Building 549; Audidorium; Contact Info: 301-846-1735;
CME CreditVideocast Event 1/6 12:00 pm Exploring Molecular Linkage to Modifiable Risk in Breast Cancer; Kevin Gardner, M.D., Ph.D., Acting Director, NIMHD, Senior Investigator Genetics Branch, Center for Cancer Research, NCI; Building 10 (Clinical Center); Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: 301-451-2277 or 301-402-6454;

Monday, January 09, 2017
Videocast Event 1/9 9:00 am All-optical Electrophysiology; Adam Cohen, Ph.D., Harvard University; Porter Neuroscience Building (35a); GE620; Contact Info: 301-402-3473 or 301-435-2232;
1/9 3:30 pm Diabetes/Metabolism Interest Group; Lenan Zhuang, Histone H3K36 methylation regulates adipose tissue development and function, The Ge group, LERB, NIDDK; Kristina Rother, Artificial sweeteners in maternal, fetal, and infant biospecimens, DEOB, NIDDK; Building 10 (Clinical Center); Solarium Conference Room 9S233 (old Bunim Room); Contact Info: 443-956-5021;

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
1/10 11:00 am * CANCELLED - Planar Cell Polarity Signaling in the Inner Ear - A Plane Story; Xiaowei Lu, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Cell Biology, University of Virginia, School of Medicine; Building 35A; 610; Contact Info: 301.443-2626;
1/10 12:00 pm Meningeal Immunity and Lymphatics in CNS Health and Disease ;  Dr. Jony Kipnis, Director , Department of Neuroscience; Building 10 (Clinical Center); Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: 301-761-7191;
1/10 1:00 pm Structure and Mechanism of Human CNS GPCRs; Daniel Rosenbaum, Prof., UT Southwestern Medical Center; Building 40; 1201/1203; Contact Info:
1/10 3:00 pm Protein Dynamics in Molecular Recognition; Arthur Palmer, Dr., Columbia University; 5; 127; Contact Info: 301-402-4641;
1/10 3:30 pm Protein Trafficking Interest Group Monthly Seminars; Devin Dersh, Ph.D., NIAID; Jeong-A Lim, Ph.D., NHLBI; Building 50; 2328; Contact Info: 301-594-0845;
Videocast Event 1/10 4:00 pm Demystifying Medicine: Mitochondria, Aging, and Chronic Disease with Richard Hodes, MD (NIA) and Toren Finkel, MD, PhD (NHLBI) ; Richard Hodes, MD , NIA; Toren Finkel, MD, PhD , NHLBI; Building 50; Conference Room 1227; Contact Info:

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
1/11 11:00 am Challenges of Assessing Multiple Dietary Supplements in Heterogeneous Mitochondrial Diseases; Michio Hirano, M.D., Chief, Neuromuscular Division, Co-Director, CUMC Muscular Dystrophy Association ; John L.P. (Seamus) Thompson, Ph.D., Ph.D., Columbia University Medical Center; 6100 Executive Blvd; 1st floor Conference Room; Contact Info: 301-435-2920 or 301-435-3605;
CME CreditVideocast Event 1/11 12:00 pm Contemporary Clinical Medicine: Great Teachers Genderation of Youth: Developmental Considerations in the Clinical Approach to Gender Diverse and Transgender Children and Adolescents; Scott Leibowitz, MD Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and, Medical Director of Behavioral Health, THRIVE Program (Differences of Sexual , Development and Gender Concerns), Nationwide Children’s Hospital, ; Building 10 (Clinical Center); Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: 301-496-0080;
1/11 12:00 pm Stadtman Candidate Seminar - Establishment and Maintenance of Early Embryonic Structure; Shelby Blythe, Ph.D., Princeton University, Department of Molecular Biology; Building 37; 6041/6107; Contact Info: 301-435-3700;
1/11 1:00 pm Understanding the Causes and Consequences of Heterogeneous Gene Expression; Dr. Daniel Larson, Stadtman Investigator, Laboratory of Receptor Biology and Gene Expression/NCI; Building 5; Room 127; Contact Info:
CME CreditVideocast Event 1/11 3:00 pm Leptin and the Neural Circuit Regulation Food Intake and Glucose Metabolism; Jeffrey Friedman, M.D., Ph.D., The Rockefeller University; 10; Masur Auditorium ; Contact Info: 301-594-6747;
Videocast Event 1/11 4:15 pm Pathogen Manipulation of Antigen-specific T Cell Responses; Dr. Joel Ernst, Jeffrey Bergstein Professor of Medicine, NYU School of Medicine; Building 10; Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: 3014516882;

Thursday, January 12, 2017
1/12 11:00 am Aneuploidy and Cancer - a Complicated Relationship; Angelika Amon, Ph.D., Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Biology, MIT; Building 50; 1227/1233 Lobby; Contact Info: 301-496-1001;
1/12 11:00 am Challenges to Translational Pain Research; Miroslav Backonja, M.D., University of Wisconsin; 35; 640; Contact Info: 301-435-3768;
1/12 11:00 am Molecular Basis of Chromosome Interactions; Dr. Eric Joyce, Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania; Building 50; 1328; Contact Info: 301-496-7879;
1/12 1:00 pm The TRAIL to Targeted Therapy in Breast Cancer; Dr. Stanley Lipkowitz, MD, PhD, NCI; Clinical Center, Building 10; Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: 301-451-2888;
Videocast Event 1/12 3:00 pm De Novo Protein Design and Structure Computation; David Baker, Dr., University of Washington; 5; 127; Contact Info: 301-496-2848;

Friday, January 13, 2017
1/13 9:00 am Retirement Symposium for Dr. Igor Dawid; Dr. Constantine Stratakis, Opening Remarks, NICHD; Dr. Don Brown, Some recollections on Igor’s distant past, Carnegie Institution of Science; Dr. Masanori Taira, The organizer, lim1 gene, and beyond, University of Tokyo; Dr. Xi He, Wnt Signaling in Development, Stem Cells, and Cancer: Insights from Xenopus, Harvard University School of Medicine; Dr. Mizuki Azuma, Function of Ewing sarcoma EWS protein in tumorigenesis and skeletogenesis, University of Kansas; Dr. Walter Wahli, From egg yolk protein genes to master genes of energy homeostasis, Nanyang Technological University; Dr. Carl Wu, Dynamics of histone variants at yeast promoters and centromeres, NCI; Dr. Michael Tsang, Translating zebrafish in situ screens into cardiac regeneration, University of Pittsburgh; Dr. Brant Weinstein, Plumbing the mysteries of vessel formation using the zebrafish, NICHD; Dr. Igor Dawid, Thanks – it was a great ride!, NICHD; Building 45 (Natcher Building); Contact Info: 301-496-1855;
1/13 10:00 am Meeting with All of Us Research Program Provider Outreach Partners; Alyssa Cotler, Analyst, All of Us Research Program, Office of the Director; Neuroscience Center Building; Contact Info: 301-451-5996 or 301-594-0651;
1/13 10:00 am Novel Treatment Paradigms For Craniofacial Defects; Rena N. D’Souza, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D, Associate Vice Provost for Research , University of Utah; Building 30; 117; Contact Info: 301496-8860;
Videocast Event 1/13 1:30 pm Data Science in Biomedicine Interest Group Meeting: Machine Learning Applications; Phil Bourne, Associate Director for Data Science, NIH; Catie Chang, NINDS; John Didion, NHGRI; Building 1; Wilson Hall; Contact Info: 301-594-6283;
1/13 2:00 pm Deep Sequencing of 10,000 Human Genomes and Sequencing Quality Standards for Human Variation Discovery; Amalio Telenti, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Data Scientist, Human Longevity, Inc.; Webinar; Contact Info:

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
1/17 11:00 am Examining Genome-wide Patterns of DNA:DNA Interaction via High Throughput Imaging; Elisabeth Finn, Dr, NCI; 37; 4107/4041; Contact Info: 301-435-4611;
1/17 11:00 am Mosquito Gene Editing and Small RNA Biology; Zach Adelman, Associate Professor, Texas A&M University; Twinbrook II Building (TBII); 200H; Contact Info: 301-496-9266;
Videocast Event 1/17 12:30 pm Involvement of the Werner Syndrome Protein (WRN) in Telomeric Recombination [Origin: U KY]; Dr. David Orren, University of Kentucky; Building 45 (Natcher Building); J; Contact Info: 301-496-9033 or 410-558-8162;
Videocast Event 1/17 4:00 pm Demystifying Medicine: Addiction and Habituation: Drugs and Food with Nora Volkow, MD, PhD (NIDA) and Kevin Hall, PhD (NIDDK); Nora Volkow, MD, PhD , NIDA ; Kevin Hall, PhD , NIDDK; Building 50; Conference Room 1227; Contact Info:

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
1/18 10:00 am Can Omega-3s Reduce Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms?; Yutaka MATSUOKA, M.D., Ph.D., National Cancer Center Japan, Division of Health Care Research, Center for Public Health Sciences; 5625 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD; 5th floor conference room; Contact Info: 301-435-4029;
CME CreditVideocast Event 1/18 12:00 pm CC Grand Rounds: 1) Human Translational Studies of Inflammation and Cardio-Metabolic Diseases and 2) Subclinical Inflammation in Large Vessel Vasculitis; Nehal Mehta, MD Lasker Clinical Research Scholar and Chief, , Section of Inflammation and Cardiometabolic Diseases, , NHLBI; Peter Grayson, MD, MSc, Assistant Clinical Investigator, , Systemic Autoimmunity Branch, , NIAMS; Building 10 (Clinical Center); Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: 301-496-0080;
CME CreditVideocast Event 1/18 3:00 pm The Dynamic Connectome; Hollis Cline, Ph.D., The Scripps Research Institute; 10; Masur Auditorium ; Contact Info: 301-594-6747;
Videocast Event 1/18 4:15 pm The multi-faceted Role of the IgG Glycan; Dr. Galit Alter, Associate Professor of Medicine, Kristine and Bob Higgins MGH Research Scholar, Center for AIDS Research, Harvard Medical School; Building 10; Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: 3014516882;

Thursday, January 19, 2017
1/19 11:00 am Dynamic Cytoplasmic Organization and Inheritance in Asymmetrically Dividing Cells; Dr. Rong Li, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, John Hopkins University School of Medicine; Building 50; 1328; Contact Info: 301-496-2738;
Videocast Event 1/19 11:00 am Tissue Adaptation : Implications for Gut Tolerance and Immunity ; Daniel Mucida, Ph.D., Associate Professor, The Rockefeller University; 50; 1227/1233 Lobby; Contact Info: 301-496-1001;
1/19 12:00 pm Pediatric Psychosocial Standards of Care: Development, Implementation & Future Directions; Lori Wiener, PhD, Director, Psychosocial Support and Research Program, Pediatric Oncology Branch; Vicki Sardi-Brown, PhD, LPC and Peter Brown, MBA, Founders of Mattie Miracle Cancer Foundation; Anne E Kazak, PhD, ABPP, Co-Director, Professor or Pediatrics, Nemours Children’s Health System - Sidney Kimmel Med Sch of Thoma; Building 10 (Clinical Center); CRC - Second Floor Conference Room 2-3750; Contact Info: 301-827-0294;
1/19 1:00 pm Sisters Together: Developing and Sustaining a Health Program for Your Community; Leslie Curtis, MA, Director, Weight-control Information Network, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases; Rhonda L. Bayless, Executive Director, Center of Wellness for Urban Women;; Contact Info:
1/19 1:00 pm Stadtman Candidate Seminar - Integrating Metabolism and Chromatin Biology in the Regulation of Stem Cell Identity; Bryce Carey, Ph.D., The Rockefeller University; Building 37; 6041/6107; Contact Info: 301-435-3700;

Monday, January 23, 2017
1/23 10:00 am Immune Triage: Understanding Host Resilience to Infection and Trauma; Amanda M. Jamieson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Brown University; Building 10 (Clinical Center); 10 Room 3 - B1C207 FAES; Contact Info: 301-594-6634;
Videocast Event 1/23 12:00 pm Object Representations in Ventral and Dorsal Cortex: A Tale of Two Pathways; Marlene Behrmann, Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University; Porter Neuroscience Building (35a); GE620; Contact Info: 301-594-0582 or 301-435-2232;
1/23 3:30 pm Diabetes/Metabolism Interest Group; Vidya Vasu, Role of TGF-beta in the regulation of beta cell function, The Rane group, DEOB, NIDDK; Varun Takyar, Fatty liver in "Healthy Volunteers" to clinical trials, The Rotman group, LDB, NIDDK; Building 10 (Clinical Center); Solarium Conference Room 9S233 (old Bunim Room); Contact Info: 443-956-5021;

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
1/24 9:30 am Transcriptome Regulation During Mitosis; Michael Blower, PhD, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital; Building 37; Room 2041; Contact Info:
1/24 11:00 am Decoding Immune Recognition; Michael Birnbaum, Assistant Professor, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer; Twinbrook II Building (TBII); 200H; Contact Info: 301-496-9266;
1/24 11:00 am Distal Communication and Coordination of Mitochondrial Stress; Andrew Dillin, Ph.D., Thomas and Stacey Siebel Distinguished Chair in Stem Cell Research, University of California, Berkeley; 50; 1227/1233; Contact Info: 3014519440;
1/24 11:30 am Stadtman Candidate Seminar - Cas9-mediated Whole-cell Engineering ; Alejandro Chavez, M.D., Ph.D. , Harvard University, Wyss Institute, Department of Synthetic Biology; Building 37; 2041/2107; Contact Info: 301-402-8140;
1/24 12:00 pm Inflammation and Gene Regulation in Arthritis; Dr. Lionel Ivashkiv, Professor of Medicine and Immunology , Weill Cornell Medicine; Building 10 (Clinical Center); Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: 301-761-7191;
1/24 12:00 pm Roles of Unconventional Protein Secretion in Cell-to-Cell Transmission of Alpha-Synuclein; Yihong Ye, Ph.D., National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, NIH; Building 35A ; Room 640 (ground floor); Contact Info: 301-443-2193;
1/24 3:00 pm Seeing Drugs and Drug Carriers in MRI without Chemical Labeling: a New Path to Safe and Translatable Image-guided Drug Delivery ; Guanshu Liu, Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University; 35; GG607; Contact Info: 3014514246;
Videocast Event 1/24 3:00 pm Visual Restoration: Bridges and Gaps to Curing Blindness in Humans; Andrew D. Huberman , Associate Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine; Buildling 10 ; Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: 301-496-2234;
Videocast Event 1/24 4:00 pm Demystifying Medicine: New Approach to Atherosclerosis from Studies of Chronic Granulomatous Disease with John I. Gallin, MD (CC) ; John I. Gallin, MD, CC; Building 50; Conference Room 1227; Contact Info:

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
CME CreditVideocast Event 1/25 12:00 pm CC Grand Rounds: What is the NIMH Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) Initiative and How Does It Apply to Mental Health Disorders? ; Sarah Morris, PhD Associate Director,, Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) Unit, NIMH; Daniel S. Pine, MD Chief and Senior Investigator,, Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience, , Intramural Research Program, NIMH; Building 10 (Clinical Center); Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: 301-496-0080;