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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: maraiar@mail.nih.gov

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; arthurs@mail.nih.gov
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; masm@mail.nih.gov

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; kusterbl@mail.nih.gov

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; livingstonesd@mail.nih.gov
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; sawhneyr@mail.nih.gov

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; jm705p@nih.gov
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; sam_cushman@nih.gov

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; katie.kindt@nih.gov
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; sheila.malloy@nih.gov
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: rkgriss@helix.nih.gov
1/10 3:00 pm Protein Dynamics in Molecular Recognition; Arthur Palmer, Dr., Columbia University; 5; 127; Contact Info: 301-402-4641; samuel.kotler@nih.gov
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; yihongy@mail.nih.gov
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: ariasi@mail.nih.gov

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; sylvia.moore@nih.gov
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; masm@mail.nih.gov
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; jennifer.whipp@nih.gov
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: kiyoshimi@helix.nih.gov
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; robertsjm@od.nih.gov
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; lazarevicv@mail.nih.gov

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; kusterbl@mail.nih.gov
1/12 11:00 am Challenges to Translational Pain Research; Miroslav Backonja, M.D., University of Wisconsin; 35; 640; Contact Info: 301-435-3768; Danielle.Cole@nih.gov
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; jkassis@mail.nih.gov
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; beth.kozel@nih.gov
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; bax@nih.gov

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; amy.parkhurst@nih.gov
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; WalkerBr@nih.gov
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; myoung@dir.nidcr.nih.gov
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; lisa.federer@nih.gov
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: brignolekr@mail.nih.gov

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; karpovat@mail.nih.gov
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; parhamma@niaid.nih.gov
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; kraemerk@nih.gov
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: ariasi@mail.nih.gov

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; sfm@mail.nih.gov
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; masm@mail.nih.gov
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; robertsjm@od.nih.gov
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; lazarevicv@mail.nih.gov

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; jurrien.dean@nih.gov
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; kusterbl@mail.nih.gov
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; octavia.weatherspoon@nih.gov
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; https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/79429592; Contact Info: NIDDKOutreach@scgcorp.com
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; jennifer.whipp@nih.gov

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; ziegelbauerjm@mail.nih.gov
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; leopoldd@mail.nih.gov
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; sam_cushman@nih.gov

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: voula.mili@nih.gov
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; parhamma@niaid.nih.gov
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; jackie.lee@nih.gov
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; sam.john@nih.gov
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; sheila.malloy@nih.gov
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; orosza@mail.nih.gov
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; shawn.chen@nih.gov
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; beckersteven@mail.nih.gov
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: ariasi@mail.nih.gov

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; masm@mail.nih.gov
1/25 12:00 pm Systems Biology of Cell-fate-decisions: Lessons from Sporulating Bacteria; Oleg Igoshin, Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering, Rice University; Building 50; 2328; Contact Info: 3015945862; jian.liu@nih.gov
CME CreditVideocast Event 1/25 3:00 pm Human Pluripotent Stem Cells: the New Patient?; Christine Mummery, Ph.D. , Leiden University Medical Center ; 10; Masur Auditorium ; Contact Info: 301-594-6747; robertsjm@od.nih.gov
Videocast Event 1/25 4:15 pm Group 1 Innate Lymphoid Cells in Metabolic Disease; Dr. Joseph Sun, Associate Professor, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Building 10; Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: 3014516882; lazarevicv@mail.nih.gov

Thursday, January 26, 2017
1/26 11:00 am Leveraging Functional Genomics in Yeast to Inform on Stress Biology and Disease Signaling; Dr. Audrey P. Gasch, Professor of Genetics, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Building 50; 1328; Contact Info: 301-496-5494; briano@niddk.nih.gov
1/26 11:00 am The Cell Cortex as an Excitable Medium During Cell Division; William Bement, Ph.D., Professor, Zoology Department, University of Wisconsin; 50; 1227/1233; Contact Info: 301-496-1001; kusterbl@mail.nih.gov
1/26 12:00 pm Rhabdomyosarcoma: Lessons from the Next-generation ; Jack Shern, MD, Assistant Clinical Investigator, Pediatric Oncology Branch; Building 10 - Second Floor ; CRC - Second Floor Conference Room 2-3750; Contact Info: 301-827-0294; octavia.weatherspoon@nih.gov
1/26 3:00 pm The Impact of Deep Learning on Radiology; Ronald M. Summers, MD, PhD, Senior Investigator, Radiology and Imaging Science, Clinical Center, NIH; Building 10 (Clinical Center); B1D55; Contact Info: 301-466-8536; songss@mail.nih.gov

Friday, January 27, 2017
CME CreditVideocast Event 1/27 12:00 am Is the Right Flavor of Inflammation the Key to Successful Cancer Therapy?; Romina Goldszmid, NIH Stadtman Investigator, Cancer and Inflammation Program; Building 10 (Clinical Center); Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: 301-451-2277 or 301-402-6454; sawhneyr@mail.nih.gov
1/27 10:00 am Type 2 Immunity in Tissue Repair, Regeneration, and Fibrosis; Tom Wynn, Ph.D., Senior Investigator, Immunopathogenesis Section, NIAID, NIH; NCI at Frederick, Building 549; Contact Info: 301-846-5833 or 301-846-5743; boxellj@mail.nih.gov
1/27 10:15 am The Curative Potential of Cell Transfer Immunotherapy for Cancer; Steven A. Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D., Chief, Surgical Branch, NCI; 37; Rooms 2041 & 2107; Contact Info: (301) 451-8727; homi@mail.nih.gov
Videocast Event 1/27 12:00 pm Molecular Mechanisms of Synapse Assembly and Maturation; Mihaela Serpe, Ph.D., Senior Investigator, Section on Cellular Communication, NICHD; Building 1; Wilson Hall ; Contact Info: 301-496-1921; mmcburney@od.nih.gov
1/27 1:15 pm NIH Inter- Endocrine Grand Rounds ; Dr. Julie A. Mennella, Professor at Monell Chemical Senses Center; Building 10 (Clinical Center); FAES Room 1 & 2; Contact Info: 301-827-1481; krystal.rivers@nih.gov

Monday, January 30, 2017
Videocast Event 1/30 12:00 pm Evolution of Neurons and Nervous System: a Cell Type Perspective; Detlev Arendt, Ph.D., European Molecular Biolgoy Laboratory; Porter Neuroscience Building, 35a; G620; Contact Info: 301-435-5472 or 301.435.2232; benjamin.white@nih.gov
1/30 2:00 pm Towards Open and Reproducible Neuroscience in the Age of Big Data; Chris Gorgolewski, Stanford Center for Reproducible Neuroscience; Building 40; 1201/1203; Contact Info: 301-402-6351; adamt@nih.gov

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
1/31 11:00 am Dynamics of RNA Processing in Human and Fly Cells; Christopher Burge, Ph.D., CSB Program Director, Prof. of Biology and Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; 50; 1227/1233; Contact Info: 3014519440; jackie.lee@nih.gov
1/31 11:00 am Similarities and Differences Between the Development and Functions of Innate and Adaptive lymphocytes; Jinfang "Jeff" Zhu, Investigator, Laboratory of Immunology, NIAID; Twinbrook II Building (TBII); 200H; Contact Info: 301-496-9266; parhamma@niaid.nih.gov
Videocast Event 1/31 12:00 pm Learning the 'Metadata' of the Cell with Single Cell Genomics and Seurat; Rahul Satija, Assistant Professor of Biology, NYU - Center for Genomics and Systems; NIH Campus Building 10; Lipsett Auditorium; Contact Info: 301-435-1830 or 301-435-8074; easaki@mail.nih.gov
1/31 1:30 pm The Elegant Role of Symmetry in Neurotransmitter Transporters; Lucy Forrest, Ph.D., NINDS; NIH Campus, Bldg. 40; 1201-1203 Main Floor; Contact Info: 301-435-2232; hellmuthm@ninds.nih.gov
1/31 2:30 pm The Diversity of Long Noncoding RNAs and Their Generation; Ling-Ling Chen, Professor, Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, SIBS, CAS; Building 5; 127; Contact Info: 3014024703; jinwei.zhang@nih.gov
Videocast Event 1/31 4:00 pm Demystifying Medicine: Glycoproteins, Allergy, and Other Diseases with John Hanover, PhD (NIDDK), Michelle Bond, PhD (NIDDK), and Jonathan Lyons, MD (NIAID) ; John Hanover, PhD , NIDDK; Michelle Bond, PhD , NIDDK ; Jonathan Lyons, MD , NIAID; Building 50; Conference Room 1227; Contact Info: ariasi@mail.nih.gov

Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Videocast Event 2/1 12:00 pm Bone Marrow Aging and the PTH Receptor: A Model of Integrative Physiology; Dr. Clifford J Rosen, Senior Scientist and the Director , Ctr for Clinical & Translational Res at the Maine Med Ctr Res Inst; Building 45 (Natcher); Balcony B; Contact Info: 301-827-4013; Francesca.Macchiarini@nih.gov
CME CreditVideocast Event 2/1 12:00 pm Ethics Rounds: Offering Patients Innovative Therapy: When Is It a Good Idea?; Jeremy Sugarman, MD, MPH, MA, Harvey M. Meyerhoff Professor of Bioethi, Professor of Medicine, Professor of Health Policy and Management,, Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics; Building 10 (Clinical Center); Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: 301-496-0080; masm@mail.nih.gov
2/1 12:00 pm NMR Methods for Structural Studies of Larger RNAs: Application to the HIV-1 Packaging Signal; Dr. Michael Summers, University of Maryland, Baltimore County; Building 50; 2328; Contact Info: 402-0028; esther.vanwely@nih.gov
CME CreditVideocast Event 2/1 3:00 pm Therapy of Lymphoma Inspired by Functional and Structural Genomics; Dr. Louis Staudt, Director, Center for Cancer Genomics, National Cancer Institute; 10; Masur Auditorium ; Contact Info: 301-594-6747; robertsjm@od.nih.gov
Videocast Event 2/1 4:15 pm Curing HIV Infection: Going Beyond N=1; Dr. Robert Siliciano, Professor of Medicine and Molecular Biology and Genetics , Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine ; Building 10; Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: 3014516882; lazarevicv@mail.nih.gov

Thursday, February 02, 2017
Videocast Event 2/2 9:30 am Membrane Proteome of Plasmodium Falciparum Parasites Collected from Children Presenting with Malaria; Michal Fried, Ph. D. , NIAID, NIH; Building 50; 1328/1334; Contact Info: 301-451-4394; nitalazarau@niaid.nih.gov
2/2 2:00 pm High Throughput DNA Sequencing in Autism Spectrum Disorders: from Reliable Gene Discovery to Pathophysiology; Matthew State, MD, PhD, Professor & Chair, Department of Psychiatry, UCSF School of Medicine; Building 10 (Clinical Center); Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: 3014434404 or 3014518078; miralievagd@mail.nih.gov

Friday, February 03, 2017
2/3 10:00 am Reverse Engineering Worm Muscle using CRISPR Gene Editing; Ryan Littlefield, Ph.D, Investigator, University of Alabama; Bldg. 13, 3rd Floor, Conference Room 3W54; Contact Info: 3014353003; samone.johnson@nih.gov
2/3 10:00 am Transcriptional Regulation of Autoimmune Responses; Vanja Lazarevic, Ph.D., Investigator, Experimental Immunology Branch, CCR, NCI; NCI at Frederick, Building 549; Contact Info: 301-846-5833 or 301-846-5743; boxellj@mail.nih.gov
2/3 10:30 am The Ancient Sex Protein HAP2 Links Gamete Fusion and Virus Entry; William J. Snell, Ph.D., Professor, Dept of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics University of Maryland; Building 40; Contact Info: 301-594-1128; chernoml@mail.nih.gov
2/3 11:00 am Stadtman Candidate Seminar - Small RNAs Go a Long Way: Using Mouse Models to Elucidate miRNA Functions in Development and Disease; Joana Vidigal, Ph.D., Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Building 37; 6041/6107; Contact Info: 301-435-3700; jennifer.whipp@nih.gov
CME CreditVideocast Event 2/3 12:00 pm An Integrative Approach to Understanding Lung Cancer Health Disparities; Brid Ryan, Ph.D., MPH, NIH Stadtman Investigator, Laboratory of Human Carcinogenesis; Building 10 (Clinical Center); Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: 301-451-2277; sawhneyr@mail.nih.gov

Monday, February 06, 2017
2/6 9:30 am Introduction to the Command Line (and UNIX); NIAID Staff, NIAID; Building 12A; B51; Contact Info: 301-594-6248
Videocast Event 2/6 12:00 pm The Various Roles of Nanoscale AMPA Receptor Dynamics in Synaptic Plasticity; Daniel Choquet, Ph.D, University of Bordeaux; Building 10; Lipsett Amphitheatre; Contact Info: 301-594-6207 or 301-435-2232; wei.lu1@nih.gov
2/6 3:00 pm America's Deadly Opioid Epidemic: Is There a Path Forward?; Travis N. Rieder, Ph.D., Faculty Research Scholar & Director, Master of Bioethics Program, Berman Institue of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins Univ; Building 45 (Natcher Building); Contact Info: 3012295639; keltym@verizon.net
2/6 3:00 pm ICGC/TCGA Pan-Cancer Analysis of Whole Genomes – Relationships Between Germline and Somatic Mutations; Jan Korbel, Ph.D., Group Leader, Korbel Lab, GenomeBiology Unit European Molecular Biology Laboratory; https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/16300187; Contact Info: 240.276.6847; leah.mechanic@nih.gov
2/6 3:30 pm Diabetes/Metabolism Interest Group; Robert Nelson, Biomarkers of diabetic kidney disease, The Bogardus group, PECRB, NIDDK; Sai Pydi, Beta-arrestin-2, a key regulator of cellular and systemic metabolic homeostasis , The Wess group; Building 10 (Clinical Center); Solarium Conference Room 9S233 (old Bunim Room); Contact Info: 443-956-5021; sam_cushman@nih.gov

Tuesday, February 07, 2017
2/7 9:30 am Epstein-Barr Viral miRNAs Inhibit Antiviral T Cell Responses Targeting IL-12 and Antigen Presentation; Takanobu Tagawa, Helmholtz Center Munich; Building 10 (Clinical Center); 5-1608; Contact Info: ziegelbauerjm@mail.nih.gov
2/7 11:00 am Initiation and Regulation of Innate Immunity; Jonathan C. Kagan, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital; Twinbrook II Building (TBII); 200H; Contact Info: 301-496-9266; parhamma@niaid.nih.gov
2/7 12:00 pm Host-Microbiota Interactions in the Gastrointestinal Tract;  Dr. Wendy Garrett, Associate Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Harvard School of Public Health; Building 10 (Clinical Center); Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: sheila.malloy@nih.gov
2/7 1:00 pm Antigens on the Move: New Twists and Turns in Adaptive Immunity; Robert Tampe, Prof., Goethe University; Building 40; 1201/1203; Contact Info: rkgriss@helix.nih.gov
2/7 2:30 pm Whole-Animal Imaging with High Spatio-Temporal Resolution; Philipp Keller, Ph.D., Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia Research Campus; 10 ; Lipsett; Contact Info: 301-594-4832; drivere@nidcd.nih.gov
Videocast Event 2/7 4:00 pm * CANCELLED - Demystifying Medicine: “Inflammation: Cytokine Storm"with Dr. Irini Sereti (NIAID) and Dr. Richard Childs (NHLBI); Irini Sereti, MD , NIAID; Richard Childs, MD , NHLBI; Building 1; Wilson Hall ; Contact Info: ariasi@mail.nih.gov

Wednesday, February 08, 2017
2/8 9:30 am Introduction to Jupyter Notebooks; NIAID Staff, NIAID; Building 12A; B51; Contact Info: 301-594-6248
2/8 10:30 am Mechanosensing at Cell-cell and Cell-matrix Adhesions; Alex Dunn, Dr., Stanford University; Building 5; 127; Contact Info: 301-496-2848; bax@nih.gov
CME CreditVideocast Event 2/8 12:00 pm Contemporary Clinical Medicine: Great Teachers: The NIH Clinical Center's 2017 Distinguished Clinical Research Scholar and Educator in Residence Lecture The Changing Landscape of Cancer Drug Resistance; Charles L. Sawyers, MD, Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chairman, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program, ; Building 10 (Clinical Center); Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: 301-496-0080; masm@mail.nih.gov
2/8 12:00 pm Epigenetic Inheritance of Human Centromeres Across the Cell Cycle; Daniel Richard Foltz, Epigenetic Inheritance of human centromeres across the cell cycle, Northwestern University; Building 41; C503 Conference Room; Contact Info: 240-760-6951; dalaly@mail.nih.gov
2/8 12:00 pm The Secretion of Bacterial Virulence Factors by the Autotransporter Pathway; Harris D. Bernstein, PhD, Senior Investigator, Genetics and Biochemistry Branch, NIDDK; 10 CRC; 2E-3330; Contact Info: 301-496-4704; rreed@nih.gov
2/8 1:00 pm Toward Deciphering ‘the Ubiquitin Code’: the Evolving Picture of the Linkage-structure-function Rrelationships in Polyubiquitin Signals; Dr. David Fushman, Professor, University of Maryland; Building 5; 127; Contact Info: 301-594-0845; yihongy@mail.nih.gov
CME CreditVideocast Event 2/8 3:00 pm The Future of Genetic Codes and BRAIN Codes; George Church, Ph.D., Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School; 10; Masur Auditorium ; Contact Info: 301-594-6747; robertsjm@od.nih.gov
Videocast Event 2/8 4:15 pm Oh to Be Seventeen Again: IL-17 Signaling in Fungal Immunity and Autoimmune Disease; Dr. Sarah Gaffen, Gerald P. Rodnan Professor, Division of Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology, University of Pittsburgh; Building 10; Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: 3014516882; lazarevicv@mail.nih.gov

Thursday, February 09, 2017
2/9 11:00 am Chronic Pain Control by Neuroinflammation and Alternative Medicine Approaches; Ru-Rong Ji, Ph.D. , Professor of Anesthesiology and Neurobiology Chief of Pain Research, Duke University Medical Center; 35; 610; Contact Info: 301-435-3768; Danielle.Cole@nih.gov
2/9 11:00 am Novel Scenarios of Protein Unfolding in the Presence of an External Force: Experiments and Simulations; David De Sancho, CIC nanoGUNE; Building 5; 127; Contact Info: 3014965414; robertbe@helix.nih.gov
2/9 1:00 pm Platelets: A Bridge between Cardiovascular and Rheumatological Diseases; Dr. Jeffrey Berger, MD, New York University; Building 10; Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: 301-451-3888; beth.kozel@nih.gov
2/9 1:00 pm Stadtman Candidate Seminar: Evolution and Developmental Control of Epigenetic Poising in the Animal Germ Line; Bluma Lesch, M.D., Ph.D., Postdoc Fellow, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research; Building 37; Conference Room 6041/6107; Contact Info: 301-496-9760; mlichten@helix.nih.gov
2/9 2:00 pm Unravelling the Higher Order Structure of Single Chromatin Fiber; John van Noort, University of Leiden; Building 37; 2104; Contact Info: zhurkin@nih.gov

Friday, February 10, 2017
2/10 10:00 am Genomic Views of Lymphocytes; John O’Shea, M.D., Scientific Director, NIAMS; NCI at Frederick, Building 549; Contact Info: 301-846-1735; livingstonesd@mail.nih.gov
2/10 1:15 pm Stem Cell-based Strategies in the Analysis of Human Abesity and Diabetes; Dr. Rudolph Leibel , Professor of Pediatrics, Columbia University Hospital; Building 10 (Clinical Center); Contact Info: 3014511466; worthinf@mail.nih.gov

Monday, February 13, 2017
2/13 9:30 am Introduction to Programming (with Python); NIAID Staff, NIAID; Building 12A; B51; Contact Info: 301-594-6248
2/13 12:00 pm Exploring the Behavioral Responses to Danger One Millisecond at a Time; Clifford Woolf, MB, BCh, Ph.D., Harvard University; Porter Neuroscience Building (35a); GE620; Contact Info: 301.402.6613 or 301-435-2232; mark.hoon@nih.gov
2/13 3:00 pm * CANCELLED - Senescent Cells Communicate via Intercellular Protein Transfer; Anat Biran, Rockefeller University; Building 10 (Clinical Center); 10 Room 3 - B1C207 FAES Classroom; Contact Info: Robert.Yarchoan@nih.gov
2/13 11:30 pm Phage Therapy – What’s Old and New Again; Scott Stibitz, Ph.D., Chief, Laboratory of Mucosal Pathogens and Cellular Immunology CBER/FDA; USUHS; Building A - Lecture Hall C; Contact Info: 301-295-1584; douglas.merrell@usuhs.edu

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
2/14 11:00 am Cross-regulation of Multiple Signaling Pathways Control Anti-malaria Immunity and Host Mortality; Rongfu Wang, Professor and Director, Houston Methodist Research Institute and Weill Cornell Medicine; Twinbrook II Building (TBII); 200H; Contact Info: 301-496-9266; parhamma@niaid.nih.gov
2/14 11:00 am Trans-generational Adaptive Immunity in Insects; Raul Andino, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of California San Francisco; 50; 1227/1233; Contact Info: 3014519440; jackie.lee@nih.gov
2/14 11:50 am Chromatin-DECODE February Seminar; Ville Paakinaho , Single-Molecule Analysis of Transcription Factor/Cofactor Action in Living Cells, NCI; Berkley Gryder, Irrational Super Enhancers Drive Childhood Cancer, NCI; Building 50; 1328/1334; Contact Info: 301-496-7612; iain.sawyer@nih.gov
Videocast Event 2/14 2:00 pm Collaboration and Curation: Creating the Exhibition Collaboration and Care; Loren Miller, PhD, Curatorial Assistant, Smithsonian Natl Museum of African American History & Culture; Building 45 (Natcher Building); Room E1/E2; Contact Info: 301-827-4577; greenbes@mail.nlm.nih.gov
2/14 3:30 pm Protein Trafficking Interest Group Monthly Seminars; Seham Ebrahim, Ph.D. , NCI; Kumaran Ramamurthi, Ph.D. Senior Investigator, NCI; Building 50; 2328; Contact Info: 301-594-0845; yihongy@mail.nih.gov
Videocast Event 2/14 4:00 pm Demystifying Medicine: Inflammation: One Gene at a Time with Dan Kastner, MD, PhD (NHGRI); Dan Kastner, MD, PhD, NHGRI; Building 50; Conference Room 1227; Contact Info: ariasi@mail.nih.gov

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
2/15 9:30 am The Python Programming Language (for existing programmers); NIAID Staff, NIAID; Building 12A; B51; Contact Info: 301-594-6248
2/15 11:00 am The Circadian Clock System in Zebrafish: New Findings and Debates on the Role of the Pineal Gland; Yoav Gothilf, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Neurobiology, George Wise Fac. of Life Sci., Sagol Sch. of Neurosci., Tel Aviv Univ.; Building 35; Skybox 3G600; Contact Info: 301-402-6018; burgessha@mail.nih.gov
CME CreditVideocast Event 2/15 12:00 pm Clinicopathologic Grand Rounds: Clinical Cases from the NIH Clinical Center: Familial Small Intestinal Neuroendocrine Tumor: A Novel Intestinal Zebra; Ehsan Chitsaz, MD, Clinical Fellow, Digestive Diseases Branch, NIDDK; Marybeth Hughes, MD, FACS, Chief, Surgical Oncology, East Virginia Medical School; Building 10 (Clinical Center); Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: 301-496-0080; masm@mail.nih.gov
CME CreditVideocast Event 2/15 3:00 pm New Antibiotics from the Microbial Dark Matter; Kim Lewis, Ph.D., Director, Antimicrobial Discovery Center, Northeastern University; 10; Masur Auditorium ; Contact Info: 301-594-6747; robertsjm@od.nih.gov
Videocast Event 2/15 4:15 pm Control of T Helper Type 2 Responses by Dendritic Cells; Dr. Beatriz Leon Ruiz, Assistant Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine; Building 10; Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: 3014516882; lazarevicv@mail.nih.gov

Thursday, February 16, 2017
2/16 10:30 am Nanometer Resolution Imaging and Tracking with Minimal Photon Fluxes. ; Francisco Balzarotti, Ph.D., Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry; Building 45 (Natcher Building); Balcony B; Contact Info: 2407606581; ulrike.boehm@nih.gov
2/16 11:00 am Dividing the AnimalKingdom: the Surprising Story of the Molecular Evolution of the Drosophila Ribozyme; Dr. Amanda Simcox, Professor, Ohio State University; Building 50; 1328; Contact Info: 301-496-7879; jkassis@mail.nih.gov
2/16 11:00 am Microbiota-Nervous System Interactions in Health and Disease; Elaine Hsiao, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of California, Los Angeles; 50; 1227/1233 Lobby; Contact Info: 301-496-1001; kusterbl@mail.nih.gov
2/16 1:00 pm Hepatocyte Polarity: Unique, Neglected, Complex and Critical; Irwin Arias, MD, Director, Demystifying Medicine Course, OCRTME; Building 10 (Clinical Center); 9S233; Contact Info: 301-496-1721; tanya.brown2@nih.gov
2/16 1:00 pm LPD Seminar: 'An Unexpected Force From Within: Intracellular Complement In The Regulation of T Cell Metabolism'; Claudia Kemper ; Building 4; Building 4, Room 433; Contact Info: 301.496.0577; DSACKS@niaid.nih.gov
2/16 2:00 pm Author Meet and Greet with Valorie Burton; Valorie Burton, writer; Building 10 (Clinical Center); FAES Terrace; Contact Info: 301-594-8976; tammy.rogers@nih.gov
2/16 4:00 pm The power of cryo-EM: Structural Insights into Molecular Mechanisms; Stefan Raunser, Ph.D., Professor, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology; John Edward Porter Neuroscience Research Center; 640; Contact Info: 301-496-5039; mattheka@mail.nih.gov

Friday, February 17, 2017
2/17 11:00 am Random Walk in the Realm of Chromatin; Igor Berezovsky, Principle Investigator, Bioinformatics Institute; Building 38A (Lister Hill National Center); B2N14; Contact Info: panch@ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
2/21 11:00 am Functional Analysis of Essential Genes in the Malaria Parasite; Jeffrey D. Dvorin, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital; Twinbrook II Building (TBII); 200H; Contact Info: 301-496-9266; parhamma@niaid.nih.gov
2/21 12:00 pm * CANCELLED - Relating Circuit Dynamics to Computation: Coding and Non-coding Spaces in Cortical Activity; Shaul Druckmann, Ph.D., Group Leader, Janelia Farm Research Campus; Building 40; Contact Info: 16175471788; mark.histed@nih.gov
Videocast Event 2/21 12:30 pm Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Aflatoxin-induced Carcinogenesis [Origin: OHSU]; Dr. Stephen Lloyd, Oregon Health and Science Univ; Building 35A (Porter Neuroscience Center); 630; Contact Info: 301-496-9033 or 410-558-8162; kraemerk@nih.gov
2/21 2:00 pm Overcoming Chromatin Barriers to Cell Fate Changes; Kenneth Zaret, Ph.D., Professor , University of Pennsylvania; Building 50; 1st floor conference room 1227; Contact Info: 301-451-9834; ranes@mail.nih.gov
2/21 2:15 pm Speakers from Computational Biology Branch and Cancer and Inflammation Program; Teresa Przytycka, Mutual Exclusivity and Co-occurrence of Mutations in Cancer, Computational Biology Branch, NCBI; Grégoire Altan-Bonnet, Understanding Dysfunctional Signaling in Cancer, One Cell at a Time, Cancer and Inflammation Program, NCI; Building 37; 2041; Contact Info: orit.lavi@nih.gov
2/21 4:00 pm Accelerated Zika Vaccine Clinical Development; Julie Ledgerwood, DO, Chief, Clinical Trials Program, Vaccine Research Center,NIAID; Building 40; 1201; Contact Info: 301-594-8439 or 301.761.6963; pdkwong@nih.gov
Videocast Event 2/21 4:00 pm Demystifying Medicine: Inflammation and Pancreatic Cancer with S. Perwez Hussain, PhD (NCI) and Christine Alewine, MD, PhD (NCI); S. Perwez Hussain, PhD (NCI) ; Christine Alewine, MD, PhD (NCI); Building 50; Conference Room 1227; Contact Info: ariasi@mail.nih.gov

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
2/22-2/23 8:00 am Approaches to Blue Ribbon Panel Recommendations: The Case of Lynch Syndrome; see agenda https://cancercontrol.cancer.gov/lynch-syndrome-workshop/; NCI Shady Grove; TE 406/408/410; Contact Info: NCILynchSyndrome@mail.nih.gov
2/22 9:30 am Advanced Python Programming and Best Practices; NIAID Staff, NIAID; Building 12A; B51; Contact Info: 301-594-6248
2/22 11:00 am The USDA's National Agricultural Library and its Human Nutrition Information. Resources: An Overview and Exploration of Future Directions; Paul Wester, M.L.S., Director, National Agricultural Library, US Department of Agriculture, Beltsville MD; 6100 Executive Blvd; 1st floor Conference Room; Contact Info: 301-435-2920 or 301-435-3605; sylvia.moore@nih.gov
CME CreditVideocast Event 2/22 12:00 pm CC Grand Rounds: 1) SGLT2 Inhibitors: A Case Study in Developing Innovative Therapies for Diabetes and 2) Clinical Studies into Biological Mechanisms Mediating SGLT2 Inhibitors' Adverse Effects on Bone Health; Simeon Taylor, MD, PhD, Special Volunteer, Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Obesity Branch, NIDDK ; Jenny Blau, MD, Associate Program Director, Inter-Institute Endocrine Training Program; , Co-Chief, Internal Medicine and Endocrinology and Staff Clinician; Building 10 (Clinical Center); Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: 301-496-0080; masm@mail.nih.gov
CME CreditVideocast Event 2/22 3:00 pm The Microbiota as Instructor and Arbiter of Immune Responses in Health and Disease; Dan R. Littman, M.D., Ph.D., Kimmel Professor of Molecular Immunology, NYU School of Medicine; 10; Masur Auditorium ; Contact Info: 301-594-6747; robertsjm@od.nih.gov

Thursday, February 23, 2017
2/22-2/23 8:00 am Approaches to Blue Ribbon Panel Recommendations: The Case of Lynch Syndrome; see agenda https://cancercontrol.cancer.gov/lynch-syndrome-workshop/; NCI Shady Grove; TE 406/408/410; Contact Info: NCILynchSyndrome@mail.nih.gov
2/23 11:00 am Defining Single Molecule Forces Required to Activate Cell Adhesion and Notch Signaling”; Taekjip Ha, Ph.D. Professor, Professor, Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering; 50; 1227/1233 LOBBY; Contact Info: 301-496-1001; kusterbl@mail.nih.gov
2/23 2:00 pm Pharmacogenetics to Pharmaco-omics: Precision Medicine and Drug Response; Richard Weinshilboum, Professor of Pharmacology & Medicine, Mayo Clinic; Building 10 (Clinical Center); Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: 3014434404 or 3014518078; miralievagd@mail.nih.gov

Friday, February 24, 2017
2/24 10:00 am Immunity Against the Skin Microbiota During Steady State and Atopic Inflammation.; Keisuke Nagao, M.D., NIH Stadtman Investigator, Dermatology Branch, CCR, NCI; NCI at Frederick, Building 549; Auditorium; Contact Info: 301-846-1735; livingstonesd@mail.nih.gov
2/24 10:15 am Pre-clinical and Clinical Evaluation of Avelumab, an IgGl anti-PD-Ll Antibody, and a New Anti-PD-Ll/TGFbeta Trap MAb; Caroline Jochems, M.D., Ph.D. , Laboratory of Tumor Immunology and Biology, NCI; Building 37; Rooms 2041 /2107; Contact Info: homi@mail.nih.gov
Videocast Event 2/24 12:00 pm Dissection of the Neuronal Circuits and Synapses that Mediate the Effects of Drugs of Abuse; Veronica A. Alvarez, PhD, Senior Investigator, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism ; 1; Wilson Hall ; Contact Info: 301-496-1921; mmcburney@od.nih.gov
CME CreditVideocast Event 2/24 12:00 pm Targeting Mesothelin to Treat Pancreatic Cancer; Christine Alewine, M.D., Ph.D., NIH Lasker Scholar, Laboratory of Molecular Biology; Building 10 (Clinical Center); Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: 301-451-2277; sawhneyr@mail.nih.gov
2/24 1:15 pm NIH Inter-Institure Endocrine Grand Rounds ; Dr. Matthew Carter, Assistant Professor, Williams College; Building 10 (Clinical Center); FAES Room 1 & 2; Contact Info: 301-827-0960; michael.krashes@nih.gov

Monday, February 27, 2017
Videocast Event 2/27 8:30 am Rare Disease Day at NIH ; Christopher P. Austin, M.D., Director, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, NIH; Petra Kaufmann, M.D., M.Sc., Director, Office of Rare Diseases Research and Division of Clinical Innovation, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, NIH; Anthony Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH; Max G. Bronstein, Senior Director, Advocacy & Science Policy, EveryLife Foundation for Rare Diseases; Scott E. Shirley, Executive Director, Uplifting Athletes; Nicole Boice, Founder and CEO, Global Genes; Sharon Terry, M.A., President and CEO, Genetic Alliance; Gayatri Rao, M.D., J.D., Director, Office of Orphan Products Development, Food and Drug Administration; Jonathan Goldsmith, M.D., Associate Director, Rare Disease Program, Office of New Drugs, Center for Drug E, Food and Drug Administration; Brian P. Brooks, M.D., Ph.D., Principal Investigator, Unit on Pediatric, Developmental and Genetic Opthalmolog, National Eye Institute; National Human Genome Research Institute; Building 10 (Clinical Center); Masur Auditorium; Contact Info: 703.934.3000; kimberly.potter@icfi.com
2/27 9:00 am Assessment of Paracellular Fluid Transport in the Perfused Salivary Gland; Masataka Murakami, Associate Professor, Dept. of Cell Physiology, National Institutes of Natural Sciences; Building 10; Room 1N107; Contact Info: 301-402-0262; shmuel.muallem@nih.gov
2/27 9:30 am Bioinformatics Programming with Python; NIAID Staff, NIAID; Building 12A; B51; Contact Info: 301-594-6248
2/27 12:00 pm The Shocking Abilities of Electric Eels; Kenneth Catania, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University; Porter Neuroscience Building (35a); GE620; Contact Info: 301.402.6018 or 301-435-2232; harold.burgess@nih.gov
2/27 1:00 pm Pore-ing into the Nucleus; Sue L. Jaspersen, Ph.D., Associate Investigator, Stowers Institute for Medical Research; Building 37; Conference Room 6041/6107; Contact Info: 301-402-1530; julie.cooper@nih.gov
2/27 1:00 pm Pore-ing into the Nucleus; Sue L. Jaspersen, Ph.D., Associate Investigator, Stowers Institute for Medical Research; Building 37; Conference Room 6041/6107; Contact Info: 301-402-1530; julie.cooper@nih.gov
CME CreditVideocast Event 2/27 3:00 pm Targeting Breast Cancer Stem Cells: Challenges and Opportunities; Max S. Wicha, M.D., Founding Director Emeritus, University of Michigan; Building 10 (Clinical Center); Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: 301-451-2277 or 301-402-6454; sawhneyr@mail.nih.gov
2/27 3:30 pm Diabetes/Metabolism Interest Group; Shoumo Dey, Erythropoietin in mouse brain regulates glucose metabolism and fat mass gain, The Noguchi group, LCB, NIDDK; Xiangbo Run, Regulation of energy metabolism by human long non-coding RNA's, The Cao group, LOMD, NHLBI; Building 10 (Clinical Center); Solarium Conference Room 9S233 (old Bunim Room); Contact Info: 443-956-5021; sam_cushman@nih.gov

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
2/28 11:00 am Inflammation, Immunity and Hypertension; David Harrison, M.D., Director, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; 50; 1227/1233; Contact Info: 3014519440; jackie.lee@nih.gov
2/28 11:00 am Targeting Metabolism to Regulate Immune Responses; Jonathan Powell, Professor of Oncology and Pharmacology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Twinbrook II Building (TBII); 200H; Contact Info: 301-496-9266; parhamma@niaid.nih.gov
2/28 12:00 pm Aging and Inflammation; Connie Weyand, Professor of Medicine , Standord Medicine; Building 10 (Clinical Center); Lippsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: Sheila.malloy@nih.gov
Videocast Event 2/28 4:00 pm HIV: Frontiers Demystifying Medicine:and Vaccine Development with John Coffin, PhD (NCI) and Jeffrey Lifson, MD (NCI) ; John Coffin, PhD (NCI) ; Jeffrey Lifson, MD (NCI) ; Building 50; Conference Room 1227; Contact Info: ariasi@mail.nih.gov
2/28 4:00 pm Vaccination and The Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Acute Immunizing Infections; Dr. Bryan Grenfell, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School; Building 40; 1201; Contact Info: 301-594-8484; ddouek@mail.nih.gov

Wednesday, March 01, 2017
3/1 9:30 am Data Analysis with Python and Pandas; NIAID Staff, NIAID; Building 12A; B51; Contact Info: 301-594-6248
3/1 11:00 am Experimental Evidence of the Role of Dietary Nitrate in Increasing Exercise Performance in Humans; Dr. Andrew Mark Jones, Prof. , Applied Physiology, Assoc. Dean, College of Life/Environm. Sciences, U. of Exeter; 10; 9N233 Solarium; Contact Info: 301-496-5409 or 301-402-2616; barbarah@intra.niddk.nih.gov
CME CreditVideocast Event 3/1 12:00 pm CC Grand Rounds: 1) Activation of TRAIL Receptors to Treat Breast Cancer and 2) Brain Metastasis of Breast Cancer; Stanley Lipkowitz, MD, PhD, Senior Investigator and Chief, Women’s Malignancies Branch, NCI; Patricia S. Steeg, PhD, Senior Investigator and Deputy Chief, Women’s Malignancies Branch, NCI; Building 10 (Clinical Center); Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: 301-496-0080; masm@mail.nih.gov
CME CreditVideocast Event 3/1 3:00 pm JAK Be Nimble: New Drug Targets for Hair Loss Disorders; Angela Christiano, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Molecular Dermatology, Columbia University Medical Center; 10; Masur Auditorium ; Contact Info: 301-594-6747; robertsjm@od.nih.gov
Videocast Event 3/1 4:15 pm Aire: New Tricks from an Old Dog; Dr. Diane Mathis , Professor of Microbiology and Immunobiology , Harvard Medical School; Building 10; Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: 3014516882; lazarevicv@mail.nih.gov

Thursday, March 02, 2017
3/2 11:00 am Drug Discovery Using a C. Elegans Model of Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Deficiency; Dr. Stephen C. Pak, Associate Professor, Washington University School of Medicine; Building 50; 1328; Contact Info: 301-594-4367; Andy.Golden@nih.gov
3/2 11:00 am Nursing’s Impact on Patient Outcomes; Linda H. Aiken, PhD, FAAN, FRCN, RN; Building 10 (Clinical Center); Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: info@ninr.nih.gov
3/2 11:00 am Starving Cells to Death; Dr. Michael Overholtzer, Cell Biologist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Building 50; 1227/1233; Contact Info: 3014353003; samone.johnson@nih.gov

Friday, March 03, 2017
CME Credit 3/3 12:00 pm Biochemical Mechanisms of Selective Autophagy; Wade Harper, Ph.D., Chair and Professor of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School; Building 10 (Clinical Center); Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: 301-451-2277; sawhneyr@mail.nih.gov
3/3 1:00 pm Design of Class VI and X Myosins; H. Lee Sweeney, Professor, University of Florida; Building 50; Library Room 2328; Contact Info: 3014353003; samone.johnson@nih.gov
3/3 1:15 pm Type 2 Diabetes in Youth: the Evolving Picture.; Dr. Sonia Caprio, Professor of Pediatrics (Endocrinology), Yale School of Medicine; Building 10 (Clinical Center); FAES (B10) Rooms 1&2; Contact Info: 3014511466; worthinf@mail.nih.gov

Monday, March 06, 2017
3/6 9:30 am Data Visualization with Python; NIAID Staff, NIAID; Building 12A; B51; Contact Info: 301-594-6248
3/6 12:00 pm Chromatin Folding and its Regulation; Dr. Yawen Bai, Senior investigator, NCI; Building 37; Room 4041; Contact Info: kyunglee@mail.nih.gov
3/6 12:00 pm Limbic-prefrontal Synchrony in Psychiatric Disease Models; Joshua Gordon,M.D., Ph.D., Director, NIMH; Porter Neuroscience Building (35a); GE620; Contact Info: 301.435.1896 or 301-435-2232; jeffrey.Diamond@nih.gov
3/6 3:00 pm A Framework for Assessing Medical Training vis-à- vis Patient Safety; Derek Braverman, Fellow, Department of Bioethics, NIH; Building 45 (Natcher Building); Lower Level, Room D; Contact Info: 3012295639; keltym@verizon.net

Tuesday, March 07, 2017
3/7 9:00 am Global Neglected Infectious Diseases: Evolution, Virulence and Pathogenesis; A.P. Waters, Ph.D., FRSE, University of Glasgow; William A. Petri, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., University of Virginia ; Boris Striepen, Ph.D. , University of Georgia; Makedonka Mitreva, Ph.D., Washington University; John Parkinson, Ph.D., University of Toronto; Paul J. Brindley, Ph.D., George Washington University; Najib M. El-Sayed, Ph.D., University of Maryland; Wendy Gibson, Ph.D., University of Bristol; Serap Aksoy, Ph.D., Yale University; Makedonka Mitreva, Washington University; Sasi Bennuru, NIH; Asis Khan, NIH; Shaden Kamhawi, NIH; Building 45 (Natcher Building); Natcher Conference Rm. Balcony A; Contact Info: 301.402.1609; griggm@niaid.nih.gov
3/7 11:00 am Dissecting the Role of Genomic Copy Number Alterations during Tumorigenesis; Teresa Davoli, Ph.D., Post-Doc, Harvard Medical School; Building 37; Conference Room 6041/6107; Contact Info: 301-594-6389; Grewals@mail.nih.gov
3/7 11:00 am Finding Conserved Genes and Pathways Required for Sleep; Anne C. Hart, Ph.D., Professor of Neuroscience, NIH Graduate Partnership Program (NIH GPP) Director, Brown University; 50; 1227/1233; Contact Info: 3014519440; jackie.lee@nih.gov
Videocast Event 3/7 11:00 am Molecular Mechanisms Regulating Plasticity of Excitatory Synapses; Katherine Roche, Ph.D., National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke; Porter Neuroscience Building (35a); GE620; Contact Info: 301.435.2232; hellmuthm@ninds.nih.gov
3/7 11:30 am The Mystery of How We Got Our First Centrioles; Dr, Tomer Avidor-Reiss, Associate Professor, University of Toledo, Dept of Biological Sciences; NCI at Frederick, Building 549; Contact Info: 301-846-1837; jadranka.loncarek@nih.gov
3/7 1:00 pm Biophysics of Ligand Binding to Calmodulin; Rick Aldrich, Prof., The University of Texas at Austin; Building 40; 1201/1203; Contact Info: rkgriss@helix.nih.gov
Videocast Event 3/7 4:00 pm Demystifying Medicine: Hepatocellular Cancer and Liver Transplantation with T. Jake Liang, MD, and Lynt B. Johnson, MD, MBA; T. Jake Liang, MD, NIDDK; Lynt B. Johnson, MD, MBA, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital ; Building 50; Conference Room 1227; Contact Info: ariasi@mail.nih.gov
3/7 4:00 pm NIH RNA Club; Kyota Yasuda (NCI, Voula Mili Lab) ; Chad Stein (NIDDK, Astrid Haase lab); Building 31; 2A48; Contact Info: maraiar@mail.nih.gov
3/7 4:00 pm The Use of bNAbs to Prevent and Treat SHIVAD8 Challenged Rhesus Macaques; Dr. Malcolm Martin MD, NIH Distinguished Investigator in the Viral Pathogenesis and Vaccine Section, NI, NIAID/DIR; Building 40; 1201; Contact Info: 301-594-8468 or 301.761.6963; bgraham@mail.nih.gov

Wednesday, March 08, 2017
3/8 9:00 am From Human Genetics to Biology of Human Growth and Obesity; Joel N Hirschhorn, Director, Center for Basic and Translational Obesity Research , Boston Children’s Hospital; Building 10 (Clinical Center); FAES (B10) Rooms 1&2; Contact Info: 3014511466; worthinf@mail.nih.gov
3/8 9:30 am Building Workflows with Python; NIAID Staff, NIAID; Building 12A; B51; Contact Info: 301-594-6248
3/8 10:00 am ATAC-ing Regulatory Variation in Health and Disease; Prof. William Greenleaf, Ph.D., Department of Genetics, Stanford University; Building 35; Room 640; Contact Info: 240-760-6618; hagerg@dce41.nci.nih.gov
3/8 10:00 am CECB Postdoctoral Fellow Workshop; Prof. William Greenleaf, Ph.D., Department of Genetics, Stanford University; Dr. Mary Kate Bonner, NCI; Dr. Diego Folco, NCI; Dr. Jeong-Kyu Kim, NCI; Dr. Lenan Zhuang, NIDDK; 35; Contact Info: 3018466957; julia.lam@nih.gov
CME CreditVideocast Event 3/8 12:00 pm Contemporary Clinical Medicine: Great Teachers: The Changing Face of Informed Consent; Christine Grady, PhD, MSN, Chief, Department of Bioethics and Head, Section on Human Subjects Research,, Clinical Center ; Building 10 (Clinical Center); Lipsett Amphitheater; Contact Info: 301-496-0080; masm@mail.nih.gov
3/8 1:00 pm In Vivo Multimodal Preclinical Imaging of Disease and Therapy: Optical, PET and Micro-CT; Vivek R. Shinde Patil, PhD, Senior Manager, Technical Applications, PerkinElmer Life Sciences; Building 10, NMR Center Conference room; 10/B1D-55; Contact Info: 301-594-3898; klaunbeb@mail.nih.gov
3/8 1:00 pm Joining the Dots - Longevity, Trauma, Obesity and Alzheimer's Disease; Dr. Regis B. Kelly, Executive Director; Byers Family Distinguished Professor, QB3 Institute; University of California, San Francisco; 35; Contact Info: 301-496-4758; twynn@niaid.nih.gov
3/8 1:00 pm Structural Analyses of Retrovira Intasomes by cryoEM; Dmitry Lyumkis, Structural analyses of retroviral intasomes by cryoEM, Salk Institute for Biological Sciences; Building 5; 127; Contact Info: 301 496 4081; bobc@helix.nih.gov