Seminars at The Jackson Laboratory

January 2013

Guest Seminar Thursday, January 24, 10:30 am, LCC Auditorium
Alexander Ploss, Ph.D., The Rockefeller University, New York, NY
Title: Development of humanized mouse model for the study of human hepatotropic pathogens

March 2013

Guest Seminar Friday, March 15, 12:00-1:00pm, LCC Auditorium
Charles Farber, Ph.D., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Title: Systems Genetics of Complex Skeletal Phenotypes

Guest Seminar Thursday, March 21, 10:30 am, LCC Auditorium
Akiko Shimamura, Ph.D., Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA
Title:  Marrow failure and MDS: Wherefore ribosomes?

Guest Seminar Thursday, March 28, 10:30 am, LCC Auditorium
Simon Gregory, Ph.D., Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
Title: In pursuit of mechanism - from association to function in multiple sclerosis 

April 2013

Guest Seminar Thursday, April 5, 10:30 am, LCC Auditorium
Andres Buonanno, Ph.D., NICHD, Section of Molecular Neurobiology, NIH
Title: Regulation of synaptic plasticity, neural network activity and behaviors by Neuregulins: Potential implications for psychiatric disorders

Guest Seminar Thursday, April 11 10:30 am LCC Auditorium
Jason Stumpff, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Title: Centering the genome: Molecular control of mitotic chromosome alignment

Guest Seminar Thursday, April 25 10:30 am LCC Auditorium
Maricel Kann, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
Title: A Protein-Domain Approach for the Analysis of Disease Mutations

Guest Seminar Friday, April 26 12:00-1:00 pm LCC Auditorium
Holly Van Remmen, The Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies,
Univ. of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Title: Mitochondrial dysfunction, oxidative stress and age-related disease

May 2013

Guest Seminar Thursday, May 9 10:30 am - LCC Auditorium
Charlotte Sumner, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Title: Disruptions of neural connectivity in inherited motor neuron disease

Guest Seminar Thursday, May 16 10:30 am LCC Auditorium
Yusuf Hannun, Stony Brook University Health Science Center, Stony Brook, NY
Title: Bioactive sphingolipids in cell regulation

June 2013

Guest Seminar Friday, June 7 12:00 Noon LCC Auditorium
Brenda Bass, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Title: Understanding the dsRNAome and its functions

Guest Seminar Thursday, June 13 10:30am LCC Auditorium
John Novembre, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Title: An abundance of rare variants as a major feature of human genetic diversity

Guest Seminar Thursday, June 20 10:30am LCC Auditorium
Jane Buckner, Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason, Seattle, WA
Title: Identifying common mechanisms of failed tolerance in autoimmune diseases

July 2014

Guest Seminar Thursday, July 18 10:30 am - LCC Auditorium
Scott Pletcher, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Title: Modulation of Drosophila aging and physiology by a neural circuit linking sexual perception and reward

August 2014

Guest Seminar, Tuesday, August 13 10:30 am - LCC Auditorium
Nuno Sousa, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
Stressed-out brains