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We are an interactive and collegial community of scientists dedicated to innovative, world-class research. In this environment, we train our diverse student population to become precise and creative thinkers who impact science and society.


MCB Events This Week

April 22 - 11:00 p.m. - Lecture - Borwell 758W, DHMC

April 22 - 12:15 p.m. - Colloquium - Borwell 758W, DHMC

Michael Epstein, Ph.D. - Emory University School of Medicine
“GE Brings Good Things to Life? Lessons Learned From Gene-Environment Interaction Studies of Psychiatric Disorders” Center for Genomic Medicine Grand Rounds RSVP to Lamar D. Moss

April 22 - 12:00-1:00 p.m. - Auditorium E, DHMC

Jennifer Ligibel, M.D. - Harvard Medical School
“Lifestyle and Breast Cancer: Can Obesity, Inactivity and an Unhealthy Diet Influence Breast Cancer Outcomes?”
NCCC Grand Rounds

April 22 - 4:00 p.m. - Chilcott Auditorium

Maxwell G. Heiman, Ph.D. Harvard Medical School/Boston Children's Hospital
“Building a Neuron in C. elegans using Machinery Borrowed from Epithelia”
Biochemistry Seminar
Host Jamie Moseley

April 24 - 9:15 a.m. - Chilcott Auditorium

Andrew DeCastro - Thesis Presentation
“The Causes and Consequences of Regulation of ∆Np63α in Mammary and Breast Cancer Stem Cells”
PEMM Thesis Presentation
Advisor: James DiRenzo

April 24 - 2:00 p.m. - Room 200, LSC

Kelly Shepardson - Thesis Presentation
“The role of Hypoxia and Hypoxia Inducible Factor 1 Alpha in Aspergillus fumigatus-Host Pathogenesis”
Micro/Immuno Thesis Presentation
Advisor: Robb Cramer

April 25 - 1:00 p.m. - Chilcott Auditorium

Amanda Balboni - Thesis Presentation
“Identification and Characterization of Signaling Pathways Underlying the Activity of ∆Np63α in Breast Cancer Stem Cells”
PEMM Thesis Presentation
Advisor: James DiRenzo

April 25 - 3:00 p.m. - Chilcott Auditorium

George D. Yancopoulos, M.D., Ph.D. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
“Building a Biotech Company on a Foundation in Science and Technology: The Story of Regeneron”
Biochemistry Seminar
Host: TY Chang

April 25 - 4:00 p.m. - Room 201, LSC

John Ratcliffe, Ph.D. - University of Toronto
“Superfast and Ultrasonic: Design Contraints on Echolocation in Bats and Decision-Making in Tiger Moths”
Biology Seminar
Host: Hannah ter Hofstede


April 23 - 4:00 p.m. - Auditorium F, Lebanon

Joeeta Chowdhury (Taylor lab - Micro/Immuno)

Tamer Shabaneh (Turk lab - Micro/Immuno)

Diana Chernikova (Moore lab - Genetics)

April 24 - 4:00 p.m. - Chilcott Auditorium

Tianyong Zheng (Lynd lab - Biology)

Jaclyn Taroni (Whitfield lab - Genetics)

Jarrod Smith (O'Toole lab - Micro/Immuno)