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MCB Events This Week

April 27 - 10:00 a.m. - 758W Borwell

Kiah Sanders - Thesis Presentation
“Intracellular Immunotherapy of Aggressive, Metastatic Cancer Utilizing Toxoplasma gondii”
Micro/Immuno Thesis Presentation
Advisor: David Bzik

April 27 - 4:00 p.m. - Borwell 658W

Stephanie K. Dougan, Ph.D. - Harvard Medical School / Dana Farber Cancer Institute
“Transnuclear Mice as Models of Anti-tumor Immunity”
Micro/Immuno Seminar
Host: David Bzik

April 28 - 9:30 a.m. - Auditorium E

Patrick Lizotte - Thesis Presentation
“Novel Approaches to Targeting Innate Immunity for Cancer Immunotheraphy”
Micro/Immuno Thesis Presentation
Advisor: Steve Fiering

April 28 - 12:00-1:00 p.m. - Auditorium E, DHMC

Stefan Holubar, MD, MS, FACS, FASCRS - DHMC
“Shifting Paradigms in Rectal Cancer Care”
NCCC Grand Rounds

April 28 - 2:30 p.m. - Chilcott Auditorium

Galit Lahav, Ph.D. - Harvard Medical School
“Dynamics of Cancer Pathways in Single Cells”
MCB Training Grant Seminar
Host: Kelly Salmon

April 28 - 4:00 p.m. Borwell 758W

Nicole F. Steinmetz, Ph.D. - Case Western Reserve University
“From Black-Eyed Peas to Biomedical Nanotechnology”
Micro/Immuno Seminar
Host: Steve Fiering

April 28 - 4:00 p.m. - Auditorium G, DHMC

LTC Mark D. Kellogg, Ph.D., MT(ASCP), DABCC - US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases
“The US Army Field Medical Laboratory: Capabilities, Responsibilities and Lessons Learned”
Pathology Res/Rev Seminar

April 29 - 10:00 a.m. - Vail 614

Ethan Lee, M.D., Ph.D. - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
“The Way Wnt Works: A Biochemical Approach to Study Wnt Signal Transduction”
Genetics Seminar
Hosts: Ofelia Tacchelly-Benites and Eungi Yang

April 29 - 1:00 p.m. - Vail 614

Ofelia Tacchelly-Benites - Thesis Presentation
“Axin Regulation in Wnt Signaling”
Genetics Thesis Presentation
Advisor: Yashi Ahmed

April 30 - 9:00 a.m. - Vail 614

Eungi Yang - Thesis Presentation
“Wnt Pathway Activation by ADP-Ribosylation”
Genetics Thesis Presentation
Advisor: Yashi Ahmed

April 30 - 2:00 p.m. - Room 041, LSC

Chelsea Vario Petrenko - Thesis Presentation
“Soil Biogeochemistry in Temperate and Arctic Ecosystems: Human Disturbances to a Critical Carbon Pool”
EEB Biology Thesis Presentation
Advisor: Andy Friendland

May 1 - 12:00 p.m. - Room 200, LSC

Maria Hindt - Thesis Presentation
“BRUTUS and Its Paralogs: Understanding Their Role in the Iron Deficiency Response in Arabidopsis thaliana”
Biology Thesis Presentation
Advisor: Mary Lou Guerinot

May 1 - 4:00 p.m. - Room 201, LSC

Judy Callis, Ph.D. - University of California-Davis
“Cis and Trans Elements in the Ubiquitin Modification System in Arabidopsis”
Biology Cramer Seminar
Host: Maria Hindt


McCollum Colloquium on May 4 - Speaker Dr. Arturo Casadevall
Email Janet.Cheney@Dartmouth.edu for more information


April 29 - 4:00 p.m. - Auditorium F, Lebanon
Moderator - Andrew Grassetti

Lexie Cui - Usherwood lab, Micro/Immuno

Richard Manivanh - Leib lab, Micro/Immuno

Jennifer Vella - Huang lab, Micro/Immuno

April 30 - 4:00 p.m. - Chilcott Audi, Hanover

Youjun Wu - Griffin lab, Biology

Corey Allard - Moseley lab, Biochemistry

Kevin Chesmore - Williams lab, Genetics