Calendar for 2015

Speaker Institute Title Host/Sponsor
1/8/2015 Phil Davis, PhD Independent Researcher, Analyst and Consultant Measuring Scientific Impact (or) how to impress your colleagues, irritate your competitors, and baffle everyone else. Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
2/3/2015 Jayakrishna Ambati, MD University of Kentucky Teaching an Old Drug New Tricks – A Story in Three Parts AOA and MD/PhD Research Day **Presentation will be in BPC 152**
3/12/2015 Philip A. Marsden, MD University of Toronto MicroRNAS and the Vasculature Bradley Gelfand, PhD **Presentation will be held in BPC 234**
4/2/2015 Wei Yang, PhD National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases “A Structural Biologist’s Exploration of Chemistry and Cancer” Guo-Min Li, PhD
5/14/2015 Randy Schekman, PhD - Winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine University of California, Berkeley Genes and proteins required for secretion of large particles and miRNA Jayakrishna Ambati, MD
6/4/2015 Joshua Sanes, PhD Harvard University Wiring up the Retina Jayakrishna Ambati, MD and Don Gash, PhD
10/1/2015 Inder Verma, PhD The Salk Institute for Biological Studies Cancelled - “Plasticity of Cancer Cells: Lessons from Glioblastoma” Jayakrishna Ambati, MD