BMS Journal Club

2022-23 Journal Club Schedule

Journal Club Chairs: Bruce Wang, MD and Tien Peng, MD
Day/Time: Thursdays, 12:00-1:00 p.m. except as noted
Location:In person at N-225 on the Parnassus campus, with a livestream/Zoom option as well. The Zoom link will be sent out with the email reminder sent to the BMS listservs. Please contact Demian Sainz if you are not already on one of our listservs.
Links to previous livestreams and recorded video are in the sidebar.


See the BMS Journal Club Archives in the right sidebar for past journal club descriptions and recordings.


September 8, 2022

*Introduction to Journal Club with Journal Club co-Chairs Bruce Wang and Tien Peng*

Meagan Olive (student)
"The right to choose: Gamma delta T cells take up residence in the decidua for a novel role in early pregnancy"
Yang, S., et al. Early pregnancy human decidua gamma/delta T cells exhibit tissue resident and specific functional characteristics. Mol Hum Reprod. 2022 Jul 29;28(8):gaac023. doi: 10.1093/molehr/gaac023. PMID: 35758607.
Coaches: Tiffany Scharschmidt, MD & David Raleigh, MD, PhD


September 29, 2022

Cathryn Cadwell, MD, PhD (faculty)
"Brain cell type atlases: The key to understanding neurobiology, or aimless stamp collecting?"
Berg, J., Sorensen, S.A., Ting, J.T. et al. Human neocortical expansion involves glutamatergic neuron diversification. Nature 598, 151–158 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-021-03813-8

Charlotte Wang (student)
"All types of screens: unmasking cancer"
Kishton, R. J., et al. (2022). Cancer genes disfavoring T cell immunity identified via integrated systems approach. Cell reports, 40(5), 111153. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2022.111153
Coaches: Julia Carnevale, MD & David Nguyen, MD, PhD

 


October 13, 2022

Franklin Huang, MD, PhD (faculty)
"Ancestry-driven recalibration of tumor mutational burden and disparate clinical outcomes in response to immune checkpoint inhibitors"Nassar, A.H., Adib, E., Abou Alaiwi, S. et al. Ancestry-driven recalibration of tumor mutational burden and disparate clinical outcomes in response to immune checkpoint inhibitors, Cancer Cell,2022, ISSN 1535-6108,https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ccell.2022.08.022.\

Rita Loudermilk (student)
"Shining a Light on Cell-Cell Interactions"
Oslund, R.C., Reyes-Robles, T., White, C.H. et al. Detection of cell–cell interactions via photocatalytic cell tagging. Nat Chem Biol 18, 850–858 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41589-022-01044-0
Coaches: Alexis Combes, PhD & Gabi Fragiadakis, PhD


October 20, 2022

Xin Duan, PhD (faculty)
"May the force be with your neurons at the right moment"
Excessive Mechanotransduction in Sensory Neurons Causes Joint Contractures in a Mouse Model of Arthrogryposis
Shang Ma, et al,  Ardem Patapoutian (Biorxiv, 2022) https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2022.06.07.495164v1

Evan Semenza (student)
"This is your brain on (fatty) acid: metabolic involvement in the evolutionary expansion of the cerebral cortex"
Pinson, A., et al. (2022) Human TKTL1 implies greater neurogenesis in frontal neocortex of modern humans than Neanderthals. Science 377(6611). https://doi.org/10.1126/science.abl6422
Coaches: Corey Harwell, PhD & Daniel Lim, MD, PhD


November 3, 2022

Timothy Henrich, MD (faculty)
TBD

Caroline Whitty (student)
"I'll have the de-CAF"
Krishnamurty, A.T., Shyer, J.A., Thai, M. et al. LRRC15+ myofibroblasts dictate the stromal setpoint to suppress tumour immunity. Nature (2022).
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-022-05272-1

Coaches: Dean Sheppard, MD & Eric Collisson, MD


December 1, 2022

Shibani Pati, MD, PhD (faculty)
TBD

Kevin Ly (student)
"Have I seen you before? I think you need to be Trm'ed."
Fung HY, Teryek M, Lemenze AD, Bergsbaken T. CD103 fate mapping reveals that intestinal CD103- tissue-resident memory T cells are the primary responders to secondary infection. Sci Immunol. 2022 Nov 11;7(77):eabl9925. doi: 10.1126/sciimmunol.abl9925. Epub 2022 Nov 4. PMID: 36332012.
Coaches: Ari Molofsky, MD, PhD & Rachel Rutishauser, MD, PhD


January 5, 2023

Max Pass (student)
TBD

Victoria Bowcut (student)
TBD


January 12, 2023

Zachary Holmes (student)
TBD

Jun Hyung Sin (student)
TBD


January 19, 2023

Sophia Nelson (student)
TBD

Isabelle Young (student)
TBD


January 26, 2023

Tori Tran (student)
TBD

TBD (faculty)


February 2, 2023

Samuel Hoelscher (student)
TBD

Nav Lally (student)
TBD


February 9, 2023

K. Mark Ansel, PhD (faculty)
TBD

Lexi Schneider (student)
TBD


February 16, 2023

Serena Lu (student)
TBD

Zack Mullin-Bernstein (student)
TBD


February 23, 2023

Jingwen Ding (student)
TBD

Maddie Urbanek (student)
TBD


March 2, 2023

McKenzie Daanen (student)
TBD

Khang Nguyen (student)
TBD


March 9, 2023

Kai Trepka (student)
TBD

Minna Apostolova (student)
TBD


March 16, 2023

Jayden Ross (student)
TBD

Ivan Chavez (student)
TBD


March 23, 2023

Kadellyn Sandoval Gutierrez (student)
TBD

Amy Chen (student)
TBD


March 30, 2023

Julianne Riggs (student)
TBD

Li Wang (student)
TBD


April 6, 2023

Amrik Kang (student)
TBD

Riana Hunter (student)
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April 13, 2023

Gary Chan (student)
TBD

James Asaki (student)
TBD


April 20, 2023

Jing Chung (student)
TBD

Madison Lotstein (student)
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April 27, 2023

Mingyang Ma (student)
TBD

Jaela Caston (student)
TBD


May 4, 2023

Isabel Shen (student)
TBD

Zachary Stensland (student)
TBD


May 11, 2023

Sara Misiukiewicz (student)
TBD

Manon Miller (student)
TBD


May 18, 2023

Rukman Thota (student)
TBD

Gabriella Kimmerly (student)
TBD


May 25, 2023

Sarah Castro (student)
TBD

Anita Qualls (student)
TBD