BMS Seminar Series 2021-22

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Zoom Recordings  Fall 2021 Recordings 

Winter/spring 2022 Recordings

September 29, 2021

“Functional Mechanism and Therapeutic Targeting of Metadherin in Metastatic Breast Cancer”
Yibin Kang, PhD 
Princeton University
Host:  Hani Goodarzi, PhD
zoom only

October 6, 2021

"Organismal and cellular proprioception: mechano-sensitive channels’ function in regulating cellular secretion and morphogenesis"
Kang Shen, PhD 
Stanford University
Host:  Xin Duan, PhD
zoom only

October 13, 2021

“CAR T cells and Carbohydrates”
Avery Posey, PhD 
University of Pennsylvania
Host:  Justin Eyquiem, PhD
zoom only

October 20, 2021

“Bacterial regulation of vitamin A transport in the intestine"
Lora Hooper, PhD 
UT Southwestern
Host:  Tiffany Scharschmidt, MD
zoom only

October 27, 2021

Stromal-Immune Interactions in Health, Disease and Immunotherapy
Shannon Turley, PhD 
Host:  Ari Molofsky, PhD
(not recorded)

November 3, 2021

“Pluripotent stem cells to model and treat lung disease”
Darrell Kotton, MD 
Boston University
Host:  Tien Peng, MD
In person at Room N-225

November 10, 2021

“Transposable element activation in neurodegenerative tauopathy"
Bess Frost, PhD
UT San Antonio
Host:  Eric Huang, MD, PhD
In person at Room N-225

November 17, 2021

Engineering human tissues for medical impact
Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, PhD 
Columbia University
Host: Todd McDevitt, PhD and Matt Kutys, PhD
zoom only

December 1, 2021

“Revisiting immune gateways to the brain”
Jonathan Kipnis, PhD 
Washington Univ
Host: Ari Molofsky, PhD
In person at Room N-225

January 12, 2022

“Associative analysis in panels of inbred mice reveal novel sleep regulatory processes.”
Ketema Paul, PhD 
Host: Louis Ptacek, PhD
zoom only

January 19, 2022

Sensations from within: neuronal mechanisms of body-brain communication
Stephen Liberles, PhD 
Harvard University
Host: Julie Sneddon, PhD
zoom only

January 26, 2022

“Nuclear mechanotransduction: regulation of cell fate and integrity”
Sara Wickstrom, PhD
University of Helsinki
Host:  Matt Kutys, PhD
Zoom only

February 2, 2022

“Intracellular Membrane Contact Sites, Lipid Dynamics and Neurodegeneration”
Pietro De Camilli, MD 
Host:  Rushika Perera, PhD
zoom only

February 16, 2022

“Networked clocks in the brain and body: Circadian control of physiology and behavior”
Erik Herzog, PhD   
Washington University - St Louis
Host: Ying-Hui Fu, PhD
zoom only

February 23, 2022

Base Editing and Prime Editing: Precision Gene Correction Without Double-Strand DNA Breaks
David Liu, PhD 
Harvard, Broad Institute
Host: Zev Gartner, PhD
zoom only

March 2, 2022

Inequities in Personalized Medicine: Pharmacogenomics in Indigenous communities
Katrina Claw, PhD
University of Colorado
Hosts: Kathy Giacomini, PhD and Dianne Laboy-Cintron
zoom livestreamed at room N-225

March 9, 2022

Frontiers in Therapeutic Development
Levi Garraway, MD, PhD
Host: Aimee Kao, MD, PhD
In person at Room N-225

March 16, 2022

Role of intraepithelial lymphocytes in colorectal cancer
Daniel Mucida, PhD 
Rockefeller University
Host: Peter Turnbaugh, PhD
In person at Room N-225

March 30, 2022

Unraveling the adaptation of Staphylococcus aureus during bloodstream infection
Victor Torres, PhD 
Host:  Joel Ernst, MD and Shaeri Mukherjee, PhD
In person at Room N-225

April 6, 2022

Extracellular Vesicles - Integrators of Homeostasis: Lessons from Pigmentation
Graça Raposo, PhD
Institut Curie
Host: Aparna Lakkaraju, PhD
Zoom only

April 13, 2022

“The generation of neural diversity”
Claude Desplan, PhD 
Host:  Elphege Nora, PhD
In person at Room N-225

April 20, 2022

“Genome Topology Controls The Timing Of Gene Activity During Development”
Mike Levine, PhD
Princeton University
Host: Licia Selleri, PhD
zoom only

May 4, 2022

“Transposable elements and epigenome evolution”
Ting Wang, PhD
Washington Univ - St. Louis
Host:  Yin Shen, PhD
In person at Room N-225

May 11, 2022

Mechanogenetic pathways as drivers of endothelial cell function
Guillermo García-Cardeña, PhD 
Hosts: Matt Kutys, PhD
zoom only

May 18, 2022

Translating immunology into new therapies for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Fiona Powrie, PhD
Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Oxford UK
Host: Jason Cyster, PhD
Zoom only

May 25, 2022

Mechanisms of Fate Determination in the Vertebrate Retina
Connie Cepko, PhD
Host:  Tomasz Nowakowski, PhD
zoom only

May 31, 2022

"Selection and adaptation in therapy resistance in melanoma"
Arjun Raj, PhD
Penn University
Host:  Elphege Nora, PhD
In person at Room N-225