Previous Talks

Date Speaker Affiliation Title Introduction
3/14/14 Dr. Mark E. Dumont Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics, University of Rochester
1/10/14 Dr. Robert T. Dirksen Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, University of Rochester Muscle Physiology Research at URMC: Lessons Learned as the Prodigal Son
12/13/13 Dr. Lynne Maquat Director, Center for RNA Biology, J. Lowell Orbison Distinguished Service Alumni Professorship, Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics, University of Rochester Making Sense of Nonsense: mRNA Decay and Human Diseases
11/8/13 Dr. Richard Phipps Dean's Professorship, Department of Environmental Medicine, University of Rochester You truly are what you eat: new lipid mediators that enhance antibody production and resolve inflammation
9/13/13 Dr. Patricia Hinkle Professor Emeritus, Department of Pharmacology & Physiology, University of Rochester Signaling through melanocortin receptors: mechanisms responsible for red hair, fat babies and glucocorticoid deficiency
02/08/13 Mark Noble, Mike Fiske, Jack Daiss, Matt Hilton, Chris Pröschel, Steve Goldman GMP Facility and Stem Cell Therapies
12/14/12 Burns Blaxall, Ph.D., FAHA Professor, Director of Translational Science
The Heart Institute, Molecular Cardiovascular Biology
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Adventures in heart failure research: finding new targets and therapeutics Mark Taubman, M.D.
9/14/12 Richard Aslin William R. Kenan Professor, Brain & Cognitive Sciences and Center for Visual Science
Director, Rochester Center for Brain Imaging
Human Infants are Rapid Learners and Rational Actors Kathy Nordeen
6/8/12 Heinrich (Henri) Jasper UR Biology Department / Professor, Buck Institute for Aging Stem cells and longevity
- what flies can teach us
Dirk Bohmann
5/11/12 Stephen Dewhurst Chair, Department of Microbiology and Immunology Why does semen contain amyloid fibrils, and what do they have to do with HIV-1 transmission? Sanjay Maggirwar
4/13/12 Gary D. Paige Chair, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy Senses and Sense-Abilities Underlying Plasticity in Spatial Behavior Nina Schor
1/13/12 Doris Taylor URMC Medical Scientist Research Symposium    

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  • Held the 2nd Friday of every month.
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  • Highlights of University of Rochester research presented to an audience from all University of Rochester Departments involved in Biological and Biomedical Research.
  • Review of important current developments in the life sciences.
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