December 4 - 8, 2017

"Signals regulating regulatory T cell development and function"

Weishan Huang
Postdoctoral Fellow, Cornell University
Microbiology & Immunology seminar
Monday, December 4 @ 10 am, 103 WH
Questions? Call: 4-7675

"Assembly of the Mitochondrial Ribosome"

Antoni Barrientos, PhD
Professor, Department of Neurology, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology seminar, hosted by Dr. Xin Jie Chen
Monday, December 4 @ 12 pm, 2231 WH
Questions? Call: 4-8707 | Open to the public

"Temporal contrast sensitivity in a mouse model of retinitis pigmentosa"

Rose Pasquale
Neuroscience Program PhD Candidate, Dr. Eduardo Solessio's Lab
Neuroscience & Physiology Graduate Program, Ophthalmology and Center for Vision Research
Tuesday, December 5 @ 12 - 1 pm, 4709 NRB
Questions? Call: 4-7752

"Eat When You Can ... Sleep When You Can: A Trauma Surgeon's Experience with Pancreatitis"

Gregory Beilman, MD
Vice Chair of Surgery, University of Minnesota
Surgery Grand Rounds
Wednesday, December 6 @ 8 am, 2231 WH

Questions? Call: 4-5549

"Building molecular landscapes for complex genetic disorders: recent examples"

Geert Poelmans, MD, PhD
Founder and Director, Drug Target ID
Research Associate, Department of Human Genetics, Radbound University Medical Center, Nijmegan, The Netherlands
Visiting Scholar Seminar, hosted by: Stephen Faraone, PhD; Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences; Neuroscience & Physiology
Wednesday, December 6 @ 9 - 10 am, 4709 NRB
Questions? Call: 4-7752

"Current and Future Trends within the Anatomical Sciences in Medical Education"

Jennifer M. McBride, PhD
Associate Professor of Surgery, Director of Virtual Anatomy Education, and Thread Director of Histology
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland, OH
Cell & Developmental Biology Visiting Professor
Sponsored by Elinor J. Spring-Mills Lectureship in Anatomical Research Endowment
Wednesday, December 6 @ 1:15 pm, 103 WH
Questions? Call: 4-8536 | Open to the public

"Octopus solves the magic: A Journey of a Nanocarrier from Cancer to Sepsis"

Juntao Luo, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
Pharmacology Research in Progress seminar
Thursday, December 7 @ 12 pm, 3509/10 Setnor
Questions? Call: 4-7949

"Integrating Palliative Care and Oncology"

Cardinale B. Smith, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine Department, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Cancer Center Grand Rounds
Friday, December 8 @ 7:30 - 8:30 am, CC C1076 A/B/C
Questions or to RSVP: 4-8235

"Immunity to Neisseria gonorrhoeae: A tale of 4 cytokines and a vaccine"

Michael W. Russell, PhD
Departments of Microbiology & Immunology and Oral Biology
Witebsky Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology, University of Buffalo
Trudeau Institute Research Network seminar, hosted by Michael Vajdy, PhD
Friday, December 8 @ 10 - 11 am, Trudeau Institute
Available via zoon meeting:
Questions? Email:

"The Global Burden of Glaucoma: Challenges and Solutions"

Anthony Realini, MD, MPH
Professor of Ophthalmology; Director, Glaucoma Services; Director, Clinical Research; Director, Glaucoma Fellowship
West Virginia University Eye Institute
Ophthalmology's Colloquim for Vision Research, hosted by Robert D. Fechtner, MD
Friday, December 8 @ 12 - 1 pm, 4709 NRB
Questions? Call: 4-5241


Unless otherwise indicated, the seminars and meetings listed above are closed to the public; only employees of Upstate Medical University, or other SUNY employees, may attend. For question or to submit a seminar for a future This Week in Research please email Ellen Furnari at: