October 16 - 20, 2017


"Abi1 is a tumor suppressor in prostate cancer: Investigating altered cell adhesion as a neoplastic phenotype"

Disharee Das
Graduate Student, Kotula Lab
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Graduate Student Seminar
Monday, October 16 @ 12 pm, 2231 WH
Questions? Call: 4-8707 | Open to the public


"Tumor Dormancy and Breast Cancer Recurrence: Slaying the Sleeping Dragon"

Lewis A. Chodosh, MD, PhD
Professor of Cancer Biology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
2017 Annual Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Lecture, in honor of Stephanie Michaelis McConnell
Tuesday, October 17 @ 12 - 1 pm, 103 WH
Questions? Call: 4-4515 | Open to the public


"RPTPζ/phosphacan: Novel role in the development of the neural ECM"

Geoffrey Eill
Neuroscience Program PhD Candidate, Dr. Rick Matthews' Lab
Neuroscience Graduate Program & Physiology Graduate Program Seminar
Tuesday, October 17 @ 12 pm, 4709 NRB
Questions? Call: 4-7752


"Title TBD"

Stephan Wilkens, PhD
Associate Professor of Biochemisty & Molecular Biology
Biochemisty & Molecular Biology Research Report
Tuesday, October 17 @ 4 - 5 pm, 103 WH
Questions? Call: 4-8707 | Open to the public


"'Current Insights on Pathophysiology of Type 2 Diabetes' & 'Clinical Physiology of SGLT inhibition"

Ele Ferrannini, MD, PhD
Professor, University of Pisa
Past President, European Association for the Study of Diabetes; Editor-in-Chief, Diabaetologia
Sponsored by Merck
Tuesday, October 17 @ 6:30 pm, Genesee Grande Hotel
Questions and to RSVP: 4-5723


"Research Report"

Michael Daneshvar, MD
Resident, Urology
Urology Grand Rounds
Wednesday, October 18 @ 7 - 9 am, C1076A/B/C
Questions? 4-6102


"New Frontiers in Breast Conservation"

Dennis R. Holmes, MD, FACS
Interim Director, Margie Petersen Breast Center, Providence St. John's Health Center
Interim Director, John Wayne Cancer Institute, Breast Surgery Fellowship Program, Santa Monica, CA
2017 Annual Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Clinical Lecture/Surgery Grand Rounds
In honor of Paula Ciruzzi-Malecki
Wednesday, October 18 @ 8 - 9 am, 2231 WH
Questions? Call: 4-4776


"Modular Design of Protein Conformational Switches'"

Stewart Loh, PhD
Professor of Biochemisty & Molecular Biology
Syracuse Biomaterials Institute Seminar
Wednesday, October 18 @ 10 - 11 am, 414 Bowne Hall, SBI Seminar Room
Questions? Email: kplow@syr.edu


"A Matter of Life and Death: Human Cytomegalovirus Stimulation of Monocyte Survival and Differentiation into Macrophages Through Manipulation of the PI3K/Akt Pathway"

Olesea Cojohari
Chan Lab
Microbiology & Immunology Dissertation Defense
Thursday, October 19 @ 10 am, 2231 WH
Questions? Call: 4-7675


"A Novel Hic-5 Dependent Mechanism that Promotes Extracellular Matrix Remodeling during Breast Tumor Progression"

Gregory Goreczny
PhD Candidate, Dr. Christopher Turner's Lab
Cell & Developmental Biology Dissertation Defense
Thursday, October 19 @ 10 am, 4414A NAB
Questions? Call: 4-8536 | Open to the public


"Atrial Fibrillation: Triggers and Drivers"

Arkady Pertsov, PhD
Professor of Pharmacology
Pharmacology Research in Progress
Thursday, October 19 @ 12 pm, 3509-10 Setnor
Questions? Call: 4-7949


"A Social Reaction Model of Substance Use"

Meg Gerrard, PhD
Research Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences
Institute for Collaboration on Health Intervention & Policy, University of Connecticut
Public Health & Preventive Medicine Grand Rounds
Thursday, October 19 @ 12:15 - 1:15 pm, 2231 WH
Questions? Email: SchadLa@upstate.edu | Open to the public


"Or 'Morrow the Marrow of Their Bones Be Thick: Marrow Adipose Tissue in Development and Disease"

Jason Horton, PhD
Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Cell & Developmental Biology
Developmental Biology Interest Group
Thursday, October 19 @ 4 pm, 3509 Setnor
Questions? Call: 5-8507 | Open to the public


"New Targets for the Treatment of Osteoporosis: Efficacy and Indications"

Dolores M. Shoback, MD
Professor of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco
Medicine Chair's Rounds
Sponsored by Medicine and the Office of Continuing Medical Education
Thursday, October 19 @ 5 pm, NAB 4414B/C
Questions? Call: 4-4480


"The Three Genomes of Prostate Cancer: The Origins of Aggressivity"

Paul Boutros, PhD
Associate Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology; Associate Professor, Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto
Principle Investigator II, Informatics & Biocomputing Program, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
Cancer Center Grand Rounds
Friday, October 20 @ 7:30 - 8:30 am, CC 1076A/B/C
Questions? Call 4-8235


"Cell-Cell and Cell-Matrix Communications in Fibrosis: A Matter of Stress"

Boris Hinz, PhD
Distinguished Professor in Tissue Repair & Regeneration, University of Toronto
Cell & Developmental Biology Visiting Professor
Friday, October 20 @ 10 am, 103 WH
Questions? Call: 4-8536 | Open to the public

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: FurnariE@upstate.edu.