October 23 - 27, 2017


"Looking for critical mediators for the pathophysiology of major mental illnesses"

Akira Sawa, MD, PhD
Director and S&R Innovation Endowed Chair, Johns Hopkins Schizophrenia Center
Departments of Psychiatry, Mental Health, Neuroscience, and Biomedical Engineering
Johns Hopkins University and Hospital
Vice President for Research Distinguished Lecture
Monday, October 23 @ 2 - 3 pm, 2231 WH
Questions? Call: 4-4515


"Rebranding Asymptomatic Type 1 Diabetes as Autoimmune Beta Cell Disorder: Opportunities and Challenges"

Ramachandra G. Naik, MD
Senior Medical Director, Worldwide Clinical Affairs at Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Care Companies
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism faculty candidate seminar
Tuesday, October 24 @ 12 pm, Joslin Center, Physicians Conference Room
Questions? Call: 4-5723


"Immigrant Farmworker Health and Challenging Inequity"

Dr. Seth Holmes
University of California Berkeley, Department of Anthropology
Syracuse University and Maxwell seminar sponsored by Anthropology and Food Studies
Tuesday, October 24 @ 4 - 5 pm, 204 Maxwell Hall, SU


"Gravin regulates centrosome function through PLK1"

Erica Colicino
Graduate Student, Dr. Heidi Hehnly's Lab
Cell & Developmental Biology Graduate Student Seminars (see below)
Wednesday, October 25 @ 1:15 pm, 103 WH
Questions? Call: 4-8536 | Open to the public


"Building and burning bridges: How adaptor proteins Bbc1 and Vrp1 regulate endocytic actin patch assembly"

Cameron MacQuarrie
Graduate Student, Dr. Vladimir Sirotkin's Lab
Cell & Developmental Biology Graduate Student Seminars (see above)
Wednesday, October 25 @ 1:15 pm, 103 WH
Questions? Call: 4-8536 | Open to the public


"Current Topics in V-ATPase Structure and Mechanism"

Stephan Wilkens, PhD
Associate Professor of Biochemisty & Molecular Biology
Biochemisty & Molecular Biology Research Report
Wednesday, October 25 @ 4 - 5 pm, 2231 WH
Questions? Call: 4-8707 | Open to the public


"Three 'Mini'-Grand Challenges for a Soft Matter Theorist"

Dr. Jennifer Schwartz
SU Associate Professor of Physics
Syracuse Biomaterials Institute Seminar
Wednesday, October 25 @ 12:45 pm, 414 Bowne Hall, SBI Seminar Room, SU
Questions? Email: kplow@syr.edu


"Listening Closely to Patients: Without Jumping to Conclusions"

Speaker: Robert Charles Powell, MD, PhD, Former Resident in Psychiatry
Discussant: Robert Daly, MD, Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Bioethics & Humanities
Psychiatry Grand Rounds
Thursday, October 26 @ 12:30 - 2 pm, 713 Harrison Street, 2nd Floor
Questions? Call: 4-3120 | 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.