December 11 - 15, 2017

"Role of Cellular Acetylation Proteins in Persistent Infection of HIV and y-Herpesviruses"

Jian Zhu, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and Biochemistry & Biophysics
University of Rochester Medical Center
Microbiology & Immunology Faculty Candidate
Tuesday, December 12 @ 10 am, 2231 WH
Questions? Call: 4-7675

"Actin Corrals G-Protein Coupled Receptors in Ciliary Membrane"

Sungsu Lee
Neuroscience Program PhD Candidate, Dr. Peter Calvert's Lab
Neuroscience & Physiology Graduate Program, Ophthalmology and Center for Vision Research
Tuesday, December 12 @ 12 - 1 pm, 4709 NRB
Questions? Call: 4-7752

"More than 13 Reasons: the impact of teen and young adult suicide on the healthcare team"

Featuring: Jay Brenner, MD; Sue Karl, CCLS; Angela Pugliese, RN; Jennifer Zucarro, MD
The Schwartz Center Rounds
Tuesday, December 12 @ 3:45 pm, ET11405 A&B
Questions? Email:

"Neurobiology of brain ankyrins in models of psychiatric and neurodevelopmental disorders"

Jacob Garza, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate, Center for Genomic Medicine, Massachusetts General Hosptial, Harvard Medical School
Neuroscience & Physiology Faculty Candidate
Wednesday, December 13 @ 12 - 1 pm, 4709 NRB
Questions? Call: 4-7752

"Microfluidics for the Visual System"

Maribel Vazquez, ScD
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, The City College of New York
Robert B. Barlow Vision Research Seminar
Hosted by Dr. Andrea S. Viczian, Center for Vision Research, Sponsored by Ophthalmology
Wednesday, December 13 @ 4 - 5 pm, 4709 NRB

Questions? Call: 4-7752

"Key Elements of a Clinical Trial Contract: Read and Understood"

Danielle Doll, MS
Clinical Trials Administrator, Research Administration
Hot Topics in Research
Wednesday, December 13 @ 12 - 1 pm, 1507/08 Setnor
Questions or to RSVP:

"Should we use Gene Editing to Make a 'Better Baby?'"

George J. Annas, JD, MPH
William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor
Director, Center for Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights, Boston University
Psychiatry Grand Rounds
Thursday, December 14 @ 12:30 - 2 pm, 713 Harrison Street, 2nd Floor
Questions? Call: 4-3120 | Open to the public

"Maturin - its not 'just a frog thing'"

Michael E. Zuber, PhD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Developmental Biology Interest Group
Thursday, December 14 @ 3509 Setnor
Questions? Call: 4-8507

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: