March 11 - 15, 2019


"Setting Boundaries: Determining the DNA binding properties of yeast RNA polymerase I Core Factor "

Ashleigh Jackobel
Graduate Assistant, Knutson Lab
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Postdoc/Graduate Student Seminar
Monday, March 11 @ 12 pm, 2231 WH
Questions? Call: 315-464-8707 | Open to the public


"'The Sweet Synaptic Cleft' The Role of Heparan Sulfate Modification on Neurexin in synapse development"

Peng Zhang, PhD
Research Associate, Brain Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia
Neuroscience & Physiology Faculty Candidate 
Tuesday, March 12 @ 12 - 1 pm, 4709 NRB
Questions? Call: 315-464-7752


"C. Elegans as a platform to discover and analyze conserved regulators of tubulogenesis"

Daniel Shaye, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology & Biophysics, University of Illinois at Chicago
Cell & Developmental Biology Visiting Professor Seminar
Hosted by Dr. David Pruyne
Wednesday, March 13 @ 1:15 pm, 103 WH
Questions? Call: 315-464-5120 | Open to the public


 "Translating the Neurobiology of Addiction for Novel Treatments of Opioid Use Disorder"

Yasmin Hurd, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
AΩA Visiting Professorship Lecture and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds
Sponsored by Alpha Omega Alpha National Office, Psychiatry & Behavioral Science, Office of Academic Affairs, Office of the Dean of the College of Medicine
Thursday, March 14 @ 12 - 1 pm, Alumni Aud., WH
Questions? Call: 315-464-3120 or 315-464-5387


"Mechanisms of blood-brain barrier development, breakdown, and repair in the CNS"

Dritan Agalliu, PhD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurology, Pathology, and Cell Biology, Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Robert B. Barlow Vision Research Seminar Series
Hosted by Prof. William J. Brunken, Center for Vision Research, and Ophthalmology
Friday, March 15 @ 12 - 1 pm, 4709 NRB
Questions? Call: 315-464-5241| 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.