March 26 - 30, 2018

"An Insider's Guide to Your Successful NIH Application"

Roger Sorensen, PhD, MPA
Chief, Integrative Neuroscience Branch, Division of Neuroscience and Behavior
National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institiutes of Health
Vice President for Research Distinguished Lecture
Monday, March 26 @ 12 - 1 pm, 4414A NAB
Questions? Email: | Open to the public

"Studying Major Depression Using Patient-Derived Neurons"

Krishna C. Vadodaria, PhD
Research Associate with Dr. Fred Gage, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, San Diego, CA
College of Medicine Dean's Grand Rounds
Tuesday, March 27 @ 10 - 11 am, 9th Floor Aud., WHA
Questions? Call: 315-464-1682

"Towards Understanding the Molecular Logic of Synapse Formation and Specification: Neurexins"

Thomas C. Südhof, MD
Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine 2013; Avram Goldstein Chair, Professor of Molecular and Cellular Physiology; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Stanford University School of Medicine
College of Medicine Dean's Grand Rounds
Tuesday, March 27 @ 11 am - 12 pm, 9th Floor Aud., WHA
Questions? Call: 315-464-1682

"Turning Knowledge into Money - Entrepreneurship in Medicine"

John H. Sampson, MD, PhD, MBA, MHSc
Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery; Professor of Neurosurgery, Immunology, Radiation Oncology, Pathology and Orthopedic Surgery, Duke University; Duke Cancer Institute member
AOA Visiting Professorship Lecture
Tuesday, March 27 @ 12 pm, 1159 WH
Questions? Call: 315-464-5387

"Strategies for targeting mutant and wild-type p53 for cancer treatment"

An informal presentation and discussion of research results presented by Dr. Stewart Loh's Lab
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Research Report
Tuesday, March 27 @ 4 - 5 pm, 103 WH
Questions? Call: 315-464-8707 | Open to the public

"Molecular Imaging and Molecular Targeted Raditation Therapy, Lighting the Way to True Precision Medicine"

Anthony Chang, PhD
Founder & CEO of Rethink Imaging
Urology Grand Rounds
Wednesday, March 28 @ 7 - 9 am, C1076A/B/C CC
Questions? Call: 315-464-6102

"Engineering Fluid Interfaces Using Initiated Chemical Vapor Deposition and Janus Particles"

Brian F. Leydet, PhD
Assistant Professor, Environmental and Forest Biology, SUNY ESF
Syracuse Biomaterials Institute Seminar
Wednesday, March 28 @ 1 pm, 414 Bowne Hall, SBI Seminar Room, SU
Questions? Email:

"Uncoupling Cell Shape from Division Orientation in Epithelial Cells"

Daniel Bergstralh, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, University of Rochester
Cell & Developmental Biology Visiting Professor
Hosted by Dr. Heidi Hehnly
Wednesday, March 28 @ 1:15 pm, 103 WH
Questions? Call: 315-464-8536 | Open to the public

"Developing Comprehensive, Integrated Approaches to Suicide Prevention"

Eric D. Caine, MD
Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center
Psychiatry Grand Rounds
Thursday, March 29 @ 12:30 - 2 pm, 713 Harrison Street, PBS Building
Questions? Call: 315-464-3120 | Open to the public

"The Microbiota in Rheumatic Diseases: Past, Present and Future"

Matthew Stoll, MD, PhD, MSCS
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham
MD/PhD Distinguished Alumni Day 2018
Sponsored by the MD/PhD Program
Friday, March 30 @ 12 pm, Medical Alumni Aud., WH
Questions? Call: 315-464-7719

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: