March 4 - 8, 2019

"Of Molecules, Mice, and Men: investigations of the metabolic underpinnings of viral persistence in the pursuit of HIV cure strategies"

Harry E. Taylor, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Northwestern University
Microbiology & Immunology Faculty Candidate Seminar
Monday, March 4 @ 11 am, 103 WH
Questions? Call: 315-464-7675

"The double-hit hypothesis of psychiatric disorders: seeking biomarkers of susceptibility to stress"

Jessica Deslauriers, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego
Neuroscience & Physiology Faculty Candidate 
Monday, March 4 @ 12 - 1 pm, 4709 NRB
Questions? Call: 315-464-7752

"Cell-extracellular matrix interactions at the connecting cilia in photoreceptor survival"

Yu Liu
Neuroscience Program PhD Candidate, Neuroscience & Physiology, Dr. Huaiyu Hu's Lab
Neuroscience Graduate Program & Physiology Graduate Program Seminar
Tuesday, March 5 @ 12 - 1 pm, 4709 NRB
Questions? Call: 315-464-7752

"Using optogenetic and mechanical perturbations to dissect plasticity in immune cell migration"

Brian Graziano, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California San Francisco
Cell & Developmental Biology Faculty Candidate Seminar
Wednesday, March 6 @ 1:15 pm, 103 WH
Questions? Call: 315-464-5120 | Open to the public

"From Animals to Humans and Back to Animals"

The Keynote Address for Beyond the Doctorate Research Day
Molly A. Brewer, DVM, MD, MS
Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UConn
1 - 3 pm: Postdoc & Resident Oral Presentations, 3:30 pm: Keynote Address, poster session to immediately follow
Hosted by the College of Graduate Studies and Graduate Medical Education
Wednesday, March 6 @ 1 - 6 pm, 4414B/C NAB
Questions? Email: 

"Tissue Microenvironment for Tumor Initiation and Progression"

Wu-Min Deng, PhD
Professor, Biological Sciences, Florida State University
Pharmacology Faculty Candidate Seminar
Hosted by Dr. Richard Wojcikiewicz
Thursday, March 7 @ 12 pm, 3509-10 Setnor
Questions? Call: 315-464-7949

"Finishing Our Story. Preparing for the End of Life."

Gregory Eastwood, MD
Professor of Bioethics & Humanities; Professor Medicine
Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds
Thursday, March 7 @ 12:30 - 2 pm, 2nd Floor, 713 Harrison Street, PBS Building
Questions? Call: 315-464-3120 | Open to the public

"How Do SBIRs Fit into a Startup Company's Strategy?"

James A. Monroe, PhD, ALLVAR
Hosted by Blackstone LaunchPad, Syracuse University and Syracuse University's Office of Technology Transfer, CNYBAC Biotech Accelerator, Upstate Medical University
Thursday, March 7 @ 3:30 - 5 pm, CNYBAC
To RSVP email:

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: