November 5 - 9, 2018

"Spatial Lifecourse Epidemiology"

Peng Jia, PhD
Assistant Professor, GeoHealth Initiative, University of Twente - ITC, Enschede, the Netherlands
Public Health & Preventive Medicine & The Center for Environmental Health & Environmental Medicine Faculty Candidate
Sponsored by the Vice President for Research
Monday, November 5 @ 12 pm, 103 WH
Questions? Email:

"The Molecular Steps Required for Making Eye Cells from Stem Cells"

Andrea Viczian, PhD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Center for Vision Research, Upstate Medical University
Syracuse University's Biomaterials Institute Seminar
Wednesday, November 7 @ 10 - 11 am, 414 Bowne Hall, Syracuse University
Questions? Email:

"Electrical Disturbances in the Brain and Heart: A Dangerous Combination"

David S. Auerbach, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine - Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute
Department of Pharmacology & Physiology, University of Rochester Medical School
Neuroscience & Physiology Faculty Candidate
Wednesday, November 7 @ 12 - 1 pm, 4709 NRB
Questions? Call: 315-464-7752

"Postmortem retrievals and preclinical models to explore orthopedic implant loosening"

Kenneth A. Mann, PhD
Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
Cell & Developmental Biology Faculty Research Report
Wednesday, November 7 @ 1:15 pm, 103 WH
Questions? Call: 315-464-5120 | Open to the public

"Structure-function relationships in complex macromolecular assemblies"

Alastair Stewart, PhD
Head, Structural Biology Laboratory, The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Seminar
Hosted by Dr. Tom Duncan
Wednesday, November 7 @ 2 pm, 2231 WH
Questions? Call: 315-464-8711 | Open to the public

"Development of In Vitro and In Vivo imaging techniques for studying the role of cell division in tissue morphogenesis"

Erica Colicino, PhD Candidate
Dr. Heidi Hehnly's Lab, Department of Biology, Syracuse University
Cell & Developmental Biology PhD Dissertation Defense
Thursday, November 8 @ 12 pm, 103 WH
Questions? Call: 315-464-1520 | Open to the public

"Maternal Mortality: Shortening the Journey to a Safe Delivery"

Tyler Barreto, MD
Assistant Professor, University of Texas Health, San Antonio
Public Health & Preventive Medicine Grand Rounds
Thursday, November 8 @ 12:15 pm, 2231 WH
Questions? Call: 315-464-1520 | Open to the public

"Glomerular Diseases with Monoclonal Deposits - And You Thought They Were All Multiple Myeloma"

Patrick D. Walker, MD
Director, Arkana Laboratories, Little Rock, Arkansas
Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Pathology Grand Rounds
Rolla B. Hill and John Bernard Henry Annual Lecture in Pathology, in recognition of Dr. Donald and Mrs. Mary Elizabeth King
The Robert V. P. Hutter, MD '54 Endowed Lectureship, in memory of Dr. Robert V. P. Hutter
Thursday, November 8 @ 12 - 1 pm, C1076A/B/C Cancer Center
Questions? Call: 315-464-7117 | Open to the public

"Ligand-mediated Allostery of IP3R Channel: Insights from Single Particle Cryo-EM"

Irina I. Serysheva, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Director of Structural Biology Imaging Center
McGovern Medical School, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Pharmacology Seminar
Hosted by Dr. Richard Wojcikiewicz
Thursday, November 8 @ 12 pm, 3509/10 Setnor
Questions? Call: 315-464-7949

"What does the Brainstorm Initiative Tell Us about the Structure of Psychopathology?"

Stephen Faraone, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds
Friday, November 8 @ 12:30 - 2 pm, 2nd Floor, 713 Harrison Street, PBS Building
Questions? Call: 315-464-3120 | 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: