October 15 - 19, 2018


"Mental Health Research: Priorities and Progress"

Joshua A. Gordon, MD, PhD
Director, National Institute of Mental Health
College of Medicine Dean's Grand Round
Tuesday, October 16 @ 2 - 3 pm, 2231 WH
Questions? Call: 315-464-9722


"WAVE and WAVE: polarizing branched actin to promote morphogenesis"

Martha C. Soto, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Cell & Developmental Biology Visiting Professor
Hosted by Dr. David Pruyne
Wednesday, October 17 @ 1:15 pm, 103 WH
Questions? Call: 315-464-5120 | Open to the public


Human Right & Global Health: A Rights-Based Approach in a Globalizing World

Featuring speakers:
12:30 - 1:20 pm: Jason Glasier, "Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Cause - The Known Unknownst"
1:20 - 2:10 pm: Jok Jok, PhD, "Violence as Global Public Health Emergency: How can Health Professionals Influence Public Policy on this Scourge?"
2:10 - 3 pm: Helen Epstein, PhD, BA, MSc, "Are Tyrants Good for Your Health? Public Health, Political Systems, and Foreign Aid in Africa"
Institute for Global Health & Translational Science and the Students for Global Health Club
3 - 4 pm: student-led panel discussion
Wednesday, October 17 @ 12 - 4:30 pm, NAB 4th Floor
Questions or to RSVP: LuponeC@upstate.edu


"Shrub Willow: RX for a Healthier Planet"

Timothy A. Volk, PhD
Senior Research Associate, Department of Forest and Natural Resources Management, SUNY-ESF
SUNY-ESF 11th Dale L. Travis Lecture
Thursday, October 17 @ 7:30 pm, Gateway Center, SUNY-ESF
Open to the public


"Translational Cancer Therapeutics Targeting Hypoxia and Mutant p53"

Wafik El-Diery, MD, PhD, FACP
Fox Chase Cancer Center, Deputy Cancer Center Director, Translational Research Program; Co-Leader, Molecular Therapeutics Program; Professor, Department of Hematology/Oncology; William Wikoff Smith Chair in Cancer Research; American Cancer Society Research Professor
Pharmacology Seminar
Hosted by Dr. Saeed Sheikh
Thursday, October 18 @ 12 pm, 3509-10 Setnor
Questions? Call: 315-464-7949


"Molecular Therapeutics Targeting Cell Death and Tumor Suppression"

Wafik El-Diery, MD, PhD, FACP
Fox Chase Cancer Center, Deputy Cancer Center Director, Translational Research Program; Co-Leader, Molecular Therapeutics Program; Professor, Department of Hematology/Oncology; William Wikoff Smith Chair in Cancer Research; American Cancer Society Research Professor
Cancer Center Grand Rounds
Friday, October 19 @ 7:30 am, CC C1076 A/B/C
Questions? Email: MelloneJ@upstate.edu

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.