Seminars

For a comprehensive schedule of all MBS seminars and Data Club meetings, please see the calendar here.

Spring 2018 Seminars

Friday March 16, 2017

Title: TBA
Speaker: Jill Keeny
Host: CMMB
Location: Skaggs Building #169 
Time: 11:00 - 12:00 PM

Friday April 13, 2017

Title: TBA
Speaker: Josh Adkins
Host: CMMB
Location: Skaggs Building #169 
Time: 11:00 - 12:00 PM

Fall 2017 Seminars

Friday September 1, 2017

Title: “Integrated Computational and Experimental Studies on the Structure and Function of Ion Channels”
Speaker: Dr. Huan-Xiang Zhou, Professor of Chemistry and Physics, LAS Science Endowed Chair Departments of Chemistry and Physics University of Illinois at Chicago
Website: http://web2.physics.fsu.edu/~zhou
Host: Kasper Hansen
Location: Skaggs Building #117 
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 PM

 

Monday September 11, 2017

Title: "Nanoparticle formulations in next generation vaccines"
Speaker: Kristopher Short, Ph.D. Student, Toxicology, Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Montana
Host: CEHS
Location: CHEM 212
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Friday September 22, 2017

Title: "Role of Microglia and Type 1 Interferon Signaling in Ischemic Preconditioning"
Speaker: Jonathan Weinstein, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Neurology at University of Washington
Website: https://depts.washington.edu/neurolog/research/weinstein-lab/research.html
Host: Darrell Jackson
Location: Skaggs Building #169 
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Friday September 29, 2017

Title: "Preclinical Drug Disposition Studies: Focus on Protein Therapeutics"
Speaker: Josh Pearson, PhD, Director Preclinical, Department of Pharmacokinetics and Drug Metabolism, Amgen
Host: Erica Woodahl
Location: Skaggs 169
Time: 11:00 - 12:00 PM

Friday October 6, 2017

Title: "How An Intracellular Pathogen Recognizes the Host Cytosol"
Speaker: Michelle Reniere, PhD, Assistant Professor of Microbiology, University of Washington
Host: CBSD
Location: Skaggs 169
Time: 11:00 - 12:00 PM

Friday October 13, 2017

Title: "Engineering of Natural and  Synthetic Biomaterials for Medical Applications"
Speaker: Monica Serban, Assistant Professor, Material Sciences Program, Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Montana
Host: Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Location: Skaggs Building #169 
Time: 11:00 - 12:00 PM

Friday October 20, 2017

Title: "Modifiable risk factors of Alzheimer’s disease modulate immune responses in the central nervous system”
Speaker: Dr. Andis Klegeris, Associate Professor, Dept. of Biology, I.K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, UBC Okanagan Campus
Host: Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Location: Skaggs Building #169 
Time: 11:00 - 12:00 PM

Friday October 27, 2017

Title: “Secondary Metabolites of Extremophilic Fungi as Inhibitors of  Cell Migration, Invasion, and Post-Stroke Apoptosis”
Speaker: Andrea Stierle, PhD, Research Professor, University of Montana
Host: Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Location: Skaggs Building #169 
Time: 11:00 - 12:00 PM

Friday November 3, 2017

Title: "Failure of cellular redox homeostasis during prion infection"
Speaker: Cathryn Haigh, Chief TSE/Prion Cell Biology Section - RML Hamilton
Host: CMMB
Location: Skaggs 169
Time: 11:00 - 12:00 PM

Friday November 17, 2017

Title: "Regulatory roles of microRNAs in early development"  
Speaker: Jia Song, Assistant Professor Biomedical Sciences, University of Delaware
Host: CMMB
Location: Skaggs 169
Time: 11:00 - 12:00 PM

Friday December 1, 2017

Title: 
"Biological Secrets of Roundworm Sperm"

Speaker: Michael A. Miller Ph.D., Professor, Department of Cellular Biology, University of Alabama-Birmingham
Host: CMMB
Location: Skaggs 169
Time: 11:00 - 12:00 PM

Friday December 8, 2017

Title: "Deciphering the Medial Prefrontal Cortex "  
Speaker: Nathan Insel Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Behavioral & Systems Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Montana
Host: Dept. of Psychology
Location: Skaggs 169
Time: 11:00 - 12:00 PM