Discovery Science Emerging Scholars Lecture
Mar. 2, 2020—Antentor “A.J.” Hinton Jr., a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Iowa, will discuss “OPA-1 Deficiency in Skeletal Muscle Increases Mitochondria ER Contact Formation Through an ATF-4 Dependent Mechanism” on Thursday, March 5, beginning at 9:30 a.m. at Preston Research Building, Room 206.
Nov. 18, 2019—Dr. Chantell Evans, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pennsylvania, will discuss “The Role of Optineurin in Neuronal Mitophagy” beginning at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, in the Preston Research Building, Room 206. Mitophagy, the selective removal of damaged mitochondria, is thought to be critical to maintaining neuronal homeostasis.
Nov. 1, 2019—Reginald Cannady, a postdoctoral research fellow at the Medical University of South Carolina, will discuss “Probing Novel Targets to Reduce Heavy Drinking in Models of Alcohol Use Disorder” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, in Light Hall, Room 512, as part of the Discovery Science Emerging Scholars Lecture Series.
Oct. 9, 2019—Sabena Conley, a research fellow at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota, will discuss “Obesity-Induced Mesenchymal Stem Cell Senescence and Dysfunction” on Tuesday, Oct. 22, beginning at 4 p.m. in Light Hall, Room 512. The talk is part of the Discovery Science Emerging Scholars Lecture Series.
Discovery Sciences Emerging Scholars Lecture: ‘Synthetic Genome Regulation for Cell and Tissue Engineering’
Apr. 18, 2019—The Downing Lab is interested in understanding how the chemical and biophysical microenvironment influences adult cell behavior and phenotype through epigenetic gene regulatory mechanisms.
Feb. 28, 2019—The Discovery Science Emerging Scholars lecture series features promising young scientists making notable discoveries as postdoctoral fellows or early career faculty.
Jan. 29, 2019—Stacey Finley, assistant professor at the University of Southern California, will speak on Thursday, Feb. 7 at 4:00 p.m. in 512 Light Hall. Her topic is “Systems Biology Approaches to Predict the Dynamics of Biochemical Networks in Cancer".
Nov. 28, 2018—Angelina Hernandez-Carretero, a staff scientist at the City of Hope Beckman Research Institute, will discuss "Novel Regulators of Obesity-Induced Insulin Resistance and Diabetes" on Thursday, Dec. 6, as part of Vanderbilt's Discovery Science Emerging Scholars Lecture Series.
Nov. 6, 2018—The next Discovery Sciences Emerging Scholars Lecture will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 4 p.m. in 206 Preston Research Building. Luisa Escobar-Hoyos, a postdoctoral research fellow at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and research assistant professor at Stony Brook University, will discuss her pancreatic cancer research.
Oct. 5, 2018—The Discovery Sciences Emerging Scholars Lecture series presents Dr. Leonard Harris at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, in Light Hall, Room 512.
Apr. 19, 2018—Ishmail Abdus-Saboor, postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Pennsylvania, will deliver the School of Medicine's next Discovery Sciences Emerging Scholars Lecture with the topic is "Genetic Interrogation of Neural Circuit Mechanisms for Pain."
Feb. 20, 2018—Gustavo Silva, assistant professor of biology at Duke University, will discuss “K63 Ubiquitin and the Regulation of Translation in Response to Oxidative Stress” beginning at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in Preston Research Building, Room 206. The talk is part of the Discovery Science Emerging Scholars Lecture series.