PBSB Seminar Series

SPRING 2019 Schedule
  • All Seminars will be held at 4:00 pm in Weill Auditorium (1300 York Ave. Rm C-200) unless otherwise noted
  • 5:00 pm "Students Only" session is mandatory for 1st and 2nd year students. This will also be held in Weill Auditorium (1300 York Ave., Room C-200) unless otherwise noted
  • Refreshments will be served at 3:45 pm
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 Peter N. Devreotes, Ph.D.
Professor and Director
Department of Cell Biology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Excitable Networks in Directed Cell Migration
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 Roderick MacKinnon, M.D.
John D. Rockefeller Jr. Professor
Rockefeller University
Investigator
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
**CANCELLED**
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Katherine Nagel, PhD
Assistant Professor
Neuroscience Institute
NYU Langone School of Medicine
Algorithms and circuits for olfactory navigation in Drosophila
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 Sebastian Brauchi, PhD
Visiting Scientist
Janelia Research Campus
Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)
Associate Investigator
Millennium Nucleus of Ion Channels-Associated Diseases (MiNICAD)
Associate Professor, Physiology Department
Universidad Austral de Chile
Evolution of functional properties in TRP channels
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 Steven Finkbeiner, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Center for Systems and Therapeutics and Taube/Koret Center for Neurodegenerative Disease, Gladstone Institutes
Professor, Departments of Neurology and Physiology
University of California, San Francisco
TBA
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 Benjamin Machta, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Physics
Yale University
**CANCELLED**
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Linda Columbus, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of Virginia School of Medicine
TBA
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 Roderick MacKinnon, M.D.
John D. Rockefeller Jr. Professor
Rockefeller University
Investigator
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Location: A-250
A proposal for force transduction in the mechanosensory channel Piezo
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 Laufey Amundadottir, Ph.D
Senior Investigator
Laboratory of Translational Genomics
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics
National Cancer Institute
Advanced Technology Center
Location: A-950
TBA

If you have any questions about the PBSB seminars or would like information about scheduling a future seminar, please contact our Seminar Coordinator Ashley Daugherty at asd2005@med.cornell.edu or 212-746-6360