Monday Seminar

The Monday seminar series is presented to first- and second-year students at 12:15 p.m. in B646 Mayo Building. The seminar aims to help students identify a PhD dissertation advisor as well as to promote intellectual involvement in the exciting basic biomedical research currently in progress at the University.  Talks are given by MSTP research preceptors or senior students in the Program with topics that include both discussion of research findings and advice on career and professional development.


FALL 2012

September 10

MSTP Journal Club – Cliff Csizmar

**Special Seminar – 1-2 PM, "Preparing for Step 1"
Alexa Weingarden, Scott Warren and Anja Srienc

September 17 "Autologous oligodendrocyte progenitor cells for spinal cord injury"
Ann Parr, MD, PhD
September 24 "Zebrafish models of developmental eye defects"
Lisa Schimmenti, MD
October 1 "Carcinogen and nicotine metabolism"
Sharon Murphy, PhD
October 4, Thursday MSTP Journal Club – Michelle Corkrum
October 8 "Bioengineering lungs"
Angela Mortari, PhD
October 15 "Malaria research: what I do and why I do it"
Chandy John, MD
October 22 "The many ways the blood brain barrier can limit drug delivery to the CNS"
William Elmquist, PharmD, PhD
October 29 MSTP Journal Club – Amritha Yellamilli
November 5 "Imaging and interfacing with the brain"
Bin He, PhD
November 12 rescheduled for spring 2013
November 19 "Exploring platelet secretome"
Christy Hanes, PhD
December 3 MSTP Journal Club – Ian Cheong