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“Debate on Transhumanism”

February 28, 2020

Debate on Transhumanism Jeffrey Bishop, MD, PhD is the Tenet Endowed Chair in Health Care Ethics at Saint Louis University.  His scholarly work is focused on the historical, political, and philosophical conditions that underpin contemporary medical and scientific practices and theories.  Professor Bishop’s interests are diverse, with publications in medical journals, philosophical journals, theological journals, and medical humanities, journals.  He has written on many topics, including transhumanism and enhancement technologies, clinical ethics consultation, and medical humanities.   Micah Redding is the founder and Executive Director of the Christian Transhumanist Association and host of the Christian Transhumanist Podcast.  He has helped…

Free Parkinson’s Movement & Dance Class

February 27, 2020

Please join us in a free class designed for people with Parkinson’s and their families/care partners. In these classes with teachers trained by the Mark Morris Dance Group and Brooklyn Parkinson Group’s Dance for PD® program, participants will explore music and movement in ways that are enjoyable, creative and stimulating.  This program is appropriate for all levels of PD.  No dance experience is required. This six-week session will be offered on Wednesday afternoons March 4 - April 6, 2020.  The movement class is from 3:00-4:00pm, and there is also an optional social hour (snacks & fellowship) from 4:00-5:00 pm.  The…

“Ciliary signaling: not just for Hedgehogs anymore!”-Dr. Jeremy Reiter

February 26, 2020

Center for Organogenesis is pleased to present Jeremy Reiter, M.D., Ph.D., Professor & Chair, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Reiter's  talk is entitled, “Ciliary signaling: not just for Hedgehogs anymore!” Faculty Host: Sunny Wong, Ph.D.

“Epigenetic pathways as targets in human disease”-Dr. Shelley Berger

February 26, 2020

Center for Organogenesis is pleased to present Shelley Berger, Ph.D., Daniel S. Och Professor of Cell & Developmental Biology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Berger's talk is entitled, “Epigenetic pathways as targets in human disease,” Host: Sue Hammoud, Ph.D., Co-Sponsored by the Department of Human Genetics

Hearing, Balance, and Chemical Senses seminar with Maria Geffen, PhD

February 24, 2020

The Kresge Hearing Research Institute is pleased to invite you to our HBCS seminar with Maria Neimark Geffen, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Otorhinolaryngology University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine "Cortical circuits for dynamic auditory perception" Thursday, March 19 11:45 am 2901 Taubman Health Sciences Library Host: Susan Shore, Ph.D. Refreshments provided  

Hearing, Balance and Chemical Senses seminar with Yuri Agrawal, MD

February 24, 2020

The Kresge Hearing Research Institute is pleased to invite you to our HBCS seminar series with: Yuri Agrawal, MD Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine Vestibular loss and cognitive decline in aging adults Thursday, March 26 11:45 am 2903 Taubman Health Sciences Library Host:  Gabriel Corfas Refreshments provided  

Hearing,Balance,and Chemical Senses seminar with Amanda Lauer

February 24, 2020

The Kresge Hearing Research Institute is pleased to invite you to our Hearing, Balance, and Chemical Senses seminar Amanda Lauer, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine  Role of stress and serotonin in response to loud sounds and extra auditory effects after noise exposure Thursday, March 5, 2020 11:45 am 2903 Taubman Health Sciences Library Host: Gabriel Corfas, Ph.D. Refreshments Provided

Ben Chandler (Speers Lab) Presents Cancer Biology Thesis Defense

February 24, 2020

Cancer Biology graduate student, Benjamin Chandler (Corey Speers Lab), will present his thesis defense "Multi-omics Characterization of the Breast Cancer Radiation Response Identifies Apoptosis and Cell Cycle Proteins as Mediators of Radiation Resistance" on Friday, March 6, 2020 at 10:00 AM in South Lecture Hall (3rd floor of Med Sci II).

April Solon (Ohi Lab) Presents Cancer Biology Research Seminar

February 24, 2020

The next Cancer Biology Research Seminar will be Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 4 PM in 2903 THSL. The presenter will be April Solon, Cancer Biology graduate student from Dr. Puck Ohi’s lab, who will present her research in progress, “Development of chemical probes that target the mitotic kinesin Kif15”. If curious about upcoming seminars, please click here.