Center for RNA Biology 2017-2018 Seminar Schedule

Seminars will be held at 12:00 pm in room 115 of the Biomedical Research Tower (BRT) unless otherwise noted.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
160 Meiling Hall
*Note the room location
Manuel Ascano Jr., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology,
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
“The Asymmetry of Host-Pathogen Interactions: Nucleic Acid Detection and Co-Option in Innate Immunity”

(Host: Kotaro Nakanishi;

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
115 Biomedical Research Tower
Loren Williams Ph.D.
Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Georgia Tech
“RNA and Protein: A match made in the Hadean”

(Host: Karin Musier-Forsyth;

Sunday, October 15, 2017 – Science Sundays
3pm at the Ohio Union – U.S. Bank Theatre
Jonathan Yewdell MD, Ph.D.
Chief, Laboratory of Viral Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
“A Practical Guide to Becoming a Priest of Scientific Methodism”
Science Sundays

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
115 Biomedical Research Tower
Christine Mayr, MD Ph.D.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
(Host: Guramrit Singh;

Tuesday December 12, 2017
115 Biomedical Research Tower
Amanda Garner, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Medicinal Chemistry, University of Michigan
(Host: Dan Schoenberg;

Tuesday, January 9, 2018
160 Meiling Hall
Shan-lu Liu, MD Ph.D.
Professor, Center for Retrovirus Research, Department of Veterinary Biosciences, The Ohio State University
“Restriction of RNA Virus Infection by Host Factors and Viral Countermeasures”

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
115 Biomedical Research Tower
RNA Fellows Presenting:

Jackson Trotman –

Anne Witzky –

Sarah Choudury 

Gabriel Silver d’Almeida 

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
James L035
Hailing Jin Ph.D.
Professor & Cy Mouradick Endowed Chair, Plant Pathology and Microbiology, UC Riverside
(Host: Keith Slotkin;

Friday, May 11, 2018
Annual Symposium: US Bank Theater
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Dr. Danesh Moazed
Harvard University

Dr. Rachel Green
John Hopkins University

Dr. Philip Bevilacqua
Pennsylvania State University