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
115 Biomedical Research Tower
Shan-lu Liu, MD Ph.D.
Professor, Center for Retrovirus Research, Department of Veterinary Biosciences, The Ohio State University

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
James L035
*Note the room location and date change
Hong Jin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Biochemistry, University of Illinois
(Host: Kurt Fredrick;

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
115 Biomedical Research Tower
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

RNA Center Speaker History