IDDRC Seminar Series

All interested individuals, including those without current NIH or NSF funding, are encouraged to attend the monthly seminars that the Center sponsors during the academic year. Seminars are held at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Abramson Research Center, Conference Room 123-ABC from Noon to 1:00 p.m. Lunch is provided. Contact Kristen Hearty at heartyk@email.chop.edu or 215-590-3728 with questions.

September 9, 2014

“Molecular Mechanisms of Memory Consolidation and Enhancement”
Cristina M. Alberini, PhD
Professor of Neural Science
New York University – New York, New York
 

October 14, 2014

“Developmental Gilogenesis: The Crossroads of Cell Fate and Malignancy in the CNS”
Benjamin Deneen, PhD
Associate Professor of Neuroscience
Baylor College of Medicine – Houston, Texas
 

November 11, 2014

“Emerging Therapies for Inherited Brain Diseases”
Beverly Davidson, PhD
Arthur V. Meigs Chair in Pediatrics
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia/University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 

December 9, 2014

“Making Up Your Mind: The Integration of Interneurons Into Brain Circuitry”
Gordon Fishell, PhD
Professor of Cell Biology
New York University School of Medicine – New York, New York
 

January 13, 2015

"Lysosomal Disease After a Half Century: A New Era Emerges”
Steven Walkley, DVM, PhD
Professor of Neuroscience, Pathology & Neurology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Yeshiva University – Bronx, New York

February 10, 2015

TBD
Timothy Roberts, PhD
Vice Chair of Research, Department of Radiology
Professor of Radiology
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia/University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

March 10, 2015

TBD
Lori Isom, PhD
Professor of Pharmacology & Molecular and Integrative Physiology
University of Michigan Medical School – Ann Arbor, Michigan
 

April 14, 2015

TBD
Douglas Coulter, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia/University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 

May 12, 2015

“Autism: New Mutations, Genes and Genetic Models”
Evan Eichler, PhD
Professor of Genone Sciences
University of Washington/Howard Hughes Medical Institute – Seattle, Washington