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Fall 2019 Lecture Schedule

August 8, 2019

Scott Weaver, PhD
John Sealy Distinguished University Chair in Human Infections and Immunity; Director, Institute for Human Infections and Immunity; Scientific Director, Galveston National Laboratory
University of Texas Medical Branch
“Urban Arboviruses: Evolution and Mechanisms of Emergence”

September 19, 2019

Mark I. Ryder, DMD
R. Earl Robinson Professor, Division of Periodontology
University of California, San Francisco
"Alzheimer’s Disease and Periodontitis: New Connections, New Therapies"

October 17, 2019

Mark J. Zylka, PhD
W.R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor; Director, UNC Neuroscience Center
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
"Advancing a CRISPR / Cas Gene Therapy for Angelman Syndrome"

November 14, 2019

Rachel F. Tyndale, PhD
Professor, Pharmacology & Toxicology; Psychiatry; Endowed Chair in Addictions
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
"Genetics of Smoking: Impact on Smoking Behaviors, Health Consequences and Cessation"

All lectures will take place from Noon-1pm in the Freeman Auditorium (930 Madison Avenue, 3rd Floor).

To see an archive of past presentations, please see the Recorded Lectures webpage.

Last Published: Oct 22, 2019