Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Topics in Molecular Medicine

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Schedule

Fall, 2013

All classes are held on Wednesdays (unless noted) from 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm in room 1001 BRB

Class Date

Faculty Preceptor

Title

Student 1

Student 2

Student 3

Student 4

Wednesday, Sept. 4

Roger Greenberg

"Targeting Homologous Recombination Deficiency in Hereditary Cancers"

Aimee Juan

Sabine Schneider

Amy Davis

Wednesday, Sept. 11

Aimee Payne

"RDEB: Gene therapy and beyond"

Leela Chakravarti

Ben Philipson

Ahmed Aly

 

Friday, Sept. 20

Nancy Spinner and Ian Krantz

"New diagnostic platforms (exome-genome sequencing) for diagnosing and understanding disease"

Di Zhang

Andrew Murphy

Alex Sakers

Eduardo Torre

Wednesday, Sept. 25

Robert Vonderheide

"The road to personalized cancer vaccines"

Alex Sakers

Tomas Meijome

Preya Shah

 

Wednesday, Oct. 2

Mitch Lazar

"A newly discovered mitochondrial pyruvate transporter in metabolic disease"

Hejia Wang

Sheila Shanmugan

Eduardo Torre

 

Wednesday, Oct. 9

Brad Johnson

"Cell senescence and age-related disease"

Nabil Darwich

Sabine Schneider

Di Zhang

 

Monday, Oct.  14

Mark Kahn

"Peripartum cardiomyopathy: An angiogenic disease of the heart"

Opeyemi Alabi

Samuel Belfer

Cedric Xia

 

Wednesday, Oct. 23

Skip Brass and Scott Diamond

"Antiplatelet therapy to prevent heart attacks and strokes: When is enough enough and how do you know?"

Jeff Lin

Opeyemi Alabi

Preya Shah

 

Wednesday , Oct. 30

Virginia Lee

"Alzheimer's disease therapy: The mystery of vanishing plaques"

Andrew Murphy

Ethan Solomon

Katherine Beattie

 

Wednesday, Nov. 6

George Shaw

"Protection and cure of invading RNA viral pathogens: The Hepatitis C virus paradigm"

Cedric Xia

Ethan Solomon

Jeff Lin

 

Wednesday, Nov. 13

Jonathan Maltzman

"Rationally designed immunosuppression"

Aly Ahmed

Ben Philipson

Katherine Beattie

 

Wednesday, Nov. 20

Jim Hoxie

"HIV reservoirs and the Berlin patient"

Rafael Fernandez

Aimee Juan

Sheila Shanmugan

 

Wednesday, Dec. 4

Gary Wu

"Diet, the Gut Microbiota, and Inflammatory Bowel Disease"

Amy Davis

Salina Yuan

Samuel Belfer

 
Wednesday, Dec. 11

Joshua Friedman

"The impact of genomics on inflammatory bowel disease"

Salina Yuan

Tomas Meijome

Leela Chakravarti

 

Monday, Dec. 16

Dennis Kolson

"Microbial translocation and chronic immune activation in HIV neuropathogenesis"

Rafael Fernandez

Hejia Wang

Nabil Darwich

 

• Last updated: 09/12/2013