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2016 Fall Seminar Series

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Seminar time and location (unless otherwise noted):
2:00 PM - Maurice Falk Lecture Hall, Mellon Hall
Duquesne University


SEPTEMBER 23, 2016

Dr. Claire Cheetham
Department of Biological Sciences
Carnegie Mellon University
"How do you smell? Odor detection by newborn olfactory sensory neurons"
clairecheetham.com


SEPTEMBER 30, 2016

Dr. Alison Morris
Vice Chair of Clinical Research
Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
"The lung microbiome: Lessons from HIV and COPD"
https://www.dept-med.pitt.edu/paccm/faculty/Morris.html


 OCTOBER 7, 2016

Dr. Marie Hoeger Bement
Department of Physical Therapy
Marquette University
"Exercise-Induced Hypoalgesia Across the Lifespan"
http://www.marquette.edu/physical-therapy/facstaff-bement.shtml


OCTOBER 14, 2016

Dr. Jason K. Sello
Department of Chemistry
Brown University
"Novel Molecules and Strategies for the Treatment of Infectious Diseases"
https://vivo.brown.edu/display/jsello


OCTOBER 28, 2016

Dr. Summer Arrigo-Nelson
Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences
California University of Pennsylvania
"Changing the landscape of the Malagasy rainforest: The role of invasive species"
http://www.calu.edu/academics/faculty/summer-arrigonelson.aspx


NOVEMBER 4, 2016

Dr. B. Franklin Pugh
Willaman Chair in Molecular Biology
Pennsylvania State University
"Genomic mechanisms of gene regulation and chromatin organization"
http://bmb.psu.edu/directory/bfp2


NOVEMBER 11, 2016

Dr. Christopher M. Tonra
School of Environment and Natural Resources
Ohio State University
"Resource Limitation at the Aquatic-Terrestrial Boundary: Barriers to Salmon Migration Change Everything for a Songbird"
http://senr.osu.edu/our-people/christopher-m-tonra


NOVEMBER 18, 2016

Neil Lax, Ph.D. Candidate
"Understanding comorbid pain and depression using novel compounds derived from marine cyanobacteria"

Joseph Sallmen, Ph.D. Candidate
"Characterization of a Conserved Multi-Gene System Regulating Developmentally-Associated Gene Expression in Streptomyces coelicolor"


DECEMBER 2, 2016

Dr. Christopher R. McMaster
Department Head of Pharmacology
Department of Pediatrics, Dalhousie University
"Orphan Disease Drug Discovery"
http://medicine.dal.ca/departments/department-sites/pharmacology/our-people/faculty/christopher-mcmaster.html