GW Institute for Neuroscience 2019 Neuroscience Symposium – Wednesday April 24th, 2019
Marvin Center Grand Ballroom
800 21st St, NW, Washington DC contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Congratulations to Dr. Tatiana Efimova and her team for their recent publication, Cell Type-Specific p38δ Targeting Reveals a Context-, Stage-, and Sex-Dependent Regulation of Skin Carcinogenesis in the International Journal of Molecular Science. as part of the Special Issue on "Molecular Aspects of Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma"
Mar 22: Apprecation for Faculty - Golden Apple Awards given to Dr. Kristen Brown & Dr. Kathryn DeVeau. https://smhs.gwu.edu/news/follies-brings-big-laughs-appreciation-faculty
The Impact of Case-based, Interactive, Self-study, Computer-assisted Instructional (CAI) Learning Module on the Ability of Medical Students to Apply Principles of Pathology and Pathophysiology to Clinical Liver Disease. Principal Investigator: Patricia Latham, MD, EdD, Departments of Pathology and of Medicine. Research Team: Tracy Blanchard, MEd and Rosalyn Jurus, MD, PhD.
Using Three Dimensional Printed Models in Embryology Education. Principal Investigator: Victor Taylor II, PhD, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology. Research Team: Janine Ziermann, PhD and Rosalyn Jurjus, MD, PhD.
Virtual Reality to Enhance Gross Anatomy Education in Graduate and Medical Student Programs. Principal Investigator: Jonathan Sherman, MD, FAANS, FACS, Department of Neurosurgery. Research Team: Kirsten Brown, PhD, MA; Marc Spencer, PhD; Katie DeVeau, PhD; Nicole DeVaul, PhD; Victor Taylor II, PhD; Keith Mortman, MD, FACS, FCCP; Anthony Caputy, MD, FAANS, FACS, and Aalap Herur-Raman.
Feb 19: Congratulations to Dr. Marc Spencer who was a poster judge at the recent AAAS annual meeting: https://smhs.gwu.edu/news/
Feb 12: Congratulations to Drs. Nicole DeVaul, Marc Spencer, and Victor Taylor! All three were accepted into the 2019-2020 Master Teacher and Leadership Development program.
Feb 12: Congratulations to Dr. Anne Chiaramello on the acceptance of her paper, The importance of the nuclear background on the phenotypic signature of the MELAS m.1630 A>G variant. in Molecular Genetics and Metabolism Reports.
Dr. Alex Tzatsos will be honored with the Elaine H. Snyder Cancer Researcher Award - Dec 10, 2018 at 4pm - Ross Hall 227
Anatomy and Cell Biology Research Seminars Spring 2019
Feburary 14: Ross Hall 737 - (11am - 12:30pm) - Dr. Douglas J. DeSimone, Professor and Chair of the Department of Biology, University of Virgina, Title: "The Role of the Mechanical Environment in Sculpting Embryonic Tissues."
Host: Dr. Mary Ann Stepp
March 14: Ross Hall 602 - (11am - 12:30pm) - Dr. Seth Blair, Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Zoology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Title: “Patterning, polarity and growth in the Drosophila wing.”
Host: Dr. Xiaoyan Zheng
April 4: Ross Hall 737 - (11am - 12:30pm) - Dr.Sally Moody, Professor and Chair of the Anatomy and Cell Biology Deptmartment of George Washington University
April 11: Ross Hall 737 - (11am - 12:30pm) - Dr. Susan Pierce, Head of the Laboratory of Immunogenetics, NIAID, NIH Title: “Intrinsic properties of human germinal center B cells set antigen-affinity thresholds.”
Host: Dr. Inhee Chung
April 18: SEH Basement - (11am - 12:30pm) - Dr. Richard Eckert, Associate Director UMD Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Department of Biochemisty and Molecular Biology, Title: "Cancer Stem Cell Survival Factors as Therapy Targets."
Host: Dr. Tatiana Efimova
May 9: Ross Hall Room 737 - (11am - 12:30pm) - Dr. Xiaozhong Wang, Northwestern University, Department of Molecular Biosciences, Evanston, IL, Title: TBA
Host: Dr. Sally Moody
May 16: Ross Hall Room 737- (11am - 12:30pm) - Dr. Andres Tavares, George Washington University, Washington, DC. Pre-Grant Submission Title: “Identification of SIX1-related genes as potential candidates for craniofacial birth defects.”
Education Seminar Series Fall 2018
September 24: Ross Hall CFE Conference Room - Victor Taylor Ph.D: Using 3D Printed Model in Embryology Education
Anatomy and Cell Biology Research Seminars Fall 2018
September 13: Ross Hall Room 402 - (11am -12:30pm) - Sally A. Moody Ph.D:Wanderings through biodiversity, retinoic acid signaling and developmental genetics - lessons on international collaborations.
October 11: Ross Hall Room 737 - (10:30am -11:45am) - Robert Miller Ph.D: Mechanisms of myelin breakdown in CNS demyelinating diseases
October 31: Ross Hall Room 601 - (11am - 12:30pm) - Sabyasachi Sen Ph.D: Stem Cells in Diabetes: is it working ?
Novermber 8: Ross Hall Room 643 - (11am -12:30pm) - Robert Hawley Ph.D: Discovery of a Novel Small Molecule Inhibitor of the PAX3-FOXO1 Oncogenic Driver in Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma
December 13: Ross Hall Room 737- (11am - 12:30pm) - Anne Chiaramello Ph. D: Mitochondrial Diseases: a Box Full of Surprises
Dec 17, 2018: Congratulations to Dr. Tatiana Efimova for being selected for funding through the CTSI-CN sponsored voucher program.
Nov 30, 2018: Congratulations to Dr. Kenna Peusner for the publication of her paper, A new model for congenital vestibular disorders in the Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology
Oct 25, 2018: Congratulations to Dr. Alex Tzatsos for being awarded a grant from theHirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer.
Aug 28, 2019: Congratulations to Dr. Inhee Chung for being awarded a GW Cancer Center Pilot Cancer Grant.