Colloquium Series

In 2013, the Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine launched a series of quarterly colloquia to run in parallel with each issue. The inaugural lecture was given by Dr. Tamas Horvath in April 2013. The colloquia are free and open to the public.

 
March 2015
February 2015
November 2014
June 2014
March 2014
January 2014
October 2013
June 2013
April 2013

 

March 2015

Fred R. Volkmar, MD (Irving B. Harris Professor in the Child Study Center and Professor of Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Psychology): “Understanding the Social Brain in Autism.”

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February 2015

Akiko Iwasaki, PhD (Professor of Immunobiology and Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology; Howard Hughes Medical Investigator): “Innate and Adaptive Defense Against Viruses.”

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November 2014

Asghar Rastegar, MD (Professor of Medicine; Director, Office of Global Health, Department of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine; Chief, Fitkin Firm, Yale-New Haven Hospital): “Building Human Capacity for Health in Resource-Poor Regions.”

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June 2014

Gerald I. Shulman, MD, PhD (George R. Cowgill Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology) and Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute): “Cellular Mechanisms of Insulin Resistance: Implications for Obesity, Lipodystrophy and Type 2 Diabetes."

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March 2014

James E. Rothman, PhD (Nobel Laureate in Physiology and Medicine; Fergus F. Wallace Professor of Cell Biology and Professor of Chemistry and Residential College Associate Fellow in Faculty of Arts and Sciences; Chairman, Department of Cell Biology; Director, Nanobiology Institute ): “Membrane Fusion in the Cell."

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January 2014

W. Mark Saltzman (Goizueta Foundation Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology and of Chemical Engineering; Department Chair, Biomedical Engineering): “Nanotechnology for Delivery of Genes and Gene-modifying Agents."

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October 2013

Ellen Matloff (Research Scientist in Genetics; Director, Cancer Genetic Counseling): “Gene Patenting and the SCOTUS Decision."

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June 2013

Dr. Ronald S. Duman (Elizabeth Mears and House Jameson Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Neurobiology; Director, Division of Molecular Psychiatry and Abraham Ribicoff Research Facilities): “Neurobiology of Stress, Depression, and Antidepressants: Remodeling Synaptic Connections.”

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April 2013

Dr. Tomas Horvath (Professor & Chair, Section of Comparative Medicine, Jean and David W. Wallace Professor of Biomedical Science, Professor of Neurobiology and Ob/Gyn Director, Yale Program in Integrative Cell Signaling and Neurobiology of Metabolism): “Hypothalamic Hunger-Promoting Neurons Regulate Higher Brain Functions and Longevity.”

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