Krasnow Institute’s Monday Seminar Series Begins Today

Posted: September 13, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Megan McDonnell

The Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study is continuing its Monday Seminar series this fall. The free lectures are held at 4 p.m. in Room 229 of the Krasnow Building on the Fairfax Campus. There will be discussion at the end of each seminar. The schedule is:

  • Sept. 13—Harold Morowitz, Department of Biology and Natural Philosophy, “A Principle of Biochemical Organization: the Roots of Genetic Code within the Intermediary Metabolism of Autotrophs”

  • Sept. 20—Stanley Watson, co-director and senior research scientist, Mental Health Research Institute, University of Michigan, “Experiences in Large Gene Expression Studies of Major Mental Illnesses”
  • Sept. 27—Maurizio Grimaldi, Section of Structural Biology, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health, “Study of Protein Kinase C Translocation in Glial Cells: High Resolution Imaging and Biochemistry”
  • Oct. 4—Jim Olds, director, Krasnow Institute, “The Future of Science at George Mason University: The Krasnow Perspective”
  • Oct. 18—Donna McPhie, psychiatry instructor, Harvard Medical School, “A Role for the p21-Activated Kinase (PAK3) in Alzheimer’s Disease”
  • Nov. 1—Joshua Epstein, senior fellow, Economic Studies, the Brookings Institution, topic to be announced
  • Nov. 8—Esther Sternberg, director, Integrative Neural Immune Program, National Institute of Mental Health, “Neural Immune Interactions in Health and Disease”
  • Nov. 15—Wendy Suzuki, Center for Neural Science, New York University, “Associative Learning Signals in the Monkey Medial Temporal Lobe”
  • Nov. 22—James Meyerhoff, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, topic to be announced
  • Nov. 29—Steve Yantis, Department of Psychology and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, topic to be announced
  • Dec. 6—Trey Sunderland, Geriatric Psychiatry Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, “Marching Towards Alzheimer’s Disease: The Search for Early Biomarkers”

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