Pathology Conferences

Pathology Research Lecture Series (PRLS)

Winter 2017

PRLS seminars are held Monday at 4:00 p.m. in Leichtag 107. Click here for a printable poster.

January 9
Kevin Shannon, MD
UC San Francisco – Department of Pediatrics
“Targeting Aberrant Ras Signaling in Cancer”

January 23
Wendy Frankel, MD
Ohio State University Department of Pathology
“Mismatch Repair Deficient Colorectal Carcinoma and Lynch Syndrome”

January 30
Rob Knight, PhD
UCSD – Department of Pediatrics
“The Human Microbiome in Health and Disease”

February 6
Ze’ve Ronai, PhD
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
“Linking the Microbiome and Immune Checkpoint by the Ubiquitin Ligase RNF5”

February 27
Mark Valasek, MD, PhD
UCSD – Department of Pathology
“Stomach Bugs and Jelly Bellies: Anatomic Pathology as a Foundation of Personalized Medicine”

March 6
Mark H. Kaplan, PhD
Indiana State University – Departments of Pediatrics, and Microbiology and Immunology
“Development and Function of Il-9-secreting T Cells”

March 13
Richard C. Friedberg, MD, PhD, FCAP, MHCM, CPE
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate – Department of Pathology
“Advancing and Securing the Future of Pathology”

March 20
Erkki Ruoslahti, MD, PhD
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
“Disease-specific Molecular Markers in Blood Vessels: Target Molecules for Drug Delivery”

March 27
Isaac Pessah, PhD
UC, Davis – Department of Molecular Biosciences
“What’s Hot in Malignant Hyperthermia”

April 3
Wei Wang, PhD
UCSD - Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
UCSD - Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
“Genomics, epigenomics and precision medicine”

April 10
Gabriel Haddad, MD
UCSD – Department of Pediatrics
“Genetic Mechanisms of Human Adaptation at High Altitude: An Experiment in Nature”

April 17
Jeff Neul, MD, PhD
UCSD – Department of Neuroscience
“Rett Syndrome: Genetics, Pathophysiology, and Approaches to Treatment”

Click here for a list of past Pathology conferences.

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