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 Monday, April 14, 2014
1:30 p.m.   Other Tri-Institutional Events
Cancer Immunotherapies Based on Overcoming Resistance Mechanisms in the Tumor Microenvironment

Thomas Gajewski, M.D., Ph.D., professor, department of pathology, University of Chicago

 Tuesday, April 15, 2014
2:00 p.m.   Thesis Presentations
The Enemy of My Enemy is My Friend: Enlisting the Novel Bacteriophage Lysin PlySs2 to Kill Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria

Daniel Gilmer, graduate fellow, Laboratory of Bacterial Pathogenesis and Immunology, The Rockefeller University

4:00 p.m.   Center for Studies in Physics and Biology Seminars
Inferred Model of the Prefrontal Cortex Activity Unveils Task-related Cell Assemblies and Memory Replay

Remi Monasson, Ph.D., professor, statistical and theoretical physics, Ecole Normale Superieure

4:30 p.m.   MSKCC President's Research Seminar
(Some) Laws that Govern Macrophages' Physiological Functions Within Tissues

Frederic Geissman, M.D., Ph.D., professor and AR UK Chair of Inflammation Biology, King's College London

 Wednesday, April 16, 2014
10:00 a.m.   Other Tri-Institutional Events
A Symposium on Public Access to Scholarly Research

Frederick Dylla, Ph.D., president, American Institute of Physics

Michael Tanner, Ph.D., vice president and chief academic officer, Association of Public and Land-grant Universities

Linda J. Miller, Ph.D., editor in chief, The Rockefeller University Press

John Inglis, Ph.D., executive director, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press

Carol Feltes, university librarian, The Rockefeller University

Donna Gibson, director, library services, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

4:30 p.m.   MSKCC President's Research Seminar
Genomics of Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma

Riccardo Dalla-Favera, M.D., Uris Professor and director, Institute for Cancer Genetics, Columbia University

 Thursday, April 17, 2014
2:00 p.m.   Center for Studies in Physics and Biology Seminars
A Statistical Physics Perspective of Control Theory

Bert Kappen, Ph.D., professor, Radboud University

2:00 p.m.   Other Tri-Institutional Events
The Functional Connection between Genome Instability and Malignant Growth in a Drosophila Cancer Model

Cayetano Gonzalez, Ph.D., ICREA Research Professor, Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Barcelona

2:00 p.m.   Thesis Presentations
Genome-wide Characterization of the Effects of Activation-induced Cytidine Deaminase in B Cells

Eric Fritz, graduate fellow, Laboratory of Lymphocyte Biology, The Rockefeller University

8:00 p.m.   Harvey Society
Biological Time Travels: A Circadian Rhythm Story

Michael Rosbash, Ph.D., professor of biology, Peter Gruber Endowed Chair in Neuroscience, Brandeis University; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

 Friday, April 18, 2014
10:00 a.m.   Thesis Presentations
Forces Generated by Cell Intercalation Tow Epidermal Sheets in Mammalian Tissue Morphogenesis

Evan Heller, graduate fellow, Laboratory of Mammalian Cell Biology and Development, The Rockefeller University

12:00 p.m.   Molecular Biology Seminars
Sensing and Signaling DNA Damage by the Checkpoint Pathways

Lee Zou, Ph.D., professor, department of pathology, Harvard Medical School

3:45 p.m.   Friday Lecture Series
Fishing for the Secrets of Vertebrate Evolution

David Kingsley, Ph.D., professor, developmental biology, Stanford University; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute