Please join us for this celebration of the 2017 Outstanding Postdoc Award recipients. We will celebrate the achievements of some of our exceptional postdoctoral research fellows at HMS & HSDM.
You are welcome to attend any or all of the symposium, please joins us as your schedule allows.
2:00 Opening Remarks by James Gould, PhD, Director, HMS/HSDM Office for Postdoctoral Fellows
2:05 Wei Mi, PhD, Research Fellow in Cell Biology - “Cryo-EM: a powerful tool to study membrane protein structures”
2:25 Kelly Paige Brock, PhD, Research Fellow in Systems Biology - “Megaruns: predicting thousands of protein structures using evolutionary history “
2:45 Assaf Alon, PhD, Research Fellow in BCMP - “Cloning the elusive sigma2 receptor - a three-decade mystery finally solved “
3:05 Adam Christopher Palmer, PhD, Research Fellow in Therapeutic Science – “Why is combination cancer therapy effective?”
3:25 Break / Reception
3:30 Camille Rafael Gomez-Laberge, PhD, Research Fellow in Neurobiology - “The predictive brain: neuronal co-variability as a signature of perceptual belief”
3:50 Shu-Chi A. Yeh, PhD Research Fellow in HSDM - “Intravital imaging to study post-natal calvarial skeletal stem cells”
4:10 William Paul Robins, PhD Research Fellow in MBIB - “Aeromonas as a protective probiotic: Interrogating the mechanisms of bacterial antagonism”
4:30 Christopher Neal Toepfer, PhD Research Fellow in Genetics - “Fixing the brake of the heart: Myosin binding protein-C (MyBPC) truncations in hypertropic cardiomyopathy (HCM)”
4:50 Closing Remarks by David Golan, PhD, MD, Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Dean for Basic Science and Graduate Education, HMS
- Reception to follow -