Outstanding Postdoc Awards Symposium & Reception


Friday, October 20, 2017, 2:00pm to 5:00pm


Waterhouse Room, Gordon Hall, 25 Shattuck Street

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

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Outstanding Postdoc Awards