Outstanding Postdoc Fellow Awards Symposium & Reception


Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 2:00pm to 5:00pm


Waterhouse Room, Gordon Hall, 1st. Fl., 25 Shattuck Street

Please join us for this celebration of the 2018 Outstanding Postdoc Fellow 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
2:10     Min Luo, PhD, Research Fellow in Cell Biology
"Viewing CRISPR in action"
2:30     Lital Ben Tovim, PhD, Research Fellow in Systems Biology
"Metabolic control of global gene expression during the maternal-to-zygotic transition"
2:50     Aaron Whiteley, PhD, Research Fellow in Microbiology and Immunobiology
"Novel Bacterial Signaling Molecules"
3:10     Ben Ewen Campen, PhD, Research Fellow in Genetics
"Deciphering genetic redundancy amongst duplicated genes using new CRISPR-based approaches in fruit flies"
3:30     Break/Reception
3:40     Jeff Markowitz, PhD, Research Fellow in Neurobiology
"The neural control of action selection revealed through motion sequencing"
4:00     Megan Sjodt, PhD, Research Fellow in Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
"Structure of the SEDS:bPBP bacterial call wall synthesis machinery"
4:20     Anna Idelevich, PhD, Research Fellow in Oral Medicine, Infection, and Immunity, HSDM
            "Hypothalamic neuronal regulation of energy metabolism and bone” 
4:40     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 -

Meredith B. Brooks, PhD, Research Fellow in Global Health and Social Medicine (Unable to attend)