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Sanford-Burnham Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

New Insights into the Regulation of SUMO Dynamics by the Human SUMO-specific Proteases (SENPs)

Domenico Fasci

THESIS DEFENSE
Doctoral Candidate in Biomedical Sciences

Thesis Committee
Professor Dieter Wolf, Chair (SBMRI)
Professor Guy Salvesen, Faculty Mentor (SBMRI)
Professor Ze'ev Ronai (SBMRI)
Professor Tony Hunter (Salk Institute)
Associate Professor Nick Boddy (TSRI)

Apr 18

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Pacific

Fishman Auditorium

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Host(s):

Guy Salvesen



Contact:

Stacy Devlin


Cancer Center Seminar

Overcoming Resistance to Targeting Therapies

Jeffrey Engelman, M.D., P

Director, Center for Thoracic Cancers
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Apr 21

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Pacific

Fishman Auditorium
La Jolla, CA

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Auditorium A1350, Lake Nona
(videolink) 3:00 p.m. ET

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Host(s):

Garth Powis



Contact:

Lisa O’Brien


Sanford-Burnham Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

The Regulation of Breast Cancer Metastasis by Caspase-8

Ryon Graf, B.S.

THESIS DEFENSE
Doctoral Candidate in Biomedical Sciences

Thesis Committee
Professor Guy Salvesen, Chair
Associate Professor Dwayne Stupack, Faculty Mentor
Professor Nigel Calcutt
Professor Robert Liddington
Professor Robert Oshima

Apr 21

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Pacific

Building 12 Auditorium
La Jolla, CA

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Host(s):

Guy Salvesen



Contact:

Stacy Devlin


Special Seminar

Sanford Research and Sanford Health: Partnering Translational Research with Patient Care

David A Pearce, Ph.D.

Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Research, Sanford Health Director, Sanford Children’s Health Research Center,
Sanford Research Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Sanford School of Medicine of the University of South Dakota

Apr 22

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Pacific

Fishman Auditorium
La Jolla, CA

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Auditorium A1350, Lake Nona
3:00 p.m. ET

Host(s):

Kristiina Vuori



Contact:

Trixi Czink


Faculty Seminar

"The making and breaking of cullin-RING ubiquitin ligases" and "Report of how collaboration and communication between organic chemistry and biology groups led to the discovery of a new class of ligands for the orphan nuclear receptor NR4A1"

Marcia Dawson, Ph.D.

Tumor Initiation and Maintenance Program
"Report of how collaboration and communication between organic chemistry and biology groups led to the discovery of a new class of ligands for the orphan nuclear receptor NR4A1 (human TR3 / mouse Nur77 / rat NGFI-B)"

Dieter Wolf, M.D.

Tumor Initiation and Maintenance Program
"The making and breaking of cullin-RING ubiquitin ligases"

Lunch will be served in La Jolla

Apr 23

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Pacific

Fishman Auditorium
La Jolla, CA

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Auditorium A1330, Lake Nona
(videolink) 3:00 p.m. ET

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Host(s):

Bas Baaten



Contact:

Esther Schuman


Special Seminar

Arp2/3 complex and dendritic actin nucleation in cell motility and asymmetric cell division

Rong Li, Ph.D.

Sr. Investigator of Cellular Asymmetry, Division & Evolution
Stowers Institute for Medical Research and
Professor, Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology
University of Kansas School of Medicine

Apr 23

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Pacific

Fishman Auditorium
La Jolla, CA

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A1300, Lake Nona

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Host(s):

Dorit Hanein



Contact:

Laura Nelson


Sanford-Burnham Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Understanding the longevity of rsks-1/S6K C. elegans mutants

Philip McQuary, M.S.

Thesis Defense
Doctoral Candidate in Biomedical Sciences
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute

Thesis Committee
Professor Ze'ev Ronai, Chair (SBMRI)
Associate Professor Malene Hansen, Faculty Mentor (SBMRI)
Professor Rolf Bodmer (SBMRI)
Professor Dieter Wolf (SBMRI)
Professor Andrew Dillin (Salk)

Apr 23

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Pacific

Building 12 Auditorium
La Jolla, CA
2:00 PM (Pacific)

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Host(s):

Guy Salvesen



Contact:

Stacy Devlin


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

Linking Death Programs in the Heart

Richard N. Kitsis, M.D.

Professor of Medicine and Cell Biology
The Dr. Gerald and Myra Dorros Chair in Cardiovascular Disease
Director, Wilf Family Cardiovascular Research Institute
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Apr 24

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL
4:00 p.m. (ET)

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Host(s):

Daniel Kelly



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Cancer Center Seminar

New properties and functions for KRAS

Frank McCormick, Ph.D., F

Director, University of California, San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Apr 28

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Pacific

Fishman Auditorium
La Jolla, CA

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Auditorium A1350, Lake Nona
(videolink) 3:00 p.m. ET

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Host(s):

Garth Powis



Contact:

Lisa O’Brien


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

Uncoupling Obesity from Insulin Resistance via the Fatty Acid Binding Proteins

David A. Bernlohr, Ph.D.

Distinguished McKnight Professor and Head, Cargill Chair in Systems Biology of Human Metabolism
Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

May 01

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL
4:00 p.m. (ET)

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Host(s):

Sheila Collins



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Bring It! Playoffs for Medical Research

Bring It! is San Diego's most unique fundraiser.

Join Bring It! co-chairs Linde Hotchkiss and Kristoffer Kelly for the opportunity to meet, greet, and compete with some of San Diego's business and community leaders in a one-of-a-kind sports-themed game show style competition supporting vital medical research!

May 01

6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Pacific

San Diego Hall of Champions
San Diego, CA

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Bring It! Website

Special Seminar

Bridging the Key Gaps in Translating Fundamental Biology

Calum MacRae, MBCHB, Ph.D.

The Development, Aging and Regeneration Program
Associate Physician
Bringham and Women’s Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School

May 06

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pacific

Fishman Auditorium
La Jolla, CA

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Auditorium, Lake Nona
2:00 pm ET

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Host(s):

Rolf Bodmer



Contact:

Katherine Kling


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

Using Mass Spectrometry and Chip - Seq to Capture How Cancer Cells Garble the Histone Code

Neil L. Kelleher, Ph.D.

Professor in Molecular Biosciences, Chemistry and the Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University

May 08

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL
4:00 p.m. (ET)

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

Novel Mechanisms for Heart Failure in Insulin Resistant States

E. Dale Abel, M.D., Ph.D.

John B. Stokes Endowed Chair in Diabetes Research
Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry
Director – F.O.E. Diabetes Research Center
Chief: Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

May 15

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Host(s):

Daniel Kelly



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

Masanobu Komatsu, Ph.D.

Professor
Tumor Microenvironment Program
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute

May 22

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

Lauren M. Sparks, Ph.D.

Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes/Florida Hospital

May 29

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Campus Tours

Campus Tours

Open to the public, reservations required

We invite you to join us on a behind-the-scenes tour of our La Jolla or Lake Nona campus. Come inside and see where discoveries are made!

Tours available at 10am and 2pm in La Jolla. 2:30, 3:00, and 3:30 in Lake Nona. Reservations are required.

Jun 04

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Pacific

10910 N. Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037
Building 1/Reception

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6400 Sanger Road
Orlando, FL 32877

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Register today

Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

Paul Dawson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine

Jun 05

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL Lake Nona

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Host(s):

Timothy Osborne



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Cancer Center

Cancer Metabolism, Autophagy, & Nutrient Sensing Symposium

This symposium is organized by:

Jorge Moscat, Ph.D.
Maria Diaz-Meco, Ph.D.
Garth Powis., D.Phil.

June 25 - 26, 2014

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Pacific

Fishman Auditorium
La Jolla, CA

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Website & Registration

Campus Tours

Campus Tours

Open to the public, reservations required

We invite you to join us on a behind-the-scenes tour of our La Jolla or Lake Nona campus. Come inside and see where discoveries are made!

Tours available at 10am and 2pm in La Jolla. 2:30, 3:00, and 3:30 in Lake Nona. Reservations are required.

Sep 03

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

10910 N. Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037
Building 1/Reception

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6400 Sanger Road
Orlando, FL 32877

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Register today

Pedal the Cause–San Diego

Support the groundbreaking cancer research at Sanford-Burnham, Salk, and UC San Diego!

Pedal the Cause–San Diego, the region’s only multi-day cycling fundraiser for cancer research, will include 1-day 10-, 25-, or 50-mile routes and a 2-day 150-mile ride that take advantage of San Diego County’s breathtaking landscapes and weather.

Event registration is now open to the public at sandiego.pedalthecause.org, where fundraising requirements and registration information are also available. Participants can register to ride individually, create a friends and family or corporate team, or donate to the cause.

September 20 - 21, 2014

12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Pacific

Host(s):

Garth Powis



Website & Registration

Microbiome and Human Health

36th Annual Sanford-Burnham Symposium

This year’s event is specifically focused on the human microbiome

Speakers to be announced.

Oct 30

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Pacific

Estancia Hotel La Jolla
La Jolla, CA

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Contact:

Melanie Hanaii
Website & Registration

2014 Sanford-Burnham Annual Gala

Each year, the Sanford-Burnham annual gala transports friends to a unique time and place with delectable food, exquisite drinks, top-notch entertainment, and the chance to meet some of our brilliant researchers.

This year's gala will be no exception. Please visit the gala website for upcoming details.

Nov 01

6:00 PM - 11:00 PM Pacific

Estancia Hotel and Spa
La Jolla, CA

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2014 Gala Website

Campus Tours

Campus Tours

Open to the public, reservations required

We invite you to join us on a behind-the-scenes tour of our La Jolla or Lake Nona campus. Come inside and see where discoveries are made!
Tours available at 10am and 2pm in La Jolla. 2:30, 3:00, and 3:30 in Lake Nona. Reservations are required.

Dec 03

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

10910 N. Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037
Building 1/Reception

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6400 Sanger Road
Orlando, FL 32877

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