SBCNY 2008 Summer Schedule

SBCNY Fellow Spotlights
Jayanth Krishnan Roy Song, currently enrolled in the PhD program at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, is the first author of a study published in the journal PNAS, titled "ERK Regulation of Phosphodiesterase 4 Enhances Dopamine-stimulated AMPA Receptor Membrane Insertion".
[PubMed]
Jayanth Krishnan Jayanth Krishnan, currently enrolled in the Accelerated Physician-Scientist Program (BS/MD) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Albany Medical College, is a recipient of a 2011 Davidson Scholarship. Jay, who conducted research under the mentorship of SBCNY Investigator Avi Ma'ayan, was the winner in the Engineering category at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair (WESEF). His project was selected as one of the top eight overall projects which earned him a trip to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF).
[Project] [Davidson Fellow Bio] [Putnam Examiner Article]
Johnson Ho Johnson Ho, City College of New York, Biomedical Engineering major, received the 2011 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and was selected as the 2011-2012 Valedictorian of the Grove School of Engineering. Johnson was a summer 2009 SBCNY Fellow who worked under the mentorship of Kevin Costa (MSSM, Department of Medicine) on a project titled: Post-Infarction Left Ventricular Remodeling and the Law of Laplace.
[Project] [CCNY News]
Jayanth Krishnan Sara Wildstein from Queens College (Class of 2010), was one of the recipients of the 2010 Jonas E. Salk Scholarship. She is currently a medical student at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Under the mentorship of SBCNY Investigator Eric Sobie during the summer of 2009, Sara's project was titled: Computational modeling of 'leaky' ryanodine receptors and triggered arrhythmias in heart cells.
[Project] [2010 Salk Scholars]

2008 Summer Research Program Seminar Schedule

Tuesday's Weekly Lunch Seminars (talk + lunch) @ 12:00pm
Location: MSSM, Icahn Medical Institute, 12th Floor, Room 12-34

Date Lecturer Title
June 2: Introduction to Systems Biology and Network Analysis of Signaling Pathways
June 9:

Cellular Machines and Biological Functions

June 16: PhD training in Systems Biology
June 23:
Ken Bromberg, PhD
(Postdoctoral Fellow)
Harnessing Systems Biology to understand differentiation in neurons;
June 30:
Dinah Ramos, PhD
(Postdoctoral Fellow)

Regulation of calcium channel interactions after morphine administration

July 7:

Quantitative aspects of electrical and calcium signaling in cardiac myocytes

July 14:
Robert Blitzer, PhD
Panos Tsokas, PhD (Postdoctoral Fellow)
Translational Control in Synaptic Plasticity: Focus on the mTOR Pathway
July 21:

Systems Biological Approaches to Study of Drug Addiction

July 28:

Nikos Tzavaras
PhD Student

The role of the Wnt pathway in controlling mTOR in synaptic plasticity

July 28:

Yana Zorina
PhD Student

Roles of CB1R and IL-6 signaling pathways in neuronal differentiation

August 5:

Poster Session

See Summer Undergraduate Fellows and Research Projects

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