Professor H. Alex Brown Memorial Symposium




Monday, November 5, 2018 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Commons Center 235/237 on Peabody Campus

Reception & Dinner at Miel (6-10 PM), by Invitation only


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8:00 AM → 8:15 AM
Arrival, Coffee, reflections on Alex

8:15 AM → 8:30 AM
Welcome
Profs. Marnett and Lindsley

8:30 AM → 9:15 AM
Characterizing bioactive lipid pathways by integrated proteomics and metabolomics
Prof. Benjamin Cravatt

9:20 AM → 10:05 AM
Allosteric modulation of ionotropic glutamate receptors
Prof. Stephen Traynelis

10:10 AM → 10:25 AM
Coffee Break

10:30 AM → 11:15 AM
How Rho GTPases Led Us to New Areas of Biology and Disease: Or, Doing Science Just As Alex Would
Prof. Richard Cerione

11:20 AM → 12:45 PM
Lunch

12:50 PM → 1:35 PM
Innate factors that regulate survival after influenza infection
Prof. Paul Thomas

1:40 PM → 2:25 PM
Probing the dynamics of bacterial cell division with fluorescent D-amino acids (FDAAs)
Prof. Michael Van Nieuwenhze

2:30 PM → 3:15 PM
Selective activators of M1 muscarinic receptors for treatment of schizophrenia: Discovery of a role for signaling through phospholipase D
Prof. Jeff Conn

3:20 PM → 3:45 PM
Coffee Break

3:50 PM → 4:35 PM
Allosteric inhibitors of Phospholipase D (PLD) – Alex’s passion project
Prof. Craig Lindsley

4:35 PM → 5:00 PM
Reflections/Stories about Alex
Prof. Lawrence Marnett and others