The Monday Seminar Series is presented every Monday at noon during the academic year in the auditorium at 711 Washington Street, Boston, 02111.
Each week a prominent scientist presents their latest research focused on nutrition and aging. The Monday Seminar series, open to the public, is designed to bring together faculty and students from the Tufts Health Sciences campus with others in the greater Boston biomedical research community, including scientists, clinical researchers and nutrition practitioners.
When available, links to the presentations are provided. Please share any suggestions for future speakers here.
Oct. 1, 2018
Synucleinopathies in movement disorders: Do we know what we are studying and are we studying the correct disease? "The Alla V. and Solomon Jesmer Professor of Neurological
Jeffrey H. Kordower, Ph.D.
The Alla V. and Solomon Jesmer Professor of Neurological Sciences Professor of Neurosurgery
Director, Research Center for Brain Repair
Section Head, Neuroscience
Rush University Medical Center
Oct. 8, 2018
NO LECTURE/Columbus Day
Oct. 15, 2018
A neural circuit for gut induced reward
Wenfei Han, M.D.
Ivan de Araujo Lab
Department of Neuroscience, Friedman Brain Institute
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Oct. 22, 2018
Oxytocin in human states of over and undernutrition
Elizabeth Lawson, M.D.
Director, Interdisciplinary Oxytocin Research Program
Massachusetts General Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Oct. 25, 2018 (Special Lecture)
NIH-wide strategic plan on nutrition research
Christopher Lynch, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Nutrition Research
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
National Institutes of Health
Oct. 29, 2018
A Brighter World Through Research and Scholarship Conference
Nov. 5, 2018
Phytochemical carotenoids, SIRT1 and chronic disease prevention
Xiang-Dong Wang, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Center Director and Senior Scientist
Director, Nutrition and Cancer Biology Laboratory
JM USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging
Nov. 12, 2018
NO LECTURE/Veteran's Day
Nov. 19, 2018
Control of cholesterol homeostasis by the vitamin K synthetic enzyme UBIAD1
Russell Debose-Boyd, Ph.D.
Beatrice and Miguel Elias Distinguished Chair in Biomedical Science
Department of Molecular Genetics
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Nov. 26, 2018
NO LECTURE/Thanksgiving break
Dec. 3, 2018
Autophagy and regulation of metabolism
Rajat Singh, M.D., M.B.B.S.
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Pharmacology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Dec. 10, 2018 (Joint seminar with the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences)
Age-associated, vitamin E-reversible inflammatory damage during pneumococcal lung infection
John Leong, MD, PhD
Edith Rieva and Hyman S. Trilling Professor
Chair, Department of Molecular Biology and Microbiology
Tufts University School of Medicine