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March 4 - 10, 2024

Targeting Hypoxia-Inducible Factor-2 Alpha in Kidney Cancer

Jennifer Heritz
Graduate Assistant, Mollapour Lab
Monday, March 4, 2024 | 12:00 PM | 103 Weiskotten Hall
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Molecular Mechanisms and Therapeutic Targeting of Aberrant Receptor Signaling in (Neuro)inflammation

Chih Hung Lo, PhD
National University of Singapore, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine

Dr. Lo is a candidate for Assistant Professor for Neuroscience at SU

Monday, March 4, 2024 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Syracuse University LSC 106
Questions? Contact: | Open to the public

Demo featuring the Dragonfly from Andor

Syracuse University Bioimaging Center

What and when:

  • Introduction to Dragonfly and Imaris: March 5th 2:00-3:30 pm LSC 106—open to all.
  • Dragonfly demo sessions (with Imaris Demo): March 19th-21st—LSC 249. Please complete the following survey to reserve your session:
  • We invite you to bring your own samples to obtain preliminary data and garner potential interest in the system.

Dragonfly Demo unit specs:

  • The Dragonfly is a spinning disk confocal and TIRF single molecule imaging microscope paired with a Leica DMi8 and High-Powered Laser Engine.
  • The following excitation lines will be available: 405, 488, 560, 640, and 730. 
  • A Mosaic3 DMD with 442nm laser will be attached to the system for photostimulation experiments such as FRAP and photoactivation and conversion
  • The following Leica objectives will be on the system: 4x air, 10x air, 20x air, 25x water immersion, 40x water immersion, 40x oil, 63x glycerol, 63x oil, 100x TIRF.
  • An Okolab stage-top incubation kit will be provided for environmental control of temperature, CO2, and humidity.
  • Slides, culture dishes, and well plate sample carriers are compatible with this setup. 

NOTE: Please use #1.5 coverslips for all sample holders when possible.

For technical information on the Dragonfly contact Tim Ross-Elliott at 

Tuesday, March 5, 2024 | 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM | Syracuse University LSC 106
Questions? Contact: | Open to the public

Regulation and trafficking of synaptic immediate early gene NPTX2 in plasticity and neurological diseases

Seung-Eon Roh, PhD
Instructor, Department of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine

EIP Faculty Candidate in Alzheimer’s Disease, Aging, & Neurodegeneration

Tuesday, March 5, 2024 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | 4709 NRB@IHP
Questions? Contact: | Open to the public

Beyond the Doctorate Research Day

The College of Graduate Studies' Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and the Office of Graduate Medical Education invited the Upstate Community to celebrate the research accomplishments of SUNY Upstate's postdocs, residents and fellows by participating in the Beyond the Doctorate Research Day (Postdocs, Residents and Fellows). 

Wednesday, March 6, 2024 | 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM | 4414 A/B/C NAB
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Prevalence of Epilepsy and Sudden Death in a Rabbit Model of a Classically Studied Genetic Cardiac Disease

Veronica Singh
Graduate Assistant (Dr. David Auerbach's Laboratory)
Thursday, March 7, 2024 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | 103 Weiskotten Hall
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Women in STEM

Various Panelists

Please join SUNY's Office of Research, Innovation and Economic Development on International Women's Day for a thought-provoking panel discussion celebrating women's contributions to the field of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Featured panelists include: Dr. Shouleh Nikzad (JPL Fellow, Science Division Manager, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory), Dr. Norma Nowak (Professor and Director of Genomics and Bioinformatics Core Facility, University at Buffalo), Dr. Shadi Sandvik (Senior Vice Chancellor of Research, Innovation and Economic Development, Professor, State University of New York), Senator Rachel May (New York State Senator, District 48), Dr. Bonita London (Professor and Associate Dean for Research, Stony Brook University). Click here to register. 

Friday, March 8, 2024 | 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM | Virtual
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