CDI / Georgetown – Postdoctoral Seminar Series

Architectural detail of Med-Dent Building

About the Series

Launched in 2020, this consortium-wide seminar series highlights research by our postdoctoral and clinical fellows.

2020-2021 Speakers

October 27, 2020

Megan Mitchell, PhD

Dr. Olivier Loudig Lab

Title: “Optimization of a versatile, high-purity exosome purification assay for biomarker discovery”

Dereje A. Negatu, PhD

Dr. Thomas Dick Lab

Title: “Human gut microbiota metabolite targets amino acid biosynthesis in Mycobacterium tuberculosis”

April 27, 2021

Kelly O’Neill, PhD

Dr. David Perlin Lab

Title: “Elucidating Molecular Heterogeneity Within the Glioblastoma Multiforme Tumor Microenvironment Using Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization (MALDI) Mass Spectrometry Imaging (MSI)”

Uday Ganapathy, PhD

Dr. Thomas Dick Lab

Title: “A Leucyl-tRNA Synthetase Inhibitor with Broad-Spectrum Anti-Mycobacterial Activity”

May 12, 2021

Randi Williams, PhD

Mentor: Kathryn Taylor, Ph.D. and Lucile Adams-Campbell, Ph.D.

Title: ”Multilevel Approaches to Address Cancer Disparities in the Clinical Context”

Shaymaa Bahnassy, PhD

Mentor: Rebecca B. Riggins, Ph.D.

Title: ”Subclonal Hypermutation as a Potential Mechanism of Drug Resistance in HER2+/ER+ Breast Cancer”

The 2021-2022 series is currently being scheduled, please check back for more information.