The Spring 2023 series runs on Mondays from 3:30-4:50 p.m.

January 9


January 16


Tod FairbanksTod Fairbanks, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology, Palm Beach State College

"Discover the Way a Biology Degree Can Guide Your Career Path"

Host: David Binninger, Ph.D.

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Martin Luther King, Jr Day  
University Closed





January 20


February   13


Gregg FieldsGregg B. Fields, Ph.D., FNAI
Executive Director, Institute for Human Health & Disease Intervention (I-HEALTH)
Co-Director, MCIFAU FDoH Cancer Center of Excellence
Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Florida Atlantic University

"New Approaches to Treating and Monitoring Alzheimer’s Disease"

Host: Howard Prentice, Ph.D.

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Daniel NemethDaniel Nemeth, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Quan Lab, Florida Atlantic University


"Neuronal Interleukin-1 Receptor Type 1 Signaling in Fear Learning"


Host: Ning Quan, Ph.D.


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February 27


March 6

Mireia Guerau-de-ArellanoMireia Guerau-de-Arellano, PharmD, Ph.D.
Associate Professor with Tenure,
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Dept. Microbial Infection and Immunity, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University

"Arginine Methylation and its Therapeutic Targeting in Inflammatory Processes"

Host: Ning Quan, Ph.D.

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Spring Break




March 13


March 20


Raul Perez-Olle

Raul Perez-Olle, M.D., Ph.D.
Senior Vice President
Head of Clinical Development & Medical Affairs Imvax, Inc.
"Cancer Immunotherapy"

Hosted: Miguel Lopez-Toledano, Ph.D.

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Vladimir Beljanski

Vladimir Beljanski, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, NSU Cell Therapy Institute

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine (NSU MD)

"Modulation of Autophagy for Cell-based Therapies"

Hosted: Mare Cudic, Ph.D.

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March 27


April 3

Akshay NaraineAkshay Naraine, MS
Doctoral Candidate, Integrative Biology in Neurosciende,
Florida Atlantic University

"Using Invertebrate Models for Herbicide Neurotoxicity and Novel Neuroprotective Drug Screening"

Hosted: Ken Dawson-Scully, Ph.D.

Henry RodriguezHenry Rodriguez, Ph.D., M.B.A.
Director, Office of Cancer Clinical Proteomics Research, NCI, NIH

Former Assistant Director, Strategic Health and Cancer Science
The White House

"Charting a Federal Career in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology"

Host: Shailaja Allani, Ph.D.


Registration Link




April 10


April 24

Robert B. Renden
Robert B. Renden, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Department of Physiology and Cell Biology University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine

Hosted: Gregory Macleod, Ph.D.

"Presynaptic Bioenergetics at the Calyx of Held"

In-Person on the Jupiter Campus,    MC-17, Room 119

or Zoom:       Registration Link



Classes End


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