APRIL 5, 2022

L. Mario Amzel

A symposium to honor the life and scientific legacy of Dr. L. Mario Amzel, who passed away on August 28, 2021, was held on April 5, 2022.

Symposium recording: Click here to watch a recording of the full  symposium.

Schedule (note that times are approximate in video):

12:30 – 12:45 pm    Opening remarks

Cynthia Wolberger, Ph.D., Department Director

Paul Rothman, M.D., Dean, School of Medicine

12:45 – 1:15 pm            “Understanding How Enzymes Work Through The Eyes of Mario Amzel”

Sandra Gabelli, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

1:15 – 1:45 pm            “First Principle Inspired Protein Engineering”

Christopher Garcia, Ph.D., Stanford University

1:45 – 2:15 pm            “Na Channelopathies: A Closer Look”

Gordon Tomaselli, M.D., Einstein College of Medicine

2:15 – 3:00            Break

3:00 – 3:30           “The Sodium/Iodide Symporter (NIS): From Patient to Molecule and Back”

Nancy Carrasco, M.D., Vanderbilt University

3:30 – 4:00          “Remembering Mario Amzel: From Antibodies to Arete”

Daniel Leahy, Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin

4:00 – 4:45          Recollections

Stephen Desiderio, M.D., Ph.D.

George Rose, Ph.D.

Bertrand Garcia-Moreno, Ph.D.

 5:00 – 6:00 pm   Reception, Welch Library reading room


Updated 4/13/22