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Cell and Molecular Biology Seminars

Spring 2017 Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, all seminars will be held at 12:00 noon in BSB 3.03.02 (Loeffler Room)


January 23, 2017

Seizures, Stem Cells, and the Disconnectome

Dr. Jenny Hsieh, UT Southwestern Medical Center

January 30, 2017

New Insights into MeCP2 Function and Its Role in Rett Syndrome

Dr. William Renthal, Harvard University

February 6, 2017

Neuroinflammation as Part of the Pathophysiology of Psychosis

Dr. Cyndi Weickert, University of New South Wales

February 13, 2017

Opioid Receptor Analgesia and Neuronal Sensitization: An Opponent Process of Determines the Transition from Acute to Chronic Pain

Dr. Bradley Taylor, University of Kentucky

February 20, 2017

The Distinct Roles for mTOR and Raptor in Spermatogonial Development

Dr. Christopher Geyer, East Carolina University

February 27, 2017

Brain Diabetes:Dysregulated Insulin Signaling in the Pathogenesis of Alzheimer's Disease

Dr. Suzanne de la Monte, Brown University

March 6, 2017

no seminar

March 13, 2017

Spring Break

March 20, 2017

Macrophages and Vasculature: An Unlikely Partnership in Reproductive and Stem Cell Biology

Dr. Tony DeFalco, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

March 27, 2017

Transcriptional Regulation in Geminiviruses

Jennifer Guerrero, CMB Doctoral Student, UTSA

April 3, 2017

The Role of Tcp Transcription Factor in Begomovirus Coat Protein Expression during Infection

Mary Berger, CMB Doctoral Student, UTSA

April 10, 2017

Thrombospondin 1 and TGF-Beta in Multiple Myeloma: Adventures in Therapeutic Development

Dr. Joanne Murphy-Ullrich, University of Alabama-Birmingham

April 17, 2017

Mechanisms of BIGH3-Mediated Apoptosis in Renal Cells

Robert Moritz, CMB Doctoral Student, UTSA

April 24, 2017

Presentations by First-Year UTSA CMB Doctoral Students

Yue Chen, Yu-Huey Lin, Zachary Jordan, Lorena Roa de la Cruz, Austin Negron, Borna Sarker, and Sandeep Vellanki