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Cell and Molecular Biology Seminars

Spring 2018 Schedule

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


January 8, 2018

CMB Orientation / Lunch

January 15, 2018

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - no seminar

January 22, 2018

seminar cancelled

January 29, 2018

Two Roads Diverged at Double-Strand Break

Dr. Judy Yanowitz, University of Pittsburgh / Magee-Womens Research Institute

February 5, 2018

Search for Novel Therapeutic Drugs and Vaccines against Fungal Infections

Dr. Chiung Yu Hung, UTSA

February 12, 2018

Mechanosensing and Signal Transduction in Plant Tendrils

Dr. Jurgen Engelberth, UTSA

February 19, 2018

The Four-Stranded G4 DNA is a Threat to Genome Stability

Dr. Nayun Kim, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

February 26, 2018

Transcription, Signaling and Metabolic Transitions of Developing Spermatogonial Stem Cells

Dr. Brad Cairns, University of Utah

March 5, 2018

Cell Based Therapies for the Treatment of Psychiatric Disease

Dr. Daniel Lodge, UT Health San Antonio

March 12, 2018

Spring Break - no seminar

March 19, 2018

Examining the Intestinal Changes in Alzheimer's Disease

Dr. Colin Combs, University of North Dakota

March 26, 2018

Meiosis and Chromosome Segregation in Mammals: Why Younger Isn’t Always Better

Dr. Francesca Cole, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Smithville

April 2, 2018


Dr. Timothy Downing, University of California, Irvine

April 9, 2018

Choreography of Plastidial Retrograde Signaling

Dr. Katie Dehesh, University of California, Riverside

April 16, 2018

Integrative Epigenomic Analyses Support the Early Developmental Origin of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Dr. Alika Maunakea, University of Hawaii

April 23, 2018

Presentations by First-Year CMB Students

Jake Lehle, Brian Moy, Anukriti Singh, Jacquelyn Messenger, Ching Hsun (Eric) Cheng, Jacqueline Williams, and Mylea Echazarreta

April 30, 2018

Spring Symposium