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Cell and Molecular Biology Seminars

Fall 2017 Schedule

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


August 18, 2017

CMB Orientation / Lunch

10:00 am - 12:00 noon and 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm

August 21, 2017

no seminar

August 28, 2017

Pathogenome and Virulence Traits of Shiga-Toxin Producing Escherichia coli (STEC)

Dr. Mark Eppinger, UTSA

September 4, 2017

Labor Day - no seminar

September 11, 2017

Rewiring the Taste System

Dr. Lindsey Macpherson, UTSA

September 18, 2017

Optimization of Combat Casualty Care

Dr. Erik Weitzel, US Army Institute of Surgical Research

September 25, 2017

A Progenitor Recruitment Model for Neural Cell Fate Specification

Dr. Bruce Appel, University of Colorado School of Medicine

October 2, 2017

Vascularization of Engineered Tissues

Dr. Eric Brey, UTSA

October 9, 2017

Anorexia Nervosa and the Intestinal Microbiota: The Functional Influence of Nutrient Deprived Gut Microbes on the Host

Dr. Ian Carroll, University of North Carolina

October 16, 2017

Epigenetic Repression in the Context of Adult Neural Stem Cells

Christopher Rhodes, CMB PhD student, UTSA

October 23, 2017

Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Creates Susceptibility to Adult-Onset Neuropathy through Glial and Immune Priming

Dr. Erin Milligan, University of New Mexico

October 30, 2017

Preventing Inherited Gene Defects in Human Embryos

Dr. Shoukhrat Mitalipov, Oregon Health & Science University

November 6, 2017

Properties of Borrelia burgdorferi and Treponema pallidum: A Tale of Two Persistent, Invasive, Nontoxigenic Pathogens

Dr. Steven Norris, UT Health Science Center at Houston

November 13, 2017

Surfing the ROS Wave: From Plants to Cancer Cells

Dr. Ron Mittler, University of North Texas

November 20, 2017

Actin' Like a Sperm: Cytoskeletal Actin-Like Protein Roles in Spermatid Morphogenesis

Dr. Tracy Clement, Texas A&M University

November 27, 2017

Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor (MIF) Inhibition as a Novel Treatment for Autoimmune Myocarditis and Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Saisha Nalawade, CMB PhD student, UTSA

December 4, 2017

Inactivation of SnRK1 by Geminiviruses AC2/C2 Proteins Plays an Important Role in the Regulation of Plant Innate Immune Responses

Maria Lockwood, CMB PhD student, UTSA