Cell and Molecular Biology Seminars


Spring 2020 Schedule

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


January 27, 2020

Tissue-Specific Loss of Insulin Receptor Signaling Leads to Infertility in Mice

Dr. James McLean, Southern Illinois University

Department Host: Dr. Brian Hermann

February 3, 2020


February 10, 2020


February 17, 2020


Dr. Allison Veach, UTSA

Department Host: Dr. Garry Sunter

February 24, 2020

Reprogramming and Pluripotency in the Bovine Preimplantation Embryo

Dr. Pablo Ross, University of California Davis

Department Host: Dr. Brian Hermann

March 2, 2020


March 9, 2020

no seminar - Spring Break

March 16, 2020


March 23, 2020

Ethical Challenges in the Era of Gene Editing

Dr. Vardit Ravitsky, Université de Montréal

Department Host: Dr. John McCarrey

March 30, 2020

Advancing the Field of Glycobiology through Novel Enzyme Discovery

Dr. Chris Taron, New England Biolabs

student nomination (Brian Moy)

April 6, 2020

Exploiting Reporter Strains to Illuminate the Role of Abundant Ions in Mycobacterium tuberculosis-Host Interactions

Dr. Shumin Tan, Tufts University School of Medicine

student nomination (Rachel Joern)

April 13, 2020

Identification of Biomarkers of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Relapse Using a High-Throughput Proteomics Approach

Carol Chase, UTSA

PhD student

April 20, 2020

Pathogenic Forms of Tau Disrupt the Cellular Program that Maintains Terminal Neuronal Differentiation

Dr. Bess Frost, UT Health San Antonio

Department Host: Dr. jenny Hsieh

April 27, 2020

The Role of IFN-g in Preventing the Progression of Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis

Rachel Joern, UTSA

PhD student

May 4, 2020

Presentations by 1st-year CMB PhD students

May 6, 2020

Biology Spring Symposium