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Cell and Molecular Biology Seminars


Fall 2020 Schedule

All CMB seminars will be presented remotely via Webex on Mondays beginning at 12:00 noon and all will be presented by the UTSA Department of Biology faculty. Individuals who wish to be added to the list of recipients of weekly electronic invitations to access each seminar may do so by contacting Gregory White at


August 24, 2020

no seminar - CMB PhD Program orientation

August 31, 2020

Multiparametric profiling of the spermatogonial stem cell epigenome

Dr. John McCarrey

September 7, 2020

no seminar - Labor Day

September 14, 2020

Stem cell approaches to understand acquired and genetic epilepsies

Dr. Jenny Hsieh

September 21, 2020

In vivo whole-cell recordings reveal distinct subthreshold signatures and threshold dynamics of midbrain dopamine neuron

Dr. Carlos Paladini

September 28, 2020

Cortical circuits organization of the auditory system: Local vs long-range GABAergic projections

Dr. Alfonso Apicella

October 5, 2020

Cells are not homogeneous compartments! The effects of cellular complexity in biochemical signaling

Dr. Fidel Santamaria

October 12, 2020

Extracellular processing of transforming growth factor-b-induced gene-h3 (bigh3) promotes a3b1 integrin-mediated apoptosis

Dr. Richard LeBaron

October 19, 2020

Something about spermatogonial stem cells

Dr. Brian Hermann

October 26, 2020

Geminiviruses as tools for manipulation of crop plants

Dr. Garry Sunter

November 2, 2020

Tubular lipid-binding proteins

Dr. Robert Renthal

November 9, 2020

Growth and development in Plasmodium liver stage parasites

Dr. Kirsten Hanson

November 16, 2020

Equity and inclusion: What is all the fuss about?

Dr. Edwin Barea-Rodriguez

November 23, 2020

The pioneering place of plants in the origin of modern biology

Dr. Valerie Sponsel

November 30, 2020

Chromatin in Glial Cell Fate

Dr. Annie Lin

December 4, 2020

Biology Fall Symposium