Cell and Molecular Biology Seminars


Fall 2019 Schedule

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


September 2, 2019

no seminar - Labor Day

September 9, 2019

Molecular Mechanism of Neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s Disease

Dr. Hyoung-gon Lee, UTSA

September 16, 2019

Cellular Therapeutics for the Treatment of Trauma-Related Injuries

Dr. Andre Cap, US Army Institute of Surgical Research

Department Host: Dr. John McCarrey

September 23, 2019

Blame It on Dad: Intergenerational Epigenetic Inheritance of Cancer Susceptibility

Dr. Bluma Lesch, Yale School of Medicine

Department Host: Dr. John McCarrey

September 30, 2019

Inhibition of Β-Secretase for Benefiting Alzheimer’s Disease Patients

Dr. Riqiang Yan, UConn Health

Department Host: Dr. Hyoung-gon Lee

October 7, 2019

NGLY1-Mediated Deglycosylation: An Emerging Vulnerable Point in Neurodevelopment and Cancer

Dr. Yu-Chieh Wang, University of North Texas Health Science Center

Department Host: Dr. Christopher Navara

October 14, 2019

High-Throughput Single Cell Multi-Omics

Dr. Adam Abate, University of California, San Francisco

Department Host: Dr. Annie Lin

October 21, 2019

Stem Cell Therapies for Male Infertility

Dr. Kyle Orwig, Magee-Womens Research Institute and University of Pittsburgh

Department Host: Dr. Brian Hermann

October 28, 2019

Apolipoprotein E4: Molecular Mechanisms and Therapeutic Strategies for Alzheimer's Disease

Dr. Yadong Huang, Gladstone Institutes

Department Host: Dr. Jenny Hsieh

November 4, 2019

In Vitro Gametogenesis in Humans

Dr. Kotaro Sasaki, University Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Department Host: CMB students

November 11, 2019

Molecular Mechanisms of Cell and Circuit Function in the Mammalian Brain

Dr. Nathaniel Heintz, Rockefeller University

Department Host: Dr. John McCarrey

November 18, 2019

Circuit and Network Mechanisms of Cognitive Dysfunction in Alzheimer’s Disease

Dr. Jeannie Chin Medina, Baylor College of Medicine

Department Host: Dr. Jenny Hsieh

November 25, 2019

Synthetic Biology for the Validation of Metabolic Pathways and the Production of High-Valued Plant Molecules

Dr. Isabel Desgagné-Penix, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Department Host: Dr. Valerie Sponsel

December 2, 2019

Modeling Neurodevelopmental and Functional Effects of Drug Exposure Using Human iPSCs

Dr. Kimberly Christian, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Department Host: Dr. Dr. Jenny Hsieh