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Cell and Molecular Biology Seminars

Fall 2021 Schedule

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


August 30, 2021

Spermatogonial Stem Cells – What They Do and How They Work

Dr. Brian Hermann, UTSA

Department Host: Dr. Brian Hermann

September 13, 2021

Using Brain Organoids to Identify Intrinsic and Extrinsic Regulators of Brain Size

Dr. Madeline Lancaster, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK

Department Host: Dr. Jenny Hsieh

Location: Virtual

September 20, 2021

Understanding Astrocyte Mediated Neurotoxicity in Progression of ALS

Zack Jordan, CMB PhD Student, UTSA

Department Host: Drs. Jenny Hsieh and John McCarrey

September 27, 2021

The COVID-19 Pandemic: Perspectives from the Frontline

Dr. Luke Daum, Longhorn Vaccines and Diagnostics, LLC

Department Host: Dr. James Chambers

October 4, 2021

Environmentally-Responsive Nanomaterials for Applications in Biosensing and Regenerative Medicine

Dr. Marissa Wechsler, UTSA

Department Host: Dr. Brian Hermann

October 11, 2021

Neuronal Underpinnings of Oral Mechanosensation

Dr. Yalda Moayedi-Esfahani, Columbia University

Department Host: Dr. Lindsey MacPherson

October 18, 2021

ADADs as Regulators of Meiotic and Post-Meiotic Germ Cell Translation

Dr. Elizabeth Snyder, Rutgers University

Department Host: Dr. Brian Hermann

October 25, 2021

Non-Human Primate Organoids as a Model for Studying Fetal Testicular Niche Development

Dr. Enrique Sosa, University of California, Los Angeles

Department Host: Dr. John McCarrey

November 1, 2021

(Epi)genomic Pathways to Neuropsychiatric and Neurodegenerative Disease

Dr. Jon Mill, University of Exeter, UK

Department Host: Dr. Melanie Carless

Location: Virtual

November 8, 2021

Adult Neurogenesis as a Regenerative Strategy in Accelerated Neurodegeneration

Dr. Mi-Hyeon Jang, Rutgers University

Department Host: Dr. Hyoung-gon Lee

November 15, 2021

Do Spermatogonial Stem Cells Arise from a Subpopulation of Male Germ Cells during Mouse Testis Development?

Lorena Roa, CMB PhD Student, UTSA

Department Host: Dr. Brian Hermann

November 29, 2021

Identifying Reprogramming Barriers to Totipotency

Ching Hsun "Eric" Cheng, CMB PhD Student, UTSA

Department Host: Dr. Gary Gaufo