Seminars

Every Monday, 12:00–1:00 p.m.

***Unless otherwise noted below***

January 13, 2020
Speaker: Dr. James Martin, Ph.D
Affiliation: Professor, Vivian L. Smith Chair in Regenerative Medicine, Director of Cardiomyocyte Renewal Lab, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Presentation: “Hippo Signaling in Heart Regeneration”
Location: 2.135
Host: Dr. Leng Han

January 27, 2020
Speaker: Dr. Ryan E. Hibbs, Ph.D
Affiliation: Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Biophysics, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
Presentation: “Pentameric Neurotransmitter Receptor Structure, Pharmacology and Channel Biophysics”
Location: 2.135
Host: Dr. Vasanthi Jayaraman

February 3, 2020
Speaker: Dr. Yvette Yien, Ph.D
Affiliation: Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware
Presentation: “Regulation of Erythroid Heme Synthesis by the Mitochondrial CLPX Unfoldase”
Location: 2.135
Hosts: Dr. Yang Xia and Dr. Rodney Kellems

February 10, 2020
Speaker: Dr. Zheng Jiang, Ph.D
Affiliation: Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Presentation: “Seeing Light in a New Way – Utilizing Melanopsin Signaling Pathways for Vision Restoration”
Location: 2.135
Host: Dr. Elena Govorunova

February 24, 2020
Speaker: Dr. Emery Bresnick, Ph.D
Affiliation: Professor of Cell and Regenerative Biology, Director of UW-Madison Blood Research Program, Co-Director of Genetic and Epigenetic Mechanisms Program at Carbon Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
Presentation: “From Genomes to Blood-Generating Mechanisms in Physiology and Disease”
Location: B.645
Host: Dr. Yang Xia

March 9, 2020
Speaker: Dr. Crystal Shin, Ph.D
Affiliation: Assistant Professor in General Surgery Department, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Presentation: Fabrication Strategies of Biomaterials for Biomedical Applications”
Location: 2.135
Host: Dr. Harry Karmouty-Quintana

March 30, 2020 (CANCELLED)
Speaker: Dr. Michaela Jansen, Pharm.D/Ph.D
Affiliation: Associate Professor of Cell Physiology and Molecular Biophysics, Associate Dean of Pre-Clerkship Curriculum, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas
Presentation: “Structure-Function Studies of the Intracellular Domain of Serotonin Type 3A Channels”
Location: 2.135
Host: Dr. Vasanthi Jayaraman

April 13, 2020 (CANCELLED)
Speaker: Dr. David Wheeler, Ph.D
Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Location: 2.135
Host: Dr. Leng Han

April 20, 2020 (CANCELLED)
Speaker: Dr. Yohannes Ghebre, Ph.D
Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Location: 2.135
Host: Dr. Harry K-Quintana

May 11, 2020
Speaker: Dr. Travis Moore, Ph.D
Affiliation: McGovern Medical School – Integrative Biology and Pharmacology, Houston, Texas
Location: 2.001
Host: Dr. Wenbo Li

May 18, 2020 (CANCELLED)
Speaker: Dr. Tamir Gonen, Ph.D
Affiliation: University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
Location: 2.135
Host: Dr. Pawel Penczek