Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy

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Department of Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy

2013 SEMINAR SCHEDULE

Seminars are held at 12:00 pm
Conference Room #476
Basic Science Building

NO SEMINAR on the 4th Wednesday of each month,  unless otherwise indicated.

If you have questions or would like to schedule a seminar, please contact:

      Nancy Coates - (414) 955-8261 or Kim Kline (414) 955-8062

 

Wednesday, January 9
12:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

Yong-Chao Ma, PhD
Northwestern University
Children's Hospital of Chicago Research Center
Title: "Regulation of spinal motor neuron development and degeneration"
Host: Allison Ebert, PhD

Wednesday, January 16
12:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

Scott P. Levick, PhD
Medical College of Wisconsin
Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology
Title: “Cardiac Mast Cells and Myocardial Remodeling”
Host: Danny Riley, PhD

SPECIAL DATE & TIME

Tuesday, January 22
2:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

Serena Dudek, PhD
National Institute of Health
Title: "On the Late Phase of Synaptic Plasticity:Getting to the Nucleus"
Host: Nashaat Gerges, PhD

Wednesday, January 30
12:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

RESEARCH IN PROGRESS

Jennifer Strande, MD, PhD
Cardiovascular Center, Medical College of Wisconsin
Title: "Using induced pluripotent stem cells to study dystrophic cardiomyopathy"

SPECIAL DATE & TIME

Monday, February 4
1:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

Steven Bassnett, PhD
Washington University in St. Louis
Title: "Livin’ and dyin’ in the ocular lens"
Host: DJ Sidjanin, PhD

**CANCELED**
TO BE RESCHEDULED

Wednesday, February 6
12:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

**CANCELED** TO BE RESCHEDULED

Deborah L. Gumucio, PhD
University of Michigan Medical School
Title: "Making villi: Morphogenesis of the murine intestinal epithelium"
Host: Michele Battle, PhD

SPECIAL DATE & TIME

Thursday, February 14
1:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

Roger Harper Reeves, PhD
John Hopkins University
Title: "From Mice to Mind: Translational Science in Down syndrome"
Host: DJ Sidjanin, PhD

Wednesday, February 20
12:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

RESEARCH IN PROGRESS

John W. Lough, PhD
Medical College of Wisconsin
Title: "Tip60: A Mysterious Heart-Braker?"

Wednesday, March 6
12:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

NO SEMINAR SCHEDULED

Wednesday, March 13
12:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

Cheryl Craft, PhD
University of Southern California
Title: "Somewhere Over the Rainbow - Unlocking Cone Photoreceptor Functions of Visual Arrestins in Health and Disease"
Host: Joseph Besharse, PhD

Wednesday, March 20
12:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

Mohammed Akaaboune, PhD
University of Michigan
Title: "Molecular Dynamics of postsynaptic AChRs at the vertebrate Neuromuscular junction of living mice"
Host: Nashaat Gerges, PhD

Wednesday, April 3
12:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

NO SEMINAR SCHEDULED

Wednesday, April 10
12:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

Michael Gold, PhD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Title: "Bedside to Bench: Clinical Observation as a Guide to Mechanistic Exploration of Migraine"
Host: Cheryl L. Stucky, PhD

SPECIAL DATE & TIME

Friday, April 12
12:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

Silvia C. Finnemann, PhD
Fordam University
Title: "To eat or not to eat: molecular mechanisms regulating diurnal clearance phagocytosis in the retina"
Host: Joseph Besharse, PhD

Wednesday, April 17
12:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

Jason Spence, PhD
University of Michigan Medical School
Title: "Using human pluripotent stem cells to model development and disease of endodermal organs"
Host: Michele Battle, PhD

Wednesday, May 1
12:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

Gordon Keller, PhD
Ontario Cancer Institute
Title: "Directed differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells"
Host: Stephen Duncan, DPhil

Wednesday, May 15
12:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

POSTDOC CHOICE SEMINAR

Monte Westerfield, PhD
Institute of Neuroscience, University of Oregon
Title: "Molecular Genetics of Usher Syndrome: the Leading Cause of Human Deafblindess"
Host: Minde Willardsen, PhD

Wednesday, May 22
12:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

Maxence V. Nachury, PhD
Stanford University School of Medicine
Title: "Moving into and inside cilia: The awesome power of diffusion"
Host: Joseph Besharse, PhD

Wednesday, May 29
12:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

Kelly Johanson, PhD
Xavier University of Louisiana
Title: "There's a FOX in the henhouse: A mechanistic look at Pax3-FOXO1 and the contributions of the FOXO1 DNA-binding domain"
Host: Lisa Cirillo, PhD

Wednesday, June 12
12:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

FACULTY CANDIDATE SEMINAR
Tirtha Das, PhD
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Title: "Using drosophila to dissect cancer signaling and identify novel therapeutics"
Host: Joseph Besharse, PhD

 

Wednesday, September 4
12:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

NO SEMINAR SCHEDULED, Labor Day

Wednesday, September 11
12:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

NO SEMINAR SCHEDULED

Wednesday, September 18
12:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

NO SEMINAR SCHEDULED, Convocation

Wednesday, September 25
12:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

Robert H. Anderson, MD
Newcastle University
Title: "Development of the Venous and Arterial Poles of the Heart"
Host: David Bolender, PhD

Special Day & Time
Friday, September 27
11:30am
CBNA Conference Room

Gary Lewin, PhD
Max-Delbruck Center
Title: "African Mole-rats, Sodium Channels and Transduction"
Host: Cheryl Stucky, PhD

Wednesday, October 2
12:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

Stephen Dalton, PhD
University of Georgia
Title: "Cardiovascular progenitors derived from human pluripotent stem cells"
Host: John Lough, PhD

Wednesday, October 9
12:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

Deborah L. Gumucio, PhD
University of Michigan Medical School
Title: "The Fascinating Cell Biology of Intestinal Morphogenesis"
Host: Michele Battle, PhD

Wednesday, October 16
12:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

Susumu Tomita, PhD
Yale School of Medicine
Title: "Molecular machinery controlling synaptic transmission in the brain"
Host: Nashaat Gerges, PhD

Wednesday, October 30
12:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

NO SEMINAR SCHEDULED

Wednesday, November 6
12:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

NO SEMINAR SCHEDULED

Wednesday, November 13
12:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

Dawei Liu, DDS, MS, PhD
Marquette University School of Dentistry
Title: "Mechanical vibration on the metabolism of bone"
Host: Danny Riley, PhD

Wednesday, November 20
12:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

Randy L. Johnson, PhD
The University of Texas - MD Anderson Cancer Center
Title: "Hippo signaling in mammalian liver development and disease"
Host: Stephen Duncan, DPhil

Wednesday, December 4
12:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

DJ Sidjanin, PhD
Medical College of Wisconsin
Title: Research in Progress

Wednesday, December 11
12:00pm
CBNA Conference Room

Karyn Frick, PhD
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Title: "This is your hippocampus on estrogen:  Identifying the molecular mechanisms through which estrogens regulate memory"
Host: Nashaat Gerges, PhD

 

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