BMB Seminars

Thursdays 4 PM Basic Science Auditorium


Title & Host

July 2, 2020

Ridvan Nepravishta, Ph.D. UTMB “Numerous reconciliations before divorce: The dynamic interactions of transcription factors with DNA”
Junji Iwahara

September 3, 2020

Michelle Ward, Ph.D., UTMB "Taking the genetic basis for the response to hypoxia in human cardiomyocytes to heart"
Kay Choi
September 10, 2020 Bryan Sutton, Ph.D. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC), Lubbock "Structural Advancements toward understanding Ferlin proteins"
Mark White
September 24, 2020 Frank Conlon, Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


“Mechanisms of Sex Disparities in Cardiac Development and Disease”
Michelle Ward

October 8, 2020

Joshua Wythe, Ph.D. Baylor College of Medicine

"Somatic KRAS Gain of Function in Sporadic Brain Arteriovenous Malformations" 

Muge Martinez

October 22, 2020

Amanda Whipple, Ph.D., Harvard University "Regulation of gene expression in the brain by imprinted non-coding RNAs"
Muge Martinez

November 5, 2020

Paul de Figueiredo, Ph.D., Texas A&M University “Mechanisms controlling Brucella intracellular parasitism”
Bill Russell

November 19, 2020

Weidong Wang, Ph.D.,National Institute on Aging, NIH Mariano Garcia-Blanco

December 3, 2020

Mehmet Sen, Ph.D. University of Houston “Linking integrin shape-shifting with ligand interactions”
Mark White

December 10, 2020

Michael Sherman, Ph.D. UTMB "Prospects of Cryo-EM at SCSB/UTMB"
Mariano Garcia-Blanco

January 14, 2021

Rovshan Sadygov, Ph.D. UTMB "Protein Dynamics and Association Networks from LC-MS based Proteomics"
Mariano Garcia-Blanco

January 21, 2021

W. Sam Fagg, Ph.D. UTMB "How does RNA Processing Influence Cell Fate Decisions?"
Mariano Garcia-Blanco

January 28, 2021

Elena Volpi, MD, Ph.D. UTMB,Director of the Sealy Center on Aging Mariano Garcia-Blanco

February 4, 2021

Nikolai Prokhorov, Ph.D. UTMB

"Ins and outs: genome packaging and delivery in tailed bacteriophages"

Marc Morais

February 25 , 2021

Douglas Paddon-Jones, Ph.D. , UTMB "Protecting muscle mass and health: aging, exercise and nutrition"
John Papaconstantinou

March 11, 2021

Bill Copeland, Ph.D. NIEHS

“The role of mitochondrial DNA polymerase in mtDNA deletions, disease and aging”

March 18, 2021

Blake Rasmussen, Ph.D. UTMB  Mariano Garcia-Blanco

March 25, 2021

David Miller, Ph.D. Scripps Research Institute Whitney Yin

April 1, 2021

Kyriakos Markides, Ph.D. UTMB

"Aging and Health in Mexican Americans with Selected findings from the Established Population for the Epidepiological Study of the Elderly"

John Papaconstantinou

April 15, 2021

Justin Brumbaugh, Ph.D. Univ. Colorado Boulder  Eric Wagner 

April 22, 2021

Susan Schroeder, Ph.D. University of Oklahoma Marc Morais

April 29, 2021

Barak Cohen, Ph.D. Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis  “Integration of local and regional cis-regulatory information in the genome”
Michelle Ward

May 6, 2021

Whitney Yin, Ph.D. UTMB
Mariano Garcia-Blanco

Seminar Series Contact Information


Dr. Kay Choi
Phone: (409) 747-1402
Route: 0647


Valerie Rodecap
Phone: (409) 772-2271