BMB Seminars

Thursdays 4 PM
Basic Science Auditorium
SpeakerTitle & Host
July 2, 2020Ridvan Nepravishta, PhD,
"Numerous reconciliations before divorce: The dynamic interactions of transcription factors with DNA”
Junji Iwahara
September 3, 2020Michelle Ward, PhD,
"Taking the genetic basis for the response to hypoxia in human cardiomyocytes to heart"
Kay Choi
September 10, 2020Bryan Sutton, PhD,
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC), Lubbock
"Structural Advancements toward understanding Ferlin proteins"
Mark White
September 24, 2020Frank Conlon, PhD,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
"Mechanisms of Sex Disparities in Cardiac Development and Disease”
Michelle Ward
October 8, 2020Joshua Wythe, PhD,
Baylor College of Medicine
"Somatic KRAS Gain of Function in Sporadic Brain Arteriovenous Malformations"
Muge Martinez
October 22, 2020Amanda Whipple, PhD,
Harvard University
"Regulation of gene expression in the brain by imprinted non-coding RNAs"
Muge Martinez
November 5, 2020Paul de Figueiredo, PhD,
Texas A&M University
"Mechanisms controlling Brucella intracellular parasitism”
Bill Russell
November 19, 2020Weidong Wang, PhD,
National Institute on Aging, NIH
Mariano Garcia-Blanco
December 3, 2020Mehmet Sen, PhD, 
University of Houston
"Linking integrin shape-shifting with ligand interactions”
Mark White
December 10, 2020Michael Sherman, PhD, 
"Prospects of Cryo-EM at SCSB/UTMB"
Mariano Garcia-Blanco
January 14, 2021Rovshan Sadygov, PhD, 
"Protein Dynamics and Association Networks from LC-MS based Proteomics"
Mariano Garcia-Blanco
January 21, 2021W. Sam Fagg, PhD, 
"How does RNA Processing Influence Cell Fate Decisions?"
Mariano Garcia-Blanco
January 28, 2021Elena Volpi, MD, PhD
UTMB, Director of the Sealy Center on Aging
Mariano Garcia-Blanco
February 4, 2021Nikolai Prokhorov, PhD,
"Ins and outs: genome packaging and delivery in tailed bacteriophages"
Marc Morais
February 25 , 2021Douglas Paddon-Jones, PhD,
"Protecting muscle mass and health: aging, exercise and nutrition"
John Papaconstantinou
March 11, 2021Bill Copeland, PhD,
"The role of mitochondrial DNA polymerase in mtDNA deletions, disease and aging”
March 18, 2021Blake Rasmussen, PhD,
Mariano Garcia-Blanco
March 25, 2021David Miller, PhD,
Scripps Research Institute
Whitney Yin
April 1, 2021Kyriakos Markides, PhD,
"Aging and Health in Mexican Americans with Selected findings from the Established Population for the Epidepiological Study of the Elderly"
John Papaconstantinou
April 15, 2021Justin Brumbaugh, PhD,
Univ. Colorado Boulder
Eric Wagner
April 22, 2021Susan Schroeder, PhD,
University of Oklahoma
Marc Morais
April 29, 2021Barak Cohen, PhD,
Washington University School of Medicine
in St Louis
"Integration of local and regional cis-regulatory information in the genome”
Michelle Ward
May 6, 2021Whitney Yin, PhD,
Mariano Garcia-Blanco

Seminar Series Contact Information


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


Valerie Rodecap
Phone: (409) 772-2271