BMB Seminars

Date/Title of Talk

Thursdays 4 PM
Basic Science Auditorium 2.212

Speaker

Host

September 1, 2022
"SARS-CoV-2 Immune Evasion and Countermeasure Development" *HEC 3.206
Dr. Hongjie Xia
Univ of Texas Medical Branch
Pei-Yong Shi, PhD
September 15, 2022
"Understanding organism-wide coordination of growth by using spatiotemporal control of ribosome synthesis"
Dr. Elif Sarinay Cenik
Univ of Texas at Austin
Muge Kuyumcu-Martinez, PhD
September 16, 2022   *10:00am
"Single cell quantification of ribosome occupancy in early mouse development"
Dr. Can Cenik
Univ of Texas at Austin
Muge Kuyumcu-Martinez, PhD
September 22, 2022
"Nuclear organization by biomolecular condensates"
Dr. Ben Sabari
UT Southwestern
Guy Nir, PhD
September 29, 2022
"Force-regulated integrin spontaneous conformational changes"
Dr. Yunfeng Chen
Univ of Texas Medical Branch
Muge Kuyumcu-Martinez, PhD
October 6, 2022  
*HEC 3.206
"Immunodominance and antigenic evolution - lessons learned from influenza and SARS-CoV-2"

Dr. Seth Zost
Vanderbilt University

Pei-Yong Shi, PhD
October 27, 2022
"Structures and functions of non-nonribosomal peptide synthetases"
Dr. Martin Schmeing
McGovern Medical School
Whitney Yin, PhD

October 31, 2022
"Mechano-Genomics: from Cell-State Transitions to Chromatin Biomarkers"

Dr. G.V. Shivashankar
ETH Zurich & Paul Scherrer Institute
Mike Sheetz, PhD
November 3, 2022   (Virtual Only)
"Balancing X-Chromosome Dosage in Hematopoietic Cells: Mechanistic Insights and Impact on Cancer"
Dr. Eda Yildirim
Duke University
Muge Kuyumcu-Martinez, PhD

November 10, 2022
"Chromatin-scaffolded phase separation in the nucleus"

Dr. Amy Strom
Princeton University
Guy Nir, PhD
November 17, 2022
"The cellular orchestra of stress, innate immune, and programmed cell death signaling in health and disease"
Dr. Parimal Samir
Univ of Texas Medical Branch
Muge Kuyumcu-Martinez, PhD
December 1, 2022  *** CANCELLED


January 5, 2023

Dr. John Cooke 
Methodist Houston
Pei-Yong Shi, PhD

January 12, 2023

Dr. Guy Benian
Emory University
Andres Oberhauser, PhD
January 26, 2023
Dr. Stephen Montgomery
Stanford
Michelle Ward, PhD
February 2, 2023Dr. Shang Ma
UT Southwestern
Yunfeng Chen PhD

February 9, 2023

Dr. Balaji Krishnan
Univ of Texas Medical Branch
Muge Kuyumcu-Martinez, PhD

February 23, 2023

Dr. Tony Capra
UCSF
Michelle Ward, PhD

March 9, 2023

Dr. Bocheng Wu
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Pei-Yong Shi, PhD
Yunfeng Chen, PhD

Seminar Series Contact Information

Chair

Dr. Michael Sheetz
Phone: (409) 747-0452
Email: misheetz@utmb.edu

Coordinator

Carmen Duplan
Phone: (409) 772-2769
Email: cmduplan@utmb.edu