Seminar Schedule

WEDNESDAY, 4:00 P.M. – HSC 102**
(Unless otherwise stated)
09/03 Jinsong Liu, M.D., Ph.D.
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Life and Death of Polyploid Giant Cancer Cells: A Century Old Paradigm Shift? Dr. Weihua
09/10 John Logsdon, Ph.D.
University of Iowa
Origins & Evolution of Meiosis: a sexy tree with old roots and kinky branches Dr. Zufall
09/17 David Sheikh-Hamad, M.D.
Baylor College of Medicine
Metabolic sensors and kidney protection Dr. Dryer
09/24 J. Spencer Johnston, Ph.D.
Texas A&M University
Arthropod genome size extremes and norms: a search for forces driving intraspecific and interspecific genome size variation Dr. Graur
10/01 Michael Garabedian, Ph.D.
New York Univ School of Med
A genetic approach to androgen receptor signaling and prostate cancer Dr. Frigo
10/08 Abu Amar, Ph.D.
Baylor College of Medicine
A gene network underlying mutagenic repair of DNA breaks under stress Dr. Gunaratne
10/15 Arlen Johnson, Ph.D.
University of Texas at Austin
Test driving the ribosome; evidence for a quasi functional check of the P site Dr. Wang
10/22 Yu Liu, Ph.D.
Internal Faculty Exchange Series
TBA Dr. Weihua
10/29 Li Chen, Ph.D.
Internal Faculty Exchange Series
TBA Dr. Weihua
11/05 Joseph McCarty, Ph.D.
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Cell Adhesion and Signaling Pathways in Brain Development and Cancer Dr. Dauwalder
11/12 Gerald Wilkinson, Ph.D.
University of Maryland
Sexual selection, genomic conflict and speciation in stalk-eyed flies Dr. Meisel
11/19 William Theurkauf, Ph.D.
Univ of Massachusetts Med Sch
Building a germline genome defense system Dr. Kelleher
12/03 Alka Mansukhani, Ph.D.
New York Univ School of Med
Stemness in the osteoblast lineage and osteosarcomas: influence of Sox2, YAP and Wnt on cell fate Dr. Gunaratne