IMM Seminars

 

2010 – 2017

LIB-110 from Noon – 1:00 PM on Thursdays unless indicated differently below

 

Yang-Xi FuSpeaker: Yang-Xin Fu,  Ph.D.   (Thursday, December 7, 2017 )

CBIM 5140

Seminar Title: TBD

Dr. Fu is the Mary Neil and Ralph B. Rogers Professor in Immunology in the Departments of Pathology and Immunology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX.

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Keisa MathisSpeaker: Keisa Mathis,  Ph.D.   (Thursday, November 16, 2017 )

CBIM 5140

Seminar Title: TBD

Dr. Mathis is an assistant professor in the Institute for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX.

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Stephane RichardSpeaker: Stephane Richard, Ph.D.   (Thursday, October 19, 2017 )

CBIM 5140

Seminar Title: TBD

Dr. Richard is a professor of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics and Neurology in the Department of Pharmacology at the Boston University School of Medicine and an Associate Director at the Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research of the Jewish Medical Hospital of Montreal. Montreal, Québec, Canada

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Tsuneya IkezuSpeaker: Tsuneya Ikezu, M.D., Ph.D.   (Thursday, September 21, 2017 )

CBIM 5140

Seminar Title: Recent progress in microglia and exosome–mediated progression of Alzheimer’s disease

Dr. Ikezu is a James McGill Professor of Medicine and Oncology at the Boston University Medical School, Boston, MA.

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Dr. Wilhelmsen pictureSpeaker: Kirk C. Wilhelmsen, M.D., Ph.D.   (Tuesday, September 12, 2017 )

11:00 am in LIB 110

CBIM 5140

Seminar Title: Strategy for predicting the earliest changes in Alzheimer’s disease

Dr. Wilhelmsen is a  Professor of Genetics at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

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0586f63Speaker: Jack Panoupolos, Ph.D.   (Thursday, June 20, 2017 )

CBIM 5140

9:00 AM in RES 218

Seminar Title:FloJo Ver. 10, Data Analysis Seminar

Dr. Panoupolus is an Applications Scientist at FloJo, LLC.

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Suzanne MertensSpeaker: Suzanne Mertens, CCy (Tuesday, June 29, 2017 )

CBIM 5140

9:00 AM in RES 218

Seminar Title: Sorting for Success Using the Sony SH800

Ms. Mertens is a Flow Cytometry Field Application Scientist with Sony Biotechnology, Inc.

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Oxford Nanopore Technologies logoSpeaker: James Brayer, Ph.D. (Thursday, April 27, 2017 )

CBIM 5140

11:00 AM in CBH 220

Seminar Title: Real Time DNA Sequencing Using Oxford Nanopore Technologies ‘nanopore sensing’ Platform

Dr. Brayer is Associate Director for Marketing Development, Oxford Nanopore Technologies.

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Kyung S. LeeSpeaker: Kyung S. Lee, Ph.D. (Thursday, April 20, 2017 )

CBIM 5140

Seminar Title: Structure and Function of Mammalian Centrosomal Assemblies

Dr. Lee is Senior Investigator for the Metabolism Laboratory at the Center for Cancer Research, NCI, Bethesda, MD.

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Courtney MillerSpeaker: Courtney Miller, Ph.D. (Thursday, March 23, 2017 )

CBIM 5140

Seminar Title: Selective Targeting of Drug-associated Memories to Reduce Relapse

Dr. Miller is an associate  professor in the Department of Neuroscience, Scripps Institute, Jupiter, FL.

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Virginia PascualSpeaker: Virginia Pascual, M.D. (Thursday, February 23, 2017 )

CBIM 5140

Seminar Title: Autoimmunity: From Bed to Bench and Back

Dr. Pascual is the Director of the Center for Inflammation and Autoimmune Diseases at Baylor Scott & White Research Institute, Dallas, TX

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11047092_0_4044Speaker: Styliani Goulopoulou , M.D. (Thursday, January 26, 2017 )

CBIM 5140

Seminar Title: Hypertension in Pregnancy: Innate Immune Mechanisms and Maternal Vascular Dysfunction

Dr. Goulopoulou is an associate professor in the Institute for Cardiovascular & Merabolic Disease at the University of North Texas – Denton

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auton9Speaker: Yves Mely, Ph.D. (Monday, January 23, 2017 )  1:00 pm

CBIM 5140

Seminar Title: Innovative Fluorescence Tools for Monitoring Molecular Interactions and Dynamics

Dr. Mely is a professor and director of the Biophotonics and Pharmacology Lab at the University of Strasbourg, France.

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Dr. Yong-Hui Zheng of the Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Department at MSU.Speaker: Yonghui Zheng, Ph.D. (Thursday, December 1, 2016 )

CBIM 5150

Seminar Title: Development of Broad-Spectrum Therapeutics by Targeting Enveloped Viruses

Dr. Zheng is a professor in the Department of Microbiology & Molecular Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

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Zhong XP headshotSpeaker: Xiaoping Zhou, Ph.D. (Thursday, November 3, 2016 )

CBIM 5150

Seminar Title: Signal Control of T Cell Development and Function

Dr. Zhou is an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Program in Cell and Molecular Biology,  Duke University, Durham, NC

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winter-sebastian-fisSpeaker: Sebastian Winter, Ph.D. (Thursday, October 20, 2016 )

CBIM 5150

Seminar Title: Food from the Fire: Bacterial Metabolism in the Inflamed Intestine

Dr. Winter is an assistant professor in the Department of Microbiology,  UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

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anil_shankerSpeaker: Anil Shanker, Ph.D. (Thursday, August 18, 2016 )

CBIM 5150

Seminar Title: Cooperatively of Innate and Adaptive Lymphocytes: Relevance for Cancer Therapy

Dr. Shanker is an associate professor in the Department of Biochemistry & Cancer Therapy at the Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN.

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biorad_logoSpeaker: Donnie Rozario (Thursday, August 11, 2016 )

CBIM 5150

Seminar Title: ddPCR – The Power of Partitioning and Absolute Quantification

Dr. Rozario is a Genomic Sales Specialist for Bio-Rad Laboratories

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Phillip PoemoceahSpeaker: Phillip Poemoceah (Thursday, June 16, 2016 )

CBIM 5150

9:00 am in RES 218

Seminar Title: Introduction to Sorting on the Sony SH800

Dr. Poemoceah is a Cytometry System Specialist for Sony Biotechnology, Inc.

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Karen ErslandSpeaker: Karen Ersland, Ph.D. (Tuesday, June 14, 2016 )

CBIM 5150

9:00 am in RES 218

Seminar Title: Common Applications in Flow Cytometry

Dr. Ersland is a Technical Applications Specialist for Becton-Dickinson and Company Ventures Life Sciences

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Tim ChangSpeaker: Tim Chang, Ph.D. (Thursday, June 9, 2016 )

CBIM 5150

9:00 am in RES 218

Seminar Title: When Flow Cytometry Meets Microscopy – Explore High-Contrast Single-Cell Analysis Using an Imaging Flow Cytometer

Dr. Chang is a Field Application Scientist for Amnis Imaging Flow Cytometry

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Saraswathy Nair pictureSpeaker: Saraswathy Nair, Ph.D. (Thursday, May 19, 2016 )

CBIM 5140

Seminar Title: How Does IL-6 Play a Role in Obesity and Diabetes

Dr. Nair is an associate professor in the Department of Health and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley in Brownsville, TX

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Song Guo Zheng 2 inches green Photo final oneSpeaker: Song-Guo Zheng, M.D., Ph.D. (Thursday, April 21, 2016 )

CBIM 5140

Seminar Title: CD4+Foxp3+ T Regulatory Cells in Autoimmunity

Dr. Zheng is a professor and the Director of Rheumatology Research in the School of Medicine, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA

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Speaker: George Taffet, M.D. (Thursday, March 3, 2016 )

CBIM 5140

Seminar Title: Diastolic Dysfunction in Aging and Other Models: Mice and Men

Dr. Taffet is a professor and the chair of Geriatric Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX.

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deshmukh-labshot1Speaker: Umesh Deshmukh, Ph.D. (Thursday, February 18, 2016 )

CBIM 5140

Seminar Title: Dry Mouth in Sjögren’s Syndrome: Not Just Autoimmunity

Dr. Deshmukh is an Associate Member in the Arthritis and Immunology Research Program at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, OK.

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Speaker: Kamel Khalili, Ph.D.  (Thursday, January 28, 2016 )

CBIM 5140

Seminar Title: Elimination of HIV-1 Genomes from Human T-lymphoid Cells by CRSPR/Cas9 Gene Editing

Dr. Khalili is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurosciences in the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.

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Hugh Smyth image Speaker: Hugh Smyth, Ph.D.  (Thursday, December 10, 2015 )

CBIM 5140

Seminar Title: Engineering Drug Delivery Systems

Dr. Smyth is an Associate Professor and Fellow to the Delgado Endowed Professorship in the Department of Pharmaceuticals, School of Pharmacy at the University of Texas, Austin.

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Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti image  Speaker: Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti, Ph.D.  (Thursday, December 3, 2015 )

CBIM 5140

Seminar Title: Regulators of Inflammatory Responses

Dr. Kanneganti is a Professor in the Department of Immunology at Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN

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Ivan D'Orso  Speaker: Ivan D’Orso, Ph.D.  (Thursday, November 19, 2015 )

CBIM 5140

Seminar Title: Transcriptional Regulatory Networks: Lessons from HIV and Eukaryotic Cells

Dr. D’Orso is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center – Dallas

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Michael Dellinger image  Speaker: Michael Dellinger, Ph.D.  (Thursday, November 12, 2015 )

CBIM 5140

Seminar Title: Molecular Regulation of Developmental and Tumor Lymphangiogenisis

Dr. Dellinger is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center – Dallas

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 PatrickClay  Speaker: Patrick Clay, Pharm.D., FCCP, CCTI  (Thursday, October 22, 2015 )

CBIM 5140

Seminar Title: HIV 101 in 2015 – A Pharmacist’s Perspective

Dr. Clay is a Professor in the Department of Pharmacotherapy in the College of Pharmacy at the University of North Texas Health Science Center – Fort Worth

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 RamNagaraj Speaker: Ram Nagaraj, Ph.D.  (Friday, August 21, 2015 ; 11:00AM – Noon ; CBH 240)

CBIM 5120

Seminar Title: Heat Shock Proteins and Inflammation in Eye Diseases

Dr. Nagaraj is a Professor in the Department of Opthamology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine

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Image of Jack Panopoulos Speaker: Jack Panopoulos, Ph.D.  (June 18, 2015; 9:00 AM; RES 434)

CBIM 5150

Seminar Title: FlowJo v10: Data Analysis Tools for Small to Large and Complex Experiments

Dr. Panopoulos is a Scientific Consultant for FlowJo, LLC

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Speaker: Karen Carr, Ph.D.  (June 16, 2015; 9:00 AM; RES 434)

CBIM 5150

Seminar Title: How to Win at Flow Cytometery and Influence your Career

Dr. Carr is a Scientific Consultant for Beckman Coulter, Inc.

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clay_1 Speaker: Patrick Clay, Pharm.D. (May 7, 2015: Noon: LIB 110)

CBIM 5120 

Seminar Title : TBA

Dr. Clay is a Professor of Pharmacotherapy in the Pharmacology School at the UNT Health Science Center Fort Worth, TX.

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hulleman_john_fis Speaker: John Hulleman, Ph.D. (April 23, 2015: Noon: CBH 230)

CBIM 5120

Seminar Title Biochemical and chemical biology approaches for understanding and treating retinal diseases

Dr. Hulleman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX.

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marsh_armstrong Speaker: Nicholas Marsh-Armstrong, Ph.D. (April 16, 2015:Noon:CBH 230)

CBIM 5120

Seminar Title Phagocytic Astrocytes of the Optic Nerve

Dr. Marsh-Armstrong is a Research Scientist at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and an Associate Professor in the Department of Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD.

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Wang_1 Speaker: Yu-chieh Wang, Ph.D. (April 9, 2015: Noon: LIB 110)

CBIM 5140

Seminar Title : TBA

Dr. Wang is an Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the College of Pharmacy at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX

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ValSheffied Speaker: Val Sheffield, M.D., Ph.D. (April 2, 2015: Noon: LIB 110)

CBIM 5120

Seminar Title Studies of the pathophysiology and intervention in a human syndromic blinding disorder

Dr. Sheffield is a Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences and the Martin & Ruth Carver chair in Genetics at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA


6706_vinayaka_prasadSpeaker: Vinayaka Prasad, Ph.D. (March 26, 2015: Noon: LIB 110)

CBIM 5140

Seminar Title Viral Gene Signatures as a Means to Understand the Pathways of Neuroinflammation

Dr. Prasad is a Professor s in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology at The Albert Einstein College of Medicine The Bronx, NY

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hana_dobrovolnySpeaker: Hana Dobrovolny, Ph.D. (March 19, 2015: Noon: LIB 110)

CBIM 5140

Seminar Title Using Mathematical Models to Study Drug Treatment of Influenza

Dr. Dobrovolny is a Professor of Biophysics in the Department of Physics & Astronomy at Texas Christian University (TCU) Fort Worth, TX

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yuntaoSpeaker: Yuntao Wu, Ph.D. (March 12, 2015: Noon: LIB 110)

CBIM 5140

Seminar Title HIV-mediated CCR5 signaling in viral infection and pathogenesis

Dr. Wu is a Professor in the Department of Microbiology & Infectious Diseases at George Mason University, Manassas, VA

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yukai_he Speaker: Yukai He, M.D., Ph.D. (February 5, 2015: Noon: LIB 110)

CBIM 5140

Seminar Title : Developing Vaccine and Immunotherapy Approach for Liver Cancer

Dr. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine & Graduate Studies and a member of the Cancer Immunology, Inflammation and Tolerance Program of the GRU Cancer Center at Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA

Leszek Ignatowicz Speaker: Leszek Ignatowicz, M.D. (November 20, 2014: Noon: LIB 110) CBIM 5140

Seminar Title :  Origin and antigenic specificities of CD4+Foxp3+ regulatory T Cells

Dr. Ignatowicz is an Associate Professor in the Center for Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine at Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA

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Tatjana Jakobs Speaker: Tatjana Jakobs, M.D. (November 13, 2014: Noon: LIB 110) CBIM 5120

Seminar Title :  Reactive astrocytes in the optic nerve – Morphology and Gene Expression

Dr. Jakobs is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Assistant Scientist in the Schepens Eye Research Institute at Harvard University, Boston, MA


Stephen Waggoner Speaker: Stephen Waggoner, M.D. (October 30, 2014: Noon: LIB 110) CBIM 5140

Seminar Title :  Et tu NK? The betrayal of adaptive immunity by natural killer cells

Dr. Waggoner is a member of the Memphis Orthopaedic Group, Memphis, TN

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Barry Tyrell Rouse Speaker: Barry Tyrell Rouse, Ph.D. (October 2, 2014: Noon: LIB 110) CBIM 5140

Seminar Title :  Immunopathology to Virus-infection Factors Affecting the Outcome

Dr. Rouse is a Distinguished Professor in the Institute of Agriculture In the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

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Michael Elliot Speaker: Michael Elliot, Ph.D. (September 25, 2014: Noon: LIB 110) CBIM 5120

Seminar Title :  Seeing Light in Caves: Caveolae/Caveolins in Visual Physiology and Pathophysiology

Dr. Elliot is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Ophthalmology and the Dean McGee Eye Institute at the University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK

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Chun-Li Zhang Speaker: Chun-Li Zhang, Ph.D. (September 18, 2014: Noon: LIB 110) CBIM 5140

Seminar Title :  Understand human disease through direct lineage reprogramming

Dr. Zhang is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Molecular Biology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

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Michael Shiloh Speaker: Michael Shiloh, M.D., Ph.D. (September 4, 2014: Noon: LIB 110) CBIM 5140

Seminar Title :  Detours & Destinations: Novel Interactions of Mycobacterium tuberculosis with its Host

Dr. Shiloh is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Internal Medicine & Microbiology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

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Speaker: Ramakrishna Vankayalapati, Ph.D. (August 28, 2014: Noon: LIB 110) CBIM 5140

Seminar Title :  Memory like NK cells in Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection

Dr. Vankayalpati is an Associate Professor and Interim Chair in the Department of Pulmonary Immunology at the University of Texas Health Science Center, Tyler, TX


Sai Chavala Speaker: Sai Chavala, M.D. (August 21, 2014: Noon: LIB 110) CBIM 5120

Seminar Title :  Emerging treatments for age-related macular degeneration

Dr. Chavala is an Associate Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of North Carolina, Durham, NC


Rhonda Roby Speaker: Rhonda Roby, PhD, MPH (May 1, 2014: Noon: LIB 110) CBIM 5140

Seminar Title :  Mitochondrial DNA: From ID to AD

Dr. Roby is an Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular and Medical Genetics at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX


Hans Snoeck Speaker: Hans-Willem Snoeck, MD, PhD (April 24, 2014: Noon: LIB 110) CBIM 5140

Seminar Title CANCELLED

Dr. Snoeck is a Professor of Medicine in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the School of Medicine at Columbia University, New York City, NY

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Yuri Persidsky Speaker: Yuri Persidsky, MD, PhD (April 17, 2014: Noon: LIB 110) CBIM 5140

Seminar Title :Pericyte Dysfunction in Blood Brain Barrier Impairment Caused by HIV Infection

Dr. Persidsky is a Professor and Chair in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

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Eliezer Masliah Speaker: Eliezer Masliah, MD (April 10, 2014: Noon: LIB 110) CBIM 5140

Seminar Title :Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration in Aging and HIV Infection of the CNS

Dr. Masliah is a Professor in the Departments of Neurosciences & Pathology at the School of Medicine in the University of California-San Diego

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Ross Ethier Speaker: C. Ross Ethier, PhD (April 3, 2014: Noon: LIB 110) CBIM 5120

Seminar Title :Biomechanical Factors in Glaucoma

Dr. Ethier is a Professor in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University, Atlanta, GA

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Dohun Pyeon picture Speaker: Dohun Pyeon, PhD (March 27, 2014: Noon: LIB 110) CBIM 5140

Seminar Title :Virus-host Interactions in Human Papillomavirus Infection and Oncogenesis

Dr. Pyeon is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine

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Dr. Rhee Speaker: Doug Rhee, MD (March 20, 2014: Noon: LIB 110) CBIM 5120

Seminar Title :Role of Matricellular Proteins in the Trabecular Meshwork

Dr. Rhee is the Chair & Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

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Larry Benowitz Speaker: Larry I. Benowitz, PhD (March 13, 2014: Noon: LIB 110) CBIM 5120

CANCELLED

Seminar Title Regeneration of the Optic Nerve and Protection of Retinal Ganglion Cells in Animal Models of Traumatic Nerve Injury and Glaucoma

Dr. Benowitz is Professor in the Department of Surgery and Opthalmology, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, MA

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Monica Vetter Speaker: Monica Vetter, PhD (March 6, 2014: Noon: LIB 110) CBIM 5120

Seminar Title :Microglia and Monocytes: Early Responders in Retinal Ganglion Cell Degeneration

Dr. Vetter is the George and Lorna Winder Professor of Neuroscience & Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

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David Birch Speaker: David Birch, PhD (February 27, 2014: Noon: LIB 110) CBIM 5140

Seminar Title :Non-invasive Glucose Sensing: The Potential of Fluorescence

Dr. Birch is a Professor in the Department of Physics and the Photophysics Research Group at the University of Strathclyde Glasgow, Scotland


Inwoo Park Speaker: Inwoo Park, PhD (January 30, 2014: Noon: LIB 110) CBIM 5140

Seminar Title :Replication and pathobiology of HCV/HIV-1 in liver infection

Dr. Park is a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Cell Biology and Immunology at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX

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Jonathan Geiger Speaker: Jonathan Geiger, PhD (January 23, 2014: Noon: LIB 110) CBIM 5140

Seminar Title :Endolysosome involvement in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease and HIV-1 associated neurocognitive disorder

Dr. Geiger is the Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor ; Interim Chair, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology ; Chair, Department of Pharmacology, Physiology and Therapeutics at the University of North Dakota


Andras Komaromy Speaker: Andras Komaromy, DVM. PhD, DAVCO, DECVO (January 16, 2014: Noon: LIB 110) CBIM 5120

CANCELLED 

Seminar Title :Inherited Primary Open-angle Glaucoma in the Beagle Dog: a new look at an old model.

Dr. Komaromy is an Associate Professor in the Department of Opthalmology at College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University.

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Kristine Kamm Speaker: Kristine Kamm, PhD (December 2, 2013: 11:00AM: LIB 110) MOLB 5140

Seminar Title Myosin light chain kinase and the role of myosin light chain phosphorylation in muscle

Dr. Kamm is an Professor in the Department of Physiology at Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

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Sanyon Roy Speaker: Sanyon Roy, PhD (November 21, 2013) CBAN 5220

Seminar Title Extracellular Matrix Accumulation in Diabetic Retinopathy

Dr. Roy is an Professor in the Department of Opthalmology at the Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA.

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howell_web Speaker: Gareth Howell, PhD (November 14, 2013) CBAN 5220

Seminar Title The Complicated Role of the Complement Cascade in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Dr. Howell is an Assistant Professor at the Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME.

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Michael Allen Speaker: Michael Allen, PhD (November 7, 2013) CBAN 5140

Seminar Title Exploring change in microbial community structure using deep semiconductor sequencing

Dr. Allen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Forensics and Investigative Genetics at the UNT Health Science Center

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Kalipada Pahan Speaker: Kalipada Pahan, PhD (October 31, 2013) CBAN 5140

Seminar Title Regulation of plasticity by PPARa: Crosstalk between fat and memory

Dr. Pahan is a Professor in the Department of Neurology at the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL.

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Larry Benowitz Speaker: Larry Benowitz, PhD (October 24, 2013) CBAN 5220

Seminar Title CANCELLED (will be rescheduled)

Dr. Benowitz is a Professor in the Department of Surgery & Opthalmology at Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, MA.

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Michael Burkrinsky Speaker: Michael Bukrinsky, PhD (October 17, 2013) CBAN 5140

Seminar Title HIV-1 Nef regulates activity of ER chaperone calnexin: a new mechanism of Nef effects on host cell and viral proteins

Dr. Burkrinsky is a Professor and Vice Chair in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Tropical Medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, DC

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Yusen Liu Speaker: Yusen Liu  PhD (October 14, 2013: 11:00AM, LIB 110) MOLB 5140

Seminar Title Glutathione Reductase and Anti-microbial Immune Defense: A newly discovered trick of an old dog

Dr. Liu is a Professor in the Neonatology Fellowship at the Nationwide Childrens Hospital in Columbus, OH

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Avinash Bhandoola   Speaker: Avinash Bhandoola. MB, BS, PhD (September 23, 2013: 11:00AM, LIB 110) MOLB 5140

Seminar Title Establishing T Cell Identity

Dr. Bhandoola is a Professor in the Departments of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at the Perlman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

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Wenhe Ho Speaker: Wenzhe Ho. MD, MPH (September 19, 2013) CBAN 5140

Seminar Title Brain Endothelial Cells in BBB Innate Immunity Against HIV

Dr. Ho is a Professor at the Departments of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine and Anatomy & Cell Biology at Temple University School of Medicine.

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Gulab Zode picture Speaker: Gulab Zode, Ph.D. (August 7, 2013) CBAN 5120 (CBH 230, 9:00 AM)

Seminar Title Targeting ER Stress and Unfolded Protein Response Pathways in Treatment of Glaucoma

Dr. Zode is a Post Doc at the Howard Hughes Institute, University of Iowa and is a former graduate student from our department as well as a candidate for an assistant professorship at UNTHSC.

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dong-feng chengSpeaker: Dong-Feng Chen, Ph.D. (May 2, 2013) CBAN 5120

Seminar Title Reversing Blindness Through Optic Nerve Regeneration

Dr. Chen is an Associate Professor in the Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School

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andrew macleanSpeaker: Andrew MacLean, Ph.D. (April 11, 2013) CBAN 5140

Seminar Title It’s the Astrocyte, Stupid

Dr. MacLean is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Tulane School of Medicine

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michael andersonSpeaker: Michael G. Anderson, Ph.D. (April 4, 2013) CBAN 5120

Seminar Title Mouse Genetics and the Missing Heritability of Glaucoma

Dr. Anderson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physiology & Biophysics, University of Iowa

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adriana di poloSpeaker: Adriana di Polo, Ph.D. (March 21, 2013) CBAN 5120

Seminar Title Boosting the Survival of Retinal Ganglion Cells After Axonal Injury: Novel Molecular Mechanisms and Therapeutic Targets

Dr. di Polo is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology & Cell Biology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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Huanyu DouSpeaker: Huanyu Dou, M.D.   (March 7, 2013) CBAN 5140

Seminar Title Neuroprotection and the Brain Delivery

Dr. Dou is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and the Center of Excellence for Infectious Disease, Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, El Paso, Texas.

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Rand AllinghamSpeaker: R. Rand Allingham, Ph.D.   (January 31, 2013) CBAN 5120

Seminar Title The Role of Exfoliation Syndrome and CSF Pressure in Glaucoma

Dr. Allingham is the Barkhouse Professor and Chief of Glaucoma Services, Duke Eye Center, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina.

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CANCELEDCraig CrossonSpeaker: Craig Crosson, Ph.D.   (December 13, 2012) CBAN 5120

Seminar Title Protein Acetylation and Retinal Degeneration

Dr. Crosson is a Professor in Department of Ophthalmology, at The Medical University of North Carolina.


Norman HaughySpeaker: Norman Haughy, Ph.D.   (December 6, 2012) CBAN 5140

Seminar Title The Clinical and Pathological Significance of Perturbed Sphingolipid  Metabolism in HIV-infected subjects. A Neurocognitive Perspective on Fat in the Brain

Dr. Haughy is an Associate Professor Departments of Neurology and Psychiatry, Division of Neuroimmunology and Neurological Infections, at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


Iok-Hou PangSpeaker: Iok-Hou Pang, Ph.D.   (November 8, 2012) CBAN 5120

Seminar Title : JNK Inhibitors for Glaucoma Neuroprotection

Dr. Pang is a Professor and Dean of the College of Pharmacy at the UNT Health Science Center.

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Vinod LabhasewetarSpeaker: Vinod Labhasewetar, Ph.D.   (October 18, 2012) CBAN 5140

Seminar Title : Nanomedicine: Basic to translational

Dr. Labhasetwar is staff member in the Department of Biomedical Engineering (ND20) at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute.

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Shao-Jun TangSpeaker: Shao-Jun Tang, Ph.D.   (October 11, 2012) CBAN 5140

Seminar Title : Pathological Mechanisms of HIV-1-Associated Chronic Pain

Dr. Tang is an assistant professor in the Department of Neuroscience & Cell Biology at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.


sidas nairSpeaker: Sidas Nair, Ph.D.   (October 4, 2012) CBAN 5120

Seminar Title : Unraveling the Genetic Complexity of Glaucoma

Dr. Nair is an associate research scientist at the Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME.

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jian fuSpeaker: Jian Fu, Ph.D.   (August 23, 2012) CBAN 5140

Seminar Title : Protective Role of Sirt1 against Lung Coagulation, Inflammation and Injury

Dr. Fu is an associate professor in the Biomedical Research Center at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler.


Speaker: Xiuhua Dong, Ph.D.  (Monday, August 13, 2012)

Seminar Title Structural basis for leucine-rich nuclear export signal recognition by CRM1

Dr. Xiuhua is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Texas Southwest Medical Center.


Bassel E. SawayaSpeaker: Bassel E. Sawaya, Ph.D.  (June 21, 2012) CBAN 5140

Seminar Title : HIV-1 and miRNAs: Role and Impact on Neuronal functions

Dr. Sawaya is an Associate Professor in the Department of Neurology at Temple University School of Medicine. He is a prospective Faculty Member in our department.

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Andrew HubermanSpeaker: Andrew Huberman, Ph.D.  (April 26, 2012) CBAN 5120

Seminar Title : Genetic Approaches to Understanding Visual Circuit Structure, Function, Development and Disease

Dr. Huberman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurosciences and the Department of Opthalmology at the University of California, San Diego.


Sandra HewittSpeaker: Sandra Hewitt, Ph.D.  (April 12, 2012) CBAN 5140

Seminar Title : Astrocyte IL-I Signaling: Context-dependent Contributions to Tissue Injury and Protection

Dr. Hewitt is the Beverly Peterson Bishop Professor of Neuroscience in the Department of Biology at Syracuse University

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patricia d amoreSpeaker: Patricia D’Amore, Ph.D.  (April 5, 2012) CBAN 5120

Seminar Title : Role and Regulation of VEGF in the Adult

Dr. D’Amore is a Professor in the Department of Opthalmology & Pathology at the Harvard Medical School

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Alfred LewinSpeaker: Alfred Lewin, Ph.D.  (March 29, 2012) CBAN 5120

Seminar Title : Testing Therapies in a MouseModel of Atrophic Macular Degeneration

Dr. Lewin is a Professor in the Department of Genetics and Microbiology at the University of Florida


Michael P. FautschSpeaker: Michael P. Fautsch, Ph.D.  (March 22, 2012) CBAN 5120

Seminar Title : A Molecular Perspective into IOP as SeenThrough ATP-Sensitive Potassium Channels

Dr. Fautsch is an Associate Professor in the Department of Opthalmology at The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.

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Teresa BorrasSpeaker: Teresa Borras, Ph.D.  (March 15, 2012) CBAN 5120

Seminar Title : Genes that Govern the Physiology of the Human Trabecular Meshwork

Dr. Al-Harthi is a Professor in the Department of Opthalmology at University of North Carolina

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Lena Al-HarthiSpeaker: Lena Al-Harthi, Ph.D.  (March 8, 2012) CBAN 5140

Seminar Title : Interplay between HIV and Wnt/b-catenin Signaling: A Tug of War Between Protection and Pathogenesis In the CNS

Dr. Al-Harthi is a Professor in the Department of Immunology & Microbiology at Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL

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Satya DandekarSpeaker: Satya Dandekar, Ph.D.  (February 23, 2012)
CBAN 5140

Seminar Title : Guts, Germs and HIV Pathogenesis

Dr. Dandekar is a Professor & Chairman in the Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology/Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases at the School of Medicine, University of California, Davis

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Laszlo ProkaiSpeaker:Laszlo Prokai, Ph.D.  (January 12, 2012)
CBAN 5140

Seminar Title : Omics-Driven Biomedical Research

Dr. Prokai is a Professor in the Department of Molecular Biology & Immunology and the Robert A. Welch Chair in Biochemistry at the UNT Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX.

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Weiming Mao - profileSpeaker: Weiming Mao (December 8, 2011)
CBAN 5120

Seminar Title : Cell Signaling Pathways in Glaucoma

Dr. Mao is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Cell Biology and Immunology at the UNT Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX.

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Paul C. Dechow

Speaker: Paul C. Dechow, Ph.D. (December 1, 2011)
CBAN 5140

Seminar Title : Material Properties and Microstructure of Craniofacial Bone in Hominins

Dr. Dechow is a Professor and the Vice Chairman of the Department of the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas.


Sabitha RoySpeaker: Sabitha Roy, Ph.D. (November 17, 2011)
CBAN 5140

Seminar Title : Opioid Modulation of Innate Immune Function: Implication in Pathogen Clearance and Wound Healing

Dr. Roy is a Professor of Surgery and the Director of the Division of Infection, Inflammation and Vascular Biology. University of Minnesota


Carl RomanoSpeaker: Carl Romano, Ph.D. (November 3, 2011)
CBAN 5120

Seminar Title : To Be Announced

Dr. Romano is the Senior Director at Alcon Laboratories, Inc. in Fort Worth, TX.

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Marcus KaulSpeaker: Marcus Kaul Ph.D. (October 27, 2011)
CBAN 5140

Seminar Title : Pathological Mechanisms of NeuroAIDS: From HIV-Co-Receptors to Brain Injury

Dr. Kaul is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Infectious Diseases. University of California, San Diego.  Sanford/Burnham Medical Research Institute, La Jolla, California.


Adron HarrisSpeaker: Adron Harris, Ph.D.  (October 6, 2011)
CBAN 5140

Seminar Title : Neuroimmune Genes and Alcohol Consumption: Implications for Alcoholism Treatment

Dr. Harris is the M. June and J. Virgil Waggoner Chair in Molecular Biology and the Director of the Waggoner Center for Alcohol & Addiction Research.
University of Texas, Austin

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Jonathan KipnisSpeaker: Jonathan Kipnis, Ph.D. (April 28, 2011)
CBAN 5140

Seminar Title: Unexpected Roles of Central and Peripheral Immunity in Brain Function

Dr. Kipnis is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurosciences at the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville, VA.

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Gayle BaldwinSpeaker: Gayle Baldwin, Ph.D. (April 22, 2011)
CBAN 5140

Seminar Title: A Mightier Mouse: Adapting Mouse/Human Chimera Models for the In Vivo Study of Interactions Between HIV and Drugs of Abuse

Dr. Baldwin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine and a member of the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of California  in Los Angeles, California (UCLA).

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Karl G. CsakySpeaker: Karl G. Csaky, M.D., Ph.D. (April 21, 2011) 11:00 AM CBAN 5120

Seminar Title: Understanding Episcleral Drug Delivery

Dr. Csaky is the T. Boone Pickens Senior Scientist and Director of the Harrington Molecular Laboratory at the Retina Foundation of the Southwest and is also a member of the Texas Retina Associates in Dallas, Texas.


Gulab ZodeSpeaker: Gulab Zode, Ph.D. (April 7, 2011) CBAN 5120

Seminar Title: Molecular Mechanism of Myocilin-Associated Glaucoma

Dr. Zode graduated from our department at UNTHSC with his Ph.D. and now is a Research Associate in the Department of Opthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa.


 

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