Seminar Series

Dean’s Seminar Series

The seminars will be held at 4PM ET, unless otherwise specified. The seminars will be held virtually until further notice.

May 20, 2020 at 1:00PM ET (view the recording of the presentation here (new window)):

Michael Lauer, M.D., NIH Deputy Director for Extramural Research – 1) The status of NIH funding during and after COVID-19 and 2) Consequences of foreign influence.

July 29, 2020 at 11:00AM ET (view the recording of the presentation here (new window)):

Joseph Beechem, PhD
Chief Science Officer and Senior Vice President, Research & Development
NanoString Technologies

September 3rd (view the recording of the presentation here (new window)):

Hari Shroff, PhD
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
NIH

September 10th (view the recording of the presentation here (new window)):

Russell DeBose-Boyd, PhD
Beatrice and Miguel Elias Distinguished Chair in Biomedical Science
Professor of Molecular Genetics
UT Southwestern Medical Center

September 17th (view the recording of the presentation here (new window)):

Hannah Valantine, MD
Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity
NIH

September 24th (view the recording of the presentation here (new window)):

Charles Brenner, PhD
Alfred E Mann Chair
Dept of Diabetes & Cancer Metabolism
City of Hope National Medical Center

October 1st (view the recording of the presentation here (new window)):

Rebecca Haeusler, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology
Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center
Columbia University Medical Center

October 29th via Zoom (new window):

John Carethers, MD
C. Richard Boland Distinguished University Professor
John G. Searle Professor and Chair, Department of Internal Medicine
Professor, Human Genetics
University of Michigan

November 5th via Zoom (new window):

Stefan Hell
Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry
Nobel Prize 2014

November 12th:

Griffin Rodgers, MD
Director, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
NIH

November 19th:

Philipp E. Scherer, PhD
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Gifford O. Touchstone Jr. and Randolph G. Touchstone
Distinguished Chair in Diabetes Research
Director, Touchstone Diabetes Center
Interim Chair, Department of Cell Biology
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

December 3rd:

Kandice Tanner, PhD
Laboratory for Cell Biology
NCI, NIH

December 10th:

Juanita Merchant, MD, PhD
Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Professor of Medicine
University of Arizona Tucson

December 17th at 11:00 AM ET:

Prof. Eran Elinav
Department of Immunology
Weizmann Institute of Science

January 7th:

Professor Sir Stephen O’Rahilly MD FRS FMedSci
Director, MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit, University of Cambridge
Co-Director, Wellcome-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science, University of Cambridge
Head of Department of Clinical Biochemistry, University of Cambridge,
Scientific Director, Cambridge NIHR Biomedical Research Centre
Hon. Consultant Physician, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge

January 14th:

Mary Klotman, MD
Dean, Duke University School of Medicine
Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs, Duke University

January 21st:

Peter Tontonoz, MD, PhD
Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
UCLA Health

January 28th:

Helen H. Hobbs, MD
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

February 4th:

Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, PhD
Senior Group Leader, Howard Hughes Medical Institute – Janelia Research Campus

February 25th:

Marc Reitman, MD, PhD
Senior Investigator, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
NIH

March 4th:

Thomas Sudhof, MD
Professor, Molecular & Cellular Physiology
Stanford Medicine
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Nobel Prize 2013

March 11th:

Gökhan Hotamisligil, MD, PhD
James S. Simmons Professor, Department of Molecular Metabolism
Director of the Sabri Ülker Center for Metabolic Research
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

March 18th:

Trevor Archer, PhD
NIH Distinguished Investigator, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
NIH

March 25th:

Bruce Tromberg, PhD
Director, NIBIB

April 15th:

Clyde Yancy, MD
Vice Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
Chief of Cardiology in the Department of Medicine
Professor of Medicine and Medical Social Sciences
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

April 22nd:
Ana Maria Cuervo, MD, PhD
Professor, Developmental and Molecular Biology
Professor, Anatomy and Structural Biology
Co-Director, Institute for Aging Research
Robert and Renée Belfer Chair for the Study of Neurodegenerative Diseases
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

April 29th
Norman Sharpless, MD
Director, National Cancer Institute
NIH

May 6th:

E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD
Chair, Department of Internal Medicine
Director, Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center
Professor of Internal Medicine, Biochemistry and Biomedical Engineering
University of Iowa Health Care

May 13th:

Tim Greten, MD
Senior Investigator, National Cancer Institute
NIH

June 3rd:

Gary Gibbons, MD
Director, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
NIH

June 10th:

David Mangelsdorf, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacology
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Alfred G. Gilman Distinguished Chair in Pharmacology
Raymond and Ellen Willie Distinguished Chair in Molecular Neuropharmacology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

June 17th:

Nancy Brown, MD
C.N.H. Long Professor of Internal Medicine
Jean and David W. Wallace Dean of the Yale School of Medicine

March 12, 2020 – CANCELLED

“Multiscale Biological Imaging at High Spatiotemporal Resolution” – Hari Shroff, PhD, NIBIB

March 19, 2020 – CANCELLED

“The Vitamin K Synthetic Enzyme Moonlights as Regulator of HMG CoA Reductase Degradation and Cholesterol Synthesis” – Russell DeBose-Boyd, PhD, UT Southwestern Medical Center

March 26, 2020 – CANCELLED

“The gut liver axis and anti-tumor immunity in the liver” – Tim Greten, MD, NCI

April 2, 2020 – CANCELLED

Title: TBD – Stefan Hell, Max Planck Institute

April 30, 2020CANCELLED

“Burn it up—Temperature and Obesity Physiology and Treatment” – Marc Reitman, NIH

May 7, 2020 – CANCELLED

Title: TBD – Rafael deCabo, NIH

May 21, 2020 – CANCELLED

“FGF21 and Nutrient Stress: Eat and Drink, but Don’t Get Too Merry” – David Mangelsdorf, HHMI & UT Southwestern Medical Center

June 11, 2020 – CANCELLED

“Igniting Immune Response with cGAS” – Zhijian ‘James’ Chen, HHMI & UT Southwestern Medical Center