Seminar Series

Dean’s Seminar Series

The seminars will be held at 4PM EST, unless otherwise specified. The seminars will be held virtually until further notice. Zoom information for the September-June seminars will be added at a later date.

May 20, 2020 at 1:00PM EST via Zoom

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 EST via Zoom (new window)

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

September 3rd:

Hari Shroff, PhD
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

September 10th:

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

September 17th:

Hannah Valantine, MD
Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity

September 24th:

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

October 1st:

Rebecca Haeusler, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology
Columbia University

October 29th:

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:

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

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

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 11th
Norman Sharpless, MD
Director, National Cancer Institute

March 4th:

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

March 18th:

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

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

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

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