Faculty Seminar Series

Anatomy & Cell Biology Department Faculty Seminar Series

Please view our department calendar for dates & times of upcoming seminar events.

Summer 2014

June 20, 2014

“Regulation of Nitric Oxide Signaling by Thioredoxin”
Moran Benhar, Ph.D.
Dept. of Biochemistry
The Ruth & Bruce Rappaport
Faculty of Medicine Technion-Israel
Institute of Technology

June 11, 2014

“Autophagy and Mitochondria in Ischemic Livers”
Jae-Sung Kim, Ph.D.
Surgery, Pharmacology & Therapeutics, and Institute on Aging
University of Florida

May 28, 2014

“Protein Kinase C iota Signaling Mechanisms in Lung Cancer”
Alan Fields, Ph.D.
Dept. of Cancer Biology
Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville

May 16, 2014

“T-cell Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase (TC-PTP) as a Potential Target for Skin Cancer Prevention”
Dae Joon Kim, Ph.D.
Dept. of Pharmacology
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio


Spring 2014

April 30, 2014

“Can a Neurotransmitter Regulate the Structure and Functions of Tumor Blood Vessels?”
Sujit Basu, Ph.D.
Pathology and Medical Oncology (Internal Medicine)
The Ohio State University

April 23, 2014

“Lipid Droplet Formation and Role of the ESCRT-III Complex in the Hereditary Spastic Paraplegias”
Benoit Renvoise, Ph.D.
National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke

April 21, 2014

“Understanding the Molecular Mechanisms of Neuronal Cell Death in Neurologic Diseases”
Yingfei Wang, Ph.D.
Neurogeneration and Stem Cell Programs
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

April 18, 2014

“Regulation of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Lifespan by the Vascular Niche”
Jason Butler Ph.D.
Weill Cornell Medical College
Ansary Stem Cell Institute
Dept. of Cell and Developmental Biology

April 16, 2014

“Actin Dynamics from the Monomer’s Perspective”
Eric Vitriol, Ph.D.
Dept. of Cell Biology
Emory University School of Medicine

April 11, 2014

“Achieving Accurate Chromosome Segregation During Mitosis”
Dileep Varma, Ph.D.
Dept. of Biology/Biochemistry
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

April 2, 2014

“Maintenance of Genomic Stability in Human Cells”
Wenge Zhu, Ph.D.
Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
The George Washington University Medical Center

March 5, 2014

“Alpha-synuclein Regulation of Dopamine Transporter at the Plasma Membrane”
Habibeh Khoshbouei, Ph.D.
Dept. of Neuroscience, McKnight Brain Institute
University of Florida

February 19, 2014

“Engineering Materials for Functional Nerve Regeneration”
Christine Schmidt, Ph.D.
J. Crayton Pruitt Family Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
University of Florida

February 2, 2014

“Histone Deacetylase 1 and its Role in Regulating Dynamic TFIID Recruitment”
Yi Qiu, Ph.D.
Anatomy & Cell Biology
University of Florida


Fall 2013

November 13, 2013

“Genome Engineering to Understand Endocrine Therapy Resistance in Prostate Cancer”
Scott Dehm, Ph.D.
Masonic Cancer Center and Dept. of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota

October 16, 2013

“Target Wnt Signaling for Cancer Treatment”
Wei Chen, Ph.D.
Dept. of Medicine
Duke University

October 2, 2013

“Benign Breast Disease as a Platform for Preventing Breast Cancer Development”
Derek Radisky, Ph.D.
Mayo Clinic Cancer Center

September 18, 2013

“Convergence of CREB and MYC Pathways in Cancer”
Antonio Amelio, Ph.D.
Scripps Research Institute, CA