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Seminars

During the academic year, we sponsor a seminar on most Mondays at 4:00 PM, in the Lecture Hall (E501). We pride ourselves on presenting, at almost every seminar, an eminent scholar from around the country or around the globe.

Upcoming Seminars


Elizabeth G. Damato, PhD, RN, APRN
Elizabeth G. Damato, PhD, RN, APRN
Case Western Reserve University
Aug. 24, 2022 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Michael J. Decker, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SPECIAL SEMINAR

"Increased serum levels of proinflammatory cytokines and fatigue emerge in aviators following repetitive exposure to aggressive flight maneuvers"


Xiaochun Li, PhD
Xiaochun Li, PhD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Sept. 19, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Nami Tajima

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Molecular basis of membrane-bound O-acyltransferases in cholesterol metabolism and Wnt lipidation  "


Sichen (Susan) Shao, PhD
Sichen (Susan) Shao, PhD
Harvard Medical School
Sept. 26, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Tingwei Mu, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Corrective protein quality control prevents wasteful ER-associated degradation"


Tija C. Jacob, PhD
Tija C. Jacob, PhD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Oct. 10, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Tingwei Mu, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Yin-yang imbalance: drug-induced neuroplasticity of inhibitory and excitatory synapses"


Roger A. Nicoll, MD
Roger A. Nicoll, MD
University of California – San Francisco School of Medicine
Oct. 12, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine 5th floor Bridge
Hosted by: Nami Tajima, PhD

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FRONTIERS IN BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES LECTURE

"TBA"


Heath Gasier, PhD
Heath Gasier, PhD
Duke University School of Medicine
Nov. 14, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Rossana Occhipinti, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"GABA transporter inhibition attenuates oxidative tissue injury in the cerebellum and hippocampus of mice exposed to extreme hyperbaric oxygen"


Anne E. Carlson, PhD
Anne E. Carlson, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
Dec. 5, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Sudha Chakrapani, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"TBA"


Recent Seminars


Megan Wang, PhD
Megan Wang, PhD
Case Western Reserve University
Aug. 5, 2022 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Walter F. Boron, MD, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SPECIAL SEMINAR

"Mapping Protein Homeostasis Network for a Membrane Protein"


Jeffrey R. Schelling, MD
Jeffrey R. Schelling, MD
MetroHealth Medical Center / Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
June 28, 2022 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Walter F. Boron, MD, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SPECIAL SEMINAR

"FATP2-Mediated Lipotoxicity in the Pathophysiology of Diabetic Kidney Disease"


Oleg Klykov, PhD
Oleg Klykov, PhD
New York Structural Biology Center
May 10, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Sudha Chakrapani, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SPECIAL SEMINAR

"High-resolution in-situ cryo-ET approaches to study Membrane Protein Complexes"


Wayland W. L. Cheng, MD, PhD
Wayland W. L. Cheng, MD, PhD
Washington University in St. Louis
May 2, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Sudha Chakrapani, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Mechanisms of Lipid Modulation of Ligand-Gated Ion Channels"


Xiao Heng, PhD
Xiao Heng, PhD
University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
April 25, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Xinghong Dai, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Beyond reverse transcription initiation -- Structure and function characterization of HIV-1 primer binding site"


Robert Harvey, PhD
Robert Harvey, PhD
University of Nevada - Reno School of Medicine
April 18, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Corey Smith, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Cyclic AMP Signaling: Ubiquitous and Complex"


David W. Piston, PhD
David W. Piston, PhD
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
April 11, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Walter F. Boron, MD, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Adventures in Glucagon, the Other Islet Hormone"


Maj. Jackson "Slick" Martin
Maj. Jackson "Slick" Martin
United States Air Force
April 5, 2022 10 a.m. - noon
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Michael J. Decker, PhD

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SPECIAL LECTURE

"Physiologic lessons learned while piloting the F35"


Dominic P. D'Agostino, PhD
Dominic P. D'Agostino, PhD
University of South Florida Morsani School of Medicine / Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition
POSTPONED
April 4, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Walter F. Boron, MD, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"The Science and Application of Therapeutic Ketosis"


Alexander Mazin, PhD
Alexander Mazin, PhD
University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio, Long School of Medicine
March 21, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Remotely via Zoom
Hosted by: Xinghong Dai, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"RAD52 and RPA in DNA repair: Focus on RNA"


Shrawan Kumar Mageswaran, PhD
Shrawan Kumar Mageswaran, PhD
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
March 15, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Sudha Chakrapani, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SPECIAL SEMINAR

"In situ cryo-electron tomography to study membrane remodeling systems"


Yamuna Krishnan, PhD
Yamuna Krishnan, PhD
University of Chicago
March 14, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Remotely only via Zoom
Hosted by: Sudha Chakrapani, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Quantitative Chemical Imaging of Organelles"


Shiwei Zhu, PhD
Shiwei Zhu, PhD
Yale School of Medicine
March 8, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Sudha Chakrapani, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SPECIAL SEMINAR

"Cryo-ET Pipeline for Imaging Small Proteins in Large Biological Structures"


Matthias Kretzler, MD
Matthias Kretzler, MD
University of Michigan Medical School
March 7, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Walter F. Boron, MD, PhD

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ULRICH HOPFER LECTURE

"Defining Nephron Function and Failure across continents and disciplines"


Xiaojie Zhang, PhD
Xiaojie Zhang, PhD
European Molecular Biology Laboratory / Heidelberg, Germany
March 3, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Sudha Chakrapani, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SPECIAL SEMINAR

"Expect the unexpected in cellular cryo-electron tomography: molecular basis of stress-induced mumps virus reactivation"


Muyuan Chen, PhD
Muyuan Chen, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine
March 1, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Sudha Chakrapani, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SPECIAL SEMINAR

"Explore the complexity of macromolecular structures using Cryo-electron tomography"


Shyamal Mosalaganti, PhD
Shyamal Mosalaganti, PhD
University of Michigan Medical School
Feb. 28, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Sudha Chakrapani, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Structural Biology in-situ"


Christopher (Chris) Gillen, PhD
Christopher (Chris) Gillen, PhD
Kenyon College
POSTPONED
Feb. 21, 2022 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Walter F. Boron, MD, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Novel sodium-dependent cation-chloride cotransporters in insects"



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