The Department of Physiology offers many opportunities for fellows and graduate students to expand their knowledge and training, including a monthly seminar series conducted by faculty and researchers from UT Southwestern and elsewhere.
Postdoctoral fellows and graduate students are expected to attend these Physiology Department-sponsored seminars to ensure broad training within the Department’s academic training programs.
Seminars are held at 4 p.m. Mondays in ND13.218
|Fall 2013 Schedule|
|SEPT||16||Elliott M. Ross, Ph.D. – Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Green Center for Systems Biology, UT Southwestern
Talk Title: Speed and Amplitude in a G Protein Signaling Module
Host: James Stull, Ph.D.
|SEPT||23||J. Troy Littleton, M.D., Ph.D – Professor, Department of Biology, Picower Institute for Learning and Memory
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Talk Title: Calcium Regulation of Neurotransmitter Release and Synaptic Plasticity
Host: Robin Hiesinger, Ph.D.
|SEPT||30||Andre Schmidt, Ph.D. – Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Physiology, UT Southwestern
Talk Title: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease: Therapeutic Implications for CF
Host: Jiang Wu, Ph.D.
|OCT||7||Ilya Bezprozvanny, Ph.D. – Professor, Department of Physiology, UT Southwestern
Talk Title: Presenilins, Store-Operated Calcium Entry and Synaptic Loss in Alzheimer's Disease
|OCT||14||Tobias Meyer, Ph.D. – Professor, Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Stanford University
Talk Title: Parallel Live Cell Imaging of the Decision Processes to Enter or Exit the Cell Cycle
Jen Liou, Ph.D.
|OCT||21||David Boothman, Ph.D. – Professor, Departments of Oncology, Pharmacology, & Radiation Oncology
Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, UT Southwestern
Talk Title: Tumor-selective ‘Kiss of Death’ for Pancreatic and Non-small Cell Lung Cancers
Host: Ilya Bezprozvanny, Ph.D.
|OCT||28||Sally Ward, Ph.D. – Professor, Department of Immunology, UT Southwestern
Talk Title: Targeting FcRn: Single Molecules, Subcellular Trafficking and in vivo Studies in Mice
Host: Jen Liou, Ph.D.
|NOV||4||Philip W. Shaul, M.D. – Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UT Southwestern
Talk Title: Recent Surprises about HDL and SR-BI: Is the Good Form of Cholesterol Actually Great?
Host: Kristine Kamm, Ph.D.
|NOV||11||Claus O. Wilke, Ph.D. – Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, University of Texas at Austin
Talk Title: A Structural Perspective on Molecular Evolution
Host: Yi Liu, Ph.D.
Fouad A. and Val Imm Bashour Distinguished Lectureship in PhysiologyJonathan S. Weissman, Ph.D. – Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of California, San Francisco
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Talk Title: Monitoring Translation One Codon at a Time Through Ribosome Profiling
4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13
Hosts: Ryan Potts, Ph.D., W. Lee Kraus, Ph.D.
|NOV||18||Lily Huang, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology, UT Southwestern
Talk Title: JAK2 Signaling in Erythropoiesis and Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
Host: Ryan Potts, Ph.D.
|NOV||25||Robin Hiesinger, Ph.D. – Associate Professor, Department of Physiology, UT Southwestern
Talk Title: Membrane Trafficking in Neuronal Maintenance
|DEC||2||Juan Pascual, M.D., Ph.D. – Associate Professor, Departments of Neurology & Neurotherapeutics, Physiology, & Pediatrics
Talk Title: Brain Metabolism: Excitability Relationships
|DEC||9||Xuewu Zhang, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor, Departments of Pharmacology & Biochemistry, UT Southwestern
Talk Title: How Plexin GAPs Rap: A Non-canonical Route to a Non-canonical
Host: Phil Thomas, Ph.D.