Physiology Seminar Series

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 2015 Schedule

DateSpeakerTitleHost(s)
Sept 21 Alec Zhang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Departments of Physiology and Developmental Biology
UT Southwestern
ITIM Receptors: Surprising Roles in Leukemia Development
Sept 28 William Skach, M.D.
Vice President for Research Affairs, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation; Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Oregon Health & Science University
TBD Philip Thomas, Ph.D.
Oct 5 Jr. Scientist - TBD
Oct 12 Russell DeBose-Boyd, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics UT Southwestern
Sterol and Nonsterol Signals Regulating ER-Associated Degradations of HMG CoA Reductase Jen Liou, Ph.D.
Oct 19 Mary L. Kraft, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
TBD Jen Liou, Ph.D.
Oct 26
Eric Klann, Ph.D.
Professor, Center for Neural Science, New York University
TBD Ege Kavalali, Ph.D. in conjunction with the Alzheimer’s Disease Center
Nov 2
Linheng Li, Ph.D.
Investigator, Stowers Institute for Medical Research; Professor, Department of Pathology, The University of Kansas School of Medicine
TBD Alec Zhang, Ph.D.
Nov11
(Wed - D1.600)

Fouad A. and Val Imm Bashour Distinguished Lectureship in Physiology

Feng Zhang, Ph.D. Core Faculty Member, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard Assistant Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences & Biological Engineering Massachusetts Institute of Technology

TBD Jen Liou, Ph.D. and Philip Thomas, Ph.D.
Nov 16
Xuetong “Snow” Shen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Carcinogenesis, MD Anderson Cancer Center
TBD Kristine Kamm, Ph.D.
Nov 23
Joachim Herz, M.D.
Professor, Departments of Biophysics and Molecular Genetics, Center for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases, UT Southwestern
TBD Ilya Bezprozvanny, Ph.D.
Nov 30 James Stull, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Physiology
UT Southwestern
Calcium-activated Exo- and Endocytosis...sans Synaptotagmins, sans Adapters, sans Dynamins
Dec 7
Martin M. Matzuk, M.D., Ph.D.
Chairman and Professor, Department of Pathology and Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine
TBD Ryan Potts, Ph.D.