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 2014 Schedule

DateSpeakerTitleHost(s)
September 22 Jr. Scientist TBD
September 29

Chun-Li Zhang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Biology, UT Southwestern

ln Vitro and ln Vivo Cell Fate Reprogramming for Neurons Yi Liu, Ph.D.
October 6 Joyce Repa, Ph.D. 

Associate Professor, Departments of Physiology and lnternal Medicine, UT Southwestern

Cholesterol, Cyclodextrins, and Hearing
October 13 Hui Zheng, Ph.D.

Professor and Director, Departments of Molecular & Human Genetics, Molecular & Cellular Biology and Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine

Amyloid Precursor Protein and Alzheimer's Disease llya Bezprozvanny, Ph.D. in conjunction with the Alzheimer's Disease Center
October 20

Dejian Ren, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania

Counting Nutrients: ATP-sensitive mTOR-associated lon Channels on Lysosomes

Youxing Jiang, Ph.D.
October 27 Jen Liou, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, UT Southwestern
Control of PlP2 Homeostasis through a Non-Nobel (Vesicutar) Route
November 3 Genevieve Konopka, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience, UT
Southwestern

Genomics of Brain Evolution: Linking Language, Cognition, Neuronal Function, and Autism

Ryan Potts, Ph.D.
November 12 (Wednesday) David Julius, Ph.D.
Professor & Chair, Department of Physiology, University of California, San Francisco
Ion Channels of the Pain Pathway: Connecting Physiology to Atomic Structure Youxing Jiang, Ph.D.
November 17 Jiang Wu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, UT Southwestern

Epigenetic Regulation of Sonic Hedgehog Signaling during Development and
in Cancer

November 24 William Dowhan, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, University of Texas-Houston Medical School

Posf-assem bly Li pid-dependent Membrane Protein Reorganization Paul Blount, Ph.D.
December 1 Yihong Wan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, UT
Southwestern

Novel Signaling Pathways in Osteoporosis and Cancer Bone Mefasfasrs Jen Liou, Ph.D.
December 8 John F. Engelhardt, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology;
University of lowa

Mechanisms of CFTR-dependent lnfection and lnflammation in the Ferret Lung

Phil Thomas, Ph.D