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.

Spring 2016 Schedule

DateSpeakerTitleHost(s)
Jan 11 llya Bezprozvanny, Ph.D. - Professor, Department of Physiology, UT Southwestern Neuronal Store-Operated Calcium Entry as a Novel Therapeutic Target for Neurodegenerative Disorders
Jan 18 Martin Lither King, Jr. Day
Jan 25 James Amatruda, M.D., Ph.D. - Associate Professor, Departments of Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, and Molecular Biology, UT Southwestern Molecular Mechanisms of Childhood Embryonal Cancers Alec Zhang, Ph.D.
Feb 1 Jiang Wu, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, UT Southwestern Chromatin Regulation in Neural Development and Cancer
Feb 8 Gabriella D'Arcangelo, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Rutgers University TBD TBD
Feb 15 Presidents' Day
Feb 22 Benjamin Tu, Ph.D. - Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, UT Southwestern Metabolism and RNA Biology Philip Thomas, Ph.D.
Feb 29 Jen Liou, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, UT Southwestern Signaling at Organelle Membrane Junctions
Mar 7
Spring Break
Mar 14 Ryan Potts, Ph.D. - CANCELLED
Mar 21 Xiang-Dong Fu, Ph.D. - Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of California San Diego TBD Jiang Wu, Ph.D.
Mar 28
Martin M. Matzuk, M.D., Ph.D.
Chairman and Professor, Department of Pathology and Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine
Day, Night, and Time: How Cyanobacteria Know When To Do What. Yi Liu, Ph.D.
Apr 4 Joshua Mendell, M.D., Ph.D. - Professor, Department of Molecular Biology, UT Southwestern TBD James Stull, Ph.D.
Apr 11 Rueyling Lin, Ph.D. - Professor, Department of Molecular Biology, UT Southwestern TBD Jen Liou, Ph.D.
Apr 18 Jr. Scientist
Apr 25 Myriam Gorospe, Ph.D. - Senior Investigator, RNA Regulation Section, National
Institutes on Aging, National Institutes of Health
Noncoding RNA in Aging Phil Thomas, Ph.D.
May 2 Phil Thomas, Ph.D. - Professor, Department of Physiology, UT Southwestern TBD
May 9 Yi Liu, Ph.D. - Professor, Department of Physiology, UT Southwestern Synonymous but Not Silent: New Codes in Genetic Codons for Protein Structure and Expression