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 2017 Schedule

DateSpeakerTitleHost
Sept. 18 Shu-Bing Qian, Ph.D.
Professor, College of Human Ecology, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University
Translational control at the start codon Yi Liu, Ph.D.
Sept. 25 Tamas Balla, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Senior Investigator, heading the Section on Molecular Signal Transduction within the Program for Development Neuroscience, NICHD
PI 4-kinases shaping the lipid landscape of eukaryotic cells Jen Liou, Ph.D.
Oct. 2 Jenny Hsieh, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Biology, UT Southwestern
Seizures, stem cells, and the disconnectome Jiang Wu, Ph.D.
Oct. 9 Columbus Day No Seminar  
Oct. 16 Luke Rice, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biophysics, UT Southwestern
Mechanism and regulation in microtubule dynamics Phil Thomas, Ph.D.
Oct. 23 Anna Huttenlocher, M.D.
Professor of Medical Microbiology & Immunology and Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Imaging cell migration and inflammation in vivo Jen Liou, Ph.D.
Oct. 30 No Seminar    
Nov. 6 Mike Henne, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Cell Biology, UT Southwestern
Inter-organelle contact sites in adaptive metabolism Jen Liou, Ph.D.

Wednesday, Nov. 15
4 p.m.
D1.600

Fouad A. And Val Imm Bashour Distinguished Lectureship in Physiology

Kevin P. Campbell, Ph.D.
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 
Chair and Department Executive Officer
Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Roy J. Carver Biomedical Research Chair
University of Iowa
Structural Basis of Dystroglycan Function and the Pathogenesis of Muscular Dystrophy Duojia Pan, Ph.D.
Nov. 20 Qing Zhong, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine and Biochemistry, UT Southwestern
Biochemical Dissection and Functional Analysis of Mammalian Autophagy Jen Liou, Ph.D.
Nov. 27 Orson Moe, M.D.
Professor, The Charles Pak Distinguished Chair in Mineral Metabolism; Donald W. Seldin Professorship in Clinical Investigation, Department of Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern
Nephrocentric View of Klotho Biology Don Hilgemann, Ph.D.
Dec. 4 Michel Sadelain, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Center for Cell Engineering & Gene Transfer and Gene Expression Laboratory; Stephen and Barbara Friedman Chair, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
TBA Alec Zhang, Ph.D.