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University Lecture Series

The University Lecture Series (ULS) brings prominent scientists and speakers to UT Southwestern Medical Center to enhance the intellectual climate of the Medical Center community.

Time: 4 p.m. Wednesdays
Location: North Campus Simmons Auditorium (NB2.EEF) or Virtual 

University Lecture Series Calendar
University Lecture Series Video Library

 Spring 2023 Schedule

Date   Guest Speaker Lecture Title Host(s)
Feb. 22   Sally Temple, Ph.D
Scientific Director
Neural Stem Cell Institute
Stem Cells in the Adult Human Retinal Pigment Epithelium and their Therapeutic Potential Katherine Wert, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology
Mar. 8   Thomas Sudhof, M.D.
Professor of Molecular & Cellular Physiology/Neurosurgery
Stanford University School of Medicine
Avram Goldstein Professor Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
How Evolutionarily Conserved Adhesion Molecules Construct Synapses Ilya Bezprozvanny, Ph.D.
Professor, Physiology
Apr. 5   Michelle Monje, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Stanford University
Neuron-glial Interactions in Health and Disease: from Cognition to Cancer The Women in Science & Medicine Advisory Committee (WISMAC)
Apr. 26   Brown-Goldstein Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Research Winner
Justin Jenson, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Scholar in the laboratory of Zhijian (James) Chen, Ph.D., Department of Molecular Biology
Ubiquitin-like Conjugation by Bacterial cGAS Enhances Anti-phage Defense Zhijian (James) Chen, Ph.D.
Professor, Molecular Biology
May 11   Nominata Award Winner
Divya Bezwada
Cancer Biology Graduate Program and Mechanisms of Disease and Translational Science track
Mitochondrial Metabolism of Primary and Metastatic Human Kidney Cancers Ralph DeBerardinis, M.D.
Professor, Pediatrics

For more information, call 214-648-0734