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: Excellence in Education Foundation Auditorium (NB2.101) or Virtual 

University Lecture Series Calendar
University Lecture Series Video Library

 Spring 2022 Schedule

Date Guest Speaker Lecture Title Host
Jan.26 Constance Cepko, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator
HHMI Investigator
Co-Director, Leader Human Biology and Translational Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Gene Therapy to Prolong Vision  John D. Hulleman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Ophthalmology & Pharmacology
Feb. 9 Lalita Ramakrishnan, M.B.B.S. Ph.D.
Immunology and Infectious Diseases
University of Cambridge
The Zebrafish Guide to the Genetics, Pathogenesis and Treatment of TB Michael Shiloh, MD, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Division of Infectious Diseases
Feb. 23 No Lecture    
Mar. 23 Juan S. Bonifacino, Ph.D.
Associate Scientific Director
Neurosciences and Cellular and Structural Biology Division
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
 Unraveling the Role of the AP-4 Adapter Complex in Protein Sorting and Neurological Disease Jen Liou, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Mar. 30 Roger L. Williams, FMedSci, FRS
Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Cambridge, UK TBA Kim Orth, Ph.D.
Molecular Biology
Inhibition and Activation of Phosphoinositide 3- kinase Family Members in Health and Disease Kim Orth, Ph.D.
Molecular Biology
Apr.13 Cancelled  


Apr. 20

Jo Handelsman, Ph.D.
Director, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery
Research Professor, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
University of Wisconsin-Madison

A World Without Soil Women in Science and Medicine Advisory Committee (WISMAC)
Apr. 27

Brown – Goldstein Lectureship
John F. Brooks, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Biology
Princeton University

 Circadian Regulations of Host-Microbe Dynamics Deirdre Brekken, Ph.D.
Associate Dean
May 11 Nominata Award
Rui Chen
 Love is in the blood: a nonribosomal peptide pheromone controls male-induced female sexual development in the human parasite Schistosoma mansoni  Carla Green, Ph.D.

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