Fall 2021 Seminar Series

Seminars are held at 4 p.m. Central time in the ND7.218 conference room, unless otherwise indicated.

Sept. 8 Conserved Strategy to Promote Appendage/Limb Regeneration in Jellyfish, Drosophila, and Mouse
Lea A. Goentoro, Ph.D.
California Institute of Technology
Host: Elliott Ross, Ph.D.
Sept. 15 TBA
Carla Green, Ph.D.
Department of Neuroscience
UT Southwestern
Host: Benjamin Weaver, Ph.D.
Oct. 13 An ACE Homolog Required for Secretion of Odorant Binding Proteins in Drosophila
Dean Smith, Ph.D.
UT Southwestern
Host: David Corey, Ph.D.

Oct. 20


The Alvin Taurog Lectureship in Pharmacology

The PGC1a/Irisin Pathway: Molecular Links between Exercise, Cognitive Function and Nerodegeneration
Bruce M.Spiegelman, Ph.D.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School
Host: David Mangelsdorf, Ph.D.
Nov. 3 Do We Have A Better Way To Stop Wnt Now?
Chuo Chen, Ph.D.
Department of Biochemistry
UT Southwestern
Host: Xuewu Zhang, Ph.D.
Nov. 10 Defining Pathogenic Mechanisms of Friedreich’s Ataxia to Reveal Opportunities for Therapeutic Intervention
Marek Napierala, Ph.D.
Department of Neurology
UT Southwestern
Host: David Corey, Ph.D.

Dec. 1


Harnessing Deep Learning to Fight Pathogens
James J. Collins, Ph.D.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Host: Erdal Toprak, Ph.D.
Dec. 8 Virus-like Intercellular Communication in the Nervous System
Jason Shepherd, Ph.D.
University of Utah School of Medicine
Host: Joseph Albanesi, Ph.D.