Seminar Series

The Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine’s Seminar Series meets on Wednesdays from noon to 1 p.m. Seminars are recorded and hosted through Mediasite (UT Southwestern login required).

2021-2022 Regenerative Medicine Virtual Seminar Series

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Lecture DateSpeaker

Sept. 1, 2021


Human Pluripotent Stem Cells and Human Embryo

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Martin Pera, Ph.D.
JAX Center for Precision Genetics
The Jackson Laboratory

2020-2021 Regenerative Medicine Virtual Seminar Series

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Lecture DateSpeaker
Sept. 16, 2020

Regulation of mRNA translation and decay

David Bartel, Ph.D.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
Professor of Biology
Whitehead Institute, MIT

Sept. 30, 2020

Life and near death experiences at the cellular level

Denise Montell, Ph.D.
Department of Molecular Biology
UC Santa Barbara

Oct. 7, 2020

Transcriptional regulation of heart development and disease

Benoit Bruneau, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Gladstone Institute
UC San Francisco

Oct. 21, 2020

An International Collaborative Effort to Identify Therapeutics for COVID-19

Nevan Krogan, Ph.D.
Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology
UC San Francisco

Jacqueline Fabius
Chief Operating Officer
Quantitative Biosciences Institute (QBI)
UC San Francisco

Nov. 4, 2020

Immortal Hematopoietic Stem Cells and Their Epigenetic Regulation

Margaret Goodell, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Baylor College of Medicine

Nov. 18, 2020

The role of long lived proteins in aging

Martin Hetzer, Ph.D.
Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory
Salk Institute

Dec. 2, 2020

Embracing tumor heterogeneity with mouse models of cancer

Ben Stanger, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
University of Pennsylvania

Jan. 6, 2021

Big Data, Health and COVID-19

Michael Snyder, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Genetics
Stanford University

Jan. 20, 2021

Compact Cas9s and their Anti-CRISPR Inhibitors for Genome Editing In Vivo

Eric Sontheimer, Ph.D
RNA Therapeutics Institute
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Feb. 3, 2021

How lncRNAs shape nuclear structure to control gene expression

Mitch Guttman, Ph.D
Division of Biology and Biological Engineering
California Institute of Technology

Mar. 3, 2021

4-5 p.m.

Generating Human Kidney Tissue from Stem Cells

Melissa Little, Ph.D
Director of Cell Biology
Murdoch Children's Research Institute 
Melbourne, Australia

Mar. 17, 2021

Genome Regulation by Long Noncoding RNAs

Howard Y. Chang, M.D., Ph.D
Professor of Cancer Genomics
HHMI Investigator
Stanford University School of Medicine

April 7, 2021

Development, Renewal and Plasticity in Oral and Gastrointestinal Epithelia

Ophir Klein, M.D., Ph.D
Professor of Orofacial Sciences and Pediatrics
School of Dentistry and Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

April 21, 2021

Metabolic Anomalies in Human Cancer and Other Diseases

Ralph DeBerardinis, M.D., Ph.D
HHMI Investigator
Professor of Pediatrics
Children's Research Institute
UT Southwestern Medical Center

May 5, 2021

RNA Regulation of Pancreatic Islet Cell Function

Lori Sussel, Ph.D.
Director of Basic and Translational Research
Barbara Davis Center
University of Colorado

2019-2020 Seminars in Regenerative Medicine

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Lecture DateSpeaker
Oct. 16, 2019

Aging and Regeneration

Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Gene Expression Laboratory
Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Nov. 6, 2019

Form and function: From cell fate to tissue morphogenesis and back

Ondine Cleaver, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Molecular Biology
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Dec. 11, 2019

The emergent organotypic landscape of the mammalian gut endoderm at the resolution of single cells

Anna-Katerina Hadjantonakis, Ph.D.
Chair, Developmental Biology Department
Sloan Kettering Institute

Jan. 8, 2020

Adipocytes regulate tissue repair and remodeling

Valerie Horsley, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
Yale University

Jan. 22, 2020

Overcoming chromatin barriers to change cell fate

Kenneth Zaret, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
Director, Institute for Regenerative Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Feb. 5, 2020

New signal transduction targets for cancer therapy

Tony Hunter, Ph.D.
Chair, Cancer Research 
Deputy Director, Salk Institute Cancer Center
Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Feb. 19, 2020

Stimulating coronary artery regeneration with developmental pathways

Kristy Red-Horse, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biology
Stanford University

2018-2019 Seminars in Regenerative Medicine

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Lecture DateSpeaker
Oct. 17, 2018

Microgenetics: The End of the End: What we can learn from bits of genes about protein stability

Stephen Elledge, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Genetics and Medicine
Harvard Medical School

Oct. 31, 2018

Principles of Epigenetics and Chromatin in Development and Human Disease

Ali Shilatifard, Ph.D.
Professor & Chairman
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Dec. 5, 2018

Paternal contributions to epigenetic inheritance across generations

Susan Strome, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology
UC Santa Cruz

Jan. 23, 2019

Molecular regulation of stem cell quiescence

Thomas A. Rando, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences
Stanford University School of Medicine

March 20, 2019

mTOR signaling in growth and metabolism

Michael N. Hall, Ph.D.
Professor of Biochemistry
Biozentrum, University of Basel

April 3, 2019

Ribosomes in Gene Regulation: Controlling the diversity of proteins that can be produced in specific cells, tissues & organisms

Maria Barna, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Departments of Developmental Biology and Genetics
Stanford University School of Medicine