Seminars

Seminars of Academic Year 2021-2022

Coupling lipid synthesis to ER and nuclear envelope dynamics

Speaker: Shirin Bahmanyar, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Yale University, New Haven, CT

Host: Stephanie Redemann, Ph.D.


Date: Monday, November 8, 2021
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Location: Zoom
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Title: Disordered protein networks as physical drivers of membrane remodeling and traffic

Speaker:  Jeanne Stachowiak, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Banks McLaurin Faculty Fellow

Department of Biomedical Engineering
Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology
The University of Texas at Austin

Host: Anne Kenworthy, Ph.D.


Date: Monday, December 13, 2021
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Zoom
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Title: Cryo-EM studies of dynamic complexes required for bacterial pathogenesis

Speaker: Melanie Ohi, Ph.D.

Rowena G Matthews Collegiate Professor

Research Associate Professor, Life Sciences Institute

Professor, Cell & Developmental Biology

University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute

Host: Anne Kenworthy, Ph.D.


Date: Monday, January 24, 2022
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Zoom
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Title: “The exocyst complex is an essential component of the mammalian constitutive secretory pathway”

Speaker: David Gershlick, Ph.D.

Sir Henry Dale Fellow

Group Leader

Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, Cambridge University

Host: Ilya Levental, Ph.D.


Date: Monday, February 14, 2022
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Zoom (Note the 11:00 a.m. time)
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Title: Mitochondrial Behavior

Speaker: Jodi Nunnari, Ph. D.

Department Chair; Distinguished Professor

Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, College of Biological Sciences, UCDavis

Host: Stefanie Redemann, Ph.D.


Date: Monday, March 28, 2022
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Zoom
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TO BE RESCHEDULED-Title: Looking under the hood of cells: from single molecule dynamics to whole cell organelle reconstructions

Speaker: Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, Ph.D.

Senior Group Leader and Interim Head of Janelia’s 4D Cellular Physiology

Janelia Research Campus, Ashburn, VA

Host: Anne Kenworthy, Ph.D.


Date: Monday, April 11, 2022
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Zoom
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Title: Imaging subcellular dynamics from molecules to multicellular organisms

Speaker: Tomas Kirchhausen, Ph.D.

Senior Investigator, Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital

Professor of Cell Biology, Springer Family Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Host: Lukas Tamm, Ph.D.


Date: Monday, May 9, 2022
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Snyder Room 314
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Title: Autophagy and regulation of metabolism

Speaker: Rajat Singh, M.D.

Professor, Department of Medicine, Endocrinology

Professor, Department of Developmental & Molecular Biology

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Host: Dr. Eyleen O’Rourke


Date: Monday, May 23, 2022
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Zoom
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Anderson Lecture: Fantastic Single Molecule Technologies and Where to Find Them

Speaker: Dr. Takjip Ha, Bloomberg Professor of Biophysics and Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

Host: Dr. Lukas Tamm, Chair, Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics, and Director of the Center for Membrane & Cell Physiology.

Sponsored by the Dean’s Office. A reception to follow, at the Medical Education Auditorium.


Date: Monday, October 24, 2022
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Pinn Hall, Medical Education Auditorium
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