VIEW SEMINAR SCHEDULE

Department of Biochemistry

Spring 2016
Date Time Room Notes
Fri, Jan 8

Dr. Amira Klip, Ph.D., Cell Biology Program, Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada. "Regulation of GLUT4 by insulin and muscle contraction"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Drs. Martin Adamo and Linda Roman
Fri, Jan 22

Dr. Philip Serwer, Biochemistry Department, UTHSCSA. "Revealing the Unseen; Achieving the Undone: Phage Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Therapy"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Bruce Nicholson
Fri, Jan 29

Dr. Nanna MacAulay, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. "Astrocytic and neuronal large-pore (hemi)channels: What constitutes a hole?"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Bruce Nicholson
Fri, Feb 5

Dr. Zhijian (James) Chen, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX. "Immune Responses to Cytosolic Nucleic Acids"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Bruce Nicholson
Fri, Feb 12

Dr. Kayunta Johnson-Winters, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Texas at Arlington. "Half Site Reactivity and Negative Cooperativity within F420 Cofactor NADP+ Oxidoreductase: A Kinetic Analysis"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Paul F. Fitzpatrick
Fri, Feb 19

Dr. Aimin Liu, UTSA, San Antonio. "Kynurenine Metabolites and Depression: An in vitro Mechanistic Enzymology Study"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Paul F. Fitzpatrick
Fri, Feb 26

Dr. P. John Hart, Biochemistry Department, UTHSCSA. "Title: To be noted."

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Bruce Nicholson
Fri, Mar 4

Dr. Al Fisher, Department of Physiology, UTHSCSA. "Role of Aromatic Amino Acids in the Cross-Talk between Metabolism and Cell Signaling"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Eileen Lafer
Fri, Mar 18

Dr. Jean X. Jiang, Biochemistry Department, UTHSCSA. "Channel-dependent and Independent Role of Connexins in Cell Growth Control and Tumorigenesis"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Bruce Nicholson
Fri, Mar 25 Good Friday - No Seminar
Fri, Apr 1

Dr. Junji Iwahara, Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. "How do proteins scan DNA?"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. John C. Lee
Fri, Apr 8

Dr. Susan Weintraub, Biochemistry Department, UTHSCSA. "Title: To be noted"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Bruce J. Nicholson
Fri, Apr 15

Dr. Mark Shapiro, Department of Physiology, UTHSCSA. "Structural and biochemical insights into lipid and calcium/calmodulin modulation of "M-type" (KCNQ) potassium ion channels of the nervous system"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Eileen Lafer
Fri, May 6

Dr. Joseph Stains, Associate Professor, Dept. of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. "Cell-to-Cell Communication: Connexin43 as a docking platform for integrating bone cell signaling"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Jean X. Jiang
Fri, May 13

Dr. Guangming Zhong, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, UTHSCSA. "From Chlamydial Intracelluar Life to Chlamydial Pathogenicity in the Female Upper Genital Tract"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Bruce Nicholson
Fri, May 20

Dr. Kirstin Hanson, Asst. Professor, Department of Biology & South Texas Center for Emerging Infectious Deseases, UTSA. "Plasmodium Liver Stage Phenotypic Profiling for Antimalarial Drug Discovery"

12:00-1:00 pm 409-410L (Medical School Bldg.) Hosted by: Dr. Philip LoVerde

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