Departmental Seminars (Fall 2021 – Spring 2022)[Wed. @ noon, unless indicated otherwise]

Date Location Title Speaker Sponsor
09/22/2021 zoom Bleeding Cessation: How Does Thrombus Structure and Platelet Secretion Make a Difference. Brian Storrie, Ph.D / University of Arkansas for Medical Science Dr. Segev
10/13/2021 zoom Evaluating tumor metabolism as a feature of metastatic potential. Brandon Faubert, Ph.D / University of Chicago Dr. Kim
11/10/2021 zoom Uncovering regulatory mechanisms that help determine the NF-kB-dependent inflammatory gene expression program. Sankar Ghosh, Ph.D / Columbia University (Costa Symposium) Dr. Raychaudhuri
11/17/2021 zoom
& Herman Auditorium, MBRB
Targeting metabolic reprogramming in glioma. Sam McBrayer, Ph.D / UT Southwestern Dr. Kim
12/01/2021 zoom Reveal the microbial myths in health and disease. (Gnotobiotic Facility Overview) Jun Sun, Ph.D / UIC Dr. Tyner
02/09/2022 zoom Genome-wide mapping of protein-DNA interaction dynamics. Steven Henikoff, Ph.D / Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center BMG students (Hynsoo Rho / Hay Lab)
03/23/2022 Herman Auditorium, MBRB Signaling and Metabolic Control of Nucleotide Metabolism. Issam Ben-Sahra, Ph.D / Northwestern University, Chicago BMG students (Ahmed Abd El Razek / Hay Lab)
(Cancer Center / Distinguished Lecture Series)
zoom Decoding Critical Targets of the LKB1/STK11 Tumor Suppressor Kinase in NSCLC. Reuben J. Shaw, Ph.D / The Salk Institute Dr. Kim
04/13/2022 Herman Auditorium, MBRB Advances in Cryo Electron Microscopy: Better, Faster, Cheaper, Smarter. Bridget Carragher, Ph.D / New York Structural Biology Center Dr. Tyner
04/20/2022 zoom New Genomic Technologies to Deconstruct Cell Identity in Reprogramming and Development. Samantha Morris, Ph.D / Washington Univ., St. Louis BMG Students (Eva Leung / Chronis Lab)
05/11/2022 (rescheduled) zoom & Herman Auditorium, MBRB Leveraging Single-Cell Spatial Metabolomics and Artificial Intelligence for Cancer Disparity Research. Ramon Sun, Ph.D / University of Kentucky Dr. Kim
(Cancer Center / Distinguished Lecture Series)
zoom CGenomics of B Cell Lymphoma: the emerging role of mutations in non-coding regulatory domains. Riccardo Dalla-Favera, MD / Columbia University UIC Cancer Center
(non-Departmental seminar)
06/01/2022 (rescheduled) zoom & Herman Auditorium, MBRB Mitochondria Control of Physiology and Disease. Navdeep Singh Chandel, Ph.D / Northwestern University, Chicago BMG Students (Soeun Kang / Hay Lab)
06/08/2022 zoom & Herman Auditorium, MBRB Evolving and Engineering Biomolecular Interactions to Retune Biology. Bryan Dickinson, Ph.D / Univ. of Chicago Dr. Kuchay
06/22/2022 Herman Auditorium, MBRB TBA Martin Bergo, MD/Ph.D / Karolinska institute, Sweden Dr. Kuchay