Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Research Seminars

DateSpeakerInstitutionTopic/Title
Nov 30, 2018Xin Zhang PhDColumbia UniversityGenetic dissection of FGF signaling in lacrimal gland development
Dec 14, 2018Julia Busik, PhDMichigan State UniversitySphingolipids and Diabetic Retinopathy
February 8, 2019Mary Ann Stepp, PhDGeorge Washington UniversityThe Corneal Epithelium and Sensory Nerve Fiber Maintenance: The Cable Business Expands into New Territory
March 14, 2019Shukti Chakravarti, PhDNYU School of MedicineECM and Innate Immunity:  A Tale of Two TLRs
April 12, 2019Pablo Argueso, PhDHarvard UniversityRegulation of the Proteolytic Microenvironment in Cornea
May 17, 2019Peter Lwigale, PhDRiceCorneal Development: Insights from Neurovascular Development and Periocular Neural Crest Cell Differentiation
July 19, 2019Hiranmoy Das, PhDTexas TechPotential Use of Human Adult Stem Cells for Degenerative Diseases

Seminars are held from 12:30 – 1:30 pm in the Lions of Illinois Eye Research Institute (LIERI) Conference Room, First Floor, 1905 W. Taylor Street.
A light lunch will be served.  Please contact Pushpa Giri for more information | pgiri3@uic.edu