Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Research Seminars

DateSpeakerInstitutionTopic/Title
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 12, 2019Jenna Steinle, PhDUT Hamilton Eye InstituteRole of Epac1 in Regulating Retinal Inflammation in Diabetic Retinopathy
July 19, 2019Hiranmoy Das, PhDTexas TechPotential Use of Human Adult Stem Cells for Degenerative Diseases
August 9, 2019Janet Sparrow, PhDColumbia UniversityBisretinoids and Fundus Autofluorescence in Retinal Disease
Nov. 15, 2019Jaya Rajaiya, PhDMass Eye & Ear
Harvard Medical School
Adenovirus entry and trafficking:  Dogma disrupted

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 Nishit Mukhopadhyay for more information | nishitm@uic.edu