BMB Seminars

Date/Title of Talk

Thursdays 4 PM
Basic Science Auditorium 2.212



September 14, 2023
"Drugging Evolution of Antibiotic Resistance"
Dr. Susan Rosenberg
Baylor College of Medicine
Linda Kenney, Ph.D.
September 21, 2023
"Investigating targetable vulnerabilities of human tumors with complex genomic rearrangements"
Dr. Kadir Akdemir
MD Anderson
Guy Nir, Ph.D.
October 12, 2023                                                          "Dare to hide: Different facets of immunity in the host-pathogen arms race"

Dr. Naeha Subramanian    University of Washington

Linda Kenney, Ph.D.

October 19, 2023 **VIRTUAL**                            “New High-Throughput Technologies to Understand the Molecular Basis of Membrane Penetration within the Rule of 5 and Beyond”

Dr. Juan Hu                           University of California, Irvine

Bernard Pettitt, Ph.D.
October 26, 2023                                           “Pediatric Cryptosporidiosis: Engineering tissue-specific stability to develop a GI targeted parasiticidal agent” Dr. Manjunatha Ujjini                    Dr. Joseph Young                   Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research (NIBR)Xuping Xie, Ph.D.
November 9, 2023                                  “Development of countermeasures against highly pathogenic viruses”Dr. Junki Maruyama                       The University of Texas Medical BranchKrishna Rajarathnam, Ph.D.
November 16, 2023                                               "The Shape of DNA"Dr. Erez Lieberman Aiden          Baylor College of MedicineGuy Nir, Ph.D.
November 30, 2023                                                       "Regenerative Therapies to Accelerate Wound Healing and Reduce Hypertrophic Scarring"Dr. Amina El Ayadi                          The University of Texas Medical BranchKrishna Rajarathnam, Ph.D.
December 7, 2023                           "Phosphoinositides orchestrate integrin trafficking and Cdc42 activity in the podosome"

Dr. Cheng-Han Yu                        Hong Kong University

Mike Sheetz, Ph.D.
December 14, 2023                                               "Next Generation single-molecular studies of DNA processing molecular machines"

Dr. Yann Chemla                  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Petr Leiman, Ph.D.
January 4, 2024TBDTBD
January 11, 2024Dr. Xiaoyong Bao                            The University of Texas Medical BranchKrishna Rajarathnam, Ph.D.
January 18, 2024Dr. Yasuhiro SawadaMike Sheetz, Ph.D.
January 25, 2024Dr. Alison Coady                              The University of Texas Medical BranchKrishna Rajarathnam, Ph.D.
February 1, 2024Dr. Jon Kurie                                    MD AndersonWilliam Russell, Ph.D.
February 8, 2024TBDTBD
February 15, 2024Dr. Eric Joyce                        University of PennsylvaniaGuy Nir, Ph.D.
February 22, 2024Dr. Jeffrey Rogers                        Baylor College of MedicineMichelle Ward, Ph.D.
February 29, 2024Dr. Mehmet Sen                            University of HoustonYunfeng Chen, Ph.D.
March 7, 2024Dr. Darren Cusanovich           University of ArizonaMichelle Ward, Ph.D.
March 14, 2024Dr. Venigalla B. Rao                        The Catholic University of AmericaPetr Leiman, Ph.D.
March 21, 2024Dr. Cheng Zhu                              Georgia TechYunfeng Chen, Ph.D.
March 28, 2024

Dr. Christophe Herman          Baylor College of Medicine

Stuti Desai, Ph.D.
April 4, 2024Dr. Greg Ira                                      Baylor College of MedicineMaga Rowicka, Ph.D.
April 11, 2024Dr. Babak Faryabi                    University of PennsylvaniaGuy Nir, Ph.D.
April 18, 2024Dr. Ting Wang                  Washington University School of MedicineJohn Hurley
April 25, 2024TBDTBD
May 2, 2024Dr. Olivia Steele-Mortimer        Rocky Mountain LabsLinda Kenney, Ph.D.
May 9, 2024TBDTBD
May 16, 2024Dr. Golnaz Vahedi                  University of PennsylvaniaGuy Nir, Ph.D.
May 23, 2024TBD



May 30, 2024TBDTBD

Seminar Series Contact Information


Dr. Guy Nir
Phone: (409) 772-3575


Ashley Trevino
Phone: 409-266-0143