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Seminar Series

Fridays, Noon to 1 PM

  • Most seminars will be held in person in Room 1060 in the BSB
  • Check the event listing on our web calendar on the home page for latest info on a particular seminar. Zoom links and passcodes for virtual and hybrid seminars are available in the weekly update or email:

Fall 2022

Sept. 16           James Shorter, UPenn  /  Host: Morgan DeSantis

**Sept 19           Alec Davidson, Morehouse /  Host: Sara Aton
                               **Special seminar at 12pm on Monday and location: 3150 BSB

Sept. 23          Chris Fromme, Cornell University/   Host: Ming Li

Oct. 7               Scott Keeney, Sloan-Kettering Institute, NYC /  Host: JK Nandakumar

Oct. 14             Nancy Padilla-Coreano, University of Florida/   Host: DEI Committee

Oct. 21             Yan Qin, University of Denver/ Host: Wanlu Du

Oct. 28            Longhua Guo, UM Physiology/ Variations in Biology Seminar/  Host: Laura Buttitta

Nov. 4             Judith Frydman, Stanford University/
                             Hosts: Ursula Jakob and Stephanie Moon, (Human Genetics)

Nov. 11             Mubarak Syed, University of New Mexico / Host: Monica Dus

Nov. 18***        Maria Cristina Gambetta, Univ. of Lausanne /Host: Monica Dus
                         *** 10 AM, 2260 Undergrad Science Bldg    

Nov. 18            Ariangela Kozik,  UM Pulmonary Division/  Host: Gary Huffnagle       

*Dec. 12          Won Do Heo, Korea Advanced Institute for Science and Technology/
                                    Hosts: Ann Miller & Sarah Vetch (Biophysics)
                           * Monday, noon, in 1010 BSB

No Seminars:

Sept. 30, Dec. 9
Nov. 25 Holiday
Dec. 17 Exams

Summer 2022

May 13 Libo Shan, Texas A&M University
Host: Jianming Li
in person
May 20 Jonathon Ditlev, University of Toronto
Host. Anthony Vecchiarelli
in person
June 3 Cory White, Johns Hopkins University
Hosts: Monica Dus & Josie Clowney
in person
June 17 Dominique Stephens, UT Austin
Hosts: Monica Dus &  Morgan DeSantis
in person
June 24 Bogdan Beirowski, UBuffalo
Host: Ken Cadigan
in person
July 8 Rick Baker, UNC Chapel Hill
Host: Morgan Desantis
in person
July 15 Laura Seeholzer, UCSF
Host: Josie Clowney
in person
July 29 Oleta Johnson, UCSF
Host: Anuj Kumar
in person

Winter 2022

Feb. 11         Ralph Bock, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology

                    Host: Andrzej Wierzbicki  *in person

Feb. 18         Brent R. Stockwell , Columbia University
                        Host: Wanlu Du   *Virtual

Feb. 25        Hong Qiao,  UT-Austin
                     Host: Ming Li  *in person

March 11     Xiuren Zhang, Texas A&M 
                    Host: Andrzej Wierzbicki *in person

March 18     Tsui-Fen Chou, Caltech
                      Host: Yanzhuang Wang  *virtual

March 25     Anna Dobritsa, Ohio State University 
                      Host: Cora MacAlister *in person

April 1          Pelin Volkan, Duke University
                    Host: Josie Clowney  *in person

April 8         James Shorter, University of Pennsylvania
                    Host: MCDB  *in person

April 15        Allan Basbaum, UCSF
                    Host: Bo Duan *in person

No Seminars
March 5      Spring break
April 22       Exams



Fall 2021

Sept. 17     Kris DeMali, University of Iowa
                    Host: Ann Miller     *Virtual

Sept. 22    Nonia Pariente, PLoS Biology
                    Host: Anupam Chakravarty     *Virtual

Sept. 24    Juan Bonifacino, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
                    Host: Ming Li     *Virtual

Oct. 1        Matthew Kayser, University of Pennsylvania
                    Host: Sara Aton     *Virtual

Oct. 8       Sophie Caron, University of Utah
                    Host: Monica Dus      *Virtual

Oct. 15     Anne Straube, University of Warwick, Warwick Medical School
                     Host: Morgan DeSantis     *Virtual

Oct. 22     Carlos Portera-Cailliau, UCLA
                    Host: Sam Kwon     *Virtual

Oct. 29     Lesley N. Weaver,  Indiana University
                    Host: Laura Buttitta     

Nov. 5       Martin Jonikas, Princeton
                     Host: Anthony Vecchiarelli     

Nov. 12.     Moved to Dec. 10    

Nov. 19    Roberto Márquez, EEB, Univ. of Michigan
                          Host: Laura Buttitta     

Dec. 10     Elizabeth Haswell, Washington University
                     Host: Erik Nielsen 


No Seminars:

    Nov. 26 Holiday 
    Dec. 17 Exams