Past Events 2008-2009

Fall 2008 | Spring 2009


Fall 2008 Seminar Speakerstop

September 19

Michael Moore, Ph.D.Job Description

September 26

Chagas disease: from Central America to New Orleans

Patricia Dorn, Ph.D.Associate Professor, Associate Chairperson
Department of Biological Sciences
Loyola University New Orleans, LA

October 3

Benjamin Hall, Ph.D.Associate Professor
Department of Cell and Molecular Biology
Tulane University New Orleans, LA

October 10

John A. McLachlan, Ph.D.Professor
Department of Pharmacology
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Tulane University New Orleans, LA

October 17

Jacques Wadiche, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
Department of Neurobiology
University of Alabama at Birmingham

October 24

Transgenic heartbreak: mouse models of human disease

Simon Conway, Ph.D.Riley Heart Research Center Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis

November 7

Transcriptional Control of Neuronal Diversity

Jane Johnson, Ph.D.Professor
Department of Neuroscience
UT Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, TX

November 21

Johnny Porter, Ph.D.Job Description

Spring 2009 Seminar Speakerstop

February 13

A genetic approach to cardiac development and function

Didier Y.R. Stainier, Ph.D.Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics
University of California School of Medicine San Francisco, CA

February 20

Mesenchymal stem cells: Diseases and Cures

Songtao Shi, Ph.D.Associate Professor
Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology
University of Southern California

February 27

The many roles of Tbx6 in mouse development

Virginia Papaioannou, Ph.D.Professor
Genetics and Development
Columbia University New York, NY

March 13

Molecular regulation of craniofacial morphogenesis

Yang Chai, Ph.D.Professor and Director
Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology
University of Southern California

March 20

Regulation of AMPA receptor trafficking by the ubiquitin ligase Nedd4-1

Gentry N. Patrick, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
Section of Neurobiology,br /> Department of Biology
University of California at San Diego

April 3

Experience-dependent synaptic development in a mouse model of Angelman

Ben Philpot, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
Department of Cell and Molecular Physiology
Neuroscience Center
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - School of Medicine

April 17

FGF Signaling in Budding Morphogenesis

Xin Zhang, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics
Indiana University School of Medicine

April 24

Using development to stimulate regeneration: the role of retinoic acid

Malcom Maden, Ph.D.Professor
Department of Zoology
University of Florida

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