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The Speakers
Date Place Speaker Topic

Sept 18, 2013
4:00-5:00 PM

UC 1.106
(UC Ballroom)

Mark J. Nijland, PhD

Associate Professor, Center for Pregnancy and Newborn Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UTHSCSA

Transcriptomics: The Canary in the Cage for Developmental Origins Research?

Sept 25, 2013
4:00-5:00 PM
(date changed)

BSE Atrium

Sidney McNairy, Jr., PhD, DSc, LHD

Former Associate Director, National Center Research Resources; Former Director, Capacity Building Branch, NIGMS

Translational Research and Health Disparities: The Nation's Imperative

Nov 20, 2013
4:00-5:00 PM

MED 409L

M. Margarita Behrens, PhD

Staff Scientist, The Computational Neurobiology Laboratory at the Salk Institute

Dynamic Changes in Neuronal DNA-methylation Patterns During Brain Development

Dec  2013

  no seminar due to holidays  

Jan 15, 2014
4:00-5:00 PM


Miguel Jose-Yacaman, PhD

Professor and Chair, Department of Physics & Astronomy, UTSA

Is High Resolution Electron Microscopy of Biological Material Possible?

Feb 19, 2014
4:00-5:00 PM

BSE 2.102

Andrea Giuffrida, PhD

Associate Professor of Pharmacology, UTHSCSA

The Endocannabinoid Hypothesis of Schizophrenia: From Risk Factor to Therapy

Mar 19, 2014
4:00-5:00 PM

MED 309L

Andrew P. Cap, MD, PhD, FACP

Lieutenant Colonel, Medical Corps, US Army; Chief, Coagulation and Blood Research Program; US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston

Re-engineering Blood: Transfusion as Organ Transplantation vs. Artificial Organs

Apr 16, 2014
4:00-5:00 PM

MED 309L

Michael Olivier, PhD

Scientist & Director, Wisconsin Center of Excellence in Genomics Science, Texas Biomedical Research Institute

How Genes and Proteins Make Us Fat: New Technologies for Research on Obesity-Related Health Complications


Past Speakers