University of Pittsburgh Department of Cell Biology

 SEMINAR SCHEDULE, 2017-2018

  • Jonathon Heier
    Molecular Characterization of Alpha-T-Catenin

    Friday, March 31, 2017 - 12:00 noon - Cell Biology Conference Room, S362 BST

    Jonathon Heier, Graduate Student Researcher, Cell Biology & Molecular Biology, Dept of Cell Biology, Univ. of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
    Kwiatkowski Lab

  • Brenton Hoffman, PhD
    Visualizing Molecular Forces Across Specific Proteins in Living Cells

    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 11:00 am - 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute

    Brenton Hoffman, PhD, Asst Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University
    Host: Adam Kwiatkowski, Ph.D.

  • Christine Klemens
    PhD Defense : ENaC Regulation in the Kidney: The Role of Ankyrin G

    Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 10:00am - Renal Conference Room PUH946

    Christine Klemens, Graduate Student Researcher, IBGP, Cell Biology & Molecular Biology, Dept of Cell Biology, Univ. of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
    Butterworth Lab

  • Michael Preston
    PhD Defense: Substrate Insolubility Dictates Hsp104-Dependent Endoplasmic Reticulum Associated Degradation

    Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:00am - Scaife Hall Room 1101

    Michael Preston, Graduate Student Researcher, IBGP, Cell Biology & Molecular Biology, Dept of Cell Biology, Univ. of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
    Brodsky Lab

  • Amity Eaton
    The Effects of Stretch on Umbrella Cell Tight Junctions

    Friday, April 14, 2017 - 12:00 noon - Cell Biology Conference Room, S362 BST

    Amity Eaton, Graduate Student Researcher, IBGP, Cell Biology & Molecular Biology, Dept of Cell Biology, Univ. of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
    Apodaca Lab

  • Adam Kwiatkowski, Ph.D.
    The actin connection: building adhesion complexes through alpha-catenin

    Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 11:00am - 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute

    Adam Kwiatkowski, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept of Cell Biology, Univ. of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine

  • Paige Davison-Rudich
    Examining the Role of RAN Products in Two Neurodegenerative Diseases

    Friday, April 21, 2017 - 12:00 noon - Cell Biology Conference Room, S362 BST

    Paige Davison-Rudich, Graduate Student Researcher, IBGP, Cell Biology & Molecular Biology, Dept of Cell Biology, Univ. of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
    Lamitina Lab

  • Marijn G. Ford, Ph.D.
    TBA

    Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 11:00am - 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute

    Marijn G. Ford, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept of Cell Biology, Univ. of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine

  • Junying Yuan, PhD
    Title: RIPK1 and necroptosis: from basic cell biology to human clinical trials, hosted by Cell Biology Graduate Students

    Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 11:00 am - 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute

    Junying Yuan, PhD, Elizabeth D. Hay Professor of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School

  • Erik M. Jorgensen, PhD
    Keynote Speaker - Sixteenth Annual Pittsburgh Symposium on Membrane Traffic

    Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 4:00pm - Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

    Erik M. Jorgensen, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Biology, University of Utah

  • Rachel Wills
    A Novel Feedback Mechanism for PI(4,5) P2 Biosynthesis

    Friday, May 5, 2017 - 12:00 noon - Cell Biology Conference Room, S362 BST

    Rachel Wills, Graduate Student Researcher, Cell Biology & Molecular Biology, Dept of Cell Biology, Univ. of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
    Hammond Lab

  • Michael B. Butterworth, Ph.D.
    TBA

    Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 11:00am - 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute

    Michael B. Butterworth, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept of Cell Biology, Univ. of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine

  • Matthew B Willson, PhD and Danelle Devenport, PhD
    Keynote Speeches at 6th Annual Scientific Retreat Graduate Programs in Molecular Genetics & Developmental Biology, Cell Biology & Molecular Physiology, and Integrated Systems Biology

    Friday, May 12, 2017 - 9:00 am - Hilton Garden Inn, Pittsburgh University Place

    Matthew B Willson, PhD and Danelle Devenport, PhD,
    Dr Wilson - Policy Director (Acting), Science & Engineering Policy Analyst, National Science Foundation
    Dr Devenport - Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Princeton University

    Host: Michael B. Butterworth, Ph.D.

  • Ann Miller, PhD
    TBA

    Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 11:00 am - 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute

    Ann Miller, PhD, Assistant Professor, Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology, University of Michigan
    Host: Adam Kwiatkowski, Ph.D.

  • Tina Lee, PhD
    TBA

    Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 11:00 am - 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute

    Tina Lee, PhD, Professor, Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University
    Host: Gerry Hammond, Ph.D.

  • Jun Qin, PhD
    TBA

    Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 11:00 am - 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute

    Jun Qin, PhD, Professor, Biochemistry, Baylor College of Medicine
    Host: Yi Shi, Ph.D.

  • Carsten Schultz, PhD
    TBA

    Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 11:00 am - 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute

    Carsten Schultz, PhD, Professor & Chair, Physiology & Pharmacology, Oregon Health & Science
    Host: Gerry Hammond, Ph.D.

  • Clare Waterman, PhD
    TBA

    Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 11:00 am - 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute

    Clare Waterman, PhD, NIH Distinguished Investigator, Laboratory of Cell & Tissue Morphodynamics, NIH
    Host: Alexander Sorkin, Ph.D.