University of Pittsburgh Department of Cell Biology

 SEMINAR SCHEDULE, 2017-2018

  • Tina Lee, PhD
    Mechanism of ER membrane fusion by the atlastin GTPase

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

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

  • Jonathon Heier
    Molecular Characterization of Alpha-T-Catenin

    Friday, February 23, 2018 - 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

  • Jonathan Pacheco Romero, Ph.D.
    The impact of plasma membrane architecture on phosphoinositide dynamics

    Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 11:00 am - Cell Biology Conference Room, S362 BST

    Jonathan Pacheco Romero, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Associate, Dept of Cell Biology, Univ. of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
    Hammond Lab

  • Mads Breum Larsen
    A novel FAP-based high-throughput EGFR internalization assay using gene-edited cells

    Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 11:00 am - Cell Biology Conference Room, S362 BST

    Mads Breum Larsen, Research Instructor, , Univ. of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
    Watkins Lab

  • Rachel Wills
    Mechanisms of Ptdlns (4,5) P2 Homeostasis at the Plasma Membrane

    Friday, March 2, 2018 - 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

  • Adam Kwiatkowski, Ph.D.
    TBA

    Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 11:00 am - 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute

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

  • Mathew Lazzara, PhD
    Applications of mechanistic and data-driven models to problems in cell signaling

    Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 11:00 am - 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute

    Mathew Lazzara, PhD, Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering, University of Virginia
    Host: Alexander Sorkin, Ph.D.

  • Andrew VanDemark, PhD
    Driving changes in cellular morphology through the Shrm-Rock signaling module

    Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 11:00 am - 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute

    Andrew VanDemark, PhD, Associate Professor, Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
    Host: Marijn G. Ford, Ph.D.

  • Marijn G. Ford, Ph.D.
    TBA

    Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 11:00 am - 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute

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

  • Gerry Hammond, Ph.D.
    TBA

    Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 11:00 am - 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute

    Gerry Hammond, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept of Cell Biology, Univ. of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine

  • Jun Qin, PhD
    TBA

    Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 11:00 am - 6014 Bioscience Tower 3

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

  • Yi Shi, Ph.D.
    TBA

    Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 11:00 am - 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute

    Yi Shi, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept of Cell Biology, Univ. of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine

  • Sachin Surve
    TBA

    Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 11:00 am - Cell Biology Conference Room, S362 BST

    Sachin Surve, Research Instructor, Dept of Cell Biology, Univ. of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
    Sorkin Lab

  • Karina Pena, Ph.D.
    TBA

    Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 11:00 am - Cell Biology Conference Room, S362 BST

    Karina Pena, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Associate, , Univ. of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
    St. Croix Lab

  • 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.

  • James Hurley, PhD
    17th Annual Local Traffic Symposium Keynote Speech: \"Molecular Mechanisms of Membrane Sculpting and Scission\"

    Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm - Frick Fine Arts Building

    James Hurley, PhD, Judy C. Webb Chair and Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology University of California at Berkeley
    Host: Adam Kwiatkowski, Ph.D.

  • Wei Dong
    TBA

    Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 11:00 am - Cell Biology Conference Room, S362 BST

    Wei Dong, Research Instructor, Dept of Cell Biology, Univ. of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
    Hong Lab

  • Juan Lu, Ph.D.
    TBA

    Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 11:00 am - Cell Biology Conference Room, S362 BST

    Juan Lu, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Associate, , Univ. of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
    Hong Lab

  • Itziar Pinilla-Macau
    TBA

    Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 11:00 am - Cell Biology Conference Room, S362 BST

    Itziar Pinilla-Macau, Research Instructor, Dept of Cell Biology, Univ. of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
    Sorkin Lab

  • Qanber Raza, Ph.D.
    TBA

    Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 11:00 am - Cell Biology Conference Room, S362 BST

    Qanber Raza, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Associate, Dept of Cell Biology, Univ. of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
    Kwiatkowski Lab

  • Yang Li
    TBA

    Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 11:00 am - Cell Biology Conference Room, S362 BST

    Yang Li, Research Instructor, Dept of Cell Biology, Univ. of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
    Kwiatkowski Lab

  • Cheryl Bell, PhD
    TBA

    Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 11:00 am - Cell Biology Conference Room, S362 BST

    Cheryl Bell, PhD, Postdoctoral Associate, , Univ. of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
    Murray Lab