University of Pittsburgh Department of Cell Biology


  • Keynote Speaker: Phyllis Hanson, MD., PhD
    Cell Biology Faculty Retreat Keynote Lecture : ESCRT function in membrane repair

    Friday, September 13, 2019 - 11:00 am - Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium

    Keynote Speaker: Phyllis Hanson, MD., PhD, Professor & Chair Biological Chemistry, University of Michigan Medical School
    Cell Biology Annual Retreat
    Host: Alexander Sorkin, Ph.D.

  • Terence S. Dermody, MD
    Form and Function of Reovirus Replication Organelles

    Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 11:00am - 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute

    Terence S. Dermody, MD, Vira I. Heinz Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

  • Amity Eaton
    Dissertation Defense: Effects of Stretch on the Bladder Umbrella Cell Apical Junctional Ring
    Advisor: Gerard Apodaca, PhD
    Chair: Thomas Kleyman, MD
    Members: Alexander Sorkin, PhD, Marcelo Carattino, PhD, Bruce McClane, PhD

    Monday, October 14, 2019 - 1:00pm - Renal Conference Room, Presbyterian Hospital, Room F946

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

  • David Bilder, PhD
    Cold-blooded cancer: tumor-host interactions in DrosophilaTBA

    Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 11:00 am - 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute

    David Bilder, PhD, Department of Molecular & Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley

  • Richard A. Anderson, PhD
    Phosphoinositide signaling controls everything - EVEN p53

    Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 11:00 am - 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute

    Richard A. Anderson, PhD, Professor, Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin - Madison

  • Antonis Kourtidis, PhD

    Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 11:00am - 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute

    Antonis Kourtidis, PhD, Assistant Professor, Regenerative Medicine & Cell Biology, Medical University of South Carolina
    Host: Adam Kwiatkowski, Ph.D.