University of Pittsburgh Department of Cell Biology

 SEMINAR SCHEDULE, 2022-2023

  • Rachel Wills, Ph.D.
    A Novel Homeostatic Mechanism Tunes PI(4,5)P2-dependent Signaling at the Plasma Membrane

    Friday, July 8, 2022 - 12:00 noon - 6014 BST-3

    Rachel Wills, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Associate, Dept of Cell Biology, Univ. of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
    Hammond Lab

  • Karina Vargas, PhD
    Synuclein regulates synaptic vesicle recycling

    Tuesday, July 12, 2022 - 11:00 am - 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute

    Karina Vargas, PhD, Research Scientist, The Eugene Bell Center for Regenerative Biology and Tissue, Engineering Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole
    Host: Alexander Sorkin, Ph.D.

  • Michael Marks, Ph.D.
    Keynote Speech - Title TBA

    Friday, September 23, 2022 - 11:00 am - CB Retreat @ Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

    Michael Marks, Ph.D., Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Children\'s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania
    Host: Alexander Sorkin, Ph.D.

  • Stella Sun, PhD
    Cryo-ET: A scale-bridging imaging to understand complex biological machinery in context using human parasite cytoskeleton as an example

    Tuesday, October 25, 2022 - 11:00 am - 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute

    Stella Sun, PhD, Assistant Professor Department of Structural Biology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
    Host: Alexander Sorkin, Ph.D.

  • Meiyan Jin, PhD
    Molecular mechanisms and regulation of membrane trafficking events in human iPS cells

    Tuesday, November 1, 2022 - 11:00am - 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute

    Meiyan Jin, PhD, University of California, Berkeley, Department of Molecular & Cell Biology
    Host: Alexander Sorkin, Ph.D.

  • Kayla Troutman
    A functional characterization of Pib2: a key TORC1 regulator in S. cerevisiae

    Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 1:00pm - BST-S100A or Zoom

    Kayla Troutman, Graduate Student Researcher, Cell Biology & Molecular Physiology, Dept of Cell Biology, Univ. of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
    Ford Lab