University of Pittsburgh Department of Cell Biology

 SEMINAR SCHEDULE, 2023-2024

  • Yang Xiang, Ph.D.
    Go with the flow: shear stress mechanosensing in internal senses

    Tuesday, September 19, 2023 - 11:00am - 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute

    Yang Xiang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology, UMASS Medical School
    Host: Yang Hong, Ph.D.

  • Sergio Grinstein, Ph.D.
    Keynote speech 2023 Cell Biology Faculty Retreat, title "Membrane and cytoskeletal dynamics in macrophages"

    Friday, September 22, 2023 - 4:00 pm - Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium

    Sergio Grinstein, Ph.D., University of Toronoto, Dept of Biochemistry
    Host: Alexander Sorkin, Ph.D.

  • Sarah Cohen, Ph.D.
    Illuminating organelle dynamics in differentiation and neurodegenerative disease

    Tuesday, October 3, 2023 - 11:00 am - 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute

    Sarah Cohen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, UNC- Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology
    Host: Gerry Hammond, Ph.D.

  • Shiori Sekine, PhD
    Mitochondrial Import-Coupled Stress Response ~A fine system to signal from mitochondria to the cytosol~

    Tuesday, October 24, 2023 - 11:00am - 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute

    Shiori Sekine, PhD, Assistant Professor , Aging Institute, Univ. of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine

  • Shipra Das, Ph.D.
    TALEN-mediated CAR-T cell engineering strategies for safe and effective targeting of solid tumors

    Tuesday, October 31, 2023 - 11:00 am - 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute

    Shipra Das, Ph.D., Associate Director, Immuno-Oncology and Innovation Program Management | Cellectis Inc.
    Host: Deepika Vasudevan, Ph.D.

  • Lisa Sharkey, Ph.D.
    From Mutations to Mechanisms: UBQLN2\'s Role in Protein Quality Control and Neurodegenerative Disease

    Tuesday, December 5, 2023 - 11:00 am - 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute

    Lisa Sharkey, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology, Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan
    Host: Matthew Wohlever, Ph.D.

  • Corinne Farrell
    The miR-17~92 cluster regulates aldosterone signaling: Contributions to sex differences in sodium transport in the distal nephron

    Tuesday, January 23, 2024 - 9:00 am - BST-S120 Lecture Room

    Corinne Farrell, Graduate Student Researcher, Cell Biology & Molecular Physiology, Dept of Cell Biology, Univ. of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
    Butterworth Lab

  • Claire Weckerly
    New Tools to Study Phosphatidic Acid Regulation with Live-Cell Imaging

    Friday, March 1, 2024 - 12:00 noon - Cell Biology Conference Room, S362 BST

    Claire Weckerly , Graduate Student Researcher, Cell Biology & Molecular Physiology, Dept of Cell Biology, Univ. of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
    Hammond Lab