University of Pittsburgh Department of Cell Biology


  • Jonathon Heier
    Thesis Defense: Biochemical characterization of ╬▒T-catenin ligand binding. Contact Graduate Program Coordinator Sarah Biancardi at to request zoom meeting details. All Members of the Graduate Faculty of the University are Invited

    Monday, July 12, 2021 - 1:00pm - Zoom meeting

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

  • Rafael Casellas, PhD
    B cell transcriptional regulation and antibody production

    Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:00am - Zoom meeting

    Rafael Casellas, PhD, Lymphocyte Nuclear Biology & National Institutes of Health
    Host: Yi Shi, Ph.D.

  • Craig Wilcox, PhD
    Fighting Misconduct Allegations Through Responsible Conduct of Research - host: Saleem Khan, Ph.D.

    Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - 11:00 am - Zoom meeting

    Craig Wilcox, PhD, Department of Chemistry, Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences, Research Integrity Officer, University of Pittsburgh

  • Elizabeth Ransey, PhD
    Bridging the Gap: Engineering connexin proteins as novel tools for neural circuit modulation

    Friday, October 29, 2021 - 10:00am - Virtual

    Elizabeth Ransey, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Laboratory for Psychiatric Neuroengineering, Senior Investigator, Duke University
    Host: Deepika Vasudevan, Ph.D.

  • Matthew Bailey, PhD
    Salt intake, glucocorticoids and hypertension

    Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - 11:00 am - Virtual

    Matthew Bailey, PhD, Personal Chair of Renal Physiology, Centre for Cardiovascular Science, The University of Edinburgh
    Host: Michael B. Butterworth, Ph.D.

  • Martin Taylor, MD, PhD
    Structural, mechanistic, and allosteric determinants of mTOR Complex 2 (mTORC2) activation of Akt

    Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 11:00 am - 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute

    Martin Taylor, MD, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School, Department of Pathology
    Host: Yi Shi, Ph.D.