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Cell & Molecular Biology Affinity Group

2017 Seminars

last Wednesday of the month, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Committee Lecture Hall, with an informal reception to follow in the Galleria (unless otherwise noted).


Understanding and modeling aging
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 4p

Dr. Anne Brunet
Professor of Genetics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

Host: Dr. Supriya Srinivasan
Contact: ellab@scripps.edu
Location: The Committee Lecture Hall - MBB
Sponsored by MCBAG


The Multifaceted Roles of Adipose Tissue: Therapeutic Targets for Diabetes and Beyond
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 4p

Dr. Philipp E. Scherer
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Gifford O. Touchstone Jr. and Randolph G. Touchstone, Distinguished Chair in Diabetes Research, Director, Touchstone Diabetes Center, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323

Host: Dr. Enrique Saez
Contact: ellab@scripps.edu
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall
Sponsored by CMBAG


Regulation of Metabolism and Behavior by Stress Hormone FGF21
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 4p

Dr. Steven Kliewer
Professor, Departments of Molecular Biology and Pharmacology, Nancy B. and Jake L. Hamon Distinguished Chair in Basic Cancer Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390-9041

Host: Dr. Enrique Saez
Contact: ellab@scripps.edu
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall
Sponsored by CMBAG


Protein-protein interaction network in DNA damage response and tumorigenesis
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 4p

Dr. Junjie Chen
Professor and Chair, Department of Experimental Radiation Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Host: Dr. Xiaohua Wu
Contact: ellab@scripps.edu
Location: The COMMITTEE Lecture Hall - MBB
Sponsored by CMBAG


Dynamin: A nexus for crosstalk between clathrin-mediated endocytosis and signaling
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 4p

Dr. Sandra L. Schmid
Cecil H. Green Distinguished Chair in Cellular and Molecular Biology Chairman, Department of Cell Biology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas

Host: Dr. Velia Fowler
Contact: ellab@scripps.edu
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall
Sponsored by CMBAG


Sperm tRNA-derived Small RNAs in Epigenetic Inheritance: Function, Structure and RNA Modifications
Wednesday, February 01, 2017 at 4p

Dr. Qi Chen
Qi Chen, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology and Cell Biology, University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, L-203F Center for Molecular Medicine, MS575, 1664 North Virginia Street, Reno, NV

Host: Drs. Paul Schimmel and Xiang-Lei Yang
Contact: ellab@scripps.edu
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall
Sponsored by CMBAG


Structure and dynamics of the human transcription initiation machinery
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 4p

Dr. Eva Nogales
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology, University of California, Berkeley

Host: Drs. Eros Lazzerini Denchi and Gabriel Lander
Contact: ellab@scripps.edu
Location: MBB - THE COMMITTEE Lecture Hall
Sponsored by CMBAG