Seminar Series

Seminars in Development and the Pathogenesis of Disease

Sponsored in part by the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, the Institute for Reproductive Health and Regenerative Medicine, and the School of Medicine Bohan Endowed Speaker Program.

Spring 2017 Schedule
8:30-9:30 am at the Lied Auditorium, KUMC Campus

03/16/17 - James L. Voogt Lecture in Neuroendocrinology
Joseph Takahashi, Ph.D.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Title: "Transcriptional Architecture of the Circadian Clock in Mammals"

Ivan Dikic, M.D., Ph.D.
Goethe University (Frankfurt, Germany)
Title: "Ubiquitin and Autophagy Networks in Health and Disease"

04/06/17 - Donald C. Johnson Lecture in Reproduction
Richard Behringer, Ph.D.
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Title: "Cell Behaviors during Reproductive Organ Development"

Shizhen Wang, Ph.D.
University of California, San Diego
Title: "Cancer-Derived Extracellular miRNA in Breast Cancer Metastasis"

Michael J. Birrer, M.D., Ph.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School
Title: "Ovarian Cancer: the State of the Science"

06/01/17 - Ivan Damjanov Lecture in Stem Cell Research
Martin Pera, Ph.D.
The Jackson Laboratory
Title: "Human Pluripotent Stem Cells and the Embryo"

Fall 2017 Schedule
8:30-9:30 am at the Lied Auditorium, KUMC Campus

Louis Muglia, M.D., Ph.D.

Cincinnati Children's
Title: TBA

Jonghwan Kim, Ph.D.
The University of Texas at Austin 
Title: "Super-Enhancer Guided Mapping of Gene Networks Modulating Trophoblast Stem Cells"

David Largaespada, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota
Title: "Transposon-Based Mouse Models for Finding Drivers of Specific Cancer Behaviors"

Nicholas Navin, Ph.D.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Title: TBD

Thomas Carroll, Ph.D.
The University of Texas Sothwestern Medical Center
Title: "Targeting Glutamine Metabolism in Polycystic Kidney Disease"

Brendan Price, Ph.D.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Title: TBD

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Fall 2016 Seminar Schedule (PDF)

Spring 2016 Seminar Schedule (PDF)

Fall 2015 Seminar Schedule (PDF)

Spring 2015 Seminar Schedule (PDF)

Spring 2005 - Spring 2014 Seminar Schedules (PDF)

Last modified: May 11, 2017