BMB Seminars: Fall 2021/Spring 2022
Seminars will be held in CN 1209 unless noted otherwise

Date

Speaker

 
September 10 Rudolf Lucas, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Augusta University
Title: Novel role of ENaC alpha in COVID 19-associated ARDS

 

September 17 Darren Browning, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Title: Development of non-systemic PDE5 inhibitors for colon cancer prevention
 
October 29 Vinata Lokeshwar, PhD
Chair and Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Title: Biomarker-guided treatment for personalized medicine

 

November 12 Tianxiang Hu, PhD
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, AU
Title: The diverse endogenous and exogenous roles of miRNAs in SCLL: from cell proliferation to immune evasion
 
 December 10 Waaqo Daddacha, PhD
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, AU
Title: The interplay between DNA damage and nucleotide metabolism: a potential therapeutic target in cancer
 
SPRING 2022    
January 14 Honglin Li, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, AU
Title: The Ufm1 Conjugation System: its biological functions and mechanism
 
January 28 Sharanjot Saini, PhD
Associate Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, AU
Title: Molecular determinants of neuroendocrine prostate cancer
 
February 11 Ali Arbab, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, AU
Title: Use of in vivo imaging modalities for small animal research models
 
March 11 Vishal D. Patel, MD
Associate Professor, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Title: RNA-based therapy for Polycystic Kidney Disease
 
March 18 Vadivel Ganapathy, PhD
Professor and Chair, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Title: SLC6A14 deficiency and diet-induced obesity and fatty liver: Mechanism and treatment
 
March 25 Chunhong Yan, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, AU
Title: ATF3 and Stress Response
 
April 15 Sushant Kachhap, PhD
Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Title: The testosterone paradox of prostate cancer: A therapeutic Opportunity
 
April 29

Vivian Lui, PhD
Associate Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, AU
Title: TBA

 
May 6 Yanfang Zhu, PhD

Title: TBA
 
May 13 Huidong Shi, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, AU
Title: TBA
 
May 20 Pamela Martin, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Title: TBA