Seminars & Events

Department of Cell Biology Research Forum 2017-2018 Seminar Series

*Seminars are held on Tuesdays from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM in the RMSB 4th floor auditorium*

March 13, 2018

“Stem Cells in Retinal Regeneration: From Development to Disease and Back.”

Daniel Pelaez, PhD Assistant Research Professor of Ophthalmology and Biomedical Engineering Scientific Director, Dr. Nasser Al-Rashid Orbital Vision Research Center, Department of Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute – University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

March 20, 2018

Xiangxi Xu, PhD Professor, Department of Cell Biology, Director for the Molecular Cell & Developmental Biology Graduate Program – University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

April 3, 2018

Richard Rotundo, PhD Professor, Department of Cell Biology, Physiology & Biophysics, Neuroscience Program Member – University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

April 17, 2018

Pedro Salas, MD, PhD Professor, Department of Cell Biology – University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

May 1, 2018

Rama Natarajan, PhD Professor and Chair, Department of Diabetes Complications and Metabolism, NBPI Endowed Professor – Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope, Duarte, California

May 15, 2018

Luis Vazquez, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Ophthalmology and Cell Biology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute – University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

May 22, 2018

George K. Gittes, MD Benjamin R. Fisher Chair of Pediatric Surgery and Surgeon-in-Chief, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Director of Surgical Research, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, and Professor of Surgery and Professor of Pediatrics – University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

June 26, 2018

Barbara Vanderhyden, PhD Corinne Boyer Chair in Ovarian Cancer Research Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Ottawa Senior Scientist, Cancer Therapeutics Program – Ottawa Hospital Research Institute