Date Speaker Affiliation(s) Seminar Title Grad Student Host
8/26/19 No seminar
9/2/19 No seminar
9/9/19 Dr. Anand Swaroop (PhD) Neurobiology Neurodegeneration & Repair Laboratory; NEI, NIH Molecular Underpinning of Retinal Photoreceptor Aging Hadiar Rahman
9/16/19 Dr. Wei Yang (PhD) NIDDK, NIH Structural Assembly and Reaction Chemistry of DNA Replisome Raghabendra Adhikari
9/23/19 Dr. Sudha Sharma (PhD) Howard University College of Medicine Interim Director, National Human Genome Center How Might a DNA Helicase Suppress Breast Cancer Susceptibility? Pooja Sharma
9/30/19 Dr. Barney S. Graham (MD, PhD) Vaccine Research Center, NIAID, NIH New Technologies and Options for Universal Influenza Vaccine Development Swati Jain
10/7/19 Dr. Mark A. Hoon (PhD) NIDCR; NIH The Neuroscience of Itch Jarin Taslem Mourosi
10/14/19 No seminar
10/21/19 Dr. Mahesh Sharma (PhD) George Washington University and VA Medical Center Role of Annexin A2 (ANXA2) in Breast Cancer Growth and Metastasis Sarah Alsharif
10/28/19 Dr. Karen Fleming (PhD) T.C. Jenkins Department of Biophysics – Johns Hopkins University From Chaperones to Membranes with a BAM! Ramyajit Mitra
11/4/19 Dr. Orna Cohen-Fix (PhD) NIDDK, NIH Michael Gruss
11/11/19 Dr. John A. Hanover (PhD) Chief of LCMB, NIDDK, NIH A Little Sugar Goes a Long Way: O-GlcNAc in Development and Disease
11/18/19 Dr. Jeremy Rotty (PhD) Uniformed Services University Macrophage ECM Sensing: A ‘Touching’ Story Starring Arp 2/3 Arwa Fallatah
11/25/19 Dr. Jeffrey S. Diamond (PhD) NINDS, NIH Synaptic and Circuit Mechanisms of Visual Signaling in the Retina Hadiar Rahman
12/2/19 Dr. Antonina Roll-Mecak (PhD) Porter Neuroscience Research Center; NINDS and NHLBI, NIH New Paradigms in Microtubule Biology: Information Encoding and Lattice Dynamics Hadiar Rahman


NEI = National Eye Institute 

NIH = National Institute of Health 

NIDDK = National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases 

NIDCR = National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

NINDS = National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke 

NHLBI = National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute 

NIAID = National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases 

LCMB = Laboratory of Cell and Molecular Biology