Past Friday Seminars

May 2010


“Tnrc6 Family Members in Mouse Lung Development”

Zhihua Jiang
Post Doctoral Fellow, J. Lu Lab


“Genetic and Genomic Analysis of Mammalian Gonad Organogenesis – Building Pathways”

Stephanie Correa, Ph.D.
Post Doctoral Fellow, Albrecht Lab

April 2010


“Slit-Robo Signaling in Kidney Development”

Xueping Fan, Ph.D.
Instructor, W. Lu Lab


Special Seminar

“Systems Biology of Kidney Organogenesis”

Sanjay Nigam, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine, Cellular & Molecular Medicine, and Bioengineering
Nancy Kaehr Chair in Research
UCSD School of Medicine

Please note that this seminar is on a Thursday and it will be held in R103

March 2010


“Morphogenesis of Type I epithelial cells in distal lungs”

Saaket Varma, Ph.D.
Post Doctoral Fellow, Ramirez Lab


“miRNAs in Pulmonary Fibrosis”

Leah Cushing
Graduate Student,  J. Lu Lab

February 2010


“Reprogramming and Programming Cell Fates: Using Stem Cells to Play with Development”

Gustavo Mostoslavsky, Ph.D.

P.I., Mostoslavsky Lab

January 2010


“Sonic Hedgehog Regulated miRNAs in Mouse Lung Development”

Jining Lu, Ph.D.

P.I., J. Lu Lab

December 2009


“Regulation of Heart Morphogenesis by CK2α”

Irene Roman, Mirka Hlavacova, and Kathleen Chea

Dominguez Lab

November 2009


“PAR-1 Polarity Transduction, Spindles, and Signals in Vertebrate Neurogenesis”

Jeremy B.A. Green, Ph.D.

Reader in Developmental Cell Biology

Kings College London

Department of Craniofacial Development

* Please note that this is a special seminar on Thursday November 5th at 3:30 pm in L311

October 2009


The Developmental Function of the VHL Tumorsupressor Gene in Epithelial Morphogenesis”

Tien Hsu, Ph.D.

P.I., Hsu Lab

June 2009


” XY Sex reversal caused by reduced Sry expression and early activation of the ovary determination pathway”

Stephanie Correa, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, Albrecht Lab

Genetics Program, Department of Medicine, BUSM

(Lunch courtesy of Kenn Albrecht)

May 2009


“Neural Specification in Sea Urchin Embryos”

Cynthia Bradham, Ph.D.

Department of Biology, BU

(Lunch courtesy of Karen Symes)

April 2009


“The Role of miRNA in Sonic Hedgehog Pathway During Lung Development”

Zhihua Jiang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, Lu Lab

Pulmonary Center, Department of Medicine, BUSM

(Lunch courtesy of Jining Lu)

March 2009


“The Role of Platelet-Derived Growth Factor A in Mesendoderm Cell Movement During Gastrulation”

Erin Smith

Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate Program in Biochemistry, BUSM

Symes Lab

(Lunch courtesy of Karen Symes)


“Cell Fate Decisions in Cochlear Hair Cell Regeneration”

Doug Cotanche, M.D.

Department of Otolaryngology, BUSM

(Lunch courtesy of Doug Cotanche)