Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Dissertation Defense - Jacqueline Graniel

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

In-Person & Virtual

BSRB - Kahn Auditorium

Please join us for the defense of Jacqueline Graniel (Nandakumar Lab) "Differential impact of a telomeropathy-causing mutation inshelterin protein TPP1 on mouse hematopoiesis and germline" 

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Tales of stress resistance, sirtuins, and sarcoma

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM

BSRB - Kahn Auditorium

(In-person and Virtual)

David Lombard, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Pathology,

Research Associate Professor, Institute of Gerontology and

Director Academic Programs, Doctoral Program in the Cancer Biology Program, Medical School

Monday, August 9, 2021

Making, Modifying and Differentiating iPS Cells

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM


(In-person and Virtual)

Wenli Yang, Ph.D.

Director, iPSC Core Facility, Department of


Research Assistant Professor, Department

of Medicine

Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

Rafael Garcia- Mata,
Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Regulation of Rho GTPases and their regulators

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM

In-Person and Virtual


Rafael Garcia- Mata, Ph.D.

Harold C. and Charlotte L. Shaffer Endowed

Chair in Biological Sciences

Associate Professor, Dept. of Biological


University of Toledo

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Dissertation Defense - Nigel Michki

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Please join us for the defense of Nigel Michki (Cai lab) "The developmental landscape of neurogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster revealed using targeted single-cell RNA-sequencing and a multi-informatic analysis paradigm"

Doctoral committee:
Assistant Professor Dawen Cai, chair
Associate Professor Catherine Collins

Friday, June 25, 2021

Dissertation Defense - Lucas Huffman

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Please join us for the defense of Lucas Huffman (Giger lab) "More than Clearing the Clutter: The Imperative Role of Efferocytosis in Repair and Immune Reprogramming in the Damaged Nervous System"


Dissertation Committee: 

Professor Roman J. Giger, Mentor & Chair

Professor Benjamin M. Segal