CMBB Seminar Series

January 10


January 24


t fairbanksTod Fairbanks, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology, Palm Beach State College

"Discover the Way a Biology Degree Can Guide Your Career Path"

Host:  David Binninger, Ph.D.

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Joseph BauerJoseph A. Bauer, Ph.D.
President, Nitric Oxide Services, LLC 

"Nitric Oxide Potentiates the Anti-Neoplastic Effects of Chemotherapeutic Agents via Suppression of Survival Signaling"

Host:  Shailaja Allani, Ph.D.

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January 31


February 7


theodore lampidisTheodore J. Lampidis, Ph.D.
Professor of Cell Biology, University of Miami

“2-Deoxy-D-glucose exploits increased glucose metabolism in cancer and viral-infected cells: Relevance to its use in India against SARS-CoV-2”

Host:  Vijaya Iragavarapu, Ph.D.

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r-perez-olleRaul Perez-Olle, M.D., Ph.D.
Vice President, Medical Affairs, MacroGenics, Inc.


Host:  Miguel Lopez-Toledano, Ph.D.

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February 14


February 21


charles sandersCharles (Chuck) Sanders, Ph.D. 
Professor of Biochemistry & Associate Dean for Research Vanderbilt University

"Super-Trafficking of an Ion Channel as A Disease Mechanism"

Host:  Qi Zhang, Ph.D.

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Carmen VarelaCarmen Varela, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology Department, Florida Atlantic University

"Non-REM Sleep Oscillations. Their Function and Pharmacological Regulation"

Host:  Shailaja Allani, Ph.D.

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March 14


March 21


Gokhan HacisalihogluGokhan Hacisalihoglu, Ph.D.
Professor of Biological Sciences, Florida A&M University 

"New Insights into Plant & Seed Nutrients Research together with Improving Undergraduate Success in STEM"

Host:  Xing-Hai Zhang, Ph.D.

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Suhita NadkarniSuhita Nadkarni, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Division of Biology, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune India

"Form follows function: Design principles in hippocampal synapses "

Host:  Emmanuelle Tognoli, Ph.D.

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March 28


April 4

Patricia H. McDonald, Ph.D.Patricia H. McDonald, Ph.D.
Associate Member (Tenure) Department of Cancer Physiology
Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa FL

"GLP-1 Mimetics for the Treatment of Metabolic Disorders: Is bias better?"

Host:  Howard Prentice, Ph.D.









April 11


April 18


a-stoneHenry Rodriguez, Ph.D., MS, MBA
Director, Office of Cancer Clinical Proteomics Research
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health

"Charting a Federal Career in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology"

Host:  Shailaja Allani, Ph.D.

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Alicia MeléndezAlicia Meléndez, Ph.D., MS, MBA
Professor, Department of of Biology
The Graduate Center of the City University of New York

"Autophagy in  C. elegans Development and Aging"

Host:  Kailiang Jia, Ph.D.

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