2023-2024 Seminar Schedule

The Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology presents a seminar by Paul Monga, M.D. The seminar will be held in BSB 611 on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at 11:00 AM
Upcoming Seminar - Seminars are now being held in-person in BSB 611, unless indicated otherwise. 


Department Seminar Organizer: Dr Antonis Kourtidis
RMCB Seminar Archive

2023-2024 Seminar Series

September 6, 11:00 am, BSB 611

  • Gary Lopaschuk, Ph.D.
    Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta
    "Optimizing cardiac energy metabolism as an approach to treating heart failure"

September 13, 11:00 am, BSB  611

  • Lu Han, Ph.D.
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, MUSC
    "Persistence of the fetal splanchnic program in the adult pancreatic fibroblasts during homeostasis and tumorigenesis"

September 20

  • No Seminar: (FASEB GI Meeting)

September 27, 11:00 am, BSB 611

  • Martin Morad, Ph.D.
    Professor, Regenerative Medicine & Cell Biology, MUSC - Works in Progress
    "What are we learning from gene editing of the major Cardiac Calcium signaling protein about arrhythmia, remodeling, and fundamental EC-coupling?"

October 2, 11:00 am, BSB 611 (broadcast virtually)

  • Cristina Llorente, Ph.D.
    Faculty candidate, Assistant Professor, Div. of Gastroenterology, Dept. of Medicine, UC San Diego
    "The Gut-Liver Axis in Alcohol-Associated Liver Disease: Insights into Disease Pathogenesis"

October 4, 11:00 am, BSB 611

  • Daysha Ferrer-Torres, Ph.D.
    Faculty candidate, Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    "In vitro models of the human esophagus reveal ancestrally diverse response to injury"

October 11, 11:00 am, BSB 611

  • Andrei Ivanov, Ph.D.
    Professor of Molecular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
    "Cytoskeletal regulation of epithelial barrier integrity and host-pathogen interactions in the gut"

October 18, 11:00 am, BSB 611

  • Kyle S. McCommis, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, St. Louis University School of Medicine
    "Inhibition of the mitochondrial pyruvate carrier in metabolic diseases"

October 25, 11:00 am, BSB 611

  • Robin Muise-Helmericks, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, Regenerative Medicine & Cell Biology - Works in Progress

November 1

  • Rescheduled in January, 2024

November 8, 11:00 am, BSB 611

  • Nabila Bouatia-Naji, Ph.D.
    Research Professor, DR2 Inserm, Paris Cardiovascular Research Center
    "Updates on genetics of spontaneous coronary artery dissection"

November 15, 11:00 am, BSB 611

  • Garth R. Swanson, M.D.
    Professor and Director, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, MUSC

November 29, 11:00 am, BSB 611

  • Paul Monga, M.D.
    Professor of Pathology and Medicine; Director, Pittsburgh Liver Research Center, Uviversity of Pittsburgh
    "Beta-catenin and hepatocellular cancer"

December 6

  • No Seminar: (ASCB Meeting)

December 13, 11:00 am, BSB 611

  • Victoria Weis, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor, Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine
    "Intestinal Disease in the NICU: Novel Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approaches for Necrotizing Enterocolitis"