Past Lecture Series Guests

James L. Sherley, M.D., Ph.D.
A Carpenter's Rule for Chromosome Segregation in Adult Stem Cells
as Assistant Professor of Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, Massachusetts
currently, Senior Scientist and Director of Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, Boston Biomedical Research Institute


Luis Villarreal, Ph.D.
Viral Origins of the Eukaryotic Nucleus
as Professor, Department of Biology and Biochemistry and Director, Center for Virus Research, University of California, Irvine

James E.K. Hildreth, D. Phil, M.D.
Adhesion Molecules, Lipid Rafts, and HIV Pathogenesis
as Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
currently Dean College of Biological Sciences, Faculty Member in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology and Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis


Mariano A. Garcia-Blanco, M.D./Ph.D.
Role of the Spliceosome: Basic Mechanisms to Clinical Implications
as Professor of Genetics, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center
currently Charles D. Watts Professor and Director of the Center for RNA Biology, Duke University Medical Center


John A. Watson, Ph.D.
Regulation of Mevalonic Acid Synthesis: In Search of the Sterol and Non-Sterol Regulatory Signal Molecules
as Professor of Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry and Physics, University of California, San Francisco (now Emeritus Professor)


Sandra E. Burke, Ph.D.
Selective Antagonism of Endothelin-A Receptors as a Therapeutic Approach to Prevention of Restenosis
as a Research Investigator, Department of Pharmacology, Abbott Laboratories (now retired)


Peter R. MacLeish, Ph.D.
Graduate of the Division of Medical Sciences, Harvard Medical School (Ph.D. 1977)
Calcium Dynamics in Vertebrate Photoreceptors
as Professor of Anatomy and Director of the Neuroscience Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine


George M. Langford, Ph.D.
Movement of ER and other Organelles on Actin Filaments in Nerve Cell Axons
as the Ernest Everett Just Professor of Natural Sciences, Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College
currently, Dean College of Arts and Sciences, Faculty Member in the Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Syracuse University

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