Research

  • Distinguished Biomedical Scholars Lecture Series

    The Distinguished Biomedical Scholars Lecture Series features top-tier scientists and physicians performing high-impact research in a variety of areas.

    Most Lectures, with few exceptions, will be held on the third Thursday of each month beginning in September. The seminars will be of broad interest and are open to all CCOM faculty, staff and students. Previous speaker schedules are located here.  A printer-friendly seminar schedule here

    2014-2015 Schedule

     Steven McKnight

    A Solid State Conceptualization of Information Transfer from Gene to Message to Protein

    Steven McKnight, PhD
    Distinguished Chair in Basic Biomedical Research
    Sam G. Winstead and F. Andrew Bell Distinguished Chair in Biochemistry
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Co-Sponsored by the Department of Radiation Oncology and the Free Radical and Radiation Biology Program

    Thursday, September 18, 2014
    4:00-5:00 pm
    Prem Sahai Auditorium (1110 MERF)

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     Ardem Patapoutian

    How Do You Feel? Ion Channels Involved in Sensing Mechanical Force

    Ardem Patapoutian, PhD 
    Professor of Cell Biology
    Dorris Neuroscience Center
    The Scripps Research Institute

    Director of Discovery Research
    Genomics Institute, Novartis Research Foundation
    Co-Sponsored by the Department of Pharmacology Michael J. Brody Memorial Lecture

    Thursday, October 16, 2014
    4:00-5:00 pm
    Prem Sahai Auditorium (1110 MERF)

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    Evan Eichler

    Title TBA

    Evan Eichler, PhD
    Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
    Professor of Genome Sciences
    University of Washington
    Co-Sponsored by the Iowa Institute for Human Genetics

    Thursday, November 20, 2014
    4:00-5:00pm
    Prem Sahai Auditorium (1110 MERF)

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    Solomon Snyder

    Title TBA

    Solomon Snyder, MD
    University Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience, Pharmacology and Psychiatry
    Johns Hopkins University
    Co-Sponsored by the Medical Scientist Training Program

    Thursday, February 19, 2015
    4:00-5:00 pm
    Prem Sahai Auditorium (1110 MERF)

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     Eric Olson

    The Molecular Pathways of Muscle Development, Disease and Regeneration

    Eric Olson, PhD
    Annie and Willie Nelson Professorship in Stem Cell Research
    Pogue Distinguished Chair in Research on Cardiac Birth Defects
    The Robert A. Welch Distinguished Chair in Science
    Professor and Chairman, Department of Molecular Biology
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Co-Sponsored by the Iowa Institute for Human Genetics

    Thursday, April 9, 2015
    4:00-5:00 pm
    Prem Sahai Auditorium (1110 MERF)

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    Stanley Hazen

    Title TBA

    Stanley Hazen, MD, PhD
    Chair, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
    Vice Chair, Lerner Research Institute
    Cleveland Clinic
    Co-Sponsored by the Department of Internal Medicine and the François M. Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center

    Thursday, May 21, 2015
    4:00-5:00 pm
    Prem Sahai Auditorium (1110 MERF)

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