The Boonshoft School of Medicine & The College of Science+Mathematics


Seminars & BMB 8000/BMS 9900 Brown Bag Sessions

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Seminars are held weekly during fall and spring quarters. BMB/BMS Brown Bag Seminars (BMB 8000/BMS 9900) also are scheduled during the academic year.

Fall 2016 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Seminar Series

During fall semester 2016, seminars will be on Thursdays, at 11 a.m., in 125 Medical Sciences Building. For more information, contact Biochemistry & Mollecular Biology at

Date Speaker Topic

Sept. 8, 2016
Host: Weiwen Long, Ph.D.

Feng Jiang, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Maryland


Sept. 15, 2016
Host: Michael Leffak, Ph.D.

Mike Kemp, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Researcher, Department Pharmacology and Toxicology, WSU


Sept. 22, 2016
Host: Michael Leffak, Ph.D.

Suk-Hee Lee, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine


Sept. 29, 2016
Host: Michael Craig, Ph.D.

Yana Zavros, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine


Oct. 6, 2016
Host: Hongmei Ren, Ph.D.

Jeffrey Pessin, Ph.D.
Judy R. & Alfred A. Rosenberg Professorial Chair in Diabetes Research, Departments of Medicine & Molecular Pharmacology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine


Oct. 13, 2016



Oct. 20, 2016



Oct. 27, 2016
Host: Chad Campbell, Ph.D.

Oliver Voss, Ph.D.
Division of Receptor Cell Biology, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases


Nov. 3, 2016



Nov. 10, 2016
Host:  Weiwen Long, Ph.D.

Quan Zhong, Ph.D.
Department of Biological Sciences, WSU


Nov. 17, 2016
Host: Julian Cambronero, Ph.D.

Alex Toker, Ph.D.
Professor and Chief, Division of Signal Transduction, Departments of Medicine, Pathology and Cancer Center, Harvard Medical School

Exploiting Vulnerabilities in the PI3-Kinase/AKT Signaling Pathway For Therapeutic Benefit in Cancer 

Nov. 24, 2016



Dec. 1, 2016
Host: Julian Cambronero, Ph.D.

Dipak Panigrahy, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School


Fall 2016 BMB 8000/BMS 9900 Biomedical Sciences Seminars (Brown Bags)

Talks are held on Tuesdays, at 11 a.m., in 129 Medical Sciences. For more information, contact Biochemistry & Mollecular Biology at

Date Lab Presenter

Sept. 6


Minyi Chen

Sept. 13


Andrew Stacy

Sept. 20


Reilly Clark

Sept. 27


Kevin Novak

Oct. 4


Lobna Elkhadragy

Oct. 11

BS Student

Md Moydul Islam

Oct. 18


Isaie Sibomana

Oct. 25


Taylor Miller

Nov. 1


Sumeet Poudel

Nov. 8


Amnah Obidan

Nov. 15


Kristen Fite

Nov. 22


Shimpi Bedi

Nov. 29


Hadel Alsaran

Dec. 6


No Class