BMS Seminar Series

Seminars are held Tuesdays at 4pm unless otherwise noted.
All seminars will be held virtually via Zoom until further notice.

Spring 2021

Tuesday, February 9 (Virtual) - 9:30-10:30am*             *Please note time change

Human EvoDevo: Exploring human-specific development with organoid and single-cell genomic technologies

Benjamin Kleaveland

Grayson Camp, Ph.D.

Group Leader, Human Retina and Organoid Development
Institute of Molecular and Clinical Ophthalmology Basel, Switzerland

Hosted by:  Dr. Praveen Sethupathy

Tuesday, March 16 (Virtual) - Special Seminar

The interwoven biology of melanoma, the immune microenvironment and melanocyte stem cells

Andrew White, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine

Monday, April 5 (Virtual) - Special Seminar

Regulation of the innate immune response in thetumor microenvironment of lung adenocarcinoma: “How fat alters our ability to fight cancer”

Glenn Simmons Jr., PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Sciences
University of Minnesota School of Medicine

 Tuesday, April 20 (Virtual)

TBD - Held for Biomedical & Biological Sciences Signature Seminars

 Tuesday, May 11 (Virtual) - 9:30-10:30am*             *Please note time change

Cancer stem cell regulation in cancer: from autophagy to the gut microbiota

Elisabeth Letellier, Ph.D.

Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine
Department of Life Sciences and Medicine
Université du Luxembourg

Hosted by:  Dr. Andrea Flesken-Nikitin