September - December 2011

Dec. 14 - Autophagy and Pathogen Elimination in Airway Epithelial Cells
Indhira de la Rosa, Second-Year Predoctoral Trainee, Eissa Lab, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

January - May 2012

Jan. 11 - Age, Pregnancy and Breast Cancer
Yi Li, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Smith Breast Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Feb. 1 - Dietary Restriction: An Evolutionary Perspective
Steve Austad, Ph.D., Professor, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
Feb. 8 - Mechanisms underlying amyloid-beta and tau pathologies following traumatic brain injury
David Brody, M.D., Ph.D., Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Feb. 29 - Cellular Senescence in the Pathogenesis of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Michael Ittmann, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Pathology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
April 11 - Regulation of Stem Cell Self-Renewal
Sean Morrison, Ph.D., Professor and Director, Children’s Research Institute, UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX
April 25 - Ghrelin in Wasting Disorders
Jose Garcia, M.D., Ph.D., Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX
May 9 - Young Blood for Old Brains – Towards Molecular Mechanisms of Brain Rejuvenation
Tony Wyss-Coray, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
May 16 - Tuning Cholesterol for hearing sensitivity
Fred Pereira, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Huffington Center on Aging, Departments of Molecular and Cellular Biology and Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
May 23 - SIRT1 in Metabolism, Stress Response and Metabolic Diseases
Xiaoling Li, Ph.D., Investigator, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, RTP, North Carolina