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Past Center for EV Research Seminars

  • Tuesday, February 25, 2020: Travis Thomson Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Medical School
    Title: “Transposons using EVs for good?: The discovery of a retro-element regulating synaptic plasticity”
  • September 14, 2020, Monday 12:15 PM, Maureen Barr Ph.D., Rutgers University
    Title: The Fundamental Biology of Ciliary Extracellular Vesicles: Biogenesis, Cargo, Function, Targets”
  • February 2, 2021, Tuesday 2:00 PM, John Nolan PhD, Scintillon Institute
    Title: “Revelation of Extracellular Vesicle Diversity by Single Vesicle Analysis”
  • March 9, 2021, Tuesday 2:00PM, Anna Krichevsky, Brigham and Women’s Hospital & Harvard Medical School
    Title: “Revealing the diversity and regulatory potential of glioblastoma-derived extracellular RNA.”
  • March 30, 2021, Tuesday 2:00PM, Xandra Breakefield, Massachusetts General Hospital
    Title: “Extracellular RNAs and EVs in Glioblastoma.”
  • May 25, 2021. Tuesday 2:00PM, Scott Estes, Vice President, Process Sciences, Codiak BioSciences
    Title: “Moving Exosomes From The Bench To The Bedside.”
  • August 24th, 2021. Tuesday 2:00PM, Susmita Sahoo Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiology, at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York.
    Title: “Exosome and Epitranscriptome in Heart Failure: from Mechanisms to Therapeutics.”
  • September 14th, 2021 – Rossella Crescitelli, Ph.D., Researcher, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
    Title: “
    Optimization of extracellular vesicle isolation directly from tissue”
  • October 1st, 2021, Fall Retreat, Scarritt Bennett Center, Keynote Speaker: Richard Cerione, Ph.D., Goldwin Smith Professor, Cornell University.
    Title: “Extracellular vesicles: our journey through cancer to embryonic stem cell biology and senescence”
  • October 12th, 2021 – Derrick Gibbings, Associate Professor, Member of the Parkinson’s Research Consortium, University of Ottawa, Canada.
    Title: “Learning from biology to use small extracellular vesicles for drug delivery”
  • November 9th, 2021 – Jon Huibregtse, Ph.D., Benjamin Clayton Centennial Professor of Biochemistry, University of Texas at Austin (Virtual, 2PM CST)
  • December 7th, 2021 – Nihal Altan-Bonnet, Ph.D., Senior Investigator, Laboratory of Host-Pathogen Dynamics, NIH (Virtual, 2PM CST)
  • January 18th, 2022 – Lizandra Jimenez, Ph.D., Research Instructor, Weaver Laboratory, Cell and Developmental Biology, Vanderbilt University (Virtual, 2PM CST)
    Title: “Evaluation of Culture Conditions on the Presence of RNA Binding Proteins and miRNAs in Small Extracellular Vesicles”
  • March 22nd, 2022 – Todd R. Graham, Ph.D., Stevenson Professor of Biological Sciences, Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, Vanderbilt University (Hybrid Zoom and In Person, 1220 MRB III, 2PM CST)
    Title: “The Flip Side of Membrane Biology”
  • April 5th, 2022 – Justus C. Ndukaife, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, Vanderbilt University (Hybrid Zoom and In Person, 1220 MRB III, 2PM CST)
    Title “Nanotweezer diagnostics for rapid EV liquid biopsy analysis”
  • April 19th, 2022 – Samie R. Jaffrey, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Pharmacology, Weill Cornell Medical College (Hybrid Zoom and In Person, 214 Light Hall, 10AM CDT)
    Title: “Understanding the meaning of the methyl codes in mRNA”
  • May 3rd, 2022 – Kaitlyn Bunn, graduate student, Pua Laboratory, Microbiology and Immunology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Hybrid Zoom and In Person, 1220 MRB III, 2PM CST)
    Title: “T cell Extracellular Vesicles in Allergic Airway Inflammation”
  • August 28th, 2022 – Chulhee Choi, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, KAIST (1220 MRB III, 2PM CST)
    Title: “Intracellular Delivery of NF-kappa B inhibitor via Optogenetic Engineering of Extracellular Vesicles, from Bench to Clinic”
  • October 7th, 2022 – Center for EV Research Fall Retreat, Scarritt Bennett Center
    Keynotes: Juliane Nguyen, Ph.D., UNC; Aaron Noyes, Ph.D., Codiak BioSciences; Kenneth W. Witwer, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins
  • November 15th, 2022 – Avital Rodal, Associate Professor of Biology, Brandeis University
    Title: “Local Control of Extracellular Vesicle Cargo Traffic at Presynaptic Terminals”
  • November 29th, 2022 – Pascale Zimmermann, Associate Professor, Department of Human Genetics, KU Leuven
    Title: “Molecular Mechanisms Supporting Exosomal Exchanges : The Syndecan-Syntenin Paradigm”
  • December 13th, 2022 – Ariana von Lersner, PhD Candidate, Weaver Lab
    Title: “EV Fingerprinting: Resolving extracellular vesicle heterogeneity using multi-parametric flow cytometry”
  • January 17th, 2023 – Randy Schekman, Howard Hughes Institute Investigator and Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology; 2013 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, Dept of Molecular & Cell Biology, University of California: Berkeley
    Title: “Extracellular Vesicles and Tubular Connections in Membrane Repair and Intracellular Traffic”
  • February 21, 2023 – Hannah Nelson, PhD Candidate, Patton Lab
    Title: The Role of mi-R100 and miR-125b in Cetuximab Resistant Colorectal Cells
  • March 14, 2023 – Crislyn D’Souza-Schorey, Pollard Professor of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame
    Title: Tumor Microvesicles: Multifunctional Entities in the Tumor Microenvironment
  • April 11, 2023 – Takahisa Nakamura, Associate Professor of Endocrinology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
    Title: Inflammatory RISK and RISC in Obesity: RNA Mediated Immunometabolic Regulation
  • May 9th, 2023 – Phyllis Hanson, Minor J. Coon Collegiate Professor and Chair, Department of Biological Chemistry University of Michigan Medical School
    Title: “Leaky lysosomes: repair, reuse or release?”
  • September 8th, 2023 – Center for EV Research Fall Retreat, Scarritt Bennett Center
    Keynotes: Jayanta Debnath, M.D., UCSF; Ronald Kahn, M.D., Harvard; Emily Wang, Ph.D., UCSD
  • November 7, 2023 – Zachary Sanchez, Graduate Student, Laboratory of Dylan Burnette, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
    Title: “Blebbisomes: Organelle-rich extracellular vesicles with cell-like properties that take up and secrete extracellular vesicles”
  • January 8, 2024 – APEX Lecture co-sponsored by Center for EV Research – Monica Driscoll, Ph.D., Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers University
    Title: “Neurons put out the trash: Modeling aggregate and organelle transfer in a living nervous system”
  • January 30, 2024 – Bong Hwan Sung, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor of Cell & Developmental Biology, Vanderbilt University
    Title: “How to Utilize the ONI Nanoimager in the EV Center”
  • February 27, 2024 – Wei Guo, Ph.D., Hirsch Family Distinguished Professor of Biology, University of Pennsylvania
    Title: “Exosomes: Biogenesis and roles in tumor immune suppression”
  • March 19, 2024 – Huiping Liu, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Medicine, Northwestern University
    Title: “Transmembrane Proteins of Extracellular Vesicles in Promoting Cancer Stemness and Antiviral Neutralization”