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Pathways to Excellence

2013 Seminar Series

January 23, 2013

"Metabolic regulation of bond homeostasis"

Yihong Wan, PhD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

January 30, 2013

"Osteocytes directly communicate with osteoclasts"

Charles O'Brien, PhD
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

February 6, 2013

"Regulation of bone and tooth extracellular matrix mineralization"

Marc McKee, PhD
McGill University, Montreal, Canada

February 13, 2013

"The no longer secret life of the osteocyte"

Lynda F. Bonewald, PhD
University of Missouri, Kansas City, KS

March 6, 2013

"Unraveling complex persistent pain conditions with genetic and
phenotypic biomarkers: Implications for translational pain medicine"

William Maixner, DDS, PhD
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

April 3, 2013

"Deconstructing Wnt-mediated signal transduction with
high-throughput experimentation"

Lawrence Lum, PhD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

April 10, 2013

"The role of phosphatases in the initiation of physiologic and dystrophic
calcification - from bench to bedside"

Jose Luis Millan, PhD
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

August 21, 2013

"Developing animals ignore physiological data"

Warren Burggren, PhD
University of North Texas, Denton, TX

September 11, 2013

"The generation of variation in the vertebrate skill: Evolutionary and
medical-genetic implications"

Benedikt Hallgrimsson, PhD
Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Canada

September 25, 2013

"In vivo roles of the BMP1-like proteinases"

Danial Greenspan, PhD
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

October 30, 2013

"The zebra mussel in Texas: Biology, impacts, monitoring, risk assessment and control"

Robert McMahon, PhD
University of Texas, Arlington, TX

November 13, 2013

"Re-inventing your career paradigm to capitalize on curriculum reform"

Jonathan J. Wisco, PhD
Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

December 4, 2013

"Novel stem cell-based strategies for repair of challenging bone defects"

Carl Gregory, PhD
TAMHSC College of Medicine, Temple, TX



Pathways to Excellence 2012

February 2, 2012

"Interplay of skeletogenic signaling pathways: From developmental
and disease mechanisms to stem cell and regenerative medicine"

Dr. Wei Hsu
University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

February 29, 2012

"Matricine coupling of bone resorption and formation"

Dr. Xu Cao
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

March 8, 2012

"Mechanistic basis for translational studies in the management of periodontal diseases"

Dr. Keith Kirkwood
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

May 23, 2012

"Elucidating cellular mechanisms of action of parathyroid hormone in regenerative medicine"

Dr. Laurie McCauley, University of Michigan School of Dentistry

August 29, 2012

"DMP1 and matrix mineralization"

Dr. Anne George, University of Illinois, Chicago

September 12, 2012

"Collagen glycosylation: More than a sweet coating"

Dr. Mitsuo Yamauchi, University of North Carolina

September 26, 2012

"Photochemically and thermally triggered covalent adaptable networks"

Dr. Christopher Bowman, University of Colorado, Boulder

October 17, 2012

"Biomechanics and mechanobiology of a bone-PDL-tooth fibrous joint"

Dr. Sunita Ho, University of California, San Francisco

For information about this seminar series, please contact Dr. Jerry Feng (jfeng@bcd.tamhsc.edu).