Gates Center Seminar Series

The Gates Center Seminar Series is an integral component of our educational mission and efforts to promote discourse and potential collaboration within our Gates Center community and beyond. We are proud to have presentations by new Gates members, Gates Grubstake Fund awardees, and invited guest speakers. 

Please enjoy the webinars below, which address a variety of topics in the area of regenerative medicine.  

Seminar TopicSeminar Recording
Jan. 12th

Milica Radisic, Ph.D.


University of Toronto, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Milica RadisicInstructive Biomaterials for Cardiac Healing and RegenerationWatch Dr. Radisic's Seminar Recording
Jan. 26th

Kenneth Liechty, M.D.

The Sandy Wolf Chair in Maternal Fetal Surgery Director & Professor 

Pediatric Surgery Basic and Translational Research

Ken Liechty

Targeting Inflammation and Oxidative Stress in Disease

Watch Dr. Liechty's Seminar Recording
Feb. 9th

Eszter Katalin Vladar, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Medicine

Eszter Vladar

Building and Maintaining a Functional Multiciliated Epithelium

Watch Dr. Katalin Vladar's Seminar Recording
Feb. 9th

Moumita Ghosh, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Medicine

Moumita Ghosh

Airway Stem/Progenitor Cells in Lung Health and Diseases

Watch Dr. Ghosh's Seminar Recording
Feb. 23rd

Xiying Fan, Ph.D.

Research Instructor

Department of Dermatology




Defining the Role of Innate Immune Cells for Cancer Immunoediting in Epidermal Neoplasms via Intravital Imaging

Watch Dr. Fan's Seminar Recording
Mar. 9th

Sujatha Jagannathan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Sujatha JagannathanEarly Embryonic Transcription Factor DUX4 Rewires RNA Processing in Muscle DiseaseWatch Dr. Jagannathan's Seminar Recording
Mar. 23rd

Natalia Vergara, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Ophthalmology

Natalia VergaraHarnessing the Potential of Stem Cell-Derived Retinal Organoids for Therapeutic DevelopmentWatch Dr. Vergara's Seminar Recording
May 11th

Xiao-Jing Wang, M.D., Ph.D.


Department of Pathology

Xiao Jing WangSmad7: From a Genetic Model to Drug DevelopmentWatch Dr. Wang's Seminar Recording


Seminar TopicSeminar Recording
Oct. 27th

Matthew Seefeldt, Ph.D.

Executive Director

Gates Biomanufacturing Facility

Matthew Seefeldt
Translating Therapies at the Gates Biomanufacturing FacilityWatch Dr. Seefeldt's Seminar Recording
Dec. 8th

David Wagner, Ph.D.


Associate Professor & Head Immunology Section


Webb-Waring Center


David WagnerDeveloping a Drug to Modulate Auto-InflammationWatch Dr. Wagner's Seminar Recording