Videos from 2021-2022 CIHD Seminar Series


April 12, 2022 Paul Sigala, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Utah, “Fifty Shades of Iron: Adaptive Organelle Metabolism in Malaria Parasites”  video link  


March 8, 2022 Suzanne Cloonan, Ph.D. Trinity College, University of Dublin “Iron deficiency in the alveolar epithelium; implications for chronic respiratory disease?” video link


February 8, 2022, Amit Reddi, Ph.D. Associate professor, Department of Chemistry and Biology Georgia Institute of Technology, “Illuminating Heme Trafficking and Signaling in Health and Disease”. video link


January 11, 2022, Adam Hughes, PhD. University of Utah School of Medicine “Understanding how Cells Cope with Lysosome-Medicated iron Deficiency.” video link



November 9, 2021, Mark D. Fleming, MD, DPil, S. Burt Wolbach professor of Pathology, Boston Children’s Hospital. “Congenital Sideroblastic Anemia: Iron and Heme Lost in (Mitochondrial) Translation” . video link



October 12, 2021 Alyssa Hasty, PhD, Professor, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. “Macrophages as ‘Ferrostats’ in Adipose tissue”. video link


September 14, 2021, Mitchell Knutson, PhD, Professor of Nutritional Biochemistry, Food Science and Human Nutrition Dept.. “ZIP14 (SLC39A) as a potential therapeutic target in the treatment of iron overload”  video link


August 10, 2021 James Cox Ph.D., Hector Bergonia, MS., Kevin Hicks Ph.D., University of Utah School of Medicine. “CIHD Core Updates Q&A”  video link


James Cox, Ph.D.

Hector Bergonia, MS


Kevin Hicks Ph.D.











July 13, 2021 Seyi Falekun Graduate Student, Sigala Lab, University of Utah School of Medicine, “Divergent Acyl Carrier Protein mediates Mitochondrial Fe-S Cluster Biosynthesis in Malaria Parasites.”  video link

June 8, 2021 Shang Ma, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow, Patapoutian Lab Scripps institute “A Role of Mechanosensitive Ion Channel PIEZ01 in Iron Metabolism.” video link