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Medical Scientist Training Program

Carver College of Medicine

MSTP Calendar of Biomedical Research Seminars

 

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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2014

11/3/2014 DIABETES & OBESITY SEMINAR :
1:00:00 PM "Bioactive sphingolipids in cardiac lipotoxicity”
    by L Ashley Cowart, PhD, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Med U of South Carolina
(Sponsor: Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center (FOEDRC))
Kelch 1289 CBRB

11/3/2014 BIOLOGY GRADUATE STUDENT SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "Investigating the effects of ion channel manipulations on daily behavioral rhythms in Drosophila”
    by Xinguo Lu (Lear Lab)
"Organ Specification in Sexual & Asexual Sporophyte Development”
    by Chris Youngstrom (Cheng Lab)
Kollros 101 BBE

11/3/2014 HOLDEN COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER PROGRAM FOCUS :
4:00:00 PM Topic: Tissue Procurement and Molecular Epidemiology Resources
"Update on Tissue Procurement at HCCC”
    by C. Michael Knudson, MD, PhD, Pathology
"Assessing Changes in DHE Oxidation Levels in Tumor Vs. Normal Tissue Sections”
    by Kranti Mapuskar, PhD, Radiation Oncology
Med Alumni E331-GH

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2014

11/4/2014 MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY & BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR :
9:30:00 AM "A Novel Suppressor Function for alpha3 Integrin in Prostate Cancer Metastasis”
    by Christopher Stipp, PhD, Biology
5-669 BSB

11/4/2014 PHARMACOLOGY / IOWA PAIN RESEARCH PROGRAM SEMINAR :
10:30:00 AM "How Sensory Neurons Signal Itch”
    by Robert LaMotte, PhD, Anesthesiology & Neurobiology, Yale U School of Medicine
1117 MERF

11/4/2014 BIOCHEMISTRY WORKSHOP :
12:30:00 PM "Extracellular regulation of LPL trafficking”
    by Xun (Allison) Chi (Davies Lab)
"The structural and functional basis of PRC2 regulation by PHF1”
    by Lynne Dieckman (Musselman Lab)
283 EMRB

11/4/2014 IMMUNOLOGY & MICROBIOLOGY SEMINAR :
3:00:00 PM "Mucosal T cells: Same Players Different Strategies”
    by Hilde Cheroutre, PhD, Developmental Immunology, La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology
(Sponsors: Microbiology & the Center for Immunology & Immune-based Diseases)
Watzke 3 BSB

11/4/2014 NEUROSCIENCE SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "Neuroimaging biomarkers for stroke deficits & recovery”
    by Christopher Rorden, PhD, Neuroimaging & Physchology, U of South Carolina
2117 MERF

11/4/2014 MNPC SEMINAR SERIES PRESENTS :
4:00:00 PM Dr. Nouri Neamati, John G. Searle Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacology & Pharmaceutical Sciences, U Michigan
S538 PHAR

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2014

11/5/2014 FREE RADICAL & RADIATION BIOLOGY THESIS SEMINAR :
9:00:00 AM "Polychlorinated biphenyls exposure and metabolic oxidative stress”
    by Wusheng Xiao (Goswami Lab)
1289 MERF

11/5/2014 MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY & BIOPHYSICS WORKSHOP :
12:00:00 PM "Exploration into Androgen Receptor Metabolism & Drug-resistance Mechanism(s) in Prostate-tumor Cells”
    by Michael Wright, PhD, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
5-669 BSB

11/5/2014 SCIENTISTS' SURVIVAL SKILLS SERIES :
12:30:00 PM "The Alt-Ac Track: Alternative Academic Careers”
    by Darren Hoffman, PhD, Anatomy & Cell Biology
1-107 BSB

11/5/2014 ANATOMY & CELL BIOLOGY SEMINAR :
1:00:00 PM "S1pr2/Ga13 signaling regulates the migration of endocardial precursors by controlling endoderm convergence”
    by Huaping Xie, PhD (Lin Lab)
MacEwen 1-561 BSB

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2014

11/6/2014 INTERNAL MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM "High value care: Less is more”
    by Aparna Kamath, MD & Krista Johnson, MD from General Internal Medicine
Med Alumni E331 GH

11/6/2014 POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH SCHOLAR RECRUITMENT SEMINAR :
12:30:00 PM "Microglial Response to a Mouse Model of Fetal Alcohol Exposure”
    by Katelin Ahlers (Daily Lab)
Spivey 2 BSB

11/6/2014 MOLECULAR & CELLULAR BIOLOGY SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "TBA”
    by Amnon Kohen, DSc, Chemistry
"How many ways are there to bind ssDNA? Single-stranded DNA-binding and chromosome maintenance”
    by Mark Wold, PhD, Biochemistry
Kelch 1289 CBRB

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2014

11/7/2014 INFECTIOUS DISEASE RESEARCH CONFERENCE :
9:00:00 AM "Rapid, Sensitive & Species-specific Detection of Bacteria with Nuclease-Activated Probes”
    by James McNamara, PhD, Internal Medicine
ICTS C44A GH

11/7/2014 HUMAN TOXICOLOGY / EHSRC RESEARCH CONFERENCE :
10:30:00 AM "Inhaled Endotoxin, Vascular Endothelial Dysfunction and Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Humans: Potential Therapeutic Role of Vitamin C”
    by Gary Pierce, PhD, Health & Human Physiology, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
283 EMRB

11/7/2014 PULMONARY RESEARCH CONFERENCE :
12:00:00 PM "Calcium is not only important for the heart”
    by A. Brent Carter, MD, Internal Medicine - Pulmonary
Smith W256 GH

11/7/2014 PEDIATRIC GRAND ROUNDS :
12:00:00 PM "Treatment of Functional Abdominal Pain in Children”
    by Miguel Saps, MD, Pediatrics - Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
B111 ML

11/7/2014 MSTP GRAND ROUNDS :
12:30:00 PM "TBA”
    by Viral Shah, M5G & Nicholas Gregory, M6G
2117 MERF

11/7/2014 RALPH H & FREDA E OJEMANN VISITING PROFESSORSHIP 
1:00:00 PM (1 of 2 entries)
1:00 - 1:15 PM - "Opening Remarks" - Dr. Matthew Howard, Dept of Neurosurgery
1:15 - 2:00 PM - “Discovery and development of neuroprotective a gents" - Dr. Andrew Pieper, Psychiatry
2:00 - 2:45 PM - "Using deep brain stimulation to investigate speech motor control in Parkinson's disease" - Dr. Jeremy Greenlee, Neurosurgery
3:00 - 3:45 PM - "Low frequency brain stimulation for cognitive symptoms of human disease” - Dr. Nandakumar Narayanan, Neurology
1603 JCP

11/7/2014 CHEMISTRY COLLOQUIUM :
3:30:00 PM "Activation and Dehydrogenation of Volatile Alkanes with Metal-Carbon Multiple Bonds”
    by Prof. Dan Mindiola, Chemistry, U of Pennsylvania
W128 CB

11/7/2014 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING & SCIENCE GRADUATE SEMINAR :
3:30:00 PM "Bioremediation of organochlorines: from contaminated sites to plasmid ecology to synthetic biology”
    by Dr. Nicholas Coleman, University of Sydney, Australia
2229 SC

11/7/2014 RALPH H & FREDA E OJEMANN VISITING PROFESSORSHIP 
3:45:00 PM (2 of 2 entries)
"The future of DBS”
    by Andres M. Lozano, MD, PhD, Neurosurgery, Toronto Western Hospital
(Reception following)
1603 JCP

11/7/2014 BIOLOGY SEMINAR :
4:00:00 PM "Analysis of Hippo-Yap/Taz-Tead signaling in ocular development and disease”
    by Dr. Brian Link, Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy, Medical College of Wisconsin
Kollros 101 BBE