Seminar Series

Spring 2018

Thursdays, 1:00 pm
Adams Conference Center                                       
Vet Med Bldg.

 JAN 18  Irving Vega, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Translational Science & Molecular Medicine, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University
“EFhd2: The missing link of cancer and neurodegeneration?”
JAN 25 Zhenguo Liu, MD, PhD, Margaret Proctor Mulligan Endowed Professor in Cardiovascular Research; Director, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine
“Bone marrow stem cells and their endothelial differentiation”
FEB 1 NO SEMINAR
FEB 8 Jenna Edwards, Graduate Student, Department of Biomedical Sciences (Mentor: Dr. Craig Emter)
“Yin and Yang: Understanding the complicated balance of cardiac mechanisms in a novel swine model of HFpEF”
FEB 15 Camila Manrique, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Department of Medicine
“Estrogen activation of endothelial sodium currents and arterial stiffness”
FEB 22 William Fay, MD, Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine and Department of Medical Pharmacology and Physiology
“Preventing obesity-associated cardiovascular disease by targeting the fibrinolytic system”
MAR 1 NO SEMINAR – MU CARDIOVASCULAR DAY
MAR 8 Scott Brown, Graduate Student, Department of Biomedical Sciences (Mentor: Dr. Shawn Bender)
“Vascular mineralocorticoid receptors: pro- or anti-angiogenic?”
MAR 15 Brian Ruyle, Graduate Student, Department of Biomedical Sciences (Mentor: Dr. Eileen Hasser)
“Role of PVN neuropeptide projections to the nTS in cardiorespiratory control”
MAR 22 Jacqueline Limberg, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
“The carotid body chemoreceptors and glucose regulation in humans”
MAR 29 NO SEMINAR – SPRING BREAK
APR 5 Bret Smith, PhD, University Research Professor of Physiology, Epilepsy Center (EpiC) Director, University of Kentucky College of Medicine
“Synaptic information processing the vagal complex: implications for metabolic regulation”
APR 12 Diana Martinez, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biomedical Sciences
“Excitatory amino acid transporters (EAATs) in nTS limit metabotropic glutamate receptor (mGluRs) modulation of synaptic and neuronal activity in chronic intermittent hypoxia”
APR 19 Rodney Newberry, MD, Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis
“A new role for goblet cells in intestinal immunity”
APR 26 NO SEMINAR – EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY MEETING
MAY 3 Lauren Borkowski, Graduate Student, Department of Biomedical Sciences (Mentor: Dr. Nicole Nichols)
“Mechanisms underlying respiratory plasticity in models of motor neuron death”