Seminar Series

Spring 2019

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

 JAN 17  Leila Kheirandish-Gozal, M.D., M.Sc., Professor & Director of Child Health Research Institute, Department of Child Health
“Novel insights into end-organ morbidity of sleep apnea in children”
JAN 24 Mahesh Thakkar, Ph.D., Professor and Director of Research, Department of Neurology and Research Health Scientist, Truman VAMC
“Sleep to remember. Sleep to forget.”
JAN 31 David Gozal, M.D., M.B.A., D.Sc. (Hon), Marie M. and Harry L. Smith Endowed Chair; Chairman, Department of Child Health
“The vasculature in sleep apnea: lessons from murine models”
FEB 7 Jenna Edwards, Graduate Student, Department of Biomedical Sciences (Mentor: Dr. Craig Emter)
“TDB”
FEB 14 Christopher Baines, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Dalton Cardiovascular Research Center
“RIPping holes in mitochondria: elucidating mechanisms of programmed necrosis”
FEB 21 Virginia Huxley, Ph.D., J.O. Davis Professor of Cardiovascular Physiology, Department of Medical Pharmacology and Physiology
“Influence of sex on endothelial cell phenotype, both macro- and microvascular”
FEB 28 NO SEMINAR – MU CARDIOVASCULAR DAY
MAR 7 Lauren Borkowski, Graduate Student, Department of Biomedical Sciences (Mentor: Dr. Nicole Nichols)
“Flipping the switch: the role of two receptors for ventilatory function over the course of respiratory motor neuron loss”  
MAR 14 Mike Hill, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Medical Pharmacology and Physiology and Interim Director, Dalton Cardiovascular Research Center
“Mechanical environment of the artery wall – contribution to normal physiology, aging and diabetes”
MAR 21 Asgar Zaheer, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Neurology; Director, Center for Translational Neuroscience and Research Career Scientist, Truman VAMC
“Glia maturation factor: a novel neuroinflammatory protein”
MAR 28 NO SEMINAR – SPRING BREAK
APR 4 Xuansong Mao, Graduate Student, Department of Biomedical Sciences (Mentor: Dr. Frank Booth)
“Prefrontal cortex: its association with voluntary wheel running behavior in rats selectively bred for high and low voluntary running”
APR 11 NO SEMINAR – EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY MEETING
APR 18 Scott Brown, Graduate Student, Department of Biomedical Sciences (Mentor: Dr. Shawn Bender)
“Vascular recovery during ischemia: involvement of endothelial mineralocorticoid receptor?”
APR 25 Douglas Mann, M.D., Lewin Professor and Chair, Cardiovascular Division; Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
“The role of innate immunity in cardiac injury and repair”
MAY 2 Babak Mehrara, M.D., Peter G. Cordeiro Endowed Chair in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
“Developing novel therapies for lymphedema”