Seminar Series

Fall 2020

Thursdays, 1:00 pm
In class seating cannot exceed 40 persons in the seminar.
Seminars can also be attended via Zoom.  A Zoom link will be included on each seminar flyer.
Adams Conference Center                                       
Vet Med Bldg.

SEPT 3 Kevin Gillis, DSc., Professor, Interim Chair of the Department of Biomedical, Biological & Chemical Engineering, Department of Medical Pharmacology and Physiology, Director of the Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program, and Dalton Cardiovascular Research Center Investigator
“Engineering tools to stimulate and study hormone release from a single cell”
SEPT 10 Shiyou Chen, D.V.M., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Surgery and Chief of Surgical Research
“DOCK2 in vascular remodeling and abdominal aneurysm formation”
SEPT 17 Scott Brown, Graduate Student, Department of Biomedical Sciences (Mentor: Dr. Shawn Bender)
“Vascular mineralocorticoid receptors and hindlimb ischemia: sex-specific responses?”
SEPT 24 Nishant Sinha, Graduate Student, Department of Biomedical Sciences (Mentor: Dr. Shyam Chaurasia)
“Ocular complications in the chemically-injured eyes”
OCT 1 Rowena Woode, Graduate Student, Department of Biomedical Sciences (Mentor: Dr. Lane Clarke)
“Consequences of intra- and extracellular pH dysregulation in cystic fibrosis intestinal epithelium”
OCT 8 Diana Gil Pagés, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Departments of Surgery, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, and Bioengineering
“Novel immunotherapeutics targeting the TCR/CD3 complex based on antibody fragments”
OCT 15 Stephen Previs, Ph.D., Director, Department of Chemistry (Compound Screening & Mechanistic Profiling), Merck
“Targeting fatty liver: Role of tracer-based biomarkers in advancing novel compounds to registered drugs”
OCT 22 Nathan Kerr, Graduate Student, Department of Biomedical Sciences (Mentor: Dr. Frank Booth)
“Selective breeding for a physical inactivity phenotype promotes anxiogenic behavior in Wistar rats”
OCT 29 Shannon Kelly, Graduate Student, Department of Biomedical Sciences (Mentor: Dr. Craig Emter)
“Role of female sex hormones and chronic cardiac pressure-overload on right ventricular remodeling”
NOV 5 Kevin Cummings, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Dalton Cardiovascular Research Center Investigator
“New insights into a neural basis for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome”
NOV 12 Anand Chandrasekhar, Ph.D., Professor, Division of Biological Sciences and Bond Life Sciences Center
“Migration of motor neurons in the vertebrate hindbrain – how and why?”
NOV 19 Xuansong Mao, Graduate Student, Department of Biomedical Sciences (Mentor: Dr. Frank Booth)
“Treating mild cognitive impairment: is creatine more than an ergogenic aid?”
NOV 26 NO SEMINAR – THANKSGIVING BREAK