Seminar Series

All seminars are postponed at this time

 

Spring 2020

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

 JAN 16  Kirsteen Browning, Ph.D. , Professor, Department of Neural and Behavioral Sciences, Penn State College of Medicine
“Food for thought: how diet affects the development of brainstem neurocircuits”
JAN 23 Jonathan Mitchem, M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery (Surgical Oncology) and Truman VAMC
“Optimizing anti-tumor immunity in colorectal cancer”
JAN 30 Christian Lorson, Ph.D. , Professor, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology
“Precision medicine in spinal muscular atrophy: from RNA to therapeutics”
FEB 6 Mahesh Thakkar, Ph.D. , Professor and Director of Research, Department of Neurology and Research Health Scientist, Truman VAMC
“Alcohol disrupts sleep homeostasis”
FEB 13 Rajiv Mohan, Ph.D. , Ruth M. Kraeuchi Missouri Endowed Professor in Veterinary Ophthamology, Department of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery and Truman VAMC
“Gene-therapy approaches to treat pathological fibrosis/scarring and restore corneal transparency”
FEB 20 Kerry McDonald, Ph.D. , Professor & Interim Chair, Department of Medical Pharmacology and Physiology
“Cardiac myofilaments: from health to heart disease”
FEB 27 NO SEMINAR – MU CARDIOVASCULAR DAY
MAR 5 Lauren Borkowski, Graduate Student, Department of Biomedical Sciences (Mentor: Dr. Nicole Nichols)
“Just breathe: potential strategies to maintain ventilatory function over the course of respiratory motor neuron loss”
MAR 12 Elizabeth Bryda, Ph.D. , Professor, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology and Director, Rat Resource and Research Center and MU Animal Modeling Core
“From fish to rodents: harnessing the power of animal models to study human disease”
MAR 19 Brian Weil, Ph.D. , Research Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University at Buffalo
“Novel causes and consequences of cardiomyocyte loss in heart disease”
MAR 26 NO SEMINAR – SPRING BREAK
APR 2 Xuansong Mao , Graduate Student, Department of Biomedical Sciences (Mentor: Dr. Frank Booth)
“Treating mild cognitive impairment: are resistance training and creatinine supplementation additive or synergistic?”
APR 9 NO SEMINAR – EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY MEETING
APR 16 Scott Brown, Graduate Student, Department of Biomedical Sciences (Mentor: Dr. Shawn Bender)
“Vascular mineralocorticoid receptors and hindlimb ischemia: sex-specific responses?”
APR 23 Dongsheng Duan, Ph.D. , Margaret Proctor Mulligan Professor in Medical Research, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
“TBD”
APR 30 Kevin Cummings, Ph.D. , Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Dalton Cardiovascular Research Center
“New insights into a neural basis for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome”