Seminar Series

Spring 2021

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.

JAN 21 D Cornelison, Ph.D., Professor, Division of Biological Sciences, and Investigator, Bond Life Sciences Center
“The Community (Eph)ect: New molecules for a classical observation”
JAN 28 De-Pei Li, M.D., Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
“Central mechanism of stress-induced hypertension”
FEB 4 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”
FEB 11 David Schulz, Ph.D., Professor and Director of the Division of Biological Sciences
“Comparative approaches to understanding neural circuit feedback in compensation, injury, and disease”
FEB 18 NO SEMINAR – MU CARDIOVASCULAR DAY
FEB 25 Elizabeth Malm-Buatsi, M.D., Assistant Professor of Urology, Department of Surgery
“The urinary microbiome: Translational collaborations to spur clinical innovation”
MAR 4 Edward T.H. Yeh, M.D., FACC, Professor and Nolan Family Distinguished Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
“SUMO, seizure, and sudden death”
MAR 11 Ruwaida Ben Musa, Graduate Student, Department of Biomedical Sciences (Mentor: Dr. Kevin Cummings)
“Orexin as a key regulator of the respiratory response to hypoxia”
MAR 18 Maike Krenz, M.D., Associate Professor, Department of Medical Pharmacology and Physiology and Dalton Cardiovascular Research Center Investigator
“Balancing Act: How a protein tyrosine phosphatase controls cardiac physiology”
MAR 25 Dongsheng Duan, Ph.D., Margaret Proctor Mulligan Professor in Medical Research, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
“CRISPR editing therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy”
APR 1 NO SEMINAR – SPRING BREAK
APR 8 Kory Lavine, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
“Harnessing immune cell complexity in cardiovascular disease”
APR 15 Angela McCleary-Wheeler, D.V.M., Ph.D., DACVIM Oncology, Assistant Professor of Oncology, Department of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery
“Chromatin modifications in lymphoma”
APR 22 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”
APR 29

NO SEMINAR – EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY MEETING

May 6 Jacob Russell, Graduate Student, Department of Biomedical Sciences (Mentor: Dr. Shawn Bender) “Novel approaches to target adverse cardiac remodeling”