Seminar Series

Fall 2021

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

SEPT 2 David Beversdorf, M.D., William and Nancy Thompson Endowed Chair of Radiology, Professor of Radiology, Neurology, and Psychological Sciences, MU School of Medicine, and Director of Graduate Studies for the Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program
“Stress and implications for pharmacology and development in autism spectrum disorder”
SEPT 9 Dr. Michael Ross, M.D., M.P.H., Investigator at The Lundquist Institute and Distinguished Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Public Health, David Geffen School of Medicine and Fielding School of Public Health at UCLA
“The obesity epidemic: a result of fetal programming”
**NOTE: THIS SEMINAR WILL BE HELD IN THE AUDITORIUM
SEPT 16 Dr. 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”
**NOTE: THIS SEMINAR WILL BE VIA ZOOM ONLY
SEPT 23 Nishant Sinha, Graduate Student, Department of Biomedical Sciences (Mentor: Dr. Shyam Chaurasia)
“Targeted approach to mitigate vesicant toxicity in the eye”
SEPT 30 Ai-Ling Lin, Ph.D., Professor and Vice Chair for Research in Radiology with joint appointments in the Division of Biological Sciences and the Institute for Data Science & Informatics
“Alzheimer’s disease prevention: AI, nutrition, and the gut-brain axis”
OCT 7 Lloyd W. Sumner, Ph.D., Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Director of the MU Metabolomics Center
“Modern metabolomics for gene discovery in plants and translation of this technology to animal systems”
**NOTE: THIS SEMINAR WILL BE VIA ZOOM ONLY
OCT 14 Warren Alilain, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center, University of Kentucky College of Medicine
“Personalizing therapeutic strategies for spinal cord injury and restoring the ability to breathe”
OCT 21 Lisandra de Castro Brás, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, East Carolina University
“Modulating scar composition and structure to prevent long-term adverse LV remodeling”
OCT 28 Jaume Padilla, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, Investigator at the Dalton Cardiovascular Research Center
“New insights into mechanisms of endothelial insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes”
NOV 4 Nathan Kerr, Graduate Student, Department of Biomedical Sciences (Mentor: Dr. Frank Booth)
“Discovering novel molecular mechanisms that mediate aerobic exercise’s ability to boost cognition”
NOV 11 Shannon Kelly, Graduate Student, Department of Biomedical Sciences (Mentor: Dr. Craig Emter)
“Fibrotic remodeling of the heart due to the loss of female sex hormones and chronic pressure overload: a tale of two ventricles”
NOV 18 Xuansong Mao , Graduate Student, Department of Biomedical Sciences (Mentor: Dr. Frank Booth)
“Transcriptomic analysis of the role of nucleus accumbens AP-1 inhibition in mediating voluntary running behavior”
NOV 25 NO SEMINAR – THANKSGIVING BREAK