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2013 Physiology Seminar Schedule

Date

Speaker

Title

January 7

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting

January 14

Catalin Filipeanu, MD, PhD
Assistant Research Professor,
Department of Pharmacology,
Louisiana Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC),
New Orleans, LA.

Chronic marijuana use, cannabinoid receptors, intracellular trafficking and molecular chaperones: a tale about how small details change big things.

January 21

No Seminar
Martin Luther King Holiday

January 24

SPECIAL SEMINAR

Jeffrey Magee, Ph.D.
Group Leader,
Howard Hugues Medical Institute,
Ashburn, VA.

Biophysical basis of a cortical circuit computation.

January 28

Minolfa Prieto, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology
Tulane University, School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Potential role of the (Pro)renin receptor in cardiovascular and kidney diseases.

February 4

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting

February 11

No Seminar
Lundi Gras Holiday

February 18

Laslo T. Kozicz, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Anatomy,
Hayward Genetics Center,
Tulane University, School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Seventeen years and counting; an update on urocortin 1 in stress adaptation.

February 25

Norman Kreisman, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Physiology,
Tulane University, School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Teaching Basic Science Concepts and Their Links to Clinical Applications Using Mapping Techniques.

March 4

Mayerson - DiLuzio Lecture

Irving H. Zucker, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Cardiovascular physiology,
Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology,
University of Nebraska Medical Center,
Omaha, NE.

Central Angiotensin and its role in sympathoexcitation in heart failure.

March 11

Marta Kuczeriszka, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow,
Department of Physiology,
Tulane University, School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Evaluation of Ang 1-7 in Normotensive and Ang II Hypertensive SD Male Rats.

March 18

Jill Daniel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor,
Department of Psychology,
Tulane University, School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Estrogen, estrogen receptors, and female cognitive aging.

March 25

Alejandro Chade, M.D.
Associate Professor,
Department of Physiology and Biophysics,
University of Mississippi Medical Center,
Jackson, MS.

Therapeutic Angiogenesis in Experimental Renovascular Disease.

April 1

Liu Liu
Graduate Student, Dissertation Defense
Department of Physiology,
Tulane University, School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Angiotensin II-Mediated Stimulation of Renin Synthesis and Secretion by the Principal Cells of Collecting Duct.

April 8

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting

April 15

Prerna Kumar, PhD
Instructor,
Department of Physiology,
Tulane University, School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Retinoic Acid-mediated Guanylyl Cyclase/Natriuretic peptide Receptor A Gene Regulation.

April 22

No Seminar
EB Meeting


May 13

Andrea Zsombok, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Department of Physiology,
Tulane University, School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Central TRPV1 and Glucose Regulation.

May 20

Lisa Harrison-Bernard, PhD
Associate Professor,
Department of Physiology,
LSUHSC,
New Orleans, LA.

Targeting renal chymase in diabetic nephropathy.

June 10

Tolga Caner
Graduate Student,
Department of Physiology,
Tulane University, School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Transport Properties of Rhesus Associated Glycoproteins.

June 17

Ricardo Mostany, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Department of Pharmacology,
Tulane University, School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Age-related structural plasticity of cortical neurons: Does the aging brain learn differently from the young brain?

June 24

Danielle Arita, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow,
Department of Physiology,
Tulane University, School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

"Prorenin Receptor in the Kidney of Streptozotocin-Induced Type 1 Diabetes in Rats.

July 8

Zubaida Saifudeen, PhD
Research Assistant Professor,
Department of Nephrology,
Tulane University, School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

p53 and the Control of Nephrogenesis.

July 15

Ming Li, PhD
Associate Professor,
Department of Physiology,
Tulane University, School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

T-type Ca2+ channels as targets for diabetes treatment.

July 22

Edgar A. Jaimes, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Department of Physiology,
Division of Nephrology,
UAB School of Medicine,
Birmingham, AL.

The transcription factor ETS-1: A common mediator of vascular and renal injury.

July 29

Wencheng Li, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow,
Department of Physiology,
Tulane University, School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

The role of brain (pro)renin receptor in the regulation of blood pressure.

August 12

Cooper Woods, PhD
Research Instructor,
Department of Physiology,
Tulane University, School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

An emerging role for non-coding RNA in the Cardiovascular Complications of Diabetes.

August 19

Indra Mani, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow,
Department of Physiology,
Tulane University, School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Immunofluorescence study of Internalization and Intracellular Trafficking of Guanylyl Cyclase/Natriuretic Peptide Receptor-A.

September 2

No Seminar
Labor Day Holiday

September 9

Dr. Dulce E. Casarini, PhD
Professor,
Federal University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Monitoring of Biological Processes and Identification of Biomarkers in Renal Diseases.

September 16

Romer Gonzalez, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Mount Cedars-Sanai, CA.

ACE’ing the kidney function and hypertension test.

September 23

Ryan Walker
Graduate Student,
Department of Physiology,
Tulane University, School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

The Calcium-Sensing Receptor and Dicarboxylate Transport Regulation in the Proximal Tubule.

September 30

Hong Gao, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow,
Department of Physiology,
Tulane University, School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Immunofluorescence study of Internalization and Intracellular Trafficking of Guanylyl Cyclase/Natriuretic Peptide Receptor-A.

October 7

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting

October 14

Darwin Bell, PhD
Professor,
Department of Medicine,
Medical University of South Carolina.

Third Hits in Modifying the Rate of Cystogenesis in Polycystic Kidney Disease.

October 21

Yanyan Jiang
Graduate Student,
Department of Physiology,
Tulane University, School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Hypothalamic neurocircuitry in glucose and energy homeostasis.

October 28

Nazih Nakhoul, PhD
Associate Professor,
Department of Medicine - Nephrology,
Tulane University, School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Ammonium-specific transporters in the kidney.

November 4

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting

November 11

Alexis Gonzalez, PhD
Associate Professor,
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso,
Chile.

What we have learned about renin and the (pro)renin receptor in the collecting duct.

November 18

Taby Ahsan, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Departmnet of Biomedical Engineering,
Tulane University, School of Science and Engineering,
New Orleans, LA.

Engineering Biomechanical Cues to Control Stem Cell Fate.

November 25

No Seminar
Thanksgiving Holiday

December 2

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting

December 9

Kenneth D. Mitchell, PhD
Professor,
Department of Physiology,
Tulane University, School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Renal Derangements in ANG II-Dependent Hypertension: Role of PDGF.

**Not our normally scheduled day

Monday Seminars are held in the Tulane Medical School Building, Lecture Room 4150 from 12:00 Noon - 1:00 pm unless otherwise stated

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