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Departmental Seminar Schedule
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2014 Physiology Seminar

 

Date

Speaker

Title

January 6, 2014

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting

January 13

Patricia E. Molina, MD, PhD
Richard Ashman Professor & Head
Department of Physiology
LSU HSC, New Orleans, LA.

Chronic Alcohol & Metabolic Dysregulation; Immuno-Endocrine Mechanisms.

January 20

No Seminar
Martin Luther King Holiday

January 27

Milton H. Hamblin, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Department of Pharmacology,
Tulane University, School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Sex Differences in Vascular Diseases.

February 3

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting

February 10

Lee Murfee, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Department of Biomedical Engineering,
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA.

Investigating Angiogenesis and Lymphangiogensis at the Same Time.

February 17

Franck Mauvais-Jarvis, MD, PhD
Price-Goldsmith Endowed Professorship in Nutrition Research,
Professor of Medicine,
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism,
Tulane University, School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Effect of the novel selective estrogen receptor modulator, bazedoxifene on glucose and energy homeostasis in a postmenopausal model.

February 24

Minolfa Prieto, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Department of Physiology
Tulane University, School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA.

The Pro-renin Receptor in the modulation of collecting duct function.

March 3

No Seminar
Lundi Gras Holiday

March 10

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting

March 17

Joint Seminar Co-Sponsored by THRCE

Jia L. Zhuo, MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology,
Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Cardiovascular-Renal Research Center,
The University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS.

Current insights and new perspectives on the roles of paracrine and intracrine angiotensin II in the proximal tubule of the kidney.

March 24

L. Gabriel Navar, PhD
Chairman & Professor,
Department of Physiology,
Tulane University Health Science Center,
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA.

Evolution of Intrinsic Intrarenal Regulation: From autoregulation to multiple interacting paracrines.

March 31

Philip Kadowitz, PhD
Professor, Department of Pharamacology,
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA.

Analyses of TRPV4 Responses in the Pulmonary and Systemic Vascular Beds.

April 7

Mayerson-DiLuzio


Edward Inscho, PhD

Professor, Department of Physiology,
Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA,

Understanding the Renal Microcirculation.

April 14

Barbara Alexander, PhD
Associate Professor,
Department of Physiology and Biophysics,
University of Mississippi at Jackson,

Sex differences in the developmental programming of cardiovascular disease

April 21

Ryosuke Sato, PhD
Research Instructor, Physiology,
Tulane University Health Science Center,
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA.

Molecular, Imaging and Analytical Core Facility Workshop: Our available resources and equipment in the facility, and their potential uses

April 28

No Seminar
EB Meeting

May 5

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting

May 12

Prerna Kumar, PhD
Research Instructor, Physiology,
Tulane University Health Science Center,
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA.

Guanylyl Cyclase/ Natriuretic Peptide Receptor A gene regulation in mouse mesangial cells.

May 19

Joint Seminar Co-Sponsored by THRCE

Alicia McDonough, PhD

Professor, Cell and Neurobiology
Keck School of Medicine
University of South California,
Los Angeles, CA.

Integrated regulation of sodium transporters along the nephron by Angiotensin II and blood pressure.

May 26

No Seminar
Memorial Day Holiday

June 2

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting

June 9

No Seminar
Summer Research Students Intro

June 16

No Seminar
Summer Break

June 23

Kathleen Hering-Smith, PhD
Associated Professor, Medicine
Tulane University, School of Medicine
NO, LA.

Seminar Cancelled & rescheduled to
August 18, 2014.

June 30

Joint Seminar Co-Sponsored by THRCE & Department of Pharmacology

Richard J. Roman, PhD

Professor & Chair, Pharmacology & Toxicology,
University of Mississippi Medical Center,
Jackson, MS.

ACYP450 Eicosanoids, Hypertension and Renal and Cerebral End Organ Damage.

July 7

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting

July 14

Alexandre A. Dasilva, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Dept. of Physiology and Biophysics,
Univ. of Mississippi Medical Center,
Jackson, MS

CNS regulation of glucose homeostasis and cardiovascular function by leptin.

July 24 **

Special Seminar

Ida Llewellyn-Smith, PhD

Professor,
Cardiovascular Medicine & Human Physiology,
SOM, Flinders University, Australia

Autonomic circuitry in the NTS: A tale of three inputs.

July 28

Ryosuke Sato, PhD
Research Instructor, Physiology
Tulane University, School of Medicine
NO, LA.

Angiotensinogen Regulation in Proximal Tubule Cells.

August 4

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting

August 11

Jackie Stephens, PhD
CB Pennington Endowed Chair in Biomedical Research &
Associate Executive Director for Basic Science,
Pennington Biomedical Research Center,
LSU System, Baton Rouge, LA

Emerging roles of the JAK-STAT pathway in adipocytes.

August 18

Kathleen Hering-Smith, PhD
Associated Professor, Medicine
Tulane University, School of Medicine
NO, LA.

Citrate: A Tale of Two Transporters.

August 25

Dissertation Defense

Tolga Caner

Graduate Student; Mentor: Dr. Nakhoul
Tulane School of Medicine, NO, LA.

Mechanisms of Ammonia and Ammonium Transport by Rhesus Associated Glycoproteins.

September 1

No Seminar
Labor Day Holiday

September 8

Georgina L. Dobek, DVM, DACLAM
Assistant Professor and Director,
Department of Comparative Medicine
Tulane University School of Medicine,
NO, LA.

Animal Research Compliance for the Busy Investigator.

September 15

Hai Huang, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Department of Cell and Molecular Biology
Tulane University School of Medicine,
NO, LA.

Presynaptic Ion Channels at an Auditory Synapse.

September 22

Ilana S. Fortgang, MD
Assistant Professor,
Department of Department of Pediatrics
Tulane University School of Medicine,
NO, LA.

Seminar Cancelled

The Role of Progranulin in Inflammation and Carcinogenesis.

September 29

Michael Cypress
Graduate Student, Mentor: Dr. Navar,
Department of Physiology
Tulane University School of Medicine,
NO, LA.

Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter 2 and AT1 Receptor Synergistically Increase Angiotensinogen Expression in Proximal Tubular Cells.

October 6

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting

October 13

Ting Yang, MD, PhD
PostDoc,
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
Karolinska Institutet,
Solna, Stockholm, Sweden.

TBA.

October 20

Eric Lazartigues, PhD
Associate Professor,
Department of Pharmacology
LSU, New Orleans, LA.

ACE2 post-transcriptional regulation in hypertension.

October 27

Ryan Walker
Graduate Student, Mentor: Dr. Hering-Smith,
Department of Physiology
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

TBA.

November 3

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting

November 10

SuzanaSavkovic, PhD
Associate Professor,
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

TBA.

November 17

TBA

TBA

November 24

Thanksgiving Week
No Seminar

December 1

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting

December 8

Dr. Kenneth D. Mitchell
Professor
Department of Physiology
Tulane University School of Medicine

“Renal Functional and Morphological Derangements in ANG II-Dependent Hypertension: Role of PDGF”

December 15

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

TBA

December 22

No Seminar
Winter Recess

December 29

No Seminar
Winter Recess

**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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