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Events 2013-2014

Fall 2013 | Spring 2014

 

Spring 2014 Seminar Speakerstop ⇑

January 24

Interleukin-17 and Prostate Cancer

Dr. Zongbing You Associate Professor
Department of Structural & Cellular Biology
Tulane University School of Medicine

Time: 4pm

Host: Shusheng Wang

Location: 102 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

January 31

A tale of two hormones and their effects on behavior

Nandini Vasudevan, Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Department of Cell and Molecular Biology
Tulane University

Time: 4pm

Host: Cell and Molecular Biology Department

Location: 102 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

February 7

Beyond reductionism — cellular motility versus tissue motion patterns. Which cells are "really" moving and where are they going?

Charles D. Little, Ph.D. Professor
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
University of Kansas Medical Center

Time: 4pm

Host: Ken Muneoka and Jennifer Simkin

Location: 102 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

February 17

Using iPSCs to study human neuropsychiatric disorders: focus on 22q13 deletion syndrome

Oleksandr Shcheglovitov, Ph.D. Research Associate
Department of Neurobiology
Stanford University

Time: 4pm

Host: Cell and Molecular Biology Department

Location: Room 305 Tilton Memorial Hall, Tulane University Uptown Campus

February 24

The Yin and Yang of stress and affect – Interactions between the CRF and oxytocin systems

Joanna Dabrowska, Ph.D. Research Associate
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Division of Behavioral Neuroscience & Psychiatric Disorders
Emory University

Time: 4pm

Host: Cell and Molecular Biology Department

Location: 240 Boggs, Tulane University Uptown Campus

March 10

Ion Channels and Presynaptic Function at an Auditory Synapse

Hai Huang, Ph.D. Senior Research Associate
Vollum Institute and Oregon Hearing Research Center
Oregon Health and Science University

Time: 4pm

Host: Cell and Molecular Biology Department

Location: 240 Boggs, Tulane University Uptown Campus

March 13

Extrinsic and intrinsic factors that shape blood vessels

Stryder Meadows, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Molecular Biology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Time: 4pm

Host: Cell and Molecular Biology Department

Location: Lindy Boggs room 600, Tulane University Uptown Campus

March 14

Imagining brain networks with fast voltage sensitive dyes

William Frost, Ph.D. Professor and Chair
Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy
The Chicago Medical School
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Time: 4pm

Host: Jeff Tasker and Raz Popescu

Location: 102 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

March 20

Sex-Dependent and -Independent Mechanisms in the Development and Diseases of the Genitourinary Tract

Congxin Lin, Ph.D. Research Instructor of Medicine
Division of Dermatology
Department of Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine

Time: 3pm

Host: Cell and Molecular Biology Department

Location: Lindy Boggs room 600, Tulane University Uptown Campus

March 27

Conserved mechanisms of apoptotic cell removal: implications for health and disease

Jason Kinchen, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Research
Center for Cell Clearance
Department of Microbiology
University of Virginia

Time: 3pm

Host: Cell and Molecular Biology Department

Location: Lindy Boggs room 600, Tulane University Uptown Campus

March 28

New Mechanisms of Estrogen Biology via GPR30/GPER

Eric Prossnitz, PhD Professor
Department of Cell Biology and Physiology
University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Time: 4pm

Location: 102 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

April 4

PKA and its role in Tumorigenesis: The Curious Case of Carney Complex

Lawrence S. Kirschner, Ph.D. Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
The Ohio State University

Time: 4pm

Host: BEAST and Nancy Hopkins

Location: 242 Boggs, Tulane University Uptown Campus

April 11

Neurobiology of the nine-banded armadillo: the neural hardware of nature’s little tank

Jeffrey Padberg, Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
University of Central Arkansas

Time: 4pm

Host: Robert Dotson

Location: 102 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

April 25

Appendage Regeneration in Vertebrates

Ashley Seifert, Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
University of Kentucky

Time: 4pm

Host: Ken Muneoka

Location: 102 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

Fall 2013 Seminar Speakerstop ⇑

September 13

Non-classical estrogen receptor actions in insulin-producing beta-cells

Franck Mauvais-Jarvis, M.D., Ph.D. Professor of Medicine Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Tulane University Health Sciences Center

Time: 4pm

Host: Nandini Vasudevan

Location: 102 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

September 27

The use of siRNAs for Target Identification, Target Validation and Therapeutics

Walter Strapps, Ph.D. Director RNA Therapeutics
Merck & Co., Inc.
West Point, PA

Time: 4pm

Host: Frank Jones and Felicia Huynh

Location: 102 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

October 18

New players and pathways in peripheral nervous system development

Takako Makita, Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine

Time: 4pm

Host: Hongbing Liu

Location: 102 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

October 25

Cellular Basis of Nutrient and Hormone Signaling in the Hypothalamus: from Neurogenesis to Insulin Resistance

Denise Belsham, Ph.D. Professor
Department of Physiology
University of Toronto

Time: 4pm

Host: Nandini Vasudevan

Location: 102 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

November 15

Contributions of DNA Polymerase Proofreading Defects to Mutagenesis, Genome Instability and Cancer

Zachary Pursell, Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Tulane University School of Medicine

Time: 4pm

Host: Laura Schrader

Location: 102 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

November 22

Wnt signal and morphogenesis of ectodermal organs

Zunyi Zhang, Ph.D. Professor and Deputy Director
Institute of Developmental and Regenerative Biology
China

Time: 4pm

Host: Shusheng Wang

Location: 108 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

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