Research Day 2010 - Friday, September 24

The 14th annual Research Day held by the Department of Cell & Molecular Physiology

This annual event serves to introduce our research to new students and faculty, and to promote productive scientific interactions and collaborations throughout the Health Science programs within and beyond UNC-Chapel Hill.  Registration is free of charge.


Schedule of Events: 

12:00PM - 1:00 PM: Seminars by Physiology Faculty
Medical Biomolecular Research Building, Ground Floor Auditorium (Room G202)

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Dr. Kathleen Caron

12:00-12:30PM: “Fetal Signals Contributing to Maternal Adaptation to Pregnancy”

Kathleen Caron, PhD

- Associate Professor of Cell & Molecular Physiology
- Joint appointment with the department of Genetics
- Member of the UNC McAllister Heart Institute

Dr. Caron's research focuses on adrenomedullin signaling and its roles in vascular biology, pregnancy, and disease.

 

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Dr. Ben Philpot

12:30-1:00PM: “New Angle on Angelman Syndrome”

Ben Philpot, PhD

- Associate Professor of Cell & Molecular Physiology
- Member of the Neuroscience Center

 Dr. Philpot's research centers on synaptic plasticity and the basis of neurodevelopmental disorders such as mental retardation and autism.

 

1:00 PM - 2:00PM:  Lunch for registered attendees (MBRB Ground Floor Lobby)

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Poster session #1 (MBRB 2nd Floor Lobby)
                              Department members present their research
Guidelines and instructions for posters and submission of abstracts >>

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM: Coffee break

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM:  Poster session #2 (MBRB 2nd Floor Lobby)
                               Department members present their research

 

 

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Dr. Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
MBRB Ground Floor Auditorium (Room G202)

"Breakthroughs in Imaging Using Photoactivatable Fluorescent Protein Technology"

Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, PhD

- Chief of the Section on Organelle Biology in the Cell Biology and Metabolism Branch, NIH

 

5:30 - 7:00 PM: Reception for registered attendees (Carolina Inn Front Porch)