Pathobiology & Translational Science Seminar Series

(Tuesdays, 12:00 noon, in 321 MacNider or G010 Bondurant; Pizza will be served at 11:45) 

January 16 — MacNider 321
Qing Zhu (Advisor—Joan Taylor, PhD)
"GRAF1 is a novel regulator of cardiac mitophagy"

February 13 — MacNider 321
Sabri Abdelwahab (AdvisorMehmet Kesimer, PhD)
"Effect of Waterpipe Smoke on the Airway Mucosal Barrier and Innate defense"

February 27 — Bondurant G100
Katie Stember
 (AdvisorRon Falk, MD)
“Identifying Autoreactive Cells and Pathogenic Epitopes in MPO-ANCA Vasculitis”

March 13 — MacNider 321
Jean Marie Mwiza (AdvisorMonte Willis, MD, PhD)
“MuRF1 deficiency protects mice against Lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-mediated
cardiomyopathy via the modulation of Nuclear Factor Kappa B (NF-kB) pathway”

Erin Smithberger (AdvisorRyan Miller, MD, PhD)
"Glioblastoma: The Effects of PTEN and EGFR mutations on cell signaling"

March 27 — MacNider 321
Sravya Kattula
 (AdvisorAlisa Wolberg, PhD)
“Role of Factor XIII in Venous Thromboembolism”

April 10 — MacNider 321
Abigail Shelton (AdvisorRyan Miller, MD, PhD)
“Dissecting tyrosine kinase inhibitor resistance in EGFR-driven glioblastomas using kinome profiling”

Bethany Wagner (AdvisorScott Williams, PhD)
"Mechanisms of Oral Carcinogenesis"

April 24 — MacNider 321
Rachel Dee (AdvisorJoan Taylor, PhD)
“Biochemical regulations of GRAF3, a smooth-muscle specific RhoA GAP”

May 8 — MacNider 321
Krystal Orlando (AdvisorBuddy Weissman, PhD)
“The role of BRG1 loss in SCCOHT development”

May 22 — MacNider 321
Johnny Cabrera (AdvisorAl Baldwin, PhD)
“SGK1 and SGK3 control the NF-κB pathway by phosphorylating NEMO at S178”

Matthew Combs (AdvisorJoan Taylor, PhD)
"A role for GRAF1 in cardiac metabolic reprogramming"