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MHI SEMINAR SERIES: Karen Hirschi, Ph.D., Professor, Cell Biology, Director, UVA Developmental Genomics Center, University of Virginia

1131 Bioinformatics Building 130 Mason Farm Rd., Chapel Hill

Research Interest: Our laboratory is specifically interested in the regulation of endothelial cell commitment, differentiation and cell cycle progression, and defining signaling pathways that modulate these processes. We also aim to understand how some endothelial cells acquire specialized functions, such as the generation and/or maintenance of multi-lineage stem/progenitor cells.  

Rong Wang, Ph.D., Professor of Surgery, Director, Laboratory for Accelerated Vascular Research, UCSF

Pagano Conference Room, #00-002, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center 450 West Drive, Chapel Hill

Research Overview: MOLECULAR PROGRAMMING OF THE VASCULATURE IN DEVELOPMENT AND DISEASE Proper formation and function of the vasculature are crucial for health and survival, as the vasculature supplies all cells in the body. A dysfunctional vasculature causes myriad diseases, including stroke, arterial occlusive diseases, and vascular anomalies. Our long-term goal is to identify novel drug … Read more