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New Students’ Welcome to the Department Talks

May 29 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Please join us as our new Pharmacology graduate students give their Welcome to the Department talks!

Talks will be via Zoom. Check your email for links to the sessions.

9 AM – 10 AM

Mingyu Choi

Lab:      Hahn Lab
Talk:      Creating an optogenetic tool to control cellular traction force

Sarah Cooper

Lab:      Palmer Lab
Talk:      Cancer Immunotherapy: Personalized Vaccine Development

Gabriella Gentile

Lab:    Nicholas Lab
Talk:    Using recombineering to make omam mutants in Mycobacterium smegmatis

Alexandra “Sasha” Goriounova

Lab:    Tarran Lab
Talk:    The A6 peptide decreases Orai1-STIM1 oligomerization and calcium influx into HEK293T cells.

Amanda Graboski

Lab:      Redinbo Lab
Talk:      IgA Nephropathy and the Gut Microbiome

11 AM – 12 PM

Megan Hinkle

Lab:      Emanuele lab
Talk:      Investigation of the use of enolase inhibition to reduce glycolytic flux in medulloblastoma

Madigan Lavery (Bedard)

Lab:      McElligott Lab
Talk:      Effects of opioid withdrawal on plasticity of A2 noradrenergic neurons in the NTS and BNST

David Lee

Lab:       Scherrer Lab (Greg Scherrer)
Talk:      The role of TrpM8 channel activation in open-field, anxiety-like behavior

Peyton Sandroni

Lab:      Jensen Lab
Talk:      Examining the effects of alpha-1A adrenergic receptor stimulation on cardiac cell death in vitro

Kaitlan Smith

Lab:      Schisler Lab
Talk:      CHIP mutations promote sensitivity to RIPK- mediated necroptosis

1 PM – 2 PM

Mariah Stewart

Lab:      Schisler Lab
Talk:      Role of CHIP in Cancer Cell Proliferation

Yue Wang

Lab:      Wang Lab
Talk:      Targeted delivery of antibodies and immunomodulation of tumor microenvironment

Kaeli Welsh

Lab:      Brown Lab
Talk:      Molecular Mechanisms of Spindle Assembly Checkpoint Silencing

Zhiyuan “Zoey” Yao

Lab:      Kuhlman Lab
Talk:      Engineering Dual Targeting scFv of CD19 and CD20 to mitigate tumor antigen escape during CAR T-cell therapy

Eden Zewdie

Lab:      Earp Lab
Talk:      TAM Receptor Metabolic Reprogramming of Dendritic Cells


May 29
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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April Villaneuva