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2017-18 Research Conference Speakers & Topics

  • November 20, 2017: "Identification of SIK1 as a Therapeutic Target for Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor," by Bonita Hartono, PhD Candidate, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
     
  • November 13, 2017: "Intracellular Transport of Androgen Receptor Splice Variants," by Derrick Cardin, PhD, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
     
  • October 30, 2017: "The Role of the IL-22/IL22R Axis in the Lung Following Influenza Infection," by Doug Hebert, PhD Candidate, Department of Medicine, Section of Pulmonary Diseases, Critical Care & Environmental Medicine
     
  • October 23, 2017: "Role of Eosinophils in the Initiation and Progression of Pancreatic Pathogenesis," by Murli Manohar, PhD, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Medicine, Section of Pulmonary Diseases, Critical Care & Environmental Medicine
     
  • October 16, 2017: "Activation of PERK-Nrf2-p62 Oncogenic Signaling Induced Autophagy Shift in Persistently Infected HCV Culture," by Yucel Aydin, MD, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
     
  • October 9, 2017: "The Long Noncoding RNA CRNDE and Hepatocellular Carcinome Induced Immune Suppression," by Jinqiang Zhang, PhD, Instructor, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
     
  • September 25, 2017: "Role of Neuroendocrine Cells Derived Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide in Promoting Eosinophilic Esphagitis (EoE) Pathogenesis," by Alok Verma, PhD, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Medicine, Section of Pulmonary Diseases, Critical Care & Environmental Medicine
     
  • September 11, 2017: "Hippo/YAp Signaling Promotes Kupffer Cell Activation and Hepatic Inflammation in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver," by Kyoungsub Song, PhD, Instructor, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
     
  • August 28, 2017: "Developing a Bioinformatic Tool to Discover Novel Mutagenic Proteins in Tumors," by Nathan Ungerleider, PhD, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
     
  • August 21, 2017: "IL-22 maintains thymic integrity and reduces pulmonary inflammation during influenza infection," by Nathaniel McLaughlin, MD, PhD, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Medicine, Section of Pulmonary Diseases, Critical Care & Environmental Medicine

 

2016-17 Research Conference Speakers & Topics

  • August 22, 2016: "Dependency of intestinal inflammation on mitochondria and lipid droplets," by Sandra Heller, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
     
  • August 29, 2016: "Single-cell whole-transcriptome sequencing in EBV-positive cell lines," by Hani Nakhoul, PhD Candidate, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
     
  • September 12, 2016: "In vitro and in vivo evaluation of HDAC6 and HSP90 inhibitors to treat non-small cell lung cancer," by Brian Deskin, PhD Candidate, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
     
  • September 19, 2016: "Persistent HCV replication promotes p62 accumulation through NRF2 dependant mechanism in HCC," by Srinivas Chava, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
     
  • September 26, 2016: "Hippo/YAP signaling induced by endotoxin/TLR4 promotes Kupffer cell activation and hepatic inflammation in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver," by Kyoungsub Song, PhD, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
     
  • October 3, 2016: "Role of Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide (VIP) in Eosinophil Trafficking and Promoting Chronic Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)," by Alok Verma, PhD, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Medicine, Section of Pulmonary Diseases, Critical Care, and Environmental Medicine
     
  • October 10, 2016: "Impact of the Long Noncoding RNA CRNDE on T cell activation in Hepatocellular Carcinioma," by Jinqiang Zhang, PhD, Instructor, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
     
  • October 17, 2016: "HCV Clearance by Interferon Treatment Restores p53 Tumor Suppressor Better Than Direct Acting Agents," by Yucel Aydin, MD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
     
  • October 24, 2016: "Eosinophilic Pancreatitis is an Independent Disease Entity and Mimic with Pancreatic Neoplasia," by Murli Manohar, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Medicine, Section of Pulmonary Diseases, Critical Care & Environmental Medicine
     
  • October 31, 2016: "Imprinting in Cancer," by Nathan Ungerleider, PhD Candidate, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
     
  • November 7, 2016: "HDCAC8, PPAR-gamma, and Pulmonary Fibrosis," by Shigeki Saito, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Section of Pulmonary Diseases, Critical Care and Environmental Medicine
     
  • November 14, 2016: "Functional and Mechanism Study of AR Membrane Transport," by Jiahong Li, Lab Technician, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
     
  • November 21, 2016: "Interleukin-15 overexpression protects allergen-induced airway obstruction in experimental asthma," by Sathisha Upparahalli, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Medicine, Section of Pulmonary Diseases, Critical Care and Environmental Medicine
     
  • December 5, 2016: "The role of KPNAa in AR-V7 nuclear import," by Dongying Li, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center
     
  • December 12, 2016: "Epigenetic silencing of microRNA-34a in human cholangiocarcinoma cells via DNA methylation and EZH2: Impact on regulation of notch pathway," by Hyunjoon Kwon, PHD Candidate, Department of Pathology & Laboratory medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center
     
  • December 19, 2016: "The potential role of BIG3/ARFGEF3 in prostate cancer," Sudurika Mukhopadhyay, PhD Candidate, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center
     
  • January 9, 2017: "The potential of salt-inducible kinase 1 as a target for cancer therapy," by Bonita Hartono, PhD Candidate, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center
     
  • January 23, 2017: "Extra- and intra-cellular lipid sources in colon cancer," by Harrison Penrose, PhD Candidate, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center
     
  • January 30, 2017: "Smoothened receptor deficiency accelerates LPS/D-GalN-induced liver injury," by Weina Chen, PhD, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center
     
  • February 6, 2017: "EBV Lytic Reactivation in B-lymphocytes and Epithelial Cells," by Hani Nakhoul, Graduate Student, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center
     
  • February 13, 2017: "Chaperone-mediated autophagy compensates for impaired macroautophagy in the cirrhotic liver to promote hepatocellular carcinoma," by Srinavas Chava, PhD, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center
     
  • March 3, 2017: "Loss of TGFβ signaling leads to increased susceptibility to hepatocellular carcinoma in mice," by Jinqiang Zhang, PHD, Instructor, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
     
  • March 13, 2017: "Significance of VIP and VIP receptor interaction in promoting pathogenesis of Eosinophilic esophagitis," by Alok Verma PHD, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Medicine - Pulmonary Care
     
  • March 16, 2017: "Follicular T Helper Cells, Persistent HIV Infection and Host Immunity," Huanbin Xu, MD, PHD, Assistant Professor, Tulane National Primate Research Center, Department of Pathology
     
  • March 27, 2017: "HIPPO/YAP Signaling Promotes Kuppfer Cell Activation and Hepatic Inflammation in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver," by Kyoung-Sub-Song, PHD, Instructor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center
     
  • April 3, 2017: "Activation of PERK-Nrf2 Axis of ER-Stress in HCV Infected Hepatocytes Promotes Mdm2-mediated Retinoblastoma Protein Degradation," by Yucel Aydin, MD, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center
     
  • April 17, 2017: "The Role of EBV Immune Evasion Gene BNFL2A in Gastric Cancer Progression," by Nathan Ungerleider, PHD, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center
     
  • May 1, 2017: "Functional Study of Androgen Receptor Membrane Translocation," by Jianzhuo Li, Lab Technician, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center
     
  • May 8, 2017: "Regulatory effects of Interleukin (IL)-15 on allergen-induced airway obstruction," by Satisha Upparahalli Venkateshaiah, PHD, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Medicine - Pulmonary Care, Tulane University Health Sciences Center
     
  • May 15, 2017: "The Role of KPNAs in Nuclear Import of AR-V7," by Dongying Li, PHD, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center