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Seminar Series ~ 2017

 
Date Speaker Title
January 2 Return From Winter Break No Seminar
January 9 Faculty Meeting No Seminar
January 16 Martin Luther King Holiday No Seminar
January 23 Andrea Zsombok, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM
Hypothalamic Preautonomic Neurons in Diabetes
January 30 Faculty Meeting No Seminar
February 6

Kusal Das, PhD
Professor
BLDE University, Bijapur, India

Oxygen Sensing and Lead Toxicities: Molecular interactions, cell signaling and antioxidant defense
February 13 Xiaohui (Frank) Zhang, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics
Lehigh University
Probing the Biomechanical Properties of Single Protein Molecules

February 15**

 

Miranda Gray
Outreach Manager
Faculty 1000
Washington, DC

NOTE DIFFERENT DAY: Wednesday

F1000: Changing the Way that Science is Communicated

February 20**

Jane Reckelhoff, PhD
Director, Women's Health Research Center
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, MS

Attend BIRCWH Distinguished Lecture
(Must Register to attend: JBJ Room 403 @ 1:30 PM)

Sex Differences in Control of Blood Pressure

February 27 Lundi Gras Holiday No Seminar
March 6 Faculty Meeting No Seminar
March 13

Patricia Molina, MD, PhD
Richard Ashman, PhD Professor & Head, Department of Physiology
Director, Alcohol & Drug Abuse Center of Excellence
LSU Health Sciences Center
New Orleans, LA

2017 Mayerson-DiLuzio Lectureship
Joint Seminar, Co-Sponsored by THRCE

Alcohol Interaction with HIV Disease; Translational approach to understanding mechanisms & comorbidities

March 20 Ryan Walker
Graduate Student
Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM

THESIS DEFENSE

Signaling Pathways of Dicarboxylate Transport in a Proximal Tubule Cell Line

March 27 Michael Cypress
Graduate Student
Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM
SGLT2 Mediates Angiotensinogen Augmentation in Renal Proximal Tubular Cells Under High Glucose Conditions
April 3 Faculty Meeting No Seminar
April 10

Prasad VG Katakam, MD, PhD 
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacology
Tulane University SOM

Free Radical Biology of NOS Isoforms in Healthy and Disease States
April 17 Easter Monday No Seminar
April 24 EB Meeting No Seminar
May 1 Faculty Meeting No Seminar
May 8
Jason Middleton, PhD
Assistant Professor of Cell Biology, Anatomy, and Neuroscience
LSU Health Sciences Center
An Awake Head-fixed Preparation for Interrogating Neural Circuits and Behavior in Auditory Processing
May 15
Hernan A. Bazan, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Program Director
Vascular Surgery Fellowship
Ochsner Clinic
New Orleans, LA

JOINT CONFERENCE

From Vulnerable Plaque to Patient at Risk: Insights into plaque instability

May 22
John T. Paige, MD
Professor of Clinical Surgery
Director of Wound Care
LSU Health Sciences Center

Heal Thyself: wound healing, acellular xenografts and diabetics

May 29 Memorial Day Holiday No Seminar
June 5 Faculty Meeting No Seminar
June 12
Donna M. Neumann, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics
LSU Health Sciences Center

Chromatin Insulators Control the Latent HSV-1 Transcriptional Program

June 19
Ryosuke Sato, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Physiology
Tulane University School of Medicine

JOINT CONFERENCE

The Molecular Core Facility Workshop, Introducing Our Updated Systems Including Glucose Telemetry System

June 26
Carolyn Bayer, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Tulane University SOM
Photoacoustic imaging of placental function
July 3 4th of July Eve No Seminar
July 10

Michael Cypress
Graduate Student
Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM

THESES DEFENSE

SGLT2 Mediates Angiotensinogen Augmentation in Renal Proximal Tubular Cells Under High Glucose Conditions

July 17

Jay Kolls, MD
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Director, Center for Translational
Research in Infection & Inflammation
John W. Deming Endowed Chair in Internal Medicine
Tulane University SOM

JOINT CONFERENCE

Type 17 Immunity at Mucosal Surfaces

July 24 Kazi N. Islam, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology
& Experimental Therapeutics
LSU Health Sciences Center
Nitric Oxide Mediated Cardioprotection is Hydrogen Sulfide Dependent
July 31 Speaker Cancelled No Seminar
August 7 Faculty Meeting No Seminar
August 14

Juan Carlos Velez, MD
Associate Professor,
Department of Nephrology
Ochsner Clinic Foundation
New Orleans, LA

Aminopeptidase A, Angiotensin Homeostasis & Glomerular Disease

August 21

L. Gabriel Navar, PhD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Physiology
Tulane University School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA

JOINT CONFERENCE

Intratubular Renin-Angiotensin System: A paradigm shift in understanding angiotensin II dependent Renal Injury in hypertension & diabetes

August 28 Laura A. Schrader, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Cell and Molecular Biology
Tulane University School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA
Sex differences in behavioral and molecular outcomes of acute stress
September 4 Labor Day Holiday No Seminar
September 11 Faculty Meeting No Seminar
September 18 S. Michal Jazwinski, PhD
John W. Deming, MD Regents Chair in Aging
Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry
Director, Tulane Center for Aging
Tulane School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA

JOINT SEMINAR

Adaptation to metabolic dysfunction during aging: Making the best of a bad situation

September 25 Charles D. Nichols, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacology
& Experimental Therapeutics
LSU Health Sciences Center
Psychedelics as Anti-inflammatories and More
October 2 Faculty Meeting No Seminar
October 9 Pleasant Hooper, MD
Founder
TMS BioScience Labs
Small molecules to small sample volumes paving the way with clinical mass spectrometry
October 16

M.A. "Tonette" Krousel-Wood, MD
Associate Dean
Associate Provost for Health Sciences
Professor of Epidemiology
Tulane University
School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

JOINT SEMINAR

Medicine, miracles, and the role of the physician scientist

October 23

Yamini Bhusan Tripathi, PhD
Professor of Medicinal Chemistry
Institute of Medical Sciences
Banaras Hindu University - INDIA

Management of Diabetic Nephropathy:  Traditional concepts of ayurveda and their scientific validation
October 30

Yu-Ping Wang, PhD
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
School of Science & Engineering
Tulane University

Brain imaging meets (epi)genomics
November 6

Edward W Inscho, PhD
Professor
Department of Physiology
University of Alabama at Birmingham

The Influence of Toll-Like Receptor 4 on Renal Microvascular Function
November 13 Faculty Meeting No Seminar
November 20

Jian-Ying Wang, MD, PhD
Joseph and Corinne Schwartz-Endowed Professor  General Surgery
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

JOINT SEMINAR

Post-transcriptional Regulation of Gut Epithelium Homeostasis and Barrier Function by Long Noncoding RNAs

November 27

Supaporn “Tom” Kulthinee, PhD
Post-doctoral Fellow
Department of Physiology
Tulane University School of Medicine

Interaction between angiotensin AT1 receptors and purinergic P2X receptors in regulating the preglomerular renal microcirculation under elevated angiotensin II and high renal perfusion pressure environments

December 4

Stryder Meadows, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Cell and Molecular Biology
Tulane University

TBA
December 11

Jean-Pyo Lee, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Physiology
Tulane University School of Medicine

Multiple actions of neural stem cells: Impact on neurovascular and neurodegenerative diseases
December 18 TBA

JOINT SEMINAR

TBA

December 25 Christmas Holiday No Seminar

**Not our normally scheduled day, time and/or place

Monday Seminars are held in the Tulane Medical School Building, Lecture Room 4150 from 12:00 Noon - 1:00 pm unless otherwise stated