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Physiology Seminar Series

2022

 

DATE

SPEAKER

TITLE

January 10

Faculty Meeting

No Seminar

January 17

Martin Luther King Holiday

No Seminar

January 24

Eric Lazartigues, PhD
Professor
Department of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics
LSU Health Center
New Orleans, LA
ACE2 downregulation in hypertension: Review of mechanisms

January 31

Solange Abdulnour-Nakhoul, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine & Physiology
Tulane University SOM

Role of the calcium sensing receptor in the esophagus

February 7

Faculty Meeting

No Seminar

February 14

Jay Rappaport, PhD
Professor
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Director/Chief Academic Office
Tulane National Primate Center
Introduction to the Tulane National Primate Research Center & COVID related studies

February 21

Chad Stelle, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Tulane University SOM
Immune mechanisms governing the severity of allergic fungal asthma

February 28

Mardi Gras Break

No Seminar

March 7

Faculty Meeting

No Seminar

March 14

Lisa Harrison-Bernard, PhD
Professor of Physiology and Nursing
Director, Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) in Biomedical Sciences
LSU Health Center
New Orleans, LA

DISTINGUISHED ALUMNUS

Building a Postbaccalaureate Research Program in the Biomedical Sciences

March 21

James McLachlan, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Tulane University SOM
Designing non-mucosal vaccines that target immune memory to the mucosa

March 28

Gregory Fink, PhD
Professor
Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
What can we learn about obesity-associated hypertension by studying Dahl salt-sensitive rats?

April 4

Experimental Biology Conference

No Seminar

April 11

Sergiy Sukhanov, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine & Physiology
Tulane University SOM
lGF-1 and human-like atherosclerosis

April 18

Easter Monday

No Seminar

April 25

 

Jane F. Reckelhoff, Ph.D.
Billy S. Guyton Distinguished Professor
Chair, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology
Director, Women's Health Research Center
Director, Mississippi Center of Excellence in Perinatal Research
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, MS

MAYERSON-DiLUZIO LECTURE

Sex differences in control of blood pressure: Differential responses to androgens

May 2

Faculty Meeting

No Seminar

May 9

Licy Yanes Cardozo, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Molecular & Cell Biology 
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, MS
Hypernadrogenemia as a cardiovascular risk factor in females

May 16

Antoine Chaanine, MD
Associate Professor
John W. Deming Department of Medicine
Heart and Vascular Institute
Tulane University SOM
Multi-omics approaches for profiling of metabolic remodeling and effect of therapeutic interventions in heart failure

May 23

Ricardo Mostany, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacology
Tulane University SOM
Alterations in synaptic plasticity in healthy and pathological brain aging

May 30

Memorial Day Holiday

No Seminar

June 6

Visiting Faculty Candidate

No Seminar

June 13

Faculty Meeting No Seminar

June 20

Juneteenth Holiday

No Seminar

June 27

He (Hazel) Zhou
Graduate Student 
Department of Medicine & Physiology
Tulane University SOM
A kidney’s secret in acid-base homeostasis

July 4

4th of July Holiday

No Seminar

July 11

Dewan Majid, MD, PhD
Professor
Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM
The physiological role of TNF-α  during high salt intake

 

July 18

Ana Leite
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM
Salt sensitive hypertension-focus on DOCA-salt mode

July 25

Minolfa C. Prieto MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM
The prorenin receptor in kidney and cardiovascular diseases

August 1

Faculty Meeting

No Seminar

August 8

Ming Li, PhD
Associate Professor
Director, Graduate Program
Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM
A journey of creating T-type Ca2+ channel blockers

August 15

Lucy Desmoulins
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM
RESCHEDULED

Hypothalamic and ventral brainstem circuits involved in the sympathetic control of the liver

August 22

Chandramohan Ramasamy
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM
Genetic disruption of natriuretic peptide receptor-A provokes cardiac fibrosis and disorders in mutant mice: Role of TGF-β1 signaling

August 29

Faculty Meeting No Seminar

September 5

Labor Day

No Seminar

September 12

Lucy Desmoulins
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM
Hypothalamic and ventral brainstem circuits involved in the sympathetic control of the liver

September 19

Hongju Wu, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine-Endocrinology
Adjunct of Physiology
Tulane University SOM

JOINT CONFERENCE-MEDICINE

Pax4-based beta cell therapy for type 1 diabetes

September 26

Angelle Bradford
Graduate Student
Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM
CANCELLED - No Seminar

October 3

Faculty Meeting

No Seminar

October 10

Daniel R. Kapusta, PhD
Professor of Pharmacology
PI & Director of COBRE Cardiovascular Research Program
LSU Health Sciences Center
 

October 17

 

JOINT CONFERENCE-MEDICINE

TBA

October 24

Norman Kreisman, PhD
Professor
Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM
 

October 31

Andrei Derbenev, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM
 

November 7

Faculty Meeting

No Seminar

November 14

Nazih Nakhoul, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine: Section of Nephrology
Adjunct, Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM
 

November 21

   

November 28

Ibolya Rutkai, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology
Tulane University SOM

 

December 5

Faculty Meeting

No Seminar

December 12

Jorge A. Castorena-Gonzalez, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology
Tulane University SOM
 

December 19

Christmas Week

No Seminar

December 26

Winter Recess

No Seminar

     
     

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

Physiology Seminars are held at 12:00 noon on Mondays in-person, via zoom or both.  See each individual flyer for specific details.