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Seminar Series ~ 2018

 

 

Date Speaker Title
January 1 New Year's Holiday No Seminar
January 8 Faculty Meeting No Seminar
January 15 Martin Luther King Holiday No Seminar
January 22 J. Thomas Cunningham, PhD
Professor
Department of Physiology & Anatomy
University of North Texas
Denton, TX
Role of the brain angiotensinogen system in intermittent hypoxia-induced hypertension
January 29 Andrei V. Derbenev, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM
Novel role of glycine in control of sympathetic outflow
February 5 Faculty Meeting No Seminar
February 12 Lundi Gras Holiday No Seminar

February 19

 

Pradeep K. Dudeja, PhD
Professor
Department of Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago

JOINT CONFERENCE

Gut Microbe Interactions in Pathophysiology of Diarrheal Diseases

February 26 Norman Kreisman, PhD
Professor
Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM
Preconditioning Hippocampal Slices with Hypothermia reduces Acute Hypoxic Injury: Potential Mediation by Erythropoietin
March 5

R. Ariel Gomez MD, PhD
Professor
Pediatric Center of Excellence in Nephrology
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Charlottesville, VA

2018 Mayerson-DiLuzio Lectureship

Joint Seminar, Co-Sponsored by THRCE

Plasticity and fate of renin cells in homeostasis and disease

March 12 Faculty Meeting No Seminar
March 19

Andrew Gewirtz, PhD
Professor
Center for Inflammation Immunity & Infection
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA

JOINT CONFERENCE

Gut microbiota, low-grade inflammation, diet, and metabolic syndrome

March 26 Hongju Wu, PhD
Associate Professor
Departments of Medicine & Physiology
Tulane University SOM
Pax4 as a novel therapeutic target for diabetes treatment
April 2 Easter Monday No Seminar
April 9 Faculty Meeting No Seminar
April 16

Solange Abdulnour-Nakhoul, PhD
Associate Professor
Departments of Medicine and Physiology
Tulane University SOM

Nazih L. Nakhoul, PhD
Associate Professor
Departments of Medicine and Physiology
Tulane University SOM

JOINT CONFERENCE

Role of the calcium sensing receptor in the esophagus

 

Update on the importance of regulating renal ammonia transport

April 23 Experimental Biology Meeting No Seminar
April 30 Gustavo Zubieta-Calleja, PhD
Professor
Director, High Altitude Pulmonary & Pathology Institute
La Paz, BOLIVIA
Benefits of exposure to chronic hypoxia: Adaptation, tolerance to hypoxia, acid-base at high altitude and future space travel

May 7

**4:00PM

Jianghui Hou, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, MO
Paracellular channels - biology, physiology and disease
May 14 Ryosuke Sato, PhD
Associate Professor
Departments of Medicine and Physiology
Tulane University SOM
Role of Kidney Production of Angiotensinogen in the Reduction of Blood Pressure by SGLT2 Inhibition under Diabetic and Non-diabetic Conditions
May 21 Laura Levy, PhD
Vice President for Research
Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
Tulane University SOM

JOINT CONFERENCE

Introduction to Research: Funding Opportunities, regulatory requirements, and infrastructure support at Tulane

May 28 Memorial Day Holiday No Seminar
June 4 Faculty Meeting No Seminar
June 11 No Seminar No Seminar

June 18

**12:30PM

Colleen Johnson, MD
Director, Cardiac of Electrophysiology
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Tulane University SOM
How Electrophysiology Impacts Heart Failure
June 25 Terez Shea-Donohue, PhD
Professor of Radiation Oncology
University of Maryland SOM
Baltimore, MD

JOINT CONFERENCE

Harnessing the therapeutic potential of enteric nematode infection

July 2 4th of July Week No Seminar
July 9 Faculty Meeting No Seminar

July 16

Bruna Visniauskas, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM

Role of bradykinin/B2 receptor in hte regulation of renin in the collecting duct

July 23

Licy Lorena Yanes Cardozo, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Cell & Molecular Biology
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson,  MS

Cardiometabolic complications in polycystic ovary syndrome
July 30 No Seminar No Seminar
August 6 Ramachandran Samivel, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM
Disruption of GC/NPRA gene induces hypertrophy and cardiac fibrosis through TGF-β/SMAD dependent pathway
August 13 Hong Gao, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM
Orexin facilitates glutamate excitatory effect in RVLM neurons

August 20

Supaporn 'Tom' Kulthinee, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM

Purinergic P2X1 and P2X7 receptors activation attenuate angiotensin AT1 receptors dominance in regulating the preglomerular renal microcirculation in angiotensin II dependent hypertension

August 27 Mimi Sammarco, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Tulane University SOM
Bone and soft tissue regeneration in a mouse model: pointing the
finger at a mechanism
September 3 Labor Day Holiday No Seminar
September 10 Faculty Meeting No Seminar
September 17 Namita Rout, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Tulane University SOM

JOINT SEMINAR

Gamma-delta T cells in the nonhuman primate model of HIV infection and their potential for immunotherapy

September 24 Noah Shroyer, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

JOINT SEMINAR

Plasticity and quiescence of intestinal stem cells: implications for regeneration and cancer

October 1 T. Cooper Woods, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM
VSMCs Mediators of Cardiovascular Disease
October 8 Tanika N. Kelly, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor
Department of Epidemiology
Tulane School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine
The Gut Microbiome Associates with Lifetime Cardiovascular Disease Risk Profile among Bogalusa Heart Study
October 15 James D. Stockand, PhD
Professor, Cellular and Integrative Physiology
Director, Pathobiology of Occlusive Vascular Disease Fellowship Program
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio

JOINT MEDICINE SEMINAR/CO-SPONSORED BY THRCE

Disruption of Purinergic Control of Sodium Excretion Intrinsic to the Distal Nephron Causes Salt-Sensitive Hypertension

October 22 David E. Stec, PhD
Professor of Physiology and Biophysics
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, MS
Bilirubin and biliverdin reductase in metabolic disease
October 29 Faculty Meeting No Seminar
November 5 Dewan Majid, MBBS, PhD
Professor
Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM
TNF receptors and kidney function
November 12 Olan Jackson-Weaver, PhD
Research Associate
Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
The endothelial response to hypoxia at two time scales: Glycocalyx shedding and the role of protein methylation in VEGF signaling
November 19 Dahlene Fusco, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Tulane University SOM

JOINT SEMINAR

Interferon Effectors as a Platform for Broad-Acting Antiviral Design

November 26 Harrison Pensrose
Graduate Student
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Tulane University SOM
TBA
December 3 Charalabos Pothoulakis, MD
Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Director of Research, Center for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases-UCLA
Los Angeles, CA

JOINT SEMINAR

TBA

December 10 Kenneth D. Mitchell, PhD
Professor
Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM
TBA
December 17 Prerna Kumar, PhD
Research Instructor
Department of Physiology
Tulane University SOM

TBA

December 24 Christmas Holiday No Seminar
December 31 New Year's Eve 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