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Physiology ~ Seminar Series ~ 2016

 

 

Date Speaker Title
January 4 No Seminar
Faculty Meeting
January 11 Jeffrey G. Tasker, PhD
Catherine & Hunter Pierson Chair in Neuroscience,
Department of Cell and Molecular Biology
Ghrelin regulates fluid homeostasis via unique neuronal-glial control of vasopressin release.
January 18 No Seminar
Martin Luther King Holiday
January 25 Philip J. Kadowitz, PhD
Professor,
Department of Pharmacology,
TUSOM
The Nitric Oxide Enigma in Beta-3 Receptor Signaling.
February 1 No Seminar
Faculty Meeting
February 8 No Seminar
Lundi Gras Holidays!
February 15 Derek Pociask, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Department of Medicine,
TUSOM,
T cell control of epithelial repair during influenza infection.
February 22 Adam Brown, PhD
Associate Professor,
Field Application Scientist,
Bio-Rad Laboratories,
Houston, TX.
Droplet Digital PCR.
February 29 Satish Patil, PhD
Department of Physiology,
BLDE University’s Shri B.M.Patil Medical College,
Hospital & Research Centre,
Vijaypur, Karnataka, India.
Yoga practice and vascular health in elderly with hypertension.
March 3 Mayerson-DiLuzio
Joint Seminar, Co-Sponsored by THRCE

Joey Granger, PhD
Billy S. Guyton Distinguished Professor,
Professor of Physiology & Medicine,
Director, Cardiovascular-Renal Research Center,
Dean, School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences.

Potential Therapeutic Targets for the Treatment of Preeclampsia
March 14 Edward Soll, MD
Technical/Business Advisor,
Founder and Former CEO,
Doctors Imaging Services,
Metairie, LA.
Advanced Brain MRI: Volumetrics and qDTI in a Clinical Practice.
March 21 No Seminar
Faculty Meeting
March 28 No Seminar
Easter Holidays
April 4 No Seminar
2016 EB Meeting
April 11 Andrei Derbenev, PhD
Associate Professor,
Department of Physiology,
TUSOM.
The Role of Sodium-Activated Potassium Channels in Presympathetic RVLM Neurons.
April 18 ALUMNI AWARD

Chu Chen, PhD
Professor,
Neuroscience Center,
LSU Health Sciences Center,
New Orleans, LA.

Endocannabinoid Signaling in Alzheimer’s Disease.
April 25 No Seminar
General Medical Faculty Meeting
May 2 No Seminar
Faculty Meeting
May 9 Kailash Pandey, PhD
Professor,
Department of Physiology,
TUSOM, New Orleans, LA.
Receptor Trafficking Generates Waves of Signals: Endosomes a Virtual Platform for Signaling Train.
May 16 Zubaida Saifudeen, PhD
Associate Professor,
Department of Pediatrics-Nephrology,
TUSOM, New Orleans, LA.
Energy Metabolism Balances Nephron Progenitor Cell Renewal and Differentiation.
May 23 Lucienne Lara Morcillo, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro,
Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil.
New Pharmacological Approach in ER Stress during Kidney Ischemia Reperfusion.

 

May 30

 

No Seminar
Memorial Day Holiday
June 6

 

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting
June 13

 

Ricardo Mostany, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Department of Pharmacology,
TUSOM.

 

Synaptic Instability in the Aged Cerebral Cortex: Role of Interneurons.

 

June 20

 

Andrea Zsombok, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Department of Physiology,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.
Hypothalamic Preautonomic Neurons and TRPV1.

 

June 27

 

Andrei Derbenev, PhD
Associate Professor,
Department of Physiology,
TUSOM.
Synaptic and Extrasynaptic Control of RVLM Neurons.

 

July 4

 

No Seminar
Fourth of July Holiday
July 11

 

Ming Li, PhD
Associate Professor,
Department of Physiology,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.
Basal Hyperinsulinemia and Insulin Resistance—Interaction Between Islet β-cells and the Peripheral Tissues.

 

July 18

 

L. Gabriel Navar, PhD
Professor & Chairman,
Department of Physiology,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.
Pressure Natriuresis: Facts and Fiction.

 

July 25
Room# 4001

 

Brian G Rowan, PhD
Associate Professor & Interim Chair,
Gerald and Flora Jo Mansfield Piltz Endowed Professor of Cancer Research,
Dept. of Structural and Cellular Biology.
Teaching Approaches In Histology and Physiology.

 

August 1

 

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting
August 8

 

No Meeting
August 15

 

No Meeting
August 22

 

No Meeting
Physiology MS Student Orientation
August 29

 

ALUMNI AWARD

Sophia Omoro, MD, PhD
Founder, Blooming Lily Foundation,
President, odAOMO.

The Bigger Picture: Beyond the Microscope.
September 5

 

No Seminar
Labor Day Holiday 

September 12

 

Michael Cypress, MS
Graduate Student,
Department of Physiology,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.
SGLT2 Mediates Glucose-Induced Angiotensinogen Synthesis in Proximal Tubular Cells.

 

September 19
08:30am - 09:30am

 

Elangovan Vellaichamy, PhD
Professor,
Peptide Research and Molecular Cardiology Unit,
Department of Biochemistry,
University of Madras,
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, INDIA.
Transient silencing of Npr3 gene expression attenuates β-adrenoceptor activation mediated cardiac hypertrophic growth in experimental rats.

 

September 19
12 noon - 1:00pm
F. Javier Salazar Aparicio, PhD
Professor,
Department of Physiology,
School of Medicine,
University of Murcia,
SPAIN.
Arterial Pressure and Renal Effects of Obesity in Rats with an Altered Renal Development.

 

September 26

 

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting 

October 3

 

Ryosuke Sato, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Department of Physiology,
TUSOM.
Update and Utility of the Molecular, Imaging, and Analytical Core Facility.

 

October 10

 

V. Reddy Gogulamudi, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow,
Prieto Laboratory,
Department of Physiology,
TUSOM.
Effect of high glucose on prorenin receptor.

 

October 17 Jason Gardner, PhD
Associate Professor,
Department of Physiology,
LSU Health Sciences Center,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.
Lysyl Oxidase in the Volume Overloaded Heart: Friend or Foe?
October 24

 

Gary Mawe, PhD
Professor,
Department of Neurological Sciences,
Pharmacology, and Medicine, Division,
Gastroenterology and Hepatology,
University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT.
“Inflammation-Induced Neuroplasticity: Lessons from the Little Brain in the Gut.

 

October 31

 

Damir B. Khismatullin, PhD
Associate Professor,
Department of Biomedical Engineering,
Tulane University,
New Orleans, LA.
Reprogramming of Cancer Cells via Ultrasound-Induced Mechanotransduction.

 

November 7

 

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting
November 14

 

Yumei Feng, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Depts. Pharmacology and Physiology & Cell Biology,
Center for Cardiovascular Research,
University of Nevada SOM,
Reno, NV.
The Epigenetics: Linking Salt to the Brain Renin-Angiotensin System.

 

November 21

 

No Seminar
Thanksgiving Holiday 

November 28

 

Stacy Drury, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences,
Vice Chair of Research, Department of Pediatrics,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.
Cross Species Studies of Telomere Length as a Marker of Early Adversity.
December 5

 

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting
December 12

 

Virginia Reverte Ribo, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow,
Prieto Laboratory,
Department of Physiology,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.
RAS Activation in Response to High Fat Diet Induce-Type 2 Diabetes.

 

December 19

No Seminar
Winter Recess 

December 26

 

No Seminar
Winter Recess 

**Not our normally scheduled day

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