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Departmental Seminar Schedule
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2015 Physiology Seminar

 

Date

Speaker

Title

January 5

No Seminar
Winter Holiday

January 12

Andrea Zsombok, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Department of Physiology,
Tulane University, School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

What to know when working in a multicultural environment.

January 19

No Seminar
Martin Luther King Holiday

January 26

Ibolya Rutkai, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow,
Department of Pharmacology,
Tulane University, School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Mitochondria in the Cerebral Vasculature.

February 2

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting

February 9

Franck Mauvais-Jarvis, PhD
Professor of Medicine,
Director, Tulane Diabetes Research,
Tulane University, School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Academic Visibility.

February 16

No Seminar
Lundi Gras Holidays!

February 23

Alexis A. Gonzalez, PhD
Associate Professor,
Pontificia Universidad,
Católica de Valparaíso, Chile.

Renin, (Pro)renin Receptor and Cyclooxygenase-2: a dynamic trio in the renal medulla for blood pressure regulation?

March 2

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting

March 9

Mayerson-DiLuzio
Joint Seminar, Co-Sponsored by THRCE

Walter F. Boron, MD, PhD

Professor & Chairman,
Department of Physiology and Biophysics,
Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine,
Cleveland, OH.

Role of gas channels in the permeability of red blood cells to CO2 and O2.

March 16

D.S. Adnan Majid, PhD
MD Candidate,
Medical Scientists Training Program,
University of California,
San Diego, CA.

Selective inhibitory control and the basal ganglia: insights into the motor neurophysiology of stopping action.

March 23

Anil Mishra, PhD
Professor of Medicine,
Section of Pulmonary Diseases,
Director, Tulane Eosinophilic Disorder Center,
Tulane University, School of Medicine New Orleans, LA.

Interleukin (IL)-15 is a Novel Therapeutic Molecule for Recovering Allergen-induced Airway Obstruction and Fibrosis in Chronic Asthma.

March 30

No Seminar
EB 2015 Meeting

April 6

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting

April 13

Jason K. Kim PhD
Professor,
Program in Molecular Medicine,
University of Massachusetts Medical School,
Worcester, MA.

Type 2 Diabetes: An Old Disease with Evolving Paradigms.

April 20

Dewan S.A. Majid, MBBS, PhD
Professor, Department of Physiology,
Director: Mouse Phenotype Core Facility,
Tulane Hypertension & Renal Center of Excellence,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Renal contribution to Salt-Sensitive Hypertension.

April 27

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting

May 5

Richard Bergman, PhD
Director Diabetes and Obesity Research Institute,
Biomedical Sciences,
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center,
Los Angeles, CA.

The Hyperbolic relationship between insulin action and insulin response: why does it happen and what does it mean?

May 11

A.P. (Pete) Shepherd, PhD
Professor (retired),
University of Texas Health Science Center,
Biomedical Sciences,
San Antonio, TX.

A History of Computer Programs for Teaching Physiology.

May 18

Hongju Wu, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Targeting on α-cells for diabetes treatment.

May 25

No Seminar
Memorial Day Holiday

June 1

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting

June 8

Matthew D. Whim, PhD
Associate Professor,
Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy,
LSU Health Sciences Center,
New Orleans, LA.

Autonomic Plasticity and its Role in the Prevention of Hypoglycemia.

June 15

Sarah Lindsey, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Department of Pharmacology,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Environmental Estrogens in Female Cardiovascular Health.

June 22

Nick Verne, MD
Professor and Greenberg Chair in Medicine,
Executive Vice Dean,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Translational up-regulation of nociceptive visceral mechanisms via TRPV1 signaling pathways.

June 29

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting

July 6

No Seminar
Fourth of July Holiday

July 13

T. Cooper Woods, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Department of Physiology,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Non-Coding RNA and Plaque Rupture.

July 20

Ryan Walker, BS
Graduate Student,
Department of Physiology,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Regulation of a Novel Calcium Sensitive Dicarboxylate Transport Process by Calcium-Sensing Receptor Signaling.

July 27

Michael Cypress, BS
Graduate Student,
Department of Physiology,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

SGLT2 Mediates Glucose-Induced Angiotensinogen Synthesis in Proximal Tubular Cells.

August 3

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting

August 10

No Meeting

August 17

No Meeting

August 24

Philip J. Kadowitz, PhD
Professor,
Department of Pharmacology,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Analysis of Cardiovascular Response to Hydrogen Sulfide. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.

August 31

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting

September 7

No Seminar
Labor Day Holiday

September 14

Laurie R. Earls, PhD
Assistant Professor Cell and Molecular Biology Tulane University Associate Professor of Medicine,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Age-dependent molecular pathways impacting neuronal function in 22q11 deletion syndrome and schizophrenia.

September 17

Seminar Jointly Co-Sponsored by THRCE &
the Department of Pediatrics

Volker H. Haase, MD

Professor of Medicine,
Prof. of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics,
Professor of Cancer Biology,
Krick-Brooks Chair in Nephrology,
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension,
Vanderbilt University Medical Center,
Nashville, TN.

Oxygen sensing in the kidney: insights from genetic models and clinical translation.

September 28

Ryosuke Sato, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Department of Physiology,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Molecular Core Workshop: Updated Systems in the Core Facilities, and an Introduction for Digital PCR.

October 5

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting

October 12

Glenn M. Toney, PhD
Ashbel Smith Professor,
Department of Physiology,
University of Texas Health Science Center,
Austin, TX.

What the Brain Knows about Blood Pressure: Emerging Concepts.

October 19

Vecihi Batuman, MD
Chief, Renal Section,
VA Medical Center, New Orleans,
Dr. A Rudolph and Ruth Ryder Huberwald Professor of Medicine,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

Inflammatory pathways involved in myeloma light-chain induced proximal tubular injury.

October 26

TBA

TBA

November 2

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting

November 9

Rudy Ortiz, PhD
Professor,
School of Natural Sciences,
University of California,
Merced, CA.

TBA

November 16

TBA

TBA

November 23

Dewan S.A. Majid, MBBS, PhD
Professor, Department of Physiology,
Director: Mouse Phenotype Core Facility,
Tulane Hypertension & Renal Center of Excellence,
Tulane University School of Medicine,
New Orleans, LA.

TBA

November 30

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting

December 7

TBA

TBA

December 14

TBA

TBA

December 21

No Seminar
Winter Recess

December 28

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

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