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Departmental Seminar Schedule
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2016 Physiology Seminar

 

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

1430 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-5251 physiology@wave.tulane.edu