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Events 2015-2016

Fall 2016 | Spring 2017

 

Fall 2016 Seminar Speakerstop ⇑

September 23

Momentum and Friction: Physics of Vehicular Motion

Aaron Miscenich President
New Orleans BioInnovation Center, Inc.

Time: 4pm

Host: Jim Cronin

Location: 102 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

October 21

The role of STAT3 in regulating the homeostasis of betaAR signaling in the heart

Dr. Weinian Shou Professor
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology,
Medical & Molecular Genetics, Toxicology, and Pharmacology
Herman B. Wells Center for Pediatric Research
Indiana University School of Medicine

Time: 4pm

Host: Fenglei He

Location: 102 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

October 28

Molecular studies of early hepatic morphogenesis and liver zonation

Beatriz Sosa-Pineda Associate Professor
Nephrology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Time: 4pm

Host: JJ Westmoreland

Location: 102 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

November 18

Momentum and Friction: Brain and skull interactions in modeling skull growth

Dr. Joan Richtsmeier Professor of Anthropology and a member of the faculty
Molecular Cellular and Integrated BioSciences
Pennsylvania State University

Time: 4pm

Host: Fenglei He

Location: 102 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

December 2

TGF-beta and Immunoregulatory T cells in autoimmunity and cancer

Dr. Wanjun Chen Senior Investigator
Mucosal Immunology Section,
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, NIH

Time: 4pm

Host: YiPing Chen

Location: 102 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

 

Events 2015-2016

Fall 2015 | Spring 2016

 

Spring 2016 Seminar Speakerstop ⇑

January 29

Dendritic Spine Plasticity of Layer V Pyramidal Neurons in the Motor Corte

Andrew Davidson Ph.D. candidate
Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Tulane University

Role of Small Conductance Ca2+-Activated K+ Channels in Regulating MNTB Neurons Transmission Reliability

Yi-Hui Zhang Ph.D. candidate
Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Tulane University

Time: 4pm

Host: Department of Cell and Molecular Biology

Location: 102 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

February 12

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

Laurie Earls, Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Tulane University

Time: 4pm

Host: Department of Cell and Molecular Biology

Location: 102 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

February 15

Protons: A Neurotransmitter in the Brain

Jianyang Du, Ph.D. Research Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Iowa

Time: 4pm

Host: Department of Cell and Molecular Biology

Location: 126A Gibson Hall, Tulane University Uptown Campus

February 18

Tracing a Molecular Pathway to Autism

Jason Yi, Ph.D Postdoctoral Fellowship
Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Time: 4pm

Host: Department of Cell and Molecular Biology

Location: 126A Gibson Hall, Tulane University Uptown Campus

February 25

Individual differences in the brain-body continuum view of mood disorders

Georgia Hodes, Ph.D Assistant Professor
Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai
New York, NY

Time: 4pm

Host: Department of Cell and Molecular Biology

Location: 126A Gibson Hall, Tulane University Uptown Campus

February 26

Cigarette Smoke vs. E-Cigarette Vapor in Vascular Endothelial Health and Function

Chase Anderson Ph.D. candidate
Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Tulane University

SGLT2 Mediates Glucose-Induced Angiotensinogen Synthesis in Proximal Tubular Cells

Michael Cypress Ph.D. candidate
Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Tulane University

Time: 4pm

Host: Department of Cell and Molecular Biology

Location: 102 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

February 29

New Approaches for Uncovering Norepinephrine Circuit Organization and Function

Lindsay Schwarz, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Studies
Department of Biology, Stanford University

Time: 4pm

Host: Department of Cell and Molecular Biology

Location: 102 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

March 4

Impact of Prenatal Glucocorticoids on Embryonic Neural Stem Cell

Don De Franco, Ph.D. Professor and Vice Chair of Medical Education.
Associate Dean for Medical Student Research
University of Pittsburgh

Time: 4pm

Host: Jeff Tasker and Grant Weiss

Location: 102 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

March 11

Birth and death on choriocapillaris

Gerard Lutty, Ph.D. Professor
The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD

Time: 4pm

Host: Shusheng Wang

Location: 102 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

March 18

Molecular and cellular mechanisms of arteriovenous malformation development

Beth Roman, Ph.D. Assistant Professor
University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health

Time: 4pm

Host: Stryder Meadows

Location: 102 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

April 1

Biting into developmental and stem cell biology: the genetics of tooth morphogenesis and renewal

Ophir Klein, Ph.D., MD Professor
Orofacial Sciences, School of Dentistry
University of California San Francisco

Time: 4pm

Host: YiPing Chen

Location: 102 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

April 8

From Sea Urchin Development to Higher Education Consulting in 7 Easy Steps

Carol Burdsal, Ph.D. Managing Director of Grants and Contracts
McAllister & Quinn, LLC
Washington D.C.

Time: 12pm

Host: Laura Schrader

Location: Freeman Auditorium, Tulane University Uptown Campus

April 22

miR338-3p Controls Age-Dependent Onset of Auditory Thalamocortical Disruption in 22q11 Deletion Syndrome and Schizophrenia Models

JJ Westmoreland, Ph.D. Research Assistant Professor
Department of Cell and Molecular Biology
Tulane University

Time: 4pm

Host: Department of Cell and Molecular Biology

Location: 104 Boggs, Tulane University Uptown Campus

Fall 2015 Seminar Speakerstop ⇑

September 18

Anti-oxidant and Anti-inflammatory Therapy in a Mouse Model of Geographic Atrophy

Alfred Lewin, Ph.D. Professor, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
University of Florida College of Medicine

Time: 4pm

Host: Shusheng Wang

Location: 204 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

September 24

N-glycosylation requirements in neuromuscular synaptogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster

William Parkinson, Ph.D. Postdoc
Department of Biological Sciences
Vanderbilt University

Time: 3pm

Host: Laurie Earls

Location: 204 Richardson Building, Tulane University Uptown Campus

September 25

Evaluating therapeutic efficacies of adipose-derived stem cell-based therapies in a model of Multiple Sclerosis

Annie Bowles Ph.D. candidate
Tulane University

The Nuclear Function of HER4 in ER(+) Breast Tumorigenesis and Mammary Gland Development

Wen Han Ph.D. candidate
Tulane University

Time: 4pm

Host: CMB

Location: 102 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

October 2

Cross-Modal Interactions in the Optic Tectum of Xenopus laevis Tadpoles

David Felch, Ph.D. Postdoc
Department of Neuroscience

Brown University

Time: 4pm

Host: Laurie Earls

Location: 102 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

October 30

Stress Plasticity of the Noradrenergic Regulation of Inhibitory Synaptic Inputs to CRH neurons of the Hypothalamic Paraventricular Nucleus

Chun Chen Ph.D. candidate
Tulane University

Strategies for Retargeting Alu insertions by engineered ORF2 fusion proteins

Catharine Ade Ph.D. candidate
Tulane University

Time: 4pm

Host: CMB

Location: 102 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

November 6

Induction of Necroptosis in Retina Pigment Epithelial Cells by Oxidative Stress

Jakub Hanus Postdoc Fellow
Department of Cell and Molecular Biology
Tulane University

Time: 4pm

Host: CMB

Location: 204 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

November 20

Dendritic Spine Plasticity of Layer V Pyramidal Neurons in the Motor Cortex

Andrew Davidson Ph.D. candidate
Tulane University

Gene Expression Array Analysis for Female Osteoporosis

Zhou Yu Ph.D. candidate
Tulane University

Time: 4pm

Host: CMB

Location: 204 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

December 4

Biotechnology and Entrepreneurism in New Orleans

Aaron Miscenich President
New Orleans BioInnovation Center, Inc.

Time: 4pm

Host: Dr. Cronin

Location: 204 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

School of Science and Engineering, 201 Lindy Boggs Center, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5764 sse@tulane.edu