Past Events 2010-2011

Fall 2010 | Spring 2011 | Summer 2011


Fall 2010 Seminar Speakerstop ⇑

September 17

Visual Signaling Processing in Retina

Gouyoung Wang, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
Department of Structural and Cellular Biology
Tulane University Medical School New Orleans, LA

September 24

Mesenchymal stem cells: Biology and Therapeutic Application

Bruce A. Bunnell, Ph.D.Director of Center for Gene Therapy
Aaron Family Regents Distinguished Chair
Department of Pharmacology
Tulane University School of Medicine New Orleans, LA
Division of Gene Therapy
Tulane National Primate Research Center

October 1

Zen and the Art of 3-D Reconstruction: Balancing Structural Plasticity in the Mature Hippocampus

Jennifer Bourne, Ph.D.Research Scientist
Center for Learning and Memory
University of Texas at Austin

October 8

Extra-synaptic NMDA receptors coupled cell death signals

Youming Lu, M.D., Ph.D.Professor
Neuroscience Center for Excellence
LSU New Orleans, LA

November 5

A Role for Regeneration in Regenerative Medicine

Ken Muneoka, Ph.D.John L. and Mary Wright Ebaugh Chair in Science and Engineering
Department of Cell and Molecular Biology
Tulane University New Orleans, LA

November 19

Molecular Mechanisms of Liver Cancer: From Inflammation to Carcinogenesis

Tong Wu, M.D., Ph.D.Professor and Chairman
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Marguerite Main Zimmerman Chair
Basic Cancer Research
Tulane University School of Medicine New Orleans, LA

December 3

Genomic Plasticity: Insights from Single Cell Analyses

Jim Eberwine, Ph.D.Professor of Pharmacology
Department of Pharmacology
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Spring 2011 Seminar Speakerstop ⇑

January 28

BMP2 Gene Regulation and Osteoblast Differentiation

Ming Zhao, M.D., Ph.D.Associate Professor
Department of Biostatistics in School of Public Health
Tulane's Center for Bioinformatics and Genomics, Tulane University

Time: 4pm

February 11

Functional and Molecular Diversity of Voltage-Gated K+ (Kv) Channels and the Fine Tuning of Membrane Excitability

Jeanne Nerbonne, Ph.D.
Alumni Endowed Professor
Department of Developmental Biology Neurosciences and Molecular Cell Biology Programs
Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Time: Canceled

February 18

Microbe, Microbe, Toxic Microbe, How Does Your Cell Wall Grow?

Deborah Perlstein, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
Boston University

Time: 4pm

February 25

FoxC1 and Msx2 in the Specification of Osteoprogenitors and the Patterned Growth of the Murine Skull.

Rob Maxson, Ph.D.Professor Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California / Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

Time: 4pm

March 4

Ex Vivo and In Vitro Models for Neuroinflammation

Andrew Maclean, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
Tulane National Primate Research Center
Tulane University School of Medicine
Covington, LA

Time: 4pm

March 18

The Barrel Cortex: A Window into Cortical Circuitry and its Development

Joshua C. Brumberg, Ph.D.Program Head
Neuropsychology Ph.D.
Queens College and The Graduate Center, CUNY
Flushing, NY

Time: 4pm

March 25

Regulation of Reversible Phosphorylation Specificity in Synaptic Transmission and Meta-plasticity

Hugh Xia, Ph.D.Associate Professor Cell Biology and Anatomy, and Neuroscience
Neuroscience Center of Excellence
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
New Orleans, LA

Time: 4pm

April 1

Adipose Stromal/Stem Cells: Travels in Time and Space

Jeffrey Gimble, M.D., Ph.D.Professor
Tulane Medical School
LSU Medical School

Time: 4pm

April 8

Regulation of Renal Progenitor Cells and Ureteric Bud by Sall1 and NuRD

Michael Rauchman, M.D.C.M.Associate Professor
Internal Medicine, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
St. Louis University

Time: 4pm

April 15

Essential Roles of the Intercalated Disc-Associated, Xin Repeat-Containing Proteins in Cardiac Development and Function

Jim Lin, Ph.D.Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Iowa

Time: 4pm

April 29

Evolutionary Conserved Transcriptional Response Toward BMP Signaling in Developing Mouse and Xenopus Embryos

Ken Cho, Ph.D.Professor and Chair
Department of Developmental and Cell Biology
University of California Irvine

Time: 4pm

Summer 2011 Seminar Speakerstop ⇑

June 11

Symposium in Honor of Dr. YiPing »

Shusheng Wang, Ph.D.Assistant Professor of the Department of Ophthalmology
UT Southwestern Medical Center

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