Past Events 2011-2012

Fall 2011 | Spring 2012


Fall 2011 Seminar Speakerstop ⇑

September 23

Epigenetic Regulation of NF-kappaB signaling in Cancer and Immunity

Lin-Feng Chen, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne

September 30

Functional and molecular diversity of voltage-gated K+ (Kv) channels and the fine tuning of membrane excitability

Jeanne Nerbonne, Ph.D.Alumni Endowed Professor
of Molecular Biology and Pharmacology
Washington University, St. Louis, MO

October 7

Multiple actions of neural stem cells: Impact on Metabolic neurodegenerative Diseases

Jean Pyo-Lee, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology
Tulane University School of Medicine

October 14

Tulane Fall Break!

October 28

Modulation of Plasticity in the Hippocampus by K+ Channels

Laura Schrader, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
Cell and Molecular Biology
Tulane University

November 4


November 18

Remembering and forgetting in Drosophila

Dr. Yi Zhong Professor
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Cold Spring Harbor, NY

November 25

Thanksgiving Holiday!

December 2

How nitric oxide promotes synaptic flexibility between retinal amacrine cells

Evanna L. Gleason, Ph.D.Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge

Time: 4pm

Location: 102 Jones, Tulane University Uptown Campus

Spring 2012 Seminar Speakerstop ⇑

February 10

Roles of the Odd-skipped transcription factors in mammalian organogenesis

Rulang Jiang, Ph.D.Professor
Divisions of Developmental Biology & Plastic Surgery
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

February 17

Protein Phosphatases in Signaling and Development

Xin-hua Feng, Ph.D.Professor
Departments of Molecular and Cellular Biology and Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine

March 2

CNS regeneration: Molecular strategies for promoting repair

Alyson Fournier, Ph.D.Associate Professor
Montreal Neurological Institute
McGill University

March 9

A Novel pERK-PPARγ Complex that Mediates Cognitive Rescue in Tg2576 Alzheimer's Mice

Kelly Dineley, Ph.D.associate Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Texas, medical branch

March 23

Rapid Glucocorticoid Signaling via a Membrane Glucocorticoid Receptor

Jeffrey Tasker, Ph.D.Professor
Catherine and Hunter Pierson Chair in Neuroscience
Cell & Molecular Biology
Tulane University

April 13

Stable inhibition of specific estrogen receptor alpha (ERα) phosphorylation sites confers increased growth, migration/invasion and disruption of estradiol signaling in MCF-7 breast cancer cells and xenograft tumors

Dr. Brian RowanProfessor
Structural and Cellular Biology
Tulane University Medical School

April 20

Integrated Analysis of Melanoma: Can We Do Better with Targeted Drugs?

David Stern, Ph.D.Professor of Pathology
Associate Director, Shared Resources, Yale Cancer Center
Leader, Signal Transduction Research Program, Yale Cancer Center
Yale University

April 27

Dynamic control of neurotransmission by local translation at synaptic sites

Mike Suttonassistant Professor
Molecular and integrative physiology
molecular and behavioral neuroscience institute
University of Michigan

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