Department of Pharmacology and Physiology and Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology Colloquium Series

The weekly colloquium is generally held on Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. in the Anders Conference Room (4-6912). Unless otherwise noted, our departmental colloquia program is supported by the Alejandro Zaffaroni Endowment Fund and the John R. Murlin Fund. For outside guests, contact Dr. Robert T. Dirksen and Dr. David I. Yule. For graduate student colloquia, contact Dr. Paul S. Brookes.

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - Thesis Proposal

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Corey M. Hoffman

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Laura M. Calvi

"Modulation of Functionally Distinct Hematopoietic Stem Cell Niches by Parathyroid Hormone"

Thursday, September 4, 2014 - Thesis Proposal

Rafael H. Gil de Rubio

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Alan V. Smrcka

"Receptor-stimulated PLC-dependent P14P Hydrolysis Promoting PKD Activation and Mitogenic Signaling"

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - Thesis Proposal

11:00 - 12:00 p.m.

Liwei Wang

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. David I. Yule

"Transforming Inositol 1,4,5-Trisphosphate Receptor-mediated Calcium Signals by Activity of Intracellular Proteases"

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - Thesis Proposal

Rachel L. Walker

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr.Keith W. Nehrke
"Mitochondrial Calcium Buffering in C. elegans"

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - Thesis Proposal

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Kelly A. McGlynn

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Archibald S. Perkins

"Mechanism of the Methyltransferase Prdm3 in MLL Leukemogenesis"

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - Thesis Proposal

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Jesi Lee Anne Y. To

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Alan V. Smrcka

"Modulation of Chemokine Signaling and Novel Anti-inflammatory Properties of Small Molecule Inhibitors of G-protein beta-gamma"

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - Literature Reviews

Isaac J. Fisher

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Alan V. Smrcka

"A Biased Antagonist Demonstrates That G alpha-i Protein Subunit is Not Directly Involved in Neutrophil Activation by 5-Oxo-ETE"

Emma W. Grygotis

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Denise C. Hocking

"Physical Limits of Cell Migration: Control by ECM Space and Nuclear Deformation and Tuning by Proteolysis and Traction Force"

Friday, September 19, 2014 - Thesis Proposal

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Joseph A. Bisson

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Ethan David Cohen
"Investigating the Novel Caspase-dependent Mechanism of Wnt5a and Wnt11 Induced Second Heart Field Development"

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - Thesis Proposal

Michael A. Trembley

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Eric M. Small

"A Novel MRTF Signaling Center at Cardiac Intercalated Discs"

Thursday, September 25, 2014 - Literature Review

Alexander G. Hajduczok

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Gregory G. Tall

"Type IV Collagen is an Activating Ligand for the Adhesion G Protein-coupled Receptor GPR126"

Thursday, October 2 , 2014 - Literature Reviews

Chen Kaplan

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Coeli Lopes

"A Molecular Mechanism for Adrenergic-induced Long QT Syndrome"

Laura McMahon

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Robert T. Dirksen

"STIM1 Negatively Regulates Ca2+ Release from the Sarcoplasmic Reticulun in Skeletal Myotubes"

 

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - Literature Review

Jimmy Zhang

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Paul S. Brookes

"Mitophagy is Required for Acute Cardioprotection by Simvastatin"

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - Thesis Proposal

Alina Monteagudo-Caballero

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Gail V. W. Johnson

"Role of Transglutaminase 2 in Blioblastoma Multiforme Proliferation and Survival"

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Tatyana Sevastyanova

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Paul J. Kammermeier

"Title TBA"

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Hannah Stoveken

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Gregory G. Tall

"Title TBA"

Friday, October 31, 2014 - Thesis Proposal

Makaia M. Papasergi

Graduate student in the laboratory ofDr. Gregory G. Tall

"Title TBA"

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Carole A. Parent, Ph.D.Carole A. Parent, Ph.D.

Deputy Laboratory Chief, Laboratory of Cellular and Molecjular Biology, Co-Director National Cancer Institute-UMD Partnership for Cancer Technology, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Guest of Dr. Alan V. Smrcka

"Live Imaging of Signal Relay During Chemotaxis and its Relevance to Inflammation and Cancer"

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Kevin M. Tylock

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Robert T. Dirksen

"Title TBA"

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Lawrence E. Goldfinger, Ph.D.

Associatre Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology, andof Sol Sherry Thrombosis Research Center, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Guest of Dr. Angela J. Glading

"Title TBA"

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Ellie M. Carrell

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Robert T. Dirksen

"Title TBA"

Tuesday, December 11, 2014

Paul Trippier, Ph.D.Paul Trippier, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University, Health Sciences Center, School of Pharmacy, Amarillo, TX
Guest of Dr. Paul S. Brookes

"Title TBA"

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Rahul Chandraselhar

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. David I. Yule

"Title TBA"

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Christopher D. Culbertson

Graduate student in the laboratory of TBA

"Title TBA"

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Peter V. DiStefano

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Angela J. Glading

"Title TBA"

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Kristina L. Modjeski

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Craig Morrell

"Title TBA"

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Bharti R. Patel

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Gregory G. Tall

"Title TBA"

Thursday, Feburary 12, 2015

Quiyu Zhu

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Charles J. Lowenstein

"Title TBA"

Thursday, February 19, 2015

James Dowling, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Molecular Genetics; Staff Physician, Neurology, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Guest of Dr. Robert T. Dirksen

"Title TBA"James Dowling, M.D., Ph.D.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Alina Ainbinder

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Robert T. Dirksen

"Title TBA"

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Alexander F. Fricke

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. David I. Yule

"Title TBA"

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Mary Gantz Marker

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Robert S. Freeman

"Title TBA"

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Hen Prizant

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Stephen R. Hammes

"Title TBA"

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Arun Anantharam, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Guest of Dr. Paul J. Kammermeier Arun Anantharam, Ph.D.

"Title TBA"

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Carol Lange, Ph.D.Carol Lange, Ph.D.

Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Guest of Dr. Stephen R, Hammes

"Title TBA"

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Walter E. Knight

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Chen Yan

"Title TBA"

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Yelena V. Lerman

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Minsoo Kim

"Title TBA"

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Isaac J. Fisher

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Alan V. Smrcka

"Title TBA"

Emma W. Grygotis

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Denise C. Hocking

"Title TBA"

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Randy Hall , Ph.D.

Professor of Pharmacology, Rollins Research Center, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
Guest of Dr. Gregory G. Tall

"Title TBA"Randy Hall, Ph.D.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Alexander G. Hajduczok

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Gregory G. Tall

"Title TBA"

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Aldebaran Hofer, Ph.D.Aldebaran Hofer , Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery, Surgery Research, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Guest of Dr. David I. Yule

"Title TBA"

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Chen Kaplan

Graduate student in the laboratory of TBA

"Title TBA"

Laura McMahon

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Robert T. Dirksen

"Title TBA"

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Jimmy Zhang

Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Paul S. Brookes

"Title TBA"

Thursday, June 18, 2015 - Rotation Seminars

Edward Ayoub

Graduate student in the laboratory of TBA

"Title TBA"

Si (Vivian) Chen

Graduate student in the laboratory of TBA

"Title TBA"

Thursday, June 25, 2015 - Rotations Seminars

Leah Reino

Graduate student in the laboratory of TBA

"Title TBA"

Harsha Swamy

Graduate student in the laboratory of TBA

"Title TBA"

Thursday, July 2, 2015 - Rotation Seminars

Manisha Taya

Graduate student in the laboratory of TBA

"Title TBA"

Xiaowen (Cindy) Wang

Graduate student in the laboratory of TBA

"Title TBA"

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