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 TBA

"Title TBA"

Laura McMahon

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

"Title TBA"

 

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - Literature Review

Jimmy Zhang

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

"Title TBA"

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - Thesis Proposal

Alina Monteagudo-Caballero

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

"Title TBA"

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

"Title TBA"

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, 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, 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"

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