Physiology & Biophysics

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“Immune-to-Brain Communication Driven by Sterile Lung Injury”

David Litvin
June 5, 2018 4 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Advisor: Frank Jacono, MD


"Understanding the Molecular Mechanism of TRP channel activation/inhibition by structural analysis"

Amrita Samanta
May 31, 2018 4 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Advisor: Vera Moiseenkova-Bell, PhD


"Mechanisms by which progesterone controls human pregnancy and parturition"

Peyvand Amini
May 7, 2018 4 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Advisor: Sam Mesiano, PhD


"Novel Genetic Modifiers in a Monogenic Cardiac Arrhythmia"

Sam Chai, PhD
Jan. 19, 2018 4 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Advisor: Isabelle Deschenes, PhD

Inherited cardiac arrhythmias such as Long QT Syndrome (LQTS) result in aberrant electrical propagation at the cellular level which can degenerate to irregular ventricular rhythm and increase the risk for sudden cardiac death. Classically, LQTS was believed to be caused by one mutation in one [read more]


"Single-chain insulin analogs as ultra-stable therapeutics"

Michael Glidden, PhD
Dec. 12, 2017 3:30 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Advisor: Michael A. Weiss, MD, PhD, MBA




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