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Qiuye Li
Qiuye Li
Surewicz Lab
March 31, 2020 3 p.m.
School of Medicine E501

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"Structural studies of pathogenic protein aggregates"

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Michael Babinchak
Michael Babinchak
MSTP (MD/PhD Program)
Surewicz Lab
March 20, 2020 2:30 p.m.
School of Medicine E501

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"Pathological aggregation and liquid-liquid phase separation of TDP-43 in neurodegenerative disease"

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Hui (Hanna) Zhang, PhD
Hui (Hanna) Zhang, PhD
Kirwan Lab
Oct. 18, 2019 12:30 p.m.
School of Medicine E501

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“Growth differentiation factor-15 is a contraction-induced myokine that maintains glucose homeostasis in obesity and type 2 diabetes”

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Jiayang (John) Li, PhD
Jiayang (John) Li, PhD
MSTP (MD/PhD Program)
Stelzer Lab
June 17, 2019 2 p.m.
School of Medicine E501

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"Examining the efficacy of MyBPC based therapies in mouse models of cardiomyopathies"

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Di Hu, PhD
Di Hu, PhD
Qi Lab
May 21, 2019 2 p.m.
School of Medicine E501

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“Targeting Mitochondria as a Potential Therapeutic Strategy for Neurodegenerative Disease”

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Jie Yang, PhD
Jie Yang, PhD
May 2, 2019 10 a.m.
School of Medicine E501

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“Structure, function, and regulation of inflammatory caspases in inflammation and pyroptosis”

In innate immunity, the inflammasomes are large molecular machineries that are responsible for combating microbial infections. A canonical inflammasome complex contains the sensor protein, the adaptor protein called apoptosis-associated speck-like protein (ASC), and the cysteine protease [read more]



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