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Seminars

During the academic year, we sponsor a seminar on most Mondays at 4:00 PM, in the Lecture Hall (E501). We pride ourselves on presenting, at almost every seminar, an eminent scholar from around the country or around the globe.

Upcoming Seminars


Jiansen Jiang, PhD
Jiansen Jiang, PhD
Sept. 16, 2019 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Xinghong Dai, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Pushing the resolution limit of cryoEM for small membrane proteins "


Xiaochen Bai, PhD
Xiaochen Bai, PhD
Oct. 28, 2019 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Matthias Buck

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Cryo-EM analysis of full-length receptor tyrosine kinase "


Zhaozhu Qiu, PhD
Zhaozhu Qiu, PhD
Nov. 4, 2019 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Xinghong Dai, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"From SWELL to PAC: Discovery of New Ion Channels "


Recent Seminars


Jeffrey R. Schelling, MD
Jeffrey R. Schelling, MD
June 10, 2019 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: William P. Schilling, PhD

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DCAPT SEMINAR

"Fatty Acid Transporter-2 (FATP2) in the Pathogenesis of Diabetic Kidney Disease "


Richard W. Pastor, PhD
Richard W. Pastor, PhD
May 6, 2019 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Matthias Buck

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Membrane Permeability "


Jay  Dean, PhD
Jay Dean, PhD
April 30, 2019 noon
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Walter F. Boron, MD, PhD

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CENTER FOR AEROSPACE PHYSIOLOGY INAUGURAL SYMPOSIUM SEMINAR

"Winning the physiological air war of 1939-1945:  the history of aero medical research and practices in America during WW2 "


Aerospace Physiology Symposium
Aerospace Physiology Symposium
April 29, 2019 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thwing Center — Excelsior Ballroom
Hosted by: Walter F. Boron, MD, PhD

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INAUGURAL SYMPOSIUM FOR THE CENTER FOR AEROSPACE PHYSIOLOGY

"Featured Lecture:  CNS oxygen toxicity in undersea medicine: mechanisms and mitigation strategies "


Albert R. LaSpada, MD, PhD, FACMG
Albert R. LaSpada, MD, PhD, FACMG
April 29, 2019 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Xin Qi, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"
Convergent pathways in neurodegeneration: From polyglutamine disease targets to broad-based therapeutic opportunities
"


Jing-Qiong Kang, MD, PhD
Jing-Qiong Kang, MD, PhD
April 22, 2019 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Tingwei Mu, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Pathophysiology of GABAA receptor mutations associated with variable epilepsy syndromes"


C. Michael Crowder, MD, PhD
C. Michael Crowder, MD, PhD
April 15, 2019 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Xin Qi, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"The Translation Machinery Determines Hypoxic Sensitivity"


Cynthia Czajkowski, PhD
Cynthia Czajkowski, PhD
April 8, 2019 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Sudha Chakrapani, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Detecting ligand induced motions in pentameric ligand-gated ion channels"


Gerhard Hummer, PhD
Gerhard Hummer, PhD
April 5, 2019 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Matthias Buck

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DEPARTMENT SPECIAL SEMINAR

"Molecular simulations of membrane sensing, shaping, and remodeling "


Christian Aalkjaer, MD
Christian Aalkjaer, MD
April 4, 2019 None Hosted by:

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NONE

"Dale test "


Prof. Amitabha Chattopadhyay, PhD
Prof. Amitabha Chattopadhyay, PhD
April 3, 2019 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Rajesh Ramachandran, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SPECIAL SEMINAR

"Interaction of Membrane Cholesterol with G Protein-Coupled Receptors: Novel Insights in Health & Disease"


Carlos T. Moraes, PhD
Carlos T. Moraes, PhD
April 1, 2019 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Sudha Chakrapani, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Developing Genetic Treatments for Mitochondrial DNA Diseases"


Adam W. Smith, PhD
Adam W. Smith, PhD
March 25, 2019 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by:

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DCAPT SEMINAR

"Spatial regulation of receptor tyrosine kinases "


Alicia McDonough, PhD, FAHA
Alicia McDonough, PhD, FAHA
March 18, 2019 4 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Walter F. Boron, MD, PhD

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7TH ANNUAL ULRICH HOPFER LECTURE

"Maintaining Balance under Pressure: renal adaptations to angiotensin II hypertension in females and males "


Sharona Gordon, PhD
Sharona Gordon, PhD
March 11, 2019 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Sudha Chakrapani, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"No gain, no pain: phosphoinositide regulation of TRPV1 ion channels"


Elizabeth G. Damato, PhD, CPNP, RN
Elizabeth G. Damato, PhD, CPNP, RN
Feb. 26, 2019 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by:

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DCAPT SEMINAR POSTPONED TBD

"You can never be too rich, too thin, or have too much oxygen...Or can you?? "


Sam Mesiano, PhD
Sam Mesiano, PhD
Feb. 25, 2019 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by:

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Exploiting the molecular biology of progesterone to prevent preterm birth"


George B. Richerson, MD, PhD
George B. Richerson, MD, PhD
Feb. 18, 2019 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Walter F. Boron, MD, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"The retrotrapezoid nucleus: A site for chemoreceptors or just a relay for other pH sensors?"


Shirley ShiDu Yan, MD
Shirley ShiDu Yan, MD
Feb. 11, 2019 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Xin Qi, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Targeting Mitochondria as a Potential Therapeutic Strategy for Alzheimer’s Disease"


Christopher I. Richards, PhD
Christopher I. Richards, PhD
Jan. 28, 2019 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Tingwei Mu, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Brain region specific single molecule imaging of nicotinic receptors"


Xiaolei Xu, PhD
Xiaolei Xu, PhD
Jan. 14, 2019 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Julian E. Stelzer, PhD

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DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Discover New Genes and Therapies for Cardiomyopathy via Zebrafish Genetics"



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