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Seminar Series

Immunity, Inflammation, and Disease Laboratory

When & Where:

Time Day of Week Location
9:00 a.m. Wednesdays D250


Date Speaker Topic
November 2, 2016 Miranda Lyons-Cohen Localization and Trafficking of Pulmonary Dendritic Cells During Allergic Sensitization
November 9, 2016 Trey Oguin/Sing Wai-Wong ROS and LAP in CGD/The role of autophagy in osteoclastogenesis and the pathogenesis of Paget’s disease of the bone (PDB)
November 16, 2016 Invited Speaker: Dr. Maxence Nachury TBA
November 23, 2016 N/A THANKSGIVING
November 30, 2016 Dr. Perry Blackshear TBA
December 7, 2016 Invited Speaker: Dr. Rheal Towner TBA
December 14, 2016 Robert Brown TBA
December 21, 2016 N/A Open Seminar Slot
December 28, 2016 N/A CHRISTMAS


Date Speaker Topic
January 4, 2017 Ma Wan Cigarette smoking links DNA methylation changes to atherosclerosis in circulating monocytes
January 11, 2017 Kerry Dorr Deletion of JAZF1 protects against high fat diet-induced obesity, glucose intolerance and insulin resistance
January 18, 2017 Invited Speaker: Dr. Karl Kelsey Immunomethylomics: A novel cancer risk prediction tool
January 25, 2017 Kirsten Verhein Association of mitochondrial DNA sequence with disease
February 1, 2017 Invited Speaker: Dr. Ed Miao TBA
February 8, 2017 Douglas Ganini da Silva/Thomas Van’t Erve GFP species produce superoxide free radical and H2O2 in biological systems
February 15, 2017 Hideki Nakano Pulmonary dendritic cells
February 22, 2017 Ashutosh Kumar Role of cytochrome c in a-synuclein radical formation: Implications of a-synuclein in neuronal death in Maneb-and paraquat-induced model of Parkinson’s disease
March 1, 2017 Invited Speaker: Dr. Andrew Oberst TBA
March 8, 2017 Priya Jayaraman TBA
March 15, 2017 Invited Speaker: Dr. Lori Sussel TBA
March 22, 2017 Karim Shalaby TLR4 is necessary to maintain house dust-dependent Th17 inflammation in the lungs
March 29, 2017 Matthew Edin Dual Disruption of mEH and sEH improves Cardiac Recovery after Ischemia
April 5, 2017 Cody Nichols Genetic Factors contributing to Pulmonary Function: A GWAS Follow-up Study
April 12, 2017 Carol Trempus Role of primary cilia in lung fibrosis
April 19, 2017 Hong Soon Kang Deficiency in the transcription factor GLIS3 impairs thyroid follicular cell functions and abrogates goiter development
April 26, 2017 Vandy Parron Effect of Heparosan in Airway Hyper-responsiveness
May 3, 2017 Wan Chi Lin Epithelial Membrane Protein 2 Regulates Transepithelial Migration of Neutrophils in the Inflamed Lung
May 10, 2017 Invited Speaker: Dr. Patricia Silveyra TBA
May 17, 2017 Prashant Rai Deletion of the immunity-related GTPase IRGM1 induces a cell-autonomous interferon response
May 24, 2017 N/A ATS WEEK
May 31, 2017 Salik Hussain TBA
June 7, 2017 Caleb Sutherland/Kilsoo Jeon Loss of Glis3 expression in the distal tubules, connecting ducts and glomeruli results in the development of polycystic kidney phenotype/The transcription factor Glis3 plays a critical role in lineage determination of neural progenitor cells through its regulation of WNT signaling
June 14, 2017 Kristin Gabor Assessing the antiviral immune response in Smith-Lemli-Opitz-Syndrome
June 21, 2017 David Scoville The role of Glis3 in pancreatic B-cell development
June 28, 2017 Paivi Salo/Hong Li An Update from NHANES 2005-2006
July 5, 2017 N/A Open Seminar Slot
July 12, 2017 Hye-Youn Cho Effect of prenatal antioxidant sulforaphane on fetal transcriptomics and neonatal acute lung injury in mice
July 19, 2017 Seddon Thomas MYD88-dependent dendritic and epithelial cell crosstalk in the lung orchestrates immune responses to inhaled allergens
July 25, 2017 Joseph Kolb LC3-associated phagocytosis: Determining the link between receptor engagement and the class lll PI3K complex