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March 15, 2021 Jung Wu, Medical College of Wisconsin, “PPARgamma Downstream Pathways in Salt-Sensitive Hypertension: Renal Hemodynamic and Immune Mechanisms” 

March 22, 2021 Reid Bishop, Professor and Chair, Belhaven University, “From COVID-19 Surveillance to Protein Folding and Drug Binding by Quantitative RT-PCR”

March 29, 2021 Abdel Alli, Assistant Professor, The University of Florida, “Epithelial transport mechanisms in the aldosterone-sensitive distal nephron and Hypertension”

April 5, 2021 Kristine DeLeon-Pennell, Assistant Professor, Medical University of South Carolina, “CD8+ T-cells more than just trained killers”

April 12, 2021 Damian Romero. Professor, UMMC, “Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and COVID-19”

April 19, 2021 Licy Yanes Cardozo, Associate Professor, UMMC, “Androgen Excess in Women: Role of obesity” WIP TALK

May 3, 2021 Samar Rezq, Postdoc Fellow, UMMC, “MicroRNA-21 regulation of adipogenesis and adipose thermogenesis in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome”

May 10, 2021 Krsitin Edwards, Assistant Professor, UMMC, “Sex-specific effects of indomethacin-induced inflammatory bowel disease on mitochondrial function”

May 17, 2021 Omar Logue, Assistant Professor, UMMC, “Lipid profiles of maternal and fetal tissues in a rodent model of placental ischemia: a potential role of lipid metabolites”

May 24, 2021 Nita Maihle, Professor, UMMC, “Early detection of cancer: Next generation biomarkers”

June 7, 2021 Michael Hebert, Professor, UMMC, “Regulating the Regulators: A role for coilin in the control of microRNA processing”

June 14, 2021 Karine Gautheir, CNRS Researcher, Frédéric Flamant, “Thyroid hormones regulate energy expenditure: a burning topic”

June 21, 2021 David Brown, Professor, UMMC, “Linker histones, PARP1 and the DNA damage response”

July 12, 2021 Alex Addinsall, Postdoc Fellow, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet “Regulation of complement C3/3R as a target for critical illness myopathy”

July 19, 2021 JungSu Ryu, Instructor, UMMC, “Soluble Splice Variants of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor”

July 26, 2021 Jerry Monroe, Postdoc Fellow, UMMC, “In vitro and in vivo identification and validation of novel platinum chemotherapeutics”

August 2, 2021, MckELVIE Maxwell, Valeria Brown, Hanna Bynum, and Logan Ryals, SURE/MSRP Students, UMMC

August 23, 2021, Carolyn Klinge, Professor, University of Louisville School of Medicine, “Epitranscriptomic Reader RNA Binding Protein HNRNPA2B1 Promotes Endocrine-Resistance in Breast Cancer Cells”

September 13, 2021 Vincent Giguère, Professor, McGill University, “An “Omics” Characterization of mTOR Transcriptional Activities in the Nucleus”

September 20, 2021 Angelo D’Alessandro, Associate Professor, University of Colorado, “High-throughout metabolomics: towards personalized transfusion medicine”

September 27,2021 Marlies Rossmann, Postdoc Fellow, Harvard University, “Dissecting metabolic gene regulatory networks in hematopoiesis”

October 4, 2021 Madelyn Davis, Graduate Student, UMMC, “Hypoxic Regulation of Cajal Bodies”

October 11, 2021 Tristan Clemons, Assistant Professor, USM, “Multifunctional nanomaterials for therapeutic delivery and regenerative medicine”

October 18, 2021 Holly Ingraham, Professor, University of California, “Estrogen and Neurocircuits in Female Physiology”

October 25, 2021 Jacob Pruett, Graduate Student, UMMC, “The Impact of SGLT2 Inhibition on the Cardiometabolic Profile of PCOS”

November 1, 2021 Nicole Anderson, Postdoc Fellow, University of Pennsylvania Perelman, “Utilizing the zebrafish to define metabolic vulnerabilities in MYC-Driven Cancers”

November 8, 2021 Alexandra Huffman, Graduate Student, UMMC, “Role of microRNA-21 on androgen-induced insulin resistance in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome”

November 15, 2021 Bridget Konadu, Graduate Student, UMMC, “Physiological and metabolic consequences of fetal hyperglycemia using the zebrafish model”

November 22, 2021 Drazen Raucher, Professor, UMMC, “Elastin-like Biopolymers as Drug Carriers for Targeted Glioblastoma Therapy”

December 6, 2021 Krishna Bhat, Professor, the Mary & Harry Goldsmith Endowed Chair Department of Medicine, “Neural Connectivity, Dementias and Quantum State of Our Mind”

December 7, 2021 Simon Marius Galyan, CEO of Galyan Bio, Inc, “Neuroprotective compounds repurposed for glioblastoma mulitofrme”

December 13, 2021 Helen Raybould, Professor, and UC Davis Veterinary Medicine “Bugs, Guts and Brain: interactions at the gut epithelium/vagal afferent interface”

January 10, 2022 Maryam Syed, Assistant Professor, UMMC, “Metacognition and Self-Assessment to improve student learning”

January 24, 2022 Jesmond Dalli, Professor, The Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry and Queen Mary College “Insights into novel mechanisms in the regulation of host immunity by specialized pro-resolving mediators.”

February 7, 2022 Michael Hebert, Professor, UMMC, "Hebert Lab Update" 

March 7, 2022 Douglas McLaurin, Graduate Student, UMMC, “Development of a Zebrafish Model for Evaluating Coilin-Mediated MicroRNA Biogenesis & Cajal Body Function”

March 17, 2022 Madelyn Davis, Graduate Student, UMMC, "The role of the Cajal body protein coilin in miRNA biogenesis, NF-kB activation and Cajal body condensation"

March 21, 2022 Jacob Pruett, Graduate Student, UMMC "The Impact of SGLT2 Inhibition on the Cardiometabolic Profile of PCOS”

May 9, 2022 Katheryn Lett, Graduate Student, UMMC "COILIN promotes protein SUMOylation by acting as a SUMO E3 ligase"

June 20, 2022 John Correia, Professor, UMMC "The CMB Biophysics Core and recent Hydrodynamic Studies on Therapeutic mAbs in Human Serum.”

July 11, 2022 Sofia De Oliveira, Assistant Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine “Neutrophils and disease - so much more than microbe killers”

July 25, 2022 Komal Beeton and Sara Tucker, Graduate Students, UMMC, WIP TALK

August 1, 2022 Krill Korolev, Associate Professor, Boston University, "Evolution in growing populations" 

August 15, 2022 Araceli Santiago, M.Sc, Ph.D., University of Virginia, "Virulence and Antivirulence regulation in enteric pathogens”

August 22, 2022 Ferando Ruiz, Ph.D., University of Virginia, “Targeting the O-glycome by Intestinal and Extraintestinal Pathogens”

August 29, 2022 Jorge Vidal, Ph.D., UMMC, "Microbiology and cell biology studies of pneumococcal transformation and pathogenesis"

September 12, 2022 Jelina Basnet and Ahmed Abdelhameed, Gradaute Students, UMMC “Androgen-induced splenic dysregulation in a mouse model of PCOS: effect of diet” and "Efficacy of an androgen receptor proteolysis targeting chimera in male mice: implications for PCOS"

September 19, 2022 Stephen Stray, Ph.D., UMMC, “Using influenza to treat cancer- teaching an old dog new tricks.”