Formal Seminars

SPRING 2015
all seminars in 1025 Orr Major, 11-12 noon, unless otherwise noted*
* location change
(click on highlighted names to be directed to a speaker's website)

Jan 23

11:00 am

Francesca E. Duncan, Ph.D.
University of Kansas Medical Cente
(hosted by Dr. Liskin Swint-Kruse)

"Why Old Eggs Go Bad: Reproductive Aging from the Germ Cell to the Microenvironment:

Jan 30

11:00 am

Matthew Auton, Ph.D.
Mayo Clinic
(hosted by Dr. Aron Fenton)

"Deciphering Non-Two-State Thermodynamic Character: New Insights into the Structural Biology of Von Willebrand Disease"

 Feb 6

11:00 am

Katharina Hopp, Ph.D.
Mayo Clinic
(hosted by Dr. Stephen Parnell) 

"Genic and allelic modulators of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) severity" 

 Feb 13

11:00 am

No Seminar

TBA 

 Feb 20

11:00 am

Stephen Parnell, Ph.D.
University of Kansas Medical Center

"Mutations in Polycystin-1 Signaling Domains Cause Polycystic Kidney Disease" 

 Feb 27

11:00 am 

Thomas Rutkowski, Ph.D.
Univ. of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
(hosted by Dr. Joe Fontes)

"ER stress,redox, and lipid catabloism: why they matter for fatty liver disease and liver cancer"

 Mar 6

11:00 am

Yuxia (Lisa) Zhang, Ph.D.
University of Kansas Medical Center
(hosted by Dr. Liskin Swint-Kruse)

"The role of nuclear receptor SHP in cholestasis liever disease and liver cancer" 

 Mar 13

11:00 am

Pamela V. Tran, Ph.D.
University of Kansas Medical Center
(hosted by Dr. Chad Slawson)

"Primary cilia in developmental signaling, cystic kidney disease and obesity"

 Mar 20

 

No Seminar - Spring Break 

 

 Mar 27

 

No Seminar -Student Research Forum

 

 Apr 3

11:00 am

William Picking, Ph.D.
University of Kansas - Lawrence
(hosted by Dr. Mark Fisher)

"Structure and functions of the type III secretion system and its key components"

 Apr 10

11:00 am

Hays Rye, Ph.D.
Texas A&M University
(hosted by Dr. Mark Fisher)

"Going backwards in order to go forwards: molecular chaperones in proeint folding and disaggregation"

 Apr 17

11:00 am

Mary Ashley Rimmer
Graduate Student
University of Kansas Medical Center

"1.3 MDa, 4 Subunits, and 60 Years: The Elusive Structure of Phosphorylase Kinase" 

 Apr 24

11:00 am

Jeffery L. Miller, M.D.
NIDDK National Institutes of Health
(hosted by Dr. Ken Peterson)

"Increasing fetal hemoglobin in adult human erythroblasts"

 May 1

11:00 am

Zhen Zhang
Graduate Student
University of Kansas Medical Center

TBA 

 May 8

11:00 am

Marina Ramirez-Alvarado, M.D.
Mayo Clinic
Hosted by Dr. Swint-Kruse

TBA 

 May 15

11:00 am

Gregory A. Grant, Ph.D.
Washington University School of Medicine
(hosted by Dr. Aron Fenton)

TBA

 

 

 

 


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