Seminar Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, all seminars take place Thursdays from 3:30-4:30 PM in CRB. Refreshments are served at 3:20 pm. 

Winter/Spring 2019

DATE SPEAKER TITLE HOST
JANUARY
3 No Seminar  No Seminar No Seminar
10 Dr. Kenneth Ataga, Plough Foundation Endowed Chair in Sickle Cell Disease, Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, UTHSC "Development of Drug Therapies for Sickle Cell Disease" Dr. Vasquez
17 Dr. Radhakrishna Rao, PhD Professor, Department of Physiology, UTHSC "Antibacterial Peptides in Regulation of Gut-Liver-Brain Homeostasis"  Internal
24 Dr. Junichi Sadoshima, Professor and Chair
Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
 TBD Dr. Sun
31 Dr. Helena Parfenova, Professor, Department of Physiology, UTHSC  "Dual Faces of Oxidative Stress:
Lessons from Animal Models of Neonatal Brain Disease"
 Internal
FEBRUARY
7 Dr. Nancy Carrasco, Chair, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Vanderbilt University TBD  Dr. Vasquez
14 Dr. Julio Cordero-Morales, Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, UTHSC "Structure and function of TRP channels"  Internal
21 Dr. Zhenping Yi, Connell Endowed Chair, Wayne State University TBD  Dr. Jagger
28 Open    Internal
MARCH
7 Dr. Erin Stephenson, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pediatrics, UTHSC TBD Internal
14 Open    
21 Dr. Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, DM, Msc, FRCP,
Professor, Medicine-Endocrinology, UTHSC
"Novel insights into the pathobiology of diabetes"  Internal
28 Dr. Ronglih Liao, Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine), Stanford University  TBD  Dr. Sun
APRIL
4 Dr. Stephen E. Alway, Dean, College of Health Professions, UTHSC "Mitochondrial mediation of muscle wasting and function"  Internal
11 Dr. Koneti Rao, Sol Sherry Professor of Medicine, Co-Director, Sol Sherry Thrombosis Research Center, Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Professor of Pharmacology, Temple University TBD Dr. Gadiparthi Rao
18 Open    
25 Open    
MAY
2 Dr. Catherine Hedrick, Professor, Division of Inflammation Biology, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology TBD Dr. Gadiparthi Rao 
9 Dr. John Lynn Jefferies, Jay Michael Sullivan Distinguished Chair in Cardiology, Professor and Chief, Division of Adult Cardiovascular Diseases, UTHSC
Co-Director, Methodist University of Tennessee Cardiovascular Institute
Co-Director, Methodist Cardiovascular Service Line
Professor, Pediatric Cardiology, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital
Research Member, St Jude Children’s Research Hospital
 TBD  Internal
16 Dr. Francesca-Fang Liao, Professor, Department of Pharmacology, UTHSC TBD Internal
23 Dr. Michelle Puchowicz, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UTHSC TBD Internal
30 Dr. Joan Han, Director, Pediatric Obesity Program, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital
Associate Professor, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics
Joint Faculty, Department of Physiology
TBD Le Bonheur Children's Hospital
JUNE
6 Open    
13 Open    
20 Dr. Erhu Cao, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, University of Utah School of Medicine    Dr. Cordero
27 Open    

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