Research Forum Schedule

All seminars will be held in 1425 BPS on Wednesdays at 12:00 PM unless otherwise noted

Spring 2017

Date Speaker Title

January 11

Daniel Barnett

Characterizing sTRA: A New Glycan Biomarker for a Subset of Pancreatic Ductal Andenocarcinoma Cells

January 18 Brad Abramson Increased Photochemical Efficiency in Cyanobacteria via an Engineered Sucrose Sink
February 1 Mark Williams "Molecular Basis of Hepatocellular Carcinogenesis and Potential Preventive Therapeutics"
February 8 Ya-Shiuan Lai "A salicylic acid-independent role of NPR1 is required for plant cell protection from proteotoxic stress in the endoplasmic reticulum"
February 15 Aysegul Gezer "Enteric nervous system dysfunction in Parkinson's Disease"
February 22 Sarah Kelly "The locus coeruleus: A link between vascular and neuronal pathology in preclinical Alzheimer's disease"
March 1 Sean Nguyen Introduction to R Programming for Efficient Analysis of Biomedical Research Data
March 15 TBD TBD
March 22 Shreya Saha TBD
March 29 Sarah McNitt TBD
April 5 Laura Schroeder

The Role of Neurotensin Signaling in Eating Disorders

April 12 Donghee Hoh Determination of cold tolerance QTLs in Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.) via high throughput photosynthetic phenotyping
April 19 Christopher Buehl

Critical Regions of Histone H3 and Shugoshin 1 Required for Spindle Assembly Checkpoint Function in S. cerevisiae

April 26 Chao Huang TBD


Fall 2016

Date Speaker Title
September 7 BEST  
September 14 Katherine Roth The Regulation of Kupffer Cells by Hepatic Stellate Cells
September 28 Cassandra Johnny Transport of Diterpenes Between the Chloroplast and the ER
October 5 Robert Loepp Decoding the Nonsense: Analysis of Arabidopsis Nonsense-Mediated mRNA Decay
October 12 Rima Mouawad Regulatory Specificity of Drosophila Retinoblastoma Protein
October 26 Eric Poliner Development of transgenic tools for the oleaginous microalga Nannochloropsis oceanica
November 2 Ryan Thompson Investigating Neural Differentiation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells
November 9 Rhyomi Sellnow

Levodopa-induced dyskinesias in Parkinson’s disease: Studying the contributions of Nurr1 using viral vectors

November 16 Dr. Laura McCabe F30 and F31 Application and Awards
November 23 CANCELLED Thanksgiving
November 30 Geoffrey Davis Understanding the In Vivo Proton Motive Force Mediated Limitations to Photosynthesis
December 7 Sandy Olenic Inhibition of Intramembrane Metalloprotease SpolVFB
December 14 CANCELLED Good luck on your finals!