Current Seminars

Spring Semester 2018

Speaker Institute Title Host/Sponsor
1/17/2018 Jamie Sturgill, P.D University of Kentucky Targeting sphingolipids in the control of airway inflammation in asthma Lu-Yuan Lee
1/24/2018 Mary B. Sheppard, MD University of Kentucky The Genetics of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Alan Daugherty
1/31/2018 Analia Loria, PhD University of Kentucky Disturbances of the postnatal Stress Hyporesponsive Period heightens cardiometabolic risk in rodents Ming C. Gong
2/7/2018 Susan Schwab, PhD Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine, NY University School of Medicine Secrets and Lyase: New roles of S1P in the immune system Guanghu Wang
2/14/2018 Jeff Chen University of Kentucky Trainee Talks - Molecular mechanisms of thoracic aortic aneurysm formation Gregory Frolenkov
2/21/2018 Greg Corder, PhD Stanford University Dynamic neural mechanisms of pain perception, and molecular remodeling by opioids Skinner Lecture
2/28/2018 Dandan Sun, MD, PhD University of Pittsburgh Glial cells in regulating brain disease microenvironment Guanghu Wang
3/7/2018 Jung-Bum Shin, PhD University of Virginia Dissecting Mechanisms Mediating Sensory Hair Cell Maintenance Gregory Frolenkov
3/14/2018 Bill Rebeck, PhD Georgetown University APOE phenotypes for AD prevention approaches Lance Johnson
3/21/2018 Shelby Meier Dept. Physiology, Univ. Kentucky Trainee Talks - Understanding the Effects of Focal TBI on Tau Solubility Gregory Frolenkov
3/28/2018 Julian E. Stelzer, PhD Case Western Reserve University Integrative modulation of cardiac contractility by cMyBPC Ken Campbell
4/4/2018 Richard L. Proia, PhD National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Kidney Diseases Regulation of sphingolipid metabolism and signaling Stefka Spassieva
4/11/2018 Robin Krimm, PhD University of Louisville Connecting taste buds to the brain Tim McClintock
4/25/2018 Guojun Bu, PhD Mayo Clinic Pathobiology of apoE4 in Alzheimer’s disease Lance Johnson
5/2/2018 Gerard Ahern, PhD Georgetown University Medical Center TRP channels and the regulation of blood flow Ken Campbell
5/9/2018 James Godwin, PhD The Jackson Labratory Using the salamander to guide regeneration in mammals Physiology Graduate Students
5/17/2018 Brooke Ahern, Ben Shaw, & Anthony DeSana University of Kentucky Trainee Talks Gregory Frolenkov
5/23/2018 Brandon Farmer & Ahmed Elsherbini University of Kentucky Trainee Talks Gregory Frolenkov
5/29/2018 Erica Littlejohn, PhD Candidate University of Kentucky Dissertation Defense - "INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR-1 OVEREXPRESSION MEDIATES HIPPOCAMPAL REMODELING AND PLASTICITY FOLLOWING TBI" Mentor: Kathy Saatman
5/30/2018 Michael Orr & Brittani Price University of Kentucky Trainee Talks Gregory Frolenkov
6/6/2018 Jordan Wean & Ryan Cloyd University of Kentucky Trainee Talks Gregory Frolenkov
6/13/2018 Laura Peterson University of Kentucky Trainee Talks Gregory Frolenkov

Fall Semester 2018

Speaker Institute Title Host/Sponsor
9/5/2018 TBD
9/12/2018 Scott Summers, PhD The University of Utah Targeting a Ceramide Double Bond to Treat Insulin Resistance and Steatohepatitis Mariana Nikolova-Karakashian
9/26/2018 Charles Chalfant, PhD University of South Florida TBD Erhard Bieberich
10/10/2018 TBD
10/17/2018 TBD
10/24/2018 TBD
10/31/2018 TBD
11/7/2018 TBD
11/14/2018 James McCully, PhD Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston Children’s Hospital TBD Sasha Rabchevsky
11/28/2018 TBD
12/5/2018 TBD

Spring Semester 2019

Speaker Institute Title Host/Sponsor
1/23/2019 TBD
1/30/2019 TBD
2/6/2019 TBD
2/13/2019 TBD
2/20/2019 TBD
2/27/2019 TBD
3/6/2019 TBD
3/20/2019 TBD
3/27/2019 TBD
4/10/2019 TBD
4/17/2019 TBD
4/24/2019 TBD