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2022 Spring Seminar Schedule

Meeting Date Invited Speaker Title Host Time and Location
Thursday, January 20 Susruta Majumdar Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacology, Center for Clinical Pharmacology, University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy at St. Louis, Washington University School of Medicine "CryoEM enabled discovery of novel mu opioid modulators" Walker

10-11 a.m.
Schwitalla Lecture Hall # 3 ( M316)

Thursday, February 17 Naren Ramanan, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Centre for Neuroscience, Indian Institute of Science, India "Neuroprotection by reactive astrocytes in brain injuries and neurodegenerative diseases” Salvemini 10-11 a.m. via Zoom
Thursday, February 24 Jason Collier, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University “Type 1 Diabetes: crosstalk between insulin producing cells and immune cells”  Butler 10-11 a.m.
Schwitalla Lecture Hall # 3 (M316)
Thursday, March 10 Valeria Cavalli, Ph.D., Robert E. and Louise F. Dunn Professor of Biomedical Research, Hope Center for Neurological Disorders, Center of Regenerative Medicine, Washington University - School of Medicine “Satellite Glial Cells in sensory nervous system health, injury and disease” Salvemini 10-11 a.m.
Schwitalla Lecture Hall # 3 (M316)
Thursday, March 24 Iain Scott, Ph.D., FAHA, FCVS, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Pittsburgh "Targeting cardiac metabolism in heart failure and diabetic cardiomyopathy"  Butler 10-11 a.m.
Schwitalla Lecture Hall # 3 (M316)
Thursday, March 31 Paige C. Geiger, Ph.D., Professor, Molecular and Integrative Physiology, KU Medical Center, The University of Kansas    Butler 10-11 a.m.
Schwitalla Lecture Hall # 3 (M316)
Thursday, April 7 Wilsaan M. Joiner, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, College of Biological Sciences, Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis "Dynamic sonomyographic imaging provides potential control signals for upper-extremity prosthetics"  Voice for Change (Goodland) 10-11 a.m.
Schwitalla Lecture Hall # 3 (M316)

Thursday, April 21

Sanjay Kumar, M.D., Ph.D., Chair, Dept of Bioengineering, Chancellor's Professor, Bioengineering and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Berkeley "Probing and targeting brain tumor and stem cells with engineered materials" Zustiak Zoom (contact Angie Coleman for link)
Thursday, May 5 Akhilesh K. Gaharwar, Ph.D., Presidential Impact Fellow, Cain Faculty Fellow, Associate Professor in Dept of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty Member, Genetics and Genomics, Affiliated Faculty, Dept. of Materials Science and Engr, Faulty Member, Center for Remote Health Technologies and Systems, College of Engineering, Texas A&M University 

"Bioengineering Living Systems: Designing Biomaterials for In Situ Tissue Regeneration”

Zustiak

10-11 a.m.
Schwitalla Lecture Hall # 3 (M316)
Thursday, May 12 Andrew Bremer, M.D., Ph.D., M.A.S., Chief, Pediatric Growth and Nutrition Branch, Acting Chief, Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, Program Official, Neonatal Research Network at National Institute of Health (NIH)

"Nutrition and Pharmacology Research at the NIH"

Butler

10-11 a.m.
Schwitalla Lecture Hall # 3 (M316)