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Workshop Schedule

Workshop Schedule

Physiology Research Workshop 2013
2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month
Noon-1pm, Biomed 1, Room 205-207

This Research Workshop provides a forum for students and post-doctoral fellows to practice their presentation skills as well as obtain feedback on their research projects from other trainees and faculty. In addition, this Workshop also provides an opportunity for faculty to present ideas and get feedback for upcoming grant submissions.

All Physiology PhD program students who have passed their candidacy exam are required to present their research in one Research Workshop per academic year. These students will use only 5 dates listed below, and we invite IBS graduate students and post-doctoral fellows who are performing their research in Physiology Department laboratories to also participate in this Workshop program.

September 10—Archana Kamalakar

“Biological characterization of PTHrP(12-48):  Novel Biomarker of Breast Cancer Bone Metastasis or New Active Peptide?”

 September 24—Aime Franco

“Discussion on grant submission for NIH Director’s New Innovator Award Program Elucidating the role of Ras isoforms in carcinogenesis”

 October 8—Adam Corken

“Platelet glycoprotein Ib-IX is a regulator of systemic inflammation”

 October 22—Melissa Heard 

“Understanding Dietary and Genetic Interactions in the Development of Endometriosis”

 November 12—Lee Ann King

“Physiological and molecular consequences of Oncogenic Ras and Raf activation in mouse Models of thyroid carcinoma”

 November 26—Rose Willett

“Project update: Insights into COG subcomplexes and Membrane attachment”

 December 10— Lindsey James Dickson

“RAB6 Depletion Results in a Selective Delay Of Cargo Transport between the Medial and Trans Golgi Network”

 January 28— Dr. Gaddy, Ph.D.

“NASA Grant Discussion: Musculoskeletal, vascular and metabolic effects of microgravity and space radiation exposure”

 February 11— Roberta Besio, Ph.D.

 March 11—Adam Brown

A potential role for Krüppel-like factor 9 in colorectal cancer prevention

 March 18—Patricia Wight, Ph.D.

“NIH GRANT DISCUSSION:  Control of human myelin proteolipid protein gene expression during development and remyelination”

 April 8—Maria Theresa Montales, M.D.

“Maternal High Fat Diet and Programming of Adult Breast Cancer”

 April 22—Tuba Kockara, Ph.D.

“Regulation of PLP1 by Intronic Enhancers”

 April 24—Melissa Heard (DISSERTATION DEFENSE)

“Analysis of Krüppel-Like Factors 9 and 13 in Endometrial Function and Endometriosis”

 May 13—Nang San Hti Lar Seng

All Physiology PhD program students who have passed their candidacy exam are required to present their research in one Research Workshop per academic year. These students will use only 5 dates listed above.  In addition, this Research Workshop provides a forum we invite IBS graduate students and post-doctoral fellows who are performing their research in Physiology Department laboratories to also participate in this Workshop program.

Note that lunch will be provided for the first 20 attendees.

For more information, contact Laurie Costa, Dana Gaddy or Aime Franco.