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Physiology & Biophysics Department Seminars
Fall 2019

Rayford Auditorium – Thursday from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Title
August 22Arny A. Ferrando, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Geriatrics, UAMS
Host: Michael Jennings
September 5Jesus Delgado-Calle, Ph.D.,
Assistant Research Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Hematology/ Oncology, Indiana University School of Medicine
Osteocytes as Targets for the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma
September 12Giulia Baldni, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, UAMS
Host: Michael Jennings
September 26Keshari Thakali,, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor,Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center, UAMS
Host: Patricia White


October 3Pradeep K. Dudeja, Ph.D.
Professor of Physiology and Director
Divisional Scholarly Activities, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Department of Senior Research Career Scientist
Jesse Brown VAMC Medical Research Service, Chicago, IL
Host: Michael Jennings and Parimal Chowdhury
Phillip Rayford Memorial
October 17Shengyu Mu, MBBS, Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
UAMS
Host: Michael Jennings
October 31Brian Storrie, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Physiology and Biophysics,
UAMS
Host: Michael Jennings
Golgi Organization: a Rab at a Time and Beyond
November 14Roberto Vanacore, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN
Novel Insights Into Post-Translational Modification and Crosslinking of Basement Membrane Collagen IV in Tissue Homeostasis and Disease
November 21Angela K Odle, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology and Developmental Science
UAMS
Metabolism and Reproduction: Potential mechanisms for leptin regulation of pituitary gonadotropes

November 28THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYNO SEMINAR
December 5Ryan Porter, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine Endocrinology
UAMS
Host: Roy Morello
Current Challenges to Chondroprotection for the Prevention or Treatment of Osteoarthritis
December 12Graduate School Holiday Reception
Biomed One - Helen Guinn Adams Atrium
No Seminar
December 26CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYNO SEMINAR