(Note: some information is still TBA)

Physiology & Biophysics Department Seminars

Spring 2019

Rayford Auditorium – Thursday from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
January 10
January 17Paolo Decuzzi, Ph.D.
Professor and Director
Nanotechnology for Precision Medicine
Italian Institute of Technology

Host: Roy Morello
“Multifunctional Nanoconstructs
in Cancer, Cardiovascular and Chronic Inflammatory Diseases”
January 24TBATBA
January 31TBATBA
February 7TBATBA
February 14Vladimir Lupashin, Ph.D.
Department of Physiology and Biophysics, UAMS
Organization of Golgi Complex Functions in Human Cell – Mechanisms and Players”

February 21 Larry Suva, Ph.D.
Professor and Head, Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, College of of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Texas A&M University
Whitney Memorial Seminar
“Driving Bone Regeneration and Repair”
February 28Rudi Fratti, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Associate Department Head
Department of Biochemistry, Center for Biophysics & Quantitative Biology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Host: Vladimir Lupashin
"Regulation of the SNARE Activation Machinery by Phosphatidic Acid”
March 7Brian Storrie, Ph.D.
Department of Physiology and Biophysics,
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
"How Does Wound Geometry Determine Platelet Activation? Lessons from the Jugular Vein"
March 14Daniel Trombly, Ph.D.
Gene Editing Specialist / Senior Scientist I
Biocytogen Boston Corporation

Host: Patricia Wight
"CRISPR /Cas9 Based Extreme Genome Editing (EGE®) and its Applications"
Spring BreakMarch 18-22
March 28Lionel Blanc, , Ph.D.Associate Professor, Laborator of Developmental Erythropoiesis, Center for Autoimmune, Musculoskeletal and Hematopoietic Diseases, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research"From Red Cells to Bone Cells in Diamond Blackfan Anemia"
April 4Frank Simmen, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, UAMS
“Malic Enzymes in Tumor Biology: It’s Not Just About Intermediary Metabolism”
April 11TBATBA
April 18Graduate School Spring Reception
Biomed One - Helen Guinn Adams Atrium

No Seminar
April 25No seminar
May 2UAMS Cancer Retreat No Seminar
May 9Grace Purvis,
Ph.D. Candidate
"Tumor-Stromal Crosstalk in Thyroid Cancer