(Note: some information is still TBA)

Physiology & Biophysics Department Seminars

Fall 2018

Rayford Auditorium – Thursday from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
September 6Aime Franco, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Physiology and Biophysics,
The MAP Pathway: Weaving Distinct Tumor Microenvironments
September 13Kartik Shankar, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics,
Developmental Nutrition,
Arkansas Children’s Hospital Research Institution
On Moms and Microbes: How the First 1000 Days Influence Obesity and Metabolic Disease Risk
September 20Donghoon Yoon, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor,
Department of Biochemistry chemistry and Molecular Biology,
In Situ Imaging of Collagen Degradation May Assess Myeloma Bone Disease Activity
September 27Samantha Kendrick, Ph.D
Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry Chemistry and Molecular Biology, UAMS
Understanding Lymphomagenesis and Developing New Therapeutic Strategies
October 4Robert Eoff, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry, UAMS
Understanding the misfits: molecular mechanisms of non-essential DNA polymerases
October 11Seema Aceves Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of California
San Diego
Rayford Memorial Seminar

Mechanisms and Clinical Impacts of Esophageal Dysfunction in Eosinophilic Esophagitis
October 18  No seminar
Career Day
October 25Freddy Nguyen, M.D., Ph.D.
Arnold O. Beckman, Postdoctoral Fellow,
Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Bionanosensors for Real-Time Assessment
and Treatment Monitoring in Cancer
November 1Nirmala Parajuli, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Altered Proteasome Function During Renal Transplantation; Possible Link to Mitochondrial Injury
November 8TBD
November 15Alexander Sorkin, PhD
Richard Beatty Mellon Professor and Chair,
Department of Cell Biology,
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA

Endocytosis and activity of the EGF receptor and dopamine transporter: comparative analyses in vitro and in vivo
November 22No Seminar
November 29Vladimir Lupashin, Ph.D.
Department of Physiology and Biophysics, UAMS
December 6 No SEMINAR
Biomed I, Helen Guinn Adams Atrium-3:00-5:00 p.m.
December 13TBD
December 27NO SEMINAR-Christmas Holiday