Schedule of Seminars

Fall 2016 Semester Seminars

Tuesday, 12-1 MS 326 (unless otherwise noted in RED)

Date Room Time Speaker Title of Seminar Host



B26 1-2

Tong Wu, Graduate Student - Orschell Lab

Acute and Long-Term Effects of Lethal Radiation Exposure on Thymus Involution and Regeneration C. Orschell
6-Sept    12-1 Michael Sturek, PhD, Chair Cellular & Integrated Physiology
 "Ossabaw miniature swine journeys: transatlantic to labs to intellectual property" Gallagher
13-Sept     Johnathan Tune, PhD, Professor, Cellular & Integrative Physiology IUSM Role of Perivascular Adipose Tissue in the Progression of Coronary Artery Disease
20-Sept     Jeffrey Elmendorf, PhD
Associate Professor
Cellular & Integrative Physiology
Cholesterol Toxicity as a Promising Target for Diabetes Prevention  Gallagher
27-Sept      RESERVED- ICVBM
11-Oct     Richard Day PHD, Professor, Cellular & Integrative Physiology IUSM
Imaging Physiology in Living Cells AND Living Animals
18-Oct      No Seminar
 Fall Break
25-Oct     Mervin C. Yoder, Jr., M.D.
Distinguished Professor
Director Herman B. Wells Center for Pediatric Research
Evidence that murine circulating endothelial colongy forming cells are derived from vascular endothelial cells
8-Nov     Andrew Coggan, PHD, Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology, IUPUI
 Dietary Nitrate and Exercise Tolerance in Patients with Heart Failure
15-NOV     Paul Herring, PHD, Professor of Cellular & Integrative Physiology IUSM
Gastroparesis: one disease or many?  Gallagher
22-Nov      No Seminar
 Holiday Break
29-Nov      Jason A. Collett, PHD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow Basile Lab, Cellular & Integrative Physiology, IUSM Novel Treatments for Acute Kidney Injury: Forward and Backward


    Naomi Olivos
Elucidating the role of Mig6 in regulating β-cell death mechanisms during diet-induced obesity
6-Dec     Matthias Clauss, PHD, Associate Professor, Indiana Center for Vascular Biology & Cellular & integrative Physiology, IUSM 
A Vascular Endothelial Pathway to Apoptosis

Spring 2017 Seminars

Tuesday, 12-1 MS 326 (unless otherwise noted in RED) 
10-Jan     James C Williams, PHD, Professor of Anatomy & Cell Biology, IUSM
What are kidney stones and how do they form?
24-Jan     Fred Pavalko, PHD, Professor, Cellular & Integrative Physiology IUSM
Regulation of bone formation in response to mechanical loading
31-Jan     Nathan J. Alves, PHD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
“BME in an EM Department: Functionalized Antibodies to Nanoparticle Therapeutics”    Sturek
7-Feb  R4-101 12-1

Andrew Schwarderer, PHD, Pediatric Nephrology Faculty Candidate

New Directions in Pediatric Urinary Stone Disease
14-Feb      Hongxia Ren, PHD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Wells Center, IUSM
 Investigating neuroendocrine regulatory mechanisms for energy balance and glucose homeostasis

7-Mar     Amelia K. Linnemann, PHD., Assistant Professor, Wells Center for Pediatric Research, IUSM
“Cytokine-driven Autophagy in the Pancreatic Beta-cell” Gallagher
14-Mar      Bruno Roseguini PHD, Assistant Professor, Health & Kinesiology, Purdue University
"Heat as a therapeutic tool for elderly patients with peripheral artery disease”.  Unthank
21-Mar      Takashi Hato, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Nephrology, IUSM Endotoxin Preconditioning: A Discovery Platform Gallagher
11-Apr     Staci Engle PHD, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Biology, IUPUI (Berbari Lab)
 Role of Primary Cilia in Obesity
18-Apr     Emily Blue, PHD. Assistant Research Professor, Wells Center, IUSM
"Epigenetic and functional changes to ECFCs following exposure to diabetes"

Natalia Bogatcheva, PhD

Assistant Research Professor of Medicine

“ EMAPII-neutralizing antibody as a therapy to reduce influenza-associated pulmonary complications”  ICVBM
27-Apr MS 326   Deborah Baines, Professor of Molecular Physiology, St. George's University of London, UK Sweeter but not better: Glucose and Respiratory Infection Blzaer-Yost
    Margaret A. Schwarz, M.D., Professor Pediatrics, IUSM-South Bend
11-May MS326  12-1 Kaela Varberg
Thesis Defense 
Kinetic vasculogenic analyses of endothelial colony forming cells exposed to intrauterine diabetes
23-May     Amanda Stram  
Dissertation Defense Seminar 
 Mitochondrial Protein Acetylation and Left Ventricular Function in a Model of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure  

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