2022 Seminars

Seminars are presented during the academic year on Thursday at 8:30 a.m. unless otherwise noted.  We are currently presenting most seminars in person and normally offer a virtual link.  We may have some virtual only seminars.  Information on in-person meeting locations and links will be listed on announcements.  Most seminars for the Spring 2022 semester will be offered in HSRF 300.  For more information, contact Pharmacology via email: Series Coordinator, jeanne.mulac@uvm.edu or susan.curtis@uvm.edu


January 27, 2022Michael Previs, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont"New views of cardiac muscle structure and function:  It's all mixed up!"
February 17, 2022Nimrat Chatterjee, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Vermont"REV1 DNA polymerase-dependent genome instability mechanisms"

March 10, 2022

CVRI Sponsored

Andrew Shih, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Center for Developmental Biology and Regenerative Medicine, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's Hospital Research Foundation"Optical dissection of blood flow in brain capillaries"


March 18, 2022

CVRI and COBRE Sponsored

Iris Z. Jaffe, M.D. Ph.D., Professor of Molecular Cardiology, Medicine, Executive Dir. Molecular Cardiology Research Institute, Tufts, Boston Campus

"Vascular Mineralocorticoid Receptors in Cardiovascular Disease"
April 7, 2022George Anene-Nzelu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Montreal

"Discovering Heart Failure Genetic Determinates through Epigenetic Marks in Human Hearts"

April 14, 2022Luis Fernando Santana, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Arline Miller Rolkin Endowed Chair in Physiology & Membrane Biology, Interim Chair, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Science, University of California at Davis

"A bit of noise is good for you: How biological noise tunes the reproducibility and adaptability of cardiac excitation-contraction coupling"

HSRF 400

April 21, 2022Amreen Mughal, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Pharmacology, University of Vermont

"Electrocalcium signaling - A new dimension of blood flow regulation in the brain"

HSRF 400

May 5, 2022

Anne Joutel, MD, Ph.D., Professor, Director of Research INSERM, INSERM Team Leader, Institute of Psychiatry & Neuroscience, Professor (Part-Time), Department of Pharmacology at UVM, LCOM.  INSERM, Paris, France

"Towards tackling two challenges puzzles in the CADASIL disease"

Fri. May 20, 2022

Constantino Iadacola, MD, Anne Parrish Titzell Professor of Neurology, Director & Chair, Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute, Weill Cornell, New York, NY

"Neurovascular pathobiology of amyloid-beta and tau:  from bench to bedside"

June 6, 2022Scott Earley, Ph.D., Director for Center of Molecular and Cellular Signaling in the Cardiovascular System, Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of Nevada, Reno, NV"Impaired neurovascular coupling and cognitive function in Gould syndrome"