2013 Seminars

February 7 Robert Feil, Ph.D., Professor of Biochemistry, University of Tübingen, Germany “New mouse models and functions of cGMP signaling”
March 7Benjamin Prosser, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine "Pulling on the Heart Strings - Stretch-Dependent ROS and Calcium Signaling"
March 12Clare Reynell, Ph.D., Division of Biosciences, University College of London “The role of pericytes in neurovascular coupling under both physiological and pathological conditions”
March 21Daniel Mulkey, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology and Neurobiology, University of Connecticut "Role of purinergic signaling in the chemical control of breathing and blood pressure"
March 28Ji Zhang, Ph.D., Assistant Project Scientist at University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA "Lost in Lipid Metabolism: finding the phasphatase in mitochondria"
April 11Hana Totary-Jain, Ph.D., Associate Research Scientist, Department of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics, Columbia University, New York, NY "MicroRNA-Based Strategy to Preserve Endothelial Function After Angioplasty"
April 25Bing-Hua Jiang, Ph.D., Professor, Departments of Pathology, Anatomy & Cell Biology, Thomas Jefferson University

"ROS and signaling pathways in regulating tumorigenesis and angiogenesis"

April 30Benedek Erdos, M.D., Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology and Functional Genomics, University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL “Integrating cardiovascular responses to stress; the roles of MIF and BDNF”
May 9Kevin Foskett, Ph.D., Professor, Vice-Chair, Departments of Physiology, and Cell & Developmental Biology, University of Pennsylvania "Regulation of Cell Bioenergetics by Constitutive Ion Channel-mediated ER Ca2+ Transfer to Mitochondria"
June 13Harald Sontheimer, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Neurobiology, University of Alabama Birmingham “Glioma: a neurocentric look at cancer”
August 1Erin Rosenbaugh, Ph.D., University of Nebraska"Delivery of Nanoformulated Superoxide Dismutase to the Brain for the Treatment of Angiotensin II-Mediated Hypertension"
August 15Susannah Gray, Ph.D., Queen's University Belfast"Functional Innervation and Neurogenic Dependence of Interstitial Cells in the Urinary Bladder”
August 29Martin Thunemann, Ph.D., Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen "Transgenic mice for cell tracing with PET and for FRET-based cGMP imaging:
September 5Sven-Eric Jordt, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Deparment of Pharmacology, Yale University School of Medicine "Neuronal mechanismsm of respiratory irritation: mOlecular targets and parallels with the pain pathway"
September 19Cory Teuscher, Ph.D., Professor, Departments of Medicine & Pathology, University of Vermont College of Medicine "Sex-hormones and -chromosomes in the pathogenesis of autoimmune demyelinating disease"
October 3Robert Hondal, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Departments of Biochemistry & Chemistry, University of Vermont"Selenium confers resistance to inactivation by oxidation: comparison of selenium and sulfur enzymes."
October 17Thomas Ahern, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine “Pharmacoepidemiology studies using the Danish national health registries: introduction, examples, and opportunities”
October 31Nadine Kabbani, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Neuroscience, George Mason University "Wise Blood: Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors in Neural and Immune Cells"
November 21M. Celeste Simon, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine "Hypoxia, Metabolism and Tumor Progression"
December 5Karen Liby, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor, Departments of Pharmacology & Medicine, Dartmouth College School of Medicine "The development of anti-inflammatory drugs and drug combinations for the prevention of cancer and other chronic deseases"
December 19 Mark Dell'Acqua, Ph.D., Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Pharmacology, University of Colorado School of Medicine “Organization of Neuronal Postsynaptic cAMP and Ca2+ Signaling by an AKAP Scaffold Protein”

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