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» CMB Seminar Series >>>>October 2011 [ 2011-11-11 ]

Seminar Series – Center for Matrix Biology

Date

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Place MCN C-2303 @ 4:00 PM
Title "Is Collagen a Disordered Protein?"
Speaker Collin M. Stultz, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Associate Professor of Health Sciences and Technology
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology
Date

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Place MCN C-2303 @ 4:00 PM
Title "Mechanisms of Sulfilimine Cross-Link Formation in the Animal Kingdom"
Speaker Gautam (Jay) Bhave, M.D., Ph.D.
Instructor- Billy Hudson Laboratory
Department of Nephrology
Title "The Role of Halogens in Sulfilimine Bond Formation"
Speaker Christopher Cummings
Graduate Student- Billy Hudson Laboratory
Department of Nephrology
Date

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Place MCN C-2303 @ 4:00 PM
Title "Nanodendrons Targeted to the Tumor Microenvironment"
Speaker Lynn Samuelson, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Cancer Biology
Title "Injectable Allograft/polyurethane Composite Bone Void Filler for Repair of Bone Defects"
Speaker Margarita Prieto
Graduate Student, Guelcher lab
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Date

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Place MCN C-2303 @ 4:00 PM
Title "VIIBRE's Perkin-Elmer Opera QEHS Automated Confocal Microscope"
Speaker John Wikswo, Ph.D.
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, and Physics
Vanderbilt Institute for Integrative Biosystems Research and Education
Title "Sensing and Modulation of Invadopodia across a Wide Range of Rigidities"
Speaker Aron Parekh, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Otolaryngology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Date
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Place MCN C-2303 @ 4:00 PM
Title "Potential Regulators of Bone's Resistance to Fracture"
Speaker Jeffry Nyman, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Title "Cell versus Matrix: Roles of the a2ß1 Integrin in Squamous Cell Carcinogenesis"
Speaker Thuy Tran
Graduate Student, Zutter lab
Department of Pathology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Date
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Place MCN C-2303 @ 4:00 PM
Title "Hyaluronan, hyperglycemia and autophagy: a new pathway in diabetic pathology"
Speaker Vincent Hascall, Ph.D.
Professor of Biological Chemistry, Case Western Reserve University
Head of Section of Musculoskeletal Biology, Learner Research Institute
Cleveland, Ohio
Date
Thursday, January 20, 2011
Place MCN C-2303 @ 4:00 PM
Title

"Integrins and the kidney"

Speaker Roy Zent, MD., Ph. D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Title

"Integrin a2ß1 acts as a pro-fibrotic receptor in the setting of glomerular injury"

Speaker

Corina Borza, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Division of Nephrology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Date

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Place MCN C-2303 @ 1:00 PM
Title

"New insights into the pathogenesis of achondroplasia: the fate of activated FGFR3"

Speaker William Horton, M.D.
Professor of Molecular and Medical Genetics
Oregon Health and Science University

Date

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Place MCN C-2303 @ 4:00 PM
Title "Putting a Stop to Fibrosis"
Speaker Jeff Davidson, Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Title "Novel X-linked glomerulopathy due to a COL4A5 missense mutation in a non-collagenous interruption"
Speaker Dorin-Bogdan Borza, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of Nephrology
Date

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Place MCN C-2303 @ 4:00 PM
Title "Molecular Architecture of the Goodpasture Autoantigen in Anti-GBM Nephritis"
Speaker Vadim Pedchenko, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor, Division of Nephrology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Title "Parsing Inflammatory Cues in Angiogenesis Using Bioactive Hydrogels"
Speaker Angela Zachman
Graduate student in Sung lab
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University
Date

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Place MCN C-2303 @ 12:00 PM
Title "The Role of IRS Proteins in Diabetes and Diabetic Complications"
Speaker Deborah Burks, Ph.D. Director, Laboratory of Molecular Endocrinology Centro de Investigación Príncipe Felipe Valencia, Spain
Date

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Place MCN C-2303 @ 2:00 PM
Title "Integrin signalling controls caveolar trafficking"
Speaker Reinhard Fässler
Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine
Max-Planck-Institute for Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany
Date

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Place MCN C-2303 @ 4:00 PM
Title "Out on a LIM: Podocyte Phenotype Plasticity and Glomerulosclerosis"
Speaker John Sedor, M.D.
Professor of Medicine and Physiology and Biophysics
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Date

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Place MCN C-2303 @ 4:00 PM
Title "Osteoblast derived MMP-2 regulates TGF-beta bioavailability in the tumor-bone microenvironment"
Speaker Conor Lynch, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Vanderbilt Orthopaedics Institute and Department of Cancer Biology
Title "Dual Delivery of rhBMP-2 and Vancomycin Enhances Healing of Infected Fractures"
Speaker Bing Li
Graduate Student
Guelcher LabDepartment of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Date

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Place MCN C-2303 @ 4:00 PM
Title "Cellular Surveillance: Advanced Technologies for Analyzing Paracrine and Autocrine Signaling"
Speaker John Wikswo, Ph. D.
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, and Physics
Vanderbilt Institute for Integrative Biosystems Research and Education
Title "Cell Animation: High-Throughput Cell Tracking Software and Applications"
Speaker Walter Georgescu
Graduate Student, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Cancer Biology
Date

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Place MCN C-2303 @ 4:00 PM
Title “The a2ß1 Integrin Is a Metastasis Suppressor In Breast Cancer”
Speaker Mary M. Zutter, M.D.
Professor of Pathology and Cancer Biology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Title “Protease-Activated Receptor 4 Enhances a2ß1 Integrin-Mediated Platelet Adhesion to Collagen”
Speaker Robin Marjoram
Graduate Student, Santoro Lab
Department of Pathology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Thursday, March 4, 2010
Place
202 Light Hall @ 4:00 PM
Title "Crawling out of the RNA world"
Speaker Thomas R. Cech, Ph.D. NOBEL LAUREATE IN CHEMISTRY 1989 Distinguished Professor
President of Howard Hughes Medical InstituteUniversity of Colorado at Boulder
Date

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Place MCN C-2303 @ 4:00 PM
Title "Ilk and the Kidney"
Speaker Roy Zent, M.D.,Ph. D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Title "The Role of Extracellular Domain of Integrin alpha-1 Subunit in Governing Matrix Binding Selectivity"
Speaker Mingjian Shi, M.D.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Pozzi Lab
Division of Nephrology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Date

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Place 512 Light Hall @ 3:00 PM
Title "Structural Basis of Integrin-ECM Interactions"
Speaker M. Amin Arnaout, M.D.
Chief, Nephrology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Charlestown, MA
Date

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Place MCN C-2303 @ 4:00 PM
Title "PEST Control of CARP"
Speaker Jeff Davidson, Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Title "Kidney Aging Produces Goodpasture Autoantigen - an a3(IV) Collagen Isoform with Abnormal Quinary Structure"
Speaker Dorin-Bogdan Borza, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of Nephrology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Place MCN C-2303 @ 4:00 PM
Title “Combinatorial Biomaterials as Potent Matrix Regulators of Cell Functions”
Speaker Hak-Joon Sung, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Vanderbilt University
Title "Differential Glycation of Collagen IV Alters Distinct Glomerular Cell Functions"
Speaker Paul Voziyan, Ph.D. Research Associate Professor Division of Nephrology, Vanderbilt University Med. Center
Date

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Place MCN C-2303 @ 4:00 PM
Title "The Structure and Biosynthesis of Collagens"
Speaker Hans Peter Bächinger, Ph.D.
Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Oregon Health & Science University Portland, OR
Date

Thursday May 14, 2009

Place MCN C-2303 @ 12:00 PM
Title "Skeletal Muscle Formation and Fibrosis; New insights about the role of TGF-b, CTGF and decorin"
Speaker Enrique Brandan, Ph.D.
Professor and Chairman
Department Cell and Molecular Biology
Catholic University of Chile
Date

Thursday May 7, 2009

Place 512 Light Hall @ 3:00 PM
Title "Rapping Up Cell Adhesion"
Speaker Mark Ginsberg, M.D.
Professor of Medicine and
Director of Physician Scientist Training Pathway
University of California, San Diego
Date

Thursday April 9, 2009

Place MCN C-2303 @ 4:00 PM
Title "Imaging Proteolytic Activity in the Microenvironment of Tumors"
Speaker Oliver McIntyre, Ph.D. Research Professor of Cancer Biology Vanderbilt University
Title "Local delivery of platelet-derived growth factor enhances wound healing in a rat model"
Speaker Scott Guelcher, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Department of Chemical Engineering
Date

Thursday March 26, 2009

Place MCN C-2303 @ 4:00 PM
Title "The Conundrum of Two Collagen Receptors"
Speaker Robin Marjoram
Graduate Student, Santoro Lab
Department of Pathology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Speaker Mary M. Zutter, M.D.
Professor of Pathology and Cancer Biology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Date

Thursday February 19, 2009

Place MCN C-2303 @ 4:00 PM
Title "QMSRKKHFwPt for Studying Cell Motility"
Speaker John Wikswo, Ph. D.
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, and Physics
Vanderbilt Institute for Integrative Biosystems Research and Education
Title "Pursuing the origin of cell speed: the microenvironment, intrinsic traits or genetic drift?"
Speaker Mark Harris
Graduate Student, Quaranta Lab
Department of Cancer Biology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Date

Thursday January 15, 2009

Place MCN C-2303 @ 4:00 PM
Title "Integrin a1ß1 is a negative regulator of collagen IV synthesis"
Speaker Ambra Pozzi, Ph. D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Title "CD98 regulates cell proliferation by two distinct mechanisms"
Speaker Roy Zent, M.D.,Ph. D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Date

Thursday November 13, 2008

Place MCN C-2303 @ 4:00 PM
Title "The Wnt Modulator sFRP2 Enhances Mesenchymal Stem Cell Engraftment, Granulation Tissue Formation, and Myocardial Repair"
Speaker Maria Paula Alfaro Graduate Student, Young lab Department of Pathology Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Title "Targeted Drug Delivery Using Recombinant Peptides"
Speaker Roberto Diaz, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief Resident, Department of Radiation Oncology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Date

Thursday September 25, 2008

Place MCN C-2303 @ 4:00 PM
Title "Designer Triple Helical Molecules: A New Tool for Studying Cell-Matrix Interactions"
Speaker Vadim Pedchenko, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Division of Nephrology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Title "Identification of Noncollagenous Sites Encoding Assembly of a3a4a5(IV) collagen: Implication for Alport Gene Therapy"
Speaker Jeong Suk Kang, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Division of Nephrology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Date

Thursday May 15, 2008

Place MCN C-2303 @ 4:00 PM
Title "Laminin matrix assembly and receptor interactions: studies with in vitro and mouse models"
Speaker Peter D. Yurchenco, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
UMDNJ, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Piscataway , NJ
Date

Thursday May 8, 2008

Place MCN C-2303 @ 4:00 PM
Title “Biodegradable polyurethane scaffolds and delivery systems for tissue engineering”
Speaker Scott Guelcher, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Department of Chemical Engineering Vanderbilt University
Title “Using microscopy to image the tumor microenvironment”
Speaker Michelle Martin, Ph.D.
Research Fellow
Department of Cancer Biology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Date

Thursday March 20, 2008

Place MCN C-2303 @ 4:00 PM
Title "Crosstalk Between Platelet Surface Receptors Influences Platelet Adhesion to collagen"
Speaker Robin Marjoram
Graduate Student, Santoro Lab
Department of Pathology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Title "Selective Release of Mast Cell Pre-formed IL-6 Requires the a2b1 Integrin"
Speaker Karissa McCall-Culbreath
Graduate Student, Zutter Lab
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Thursday February 21, 2008

Place MCN C-2303 @ 4:00 PM
Title "Unconventional roles of collagens in synapse formation"
Speaker Michael A. Fox, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Campus, Richmond , VA
Date

Thursday January 17, 2008

Place MCN C-2303 @ 4:00 PM
Title "To Stick or Not to Stick, That Is the Cell's Question"
Speaker John Wikswo, Ph.D.
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, and Physics
Vanderbilt Institute for Integrative Biosystems Research and Education
Title "Proteolytic Processing of Laminin-5 by Hepsin and Its Implications In Prostate Cancer"
Speaker Manisha Tripathi
Graduate Student, Quaranta Lab
Department of Cancer Biology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Date

Thursday November 29, 2007

Place MCN C-2303 @ 4:00 PM
Title “Acceleration of Wound Healing with FGF Binding Protein”
Speaker Jeff Davidson, Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Title “Radiation-guided Drug Delivery to Tumors”
Speaker Zhaozhong Han, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Date

Thursday October 18, 2007

Place MCN C-2303 @ 4:00 PM
Title "Structural basis for the crypticity of B cell autoepitopes of the Goodpasture autoantigen"
Speaker Roberto Vanacore, Ph. D.
Research Fellow, Division of Nephrology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Title "Uncoupling anti-GBM antibodies from glomerulonephritis: insights from mouse models"
Speaker Dorin-Bogdan Borza, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Date

Wednesday May 23, 2007

Place PRB 898-B @ 2:45 PM
Title "The Rigidity of the ECM Regulates Invadopodia Formation and Function"
Speaker Nelson Alexander, Ph.D.
Research Fellow, Department of Cancer Biology
Scott Guelcher, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
Title "Surface-Absorbed Gradients of ECM Proteins and Haptotaxis"
Speaker Walter Georgescu
Graduate Student, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Date

Wednesday April 18, 2007

Place PRB 898-B @ 2:45 PM
Title "Structural Basis of a2 Integrin I Domain Activation"
Speaker S. Kent Dickeson, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Title "The a2ß1 Integrin Regulates Tumor Metastasis"
Speaker Norma Ramirez, Ph.D.
Research Fellow, Department of Pathology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Date

Wednesday March 28, 2007

Time PRB 898-B @ 2:45 PM
Title "CARP:Fishing for Answers"
Speaker Susan Samaras, Ph.D.
Research Instructor, Department of Pathology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Title "Thrombospondins in Tissue Repair"
Speaker Jeff Davidson, Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Date

Wednesday February 28, 2007

Time PRB 898-B @ 2:45 PM
Title “Drugs for Diseases of Bone Remodeling”
Speaker Gregory R. Mundy, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology, Orthopaedics, and Cancer Biology
Director, Vanderbilt Center for Bone Biology
Title “Experiments of Nature (and of our lab) to Identify New Regulators of Bone Remodeling”
Speaker Florent Elefteriou, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology
Vanderbilt Center for Bone Biology
Date

Wednesday January 24, 2007

Time PRB 898-B @ 2:45 PM
Title "MMPs and bone matrix degradation"
Speaker Conor C. Lynch, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt Orthopedics Institute
Department of Cancer Biology
Title "Evidence for a switch from heterotrimeric laminin-5 to monomeric ?2 chain production in colon cancer: association with poor prognosis"
Speaker Cherise Guess
Ph.D. Candidate, Departments of Microbiology,
Meharry Medical College and Cancer Biology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Date

Wednesday November 29, 2006

Time PRB 898-B @ 2:45 PM
Title "Targeted Drug Delivery to Cancer Vasculature"
Speaker Dennis Hallahan, M.D.
Professor and Chair of Radiation Oncology,
Professor of Cancer Biology and Biomedical Engineering
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Title "PAI-1 and Cardiac Fibrosis"
Speaker William S. Bradham, M.D., Ph.D.
Cardiovascular Medicine Fellow
Division of Cardiovascular Sciences
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Date

Wednesday October 25, 2006

Time PRB 898-B @ 2:45 PM
Title "Role of integrin a1ß1 in renal fibrosis"
Speaker Ambra Pozzi, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Medicine/Nephrology Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Title "The interplay between integrins a1ß1 and a1ß1in renal cell tubulogenesis"
Speaker Roy Zent, M.D.,Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Medicine/Nephrology Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Wednesday September 27, 2006

PRB 898-B @ 2:45 PM
Title "Towards the Crystal Structure of Type IV Collagen NC1 Monomers"
Speaker Munirathinam Sundaramoorthy, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Title "How "Carbonyl Stress" Contributes to the Pathogenesis of Diabetic Nephropathy: A Hypothesis"
Speaker Paul Voziyan, Ph.D. Research Associate Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Date

Wednesday May 31, 2006

Time PRB 898 @ 3:00 PM
Title "Microfabricated Bioreactors for Studying Cell/Matrix Interactions"
Speaker John Wikswo, Ph.D. Professor of Biomedical Engineering Molecular Physiology & Biophysics and Physics Vanderbilt Institute for Integrative Biosystems Research and Education
Title "Poly(ester urethane) Biomaterials for Bone Tissue Engineering"
Speaker Scott Guelcher, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Department of Chemical Engineering Vanderbilt University
Date

Wednesday April 26, 2006

Time PRB 898 @ 3:00 PM
Title "The a2ß1 Integrin and Tumor Progression"
Speaker Mary M. Zutter, M.D.
Professor of Pathology and Cancer Biology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Title "The a2ß1 Integrin – Something Old and Something New"
Speaker Samuel A. Santoro, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Pathology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Date

Wednesday March 29, 2006

Time PRB 898 @ 3:00 PM
Title "Laminin Assembly and the Induction of Cell Polarity"
Speaker Peter D. Yurchenco, M.D., Ph. D.
Professor, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
UMDNJ, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Piscataway , NJ
Date

Wednesday February 22, 2006

Place PRB 898 @ 3:00 PM
Title "Nanoparticulate Gene Delivery with Matrix Molecules"
Speaker Jeff Davidson, Ph. D.
Professor
Department of Pathology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Title "Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Wound Repair"
Speaker Susan Opalenik, Ph. D.
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Date

Wednesday January 25, 2006

Place PRB 898 B @ 3:00 PM
Title "An Overview of what's happening in the Matrisian lab"
Speaker Lynn Matrisian, Ph. D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Cancer Biology
Ingram Distinguished Professor of Cancer Biology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Title "Integrin Binding to Laminins"
Speaker Mark Harris
Graduate Student
Department of Cancer Biology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Date

Wednesday November 30, 2005

Place PRB 898 B @ 3:00 PM
Title "Beta1 integrin and the Kidney"
Speaker Roy Zent, M.D., Ph. D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Title "The Link between integrin a1b1 and reactive oxygen species production"
Speaker Ambra Pozzi, Ph. D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Divison of Nephrology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Date

Wednesday October 26, 2005

Place PRB 898 B @ 3:00 PM
Title "Novel collagen IV isoform switch improves renal phenotype in Alport mouse model"
Speaker Dorin-Bogdan Borza, Ph. D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Title "Identification of the elusive crosslink that stabilizes the non-collagenous domain hexamer of collagen IV networks"
Speaker Roberto Vanacore, M.S.
Graduate student
Division of Nephrology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Date

Thursday September 29, 2005

Place 214 Light Hall @ 8:00 AM
Title "Pathophysiology of Metabolic Alkalosis"
Speaker Thomas DuBose, M.D.
Professor and Chair, Internal Medicine
and Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC 27157-1052
Date

Friday September 30, 2005

Place 3131 MRB III @ 8:30 AM
Title "Molecular Regulation of H+,K+-ATPases in Kidney"
Speaker Thomas DuBose, M.D.
Professor and Chair, Internal Medicine
and Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC 27157-1052
Date

Wednesday May 25, 2005

Place 3131 MRB III @ 3:00 PM
Title "Using Surface Plasmon Resonance Technology to Unravel the Mechanism of Complex Protein Interactions and Assembly"
Speaker Kristmundur Sigmundsson, Ph. D.
Novo Nordisk A/S, Måløv
Denmark
Date

April 6, 2005

Title "The Two-Faced Janus Nature of Cancer Dissemination: Protease Contributions from the Stromal Face and/or the Tumor Face"
Speaker James P. Quigley, Ph. D.
Professor, Department of Cell Biology-VB1
Division of Vascular Biology
The Scripps Research Institute
La Jolla, CA 92037
Date

March 17, 2005

Title “Lipoprotein and protease receptors: Role in cargo transport, cell migration and cell signaling events”
Speaker Dudley Strickland, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Surgery and Physiology
Director, Center for Vascular and Inflammatory Diseases
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Rockville , MD 20855
Date

December 17, 2004

Title "ECM influence on cell differentiation and morphogenesis"
Speaker Francesco Ramirez, Ph.D.
St. Giles Chair of Genetics
Chief Scientific Officer, Hospital for Special Surgery
Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics
Adjunct Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology and Pediatrics
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
New York, NY 10021
Date

October 15, 2004

Title "The Life of Glycoprotein"
Speaker William J Lennarz, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor and Chairman
Dept of Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Director, Institute for Cell and Development Biology
State University of New York at Stony Brook
Stony Brook, NY 11794
Date

October 8, 2004

Title "Structure of the c-propeptide of type I Collagen"
Speaker Arthur Veis, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Dept of Cell and Molecular Biology
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL 60611
Date

July 16, 2004

Title "The Generation of nephritogenic immune responses and glomerular injury"
Speaker Richard Kitching, MB ChB, FRACP, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer, Centre for Inflammatory Diseases
Monash University, Dept of Medicine
Monash Medical Centre
Melbourne, Australia
Date

June 24, 2004

Title "Mysteries and miseries of the kidney filter"
Speaker Karl Tryggvason, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chairman
Division of Matrix Biology
Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics
Karolinska Institutet
Stockholm , Sweden
Date

September 5, 2003

Title “Roles for Laminin in Development and Function of the Kidney Glomerulus”
Speaker Jeffrey H. Miner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine and Cell Biology & Physiology
Washington University – Renal Division
660 South Euclid Avenue – Box 8126
St. Louis, Missouri 63110
Date

July 31, 2003

Title “Isotopically-labeled Oligosaccharides: Synthesis and 3D Structure Using NMR Scalar and Dipolar Couplings”
Speaker Anthony S. Serianni, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
251 Nieuwland Science Hall
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, Indiana 46556-5670
Date

June 13, 2003

Title “Glomerular Endothelial Cell Development and Role in GBM Assembly”
Speaker Dale R. Abrahamson, Ph.D.
Professor & Chair, Anatomy and Cell Biology
University of Kansas Medical Center
3901 Rainbow Boulevard – 2008 Wahl Hall East
Kansas City, Kansas 66160-7400



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