2019-2020 Seminar Schedule


Day Speaker
Seminar Title
September 4
Postponed due to Hurricane Dorian

   11 Alexander Alekseyenko, PhD Public Health Sciences, MUSC Microbiome Data Science and Informatics
   18 Giovanni Ferrari, PhD Surgery, Columbia University Physiology & Mechanobiology of Heart Valve Disease in Adult and Children: A Precision Medicine Approach
   25 Anand Mehta, D.Phil. Cell and Molecular Pharmacology, MUSC GlycoTest, GlycoPath, GlycoCure: Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Treatments for Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Denis Guttrige, PhD Pediatrics, MUSC NF-kB Involvement in Pancreatic Cancer
   9 Ann-Marie Broome, PhD
Cell and Molecular Pharmacology, MUSC NanoDelivery Systems for Drugs and Diagnostics – Winning BIG by Getting Small
   16 Seok-Hyung Kim, PhD
Medicine, MUSC Etfa Haploinsufficiency-Mediated Steatohepatitis and Roles of FAD in Liver Pathogenesis
   23 Kristine DeLeon-Pennell, PhD Medicine, MUSC
CD8 T-cells in post-MI Wound Healing
   30 Eduardo Maldonado, PhD Cell and Molecular Pharmacology, MUSC "Mitochondrial Ways": the Killing of Hepatocarcinoma Cells
Timothy McKinsey, PhD Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Colorado Epigenetic Therapies for Heart Failure
   13 Nancy DeMore, MD Surgery, MUSC
Development of a Humanized Monoclonal Antibody to Secreted Frizzled Related Protein 2 for Cancer
   20 Mythreye Karthikeyan, PhD Molecular Cellular Pathology, University of Alabama, Birmingham Matrix Remodeling, Cellular Plasticity and Metabolism: Insights from TGFbeta Signaling
 December  4 Diana Kuo, PhD
Medicine, Columbia University
C2cd4a, Pancreatic beta Cell Function, and Human Type 2 Diabetes Susceptibility
   12 Jessica Maiers, PhD Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, College of Medicine,
Regulation of Hepatic Fibrogenesis through TANGO1 and the UPR
   18 Wendy Goodman, PhD
Pathology, Case Western Reserve University
Immuno-Regulatory Roles of Estrogen in the Inflamed Intestine
Amy Engevik, PhD
Surgical Sciences, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
The Role of Myosin Vb in Maintaining Epithelial Polarity and Homeostasis
   29 Melinda Engevik, PhD
Pathology, Baylor College of Medicine
Bugs as Drugs: Using Bifodobacteria to Promote Intestinal Wound Repair
February  5 Jessica Thaxton, PhD Orthopaedics and Physical Medicine, MUSC Metabolic Requisites for T Cell Translation in Tumors
Aaron Zorn, PhD Cincinnati Children's Hospital Single Cell Transcriptomics Reveals a Signaling Roadmap Coordinating Endoderm and Mesoderm Lineage Diversification during Foregut Organogenesis
   19 Michele Battle, PhD Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy, Medical College of Wisconsin Novel Roles for GATA Factors in Gastrointestinal Tract Homeostasis and Disease
   26 Jie Fan, MD
Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh
Cell-Cell Interaction Mechanisms in Innate Immune Shifting and Acute Lung Inflammation
March 4
Shahid Husain, PhD
Ophthalmology, MUSC Epigenetics & Opioids: Their Roles in Retinal Ganglion Cell Neuroprotection
   11 Jen Wang, PhD
Cell and Molecular Pharmacology, MUSC
CDK6 in T- cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Progression
   18     Cancelled due to COVID-19
   25     Cancelled
April  1     Cancelled

   15     Cancelled

   29     Cancelled

   13     Cancelled