2016 Spring Seminars

January 21Matthew Weston, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Vermont"Altered synaptic and microcircuit function in genetic models f mTOR hyperactivity"
January 28Mary Dunlop, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, School of Engineering, University of Vermont "Transient antibiotic resistance in single cells"
February 4John A. MacKay, Ph.D., Senior Director, Strategic Technology, Waters Corporation, Milford, MA"A Walk in the Woulds" on the Cannabis Trail:  Rediscovering Pharmacognosy Without the Bare Necessities" 

February 18

MedEd 300 

Pritesh Kumar, Ph.D., CEO of Phytosciences"Cannabis:  From Exile to Potential Therapeutic?"
April 21Arthur Karlin, Ph.D., Higgins Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics, Physiology & Cellular Biophysics, and Neurology, Columbia University Medical Center"Guided or misguided?  Kinetic modeling of an aerterial smooth muscle cell"
April 28Donald Gill, Ph.D., Chair of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Penn State College of Medicine"Understanding the STIM-Orai coupling interface"
June 9Steven S. Segal, Ph.D., Margaret Proctor Mulligan, Professor in Medical Research, University of Missouri“Complementary Roles for Channels, Gaps and Holes in Vasomotor Control”
June 12Scott Earley, Ph.D., Professor, Cellular & Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology, University of Nevada School of Medicine, CVRI Visiting Professor"TRP Channels as Potential Therapeutic Targets for Cerebrovascular Disease"
June 13Yumei Feng, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Departments of Pharmacology, Physiology & Cell Biology, University of Nevada School of Medicine"Neural Mechanisms of Hypertension:  the (Pro)renin Receptor in the Brain"
June 24Akihiko Urayama, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Texas Medical School at Houston"Manipulation of Brain Environment through the Blood-Brain Barrier"
September 15Darren Browning, Ph.D., Professor & Graduate Program Director, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University"Pharmacological elevation of intestinal cGMP as a strategy for the prevention of colorectal cancer"
October 6W. Jonathan Lederer, M.D., Ph.D., CVRI 2016 Alpert Visiting Professor, Department of Physiology, Director for the Center for Biomedical Engineering and Technology, University of Maryland "Ca2+ signaling in cardiac ventricular myocytes and mitochondria"
October 13Jessica Filosa, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University"Revisiting flow of information at the neurovascular unit in the absence of neuronal stimulation"
November 10Patrick Mueller, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Physiology, Wayne State University School of Medicine"This is Your Brain, This is Your Brain on Couch:  Consequences for Cardiovascular Disease in Sedentary Individuals"
November 17Iwona Buskiewicz, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at the University of Vermont "Neonatal enteroviral infections and longevity of adult cardiomyocytes"
December 1Nancy Kanagy, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Cell Biology & Physiology, University of New Mexico"Hydrogen Sulfide:  The Newest Endothelium-derived Vasodilator"

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