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University of Pittsburgh
BST E1240
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Phone: 412-383-5853
Fax: 412-648-5980

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Research Conference Series

Research Conferences are held throughout the year on WEDNESDAYS at 12:00pm. This conference is held in the BST S100A Conference Room (Starzl BST lobby) unless otherwise noted below.

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For more information about this conference, please contact Drs. Stephen Chan and Elena Goncharova. For scheduling, please contact Kristin Mayes.


For a consolidated list of all special guest speakers for 2017-2018, click HERE.

 

2017

LOCATION

SPEAKER / TITLE

Sep 6

BST S100A

Aditi Gurkar, PhD
University of Pittsburgh / Medicine-Geriatrics

"Role of nuclear DNA damage in senescence and aging"


Relevant Publications:

Sep 13

BST S100A

Andrea Yu, MD
Duke University

"Myeloid cells and pulmonary vascular remodeling"

Relevant Publications:

Sep 20

BST S100A

Toren Finkel, MD, PhD
University of Pittsburgh / Aging Institute

"Mitochondria biology and cardiovascular disease"

Relevant Publications:

Sep 27

BST 1295

Abby Buchwalter, PhD
Salk Institute, La Jolla, CA

"The aging nucleus: from declining nuclear function to disrupted cellular metabolism"

Relevant Publications:

Oct 4

BST S100A

Stephen Archer, MD
Queens University (CA)

"Mitochondrial Dynamics in Pulmonary Hypertension and Cancer"

Relevant Publications:

Oct 11

BST S100A

Guy Salama, PhD and Greg Kato, MD
University of Pittsburgh

VMI/HVI Innovator Awardee Talks

Oct 18

BST S100A

Anuradha Ray, PhD
University of Pittsburgh / PACCM

"Airways at the interface of immune regulation and mitochondrial metabolism"

Relevant Publications:

Oct 25

BST S100A

Ming Xu, PhD
Mayo Clinic

""Targeting cellular senescence to alleviate age-related diseases""

Nov 1

BST 1295

* note room change

Andrew P. Hinck, PhD
University of Pittsburgh / Department of Structural Biology

"Structural biology of TGF-beta family co-receptors and their role in vascular development"

Relevant Publications:

Nov 8

BST S120

* note room change

Christopher DeSouza, PhD
University of Colorado, Boulder

"Obesity-Related Endothelial Dysfunction: Bedside to Bench"

Relevant Publications:

Nov 15

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NO MEETING

Nov 22

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NO MEETING

Nov 29

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NO MEETING

Dec 6

BST S120

*note room change

Ronglih Liao, PhD
Harvard University

Fishing for the Cure: Molecular Insights into Amyloid Cardiomyopathy

Relevant Publications:

Dec 13

BST S100A

Distinguished Lecturer Series

Kathleen Martin, PhD
Yale University

"Transcriptional and Epigenetic Control of Vascular Smooth Muscle Phenotype"

Relevant publications:

Dec 20

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NO MEETING

Dec 27

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NO MEETING

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2018

LOCATION

SPEAKER / TITLE

Jan 3

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NO MEETING

Jan 10

BST S100A

Distinguished Lecturer Series

Richard Youle, PhD | 2018 VMI Postdocs Visiting Professor
NIH-NINDS

"Familial Parkinson’s disease and ALS linked to Mitochondrial Fidelity and Selective Autophagy"

Relevant Publications:

Jan 17

BST S100A

Takis Benos, PhD
University of Pittsburgh

“What happens in the lung? Multi-modal Data Integration and Causal Inference in chronic lung diseases”

Jan 24

BST S100A

Daniel Forman, MD
University of Pitsburgh

Jan 31

BST S100A

Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
University of Kentucky

“Complexities of the Aorta: Relationship to Aneurysms and Dissection”

Relevant Publications:

Feb 7

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NO MEETING

Feb 14

BST S120

*note room change

Beth Roman, PhD
Sruti Shiva, PhD
Guy Salama, PhD
Imad al Ghouleh, PhD

University of Pittsburgh

Feb 21

BST S100A

Thomas Gleason, MD
UPMC

Feb 28

BST S100A

Steven Jones, PhD
University of Louisville

Mar 7

BST S100A

Sean Stocker, PhD
University of Pittsburgh

Mar 14

BST S100A

Roberto Machado, MD
Indiana University Health

Mar 21

BST S100A

Liza Villanueva, MD
University of Pittsburgh

Mar 28

BST S100A

Partha Dutta, DVM, PhD
University of Pittsburgh

Regulation of myeloid cell function in cardiovascular and metabolic diseases

Relevant Publications:

Apr 4

BST S100A

 

Apr 11

BST S100A

Javed Butler, MD, MPH | 2018 HVI Fellows Visiting Professor
Stony Brook University

"Therapies for Acute Heart Failure: Whats next?"

Relevant Publications:

Apr 18

BST S100A

 

Apr 25

BST S100A

Distinguished Lecturer Series

Paul Frenette, MD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

"Nerve-vessel communication in hematopoietic aging and cancer"

May 2

BST S100A

Sanjeev Shroff, PhD
University of Pittsburgh

May 9

BST 1295

*note room change

Distinguished Lecturer Series

Ed Morrisey, PhD
University of Pennsylvania

"Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Lung Regeneration"

May 16

BST S100A

 

May 23

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NO MEETING

May 30

BST S100A

 

Jun 6

BST S100A

 

Jun 13

BST S100A

Mitchell Weiss, MD, PhD
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Jun 20

BST S120

*note room change

 

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