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Seminars

Faculty Seminars

Meetings are held in both the Fall and Spring on Mondays at 4:00PM in room MS 326 of the Van Nuys Medical Science Building on the campus of Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, unless otherwise specified.


Student Seminars

Meetings are held in the Fall and Spring on Wednesdays at 12:00 NOON in room MS 326 of the Van Nuys Medical Science Building on the campus of Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, unless otherwise specified.


Research Seminars

Meetings are held on select Thursdays at 12:00 NOON in room MS-B16 of the Van Nuys Medical Science Building on the campus of Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, unless otherwise specified.


Center for Diabetes Research Seminars

Meetings are held on selected Thursdays at 1:00 PM in room MF185 in the Daly Center, unless otherwise specified. 


Faculty Seminars

     For a partial listing of previous Faculty Seminars, click here.
Date
Room
Time
Speaker
Title
Host
9/08/14 MS 326 4 PM Wanqing Liu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN "Genetics of Non-small Cell Lung Cancer in the Era of Precision Medicine" Dong
9/15/14 MS 326 4 PM Lindsey Mayo, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN "The complexity of Mdm2 Activity" Wells
9/22/14 MS 326 4 PM Teresa Zimmers, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN "Signaling pathways mediating muscle wasting in cancer and burn-related cachexia" DePaoli-Roach
9/29/14 MS 326 4 PM Jaipal Singh, Ph.D., Visiting Professor of Cellular and Integrative Physiology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN "Industry Collaboration Portal: A New initiative to enhance translational research, team science and entrepreneurship at IUSM" Harrington
10/06/14 MS 326 4 PM Ronald Buckanovich, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medical Oncology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI "Targeting ALDH in Ovarian Cancer Stem Cells" Hurley
10/13/14 MS 326 4 PM Mohamad Azhar, Ph.D., Assistant Research Professor, Herman B. Wells Center for Pediatric Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN "Role of TGFbeta Ligands in Heart Development and Disease" Takagi
10/20/14 MS 326 4 PM Raul Mostoslavsky, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Kristine and Bob Higgins MGH Research Scholar, MGH Cancer Center, Harvard Medical School
Associate Member, The Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA
"The chromatin deacetylase SIRT6 modulates cancer metabolism" Dong
10/27/14 MS 326 4 PM Jason Meyer, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Purdue School of Science, IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN "Cellular Reprogramming and Induced Pluripotency: Applications for Visual Neuroscience" Wells
11/03/14 MS 326 4 PM Millie Georgiadis, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN "Targeting the base excision repair enzyme APE1 for development of cancer therapeutics" Wells
11/10/14 MS 326 4 PM Uma Sankar, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy and Cellular Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN "The Multifaceted CaMKK2: One Kinase – Different Possibilities" Hudmon
11/17/14 MS 326 4 PM Stacy Gilk, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN "Manipulation of host cell cholesterol by the intracellular bacterium Coxiella burnetii" Harrington
11/24/14 MS 326 4 PM Guoli Dai, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Purdue School of Science, IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN "The Keap1/Nrf2 pathway: regulation of hepatocyte replication and liver regeneration" Wells
12/01/14 MS 326 4 PM Lingling Chen, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry Department, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN "The Versatile Mechanisms of Chaperonins" Johnson
12/08/14 MS 326 4 PM Elizabeth Tran, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, College of Agriculture, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN "Connections between RNA Helicases, Long Non-coding RNAs and Cell Metabolism" Mosley
12/15/14 MS 326 4 PM Teri Belecky-Adams, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Purdue School of Science, IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN "Astrocytes in development and disease" Wells

Thursday

2/12/15

MS B26 4 PM Tsonwin Hai, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH "The role of ATF3 in Breast Cancer Metastasis and Chemoresistance" Wek
3/02/15 MS 326 4 PM Lei Zhong, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor, Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Medicine, Harvard University, Boston MA "The histone deacetylase SIRT6 gives reason to pause: Understanding its role in transcriptional elongation and metabolism" Mosley
3/09/15 MS 326 4 PM Andrea L. Kasinski, Ph.D., William and Patty Miller Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Bindley Biosciences Center, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN “A combinatorial microRNA therapeutics approach to eradicating non-small cell lung cancer” Quilliam

Tuesday

3/10/15

MS 326 4 PM Phillip Owens, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Department of Cancer Biology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN "The Bone Morphogenetic Protein (BMP) Pathway in Cancer" Quilliam

Tuesday

3/17/15

MS 326 4 PM Jung-Soon Mo, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Moores Cancer Center, Department of Pharmacology, University of California, San Diego, CA "Regulation of the Hippo-YAP Pathway" Wells
3/23/15 MS 326 4 PM B. Franklin Pugh, Ph.D., Evan Pugh Professor, William Chair in Molecular Biology and Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA "Chromatin organization across the yeast genome" Takagi

Thursday

3/26/15

MS B26 4 PM Daniel Silver, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine Oncology/Cancer Biology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard University, Boston MA "MECP2 is a Frequently Amplified Oncogene with a Novel Mechanism of Action" Nakshatri
3/30/15 MS 326 4 PM Eli Chapman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ "Natural products that modulate protein quality control" Johnson

Tuesday

03/31/15

MS B26 4 PM Jaeyeon Kim, Ph.D, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pathology & Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX "Fallopian Tube and Ovarian Origins of Ovarian Cancer: Mouse Models" Nakshatri

Thursday

 4/09/15

MS B26 4 PM Karine Pozo, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX "Identification and characterization of signaling mechanisms for the treatment of neuroendocrine cancers: From a mouse model to cancer patients" Nakshatri
4/13/15 MS 326 4 PM Keith L. March, MD, Ph.D., Professor of Medicine, Cellular & Integrative Physiology, and of Biomedical Engineering, Director of Vascular and Cardiac Center for Adult Stem Cell Therapy, Director of Indiana Center for Vascular Biology and Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN “Adipose Stem Cells in angiogenesis, vasculogenesis, and tissue repair: Getting the best out of fat” Takagi
4/20/15 MS 326 4 PM Zhong-Yin Zhang, Ph.D., Robert A. Harris Professor and Chairman, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN “Drugging the undrugable: Therapeutic potential of targeting protein tyrosine phosphatase” Takagi
4/27/15 MS 326 4 PM Heather Hundley, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Medical Sciences Program, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN “Regulation of A-to-I RNA editing in noncoding regions of mRNA” Takagi
5/4/15 MS 326 4 PM Eri Hashino, Ph.D., Ruth C. Holton Professor of Otolaryngology-HNS, Stark Neurosciences Research Institute, Professor of Anatomy & Cell Biology and of Pharmacology & Toxicology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN “Modeling orgaogenesis with pluripotent stem cells in 3D culture” Takagi
5/11/15 MS 326 4 PM Aseem Z. Ansari, Ph.D., Professor of Chemical and Synthetic Biology, Director, Khorana Program and S. N. Bose Program, Genome Center of Wisconsin & Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI “C-terminal domain (CTD) of the RNA polymerase II is a direct target of stress responsive signalling” Mosley
 
 

Student Seminars

Meetings are held in the Fall and Spring on Wednesdays at 12:00 NOON in room MS 326 of the Van Nuys Medical Science Building on the campus of Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, unless otherwise specified.
Date First Speaker Second Speaker
August 27 Introduction - Dr. Millie Georgiadis  Cindy Morgan
September 3 Pizza Lunch MS 311A/B  
September 10 Brandon Lane  
September 17 Jeff Willy  
September 24 Esther Bolanis  
October 1 Mike Fusakio  
October 8 No speaker
 
October 15 Sara Young  
October 22 Kelly Craven  
October 29 Matthew Justice  
November 5 Sudha Savant  
November 12 Danting Cao Rochelle Frankson
November 19 Stefan Tarnawsky Jaimie Gendron
December 3 Jerry Hunter
December 10 Halesha Basavarajappa Kishore Mahalingan
Winter Break  
January 14 Imade Imasuen Matthew Martien
January 21 Kevin Ni Denisse Hernandez
January 28 Donna Cerabona  
February 4 Annie Collier  
February 11 Kevin Lange  
February 18 Wei Zhao Lauren Bringman
February 25 Zahi Abdul Sater
 
March 4 Alison Bates Ernie Au
March 11 Betsy Conway
March 16-23 Spring Break
March 25 Sisi Chen Mohammed Alzahrani
April 1 Chunxiang Wu
April 8 Rohit Veeramachaneni Ragadeepthi Tunduguru
April 15 Isha Singh Todd Ackerman
April 22 Eric Talbert Abass Conteh
April 29 Quijia Chen  
 
 
 

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