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Recent Speakers

 

 
 
Randy Blakely

Ph.D., Allan D. Bass Professor of 
Pharmacology and Psychiatry Director,

Silvio O. Conte Center for Neuroscience
Research& Postdoctoral Training Program in Functional Neurogenomics           

Dr. Bal Ram Singh

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
The University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth                                            

Linsey Marr

 Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Environmental and Water
Resources Engineering Program, Virginia Tech
 

Seminar Schedule for Academic Year 2014-15

 

 

Seminars for Fall 2014

Date

Speaker

Seminar Title

Location

Time

Host

Department

8/22/14
Friday
Jennene Lyda
Graduate Student, Toxicology, University of Montana

Masters Defense Seminar

“An Environmental Toxin Model of Parkinson’s Disease: The Fruit Fly”

SB 117 12:10   CEHS
9/5/14
Friday

Stephen M. Rappaport
Professor of Environmental Health
University of California, Berkeley

"The Exposome and EWAS:
Finding Causes of Chronic Diseases”
SB 169   Andrij Holian CEHS
9/12/14
Friday

Horst von Recum
Associate Professor,
 
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Case Western Reserve University

 

“Using Molecular Interactions to Control Release Rate and Refilling of Drug Delivery Devices”

SB 169 12:00 Andrij Holian CEHS
9/15/14
Monday
Rachel Dalton
Masters Student, Pharmacy, University of Montana
Informational Seminar

"Pharmacogenetic-Guided Dosing: Tools for Implementation"

SB 117 12:00    
9/22/14
Monday
Bryan Simons TBA SB 117 12:00   CEHS
10/13/14
Monday
Luke Montrose
Graduate Student, Toxicology, University of Montana
Research Update Seminar SB 117 12:00   CEHS
10/24/14
Friday
Terry Kavanaugh
Ph.D., DABT, Professor, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Pulmonary and Critaical Care Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
 
"Effects of Aging and Clutathione Status on Diesel Exhaust-induced Lung Inflammation in Mice" SB 169 12:00    
10/27/14
Monday
Sophia Carvalho
Ph.D. Student, Toxicology, University of Montana
"Cellular Assassins: the lives and times of Natural Killer Cells."   SB 117 12:00   CEHS
11/3/14
Monday
Robert Langer and Jim Kenyon  "Mountain West Clinical and Translational Research Infrastructure Network" SB 169 12:00 Tony Ward  
11/7/14
Friday
Andrea Stierle
Research Professor, University of Montana
TBA SB 169 12:00    
11/24/14
Monday
Tyler Lankford
PhD Student, Neuroscience, University of Montana
TBA SB 117 12:00    
12/1/14
Monday
Matt Ferguson
Graduate Student, Toxicology, University of Montana
Research Update Seminar SB 117 12:00   CEHS/CBSD
12/1/14
Monday

Jane Ishmael-Leid
Associate Professor
Oregon State University

"Natural Products as Chemical Probes for the Study of Autophagy and Cell Death"

Chem 212 4:00 Dave Shepherd CBSD
12/5/14
Friday
Olga Boudker
Associate Professor, Physiology and Biophysics
Weill Cornell Medical College
TBA SB 169 12:00 Michael Kavanaugh CSFN/CBSD
12/12/14
Friday
Karen Patterson, MD
Instructor of Medicine Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Division Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
"Understanding chronic sarcoidosis" SB 169 12:00   CEHS
4/17/14
Friday
Jon Clardy TBA SB 169 12:00   CBSD
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Seminars for Spring 2014

Date Speaker Seminar Title Location Time Host Department
1/13/14
Monday
Weinan Sun
Ph.D. Candidate, Neuroscience, University of Montana

“Glutamate Transporter Modulation of Ambient and Synaptic Glutamate Levels”

Dissertation Seminar

SB 169 10:00 Michael Kavanaugh CSFN
2/14/14
Friday
Nicole Byrnes
Masters Candidate, Neuroscience, University of Montana

"The Role of NADPH Oxidase in the Modulation of PP2A" 

SB 169 3:10 Darrell Jackson BMED
2/28/14
Friday
Linsey Marr 
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Environmental and Water Resources Engineering Program, Virginia Tech
"Do Engineered Nanoparticles in Air Present a Health Risk?" SB 169 11:10   CEHS
3/28/14
Friday
Leonid Kalachev
Chair, Dept. of Mathematics
The University of Montana 
"Modeling Local Drug Delivery: A View on the Role of Mathematics in Training of Bio-Medical Students" SB 169 11:10 Michael Kavanaugh CSFN
4/11/14
Friday
Dr. Bal Ram Singh
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
The University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
"Role of Structure and Dynamics in the Unique Selectivity and Effectiveness of the Most Poisonous Poison - the Botulinum Neurotoxin." SB 169 11:10 Diana Lurie BMED/CBSD
4/14/14
Monday
Randy Blakely
Ph.D., Allan D. Bass Professor of Pharmacology and Psychiatry Director, Silvio O. Conte Center for Neuroscience Research & Postdoctoral Training Program in Functional Neurogenomics
"Serotonin, Serotonin Transporters and Autism: Molecular Clues to a 50 Year Old Mystery" SB 169 11:10 Richard Bridges BMED
4/18/14
Friday
Ekaterina Voronina
Assistant Professor, Division of Biological Sciences
University of Montana
“A Role for Dynein Light Chain in the Function of C. elegans Stem Cell Regulator FBF-2” SB 169 11:10 Erica Woodahl BMED
4/28/14
Monday
Genevieve Lind
Ph.D. Student, Neuroscience
University of Montana
Informational Seminar:

"Mechanisms Controlling Homeostatic Information Processing in the Nervous System"

SB 169 11:10   BMED
5/2/14
Friday
Joong Won Lee
Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, Post Doctoral Fellow
University of Montana
“Genetic Risk Assessment for Workers in Nuclear Power Plant Using Chromosomal Aberrations and Copy Number Variation” SB 169 11:10 Yoon Hee Cho CEHS
5/9/14
Friday
Peter Baas 
Professor, Director, Graduate Program in Neuroscience, Drexel University College of Medicine
"Microtubule-Based Therapies for Nervous System Disease and Injury" SB 169 11:10   CSFN
5/15/14
Thursday
Jayme Hartzell
Masters Student,
Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Montana
“Characterization and Kinetic Analysis of Novel Di-Aryl Substituted Isoxazole 
Hydrazone Analogues at the L-Cystine/L-Glutamate Exchanger System xc”
SB 169 1:10   BMED
6/9/14
Monday
Rupa Biswas
Ph.D. Degree Candidate
Toxicology Graduate Program
Dissertation Seminar:
“Regulation of silica-induced pulmonary inflammation”
SB 169 11:10   CEHS
6/13/14
Friday
James Bonner
Associate Professor, Environmental and Molecular Tox Program. Dept. Biological Sciences, North Carolina State Unicersity
"Predicting the Impact of Engineered Nanomaterials on
Lung Diseases"
SB 169 11:10 Andrij Holian CEHS
7/21/14
Monday
Traci Brown
Graduate Student, Toxicology, University of Montana
"The Effect of Diet-Induced Obesity on Lung Inflammation in Response to Particle Exposure" SB 169 11:10   CEHS
7/24/14
Thursday
Lou DeFelice, Ph.D.
Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Virginia Commonwealth University
"How Amphetamine Releases Dopamine: Current Models of Drug Abuse" SB 169 11:10 Michael Kavanaugh CSFN
8/13/14
Wednesday
Dr. Mihi Yang
Associate Professor
Sookmyung Women’s University, Seoul, Korea
“Tobacco Smoking-related Genetic and Epigenetic Alteration” SB 169 11:10 Yoon Hee Cho CEHS
8/15/14
Friday
Kasse Skagen,
Masters Candidate,

Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Montana
Master Thesis Seminar:

"Interindividual Variability in the Cytochrome P450 3A4 Drug Metabolizing Enzyme: Effect of the CYP3A4*1G Genetic Variant"

SB 169 11:10 Erica Woodahl BMED
8/18/14
Monday
Sonja Christensen
Graduate Student, Toxicology, University of Montana
Thesis Seminar

“Epigenetic Changes after Prenatal Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Asthma”

SB 169 11:10   CEHS

 


 


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