Journal Club

Journal Clubs by Trainees and Their Invitees (2014-2015)

Presenter: Shinobu Matsuura

Date: 1/14/14

Title of Talk: WP, Collagen adhesion in platelets are affected by LOX activity

Presenter: Rongjuan Mi

Date: 1/21/14

Title of Talk: WP, Megakaryocyte Biology and LOX

Presenter: Chad Mayer

Date: 2/4/14

Title of Talk: WP, Shiga-toxin producing E.coli and the Endothelium

Presenter: Tim Calamaras

Date: 2/18/14

Title of Talk: WP, Oxidative post-translational modifications of LKB1 in the heart

Presenter: Melissa Thompson

Date: 3/11/14

Title of Talk: WP

Presenter: Shenia Patterson

Date: 3/25/14

Title of Talk: WP, The Effects of the A2bAR on Hematopoiesis and Vasculature

Presenter: Anna Eisenstein

Date: 4/8/14

Title of Talk: Practice Thesis Defense

Presenter: Kiana Mahdaviana

Date: 4/29/14

Title of Talk: WP

Presenter: Shinobu Matsuura

Date: 5/20/14

Title of Talk: WP, Collagen adhesion in platelets are affected by LOX activity

Presenter: David Backman

Date: 6/3/14

Title of Talk: WP, Bioengineering and Vasculature Models

Presenter: 2 invited Post-docs

Date: 6/24/14

Title of Talk: TBA

Journal Clubs by Trainees and Their Invitees (2012-2013)

Presenter: Dr. Milka Koupenova

Date: 1/10/12

Title of Talk: TLR7 and Thrombocytopenia

Presenter: Shannon Carroll

Date: 1/17/12

Title of Talk: Journal Club: In vivo fate mapping identifies mesenchymal progenitor cells

Presenter: Anna Eisenstein

Date: 1/31/12

Title of Talk: Tier II presentation: Role of the A2b Adenosine Receptor in Adipocyte Differentiation

Presenter: Tim Calamaras

Date: 2/14/12

Title of Talk: Oxidative post-translational modifications of LKB1 in the heart

Presenter: Jennifer Parker

Date: 2/21/12

Title of Talk: WP, Vascular Injury and Adiponectin

Presenter: Nadia Krasner

Date: 3/13/12

Title of Talk: WP, GLP-1 and Atherogenesis

Presenter: Hillary J.C.

Date: 3/27/12

Title of Talk: A2b AR, cAMP, and Insulin Secretion

Presenter: Shinobu Matsuura

Date: 4/10/12

Title of Talk: Role of Lysyl Oxidase in Megakaryocyte biology

Presenter: Hillary J.C.

Date: 4/24/12

Title of Talk: A2b AR and Modulation of Inflammatory Driven Diseases: Atherosclerosis and Type 2 Diabetes

Presenter: Daniel Backman

Date: 5/8/12

Title of Talk: WP, Bioengineering and Vasculature Models

Presenter: Anna Eisenstein

Date: 5/29/12

Title of Talk: WP, A2bAR and Adipogenesis

Presenter: Shannon Carroll

Date: 6/19/12

Title of Talk: WP, A2bAR and Wnt Signaling

Presenter: Shinobu Matsuura

Date: 7/10/12

Title of Talk: WP, Megakaryocyte biology

Presenter: Chad Mayer

Date: 9/4/12

Title of Talk: WP, Shiga-toxin producing E.coli and the Endothelium

Presenter: Anna Eisenstein

Date: 9/11/12

Title of Talk: WP, CD68 Project

Presenter: Tim Calamaras+ Shinobu Matsuura

Date: 10/02/12

Title of Talk: WP, Oxidative post-translational modifications of LKB1 in the heart/ Megakaryocyte biology

Presenter: Nadia Krasner

Date: 10/30/12

Title of Talk: JC

Presenter: Daniel Backman

Date: 11/06/12

Title of Talk: WP, Engineering devices to measure smooth muscle contractile forces

Presenter: Jennifer Parker-Duffen

Date: 11/27/12

Title of Talk: WP, Career opportunities in cardiovascular biology: an industry perspective

Presenter: Shannon Carroll

Date: 12/04/12

Title of Talk: WP, The A2b AR promotes MSC differentiation

Presenter: Shenia Peterson

Date: 12/18/12

Title of Talk: WP, The Effects of the A2bAR on Hematopoiesis

Presenter: Tim Calamaras

Date: 1/8/13

Title of Talk: WP, Heart Failure and Oxidative Stress

Presenter: Chad Mayer

Date: 1/22/13

Title of Talk: WP, Shiga-toxin producing E.coli and the Endothelium

Presenter: Anna Eisenstein

Date: 2/5/13

Title of Talk: WP, The Role of A2b Adenosine Receptor in Fat Differentiation

Presenter: Jennifer Parker-Duffen

Date: 2/19/13

Title of Talk: WP, Adiponectin and Vascular Disease

Presenter: Shinobu Matsuura

Date: 2/26/13

Title of Talk: WP, LOX in the control of platelet size

Presenter: Rongjuan Mi

Date: 3/5/13

Title of Talk: WP, Megakaryocyte Biology

Presenter: Shannon Carroll

Date: 3/19/13

Title of Talk: Thesis Practice

Presenter: Jennifer Parker-Duffen

Date: 4/9/13

Title of Talk: Thesis Practice

Presenter: Shenia Patterson

Date: 4/23/13

Title of Talk: WP, Update: The Effects of the A2bAR on Hematopoiesis

Presenter: Daniel Backman

Date: 5/7/13

Title of Talk: WP, Bioengineering and Vasculature Models

Presenter: Nadia Krasner

Date: 5/21/13

Title of Talk: WP, GLP-1 and Atherogenesis

Presenter: Chad Mayer

Date: 6/11/13

Title of Talk: WP, Shiga-toxin producing E.coli and the Endothelium

Presenter: Anna Eisenstein

Date: 6/25/13

Title of Talk: WP, The Role of A2b Adenosine Receptor in Fat Differentiation

Presenter: Tim Calamaras

Date: 7/9/13

Title of Talk: WP, Heart Failure and Oxidative Stress

Presenter: Shinobu Matsuura

Date: 7/16/13

Title of Talk: WP, Collagen adhesion in platelets are affected by LOX

Presenter: Rongjuan Mi

Date: 7/30/13

Title of Talk: WP, Megakaryocytes and LOX

Presenter: Anna Eisenstein

Date: 9/3/13

Title of Talk: Pre-Thesis Meeting Practice

Presenter: Kiana Mahdaviani

Date: 9/17/13

Title of Talk: WP

Presenter: Melissa Thompson

Date: 10/01/13

Title of Talk: WP

Presenter: Shenia Patterson

Date: 10/15/13

Title of Talk: WP

Presenter: Chad Mayer

Date: 10/29/13

Title of Talk: WP

Presenter: Daniel Backman

Date: 11/12/13

Title of Talk: WP

Presenter: Tim Calamaras

Date: 11/26/13

Title of Talk: WP

Presenter: Shinobu Matsuura

Date: 12/3/13

Title of Talk: WP

Journal Clubs by Trainees and Their Invitees (2010-2011)

Presenter: Shannon Carroll

Date: 1/19/10

Title of Talk: “The Potential Role of A2b AR in Bone Injury”

Presenter: Hillary Johnston-Cox

Date: 1/26/10

Title of Talk: “Adenosine: Chemotaxis and BM MSCs”

Presenter: Nikolaos Papadantonakis

Date: 2/23/10

Title of Talk:  “Generation of a GFP tubulin platelet-specific mouse”

Presenter: Milka Koupenova-Zamor

Date: 3/16/10

Title of Talk: “The Role of A2b AR in Vascular Function”

Presenter: Idowu Akinsheye

Date: 4/13/10

Title of Talk: “Genetic and Molecular Regulation of HBG gene expression in patients with Sickle Cell Disease”

Presenter: Olga Sazonova

Date: 4/27/10

Title of Talk: “Matrix mechanics and cell density modulate vascular smooth muscle cell gene and protein expression”

Presenter: Shannon Carroll

Date: 5/4/10

Title of Talk:  “Control of Mesenchymal Cell Differentiation by Adenosine Receptors”

Presenter: Hillary Johnston-Cox

Date: 5/11/10

Title of Talk:  “A2B AR: Therapeutic Potential in Liver Disease and Potential Role in Glucose /Insulin Homeostasis”

Presenter: Qyana Griffith

Date: 6/8/10

Title of Talk:  “Interface of Infectious Disease and Cardiovascular Disease”

Presenter: Larry Luchsinger

Date: 6/22/10

Title of Talk:  “Control of vascular collagen”

Presenter: Milka Koypenova-Zamor

Date: 7/13/10

Title of Talk:  “Control of obesity & atherosclerosis by A2b AR”

Presenter: Jennifer Parker

Date: 9/21/10

Title of Talk: Anti-inflammatory Effects of Adiponectin on Macrophages – Work in Progress

Presenter: Matt Mitsche

Date: 9/28/10

Title of Talk:  Insights into Lipoprotein Assembly and Remodeling from Drop Tensiometry

Presenter: Hillary Johnston-Cox

Date: 10/05/10

Title of Talk: A2B AR: Link Between Insulin Resistance and Inflammation

Presenter: Shannon Carroll

Date: 10/19/10

Title of Talk:  The Role of the A2bAR/cAMP in MSC Differentiation to Osteoblasts and Chondrocytes: Work in Progress

Presenter: Alexia Eliades

Date: 11/09/10

Title of Talk: Work in Progress: Effect of Lox and Lox-PP in Megakaryocyte Maturation and Development: Implication in Myelofibrosis

Presenter: Larry Luchinger

Date: 11/30/10

Title of Talk: The Myocardin Related Transcription Factor A (MRTF-A) Transactivates Type I Collagen in Lung Myofibroblasts

Presenter: Milka Koupenova-Zamor

Date: 12/07/10

Title of Talk: The Role of the A2b AR in the Metabolic Syndrome and Cardiovascular Tone

Presenter: Idowu Akinsheye

Date: 12/14/10

Title of Talk:  Sickle Cell Anemia and Vascular Dysfunction: The Nitric Oxide Connection

Presenter: Hongjie Chen

Date: 1/11/11

Title of Talk: Functional Significance of VSMC  Polyploidy

Presenter: Shakun Karki

Date: 1/25/11

Title of Talk: Regulation of Adiponectin in Fat Cells

Presenter: Olga Sazonova

Date: 2/01/11

Title of Talk: TBA

Presenter: Milka Koupenova, Hillary J.C., and Dr. Shirihai’s Group

Date: 1/25/11

Title of Talk: Role of A2b Adenosine Receptor in Insulin, Glucose and Lipid Metabolism

Presenter: Shakun Karki

Date: 2/1/11

Title of Talk: Transcriptional regulation of adiponectin

Presenter: Anna Eisenstein

Date: 2/8/11

Title of Talk: The Role of A2b Adenosine Receptor in Fat Differentiation and Implications in Metabolic Syndrome

Presenter: Jennifer Parker

Date: 3/1/11

Title of Talk: Adiponectin and Vascular Disease

Presenter: Shannon Carroll

Date: 3/15/11

Title of Talk: The Role of A2b Adenosine Receptor in Bone Injury and Repair

Presenter: Alexia Eliades

Date: 4/5/11

Title of Talk: Lysyl oxidase: a novel regulator of megakaryocyte lineage expansion

Presenter: Matt Mitsche and Idowu Akinsheye

Date: 4/26/11

Title of Talk: Insights into Triglyceride-Rich Lipoprotein Assembly From Drop Tensiometry and TBD

Presenter: Olga Sazonova

Date: 5/10/11

Title of Talk: VEGF and Vascular Disease

Presenter: Hillary J.C.

Date: 5/31/11

Title of Talk: The A2b Adenosine Receptor: Novel Role in Beta-cell function

Presenter: Anna Eisenstein and Shannon Carroll

Date: 7/26/11

Title of Talk: A2b AR: Fat and Bone Metabolism

Presenter: Tim Calamaras and Daniel Backman

Date: 9/27/11

Title of Talk: Bioengineering and Vasculature Models; Heart Failure and Oxidative Stress

Presenter: Hillary J.C.

Date: 10/11/11

Title of Talk: The Role of A2b AR in Glucose and Insulin Homeostasis

Presenter: Anna Eisenstein

Date: 10/25/11

Title of Talk: The Role of A2b AR in Fat Differentiation

Presenter: Nadia Krasner

Date: 11/8/11

Title of Talk: GLP-1 and Atherogenesis

Presenter: Jennifer Parker

Date: 11/8/11

Title of Talk: Adiponectin and Vascular Disease

Presenter: Dr. Victoria Herrera

Date: 11/15/11

Title of Talk: Nanoscience in Cardiovascular Biology

Presenter: Shannon Carroll

Date: 11/29/11

Title of Talk: The A2b AR promotes MSC differentiation to Osteoblasts and Bone Formation

Presenter: Shinobu Matsuura

Date: 12/20/11

Title of Talk: Lysyl Oxidase and Megakaryocyte Expansion and Bone Marrow Fibrosis

Journal Clubs by Trainees and Their Invitees (2008-2009)

Presenter:  Philip Trackman

Date:  1/16/08

Title of talk:  Lysil oxidase in the vasculature

Presenter:  Donald J. McCrann

Date:  2/5/08

Title of talk:  Practice of talk for thesis committee and defense: Regulation of polyploidy in the platelet and vascular lineages

Presenter:  Milka Koupenova

Date:  2/26/08

Title of talk:  Mouse models of atherosclerosis

Presenter:  Dr. Hongjie Chen (Cardiovascular Post-doc)

Date:  3/18/08

Title of talk:  The contribution of macrophage TNF-a during vascular injury

Presenter:  Dr. Dan Yang (invited Post Doc)

Date:  4/8/08

Title of talk:  The CXCR4 / SDF-1 axis and recruitment of progenitor cells to injured vessels

Presenter: Christopher Sullivan

Date: 5/6/08

Title of talk:  Serum Amyloid A: Control of atherosclerotic properties

Presenter:  Kristen Park

Date:  6/3/08

Title of talk:KO models and application to ion channel regulation in the vasculature

Presenter:  Alexia Eliades

Date:  7/29/08

Title of talk:  NADPH Oxidases

Presenter:  Dr. Katya Ravid (PI)

Presenter:  Cynthia St. Hilaire

Date:  8/08/08

Title of talk:  The vascular A2b adenosine receptor is regulated by oxidative stress

Date:  9/17/08

Title of talk:  Report on Purine Meeting (Copenhagen): Cardiovascular aspects

Presenter: Dr. Nikolaos Papadantonakis

Date:  10/28/08

Title of talk:  Cell Cycle Control: Computational approaches

Presenter:  Dr. Holger

Date:  11/4/08

Title of talk:  The tissue protecting effects of purine receptors

Presenter:  Dr. Alan Michelson

Date:  12/2/08

Title of talk:  Platelets and thrombosis: from basic mechanisms to the clinic

Presenter:  Larry Luchsinger

Date:  12/16/08

Title of talk:  Control of MHC and collagen (Biochemistry Graduate Student Day)

Presenter: Hongjie Chen, PhD

Date: 1/27/09

Title of talk: The A2b adenosine receptor controls TNF-alpha in macrophages

Presenter: Milka Koupenova

Date: 3/10/09

Title of talk: The role of Adenosine receptors in lipid homeostasis

Presenter: Alexia Eliades

Date: 3/24/09

Title of talk: Oxidative Stress in the platelet lineage

Presenter: Dan Yang, PhD, MD

Date: 4/14/09

Title of talk: Control of Platelet thrombosis

Presenter: Nathan Wigner, PhD

Date: 5/5/09

Title of talk: Mesenchymal Stem Cells Differentiation during tissue regeneration

Presenter: Alexia Eliades

Date: 9/22/09

Title of Talk: “A role for Cyclin E in Megakaryocytic Polyploidization”

Presenter: Larry Luchsinger

Date: 10/27/09

Title of Talk: “Inflammation and matrix production”

Presenter: Shannon Carroll

Date: 11/3/09

Title of Talk: “A2B AR and Bone Healing”

Presenter: Rebecca Zee

Date: 12/8/09

Title of Talk: “Cellular thiol redox environment modulates SIRT1 activity”

Journal Clubs by Trainees and Their Invitees (2006-2007)

Presenter: Cynthia St.Hilaire

Date: March 20, 2006

Title of talk: Vascular smooth muscle adenosine receptor is an inducible receptor (effect of Myb protein)

Presenter: Phyllis Ottaviano

Date: May 22, 2006

Title of talk: Plasma glutathione peroxidase (in the context of oxidative stress and cardiovascular pathology)

Presenter: Clinical Conference at the Department of Cardiology, BMC

Date: June 5, 2006

Title of talk: Case presentation and discussion of pathology

Presenter: Donald J. MacCrann

Date: July 24, 2006

Title of talk: Oxidative stress and Survivin in vascular smooth muscle cells (the role of NOX proteins- in collaboration with Dr. John Keaney)

Presenter: Alexander Vezeridis

Date: September 18, 2006

Title of talk: TBN

Presenter: Cynthia St. Hilaire

Date: November 7, 2006

Title of talk: Generation of A2bAR-GFP transgenic mouse for vascular cell tracing

Presenter: Kristen Park

Date: January 9, 2007

Title of talk: Journal Club – Ion channel regulation of vascular smooth muscle

Presenter: Clinical Conference at the Department of Cardiology, BMC

Date: February 5, 2007

Title of talk: Case presentation and discussion of pathology

Presenter: Cynthia St. Hilaire

Date: February 27, 2007

Title of talk: Practice of talk for thesis committee: Induction of the A2bAR in smooth muscle and significance for

proliferation

Presenter: Alexander Vezeridis

Date: March 13, 2007

Title of talk: Regulation of ApoA-1 and role in biogenesis of HDL: Type III hypelypoproteinemia

Presenter: Donald J. McCrann

Date: April 24, 2007

Title of talk: NOX4 induction of vascular polyploidy

Presenter: Dr. Dan Yang (invited Post Doc)

Date: May 15, 2007

Title of talk: The CXCR4 / SDF-1 axis and recruitment of progenitor cells to injured vessels

Presenter: Cynthia St. Hilaire

Date: June 19, 2007

Title of talk: Transcription factors and other data bases: Application to the study of gene control in the cardiovascular system

Presenter: Kristen Park

Date: July 24, 2007

Title of talk: Review of Methods of efficient Gene Targeting: KO models and application to ion channels

Presenter: Dr. Katya Ravid (PI)

Date: September 10, 2007

Title of talk: tba

Presenter: Michelle Walk and Dr. Nikolaos Papadantonakis

Date: October 23, 2007

Title of talk: Extracellular Matrix – overview; Smooth muscle vs. cardiomyocytes

Presenter: Christopher Sullivan and Dr. Hongjie Chen (invited Post Doc)

Date: November 27, 2007

Title of talk: Vascular gene regulation by SAA; Animal models for the study of vascular pathology

Presenter:  Alexander Vezerides

Date:  December 20, 2007

Title of talk:  Type II hyperlypoprpteinemia: Control of ApoA-1 (Thesis Committee) 

Discussion during one of the journal clubs

Journal Clubs and Seminar Presentations (2004-2005)

Presenter: Greg Cote

Date: May 3, 2004

Title of talk: Neuregulin 1expression and function in the heart

Presenter: Cynthia St.Hilaire

Date: November 11, 2004

Title of talk: Transcriptional regulation of a purine receptor gene in vascular cells (survey of receptor role in vascular function)

Presenter: Phyllis Ottaviano

Date: January 24, 2005

Title of talk: Plasma glutathione peroxidase (in the context of oxidative stress and cardiovascular pathology)

Presenter: Tyler Heibeck

Date: February 7, 2005

Title of talk: Nitrotyrosine-Modified Proteins are associated with oxidative stress: Affinity Capture of Nitrotyrosine-Modified Proteins (Solution and solid phase methods)

Presenter: Donald J. MacCrann

Date: April 12, 2005

Title of talk: Survivin and vascular smooth muscle phenotypes

Presenter: Tyler Heibeck

Date: July 11, 2005

Title of talk: Nitrotyrosine-Modified Proteins and cardiovascular disease

Presenter: Dr. Katya Ravid (program director)

Date: September 20, 2005

Title of talk: Transgenic/knock out models for the study of vascular disease: a survey of recent literature

Presenter: Dr. Marc Lenburg (director of the Microarray Center at BUSM)

Date: November 14, 2005

Title of talk: Genomic and microarray approaches to the study of vascular pathology

Presenter: Dr. Wilson Colucci (Chief, Cardiology, BMC)

Date: December 1, 2005

Title of talk: Cardiovascular Biology: from the lab to the clinic (a case study)

Presentation during one of the journal clubs

Journal Clubs and Seminar Presentations (2003-2004; first year of this Training Program)

Presenter: Clinical Conference at the Department of Cardiology, BMC
Date: The first Monday of every month (Building C: 8th floor conference room)
Title of talk: Case presentation and discussion of pathology

Trainnes attendance at a Group meeting every first Tuesday of the month (1:3–3:00 pm at building K6) with rotating presentaions of articles and work in progress, in conjunction with 3 presentations over the year by Drs. Ravid, Kagan and Schrieber (Wednesdays at 1:30 pm in K225) on the following general topics: The contribution of bone marrow stem cells to cardiovascular regeneration; Matrix production and cardiovascular disease; Femoral Artery injury model for the study of cardiovascular disease.

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