June 2014

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Surgery/ Anesthesia GR
“Are Your Patients Safe During Their Perioperative Experience? Three Things That Teams Do …”
Jeffrey B Cooper, PhD
Prof Anesthesia, HMS/MGH
07:00-08:00; Keefer Audm
Adipose and Metabolic Tissue Group & BNORC
“Ubiquitin-dependent regulation of PPARץ transcriptional activity in adipocytes”
Valentina Perissi, PhD
Asst Prof Biochemistry, BUSM
10:00-11:00; X714
Pulmonary Center             
“Derivation of lung mesenchymal lineages from the mesothelium”
Alan Fine, MD
Pulmonary Center, BUSM
08:30-09:30; R-309
BUMC Provost
The “Hidden Curriculum” as Friend or Foe: Setting Great Expectations
Edward Hundert, MD
Dir, Center for Teaching & Learning, Harvard Med School
11:00-12:00; L-109
Statistical Genetics
“Black women’s health study-exome chip
Kathy Lunetta PhD
Professor, Biostatistics, BUSPH
09:30-11:00; Crosstown 305
Psychiatry GR
“Psych-Eye-atry: Areas of overlap
in ophthalmology and psychiatry”

Raymond Serrano, MD
PGY3, BMC Psychiatry, BUSM
2:00-3:00; Menino-2
Genetics & Genomics RIP
Dissecting the SMAD4 metastasis suppressor complex in colon cancer
Chen Khuan Wong, BUSM
11:00-12:00; E-613
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Surgery Grand Rounds
“The Obstacle Course of Medical Device Development & Manufacturing”
Dr Kelly Gonzalez, MD
Chief Resident, Gen Surgery BMC
07:00-08:50; L112
Adipose and Metabolic Tissue Group & BNORC
“Neutrophil activation at the early stage of inflammation in diet-induced obesity”
Xhen Jiang MD PhD
Assoc Prof Pharmacology/Medicine, BUSM
10:00-11:00; X714
Dept of Pharmacology PhD Progress Report
“”Post-Transcriptional Regulation of Alpha-Synuclein by LRRK2″
Joon Y. Boon, PhD Candidate
Prog in Biomolecular Pharmachology/Biomedical Neuroscience; BUSM
2:30-3:30;R-103
Pulmonary Center
“Topic: TBA”
Renda Soylemez Wiener MD MPH
Pulmonary Center, BUSM
08:30-09:30; R-309
Dept of Pharmacology
“Synaptic Dysfunction and Neurodegeneration”
Sreeganga Chandra, PhD
Assist Prof, Dept Neurology, Molecular, Cell & Dev Biology; Yale Univ School of Medicine, BUSM
10:30-11:50; L110
Dept of Pharmacology PhD Progress Report
“Pregnenolone Sulfate as a Modulator of Synaptic Plasticity”
Kavitha Sugunan, PhD Candidate
Prog in Biomolecular Pharmachology/Biomedical Neuroscience, BUSM
2:30-3:30; L112
Computational Medicine
“Transcriptomic Analysis of the Impact of Cigarette Smoking on the Differentiation of Airway Epithelium”
Grant Duclos,Grad Student Computational Biomedicine“The Genomic Characterization of Premalignant Lesions in the N-NitrosoTris-(2-Chloroethyl) Urea (NTCU) Mouse Model of Lung Squamous Cell Carcinoma”
Sarah Mazzilli, PhD
Postdoc Assoc, Computational Biomedicine
3:00-4:30; E-112A
Microbial Pathogenesis, Inflammation & Immunology
“Host Factors for Filovirus Entry”
John Misasi, MD
Children’s Hospital/Harvard
1:00–2:00; L-504
BU Program Transformative Training Program in Addiction Science
“GWAS of behavioral traits and gene expression in mice: Implications for Addiction”
Clarissa Parker, PhD
Asst Prof of Psychology & Neuroscience, Middlebury College
3:00-4:00, E-201
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Whitaker CVI
“Topic: TBA”
Richard N Kitsis MD
Dr G & M Dorros Chair in Cardiovascular Disease, Albert Einstein Coll of Medicine, NY
12:00-1:00; X-715
Arterial Stiffness ARC Mini-Symposium
“Vascular Stiffness in Aging and Hypertension”
Susanne Vetterkind, PhD BU Sargent College
Jessica Fry, PhD Postdoc Fellow BUSM
Stephen F. Vatner MD,
Director, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Rutgers University
10:30-1:00; X-715
Slone Epidemiology Center
Topic TBA
Speaker: TBD
Title, Institution
12:00 – 1:00; Slone (CRC)
Pulmonary Center
“Topic: TBA”
Nicole Stauffer & Hirofumi Kamata
Pulmonary Center, BUSM
08:30-09:30; R-309
Dept of Pharmacology PhD Dissertation Defense
“Functional Interactions Between the Hippocampus, Medial Entorhinal Cortex for Spatial and Nonspatial Processing”
Audrey J. DiMauro MD PhD Candidate
Prog in Biomolecular Pharmachology/Biomedical Neuroscience, BUSM
1:00-2:00; L110

Statistical Genetics
“Alzheimer’s Disease sequencing project
Anita DeStefano, PhD
Professor, Biostatistics, BUSPH
09:30-11:00; Crosstown 305
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Pulmonary Center
“Topic: TBA”
Speaker: TBA
08:30-09:30; R-309
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CReM
Unraveling the complexities of the p53 family in stem cells, cancer and metastasis
Elsa Flores, PhD
Metastasis Research Center
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
9:00-10:00; Wilkins Board Room

 

Pulmonary Center
“Topic: TBA”
Matthew Jones, PhD
Pulmonary Center, BUSM
08:30-09:30; R-309
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BUMC Provost’s Research Workshop
“Cancer Biomarkers”
3:00–5:00; Hiebert Lounge