University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Pharmacology

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2011 - 2012 Seminars Held




September 29 Choel Kim, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine "Probing the Molecular Basis of Cyclic Nucleotide Selectivity"

October 4


Anthony Heagerty, M.D., Professor and Honorary Consultant Physician, Department of Medicine, Head of Cardiovascular Research, University of Manchester "Small artery structure and function in the metabolic syndrome: the role of perivascular fat"
October 6 Andrew Johnson, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Candidate, Department of Pharmacology, University of Iowa The "Stat3" of the Union: INflammation and Angiotensin II in Hypertension"
October 7 Cenk Ayata, M.D., Associate Professor of Neurology & Radiology, Harvard Medical School "Spreading depolarizations in stroke and other brain injury states"
October 20 Harold Swartz, M.D., M.S.P.H., PH.D., Professor of Radiology, Communcity a & Family Medicine & Physiology, Dartmouth Medical School "Repeated measurements of real pO2 in vivo in preclinical models and clinically using EPR Oximetry"
October 25 Jessica Cassavaugh, Graduate Student, Department of Pharmacology, University of Vermont College of Medicine "Negative Regulation of HIF-1A and its Impact on Hypoxia-Mediated Angiogenesis"
November 17 Ludwig Neyses, M.D., Professor & Chair, Departments of Medicine/Cardiology, University of Manchester "Novel and unexpected roles of the sarcolemmal calcium pumps A(PMCAs) in heart failure and hypertension"
December 8 Alain Rivard, M. D., Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Montreal "Modulation of ischemia-induced neovascularization by cardiovascular risk factors and oxidative stress"
December 15 Jason Stumpf, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics "Two kinesin-dependent mechanisms spatially control mitotic chromosome movements."
January 19 Pharmacology Faculty Candidate, Wilson Clements, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of California at San Diego "Wnt16 in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Specification and Leukemia"

January 30 MedEd 300

Pharmacology Faculty Candidate, Rafael Garcia-Mata, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

“Mechanisms of Regulation of Rho GTPases”
February 13 MedEd 300 Pharmacology Faculty Candidate, Jun Li, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience, University of Connecticut Health Center "Targeting AMPK and CaMKK in Experimental Stroke"
February 16 Alexander Bishop, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Cellular & Structural Biology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio “Targeting Cancer by following the Pathways”
February 23

Patricia Lorenzo, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Cancer Biology Program, University of Hawaii Cancer Program

"Emerging molecular targets in non-melanoma skin cancer: the RasGRP1 pathway"
March 1 Pharmacology Faculty Candidate, Robert Lukowski, Ph.D., Research Associate and Group Leader, Departments of Pharmacology, Toxicology & Clinical Pharmacy, Eberhard-Karls University "Transgenic models to study cGMP pathways in health and disease"
March 8

Stefan Balaz, Ph.D., D.Sc., Professor & Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Albany College of Pharmacy

“Computational prediction of drug-receptor binding affinities: The devil’s in the details”
March 22 Mercedes Rincón, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine "MCJ/DnaJC15, a mitochondrial cochaperone that controls metabolic switches"
March 29

Robert Bryan, Jr., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Baylor College of Medicine

"Circulatory control by Tandem-Pore Domain Potassium Channels"
April 12 Mary Dunlop Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Vermont School of Engineering "Dynamics and Correlated Noise in Gene Expression"
May 3 Veronika Leiss, Ph.D., Independent Postdoctoral Associate, Departments of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapy, Eberhard-Karls University "Analyzing the role of VGCC, cGMP-signaling and Gi-proteins for islet functions in transgenic mice"
May 17 David Benjamin, Ph.D., Consultant in Clinical Pharmacology and Forensic Toxicology "Pharmacology, Forensics and Legal Medicine"
July 19 Luis Fernando Santana, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Physiology & Biophysics, University of Washington "Calcium signaling amplification by oligomerization of L-type Cav1.2 channels"
August 9 Thomas LaRocca, M.S., Postdoctoral Candidate, Integrative Physiolog of Aging Laboratory, University of Colorado at Boulder "Novel Mediators of Arterial Aging"

August 9 HSRF 400 4:00 P.M.

Maria Gomez, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Sweden "NFAT as a novel target for the treatment of vascular complications of diabetes

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