Calendar of Events Winter 2018

Monday, 1/8/2018 12:30 – 1:30pm

Mitochondria and Metabolism Interest Group
E130AB, E Building, South lake Union

Qingxun Hu, PhD
Wang and Tian Labs, Mitochondria and Metabolism Center
Novel fluorescent biosensors for compartmentalized NAD(H) signaling in adult cardiomyocytes

Rachel Hutto
Graduate Student
Hurley Lab, Biochemistry
Overexpression of the mitochondrial Ca2+ uniporter (MCU) in cone photoreceptors disrupts mitochondrial homeostasis


Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Breakfast Club – Distinguished Lecture Series
Brotman Auditorium, Building, South Lake Union

Ken Walsh, PhD
Aram V. Chobanian Distinguished Professor and Director Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute
Boston University School of Medicine

Somatic mutations, clonal hematopoiesis and cardiovascular disease: New mechanisms, new targets


Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Breakfast Club
Orin Smith Auditorium, C Building, South Lake Union

Wendy Thomas, PhD
Professor of Bioengineering
Biomechanics of cardiovascular infection and thrombosis


Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Breakfast Club
Orin Smith Auditorium, C Building, South Lake Union

Chun Yuan, PhD
Professor of Radiology and Bioengineering
and
Dr. Jie Sun
Acting Instructor, Radiology
Atherosclerosis progression and regression -what we have learned from human imaging


Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Breakfast Club – Distinguished Lecture Series
Orin Smith Auditorium, C Building, South Lake Union

David J. Lefer, PhD
Director, Cardiovascular Center of Excellence, Professor of Pharmacology
Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans

Renal denervation to treat the failing heart


Monday, 2/5/2018  12:30 – 1:30pm

Mitochondria and Metabolism Interest Group
E103AB, E Building, South lake Union

Nagana Gowda, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Raftery Lab
New NMR Based Methods for Whole Blood Metabolomics

Bo Zhou, PhD
Senior Fellow, Tian Lab
Mitochondrial ATPIF1 regulates glycolysis through HIF1α signaling in cardiomyocytes


Tuesday, February 6, 2018 9 – 10 am

Breakfast Club
Orin Smith Auditorium, C Building, South Lake Union

Charlie Alpers. MD
Professor and Interim Chair of Pathology
Diabetic nephropathy: Pathology, pathogenesis, and potential for reversal


Tuesday, February 13,2018  9 – 10 am

Breakfast Club
Orin Smith Auditorium, C Building, South Lake Union

Haodong Xu, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology/Anatomic Pathology
Beta-catenin/TCF4 Signaling and Cardiac Na+ Channel


Tuesday, February 20, 2018  9 – 10 am

Breakfast Club
Orin Smith Auditorium, C Building, South Lake Union

Benjamin Freedman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology
Member, Kidney Research Institute
Member, Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine

Through the looking-glass: Insights into disease and regeneration from human kidney organoids


Tuesday, February 27, 2018  9 – 10 am

Breakfast Club
Orin Smith Auditorium, C Building, South Lake Union

Yuliang Wang, Ph.D
Research Assistant Professor
Paul G Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering
Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine

Genome-scale network modeling of metabolic interactions in heterogeneous cell populations using single cell RNA-seq data


Monday, March 5, 2018  12:30 – 1:30pm

Mitochondria and Metabolism Interest Group
E130AB, E Building, South lake Union

Tian Lab and Pallanck Lab


Tuesday, March 6, 2018  9 – 10 am

Breakfast Club
Orin Smith Auditorium, C Building, South Lake Union

Hannele Ruohola-Baker, PhD
Professor, Biochemistry, Biology, Genome Sciences, Oral Health Sciences, Bioengineering

Modeling metabolic diseases in iPSC derived cardiomyocytes


Tuesday, March 13, 2018  9 – 10 am

Breakfast Club
Orin Smith Auditorium, C Building, South Lake Union

Julia Ritterhoff, PhD
Senior Research Fellow, Tian Lab

The role of fatty acid oxidation in cardiac hypertrophy


Tuesday, March 20, 2018  9 – 10 am

Breakfast Club
Orin Smith Auditorium, C Building, South Lake Union

Jeffrey Chamberlain, PhD
Professor of Neurology, Medicine, and Biochemistry

Gene replacement vs gene editing for muscular dystrophy