2017 Fall Seminar Schedule

   

Tuesday

August 15, 2017

12:30 - 1:30

“Bridging Science and Practice for Collective Impact in Ending the HIV Pandemic”

Cynthia Gomez, Ph.D.
Founding Director & Professore Emerita
Health Equity Institute
San Francisco State University

SON/AH
Lecture Hall A (Room 228)

   

Tuesday

August 15, 2017

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

“P2Y2 Receptor: The Middle of the Journey”

Jianzhong Shen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Drug Discovery & Development
Auburn University
Harrison School of Pharmacy

Physiology Conference Room 7267
7th Floor MEB

2017 Spring Seminar Schedule

   

Thursday

May 25, 2017

12:00 - 1:00

“The Heart as a Pump”

Maureen E. Basha, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Biomedical Sciences
West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

Physiology Conference Room 7267
7th Floor MEB

   

Thursday

May 11, 2017

12:30 - 1:30

“Muscle Regeneration: Alcohol an Accelerator of Aging”

Liz Simon, MVSc, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Physiology
LSUHSC

Physiology Conference Room 7267
7th Floor MEB

   

Thursday

May 4, 2017

12:30 - 1:30

Alcohol and Immunosenescence

Robert W Siggins, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Physiology
LSUHSC

Physiology Conference Room 7267
7th Floor MEB

   

Thursday

April 20, 2017

12:30 - 1:30

Central Neuropharmacological Mechanisms of Pain & Alcohol Dependence

Scott Edwards, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Physiology
LSUHSC

Physiology Conference Room 7267
7th Floor MEB

   

Dissertation Defense

Wednesday April 19, 2017

9:00 - 10:00

Chronic Binge Alcohol and Antiretroviral Therapy Administration Differentially Contribute to Metabolic Dysregulation in SIV-Infected Male Rhesus Macaques

Stephen Ford, Jr.
Department of Physiology
LSUHSC

Physiology Conference Room 7267
7th Floor MEB

   

Dissertation Defense

Thursday April 13, 2017

9:00 - 10:00

“Enhanced Susceptibility of the Frontal Cortex to Overlapping Effects of Alcohol, SIV, and Antiretroviral Therapy”

John K. Maxi
Department of Physiology
LSUHSC

Clinical Sciences Research Building
Room 563

   

Dissertation Defense

Friday April 7, 2017

11:30 - 12:30
 

“Alcohol Abuse and Heart Failure: Role of the Extracellular Matrix and Cardiac Fibroblasts”

Alan Mouton
Department of Physiology
LSUHSC

Physiology Conference Room 7267
7th Floor MEB

   

Thursday

April 6, 2017

12:00 - 1:00

“Mesenteric Lymphatic/ Perilymphatic Adipose Tissue Crosstalk; Mechanism of Alcohol Immunomodulation”

Flavia M. Souza Smith, Ph.D.
Instructor
Department of Physiology
LSUHSC

Physiology Conference Room 7267
7th Floor MEB

   

Thursday

March 23, 2017

12:30 - 1:30

Role of Lingual Fat Sensing on Dietary Fat Intake and Preference

Stefany Primeaux, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Physiology
LSUHSC

Physiology Conference Room 7267
7th Floor MEB

   

Thursday

March 16, 2017

12:30 - 1:30

“The Neuroscience of Stress-Reward Interactions: Preclinical Approaches Toward Therapeutic Targets in Addiction”

Danny G. Winder, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Pharmacology
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Founding Director
Vanderbilt Center for Addiction Research

Clinical Sciences Research Building
Room 563

   

Thursday
Mar 9, 2017

12:30 - 1:30

"Investigating Neural Correlates of Affective Associational Plasticity in the Auditory System”

Jason Middleton, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy
LSUHSC

Physiology Conference Room 7267
th Floor MEB

   

Thursday
Mar 2, 2017

12:30 - 1:30

"Sex-Specific Molecular Mechanisms of Context Generalization:  Implications for Sex Differences in Anxiety Disorder"

Laura Schrader, PhD
Professor
Department of Cell and Molecular Biology
Tulane University

Physiology Conference Room 7267
7th Floor MEB

   

Thursday
Feb 23, 2017

12:30 - 1:30

" Prescribing Exercise to Enhance Mitochondrial Adaptations "

Brian A. Irving, PhD
Assistant Professor
School of Kinesiology
Louisiana State University

Physiology Conference Room 7267
7th Floor MEB

   

Thursday
Feb 16, 2017

12:30 - 1:30

"Language in Autism Spectrum Disorder"

Tracy A. Knaus, PhD
Department of Neurology
LSUHSC

Physiology Conference Room 7267
7th Floor MEB

   

Thursday
Feb 9, 2017

11:00 - 12:00

“Metabolic Diseases and Lymphatic Function”

David C. Zawieja, Ph.D.
Regents Professor & Chair
Dept. of Medical Physiology
Director Division of Lymphatic Biology
College of Medicine Texas A&M Health Science Center

Clinical Sciences Research Building
Room 563

   

Tuesday
Feb 7, 2017

10:30 - 11:30

Nitric Oxide Mediated Cardioprotection is Hydrogen Sulfide Dependent

Kazi N. Islam, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Cardiovascular Center of Excellence &
Department of Pharmacology
LSUHSC

Physiology Conference Room 7267
7th Floor MEB

   

Thursday
Jan 26, 2017

12:30 - 1:30
 

MicroRNA and breast cancer chemoprevention

Yaguang Xi, MD, PhD, MBA
Professor & Vice Chair for Research
Dept of Genetics
Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center
LSUHSC

Physiology Conference Room 7267
7th Floor MEB

   

Thursday
Jan 19, 2017

12:30 - 1:30

“Autoimmunity: An Underlying Factor in the Pathogenesis of Hypertension”

Michael J Ryan, Ph.D.
Professor
Dept of Physiology & Biophysics
Associate Dean for Student Affairs
University of Mississippi Medical Center
 

Clinical Sciences Research Building
Room 563

   

Thursday
Jan 12, 2017

11:00-12:00

“Sarcopenia and the Attenuated Response to Anabolic Signals”

Sue Bodine, Ph.D.
Professor
Dept of Physiology & Membrane Biology
UC Davis School of Medicine
 

Clinical Sciences Research Building
Room 563