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Pediatric Research Symposium-Platform Presentations

May 10, 2021

Zoom meeting: The following abstract authors have been invited to present their research as platform talks. This session is hosted by our Symposium Program Committee members, the talks will be presented as follows: Schedule 1:00-1:15  Dan Peltier, MD, PhD - LINC00402 is a Novel Regulator of Allogeneic T Cell Function and T Cell Receptor Signal Transduction 1:15-1:30   Hao Hao Pontius, BS  - Magnetically Powered Microwheel Thrombolysis of Occlusive Thrombi in Zebrafish 1:30-1:45   Sara Razoky/Emily Jacobson, MD - Standard vs. high-risk bronchiolitis management and treatment effectiveness prior to new clinical practice guideline 1:45-2:00   Kate Wilson, DO, MS -…

2021 Pediatric Research Symposium-Poster Session (virtual)

May 10, 2021 Come visit our virtual poster session, featuring work by students, residents, fellows, staff, and faculty.  The posters/abstracts are numbered and categorized in tracks (basic science, clinical investigation, health services research, and quality improvement/medical education).  To attend a virtual poster discussion, click on the 'chat' button during the poster session (12-1pm, May 11). View abstracts list by number / View abstracts list by author  

“Interrogating organ-specific niche factors in the developing human intestine to inform organ engineering” – Emily Holloway, PhD Candidate

April 27, 2021

The Department of Cell & Developmental Biology is pleased to announce that Emily Holloway (PhD Candidate) will present her Dissertation on June 30, 2021 via Zoom! Dissertation Committee: Associate Professor Jason Spence, Mentor Associate Professor Benjamin Allen, Chair Professor Andrew Putnam Assistant Professor Daniel Lucas Professor Yukiko Yamashita Livestream: Password: 725566  


April 23, 2021

The Graduate Program in Immunology welcomes Yasmina Laouar, PhD Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology  who will present “The colliding universes of innate and memory cells”   Short Course Planning Committee Graduate Student Host: Alex Ethridge (Lukacs/Huffnagle Lab) Contact Zarinah Aquil ( for further information (i.e. Zoom link, passcode).

IMPACT Workshop: Monitoring for Clinical Trials

April 22, 2021

This session of MICHR's Impact workshop series will introduce participants to best practices in preparing for and participating in clinical trial monitoring visits. Topics will include understanding the purpose of monitoring and how it differs from an audit, what to expect from different types of monitoring visits, and tips on responding to follow-up letters and reports.    Thursday, May 13    10 a.m.–12 p.m.    Online The primary audience for this session is study team members who are involved with required monitoring visits for drug, device, or biologic clinical trials but anyone interested in learning more about monitoring for clinical trials is welcome.…

“Upgrading the Physiological Relevance of Human Brain Organoids” – Giorgia Quadrato, PhD

April 21, 2021

The NIH T32 Training Program in Organogenesis presents seminar series: "Emerging Concepts in Cell Signaling, Regulation, and Science Education". The Center for Cell Plasticity and Organ Design is proud to present guest speaker Giorgia Quadrato, PhD, to speak in our last seminar in this amazing series. Dr. Quadrato is an Associate Professor of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine and a member of the Broad CIRM Center at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. The talk is entitled, "Upgrading the Physiological Relevance of Human Brain Organoids". Trainee Host: Daysha Torres, Ph.D., Spence Lab

Virtual Emergency Medicine Research Forum Wednesday

April 19, 2021

One year after an unexpected cancellation, the Department of Emergency Medicine’s largest research event is back in – albeit virtual – action. The sixth William G. Barsan Research Forum is taking place Wednesday, April 21 over Zoom. The annual event highlighting the department’s latest and upcoming research and innovations begins at 9:45 a.m. and concludes at 2 p.m. The forum is headlined by Opeolu Adoeoye, M.D., M.S., BJC HealthCare Distinguished Professor of Emergency Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo. He will be presenting a lecture titled, “Career Development in Emergency Medicine: I Wanna Be Like…

Daniel Tyrrell, PhD (Goldstein Lab) & Hannah Dobson (Li Lab) present VIRTUAL (Zoom) Immunology Research Talks

April 18, 2021

If interested in virtually attending, please contact Zarinah Aquil (zaquil) for Zoom details. The Graduate Program in Immunology welcomes  Daniel Tyrrell, PhD (Goldstein Lab) who will present "Understanding the role of CD8+ T cells in Atherosclerosis during Aging"  and Hannah Dobson, PhD (Li Lab)  who will present "Anti-HER2 efficacy and host immunity conferred by HER2-targeted antibody drug conjugate against HER2+ALDHhigh cancer stem cells."

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Postdoc & Research Investigator Symposium

April 16, 2021

Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology's 4th Annual Postdoctoral and Research Investigator Symposium 3:00 PM:                   Awards Presentation 3:10 PM:                   Rashi Singhal, PhD (Yatrik Shah’s Lab) “HIF-2? mediates vulnerability to oxidative cell death in colorectal cancers" 3:30 PM:                   Mauricio Torres, PhD (Ling Qi’s Lab) “ERAD system regulates mitochondrial dynamics in brown adipocytes” 3:50 PM:                   Juilee Rege, PhD (William Rainey’s Lab) “‘In the Zone’: Understanding the role of the adrenal zona reticularis” 4:30 PM:                   Keynote Lecture: Lora V. Hooper, PhD  Jonathan W. Uhr, M.D. Distinguished Chair in Immunology, Nancy Cain and Jeffrey A. Marcus Scholar in Medical Research in Honor of Dr. Bill…