Translational Biomedical Research Seminar Series Archives
February 1, 2010
"(Re)Engineering Gene Delivery: Toward Construction of Artificial Visures."
Dan Pack, PhD, Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois
February 8, 2010
"Development of Polymeric Nanoconjugates for Cancer Treatment"
Jianjun Cheng, PhD, Assistant Professor, Materials Science & Engineering, University of Illinois
March 1, 2010
"The Domestic Dog: A Genome with Two Tales"
Matthew Breene, PhD, Professor of Genomics, North Carolina State University
March 8th, 2010
"Direct Procaspase-3 Activation as an Anti-Cancer Stratergy: Compound Discovery, Mechanism of Action, and a Canine Clinical Trial"
Paul Hergenrother, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois
March 15, 2010
"MicroRNAs and cancer: Comparative and Translational Opportunities in the Dog"
William Kisseberth, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University
April 5, 2010
"Systems Approach to Disease Stratification"
Nathan Price, Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Illinois
April 12, 2010
"Campylobacter jejuni Pathogenesis: secretion of virulence proteins from the flagellar apparatus"
Michael Konkel, PhD, Professor, School of Molecular Biosciences at Washington State University
April 26, 2010
"Bioinfomatics in Biomarker Discovery"
Jake Chen, PhD, Associate Professor, Founding Director, Indiana Center for Systems Biology and personalized Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN
Molecular Imaging, NanoBiotechnology, and Cancer Biology in Live Cells.
Peter Wang, PhD, Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, University of Illinois
"Devices for Diagnosis and Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease."
Ghassan Kassab, PhD, Thomas J. Linnemeier Guidant Chair, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Professor of Surgery, Cellular and Integrative Physiology, Biomedical Engineering Department, Indiana-Purdue University
"Expression of Oxidative Stress Proteins in Mammary Tumors: Mechanisms to Help Ensure Tumor Cell Survival."
Ann Nardulli, Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, University of Illinois
"Phytoestrogens and Breast Cancer: A Complex Story."
William B. Helferich, Professor Food Science and Human Nutrition, Nutritional Sciences, University of Illinois
"Integration of MAP Kinase and Progesterone Receptor Signaling in Breast Cancer Models."
Carol Lange, Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer Center
"Regulation of the fragile X mental retardation protein FMRP."
Stephanie Ceman, Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Illinois
"Alpha-synuclein as a therapeutic target in Parkinsons disease."
Julie George, Assistant Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience, University of Illinois
"Modulation of stem cells in Alzheimers disease: from where therapy stems"
Orly Lazarov, Assistant Professor Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, College of Medicine Research Building, University of Illinois at Chicago
Mouse Models of Bone Metastasis: Translational Research in Action.
Thomas J. Rosol, DVM, PhD, DACVP, Veterinary Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University
Aminobisphosphonates and Osteosarcoma: From Malignant Osteolysis to Metastases.
Tim Fan, DVM, PhD, Veterinary Clinical Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois
From Single Neurons to Brain Regions: Using Mass Spectrometry to Probe Cell to Cell Signaling.
Jonathan Sweedle, PhD, Director of Biotechnology Center, Beckman Institute, University of Illinois
Honey bee behavior: the role of neuropeptides.
Axel Brockmann, PhD Department of Entomology, University of Illinois
Neuropeptidomics: From Discovery To Function.
Lingjun Li, PhD, School of Pharmacy & Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Opportunities for Collaboration Between Animal Health Pharma and Veterinary Schools.
Jane Owens, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVCP, Chief Medical Officer, Equine Products Elanco Animal Health
Pharmacokinetics and Clinical Pharmacology of Gabapentin in Horses.
Levent Dirikolu, DVM, MVSc, PhD, Veterinary Bioscience, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois
Translational pharmacology in animals -- extrapolating across species.
Mark Papich, DVM, MS, Department of Molecular Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, NC State University
Ovarian Cancer: The Use of a Validated Model for Early Detection and Therapeutic Intervention.
Janice Bahr, PhD, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois
Constitutively active luteinizing hormone receptor: Consequences of in vivo expression.
Prema Narayn, PhD, Department of Physiology , School of Medicine, Southern Illinois University
Uterine Leiomyomas: new Therapeutic Approaches and a New Animal Model.
Romona Nowak, PhD, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois
Transforming Environmental Health Protection.
John Bucher, PhD, Director, National Toxicology Program, NIEHS, National Institute of Health
Co-Sponsor: Merck Seminar Series
The Genomic Revolution: Implications for Pathology.
Robert Cardiff, MD, PhD, Center for Genomic Pathology, University of California, Davis
Co-Sponsor: Merck Seminar Series
Extrapulmonary Effects of Air Pollutants: Lessons from the Laboratory Mouse.
Jack Harkema, DVM, PhD, DACVP, Center for Integrative Toxicology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University
Co-Sponsor: Merck Seminar Series
Infrared Spectroscopic Imaging: Towards a practical tool for automated histopathy.
Rohit Bhargava, PhD, Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois
Photoacoustic tomography: high-resolution imaging of optical contrast in vivo at new depths.
Lihong Wang, PhD, Gene K. Beare Distinguished Professor, Optical Imaging Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis
Intraoperative Optical Biopsy for High-Resolution Image-Guided Cancer Surgery.
Stephen Boppart, MD, PhD, Departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Bioengineering and Medicne and Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois
From Cradle to Adulthood, Old and New Techniques for the Development of Broad Spectrum Vaccines Against Group B Streptococcus.
Dr. Michael Cieslewicz, Senior Scientist, Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Cambridge, Mass.
The Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome: How Tent Catepillars Cost Kentucky Breeders $330 million in Spring 2001
Dr. Thomas Tobin, Department of Veterinary Science & Graduate Center for Toxicology, University of Kentucky
Applying Proteomics in Biomedical Research
Dr. Peter Yau, Director of Proteomics Biotechnology Center, University of Illinois
Genetics and Transmissible Spongiform Enceophalopathies
Dr. William Laegreid, Department of Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Viral Mechanisms for Controlling Inflammatory Processes: Potential Uses as Therapeutics?
Dr. Joanna Shisler, Department of Microbiology, School of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Pathogenesis of Experimental Tuberculosis in the Guinea Pig Model: Lessons Learned and Lessons Forgotten
Dr. Randall Basarada, Department of Microbiology and Pathology, Colorado State University
Molecular Determinants in the Interspecies Transmission of H9N2 Avian Influenza Viruses
Dr. Daniel Perez, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Stewart Bauck, IGENITY Livestock, Production Business Unit
Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) Virus: Evasion Strategies from the Host Defense
Dr. Dongwan Yoo, Department of Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Metamodeling for Conservation:
Disease Risk Management for Threatened and Endangered Species
Dr. Phil Miller , Conservation Breeding Specialist Group (CBSG)
Classroom under the Acacia Tree; Learning from Africa’s Animals
Dr. Jeanne Grade, Ghent University, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering
Dept of Plant Production Lab. Tropical & Subtropical Agriculture & Ethnobotany, BELGIUM
Clinical Applications of Veterinary Regenerative Medicine
Dr. Corey Orava, Vet Stems
Exploring the Therapeutic Potential of Vessel-derived Stem Cells
Dr. Suzanne Berry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Veterinary Biosciences
Mechanisms of genetic robustness in RNA viruses
Santiago F. Elena, Instituto de Biologia Molecular y Celular de Plantas
Links between Animal and Human Health: Emerging and Neglected Zoonoses
Sarah Cleaveland, Wildlife and Emerging Disease Section, Center for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, Royal School of Veterinary Studies, Univ of Edinburgh, Easter Bush Veterinary Centre, Roslin, Midlothian UK
Mucosal vaccination and immunity
J. A. Ellis, Dept of Veterinary Microbiology, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, Univ of Saskatchewan Saskatoon, Canada
Strengthening health systems: the potential of cooperation between human and animal health
Jakob Zinsstag, Swiss Tropical Institute, Socinstrasse , Basel Switzerland
"Emerging Diseases in Marine Mammals: So What's Ailing Flipper?"
Greg Bossart, Harbor Branch Oceanographic
role of α-synuclein
protein accumulation, oxidative stress, and dopaminergic neurode-generation
in equine pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID) and Parkinson's
Dianne McFarlane, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, DABVP, Department of Physiological Science, Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, Oklahoma State University
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Neil Hogg, PhD, Department of Biophysics, Medical College of Wisconsin
Anthropogenic influences on coral black band disease
Bruce Fouke, PhD, Department of Geology, University of Illinois
The spatial dynamics of infectious disease
Bruce Hannon, PhD, Department of Geography, University of Illinois
Skeletal tissue regeneration with stem cells
Brian Johnstone, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Oregon Health & Science University
Intrinisic mechanisms of cartilage repair: The role and function of osteogenic protein-1
Susan Chubinskaya, Rush University Medical Center
Humanized SCID mouse models for biomedical research
Leonard Shultz, The Jackson Laboratory (Co-sponsored by the Institute for Genomic Biology)
Advanced optical imaging of dynamic three-dimensional engineered tissues
Stephen Boppart, Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Illinois
Osteoconductive biomaterials: Evaluation and clinical applications
Dominique Griffon, Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, University of Illinois
Genderbender: Discovering the road to femaleness
Joan Jorgensen, Department of Veterinary Biosciences, University of Illinois
The piglet as a biomedical model to develop therapies to ameliorate TPN-induced abnormalities in intestinal structure and digestive and immune function
Sharon Donovan, Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Illinois
New methods for developing vaccines: Protecting patients from poultry to people
Paul Budworth, Senior Scientist, Diversa, Inc. San Diego, California
Doug Atczak, James A Baker Institute for Animal Health, Cornell University (Co-sponsored by the Institute for Genomic Biology)
Circardian rhythmns in translation
Shelley Tischkau, Department of Veterinary Biosciences, University of Illinois
Brain deprived neurotrophic factor as a biological marker for major depressive episodes
Kathleen Bottum, Cell & Structural Biology, University of Illinois