University of Illinois College of Medicine

Department of Pharmacology

Visiting Professor Seminar Series

Fall 2011

Wednesdays at 12:00 PM, 1020 COMRB 




August 31

David T Schadden, MD


Center for Regenerative Medicine

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA

"Stromal Dynamics"

September 7

Fei Yang, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology

University of Illinois

Urbana Champaign, IL

"Deciphering the Fate Decisions of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells"

September 12

**4175 COMRB**

Mohamed Trebak, PhD

Associate Professor 

Center for Cardiovascular Sciences

Albany Medical College

Albany, NY

"Orai Calcium-Selective Channels in Vascular Function"

September 14

Kalpana Merchant, PhD

CSO Translation Science

Eli Lilly and Company

Indianapolis, IN

"Translational Science: What Is IT and How Can It Improve Human Health"

October 5

Hartmut Weiler, PhD

Senior Investigator

Blood Research Institute

Blood Center of Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI

"Activated Protein C in the Host Defense Against Infection"

October 19

Guillermo Garcia-Cardena, PhD


Laboratory for Systems Biology at the Center for Excellence in Vascular Biology

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Boston, MA

"Novel Therapeutic Strategies for Cardiovascular Disease"

October 24

**4175 COMRB**

Lorraine Ware, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine 

Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN

"Fibrin Deposition in Acute Lung Injury: Necessary or Necessary Evil?"

October 26

Mervin Yoder, MD

Richard and Pauline Klingler Professor of Pediatrics

Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 


Herman B Wells Center of Pediatric Research

Indiana University School of Medicine

Indianapolis, IN

"Role of Endothelial Colony Forming Cells in Neoangiogenesis and Tissue Repair"

October 27

Averil Ma, MD

Rainin Distinguished Professorship

Professor in Residence

Department of Medicine

San Francsico, CA

"Ubiquitination, Signaling, and Autoimmunity"

November 9

Kirk Druey, MD

Chief Molecular Signal Transduction Section

Laboratory of Allergic Diseases


Bethesda, MD

"Mechanisms of Vascular Permeability in the Systemic Capillary Leak Syndrome"

November 16

Alan Daughtery, PhD

Professor and Director

Saha Cardiovascular Research Center

University of Kentucky 

Lexington, KY

To be Announced.

All seminars will be held in College of Medicine Research Building, located at 909 S Wolcott Ave

in Room 1020 Moss Auditorium unless designated above.

Coordinator:  (312) 355-3281

Revised:  9/12/17