University of Illinois College of Medicine
Department of Pharmacology
Visiting Professor Seminar Series
Wednesdays at 12:00 PM, 1020 COMRB
Jose Lopez, MD
Executive Vice President of Research
Puget Sound Blood Center
"Von Willebrand Factor in Health and Disease: Necessary but Sometimes Deadly"
Yong-Xiao Wang, MD, PhD
Center for Cardiovascular Sciences
Albany Medical College
"Unleashed Intracellular Calcium Release in Pulmonary Hypertension"
Kurt R Stenmark, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Section Head, Critical Care Medicine
Director, Developmental Lung Biology and Cardiovascular Pulmonary
Children's Hospital Colorado
"Chronic Inflammation, Autoimmunity and Epigenetics: A Critical Drug-Targetable Triumvirate in Pulmonary Hypertension"
Robert M Clegg, PhD
Department of Physics
University of Illinois
Urbana Champaign, IL
"Chasing Fluoresence Lifetimes in Images: What Can Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging Microscopy (FLIM)"
Shmuel Muallem, PhD
Chief, Epthelial Signlaing and Transport Section
Molecular Physiology and Therapeutics Branch
"STIM1 Domains that Regulate Orai and TRPC Channels"
Nicholas Tonks, PhD
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Cold Spring Harbor, NY
"Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases: Master Regulators of Signal Transduction and Therapeutic Targets for Major Diseases"
Zaverio Ruggeri, MD
The Scripps Research Institute
Dept of Molecular and Experimental Medicine
Division of Experimental Hemostasis and Thrombosis
La Jolla, CA
"Modulation of Alpha-Thrombin Prothrombotic Activity by Platelet Glycoprotein lb-alpha"
Victoria Bautch, PhD
Professor of Biology and Molecular Biology
Associate Director, McAllister Heart Institute
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
"Blood Vessels and Centrosomes:
Three is a Crowd"
Chandan K Sen, PhD
Professor of Survery
Executive Director of OSU Comprehensive Wound Center
"MicroRNA Regulation of Wound Angiogenesis and Closure"
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