University of Illinois College of Medicine

Department of Pharmacology

Visiting Professor Seminar Series

Fall 2012

Wednesdays at 12:00 PM, 1020 COMRB 




September 5

Jose Lopez, MD

Executive Vice President of Research

Puget Sound Blood Center

Seattle, WA

"Von Willebrand Factor in Health and Disease: Necessary but Sometimes Deadly"

September 12

Yong-Xiao Wang, MD, PhD


Center for Cardiovascular Sciences

Albany Medical College

Albany, NY

"Unleashed Intracellular Calcium Release in Pulmonary Hypertension"

September 19

Kurt R Stenmark, MD

Professor of Pediatrics

Section Head, Critical Care Medicine

Director, Developmental Lung Biology and Cardiovascular Pulmonary

Children's Hospital Colorado

Aurora, CO

"Chronic Inflammation, Autoimmunity and Epigenetics: A Critical Drug-Targetable Triumvirate in Pulmonary Hypertension"

September 26

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)"

October 3

Shmuel Muallem, PhD

Senior Investigator

Chief, Epthelial Signlaing and Transport Section

Molecular Physiology and Therapeutics Branch


Bethesda, MD

"STIM1 Domains that Regulate Orai and TRPC Channels"

October 24

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"

November 7

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"

November 14

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"

December 19

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

Revised:  9/12/17