University of Illinois College of Medicine

Department of Pharmacology

Lung and Vascular Biology and Signaling Seminars

Fall 2017

Mondays at 12:00 PM, 4175 COMRB 



August 14

Guochang Hu

"Innate Immune Function of Yap in Endothelial Cells"

August 21

Manish Mittal

"Airway Instilled M2 Cells Prevent Lung Endothelial Injury: Why and How"

August 28

Denise G. Hemmings, PhD

Associate Professor
Women and Children’s Health Research Institute
Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology
Cardiovascular Research Centre
University of Alberta

"Sphingosine 1-Phosphate Signaling in Vascular and Metabolic Function"

September 4

Labor Day Holiday

No Seminar

September 11

Glenn Marsboom, PhD

"The Role of Fibroblasts in the Development of

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension"

September 18

Ronen Sumagin, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pathology
Northwestern Universiry

September 25

Andrius Kazlauskas, PhD

Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

Department of Physiology and Biophysics

October 2

Xiaoyan Yang, PhD

October 9

Alessandro Parodi, PhD

"IL4R Mediated Regulation Of TLR4 Signaling In Macrophages"

October 16

NAVBO Meeting

No Seminar

October 23

Emily Friedrich, PhD

"Peizo1 Activation and Mechanism Of Endothelial Barrier Disruption: 

Pathogenesis Of Pulmonary Edema In Left Heart Failure"

October 30

Sarah Lutz, PhD

Assistant Professor, Dept of Anatomy & Cell Biology, UIC

"Caveolae-Mediated Albumin Transcytosis in The Blood Brain Barrier"

November 6

Vanessa Juettner

"Mechanical Basis Of VE-PTP Induced Stabilization Of VE-Cadherin Junctions"

November 13

Harris Perlman, PhD 

​​​​​​​Mabel Greene Myers Professor of Medicine

Northwestern University

"Diversity of Macrophage Transcriptional Profiles Across the Spectrum of Rheumatic Disease"

November 20

Yoshi Tsukasaku, PhD

"Imaging PMN Dynamics In Lungs: New Findings And Questions"

November 27

Kerrie Collins

December 4

Kurt Bachmaier, MD, PhD

"A Novel PMN Population Revealed By Differential Uptake Of Nanoparticles"

December 18

Menglin Liu

"Role OF SOX17 in Endothelial Regeneration"

All forums are held in 4175 COMRB unless designated above.

Coordinator:  (312) 355-3281