University of Illinois College of Medicine

Department of Pharmacology

Visiting Professor Seminar Series

Spring 2013

Wednesdays at 12:00 PM, 1020 COMRB 



January 9

Robert Feil, PhD


Interfakultares Institut fur Biochemie

Universitat Tubingen


"New Mouse Models and Function of cGMP Signaling"

January 16

CCTS Distinguished Lecture

Kevin Eggan, PhD


Dept of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

"Using Stem Cell Biology and Reprogramming Technology to Untangle the Genetic Complexity of Motor Neuron Disease" 

January 23

Mark Gladwin, MD

Division Chief

Director of Vascular Medicine Institute 

Professor of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

"Haldane, Hot Dogs, and Halitosis: The Anion Nitrate as an Intrinsic Hypoxic Signaling Molecule and New Therapy for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension"

January 30

Athanasia D. Panopoulos, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Gene Expression Laboratory

Salk Institute for Biological Studies

La Jolla, CA

"'Reprogramming' our Understanding of Development and Disease"

February 5

**4175 COMRB**

Kareen Kreutziger, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Pathology

University of Washington

Seattle, WA 

"The VHL Tumor Suppressor: Insights Into Oxygen Sensing and Cancer Metabolism"

February 6

Victor Thannickal, MD

Professor of Medicine and Pathology

Division Director of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care


University of Alabama

Birmingham, AL

"Building Functional Human Heart Tissue from Pluripotent Stem Cells"

February 25

**4174 COMRB**

William G Kaelin, Jr, MD

Professor of Medicine

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brighman and Women's Hospital 

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Boston, MA

"Mechanistic Links Between Aging and Pulmonary Fibrosis"

February 26

**4175 COMRB**

Yasuo Mori, PhD


Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Graduate School of Engineering

Kyoto University


"Redox Physiology of TRP Channels"

February 27

Anna Huttenlocher, MD

Professor of Medicine

Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology

Department of Pediatrics

University of Wisconsin

Madison, WI

"Imaging Leukocyte Migration: Implications to Human Disease"

March 6

Klaus Unna


Shahin Rafii, MD

Professor of Genetic and Regenerative Medicine

Department of Medicine

Weill Cornell Medical College

New York, NY

"Instructive Contribution of the Vascular Niche to organ Regeneration and Tumor Growth"

March 13

Harold Chapman, MD

Professor of Medicine

University of California

San Franciso, CA

"Regenerative Pathways in the Lung After Injury"

March 20

Nigel Mackman, PhD

John C Parker Distinguished 

Professor of medicine

Director, UNC McAllister Heart Institute

Chapel Hill, NC

"Role of Tissue Factor, Coagulation Factors and PARs in Health and Disease"

March 27

Roger Sunahara, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacology

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI

"It's a Matter of Perspective: Receptor-Coupled G Protein and G Protein-Coupled Receptors"

April 3

Dianqing Wu, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacology

School of Medicine

Yale University

New Haven, CT

"New Insights Into Cell Migration Regulation"

April 10

**CMW 221**

Donald L. Gill, PhD

Professor of Medicine

Chair, Department of Biochemsitry

Temple University

Philadelphia, PA

"Calcium Signal Transduction Through STIM Proteins and Orai Channels"

April 17

Michael X. Zhu, PhD


Dept of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology

University of Texas

Health Science Center at Houston

Houston, TX

To Be Announced

May 1

Mark Looney, PhD

Associate Professor

Depts of Medicine and Laboratory Medicine

University of California, San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

"Visualizing Immune Responses in the Intact Lung"

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:  3/3/17