University of Illinois College of Medicine

Department of Pharmacology

Visiting Professor Seminar Series

Spring 2014

Wednesdays at 12:00 PM, 1020 COMRB 




February 5

Timothy Kamp, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine

Cardiovascular Medicine Division

University of Wisconsin 

Madison, WI

"Human Pluripotent Stem Cells: Tools for Cardiovascular Research"

March 5

Michael Bristow


Donald E Ingber, MD, PhD

Judah Folkman Professor of Vascular Biology

Director of Wyss Institute for Biological Inspired Engineering

Harvard Medical School

Boston Children's Hospital

Boston, MA


"Human Organs on Chips and Programmable Nanotherapeutics"

March 12

Stella Kourembanas, MD

Clement A Smith Professor of Pediatrics

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

"Mesenchymal Stem Cells: Paracrine Mechanism of Action on the Lung"

March 19

Emery Bresnick, PhD


Cell and Regenerative Biology

University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wi

"Genomic Dissection of Normal and Malignant Hematoposis"

April 9

Milan Mrksich, PhD

Henry Wade Rogers Professor of Biomedical HHMI and Engineering, Chemistry, and Cell and Molecular Biology

Northwestern University

Chicago, IL

"Combining Arrays and Mass Spectrometry for High Throughput Discovery in Biology"

April 10

**4175 COMRB**

Joo-Hyeon Lee, PhD (Faculty Candidate)

Research Fellow in Genetics

Children's Hospital Boston

Boston, MA

"Microenvironmental Regulation of Lung Stem Cell Differentiation"

April 23

Rubin Tuder, MD

Hart family Professor of Medicine

Director, Program in Translational Lung Research

University of Colorado

Denver, CO

"Novel Translational Paradigms in Pulmonary Hypertension: Metabolic Reprogramming and TH2 Inflammation"

April 30

Wallace Langdon, PhD


School of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

University of Western Australia

Perth, Australia

"Myeloproliferative Diseases of c-CBL and FLT3-ITD Mutant Mice"

May 7



Tak Mak, PhD


Director, Campbell Family Institute for Cancer Research

Department of Medical Biophysics

University of Toronto

"Future Anti-Cancer Targets: Put the Cart Before the Horses?"

June 23

**4175 COMRB**

Radu V Stan, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Dept of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology

Geisel School of Medicine

Lebanon, NH

"Endothelial Diaphragms in Health and Disease"

July 1

Anna Akhmanova, PhD


Cell Biology

Utrecht University, The Netherlands

"Regulation of Cell Architecture by Microtuble End-Binding Proteins"

August 1

Colin W Taylor, PhD

Professor in Cellular Pharmacology

Wellcom Trust Senior Investigator

University of Cambridge

"Signaling to and from IP3 Receptors"

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