University of Illinois College of Medicine

Department of Pharmacology

Visiting Professor Seminar Series

Spring 2015

Wednesdays at 12:00 PM, 1020 COMRB 




March 4

Ira Goldberg, MD
Professor of Medicine

Chief, Division of Preventive Medicine & Nutrition

Columbia University
New York, NY

"Lipid Uptake, the Route to Lipid Droplet Formation and Cardiomyocyte Toxicity"

March 12

Jan Kitajewski, PhD
Professor of Pathology
Depts of Pathology & Cell Biology
Columbia University
New York, NY

"Notch Regulates Angiogenesis by Ligand-Specific Mechanisms"

March 18

Larissa Shimoda, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Depts of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD

"Aquaporin 1 and Pulmonary Hypertension: New Roles for Old Holes"

April 1

Shohei Koide, PhD

Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

"Controlling signaling Networks with Synthetic Binding Proteins"

April 8

Jane Freedman, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Translational Research
University of Massachusetts
Worcester, MA

"Platelets: Their Role in Inflammation, Infection, and Cardiovascular Disease"

April 15

Carol Parent, PhD
Deputy Chief

Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Biology
National Cancer Institute
Bethesda, MD

Live Imaging of Signal Relay During Chemotaxis and its Relevance to Inflammation"

May 6

Douglas Wallace, PhD

Director, Center for Mitochondrial &
Epigenomic Medicine
Depts of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

"Mitochondrial Etiology of Metabolic and Degenerative Diseases, Cancer and Aging"

June 15

David Ginsburg, MD

Depts of Human Genetics, & Pediatrics &
Communicable Diseases
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, MI

"Cargo Receptors in the ER: Clotting Factors in Cholesterol Regulation"

June 25

Radulovacki Lecture

Ivan Dikic, MD, PhD
Scientific Director
Institute of Biochemistry II
Goethe University
Frankfurt, Germany

"Ubiquitin and Autophagy Networks in Health and Disease"

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