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Physiology Seminars

Location: Online (Zoom)
Seminar 3:30-4:30 pm

Fall 2021

Date Speaker Title Host
September 2 Open    
September 9 Open    
September 16 Open    
September 23 Open    
September 30 Dr. Qiangrong Liang                                                                                    Professor Department of Biomedical Sciences,                                                    New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine “Doxorubicin Cardiotoxicity and Dysregulation of Mitochondrial Quality Control”

Dr. Zhongie Sun

October 7 Dr. David Krzywanski                                                                                    Assistant Professor Department of Biology and Anatomy                                  LSU Health Services Center-Shreveport "Nicotinamide nucleotide transhydrogenase (NNT) regulates mitochondrial redox balance in atherosclerosis" Faculty Guest Candidate
October 14  Dr. Chimney Trivedi,Professor of Medicine

Director, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine Research

Director, Translational Science Program - GSBS Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine,UMass Medical School

"Oncogenes in cardiac and vascular diseases" Dr. Zhongie Sun
October 21 Open    
October 28 Dr. Chi-Lun Chang                                                                                      Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty "Inter-organelle logistics accommodating fatty acid and protein trafficking" Dr. Zhongie Sun
November 4 Open    
November 11

Dr. Zufeng Ding, PhD                                                                                        Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine            University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

“PCSK9 and Myocardial Infarction” Faculty Guest Candidate
November 18 Dr. Tahir Hussain,

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs                              Professor of Pharmacology                                                                        University of Houston College of Pharmacy

"Angiotensin AT2 Receptor as a Immunomodulatory and Renoprotective Target" Dr. Zhongie Sun
November 25 Thanksgiving     
December 2 Dr. Vivian Gonzalez-Perez, PhD

Instructor                                                                                                  Department of Anesthesiology                                                                      Washington University School of Medicine

BK channels containing the auxiliary subunit LRRC26: from molecular regulation to epithelial physiology

Dr. Valeria Vasquez 

December 9 Open    
December 16

Violeta Pellicer Morata                                                                                Graduate Research Assistant                                                                 Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology                                               University of Tennessee Health Science Center                     

"Mechanisms Underlying Hand-to-Face Reorganization in Animal Model"

Dr. Kaushik Parthasarathi

December 20-26 Winter Holiday    

Winter/Spring 2022

Date Speaker Title Host
January 1


January 6 Dr. Mabruka Alfaidi                                                                                     Research Instructor                                                                                               Department of Pathology                                                                                   LSU Health Science Center-Shreveport "The Interleukin-1 Signaling in Endothelial Cell Plasticity and Atherosclerosis Progression." Faculty Guest Candidate
January 11 Dr. Shijie Liu                                                                                               Research Scientist                                                                                           Texas Heart Institute "New insights of Hippo pathway in heart regeneration" Faculty Guest Candidate
January 13

 Dr. Leonidas Tsiokas                                                                                     George Lynn Cross Research Professor & Chair                                   Department of Cell Biology                                                                       University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

"Molecular and cellular mechanisms of renal cystogenesis" Dr. Jonathan Jaggar
January 18 Dr. Ki-Suk Kim                                                                                            Research Instructor                                                                                                Department of Pediatrics-Nutrition                                                                          University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus "Bariatric surgery induces intestinal stemness via bile acid signaling" Faculty Guest Candidate
February 3  Open    
February 10  Open    
February 17  Dr. Bhairb Singh                                                                                         Assistant Professor                                                                                Department of Pediatrics                                                                                           University of Minnesota “Molecular Regulation of Mammalian Heart Regeneration” Faculty Guest Candidate
February 24 Dr. Joca Humberto
Research Associate                                                                                                Center for Biomedical Engineering and Technology                                                  University of Maryland School of Medicine                                                                                            
"Microtubule Mechanotransduction in Striated Muscle" Faculty Guest Candidate
March 3 Open    
March 10  Open    
March 17  Open    
March 30

Dr.Yan Sanders
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham

“Targeting Histone H4K16 Acetylation and Epigenetic Reader Brd4 in Pulmonary Fibrosis” Faculty Guest Candidate
March 31

Dr. Alex M. Dopico 
Distinguished Professor and Chair 
Department of Pharmacology
UTHSC Neuroscience Institute                   

“Steroid-BKCa channel direct interactions” Dr. Salvatore Mancarella
April 7 Dr. Muge Kuyumcu-Martinez
Associate Professor
Director, Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology Graduate Program
Department of Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Anatomy
University of Texas Medical Branch
"Critical role of RNA binding proteins in establishing RNA regulatory networks essential for heart development and function" Faculty Guest Candidate
April 14

Dr. Masayuki Yazawa
Assistant Professor
Columbia Stem Cell Initiative
Department of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

"Targeting Ion Channels for Drug Discovery-Cardiac arrhythmia & Covid-19" Faculty Guest Candidate
April 21 Dr. Thomas A. Longden
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology
University of Maryland, School of Medicine
"A pericyte energy switch controls brain blood flow" Dr. Jonathan Jaggar
April 28  Open    
May 5 Open    
May 12 Open    
May 19 Open    
May 26 Open    
June 2 Open    
June 9 Open    
June 16 Open    
June 23 Open    
June 30 Open    
May 26, 2022