Seminars


SPRING 2018 SEMINAR SCHEDULE

Please join us at 4:00 p.m. in 145 VBS  for the following seminars.

January 8

Dr. Gurumurthy Channabasavaiah, Associate Professor, Munroe-Meyer Institute, Mouse Genome Engineering Core Facility, UNMC

"The CRISPR/Cas9 System and the Latest Trends in Animal Genome Engineering"

Hosted by Dr. Jay Reddy

January 22

Dr. Ricardo Carrion, Jr., Associate Scientist, BSL-4 Laboratory Associate Director, Department of Virology & Immunology, Texas Biomedical Research Institute

"Ebolavirus Disease: progress towards effective vaccines and therapies"

Hosted by Dr. Shi-Hua Xiang

January 29

Dr. Chris Martyniuk, Associate Professor, Center for Environmental and Human Toxicology and Department of Physiological Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida

"Molecular pathways underlying mitochondrial dysfunction in dopamine cells: A pesticide perspective"

Hosted by Dr. Rodrigo Franco

February 5

Carla Garza-Lombo, Ph.D. candidate and visiting scientist, National Autonomous University of Mexico

"Autophagy: Friend or Foe in Arsenic-Induced Toxicity?"

Hosted by Dr. Rodrigo Franco

February 12

Dr. Renee McFee, Assistant Professor and Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine Coordinator, School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

"The impact of group assessments on student performance in a graduate/professional level physiology course"

Hosted by Dr. Rodrigo Franco

February 19

Dr. Brian Vander Ley, Veterinary Epidemiologist and Assistant Professor, Great Plains Veterinary Educational Center, School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

"Congestive heart failure in late finishing stage cattle"

Hosted by Dr. Dale Grotelueschen

February 26

Dr. Jeff D. Ondrak, Associate Professor, Great Plains Veterinary Educational Center, School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

"Measurement of temperatures in veterinary practice vehicles and evaluation of impact on pharmaceutical concentrations"

Hosted by Dr. Dale Grotelueschen

March 5

Dr. Jae H. Choi, R&D Scientist III, Life Science Solutions, Thermo Fisher
Scientific, Rockford, IL

"SMOAC (Sequential enrichment from Metal Oxide Affinity Chromatography) to enhance proteomic coverage of the phosphoproteome"

Hosted by  Dr. Rodrigo Franco

March 12

Aryamav Pattnaik, Graduate Research Assistant, School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Nebraska Center for Virology

"A Small Molecule Inhibitor of Zika Virus"

Hosted by Dr. Fernando Osorio

March 26

Michael J. Huether, Ph.D., Senior Director – Global Manufacturing Technology, Zoetis

"Bench to Commercial Scale – Industry Perspective"

Hosted by Dr. Greg Somerville

April 2

Joyce Solheim, Ph.D., Professor, Eppley Institute, UNMC

Title: TBD

Hosted by Dr. Jay Reddy

April 9

Kevin P. Francis, Ph.D., Fellow, Technology and Innovation, PerkinElmer; Visiting Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UCLA and Department of Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology, Texas A&M

“Preclinical Multimodal Imaging of Bacterial Infections”

Hosted by Dr. Raul Barletta

April 16

Liz VanWormer, Assistant Professor of Practice and One Health Coordinator, School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

“Health at the human-animal-environment interface”

Hosted by Dr. Rodrigo Franco

April 23

Rajkumar Arumugam Rajasekaran, Graduate Student, School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

“Autoreactive T cells in the inflammatory dilated cardiomyopathy”

Hosted by Dr. Jay Reddy