Seminar Series 2005

Our seminars are usually held on the 2nd Thursday of each month (except Jan 2005 which is the first Monday). The meeting will be held at noon in room C1-7 of the Communicore.

12/9/04: Christiaan Leeuwenburgh PhD
University of Florida, Assoc Professor, and Director, Biochemistry of Aging Lab
“Oxidative Stress and Apoptosis with Aging and during Atherosclerosis”

1/6/05: Kathy Griendling, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University
“Novel NAPDH oxidases and the cell biology of vascular function”

2/10/05: Irvine Zucker, PhD
Professor and Chair, Dept. of Physiol and Biophysics, University of Nebraska
“The SNS and Heart Failure”

3/10/05: William Ditto, PhD
Professor and Chair, Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida. Topic TBA

4/14/05: Kenneth Bernstein, MD
Professor of Pathology, Emory University
“Understanding the role of ACE in Renal Function and Blood Pressure Control through the Analysis of Genetically Modified Mice”

5/12/05: David Rodman, MD
Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado
“Modeling Familial Pulmonary Hypertension in Transgenic Mice”

(no seminars during the summer)

9/8/05: Timothy L. Reudelhuber, PhD
Director, Laboratory of Molecular Biochemistry of Hypertension,
Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal (IRCM)
“New approaches to answer nagging questions about peptide action in whole animals: Angiotensin 1-7 and the heart”

10/13/05: John Laragh, MD, and Jean Sealy, MD
Cornell University
“The renin test based volume-vasoconstriction model for analysis and treatment of hypertensive patients”

11/03/05: Mark Knepper, MD, PhD
Chief, Laboratory of Kidney and Electrolyte Metabolism, NHLBI/NIH
“Protein Mass Spectrometry Applications in Hypertension Research”

12/08/05: Michael Goligorsky, MD
“Endothelial cell dysfunction: the syndrome in the making”