Research

  • Distinguished Biomedical Scholars Lecture Series

    The Distinguished Biomedical Scholars Lecture Series features top-tier scientists and physicians performing high-impact research in a variety of areas.

    Most Lectures, with few exceptions, will be held on the third Thursday of each month beginning in September. The seminars will be of broad interest and are open to all CCOM faculty, staff and students. Previous speaker schedules are located here.  A printer-friendly seminar schedule is available here

    2013-2014 Schedule

     Charles Esmon

    "The role of the protein C pathway and histones in the control of coagulation and inflammation"

    Charles T. Esmon, PhD
    Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
    Lloyd Noble Chair in Cardiovascular Biology
    Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
    Co-Sponsored by the Department of Pharmacology and the Michael J. Brody Memorial Lecture

    Thursday, September 19, 2013
    4:00-5:00 pm
    Prem Sahai Auditorium (1110 MERF)

     Kristi Anseth

    "Hydrogels as Mimics of the Extracellular Matrix: Applications in Cell Biology and Tissue Regeneration"

    Kristi Anseth, PhD 
    Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute 
    Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering
    University of Colorado Boulder
    Co-Sponsored by the Department of Internal Medicine

    Thursday, October 17, 2013
    4:00-5:00 pm
    Prem Sahai Auditorium (1110 MERF)

    Beth Levine

    "Autophagy: Regulation, Physiological Functions, and Roles in Disease"

    Beth Levine, MD
    Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
    Professor of Internal Medicine and Microbiology
    Charles Cameron Sprague Distinguished Chair in Biomedical Science
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Co-Sponsored by the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

    Thursday, November 21, 2013
    4:00-5:00pm
    Prem Sahai Auditorium (1110 MERF)

    Carolyn Bertozzi

    "Bioorthogonal Chemistry: From Mechanism to Organism"

    Carolyn Bertozzi, PhD
    Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
    T.Z. and Irmgard Chu Distinguished Professor of Chemistry
    Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology
    University of California Berkeley
    Co-Sponsored by the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

    Thursday, February 20, 2014
    4:00-5:00 pm
    Prem Sahai Auditorium (1110 MERF)

     Samuel Silverstein

    "A critical concentration of effector leukocytes is required to produce sterilizing immunity vs. bacterial and viral infections and cancer"

    Samuel Silverstein, MD
    John C. Dalton Professor of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics
    Professor of Medicine
    Columbia University
    Co-Sponsored by the Medical Scientist Training Program

    Thursday, March 27, 2014
    4:00-5:00 pm
    Prem Sahai Auditorium (1110 MERF)

    Evan Eichler

    Title: TBA

    Evan Eichler, PhD
    Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
    Professor of Genome Sciences
    University of Washington
    Co-Sponsored by the Iowa Institute for Human Genetics

    Thursday, April 17, 2014

    RESCHEDULED TO NOVEMBER 20, 2014.

    David Perlmutter

    "The Role of Autophagy in Diseases Caused by Misfolded Proteins: Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Deficiency as Prototype"

    David H. Perlmutter, MD
    Vira I. Heinz Endowed Chairman
    Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Cell Biology
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

    Physician-in-Chief and Scientific Director
    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
    Co-Sponsored by the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics

    Thursday, May 15, 2014
    4:00-5:00 pm
    Prem Sahai Auditorium (1110 MERF)

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