Winter 2022 Seminars

Winter 2022 Seminar Series

All seminars are on Fridays at 1:00 pm unless noted.

Date Speaker   Title Location
1/07/22   No seminar    
1/14/22 Rita Strakovsky, PhD Assistant Professor, Food Science and Human Nutrition, Michigan State University Pregnancy as a sensitive period for women's long-term health: considering environmental exposures  
1/21/22 Andrew Lipchik, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Wayne State University Pathogenesis to Therapeutic: Paradoxical Actions of IgG on Insulin Sensitivity  
1/28/22 Justin Conley, PhD Reproductive Systems Biologist (PI), US Environmental Protection Agency PFAS developmental toxicity: evaluation of emerging compounds and mixtures in the Sprague-Dawley rat  
02/04/22 Pamela Wernett, PhD Senior Health Science Policy Analyst, Office of Science Policy and Communications (OSPC), NIAAA and NIH Career Seminar: Science Policy at the National Institutes of Health  
02/11/22 Genoa Warner, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology  Ovarian Toxicity of Phthalates and Phthalate Replacements  
02/18/22 Niels Behrendt, PhD Professor, D.Sc., Section head, the Finsen Cancer Research Laboratory, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen The collagen receptor uPARAP/Endo180 – From basic understanding to cancer drug development  
02/25/22 Emilio Mottillo, PhD Assistant Scientist, Hypertension and Vascular Research Division, Henry Ford Hospital Balancing the fat: Dynamic protein interactions of ABHD5 with PNPLAs in the regulation of NAFLD  
03/04/22 Andrew Garrett, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Wayne State University Diverse roles for cell adhesion molecules in retinal neural circuit formation  
03/11/22 Pierre Coulombe, PhD G. Carl Huber Professor and Chair, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan Medical School Keratin proteins as regulators of tissue homeostasis and immune responses in skin epithelia  


Spring break- no classes    
03/25/22 Ana deCarvalho, PhD Staff Scientist - Department of Neurosurgery Henry Ford Hospital Target validation towards better therapeutic strategies for high grade glioma  
04/01/22 Rich Di Giulio, PhD Professor of Environmental Toxicology; Director, Duke Superfund Research Center, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University Effects of PAHs on Development in Fish and Evolutionary Consequences  
04/08/22 Hayley McLoughlin, PhD Assistant Professor of Neurology and Human Genetics, University of Michigan New insights to understanding the polyglutamine disease SCA3  
04/15/22 Puneet Opal, MD, PhD Professor of Neurology (Movement Disorders) and Cell and Developmental Biology, Northwestern University The developmental origins of neurodegeneration in the context of spinocerebellar ataxias  
04/22/22 Gail Prins, PhD Michael Reese Endowed Professor in the Departments of Urology, Physiology and Biophysics, and Pathology, University of Illinois, Chicago Arsenic Exposures Perturb and Transform Human Prostate Stem and Progenitor Cells  
4/29/22 Tara Catron, PhD Senior Ecotoxicologist, BASF United States Career Seminar: What are environmental risk assessments... and how I ended up in this career