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2011 Seminars

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm unless othewise noted

Place: Maine Medical Center Research Institute - Scarborough

Contact: Betsy Crocker (207) 396-8219



January 6

Mark Horowitz, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Skin and Bones


February 3

David Clemmons, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

The Role of the IGF Regulatory System in Vascular Reactivity


February 17

Lei Lei, University of New England, Biddeford, ME

Function of the Transcription Factor Sox11 in Cortical Development


March 24

Philip Thorpe, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX

Preclinical and Clinical Studies with Bavituximab: A Therapeutic Monoclonal Antibody that Recognizes Phosphatidylserine on Cancer Blood Vessels and Viruse


April 6 @ 3:00pm (Wed)

Philippe Soriano, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

PDGF Signaling in Mouse Development and Homeostasis


April 28

Catherine Kuo, Tufts University, Medford, MA

An Engineer's Approach to Developmental Biology 


May 19

Karen Lyons, Brain Research Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

Canonical and Non-Canonical BMP Signaling in the Growth Plate


May 24

Philip Ashton-Rickardt, Imperial College London, England

Reverse and Forward Genetics of Memory T Lymphocyte Development


June 2

Stavros Manolagas, University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

Of Termites, Archeozoans, and Osteoporosis


June 9

Robert Koza, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA

Identification of Epigenetic Determinants of Obesity


July 7

Vyacheslav Adarichev, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

Gender-affected Biomarkers for Inflammatory Arthritis: What Can We Learn from Animal Models?


August 2 @ 12noon

Thomas Lisse, University of California Los Angeles, CA

Integrating Local and Systemic Regulators Toward a Better Understanding of Bone Biology


August 18

Francesco Ramirez, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

Extracellular Microfibrils; Structural Regulator of Growth Factor Signaling


Friday, August 26

David Kaplan, Tufts University, Boston, MA

In vitro Tissue Models for the Study of Diseases


September 8

Jianyi (Jay) Zhang, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


Cell Transplantation and Cardiac Recovery: Myocardial Regeneration from Endogenous Cardiac Progenitor Cells 


September 14

Qi-Long Ying, University of Southern California, Los Angeles

Embryonic and epiblast stem cell self-renewal


October 6


Guido Marcucci, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

MicroRNAs in Acute Myeloid Leukemia: From the Bench to the Clinic


Friday, October 21


Jean Schaffer, Washington Univeristy in St Louis, School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Unexpected Regulators of Metabolic Stress


Friday, October 28

John T. Potts, Jr., Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

50 Years of PTH Research


October 31, 2011 - WEBINAR


Alain Arneodo, Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, France

Time: 2:10-3:25pm

Place: MMCRI Conference Room #5

DNA in Chromatin: How to Extract Structural, Dynamical And Functional Information from the Analysis of Genomic Sequences Using Space-Scale Wavelet Techniques



November 2, 2011 - WEBINAR

Alain Arneodo, Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, France

Time: 2:10-3:25pm

Place: MMCRI Conference Room #5

From DNA Sequence Analysis to the Modeling of the Eukaryotic Chromatin Fiber: Deciphering the Role of Nucleosome Organization in Transcription Regulation



November 4, 2011 - WEBINAR

Alain Arneodo, Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, France

Time: 2:10-3:25pm

Place: MMCRI Conference Room #5

Large Scale Analysis of the Human Genome: From DNA Sequence Analysis to the Modeling of Replication in Higher Eukaryotes

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