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MMCRI Seminar Series

2014 Schedule

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

Place:  Maine Medical Center Research Institute
             81 Research Drive, Scarborough
             Conference rooms 1-2-3

Contact: Betsy Crocker crockb1@mmc.org  (207) 396-8219

 

January 16

Paul Pilch, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Multiple roles for cavin-1/PTRF in caveolae, cell function and metabolic regulation

 

January 23

Ilia Fishbein, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Gene-eluting stents: Formulation, pharmacological modulation and anti-restenotic effectiveness

 

February 13

Philipp Scherer, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Diabetes, Obesity and the Central Role of the Adipocyte in Maintaining Systemic Homeostasis

 

April 3

Matthew Holden, University of Massachuesetts, Amherst, MA

Caught in the Act: Direct measurement of protein translocation across membranes using droplet interface bilayers

 

Friday, April 11

Anthony Hollenberg, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

New Insights into Thyroid Hormone Action and Hepatic Lipid and Cholesterol Metabolism

 

April 17

Christiane Wrann, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA

Exercise Induces Hippocampal BDNF through a PGC-1α/FNDC5 Pathway

 

May 1

Steve Murray, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

The JAX Knockout Mouse Project [KOMP2] Program

 

May 22

Matthew Layne, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 

Control of Vascular Smooth Muscle and Myofibroblast Differentiation through Soluble and Mechanical Signals

 

May 29

Fanxin Long, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Dissecting Mechanisms of Wnt Signaling in Bone Anabolism

 

June 5

Gary Stein, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

Epigenetic Control in Cancer Biology and Pathology

 

September 11

Randall Mynatt, Pennington Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA

Does Lipotoxicity Really Exist in Skeletal Muscle?

 

November 20

Chad Cowan, Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Cambridge, MA

Genome Editing in Human Pluripotent Cells to Generate Models of Metabolic Disease 

 

December 4

Ira Herman, Tufts University Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, Boston, MA

 

December 11

David Tulis, East Carolina University, Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, NC

 2015

January 22, 2015

Chen-Ming Fan, Carnegie Instituion for Science, Baltimore, MD

 

January 29, 2015

Leslie Shaw, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

Maine Medical Center Research Institute 81 Research Dr Scarborough, ME 04074 (207)396-8100

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