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MMCRI Seminar Series

2015 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  (207) 396-8219


January 8

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

Microvascular pericytes regulate endothelial growth dynamics: Insights into angiogenic switch mechanics


January 15

Chad Cowan, PhD, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

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


January 22

Chen-Ming Fan, PhD, Carnegie Institution for Science, Baltimore, MD

Structural maintenance of skeletal muscles and their stem cells


January 29

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

Autophagy-independent regulation of growth factor receptor signaling by Beclin 1


March 12

Yi-Bin Chen, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Boston, MA

FLT3-ITD AML - Where we have been and where we are going


March 26

Chee Lim, PhD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

Titin signal transduction in cardiac hypertrophy


March 27 @ 2:00pm

Sven Enerback, MD, PhD,  University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Brown fat of mice and man


April 2

Paul Baldock, PhD, Garvan Institute, Sydney, Australia

Why bone is more than just a stick to hold you up


April 9

William Kinlaw, MD, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH

Your tumor is what you eat: a new mechanism for the diet-cancer connection


 April 30

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

Cyclic nucleotide signals and vascular growth: Therapeutic targets


October 1

Antonis K. Hatzopoulos, PhD; Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN

Stem Cells and Cardiac Tissue Repair


October 22

Madhusmita Misra, MD, MPH; Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School




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

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