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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  (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



Steve Murray, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

The JAX Knockout Mouse Project [KOMP2] Program


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 8

William Kinlaw, Dartmouth Hitchock Medical Center, Hanover, NH


May 29

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


June 5

Gary Stein, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT


September 11

Randall Mynatt, Pennington Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA



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

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