2016 - 2021 Research Seminar Archives

September 2021

Date/Time Location Presenter Title
9/24/21 Zoom Arianne L. Theiss, Ph.D., AGAF
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
University of Colorado Denver
"Mitochondrial dysfunction and
intestinal inflammation"
9/17/21 Zoom Ellen Li, M.D., Ph.D.
Toll Professor Emeritus,
Department of Medicine
Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Stony Brook University
“A multi-omic approach to analyzing the effects of fecal microbial transplantation on recurrent C. difficile infection and /or
inflammatory bowel diseases"
9/10/21 Zoom Hwan Keun Kim, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Stony Brook University
“Comparative genetic analysis of tick-borne rickettsial pathogenesis"

June 2021

Date/Time Location Presenter Title
6/29/21 Zoom Erika Nemeth
Biology B.S. | Class of 2021
Specialization in Quantitative Biology
and Bioinformatics
Honors College, Stony Brook University
2021 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for
Student Excellence Winner
"WebGen – a serverless Web application for customized visualization of TCGA RNA-sequencing data"
6/22/21 Zoom Michael Frohman, M.D., Ph.D.
SUNY Distinguished Professor
Chair, Department of
Pharmacological Sciences
Director, Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD, MSTP)
Associate Director for Education,
Cancer Center
Stony Brook University
"Role of Phospholipase D in breast cancer and an unexpected role in cardiac valve formation"
6/15/21 Zoom Nehaben A. Gujarati, Ph.D.
Post-doctoral Associate
Department of Medicine-Nephrology
Stony Brook University
"Mitochondrial dysfunction and oxidative stress in diabetic kidney disease"
6/8/21 Zoom Adrianus. W.M. van der Velden, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Center for Infectious Diseases
Stony Brook University
"Immunity and host defense against Salmonella"
6/1/21 Zoom Paolo Boffetta, M.D., MPH
Professor, Department of Family, Population & Preventive Medicine
Associate Director for
Population Sciences
Stony Brook Cancer Center
Stony Brook University
"COVID-19 in Italian Healthcare Workers"


May 2021

Date/Time Location Presenter Title
5/18/21 Zoom Laurie W. Shroyer, Ph.D., M.S.H.A.
Vice Chair for Research
Department of Surgery
Professor, School of Medicine
Stony Brook University 
"Publication Tips That Your Mentor Never Taught You"
5/11/21 Zoom Chuan Huang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of
Radiology and Psychiatry
Director of PET/MR Clinical Research
Stony Brook University
"PET/MR – A marriage made in heaven?"
5/4/21 Zoom Moshe Levi, M.D.
Dean for Research
Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular & Cellular Biology
Georgetown University
"Effects of restoring NAD metabolism with Nicotinamide Riboside on mitochondrial function, inflammation, and kidney disease"

April 2021

Date/Time Location Presenter Title
4/27/21 Zoom Giovanni D’Angelo, Ph.D.
Professor, Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Chair on Metabolism
Institute of Bioengineering
Laboratory of Lipid Cell Biology
EPFL-SV-IBI
Station 15
Swiss Federal Institute of Techno
“Sphingolipid Control of Fibroblast Heterogeneity Revealed by Single-Cell Lipidomics”
4/20/21 Zoom Pawan Kumar, BVSc, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Stony Brook University
Intestinal IL-17 receptor signaling regulates epithelial cell lineage commitment
4/13/21 Zoom David C. Montrose, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology
Renaissance School of Medicine
Stony Brook University 
“The Sweeter Side of Diet in
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases”
4/6/21 Zoom Michael Edward Hall, M.D., MS, FAHA, FACC
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
Department of Medicine
University of Mississippi Medical Center
“Is HFpEF a Kidney Disease?"


March 2021

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
3/30/21 Zoom Sian Piret, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
and Hypertension
Department of Medicine
Stony Brook University
“Transcriptional control of cellular metabolism in kidney injury”
3/23/21 Zoom

Carlos Simmerling, Ph.D.
Marsha Laufer Endowed Professor of
Physical and Quantitative Biology
Professor, Department of Chemistry
Associate Director,
Laufer Center for Physical
and Quantitative Biology
Stony Brook University

“Activation of the SARS-CoV-2 membrane fusion spike: what can we learn from simulations?”

3/16/21 Zoom

Martin Kaczocha, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Stony Brook University

“Targeting Endocannabinoid Metabolism
to Treat Pain”

3/9/21 Zoom

Sarah Huen, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Internal Medicine/Nephrology
UT Southwestern Medical Center/Parkland Hospital

“Metabolism as Disease Tolerance:  Implications for
Sepsis-associated AKI”

3/2/21 Zoom

Holly Colognato, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Pharmacology
Renaissance School of Medicine at
Stony Brook University 

“Muscling in on the brain: a critical role for the dystrophin-glycoprotein complex in postnatal brain development”


February 2021

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
2/23/21 Zoom

Markus Riessland, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Empire Innovation Program (Aging Brain)
Department of Neurology
and Behavior
Center for Nervous System Disorders
Stony Brook University

“Senescence in the midbrain:
Do 'Zombies' cause Parkinson’s Disease?”

2/16/21 Zoom

Dada Pisconti, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry
and Cell Biology
Stony Brook University

"No cell is an island: muscle stem cells
and their niche in health and disease"

2/9/21 Zoom

Charles Kyriakos Vorkas, M.D.
Instructor in Medicine,
Division of Infectious Diseases,
Department of Medicine,
Weill Cornell Medicine
Visiting Investigator, Glickman Lab,
Sloan Kettering Institute

"Innate Lymphocytes and Tuberculosis"

2/2/21 Zoom

Krisztian Stadler, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Oxidative Stress and Disease Laboratory

"Mitochondrial substrate balance,
nutrient overload and
chronic kidney disease"


January 2021

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
1/26/21 Zoom

Benjamin Martin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry
and Cell Biology
Stony Brook University

"Coordinating morphogenesis and cell fate determination
during vertebrate development"

1/19/21 Zoom

James E. Swain, M.D., Ph.D., FRCPC
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
and Behavioral Health
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology
Renaissance School of Medicine
Stony Brook University 

“Parental Brain Adaptations
to Stress, Depression &
Opioid Use Disorder”

1/12/21 Zoom

Anat Biegon PhD 
Professor of Radiology and Neurology 
Director, Center on Gender,
Hormones and Health
Renaissance School of Medicine
Stony Brook University 

“Gender, hormones and health: The tip of the iceberg”

1/5/21 Zoom

Ken-Ichi Takemaru, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Pharmacological Sciences
Renaissance School of Medicine
Stony Brook University

“Cilia in Mammalian Development and Disease”


December 2020

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
12/15/20 Zoom

Matthew D. Lerner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology,
Psychiatry & Pediatrics
Department of Psychology
Stony Brook University

“What Have we learned about Social Competence
in Autism at Stony Brook
(and what else are we up to)?"

12/8/20 Zoom

Weiqin Lu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Stony Brook University

“Unraveling the Mechanistic Link Between
High-Fat Diet and Pancreatic Cancer”

12/1/20 Zoom

Chelsea Estrada, DO, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
Director, Nephrology Fellowship Program
Stony Brook University Hospital

“Mechanisms of
renal thrombotic microangiopathy”


November 2020

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
11/24/20 Zoom No lecture - holiday No lecture - holiday
11/17/20 Zoom

Nadia Hasaneen, M.D., Ph.D., FCCP
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Stony Brook University Hospital

“EMMPRIN as a Promising Therapeutic Target for Lung Fibrosis and SARS-CoV-2” 

11/10/20 Zoom

Daria (Dasha) Ilatovskaya,
MSc, PhD, FAHA

Assistant Professor
Medical University of
South Carolina
Department of Medicine,
Division of Nephrology, and Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology

“The effects of ANP on mitochondrial bioenergetics
in salt-sensitive hypertension"

11/3/20 Zoom No lecture - Election Day

No lecture - Election Day


October 2020

Date/Time Location Presenter Title
October 27,
2020
Zoom Christopher Clarke, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Research
Department of Medicine and
Cancer Center
SUNY Stony Brook
“Oncogenic reprogramming
of Sphingolipid metabolism promotes
anchorage-independent survival in
breast cancer"
October 20,
2020
Zoom Adam J. Singer, M.D.
Professor and
Vice Chairman for Research
Department of
Emergency Medicine
Stony Brook University

"Research in
Emergency Medicine:
A Journey of Opportunities"

October 13,
2020
Zoom Styliani-Anna E. Tsirka, Ph.D.
Miriam and David Donoho Professor
Department of
Pharmacological Sciences
Director, Scholars in BioMedical Sciences Program
Vice Dean for Faculty Affairs
Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
“Microglia and Macrophages
in high grade glioma"
October 6,
2020
Zoom Eszter Boros, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
Co-appointed with Departments of Pharmacology and Radiology
Stony Brook University
"Exploring metallic radioisotopes for theranostic applications for cancer:
from chemistry to preclinical validation"


September 2020

Date/Time Location Presenter Title
September 29, 2020 Zoom

Jingfang Ju, Ph.D
Professor of Pathology
Department of Pathology
Renaissance School of Medicine

“Development of a miRNA based platform
technology for cancer therapeutics”

September 22, 2020 Zoom

Gábor Balázsi, PhD
Henry Laufer Professor
The Louis and Beatrice Laufer Center for Physical & Quantitative Biology
Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Stony Brook University

"Role of cellular heterogeneity in
chemical therapy resistance and metastasis
"

September 15, 2020 Zoom

Mary F. Kritzer, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of
Neurobiology and Behavior
Renaissance School of Medicine

“Using Rodent Models to Identify Impacts of Sex and Sex Hormones on Cognitive Function in Neuropsychiatric Disease”

September 8, 2020 Zoom

Jon Patrick Longtin, Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Dean and Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Renaissance School of Medicine

"Engineering and Medicine
Working Together:
An Emergency Ventilator for COVID-19”

 

September 1, 2020 Zoom

Farrukh M. Koraishy, MD, PhD, FASN
Associate Professor of Nephrology/Medicine
Stony Brook University Hospital

"AKI in Patients with COVID-19"


March 2020

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
March 10, 2020 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Styliani-Anna (Stella) E. Tsirka, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Pharmacological Sciences
Director, Scholars in BioMedical
Sciences Program
Stony Brook University

“Microglia/Macrophages in glioma”
March 3, 2020 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Cungui Mao, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine and
Cancer Center
Renaissance School of Medicine

Alkaline ceramidase 2 (ACER2):
a novel mediator of p53 in
DNA damage response
and tumor suppression”


February 2020

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
February 25, 2020 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Somanon Bhattacharya, MS, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate
Fries Lab
State University of New York - Stony Brook

"Increased Anti-fungal Resilience in Older Generation of Pathogenic Fungal Cells"
February 18, 2020 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Markus Bitzer, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Nephrology
University of Michigan
"The Increasing Complexity of MicroRNA Functions in the Kidney"
February 11, 2020 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Luisa F. Escobar-Hoyos, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Therapeutic Radiology
Yale University

"Understanding and targeting RNA Splicing in Pancreatic Cancer: The Missing Link Between
KRAS and Mutant P53"

February 4, 2020 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Sahar Ahmad, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director of Ultrasound Education
Associate Program Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Stony Brook University Hospital
"Ultrasound To Predict Trapped Lung"

January 2020

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
January 28, 2020 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Turhan Canli, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry
Area Head, Integrative Neuroscience
Department of Psychology
Stony Brook University

"Discovery and cross-validation of genes associated with anxiety-related traits”
January 21, 2020 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Flaminia Talos, MD, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Departments of Urology
and Pathology
Stony Brook Medical Center
Stony Brook Cancer Center
“Direct conversion of Fibroblasts into prostate and bladder epithelia”
January 14, 2020 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Youhua Liu, Ph.D.
UPMC Endowed Chair in
Tissue Biology,
Professor of Pathology
University of Pittsburgh
School of Medicine

"Interstitial Fibroblasts After Kidney Injury:
Friends or Foes?"

January 7, 2020 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Roger Berner Sher, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor,
Department of Neurobiology and Behavior
Stony Brook University
“Nucleocytoplasmic Transport Defects and Retrotransposon
Reactivation in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis”

December 2019

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
December 17, 2019 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Matthew H. Wilson M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor,
Department of Medicine
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University

"Engineering a Novel Cell Therapy for Sustained Therapeutic Protein Delivery in Vivo"
December 10, 2019 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Agnieszka Bialkowska, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
GI Translational Research Lab
Stony Brook University Renaissance School of Medicine
"Pancreatic neoplasia - development and progression"
December 3, 2019 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Sandeep Mallipattu, MD, FASN
Chief, Division of Nephrology
Associate Professor of Medicine
Stony Brook University Hospital
Renaissance School of Medicine

 

November 2019

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
November 19, 2019 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Nancy Reich, PhD
Professor, Department of
Microbiology and Immunology
Stony Brook University 

"Context Dependency of KRAS and STAT3 in Pancreatic Cancer"
November 12, 2019 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Lonnie P. Wollmuth, PhD
Professor, Depts. of Neurobiology & Behavior and
Biochemistry & Cell Biology
Center of Nervous System Disorders
Stony Brook University
"Clearing the Brain Fog in Lupus"
November 5, 2019 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Sandeep Mallipattu, MD, FASN
Chief, Division of Nephrology
Associate Professor of Medicine
Stony Brook University Hospital


 

October 2019

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
October 29, 2019 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Viktoriya Sidorenko, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacological Sciences
Stony Brook University Hospital

"Human nephrotoxins and carcinogens: aristolochic acids - from global exposure to mechanistic insights"
October 22, 2019 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Alexander Stessin, MD, PhD
Radiation Oncology Residency Program Director
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology and Pharmacology
Stony Brook University Hospital
"Combination of Radiosurgery and Immunotherapy as Novel Treatment Paradigm for Glioblastoma"
October 8, 2019 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Srinivas Pentyala, PhD
Professor & Director of Translational Research of Anesthesiology
Faculty Member in Urology, Health Sciences,
Physiology & Biophysics, SARAS Coordinator
Stony Brook University Hospital

"Bench-to-Bedside: Translational approach of thinking outside the box"

 

September 2019

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
September 24, 2019 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Jignesh Patel, M.D., MSc.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Stony Brook University Hospital

“Role of Inflammatory Cytokines on Cardiac Arrest Outcomes" 
September 17, 2019 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Nancy Marie Hollingworth, Ph.D.
SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Stony Brook University 
Coordination between double strand break repair and meiotic progression in yeast"
September 10, 2019 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Thomas W. White, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Physiology & Biophysics
School of Medicine
Stony Brook University 

 

Connexin Channels and Genetic Skin Disease"

 

September 3, 2019 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Jessica Seeliger, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacological Sciences
Stony Brook University Medical School
"Mycomembrane Madness:
Exploring the Lipidic Origins of
Mycobacterium tuberculosis Pathogenesi


June 2019

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
June 4, 2019 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Alfredo Fontanini, M.D., Ph.D.
Chair and Professor
Department of Neurobiology and Behavior
Stony Brook Medical School
Stony Brook University

“Integration of sensory and cognitive Signals in the insular cortex”

June 11, 2019
HSC T-16 conference room 025

Rachel Wong, M.D., MPH, MBA, FACP
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Geriatrics and General Internal Medicine
Department of Medicine
Stony Brook University

“Training Providers for the Future: Interdisciplinary Care of Chronic Pain and Opioid Management in the Age of Telemedicine”
June 18, 2019 HSC T-16 conference room 025
 

Ryuji Morizane
Assistant Professor
Keio University School of Medicine
Tokyo, Japan

“Kidney Organoids for Disease Modeling and Regenerative Medicine”

 

May 2019

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title

May 7, 2019
HSC T-16 conference room 025

David Talmage, PhD
Professor of Pharmacological Sciences, Emeritus
Senior Scientist, Intramural Research Program
National Institute for Mental Health, NIH
Stony Brook University

“Sepsis and Acute Kidney”
May 14, 2019 HSC T-16 conference room 025
 

Vivek Bhalla, M.D., FASN, FAHA
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology
Stanford University School of Medicine

“Neural Stem Cells in the Adult Brain”
May 21, 2019 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Patricia Ng, M.D., FACP
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Primary Care Track Director
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
Department of Medicine, Division of General, Geriatrics, and Hospital Medicine
Stony Brook Medicine

“Semen exosome-mediated inhibition of HIV:

A tale of two vesicles” 

May 28, 2019    Seminar Cancelled Cancelled

 

April 2019

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title

April 2, 2019
HSC T-16 conference room 025 Hato Takashi, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
Indiana University School of Medicine
“Sepsis and Acute Kidney”
April 9, 2019 HSC T-16 conference room 025
 
Shaoyu Ge, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Neurobiology and Behavior
Stony Brook University School of Medicine

 
“Neural Stem Cells in the Adult Brain”
April 16, 2019 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Chioma M. Okeoma, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacology
Stony Brook University

“Semen exosome-mediated inhibition of HIV:

A tale of two vesicles”

April 23, 2019     Cancelled
April 30, 2019 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Bhaskar Das
Departments of Medicine and
Pharmacological Sciences
Icahn School of Medicine of Mount Sinai

“Boron Based Retinoid Probes and Therapeutics”

March 2019

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
March 5, 2019 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Runjun Gong, MD, PhD, FASN
Professor of Medicine
Vice Chairman for Research, Department of Medicine
Director of Kidney Research, Division of Nephrology
University of Toledo College of Medicine
“Therapeutic targeting of glycogen synthase kinase 3beta in kidney disease”
March 12, 2019 HSC T-16 conference room 025   
 
Joshua Dubnau, PhD
Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Stony Brook University School of Medicine
“The Retrotransposon Storm Hypothesis of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis”
March 19, 2019    HSC T-16 conference room 025     Dongyan Tan, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacological Sciences
Stony Brook University School of Medicine
 
“Epigenetic Gene Regulation in Health and Cancer”
March 26, 2019     HSC T-16 conference room 025     Chioma M. Okeoma, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacological Sciences
Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Canceled


February 2019

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
February 5, 2019 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Stefan Judex, Ph.D.
Professor and Interim Chair
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Stony Brook University

“How bone perceives exercise: implications for preventing osteoporosis”
February 12, 2019 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Seminar cancelled  
February 19, 2019 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Brian Sheridan, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Molecularr Genetics and Microbiology
Center for Infectious Diseases
Stony Brook University

“Inducing T cell immunity mucosal tissues”

February 26, 2019 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Luis Marcos-Raymundo, MD, FACP, MPH
Fellowship Program Director
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine
Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Global Health Institute & Tropical Medicine
“Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases in Madagascar: 2016-2018”


January 2019

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
January 8, 2019 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Anissa Abi-Dargham, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
Vice Chair of Research
Department of Psychiatry
Stony Brook University

“Molecular Imaging in Schizophrenia”
January 15, 2019 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Robert L. Bacallao, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor Cell Biology and Anatomy
Indiana University

“Mathematical models of cyst formation in ADPKD insights from computer based modeling”

January 22, 2019 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Richard Moffitt, PhD
Biomedical Informatics
Stony Brook University School of Medicine

 “Enabling personalized medicine in pancreatic cancer”
January 29, 2019 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Steven E. Glynn, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Stony Brook University

“Mechanisms of mitochondrial proteolysis in health and neurodegeneration”

 

December 2018

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
December 4, 2018 Hospital lobby conference rooms 1&2

Ashley J. Snider, Ph.D.
Research Health Scientist, VAMC
Assistant Professor, SBUMC
Department of Medicine

“Sphingolipids in Saturated Fatty Acid-Induced ER Stress and Inflammatory Responses”

December 11, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Mary D. Frame (McMahon), Ph.D
Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Physiology and Biophysics
Stony Brook University

“Thermal Burn Injury Progression: understanding the process and potential treatment”
December 18, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Ruth J. Napier, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Oregon Health & Science University

“A T cell intrinsic role for Nod2 in suppression of autoimmune arthritis”

 

 


November 2018

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
November 6, 2018  Hospital Lobby conference rooms 1&2

Avi Z. Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D.-DABP
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology
Division of Kidney and Urologic Pathology
Department of Cell Biology (secondary)
Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
 

“Deconstructing Fibrosis in Kidney Diseases”
November 27, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Laura Conforti, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
University of Cincinnati

“Ion Channels and the failure of Immunosurveillance in Cancer” 


October 2018

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
October 2, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Leah J. Siskind, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Associate Vice Chair for Graduate Education
Director of Graduate Studies and Admissions Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
James Graham Brown Cancer Center
University of Louisville

“Understanding Mechanisms of Cisplatin-Induced Nephrotoxicity”
October 9, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Kevin Czaplinski, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Stony Brook University

 

“Hnrnpab regulates neural cell motility through transcription of the Eps8 gene” 
October 16, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Ahmed Attallah, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate
Department of Medicine - Nephrology
Stony Brook University

“Role of Tubular Krüppel-Like Factor 15 in renal injury” 
October 23, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025

 Elizabeth M. Boon, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry
Co-Director NIH-funded T32 Chemical Biology Training Program
Stony Brook University

“Nitric oxide regulation of bacterial biofilms”
October 30, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Helen Hsieh, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Stony Brook University

“Voltage dependent potentiation of GABA-A currents in hippocampal pyramidal neurons”


September 2018

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
September 4, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Esther Speer, MD
Professor of Surgery and Radiology
Director, Vascular Laboratory

“Age-specific adjunctive immune-modulatory sepsis therapy for the very young - Is it feasible?”
September 11, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Silvana Obici, M.D.
Division Chief of Endocrinology
Department of Medicine
Stony Brook University School of Medicine

“Approaches to Precision Obesity Therapy”
September 18, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Agnieszka Bialkowska, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
GI Translational Research Lab
Stony Brook University

 

“Krüppel-like factor 5 [KLF5] is a critical mediator of pancreatic tumorigenesis”

September 25, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Danny Bluestein, Ph.D.
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Stony Brook University

“Calcific Aortic Valve Disease and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement –
a Biomechanics Perspective”

 

June 2018

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
June 12, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025

David Basile, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Cellular & Integrative Physiology
Indiana University School of Medicine

“Endothelial and Inflammatory Modulation
of the AKI to CKD Transition”

June 19, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Julie Paik, MD
Associate Professor
Channing Division of Network Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
“Vertebral Fractures: A Major Healthcare Burden”


May 2018

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
May 1, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Nicos Labropoulos, PhD
Professor of Surgery and Radiology
Director, Vascular Laboratory

“Thrombus venous wall interaction and spatial distribution of fibrin”
May 8, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Jonas Almeida, Ph.D.
Professor, Chief Technology Officer
Department of Biomedical Informatics
Stony Brook University

“Data, Data Everywhere but not a Bit to Use –
Mobile Biomedical Informatics for an Health System Awash in Data”

May 15, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Sian Piret, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Stony Brook University

“Mechanisms of Renal Fibrosis”
May 22, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025 John Lee, MD, MS
Assistant Professor in Medicine
New York Presbyterian Hospital
Weill Cornell Medical College

“The Gut Microbiome in Kidney Transplantation;
Dysbiosis, Complications, and Potential Treatments”

May 29, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025 John D. Haley, PhD
Associate Professor Research
Department of Pathology
Director, Proteomics Center
Stony Brook University School of Medicine


“Cancer targeted therapy pathways
and feedback mediated resistance”


April 2018

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
April 3, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Rajeev Rohatgi, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Visiting Associate Professor of Medicine
Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Chief, Renal Section, Northport VAMC

“The role of cholesterol in salt-sensitivity”
Thursday, April 5, 2018 BST T9 room 145 (Pathology Classroom) Keping Xie, MD, PhD
Professor (Tenured), Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
“Transcription Factors in Pancreatic Cancer Initiation and Progression"
April 17, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Jonas Almeida, PhD
Cancelled

“Data, Data Everywhere but not a Bit to Use –
Mobile Biomedical Informatics for an Health System Awash in Data”
April 24, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Leslie Gewin, MD
 Assistant Professor of Medicine
 Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
“TGF-beta and Renal Fibrosis: The Goldilocks Principle


March 2018

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
March 6, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Adam J. Singer
Professor and Vice Chair for Research
Department of Emergency Medicine
Stony Brook University

Understanding and limiting burn injury progression
March 13, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Jiang Chen, MD
Associate Professor
Departments of Pathology and Dermatology
Stony Brook Medicine
“Cilia and cilia-related genes in skin morphogenesis, adhesion, and cancer”
March 20, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Nadia Hasaneen, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine 
Stony Brook University Hospital

“Role of Extracellular Matrix Metalloproteinase Inducer in Lung Fibrosis”
March 27, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Huichun Zhan, MD, MS
Assistant Professor
Division of Hematology-Oncology 
Stony Brook University
Attending Physician, Northport VA Medical Center
“Hematopoietic Microenvironments in Myeloproliferative Neoplasms”

 

February 2018

 

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
February 6, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Chia-Hsin (Lori) Chan Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacological Sciences

Stony Brook University

Ubiquitin Ligases as Novel Drug targets in Human Cancers
February 13, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Ellen Li, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine and Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Division of Gastroenterology
Stony Brook University

Longitudinal Integr-omic Microbiome Analysis of

Single Donor Fecal Microbial Transplantation in Patients with

Recurrent C. difficile Infection and/or Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

February 27, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Kelley Yan, M.D., Ph.D.
Dorothy L. and Daniel H. Silberberg Assistant Professor of Medicine
Columbia Center for Human Development
Department of Medicine
Department of Genetics & Development
Columbia University Medical Center

Intestinal stem cell identity and fate

at single-cell resolution

 

January 2018

 

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
January 9, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Hyungjin Kim, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacological Sciences 
Stony Brook University School of Medicine
“Proteolytic control of DNA replication stress and tumorigenesis”
January 16, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Benjamin Martin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Stony Brook University

Using zebrafish as an in vivo model of

stem cell development and cancer metastasis

January 23, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025

William E. (Ted) Diehl, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Program in Molecular Medicine
Mass Medical School

Glycoprotein mutation from 2013-2016 Ebola virus outbreak

provides mechanistic insight into viral fusion

January 30, 2018 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Shu Jia, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Stony Brook University

Exploring Single-Molecule Biophotonics with

Ultrahigh-Resolution Spatiotemporal-Multiplexed Optical Microscopy

 

December 2017

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
December 5, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025

Weiqin Lu, PhD
Assistant Professor
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Department of Medicine
Stony Brook University School of Medicine

“NADPH Oxidase in Essential for Mutant Kras-mediated Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma”
December 12, 2017 Hospital Lobby Conference Rooms 1&2 Herve Tiriac, PhD
Research Investigator 
Laboratory of Dr. David Tuveson 
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory 
“Accelerating Therapeutic Discovery with Organoid Models of Pancreatic Disease”

 

November 2017

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
November 7, 2017 Hospital Lobby Conference Rooms 1&2 Chang Kyung (Joanna) Kim 
MD/PhD Candidate
Department of Pharmacological Sciences 
Medical Scientist Training Program
Stony Brook Medicine
“Regulation of intestinal stem cells by Kruppel-like factor 5”
November 14, 2017 Health Science Tower level 3 Lecture Hall 6 Ken-Ichi Takemaru, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacological Sciences 
School of Medicine 
Stony Brook University
“Mechanisms of Ciliogenesis and Ciliary Diseases”
November 28, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Michael V. Airola, PhD 
Assistant Professor 
Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Stony Brook University
“Structural and functional insights into triglyceride metabolism”

 

October 2017

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
October 3, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Andreas Kalogeropoulos, MD, MPH, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)
Stony Brook University School of Medicine
“Epidemiology of Heart Failure in Older Adults”
October 10, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Daifeng Wang, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics
Affiliated Assistant Professor, Departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science
Faculty member, Stony Brook Cancer Center
Stony Brook University
“Multi-scale modeling and network analysis in systems biology”
October 17, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Lampros Papadimitriou, MD, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Heart Failure Research
Stony Brook University
“How Low should we go with salt in Heart Failure”
October 24, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Richard Lin, MD
Professor of Physiology & Biophysics and Medicine
Department of Physiology
Stony Brook University
“Targeting PI 3-kinase Signaling in Pancreatic Cancer”
October 31, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Nirvani Goolsarran, MD, FACP
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Associate Program Director
Internal Medicine Residency
“Systems Based Thinking in Medical Education: Developing an Approach to Competency in Quality and Patient Safety”

September 2017

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
September 5, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 David Q. Matus, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Stony Brook University
"Divide or Conquer: Cell Cycle Regulation of Cell Invasive Behavior"
September 12, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Getu Teressa, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Division of General Medicine-Hospitalist Section
Stony Brook University Medical Center
"Coronary CT Angiography for Low-Risk Acute Chest Pain Patients: How Low is too Low?"

June 2017

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
June 6, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Elizabet Diago Navarro, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Stony Brook University
"Characterizing Monoclonal Antibodies Against Klebsiella Pneumoniae"
June 13, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Lorna Role, PhD
SUNY Distinguished Professor and Chair,
Department of Neurobiology and Behavior
Member CNS Disorders Research Center
Co-director, Neuroscience Institute
"Manipulating Cholinergic Circuits and Modulating Emotionally Salient Memories"
June 20, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Laurie T. Krug, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Stony Brook University
"Molecular Piracy by a Murine Gammaherpesvirus to Infect and Persist in the Host"
June 27, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 David L. Spector, PhD
Robert B. Gardner Jr., Professor
Director of Research
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
"Finding New Ways to Halt Breast Cancer Progression"

May 2017

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
May 2, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Ronald P. Taylor, PhD
Emeritus Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
University of Virginia
"Compelling Evidence for Re-design of Dosing Schedules in mAb-based Immunotherapy of Cancer: Lessons learned from CD20 mAbs"
May 9, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Eric Brouzes, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Stony Brook University
"Array of Microwells for Analysis of CML at Single-cell Resolution"
May 16, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Lena Heung, MD, PhD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Department of Medicine
"The CCR2+ Inflammatory Monocyte: A Checkpoint for the Immune Response to Cryptococcus Neoformans"
May 23, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Puja B. Parikh, MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI
Assistant Professor
Director of Invasive Cardiology
Co-Director, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Program
"Impact of PTSD on Cardiovascular Morbidity in Veterans with Heart Disease"

April 2017

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
April 4, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Pawan Kumar, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Stony Brook University
"Intestinal IL-17R Signaling and Mucosal Host Defense"
April 11, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Iwao Ojima, PhD
University Distinguished Professor
Director, Institute of Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery
"Tumor-Targeted Drug Delivery of New-Generation Taxanes"
April 18, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Cancelled Cancelled
April 25, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Peter J. Tonge, PhD
Professor, Department of Chemistry
Professor, Department of Radiology
Co-Founder Chronus Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Stony Brook University
"Improving the Prediction of In Vivo Drug Activity"

March 2017

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
March 7, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Holly Colognato, PhD
Associate Professor
Associate Director, Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Graduate Program
Stony Brook University
"Thinking Outside The Cell: The Role of Extracellular Matrix in Regulating The Brain's Largest Neural Stem Cell Niche "
March 14, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Cancelled
 
Cancelled
March 21, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 W. Todd Miler, PhD
Professor, Physiology and Biophysics
Department of Physiology and Biophysics
Stony Brook University
"Mechanisms That Regulate Oncogenic Tyrosine Kinase Signaling"
March 28, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Rick Schnellmann, PhD
Professor and Dean
College of Pharmacy
Research Health Scientist
University of Arizona
Southern Arizona VA Health Care System
"Mitochondrial Biogenesis as a Pharmacological Target to Treat Cardiovascular Diseases"

February 2017

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
February 7, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Aaron Neiman, PhD
Chair, Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Stony Brook University
"From Yeast Spores to Neurodegeneration: The Functions of VPS13"
February 14, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Dima Neiman, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Stony Brook University
“Modeling and Modulating Protein-Protein Interactions”
February 21, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Markus Seeliger
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacological Sciences
Stony Brook University
"Dynamics of Inhibitor Binding and Regulation of Protein Tyrosine Kinases"
February 28, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 David Montrose
Instructor of Pharmacology in Medicine
Department of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Weill Cornell Medicine
“Targeting Luminal and Host Metabolism as A Cancer Prevention Strategy in The GI Tract”

January 2017

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
January 3, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Ed Luk, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Stony Brook University
"Chromatin Remodeling Mechanisms at Yeast Promoters"
January 10, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Maurizio Del Poeta, MD
Professor
Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Stony Brook University
"The Research and Development of New Antifungal Drugs"
January 17, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Mihaela Gadjeva, PhD
Assistant Professor
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Department of Medicine
"Impact of Microbiota on Resistance to P.aeruginosa-induced Infection"
January 24, 2017 HSC T-16 conference room 025 Fred Friedberg, PhD
Research Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Stony Brook University Medical Center
“Fibromyalgia: Assessment and Intervention"

December 2016

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
December 13, 2016 Hospital Lobby conference rooms 1 & 2 Kirk Campbell, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine
Mount Sinai, NYC
"Novel Mediators of Podocyte Survival in Glomerular Disease Progression"

November 2016

Date/ Time Location Presenter Title
November 1, 2016 Hospital Lobby conference rooms 1 & 2 Blythe D. Shepard, PhD
Department of Physiology
Johns Hopkins University
School of Medicine
"A Renal Olfactory Receptor Aids in Kidney Glucose Handling"
November 8, 2016 HSC T-16
conference room 025
Peter S. Heeger, MD
Arthur and Irene Fishberg Professor of Medicine
Director, Translational Transplant Center
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
“An Expanded Role for Complement in Transplant Rejection”
November 15, 2016 Hospital Lobby conference rooms 1 & 2 Wen-Wei Tchou, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine Small Grant Research Corporation of Long Island
NVAMC IRB #00433
“Northport VAMC Pilot Study-Baseline Findings Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Impacts upon NVAMC Prostate Cancer Veterans‘ Outcomes”
November 22, 2016 N/A No Conference N/A
November 29, 2016 HSC T-16
conference room 025
Agnieszka Bialkowska, PhD
Assistant Professor
Stony Brook University
GI Translational Research Lab
“Krüppel-like Factor 5 [KLF5] in Inflammation and Cancer”