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Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies

2014 Seminars

Except where otherwise noted, the Barshop Institute Seminars take place at 3:30 PM in Lecture Hall 444B in Medical School Building, Long Campus

Video-conferencing is available at the TRP – AT&T Teleconference Center-1.120; E-RAHC-2.200; TBRI Library 12.216, and STRF 300.03. 

  Link here to visit our YouTube channel to view selected seminar presentations.

Barshop Institute for Wednesday, January 7, 2013
Presented by:
Bertha "Penny" Flores
Clinical Assistant Professor
John A. Hartford BAGNC Scholar
Department of Family and Community Health Systems
UTHSCSA
Barshop Institute Seminar for Wednesday January 22,2014
Presented By:
Robert Clark, M.D.
Professor, Department of Medicine
Assistant Vice President for Clinical Research
UTHSCSA
Barshop Institute Seminar for Wednesday January 29, 2014
Presented By:
Richard Morimoto, Ph.D.
Bill and Gayle Cook Professor of Biology
Director, Rice Institute for Biomedical Research
Department of Molecular Biosciences
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Faculty Host: Rochelle Buffenstein
Barshop Institute Seminar for Wednesday February 5, 2014
Presented By:
Richard Lange, M.D.
Professor, Prof. L. David Hills
M.D. Endowed Chair in Medicine
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
Barshop Institute Seminar for Wednesday February 12, 2014
Presented By:
Paul Huang, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, MGH Cardiac Metabolic Syndrome Program
Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Faculty Host: Dr. Veronica Galvan
Barshop Institute Seminar Series for Wednesday February 19, 2014
Presented By:
Peter Hornsby, Ph.D.
Professor Barshop/Physiology
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
Barshop Institute Seminar Series for Wednesday February 26, 2014
Presented By:
Donald K. Ingram, Ph.D.
Professor, Nutritional Neuroscience and Aging Laboratory
Director, Animal Metabolism and Behavior Core
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA

Faculty Host: Yuji Ikeno, Ph.D.
Barshop Institute Seminar Series for Wednesday March 5, 2014
Presentations By:
Tyler Curiel, M.D.  (Emerging Technology Funding Recipient)
Professor of Medicine, Dielman Chair, RT Hayes Chair, Hematology and Medical Oncology
and
Adam Salmon, Ph.D. (Pilot Grant Awardee)
Assistant Professor/Research, Barshop/Molecular Medicine

Faculty Host: Peter Hornsby, Ph.D.
Barshop Institute Seminar Series for Wednesday March 12, 2014
Presented by:
Ellen Kraig, Ph.D.
Professor Cellular and Structural Biology
(Emerging Technology Program Award)
AND
Veronica Galvan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Barshop/Physiology
(Pilot Grant Award)
Barshop Institute Seminar Series for Wednesday March 19, 2014
Presented by:
Suzette Tardif, Ph.D.
Professor, Barshop/Cellular and Structural Biology
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Barshop Institute Seminar Series for Wednesday March 26, 2014
Presented by:
Mark Entman, M.D.
Professor, Department of Medicine, Pathology, and Immunology
Chief, Cardiovascular Sciences Section
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX

Faculty Host: Dr. Claude LeSaux
Barshop Institute Seminar Series Lecture for Wednesday April 2, 2014
Presented By:
David Walker, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology Molecular Biology Institute
UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

Faculty Host: Dr. Nicolas Musi
Barshop Institute Seminar for Wednesday April 9, 2014
Presented By:
Ursula Jakob, Ph.D.
Professor of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Faculty Host: Dr. Rui Sousa
Barshop Institute Seminar for Wednesday April 16, 2014
Presented By:
Holly Van Remmen, Ph.D.
2014 Dr. Edward J. Masoro Award Recipient

Free Radical Biology and Aging Program, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
Senior VA Research Career Scientist, Oklahoma City VA Medical Center

Faculty Host: Dr. Nicolas Musi
Barshop Institute Seminar for Wednesday April 23, 2014
Presented By:
J. Timothy Greenamyre, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor & Vice Chair of Neurology
Director, Pittsburgh Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases
UPMC Endowed Chair & Chief, Movement Disorders
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Faculty Host: Dr. Yidong Bai
Barshop Institute Seminar for Wednesday April 30, 2014
Presented By:
Pierre Baldi, Ph.D.
Professor, University of California
Irving, CA

Faculty Host: Dr. Veronica Galvan
Barshop Institute Seminar Series for Friday May 16, 2014

Presented By:
Dr. Martin Chalfie, Ph.D.
Nobel Laureate
William R. Kenan Jr. Professor
Columbia University, NY

Barshop Institute Seminar Series fro Wednesday May 7, 2014
Presented By:
Dongsheng Cai, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Molecular Pharmacology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

Faculty Host: Veronica Galvan, Ph.D.
Barshop Institute Seminar Series for Wednesday September 3, 2014
Presented By:
Fernando Nottebohm, Ph.D.
Dorothea L. Leonhardt Professor, Laboratory of Animal Behavior
Rockefeller University, New York, NY
 
 
Barshop Institute Seminar Series for Wednesday September 10, 2014
Presented By:
Zoltan Ungvari, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Donald W. Reynolds Chair of Aging Research
Reynolds Oklahoma Center on Aging, Department of Geriatric Medicine
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK
 
Faculty Host: Claude LeSaux, Ph.D.
September 3, 2014- December 17, 2014
Barshop Institute Seminar Series for Wednesday September 17, 2014
Presented By:
Mikhail Alexeyev, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Dept. of Cell Biology & Neuroscience
University of South Alabama College of Medicine
Mobile, AL
 
Faculty Host: Dr. Yidong Bai
Barshop Institute Seminar Series for Wednesday September 24, 2014
Presented By:
Paul Huang, M.D., Ph.D., FACC
Director of MGH Cardiac Metabolic Syndrome Program
Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
 
Faculty Host: Dr. Veronica Galvan
Barshop Institute Seminar Series for Wednesday October 1, 2014
Presented By:
William E. Sonntag, Ph.D.
Professor
College of Medicine/Department of Geriatrics
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, OK
 
Barshop Institute Seminar Series for Wednesday October 8, 2014
Presented By:
Professor
Dept. of Psychiatry
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Barshop Institute Seminar Series for Wednesday October 22, 2014
Presented By:
Associate Professor
Center for Healthy Aging/Medicine
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Barshop Institute Seminar Series for Wednesday October 29, 2014
Presented By:
Professor
Interim Director STRF Neuroscience Program
Department of Cellular and Structural Biology
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Barshop Institute Seminar Series for Wednesday November 5, 2014
Presented By:
Alexander Soukas, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
 
Faculty Host: Dr. Shane Rea
Barshop Institute Seminar Series for Wednesday November 12, 2014
Presented By:
Cheryl Conover, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
Department of Endocrinology
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
 
Faculty Host: Dr. Claude LeSaux
Barshop Institute Seminar Series for Wednesday November 19, 2014
"High Levels of the Small Chaperone HSP25 in Naked Mole-Rats: A Determinant of Rodent Longevity"
Presented By Postdoctoral Award Recipient
Karl Rodriguez, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow of Dr. Rochelle Buffenstein
 
AND
 
"The Role of a Novel APPL1 Isoform in Regulating Adiponectin Signaling and Liver Metabolism"
Presented By Graduate Student Award Recipient
Amanda Galán
Graduate Student of Dr. Lily Dong
Barshop Institute Seminar Series for Wednesday December 3, 2014
Presented By:
Professor, Barshop/Pharmacology
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Barshop Institute Seminar Series for Wednesday December 10, 2014
Presentations:
"A Tau For All Seasons"
Miranda Orr, Ph.D.
 
"mTOR in Brain Vascular Endothelium May Mediate Vulnerability to Neurological Diseases of Aging"
Jordan Jahrling, Ph.D.
 
Barshop Institute Seminar Series for Wednesday December 17, 2014
Presentations:
"The RNA Lariat Debranching Enzyme Dbr1"
Nathaniel Clark, Ph.D.
 
"Linking Senescence and Inflammation to Aberrant Prostate Growth in the Elderly"
Shoulei Jiang, Ph.D.
 
"The Effect of Mitochondrial Dysfunction on Nuclear Transcription and Cytoplasmic Translation"
Megan Kingsolver, Ph.D.

 
 
   
 
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