2019-2020 Schedule

2019-2020 academic year seminars and presentations schedule

The joint seminar series and departmental presentations are held in Auditorium 160 Cohn Research Building (1735 W. Harrison St., Chicago, IL 60612), unless noted otherwise.

Day and Time Speaker Title of Talk
August 26, 2019
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Georgia Papavasiliou, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Illinois Institute of Technology
“Engineered Hydrogels for Regenerative Medicine and Drug Delivery”
September 18, 2019
Wednesday, 3-4 p.m.
Frank Beier, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
Canada Research Chair in Musculoskeletal Research
Western Bone and Joint Institute
“The Ever Evolving Story of EGFR Signaling in Osteoarthritis”
October 18, 2019
Friday, 3-4 p.m.

Tamara King, PhD
Associate Professor
Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences
Department of Biomedical Sciences
College of Osteopathic Medicine
University of New England

“Osteoarthritis: Sex Differences in the Development of Joint Pain”
February 4, 2020
Tuesday, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Mohammad Parnianpour, PhD
Adjunct Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Sharif University of Technology

“Muscles Role in Maintaining Spine Stable under Physiological Load”

Please Note Room Change:
Room 520, 5th Floor, Orthopaedic Building

February 24, 2020
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Charles R. Farber, PhD
Associate Professor, Public Health Sciences
Associate Director, Center for Public Health Genomics
University of Virginia School of Medicine
“Human and Mouse Approaches to Unravel the Genetics of Osteoporosis”
March 2, 2020
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Warren L. Grayson, PhD
Director, Laboratory for Craniofacial and Orthopaedic Tissue Engineering
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
John Hopkins School of Medicine
“Functional Regeneration of Craniofacial Bone”
April 13, 2020
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Ryan Ross, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Cell & Molecular Medicine, Rush Medical College

“Bone as an Endocrine Organ”

Virtual JOINT Seminar Series

April 20, 2020
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Hannah J. Lundberg, PhD
Associate Professor
Director, Computational Biomechanics Laboratory
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush Medical College

“Computational Biomechanics Laboratory Highlights”

Virtual JOINT Seminar Series

April 27, 2020
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Rachel E. Miller, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine, Rush Medical College

“Exploring Joint Development Using Single Cell RNA-seq”

Virtual JOINT Seminar Series

May 4, 2020
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Genevieve Housman, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
University of Chicago, Section of Genetic Medicine

“Identification of Evolutionary Changes in Gene Expression Using a Comparative Primate Skeletal Cell Culture Model and Single-Cell Genomics Methods”

Virtual JOINT Seminar Series

May 11, 2020
Monday, 3-4 p.m.

Markus Wimmer, PhD
The Grainger Director of the Rush Arthritis & Orthopedics Institute
Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush Medical College

“Knee Joint Loads and Kinematics: New insights for current and future OA treatment”

Virtual JOINT Seminar Series

June 1, 2020
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Carl Maki, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Cell & Molecular Medicine, Rush Medical College

“Prolyl Peptidases in Cancer: More Questions than Answers”

Virtual JOINT Seminar Series

June 8, 2020
Monday, 3-4 p.m.

Anna Spagnoli, MD
Professor
Orthopaedic Surgery and Pediatrics
Director Section of Molecular Medicine
Rush Medical College

“Skeletal Progenitors at the Crossroad between Regeneration and Inflammation”

Virtual JOINT Seminar Series

June 15, 2020
Monday, 3-4 p.m.

Robin Pourzal, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush Medical College

“What’s New in the World of Implant Retrieval Analysis?”

Virtual JOINT Seminar Series

To be added to our seminar/presentation email list, please email Rita Eaddy or call (312) 942-8589.

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