2021-2022 Schedule

2021-2022 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
October 4, 2021
Monday, 3-4 p.m.

Stuart B Goodman MD PhD FRCSC FACS FBSE FIOR FORS
Robert  L. and Mary Ellenburg Professor of Surgery,
Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and (by courtesy) Bioengineering
Stanford University Medical Center Outpatient Center

“Inflammation, Bone Loss and Tissue Regeneration: From Particle Disease to Tissue Engineering”

JOINT Seminar Series (Virtual presentation via Zoom/In-person (30 max))

In-person
Midwest Orthopedic at Rush
1611 W Harrison St #208
Chicago, IL 60612
(In-person space is limited to 30 maximum)

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October 25, 2021
Monday, 3-4 p.m.

Rick Sumner, PhD
Professor & Chair
Rush University Medical Center
Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology

“Joint Health T32 Updates and New Research Directions”

JOINT Seminar Series (Virtual presentation via Zoom/In-person (25 max))

In-person
Auditorium 160 Cohn Research Building
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November 1, 2021
Monday, 3-4 p.m.

Jitesh Pratap, PhD
Associate Professor
Rush University Medical Center
Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology

“Regulation of Microtubule Dynamics in Cell Differentiation and Cancer Metastasis”

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Auditorium 160 Cohn Research Building
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December 6, 2021
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
John Martin, PhD
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Duke University

“Translational imaging and bioinformatics tools for predicting spine disease and low back pain”

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December 13, 2021
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Chundo Oh, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush Medical College

“The role of CCL2 in intervertebral disc degeneration”

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Auditorium 160 Cohn Research Building
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January 10, 2022
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Mozart Queiroz Neto, PhD
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Rush University Medical Center

“A Metallurgical Journey through Orthopedic Implants in 2022”

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January 24, 2022
Monday, 3-4 p.m.

Aron S. Buchman, MD
Professor of Neurological Sciences
Rush University Medical Center

“Laboratories without walls: Leveraging community-based cohort studies to elucidate the biology of late-life motor impairment”

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January 31, 2022
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Sriram Ravindran, PhD
Associate Professor
Oral Biology
College of Dentistry
University of Illinois at Chicago

“miRNA based EV engineering for regenerative medicine”

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February 7, 2022
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Eshwar Reddy Tammineni, PhD
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Rush University Medical Center
Department of Physiology & Biophysics

“Calcium dysregulation in muscle leads to diabetes but also puts corrective pathways to work”

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February 28, 2022
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Kharma Foucher, PhD
Associate Professor
Kinesiology and Nutrition
University of Illinois Chicago

“Biomechanical & energetic factors associated with physical activity limitations in osteoarthritis”

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Auditorium 160 Cohn Research Building
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March 14, 2022
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Georgia Papavasiliou, PhD
Professor
Associate Chair of Undergraduate Academic Affairs
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Illinois Institute of Technology

“Engineering Hydrogel Biomaterials at the Nano and Macro Scales for Tissue Regeneration”

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March 21, 2022
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Deneen M. Wellik, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Cell & Regenerative Biology
University of Wisconsin-Madison
School of Medicine and Public Health

“A critical role for Hox genes in skeletal development, maintenance and repair”

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March 28, 2022
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Luisa A. DiPietro, DDS, PhD
Professor, UIC Scientific Director for the Chicago Biomedical Consortium
Director, UIC Center for Wound Healing & Tissue Regeneration Periodontics

“The End Game: Apoptosis and Fibrosis in Wound Healing”

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April 18, 2022
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Elisa Budyn, PhD
Mechanical Engineering, Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences
University of Illinois at Chicago

“Growing Human Bone in a Bone-on-Chip”

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Auditorium 160 Cohn Research Building

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April 25, 2022
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Kelsey H. Collins, PhD
Research Instructor in the Guilak Laboratory
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Washington University in St. Louis

“Using Patient-Relevant Outcomes and Tissue Engineering Strategies to Study Fat-Cartilage Crosstalk”

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600 S. Paulina St. #539 AcFac Lecture Hall

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May 2, 2022
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Christine Lary, PhD
Senior Biostatistician and Faculty Scientist I
Maine Medical Center Research Institute

“Bone and metabolic changes that precede dementia diagnosis and the role of Alpha Synuclein”

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600 S. Paulina St. #976 AcFac

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June 6, 2022
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Uruj Zehra MBBS, MPhil, PhD
Institute of Health Sciences
Associate Professor of Anatomy at the University of Health Sciences Lahore, Pakistan

“My years in spine and musculoskeletal research from Bristol to Lahore”

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June 20, 2022
Monday, 3-4 p.m.

Charles A. O’Brien, PhD
Professor, Departments of Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery
VA Research Scientist
Director, Center for Musculoskeletal Disease Research
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

“Osteoclast formation: who’s in control?”

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August 29, 2022
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Tristan Maerz, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Michigan

“Cellular and molecular mediators of synovial fibrosis and inflammation in osteoarthritis”

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Auditorium 160 Cohn Research Building

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

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