2018-2019 Schedule

2018-2019 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
July 16, 2018
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Thomas Nagel, PhD
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental
Research GmbH, Leipzig Germany
Adjunct Professor
Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
“Extended Continuum Theories in Biomechanical Modelling: Aspects of Non-linear Material Behaviour and Surface Effects”
July 23, 2018
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Prof. Martin J. Stoddart, PhD, FRSB
Principal Scientist, Musculoskeletal Regeneration
AO Research Institute Davos
Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos Platz
Switzerland
Mechanical Influences on Cells of the Musculoskeletal System
October 3, 2018
Wednesday, 3-4 p.m.
Rulang Jiang, PhD
Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
“Understanding the Molecular Mechanisms of Tendon Development and Homeostasis”
October 4, 2018
Thursday, 10-11 a.m.
Thomas Levin Geiser Andersen, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Clinical Cell Biology
Center Lillebaelt
Institute of Regional Health Research
The University of Southern Denmark

“Cellular Mechanism of Bone Loss – New Lessons from Intracortical Bone Remodeling”

October 29, 2018
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Alexandra Naba, PhD
Assistant Professor
Physiology and Biophysics
Associate Member UIC Cancer Center
College of Medicine at Chicago
University of Illinois
“The Matrisome Project: Development of Computational and Bioinformatic Approaches to Study the Extracellular Matrix in Development and Cancer”
November 12, 2018
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Stefan Lohmander, MD, PhD
Professor emeritus
Orthopedic Surgery at the Dept of Clinical Sciences
Lund University
Lund, Sweden
“It is good to be better but better to be good – 10 years of clinical, structural and biomarker data from an RCT of knee injury”
November 13, 2018
Tuesday, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Bianca Brundel, PhD
Professor
Department of Physiology
VU University Medical Center
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Host: Xun Ai, PhD

Office of Basic Biological Sciences (OBBS) Seminar Series:
“Role of Proteostasis Derailment in Atrial Fibrillation: Novel Targets for Drug Therapy?”

Please Note Room Change:
Physiology & Biophysics Conference Room 1201 Jelke

November 19, 2018
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Deborah R. Winter, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL
“A Functional Genomics Approach to Precision-Based Medicine in Rheumatology”
December 3, 2018
Monday, 3-4 p.m.

Rick Sumner, PhD
Professor and Chair, Cell & Molecular Medicine
Anne-Marie Malfait, MD, PhD
Professor, Internal Medicine (Rheumatology)
Markus Wimmer, PhD
Professor, Orthopedic Surgery
Rush University Medical Center

“T32 (Post-Doctoral Training in Joint Health) and PI Club Updates”
January 14, 2019
Monday, 3-4 p.m.

Laura McCabe, PhD
Professor
Department of Physiology
College of Natural Science
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

“Targeting the Gut to Treat Osteoporosis”
April 29, 2019
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Edward Schwarz, PhD
Burton Professor of Orthopaedics
Director, Center for Musculoskeletal Research
University of Rochester Medical Center
“Elucidating the Osteoimmunology of Bone Infection and Development of a MRSA Vaccine”
June 3, 2019
Monday, 1-2 p.m.

Michael Yin, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY

“HIV and Bone Health”
June 10, 2019
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Martin J. Stoddart, PhD, FRSB
Professor
Principal Scientist, Musculoskeletal Regeneration Program
AO Research Institute Davos
Switzerland
“MSCs and their Potential for Orthopaedic Applications”
June 24, 2019
Monday, 3-4 p.m.

Rulang Jiang, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
Divisions of Developmental Biology and Plastic Surgery
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Director, Molecular & Developmental Biology Graduate Program
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

“Uncovering Mechanisms Patterning the Mammalian Jaw through Single-Cell RNA-Seq and Tissue-Specific Genetic Studies”
To be added to our seminar/presentation email list, please email Rita Eaddy or call (312) 942-8589.

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