2020-2021 Schedule

2020-2021 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 19, 2020
Monday, 3-4 p.m.

Sasha Shafikhani, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Cell Therapy, Rush Medical College

“Discovery of Novel Components of NLRC4 Inflammasome Through Pseudomonas aeruginosa Exotoxin T (ExoT)”

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October 26, 2020
Monday, 3-4 p.m.

Lyndon F. Cooper, DDS, PhD
Professor, Associate Dean for Research
Department Head of Oral Biology
College of Dentistry
University of Illinois at Chicago

“Macrophage Exosomes: Paracrine Effectors of Bone Healing”

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Meeting number (access code): 120 795 0240
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December 7, 2020
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Louis G. Mercuri, DDS, MS
Clinical Consultant TMJ Concepts
Ventura, CA
Visiting Professor
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL
Adjunct Professor
Department of Bioengineering
University of Illinois Chicago
Chicago, IL

“Alloplastic TMJ Replacement - Clinical and Research Update”

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Meeting number (access code): 120 167 7115
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January 11, 2021
Monday, 3-4 p.m.

Steven Mell, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush Medical College

“Computational techniques to study the effect of component alignment on TKR wear”

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Meeting number (access code): 120 046 7668
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January 25, 2021
Monday, 3-4 p.m.

Eva Liu, MD
Assistant Professor
Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School

“Molecular basis of complications of X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH)”

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February 1, 2021
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Glen Niebur, PhD
Professor
Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame

“Numerical and Experimental assessment of Mechanbiological Factors in Osseointegration”

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Meeting number (access code): 120 444 3279
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February 8, 2021
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Jennifer J. Westendorf, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mayo Clinic

“Phlpp phosphates: Novel therapeutic targets for degenerative joint disease”

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February 22, 2021
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
John Hamilton, MD, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush Medical College

“Therapeutic Assessment of an Immunomodulator Based Approach to Control Periprosthetic Joint Infection”

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March 8, 2021
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
W. Mark Erwin, DC, PhD
Assistant Professor
Divisions of Neurological and Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Toronto

“Biological Therapy for the Degenerative Disc:  Biochemical, Molecular and Proteomic Lessons from Mother Nature”

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March 15, 2021
Monday, 3-4 p.m.
Jun Li, PhD, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush Medical College

“Protective Effect of Metformin in Osteoarthritis Development and Beyond”

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April 12, 2021
Monday, 3-4 p.m.

Erica Scheller, DDS, PhD
Assistant Professor
Division of Bone and Mineral Diseases
Musculoskeletal Research Center
Washington University School of Medicine

“Neural connections to the skeleton: from brain to bone”

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April 26, 2021
Monday, 3-4 p.m.

Igho Ofotokun, MD, MSc
Professor of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine

“Long Term Comorbidities in HIV: The Burden and The Biology”

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May 17, 2021
Monday, 3-4 p.m.

Stuart R. Stock, PhD
Research Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Northwestern Medicine

“Structures in the Mineralized Cartilage of Shark Vertebrae”

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June 7, 2021
Monday, 3-4 p.m.

David Mayerich, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Houston

“Multi-Modal Histology: Combining Structural and Molecular Imaging for Comprehensive Disease Phenotyping”

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