Fall 2009 Weekly Seminar Series

Sept 29: John S. Cidlowski, PhD, National Institutes of Health – Section Chief, Laboratory of Signal Transduction Molecular Endocrinology Group. “Mechanisms Generating Diversity of Glucocorticoid Receptor Actions in Health and Disease”. Host: Richard A. Anderson

Oct 6: Lianwang Guo, PhD, Senior Scientist, Department of Pharmacology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health. “The cGMP Phosphodiesterase g Subunit – A Critical Regulator of Visual Signal Transduction”. Host: Arnold E. Ruoho

Oct 13: Paul Insel, MD, Professor of Pharmacology and Medicine, Director of the Medical Scientist Training Program, University of California-San Diego. “Cyclic AMP: New Discoveries and Therapeutic Implications for an “Old” Second Messenger”. Host: Arnold E. Ruoho

Oct 20: Jay H. Chung, MD, Principal Investigator, Lab of Biochemical Genetics, National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. “The Role of DNA-PKcs in Aging-Associated Decline in Mitochondrial Function: Implications for Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes”. Host: Randal S. Tibbetts

Oct 27: David Pagliarini, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. “Mitochondrial Proteomics and Pathogenesis”. Host: David A. Wassarman

Nov 3: William L. Murphy, Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health. “Biomaterials that Regulate Stem Cell Phenotype”. Host: Beth A. Weaver

Nov 10: Brian Wadzinski, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University, Vanderbilt Brain Institute. “Regulation of Cellular Signal Transduction Pathways by Protein Kinase/Protein Phosphatase 2A (PP2A) Signaling Modules” Host: Arnold E. Ruoho

Nov 17: Zena Werb, PhD, Professor and Vice-Chair, Department of Anatomy, University of California-San Francisco. “Of Mice and Women: New Insights in Mammary Development and Breast Cancer”. Host: Beth A. Weaver