Special Seminars: Past and Future

Dr. Bruce Aronow, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Date and Time:
 Oct. 26, 2012  
Venue: First Floor Wohl Clinic Conference Room
Title: “Mapping out biological networks based on analyses of gene expression atlas data – Gudmap.org and beyond!”
Dr. Aronow also presented a workshop tutorial on how to use GUDMAP resources that was accompanied by lunch for interested faculty and trainees.
 
Dr. Cathy Mendelsohn, Columbia University, New York, NY
Date and Time:
 April 12, 2013
Venue: BJC Institute of Health 10th Floor AB Conference Room
Title: “Retinoids regulate a novel urothelial progenitor population”
Dr. Mendelsohn presented data suggesting that only a specific subset of urothelial basal cells contribute to regeneration of the bladder after injury to form the new umbrella cells.

Dr. Henry Sun, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY
Departments of Urology, Dermatology and Cell Biology
Date and Time:
September 13, 2013
Venue: BJC Institute of Health 10th Floor AB Conference Room
Title: “Urothelial receptor for the uropathogenic E. coli: Assembly, Structure, and Functions”
Dr. Sun presented a history of his discovery of uroplakins and new data about how MAL facilitates the incorporation of exocytic uroplakin-delivering vesicles into the apical membrane of urothelial umbrella cells.

Dr. Janet Keast, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience
Date and Time:
January 15, 2014 at 12 noon.
Venue: Chromalloy American Kidney Center Conference Room, 1st Floor Wohl Clinic
Title: “Strategies for Wiring and Rewiring Pelvic Autonomic Nerve Circuits”

Dr. Lori Birder, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
Department of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology
Date and Time: 
January 31, 2014 at 9 a.m.
Venue: BJC Institute of Health 10th Floor AB Conference Room
Title: TBA

Dr. Timothy Ness, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Department of Anesthesiology
Date and Time:
April 11, 2014
Venue: BJC Institute of Health 10th Floor AB Conference Room
Title: TBA