Seminar FRRB:6000 in Free Radical and Radiation Biology
Schedule Spring 2021
Room Location: B111 Med Labs
Time: 11:00 a.m.
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Meeting ID: 920 7327 7930


Wednesday, January 287 2021
Presenter: Dr. Eftekhar Eftekharpour, Ph.D. University of Manitoba - Canada
Title: “The Battle of Neurodegeneration: Is it Time to Bring the Fight to the Nucleus?”

*Friday, February 5, 2021 HCCC Grand Round at *12pm
Presenter: Dr. Prabhat C. Goswami
Title: "Mitochondria targeted cancer therapy”

February 11, 2021 
Presenter: Dr. Eric Kelley, PhD
Title: “Countervailing actions of xanthine oxidoreductase (XOR) in health and disease

February 18, 2021
Presenter: Kelly O'Berry
Title: “Navigating the IRB Review Process

Summary: There are many things researchers need to know about obtaining IRB approval and the ethical conduct of human subject’s research. This presentation will provide an IRB overview with extra emphasis on data storage/security issues. There will be time for Q&A at the end. Bring your questions to stump the IRB staff!

February 25, 2021
Presenter: Dr. Douglas Spitz, PhD
Title: “Exciting new modalities of delivering radio-therapy: SBRT + SOD mimics and Flash-RT

March 4, 2021 
Presenter: Sam Rodman
Title: “Joint contracture and fibrosis of surrounding connective tissue associated with radiotherapy

March 11, 2021
Presenter: Dr. Rebecca Oberley-Deegan, PhD
Title: “Manganese porphyrins protect from radiation damage, in part through NRF2 signaling, in normoglycemic and hyperglycemic environments

March 18, 2021
Presenter: Canceled
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March 25, 2021
Presenter: Laura Pietrok
Title: “The use of ascorbate in a mouse model of lung cancer”

April 1, 2021 
Presenter: Dr. Michelle Giedt, PhD
Title: “Lipid droplets regulate actin remodeling via prostaglandin synthesis

April 8, 2021 at 10:30am
Presenter: Virtual Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Xiaolan Zhao
Title: “Regulating two branches of the DNA damage response”
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Meeting ID: 988 0721 2679


April 15, 2021 at 10am in Watzke Aud 3 BSB, PhD Thesis Presentation
Presenter: Collin Heer
Title: “Targeting NAD metabolism in cancer therapy

April 22, 2021
Presenter: Yuna Bayanbold
Title: “Regulation of Cell Growth, DNA Damage and Sensitivity to Pharmacological Ascorbate by Ferritin Heavy Chain Overexpression

April 29, 2021
Presenter: Dr. Franco Cruz Rodrigo, PhD
Title: “Redox metabolism in the pathogenesis of environmental neurotoxicant exposure and viral infection

May 6, 2021
Presenter: Mike Petronek
Title: “Understanding the physio-chemical properties of T2* - based MRI to predict and enhance GBM therapeutic outcomes