Seminar 77:207/FRRB:6000

in Free Radical and Radiation Biology Schedule

Spring 2015

Room Location: 1117 MERF

Contact: Tel 319-335-8015

January 22, 2015,
Please note change in room location, B180 ML and time 9:00 am
Free Radical School Webinar:
Presenter:  Dr. Sue-Goo Rhee, PhD, Yonsei University College of Medicine
Title: “Peroxiredoxin: Peroxidase, Regulator and Sensor of Local Peroxides, and Protein Chaperone

January 29, 2015
The Free Radical and Radiation Biology Program will not hold a seminar during its regularly scheduled time slot on Thursday, January 29. Rather we will be attending the following EHSRC/Superfund/Toxicology seminar on Friday, January 30 at 10:30 am in 1117 MERF.
EHSRC/Superfund/Toxicology seminar of the spring semester:
Proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) structure and function: insights from mutant and post-translationally modified proteins
M. Todd Washington, PhD
Department of Biochemistry, Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa

February 5, 2015
Presenter: Dr. Garry R. Buettner
Title: “Quantitative Redox Biology: Assessment of oxygen uptake -- by cells, and more

February 12, 2015
The Free Radical and Radiation Biology Program will not hold a seminar during its regularly scheduled time slot on Thursday, February 12,
Rather we will be attending the following Toxicology seminar on Friday, February 13th at 10:30 am in room 2189 MERF
Presenter: Dr. Dale Abel, PhD, and Jamie E. Soto
Metabolic Phenotyping Core, Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center, The University of Iowa
Title: “Metabolic Phenotyping Core Facility services and specialties”

February 19, 2015
Presenter: Dr. Sarah M. McGuire
Title: “FLT PET Imaging in Radiation Therapy”

February 26, 2015
Presenter: Dr. Eric B. Taylor
Title: “The Mitochondrial Pyruvate Carrier: Portal to Power and Confectionery

March 5, 2015
Presenter: Dr. Rick Domann
Title: “Redox Regulation of the Epigenetic Landscape in Cancer”

March 12, 2015
Because of two excellent and on topic seminars this week, we will not have our FRRB seminar on Thursday.  Rather we will be attending:
4:00 PM       "LC3-associated Phagocytosis: Non-canonical Autophagy in Innate Immunity, Inflammation, and Aging”
                    by Douglas Green, PhD, Immunology, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
                    Kelch 1289 CBRB
10:30 AM     “PCBs and liver disease”
                    by Matthew Cave, MD
                    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Department of Medicine & Department of
                    Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of  Louisville
                    EMRB Room 283

March 19, 2015 -- SPRING BREAK, No Seminar

March 26, 2015, Please note, room location: 2189 MERF for Seminar
Presenter: Dr. Francis Miller
Title: “Integrated Regulation of Nox4 NADPH Oxidase and Cellular Redox State”

April 2, 2015,  Please note, room location: 2189 MERF for Seminar
Presenter: Cameron Cushing
Title: “Non-Invasive Measurement of Iron Oxidation State in vitro and in vivo using T2* Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping”

April 9, 2015,  
In lieu of our FRRB seminar at 11:30am, we will attend the following:
Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture - Eric Olson, PhD
Thursday, April 9 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Eric Olson, PhD, Annie and Willie Nelson Professorship in Stem Cell Research, Pogue Distinguished Chair in Research on Cardiac Birth Defects, The Robert A. Welch Distinguished Chair in Science, Professor and Chairman Department of Molecular Biology, at University of Texas Southwestern, will give a presentation on "The Molecular Pathways of Muscle Development, Disease and Regeneration"
On April 9, 2015, 4:00-5:00 p.m. in the Prem Sahai Auditorium (1110 MERF).
This event is co-sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center.

April 16, 2015
Presenter: John Cieslak III
Title: “Pancreatic Cancer: Pharmacological Ascorbate Based Therapy and FLT-PET Imaging as a Marker for Response to Treatment”

April 23, 2015, Research Week, Please note change in room location (1110 MERF) and time, 12 pm
Keynote Lecture: Brent Stockwell, PhD,
Professor, Departments of Biologicial Sciences and Chemistry,
Columbia University
Title: “Probing Cell Death with Small Molecules”
Room: Prem Sahai Auditorium (1110 MERF)
Time: 12:00 pm

April 30, 2015, Please note change in time 4 pm and location for seminar (1289 CBRB)
Presenter: Dr. Randy Jirtle, PhD
Adjunct Professor of Epigenetics
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
(Co-sponsored with the Molecular & Cellular Biology Program)
Where: 1289 CBRB
When: 4:00 pm

Title: “Epigenetic Responses to Low Dose Ionizing Radiation”


May 7, 2015
Presenter: John Lafin
Title: “Aging fibroblast GPx4 and eicosanoid signaling promote HNSCC proliferation”

May 14, 2015
Presenter: Dr. Eva N. Grayck, MD
Professor, Fellowship Director, Pediatric Critial Care, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Title: “Insufficient Vascular Extracellular Superoxide Dismutase and Pulmonary Hypertension: Power of Place”