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Seminar Series

Spring 2021 Schedule
Thursdays, 12:00-1:00 pm (unless otherwise noted)

Via Zoom

The Institute for Reproduction and Perinatal Research, in collaboration with several other departments on campus, sponsors the following seminar series:

  • Seminars in Development and the Pathogenesis of Disease [Pathology]
    Sponsored by the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, the Institute for Reproduction and Perinatal Research, and the Bohan Visiting Professor Program
  • Seminars in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology [ObGyn]
    Sponsored by the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Institute for Reproduction and Perinatal Research, and the Bohan Visiting Professor Program
  • Seminar Series in Urology, Male Reproductive Health and Infertility [Urology]
    Sponsored by the Department of Urology, the Institute for Reproduction and Perinatal Research, and the Bohan Visiting Professor Program
  • Special Seminars [Special]
Date Series Speaker Title                                                                            
February 11

Pathology

Scott T. Younger, PhD
Children's Mercy Hospital

"Massively parallel cell-based systems to functionally profile rare genetic variants"

February 25

ObGyn

Stephanie Seminara, MD
Harvard Medical School

"A Kiss to Remember"
March 4 Pathology Carol Sartorius, PhD
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
"Hormone regulation of breast cancer heterogeneity"
March 11 Pathology William Pastor, PhD
McGill University
"Studying formation of the trophoblast and epiblast epigenomes using cell culture models"
March 18 Pathology

Martin Knöfler, PhD
Medical University of Vienna

"Model systems and signalling pathways in human trophoblast development"
March 25 DCJohnson Thomas E. Curry, Jr., PhD
University of Kentucky
"Ovulation: Emerging Concepts in the Human"
April 1 Pathology

Xinyang Zhao, PhD
University of Alabama at Birmingham

"Protein arginine methylation transduces signals in normal and abnormal blood development"
April 15 Pathology Rachel Schiff, PhD
Baylor University
"Genomic and epigenomic-driven transcriptional reprograming in treatment resistant ER+ breast cancer and metastasis"
April 22 Pathology Paola Vermeer, PhD
Sanford Health
"Tumor innervation: How do nerves get recruited? What do they do once in the tumor bed?"
April 29 Voogt Michael N. Lehmann, PhD
Kent State University
"Neuroendocrine Basis of Reproduction: KNDy cells and beyond"
May 6 Damjanov Terry Magnuson, PhD
University of North Carolina
"Genome-Wide Dynamics of Chromatin Modifiers"
May 13 & 14 ObGyn Nataki Douglas,MD, PhD
Rutgers University

Thursday Lecture (Basic Science) "Notch in Pregnancy and Cancer"
Friday Lecture (Grand Rounds) "Infertility and Preeclampsia: A Spectrum of Endometrial Pathology"

May 20 Pathology John M. Perry, PhD
Children's Mercy Hospital
"Igniting immunity against therapy-resistant leukemia stem cells"

For more information and to get access to the Zoom details, please email Brandi Miller.

Last modified: Apr 16, 2021
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