Past Webinars


February 24, Implicit Bias

An Uncomfortable Truth: Implicit Bias
Edwin J. Barea-Rodriguez, Ph.D. 
Breaking the Mold: Targeting Strategies Against Implicit Bias in Academia
Ann Caroline Fisher, M.D.

February 17, 12:00pm US Eastern

Host-proteoglycans as entry portals for ancient and emerging viruses
Invited Speaker: Sean Whelan, Department of Molecular Microbiology, Washington University in Saint Louis



 December 16: Inflammation and Heart Disease

Longitudinal In Vivo Atherosclerotic Disease Development in The apoE Deficient Zucker Rat
Roberto Mota Alvidrez, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Histopathological Characterization of COVID-19-associated Cardiac Injury
Paul Hanson, University of British Columbia
SOCS3 limits pro-inflammatory signature in septic endothelium
Ramon Bossardi Ramos, Albany Medical College

November 18: Directions from the Extracellular Matrix 

Chaired by Liliana Schaefer, Allgemeine Pharmakologie und Toxikologie,
Division Nephropharmakologie, Klinikum der Goethe Universität


Preserved extracellular matrix in non-enzymatically detached cultured keratinocyte
sheets bolsters the healing effects on grafted burn wounds
Suzan Alharbi, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas,
and  King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia    
Regulation of Intestinal Epithelial Intercellular Adhesion and Barrier Function by Desmosomal Cadherin Desmocollin-2
Arturo Raya-Sandino, University of Michigan Medical School     
The Role of the Actin-Binding Protein Cortactin in the Onset and Development of Sepsis
Nathaniel Lartey, CINVESTAV-IPN

 October 21: Liver Biology and Disease Pathogenesis

Chaired by Sofia de Oliveira,
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Marion Bessin Liver Research Center,Einstein-Mount Sinai Diabetes Research Center

Hepatic crisis in Sickle cell Anemia
Tirthadipa Pradhan-Sundd, University of Pittsburgh
Determining the effects of Wnt signaling in the alleviation of cholestasis via the promotion of hepatocyte transdifferentiation
Karis Kosar, University of Pittsburgh
The Prolyl Isomerase PIN1 Impairs Methionine Adenosyltransferase α1 Mitochondrial Targeting in Alcoholic Liver Disease
Lucia Barbier Torres, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

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