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MMCRI Seminar Series

2010 Seminars

TIME: Thursdays 11:00am - 12:00pm

PLACE: MMCRI Conference Rooms 1-2-3

All are welcome to attend - no registration required


January 21 

Ernesto Canalis, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, CT

Notch Signaling and the Skeleton

February 4 

Evan Rosen, Harvard Medical School/ Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, MA

Probing Adipocyte Function

March 18 

Zhijian Qian, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Understanding the Stem Cell Biology of Human Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)

March 30 

Aaron Baker, Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Cardiovascular Glycobiology and Glycoengineering: Using Novel Carbohydrate-Based Tools to Understand and Control Vascular Disease

April 1 

Susan Winandy, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Interactions Between Ikaros and Notch in T Cell Development and Leukemogenesis

April 8 

Ying Liu, Scripps Research Institute and University of California, San Diego, CA

Modeling Development and Disease Using hESCs and iPSCs

May 6 

Dan Kaufman, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Therapeutic Potential of Hematopoietic Cells Derived from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells

June 24

John Castellot, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Potential Therapeutic Applications of CCN5 in Restenosis and Other Smooth Muscle Cell-Based Diseases


July 29

Shoshana Yakar, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

The role of IGF-1 in obesity-induced tumor growth


August 11

Leslie Kozak, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA

The Nutritional Environment during Early Development Determines the Capacity for Adipose Tissue Expansion & Much More


September 9    

Stephen Schwartz, University of Washington, UW Medicine, Seattle, WA

 Application of Causal Analysis to the Vessel Wall


September 30

Carrie Shawber, Columbia University Medical School, New York, NY 

Notch Signaling Suppresses Prox1 and LYVE-1 to Regulate Early Blood/lymphatic Endothelial Cell Fate Specification


November 18

Ira Herman, Tufts University, Boston, MA

Microvascular Pericytes: Cellular Regulators of Pathological Angiogenesis


December 7

Matthew Hibbs, Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

Using Functional Genomics to Identify Genotype-Phenotype Associations

Kevin Mills, Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

 Genome Instability In B-cells:  Managing the Mess to Make an Immune System

December 9

Leonard Shultz, Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

Humanized Mice: State of the Art

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