Ohio State - Nationwide Children's Hospital - Research For Muscle Biology and Disease

2013-2014 Presentation Schedule

October 10th
Trainee Talks

Carlos Miranda, Ph.D. (Kaspar Lab) & SungWon Song (Kaspar Lab)
“Astrocyte a natural killer in ALS”

Jonathan Shintaku (Guttridge Lab)
“Alternative NF-κB regulation of skeletal muscle metabolism”
Children’s WA 1525
November 14th
Trainee Poster Day
Griggs OSU Boathouse
December 12th
Trainee Talks

Sandra Duque, Ph.D. (Burghes Lab)
“Creation and correction of SMA in the Pig”

Patricia Sondergaard, Ph.D. (Rodino-Klapac Lab)“Dysferlin gene therapy for LGMD2B”
Children’s WA1525
January 9th
Outside Speaker, Bryan Traynor, Ph.D.
National Institutes of Health
“Genomics of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis”
February 13th
Outside Speaker, Ashok Kumar, Ph.D.
University of Louisville
“Molecular mechanisms of skeletal muscle wasting”
Children’s WA1525
March 13th
Outside Speaker, David Sassoon, Ph.D.
INSERM, Université de Pierre et Marie Curie-Sorbonne Universités
“Targeting the stem cell niche to optimize muscle regeneration”
April 10th
Outside Speaker, Stephen Tapscott, Ph.D.
University of Washington
“The genetic and epigenetic determinants of Facioscapulohumeral dystrophy (FSHD)
Children’s WA1525
May 8th
PI Talk, Noah Weisleder, Ph.D. OSU
“Tripartite motif proteins as regulators of
sarcolemmal membrane repair"”

June 12th
Trainee Talks

Michael Berberoglu, Ph.D. (Amacher Lab)
"Pax7+ satellite-like cells and their regulation in adult zebrafish skeletal muscle”

Nicolas Wein, Ph.D. (Flanigan Lab)
"Successful use of out-of-frame exon 2 skipping induces IRES-driven expression of the N-truncated dystrophin isoform: promising approach for treating other 5 dystrophin mutations"
Children’s WA1525