Presentations 2012-2013

October 18th
PI Speaker, Muthu Periasamy, Ph.D.
Ohio State University
“Muscle is more than a contractile organ”
Children’s WA 1250
November 15th
Trainee Poster Day and Outside Speaker
Outside Speaker, Brad Olwin, Ph.D.
University of Colorado, Boulder
“Post-transcriptional regulation arbitrates muscle stem cell fate”
NCH, Research Institute
December 6th (Wellstone Series)
Outside Speaker, Rachelle Crosbie, Ph.D.
University of California, Los Angeles “Sarcospan-dependent Akt signaling ameliorates muscular dystrophy by promoting muscle regeneration and membrane stability”
Children’s Auditorium
December 13th

Wei He (Guttridge Lab)
“Impaired regeneration promotes muscle wasting in cancer cachexia”

Eric Johnson (Montanaro Lab)
“Characterization of dystroglycan complexes in wild type and dystrophic skeletal muscles”

January 10th (Wellstone Series)

Outside Speaker, James Ervasti, Ph.D

University of Minnesota
“Specialization of dystrophin and utrophin impacts muscular dystrophy pathogenesis and treatment”

Children’s Auditorium
January 17th
PI Talk, Sharon Amacher, Ph.D.
Ohio State University
“Visualizing RNA oscillations: single cell resolution imaging of segmentation clock dynamics”
February 21st
Outside Speaker, Michael Kyba, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota
“FSHD iPS cells: evidence that FSHD is a stem cell disease of muscle”
Children’s WA 1525
March 21st

Trainee Talks
Adeline Vulin-Chaffiol (Flanigan Lab)
“DMD and the role of the ZZ domain of dystrophin: making sense of missense mutations and a new mouse model for DMD”

Honglan Wang (Ziolo Lab)
“NOS1 orchestrates a localized nitroso-redox signaling network in ventricular myocytes”

Children’s WA 1525
April 18th
Outside Speaker, Fabio Rossi, Ph.D
University of British Columbia
“Crosstalk between inflammatory cells and mesenchymal progenitors in muscle regeneration”
May 16th PI Talk, Paul Janssen, Ph.D.
Ohio State University
“Technique development in striated muscle physiology: cross-bridge kinetics and zebrafish contractility”
June 6th
(Wellstone Series)
Outside Speaker, Jeff Chamberlain, Ph.D.
University of Washington
“Design and delivery of micro-dystrophins for DMD therapy”
Children’s Auditorium
June 20th Trainee Talks
Ashley Frakes (Kaspar Lab)
Children’s WA1525