Pathobiology of Disease Seminar 2015 - 2016 Series

2015 - 2016 Pathobiology Seminar Series

September 10, 2015

Joseph C. Corbo, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pathology and Immunology
Washington University School of Medicine
"Reading genomes and reprogramming disease"
Host: Drs. Peter Pytel & Thomas Krausz

September 17, 2015

Scott R. Granter, MD
Professor, Department of Pathology
Brigham and Women's Hospital
“Cutaneous Manifestations of Bioterrorism and Emerging Infectious Agents”
Host: Dr. Thomas Krausz

September 24, 2015

Aida Inbal, MD
Professor of Hematology and Distinguished Chair of Thrombosis
and Hemostasis Research
Sackler Faculty of Medicine - Tel Aviv University
“Fibrinogen-Like Protein 2: A Cell-Membrane Prothrombinase that Promotes Angiogenesis and Tumor Development”
Host: Dr. Jonathan Miller

October 8, 2015

Jean-Francois Pittet, MD
David Hill Chestnet Endowed Professor of Anesthesiology, Vice Chair & Director
University of Alabama at Birmingham
"Regulation of the beta-adrenergic receptor by inflammatory mediators."
Host: Lung - Pathobiology Joint Seminar

October 15, 2015

Yu-Ying He, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Dermatology Section
University of Chicago
"Multitasking autophagy pathways in skin cancer"
Host: Dr. Jerrold Turner

November 5, 2015

Narayanan Kasthuri, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology
University of Chicago/ Argonne Laboratory
“Tales from the trenches of connectomics” 
Host: Dr. Peter Pytel

November 12, 2015

Tatyana Golovkina, PhD
Professor, Department of Microbiology
University of Chicago
"The role of microbia in retroviral transmission and leukemogensis"
Host: Dr. Sandeep Gurbuxani

December 10, 2015

Keith J. Kaplan, MD
Pathologist, Charlotte NC Publisher
" 15 Years of Digital Pathology: What's Worked, What Hasn't
and What's Coming"

Host: Dr. Vinay Kumar

January 7, 2016

Matthew D. Krasowski, MD, PhD
Clinical Associate Professor, Director of Clinical Laboratories
Department of Pathology
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
"Academic pathology in an electronic medical record 'monoculture': the
University of Iowa experience with Epic Beaker AP and CP"

Host: Drs. Aliya Husain & David McClintock

February 4, 2016

Nicholas K. Brown, PhD
Fellow, Transplant Immunology and Immunogenetics Laboratory
Department of Pathology
University of Chicago
"Clinical HLA Testing: Optimizing Assays Old and New"
Host: Dr. Susana Marino

February 11, 2016

F. William Luscinskas, PhD
Senior Scientist, Brigham and Women's Hospiyal
Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
"Molecular Mechanisms of CD47 Function in Leukocyte Activation
and Trafficking"

Host: Dr. Konstantin Birkov

March 3, 2016

Jason A, Werthein, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor in Surgery-Organ Transplantation
Northwestern University
"Addressing Organ Shortage in Transplantation:  Tissue Bioengineering and 3DScaffolds for Stem Cell Development"
Host: Dr. Anthony Chang

March 17, 2016

Natalia Maltsev, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Human Genetics Department
University of Chicago | Argonne National Laboratory
"The discovery and hypothesis-based approaches to analysis of translational data using the Lynx platform"
Host: Dr. Julian Solway

April 7, 2016

Maria M. Picken, MD, PhD
Rescheduled to June 2, 2016

April 14, 2016

Gabriela Gheorghe, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatric Pathology and Director of Hematology
Medical College of Wisconsin
"Diagnostic Pitfalls in Pediatric Hematopathology"
Host: Dr. Girish Venkataraman

April 21, 2016

Michael A. Laflamme, MD, PhD
McEwen Chair in Cardiac Regenerative Medicine
Toronto General Research Institute and University Health Network
"Remuscularization of injured hearts with human pluripotent
stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes"

Host: Dr. Anthony Chang

April 28, 2016

Dennis E. Discher, PhD
Robert D. Bent chaired Professor
University of Pennsylvania
"From Matrix to Nucleus Biophysics in Development and Disease"
Host: Dr. Yun Fang

May 5, 2016

James L. Januzzi, MD
Hutter Family Professor of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
"Towards a more personalized method of heart failure care"
Host: Dr. Jerry Yeo

May 12, 2016

Carrie Fitzpatrick, PhD and Jeremy Segal, MD, PhD
University of Chicago
"Genomic Profiling Technologies in the Division of
Genomic and Molecular Pathology"
Host: Dr. Y. Lynn Wang

May 26, 2016

Laura W. Lamps, MD
Professor and Vice Chair, Academic Affairs
University of Arkansas Medical Science Center
"Emerging infections: historical perspectives, precipitating factors,
and pathologic diagnosis"

Host: Dr. John Hart

June 2, 2016

Maria M. Picken, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology, Urology and Internal Medicine (Nephrology)
Director of Surgical Pathology - Loyola University Medical Center
"Amyloid in surgical pathology - what you need to know"
Host: Dr. Anthony Chang

June 23, 2016

Y. Lynn Wang, MD, PhD, FCAP
Professor of Pathology
Division of Genomic and Molecular Pathology
University of Chicago
"Molecular targeted therapy in CLL - a model of multidisciplinary
translational approach"