Cardiovascular Research Institute

Seminar Series

The Cardiovascular Research Institute at Baylor College of Medicine conducts a monthly seminar series (lunch provided) during the spring and fall of each new year open to all faculty and students who are interested.

Fall 2015 Schedule:

August 2015
Speaker: Dr. Mary E. Dickinson, Ph.D.
Title/Affiliation: Professor, Kyle and Josephine Morrow Endowed Chair of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Baylor College of Medicine
Date: Aug. 19, 2015
Time: Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Room N315 (Alkek building, 1 Baylor Plaza)
Topic: "Cardiovascular defects in BCM knockout mouse project (KOMP) mice"

September 2015
Speaker: Dr. Robert Bryan, Ph.D.
Title/Affiliation: Professor, Anesthesiology, Baylor College of Medicine
Date: Sept. 16, 2015
Time: Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Kleberg Auditorium (DeBakey building, 1 Baylor Plaza)
Topic: "The way to a man's heart [attack] is through his stomach: A role for gut dysbiosis in cardiovascular disease"

October 2015
Speaker: Dr. Jun-ichi Abe, M.D., Ph.D., FAHA
Title/Affiliation: Professor, Department of Cardiology-Research, Division of Internal Medicine, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Date: Oct. 7, 2015
Time: Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Kleberg Auditorium (DeBakey building, 1 Baylor Plaza)
Topic: "Shear stress, SUMOylation, and atherosclerosis"

November 2015
Speaker: Dr. Isabelle Deschenes, Ph.D.
Title/Affiliation: Professor of Medicine, Physiology and Biophysics, and Biomedical Engineering, Case Western University
Director, Heart and Vascular Research Center, MetroHealth Medical Center
Date: Nov. 18, 2015
Time: Noon - 1 p.m.  
Location: Kleberg Auditorium (DeBakey building, 1 Baylor Plaza)
Topic: "The cardiac sodium channel: Lessons learned from bedside to bench"

December 2015
Speaker: Dr. Joseph Hill, M.D., Ph.D. 
Title/Affiliation: Internal Medicine, Chief of Cardiology, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Date: Dec. 16, 2015
Time: Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Kleberg Auditorium (DeBakey building, 1 Baylor Plaza)
Topic: TBA