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Cardiovascular Research Institute Seminars

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Fall 2020 Seminar Schedule

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

Note all seminars are Wednesdays from noon to 1 p.m via Zoom meeting.

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Svetlana

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Aug. 26, 2020

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Speaker: Svetlana Reilly, M.D., Ph.D.
Title: Associate Professor Cardiovascular Science
Affiliation: University of Oxford
Topic: Calcitonin paracrine signaling controls atrial fibrogenesis and arrhythmia.
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Lalitha

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Sept. 16, 2020

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Speaker: Lalitha Nayak, M.D.
Title: Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine
Affiliation: Case Western Reserve University
Topic: Targeting Neutrophils in Thrombosis: Leading from the Back
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Guo

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Sept. 30, 2020

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Speaker: Guo Huang, Ph.D.
Title: Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology
Investigator, Cardiovascular Research Institute
Investigator, Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research  
Affiliation: University of California, San Francisco
Topic: Molecular Control of Heart Regeneration: Insights from Platypus, Armadillos, Bats and Whales

Rajan

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Oct. 7, 2020

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Speaker: Rajan Jain, M.D, Ph.D.
Title: Assistant professor of Medicine and Cell and Developmental Biology
Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Topic: Dynamic 3D genome organization in regulating cellular identity

Huaizhu

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Oct. 21, 2020

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Speaker: Huaizhu Wu, M.D.
Title: Associate Professor of Medicine Cardiovascular Research
Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine
Topic: Metabolic Inflammation in Obesity: Friend or Foe?
 

Michihisa

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Nov. 4, 2020

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Speaker: Michihisa Umetani, Ph.D.
Title: Assistant Professor
Department of Biology and Biochemistry
Affiliation: University of Houston
Topic: Oxysterols and cardiovascular disease
 

Vasanth

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Nov. 18, 2020

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Speaker: Vasanth Vedantham, M.D., Ph.D.
Title: Associate Professor, Cardiac Electrophysiology
Affiliation: University of California, San Francisco
Topic: Heart Rhythm
 

Rebekah

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Dec. 2, 2020

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Title: Professor and Vice-Chair Department of Cellular & Integrative PhysiologyDirector, CardiOmics Program
Assistant Chief, Basic and Translational Research
Affiliation: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Topic: The 'Surfaceome' of Cardiomyocytes and Its Role in Cardiac Pathogenesis
 

Julie

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Dec. 16, 2020

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Speaker: Julie Phillippi, Ph.D.
Title: Vice Chair, Cardiac Research, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Affiliation: University of Pittsburg School of Medicine
Topic: Thoracic Aortic Disease