Meet the Assistant Professor​s

MAP Speakers 2014

November 17
Dr. Beth Kozel​
Department of Pediatrics
​"Williams syndrome Elastin mediated vasculopathy:
a translational approach to mechanism
and treatment"
Dr. Laura Schuettpelz
Department of Pediatrics​
​"Regulation of hematopoietic stem
cells by inflammation"
October 20
Dr. Ryan Bogdan
​​Department of Psychology​
"Genetic Differences in Stress Response:
with Amygdala Reactivity and
Risk for Major Depression"
Dr. Sergej Djuranovic​​
Department of Cell Biology and Physiology
​"Mechanisms of translational regulation"
September 15
​Dr. Gaya Amarasinghe
Department of Pathology and Immunology
"Mechanisms of Viral Immune evasion"
Dr. Stephen Oh
Department of Internal Medicine​
"JAK2 and Beyond: Genetic Complexity and Disregulated Signaling in MyeloproliferativeNeoplasms"
August 18
Dr. Alexander Barnes
​Department of Chemistry
"NMR and Dynamic Nuclear Polarization
for Membrane
Protein Ligand Structure"
Dr. Stacy Rentschler
​Department of Internal Medicine
​"Programming and Reprogramming
Cardiac Conduction"

July 21​​
​Dr. Christopher Maher
Department of Internal Medicine
"Understanding the role of lncRNAs in solid tumors"
Dr. Lucia Strader 
Department of Biology​
"Refining the Auxin Signaling Pathways"
June 16
​Dr. Tae Seok Moon
Department of Energy, Environmental &
Chemical Engineering
"Engineering Genetic Sensors & Circuits
for Programmable Cells"
Dr. Joshua Swamidass
​​Department of Pathology and Immunology
"Predicting IADRS:  Modeling Metabolism 
and Reactivity"
May 5
Dr. Kooresh Shoghi
Department of Radiology​
​"in vivo, ex vivo, in silico"
Dr. Jonathan Silva
Department of Biomedical Engineering​
"Predicting How Ion Channel Conformation
​Shapes Cardiac Myocyte Electrophysiology"
April 21
Dr. Suzanne Lapi
Department of Radiology​
"ImmunoPET:  Where Antimatter Meets Antibodies"
Dr. Mohamed Mahjoub
Department of Internal Medicine​
"The Cellular Antenna:  Cilia in
Development and Disease"
March 17
Dr. David DeNardo
Department of Internal Medicine​
"Targeting the tumor Microenvironment to Overcome Treatment Resistance"
Dr. James Fleckenstein
Department of Internal Medicine​
"Molecular pathogenesis and vaccinology of
enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC)"
February 17 ​​
Dr. Gary Patti
Department of Chemistry
"Metabolics to Drive Biochemical Discovery"
Dr. Jacqueline Payton
Department of Pathology and Immunology
"Targeting the Malignant Epigenome"
January 27 
Dr. Charles Harris
Department of Internal Medicine
“Glucocorticoids, Adipogenesis and Mature Adipocytes”
Dr. Jeffrey Magee
Department of Pediatrics
“Hematopoietic stem cell development and
 its role in leukemogenesis”