Meet the Assistant Professors

Monthly lunchtime research seminars designed to familiarize first-and second-year students with the research programs of junior faculty members

MAP Speakers 2018

​​January 22
Dr. Hongzhen Hu
Department of Anesthesiology
"TRP Channels:  Molecular Sensors at the
Interface between Host and Environment"
Dr. Celia Santi
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
"Ion channels and reproductive outcomes "
February 19
Dr. Shankar Mukherji
Department of Physics
"The Statistical Physics of Organelle Biogenesis"  
Dr. Chad Sylvester
Department of Psychiatry
 "Brain Networks in Pediatric Anxiety Disorders"
​​March 12
Dr. Jeff Haspel
Department of Internal Medicine
"If you give a lung a clock…"
Dr. Jessica Wagenseil
Department of Mechanical Engineering
& Materials Science
"Elastin and Fibulin-5 in Arterial Mechanics"
April 16
Dr. Kareem Azab
Department of Radiation Oncology
"Multidisciplinary Translational Approaches for the Treatment of Myeloma: From Cancer Biology, through Drug Delivery to Tissue Engineering for Personalized Medicine"
Dr. Aimee James
Department of Public Health Sciences
"Reduce Health Disparities "
​​May 7
Dr. Erica Scheller
Department of Internal Medicine
“The Scheller & Craft lab, an introduction”​​

Dr. Joel Schilling
Department of Internal Medicine
“The Intersectionof Metabolism and inflammation in Diabetes”

June 18
Dr. Mark Rutherford​
Department of Otolaryngology

Introduction to Sound Encoding – Rutherford Lab – Mechanisms of Auditory Nerve Fiber Diversity and Excitotoxicity

​​​ July 16
Dr. Haina Shin
Department of Internal Medicine

Dr. Christopher Smyser
Department of Neurology
August 20
Dr. Timothy Peterson
Department of Internal Medicine
Dr. Nathan Stitziel
Department of Internal Medicine