Free Radical Biology Research Seminar Series

Sept 13Intro to FRBA labs by PIs(2:30-4:30pm)
Sept 20Jolyn/SatoshiMechanism of Increased m-Aconitase Activity in a Model of Diet Induced Obesity” / “Modulation in mitochondrial electron transport
activity by acetylation/deacetylation of cytochrome c” /
Sept 27Gary“The Antioxidant Transcription Factor Nrf2 is
Required for Microtubule-Based Mitochondrial Trafficking”/Hui-Ying
Oct 4Clair“Cardiac Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Kinase 4 is Up-regulated In Response to Transient Increases in Fatty Acid Availability by a Transcription-Independent Mechanism”/Ken
Oct 11No SeminarOU Fall Break – OU/Texas Football
Oct 18Rachel/ChelseaHIF2a: A Regulatory Link between Chondrocyte Metabolic Flexibility and Redox Homeostasis?” / “Expression Profiling of UbcM2 and its Response to Oxidative Stress in Mouse Brain / Luke
Oct 25Sunji/Mandy“Genetic Screen for Genes Involved in High-Fat
Diet-Induced Obesity and Heart Dysfunction
Discovering the Role of UbcM2 in RPE Function and Integrity” / Mike
Nov 1Paul/YueDueling Roles of Cardiac Mitochondria: Redox Regulation of Insulin Sensitivity and Buffering of Intracellular H2O2/ “Genetic Screen for Genes Involved in High-Sugar Diet-Induced Diabetes” / Tim
Nov 8Mike /Yao“What about peroxisomes?  Might they also process lipids to make hydrogen peroxide?” / “Down-regulation of Sirtuin 3 with Aging Promotes Oxidative Stress in Rat Cartilage by Decreasing SOD2 Activity” / Hui-Ying
Nov 29No SeminarThanksgiving
Dec 13Erika/Lee “A Role for TRPA1 Ion Channel in Osteoarthritis Pain Relief with Exercise” / “Dysfunctional cAMP Dependent Protein Kinase (PKA) Signaling Causes Adrenergic Desensitization in the Diabetic Heart” / Scott 
Jan 17Chelsea Larabee/Satoshi Matsuzaki Expression Profiling of UbcM2 and its Response to Oxidative Stress in Mouse Brain” / Mechanisms of acetylation and deacetylation of cytochrome c”      
Jan 24Shauna HillOverexpression of Mitochondrial Lon Protease Sensitizes Human Fibroblasts to Hydrogen Peroxide-Induced Mitochondrial Dysfunction
Jan 31Gary O’Mealey / Clair Crewe A Non-Transcriptional Function for Nrf2 in Mitochondrial  Trafficking and Microtubule Dynamics” / Stringent Regulation of Cardiac Pyruvate Utilization:  Is It Risky Doing Business With Fat?
Feb 7 No Seminar
Feb 14Yao FuPart I: The Effect of Aging on Cartilage SOD2  /
Part II: The Role of SIRT3 in Cartilage Aging and Osteoarthritis
Feb 21Sunji Lee / Kenneth Humphries A genetic screen identifies mtp as a cardiomyocyte-specific regulator of high-fat diet-induced obesity in Drosophila” / “Metabolic inflexibility in the diabetic heart”
Feb 28Jolyn Fernandes / Yue Li Cardiac Mitochondrial Aconitase Undergoes  Acetylation Dependent Activation in Response to High Dietary Fat” / “Genetic Screen for Genes Involved in High-Sugar Diet-Induced Diabetes”
Mar 7
Mar 14Hui-Ying Lim“ROS Signaling and Cardiac Function”
Mar 21
Mar 28
Apr 4
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Apr 25
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May 16
May 23
May 30

The Free Radical Biology & Aging Research Seminar Series will begin in October. Unless otherwise noted, seminars are held Friday afternoons from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in MC-206. If you would like to be on the mailing list for this seminar series, send e-mail to Free Radical Biology Research Seminar Series 2013 – 2014