Free Radical Biology Research Seminar Series

Sept 26 Satoshi/Dan “Selective Inactivation of Deactivated Mitochondrial Complex I by Biguanides” / “Mitohormesis and the mitochondrial unfolded protein response in the complex IV deficient surf1 knockout mouse” /
Oct 3 Sunji Lee/Chelsea Larabee “A genetic Screen Identifies mtp as a Cardiomyocyte-Specific Regulator of Diet-Induced Obesity in Drosophila”  / “The Antioxidant Transcription Factor Nrf2 Protects Against Multiple Sclerosis-Associated Visual Deficits” /
Oct 10 No Seminar  
Oct 17 Shauna Hill/Kasia Mikolajewicz “Sco2 Mutant Mice Develop Increased Adiposity and Insulin Resistance”/”Drosophila as a Model for Understanding Metabolism, Cardiac Function and for Therapeutic Drug Discovery”
Oct 24 Lee Bockus/ Dysfunctional cAMP-Dependent Protein Kinase (PKA) Signaling Causes Impaired Autonomic Control in Diabetic Heart Failure“/
Oct 31 Yue Li/Mandy Lambros “Genetic Screen for Genes Involved in High-Sugar Diet-Induced Diabetes” / “Investigating the Role of Nrf2 in Mitochondrial Dynamics and Protection against Oxidative Stress
Nov 7 No Seminar / “” /
Nov 14 No Seminar “”/ “” /
Nov 21  Gary O’Mealey/ “Unconstrained KEAP1 Restricts Stress-Induced Mitochondrial Clustering via Aberrant Degradation of Miro2”/ “” /
Nov 28 No Seminar Thanksgiving
Dec 5 Jolyn Fernandes/Deepa Sathyaseelan “Acetylation Dependent Regulation of Mitochondrial Aconitase in the Heart”/ “Effect of Dietary Fat Intake on Mitochondrial Stress Response” /
Dec 12 Clair Crewe/Yao Fu “Regulation of Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Kinase 4 Degradation by Fatty Acids: Uncovering New Mechanisms for Mitochondrial Substrate Selection”/ “The Role of Knee Fat in Age-dependent Joint Inflammation” /
Dec 19 No Seminar “”/ “” /
Dec 26 No Seminar Christmas Holiday     
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Jan 16 Kavitha Satara Natarajan/ “Aging Muscle – Key Modulators”/ “” /
Jan 23 Kendra Plafker/Shylesh Bhaskaran “UbcM2 Regulates the Localization and Activity of Nrf2″/ “Sod1, Oxidative Stress and Cell Senescence” /
Jan 30 Erika Lopes/Satoshi Matsuzaki “Osteoarthritis Pain Relief with Exercise: Modulation of TRPA1 Activation?”/ “Free Radical Production Assessment by EPR Spin-Trapping Techniques”
Feb 6 NO SEMINAR/ “/ “” /
Feb 13 Sunji Lee/Elise Donovan “Genetic Screen for Genes Involved in High-Fat Diet-Induced Obesity and Heart Dysfunction“/Sirt3 and the Regulation of Mitochondrial Protein Acetylation in OA /
Feb 20 Matt Dodson, PhD; Candidate – hosted by Holly Van Remmen Lab/ The Role of Glucose Metabolism in Regulating Neuronal Autophagy“/ “” /
Feb 27 No Seminar “/ “”
Mar 6 Rizwan Qaisar / Chelsea Larabee “Fiber Types in Mammalian Skeletal Muscles”/ “Absence of the Antioxidant Transcription Factor Nrf2 Exacerbates Optic Neuritis in a Mouse Model of Multiple Sclerosis”
Mar 13 No Seminar “/ “” /
Mar 20 No Seminar “/ “” /
Mar 27 Lee Bockus / Shauna Hill Insulin control of cardiac PFK-2“/ “Cell nonautonomous activation of mitochondrial stress responses” /
Apr 3 No Seminar “/ “” / 
Apr 10 Yue Li / Deepa Sathyaseelan Genetic Screen for Genes Involved in High-Sugar Diet-Induced Diabetes“/ “Role of the Mitochondrial Protease ClpP in Adipose Tissue and Metabolism” / 
Apr 17 Yao Fu / Kasia Mikolajewicz The Effect of Aging on Joint Tissue Homeostasis and Osteoarthritis Progression“/ “Drosophila melanogaster – A Useful Model in Studying Cardiac Disease and Obesity” / 
Apr 24 Dr. Susannah Rankin
Cell Cyele and Cancer Biology Program
“Hanging out with your sister: regulation of chromosome cohesion
May 1 Ana Unnikrishnan / Gary O’Mealey “Early Effects of Dietary Restriction on DNA Methylation” /  “Mitochondrial Nrf2 Regulates the Acute Proteotoxic Stress Response”
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May 22 No Seminar “/ “” /
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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 2014 – 2015