Current Journal Club Schedule

Fall Semester

Speaker Institute Title Host/Sponsor
9/12/2017 Chia-Hua Wu "Inflammatory Ly6Chi monocytes and their conversion to M2 macrophages drive atherosclerosis regression" Daugherty Lab
9/19/2017 Shu Liu "Plk1 regulates contraction of postmitotic smooth muscle cells and is required for vascular homeostasis" Gong Lab
9/26/2017 Greg Graf, PhD "ABCA8 Regulates Cholesterol Efflux and High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Levels" Graf Lab
10/3/2017 Tianfei Hou "Circadian Reprogramming in the Liver Identifies Metabolic Pathways of Aging" Guo Lab
10/10/2017 Sangderk Lee, PhD "Acetyl CoA Carboxylase Inhibition Reduces Hepatic Steatosis but Elevates Plasma Triglycerides in Mice and Humans: A Bedside to Bench Investigation" Lee Lab
10/17/2017 Shuxia Wang MD, PhD "Lipolysis in Brown Adipocytes Is Not Essential for Cold-Induced Thermogenesis in Mice" Shuxia Wang Lab
10/24/2017 Lakshman Chelvarajan "BMP Antagonist Gremlin 2 Limits Inflammation After Myocardial Infarction" Morris/Smyth Lab
10/31/2017 Eva Gatineau "Adipocyte Dynamics and Reversible Metabolic Syndrome in Mice with an Inducible Adipocyte- Specific Deletion of the Insulin Receptor" Yiannikouris Lab
11/7/2017 Analia Loria, PhD "Epigenetic mechanisms underlying maternal diabetes-associated risk of congenital heart disease" Loria Lab
11/14/2017 David Henson "A human APOC3 missense variant and monoclonal antibody accelerate apoC-III clearance and lower triglyceride-rich lipoprotein levels" Venditto Lab
11/21/2017 Lei Cai "CD47 blocking antibodies restore phagocytosis and prevent atherosclerosis" Temel Lab
11/28/2017 Aida Javidan "Genetic Ablation of MicroRNA-33 Attenuates Inflammation and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Formation via Several Anti-Inflammatory Pathways" Venkat Subramanian Lab
12/5/2017 Alan Daugherty, Lisa Cassis, Nancy Webb, and Scott Lemaire "UK/Baylor Aortopathy Research Center" Webb Lab
12/12/2017 Fang Wang "Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor Type I Controls Cardiomyocyte Transforming Growth Factor-β and Cardiac Fibrosis" Zhou Lab
12/19/2017 Yasir Al-Siraj TBD Cassis Lab