Fall 2015

28 meeting dates will be held every Monday from noon – 1:00 in room 1455 BPS BEACON conference room.   Each department should have 3 -6 student presenters (depending on the number of grads in department).  Each presenter should plan on a 30 - 45 minute talk.

BMS Research Forum Schedule
Date Presenter Email Title of Talk Dept./Lab
Sept. 14 2015 Dr. Monique Floer floer@cns.msu.edu Chromatin and cell-type specific gene expression  
Sept. 21 Kristen Gaffney gaffne11@msu.edu General steric trapping strategy reveals an intricate cooperativity network in the intramembrane protease GlpG under native conditions BMB/Hong
Sept. 28 Juliette Brown brownju3@msu.edu Exploring the nuronal basis for obesity Parm.Tox./Leinninger
Oct. 5 Nadia Ayala-Lopez ayalalop@msu.edu The role of perivascular adipose tissue in norepinephrine transport, synthesis and metabolism Parm.Tox./S. Watts
Oct. 12 Natasha Kovalova natashakvlv@gmail.com Role of Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Polymorphisms in Sensitivity to TCDD-mediated IgM Suppression by Human B cells CMB/P. Cossens
Oct. 26 Alexandra Lantz lantzale@msu.edu Production of Isoprene in Bacterial Microcompartments BMB/Sharkey
Nov. 2 Sophia Kaska kaskasop@msu.edu The role of TORC2 in mediating stress and/or stress-induced morphine reward Pharm.Tox./Mazei-Robison
Nov. 9 Geoff Davis davisge9@msu.edu High Proton Motive Force Mediated Limitations on Photosynthesis CMB/D. Kramer
Nov. 16 Michelle Korir korirmic@msu.edu Understanding the mechanism in which Group B Streptococcus survives inside the phagosome of human macrophages MMG/S. Manning
Nov. 23 Nikita Joshi joshinik@msu.edu Hepatoprotective functions of fibrin(ogen) in experimental
 biliary injury
Nov. 30 Chao Huang huangc55@msu.edu The role of Exosome in the Development of Diabetic Retinopathy CMB/Busik
Dec. 7 Kelly Fader kfader@msu.edu The role of toll-like receptor 4 in TCDD-mediated non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in mice BMB/Zacharewski