2015-2016 Seminars

June 8, 2016

Suzanne Mitchell, Ph.D.,
Professor, Behavioral Neuroscience,
OHSU, Portland, OR

Title: "How different types of cost reduce the value of rewards for mice, rats and people"

Host: Brad Wipfli

June 1, 2016

Robert W. Sobol, Ph.D.,
Chief of the Molecular and Metabolic Oncology Program,
USA Mitchell Cancer Institute,
University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL

Title: "Regulation of base excision repair by post-translational modification"

Host: R. Stephen Lloyd

May 25, 2016

 Julia Goodman, Ph.D., M.P.H.,
Assistant Professor of Public Administration,
Mark O. Hatfield School of Government,
Portland State University,
Portland, OR

Title: "Antenatal maternity leave: policies, uptake, and the impact on maternal health"

Hosts: Brad Wipfli &Leslie Hammer

April 27, 2016

Kelsey Parker, Ph.D.,
Post Doctoral Researcher,
Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences,
OHSU, Portland, OR

Title: "The cost of getting the story: Journalists' experienced aggression and its consequences"

Early Investigator Highlight

Host: Ryan Olson

April 19, 2016

 Matam Vijay-Kumar, PhD
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Nutritional Sciences & Medicine,
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

Title: "Interplay Between Gut Microbiota, Chronic Inflammation and Metabolic Diseases"

April 13, 2016

Qian Xiao, Ph.D., M.P.H.,
Postdoctoral Fellow, Nutritional Epidemiology Branch,
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics,
National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD

Title: "Sleep, circadian rhythm and cardiometabolic health

"Host: Steven A. Shea

April 6, 2016

Michael Cohen, Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor,Physiology and Pharmacology,
School of Medicine,
OHSU, Portland, OR

Title: "Decoding Protein ADP-ribosylation Networks in Cells Using a Chemical Genetic Approaches"

Host: R. Stephen Lloyd

March 30, 2016

Martin Young, DPhil,
Professor of Medicine,
Vice Division Director for Research,
Section Chief for Basic and Translational Research,
Division of Cardiovascular Disease,
UAB School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL

Title: "One step at a time –temporal control of cardiac processes"
March 9, 2016

Karl Kelsey, M.D., M.O.H.Professor of Epidemiology,
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine,
Director of Center for Environmental Health and Technology,
Brown University, Providence, RI

Title: "DNA Methylation Biomarkers of Immune Cells: Implications for Epidemiology"

Host: Mitch Turker

March 8, 2016

Nicole Bowles, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology
The Rockefeller University, New York, NY

Title: "From mice to men-stress, glucocorticoid imbalance, and endocannabinoid signaling"

Host: Steven A. Shea

March 2, 2016

Jeffrey Iliff, PhD
Assistant Professor,Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine,
OHSU, Portland, OR

Title: "Perivascular CSF circulation –emerging perspectives in neurodegeneration"

Hosts: Harini Sampath & Steven A. Shea

February 24, 2016

Ashley Wagoner, B.S.
Neuroscience Program,
Wake Forest University,
Winston-Salem, NC

Title: "Neurohumoral profiles in children with orthostatic intolerance may predict treatment options"

Hosts: Steven A. Shea & Kent L. Thornburg

February 24, 2016

Joyanna Hansen, PhD, RD, LD
Assistant Professor,Dept. of Molecular &Medical Genetics,
Graduate Programs in Human Nutrition,
OHSU, Portland, OR

Title: "Benefits of Vitamin D in Adults: Beyond Bone Health"

Host: Harini Sampath

February 3, 2016

Wylie Wan, Ph.D.
PostDoctoral Researcher,
Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences,
OHSU, Portland, OR

"Work hour trajectories of married couples over the life course"

Host: Leslie Hammer

January 27, 2016

Jonathan Q. Purnell, M.D.,
Professor,Medicine / Knight Cardiovascular Institute and Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Clinical Nutrition,
OHSU, Portland, OR

"Feel the Burn: Mitochondrial function and insulin resistance"

Host: Harini Sampath

January 6, 2016

Jaime M. Zeitzer, PH.D.
Assistant Professor/Health Science Specialist in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences,
Stanford University,
Palo Alto, CA

"The Price of Modernity: Circadian Dysregulation and Its Countermeasures"

Host: Steven A. Shea

December 14, 2015

Yoshihiro Ohmiya, Ph.D.,
Director, Biomedical Research Institute,
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST),
Tsukuba, Japan

"Basic and applied multicolor bioluminescence systems"

Host: Matt Butler

December 9, 2015

Carlos J. Crespo, DrPH, MS, FACSM
Professor of Community Health Director,
School of Community Health,
Portland State University,
Portland, OR

"Health Disparities and Diversity in the Biomedical Workforce"

Host: Bard Wipfli

November 11, 2015

Melanie Gillingham, Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor,
Molecular and Medical Genetics
OHSU, Portland, OR

"A novel dietary treatment for patients with fatty acid oxidation disorders"

Host: Harini Sampath

October 14, 2015

 Karen M. Vasquez, Ph.D.,
James T. Doluisio Regents Professor,
The University of Texas at Austin,
Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology,
College of Pharmacy,
Dell Pediatric Research Institute, Austin, TX

"DNA structure-induced genetic instability and cancer"

Hosts: Harini Sampath & Stephen Lloyd