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2016 Seminars

Date Talk Title Presenter(s) Institution Series
7/14/16 Developmental Signaling Pathways in Renal Fibrosis: The Roles of Notch, Wnt and Hedgehog Katalin Susztak, M.D., Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania Anatomy and Cell Biology Seminar
7/21/16 Transplantation of mesenchymal stem cells to reduce behavioral deficits in rodent models of Huntington's disease Gary Dunbar, Ph.D. Central Michigan University Molecular and Integrative Physiology Seminar
8/17/16 Keeping a Project Together Paul Johnson, Ph.D. University of Kansas – Lawrence Center for Research Methods and Data Analysis Colloquium
8/26/16 Imaging White Matter in the Infant Brain: Studies in Typical and Atypical Development Mabel Rice, Ph.D. University of Kansas - Lawrence Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training Seminar Series
8/31/16 Sensitivity to Inflectional Morphology in a Non-Native Language: Evidence from Priming and ERPs Katie Coughlin, Ph.D. University of Kansas – Lawrence Child Language Doctoral Program Proseminar
9/7/16 Epigenetic control of cell fate transitions: Impact on neurodevelopmental and craniofacial disorders Ruchi Bajpai, Ph.D. University of Southern California Anatomy and Cell Biology Seminar
9/7/16 The Effects of Comprehension Strategy Instruction on English Language Learners’ Word Problem Solving Skills Michael Orosco, Ph.D. University of Kansas – Lawrence Child Language Doctoral Program Proseminar
9/9/16 Mechanisms and Molecular Driving Forces for Aggregation of Therapeutic Proteins Christopher J. Roberts, Ph.D University of Delaware Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar Series
9/12/16 Targeting Na,K-ATPase alpha4 to block sperm function V. Gustavo Blanco, M.D., Ph.D. University of Kansas Medical Center Molecular and Integrative Physiology Seminar
9/14/16 Interpretation of Disjunction in Verb Phrase Ellipsis in Mandarin Chinese Na Gao, Ph.D. Macquarie University Child Language Doctoral Program Proseminar
9/15/16 YAP/TAZ Signaling in Somatic Stem Cells and Cancer Fernando Camargo, PhD Harvard University Pathology
9/15/16 How Mandarin-speaking children and adults interpret disjunction in sentences with Verb Phrase Ellipsis Na Gao, Ph.D. Macquarie University Linguistics Colloquy
9/16/16 Estimating and Testing Panel Quantile Regression Models Carlos Lamarche University of Kentucky Center for Research Methods and Data Analysis Colloquium
9/19/16 A Panel Quantile Approach to Attrition Bias in Big Data: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment Carlos Lamarche University of Kentucky Center for Research Methods and Data Analysis Colloquium
9/19/16 Approaches to Drug Discovery: Physiological vs Molecular Sam Enna, Ph.D. University of Kansas Medical Center Molecular and Integrative Physiology Seminar
9/21/16 The Phonological Properties of Tonal Alteration Affect the Nature of Its Variation Jie Zhang, Ph.D. University of Kansas – Lawrence Child Language Doctoral Program Proseminar
9/22/16 Early Zygotic Genome Activation, Genomic Imprinting, and Retroviruses: Why are Mammals Different? David A. Haig, PhD Harvard University Gilbert S. Greenwald Symposium on Reproduction and Perinatal Research
9/22/16 Role of CCN5/WISP2 in regulation of ER-α expression in normal and cancerous breast epithelial cells Sandipto Sarkar University of Kansas Medical Center Anatomy and Cell Biology Seminar
9/23/16 Outcomes from Indicators via Bayesian Modeling Roy Levy, Ph.D. Arizona State University Center for Research Methods and Data Analysis Colloquium
9/23/16 Sex-Specific Strategies and Outcomes of Retro-transposon Control in Germ Cells of Mice Alex Bortvin, MD, PhD Carnegie Institution for Science/John Hopkins University Gilbert S. Greenwald Symposium on Reproduction and Perinatal Research
9/23/16 The Role of the Sperm Epigenome in Offspring Health and Development Sarah Kimmins, PhD McGill University Gilbert S. Greenwald Symposium on Reproduction and Perinatal Research
9/23/16 Early Life Nutrional Impacts on Reproductive Development and Function: Developmental Programming of the Ovary Deborah M. Sloboda, PhD McMaster University Gilbert S. Greenwald Symposium on Reproduction and Perinatal Research
9/23/16 Defining the Intrafollicular Events Necessary for Primate Ovulation and Luteal Development Jon D. Hennebold, PhD Oregon National Primate Research Center Gilbert S. Greenwald Symposium on Reproduction and Perinatal Research
9/23/16 PCNA tool belts and polymerase bridges form during translation synthesis Todd Washington, Ph.D. University of Iowa Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar Series
9/23/16 Dosage Signals During Development: How Mother and Baby Communicate Before Birth Kathleen M. Caron, PhD University of North Carolina Gilbert S. Greenwald Symposium on Reproduction and Perinatal Research
9/23/16 The GEMINI Project: Identifying the Genetic Determinants of Human Sperm Production Donald F. Conrad, PhD Washington University - St. Louis Gilbert S. Greenwald Symposium on Reproduction and Perinatal Research
9/23/16 Obesity-exposed Oocytes Accumulate and Transmit Damaged Mitochondria due to an Inability to Activate Mitophagy Anna L. Boudoures Washington University - St. Louis Gilbert S. Greenwald Symposium on Reproduction and Perinatal Research
9/23/16 WNT Signaling Pathways in Human Uterine Fibroids Faezeh Koohestani, PhD University of Kansas Medical Center Gilbert S. Greenwald Symposium on Reproduction and Perinatal Research
9/23/16 Identification of Beef Heifers with Superior Uterine Capacity for Pregnancy Joao G.N. Moraes, MS, DVM University of Missouri - Columbia Gilbert S. Greenwald Symposium on Reproduction and Perinatal Research
9/23/16 Sertoli Cell-Specific Elimination of Vegfa Impairs Spermatogonial Stem Cell (SSC) Maintenance and Reduces Fertility in Male Mice Kevin M. Sargent University of Kansas Medical Center Gilbert S. Greenwald Symposium on Reproduction and Perinatal Research
9/23/16 Vulnerability of Primitive Human Placental Trophoblast to Zika Virus Megan A. Sheridan University of Kansas Medical Center Gilbert S. Greenwald Symposium on Reproduction and Perinatal Research
9/23/16 Genetic Screens to Identify the Regulators of Homology Recombination Pathway in Ovarian Cancer Pingping Fang University of Kansas Medical Center Gilbert S. Greenwald Symposium on Reproduction and Perinatal Research
9/26/16 The RNA-Binding Protein Tristetraprolin Controls GI Homeostasis and Tumorigenesis Dan Dixon, Ph.D. University of Kansas – Lawrence Molecular and Integrative Physiology Seminar
9/28/16 The Acquisition of Extended Ergativity Clifton Pye University of Kansas – Lawrence Child Language Doctoral Program Proseminar
9/29/16 Semantic relevance in an auditory brain computer interface task Jeremy Burnison University of Kansas - Lawrence Linguistics Colloquy
9/30/16 Autism screening in primary care: Translating research into practice (and vice versa) Cy Nadler, Ph.D. Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training Seminar Series
9/30/16 Let's Talk About Sex: The Sexual Partners Discounting Task Shea Lemley University of Kansas - Lawrence Applied Behavioral Sciences Prosem
10/3/16 Food Marketing, Food Motivation, and Functional MRI Amanda Bruce, Ph.D. University of Kansas Medical Center Molecular and Integrative Physiology Seminar
10/5/16 Using Genetics to Understand the Causes of Stuttering Dennis Drayna National Institutes for Health Child Language Doctoral Program Proseminar
10/6/16 Understanding Preeclampsia Using Alzheimer’s Insights Surendra Sharma, MD, PhD Brown University Pathology
10/6/16 Cardiac Functions For The Myofibrillar Myopathy Genes During Development and Adulthood Deborah Garrity, Ph.D. Colorado State University Anatomy and Cell Biology Seminar
10/7/16 Dual-color STED microscopy reveals synaptic structures of adult and aged mice Hiroshi Nishimune, Ph.D. University of Kansas Medical Center Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar Series
10/10/16 Novel approaches to Non-hormonal Male and Female Contraception: Three projects on the pipeline to clinical trials Joseph S. Tash, Ph.D. University of Kansas Medical Center Molecular and Integrative Physiology Seminar
10/12/16 Culturally Responsive Teaching and Research with Native American Communities Matt Gillispie, Ph.D. University of Kansas – Lawrence Child Language Doctoral Program Proseminar
10/13/16 What is a pseudopod and what is it used for? Using lattice light sheet microscopy to understand fast cell migration Lillian Fritz-Laylin, Ph.D. University of California - San Francisco Anatomy and Cell Biology Seminar
10/14/16 Regulation of the PTEN Tumor Suppressor: Insights from Scattering and MD studies Mathias Lösche, Ph.D Carnegie Mellon University Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar Series
10/15/16 An Introduction to SEM in Mplus Ben Kite University of Kansas – Lawrence Center for Research Methods and Data Analysis Colloquium
10/17/16 Randomization of the Schizosaccharomyces pombe telomerase RNA template to define the role of telomere sequence in telomere maintenance and cellular survival Margaret Pruitt University of Kansas Medical Center Molecular and Integrative Physiology Seminar
10/19/16 Brain-behavior Linkages and the Quest for New Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorders Matthew Mosconi, Ph.D. University of Kansas – Lawrence Child Language Doctoral Program Proseminar
10/20/16 Role of TMAO in Chronic Kidney Disease Progression and Associated Cardiovascular Disease Cassandra Johnson University of Kansas Medical Center Anatomy and Cell Biology Seminar
10/21/16 Pyochelin biosynthesis: the enzymes from A to G Audrey Lamb, Ph.D. University of Kansas – Lawrence Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar Series
10/21/16 Building Your Brand Through Networking Livia Sexton University of Kansas – Lawrence Beyond the Lab Series
10/21/16 Table Making Software for R Paul Johnson, Ph.D. University of Kansas – Lawrence Center for Research Methods and Data Analysis Colloquium
10/21/16 Broadening the Reach: Use-Inspired Applications of Behavioral Economics Brent Kaplan University of Kansas - Lawrence Applied Behavioral Sciences Prosem
10/24/16 Meiotic Drive: How to Cheat at Sex and Win Sarah Zanders, Ph.D. Stowers Institute for Medical Research Molecular and Integrative Physiology Seminar
10/26/16 Binaural Processing in Bilateral Cochlear Implant Devices Kostas Kokkinakis, Ph.D. University of Kansas – Lawrence Child Language Doctoral Program Proseminar
10/27/16 Building the roof of mouth: Transforming Growth Factor (TGF) b signaling in palate development Ali Nawshad, Ph.D. University of Nebraska Medical School Anatomy and Cell Biology Seminar
10/27/16 Instructed SLA and data-driven learning Nina Vyatkina, Ph.D. University of Kansas - Lawrence Linguistics Colloquy
10/28/16 Alpha3 Beta1 Integrin is Abl to Help Hippo Inhibit Prostate Cancer Metastasis Christopher Stipp, Ph.D. University of Iowa Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar Series
10/28/16 The Effects of Parenting on the Language and Adaptive Behavior of Children with Fragile X Syndrome Steve Warren, Ph.D. University of Kansas – Lawrence Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Seminar Series
10/28/16 The effects of parenting on the language and adaptive behavior of children with Fragile X Syndrome Steven Warren, Ph.D. University of Kansas - Lawrence Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training Seminar Series
10/28/16 A Comparison of the Effects of Descriptive Praise and General Praise on Acquisition in Young Children Bee Kamana University of Kansas - Lawrence Applied Behavioral Sciences Prosem
10/29/16 LaTeX Workshop Paul Johnson, Ph.D. University of Kansas – Lawrence Center for Research Methods and Data Analysis Colloquium
10/31/16 Ouabain and Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease Jessica Venugopal University of Kansas Medical Center Molecular and Integrative Physiology Seminar
11/2/16 Developing College and Career Competencies in Middle and High Schools Pattie Noonan, Ph.D. University of Kansas – Lawrence Child Language Doctoral Program Proseminar
11/3/16 Secretory Autophagy in Tumor Associated Fibroblasts Promotes Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Progression and Emerges as a Novel Therapeutic Target Jacob New University of Kansas Medical Center Anatomy and Cell Biology Seminar
11/4/16 The Identification of Molecular and Cellular Basis for the Invasive Phenotype in Human Ductal Carcinoma in Situ Fariba Behbod, Ph.D., Pharm.D. University of Kansas Medical Center Molecular and Integrative Physiology Seminar
11/4/16 The Role of Iron and Mitochondrial Metabolism in Erythropoiesis Grant Bullock, M.D., Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar Series
11/9/16 eHealth Approaches to Adolescent Diet and Physical Activity Chris Cushing University of Kansas – Lawrence Child Language Doctoral Program Proseminar
11/10/16 Development and Regeneration in a Single Cell Wallace Marshall, Ph.D. University of California - San Francisco Anatomy and Cell Biology Seminar
11/10/16 STAT Regulation of Macrophages in the Tumor Microenvironment Kathryn L. Schwertfeger, PhD University of Minnesota Pathology
11/10/16 Neuroimaging Markers of Parkinsonism: Moving Towards Use in Clinical Trials David Vaillancourt University of Florida Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Seminar Series
11/10/16 Neuroimaging markers of Parkinsonism: Moving towards use in clinical trials David Vaillancourt, PhD University of Florida Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training Seminar Series
11/10/16 The Acquisition of "Nominative" Agreement Clifton Pye, Ph.D. University of Kansas - Lawrence Linguistics Colloquy
11/11/16 PKA: Assembly and Localization of Dynamic Macromolecular Signaling Complexes Susan S. Taylor, Ph.D. University of California - San Diego Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar Series
11/11/16 Data.Table for Big Data, A Tutorial Jeremy Burnison University of Kansas – Lawrence Center for Research Methods and Data Analysis Colloquium
11/14/16 The history of the Discovery of the StAR Protein Douglas M. Stocco, Ph.D. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Molecular and Integrative Physiology Seminar
11/18/16 Lipid-Dependent Modulation of Protein-Membrane Interactions Victor Vasquez Montes University of Kansas Medical Center Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar Series
11/18/16 Translating Basic Research to Inform Organizational Behavior Management Amy Henley University of Kansas - Lawrence Applied Behavioral Sciences Prosem
11/28/16 Autophagy in Alcohol and Drug-Induced Liver Injury: Lessons from Gene Knockout Animal Models Wen-Xing Ding, Ph.D. University of Kansas Medical Center Molecular and Integrative Physiology Seminar
11/30/16 ABCs of Therapist Support: Evidence-based Performance Management Florence DiGennaro Reed University of Kansas – Lawrence Child Language Doctoral Program Proseminar
12/1/16 Novel Roles for Ciliary Genes Thm1 and Thm2 in Adipogenesis, Skeletal Development and Spermatogenesis Bailey Allard University of Kansas Medical Center Anatomy and Cell Biology Seminar
12/2/16 Allostery and Protein Dynamics in Evolution and Disease Sefika Ozkan, Ph.D. University of Arizona Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar Series
12/2/16 A strategic analysis of empty container logistics in Southern California using GIS and Spatial Optimization Ting Lei, Ph.D University of Kansas – Lawrence Center for Research Methods and Data Analysis Colloquium
12/5/16 Anatomical, Neurochemical, and Metabolic Dysfunction with Hyperbilirubinemia in 21-day-old and 4-month-old Jaundiced Gunn Rats John A. Stanford, Ph.D.   Molecular and Integrative Physiology Seminar
12/7/16 Why Do We Drive Even Though We Know It’s Dangerous?” Paul Atchley, Ph.D. University of Kansas - Lawrence Applied Behavioral Sciences Prosem
12/8/16 The Mitochondrial Metabolic Checkpoint, Stem Cell Aging and Rejuvenation Danica Chen, PhD University of California - Berkeley Pathology
12/8/16 Teacher identification of specific language impairment Teresa Girolamo University of Kansas - Lawrence Linguistics Colloquy
12/9/16 Found in Translation Ariel Bazzini, Ph.D. Stowers Institute Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar Series
12/12/16 IFITM1: A Novel Marker and Molecular Target for Aggressive Breast Cancer Joan Lewis-Wambi, Ph.D. University of Kansas Medical Center Molecular and Integrative Physiology Seminar
12/16/16 Quantitative Prion Biology Randal Halfmann, Ph.D. Stowers Institute Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar Series
12/16/16 Peer network interventions for school-aged children with autism Debra Kamps, PhD and Kathy Thiemann-Bourque, PhD University of Kansas - Lawrence Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training Seminar Series
12/19/16 Function of Ewing Sarcoma EWS Protein in Tumorigenesis and Skeletogenesis Mizuki Azuma, Ph.D. University of Kansas – Lawrence Molecular and Integrative Physiology Seminar