Lung Institute Research in Progress

Lung Institute Research in Progress

Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018
9-10 a.m.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 8
Platelet Biogenesis in the Lung
Speaker: Mark Looney, MD, professor of Medicine and Laboratory Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of California, San Francisco

Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018
9-10 a.m.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 8
Protein Nano-Missiles for Multifunctional Payload Delivery
Speaker: Lali K. Medina-Kauwe, PhD, professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Cedars-Sinai and UCLA Geffen School of Medicine, co-director, Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences and Translational Medicine

Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018
9-10 a.m.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 8
Metabolic Reprogramming in Type II Alveolar Stem Cell Renewal
Speaker: Carol Liang, MD, assistant professor, Cedars-Sinai Noble Laboratory and Jiang Laboratory

Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018
9-10 a.m.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 8
Immunometabolic Checkpoints of Aging
Speaker: Vishwa Deep Dixit, DVM, PhD, professor of Comparative Medicine and Immunobiology, Yale School of Medicine

Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018
Noon-1 p.m.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 8
Leucine-Rich a-2 Glycoprotein Promotes Lung Fibrosis by Modulating TGF-b Signaling in Fibroblasts
Speaker: Isabelle Jones, research associate, Cedars-Sinai Hogaboam Laboratory

Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018
9-10 a.m.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 8
Inflammasomes and Innate Immune Response to Legionella Pneumophila
Speaker: Dario Simoes Zamboni, PhD, associate professor, Department of Cell Biology, Ribeirão Preto Medical School, University of São Paulo

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018
9-10 a.m.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 8
Single Cell RNA-seq Reveals the Transition from Noninvasive to Invasive Lung Fibroblasts
Speaker: Xue Liu, PhD, postdoctoral scientist, Cedars-Sinai Noble Laboratory and Jiang Laboratory

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
9-10 a.m.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 8
Targeting of TAM Receptors Ameliorates Fibrotic Mechanisms in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Speaker: Milena Espindola, PhD, project scientist, Cedars-Sinai Hogaboam Laboratory

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
9-10 a.m.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 8
Mitochondria Scaffold for NLRP3 Inflammasome Assembly
Speaker: Balaji Banoth, PhD, postdoctoral scientist, Cedars-Sinai Sutterwala and Cassel Laboratory

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
9-10 a.m.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 8
Consider the Lung as a Sensory Organ
Speaker: Xin Sun, PhD, Department of Pediatrics, Department of Biological Sciences, University of California, San Diego

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
9-10 a.m.
Ray Charles Cafeteria Conference, Room B
Pregnancy Complications and Lung Developmental Disorders
Speaker: S. Ananth Karumanchi, MD, director, Cedars-Sinai Renovascular Research, Department of Medicine

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
12-1 p.m.
Education Conference Center, Room C
Recruited Monocytes and Type 2 Immunity Promote Lung Regeneration Following Pneumonectomy
Speaker: Andrew Beppu, PhD, graduate student, Cedars-Sinai Biomedical Sciences