Past Events

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
9-10 a.m.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 8
NLRP10 Deficiency Promotes Senescence in Non-Hematopoietic Cells
Speaker: Hengameh Sadeghi, PhD, postdoctoral scientist, Cedars-Sinai Sutterwala and Cassel Laboratory

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

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
9-10 a.m.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 8
Synthetic Antibody Modulators of Integrin LAP-TGFb Adhesion
Speaker: Jarrett Adams, PhD, associate director, Toronto Antibody Centre

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
9-10 a.m.
Ray Charles Cafeteria Conference, Room B
The Role of Toll-Like Receptor 3 (TLR3) in the Inflammatory Response Caused by Inhaled Silica Particles
Speaker: Yago Sa, PhD, visiting postdoctoral scientist, Cedars-Sinai Hogaboam Laboratory

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Noon-1 p.m.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 8
A Revised Airway Epithelial Hierarchy Includes CFTR-Expressing Ionocytes
Speaker: Guanling Huang, PhD, postdoctoral scientist, Cedars-Sinai Noble Laboratory and Jiang Laboratory

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
9-10 a.m.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 8
Role of β-Arrestin1 Function in Lung Fibrosis
Speaker: Guanling Huang, PhD, postdoctoral scientist, Cedars-Sinai Noble Laboratory and Jiang Laboratory

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Noon-1 p.m.
North Tower Confernece, B
Macrophage MMP10 Regulates TLR7-Mediated Tolerance
Speaker: Maryam Rohani, PhD, postdoctoral scientist, Cedars-Sinai Parks Laboratory

Tuesday, December 18, 2018
9-10 a.m.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 8
Hyaluronan Synthase 2: A Common Regulator of Fibrosis Beyond Their Role in Lung
Speaker: Janice Yang, PhD, research fellow, Cedars-Sinai Seki Laboratory

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127 S. San Vicente Blvd., Suite 9400
Los Angeles, CA 90048