Orthopaedic Molecular Biology Laboratory SeminarsAll seminars are scheduled at the McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory Library 426A Stemmler Hall at 12:00 noon, unless otherwise noted. This seminar series is sponsored by the Center for Research in FOP and Related Disorders at the University of Pennsylvania.
*Some speakers were supported through the Department of Genetics and the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology seminar program. Links to additional relevant seminars can be found at: http://www.med.upenn.edu/genetics/seminars/sem_index.html
|March 23, 2006||Jeremy J. Traas, PhD|
Division of Human Genetics & Orthopaedic Surgery
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
"Oscillatory Gene Expression in Early Embryogenesis and Mesenchymal Stem Cell Models"
|February 21, 2006||Qi Shen, PhD|
University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
"The Vitamin D Receptor, Runx2, and the Notch Signaling Pathway Cooperation in the Transcriptional Regulation of Osteopontin"
|April 21, 2005||Anja Nohe, PhD|
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Maine
"Clustering, Movement, and Dynamics of BMP Receptors on the Cell Surface"
|February 24, 2005||
Trudy Roach, PhD
Bone and Joint Research Group, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Southampton, UK
"DNA Methylation: Mechanisms for transcriptional regulation in embryology, development and disease"
|November 9, 2004||
Lixin Kan, PhD
"Transgenic Mice Overexpressing BMP4 Develop a Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP)-Like Phenotype"
|June 17, 2004||
Gisela Melcon, MD
Children's National Medical Center; Washington, DC
"Microarray Analysis of Emery Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy (EDMD)"
|March 23, 2004||
Berangere Saucy, PhD
Department of Pharmacology, University of Pennsyvania
"Activation of NF-kB Through a Unique Set of Edg Receptors"
|February 23, 2004*||
Aris Economides, PhD
Director of Functional Genomics, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Tarrytown, NY
"Velocigene: A High-throughput, Versatile, and Precise Method for Engineering Targeted Mutations in the Mouse Genome"
|June 10, 2003||Reem Kanaan.
Department of Anatomy and Cell biology, Temple University School of Medicine
"CTGF Expression and Interaction with Integrins in Osteoblasts"
|January 21, 2003||
Ye-Guang Chen, PhD
Department of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, Tsinghua University, Beijing
|December 16, 2002*||
Matthew L. Warman,
(sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania Department of Genetics) Associate Professor, Department of Genetics and Pediatrics Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine
The Human Genetic Dissection of Homeostasis
|November 22, 2002||
Jay Groppe, PhD Scientist,
Structural Biology Laboratory The Salk Institute for Biological Sciences
Structural Basis of BMP Signalling Inhibition by Noggin, a Novel Cystine Knot Protein
|April 30 , 2002||
Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Expression Phenotyping Using cDNA Microarrays
|January 15, 2002||
David M. Kingsley,
Stanford University School of Medicine; Dept. Developmental Biology From Embryos to Evolution: Genetic Control of Bone Formation in Vertebrates
|December 11, 2001||
John Emery, PhD
Section Head, High Throughput Biology - Cell Physiology; GlaxoSmithKline,
"Characterization of BMPs, receptors, and signaling intermediates during human mesenchymal stem cell differentiation"
|December 12, 2001||
Aris Economides, PhD
Associate Director, Functional Genomics; Regeneron Corporation,
"BMP Antagonist: From Basic Biology to Clinical Potential"
|September 28, 2001||
Joan Mazzarelli, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
Bioinformatics at the University of Pennsylvania