Schedule Archive


2006 - 2007
 

May 8, 2007
4:10 to 5:15 pm
STAT B650

Business
HSRI Director Search update
UCR Stem Cell Center opening -- May 10

Research Talk

Dr. David Lo (~40 min)
Distinguished Professor
Division of Biomedial Sciences


"Discriminating tastes: Unusual mechanisms of particle uptake
by mucosal M cells, and application to vaccine development "


Feb 13, 2007
4:10 to 6:00 pm

Exciting new resources available at UCR and in San Diego

STAT B650
Resource Talk

Dr. David Carter (~40 min)
Academic Coordinator
CEPCEB/IIGB
"Imaging resources at the CEPCEB core facility "

Dr. Laura Conour (~30 min)
Director of Scientific Development
Charles Rivers
"Charles River Lab Rodent Services and Capabilitites
-- Transgenic Services, Phenotyping, Preconditioning and Tumor-Based Models"


Dec 5, 2006
4:10 to 6:00 pm
STAT B650
Research Talk

Noboru Sato (~40 min)
 Assistant Professor Dept. of Biochemistry
http://www.biochemistry.ucr.edu/faculty/sato.html
"Exploring the molecular mechanism that regulates
pluripotency in embryonic stem cells "

Discussion and Refreshments

- Business -
Faculty searches
Medical School

Nov 14, 2006
4:10 to 5:30 pm
STAT B650
Research Talk

Manuela Martins-Green (~40 min)
Professor
Dept. of Cell Biology and Neuroscience
"A novel function for VEGF: a "switch" in resolution of inflammation"

Oct 10, 2006
4:10 to 6:00 pm
STAT B650

Jiayu Liao (~40 min)
Assistant Professor Dept. of Bioengineering
"Combinatorial Approaches Towards Signaling Pathway and Network "

 

 

2005 - 2006  

 
 

Feb 14, 2006

Xuemei Chen, Associate Prof., Botany and Plant Sciences
"Hen in miRNA biogenesis and plant development"

Changhui Deng  (grad student)
Richard Luben, Prof., Biomed/Biochem, UCR
title: "Novel Isoforms of hStat5a and Their Properties."
 
Mar 14, 2006
Ted Garland, Professor, Biology, UCR
"Born to run:  experimental evolution of voluntary activity levels in mice"

Doug  Ethell, Assistant Prof., Biomed, UCR
"The influence of mitochondria and proteasome inhibitors on
the BCL-2 protein family"

Apr 11, 2006
Chris Lytle, Assoc. Prof, Biomed
"Inflammation in the gut"

Karen LeRoche, Assist. Prof, Cell biology & Neuroscience
"Mode of action of the antimalarial drug T4 revealed by systematic profiling of
Plasmodium falciparum" 
 
May 9, 2006
Wendy Saltzman
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Biology
 "Social regulation of endocrine function in female marmoset monkeys"?
 
Jiayu Liao
Assistant Professor, Bioengineering
" Threshold control in cytokine signaling"
 
November 8, 2005
TUESDAY Nov 8  4:10 to 6:00 pm
STAT B650

Business items:
1. Two new stem cell positions at UCR
2. Update on HSRI Initiative
3. Other?

Research Talk
Michael Pirrung (~20 min)
Professor
Dept. of Chemistry
"Small Molecule Insulin Mimics"
February 8, 2005
STAT B650
4:10 to 6:30 pm

Xuan Liu
Associate Professor Dept of Biochemistry
"Knowing where to bind: new insights into selective activation of p53 function"

Frank Sauer
Assistant Professor Dept of Biochemistry
"Role of histone phosphorylation in transcription"

Refreshments will be provided PI's: pls forward this e-mail to the people in your lab.
December 7, 2004
 the third mSTART-UCR meeting of the year is
TUESDAY Dec 7-- STAT B601 (note room change)
4:10 to 6:00 pm
Please note NEW time and place.
Refreshments will be provided

Business (~ 5 min) Stem cell research at UCR

Research Talk
Tony Norman (~20 min)
Professor Dept. of Biochemistry and Division of Biomedical Sciences
"The nuclear vitamin D receptor (VDR) is present in caveolae membrane fractions and is essential for 1,25(OH)-vitamin D mediated rapid responses."

Discussion and Refreshments

Research Talk
Frank Sauer (~20 min)
Assistant Professor Dept. of Biochemistry
"Cellular memory and non-coding RNA"
November 9, 2004
the second mSTART-UCR meeting of the year is
TUESDAY Nov 9-- STAT B650
4:10 to 6:00 pm Please note NEW time and place.
Refreshments will be provided

Research Talk
Katie de Fea (~20 min)
Assistant Professor Division of Biomedical Sciences
"Life at the leading edge of the cell: an arrestin view."

Discussion and Refreshments

"Bioengineering at UCR "
Jerome Schultz (~20 min)
Distinguished Professor Dept. of Chemical/Environmental Engineering
October 12, 2004
The first mSTART-UCR meeting of the year is
TUESDAY Oct 12 -- STAT B650
4:10 to 6:30 pm
Please note NEW time and place.
Refreshments will be provided

We will have the research talk first:

Research Talk
Monica Carson (30 min)
Associate Professor
Division of Biomedical Sciences
"Molecular analysis of CNS-immune system interactions during
neurodegenerative and autoimmune disease."

Followed by:
Business items ~10 - 15 min.s
1. Report on mSTART the first 4 years (FM Sladek)
2. Report on NIEHD training grant
3. Report on the Chancellor's Health Sciences Initiative
Discussion of mSTART - past and future (Richard Luben)

Discussion and Refreshments
May 11,2004
The last mSTART-UCR meeting of the year is this TUESDAY May 11
STAT B601
6:00 to 8:30 pm
Dinner and drinks will be provided

Report on the Chancellor's Health Sciences Initiative
Discussion of mSTART - past and future

Manuela Martins-Green (30 min)
Dept of Cell Biology & Neuroscience
"Engineering "Skin" Using Primary Adult Human Cells"
Discussion

Dimitri Morikis (30 min)
Dept of Chemical and Environmental Engineering
"Immunophysics of the complement system
April 13,2004
The sixth mSTART-UCR meeting for this year is TUESDAY April 13
STAT B601
6:00 to 8:30 pm
Dinner and drinks will be provided

Laura Zanello (30 min)
Dept of Biochemistry
"Ion channel modulation by vitamin D3 steroid hormone and its physiological significance in bone-forming cells."

Discussion

Alex Raikhel (30 min)
Dept of Entomology
"Amino acid and nutritional signalling in mosquitos"

 

March 9, 2004
The fifth mSTART-UCR meeting for this year is
TUESDAY Mar 9
STAT B601
6:00 to 8:30 pm
Dinner and drinks will be provided

Joli Traugh (30 min)
Dept of Biochemistry "Revisiting the Concept of Pak2/Gamma-PAK as a Master Switch"

Ernest Martinez (30 min)
Dept of Biochemistry "Role of the human STAGA complex in c-Myc function and transcription activation of Telomerase"

Food is served at 6 pm. Talks start at ~ 6:20 pm

 

February 10, 2004
The fourth mSTART-UCR meeting for this year is
TUESDAY Feb 10
STAT B601
6:00 to 8:30 pm

Dinner and drinks will be provided

Frances Sladek/Ameae Walker (10 min)
Brief discussion of plans to submit an NIH Multidisciplinary Training

Grant Robert Haddon (40 min)
Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Director of the Center for Nanotechnology
"Nanotechnology at UCR"

Your attendance is greatly appreciated to keep mSTART vital all year round. Talks are followed by discussion. Food is served at the beginning, starting at 6 pm.

Speakers: an LCD projector for Mac and PC laptops will be provided. A slide projector and overhead projector are in the room. Please bring your own laptops or let F Sladek know if you need other media materials.

 

December 9, 2003
Doug Ethell (30 min)
Dept. of Biomedical Sciences
Matrix Metalloproteinase-7 in Multiple Sclerosis
"Regulating Immune Access to the Brain"

David Carter (20 min)
Academic Coordinator, Microscope Facility, Center for Plant Cell Biology and the UCR Institute for Integrative Genome Biology
"Resources and Projects of the Microscope Core Facility"
 
November, 18 2003
Ameae Walker (10 min)
Dept. of Biomedical Sciences
"Idea for a Research Institute at UCR in Biomedical Sciences"

Thomas Girke (20 min)
Academic Coordinator, Bioinofrmatics Core, Center for Plant Cell Biology and the Genomics Institute
"Resources and Projects of the Bioinformatics Core Facility"

Iryna Ethell (30 min)
Dept. of Biomedical Sciences
"How do EphB receptor
tyrosine kinases shape dendritic spines, from membrane to actin and back
again?"
 
October 14, 2003
Richard Luben (15 min)
Interim Vice-Chancellor of Research ORA
Program Project grants and other funding mechanisms

Betty Lord (15 min)
Grad Division
Applying for NSF IGERTs

Francey Sladek
Dept. of Cell Biology & Neuroscience
"An easy way to introduce transgenes into mice -- or what I did in Paris on sabbatical"
 
May 14, 2003
Mike Adams
Steroid and Peptide Hormone Regulation of the Ecdysis Sequence in Insects".
 
March 12, 2003
Ameae Walker
S179D Prolactin and Vitamin D in cahoots.

Katie DeFea
A Whole New Way to Move Around: Endosomal Scaffolds at the Leading Edge"
 

February 11, 2003
Connie Nugent
Covering your tail; a potential role for CdcI3; StnIp, TenIp complex in chromosome ìcappingî in S.cerevisiae
 
December 10, 2002
Ameae Walker
Short discussion of changes in postdoc policy

Dr. Alex Raikhel
Dept. of Entomology
"Nuclear receptors in mosquito vitellogenesis"

Jeff Bachant
Dept. of cell Biology & Neurosicence
Mstop: Inhibition of Chromosome Segregation at the Yeast S Phase Checkpoint

Talks are 30 min followed by 15 min disucssion. Food is served at the beginning, starting at 6 pm. There will be a break between talks for interaction/socializing
November 12, 2002
Xuan Liu
Dept. of Biochemistry
"PTEN Tumor Suppressor Regulates p53 Protein Levels and Activity"

Dr. Frank Sauer
Dept. of Biochemsitry
"Activation of transcription by histone modification"

Talks are 30 min followed by 15 min discussion. Food is served at the beginning, starting at 6 pm. There will be a break between talks for interaction/socializing

I am leaving it up to the each PI to contact the people in their own lab.
October 8, 2002
Dr. Vlad Parpura
Dept. of Cell Biology & Neuroscience
"Astrocyte-neuron signalling"

Francey Sladek
Dept. of Cell Biology & Neuroscience
"mSTART and the EVC's request for an Initiative in Mammalian-Based Biology at UCR"

 

June 11, 2002

Dr. Lawrence Long
Loma Linda University
"Cerebrovascular Signal Transduction Mechanisms:
Some Developmental Conundrums."

Dr. Jun Lin
Traugh lab
Dept. of Biochemistry, UCR
"Regulation of Translation by gamma-PAK"

May 14, 2002

Dr. Prue Talbot
Dept. of Cell Biology & Neuroscience
"Mammalian cortical granules - can't live with them- can't live without them"

Dr. Doug Ethell
Dept. of Biomedical Sciences
"Apoptotic Mechanisms in Beta-Amyloid Neurotoxicity --Implications for Alzheimer's Disease"
March 12, 2002

Dr. Iryna Ethell
Dept. of Biomedical Sciences
"Novel role of the Eph receptor tyrosine kinases in synapses"

Dr. Craig Byus
Dept. of Biomedical Sciences
"Regulation of Specific Genes following Ornithine Decarboxylase Over Expression Leads to a Cancer Phenotype"

 

FEB 12, 2002

Helen Henry
Dept. of Biochemistry
"Protein Kinase Inhibitor (PKI): Regulation by Vitamin D in the Kidney"

Dr. Yi Zhu
Stemerman Lab
Dept. of Biomedical Sciences
"ABCA1 regulation in vascular endothelial cells"

 

Dec 11, 2001

Helen Henry 
Dept. of Biochemistry 
"Protein Kinase Inhibitor (PKI): Regulation by Vitamin D in the Kidney" 

Francey Sladek 
Dept. of Cell Biology and Neuroscience 
"How to repress a constitutive activator."

Nov 13, 2001

Raphael Zidovetzki
Dept. of Cell Biology and Neuroscience
" Mechanisms of Modulation of Endothelial Cell Function by Endothelin "


Dan Straus
Dept. of Biomedical Sciences
""The cyclopentenone prostaglandins: Molecular mechanisms for anti-inflammatory and anti-neoplastic actions"."

 

Oct 9, 2001

Laurie Owen-Schaub 
Dept. of Biomedical Sciences 
"Beyond Repair: Fas and FasL in UV-induced skin cancer"

Zhenbiao Yang 
Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences 
"GTPase regulation of tip growth in pollen tubes"

 

June 12, 2001

Ye-Guang Chen
Dept. of Biomedical Sciences
" Regulation of TGFß receptor activity "


Ernest Martinez
Dept. of Biochemistry
"The SAGA of transcription regulation by Myconcoprotein"

 

May 8, 2001

Manuela Martins-Green
Dept. of Cell Biology & Neuroscience
"Chemokines as Major Players in Basic Mechanisms of Wound Healing"


Steve Spindler
Dept. of Biochemistry
"Chipping away at aging"


Oct 3, 2000:


Tony Norman
Dept. of Biochemistry
"1,25(OH)2-vitamin D3 mediated rapid and genomic responses: Evidence in human leukemic NB4 cells of crosstalk from rapid responses to genomic responses"


Frances Sladek
Dept. of Cell Biology & Neuroscience
"Co-Activator Switching: a role for polyamines?!"


Nov 1, 2000:

Katie DeFea 
Dept. of Biomedical Sciences
"The role of an ERK scaffolding complex in cytoskeletal rearrangements and cell motility"

Xuan Liu
Dept. of Biochemistry
"New Insights into the Mechanism of Inhibition of p53 by SV40 Large T Antigen"


Dec 5, 2000:

Mike Stemerman 
Dept. of Biomedical Sciences
"Endothelial activation by low-density lipoprotein"


Craig Byus
Dept. of Biochemistry
"Ornithine Decarboxylase Over Expression Alters Gene Regulation and Promotes a Cancer Phenotype"


Feb 13, 2001:

Ameae Walker 
Dept. of Biomedical Sciences
"Baby boomers and the benefits of phosphorylated prolactin"


March 13, 2001:

Joli Traugh 
Dept. of Biochemistry
"Is the Protein Kinase g-PAK Part of a Master Switch Regulating Induction of Cytostasis in Response to Stress?"


John Shyy
Dept. of Biomedical Sciences
"Shear stress regulation of SREBP in vascular endothelial cells"