The Advance-CTR Seminar Series gives Pilot Projects recipients, Mentored Research scholars and other awardees the opportunity to present their work and progress in a friendly, collaborative, and interdisciplinary setting. 

This monthly series allows participants to present work at all stages, whether it is early on, as their research progresses, or when they are nearing publication. Presentations, followed by feedback, allows presenters the opportunity to refine and strengthen their research progress. 

 

November: 

Marcella Thompson, PhD (presenting), and Elizabeth Hoover, PhD: "Community-engaged tribal research to assess dietary exposures to mercury and PCBs"

Second presentation to be announced. 

Details: Thursday, November 9, 2017 at the Brown University School of Public Health, room 245, from 12-1 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided. Attendees may bring their lunch.

 

December: 

Alexander Brodsky, PhD, and Ian Y. Wong, PhdD: "Targeting Tumor Invasion and Drug Resistance Using 3D Human Organoids."

Second presentation to be announced. 

Details: Thursday, December 14, 2017 at Women and Infants Hospital, Ed Wing, from 12-1 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided. Attendees may bring their lunch. 

 

January: 

Michael Paradiso, PhD, and Michael E. Migliori, MD, FACS: "Development of a visual prosthetic for the blind."

Wentian Yang, MD, and John M. Sedivy, PhD: "Targeting the SHP2 Signaling Pathway to Ameliorate Bone Mineral Loss."

Details: Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Lifespan, George Auditorium, from 12-1 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided. Attendees may bring their lunch. 

 

The dates for the subsequent seminars are as follows. Presenter information will be posted shortly. 

  • February 8, 2018 from 12-1 p.m.
  • March 8, 2018 from 12-1 p.m.
  • April 12, 2018 from 12-1 p.m.
  • May 10, 2018 from 12-1 p.m.

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Past Seminars: 

Phillip Grupposo, MD, and David Rand, PhD: "Mechanisms for Nutrient Modulation of Mitochondrial Dynamics and Metabolism."

Chathuraka Jayasuriya, PhD (presenting) and Brett Owens, MD: "Meniscal Repair Using a Novel Subset of Cartilage-Derived Human Stem Cells." 

Presented October 2, 2017 in Providence, Rhode Island.

 

Patrycja M. Dubielecka-Szczerba, PhD, and Elena Oancea, PhD"New Mechanism of Chemoresistance of Leukemic Stem Cells." 

Kerri Kim, PhD, and Kunal Mankodiya, PhD: "Brain/hehavior mechanisms of emotion dysregulation in adolescents with Mood and Anxiety Disorders."

Presented September 11, 2017 at the University of Rhode Island