Event Calendar

February 2020

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PLRC Mini-Retreat

PLRC Mini-Retreat

February 3, 2020

at 10:30am to at 4:00pm

S100A BST

 

PLRC Pilot and Feasibility Awardees’ Presentations & Mini-Retreat

February 3, 2020  |  S100A BST

10:30-11:30

Pilot and Feasibility presentations (5 minutes presenting and 5 minutes Q&A)

10:30-10:40

Christian Fernandez, PhD

Asparaginase hepatotoxicity is lipolysis-dependent

10:40-10:50

Sungjin Ko, DVM, PhD

Elucidating the therapeutic effect of Sox9 and/or YAP inhibition in intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

10:50-11:00

Anita McElroy, MD, PhD

Hepatocyte tropism in RVFV pathogenesis

11:00-11:10

Zach Freyberg, MD, PhD

Dynamic GPCR & Wnt modulation of hepatic zonation

11:10-11:20

Sadeesh Ramakrishnan, DVM, PhD

Role of Zonal Dysregulation of Hypoxia Signaling

11:20-11:35

Reben Raeman, PhD & Jai Behari, MD, PhD

Role of gut-liver axis in NASH pathogenesis

11:35-12:00

Lunch

12:00-1:00

Pilot and Feasibility presentations (5 minutes presenting and 5 minutes Q&A)

12:00-12:10

Marlies Meisel, PhD

Role of gut microbial-induced Nlrp3 inflammasome in spontaneous liver disease

12:10-12:20

Amir Borhani, MD, and group

Application of deep learning for non-invasive assessment of liver fibrosis in patients with NAFLD

12:20-12:30

Andres Duarte-Rojo, MD, DSc

EL-FIT: a virtual tool to promote physical activity in advanced liver disease

12:30-12:40

Hossam Abdelsamed, PhD

Epigenetic effector programs of Allo-reactive memory CD8 T cells in liver transplant patients

12:40-12:50

Vikrant Rachakonda, MD, and group

Ultrasound Radiomics in Acute Alcoholic Hepatitis

1:00-1:30

Break

1:30-3:00

Grant-writing workshop

Gavin Arteel, PhD

A Guide to the Secrets of Study Sections

Nick Giannoukakis, PhD

How to write successful F and K awards: Insights from an Insider 

3:00-3:30

Open discussion and Q and A

3:30-4:00

Wrap-up and Closing Remarks

Paul Monga, MD

PLRC’s commitment to trainees and junior faculty

 

10:30am to 4:00pm
S100A BST
 
 
CANCELED - will be rescheduled - Liver Seminar - Dr. Mo Ebrahimkhani

CANCELED - will be rescheduled - Liver Seminar - Dr. Mo Ebrahimkhani

February 5, 2020

at 2:00pm to at 3:00pm

Rangos Research Conference Center - 3rd floor, rooms B and C

This seminar has been canceled and will be rescheduled at a later date.

Mo Ebrahimkhani, MD

Associate Professor of Pathology

"Synthetic Developmental Biology: Build and Control Multicellular Systems"

Department of Developmental Biology Seminar
Hosted by Dr. Donghun Shin
Light refreshments will be provided.

2:00pm to 3:00pm
Rangos Research Conference Center - 3rd floor, rooms B and C
 
 
 
 
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PLRC Seminar Series - Dr. David Mangelsdorf

PLRC Seminar Series - Dr. David Mangelsdorf

February 18, 2020

at 12:00pm to at 1:00pm

S123 BST

David Mangelsdorf, PhD

Alfred G. Gilman Distinguished Chair in Pharmacology
Raymond and Ellen Willie Distinguished Chair in Molecular Neuropharmacology in Honor of Harold B. Crasilneck, Ph.D.
Departments of Pharmacology and Biochemistry
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Role of FGF19 and 21 on Hepatic Lipid Metabolism

Pizza will be provided.

12:00pm to 1:00pm
S123 BST
 
 
 
 
 
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