Pathology Conferences

Pathology Research Lecture Series (PRLS)

Spring 2017

PRLS seminars are held Monday at 4:00 p.m. in Leichtag 107. Click here for a printable poster.

April 17
Jeff Neul, MD, PhD
UCSD – Department of Neuroscience
“Rett Syndrome: Genetics, Pathophysiology, and Approaches to Treatment”

April 24
Alfredo Molinolo, MD, PhD
UCSD – Department of Pathology
"Rare Bone Disease: The FGF23 Story"

May 1
John Chang, MD
UCSD_ Department of Medicine
"Diversifying T Lymphocyte Fates during Adaptive Immunity Against Microbial Pathogens"

May 8
John Thorson, MD, PhD
UCSD – Department of Pathology
"Clinical Next Generation Sequencing – The Journey and the Experience"

May 15
Kun Zhang, PhD
UCSD – Department of Bioengineering
"Analysis of DNA Methylation Haplotypes in
Human Stem Cells and Cancer"

May 22
Peter Humphrey, MD, PhD
Yale University – Department of Pathology
"High-grade Prostate Cancer: Clinico-pathologic and Molecular Aspects"

June 5
Maricel Gozo, PhD
Cheresh Lab – Departments of Pathology
"Integrin β3, a Stress Response Gene Driving Stress Tolerance in Epithelial Cancer"
Francesca Soncin, PhD
Parast Lab – Department of Pathology
"Human Placental Development: What the Mouse Can (Not) Tell Us"

June 12
Richard Wong, MD
PGY-4 – Department of Pathology
"Type 2 Innate like Lymphocytes (ILC2) in a Patient with Hypereosinophilic Syndrome"
Stephen Searles
Bui Lab – Department of Pathology
"Cell-cell Fusion as a Mechanism of DNA Exchange in Cancer"

June 19
Zeljko Dvanajscak, MD
PGY-2 – Department of Pathology
"Thrombotic Microangiopathy and IgA- dominate Immune Complex-mediated Renal Injury Following Chemotherapy:
A Novel Association?"
Amritha Balakrishnan
Morris Lab – Department of Pathology
"Analysis of T Cell Responses in Chronic Graft versus Host Disease by Single Cell Sequencing"

June 26
Heike Kroeger, PhD
Lin Lab – Department of Pathology
"Small Molecule ATF6 Activators Differentiate hESCs/hiPSCs Into Vascular Endothelium"
David Carr, MD
PGY-2 – Department of Pathology
"Epidemiologic Evaluation of Biopsies Performed for Potential Gastrointestinal Graft-versus-host disease"

Click here for a list of past Pathology conferences.

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