University of South Alabama

Research in Progress

Every Tuesday, 11:00 - 12:00 a.m.
3rd Floor Conference Room - MSB 3360

 

Topics and Speakers for 2014

Dec. 2, 2014, Leslie Hargett
“Endothelial responses to circulating microparticles from pulmonary hypertensive rats”

Nov. 25, 2014, cancelled

Nov. 18, 2014, Jared McLendon
Role of miR-145 in cardiac myofibroblast differentiation
Y.-S. Wang, et al.  Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology 66 (2014) 94–105

Endothelial Krüppel-Like Factor 4 Modulates Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
M.A. Shatat, et al. AJRCMB Articles in Press. Published on 24-October-2013 as 10.1165/rcmb.2013-0135OC

Nov. 11, 2014, Naga S. Annamdevula
“Hyperspectral FRET imaging and analysis to measure subcellular localization of cAMP signals in PMVECs”

Nov. 4, 2014 cancelled

Oct. 28, 2014, Peter Favreau
Excitation-scanning hyperspectral imaging microscope
P.F. Favreau, et al. Journal of Biomedical Optics 19(4), 046010 (April 2014)

Oct. 21, 2014, Lauren Hartman
Pulmonary artery endothelium resident endothelial colony-forming cells in pulmonary arterial hypertension
H.T. Duong, et al. Pulm Circ 2011;1:475-86. doi: 10.4103/2045-8932.93547

Oct. 14, 2014, Kristal Webb
Dynamic Regulation, Desensitization, and Cross-talk in Discrete Subcellular Microdomains during B2-Adrenoceptor and Prostanoid Receptor cAMP Signaling
D. Willoughby, et al. J Biol Chem 2007;282:34235-49. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M706765200

Oct. 7, 2014, Thomas Yarbrough
“Cytoskeletal Regulation of Release of cAMP-Containing Microparticles”

Colchicine and Cytochalasin B Enhance Cyclic AMP Accumulation Via Postreceptor Actions
J.R. Jasper, et al. The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics 274:937-42, 1995

Membrane Properties Involved in Calcium-Stimulated Microparticle Release from the Plasma Membranes of S49 Lymphoma Cells
L.E. Campbell, et al. The Scientific World Journal Vol 2014, Article ID 537192, 7 pages. 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/537192

Sep. 30, 2014, April Scruggs
Endocytosis and intracellular processing of platelet microparticles by brain endothelial cells
D. Faille, et al., J. Cell. Mol. Med. Vol 16, No 8, 2012 pp. 1731-1738

Sep. 23, 2014, Dr. James Parker
“Mechanical ventilation, sepsis, and multiple organ failure: Potential role of mitochondria”

Antioxidants that protect mitochondria reduce interleukin-6 and oxidative stress, improve mitochondrial function, and reduce biochemical markers of organ dysfunction in a rat model of acute sepsis
D.A. Lowes, et al., British Journal of Anaesthesia 110 (3): 472–80 (2013). doi:10.1093/bja/aes577

Sep. 16, 2014 cancelled

Sep. 9, 2014, Andrew Ferretti
Microbiota-Dependent Crosstalk Between Macrophages and ILC3 Promotes Intestinal Homeostasis
A. Mortha et al., Science 343, 1249288 (2014). DOI: 10.1126/science.1249288

Sep. 2, 2014 cancelled

May 13, 2014, Ashley Lindsey
Tissue-Engineered Lungs for in Vivo Implantation
Thomas H. Petersen et al. Science 329, 538 (2010); DOI: 10.1126/science.1189345

May 6, 2014, Kathleen McClinton
Secretome of Transmissible Pseudomonas aeruginosa AES-1R Grown in a Cystic Fibrosis Lung-Like Environment
dx.doi.org/10.1021/pr4007365 | J. Proteome Res. 2013, 12, 5357−5369

Apr. 8, 2014, Audrey Vasauskas
FK506 binding protein 51 positively regulates melanoma stemness and metastatic potential
Cell Death and Disease (2013) 4, e578; doi:10.1038/cddis.2013.109

Mar. 25, 2014, Adam Morrow
Nucleotidyl cyclase activity of soluble guanylyl cyclase in intact cells
H. Bähre et al., Nucleotidyl cyclase activity of soluble guanylyl cyclase in intact cells, Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. (2014), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbrc.2013.12.108

Mar. 18, 2014, Ningyong Xu
Role of molecular determinants of store-operated Ca 2+ entry (Orai1, phospholipase A2 group 6 and STIM1) in focal adhesion formation and cell migration.
J. Biol. Chem. published online October 5, 2012. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M112.407155

Mar. 11, 2014, Leslie Hargett
Monocytic microparticles activate endothelial cells in an IL-1β-dependent manner
Blood. 2011 Aug 25;118(8):2366-74. doi: 10.1182/blood-2011-01-330878. Epub 2011 Jun 23.

Feb. 25, 2014, Jamie Kuck
Alveolar macrophages mediate release of mtDNA DAMPs in Pseudomonas aeruginosa-challenged rat lungs

Feb. 18, 2014, Ed Crockett
Comparison of Neutron Activated and Radiolabeled Microsphere Methods for Measurement of Transmural Myocardial Blood Flow in Dogs
Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis 19(3), 201–208, 2005.

Feb. 11, 2014, Kaori Oshima
Understanding the Pathogenesis of Plexiform Lesions in PAH

Feb. 4, 2014, Victor Solodushko
Novel minimal piggyBac vectors for safe and stable gene delivery

Jan. 28, 2014, Adam Morrow
Nucleotidyl cyclase activity of soluble guanylyl cyclase in intact cells
H. Bähre et al., Nucleotidyl cyclase activity of soluble guanylyl cyclase in intact cells, Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. (2014), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbrc.2013.12.108

Jan. 14, 2014, Chun Zhou
Impairment of Store-Operated Ca2+ Entry in TRPC4-/- Mice Interferes With Increase in Lung Microvascular Permeability
Circ Res. 2002;91:70-76; doi: 10.1161/01.RES.0000023391.40106.A8

 

    

 
 

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