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Journal Clubs and Seminar Schedule 2016-2017

Time - Thursday 11:00 AM

Location - 204-A Brain and Aging Research Building

Seminar and Journal Clubs Schedule
Sep 15 Research Presentation: Endoproteolysis of cellular prion protein (PrPC): Who’s behind the mask? - Ghazaleh Eskandari Sedighi; Characterizing CWD Transmission from White-tailed deer to Elk Transgenic Mice - Jeff Narayan
Sep 22 Research Presentation: Role of aged skeletal muscle fibers with mitochondrial enzyme abnormalities in sarcopenia - Nashwa Cheema; U18666A-induced Cholesterol Sequestration Differentially Regulates APP Metabolism in Normal and APP Overexpressing Cells - Jiyun Chung
Sep 29 Journal Club: The prion protein is an agonistic ligand of the G protein-coupled receptor Adgrg6 - Dr. Robert Mercer
Oct 6 Research Presentation: Effects of U18666A on APP Metabolism in Cultured Astrocytes - Dr. Hongyan Yang
Oct 13 Research Presentation: Investigating the Physiological Function of Cellular Prion Protein - Niall Pollock; The Interaction of CWD with Vegetation: Effect on Epidemiology - Elizabeth Triscott
Oct 20 Guest Speaker (American Red Cross): The case of "mad" mice, prions and exosomes - Dr. Larisa Cervenakova
Oct 27 Journal Club: The antibody aducanumab reduces Aβ plaques in Alzheimer’s disease - Anthony Ness; Cryo-EM reveals the steric zipper structure of a light chain-derived amyloid fibril - Andrew Fang
Nov 3 Guest Speaker: - Dr. Jiri Safar
Nov 10 Research Presentation: Fates of Prions in Soil - Dr. Alsu Kuznetsova
Nov 17 Research Presentation: Towards characterizing the significance of astrocytic Aβ in AD-related pathology - Dr. Olaide Oyegbami
Nov 24 CPPFD PI talk: The Problem(s) with CWD - Dr. Judd Aiken
Dec 1 Journal Club: Amyloid fibrils from the N-terminal prion protein fragment are infectious - Razieh Kamali Jamil; Atomic-resolution structure of a disease-relevant Aβ(1–42) amyloid fibril - Zelin Fu
Dec 8 Research Presentation: Mass-Per-Length Analysis of Infectious Human Prions - Claudia Acevedo-Morantes; Autophagy & Prion Disease: Cellular Housekeeping to Clean Up the Mess - Grant Norman
Dec 15 Research Presentation: The Potential Role of Astrocyte-derived Amyloid Beta in Kainate Toxicity: Implications for Temporal Lobe Epilepsy - Dimitar Ourdev
Jan 5 CPPFD PI talk: The Research Enterprise - Dr. David Westaway
Jan 12 Research Presentation: In vitro prion replication in muscle cells - Dr. Allen Herbst
Jan 19 Facility Users Meeting
Jan 26 Research Presentation: Cervid Prion Protein Polymorphisms Regulate the Propagation and Diversity of Chronic Wasting Disease Strains - Camilo Duque Velasquez
Feb 2 Debriefing on the SfN meeting: - Dr. Satya Kar and Dimitar Ourdev
Feb 9 Research Presentation: Decoding the Structure of CWD Prion - Sara Amidian
Feb 16 Guest Presentation: Everything you should know about publisher agreements - Amanda Wakaruk (Copyright librarian)
Feb 23 Guest Presentation: NCAM polysialylation: the prion protein’s elusive reason for being? - Dr. Gerold Shmitt-Ulms (Tanz Centre for Research and Neurodegenerative Diseases)
Mar 2 Research Presentation: Applications of asymmetric flow field flow fractionation and light scattering to the study of prion protein oligomers - Dr. Leonardo Cortez
Mar 9 Research Presentation: Structural Investigation of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) Prions - Razieh Kamali Jamil; NMR structural study of a novel GSS-causing prion protein - Zelin Fu
Mar 16 Research Presentation: TLR1-2 Signaling Elicits Prion Defense Mechanisms by Glial Activation - Dr. SangGyun Kang
Mar 23 Research Presentation: Prion strain tropism - Dr. Jason Bartz (Creighton University, School of Medicine)
Mar 30 Research Presentation: Deciphering the neuroprotective mechanism of PrP-C by using zebrafish and the novel calcium integrator CaMPARI - Dr. Richard Kanyo
Apr 6 Research Presentation: How populations genetics can help us understand the spread of chronic wasting disease - Cathy Cullingham
Apr 13 Research Presentation: Prion Cell Tropism: The Role of Autophagy in Susceptibility - Grant Norman
Apr 20 Research Presentation: Analysis of disease-causing mutations and other variants of the PRND gene on the PrPC90-231 structure via MD simulations - Dr. Lyudmyla Dorosh
Apr 27 Conference Highlights - Dr. David Westaway
May 4 Research Presentation: Purification of antibody fragments and studies of their binding to PrPSc - Vineet Rathod Styrene-Maleic Acid (SMA) copolymers; a Novel Approach for Isolation of the Infectious Prion Protein (PrPSc) - Mansoore Esmaili
May 11 Debrief: Campus Security and Safety - Sgt. Stephanie Hartwig
May 18 Research Presentation: The expanding roles for prion protein in Alzheimer aetiology - Dr. Ted Allison
Jun 1 Prion 2017 Debrief: Part I recap from the 2017 Prion Conference
Jun 7 Research Presentation: Focused ultrasound applications for the treatment of neurological disorders - Dr. Isabelle Aubert
Jun 8 Prion 2017 Debrief: Part II recap from the 2017 Prion Conference
Jun 15 Prion 2017 Debrief: Part III recap from the 2017 Prion Conference - Dr. Valerie Sim, Dr. Judd Aiken, Richard Kanyo, Leo Cortez, Niall Pollock
Jun 22

Research Presentation: Characterization of Alzheimer's Disease strains in a novel ex vivo model - Hailey Pineau Engineering a 4-rung β-solenoid protein to mimic the PrPSc structure - Jose Miguel Flores-Fernandez

Jun 29 Research Update: - Anthony Ness; - Miranda Stahn
Jul 13 Research Presentation: Lack of stress protection by the cellular prion protein: an alternative role in regulating growth factor signalling? - Dr. Andrew Castle


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