NGN Seminar Series Spring 2013

Wednesdays at 12:00 – Noon
Nebraska East Union

All seminars are held in the Nebraska East Union unless otherwise noted.  If room assignments change, that information can be found on the meeting schedule posted in the Union the day of the seminar.

January 23 – Sunflower Room

Dr. C. Gurumurthy
Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Talk Title: "Genome Engineering: concepts, methods and advances"


February 6 – Sunflower Room

Dr. Jaekwon Lee
Department of Biochemistry
University of Nebraska—Lincoln

Talk Title: "Cellular responses to copper limitation: are they beneficial for health?"


February 20 – Sunflower Room

Dr. Terence Donohue
Research & Internal Medicine
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Talk Title: "Mechanisms of ethanol-induced steatosis"


March 6 – Sunflower Room

Dr. Naima Moustaid-Moussa
Department of Nutrition
Texas Tech University

Talk Title: "Mechanisms mediating effects of omega 3 fatty acids in adipocyte inflammation, obesity and insulin resistance"


March 20 – Sunflower Room

Dr. Carol Casey
Internal Medicine and Biochemistry
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Talk Title: "Impaired Protein and Lipid Trafficking in the Alcoholic Fatty Liver"


April 3 – Sunflower Room

Dr. Lutfi Abu-Elheiga
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Baylor College of Medicine

Talk Title: "A new mechanism for treating obesity: Targeting a master regulator for lipid synthesis by a small molecule"


April 17 – Sunflower Room

Dr. Justin Mott
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Talk Title: "Free Fatty Acids Cause Lipoapoptosis of Biliary Epithelial Cells"