2014 Retreat 2014 Retreat

The 2014 Spring Research Symposium and Retreat for the Lipidomics COBRE and the Lipid Signalling in Cancer program has been scheduled for June 9, 2014, from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM on the MUSC campus. 

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2014 Spring Research Symposium and Retreat 2014 Spring Research Symposium and Retreat

8:30 – 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 – 9:15 am Opening Remarks - Besim Ogretmen, PhD
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
9:15 – 9:45 am Robert Stahelin, PhD
Showalter Scholar and Associate Professor
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Indiana University
"Ceramide-1-Phosphate as an Emerging Target of Peripheral Protein Coincidence Detection"
10:00 – 10:30 am Yuri Peterson, PhD
Head of Computational Chemistry and Informatics
South Carolina Center for Drug Discovery
"S1PR1 Signaling and Barrier Function Kinetics in Endothelial Cells"
10:30 – 10:45 am Break
10:45 – 11:15 am Susan Pyne, PhD
Physiology and Pharmacology
University of Strathclyde
"The Role of Sphingosine 1-Phosphate in Cancer"
11:30 – 12:00 pm Hesham El-Shewy, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Medical Genetics
Pilot Project Awardee
"Sphingosine Kinase 1 and Regulation of Blood Pressure"
12:15 – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 – 2:00 pm Hong Yu, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Oral Health Sciences
Pilot Project Awardee
"Sphingosine-1-Phosphate Signaling in Periodontitis"
2:15 – 2:45 pm Sergei Novgorodov, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
Pilot Project Awardee
"Essential Role of Sphingosine in Mitochondrial Dysfunction due to TBI"
2:45 – 3:00 pm Break
3:00 – 3:30 pm Nigel Pyne, PhD
Molecular Pharmacology
University of Strathclyde
"Translational Aspects of Sphingosine 1-Phosphate"