2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Arrival and Check-in
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Introductory Comments by GRC Site Staff / Welcome from the GRS Chair
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Keynote Session: Nitric Oxide in Lung Physiology and Pathophysiology
This session features a keynote lecture from Professor Serpil Erzurum, an international expert in nitric oxide in lung physiology and pathophysiology.
Carl Koch (University of Pittsburgh, USA)
3:45 pm - 4:15 pm
Serpil Erzurum (The Cleveland Clinic Foundation , USA) "Nitric Oxide in Lung Physiology and Pathophysiology"
4:15 pm - 4:30 pm
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Nitric Oxide Biosynthesis, Transformation, and Function
This session will focus on NO biosynthesis, transformation, and function in humans and animal models of human disease.
Matthew Amdahl (University of Pittsburgh, USA) and Kenneth Childers (University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA)
7:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Haitham Amal (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA) "Reprogramming the SNO-Proteome in the Brain of the Shank3-KO Model of Autism Spectrum Disorder"
7:45 pm - 7:50 pm
7:50 pm - 8:05 pm
Vanessa Kress (University of Cologne, Germany) "Regulation of GABA
A Receptor Clustering by Gephyrin S-Nitrosylation and Dynein Light Chain"
8:05 pm - 8:10 pm
8:10 pm - 8:25 pm
Zixue Jin (Baylor College of Medicine, USA) "Argininosuccinate Lyase Deficiency as a Model to Study Nitric Oxide Function in Bone"
8:25 pm - 8:30 pm
8:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Pallavi Bhargava (University of Arizona, USA) "Characterization of Soluble Guanylyl Cyclase Induced Mitochondrial Biogenesis in Ischemia/Reperfusion Induced Acute Kidney Injury"
8:45 pm - 8:50 pm
8:50 pm - 9:05 pm
Prattusha Sengupta (AU-KBC Research Centre, Anna University, India) "Enhancing Shelf Life of Stored Red Blood Cells with Nitric Oxide"
9:05 pm - 9:10 pm
9:10 pm - 9:25 pm
Shuai Yuan (LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport, USA) "Cystathionine Gamma-Lyase Modulates Flow-Dependent Vascular Remodeling"
9:25 pm - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 8:30 am
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Biochemical Mechanisms and Methods
This session will focus the molecular mechanisms of nitric oxide formation and signaling, as well as NO detection methodology.
Mauro Tiso (American University, USA) and Haitham Amal (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
9:00 am - 9:15 am
Luisa Maia (Research Unit on Applied Molecular Biosciences (UCIBIO), REQUIMTE / Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal) "Nitrite Reduction by Molybdoenzymes: A Ubiquitous Pathway to Generate Nitric Oxide"
9:15 am - 9:20 am
9:20 am - 9:35 am
Danielle Guimaraes (University of Pittsburgh, USA) "Nitrite Inhibits Mitochondrial Phosphodiesterase and Activates cAMP-PKA-AKAP1 Signaling to Modulate Mitochondrial Function and Cytoprotection in Normoxia"
9:35 am - 9:40 am
9:40 am - 9:55 am
Dominique Williams (Stony Brook University, USA) "Nitric Oxide Regulation of Cyclic di-GMP Signaling and Biofilm Formation in
9:55 am - 10:00 am
10:00 am - 10:15 am
Mauro Siragusa (Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany) "Phosphorylation of eNOS on Tyrosine 656 Contributes to Endothelial Dysfunction
10:15 am - 10:20 am
10:20 am - 10:35 am
Alexandria Nichols (University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA) "Improved Method of Oral Microbe Nitrate Reductase Activity Measurement "
10:35 am - 10:40 am
10:40 am - 10:55 am
Loruhama Delgado Rivera (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA) "Discovery and Design of Inhibitors of H
2S Synthesizing Enzymes"
10:55 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coffee will be served in the poster area from 11:00 am - 11:30 am
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mentorship Component: How to Complete an Effective and Efficient Research Fellowship
This session features a panel of established academic mentors (Drs. Erzurum, Patel, Cortese-Krott and Darley-Usmar) who will answer questions from the graduate student and post-doctoral GRS attendees. We will cover topics such as leadership, interviewing, and industry vs academia.
Shathiyah Kulandavelu (Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute, University of Miami, USA) and Taiming Liu (Loma Linda University, USA)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
How to Complete an Effective and Efficient Research Fellowship
Victor Darley-Usmar (University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA)
Serpil Erzurum (The Cleveland Clinic Foundation , USA)
Rakesh Patel (University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA)
Miriam Cortese-Krott (Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Germany)
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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