1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Arrival and Check-in
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Introductory Comments by GRC Staff / Welcome and Introduction from the Chairs
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Keynote Session: Vascular Heterogeneity and its Implications in Disease
Kenneth Walsh (University of Virginia, United States)
3:45 pm - 4:20 pm
Anne Eichmann (Yale School of Medicine, United States) "Vascular Heterogeneity and its Implications in Disease"
4:20 pm - 4:30 pm
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Vascular Heterogeneity and Development
Mingxia Gu (Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, United States) and Cyrine Ben Dhaou (LSUHS, United States)
7:30 pm - 7:40 pm
Bhargav Sanketi (Cornell University, United States) "Reconstructing the Origin and Assembly of Villus Axial Smooth Muscles – Drivers of Intestinal Fat Absorption"
7:40 pm - 7:45 pm
7:45 pm - 7:55 pm
Natalie Tanke (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States) "Cell Cycle Inhibitor p27 Regulates Endothelial Cell Quiescence under Homeostatic Flow"
7:55 pm - 8:00 pm
8:00 pm - 8:10 pm
Chen Yuan Kam (Yale University, United States) "Mechanisms of Vascular Maturation and Maintenance Captured by Longitudinal Imaging of Live Mouse Skin"
8:10 pm - 8:15 pm
8:15 pm - 8:25 pm
Safwat Khan (University of Toronto, Canada) "Deciphering Pancreatic Endothelial Cell Transcriptomic Profile for Regenerative Medicine Applications"
8:25 pm - 8:30 pm
8:30 pm - 8:40 pm
Pauline BOUGARAN (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States) "Nuclear SUN2 Regulates Endothelial Flow Responses and Vascular Lumen Formation"
8:40 pm - 8:45 pm
8:45 pm - 8:55 pm
Adrian Baris (Oregon Health and Science University, United States) "Thymidine Phosphorylase Facilitates RIG-I Induced Endothelial Cell Dysfunction"
8:55 pm - 9:00 pm
9:00 pm - 9:10 pm
Hoang-Thai Ha (Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Belgium) "The Human Tooth : Vascular Heterogeneity in Health and Disease"
9:10 pm - 9:15 pm
9:15 pm - 9:25 pm
Janet Faakye (University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, United States) "Differential Morphology of Cerebral Microhemorrhages Originating from Arterioles, Venules, and Capillaries in the Brain"
9:25 pm - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 8:30 am
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Vascular Metabolism and Disease
Xinchun Pi (Baylor College of Medicine, United States) and Divyesh Joshi (Yale University, United States)
9:00 am - 9:10 am
Hanqiang Deng (Yale University School of Medicine, United States) "Endothelial Fluid Shear Stress-mediated Vascular Remodeling in disease"
9:10 am - 9:15 am
9:15 am - 9:25 am
Nicholas Chavkin (University of Virginia, United States) "Obesogenic Diet Promotes Endothelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition in Adipose Tissue"
9:25 am - 9:30 am
9:30 am - 9:40 am
Terren Niethamer (University of Pennsylvania, United States) "Vegf Signaling is Required for Regeneration of Pulmonary Capillary Endothelial Cells"
9:40 am - 9:45 am
9:45 am - 9:55 am
Adam Nyul Toth (University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, United States) "Demonstration of Age-related Increases in Blood-brain Barrier Permeability and Microvascular Rarefaction in Mouse Cerebral Cortex"
9:55 am - 10:00 am
10:00 am - 10:10 am
Lauren Biwer (Tufts Medical Center, United States) "sFlt1-induced Preeclampsia Causes Persistent Post-partum Sensitivity to Hypertension Via Smooth Muscle Mineralocorticoid Receptor"
10:10 am - 10:15 am
10:15 am - 10:25 am
Sreeparna Chakraborty (UIC, United States) "Induction of Inflammatory Memory in Vascular Endothelial Cells Following Repeated Pathogen Exposure"
10:25 am - 10:30 am
10:30 am - 10:40 am
Anush Swaminathan (Yale University, United States) "Capturing Vascular Cell-cell Communication through Ca2+ Live Imaging"
10:40 am - 10:45 am
10:45 am - 10:55 am
Shaluah Vijeth (University of Illinois at Chicago, United States) "Endothelial PGC1a as a Gatekeeper for Adipose Tissue Homeostasis"
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: Career Development, Work-Life Balance, Grant Writing and Scientific Writing
Karen Hirschi (University of Virginia School of Medicine, United States)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mentoring panel on Career Development, Work-Life Balance, Grant Writing and Scientific Writing
Luisa Iruela-Arispe (Northwestern University, United States)
Shashi Kant (Brigham Women's Hospital, United States)
Ondine Cleaver (University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States)
Harry Karmouty Quintana (University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, United States)
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Complete the GRS Evaluation Forms; Election of Future Chair(s)