Project 5- Seki
"The Enhancement of Toxin-Induced Liver Fibrosis in Fatty Liver Disease"
Speaker: Ekihiro Seki, Project Leader
Presenting the research under the Research Project:
Effect of Underlying Liver Diseases on Fibrosis induced by Superfund Toxicants
Seminar Title: TAK1, and Autophagy in Lipid Metabolism, Fibrosis and Liver Cancer
The UCSD Superfund Research Center holds a monthly Seminar Series in which participating laboratories, including Principal Investigators, postdoctoral trainees, and students report on their research plans and progress. The scientific presentations are followed by free discussions. These seminars play an essential role in disseminating data between the laboratories, as well as providing an opportunity for all members of the program to interact on a regular basis.
The seminars are mandatory for supported students of our Training Core and postdoctoral fellows that are supported by the research projects. All the Principal Investigators of our Center are encouraged to attend and there is always at least one representative from each Project and Core. Many collaborative activities, especially those between biomedical and non-biomedical projects, have resulted from these meetings.
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Project 5- Seki
Project 7- Schroeder
"Molecular Mechanisms of Heavy Metal Detoxification and Accumulation in Plants"
SALK/Project 3 - Evans/Lu
"Nuclear receptors and their roles in mammalian response to environmental stressors"
Project 1- Karin
"Stress and Liver Cancer- the p62 connection"
Project 5 - Brenner
"Approaches to Inhibit Carbon Tetrachloride Induced Liver Fibrosis"
"Land Use and Public Health: An integrated approach to Superfund toxicants in urban agriculture, stormwater, and dust"
Speaker: Xiao-Ming Yin, M. D., Ph. D., Mazzini Professor, Vice Chairman for Clinical Pathology, Director of Clinical Laboratories, Indiana University, School of Medicine
"Autophagy in Fatty Liver Disease"
TSRI/Project 2 - Russell/Ganguly
"Functional Profiling and Bioassays in Fission Yeast for Assessing Genetic Pathways Affecting Cellular Sensitivity to Chromium and other Metal Toxicants"
The 2014 Superfund Research Program (SRP) annual meeting --hosted by UC Berkeley's Superfund Research Center and the NIEHS.
PROJECT 4 - TUKEY/YUEH
"The commonly used antimicrobial additive triclosan is a liver tumor promoter"
UCSD Superfund Research Center
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