Research Day 2008

Our Third Annual Pathology Research Day held on October 21, 2008 was a chance for Pathology's researchers to share their research topics, latest findings and knowledge about topics inherent to their daily work and career. The day included a full schedule of presenters covering a variety of research topics. Thirty six research posters were also displayed throughout the day.  


Presentation Speakers and Titles (In order of presentation):

David Meyerholz, D.V.M., Ph.D., Assistant Professor - Comparative Pathology in Contemporary Research

Nathan Lueck, M.D., Resident - Higher Levels of Somatostatin Receptor 2 Expression in Patients with Recurrent Prostate Carcinoma

Stacey Klutts, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor - Hammering on Hyphae: Dissecting Mechanisms of Cell Wall Synthesis in Aspergillus fumigatus

Jaime Sabel, M.S., Research Assistant - Memory CD8 T Cells after Multiple Antigenic Encounters

Natalya Guseva, Ph.D., Assistant Research Scientist - Spotting a Decoy – Determinants of NK Cell Recognition of a Viral Evasin

Robert Cook, M.D., Ph.D., Professor - Alcohol and Immunodeficiency: Modeling the Chronic Alcoholic

Jodi McGill, M.S., Graduate Student - Regulation of Influenza Specific CD8 T cell Responses by Pulmonary Dendritic Cells in the Lungs

 Plenary Presentation:

Elaine Bearer, M.D., Ph.D., Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Brown University
Providence, RI

Cell Biology of Disease: The inner machinery of cells as targets for diagnostics and therapies