Research Day 2009

John W. Eckstein Medical Research Building (EMRB)
Medical Education and Biomedical Research Facility (MERF)
EMRB Atrium and 2117 MERF

Our Fourth Annual Pathology Research Day held on October 6, 2009 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 three research posters were also displayed throughout the day.


Presentation Speakers and Titles (In order of presentation):

Kevin Legge, Ph.D., Assistant Professor - Fetal Exposure to Ethanol has Long-Term Effects on Influenza Viral Immunity and Disease Severity

Ben Darbro, M.D., Ph.D., Molecular Pathology Fellow - Array-Based Comparative Genomic Hybridization for Identification of Copy Number Variations in Non-Duchenne/Becker Muscular Dystrophies

Van Tompkins, Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Fellow - Potential Role for NIAM/Tbrg1 in B Cells and B Cell Neoplastic Disease

Oksana Zagorodna, B.A., Graduate Student - Investigating Bcl-2 Family Mediation of 2DG-Caused Toxicity in Murine T Cell Lymphoma Cells

Matthew Krasowski, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor - Predicting Cross-Reactivity of Drug of Abuse/Toxicology Assays Using Chemoinformatic Tools

Efrem Cox, B.S., Emory Warner Fellow - Novel LMNA Mutation in a North American Family with LGMD1B and Cardiomyopathy

Sergei Syrbu, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor - An Enhanced Procedure for Immunohistochemical Staining of Formalin-fixed, Paraffin-Embedded Tissue

Plenary Presentation:

Tris Parslow, M.D., Ph.D., Professor
William Patterson Timmie Professor and Chair of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine

Hold ‘em and Fold ‘em: How the RNA gets into an RNA Virus