Board Room – 5th Floor Eye and Ear Institute
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
(Lunch will be provided)


3 Nicole Li, MPhil 
Pre-doctoral fellow
Dept of Communication Sci and Disorders
School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences
Phonotrauma: Agent-based modeling, inflammation and wound healing
17 Cecilia Yates
Graduate Student
Department of Pathology
Dermal-epidermal communication during wound healing is mediated by CXCR3 receptor and its ligands
7 James H-C Wang, PhD
Departments of Bioengineering and Orthopedic Surgery
Alpha-smooth muscle actin expression regulates cell traction forces
21 Tom Gilbert, MS
Graduate Student
Department of Bioengineering
Recruitment of bone marrow derived cells to the site of ECM scaffold remodeling

No Seminar
Spring Break


Bhavani Padma Thampatty, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Departments of Orthopedic Surgery
Differential regulation of EP receptors in response to IL-1beta in human tendon fibroblasts- Significance in tendon inflammation

4 James H-C Wang, PhD
Departments of Bioengineering and Orthopedic Surgery
Alpha-smooth muscle actin expression regulates cell traction forces

Ranjith Babu, MD 
Visiting Fellow
Department of Pathology
Antimicrobial activities of silver assisted polymerization catalyst for a wound healing matrix

2 Hanshuang Shao, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Department of Pathology
Spatial Localization of M-Calpain to the Plasma Membrane by PIP2 Binding during EGF Receptor-Mediated Activation
23 Naxin Guo, PhD
Department of Ophthalmology
Hyaluronan Is a Potent Enhancer of the Keratocyte Fibrotic Response to TGF-ß1
5 Patricia A. Hebda, PhD
Departments of Otolaryngology and Cell Biology & Physiology
Inflammation and Fibrosis in Wound Healing
19 Richard Bodnar, PhD
Department of Pathology
Blood vessel involution during wound healing
3 Yoram Vodovotz, PhD 
Departments of Surgery and Immunology
Center for Inflammation and Regenerative Modeling (C.I.R.M.)
Agent-based model of inflammation and wound healing: insights into diabetic foot ulcer pathology and the role of TGF-ß1
17 Gwendolyn Sowa, MD PhD
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
The beneficial effects of mechanical force on tissue healing
7 Latha Satish, PhD
Allegheny-Singer Research Institute
Center for Genomic Science
Role of chaperonins in scarless wound healing
21 Susan Reynolds, PhD
Department of Environmental and Occupational Health
Beta-catenin regulation of cell fate determination in the lung epithelium
5 Bin Li, PhD
Department of Bioengineering
The application of micropatterning technologies to study cell biology 
19 Aron Parekh, PhD
Department of Bioengineering
Lessons from the Fetal Fibroblast: Is a Migratory Phenotype Sufficient for Regenerative Wound Healing?

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