2017 Annual Research Symposium

The 2017 Symposium will take place on Thursday, June 15th at the Fluno Center for Executive Education.  Our guest speakers will be Dr. Charles Roselli (Oregon Health and Sciences University) and Dr. Lisa Joss-Moore (University of Utah).  Links to registration: ERP Faculty/Students; Non-ERP Faculty/Students/Staff.


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The Annual Symposium was held on Thursday, June 16th, 2016 at the Fluno Center located at 601 University Ave, Madison, WI.

Registration Information:

Event registration has closed, all faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend the Keynote Presentations.

Final Event Schedule

Time Activity
8:30 AM – 9:15 AM Registration and Poster Set-up
9:15 AM – 9:30 AM Welcome Remarks
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Invited Keynote Speaker: Dr. Chad Vezina
Department of Comparative Biosciences, University of Wisconsin  Madison

“Throwing the Whole Tackle Box at the Prostate Problem”

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Poster Session #1 
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Lunch in Executive Dining Hall
12:30 PM – 12:50 PM
Erin Mcmillan
Department of Biomolecular Chemistry
“Roles of TFG in Neural Maintenance”
12:50 PM – 1:10 PM
Danielle Berdahl, MD
Department of Ob/Gyn
“10, 12 Conjugated Linoleic Acid Rescue of Endothelial Dysfunction Due to Exposure to a Wide Range of Growth Factors and Cytokines Associated with Preeclampsia”
1:10 PM – 1:30 PM
Nathaniel York
Department of Pediatrics
“Molecular Mechanisms of Oxytocinergic Signaling and its Inhibition of Kir7.1 in the RPE”
1:30 PM – 1:40 PM Break
1:40 PM – 2:00 PM
Rosalina Villalon Landeros
Department of Ob/Gyn
“Programming of Uterine Artery Endothelial Cells from Unilateral Pregnant Sheep”
2:00 PM – 2:20 PM
Qingyun Zou
Department of Ob/Gyn
“GNA11 Differentially Mediates FGF2- and VEGFA-Stimulated Proliferation and Migration of Human Fetoplacental Endothelial Cells under Physiological Chronic Normoxia”
2:20 PM – 2:40 PM
Marissa Kraynak
Department of Ob/Gyn
“Aromatase Inhibition Induced Hypergonadotropic Hyperandrogenism in Ovary Intact Female Marmoset Monkeys”
2:40 PM – 3:40 PM Poster Session #2
3:40 PM – 4:40 PM
Invited Keynote Speaker: Dr. Les Myatt
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oregon Health and Sciences University

“Pregnancies on the Edge: Placental Mitochondrial Function with Obesity and Gestational Diabetes and the Role of miRNAs”

4:40 PM – 5:00 PM Closing Remarks and Awards

 Abstract Books from Prior Symposia

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