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 will be held on Thursday, June 15th, 2017 at the Fluno Center located at 601 University Ave, Madison, WI.

Registration Information:

Event registration will close Wednesday, June 7th. All faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend the Keynote Presentations.

Final Event Schedule

Time Activity
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Registration and Poster Set-up
9:00 AM – 9:10 AM Welcome Remarks
9:10 AM – 10:10 AM
Invited Keynote Speaker: Dr. Charles E. Roselli
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
“Developmental Programing of Male Brain Differentiation in Sheep”
10:10 AM – 10:25 AM Coffee Break 
10:25 AM – 10:45 AM
Adriana Rodriguez
Department of Regenerative Medicine
“Visceral Endoderm of the Mouse Gastrula is a Source of Extraembryonic Mesoderm”
10:45 AM – 11:05 AM
James Garcia
Department of Pediatrics
“The Role of Kisspeptin and Neurokinin B Signaling in the Pubertal Increase in GnRH Release in Male Rhesus Monkeys
11:05 AM – 11:25 AM
Erin McMillan
Department of Bimolecular Chemistry
“Roles of TFG in Neural Maintenance”
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Lunch: Oros Executive Dining Room
12:30 PM – 12:50 PM
Jessica Vazquez
Department of Ob/Gyn
“Identification of MAIT Cells in Human Term Decidua”
12:50 PM – 1:10 PM
Sydney Nguyen
Department of Comparative Biosciences
“Ferumoxytol Imaging at the Maternal-Fetal Interface”
1:10 PM – 1:30 PM
Danielle Berdahl, MD
Department of Ob/Gyn
“Modeling Preeclampsia Endothelial Dysfunction in a HUVEC Model with VEGF, TNFa, and IL-6 with rescue by CLA”
1:30 PM – 1:40 PM
1:40 PM – 2:40 PM

Poster Presentations:

Session A: 1:40 PM – 2:10 PM

Session B: 2:10 PM – 2:40 PM

2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
Invited Keynote Speaker: Dr. Lisa Joss-Moore
Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah

“Placental Lipid Programming – How Important Is Sex?”

3:45 PM – 4:00 PM Closing Remarks and Awards

 Abstract Books from Prior Symposia

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