CMPP Journal Clubs

Department of Pharmacology

Fall 2016 CMPP 794

1. Cardiovascular Health and Diseases

Coordinator: Dr. Shailesh Agarwal sagarwal@med.unr.edu
Dr. Paulo Pires
Department of Pharmacology

Course Units: 1 credit-letter grades

Description: The objectives of this Journal Club are to learn the newest advance and breakthrough in the field of cardiovascular research in animals and humans. This journal club is focus on many aspects of cardiovascular science including advance molecular and cellular biology techniques, whole animal physiology and electrophysiology, pharmacology, and neuroscience. Recently published paper will be selected to present in the journal club by Students, Postdoctoral Fellows, and Faculties. Students earning credit are required to present a paper during one of the journal club hour. Grade will be given according to the attendance, presentation, and discussion during the journal club.

Location and time: Mondays at 3:50pm, CMM113 (across from CMM111)

2. Virology and Infectious Disease

Coordinators: Subhash C. Verma scverma@med.unr.edu
Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Course Units: 1 credit-letter grades

Description: Discussion of recent articles related to Virology/Infectious agents

Location and time: Wednesdays, 11:00am till noon, CMM 203A

3. Sperm epigenetic and early embryo development

Coordinators: Qi Chen cqi@med.unr.edu
Department of Physiology and Cell Biology

Course Units: 1 credit-letter grades

Description: The objectives of this journal club are to introduce the newest advances in the field of sperm-borne information and how these information may transfer paternally acquired traits to the offspring, via reshaping early embryo development. This journal club will also introduce the recent advances regarding how the very first cell lineage determination is decided in early mammalian embryo development. The journal club aims to give the students/post-docs an overview of this fast evolving field and to stimulate discussions that may bring fresh insights to the field. Students earning credit are required to initiate discuss based on the literatures introduced in the club or read by their own. Grade will be given according to the attendance, presentation, and discussion during the journal club.

Location and time: CMM L-203A