Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Grand Rounds
12 - 1 p.m.
June 17, 2024

Anupam Mitra, M.B.B.S., M.D.

Anupam Mitra, M.B.B.S., M.D.

GI/Liver Pathology Fellow
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine,
UC Davis Health

"DUET (Dual Emission and Transmission), a Novel Microscopic Technique and its Application in Human Diseases"


  1. DUET and its principle in detecting collagen and elastin in human tissues.
  2. Use of DUET to assess collagen content in skin biopsies of patients with Scleroderma.
  3. Use of DUET in determining vascular invasion in colon adenocarcinoma.

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Past Events

Date Topic Speaker
June 3, 2024

"B-Cell Lymphoma in the Era of New Classifications."

Farnoush Moen, M.D.
May 20, 2024

"Folate, Vitamin B12, and Neurodevelopment."

Konstantinos Zarbalis, Ph.D.
April 15, 2024

"Rule Out Lymphoma: A Potpourri of Interesting Cases."
"Sickle Cell Disease and Voxelotor."

Tahera Iqbal, D.O. and Kareem Allam, M.D.
April 1, 2024

"Updates on the Clinically Relevant Placenta"

Joanna Chan, M.D., FCPP, FCAP
March 18, 2024

"University of Utah Health Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW)."
"CHIP/CCUS: Definitions, Current findings, and Future Prospects."

Larry Ha, M.D. and Jasper Zheng, M.D.
March 4, 2024 "Giving and Receiving Feedback." Cloe Le Gall-Scoville, Ph.D. and Margaret Rea, Ph.D.
February 21, 2024 "HPV-Independent Vulvar Squamous Pathology: Pearls and Pitfalls" Jaclyn Watkins, M.D., M.S.
January 17, 2024 "Updates in Endoscopic Resection Techniques: Closing the Gap in GI-Path Communication." Antonio H. Mendoza Ladd, M.D., AGAF, FACG, FASGE
December 18, 2023 "Barriers to Quality Care: Preanalytical Challenges that Impact Transgender Patients." Gabrielle Winston-McPherson, Ph.D., (D)ABCC
December 4, 2023 "Post-Transcriptional Gene Regulation in Leukemia." Dinesh S. Rao, M.D., Ph.D.
November 20, 2023 "Gastroenterologists are from Mars and Pathologists are from Venus: Reporting IBD Pathologic Findings (and Kurt’s Notes)." Kurt Schaberg, M.D.
November 6, 2023 "2023 Data Deluge of Dementia Deep Phenotyping and Diversity." Brittany N. Dugger, Ph.D.
October 16, 2023 "Novel Rapid and Quantitative Tissue Imaging Technologies for Enhanced Diagnosis." Farzad Fereidouni, Ph.D.
October 2, 2023 "Learning Theories." Elham Vali Betts, M.D.
September 6, 2023 "Reshaping the Future of Medical Care, Education and Research: The Pivotal Roles of Synthetic Data, Generative AI, and Auto- MLs." Hooman Rashidi, M.D., M.S., FCAP
August 21, 2023 "Rapid and Point-of-Care Diagnostics for Infectious Diseases in the Emergency Department." Larissa May, M.D., M.S.P.H., M.B.A.
August 7, 2023 "Novel Aspects of p53 Biology in Cancer." Anthony Karnezis, M.D., Ph.D.
July 17, 2023 "Single Biomarker Profiling for Medical Diagnostics." Jina Ko, Ph.D.
July 3, 2023 "Physician Wellness/Engagement." Sarah Barnhard, M.D., FCAP, FASCP
June 5, 2023 "The Anatomy of the Autism Brain Chandelier Cells." Verónica Martínez Cerdeño, Ph.D.
May 15, 2023 "Significance of Her2 Low Breast Cancer."
"Liver Function Tests: Clinical and Pathologic Correlation."
Anna-Lee Clarke, M.B.B.S. and Robert Propst, D.O.
May 1, 2023 "New imaging technologies (plus and minus AI) for pathology-- simple, fast, useful, pretty." Richard Levenson, M.D.
April 17, 2023 "Detection of Malignancy in Cerebrospinal Fluid Cytology: A Retrospective Investigation of Discrepant Results."
"Projects of a Clinical Informatics Fellow."
Alison Chan, D.O. and Clayton LaValley, M.D.
March 20, 2023 "Developments in Computational Protein Design: Methods and Applications."
"Diagnostic role of next Generation sequencing in pancreatic cystic neoplasm."
Luke Dang, M.D., Ph.D. and Anupam Mitra, M.D., M.B.B.S.
March 6, 2023 "Appendiceal Mucinous Neoplasms – Challenges in Practice." Melissa Taggart, M.D.
February 6, 2023 "Establishing Site of Origin in Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs) by Immunohistochemistry (IHC)."
"Forensic Pathology: Wounds from pointed and edged weapons."
Alex Ladenheim, M.D. and Jacob Donnelly, D.O.
December 19, 2022 "Neoadjuvant Therapy and Pathology of Pancreatic Cancer." Huamin Wang, M.D.
December 5, 2022 "Taking the Road Untraveled: A Journey in Curriculum Redesign." Kristin A. Olson, M.D.
November 7, 2022 "MR Screening in Dense Breasts: How did we get here, how are we doing and where do we need to go?" Elizabeth Anne Morris, M.D.
October 17, 2022 "You Speak with An Accent… Linguistic Profiling in Academia." Lillian Cruz-Orengo, Ph.D.
October 3, 2022 "Structural Racism and the Social Determinants of Health." Ruth Shim, M.D., M.P.H.
September 19, 2022 "Evolution of an Academic Hematopathology Service." Denis Dwyre, M.D.
September 7, 2022 "Lessons in Microbiology, Leadership, and Life (or Some of what I’ve learned since moving from UC Davis to Duke)" Christopher Polage, M.D.
August 15, 2022 "Development of a Novel Machine Learning Enhanced Mass Spectrometry Based Method for COVID 19 Testing." Nam Tran, Ph.D., M.S., H.C.L.D., C.L.S., M.L.S., F.A.A.C.C.
August 1, 2022 "Pharmacogenetics – From Clinical Research to rodent models." Kristin Grimsrud, D.V.M., Ph.D.
July 18, 2022 “Toolkit for Pathology Informatics.” John P. Graff, D.O.
July 6, 2022 "Evolution of an Academic Hematopathology Service." Denis Dwyre, M.D.
June 6, 2022 "Special Presentation: Biomedical Engineering Students" Nam K. Tran, Ph.D., M.S., H.C.L.D. (ABB), C.L.S., M.L.S. (ASCP)cm, F.A.A.C.C.
May 2, 2022 "Anatomy of a Cyberattack." Sarah K. Harm, M.D., MSc and Alexandra N. Kalof, M.D.
March 21, 2022 "Promoting Pathology Through Podcasts."
"Post-COVID Syndrome-Diagnosis, Pathophysiology and Recovery."
Peter Conner, M.D. and Tahera Iqbal, D.O.
March 7, 2022 "Cytologic diagnosis of salivary glands neoplasms with emphasis on tumors with basaloid features"
"Molecular Subclassification of Endometrial Carcinoma"
Maryna Vazmitsel, M.D. and Sara Samadzadeh, M.D.
February 7, 2022 “Maternity/Parental Leave During Medical Residency.”
“Burnout in Pathology: Identifying, Accepting, and Addressing a Controversial Condition.”
Alison Chan, D.O. and Ryan Thomas, M.D.
December 6, 2021 "Addressing Professionalism with Medical Students and Residents: A Just Culture Approach." Jason Adam Wasserman, Ph.D., HEC-C
November 8, 2021 “General Thoracic Surgery & Pathology: The Multidisciplinary Collaboration of the New Oncologic Era.” David Tom Cooke, M.D., F.A.C.S.
October 25, 2021 "Dysbiosis-associated Bile Acid Synthesis Dysregulation and Liver Carcinogenesis." Yu-Jui Yvonne Wan, Ph.D.
September 27, 2021 “Computation Medicine in Kidney Transplantation.” Kuang-Yu Jen, M.D., Ph.D.
September 13, 2021 “Social Determinants of Health and Medicine.” Elham Vali Betts, M.D.
September 1, 2021 “Opportunity to Build a Commercial Esoteric Lab Business at UC Davis Health” David Nichols, Ash Gupta and Andrew Joseph
August 23, 2021 "Pearls and Pitfalls in Soft Tissue Pathology: A Review of Select Cases." Morgan A. Darrow, M.D.
July 26, 2021 "Breast Cancer Gone Viral? Bovine Leukemia Virus, A Probable Cause of Human Breast Cancer." Gertrude C. Buehring, Ph.D.
June 21, 2021 “Data Deluge of Dementia Deep Phenotyping and Diversity.” Brittany N. Dugger, Ph.D.
June 7, 2021 "Homo Sapiens: a Species at Risk" William C. Pevec, M.D.
June 2, 2021 “Cytopathology of solid pancreatic neoplasms.”
“PDL-1 in hematopoietic malignancies.”
Abebe B. Teklu, M.D. and Gopal Patel, M.D.
May 10, 2021 “COVID-19 and the gastrointestinal tract: what do we already know?” Ananya Datta Mitra, M.D.
April 20, 2021 "Take 5 to Make 5: Taking action to shift the gender leadership gap.” Jennifer Hunt, M.D.
March 29, 2021 "Thick and Thin: Clotting and bleeding in patients with sickle cell disease.” Ted Wun, M.D.
March 15, 2021 "Increasing the Diversity of the Biomedical Research Workforce: Educational, and Research Training Efforts for URM Students.” Krish Krishnan, Ph.D.
March 1, 2021 "Addressing Microaggressions in Academic Health: A Workshop for Inclusive Excellence.” Piri Ackerman-Barger, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.E., F.A.A.N.
February 17, 2021 "Race and Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate" Alexander Ladenheim, M.D. and Brian Young, M.D.
February 1, 2021 “Classification of Bile Duct Carcinoma”
“Morphological, immunohistochemical and molecular characteristics of mesonephric-like adenocarcinoma and review of literature.”
Raymond Gong, M.D. and Ying Liu, M.D.
Date Topic Speaker
December 7, 2020 "Updates During a Pandemic: Dermatopathology 2020." Maxwell Fung, M.D.
November 2, 2020 "Appendiceal mucinous neoplasms: challenges on diagnosis, staging and grading."
"Integrating clinicopathological, immunohistochemical and genetic characteristics for risk stratification and management in an uncommon example of mixed endometrial carcinoma."
Miao Tian, M.D. and Aqiba Bokhari, M.D.
October 26, 2020 "COVID-19 Testing at Stanford" Christina S. Kong, M.D.
October 19, 2020 TBD Karen Matsukuma, M.D., Ph.D.
October 5, 2020 "Anatomic Pathology: A Work in Progress" Richard Levenson, M.D.
September 28, 2020 "Sarcomatology: A Transdisciplinary Approach." R. Lor Randall, M.D., F.A.C.S.
August 17, 2020 "Vaping Associated Lung Injury (VALI)." Elham Kamangar, M.D.
August 3, 2020 "Modern Lymphoid Immunohistochemistry." Larry Weiss, M.D.
July 20, 2020 "Exploring Pharmacogenomics to Better Understand Fentanyl Variability in Pediatric Patients.” Kristin Grimsrud, D.V.M., Ph.D.
June 17, 2020 "Epidemiology and Public Health in the Era of the COVID-19 Pandemic." Bradley H. Pollock, M.P.H., Ph.D.
June 1, 2020 "Epidemiology of Dementia and Brain Health: Leveraging Population Science." Rachel Whitmer, Ph.D.
May 18, 2020 "Next Generation Tools in Transplant Pathology." Kuang-Yu Jen, M.D.,
May 4, 2020 “It's TEA time.” and “Primary intraocular lymphoma - cytology.” Alejandro Mendoza, M.D. and Sara Kwong, M.D.
April 20, 2020 "Distributed and Scalable Machine Learning." Samer Albahra, M.D.
April 6, 2020 "Providing Effective Feedback in Teaching.” Mark Servis, M.D.
February 3, 2020 "CAR-T cell therapy: A Beaconof Hope in the Fight Against Hematologic Malignancies and Beyond" and "Feeding Cancer: The Impact of Dieton our Most Deadly Diseases" Ananya Datta Mitra, M.D., Hematopathology Fellow and Trevor Starnes, M.D., Surgical Pathology Fellow
January 6, 2020 "A Trip from Kidney Injury to Biomarkers" Georgo Gao, M.D., PGY-4
December 2, 2019 "Healthy Aging and Family Caregiving Research in the School of Nursing." Janice Bell, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.N., F.A.A.N.
November 4, 2019 "Cellular Therapy for Hematological and Solid Tumor Malignancies." Medrdad Abedi, M.D.
October 21, 2019 "Frozen Sections." John Bishop, M.D.
October 7, 2019 "Fragile X Tremor Ataxia Syndrome (FXTAS)." Veronica Martinez-Cerdeno, Ph.D.
September 23, 2019 "Learning Preferences Across Generations." Elham Vali Betts, M.D.
September 9, 2019 "Modernization of the Medical School Curriculum: National Trends and the UC Davis Experience.” Kristin Olson, M.D.
August 19, 2019 "Frozen Section Evaluation of Bone Lesions." Morgan Darrow, M.D.
August 5, 2019 "Folic Acid and Neurodevelopmental Risk” Konstantinos Zarbalis, M.D.
July 15, 2019 "The U.S. Congress, The Administration and Precision Medicine" Hannah Murphy
July 1, 2019 "Value Based Reimbursement in Anatomic Pathology" John Bishop, M.D.
June 17, 2019 "CoagID: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
Measurement of Blood Coagulation"; "miNIRS: A Minimally Invasive Near-infrared Spectroscopy Device for Awake and Active Mice”; "PERL: Multi-Filter Device for Removal of Lipids in Blood Samples”; "3D Body Mapping”
Dr. Nam Tran and Biomedical Engineering Students
June 3, 2019 "The many faces of dementia and why they matter." Brittany Dugger, M.D.
May 20, 2019 "Optimal Stain for ROSE: The Search is on" and “Pathologic Evaluation for Pediatric Tonsillectomy Specimens, a Quality Improvement Project.” Alejandro Saropdas Mendoza, M.D., Cytopathology Fellow; Mohamed Osman, M.D., HemePath Fellow
May 6, 2019 “2018 Estrogen Receptor and Human Epidermal Growth Receptor-2 Assays’ Results Annual Report; A Quality Assurance Study and Comparison with Published Data” and “Pathologic Assessment of Gastrointestinal Tract and Pancreatic Carcinoma after Neoadjuvant Therapy.” Elham Kamangar, M.D., Surgical Pathology Fellow; Alae A. Yaseen, M.D., Surgical Pathology Fellow
April 15, 2019 "An Overview of the Clinical Implications of BRAF Mutations." Trevor Starnes, M.D., PGY-4
April 1, 2019 "Professionalism in Residency Training" and "Practical Approach to Cystic
Lesions of Pancreas”
Ananya Datta-Mitra, M.D.; Dongguang Wei, M.D., Ph.D.
March 18, 2019 "Learning to See: Visual Cognition in Organic & Artificial Intelligence" Andrew Jones, M.D., M.A.
March 4, 2019 "How Quantum Computing and Machine Learning Could Transform the Art of Surgical Pathology." Michael Hogarth, M.D.
February 4, 2019 "Health Care Serial Murder – the Patient Safety Problem No One Wants to Talk About." Kenneth W. Kizer, M.D., M.P.H.
January 7, 2019 Initial results from EXPLORER, the world’s first total-body PET scanner for humans Ramsay Badawi, M.D.
December 17, 2018 "Global Point of Care: Around the World at the Point of Need!" Gerald Kost, M.D., Ph.D.
November 19, 2018 "Pathology Informatics at UC Davis." John Paul Graff, D.O.
November 5, 2018 "Patient Blood Management at UCDMC: Our Past Success and Future Potential" Sarah Barnahrd, M.D.
October 15, 2018 "Blood and Guts: Exploring connections between disorders of the gastrointestinal tract and the hematopoietic system" Ralph Green, M.D., Ph.D.
October 1, 2018 "Building Neural Circuitry in Developing and Aging Brain" Hwai-Jong Cheng, M.D., Ph.D.
September 19, 2018 “Our Institution's Experience with Atypia of Undetermined Significance in Thyroid Fine Needle Aspirates.” Sasha Raymond, M.D.
September 17, 2018 "Clinical Implementation of High Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin: A Learning Health System Model?" Nam Tran, M.D.
September 5, 2018 "Genomics: The New Diagnostics for Cancer Patients" Jeffrey Gregg, M.D.
August 20, 2018 "Seeing more with less: Histology 2.0?" Richard Levenson, M.D.
August 6, 2018 "Teaching and Mentoring the Next Generation of Diverse Physicians" Hendry Ton, M.D., M.S.
July 26, 2018 "Is the Human Body Capable of Traveling to Mars? Bones in Space" Dariusz Borys, M.D.
July 16, 2018 "Molecular Profiling in the Diagnosis and Management of Patients with Cancer" Maher Albitar, M.D.
July 2, 2018 “The Papanicolaou Address: Why the Younger Generation Should Take This Journey and Overcome Constraint” Lydia P. Howell, M.D.
June 18, 2018 "CardioVision: Non-Contact Heart Rate Monitoring of Burn Patients"
"NMR Relaxometry as a Tool for Measuring Plasma Water Content in the Clinical Laboratory"
Nam Tran, Ph.D. and Biomedical Engineering Students
June 4, 2018 “Integration of technology tools in medical education” Hooman Rashidi, M.D.
May 21, 2018 "Tuberculosis Translational Research: Integrative Approach in Nonhuman Primates and TB Patients" Imran Khan, Ph.D.
May 7, 2018 “Ovarian Surface Epithelial Neoplasia.” and “Intestinal T Cell Lymphoma.” Daniel Dolderer, M.D. and Jianmin Xu, M.D., Ph.D.
April 16, 2018 "Thymoma to Thymic Carcinoma, A Spectrum Of Disease; A Diagnostic Discussion" and “Liver Biopsy in the Assessment of Medical Liver Disease.” Nima Amini, M.D. and Mahan Matin, M.D.
April 11, 2018 “Muse Microscopy and Its Application in Surgical Pathology” and “Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma: Staging Up-Date and Review of Pre-Malignant Lesions” Jessica Rogers, M.D. and Amir Ghorbani, M.D.
April 2, 2018 "Interations Among Mechaosensory Hair Cells and Support Cells of the Zebrafish Lateral Line During Development, Death, and Regeneration" and "Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cells and Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation” Nicholas Coley, M.D., Ph.D. and Jeanna Su, M.D.
March 5, 2018 "Novel Photonic Technologies for Diagnosis" Sebastian Wachsmann-Hogiu, Ph.D.
February 5, 2018 "The RASopathies: An Overview" Katherine Rauen, M.D., Ph.D.
January 22, 2018 "Altered Prenatal Neurogenesis at the Root of Autism Spectrum Disorders" Konstantinos Zarbalis, Ph.D.
January 8, 2018 "Optics and Microscopy Tools in Pathology: Pathology at the Crossroads" Farzad Fereidouni, Ph.D.
December 18, 2017 "Myxoid Tumor of Soft Tissue" Tao Wang, M.D., Ph.D.
December 4, 2017 "The Wedge: A Simple Metaphor for Improving Your Relationships at Work (and Beyond)" Gerry Preciado, J.D., B.A
November 6, 2017 "Pushing the Envelope in Deceased Donor Kidney Utilization” Kuang-Yu Jen, M.D., Ph.D.
October 16, 2017 “Post-mortem Autopsy-Confirmation of Ante-mortem [F-18]FDDNP-PET Scans in Football Players with Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy” Bennet Omalu, M.D.
October 2, 2017 "Advancing and Securing the Future of Pathology" Richard Friedberg, M.D., Ph.D.
September 13, 2017 "Management of the Patient with Hirschsprung Disease: Partnership between Surgeon and Pathologist" Raj Kapur, M.D., Ph.D.
August 21, 2017 "Creating an Academic Culture for Success: Findings from a Four-Year NIH Funded Career Flexibility Study" Lydia Howell, M.D.
August 7, 2017 "Liver Carcinogenesis Modulated by Bile Acids and Gut Microbiota" Yu-Jui Yvonne Wan, Ph.D.
July 17, 2017 "Augmented Radiology - Informatics Tools to Improve Diagnostics" Thomas Loehfelm, M.D., Ph.D.
June 19, 2017 Special Presentations by Biomedical Engineering Design Students Nam Tran, Ph.D. and BioMedical Engineering Students
May 15, 2017 "A Quick Overview of Cancer Protocols and Upcoming Changes in Tumor Staging" and "MUSE and Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy" Julie Ann Walby, M.D. and Luis Brandi, M.D.
May 1, 2017 "Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration and Risk of Malignancy at UC Davis Medical Center” Nicholas Lau, M.D.
April 17, 2017 "The Clinicopathologic Spectrum of Pediatric Syndromic and Nonsyndromic Upper Gastrointestinal Polyposes" Florette K. Gray Hazard, M.D.
April 3, 2017 "Professionalism in Residency: What is it and why should we care?" Ronald E. Domen, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.C.A.P.
March 20, 2017 "Pitfalls and More Pitfalls: Atypical Melanocytic Lesions on Sun Damaged Skin" Scott Binder, M.D.
March 6, 2017 "Lymph Nodes and Associated Infectious Disease" Saba Ali, M.D. and John Paul Graff, D.O.
February 27, 2017 "Precision Medicine: Will it Deliver on its Promises?" Fred Meyers, M.D., M.A.C.P.
February 15, 2017 "Thinking Outside the Box: Using Patient Outcomes to Direct Laboratory Testing" Christopher Polage, M.D.
February 6, 2017 Eye Pathology Esther Kim, M.D.
January 23, 2017 "Using the Nonhuman Primate Model of CMV to Inform Clinical Prevention and Therapeutic Interventions Against Human CMV" Peter Barry, Ph.D.
January 9, 2017 "An Unexpected Rise in Unsatisfactory Thin Prep Pap Tests" and "Impact of a Community Education Program in Pap Test Screening among Asian-American Women" Alicia Calderon Bhambra, D.O. and UC Davis Medical Students Kristine Miller and Diana Ha
December 19, 2016 "Microscopy with UV Surface Excitation (MUSE): Pathology in a Hurry and on a Budget" Richard Levenson, M.D.
December 5, 2016 "MACRA, MIPS, APMs and the Evolution of US Healthcare Toward Value Based Reimbursement" Michael Hogarth, M.D., F.A.C.M.I., F.A.C.P.
November 21, 2016 "Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy/Childhood" Jason Tovar, M.D.
November 7, 2016 "Breast Cancer Risk, Screening, Evidence-Based Stratification and Targeting Mechanisms of Progression" Alexander Borowsky, M.D.
October 17, 2016 "Vitamin B12 and the Brain: Implications in Health and Disease" Ralph Green, M.D., Ph.D.
October 3, 2016 "The NF1 Gene in Inherited Neoplasia and Beyond" Maija Kiuru, M.D., Ph.D.
September 19, 2016 "Updated ASCCP Consensus Management Guidelines for Cervical Squamous Abnormalities and the Utility of Biomarkers in the Screening Process" Eric Huang, M.D., Ph.D.
August 15, 2016 "A Model for the Detection of Tuberculosis (TB) Based on Disease Biomarkers" Imran Khan, Ph.D., M.B.A.
August 1, 2016 "Patient Blood Management: Expanding the Institution's Frontier" Sarah Barnhard, M.D., F.C.A.P., F.A.S.C.P.
July 18, 2016 "Point of Care Bioimpedimetric Thromboelastography" and "Vexima: Blood Collection Sampling System" Nam Tran, Ph.D. and BioMedical Engineering Senior Student Design Group
June 6, 2016 "Diagnosis of Congenital Anomalies in Fragmented Fetal Specimens" Walter Finkbeiner, M.D., Ph.D.
May 16, 2016 "Blood and Pathogen Reduction: Are We There Yet" and "Noninvasive Follicular Thyroid Neoplasm with Papillary-like Nuclear Features" Grace Monis, M.D., Ph.D., and Rena Yu, M.D.
May 11, 2016 "The Role of the Pathologist in Personalized Medicine" George Lundberg, M.D.
May 2, 2016 "New Updates of Mature B-Lymphoid Neoplasms" and "Cysts and Tumors of the Jaw" Elham Vali Betts, M.D. and Morgan Darrow, M.D.
April 18, 2016 "Pathology and Public Health: Inseparable or Never the Twain Will Meet?" Brad Pollock, M.P.H., Ph.D.
April 4,2016 "Relationship Between Strategic Planning, Deviation Management and Daily Management in Driving Results in a Lean Business System." Richard Zarbo, M.D., D.M.D.
March 21, 2016 ""Are you Professional?" and "Molecular Pathogenesis of Myeloproliferative Neoplasms" Mahan Matin, M.D. and Adam Stelling, M.D.
March 7, 2016 "A Career in Academic Pathology: The Ups and Downs of a Physician-Scientist" Mary Lipscomb Lyons, M.D.
February 11, 2016 "Computational Pathology in the Era of Data Science and Precision Medicine" Michael Becich, M.D., Ph.D.
February 8, 2016 "The Sunshine Act: Transparency Gone Too Far... or Not" Daniel Siegel, M.D., M.A., F.A.A.A.D., F.A.C.M.S.
February 1, 2016 "What a Pathologist Can Learn from Hollywood: Dr. Omalu's Experience." Bennet Omalu, M.D., M.B.A., M.P.H.
January 25, 2016 "Myxoid Soft Tissue Neoplasms: A Systematic Approach to Common Diagnostic Differentials." Vadim Khachaturov, M.D.
January 14, 2016 "Leading Organizational Change, Three Case Studies" Kandice Marchant, M.D., Ph.D.
Date Topic Speaker
December 21, 2015 "Renal Allograft Antibody Mediated Rejection - A Banff Update." Danniele G. Holanda, M.D.
December 7, 2015 "The Patient-Centered Practice" David Kaminsky, M.D., F.I.A.C.
November 23, 2015 "Exosomal microRNAs as Biomarkers for Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia" Ivana Dellale, M.D., Ph.D.
November 4, 2015 "Malignant Gastrointestinal Neuroectodermal Tumor (GNET): A Paradigm of Oncogenic Molecular Promiscuity" Eduardo Zambrano, M.D., M.S.
October 19, 2015 "A Discussion on Mentoring Resilency in Academic Medicine" Julie Schweitzer, Ph.D.
September 21, 2015 "Cascading Chaos: New Insights into the Pathophysiology and Complications of Sickle Cell Disease" Theodore Wun, M.D.
September 16, 2015 "Building Excellent Service Together (BEST)" Stephen Meth, J.D., M.S.
August 17, 2015 "Coronary Artery Assessment from the Inside Out" John Bishop, M.D. and Laura Marcu, Ph.D.
August 3, 2015 "Diagnostic Algorithm for Myelodysplastic Syndrome" Jimmy Chen, M.D.
July 20, 2015 "BIM 189C Clinical Applications for Biomedical Device Design - Student Capstone Projects" Nam Tran, Ph.D.
July 6, 2015 "Processing and Preservation of Cord Blood Stem Cells -- What Matters (Cell Therapy/Regenerative Medicine) Paul Holland, M.D.
June 10, 2015 "Promoting the Value of Clinical Laboratory Tests to the Public" Alan Wu, Ph.D.
May 18, 2015 "Strategies for Damage Control Resuscitation" Joseph Galante, M.D.
May 4, 2015 “Detecting Anti-D Due to RhoGAM: A Laboratory Enigma with Clinical Complications” “Clinical Integration of Next Generation Sequencing in Hematopathology" Rebecca Sonu, M.D. and Sarah Barnhard, M.D.
April 20, 2015 "Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Prometheus Labs Unbound" Aram Millstein, M.D.
April 15, 2015 "Life Elevated: Raising the Pathologist's Profile" Michael Cohen, M.D.
April 6, 2015 "Molecular Pathways in Encephalopathy of Prematurity" Mirna Lechpammer, M.D.
March 16, 2015 "What's New in Residency Accreditation and American Board of Pathology Maintenance of Certification: How Can Your Programs be Successful and Provide Good Outcomes?" Diane D. Davey, M.D.
March 11, 2015 "Errors in Surgical Pathology" Christina DiLoreto, M.D. and Elham Vali Khojeini, M.D.
February 2, 2015 "Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer" Gary Leiserowitz, M.D.
January 14, 2015 “Clinical Applications of Next Generation Sequencing to Identify Actionable Genomic Changes in Solid Tumors and Hematologic Malignancies” Jeffrey Ross, M.D.
December 15, 2014 "PDX– A Developing Clinical Assay” Regina Gandour-Edwards, M.D.
December 1, 2014 "B‐Vitamin Deficiencies and Neurodegenerative Diseases: Is There a Role for Supplementation in Prevention? – Food for Thought" Ralph Green, M.D.
November 17, 2014 "Labor-Free Optical Methods of Cellular Imaging" James Chan, Ph.D.
November 3, 2014 "An Integrated Approach to Education: Teaching Pathology at Stanford University School of Medicine" Darren Salmi, M.D.
October 15, 2014 "Imaging and Digital Tools in Pathology" Richard Levenson, M.D.
October 6, 2014 "Could a bovine virus play a role in human breast cancer?" Gertrude CaseBuehring, M.D.
September 15, 2014 Triple Negative Breast Cancer Yanhong Zhang, M.D.
August 18, 2014 "Using a Non-Human Primate Model to Study and Treat Latent HIV Infection" Paul Luciw, Ph.D.
August 4, 2014 "Surviving Disruption in Cytopathology: Creativity, Quality and Core Service" Lydia Howell, M.D.
July 21, 2014 "Liver and Colon Cancer: Carcinogenesis and Potential Treatment" Yu-Jui Yvonne Wan, Ph.D.
July 7, 2014 "Pathology Informatics: Past, Present and Future" Michael Hogarth, M.D.
June 16, 2014 "Feedback: Aspiring for More than the Sandwich" Lavjay Butani, M.D., M.A.C.M.
June 2, 2014 "Changing the Face of Clinical Microbiology at UC Davis: New Approaches to Laboratory Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases" Anna Romanelli, Ph.D.
May 19, 2014 "Choosing Wisely: Facilitating Wise Diagnostic Testing in Primary Care" Joshua Fenton, M.D., M.P.H.
April 21, 2014 :Alphabet Soup: Rapidly Changing Differential Diagnoses in Diagnostic Hematopathology" and "Afirma Thyroid FNA Analysis, Like It or Not, It is Here" Christopher Ake, M.D. and Aram Millstein, M.D.
April 16, 2014 "Effusions: Past, Present and Future" Alaa Afify, M.D.
April 7, 2014 "One Health: Lessons from Veterinary Cytopathology to Enhance Human Diagnostic Cytopathology" William Vernau, B.Sc., BVMS, D.V.Sc., Ph.D.;
Mary Tomic, M.D. and Lydia Howell, M.D.
March 17, 2014 "The Complexities of Renal Transplantation in Pathology" Rebecca Sonu, M.D. and Mahan Matin, M.D.
March 3, 2014 "Multidimensional Visualization of the Tumore Microenvironment" Kevin Elicieri
February 12, 2014 "The Significance and Biology of Prostatic Atypical Small Acinar Proliferation" and "The Intriguing Costs of Prostate Cancer Screeing" and "Laboratory Diagnosis of Pheochromocytoma" Michael Van Ness, M.D.; Sarah Barnhard, M.D.; and Randy Lamb, M.D.
February 3, 2014 "CT Use Following Head Trauma in Children: A model for developing an evidenced-based utilitzation model for diagnostic services" Nathan Kuppermann, M.D., M.P.H.
December 16, 2013 "Pattern Recognition in Dermatopathology: Dermatitis with Interface Changes" Thomas Konia, M.D.
December 2, 2013 "Emerging In Vivo Diagnosis of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)" Bennet Omalu, M.D., M.B.A.
November 18, 2013 "Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing"
"Education and Research: Getting to know the new kid on the block"
Deborah Ward, Ph.D., R.N., R.A.A.N., and Jill Joseph, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
November 4, 2013 "The Art and Science of Teaching Surgical Pathology" Kristin Olson, M.D.
October 21, 2013 "Promoting a Positive Learning Environment" Jorge Garcia, M.D.
October 16, 2013 "2012 updated ASCCP consensus management guidelines for women with abnormal cervical cancer screening tests" Eric Huang, M.D., Ph.D.
October 7, 2013 "Improving Physicians' Effectiveness at Using Diagnostic Tests" Brian Jackson, M.D., M.S.
September 16, 2013 "Effects of Environmental Stresses on Point-of-Care Testing: Implications for Emergency and Disaster Response" Richard Louie, Ph.D.
September 11, 2013 "Cellular Smartphones: Secreted Vesicles and Disease" Johnathon Anderson, Ph.D. and Matt Mellema, Ph.D., D.V.M.
August 19, 2013 "Blood Banking at UCDMC: A 40-Year Experience" Hanne Jensen, M.D.
August 5, 2013 "Maternal autoantibodies in prenatal development of autism" Verónica Martínez-Cerdeño, Ph.D.
July 15, 2013 "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, Frozen Section in GI" Ramez Saroufeem, M.B., B.Ch., M.S., F.R.C..S.
July 1, 2013 "Optical Biosensing and Diagnostics" Sebastian Wachsmann, Ph.D.
June 17, 2013 "Neurglia Pathology in Rett Syndrome, An Autism Spectrum" Lee-Way Jin, M.D. Ph.D.
June 3, 2013 "(1) Rapid Detection of E. coli for the Early Diagnosis of Urinary Tract Infections (2) Optimizing Frozen Sample Processing (3) Bacterial Detection for Blood Culture Bottles" BME Students
May 20, 2013 "Breast Cancer Pathology: The State of the Art, Model Systems, and an Eye Toward the Future." Alexander Borowsky, M.D.
May 8, 2013 "The NIH-funded Engage UC grant: Creating Harmonized UC Practices for Biorepository Operations and Informed Consent Procedures" Sarah Dry, M.D. (Special Lecture)
May 7, 2013 "Advances in Cancer Genomics Through Bio-banking" Thomas Giordano, M.D., Ph.D.
(Stowell Lecture - Not Grand Rounds)
May 6, 2013 "Towards a New Level of Surgical Pathology Practice" John Bishop, M.D.
April 15, 2013 Topics in GYN Pathology & Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrine Tumors: an Overview and Terminology Update Nicole Pele, D.O. and Amy Fayling, M.D.
April 1, 2013 "Retinal disease as a window to neurodegeneration" Ari Green, M.D.
Medical Director Mission Bay MS Center
Director Neurodiagnostics Center
Department of Neurology
Department of Ophthalmology
March 13, 2013 "C. difficile Testing Version 2.0: Going Beyond Detection to Define Disease and Predict Outcome" Christopher R. Polage, M.D.
March 4, 2013 "Autophagy deregulation in neuronal migration disorders" Konstantinos Zarbalis, Ph.D.
February 27, 2013 "Battlefield Blood Banking: The Walking Blood Bank and Use of Fresh Whole Blood in Military Operations and Health Informations: Way Cooler Than You Might Think (A Fellow's Perspective)" Brian Gorospe, M.D. and Melissa Rodgers-Ohlau, M.D.
January 7, 2013 "Lectin-like Oxidized Low-density Lipoprotein Receptor-1 (LOX-1): a Novel Predictive Biomarker for Sickle Cell Disease Vasculopathy" Mingyi Chen, M.D., Ph.D.
December 17, 2012 "Plasma: Panacea, Poison and Policy" Carol Marshall, M.D.
December 6, 2012 "Metagenome analysis of Francisella tularensis subspecies" Steven Hinrichs, M.D.
November 5, 2012 "Changing the Paradigm for Prevention and Therapeutic Strategies against Cytomegalovirus: A >200M Year Journey" Peter Barry, Ph.D.
October 15, 2012 "Trustworthy Biomedical Research" Mark Yarborough, Ph.D.
October 1, 2012 "Medical Informatics and Molecular Pathogen Detection" Denis Dwyre, M.D.
September 17, 2012 "Burn Critical Care in the 21st Century: Point-of-Care Testing, Medical Informatics, and Molecular Pathogen" Nam Tran, Ph.D.
September 10, 2012 "Generational and Gender Perspectives on Career Flexibility: Progress on an NIH-funded Study of Medical School" Lydia Howell, M.D.
August 20, 2012 "Can we predict adjuvant therapy response in patients with osteosarcoma?" Darius Borys, M.D.
August 6, 2012 "The Brain to Brain Loop in Laboratory Testing, 2012 Style" George Lundberg, M.D.
July 16, 2012 "Using multicolor flow cytometry immunophenotyping to detect minimal residual myeloma and related plasma cell" Pei Lin, M.D.
July 2, 2012 "Directing mesenchymal stem cells to bone for bone regeneration" Wei Yao, M.D.
June 18, 2012 "Point of Care hCG assays should not be used to rule out pregnancy" Dina Greene, Ph.D., D.A.B.C.C., C.C.S., A.S.C.P.-C
June 4, 2012 "Presenting and publishing results of your quality improvement project" Ulfat Shaikh, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.
May 21, 2012 "Differential Diagnosis of Increased Myeloblast With Dysplasia" Jimmy Chen, M.D.
May 14, 2012 "Utility of Sysmex HPC count in predicting hematopoietic stem cell collection yield" Amardeep Aulakh, D.O. and Joyce Kovar, M.D.
May 7, 2012 "Disease Biomarkers" Imran Khan, Ph.D.
April23, 2012 "Cervical Cancer Screening: The Pap Smear versus HPV Testing" and "Malaria" Heidi Jess, M.D. and Diane Sanders, M.D.
April 16, 2012 "Cerebral Amyloid Imaging: An In Vivo Window Into AD Pathology" Charles DeCarli, M.D.
UC Davis Medical Center, Department of Neurology
April 9, 2012 "Endocrine Axes Mediated by FGFs and Klothos" Makoto Kuro-o, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor Kern and Marnie Wildenthal President’s Research Councol Professorship in Medical Science Department of Pathology
April 2, 2012 "Diabetes is a Proinflammatory State" Ishwaral Jialal, M.D., Ph.D.
March 19, 2012 "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, Gastrointestinal Frozen Section Diagnsosis Ramez Saroufeem, M.D.
February 27, 2012 "High Grade Endometrioid versus Serous Endometrial Carcinoma: What's the Difference?" and "Time For a Change: The State of Medicolegal Death Investigation in America" Meighan Tomic, M.D. & Melissa Rodgers-Ohlau, M.D.
February 6, 2012 "Biomarker Discovery by studying Host-Pathogen Interaction" Brett Chromy, Ph.D.
December 19, 2011 "Optical technologies in pathology" Sebastian Wachsmann-Hogiu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
NSF Center for Biophotonics Science and Technology (CBST)
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
UC Davis Health
December 9, 2011 "Gene Regulation in Bacteria through RNA Polymerase Modification" Lars Westblade, Ph.D.
December 5, 2011 "Panniculitis: an algorithmic method for histopathologic diagnosis" Thomas Konia, M.D.
December 1, 2011 "Mycoplasma pneumoniae - An Elusive Pathogen" Omai Garner, Ph.D.
(Candidate for Clinical Microbiologist)
Postdoctoral Fellow
CPEP Fellowship Program in Medical and Public Health Microbiology
UC Los Angeles
November 29, 2011 "Development and Implementation of a Molecular Diagnostic Assay for the Identification of Human Fungal Pathogens" Anna Maria Romanelli, Ph.D.
(Clinical Microbiologist Candidate)
Clinical Microbiology Fellow
University of Pennsylvania
November 22, 2011 "Immunotherapy in Cancer" William Murphy, Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Chair of Research
Departments of Dermatology and Internal Medicine
UC Davis School of Medicine
UC Davis Cancer Center
November 21, 2011 "QA Adventures: Fixing Problems by Tweaking the System" Jeremy Parsons, M.D.
(Apheresis candidate)
Fellow - Blood Bank/Transfusion Medicine
University of New Mexico, School of Medicine
Albuquerque, NM
November 8, 2011 "New Insights into Osteoporosis" James Iqbal, M.D., Ph.D.
Fellow, Transfusion Medicine
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA
November 7, 2011 "Transcriptional Activators for Treatment of Viral Persistence in a Nonhuman Primate Model for AIDS Therapy" Paul Luciw, Ph.D.
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
November 1, 2011 "Interesting Aspects of Leukoreduction: a Pediatric Case" Fay Bernadette West, M.D.
Assistant Professor
University of Colorado, Denver School of Medicine
Associate Medical Director, Transfusion Services
Children's Hospital, Aurora, C.O.
October 17, 2011 "iGXT: an integrated research platform for enhancing drug development and translational medicine" Philip C. Mack, Ph.D.
Associate Adjunct Professor
UC Davis Health
October 3, 2011 "Biorepository Service and Science...Extending Our Reach" Regina Gandour-Edwards, M.D.
Professor and Vice Chair of Education
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
September 19, 2011 "Embryonic Medial Ganglionic Eminence precursor cells as treatment for Parkinson’s Disease" Veronica Martinez Cerdeno, Ph.D.
August 15, 2011 "Effects of Dynamic Temperature and Humidity Stresses on Point-of-Care Glucose Testing for Disaster Care" Richard Louie, Ph.D.
August 1, 2011 The Role of Pathology in Establishing a Myopathy Diagnosis"" Björn Oskarsson, M.D.
July 18, 2011 "No One Size Fits All: Striving for Equity in Health Care Access and Quality" Sergio Aguilar-Gaxioloa, M.D., Ph.D.
July 6, 2011 "Invasive Mycoses: an overview of diagnostic testing" George Thompson, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Assistant Director, Coccidioidomycosis Serology Lab
Dept. of Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Dept. of Medicine, Division of Infectious Dioseases
UC Davis
June 30, 2011 "Retinoid-mediated Signaling in Liver Health and Disease" Yu-Jui Yvonne Wan, Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics
University of Kansas Medical Center
June 27, 2011 "MRSA, Sepsis, VAP:Molecular Pathogen and Antibiotic Resistance Detection in a Single Assay" Arthur H. Reis, Jr., Ph.D.
June 14, 2011 "Mismatch Repair and Cancer: From Single Molecules to Patient Diagnostics" Richard Fishel, Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Chair of Molecular Virology, Immunology, and Medical Genetics
Human Genetics Institute, The Ohio State University Medical Center and Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor of Physics, The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
June 13, 2011 "Experiences in International Transfusion Medicine"
"Cytology of Pancreatic Lesions"
Brian Poirier, M.D. and Shweta Das, M.D.
Surgical Pathology Fellows
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
May 27, 2011 "Setting up Quality Goals for the Laboratory and Beyond" Sucheta Dandekar, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Biochemistry, Seth G.S. Medical College
Director, Central Clinical Laboratories and Emergency Laboratories, King Edward Memorial Hospital
Parel, Mumbai, India
May 9, 2011 "Genetics of Metastasis" Joyce Kovar, M.D.
Surgical Pathology Fellow
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
May 2, 2011 "Advances in lung tumor pathology, the non-small cell carcinoma "paradigm shift" / A Diagnostic Dilemma in Hematopathology" Philip Starshak, M.D. and Michelle McNamara, M.D.
April 18, 2011 "Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy: 2002 – Present" Bennet Omalu, M.D., M.B.A., M.P.H.
April 4, 2011 "What Every Pathologist Should Know about Advocacy: Ensuring the Best for Patients and the Profession" Peter Kolbeck, M.D. and Bob Achermann, M.D.
March 21, 2011 "Public Health Careers for Pathologists" Sherie Smalley, M.D.
Chief - Medical Policy Section
Medi-Cal Managed Care Division
California Department of Health Care Services
March 14, 2011 "Sacrococcygeal Tumors and an Interesting Forensics Case" Heidi Jess, M.D. and Diane Sanders, M.D.
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
March 8, 2011 TBA Kristin Olson, M.D.
March 7, 2011 "Veterinary Clinical and Comparative Diagnostic Imaging – A Different Approach to Translational Research" Erik R. Wisner, M.D.
February 22, 2011 "Zebras and Horses: Cases from Kenya 2010" Kali Tu, M.D.
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
February 9, 2011 "Biochemical Analysis of Individual Living Cells Using Label-Free Optical Methods" James W. Chan, Ph.D.
(Candidate for Biophotonics Researcher Position)
Staff Scientist and Associate Director of Special Research Projects
NSF Center for Biophotonics Science and Technology
February 8, 2011 "Thyroid FNA: Atypia of Undetermined Significance (AUS). A necessary or optional category?" Yasi Saffari, M.D.
(Candidate for Surgical Pathology Faculty Position)
MSP Staff Physician
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
February 7, 2011 "Renal Oncocytoma and Liver Biopsy - CT and Pathology Correlation" John McGahan, M.D.
Department of Radiology
UC Davis Health
February 4, 2011 "Respiratory Cytology: An Overview and Recent Advances" Shweta Das, M.D.
(Candidate for Surgical Pathology Faculty Position)
Cytopathology Fellow
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
January 31, 2011 "FNA of Pancreas" Ningli Cheng, M.D., Ph.D.
January 28, 2011 "Oral Carcinoma: Novel Imaging Techniques for Diagnosis and Treatment" Brian Poirier, M.D.
January 26, 2011 "Path, Present and Future" Richard Levenson, M.D., F.C.A.P.
(Candidate for Pathology Imaging)
Brighton Consulting Group
January 24, 2011 "Bioinformatics-guided High Throughput Breast Cancer Biomarker Identification" Dejun Shen, M.D., Ph.D.
January 18, 2011 "Papillary Lesions of the Breast: Challenges and Controversies" Anupma Nayak, M.B.B.S., M.D.
January 14, 2011 "Inflammatory breast cancer: From practical diagnosis to molecular insight" Yanhong Zhang, M.D.
January 10, 2011 "The War on Breast Cancer: It's getting personal now. News from the biomarker front" Anthony Magliocco, M.D.
Associate Professor of Oncology and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Calgary
Director of Pathology, Tom Baker Cancer Center
Date Topic Speaker
December 13, 2010 "Unravelling the Mysteries of Lyme Disease Through Pathology" Stephen Barthold, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology
December 6, 2010 "A Practical Approach to Diagnosing Endometrial Precursor Lesions" Eric Huang, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Fellow - Division of Cytopathology
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
December 2, 2010 "PRDM1 andbeta; in Lymphomas with Plasmacytic Differentiation" Cecilia Yeung, M.D.
Fellow - Molecular Genetics Pathology
Washington University
St. Louis, MO
November 29, 2010 "Laboratory diagnosis of plasma cell dyscrasias and paraproteinemia-associated disorders" Michael Linden, M.D.
November 22, 2010 "Ulcerative Collitis: Known and unknown" Jingmei Lin, M.D., Ph.D.
November 15, 2010 "The Epigenetic Interface of Genetic and Environmental Risk Factors in Autism-Spectrum Disorders" Janine LaSalle, Ph.D.
November 9, 2010 "Modern Molecular Pathology in Clinical Medicine" Yongsheng Ren, M.D., Ph.D.
November 1, 2010 "GUT, GERMS, and HIV: Clues to HIV disease" Satya Dandekar, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, UC Davis
Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Department of Internal Medicine - Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine
October 28, 2010 "CEBPA in AML and BCL6 in ALL" Anne Deucher, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Instructor in Hematology/Hematopathology lab
UC San Francisco
October 4, 2010 "Body of Inspiration" Kristen Nero Vandewalker, M.D.
Sutter General Hospital
Department of Laboratory Medicine
Medical Director and Chief
Sutter medical Foundation laboratory - Microbiology
Medical Director
Professor and Chair
September 27, 2010 "Family-friendly policies and their Effect on Academic Careers in Biomedical Science" Lydia P. Howell, M.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
September 20, 2010 "From combinatorial chemistry to nanoparticles to cancer therapy, imaging and diagnostics" Kit Lam, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology and Oncology
UC Davis Cancer Center
August 16, 2010 "Nutritional Pathology of Cobalamin (Vitamin B12) Deficiency: Past, Present and Future" Ralph Green, M.D.
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
August 9, 2010 "Pathologic Diagnostic Algorithm For T-Cell Lymphomas" Jimmy Chen, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Director of Laboratory Information Systems
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
August 2, 2010 "Bone marrow pathology 2010: How the newest WHO has affected hematopathology practice" Denis Dwyre, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
July 19, 2010 "Utilization of genomics in the investigation of developmental delay and autism" Jeff Gregg, M.D.
Associate Professor
Director of Molecular Diagnostics
Director of Gene Expression Shared Resource, UC Davis Cancer Center
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
July 12, 2010 "Misinformation Between Neurons and Glia in Rett Syndrome" Lee-Way Jin, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
June 21, 2010 "Asynchronous medicine and online education - Keys to change in healthcare" Peter Yellowlees, M.B.B.S., M.D.
Professor of Psychology
Director of the Health Informatics Graduate Program
UC Davis
June 7, 2010 "p16 New Molecular Marker in Osteosarcoma" Dariusz Borys, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
May 17, 2010 "Cysteine and Obesity" Helga Refsum, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Nutrition
University of Oslo, Norway
May 3, 2010 "Endometrial Cytology" John Bishop, M.D.
Director of Surgical Pathology and Immunohistochemistry
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
April 19, 2010 "Unusual Sudden Deaths in Children" Mark Super, M.D.
Chief Forensic Pathologist
Sacramento County Coroner
April 5, 2010 "Anal Cancer Screening: Where are we?" Teresa Darragh, M.D.
Professor of Clinical Pathology
UC San Francisco
March 22, 2010 "HPV Vaccines: What do they mean for cervical cancer screening?" Ronald D. Luff, M.D., M.P.H.
Director, Anatomic Pathology for Clinical Trials
Quest Diagnostics Incorporated
Clinical Professor, College of Health Professions and Medical Director, Cytotechnology Program
The Thomas Jefferson University
March 15, 2010 "Pathology in Ghana: My Experience as a Volunteer" Christian Hansen, M.D.
Staff Pathologist, Medical Director - Transfusion Service/Blood Donor Center, Coagulation, Microbiology andamp; Hematology
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula
GI Pathologist
Monterey Bay Gastrointestinal Consultants
March 1, 2010 "Pathology and Pathophysiology of the Airway Glands" Walter Finkbeiner, M.D.
Professor andamp; Vice Chair, Department of Pathology
Chief, San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center
UC San Francisco
February 22, 2010 "Flat Epithelial Atypia: The BIDMC Breast Service Experience" Jonathan Marotti, M.D.
Thelma Linsey Breast Pathology Fellow
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA
February 17, 2010 "Difficult Diagnoses in Grey-Zone Lymphomas" Hywyn Churchill, M.D.
(Candidate for Hematopathology position)
Stanford Hospital and Clinics
February 22, 2010 "Flat Epithelial Atypia: The BIDMC Breast Service Experience" Jonathan Marotti, M.D.
Thelma Linsey Breast Pathology Fellow
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA
February 12, 2010 "Anaplastic large cell lymphoma" Georgi Pirumyan, M.D., M.P.H.
(Candidate for Hematopathology Position)
Deptartment of Pathology
University of Oklahoma, Health Sciences Center (OUHSC)
February 8, 2010 "Adrenocortical Tumors: An integrated clinical, pathologic and molecular approach at the University of Michigan" Thomas J Giordano, M.D. Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology and Internal Medicine, University of Michigan
Director, University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center Tissue Core
February 1, 2010 "Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) with eosinophilia and abnormalities of PDGFRA, PDGFRB and FGFR1-Update in the 2008 WHO classification" Mingyi Chen, M.D., Ph.D.
(Candidate for Hematopathology Position)
Hematopathology Fellow
City of Hope
January 11, 2010 "Update on Cytomegalovirus Vaccines - Is the 40 Goal of a Vaccine in Sight?" Peter A. Barry, Ph.D.
Vice-Chair of Research
Core Faculty Member - Center for Comparative Medicine
Staff Scientist - California National Primate Research Center
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
January 4, 2010 "Smoking Related Interstitial Lung Diseases" Cindy Yu, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
December 14, 2009 "Ghostbusters: Molecular Diagnostic Imaging of the Breast" Alexander Borowsky, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
December 9, 2009 "Cervical Cancer Screening in the Medically Underserved: Lessons from California's Every Woman Counts Program" Lydia P. Howell, M.D.
(Chair Candidate)
Vice Chair and Director, Anatomic Pathology
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
November 23, 2009 "Metabolic Dysregulation and Breast Carcinogenesis" Ann Thor, M.D.
(Chair Candidate)
Edith B. Todd andamp; James C. Todd, M.D. Chair of Pathology
University of Colorado Denver / School of Medicine
November 9, 2009 "The role and regulation of MGST1: A primordial and essential gene" Michael J. Kelner, M.D., M.S.
(Chair Candidate)
Professor of Pathology
UC San Diego
October 26, 2010 "Breast Cancer Disparities in Approaches to Breast Disease Lisa Benton, M.D., M.P.H.
Breast Surgeon
Health Policy Researcher and Consultant
October 19, 2009 "EMT and Breast Cancer: Reverse Modeling" Robert Cardiff, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
October 5, 2009 "Optical Technologies for Pathology" Sebastian Wachsmann-Hogiu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
September 21, 2009 "Pediatric Apheresis: Little People with Big Problems" Carol Marshall, M.D.
Heath Sciences Clinical Professor
Associate Medical Director of Blood Bank
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
September 14, 2009 "CRP and Atherothrombosis - Innocent Bystander or Culprit?" Ishwarlal Jialal, M.D., Ph.D.
Robert E. Stowell Endowed Chair in Experimental Pathology
Director of Laboratory for Atherosclerosis and Metabolic Research
Department of Medical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
August 31, 2009 "Mechanisms for the Thrombocytopenia of the Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome (WAS)" Ted Strom, M.D., Ph.D.
(Candidate for Hematopathology position)
Director, Blood Bank and Hematology Section
Dept. of Pathology and Lab Medicine, Memphis VA Medical Center
Assistant Professor - University of Tennessee Health Science Center
August 24, 2009 "Novel Inflammatory Pathways in Diabetes" Ravi Dasu, Ph.D.
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
August 10, 2009 "Lessons from the Study of the Fragile X Gene: A Triplet Repeat Dysfunction That Causes Both Neurodevelopmental and Neurodegenerative Disorders" Claudia Greco, M.D.
MSP Staff Physician
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
August 3, 2009 "The Top 10 Publications Impacting Clinical Practice of Transfusion Medicine in the Last 10 Years" Paul Holland, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Clinical Professor of Pathology
UC Davis
Scientific Director of Delta Blook Bank andmdash; Stockton
July 20, 2009 "CD44v6: Could It Be the Answer for Breast Cancer?" Alaa Afify, M.D.
Associate Professor
Director of Cytopathology
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
July 6, 2009 "Rapid Multiplex Pathogen Detection of Bacteremia Using Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification" Nicole Gentile
Graduate Student in Comparative Pathology
Dr. Gerald Kost's Lab (supported by NIH Point-of-Care Technologies Center)
UC Davis
June 29, 2009 "Pathology of the Spleen: Case Studies" Jerome Burke, M.D.
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center
June 15, 2009 "Moles and Melanoma: Diagnostic Update 2009" Maxwell A. Fung, M.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology and Pathology
Director, UC Davis Dermatopathology Service
Department of Dermatology
June 1, 2009 "On the Other Side of the Stethoscope: Mental Health on the Physician Developmental Continuum" Andreea Seritan, M.D.
Health Sciences Clinical Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
May 18, 2009 "Pathology: Costs, outcomes, and comparative effectiveness research" Joy Melnikow, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Director - UC Davis Center for Healthcare Policy and Research
Professor - Family and Community Medicine
UC Davis
May 4, 2009 "Vascular Endothelial Permeability in Inflammation" Sarah Yuan, M.D., Ph.D.
Pearl Stamps Stewart Professor
Director - Division of Research, Department of Surgery
UC Davis
April 20, 2009 "Cartilaginous Tumors" Scott Nelson, M.D.
Professor andamp; Chief of Skeletal and Soft Tissue Pathology
Chief, Santa Monica-University of California, Los Angeles Hospital
Professor and SMH Director, Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center
April 6, 2009 "Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: Liver manifestations of the obesity epidemic" Linda Ferrell, M.D.
Professor and Vice Chair of Clinical Services
Director of Surgical Pathology: Liver and GI Pathology
Department of Pathology
UC San Francisco
March 23, 2009 "Molecular testing applications in Anatomic Pathology - Bridging AP and CP: A Molecular Diagnostics Prescription for Our Future" Drs. John Bishop and Jeff Gregg
March 2, 2009 "The Application of Photon-Based Technology to Bioscience and Medicine - Biophonics" Dennis Matthews, Ph.D.
Professor, School of Medicine and College of Engineering
Director - Center for Biophotonics
Associate Director - UC Davis Cancer Center
Director - Center for Biotechnology Biophysical Sciences and Bioengineering
February 2, 2009 "Arteriosclerosis and Atherosclerosis" Rethinking the lesions"" Michael C. Fishbein, M.D.
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
UC Los Angeles
January 22, 2009 "From Innovation to Clinical Excellence: Transforming Academic Pathology for a Changing Healthcare Environment" Ronald W. McLawhon, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Head of the Division of Laboratory Medicine
Director of Clinical Laboratories
UC San Diego
January 7, 2009 "Herpes viruses, Tumors, and the Immune Response" S. David Hudnall, M.D.
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Division Chief of Hematopathology
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX
December 15, 2008 "Computational Biology Tools for Genomics and Proteomics Applications in Clinical Translational Research" Viswanathan (Krish) Krishnan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Dept. of Chemistry - CSU, Fresno
Associate Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Applied Science - UC Davis
December 8, 2008 "caELMIR and future with WSI and caTISSUE" Jose Galvez, Ph.D.
Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
December 1, 2008 "Neuropathology of Rett syndrome" Lee-Way Jin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor In-Residence
Department of Medical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
November 24, 2008 "Cerebrovascular Pointillism: An Extreme Form of Cerebral Ischemia" William G. Ellis, M.D.
Director of Neuropathology
Department of Medical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
November 20, 2008 "CMV Viral Load Testing: “Bridging the Gap Between the Laboratory and Clinical Care" Angela Caliendo, M.D., Ph.D.
Director and Vice Chair of Clinical Pathology
Associate Professor, Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine
Professor (Tenure), Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University
School of Medicine
November 17, 2008 "Cellular Inflammation in Diabetes: Implications for Vascular Complications" Ishwarlal Jialal, M.D., Ph.D.
Robert E. Stowell Endowed Chair in Experimental Pathology
Director of Laboratory for Atherosclerosis and Metabolic Research
Department of Medical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
November 13, 2008 "New WHO 2008 Classification of Leukemia and Lymphomas: The Past, Present and Future" Prashanti Reddy, M.D.
Hematopathology Fellow
Department of Medical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
November 3, 2008 "Cancer Center Specimen Repository: Challenges and Opportunities" Regina F. Gandour-Edwards, M.D.
Vice Chair of Education
Department of Medical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
October 29, 2008 "Iron Restriction of Erythropoiesis Involves Convergent Signaling Through Developmental and Metabolic Pathways" Grant Bullock, M.D.
Hematophatology Basic Science Research Fellow
University of Virginia Health System
October 23, 2008 "Correlation of morphology, immunophenotype, and genetic abnormalities in CLL/SLL" Christine Garcia, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology
University of Pittsburgh
October 20, 2008 "Combining Evidence, Education and Computerized Decision Support to Direct Ova andamp; Parasite Testing: A Model for T2 Process Improvement" Christopher R. Polage, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Director of Clinical Microbiology Laboratory
Department of Medical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
October 6, 2008 "What's New in Orthopaedic Oncology" Robert Tamurian, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Chief of Musculoskeletal Oncology
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
September 29, 2008 "The Academic Physician Workforce of the Future: Forecasting and Planning from a Generational Perspective" Lydia P. Howell, M.D.
Acting Chair and Director, Anatomic Pathology
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
September 2, 2008 "Post-Transplant Liver Disease" Rajen Ramsamooj, M.D.
Associate Professor
Residency Program Director
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
August 27, 2008 "Eosinophilic Esophagitis" Ramez Saroufeem, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
August 25, 2008 "Clinical Trials in the Age of Personalized Medicine" Michael Hogarth, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
August 18, 2008 "Bioscience Research Activities at NASA Ames Research Center" Russell L. Kerschmann, M.D.
Chief, Division of Space Biosciences
NASA Ames Research Center
July 23, 2008 "Evolution of Strategies for Survival and Growth of Departments of Pathology" Robert J. Boorstein, M.D., Ph.D
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology
New York University Medical Center
Director of Pathology, Bellevue Hospital
July 21, 2008 "Slouching Towards Bethlehem: The Microbiome in Mucosal and Systemic Disease" Jonathan Braun, M.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
UC Los Angeles
July 7, 2008 "The Forensic Pathology of Chronic Encephalopathy in Professional American Athletes" Bennet Omalu, M.D., M.B.A., M.P.H.
Forensic Pathologist/ Neuropathologist/Epidemiologist
San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department
June 16, 2008 "On a Decade of Folic Acid Fortification" Joshua Miller, Ph.D.
Associate Adjunct Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
June 2, 2008 "Human stem cells for the repair of disease and tissue injury" Jan Nolta, Ph.D.
Director of Stem Cell Program
UC Davis Health
May 19, 2008 "Blood Banking in Beijing and Mongolia" Leonor Fernando, M.D.
Associate Physician Diplomate
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
May 7, 2008 "Deleterious clinical effects of allogenic blood transfusion-related immunomodulation: Fact or fiction?" Eleftherios C. Vamvakas, M.D., Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor of Pathology
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine
Ottawa, Canada
April 28, 2008 "A Genetic Screen in the Mouse Reveals Novel Developmental Mutants" Konstantinos Zarbalis, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow / Associate Specialist
Department of Neurology
UC San Francisco
April 21, 2008 "Breast Cancer Diagnostic Reporting: Updates and What's on the Horizon" Alexander Borowsky, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
March 3, 2008 "Genomic Pathology: One Gene, One Disease, One Medicine?" Robert D. Cardiff, M.D., Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor
Department of Medical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
February 26, 2008 "From Myocardial Ischemia to Stem Cell Homing: The Central Role of Phospholipase A2 Signaling" Michael Creer, M.D.
Department of Pathology
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
February 20, 2008 "Inflammatory Gene Regulation, Chromatin Events and Epigenomics in Diabetes" Rama Natarajan, Ph.D.
Associate Research Scientist
Department of Diabetes
City of Hope Medical Center
February 4, 2008 "Single Cell Kinase Signaling and Drug Screening: Applications in Autoimmunity and Studies of the Tumor Microenvironment" Garry Nolan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Microbiology and Immunology - Baxter Labs
Stanford University
January 28, 2008 "Pathologic Evaluation of Axillary Sentinel Lymph Nodes in Breast Cancer" Savitri Krishnamurthy, M.D.
Associate Professor
Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
December 3, 2007 "Proteomic Characterization of Host-Pathogen Interactions: Views from the Host and the Pathogen" Brett Chromy, Ph.D.
Biosciences and Biotechnology Division
Chemistry, Materials, Earth and Life Sciences
Lawrence Livermore National Lab
November 28, 2007 "Selected Topics in Non-neoplastic Lung Disease" Allen Burke, M.D.
Deputy Director
CVPath Institute
November 14, 2007 "Prognostic and Diagnostic Molecular Markers in Synovial Sarcoma" Dariusz Borys, M.D.
New York University - Hospital for Joint Diseases
November 5, 2007 "The Future of Pathology" Stephen N. Bauer, M.D.
Mercy San Juan Medical Center
October 8, 2007 "Testicular Germ Cell Neoplasms: Genetics, Novel Markers and Diagnostically Problematic Issues" Fabio Tavora, M.D.
Genitourinary Pathology Fellow
Department of Pathology
Johns Hopkins Hospital
October 1, 2007 "Wiring of the Brain: How Axon Repulsion and Axon Pruning Shape Our Nervous System" Hwai-Jong Cheng, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
September 17, 2007 "Human Embryonic Stem Cells for Brain Repair" Su-Chan Zhang, M.D.
Associate Professor
Departments of Anatomy and Neurology
School of Medicine and Public Health
University of Wisconsin
August 30, 2007 "The Role of the Crossmatch in Renal Transplantation" Alan Luger, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology
University of Missouri-Columbia
August 29, 2007 "Bad to the Bone: Are Cancer Stem Cells Made or Born?" Alexander "Sandy" Borowsky, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
August 27, 2007 "Monocytes and Viral Neuroinvasion in the Primate Animal Model for AIDS" Ursula Esser, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
August 20, 2007 "Global Epigenetic Events in Stem Cells in Development and Disease" Paul Knoepfler, Ph.D.
Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy
Assistant Investigator and Member
Institute for Pediatric Regenerative Medicine
August 15, 2007 "Diagnostic Utility of α4β1-Integrin Expression in Human Lymphoid Malignancies" Kim Janatpour, M.D.
Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
Director of Immunology
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
July 31, 2007 "Update in Breast Carcinoma - Multigene Profiling and E-Cadherin. Are They Useful?" Noel Weidner, M.D.
Professor and Director of Anatomic Pathology
UC San Diego
July 16, 2007 "Alaska, Salmon and a Blood Banker" Paul Holland, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Clinical Professor of Pathology
UC Davis
Scientific Director of Delta Blook Bank - Stockton
July 2, 2007 "Thorny, but Practical, Issues in Pediatric Transfusion Practices" Ronald G Strauss, M.D.
Professor of Pathology and Pediatrics
University of Iowa College of Medicine
June 18, 2007 "Pet Imaging of Alzheimer's Amyloid: The Strange Bedfellow of Neuropathology" Lee-Way Jin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor In-Residence
M.I.N.D. Institute
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
June 4, 2007 "The New Era of HPV Testing and Vaccines: A Strategic Inflection Point for Cytopathology" Lydia P. Howell, M.D.
Vice Chair and Director, Anatomic Pathology
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
May 21, 2007 "Pitfalls in Cytopathology Practice" Amanda Ashton-Sager, M.D.
Fellow, Cytopathology
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
May 7, 2007 "Regenerative Medicine and the Promise of Stem Cells" Susan V. Bryant, Ph.D.
School of Biological Sciences
Vice Chancellor for Research
UC Irvine
April 16, 2007 "Long-Term Preservation of Living Cells: Lessons from Nature" John H. Crowe, Ph.D.
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
April 4, 2007 "Molecular Diagnosis of Human Brucellosis" Mireille M. Kattar, M.D.
Candidate: Pathologist with Microbiology Subspecialty
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
American University of Beirut
March 22, 2007 "The Use of Light in Biomedicine: From Cellular to Small Animal Whole Body Imaging" Assistant Professor
Minimally Invasive Surgical Technologies Institute
Director, Advanced Optical Imaging Laboratory
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
March 19, 2007 "Multiplexed PCR-Based Enhancement of Pathogen Detection in Bacteremia" Dr. Gerald Kost
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Richard Louie
Ph.D. candidate
March 15, 2007 "Identification of a Novel Transcription Factor Implicated in the Maintenance and Differentiation of Pluripotent Embryonic Stem Cells" Kenneth R. Boheler, Ph.D.
Head, Molecular Cardiology Unit
Laboratory of Cardiovascular Science
National Institute on Aging
March 8, 2007 "Characterization of Bacteria by Mass Spectrometry: Going Beyond Identification and Susceptibility" Christopher R. Polage, M.D.
Candidate: Pathologist with Microbiology Subspecialty
Fellow, Medical Microbiology
University of Utah Health Sciences Center
ARUP Laboratories, Inc.
March 5, 2007 "Evolutions Witness" Ivan Schwab, M.D.
Department of Ophthalmology
February 5, 2007 "Homocysteine, Cardiovascular Disease and B Vitamins – New Developments" Ralph Green, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
January 29, 2007 "Differentiation of Neuralized Embryonic Stem Cells by Sonic Hedgehog" Henk Roelink, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
University of Washington School of Medicine
Department of Biological Structure
December 4, 2006 "Novel Imaging Techniques for Solid Organ Tumors" Rajendra Ramsamooj, M.D.
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
November 20, 2006 "Small Molecules Targeting the Toxic Oligomers of Alzheimer's Amyloid-Beta Protein" Lee-Way Jin, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
M.I.N.D. Institute
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
November 6, 2006 "What's New in Prion Diseases: Lessons from Translational Research" Michael D. Geschwind, M.D., Ph.D
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
UC San Francisco Memory and Aging Center
October 23, 2006 "Lupus-Like Glomerulonephritis in HIV Infected Patients: A Clinicopathologic Study of 14 Cases" Sadhana Kaul, M.D.
Fellow, Oncologic Surgical Pathology
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
October 16, 2006 "Jekyll and Hyde: Role of Monocytes in the Innate Immune Response and Pathogen Dissemination into the Brain" Ursala Esser, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
October 2, 2006 "Dermatopathology: Something Old, Something New" Maxwell A. Fung, M.D.
Associate Professor
Director, UC Davis Dermatology Service
Department of Dermatology
September 18, 2006 "Vaccine Strategies Against Cytomegalovirus: Attempts to Change the Natural History of an Ancient Virus" Peter Barry, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
September 11, 2006 "Breast Cancer 911: Targeting the Terrorist 'Cells'" Alexander D. Borowsky, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
August 21, 2006 "Transfusion and Transplantation: O Brother Where Art Thou?" Carol Marshall, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine