Institute of Medicine Spring 2023 Seminar Series

The Institute of Medicine virtual seminars series resume in Spring 2023.  

The first seminar is scheduled for February 10.  Others will follow, featuring UMaine Institute of Medicine affiliated faculty and recipients of seed grants.

The Spring 2023 Microbe and Social Equity speaker series starts on January 18 with talks on Wednesdays from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST on diet and gut microbes, early life and breastfeeding, soil health, equitable research, how microbes are part of us, and more!

Interested in other seminars?  Check out the School of Biology Spring 2023 seminar series

Seminar offerings from our partners

MDIBL 

Science Cafes, courses and conferences offered on the MDIBL campus and online.

Building Maine’s Workforce

February 13, 2023 * 5:00 – 6:00 pm * Online

Mentoring at MDIBL

March 13, 2023 * 5:00 – 6:00 pm * Online

Did You Miss This? Cliff Rosen, M.D., Research Opportunities for Maine (Watch)

JAX

Courses and workshops, Online MicroLessons and MiniCourses.

JAX Tech Talk

February 7, 2023 *1:00 PM 

JAX Webinar: Comparing Immunodeficient Models

February 14, 2023 *1:00 PM

Workshop on Stereotaxic Surgery in the Laboratory Mouse

March 22 – March 24, 2023 *Join Waitlist

The Roux Institute 

The State of AI in Maine

January 27, 2023 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Roux Institute in Portland, Maine.

Break into Tech

February 2, 2023 

Start Summit: Social Innovation

February 3, 2023 *10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Khoury College 40th Anniversary

February 3, 2023

Previous Seminars Recordings

The Prophages of Pathogenic Mycobacteria and Their Role in Intrinsic Drug Resistance

November 4 2022

Speaker: Speaker: Sally D. Molloy, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Genomics, The University of Maine Honors College, Department of Molecular and Biomedical Sciences

The recording of the seminar is available here

Vitamin D Supplementation: Where’s the Evidence?

October 28, 2022

Speaker: Clifford J. Rosen, MD, Professor of Medicine Tufts University School of Medicine, Principal Investigator of the NNE-CTR.

The recording of the seminar is available here

Childhood Brain Injury: Perspectives from Speech-Language Pathology on Serving Children with Mild to Severe Injuries

October 21, 2022

Speaker: Jessica Salley Riccardi, PhD, CCC-SLP Assistant Professor- Communication Sciences & Disorders

The recording of the seminar is available here

First Annual Mental Health Lecture
Pathways to Care for Individuals with Serious Mental Illness in Rural Maine

October 18, 2022

Speaker: Jeffrey E. Hecker, Ph.D. Professor and Director of Clinical Training, University of Maine

The recording of the seminar is available here

Building Community-University Partnerships for Health Equity in Downeast Maine

September 16, 2022

Speakers:  Tora Johnson, PhD, Director, Geographic Information Systems Service Center, Associate Professor of GIS University of Maine Machias
Katherine Weatherford Darling, PhD, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Social Science Program, University of Maine, Augusta
Oliver Gray Jones, UMaine PhD Student

The recording of the seminar is available here

Amyloid β-Peptide and Brain Oxidative Damage: Focus on the Intersection of the Lipid Peroxidation Product Hne, Glucose Dysmetabolism, and Alzheimer Disease

September 6, 2022 – First Annual Distinguished Science Lecture

Speaker: D. Allan Butterfield, Ph.D.
The UK Alumni Association Endowed Professor of Biological Chemistry;
Associate Vice President for Research for Centers and Institutes and UK Research Priority Areas;
Fellow, Society for Redox Biology and Medicine
University of Kentucky

The recording of the seminar is available here

The Epidemic of Elder Isolation and Loneliness Accompanying COVID

February 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Speakers: Lenard W. Kaye, D.S.W., Ph.D., Director, UMaine Center on Aging, Professor, UMaine School of Social Work
Clifford Milo Singer, MD, DFAPA, AGSF, Chief of Geriatric Mental Health and Neuropsychiatry at Acadia Hospital and Eastern Maine Medical Center

The recording of the seminar is available here

Community Engagement to Enhance Research in Maine

October 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Speaker: Elizabeth Jacobs, MD MPP, Vice President for Research  MaineHealth

The recording of the seminar is available here

Identifying tissue-specific nutrient-sensing effects on growth, health, and longevity in C. elegans

October 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Speaker: Aric Rogers, Ph.D., Associate Professor, MDIBL

The recording of the seminar is available here

Veterinary Forensic Pathology and One Health

October 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Speaker: Nanny Wenzlow, DVM, Ph.D., MRCVS, Dipl. ACVP

The recording of the seminar is available here

Content warning. Some of the images in the recording above are graphic

A new dawn for chronic kidney disease – SGLT-2 inhibition as a novel strategy

September 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Speaker: Hermann Haller, MD, President, MDIBL

The recording of the seminar is available here

Bioethics in Fertility Treatment: A discussion of cryopreservation tank use and regulation

April 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Speaker: Rebecca Feinberg, JD, MBe, MS, Teaching Associate Professor, DePaul University

No recording available, contact information for the speaker on this faculty page: https://csh.depaul.edu/faculty-staff/faculty-a-z/Pages/health-sciences/Rebecca-Feinberg.aspx)  

Pathways to commercialization of medical products or devices

April 16, 2021 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Speaker: Michael Mason, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, University of Maine.

The recording of the seminar is available here

Skin In-Growth to 3D Printed Metals

March 26, 2021 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Speaker: Ian D. Dickey, MD, FRCSC Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Dept. of Orthopaedics

The recording of the seminar is available here

In vivo physiology of kidney development detected with genetically encoded biosensors

March 12, 2021 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Speaker: Iain Drummond,  Ph.D. Professor and Director, Davis Center for Aging and Regeneration. MDI Biological Laboratory.

The recording of the seminar is available here

A novel role of wild blueberry phenolic extracts to promote endothelial cell migration and angiogenesis associated with wound healing and tissue regeneration

November 13. 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Speaker:  Dorothy Klimis, Ph.D. FACN, Professor of Clinical Nutrition, School of Food and Agriculture and cooperating professor of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Engineering at the University of Maine.

The recording of the seminar is available here

A crash course in the gut microbiome

November 6, 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Speaker: Suzanne (Sue) Ishaq, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Animal and Veterinary Sciences

The recording of the seminar is available here.

Water pollution, rising temperatures and a mysterious kidney disease

October 30, 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Speaker:  Nishad Jayasundara, Ph.D, Assistant Professor, Environmental Physiology and Toxicology Lab, School of Marine Sciences & Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering

The recording of the seminar is available here.

The Application of Artificial Intelligence in Biomedical from the Engineering Perspective

October 23, 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Speaker:  Somayeh Khosroazad, PhD, Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

The recording of the seminar is available here.

Ecological and social drivers of the spread of vector-borne diseases

October 16, 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Speaker: Allison (Allie) Gardner, PhD, Assistant Professor in the School of Biology and Ecology and a cooperating faculty member in the Ecology and Environmental Sciences program.

The recording of the seminar is available here.