Research Seminars

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Office of Research and Grants Seminar Series

The Office of Research and Grants Seminar Series was created to expose medical students, graduate students, postdocs, faculty and staff to a broad range of research activity and to establish a venue that will support the development of new research collaborations, strengthen exisiting collaborations and enhance programs across all three Heritage College campuses.

The Office of Research and Grants Seminar Series will be held on  Wednesdays at 4:10 pm, in collaboration with the Translational Biomedical Sciences (TBS) Seminar Series.

Heritage College faculty, staff and students are encouraged to nominate potential speakers for the Office of Research and Grants Seminar Series.

Criteria for Speakers

  • Nominated speakers must be external to the Heritage College and should be conducting research in current or emerging areas of Heritage College focus or have expertise that would be valuable for our faculty, students or institutes.
  • Each institute (DI, ITDI, OMNI) and emerging area (Primary Care, OPP) can invite up to 2 speakers per semester and should provide matching funds, if feasible.

Nomination and Selection Process

  • Nominations must be submitted to the Office of Research and Grants (ORG) by completing the online form below.
  • Nominations will be  reviewed by the Associate Dean for Research and Innovation and the TBS seminar coordinator.
  • Selection will be determined based on the criteria above and availability of funds/speaker.
  • Nominator will be expected to assist ORG staff in inviting and/or building the itinerary for the speaker.

Office of Research and Grants Seminar Series Speaker Nomination Form

Translational Biomedical Sciences Seminar Series

All Seminars (unless otherwise indicated) are held on  Wednesdays at 4:10 pm.  Please check the TBS website for the current room.

Diabetes Institute Research Seminar Series

The monthly Diabetes Research Seminar Series was created to share research findings, cultivate collaborative interactions and facilitate diabetes education. Seminar topics cover a wide range of disciplines from basic biomedical research to ongoing clinical studies. Speakers include the Diabetes Institute's own talented faculty members, clinical trainees and students, as well as prominent researchers from beyond the Institute.  Seminars are held the third Friday of every month and include a business meeting prior to the start of the seminar featuring Core Facilities across the Ohio University campus.

Biological and Biomedical Research Seminar Series
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Seminar
Ohio University Café Series

Wednesdays at 5:00 pm at the Ohio University Baker Center Front Room: Topical discussion hosted by guest faculty speaker. Science Cafés and Café Conversations are venues for students to informally share their interests with faculty presenters, staff, and the community in a friendly setting.

Interdisciplinary Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB) Seminars
Ohio University Research Colloquia and Seminars Calendar
Heritage College Calendar of Events

Past Hertiage College Research Seminars

May 8, 2017, 3:00-4:30pm, Athens -Grosvenor 113/ Cleveland -SPS 107/ Dublin- MEB1-415 :  Dr. Robert Fajardo, Assistant Professor / Research,  University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio.  'Seminar in Integrated Biomedical and Health Systems Sciences':" Diabetic Skeletal Fragility and the VEGF Pathway and Orthopaedic Health Disparities "

April 12, 2017, 9:00-11:00am, Athens -Grosvenor 113/  Cleveland -SPS 243/ Dublin- MEB1-415 :  Dr. Hesham M. Amin, Professor, Department of Hematopathology, Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Dr. Ahmed O. Kaseb, Associate Professor and Director, Hepatocellular Carcinoma Program,Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center . 'Seminar in Integrated Biomedical and Health Systems Sciences':"Topic TBA" 

March 22, 2017,  3:00-4:00pm, Athens -Irvine 199/ Cleveland -SPS 107/ Dublin- MEB1-415 :  Dr. Nelson Watts, Physician-Scientist with Mercy Health’s Kenwood Endocrinology and Osteoporosis Center in Cincinnati, Ohio .  'Seminar in Integrated Biomedical and Health Systems Sciences':"Topic TBA"

February 24, 2017,  3:00-4:00pm, Athens -Irvine 199/ Cleveland -SPS 107/ Dublin- MEB1-242 : Dr. Zev Rymer, Director of Research Planning at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC). 'Seminar in Integrated Biomedical and Health Systems Sciences':"Topic TBA" 

January 17, 2017,  3:00-4:00pm, Athens -Grosvenor 113/ Cleveland -SPS 107/ Dublin- MEB1-415 :   Angela Horner, PhD, Assistant Professor in Biology, California State University San Bernardino.  'Seminar in Integrated Biomedical and Health Systems Sciences':"Topic TBA" 

January 18, 2017,  3:00-4:00pm, Athens -Irvine 199/ Cleveland -SPS 107/ Dublin- MEB1-415 : Dr. Stephen Page, Associate Professor in the School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences at The Ohio State University. 'Seminar in Integrated Biomedical and Health Systems Sciences':"Topic TBA" 

December 9, 2016,  1:00-7:00pm,  Konneker Research Laboratory, Room 100, 1st Annual Symposium on the Effects of Growth Hormone (GH) on Metabolism: " The Effects of GH on Fat Metabolism in Humans and Mice."

November 18, 2016,   3:30pm,  Grover Center W 115:   David M. Harlan, MD, William & Doris Krupp Professor of Medicine, Co-Director Diabetes Center of Excellence, Chief, Diabetes Division, Department of Medicine.  U Mass Medical School/ U Mass Memorial, 'November Diabetes Research Seminar': "New tools to elucidate diabetes pathogenesis, and to better deliver care." 

October 21, 2016, 3:00pm Business Meeting/ 3:30pm Seminar, Grover Center W 115:   Lynn Ulatowski, PhD, Assistant Professor,Ursuline College, 'October Diabetes Research Seminar': "Vitamin E in the progression of NAFLD to NASH."   

October 13, 2016, 3:00-4:00pm, Athens -Irvine 199/ Cleveland -SPS 107/ Dublin- MEB1-415 :               Noyan Gokce, MD, Professor, Boston University School of Medicine, Guest Lecture in 'Seminar in Integrated Biomedical and Health Systems Sciences': "Adipose tissue phenotypes and vascular dysfunction in obesity."  

October 5, 2016, 3:00-4:00pm, Athens -Grosvenor 128/ Cleveland -SPS 107/ Dublin- MEB1-415 :           Jason K. Kim, PhD, Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Guest Lecture in 'Seminar in Integrated Biomedical and Health Systems Sciences': "Role of Inflammation in Type 2 Diabetes."

September 22, 2016, 3:00-4:00pm, Irvine 199:   Stephen R. Farmer, PhD, Professor, Boston University School of Medicine, Distinguished Lecture in 'Seminar in Integrated Biomedical and Health Systems Sciences': "Browning of White Adipose Tissue in Obesity."

August 31, 2016, 3:00-4:00pm, Irvine 199:   Silvana Obici, MD, Professor, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine,  Lecture in 'Seminar in Integrated Biomedical and Health Systems Sciences' : "Role of the brain in the regulation of energy balance and glucose metabolism."