Research!Louisville 2021

Year 01 CIEHS ITEMFC/IHSFC Research Voucher Program Awardees and Pilot Project Program Awardees will be presenting at R!L at the following sessions to present their results. This is a hybrid event, if you are unable to join us in person please join via MS Teams (MS Teams link included under R!L schedule). 

Time Presenter Title
1:00- 1:15 PM Michael Merchant, PhD/Professor of Medicine/ITEMFC Director
Matt Cave, MD/Professor of Medicine/IHSFC Director
CIEHS Facility Core Voucher Programs
ITEMFC Presentation
IHSFC Presentation
1:15-1:30 PM Loretta Jophlin, MD/Assistant Professor of Medicine/MOT RIG member Mechanisms of hepatic stellate cell activation and liver fibrosis in toxicant associated steatohepatitis
1:30-1:45 PM Chris States, PhD /Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology/CIEHS Director miRNA186 Impact on Differential Gene Expression, mRNA Splicing and Gene Fusions
1:45-2:00 PM Timothy O'Toole, PhD/Associate Professor of Medicine/MOT RIG member Microplastics Exposure and Cardiovascular Disease
2:00-2:15 PM Calvin Kuokam/Assistant Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology/Cancer RIG member The inflammatory response in human lung cells after exposure to particulate hexavalent chromium [Cr(VI)], a key event in Cr(VI) carcinogenesis
2:15-2:30 PM Carrie Klinge/Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics/Cancer RIG Leader Polychlorinated biphenyls and high fat diet modify the global epitranscriptomic landscape in male C57Bl/6J mouse liver
2:30-2:45 PM Madhavi Rane, PhD/Associate Professor of Medicine/MOT RIG member Proteogenomic effects of acrolein on mouse kidneys
2:45-3:00 PM Jiapeng Huang, MD/Professor of Anethesiology/MOT RIG member Metallomics in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Patients

Click here to join ITEMFC/IHSFC Research Voucher Presentation on October 26th via MS Teams


Time Presenter Title
1:00-1:10 PM Amanda Jo LeBlanc, PhD/Associate Professor of Physiology/PPP Director Pilot Project Program Overview and Update
1:10-1:35 PM Qunwei Zhang, PhD/ Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences/Cancer RIG member Mechanisms underlying the susceptibility of diabetics to air pollution
1:40- 2:05 PM C. Tyler Ellis, MD /Assistant Professor of Surgery/Cancer RIG member
Natalie Dupré, ScD / Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health/ Cancer RIG Member
Identifying Geographic Clusters and Environmental Correlates of Colorectal Cancer (CRC) in Kentucky
2:10-2:35 PM Venkatakrishna Jala, PhD/Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology/Cancer RIG member Microbial metabolites protect against arsenic induced gut barrier dysfunction
2:40-3:05 PM Mayukh Banerjee, PhD/Assistant Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology/Cancer RIG member APC11 is a novel target for arsenic-mediated zinc displacement leading to cell cycle disruption
3:10-3:35 PM Edrisa Sanyang, PhD/Assistant Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health/Western Kentucky University Firefighter Practices and Exposure in Response to Covid-19 in Northwestern Kentucky

Click here to join Pilot Project Program Presentations on October 28th via MS Teams