8:00-8:20am: Welcome & UM-SBDRC Overview
Research Updates: UM-SBDRC Pilot awards
8:20-8:30am: Mrinal Sarkar, Ph.D.: "Role of each member of the IL-36 cytokines in keratinocyte immune responses"
8:30-8:40am: Carole Parent, Ph.D. & Pierre Coulombe, Ph.D.: "Live imaging of neutrophil infiltration in stressed skin in real time in vivo"
8:40-8:50am: Gary Fisher, Ph.D. & Taihao Quan, M.D., Ph.D.: "The Role YAP/TAZ in Dermal Extracellular Matrix Homeostatus and Aging"
8:50-9:00am: Gargi Ghosh, Ph.D.:"Multi-functional hybrid hydrogel for wound healing"
9:00-9:10am: Olesya Plazyo, Ph.D. & Allison Billi, M.D., Ph.D.:“VGLL3-driven mechanism of sexual dimorphism in immune responses"
9:10-9:20am: James Elder, M.D., Ph.D.: "Single-Cell RNA-Seq analysis of the effect of NETs in TH17 polarization”
Research Updates: UM-SBDRC Innovation awards
9:20-9:25am: Zhaolin Zhang, Ph.D.: & James T. Elder, M.D., Ph.D.:"Increased expression of AP-1 transcription factors and increased chromatin accessibility of their binding sites after CD3/CD28 activation of human memory T-cells”
9:25-9:30am: Matthew Patrick, Ph.D. & Lam C. Tsoi, Ph.D.: "Nascent RNA profiling to understand early inflammatory response in keratinocytes"
Present & Future Research
9:30-9:35am: Sunny Wong, Ph.D.: "A new mouse model of basal cell carcinoma to investigate novel therapies."
9:35-9:45am: Grace Hile, M.D.: "Hippo signaling in in keratinocytes"
9:45-10:45am: Break & Poster Viewing (on Zoom)
10:45-11:45am: Keynote Address
Robert L. Modlin, M.D., Klein Professor of Dermatology in the Division of Dermatology, Professor of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles:"Acne: a disease of lipid metabolism"
11:45-11:55am: Alex Tsoi, Ph.D. and Rachael Wasikowski: “UM-SBDRC Genomic Database Demonstration”
11:55am-12noon: Closing Remarks & Poster Awards
This event is open to the University of Michigan and skin research community.
This Annual Symposium is hosted by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, the UM Medical School and the UM Department of Dermatology.