2017

January 10, 2017
CFRC Seminar: Sarah Gaffen, PhD
Department of Immunology
Oh to be Seventeen Again: IL-17 signaling in fungal immunity and autoimmune disease

January 17, 2017
CFRC Seminar: Kong Chen, PhD
Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine

January 20, 2017
Marie Egan, MD
Yale University
Nanoparticles Delivering Triplex forming Peptide Nucleic Acide Molecules to Correct Mutant CFTR

January 24, 2017
MMR Seminar: Paul Welling, MD
University of Maryland
Protecting Potassium at all Costs, Insights into the Molecular Basis of Potassium Balance

January 24, 2017
CFRC Seminar: Alison Morris, MD
Immunology, and Clinical and Translational Research

January 31, 2017
MMR Seminar: Lukas Hoffman, MD, PhD
Univeristy of Washington
So what if you’re uncultured? Microbiomics in Cystic Fibrosis and other Chronic Pediatric Infections

February 14, 2017
CFRC Seminar: Alex Deiters, PhD
Department of Chemistry

February 21, 2017
CFRC Seminar: Keith Cook
Swanson School of Engineering

February 28, 2017
CFRC Seminar: Seth Childers, PhD
Department of Chemistry

March 7, 2017
CFRC Seminar: Jay Kolls, MD
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics/ Pediatrics

March 21, 2017
CFRC Seminar: Carol Bertrand, PhD
Department of Cell Biology

April 4, 2017
CFRC Seminar: Nara Lee, PhD
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

April 4, 2017
MMR Seminar: Paul McCray, MD
University of Iowa
Airway host defense defects in cystic fibrosis: lessons from animal models

April 11, 2017
CFRC Seminar: Jeff Melvin
University of Pittsburgh

May 1, 2017
EAC Meeting

May 9, 2017
CFRC Seminar: Lisa Strug, PhD
University of Toronto
Towards understanding differences in cystic fibrosis disease severity: insights from genome-wide studies

May 16, 2017
CFRC Seminar: Anna Zemke, MD, PhD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

May 20, 2017
Great Strides Walk
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

October 4, 2017
CFRC Seminar: Joe Pilewski, MD
Co-Director, Cystic Fibrosis Program

October 18, 2017
CFRC Seminar: Seema Lakdawala, PhD
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

October 24, 2017
MMR Seminar: Matthias Salathe, MD
University of Miami
Repurposing anti-inflammatory medications to improve mucociliary dysfunction in cystic fibrosis

November 2-4, 2017
North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (NACFC)
Indianapolis, IN

Novemeber 7, 2017
MMR Seminar: Christopher Lima, PhD
Sloan-Ketting Institute
Ubiquitin-like proteins from conjugation ot recognition

November 15, 2017
CFRC Seminar: Nathan Weathington, MD, PhD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pharmacologic targeting of the Ubiquitin system: A unique strategy for CFTR salvage and reducing inflammation

November 20, 2017
CFRC Annual Retreat
Keynote Speaker: Martin Mense, PhD
Director of Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics Laboratory, Lexington, MA
Improving the Function of CFTR in Cystic Fibrosis: Mutations, Models and Therapeutics Discovery

November 29, 2017
CFRC Seminar: Timothy Hand, PhD
Department of Immunology/Department of Pediatrics
Modeling the gastrointestinal complications of CF in mice