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Please join us for a special seminar in the Epidemiology Seminar Series: Leveraging polygenic risk scores, rare variants, and mitochondrial DNA copy number to enable the precision prevention and treatment of hypertension.

Presented by: Xiao Sun, MS, Doctoral Student, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.

Zoom:  https://tulane.zoom.us/j/92543003276?pwd=dXl1cC9qQzNwWVBUWlR0blpnZmlXQT09

Pierre Buekens, MD, PhD

W.H. Watkins Professor, Director, Center for Emerging Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Zoom link

Anneliese A. Singh, PhD, LPC

Chief Diversity Officer, Associate Provost for Diversity and Faculty Development, Professor of Social Work

Office of Academic Affairs

and

Eva Silvestre, PhD

Data Strategist, Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion; Associate Professor/Program Director, International Health and Development MPH Program

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

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Professor Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize and internationally famous COVID vaccine scientist will come to Tidewater to speak on Aug. 12.

Join us for this webinar on how TwinStrand Biosciences Duplex Sequencing™ Technology provides a greater than 10,000 fold increase in accuracy over standard next generation sequencing by virtually eliminating background noise and revealing true mutations. Seminar sponsored by Jay Kolls, MD Director of the Center for Translational Research in Infection and Inflammation.

We will provide an overview of the technology and some of the applications where it is being used in medicine and life sciences to help improve human health such as:

The Tulane Personalized Health Institute (TPHI, Tulane Research Center of Excellence) seminar series returns at 4-5 pm on June 13th (Monday).  The presenter is Dr. Alfredo Martinez, President of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS), and the title of the seminar is:  

"Omics Tools in Obesity Management"

Here is the Zoom link: 

https://tulane.zoom.us/j/98856612247 

Meeting ID: 988 5661 2247 

The Tulane Center of Excellence in Sex-Based Biology & Medicine presents “SEXUAL DIMORPHIC EFFECTS ON METABOLIC AND REPRODUCTIVE FUNCTION OF ENDOGENOUS OVER PRODUCED TESTOSTERONE” with Sheng Wu, PhD.

Wu is Associate Professor, Center for Metabolic Disease Research, and Associate Professor, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, at the Temple School of Medicine.

Zoom link Meeting ID: 975 4328 8258 Passcode: 430123

The Tulane Institute for Physician Scientist (TIPS) presents:

“A bench to bedside tour through cirrhosis”

Featuring:

Don C. Rockey, M.D.

Director, Digestive Disease Research Core Center Professor, Department of Medicine Medical University of South Carolina

Friday, May 6, 2022 at 4:00 PM CST

Via Zoom.

Click here to register for the event

Epidemiology Seminar Series

 

Please join us for the seminar:

"A Low-Carbohydrate Dietary Intervention and Glycemic Outcomes Measured by Continuous Glucose Monitor(CGM):

A Sub-study of a Randomized Trial"

 

presented by

Ming-Hui Hsieh, BS

Master of Science Student

Department of Epidemiology

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

 

Aedes aegypti females are the main vectors of dengue, yellow fever, chikungunya, and Zika viruses. A better understanding of mosquito metabolism is needed for the implementation of better control strategies. In this presentation, Dr. Scaraffia will discuss recent advances in assessing metabolic networks in Aedes aegypti.

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