March 2016

Monday, March 28, 2016

“Role of inflammation and inhibition in dentate network dysfunction in injury and epilepsy”

Presented through the Graduate College of Biomedical Sciences

Presenter: Vijayalakshmi “Viji” Santhakumar, MBBS, PhD

Associate Professor, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Location: HEC classroom A

Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM


Monday, March 21, 2016

cvm student research day




Keynote address by Peter Ernst, DVM, PhD, Director of Comparative Pathology and Medicine, USD; “Career DevelopmCCent in Veterinary Medicine: Research, ‘The One Less Traveled By’.

Time: program runs from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; student presentations at 1:15 and 3:45 p.m. Keynote at 2:15 p.m.

Location: Johnston Classroom (VCC)

Contact: John Greenwood in College of Vet Med for more information


Thursday, March 10, 2016

“Host Pathogen Interaction of Human Viruses: HIV and Zika Virus”

Presented by: Vaithi Arumugaswami, DVM (MVSc), PhD, Assistant Professor, Surgery and Biomedical Sciences, Cedars-Sinai Health System Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine

Location, COMP HPC, Bartlett theater

Contact: Anne Ly, lya@westernu.edu, in Pharmaceutical Sciences