Current Seminars

Fridays at 8 a.m. in HKRB 150

This forum brings to campus prominent external speakers and provides presentations by University of Kentucky faculty to ensure their research expertise is widely known.

Fall 2023 Semester


Date Event Title Speaker Institute Host
09/15/2023 The Dark That Matters: Discovery of the Smooth Muscle-Specific Long Non-Coding RNA CARMN Jiliang Zhou, MD, PhD Augusta University Hong Lu, MD, PhD
09/22/2023 Kruppel-like Factor 5: Driving Various Types of Cardiac Dysfunction Konstantinos Drosatos, MSc, PhD, FAHA University of Cincinnati Scott Gordon, PhD
09/29/2023 Mechanistic Insight into the Impact of Novel Tobacco Products and Exposures on Platelets Fadi Khasawneh, B. Pharm, PhD, FAHA Texas A&M University Greg Graf, PhD
10/06/2023 Fayette County Public Schools Fall Break
10/13/2023 Nutrient Sensing of Apoptotic Cell-Derived Cargo by Macrophages Drives Inflammation Resolution Arif Yurdagul Jr., PhD LSU Health Shreveport Scott Gordon, PhD
10/20/2023 Cardiovascular Research Day
10/27/2023 Mass Spectrometry-Enabled Tracer Kinetics in the Clinic: Unraveling HDL's True Complexity and Implications for Future Cardiovascular Trials Sasha Singh, MSc, PhD Brigham and Women's Hospital Hisashi Sawada, PhD
11/03/2023 TBD Joe Miano, PhD Augusta University Alex Pettey, PhD Candidate
11/10/2023 TBD
11/17/2023 TBD Jun Yu, MD Temple University Hong Lu, MD, PhD
11/24/2023 Thanksgiving Week
12/01/2023 TBD James Luyendyk, PhD Michigan State Jeremy Wood, PhD
12/08/2023 Plasma Membrane Rupture in Systemic Coagulation Congqing Wu, PhD University of Kentucky Greg Graf, PhD

Spring 2024 Semester

Date Event Title Speaker Institute Host
01/26/2024 TBD Diego Lucero, PhD National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Scott Gordon, PhD
02/02/2024 TBD
02/09/2024 TBD
02/16/2024 TBD
02/23/2024 TBD Daniel Greif, MD Yale University Hisashi Sawada, PhD
03/01/2024 TBD
03/08/2024 TBD Julien Ochala, BSc, MSc, PhD, DOC University of Copenhagen Kenneth Campbell, PhD
03/15/2024 TBD
03/22/2024 TBD
03/29/2024 TBD
04/05/2024 Fayette County Public Schools Spring Break
04/12/2024 TBD Kelsey Jarrett, PhD University of California Los Angeles Greg Graf, PhD
04/19/2024 TBD Xiaochun Long, PhD Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University Hong Lu, MD, PhD
04/26/2024 TBD