2017 Health Sciences Research Week: Jeffery Molkentin, PhD

Event Date: 
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
Description: 

Dr. Jeffery Molkentin, HHMI Investigator and Professor of Pediatrcs at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, will present a keynote lecture on "Mitochondrial calcium regulatory genes, cell death and metabolism in heart and skeletal muscle" on Tuesday, April 18 at 12:00pm.

Dr. Molkentin researches the molecular mechanisms underlying heart disease, focusing on necrosis - a form of cell death - and how it is regulated by mitochondria.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Sonya Housholder at the UI Carver College of Medicine in advance. 

Event Location: 
Medical Education Research Facility
1110A
375 Newton Road
Iowa City, IA 52246
Contact: 
Sonya Housholder