Meeting of the Minds Fall Colloquium

The Feinstein Institute and Hofstra University present Meeting of the Minds Fall Colloquium. Join us for short talks followed by a reception for audience networking and exploration of potential research collaborations across campuses. The presenters will be Dr. Bruce Volpe, Center for Biomedical Science at Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, who will discuss  “Autoantibodies and Brain Injury” and Dr. Nate Rigel, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology at Hofstra University, who will discuss “Mechanisms of bacterial protein transport.”

 

Dr. Volpe has headed brain trauma and stroke recovery units at Cornell affiliated hospitals, and directed the neurorehabilitation fellowship training for neurologists also at the Cornell-Burke Program. He worked with the first interactive robotic devices in the dawn of the modern age of neuro-recovery, testing whether these devices were effective. Now at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, he is attempting to extend the reach of restoration after neurological injury with non-invasive technology and with novel pharmacology.  His laboratory at The Feinstein Institute also applies techniques of quantitative histopathology in collaborative projects that study the effect of autoantibodies on the brain and the toxic delayed effects of severe sepsis on the brain.

Dr. Rigel’s research focuses on the various pathways that bacteria use to sort proteins to their appropriate destinations. In particular, he is interested in the molecular mechanisms by which some proteins are delivered to and assembled within the bacterial outer membrane (OM) while others are secreted from the bacterial cell altogether. Since the OM acts as a barrier to toxic compounds, formation of this compartment is critically important for bacteria to survive in harsh environments like the human gut. A clearer understanding of these processes is critical for development of novel treatments to control bacterial infections.

 

Date: October 4

Time: 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Location: W104-105, Hofstra Medical School

 

 

www.Hofstra.edu/Minds

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Dr. Bruce Volpe     Dr. Nate Rigel

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

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