BCVS 2017 - Portland, Oregon

 Alyssa presenting her poster on myofibroblast transdifferentiation

Alyssa presenting her poster on myofibroblast transdifferentiation

Dr. Elrod and lab members Jonathan and Alyssa attended the AHA-BCVS conference in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Elrod participated as a judge for the New Investigator Award competition and as a panel member of a special session. Alyssa presented two abstracts, one on myofibroblast transdifferentiation and a second on a novel necrotic cell death pathway, and Jonathan presented his work on MCUB regulation of mitochondrial calcium uptake. 

 Dr. Elrod during the New Investigator competition questioning. 

Dr. Elrod during the New Investigator competition questioning. 

 Jonathan presenting his poster on MCUB regulation of mitochondrial calcium uptake.

Jonathan presenting his poster on MCUB regulation of mitochondrial calcium uptake.

 Panel members for the "Next Big Thing in CV Sciences" session. From left to right: Rui-ping Xiao, MD, PhD; Jennifer Davis, PhD; John W. Elrod, PhD; Steven R. Houser, PhD, FAHA. 

Panel members for the "Next Big Thing in CV Sciences" session. From left to right: Rui-ping Xiao, MD, PhD; Jennifer Davis, PhD; John W. Elrod, PhD; Steven R. Houser, PhD, FAHA. 

 "Next Big Thing in CV Sciences" session. Audience during the New Investigator Competition

"Next Big Thing in CV Sciences" session. Audience during the New Investigator Competition

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 Temple trainees take a break break from the conference to enjoy Portland's beautiful rose gardens.  

Temple trainees take a break break from the conference to enjoy Portland's beautiful rose gardens.