CURRICULUM VITAE

 

JOAN HELLER BROWN

 

EDUCATION:        Cornell University, A.B. in Neurobiology and Behavior, 1967

                                   Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Ph.D. in Pharmacology, 1973

 

RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

 

1967-1973               Predoctoral Trainee

                                    Department of Pharmacology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York

                                    Thesis title: Dopamine-Sensitive Adenylate Cyclase of Mammalian Retina

                                    Thesis advisor: Maynard H. Makman, M.D., Ph.D.

 

1973-1975               Postdoctoral Fellow

                                    Department of Pharmacology, University of Colorado Medical Center, Denver, Colorado

                                    Research area: Catecholamine metabolism

                                    Research advisor: Perry B. Molinoff, M.D.

 

1975-1977               Assistant Research Pharmacologist in the laboratory of Steven E. Mayer, Ph.D.

                                    Department of Medicine, Division of Pharmacology

                                    University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California

 

1977-1979               Assistant Research Pharmacologist and Lecturer in Medicine 

         Department of Medicine, Division of Pharmacology, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California

 

1979-1980               Assistant Professor of Medicine in Residence 

          Department of Medicine, Division of Pharmacology, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California

 

1980-1985               Assistant Professor of Medicine 

                                     Department of Medicine, Division of Pharmacology

                                     University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California

 

1985-1990               Associate Professor of Medicine/Pharmacology

                                     Department of Medicine, Division of Pharmacology/Department of Pharmacology

                                     University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California

 

1990-2012               Professor of Pharmacology

                                     Department of Pharmacology

                                     University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California

 

2001 – 2003            Vice Chair

                                     Department of Pharmacology

                                     University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California

 

2003 – 2004           Interim Chair

                                     Department of Pharmacology

                                     University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California

 

2004 – Present     Chair

                                      Department of Pharmacology

                                      University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California

 

2012 – Present       Distinguished Professor of Pharmacology

                                      Department of Pharmacology

                                      University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California

FELLOWSHIP SUPPORT:

 

NIH Predoctoral Trainee, Department of Pharmacology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1967-1973

NIH Postdoctoral Trainee, Department of Pharmacology, University of Colorado Medical Center, 1973-1975

 

RESEARCH GRANTS:

 

Past Support:

American Heart Association Grant-in-Aid, 1980-1982

American Heart Association Established Investigator Award, 1981-1985

AHA California affiliate on   Grant-in-Aid, July 1982-1985

Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association Faculty Development Award, 1979-1981

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), Young Investigator Award, 1979-1982

University of California San Diego, Academic Senate Grant, 1979, 1980, 1983

University of California San Diego, Affirmative Action Faculty Development Grant, 1982-1983

Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program Research Grant, July 1990-1994

National Institute of Health, Ischemic Heart Disease SCOR, 1985-1988

University of California Cancer Research Coordinating Committee, 1985-1986, 1987-1988

National Institutes of Health (HL61505) Research Grant (RO1), 1998-2002

National Institutes of Health (HL46345-K. Chien PI) Program Project Grant (PPG), 1992-1997; 1997-2002; 2002-2007

National Institutes of Health (HL59888) Research Grant (RO1; Co-investigator with G. Dorn) 2002-2007

SCIOS, Inc. 2004-2006

UC MEXUS (CN-06-109) 2006-2008

National Institutes of Health (HL085577-Sussman M, PI, Brown JH, Project I and Core B Leader) Program Project Grant (PPG), 2006-2011                        “Protecting myocardium by enhancing mitochondrial integrity”

National Institutes of Health (HL086879-Ruiz-Lozano P, PI, Brown JH, Co-Investigator) Research Grant (RO1), 2009-2012      

       Fast Forward–MERCK KGaA Collaboration (20124193-Brown JH, PI) 2013-2014

National Institutes of Health (HL105242-McCulloch A, PI, Brown JH, Co-Investigator) Research Grant (RO1), 2011-2016 “Multi-scale systems                   model of murine heart failure” 

National Institutes of Health (HL080101-Bers D, PI, Brown JH, Project IV Leader) Program Project Grant (PPG), 2006-2011; 2011-2017 “CaMKII                and  IP3-mediated signaling in cardiac myocytes” 

National Institutes of Health (GM036927-Brown JH, PI) Research Grant, (RO1), January 1986-1990; 1990-1995; 1995-1999; 2000-2004; 2003-                   2008; 2009-2015, “Rho- and GPCR-mediated signaling through novel cellular effectors”

National Institute of Health (2P01 HL085577-Sussman, PI, Brown JH, Project II Leader) project grant (PPG), 2013-2018 "Restoration of             

      myocardial healing through G-protein coupled receptor signaling”.

 

Current Support:

National Institutes of Health (R01CA218859-Brown JH, PI) Research Grant, 2019-2023, “RhoA- and GPCR-mediated transcriptional activation

      regulates glioblastoma”

Tobacco Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP-261P-0040-Brown, JH PI) Research Grant 2017-2019 "Inflammatory cardiovascular                       disease induced by autonomic effects of e-cigs

National Institutes of Health (HL028143-Brown JH, PI) Research Grant, (R37) 1982-1986; 1986-1990; 1990-1994; 1994-1997; 1997-2001; 2001-                   2005, 2006-2010, 2010-2015, year 27 (MERIT 2015-2020) “RhoA mediated survival signals in cardiomyocytes”

National Institute of Health (R01HL137051 Brown JH, PI) Research Grant , 2019-2023 “Cardiomyocyte CaM kinase II as a driver of cardiac

       inflammation and remodeling”.

 

 

TRAINING GRANTS:

 

National Institutes of Health (GM007752-36 Brown JH, PI) Training Grant (T32), Graduate Training in Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, 2008 – present

Internal Review Panel, Genetics Training Grant (PI- Hamilton B.) 2010 – present 

Executive Committee, Cardiology Training Grant (PI- Knowlton K.) 2005 – present

External Review Committee, Pharm. Training Grant (PI- Kuhn C), Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, Duke University Medical                 Center 2013 – present

External Advisory Council member, Pharm Training Grant (PI – Bers D), UC Davis, 2012 – Present  

External Review Committee, Rochester Pharmacology Training Program (PI-Smrcka A) 2014 – Present

External Review Committee, The Center for Training in Molecular Pharmacology and Drug Discovery, UW-Madison (PI-Audhya J) 2014 – Present

External Review Committee, Pharm. Training Grant (PI – Gross S) at the Weill Cornell Medical College, New York 2015 - Present

 

Participating Faculty Member:

Cardiology Training Grant (PI- Knowlton, K.)

Endocrinology Training Grant (PI- Rosenfeld G.)

Bioengineering Training Grant (PI- Chien S.)

Hypertension Training Grant (PI- Blantz R.)

Neuroplasticity of Aging (PI- Koo E.)

Respiratory Biology (PI- Finn P.)

 

HONORS AND AWARDS:

 

Phi Beta Kappa, Cornell University, 1967

Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association Faculty Development Award, 1979 – 1981

Young Investigator Award, NHLBI, 1979-1982

Established Investigator Award, American Heart Association, 1981–1985

Faculty Distinguished Lecturer, University of California San Diego, 1998

NHLBI/Baker Research Institute US/Australia Exchange Fellow, 1998 – 1999

White Memorial Lecturer, Loyola University, 2001

Fellow of the American Heart Association (F.A.H.A.), 2001

Fellow of the International Society for Heart Research (ISHR), 2004

Louis S. Goodman Lecturer (OHSU), 2004

Chair, Molecular Pharmacology Gordon Research Conference, 1999

1stAnnual Distinguished Ph.D. Alumna Award, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 2007

Benedict R. Lucchesi Distinguished Lectureship in Cardiac Pharmacology for 2009

PhRMA Foundation Award in Excellence for 2009

Kaiser Excellence in Teaching Award nominee, 2009

ASPET Molecular Pharmacology Awards Symposium Keynote speaker, 2010

Chair, Cardiac Regulatory Mechanisms Gordon Research Conference, 2010

NHLBI Method to Extend Research in Time (MERIT) Award for NIH grant HL028143, 2010

San Diego Women Who Mean Business Award, 2011

Emory Distinguished Lecturer in Pharmacology Award, 2013

AHA Basic Cardiovascular Sciences (BCVS) Distinguished Achievement Award, 2012

ISHRJanice Pfeffer Distinguished Lecture, 2014

Luis G. Melo Memorial Lecture in Molecular Cardiology, Queen’s University 2016

ASPET Otto Krayer Award in Pharmacology, 2017

Keynote Speaker, 5thAnnual Celebration for UCSD New Women Faculty, La Jolla, CA May 2017

Keynote Speaker, ASPET Great Lakes Chapter, 31st Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL June 2018

 

 

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:

 

American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET)

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)

American Heart Association (AHA)

American Heart Association Basic Cardiovascular Sciences Leadership Committee (BCVS)

Association of Women in Science

International Society for Heart Research (ISHR)

Society for Neuroscience

 

CONSULTING:

 

COR Therapeutics, South San Francisco 1999 – 2000

Scientific Advisory Board, Millennium Pharmaceuticals Inc., Cambridge, Mass 1999 – 2002

Mpex BioScience, Inc, San Diego, CA 2002

Scientific Advisory Board, Kardia Therapeutics, Inc., Houston, Texas 2003

 

PATENTS:

 

U.S. Patent Application UCSD Ref. # SD2004-125-1, issued date: April 2, 2004, Joan Heller Brown, Tong Zhang, “Dilated Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure Treatment”

 

EDITORIAL BOARDS:

 

Editorial Board, Molecular Pharmacology, 1984 – 2000

Editorial Board, Journal of Biological Chemistry, 1988 – 1994

Editorial Board, American Journal of Physiology:  Cell Physiology, 1998 – 1999

Editorial Advisory Board, Molecular Interventions, 2000 – 2010

Editor in Chief, Molecular Pharmacology, 2000 – 2003

Associate Editor, Molecular Pharmacology, 2003 – 2005

Editorial Board, Cellular Signaling, 1990 – present

Editorial Board, Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, 1999 – present

Advisory Board, Nature Reviews Drug Discovery Highlights, 2002 – present

Editorial Board, Circulation, 2003 – 2016

Editorial Board, Circulation Research, 2003 – present

Editorial Advisory Board, Life Sciences 2013 – present

Editorial Advisory Board, Molecular Pharmacology 2017 – present

TRAINING EXPERIENCE:

 

Doctoral Committee member:

Jim Reese, Dave Sibley, Mark Hamblin, Stuart Leff, Rich Hawkins, Lesley Morrow, Frank Longo, Geoff Groome, Jean LeBeau, Bob Maue, Sandy Slivka, Kelly Ambler, Grai Andreason, Vicki Boyd, Jeff Jasper, Lin Yu, Ed Kipreos, Barbara Weiss, Donald Button, John Reece, Kathy Grako, Kathy Rasmussen, Adrienne Harris, Lee Way Jin, Chris Irons, Amy Sprenkle, Bonnie Firestein, Maggie Rathauz, Hong Wu, Lisa Flanagan, Karin Eagle, Sonia Villegas, Annette Gonzalez, Yi-Ching Lio, Antje Zapf, Tim Fitzsimmons, Estella Jacinto, David Kang, Kristen Hart, Larry Kane, Marcia Karen, Song Li, Amy Edwards, Jonathan Hecht, Sheryl Denker, Tom Cleland, Patti Staub, Deanna Hanford, Dietmar Zechner, Chun Hong Xia, Shelly Nelson, Sheil Jalili, William Ricketts, Yuka Kimura, Rocky Contos, Sonya Sommerour, Erica Dutil, Eric Bushong, Yingxiao (Peter) Wang, Keith Ching, Corey Bentley, Kevin Li, Xiaojing Lou, Slava Vasilyov, Ron Kraunas, Kristin Lee Hood, Kim Hoover, Jason Lam, Celia Cravatt, Jason Wall, Nicole Gellings, Jennifer Floyd, William Lee Phillips, Jaime Marach, Joseph Tsai, Sara Epperson, Ryan Adams, Camilla Svensson, Christine Gould, Joshua Martindale, Ross Whittaker, Xu Wu, Fei Du, Joann M. Chang, Stephanie Boyer, John Muraski, Alejandra Negro, Alfred E. Chappell, Anthony O. Beas, Kristin I. Stanford, Sheng Zhang, Stephanie J. Turner, Lisa R. Gallegos, Elyssa Burg, Ben Sachs, Williem Westra, Yun Yung, Archana Tadimalla, Katherine Blain, Tingdong Tang, Peter Belmont, Wendy Huang, Alyssa Wu, David Lin, Suzette Farber-Katz, Diane Bushman, Siew Teng (Keira) Teo, Merrie Mosedale, Matthew Rardin, Antonio Soto, Isabel Canto, Thomas Smith, Alycia Mosley, Michael Song, Shirin Doroudgar, Kristine Park, Amanda White, Robert Lee Thomas, Mengke Xing, Rebecca Jimenez, James Robinson, Amabel Orogo, Nicole Stoddard, Patrick Menzies, Julia Callendar, Babette Hammerling, Winston Stauffer, Alisha Caliman

 

Thesis advisor:

Glenn Wetzel, Susan Brown Masters, Stephanie Orellana, Ioanna Trilivas, James Eubanks, JoAnn Trejo, Terrie Ramirez, Lila Collins, Mousumi Majumdar, Valerie Tan-Sah, Sarah Moskowitz Sagi, Michael Morissette, Amy Pagel Howes, Chris Means, Dominic Del Re, Shikha Mishra, Stephanie Dusaban, Charles Gray, Olivia Wu, Andrew Willeford

 

Thesis co-advisor

Yun Yung, Mu-En Lin, Diane Bushman, Elaine Pirie, Olga Prikhodko, Suzanne Rohrback

 

Postdoctoral advisor/research scientist mentor:

Patrick McDonough, Linda K. Jones, Lawrence Quilliam, Betsy Martinson, Haruo Abe, Eleanor Kennedy, Maria Nieto, Ginell Post, Tania Massamiri, Xiao-Lan Zhao, John Adams, Tammy Seasholtz, Eric Johnson, Tong Zhang, Shuji Kawamura, Chun-Yang Xiao, Shigeki Miyamoto, Rosalia Matteo, Julie Radeff-Huang, Simona Citro, Colin Walsh, Geir Florholmen, Haiyun Ling, Michael Grimm, Nicole Purcell, Sunny Yang Xiang, Nekeisha Nogal, Jacqueline Sayyah, Xia Zhao, Daan Westenbrink, Alessandra Castaldi, Cameron Brand, Takeshi Suetomi, Jing Li

 

Visiting scholar/exchange student advisor: 

Prakesh Sulakhe, Michel Puceat, Elizabeth Woodcock, Hiroshi Yoshida, Deirdre O’Shaughnessey, Jorge Carretero-Ortega, Min Kyung Cho, Anna Aragay, Cristiane Benincá, Elena Hernandez, Tolani Olonisakin, Anna Ferreté Bonastre, Ramsinh Dodia, Olga Chaim, Gisela Zalcman

 

UNIVERSITY SERVICE:

 

University of California, San Diego

Health Science Advisory Committee, 1980

Investigational Review Board (Human Subjects Committee), 1981-1984

Faculty Club, Board of Directors, 1985-1991

ACS Institutional Grant Review Committee, 1987

Committee on Research, School of Medicine Subcommittee, 1988-1989

Faculty Council, 1992-1995

Graduate Council, 1993-1995 (Vice Chair)

Search Committee Anesthesiology Department Chair, 1996-1997

Faculty Research Lecturer Committee 1997, 1998 (Chair)

Task Force on Space Policies, 1999-2001

Professorship in Neuroregeneration Review Committee, 2000

Review Committee Asst. Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Studies, 2000

Review Committee Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Medicine, 2001

Task Force on Space Policy – 60/40 Subcommittee, 2001

School of Medicine Global Space Committee, 1988 - 2005

Faculty of Basic Biomedical Science (FBBS) Council, 1999 - 2008

Search Committee School of Pharmacy Dean, 2001 - 2003

Commission for Enhancing Faculty Research Effectiveness (CEFREF) 2001 

Search Committee Pulmonary Chair, 2003 

Search Committee Anesthesiology Department Chair, 2004

Search Committee Professor of Cardiology, 2006 

Search Committee Dean of Scientific Affairs, 2007 - 2008, Chair 2010

Health Sciences Budget Strategy Committee, 2009 - 2010

Advisory Committee, Institute of Genomic Medicine, 2009 - present

Cardiac Biomedical Science and Engineering Center (CBSEC) member, 2009 - present

Dean of the Division of Physical Sciences Review Committee, 2010

Search Committee, Cancer Center Director, 2011 - present

UCSD-Roche Master Discovery Agreement Steering Committee Co-Director, 2011 - present

Health Sciences Interim Scientific Affairs Committee (ISAC), 2011 - 2013

Graduate Programs Education Committee (GPEC), 2011 – 2015

Search Committee, School of Pharmacy Dean, 2013

Director’s Council, Center for Brain Activity Mapping 2013 – present

Review Committee, Vice Chancellor Health Sciences and Dean, School of Medicine, 2017

 

Neuroscience Department and Graduate Program

Student Advisory Committee, 1983, 1984

Faculty Recruitment Committee, September 1984

Career Advisory Committee, 1998 - 2001

 

Biomedical Sciences (formerly Physiology-Pharmacology) Graduate Program

Vice Chairman, 1988 - 1989

Chairman, 1989 - 1991

Admissions Committee, 1981 (Chair), 1982 (Chair), 1984, 1992, 1993

Core Committee, 1982 - 2002

Minor Proposition Committee, 1980, 1984, 1996 - 2002

Membership Committee, 1990 - 2010 

Molecular Pharmacology Track Leader, 2002-2010

Executive Committee, 1981 - present

Standings and Promotion and Advisory Committee, (SPAC) 1983 - present

Planning Committee, 2002 - present

 

OUTSIDE PROFESSIONAL SERVICE:

 

National Institute of Health

     Pharmacological Sciences Review Committee, 1987 - 1991

     Program Project Grant Review Committee, 2006

     Pharmacology Sciences Training Grant Site Visit Committee, 2006 - 2007

     Myocardial Ischemia and Metabolism Study Section, adhoc member, 2009

     Molecular and Integrative Signal Transduction Study Section, permanent member, 2009 – 2012

American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET)

     ASPET Subcommittee on Women in Pharmacology, 1982 - 1992

     ASPET Award Selection Committee, 1985 and 1994

     Nominating Committee, 1986, 1998 (Chair)

     Executive Committee, Division for Molecular Pharmacology, 1997, 1998

     Board of Publication Trustee, 1999 - 2003

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

     Burroughs Wellcome Visiting Professorship Committee, 1998 – 2001

     FASEB Excellence in Science Award Committee, 2014 – present 

 

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

     Equal Opportunity Committee

 

American Heart Association, National

     Research Study Section, 1987 - 1988, 1988 - 1989

     Katz Prize Committee, 1995 - 1997

     Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences, (Program Committee) 2004 - 2008

     Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences, (Leadership Committee) 2003 - 2005, 2010 - 2014

 

American Heart Association, California (Western States) Affiliate 

     Peer Review Committee, 1992, 1993 - 1995 (Vice Chair), 1995 - 1997 (Chair)

     Research Committee, 1995-2000

     Basic Cardiovascular Sciences Council 2010-present 

 

Keystone Symposia Drug Discovery Study Group, 2008

International Society for Heart Research (ISHR)

      Councilor, North American Section 2003 – 2005; 2012-present 

      Nominating Committee (Chair), 2005 – 2006

      World Congress, Chair, 2013

 

Gordon Research Conferences

      Molecular Pharmacology, Vice-Chair 1997, Chair 1999

      Cardiac Regulatory Mechanisms, Vice-Chair 2008, Chair 2010

 

Training Grant External Review Committees  

       UW-Madison, Center for Molecular Pharmacology and Drug Discovery (Audhya)

       University of Rochester, Pharmacology Training Grant (Smrckas)

 

National University of Singapore, Cluster Visiting Review Committee, Oct. 2016

 

Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology Review, Nov. 2016

COMMUNITY SERVICE:

 

San Diego Opera:  Advisory Board member, Student Ticket Initiative Committee, Life Sciences Night Committee

America's Next Top Scientist (UCSD Undergraduate Project)

 

INVITED SEMINARS, PRESENTATIONS AND SYMPOSIA:

 

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology, 1980

City of Hope Medical Center, Division of Neuroscience, 1981

UCLA School of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology, 1981

ASPET Cardiovascular Conference, Banff, 1981

University of Pennsylvania, Department of Pharmacology, 1983

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology, 1983

Chair, ASPET Symposium on Parasympathetic Neuroeffector Mechanisms in the Heart, Chicago, IL, 1983

UCLA School of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology, 1984

University of Michigan, Department of Neuroscience, 1985

University of Southern California, Department of Physiology, 1985

Chair, Symposium on Intracellular Messengers, Otto Krayer Memorial Symposia on the Role of Calcium in Cardiac Function, Boston, MA,                          August 1985

ASPET Symposium on Cardioselective Muscarinic Antagonists, Boston, MA, August 1985.

FASEB Conference on Neurotransmitters, VT, 1985

University of Texas Health Science Center, Department of Pharmacology, 1986

University of Calgary Health Science Center, Alberta Heritage Scholar, 1986

UCLA School of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology, 1986

Cold Spring Harbor Symposium on Guanine Nucleotide Binding Proteins, 1986

American Motility Society Symposium on Muscarinic Receptor Subtypes, San Francisco, CA, 1986

Gordon Research Conference on Second Messengers and Protein Phosphorylation, 1986

ASPET Fall Meeting Symposium on Muscarinic Receptors, Baltimore, MD, 1986

University of British Columbia, Department of Pharmacology, 1987

Emory University, Department of Physiology, 1987

University of North Carolina, Department of Pharmacology, 1987

Gordon Research Conference on Biological Regulatory Mechanisms, 1987

Tenth International Congress of Pharmacology Symposium on Muscarinic Receptors, Sydney, Australia, 1987

International Symposium on Neurotransmitter Receptors, Hiroshima, Japan, 1987

University of California Irvine, Department of Pharmacology, 1988

Cal State Long Beach, Departments of Anatomy and Physiology, 1988

University of California Santa Barbara, Department of Pharmacology, 1988

University of Iowa, Department of Pharmacology, 1989

Visiting Lecturer, Cardiovascular Research Institute, UC San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 1989

Gordon Research Conference on Cardiac Inotropic Mechanisms, 1989

Chair, Endocrine Society Symposium on Receptor Stimulation by Multiple Signals, Seattle, WA, 1989

Nobel Symposium on Cholinergic Neurotransmission, Stockholm, 1989

Society for Experimental Biology Symposium on Hormone Perception and Signal Transduction in Animals and Plants, Nottingham,                                     England, 1989

Duke University, Department of Pharmacology, 1990

Cornell University, Department of Pharmacology, 1990

University of California Riverside, Division of Biomedical Science, 1990

American Society of Neurochemistry Symposium on Neural Muscarinic Receptors, Phoenix, AZ, 1990

University of Oregon, Department of Biochemistry, 1991

Vanderbilt University, Department of Pharmacology, 1991

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Symposium on Signal Transduction, Sarasota, FL, 1991

ISN Satellite Meeting on Sedative and Hypotic Drugs, Brisbane, 1991

International Society for Neurochemistry Symposium on Phospholipid Generated Second Messengers, Sydney, Australia, 1991

Gordon Research Conference on Cardiac Biology, NH, 1992

Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS) Symposium on Neurotransmitter Mechanisms, Dublin, Ireland, 1992

University of North Carolina, Department of Pharmacology, 1994

Gordon Research Conference on Cardiac Regulatory Mechanisms, RI, 1994

University of Colorado, Department of Pharmacology, 1995

University of Utah, Department of Pharmacology, 1996

San Diego State University, Department of Biology, 1996

Chair, Experimental Biology Symposium on Nuclear Signaling by G-protein Receptors, Atlanta, GA, 1995

International Society for Heart Research Symposium on Signal Transduction, Chicago, IL, June 1996

Experimental Biology Meeting Symposium on Gq-coupled receptors in hypertrophy, Washington, DC, April 1996

Gordon Conference on Cardiac Regulatory Mechanisms, July 1996

Symposium on Muscarinic Receptor Subtypes, Washington, DC, 1996

ASBMB Fall Symposium on Integration of Growth Factor Signalling Pathways, Lake Tahoe, CA, 1996

University of Cincinnati, Department of Internal Medicine, 1997

Cleveland Clinic, Department of Molecular Cardiology, 1997

Vice Chair, Gordon Research Conference on Molecular Pharmacology, 1997

International Society for Heart Research, Vancouver, Canada, July 1997

Endocrine Society Symposium on Interactions in Signaling Networks, Minneapolis, MN, 1997

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Iowa Fall Symposium on Signal Transduction Leading to Cellular Activation or Death,                                    Iowa City, IA, 1997

University of Cincinnati Cardiovascular Center Distinguished Lecturer, Cincinnati, OH, 1997

COR Therapeutics, San Francisco, 1998

Case Western Reserve University, Department of Physiology, 1998

University of Pennsylvania, Department of Pharmacology, 1998

Third Annual Goeppert Mayer Symposium, San Diego, CA, 1998

Antwerp-La Jolla-Kyoto Research Conference on Cardiac Function, La Jolla, CA, 1998

National Institutes of Aging, Laboratory of Cardiovascular Science, Baltimore 1999

Chair, Gordon Research Conference on Molecular Pharmacology, Ventura, CA, 1999

Endocrine Society Symposium on Kinase Activation Pathways, San Diego, CA, 1999

AHA Snowbird, Molecular, Cellular and Integrated Physiological Approaches to the Failing Heart, 1999

Columbia University, Department of Pharmacology, 2000

New York Academy of Sciences, Symposium on G-Protein coupled Receptor Signaling Pathways in Cardiac Hypertrophy and Failure,                                    New York, 2000

Antwerp-La Jolla-Kyoto Research Conference on Cardiac Function:  Cardiomyopathy 2000, Kyoto, Japan, 2000

Experimental Biology Meeting, Symposium on Rho in GPCR signaling, Boston, June 2000

Gordon Research Conference on Cardiac Regulatory Mechanisms, July 2000

Heart Failure Society of America, Boca Raton, September 2000

American Heart Association, New Orleans, November 2000

Eli Lilly Symposium, Congestive Heart Failure from Genomics to the Clinic, Indianapolis, December 2000

AHA Snowbird Conference, Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Heart Failure, Snowbird, 2000

University of California, Riverside, Department of Biomedical Sciences, 2001

University of Illinois, Department of Pharmacology, 2001

Loyola University, Cardiovascular Institute, 2001

Children’s Hospital/Los Angeles Research Institute, Affiliate of USC, 2001

11thInternational Conference on Second Messenger and Phosphorylation, Melbourne, Australia, April 2001

International Society for Heart Research, Winnipeg Canada, July 2001

Case Western Reserve University, Department of Biochemistry, 2002

University of North Carolina, Department of Pharmacology, 2002

Duke University, Signal Transduction Colloquium, 2002

14thWorld Congress of Pharmacology (IUPHAR), San Francisco, July 2002

The La Jolla – Rome- Yamaguchi Research Conference on Cardiac Function, La Jolla, December 2002

International Society for Heart Research, Madison, Wisconsin, 2002

University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, 2003

University of California, Irvine, Department of Pharmacology, 2003

University of Washington, Department of Pharmacology, 2003

Loyola University, Department of Physiology, 2004

Gordon Research Conference, Ventura, California, February 2003

Gordon Research Conference on Second Messengers and Protein Phosphorylation, New Hampshire, June 2003

FASEB Summer Conference on Lysophospholipids, Colorado, June/July 2003

AHA Snowbird Conference, Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Heart Failure, Snowbird, Utah, August 2003

American Physiological Society Adaptation to Stress Conference, La Jolla, California, August 2003

Heart Failure Society of American (HFSA), Las Vegas, Nevada, September 2003

International Society for Heart Research 20thAnnual Meeting, Tokyo, Japan, November 2003

Vanderbilt University, Limbird Honorary Symposium, 2004

University of Oregon, Health Sciences, Goodman Lectureship, October, 2004

Vanderbilt Page Campbell Heart Institute, Nashville, TN, October, 2004

International Society for Heart Research North American Section, Cancun, Mexico, May 2004

Gordon Research Conference on Cardiac Regulatory Mechanisms, New Hampshire, June 2004 

International Society for Heart Research World Congress, Brisbane, Australia, August 2004

Heart Failure Society of America, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, September, 2004

Basic Concepts and Innovative Strategies in Heart Disease, Capri, Italy, October, 2004

AHA Scientific Sessions, New Orleans, LA, November, 2004

Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute, Boston, MA, April, 2005

U. T. Southwestern, Dallas, TX, May, 2005

University of Milan, Milan, Italy, June, 2005

Biophysical Society Symposium, San Diego, CA February, 2005

IBC Target Talks, San Diego, CA March, 2005

Mini Symposium for Perry Molinoff, Philadelphia, PS May, 2005

AHA Keystone BCVS Conference, Keystone, CO, July, 2005

AHA Scientific Sessions, Dallas, TX, November, 2005

International Society for Heart Research, North American Section, Toronto, Canada, June, 2006

Gordon Research Conference on Cardiac Regulatory Mechanisms, New Hampshire, July, 2006

11thLa Jolla-Capri-Yamaguchi-Seoul Conference, Hagi, Yamaguchi, Japan, October, 2006 

AHA Scientific Sessions, Chicago, IL November 2006

Gordon Research Conference on Molecular Pharmacology, California, January, 2007

CINVESTAV-IPN, Department of Pharmacology, Mexico City, Mexico, January 2007

International Society for Heart Research, North American Section, Bologna, Italy, June, 2007

International Society for Heart Research World Congress, Bologna, Italy, June 2007 

Cardiac Stem Cells Symposium, Rome, Italy, June 2007

Signal Transduction Meeting, Veracruz, Mexico, September, 2007

Heart Failure Society 11thAnnual Scientific Meeting, Washington, D.C., September 2007

Women in Science & Engineering (WISE), La Jolla, CA, February 2008

Cardiovascular Research Laboratory, University of California, Los Angeles, May, 2008

Keystone Symposium on G-Protein-Coupled Receptors, Killarney, Ireland, May, 2008

International Society for Heart Research, 2008 North American Section, Cincinnati, OH, June, 2008

Gordon Research Conference on Cardiac Regulatory Mechanisms, Vice Chair, New Hampshire, July, 2008, 

12thAnnual Scientific Meeting of the Heart Failure Society, Toronto, Canada, September 2008

AHA Scientific Sessions, New Orleans, LA, November, 2008

Experimental Biology Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 2009

Benedict R. Lucchesi Distinguished Lectureship in Cardiac Pharmacology, New Orleans, LA, April 2009

Gordon Research Conference on Molecular Pharmacology, Lucca, Italy, May, 2009

Gordon Research Conference on Phosphorylation and G-Protein Mediated Signaling Networks, Biddeford, ME, June 2009

FASEB Summer Conference on Lysophospholipids, Carefree, AZ, June/July 2009

AHA Keystone BCVS Conference, Las Vegas, NV, July 2009

IUBMB and FAOBMB International Congress of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Shanghai, China, August 2009

Heart Failure Society 13thAnnual Scientific Meeting, Boston, MA, September 2009

Medical University of South Carolina Molecular and Cellular Biology and Pathobiology Seminar,  Charleston, SC, October 2009

Progress in the Science of Medicine Lecture Series, La Jolla, CA, November 2009

Symposium Organizer, Experimental Biology Meeting, Anaheim, CA, April, 2010

Keynote speaker, ASPET Molecular Pharmacology Division Awards Symposium, Anaheim, CA, April, 2010

International Society for Heart Research World Congress, Kyoto, Japan, May 2010

Gordon Research Conference on Cardiac Regulatory Mechanisms, Chair, New London, NH, June 2010 

AHA BCVS Conference, Palm Springs, CA, July 2010

Heart Failure Society 14thAnnual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA, September 2010

AHA Scientific Sessions, Chicago, IL, November, 2010

Keystone Symposium on Molecular Cardiology, Keystone, CO, February 2011

La Jolla Cardiovascular International Collaborative Research Conference, La Jolla, CA, March 2011

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Integrative Biology & Pharmacology Seminar, Houston, TX, April 2011

International Society for Heart Research North American Section Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, May, 2011

FASEB Summer Research Conference:  Regulation and Function of Small GTPases, Saxtons River, VT, June, 2011

AHA BCVS Conference, New Orleans, LA, July 2011

FASEB Summer Research Conference: Lysophospholipid Mediators in Health and Disease, Lucca, Italy, August 2011

AHA Scientific Sessions, Orlando, FL, November 2011

AMSPC Chairs Meeting, Maui, HI, January 2012

Experimental Biology Meeting, San Diego, CA, April, 2012

Cardiology Research Speaker, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, May 2012

Wells Center Seminar at the Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, May 2012

International Society for Heart Research North American Section Meeting, Banff, AB, Canada, May 2012

GRC Cardiac Regulatory Mechanisms, New London, NH, June 2012

GRC Phosphorylation & G-Protein Mediated Signaling Networks, Biddeford, ME, June 2012 

International Society for Heart Research Australian Section Meeting, Brisbane, Australia, August 2012

University of Oklahoma, Department of Cell Biology, Annual student invited speaker October 2012

American Heart Association, Los Angeles, November 2012

Emory University of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, March 2013

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, March 2013

Keystone Symposia, Snowbird, UT, April 2013

HSFA Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL September 2013

AHA Scientific Session, Dallas, TX November 2013

AHA Go Red Building Research Event, UCSD February 6, 2014

Experimental Biology, San Diego, CA, April 2014

ISHR, Miami, May 2014

International Society for Heart Research, Barcelona, June 2014

Basic Cardiovascular Research, Las Vegas, July 2014

Biological Regulation and Enzyme Activity in Normal and Neoplastic tissues, Bologna, Italy, September 2014

12thannual CHFR symposium on heart failure, Oslo, Norway, September 2014

GRC, Molecular Pharmacology, Ventura, California, February 2015

Cornell University, New York, May 2015

Rutgers University, New Jersey, May 2015

ISHR, North American Section meeting, Seattle, June 2015

BCVS, New Orleans, July 2015

AHA, Scientific Sessions, Orlando, Nov 2015

Experimental Biology, San Diego, April, 2016

ISHR World Congress, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2016 

Lipid Mediators in Health and Disease, San Diego, May 2016 

GRC, Phosphorylation & G-Protein Mediated Signaling Networks, Biddeford, ME June 2016

FASEB SRC Phospholipid Signaling, Steamboat Springs, Colorado, August 2016

BCVS Scientific Sessions, Phoenix, Arizona, July 2016

Queen’s University, Luis G. Melo Memorial Lecture Series in Molecular Cardiology, Toronto, Canada, Oct 2016

University of Minnesota, Lillehei Heart Institute, Minneapolis, MN, Oct 2016

UC Davis, Frontiers in Pharmacology Seminar Series, Davis, CA, March 2017

Experimental Biology, Chicago, IL, April 2017

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL April 2017

Cincinnati Children’s Heart Institute, 2016-2017 Cody Lecture Series, Cincinnati, OH, May 2017

ISHR, New Orleans, LA, May 2017

FASEB Science Research Conference, New Orleans, LA, August 2017

The Heart Institute, San Diego State University, October 2017

24th Annual Arthur H. Briggs  Lectureship, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, October 2017

AHA Scientific Sessions, Anaheim, CA November 2017

University of Washington Mitochondria and Metabolism Center, Seattle, WA December 2017

Experimental Biology, San Diego, CA, April 2018

ASPET Great Lakes Chapter, 31st Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL June 2018

World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology, Kyoto, Japan, July 2018

BCVS San Antonio, TX July 2018

University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, September 2018

AHA Scientific Sessions, Chicago, IL, November 2018

ASC-EMBO Joint Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, December 2018

UCSD-UCLA Diabetes Research Center Retreat, La Jolla, CA, April 2019

ISHR World Congress Beijing, China, June 2019

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