Physiology & Biophysics




Recent Thesis Defenses


"Insights into the Functional Roles of Exercise in Type 2 Diabetes Using In Vitro Models"

Stephan Nieuwoudt
Sept. 1, 2017 4 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Advisor: John P. Kirwan, PhD


"Kruppel-Like Transcription Factors: Master Regulators of Vascular Endothelium"

Panjamaporn Sangwung
July 6, 2017 3 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Advisor: Mukesh K. Jain, MD

Endothelial cells (ECs) are central determinants of vascular health. Dysfunction of ECs, characterized in part by reduced nitric oxide (NO) signaling, contributes to various cardiovascular diseases worldwide. Multiple lines of evidence support an essential role for KLF2 and KLF4 in endothelial [read more]


"Mechanisms of dopamine D2-receptor activation across the striatum"

Pamela Marcott
June 2, 2017 3 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Advisor: Christopher P. Ford, PhD


Evaluating Non-canonical Roles of KChIP2 in the Heart

Drew Nassal, PhD
March 31, 2017 3 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Advisor: Isabelle Deschenes, PhD




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