Physiology & Biophysics

Seminars


During the academic year, we sponsor a seminar on most Mondays at 4:00 PM, in the Lecture Hall (E501). We pride ourselves on presenting, at almost every seminar, an eminent scholar from around the country or around the globe.



Upcoming Seminars


DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Detecting ligand induced motions in pentameric ligand-gated ion channels"

Cynthia Czajkowski, PhD
April 3, 2017 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Sudha Chakrapani, PhD



Past Seminars


5TH ANNUAL ULRICH HOPFER LECTURE

"Insulin and exercise signals mobilizing glucose transporters in muscle cells"

Amira Klip, PhD
March 22, 2017 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

School of Medicine E501


DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Brain Dynamics and Consciousness: Insights from anesthetic modulation of neuronal circuits"

Anthony G. Hudetz, DBM, PhD
March 20, 2017 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Joseph C. LaManna, PhD


DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Beta-arrestin-mediated adrenergic receptor signaling and non-coding RNAs in heart failure"

Il-man Kim, PhD
March 16, 2017 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

School of Medicine E501


DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Dynamin-mediated endocytosis in pancreatic beta cells: Mechanism, function and implication in diabetes"

Xuelin Lou, PhD
March 13, 2017 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Corey Smith, PhD


DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Myocardial mechanical-energetic coupling in heart disease"

Daniel Beard, PhD
March 6, 2017 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Rossana Occhipinti, PhD


DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Cell-specific pallidal intervention induces long-lasting motor recovery in dopamine depleted mice"

Aryn Gittis, PhD
Feb. 27, 2017 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Christopher P. Ford, PhD


DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Epigenetic Regulation and Inflammasome: Novel Molecular Mechanisms in Atrial Fibrillation"

Na Li, PhD
Feb. 21, 2017 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

School of Medicine E501


DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Allosteric functioning of a bacterial pentameric channel-receptor"

Pierre-Jean Corringer, PhD
Feb. 20, 2017 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Sandip Basak, PhD


DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Dissecting the Sequence-Based Quality Control Code of the Resident ER Hsp70 System"

Linda M. Hendershot, PhD
Feb. 13, 2017 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Tingwei Mu, PhD


DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Fetal Programming in the Vasculature: Glucocorticoids, miRNA and Smooth Muscle Phenotype"

William J. Pearce, PhD
Feb. 6, 2017 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Joseph C. LaManna, PhD


DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Clinical and experimental insights into myosin binding protein C mutations for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy"

Sharlene Day, MD
Jan. 30, 2017 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Julian E. Stelzer, PhD


DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Dopaminergic neurons of the substantia nigra – integration and subpopulations"

Zayd M. Khaliq, PhD
Jan. 23, 2017 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Christopher P. Ford, PhD


SPECIAL DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Lafora disease - defining the molecular basis for a metabolic epilepsy"

Matthew S. Gentry, PhD
Dec. 15, 2016 4 p.m.

School of Medicine E501


DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"How do proteins scan DNA?"

Junji Iwahara, PhD
Dec. 5, 2016 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

School of Medicine E501


DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Coronavirus Spike Proteins: Structure, Function, and Vaccine Design"

Fang Li, PhD
Nov. 29, 2016 4 p.m.

School of Medicine E501


DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Studying the role of alpha-synuclein in Parkinson’s Disease using synthetic proteins"

E. James Petersson, PhD
Nov. 28, 2016 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Tingwei Mu, PhD


DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Structural Mechanisms of Cell Cycle Regulation by the Anaphase-Promoting Complex/Cyclosome"

Nicholas G. Brown, PhD
Nov. 21, 2016 4 p.m.

School of Medicine E501


DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Design principles for selective ion transport across membranes"

Sameer Varma, MD
Nov. 14, 2016 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Sudha Chakrapani, PhD


DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Through a Glass, Darkly - Looking at Protein Interactions in and out of Cells"

David M. Jameson, PhD
Oct. 31, 2016 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Rajesh Ramachandran, PhD


DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Engineering tools to study and repair the broken heart"

Sam Senyo, PhD
Oct. 24, 2016 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Jessica M. Berthiaume, PhD


FRONTIERS IN BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES LECTURE

"Music of the brain illuminated by molecular studies of the instruments: X-rays and electrons reveal architecture and mechanism of neurotransmitter receptors and transporters"

Eric Gouaux, PhD
Oct. 19, 2016 4 p.m.

School of Medicine E501


DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Peptide-stabilized membrane pores: insights from simulations"

Themis Lazaridis, PhD
Oct. 10, 2016 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Matthias Buck, MA, DPhil


MATTHEW LEVY LECTURE

"Regulation of nuclear architecture drives cell fate"

Jonathan A. Epstein, MD
Oct. 7, 2016 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Walter F. Boron, MD, PhD


DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Revealing the Structure and Function of Membrane Proteins Through Nanotechnology"

Stephen G. Sligar, PhD
Oct. 3, 2016 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Amrita Samanta




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