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.




Past Seminars


DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"M-type (KCNQ) potassium ion channels: Novel insights into structure, signaling and functional role in brain dysfunction"

Mark S. Shapiro, PhD
May 1, 2017 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Sudha Chakrapani, PhD


SPECIAL SEMINAR

"Calcium in the heart: in and out of control"

David Eisner, DPhil, FRCP (Hon.), FMedSci
April 26, 2017 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

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


SPECIAL SEMINAR

"Hypoxia and uterine function – something old and something new"

Susan Wray, PhD, FRCOG, FMedSci
April 25, 2017 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

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


DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Resolving molecular interfaces in biological membranes"

Adam W. Smith, PhD
April 24, 2017 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

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


DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"A tale of two substrates: a novel mechanism for neurotransmitter: sodium symport"

Jonathan A. Javitch, MD, PhD
April 17, 2017 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

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


DEPARTMENT SEMINAR

"Auxiliary subunits of BK channels: not so auxiliary"

Christopher J. Lingle, PhD
April 10, 2017 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

School of Medicine E501
Hosted by: Sudha Chakrapani, PhD


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




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