On March 2, 2012, the Department of Physiology and Biophysics hosted a symposium and banquet in honor of Ulrich Hopfer. Beginning in 2013, the Department has sponsored annual Ulrich Hopfer Lectures.
2017 - 5th Annual Ulrich Hopfer Lecture:
"Insulin and exercise signals mobilizing glucose transporters in muscle cells"
-- Amira Klip, PhD
2016 - 4th Annual Ulrich Hopfer Lecture:
"Basic Physiology to Translational Medicine: Lessons from SGLTS"
-- Ernest M. Wright, PhD, DSci, FRS
2015 - 3rd Annual Ulrich Hopfer Lecture:
"Fructose and its Role in Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome"
-- Richard J. Johnson, MD
2013 - 1st Annual Ulrich Hopfer Lecture:
"The Intratubular Renin-Angiotensin System in Hypertension"
-- L. Gabriel Navar, PhD