Colloquium in Integrative Physiology

Fall 2003 Schedule

August 28 KAPH 4100/5100 Student Introduction
September 4

Muscle Fatigue and the Mechanisms of Task Failure

Roger M. Enoka, Ph.D., Professor
Department of IntegrativePhysiology
University of Colorado at Boulder

September 11

Respiratory Adaptations to the Aquatic-Terrestrial Transition

Gregory K. Snyder, Ph.D., Professor
Department of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder

September 18

Preventing Ulcer Recurrence in Patients with Diabetes

Katrina S. Maluf, Ph.D., Research Associate
Department of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder

September 25

Predisposition to Sleep Disturbances and Hyperarousal

Christopher L. Drake, Ph.D., Senior Scientist
Sleep Center
Henry Ford Hospital
(Host: Kenneth Wright, kenneth.wright@colorado.edu)

October 2

Fall Break

October 9

The chicken or the egg? Development of coordinated motor behaviors in birds

Anne Bekoff, Ph.D., Professor
Department of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder

October 16

Control and Mechanics of Bouncing Gaits on Natural Surfaces

Chet T. Moritz, Ph.D., Research Associate
Department of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder

October 23

The Effects of Western Exercise Versus Tai Chi in Healthy Older Men and Women (WISE)

Willliam L. Haskell, Ph.D., Professor
Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention
Stanford University

October 30

Aging and the Brain: Testing Hypotheses in Wild Animal Models

David O.Norris, Ph.D., Professor
Department of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder

November 6

Advanced Modeling and Dynamic Stimulation Techniques for Analysis of Human Gait

Richard R. Neptune, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Texas at Austin
(Host: Rodger Kram, rodger.kram@colorado.edu)

November 13

Reversible Molecular Events During Torpor-Arousal Cycles in Mammalian Hibernation

Sandy Martin, Ph.D., Professor
Department of Cellular and Structural Biology
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
(Host: Bob Lynch, robert.lynch@colorado.edu)

November 20

Exercise Benefits the Brain

Carl W. Cotman, Ph.D., Professor
Department of Neurology
University of California at Irvine
(Host: Moni Fleshner, monika.fleshner@colorado.edu)

November 25

Skeletal Muscle Myosin Heavy Chains: From Molecules to Function

David L. Allen, Ph.D., Research Associate
Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
University of Colorado at Boulder

December 4

Life Extension Mutants in C. Elegans

Thomas E. Johnson, Ph.D., Professor
Institute for Behavioral Genetics
University of Colorado at Boulder (Host: Doug Seals, douglas.seals@colorado.edu)