Colloquium in Integrative Physiology

Fall 2005 Schedule

August 25 IPHY 5100 Student Introduction
September 1

Neurogenetics of Nicotinic Receptors and Nicotine Sensitivity in Mice

Jerry Stitzel, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of IntegrativePhysiology and Institute of Behavioral Genetics
University of Colorado at Boulder

September 8

Resetting the Human Circadian Clock with Light: Implications for the Treatment of Jet Lag and Circadian Sleep Disorders

Kenneth P. Wright Jr, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder

September 15

Exercise and the Healthy Heart: How Does the Heart Get the Message?

Earl Noble, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Kinesiology
University of Western Ontario, Canada
(Host: Russ Moore, russell.moore@colorado.edu)

September 22

Protein Aggregation and Neurodegenerative Diseases

Chris Link, Ph.D.
Associate Research Professor
Department of Integrative Physiology and Institute for Behavioral Genetics
University of Colorado at Boulder

September 29

The Role of IL-1 in Sickness and in Health

Raz Yirmiya, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Psychology
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
(Host: Moni Fleshner, monika.fleshner@colorado.edu)

October 6

Exercise-Induced Protection Against Cardiomyocyte Loss

Karyn Hamilton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Health and Exercise Science
Colorado State University

October 13

Fall Break

October 20

Myocardial Homeland Security: Protective Role of ATP-Sensitive Potassium Channels Following Ischemic Attack

David A. Brown, Ph.D. (almost)
Graduate Student
Department of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder

October 27

Human Tendon and Aponeurosis Properties

S. Peter Magnusson, P.T., D.Sc.
Senior Researcher
Institute for Sports Medicine
Bispebjerg University Hospital
Kobenhavn, Denmark
(Host: Thorsten Rudroff, thorsten.rudroff@colorado.edu)

November 3

Effect of Macronutrient Intake and Physical Activity on Body Weight and Insulin Action

William J. Evans, Ph.D.
Professor
Departments of Geriatrics, Physiology, and Nutrition
University of Arkansas
(Host: Doug Seals, seals@colorado.edu)

November 10

Integrated Neuromuscular Function: Aspects and Applications

James C. Martin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences
University of Utah
(Host: Rodger Kram, rodger.kram@colorado.edu)

November 17

Beta-Adrenergic Thermogenesis: A Physiologically Important Regulator of Energy Expenditure That's Modulated by Habitual Exercise

Douglas R. Seals, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder

November 22

Exercise-Induced Myokine Expression: The Role of Calcium and Hypoxia-Activated Pathways in Regulating Muscle IL-6 Transcription

David L. Allen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder

December 1

Physiology and Cell Biology of the Lactate Shuttle

George A. Brooks, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Integrative Biology
University of California at Berkeley
(Host: Bob Mazzeo, robert.mazzeo@colorado.edu)