Colloquium in Integrative Physiology

Fall 2006 Schedule

August 31 IPHY 5100 Student Introduction
September 7

Autophagy and Its Role in the Aging Processes

Ana Maria Cuervo, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Anatomy and Structural Biology, Development and Molecular Biology, and Medicine
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
(Host: Tom Johnson, johnsont@ibg.colorado.edu)

September 14

Extracellular Hsp72: A Double-Edged Sword for Health

Monika Fleshner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder

September 21

Physiologically Based Rehabilitation to Optimize Muscle Function After Limb Disuse

Jennifer E. Stevens, MPT, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Physcial Therapy Program
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center
(Host: Roger Enoka, enoka@colorado.edu)

September 28

Respiration-Related Control of Mammalian Tongue Muscles and Motor Units

Ralph F. Fregosi, Ph.D.
Professor of Physiology and Neurobiology
Department of Physiology
University of Arizona
(Host: Doug Seals, seals@colorado.edu)

October 5

Circadian Clocks, Sleep, and Energy Balance

Fred W. Turek, Ph.D.
Charles and Emma Morrison Professor
Departments of Neurobiology and Physiology, and Neurology
Northwestern University
(Host: Ken Wright, kenneth.wright@colorado.edu)

October 12

Skeletal Muscle Myosin Heavy Chain Gene Plasticity: Role of Antisense RNA

Kenneth M. Baldwin, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Physiology
University of California at Irvine
(Host: Dave Allen, david.l.allen@colorado.edu)

October 19

Reproductive Disruption of Fishes By Endocrine-Active Wastewater

Alan Vajda, Ph.D.
Research Associate
Department of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder

October 26

Role of Tetrahydrobiopterin in Pathogenesis of Vascular Endothelial Dysfunction

Zvonimir S. Katusic, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
Departments of Pharmacology and Anesthesiology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
(Host: Doug Seals, seals@colorado.edu)

November 2

Exercise, Growth, and Immune/Stress Response: A New Paradigm for Health Effects of Physical Activity in Children

Dan M. Cooper, M.D.
Professor
Departments of Pediatrics and Bioengineering
University of California at Irvine
(Host: Moni Fleshner, monika.fleshner@colorado.edu)

November 9

Metabolic Flexibility and the Propensity to Regain Lost Weight

Paul S. MacLean, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Center for Human Nutrition
University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center

November 16

The Dark Side of Nicotine: Diurnal Influences on the Effects of Nicotine

Jerry A. Stitzel, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder

November 30

Immune Reconstitution Due to Antiretroviral Therapy HIV-1 Infection

Elizabeth Connick, M.D.
Associate Professor
Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Medicine
University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center
(Host: Chris DeSouza, christopher.desouza@colorado.edu)

December 7

The Regulation of Cardiolipin Metabolism

Grant M. Hatch, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
University of Manitoba
Winnepeg, Canada
(Host: Genevieve Sparagna, genevieve.sparagna@colorado.edu)