Colloquium in Integrative Physiology

Fall 2007 Schedule

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August 30 IPHY 5100 Student Introduction
September 6

Cardiolipin Abnormalities and Heart Failure

Russell Moore, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder

September 13

Exercise and Stress Resistance: Neural Mechanisms and Health Consequences

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

September 20

Metabolic Regulation of Myostatin Signaling System Gene Expression in Muscle and Adipose

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

September 27

Endothelial Dysfunction and Repair in Artherosclerosis

Arshed Quyyumi, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
Division of Cardiology
Department of Medicine
Emory University
(Host: Chris DeSouza, desouzac@colorado.edu)

October 4

Flow-Mediated Dilation in the Human Coronary Microcirculaton: Unique Role for Reactive Oxygen Species

David D. Gutterman, M.D.
Sr. Associate Dean for Research
Northwestern Mutual Professor of Cardiology
Medical College of Wisconsin
(Host: Lisa Lesniewski, lisa.lesniewski@colorado.edu)

October 11

The Emerging Concept of Vascular Aging

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

October 18

Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals: Fetal Exposure Causes Adult Neuroendocrine Dysfunctions and Transgenerational Epigenetic Effects

Andrea Gore, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacology/Toxicology
University of Texas at Austin
(Host: Pei-San Tsai, pei-san.tsai@colorado.edu)

October 25

Diet-Induced Obesity and Osteoarthritis in Mice: An Appetite for Destruction

Tim Griffin, Ph.D.
Lecturer
Department of Surgery
Duke University Medical Center
(Host: Rodger Kram, rodger.kram@colorado.edu)

November 1

Waking Up From Sleep Can Be Dangerous

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

November 8

Sex Matters: What the Typical 70-kg Man Cannot Tell You About Women's Health

Sherry A. Marts, Ph.D.
VIce President for Scientific Affairs
Society for Women's Health Research
Washington, DC
(Host: Roger Enoka, enoka@colorado.edu)

November 15

Unraveling the Mysteries of Hibernation: From Small Molecules to Integrative Systems

Hannah Carey, Ph.D.
Professor
School of Veterinary Medicine
University of Wisconsin at Madison
(Host: Cindy Carey, cindy.carey@colorado.edu)

November 29

Genetic Influences on the Reinforcing Properties of Nicotine in Mice

Jerry Stitzel, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Faculty Fellow
Department of Integrative Physiology and Institute for Behavioral Genetics
University of Colorado at Boulder

December 6

Disintegrating the Metabolic Cost of Locomotion

Rodger Kram, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder

December 13

Functional and Structural Evolution of Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone

Pei-San Tsai, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder