Colloquium in Integrative Physiology

Fall 2009 Schedule

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August 27

The Perfect Colloquium Presentation

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

September 3

Attempting to Understand Physiologic Age is a Daunting Task

Edward G. Lakatta, M.D.
Senior Investigator
Chief, Laboratory of Cardiovascular Science and Cardiovascular Function Section
National Institute on Aging
(Host: Douglas Seals, seals@colorado.edu)

September 10

Drinking From the Fire Hose: Complex Disease Genetics in the Post-Genomic Era

Matt McQueen, Sc.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Integrative Physiology and Institute for Behavioral Genetics
University of Colorado at Boulder

September 17

Novel Mechanisms Regulating Myostatin Expression and Function

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

September 24

Sex Differences in Mortality

Richard G. Rogers, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Sociology
University of Colorado at Boulder
(Host: Douglas Seals, seals@colorado.edu)

October 1

Neurobiology of Stress Adaptation: A Top-Down Approach

Robert L. Spencer, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience
University of Colorado at Boulder
(Host: Moni Fleshner, monika.fleshner@colorado.edu)

October 8

The Use of Genetic Strategies to Reveal the Underlying Biology of Complex Phenotypes

Jerry Stitzel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Integrative Physiology and Institute for Behavorial Genetics
University of Colorado at Boulder

October 15

The World's Fastest Runner on Artificial Legs: The Physiology and Biomechanics of Oscar Pistorius

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

October 22

Aging, Telomeres, and Epigenetic Events

Christopher DeSouza, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder

October 29

Aging and 'Physiological Resistance' to Adverse Environmental Factors

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

November 5

Effects of Acute Exercise on Fat Balance: Insights from Studies Using Calorimetry

Ed Melanson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Center for Human Nutrition
University of Colorado at Denver
(Host: Bill Byrnes, william.byrnes@colorado.edu)

November 12

Response of the Human Motor Control System to Mechanical Perturbation

Ziaul Hasan, Ph.D.
Professor
Departments of Movement Sciences and Physical Therapy
University of Illinois at Chicago
(Host: Alaa Ahmed, alaa.ahmed@colorado.edu)

November 19

Adiposity, Calorie Restriction, and Aging

Luigi Fontana, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor in Medicine
Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science, Washington University, St. Louis
Division of Nutrition and Aging, National Institute of Health, Italy
(Host: Douglas Seals, seals@colorado.edu)

December 3

Psychological Stress, Inflammation, and Disease

Thadeus Pace, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Emory University
(Host: Chris Lowry, christopher.lowry@colorado.edu)

December 10

From Silent Spring to Silent Night: A Tale of Toads and Men

Tyrone Hayes, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Integrative Biology
University of California at Berkeley
(Host: Pei-San Tsai, pei-san.tsai@colorado.edu)