Colloquium in Integrative Physiology

Fall 2010 Schedule

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August 26

Introduction for Graduate Students

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

September 2

Inflammation and Depression

Charles L. Riason, M.D.
Associate Professor
Clinical Director, Mind-Body Program
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Emory University School of Medicine
(Host: Chris Lowry christopher.lowry@colorado.edu)

September 9

The Genetic Landscape of the Heart

Leslie Leinwand, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
University of Colorado at Boulder

September 16

The Function and Expression of Myostatin

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

September 23

The Epidemiology of Behavior

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

September 30

Biomechanics of Membrane Rupture During Pregnancy

Virginia Ferguson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Colorado at Boulder
(Host: Alaa Ahmed alaa.ahmed@colorado.edu)

October 7

Circadian Genes and Pscyhiatric Disorders

Colleen McClung, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
(Host: Jerry Stitzel jerry.stitzel@colorado.edu)

October 14

Economy of Human Walking

Art Kuo, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Michigan
(Host:Rodger Kram rodger.kram@colorado.edu)

October 21

Tutorial on Tissue Engineering

Kristi Anseth, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor
Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
University of Colorado at Boulder

October 28

Circadian Control of Cardiometabolic Function

Frank A. J. L. Scheer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
(Host:Ken Wright kenneth.wright@colorado.edu)

November 4

The Case of the Male-Oriented Ram

Charles Roselli, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
Oregon Health and Science University
(Host: Pei-San Tsai pei-san.tsai@colorado.edu)

November 11

Molecular Switches for Obesity

RIchard J. Johnson, M.D.
Temple Hoyne Buell and NKF of Colorado Endowed Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension
University of Colorado at Denver
(Host: Doug Seals seals@colorado.edu)

November 18

Vascular Function in Chronic Kidney Disease

David G. Edwards, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences
University of Delaware
(Host: Chris DeSouza desouzac@colorado.edu)

December 2

Cytokines in the Brain

Rodney W. Johnson, Ph.D.
Professor
Director, Division of Nutritional Sciences
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
(Host: Moni Fleshner fleshner@colorado.edu)

December 9

Exercise and the Hippocampus

J. Leigh Leasure, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
University of Texas at Austin
(Host: Marissa Ehringer marissa.ehringer@colorado.edu)