Colloquium in Integrative Physiology

Fall 2011 Schedule

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August 22

Introduction for Graduate Students

Ken Wright, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado Boulder

August 29

Circadian Rhythm Disorders and Health

Phyllis Zee, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
Director, Sleep Disorders Program
Departments of Neurology, and Neurobiology & Physiology
Northwestern University
(Host: Monique LeBourgeois monique.lebourgeois@colorado.edu)

September 12

Stability and Moving in an Uncertain World

Alaa Ahmed, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado Boulder

September 19

Physiologic Responses to Antidepressant Drugs

Chris Lowry, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado Boulder

September 26

Mitochondria, Oxidative Stress, and Disease

Manisha Patel, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Anschutz Medical Campus
University of Colorado Denver
(Host: Doug Seals seals@colorado.edu)

October 3

Sex Restores the Aging GnRH System

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

October 10

Mitophagy in Health and Disease

Roberta A. Gottlieb, M.D.
Director, BioScience Center
Frederick G. Henry Chair in Life Sciences
Professor, Department of Biology
San Diego State University
(Host: Doug Seals seals@colorado.edu)

October 17

Social and Environmental Determinants of Obesity

David Rehkop, Sc.D.
Acting Assistant Professor
School of Medicine
Stanford University
(Host:Matt McQueen matt.mcqueen@colorado.edu)

October 24

Stress, Cytokines, and Pregnancy

Mary Cousson-Read, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Psychology
University of Colorado Denver
(Host:Moni Fleshner moni.fleshner@colorado.edu)

October 31

Sleep, Circadian Rhythms, and Neurodevelopment

H. Craig Heller, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
Department of Biology Stanford University
(Host:Ken Wright kenneth.wright@colorado.edu)

November 7

Control of Dextrous Artificial Hands

Richard Weir, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor
Department of Bioengineeering
University of Colorado Denver
(Host: Rodger Kram rodger.kram@colorado.edu)

November 14

Systems Biology and Integrative Physiology

Kevin Strange, Pd.D.
Director and Professor
Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory
Salisbury Cove, Maine
(Host: Roger Enoka enoka@colorado.edu)

November 28

Post-Stroke Neuromechanics of the Lower Limb

Yasin Dhaher, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Biomedical Engineering
Northwestern University
(Host: Alaa Ahmed alaa@colorado.edu)

December 5

Menopause and the Human Hypothalamus

Naomi E. Rance, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Pathology
University of Arizona
(Host: Pei Tsai pei-san.tsai@colorado.edu)