Colloquium in Integrative Physiology

Spring 2004 Schedule

January 22

Developmental Regulation and Evolution of the Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone System

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

January 29

Mechanical Determinants of the Metabolic Cost of Locomotion: Work, Force, and Swing

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

February 5

The Peripheral Sympathetic Nervous System and Energy Metabolism in Human Obesity

Marleen van Baak, Ph.D.
Professor
Nutrition and Toxicology Research Institute Mastricht
Department of Human Biology
Universiteit Maastricht
(Host: Doug Seals seals@spot.colorado.edu)

February 12

Learning and Memory in the Spinal Cord: Implications for Spinal-Cord Injured Patients

V. Reggie Edgerton, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Physiological Sciences
University of California at Los Angeles
(Host: Carol Mottram Carol.Mottram@colorado.edu)

February 19

Influence of Sleep Loss on Immune Cytokines

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

February 26

Oxidative Stress and Apoptosis with Age: Adaptations with Life-Long Exercise and Dietary Restriction

Christian Leeuwenburgh, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences
University of Florida
(Host: Stacy Beske Stacy.Beske@colorado.edu)

March 4

The Oxygen Deficit: A Classic Concept That Still Has Merit?

William Byrnes, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder

March 11

Aberrant cardiolipin biosynthesis in heart failure

Russ Moore, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Integrated Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder

March 18

Amphibian Population Declines in Colorado: A Murder Mystery With Global Connections

Cynthia Carey, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder

April 1

Cardiocyte Mechanics Are Influenced by Exercise Training

Gary Diffee, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
University of Wisconsin at Madison
(Host: Russ Moore rmoore@spot.colorado.edu)

April 8

The Energetics of Muscle Contractions In Vivo: What Turkeys Tell Us About the Energy Cost of Running

Tom Roberts, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Biology
Brown University
(Host: Jinger (with a "J") Gottschall gottscha@spot.colorado.edu)

April 15

The Neurobiiology of the Stress-Resistant Brain

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

April 22

Vascular Endothelial Function: Yet Another Thing Women Are Better At?

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