Colloquium in Integrative Physiology

Spring 2006 Schedule

January 19

IPHY 5100 Student Introduction

January 26

In the Wake of the Women's Initiative: Overlooked Metabolic Actions of Estrogen

Wendy Kohrt, Ph.D.
Professor
Geriatric Medicine
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

February 2

Spinal Cord Glia Create Enhanced Pain States: Implications for the Understanding and Control of Clinical Pain

Erin D. Milligan, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology and Center for Neuroscience
University of Colorado at Boulder

February 9

Stress: The Ups and Downs of the Central Extended Amygdala

Heidi E. W. Day, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology and Center for Neuroscience
University of Colorado at Boulder

February 16

Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone/Gonadotropin-Inhibiting Hormone Interactions in Birds and Mammals

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

February 23

Changes in Blood-Brain-Barrier Permeability with Diabetes

Richard D. Eggleton, Ph.D.
Research Associate
Department of Pharmacology
University of Arizona

March 2

Molecular Basis of Myocardial Contraction

Samantha P. Harris, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Bioengineering
University of Washington

March 9

DRN Serotingergic Neurons and Stress

Christopher A. Lowry, Ph.D.
Research Fellow
Laboratories for Integrative Neuroscience and Endocrinology
University of Bristol, United Kingdom

March 16

Life in Suspension: the GO State of the Eukaryotic Cell

Gregory A. Petsko, Ph.D.
Professor of Biochemistry and Chemistry
Director of Rosentiel Basic Science Medical Research Center
Brandeis University
(Host: Tom Johnson johnsont@colorado.edu)

March 23

Performance at Very High Altitudes

Raymond B. Huey, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Biology
University of Washington
(Host: Cindy Carey cynthia.carey@colorado.edu)

April 6

Emerging Pathogens and World Health: A Case Study in Amphibians

Cindy Carey, M.D.
Professor
Department of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder

April 13

Force Enhancement and Mechanisms of Contraction in Skeletal Muscles

Walter Herzog, Ph.D.
Canada Research Chair Professor
Human Performance Laboratory
University of Calgary, Canada
(Host: Roger Enoka enoka@colorado.edu)

April 20

Why Do We Sleep Differently When We Are Sick?

Mark R. Opp, Ph.D.
Professor
Departments of Anesthesiology and Molecular and Integrative Physiology
University of Michigan
(Host: Ken Wright kenneth.wright@colorado.edu)

April 27

C57 Mice Drink Less Alcohol When Given Access to a Running Wheel

Marissa Ehringer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Integrative Physiology and Institute for Behavioral Genetics
University of Colorado at Boulder

May 4

Mechanical Forces and Regulation of Nitric Oxide Synthase

David G. Harrison, M.D.
Bernard Marcus Professor of Medicine
Director, Division of Cardiology
Emory University School of Medicine
(Host: Doug Seals seals@colorado.edu)