Colloquium in Integrative Physiology

Spring 2007 Schedule

January 18

IPHY 5100 Student Introduction

January 25

A 'Radical' Approach to Understanding In Vivo Oxidation Stress and Age-Related Reductions in Stress Tolerance

Kevin C. Kregel, Ph.D.
Professor
Departments of Integrative Physiology and Radiation Oncology
University of Iowa
(Host: Doug Seals seals@colorado.edu)

February 1

Cytokine-Hormone Interactions at Menopause

Joseph Cannon, Ph.D.
Professor of Physiology and Allied Health Sciences
Medical College of Georgia
(Host: Doug Seals seals@colorado.edu)

February 8

How the Cerebellum Controls Movement

Rebecca Spencer, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology
University of California at Berkeley
(Host: Roger Enoka enoka@colorado.edu)

February 15

Apoptosis, Mitochondrial Biogenesis, Autophagy, and Exercise

Christiaan Leeuwenburgh, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Aging and Geriatrics
College of Medicine
University of Florida
(Host: Doug Seals seals@colorado.edu)

February 22

Mechanisms Governing the Dynamic Stability of Human Walking

Jonathon Dingwell, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX
(Host: Janet Casagrand janet.casagrand@colorado.edu)

March 1

Task-Dependent Modulation of Reflexes in the Arm

Eric J. Perreault, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Northwestern University
(Host: Ben Barry benjamin.barry@colorado.edu)

March 8

How Does the Central Nervous System Identify a Loss of Balance?

Alaa Ahmed, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Engineering
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, United Kingdom
(Host: Rodger Kram rodger.kram@colorado.edu)

March 15

Coordinated Adaptation of Skeletal Muscle and Its Extracellular Matrix in Humans

Benjamin F. Miller, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Health and Exercise Science
Colorado State University
(Host: Rodger Kram rodger.kram@colorado.edu)

March 22

Neuronal Nicotinic Receptor Subunits as Candidate Genes for Alcohol and Tobacco Phenotypes

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

April 5

Fibroblast Growth Factor Signaling Deficiency: Pathway to Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism

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

April 12

Exercise and the Brain: How Exercise Buffers the Negative Effects of Stress on Behavior

Benjamin Greenwood, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder

April 19

Do the Insulin and Contraction/Exercise Signaling Pathways for Activating Skeletal Muscle Glucose Transport Converge at Akt Substrate of 160 kDa (AS160)?

Greg Cartee, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Kinesiology
University of Michigan
(Host: Bob Mazzeo robert.mazzeo@colorado.edu)

April 26

Fitness Training and the Brain: From Molecules to Minds

Arthur F. Kramer, Ph.D.
Professor
Beckman Institute and Department of Psychology
University of Illinois at Urbana
(Host: Roger Enoka enoka@colorado.edu)