Colloquium in Integrative Physiology

Spring 2008 Schedule

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January 17

IPHY 5100 Student Introduction

January 24

Lessons in Skeletal Muscle Design and Plasticity

Richard L. Lieber, Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of California at San Diego and V. A. Medical Center
(Host: Roger Enoka enoka@colorado.edu)

January 31

Muscle Fatigue: What, Why, and How It Influences Muscle Function

Roger Enoka, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado at Boulder
(Host: Moni Fleshner monika.fleshner@colorado.edu)

February 7

Early Life Experiences, Stress, and Serotonergic Systems Regulating Anxiety

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

February 14

Glucocorticoid Receptor Mechanisms in Stress and Brain Aging

James Herman, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Psychiatry
University of Cincinnati
(Host: Chris Lowry christopher.lowry@colorado.edu)

February 21

Stress-Evoked Changes in Neuromuscular Activation: Basic Mechanisms and Implications for Chronic Neck Pain

Katrina Maluf, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Physical Therapy Program
University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center
(Host: Thorsten Rudroff thorsten.rudroff@colorado.edu)

February 28

A Mouse Model to Study the Effects of Exercise on Alcohol Consumption

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

March 6

Cognitive Decline With Healthy Aging: The Role of Immune-to-Brain Communication and Glial Priming

Steve Maier, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor
Department of Psychology
University of Colorado at Boulder
(Host: Moni Fleshner monika.fleshner@colorado.edu)

March 13

From Vial to Bedside: What the Fly Can Tell Us About Human Sleep Research

Paul Shaw, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Washington University School of Medicine
(Host: Ken Wright kenneth.wright@colorado.edu)

March 20

Adapting to the Interactive Classroom from Student and Faculty Perspectives

Dee Silverthorn, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer
School of Biological Sciences
University of Texas at Austin
(Host: Franny Benay francoise.benay@colorado.edu)

April 3

Control of Lymph Movement in Anuran Amphibians

Michael Hedrick, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
California State University, East Bay
(Host: Todd Gleeson gleeson@colorado.edu)

April 10

The Problems Begin With Being Overweight

Christopher DeSouza, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Integrative Physiology
University Colorado at Boulder

April 17

A Novel Perspective on the Involvement of the Hippocampus in the Storage of Traumatic Memories

David M. Diamond, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Psychology
University of South Florida
(Host: Moni Fleshner monika.fleshner@colorado.edu)

April 24

Alcohol and Neural Stem Cells: Roles in Neurodegeneration and Regeneration in Alcohol-Use Disorders

Kimberly Nixon, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Kentucky
(Host: Marissa Ehringer marissa.ehringer@colorado.edu)

May 1

Jessica Durrant

Connecting Oxidative Stress to Endothelial Function: Improving the Vascular Aging Phenotype with Chronic Aerobic Exercise

Heidi Bustamante

The Effects of Batrachochytrium Dendrobatidis on Atelopus Zeteki Under Varying Conditions

Derek Zachman

Role of Calcium-Independent Phospholipase A2 in Cardiolipin Remodeling in the SHHF Rat Heart

The IPHY Student Board will provide refreshments to celebrate the occasion.