Colloquium in Integrative Physiology

Spring 2011 Schedule

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January 10

Introduction for Graduate Students

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

January 24

Can Physiology Fill the Void Left By the Reductionists?

Michael J. Joyner, M.D.
Professor of Anesthesiology
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
(Host: Doug Seals seals@colorado.edu)

January 31

Telomerase and Its Association with Human Disease

Tom Cech, Ph.D.
Director, Colorado Initiative in Molecular Biology
Distinguished Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Colorado at Boulder
(Host: Chris DeSouza desouzac@colorado.edu)

February 7

Serotonergic Systems and Stress-Induced Opiod Relapse

Lynn Kirby, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
Temple University
(Host: Chris Lowry christopher.lowry@colorado.edu)

February 14

Biological Factors in Breast Cancer Risk and Prognosis

Lisa Hines, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
(Host: Matt McQueen matt.mcqueen@colorado.edu)

February 21

Desynchronization of Clock Genes

Mary Harrington, Ph.D.
Tippit Professor in Life Sciences
Department of Psychology
Smith College
(Host: Moni Fleshner monika.fleshner@colorado.edu)

February 28

Sensory Muscle Fatigue and Pain

Alan R. Light, Ph.D.
Professor
Departments of Anesthesiology, and Neurobiology and Anatomy
University of Utah
(Host: Roger Enoka enoka@colorado.edu)

March 7

Coupling Blood Flow to Metabolic Demand

Steven S. Segal, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Pharmacology and Physiology
University of Missouri
(Host: Bob Mazzeo robert.mazzeo@colorado.edu)

March 14

ACL Injuries in Females

Timothy E. Hewett, Ph.D.
Professor
Departments of Pediatrics, Orthopedic Surgery, Biomedical Engineering, and Rehabilitation Sciences
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
(Host: Thorsten Rudroff thorsten.rudroff@colorado.edu)

March 28

Experimental Evolution of High Activity Levels in Mice

Theordore Garland, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Biology
University of California at Riverside
(Host: Doug Seals seals@colorado.edu)

April 4

Learning and Central Set in Human Posture Control

Fay Horak, Ph.D.
Professor of Neurology
Oregon Health and Sciences University
Portland, OR
(Host: Alaa Ahmed alaa.ahmed@colorado.edu)

April 11

Ecology of Infectious Diseases

Peter Johnson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of Colorado at Boulder
(Host: Pei-San Tsai pei-san.tsai@colorado.edu)

April 18

Vitamin D and Cardiovascular Health

Thomas J. Wang, M.D.
Associate Professor
Harvard Medical School
Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital
(Host: Doug Seals seals@colorado.edu)

April 25

Nicotine and the Control of Respiration

Ralph Fregosi, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Physiology
University of Arizona
(Host: Roger Enoka enoka@colorado.edu)