Spring 2020

  • When: Monday 12:00 - 12:50 pm
  • Where: Ramaley C250
  • For more information: Contact Mark Opp at mark.opp@colorado.edu


Date Title and Speaker

January 13

New Approaches for Characterizing Proprioception

Netta Gurari, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences
Northwestern University
(Host: Chris Link linkc@colorado.edu)

January 20

Martin Luther King Day - No colloquium

January 27

Cellular and Circuit Perspectives on Daily Sleep

Steve Brown, Ph.D.
University of Zurich
(Host: Ken Wright kenneth.wright@colorado.edu)

February 3

Built to Hop: Meeting the Mechanical Demands of Locomotion in the Desert

Craig McGowan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Biological Sciences/WWAMI Medical Education Program
University of Idaho
(Host: Alena Grabowski alena.grabowski@colorado.edu)

February 10

Using Stem Cell Technology in Conjugation with Genome Editing to Interrogate Aspects of Human Autoimmune Diabetes

Holger Russ, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
SOM-BDC Basic Research
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
(Hosts: Mark Opp mark.opp@colorado.edu/Hannah Pfrommer hannah.pfrommer@colorado.edu)

February 17

Skeletal Muscle Epigenetics: Current Understanding and Future Directions

Kevin Murach, Ph.D.
Research Associate
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
University of Kentucky
(Host: Chris Link linkc@colorado.edu)

February 24

Muscle and Connective Tissue Function during Locomotion

Carolyn Eng, Ph.D.
Research Associate
Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
Yale University
(Host: Chris Link linkc@colorado.edu)

March 2


Horacio de la Iglesia, Ph.D.
University of Washington, Seattle
(Host: Céline Vetter celine.vetter@colorado.edu)

March 9

Applied Modeling of Stress Fractures in Running

Brent Edwards, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Human Performance Laboratory, Faculty of Kinesiology; Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program; McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health, Cumming School of Medicine
University of Calgary
(Host: Alena Grabowski alena.grabowski@colorado.edu)

March 16

Recovery of Sensorimotor Function in Persons with Neurological Disorders

Andrew Tan, Ph.D.
Research Associate
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Harvard Medical School
(Host: Chris Link linkc@colorado.edu)

March 23

Spring Break - No colloquium

March 30

Geography, Diet and Effect Size in Human-Microbiome Association Studies

Anthony Fodor, Ph.D.
Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics
University of North Carolina Charlotte
(Host: Tanya Alderete tanya.alderete@colorado.edu)

April 6

Corticospinal Function following Human Spinal Cord Injury

Monica Perez, Ph.D.
Northwestern University
(Host: Roger Enoka roger.enoka@colorado.edu)

April 13


April 20

Aerobic Exercise as a Model for Elucidating Pathophysiological Mechanisms of Chronic Multi-Symptom Illnesses

Jake Lindheimer, Ph.D. Research Health Scientist
Department of Kinesiology
Madison VA Medical Center/University of Wisconsin-Madison
(Host: Moni Fleshner monika.fleshner@colorado.edu)

April 27

Graduate Student Presentations

Department of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado Boulder
(Host: Bob Mazzeo robert.mazzeo@colorado.edu)