IPHY Colloquium on 3/30/20 will be presented remotely on Zoom.  Shortly before 12 pm, please click here to attend:

Spring 2020

  • When: Monday 12:00 - 12:50 pm
  • Where: Ramaley C250
  • For more information: Contact Mark Opp at


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

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

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

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 Pfrommer

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

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

March 2

Sleep after Natural and Electric Dusk

Horacio de la Iglesia, Ph.D.
Department of Biology

University of Washington, Seattle
(Host: Céline Vetter

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

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

March 23

Spring Break - No colloquium

March 30

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

April 6 Cancelled
April 13


April 20 Cancelled (Jake Lindheimer's presentation has been moved to March 30)
April 27 Cancelled