Seminar Series

Spring 2017

Thursdays, 1:00 pm
Adams Conference Center                                       
Vet Med Bldg.

DATE

SEMINAR

JAN 19

Daniel Mulkey, PhD – Associate Professor, Physiology and Neurobiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
“Role of astrocytes in control of breathing”

JAN 26

Scott Brown, Graduate Student – Dept. of Biomedical Sciences Mentor: Dr. Shawn Bender
“Vascular mineralocorticoid receptors and peripheral vascular disease in obesity”

FEB 2

Jorge Castorena-Gonzalez, PhD – Postdoctoral Fellow, Medical Pharmacology & Physiology
“Connexin-45 plays a critical role in the conduction and coordination of spontaneous contractions of mouse collection lymphatic vessels by mediating muscle cell-to-cell electrical communication”

FEB 9

No seminar

FEB 16

Noah Manring, PhD – Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
“Mechanical Treatments for Resistant Hypertension”

FEB 23

CV DAY February 21 – no seminar this week

MAR 2

Trevor Day, PhD – Associate Professor, Dept. of Biology, Mt. Royal University, Calgary, Alberta Canada
“Descending the oxygen cascade: Cardiorespiratory responses and adaptations during Ascent to high altitude”

MAR 9

John Konhilas, PhD – Associate Professor, Cardiovascular & Respiratory Physiology, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson
“Menopausal mice are more susceptible to cardiovascular disease”

MAR 16

Brian Ruyle, PhD Candidate – Dept. of Biomedical Sciences Mentor:  Dr. Eileen Hasser
“PVN neuropeptide neurons may modulate nTS activation and cardiorespiratory responses to peripheral Chemoreflex stimulation”

MAR 23

Jennifer Magnusson, PhD Candidate – Dept. of Biomedical Sciences Mentor:  Dr. Kevin Cummings
“The role of central serotonin on cardiovascular homeostasis depends on sex and development”

MAR 30

SPRING BREAK – no seminar

APR 6

Erika Boerman, PhD – Assistant Research Professor, Medical Pharmacology & Physiology,
“Vascular Dysfunction in Inflammatory Bowel Disease”

APR 13

LIFE SCIENCES WEEK – no seminar

APR 20

Sandy Goyette, PhD Candidate – Dept. of Biomedical Sciences Mentor: Dr. Salman Hyder
“Cholesterol synthesis inhibitors prevent growth and metastasis of progestin-dependent and triple-negative breast cancer cells”

APR 27

EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY MEETING – no seminar

MAY 4

Kendall Annetti, Professional Year 4 Vet Med; MS Graduate Student – Dept. of Biomedical Sciences Mentor: Dr. Lane Clarke
“Minimizing Chemotherapy Induced Intestinal Damage via Cell pH and Volume Manipulation”