Seminar Series

Spring 2022

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

JAN 20 John Thyfault, Ph.D., FACSM, FTOS, Professor, Departments of Molecular & Integrative Physiology and Internal Medicine- Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Genetics at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Senior Research Scientist at the Kansas City VA Medical Center, and Scientific Director of Basic Research at the Center for Children’s Healthy Lifestyle and Nutrition
“Exercise, hepatic metabolic adaptations, and whole-body health”
JAN 27 Jonathan Kipnis, Ph.D., Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Distinguished Professor of Pathology and Immunology and BJC Investigator, Professor of Neurology, Neuroscience and Neurosurgery, and Director of the Center for Brain Immunology and Glia, Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine
“New insights into brain-immune communication”
FEB 3 Giovanna Guidoboni, Ph.D., Professor, Departments of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Mathematics, Associate Dean for Research, College of Engineering
“Noninvasive monitoring of cardiovascular function: rediscovering ballistocardiograpy”
FEB 10 Victoria Vieira-Potter, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Nutrition & Exercise Physiology
“Motivation for exercise, dopamine, and fat cell metabolism”
FEB 17 Alfredo Garcia, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, The University of Chicago
Neurophysiological intersections between stable breathing and memory
FEB 24 Ludmila Lima Silveira, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biomedical Sciences (Mentor: Dr. David Kline)
“Neuroplasticity in the Nucleus Tractus Solitarii following cardiovascular deconditioning”
MAR 3 NO SEMINAR – MU CARDIOVASCULAR DAY
MAR 10 Ruwaida Ben Musa, Graduate Student, Department of Biomedical Sciences (Mentor: Dr. Kevin Cummings)
“Orexin facilitates the hypoxic ventilatory response: possible role of the PVN and nTS”
MAR 17 Donnie Howell, Graduate Student, Department of Biomedical Sciences (Mentor: Dr. Rajiv Mohan)
“Investigating the etiology and pathophysiology of neurotrophic keratitis using a rat model”
MAR 24 Amira Amin, Graduate Student, Department of Biomedical Sciences (Mentor: Dr. Craig Emter)
“Artificial neural networks indicate cardiac TIMP1, JNK, and collagen I & III predict sex hormone status in female aortic-banded Yucatan mini-swine in a chamber-specific manner”
MAR 31 NO SEMINAR – SPRING BREAK
APR 7 NO SEMINAR – EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY MEETING
APR 14 Maike Krenz, M.D., Associate Professor, Department of Medical Pharmacology and Physiology and Dalton Cardiovascular Research Center Investigator
“Balancing Act: How a protein tyrosine phosphatase controls cardiac physiology”
APR 21 NO SEMINAR – LIFE SCIENCES WEEK
APR 28 Jacob Russell, Graduate Student, Department of Biomedical Sciences (Mentor: Dr. Shawn Bender)
“Defining the role of LARP6 in cardiovascular remodeling”