Seminars & Journal Clubs Join us for a Seminar!

In addition to formal courses, there are many active seminar series and journal clubs within the College of Medicine that provide students with presentations by experts in the field and engaging discussions on current topics in physiology and gerontology.

All seminars are held on Mondays from 12pm-1pm in the Medical Science Building, Room M304. You may view live via Zoom.

Classes for the Spring 2023 semester begin January 9. Holidays/Breaks: January 16, March 11-18. Classes end April 26.

*Seminar schedule is subject to change. If you have any questions, please call us at 352-294-5064.

January 23, 2023 –

Nicole Gay, Ph.D., Standford University School of Medicine
Topic: Temporal dynamics of the multi-omic response to endurance exercise training across tissues: Approaches to extract interesting biology from a complex dataset

Nicole Gay Professor

January 30, 2023

Ron Anafi, MD, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Topic: Integrating informatics and experiments for clinical chrono-medicine: Examples from Oncology and Critical Care

Ron Anafi

February 20, 2023

Caitlin Baumer Harrison, M.S., Pre-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Physiology and Aging, College of Medicine, University of Florida
Topic: Investigation of selective vagal afferents subserving blood pressure and salt intake control: implications for understanding and alleviating hypertension
Zoom passcode: 166779

Caitlin Baumer Harrison

February 27, 2023

Helen Zomer, DVM, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Department of Physiological Science, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida
Topic: New strategies in tissue engineering for skin wound healing and regeneration
Zoom passcode: 998789

Helena Zomer

March 20, 2023

Collin Douglas, Department of Physiology and Aging,
College of Medicine, University of Florida
Topic: Investigating changes in sarcomere structure across models of skeletal muscle weakness
Zoom passcode: 136994

Collin douglas

March 27, 2023

Rashmin Savani, M.B., Ch.B, Chair, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Florida
Topic: Regulation of eNOS activation, angiogenesis and alveolarization by the hyaluronan receptor RHAMM
Zoom passcode: 136994

rashmin savani

April 10, 2023

Andrew Morris, Department of Physiology and Aging,
College of Medicine, University of Florida
Topic: The Chronic Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury in Early Life on Sleep and Circadian Rhythms
Zoom passcode: 136994

andrew morris

April 17, 2023

Hongzhen Hu, Ph.D., Department of Anethesiology, Washington University School of Medicine
Topic: Scratching the surface: Mechanisms of age-induced itch.
Zoom passcode: 136994

Dr. Hu

Spring 2023 Journal clubs

Journal Club

Muscle Journal Club

Dr. Glenn Walter
1:00pm-3:00pm, M559

Journal Club

Cardio/Renal Journal Club

Drs. Michelle Gumz and Ryan Crislip
3:00pm-4:00pm, M559

Journal Club

Reproduction, Pregnancy and Lifelong Impact

Dr. Helen Jones
Tuesdays (every two weeks)
9:30am-11:30am, M337L

Journal Club

Aging Journal Club

Dr. Sung Min Han
3:00pm-4:00pm, M559