Seminar Series

 

Spring 2021 (GMS 6495: Seminar in Physiology)

Mondays 4-5 PM in MSB room M-559 unless otherwise noted on schedule.

February 1 (Zoom Meeting Only):

Dr. Karyn Esser, Ph.D., Professor and Associate Program Director for Institute of Myology, Department of Physiology and Functional Genomics, College of Medicine, UF: “Muscle Weakness and Clocks; Clues for Aging?”

February 8:

No Seminar Scheduled

February 15 (Zoom Meeting Only):

Dr. Sarah J. Wherry, Ph.D., Research Associate, IMAGE Research Group, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO: “Disruption of Calcium Homeostasis during Exercise as a Mechanism to Explain Exercise-Induced Bone Loss in Adults.”

February 22:

No Seminar Scheduled

March 1:

No Seminar Scheduled

March 8 (Zoom Meeting Only):

Dr. Rebecca Wilson, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Physiology and Functional Genomics, College of Medicine, UF: “5 Species, 4 Cities, and a Whole Lot of Placentas!”

March 15 (Zoom Meeting Only):

Graduate Student: Mengchen Li (Mentor: Dr. Maureen Keller-Wood, Ph.D.): “Modest Chronic Maternal Hypercortisolemia in Late Gestation Alters Cardiac Function of Surviving Newborn Lamb.”

March 22 (Zoom Meeting Only):

Dr. Christopher Wolff, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Physiology and Functional Genomics, College of Medicine, UF: “Exercise is a Circadian Clock Modifier.”

March 29:

No Seminar Scheduled

April 5:

No Seminar Scheduled

April 12:

No Seminar Scheduled

April 19 (Zoom Meeting Only):

Dr. Erin Bruce, Ph.D., Lecturer, Department of Physiology and Functional Genomics, College of Medicine, UF: “A Path to Building a Successful Distance Education Program.”

April 26:

No Seminar Scheduled

May 3 (Zoom Meeting Only):

Graduate Student: William Dodd (Mentor: Brian Hoh, M.D.): “NLRP3 Inflammasome Inhibition is Protective After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage.”

Graduate Student: Collin Douglas (Mentor: Karen Esser, Ph.D.): “Investigating the Role of the Skeletal Muscle Circadian Clock in Sarcomere Structure Homeostasis.”

May 5 (Zoom Meeting Only):

Dr. Erica Dale, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology and Functional Genomics, College of Medicine, UF: “Respiratory Neuroplasticity: Implications for Spinal Cord Injury.”

May 10:

No Seminar Scheduled

May 11 (Zoom Meeting Only):

Dr. Kristine Griffett, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy, St. Louis College of Pharmacy, St. Louis, MO: “Probing Nuclear Receptor Functions in Physiology and Disease.”

May 17 (Zoom Meeting Only):

Graduate Students: Kelly Healy and Andrew Morris (Mentor: Andrew Liu, Ph.D.): “Circadian Synchrony: Sleep, Nutrition, and Physical Activity.”