Seminar Series

Fall 2018 (GMS 6495: Seminar in Physiology)

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


August 27:

Dr. Rhonda Bacher, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics, College of Public Health and Health Professions, UF: “Analyzing Expression Dynamics for High-Throughput Ordered Profiling Experiments.”

Sept 3:

Labor Day (No Seminar Scheduled)

Sept 10:

Dr. Christopher Vulpe, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Physiological Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, UF: “Crispr Cracking of Chemical Contaminant Cellular Consequences.”

Sept 17:

No Seminar Scheduled

Sept 24:

Dr. Carsten Skarke, M.D., Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (ITMAT), Philadelphia, PA (Hosted by Dr. Karen Esser, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Physiology and Functional Genomics, College of Medicine, UF): “The Human Chronobiome: The Relevance of Time in Physiology.”

Oct 1:

Dr. Lisa Ryan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases & Global Medicine, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, UF: “Beta-Defensins in Airway Infections.”

Oct 8:

Dr. John F. La Disa, Jr., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University and Medical College of Wisconsin: “Natriuretic Peptide Receptor C as a Contributor to Mechanically-Induced Morbidity in Aortic Coarctation.”

Oct 15:

Dr. Victoria Bird, M.D., Director, National Medical Association and Research Group LLC, Urology Division: “Pathophysiology Updates of Nephrolithiasis.”

Oct 22:

Dr. Zhiguang (Caleb) Huo, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics, College of Public Health and Health Professions, College of Medicine, UF: “Statistical Methods on Omics Data Meta-Analysis and Integration, For Disease Subtype Discovery and Differential Expression Analysis.”

Oct 29:

Dr. Sarah C. Glover, D.O., AGAF Director, Inflammatory Bowel and Celiac Disease Program, Associate Professor of Medicine, College of Medicine, UF: “Innate Immune Mechanisms of Gut Inflammation in IBD and GI Related Mast Cells Disorders.”

Nov 5:

Dr. Peter Stacpoole, Ph.D., M.D., Professor of Medicine, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, College of Medicine, UF: “Making a Career Out of a Small Molecule.”

Nov 12:

No Seminar Scheduled

Nov 19:

Thanksgiving Week (No Seminar Scheduled)

Nov 26:

Dr. Gilbert R. Upchurch Jr., M.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, UF: “Molecular Studies to Explain Male Predominance of AAA.”

Dec 3:

Dr. Yogesh Scindia. Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, UF: “Janus face of Hepcidin in Chronic Kidney Disease.”