2009 BME Seminars

(11:00 a.m - 12:00 noon, Mann Hall, Medical Sciences Building)

Gray = Guest Lecturer White = Mayo Lecturer

Date

Speaker(s)

Host

Title(s)

Jan. 2

No Seminar - New Year's Day Holiday

 


Jan. 9
(61)

Michael Fehlings, Ph.D.
University of Toronto

Yaszemski

Repair and regeneration of the injured spinal cord:  Opportunities for clinical translation of basic discoveries.

Jan. 15

SPECIAL SEMINAR - Christy L. Haynes, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Miller-Virginia

Electroanalytical eavesdropping on cellular communications.

Jan. 16
(42)

Andrew Hansen, Ph.D.
Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Kaufman

Roll-over shapes of lower limb systems and their clinical implications for prosthetics and orthotics.

Jan. 23
(44)

Student Presentations:  Miguel Bernal Restrepo; Dan Litwiller; Amine Issa

Manduca

Ultrasound radiation force applied to estimates of arterial wall elasticity; MR elastography of the bovine globe; Charaterization of neuregulin as a synaptic based tropic influence on phrenic motoneuron.

Jan. 30
(51)

Shuai Leng, Ph.D.
Department of Radiology

McCollough

Novel methods to address data truncation artifacts and streaking artifacts in 4D cone beam computed tomography.

Feb. 6
(51)

Erik Swenson, M.D.
Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System
Seattle, WA

Johnson-Bruce

Newer aspects of acetazolamide at high altitude:  Is it better than you thought?

Feb. 13

No Seminar - Ph.D. Interview Weekend

 


Feb. 20
(42)

Mitsue Miyazaki, Ph.D.
Toshiba Medical Research Institute USA, Vernon Hills, IL

 Riederer

Recent progress in non-enhanced MR angiography.

Feb. 27

No Seminar - Ph.D. Interview Weekend

 


Mar. 6
(49)

Rick Steinhardt, Ph.D.
University of California at Berkeley

Hubmayr

The mechanism of cell membrane repair.

Mar. 13
(40)

John Henley, Ph.D.
Neurology Research

Manduca

Nerve growth cone guidance mechanisms.

Mar. 20
(43)

Kattesh Katti, Ph.D.
University of Missouri

Mukherjee

Green nanotechnology in nanomedicine and technology.

Mar. 27
(50)

LaDora Thompson, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota

Zhao-Kristin

Muscle dysfunction with aging.

Apr. 3

Mark Hamilton, Ph.D.
University of Texas, Austin - CANCELLED

Greenleaf

Biomedical applications of nonlinear acoustics.

Apr. 10
(41)

Stuart Goodman, Ph.D.
Stanford University

Yaszemski

Particle-induced osteolysis: Basic biological mechanisms and regenerative methods to replace lost bone.

Apr. 17
(40)

Markus Amann, Ph.D.
VA Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT

Johnson-Bruce

The complex role of fatigue in human exercise performance: The interaction of "muscle" and "mind".

Apr. 24
(23)

Karen A. Selz, Ph.D.
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Lieske

The dance of the segmented neutrophils: Evidence of a low order phase transition in living human cells.

May 1
(44)

Guoan Li, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Zhao-Chunfeng

Fluoroscopy and dynamic knee joint motion.

May 8
(31)

Valerie Compan, Ph.D.
Institut de Genomique Fonctionnell, France

Linden

Anorexia-like behavior and addiction share pathway.

May 15
(38)

W. Todd Penberthy, Ph.D.
University of Cinncinati, OH

Chini

Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide in disease with pharmacological approaches and explorations using the zebrafish vertebrate animal model.

May 22

No Seminar - Memorial Day Holiday

 


May 29
(65)

Jeff Fessler, Ph.D.
University of Michigan

Manduca

Motion-compensated image reconstruction

June 5
(75)

Student Presentations:  Clifton Haider, Heather Argadine, Lindsay Godin

Manduca

High temporal and spatial resolution 3D CE-MRA using Cartesian acqusition with projection reconstruction-like sampling; Complexity of protein balance in skeletal muscle; Plasma membrane wounding in alveolar epithelial cells-interventions to promote wound healing.

June 12
(77)

Fred Sachs, Ph.D.
University of New York at Buffalo

Farrugia

The electromechanics of cells and patches.

June 19
(54)

Yogesh Mariappan, Ph.D., Radiology; Eduardo Chini, M.D., Ph.D., Physiology and BME

Manduca

High frequency mode conversion magnetic resonance elastography; Mechanisms of aging and longevity role of the NAD pathway.

June 26

Craig Dunham
Dynasil Corporation

Sieck

Securing SBIR/STTR grants.

July 3

No Seminar - Independence Day Holiday

 


July 10
(65)

Virginia Miller, Ph.D.
Department of Physiology and BME

Manduca

Sex-based differences in vascular function.

July 14 (40)
SPECIAL

Stephen Henry, Ph.D.
AUT Biotechnology Research Institute, Aukland, NZ

Sieck

Biosurface engineering using KODETM constructs.

July 17
(52)

Caroline Sussman, Ph.D., Physiology and BME; Kristen Zhao/Shuai Leng, Ph.D., Orthopedic Biomechanics Lab/Radiology

Manduca

Explorations with EGFR (ErbB) growth factor receptors, zebrafish, embrionic development, and cancer; A methodology to assess dynamic joint instabilities using 4D CT imaging.

July 24
(54)

Kendall Lee, Ph.D., Neural Engineering Lab; Jennifer Rabbitts, M.B., Ch.B., Anesthesiology; Hua Li, Ph.D., Medical Physics

Manduca

Neural engineering next generation deep brain stimulation implant devices: Role of wireless; Effects of dehydration on the sympathetic nervous system: Role of Angiotensin II; Metal artifact suppression with dual-front active contours in multi-slice helical CT.

July 31
(49)

David Linden, Ph.D. Physiology and BME; Wendy Hurd, Ph.D., Motion Analysis Lab

Manduca

Altered neurophysiology of postganglionic sympathetic neurons during colitits; Clinical profile of the uninjured high school pitcher's shoulder.

Aug. 7
(53)

Y.S. Prakash, Ph.D., Anesthesiology; Maryam Rettmann, Ph.D., Physiology and BME

Manduca

Estrogens in the airways; From analysis to guidance: Imaging applications in the cardiac ablation therapy.

Aug. 14
(33)

Mark Hamilton, Ph.D.
University of Texas, Austin

Greenleaf

Biomedical applications of nonlinear acoustics.

Aug. 21

BME Bootcamp - Miranda Shaw, Biomechanics Lab; Ek Tsoon Tan, MRI Research Lab; Arunark Kolipaka, Department of Radiology

Manduca

Iinvestigating lumbar spine posterior dynamics stabilization systems; Non-contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) of the intracranial arteries; Magnetic resonance elastography of the heart.

Aug. 28
(33)

Mambi Madzivire, Ultrasound Lab; Carolina Amador, Ultrasound Lab 

Manduca

Ensuring the sustainability of donated medical equipment: Initial experience in El Salvador; In vitro cortex elasticity and viscosity measurements with shearwave dispersion ultrasound vibrometry (SDUV) on swine kidney.

Sep. 4

No Seminar - Labor Day Holiday

 


Sep. 11
(38)

Charles Mistretta, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin-Madison

McCollough

Undersampled acquisition and contrained reconstruction for accelerated medical imaging.

Sep. 17
THURSDAY
(76)

Juan Carlos Romero, MD Lectureship
Jane F. Reckelhoff, Ph.D.
University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS

BME Staff

Mechanisms responsible for postmenopausal hypertension in the aftermath of WHI.

Sep. 25
(26)

Michael Romero, Ph.D.
Physiology

Manduca

The unbearable lightness of anion transporters - the common thread of acidosis, cystic fibrosis, malaria, glaucoma and kidney stones.

Oct. 2

Hai-Long Wang, Ph.D.
Physiology and Biomedical Engineering

Sine

From prokaryotic proton-activated ion channels to eukaryotic cys-loop receptor-coupled ion channels.

Oct. 9

Regina Moritz, M.D.
Physiology

Ritman

High cholesterol and Micro-embolization provide insight into coronary artery atherogensis:  A micro-CT study.

Oct. 16

Barry Gilbert, Ph.D.
Special Purpose Processor Development Group

Manduca

Technology for a possible approach to the delivery of Home Health Care for Mayo's patient population in the next decade

Oct. 23

John Sarwark, Ph.D.
Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL

Yaszemski

Growth considerations of the pediatric spine

Oct. 27
SPECIAL 

Mehmet Isbir, Ph.D.
University of the Mediterrenean, Antalya, Turkey
To be held at Alfred G-21
 Sieck  A new biomarker for drug discovery: can it be intracellular calcium?

Oct. 30

Paul Fadel, Ph.D.
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Curry/Charkoudian

Nitric oxide deficiency and hypertension in humans: beyond the endothelium

Nov. 6

I. David Goldman, Ph.D.
Albert Einstein Cancer Center, Yeshiva University

Romero-Michael

The search for a drug transporter; discovery of the molecular basis of an inherited disorder – the proton-coupled folate transporter

Nov. 13

Jorn Op Den Buijs
Division of Engineering

Manduca

Femoral fracture during a fall on the hip: Experiments and finite element analysis.

Nov. 20

Fedias Christofi, Ph.D.
Ohio State University

Linden

In Vitro Ca2+ imaging of novel purinergic signaling targets in gut neural circuits of the "human little brain”

Nov. 27

No Seminar - Thanksgiving Holiday

 


Dec. 4

Carlos Escande
Anesthesia Research

Chini

Regulation of SIRT1 by DBC1 in vivo and its impact on the development of liver steatosis induced by high-fat diet.

Dec. 11

Bin He, Ph.D.
Distinguished McKnight University Professor
University of Minnesota

Chen

Spatio-temporal Functional Neuroimaging of Brain Activity

Dec. 18

Ray Venderby, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Zhao-Chunfeng

Acoustoelasticity for biomechanical measurements, or how does this sound?

Dec. 25

No Seminar - Christmas Holiday