2013 Department of Physiology and BME Seminars

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

Date Speaker Host Title
January 4 No Seminar - Cancelled    
January 11 Pengfei Song, M.S. (student)
Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
James Greenleaf, Ph.D. Comb-push Ultrasound Shear Elastography (CUSE): A Novel and Fast Technique for Ultrasound Shear Elasticity Imaging
January 18 Rolf Hubmayr, M.D.
Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Armando Manduca, Ph.D. Cellular Stress Failure in Edematous Lungs
January 25 Erik Ritman, M.D., Ph.D.
Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Armando Manduca, Ph.D. Earl Wood — A Research Career Noted for Development of Novel Instruments Driven by the Power of the Indicator Dilution Concept
February 1 No Seminar - Interview Weekend    
February 8 Bruce Fouke, Ph.D.
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
John Lieske, M.D. Biomineralization in Hot Springs, Coral Reefs, and the Human Kidney
February 15 No Seminar - Interview Weekend    
February 22 No Seminar - Cancelled    
March 1 Kay Pelletier (student)
Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Armando Manduca, Ph.D. An MR Imaging Biomarker for the Assessment of Early Tumor Response to Chemotherapy
March 8 Fotis Sotiropoulos, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota
Armando Manduca, Ph.D. Patient-specific simulation of cardiovascular hemodynamics: Recent advances and future ventures
March 15 Zahra Moussavi, Ph.D., P.Eng.
University of Manitoba
Gary Sieck, Ph.D. Obstructive Sleep Apnea Detection during Wakefulness: Challenges and Future Directions
March 22 Niccole Schaible and Xun Gong (students)
Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Gary Sieck, Ph.D. Niccole: Mitochondrial excitation-energy coupling during contraction in cardiac muscle cells
Xun: Intracellular Detection of Nitric Oxide via Single-walled Carbon Nanotube Sensors
March 29 Kristin Zhao, Ph.D.
Orthopedic Surgergy
Armando Manduca, Ph.D. Toward Evidence-Based Rehabilitation to Reduce Shoulder Pain in Manual Wheelchair Users: Results of Biomechanical Modeling and an Exercise Intervention
April 5 Matt McGarry, Ph.D.
Richard Ehman, Ph.D. Nonlinear Inversion MR Elastography: Estimation of Mechanical Parameters using Finite Element Models of Tissue Deformation
April 12 Ian Sargent, Ph.D.
Oxford University
Virgina Miller, Ph.D. Does size matter? The role of placental extracellular vesicles in normal pregnancy and pre-eclampsia
April 19 Meghan McGee-Lawrence, Ph.D.
Orthopedic Research
Armando Manduca, Ph.D. Modulation of mesenchymal stem cell fate by Runx2 and Axin2 in development and fracture repair
April 26 Robert McGough, Ph.D.,
Michigan State University
Matthew Urban, Ph.D. Therapeutic and Diagnostic Ultrasound: Clinical Applications, Numerical Models, and Analytical Techniques
May 3 Caterina Gallippi, Ph.D.
North Carolina State University
Mostafa Fatemi, Ph.D. Exploiting Tissue Mechanical Property Using Acoustic Radiation Force Ultrasound: Pre-Clinical and Clinical Applications
May 10 No Seminar - Cancelled    
May 17 Randy Levinson, Ph.D.
Senior Editor at Nature Medicine
Richard Robb, Ph.D. Navigating the Publishing Process at High-Impact Journals
May 24 No Seminar - Memorial Day Weekend    
May 31 Jiang Hsieh, Ph.D.
Chief Scientist at GE Healthcare
Cynthia McCollough, Ph.D. Recent Advances in Iterative Reconstruction for CT
June 7 Corrie daCosta, Ph.D.
Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Steve Sine, Ph.D. Unravelling drug mechanisms one molecule at a time
June 14 Timothy Kline and Eric Stinson (student)
Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Armando Manduca, Ph.D.

Timothy: Implications of microvascular interconnection(s) between the dual blood supplies of the liver - a micro-CT study.

Eric: Vascular Masking for Improved Reconstruction in Contrast-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Angiography

June 21 Nuno Sacadura, M.Sc.
Applications Specialist at VisualSonics
Jordan Miller, Ph.D. Applications of High-Resolution Ultrasound in Small Animal Research
June 28 Hugo Giambini and Steven Chase (students)
Biomedical Engineering
Armando Manduca, Ph.D.

Hugo: Bone Quality Measured by Nanoindentation and Experimental Evaluation of a Biodegradable Copolymer in a Cadaveric Vertebral Defect Model

Steven: Development of a Poly(Caprolactone Fumarate) (PCLF) Scaffold for Soft Tissue Regeneration

July 5 No Seminar - Independence Day    
July 12 Heather Gransee, Ph.D. and Sarah Greising, Ph.D.
Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Armando Manduca, Ph.D.

Heather: Restoration of Respiratory Function after Cervical Spinal Cord Injury

Sarah: Aging and the Respiratory System

July 19 Virgina Miller, Ph.D. and Michael Romero, Ph.D.
Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Armando Manduca, Ph.D.

Dr. Miller: Sex as a biological variable in experimental design

Dr. Romero: Kidney stones and glaucoma – New models and roles for bicarbonate transporters

July 26

Jordan Miller, Ph.D. and Sushravya Raghunath (student) Physiology and Biomedical Engineering

Armando Manduca, Ph.D.

Dr. Miller: Radical Concepts in the Pathogenesis of Calcific Aortic Valve Stenosis

Sushravya: Quantitative Identification of the Optimal Image

August 2

Sarah Eby and Sabriya Syed (students) Physiology and Biomedical Engineering

Armando Manduca, Ph.D.

Sarah: Validation of shear wave elastography in skeletal muscle

Sabriya: Epigenetic control of phenotypic transitions in gastric pacemaker cells and their transformed counterpart

August 9 Zachary Kelm (student) Physiology and Biomedical Engineering Armando Manduca, Ph.D. Variability of rCBV measures between different software packages for DSC-MR imaging
August 16 Bootcamp Gary Sieck, Ph.D.  
August 23

Gunnar Krueger, Ph.D. Director of Siemens Healthcare

Matt Bernstein, Ph.D. MR-based brain morphometry — some aspects of acquisition, pre-processing and post-processing
August 30 No Seminar - Labor Day Weekend    
September 6

Yi Zhang, Ph.D.
Clinical Medical Physics

Armando Manduca, Ph.D. Model observer for CT image quality assessment
September 13

Eduardo Chini, MD, Ph.D.
Department of Anesthesia

Armando Manduca, Ph.D. Obesity in metabolic syndrome: the problem or the solution
September 20

Stavros Thomopoulos, Ph.D. Washington University

Chunfeng Zhao, M.D. The Challenge of Attaching Dissimilar Materials
September 27 No Seminar - Cancelled    
October 4 No Seminar - Cancelled    
October 11

Milap Sandhu, P.T., Ph.D. University of Florida

Gary Sieck, Ph.D. Phrenic motor plasticity after cervical spinal cord injury
October 18

Frank Jacono, M.D.
Case Medical Center

Gary Sieck, Ph.D. Ventilatory Pattern Variability Following Acute Lung Injury: Insights into Central Mechanisms and Clinical Implications
October 25 Pengfei Song (student) Physiology and Biomedical Engineering Armando Manduca, Ph.D.

Fast Shear Compounding Using Directional Filtering and Two-dimensional Shear Wave Speed Calculation

November 1 No Seminar - Cancelled    
November 8

Cristian Linte, Ph.D.
Physiology and Biomedical Engineering

Armando Manduca, Ph.D. Enhancing Intra-operative Guidance via Online Modeling and Visualization for Lesion Monitoring
November 15

R.V. Omkumar, Ph.D.
Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

Y.S. Prakash, M.D., Ph.D. Calcium Sensing by End-point Detection
November 22 Barry Gilbert, Ph.D.
Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Armando Manduca, Ph.D. Body-worn Physiological Monitoring Units: Early Work, Mount Everest, and Beyond
November 29 No Seminar - Thanksgiving Day Weekend    
December 6 Sue Edyvean, Ph.D.
Head of Radiation Dosimetry Group Public Health, England, UK
Cynthia McCollough, Ph.D.  The herculean task of dealing with HERCA, and other tales of science meets regulators
December 13 Joshua Warner (student)
Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Armando Manduca, Ph.D. Git With the Program: Revision Control for Collaborative Research
December 20 No Seminar - Cancelled    
December 27 No Seminar - Christmas Weekend