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., Dartmouth 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.
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.
July 19 Virgina Miller, Ph.D. and Michael Romero, Ph.D., Physiology and Biomedical Engineering Armando Manduca, Ph.D.
July 26
August 2 Tamas Ordog, M.D. and Sarah Eby (student), Physiology and Biomedical Engineering Armando Manduca, Ph.D.
August 9
August 16 Bootcamp Gary Sieck, Ph.D.
August 23 Yi Zhang, Ph.D., Clinical Medical Physics Armando Manduca, Ph.D.
August 30 No Seminar - Labor Day Weekend
September 6
September 13
September 20 Stavros Thomopoulos, Ph.D., Washington University Chunfeng Zhao, M.D.
September 27
October 4
October 11
October 18
October 26
November 1
November 8
November 15
November 22
November 29 No Seminar - Thanksgiving Day Weekend
December 6
December 13
December 20
December 27 No Seminar - Christmas Weekend