2014 Department of Physiology and BME Seminars

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

Date Speaker Host Title
January 3 No Seminar - Cancelled
January 10 Hannah Carey, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin Gary Sieck, Ph.D. Seasonal Remodeling of the Host-Gut Microbe Symbiosis in Hibernation
January 17 No Seminar - Cancelled
January 24 Hyunjoon Kong, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Y. S. Prakash, M.D., Ph.D. Soft Nanomaterials for Diagnosis and Treatments of Vascular Diseases
January 31 No Seminar - Interview Weekend
February 7 No Seminar - Cancelled
February 14 No Seminar - Interview Weekend
February 21 Safia Costes, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles Gary Sieck, Ph.D. and Jan van Deursen, Ph.D. Defective Protein Clearance in Beta-Cells in Type 2 Diabetes
February 28 Dennis Discher, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania Peter Amadio, M.D. Nuclear Responses to Tissue Compliance
March 7 Nicholas Chia, Ph.D., Department of Surgery Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Likelihood Based Metabolic Modeling
March 14 Paul Weavers and Josh Warner (students), Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D.
  • Weavers: Patient-Specific Acceleration Parameters for Time-Resolved Contrast Enhanced 3D Magnetic Resonance Angiography
  • Warner: Kidney Segmentation from Stereology in Polycystic Kidney Disease: A Pathway to Advanced Analysis
March 21 Melissa Morrow, Ph.D., Department of Orthopedic Research Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Evaluating Secondary Complications of Spinal Cord Injury: Shoulder Pathology and Seating Pressure Ulceration
March 28 Ognjen Gajic, M.D., Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Reengineering Clinical Practice and Research in Critical Care
April 4 Ralf Lucas, Ph.D., Georgia Regents University Gary Sieck, Ph.D. The lectin-like domain of TNF: a therapeutic candidate for the treatment of pulmonary edema
April 11 Peter Amadio, M.D., Department of Orthopedic Surgery Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Bedside to Bench and Back Again – Tissue Engineering and Tendon Surgery in the Hand
April 18 No Seminar - Easter Weekend
April 25 Yuan-Ping Pang, Ph.D., Department of Pharmacology Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. An Interdisciplinary Approach to Disease Vector Control
May 2 James Kirkland, M.D., Ph.D., Department of General Internal Medicine Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Aging, Fat Tissue, and Cellular Senescence
May 9 Sarah Eby (student), Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. The scientific Ph.D.: A discussion about training, environment, and career outlook
May 16 Jill Barnes, Ph.D., Department of Anesthesiology Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Age Differences in Brain Blood Flow Regulation
May 23 No Seminar - Memorial Day Weekend
May 30 Gary Sieck, Ph.D., Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering

 

Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Welcome to Research in Physiology & Biomedical Engineering
June 6 Chris Favazza, Ph.D., Division of Clinical Medical Physics Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Development of a channelized Hotelling model observer to evaluate angiography equipment.
June 13 Michelle Casper (student), and Sushravya Raghunath, Ph.D., Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D.
  • Casper: Cartilage Tissue Engineering: Developing an in vitro Culture Model, The Good, The Bad, The Unexpected
  • Raghunath: GRE inspired quantitative CT assessment
June 20 Elisabeth Jensen (student), Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering, and Charlie Seto, Biomedical Statistics and Informatics Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D.
  • Jensen: Muscle Strain: The Missing Link Between Tension and Intramuscular Pressure?
  • Seto: Prolonged use of proton pump inhibitors reduces microbial diversity: Implications for Clostridium difficile susceptibility
June 27 Heather Gransee, Ph.D. and Sarah Greising, Ph.D., Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D.
  • Gransee: Role of Neurotrophic Signaling in Restoration of Respiratory Function after Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
  • Greising: Age-related Loss of Neurotrophic Signaling and the Detrimental Effects of Diaphragm Muscle Sarcopenia
July 4 No Seminar - Independence Day
July 11 Xiaochuan Pan, Ph.D., University of Chicago

 

Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Optimization-based Image Reconstructions from Discrete Data in CT (and MRI)
July 18 Rodney Britt, Ph.D., and Elizabeth Vogel (student), Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D.
  • Britt: Effect of Vitamin D on Remodeling and Inflammation on Developing Airway Smooth Muscle
  • Vogel: Hyperoxia, Mechanical Strain, and the Immature Airway: Implications for Neonatal/Pediatric Asthma
July 25 Xun Gong (student) and Virgina Miller, Ph.D., Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D.
  • Gong: Cellular Transport of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
  • Miller: Sex and Gender – impact on research
August 1 Loribeth Evertz (student), Armando Manduca, Ph.D., and Carlos Mantilla, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Evertz: Evaluation of Intramuscular Interstitial Fluid Flow Using Fluorescent Microspheres, Manduca & Mantilla: Biomedical Engineering & Physiology Track Overview

 

August 8 William Greenleaf, Ph.D., Stanford School of Medicine Tamas Ordog, M.D. "Off-label" Uses of High-throughput Sequencing: From Assaying Chromatin Structure with Transposases to Hijacking Sequencers for Massively Parallel, Quantitative Biophysics
August 15 Douglas Sladen, Ph.D. Department of Audiology Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Electrical hearing through cochlear implants: the importance of perceptual channels
August 22 Steffen Kappler, Ph.D., Siemens Healthcare Cynthia McCoullough, Ph.D. Recent Developments in Multi-Energy Computed Tomography
August 29 No Seminar - Labor Day Weekend
September 5 No Seminar - Bootcamp
September 12 Virginia Miller, Ph.D., Physiology and Biomedical Engineering Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Pharmacogenomics and cardiovascular outcomes: is this the future?
September 19 No Seminar - Cancelled
September 26 Bin He, Ph.D., University of Minnesota Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Dynamic mapping and interfacing with human brain
October 3 Timothy DeGrado, Ph.D., Department of Radiology-Diagnostic Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Development of radiometals for PET imaging
October 10 Julian Dow, Ph.D., University of Glasgow Michael Romero, Ph.D. A model for all reasons: Drosophila renal functional genomics
October 17 Nicholas Remmes, Ph.D., Department of Radiation Oncology

 

Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Proton Therapy Physics
October 24 Alexander "Sasha" Rabchevsky, Ph.D., University of Kentucky Jose (Luis) Lujan, Ph.D. Perspectives of a neuroscientist with a surgically implanted neuroprosthesis following spinal cord injury
October 31 Michael Romero, Ph.D., Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Knockouts of NBCe1 (SLC4A4) - electrogenic Na+/nHCO3 cotransporter- reveal renal-ocular connection and unexpected phenotypes
November 7 Tamas Ordog, M.D., Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Epigenetic Regulation of Gastrointestinal Pacemaker Cell Fate and Function
November 14 Kelly Stevens, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Synthetic Human Tissues for Regenerative Medicine
November 21 James Greenleaf, Ph.D., Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Projects in the ultrasound research lab
November 28 No Seminar - Thanksgiving Day Weekend
December 5 Jose (Luis) Lujan, Ph.D. Department of Neurosurgery Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. A neural engineering approach to restoring function following neurologic injury and disease
December 12 Ephraim Ben-Abraham and Bogdan Dzyubak (students), Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D.
  • Ben-Abraham: Quantification of the Mechanical Response of the Spine to Shear Vibration
  • Dzyubak: Automated Liver Elasticity Calculation (ALEC)
December 19 Reggie Edgerton, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Recovery of sensory-motor function of the lower limbs after complete paralysis: How, Why and What is to follow?
December 26 No Seminar - Christmas Weekend