2016 Department of Physiology and BME Seminars

(11:00 a.m - 12:00 noon, Gonda 7-103)

Date Speaker Host Title
January 1 No Seminar - New Years Weekend    
January 8 Brent Berry, MD, Zhoubo Li (Ph.D. students), Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
  • Berry: Memory Enhancement using Electrophysiologic Biomarkers in humans with gamma-phase Depth Electrode Stimulation
  • Li: Estimation of Signal and Noise for a Prototype Photon Counting CT System
January 15 Timothy Hewett, Ph.D., Department of Orthopedics, Physical Medicine & Rehab, and Physiology and Biomedical Engineering Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Cutting Primary and Secondary ACL Injury Risk with Newly Sharpened Tools
January 22 Arthur Beyder, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Gastroenterology and Physiology and Biomedical Engineering Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Molecular mechanisms of the enterochromaffin cell mechanosensitivity
January 29 No Seminar - Interview Weekend    
February 5 Marissa Schafer, Ph.D., Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Physiology and Biomedical Engineering Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Diet, Exercise and the Biology of Aging
February 12 No Seminar - Interview Weekend    
February 19 Joshua Salafsky, Ph.D. Biodesy, Inc. Marina Ramirez-Alvarado, Ph.D. Second-harmonic generation (SHG) as a sensitive, real-time probe of protein structure
February 26
  • Shanette Go (Ph.D. student), Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
  • Johnathon Aho, M.D. (Ph.D. student), Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
  • Go: In Vivo Intramuscular Pressure Measurement
  • Aho: History of Collaborative Innovation: Cardiac Surgery in Minnesota
March 4 Susan Margulies, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Concussion: Integrating Engineering and Neuroscience to Identify Mechanisms
March 11

No Seminar – Faculty Retreat

   
March 18 Gregoire Courtine, Ph.D., École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Neuroprosthetic technologies to restore locomotion
  • April 1
  • Location: Mann Hall, Medical Sciences Building
Kevin Carroll, MS, CP, FAAOP, Hanger Inc. Kenton Kaufman, Ph.D. Advances in Prosthetic Management: A Quantum Leap in Amputee Rehabilitation
April 8

Gulin Oz, Ph.D., University of Minnesota

MRS in Neurodegenerative Diseases
April 15 William Gerthoffer, Ph.D., University of South Alabama YS Prakash, M.D., Ph.D. MicroRNA targets for therapy of asthma
April 22 Soudabeh Kargar (Ph.D. student), Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Robust and Efficient Estimation of Optimum Perfusion Parameters in Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced MRI of the Prostate
April 29 Kristin Zhao, Ph.D., Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Conversion of a robotic hand into an intuitive prosthesis for patients with upper limb loss
May 6

Wenhan Chang, Ph.D., University of California San Francisco

YS Prakash, M.D., Ph.D. The extracellular Ca2+-sensing receptor (CaSR) as a pharmaceutical target for neuroprotection against brain injuries
May 13

Michael Cima, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

YS Prakash, M.D., Ph.D. Single tissue compartment delivery and assessment
May 20 Brent Berry, M.D., (Ph.D. student), Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering Greg Worrell, M.D., Ph.D. Phase-locked High Gamma as an Electrophysiologic Biomarker for Seizure Onset Zone Detection in Ictal Intracranial EEG
May 27 No Seminar – Memorial Day Weekend    
June 3 Alireza Nabavizadeh (University of Minnesota) Mostafa Fatemi, Ph.D. Non-invasive Method for Differentiation of Benign and Malignant Breast Tumors Based on Tissue Dynamics in Sub-Hertz Frequency Range
June 10
  • Mantilla & Manduca: Overview and Updates
  • Tefft: Next-generation implantable cardiovascular devices developed with regenerative medicine and nanotechnology
June 17
  • Dahima Cintron, M.D., Department of Clinical Research and Translational Sciences
  • Simon Gibbons, Ph.D., Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D.
  • Cintron: Sleep, it’s a beautiful thing
  • Gibbons: TBD
June 24
  • Mariana Guedes Tarrago, M.D., Research Fellow in Anesthesiology
  • Kyaw Zaw Hein, M.B.B.S., Ph.D., Research Fellow in Anesthesiology
Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D.
  • Guedes Tarrago: The enzyme CD38 is a driver of age-related metabolic dysfunction
  • Hein: Role of Metabolic inputs in the development of polycystic kidney disease
July 1 No Seminar - Independence Day Weekend    
July 8
  • Beth Cloud, Ph.D., Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Greg Landry, Ph.D., Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
  • Cloud: Scapulohumeral rhythm during manual wheelchair-based activities
  • Landry: Effects of heavy metals, specifically zinc, on calcium oxalate (CaOx) crystal formation in a Drosophila melanogaster model of nephrolithiasis
July 15
  • Christina Webber, Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
  • James Trevathan, Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
  • Webber: TBD
  • Trevathan: TBD
July 22
  • Michal Kucewicz, Ph.D., Research Fellow in Neurology
  • Kai Jiang, Ph.D., Research Fellow in Nephrology
  • Kucewicz: Mapping and stimulation of memory networks in the human brain - can a device enhance specific memories?
  • Jiang: Noninvasive Assessment of Renal Fibrosis Using Magnetization Transfer MRI in Murine Renal Artery Stenosis
July 29
  • Andrew Haak, Ph.D., Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
  • Qi Tan, Ph.D., Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D.
  • Haak: GPCRs to selectively modulate the YAP/TAZ transcriptional pathway in pulmonary fibroblasts
  • Tan: Developing Lung Organoids as a Step toward Lung Regeneration and Disease Modeling
August 5 No Seminar – Summer Break    
August 12 No Seminar – Summer Break    
August 19 No Seminar – Summer Break    
August 26 No Seminar – Summer Break    
September 2 No Seminar – Labor Day Weekend    
September 9 Brandon Tefft, Ph.D., Department of Cardiology Research Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Implantable cardiovascular devices developed with a tissue engineering approach
September 16 Bradley Erickson, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Neuroradiology Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Deep Learning and the ‘Threat’ to Radiologists
September 23 Matt Johnson, Ph.D., Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Minnesota
J. Luis Lujan, M.S., Ph.D. Mechanisms of deep brain stimulation therapy: from single cell to population-based activity
September 30 Ben Brinkmann, Ph.D., Advanced Analytics Services Brent Berry, M.D. Image and Signal Processing in Epilepsy and Neurology- Research and Clinical Translation
October 7 No Seminar    
October 14 Erik Tryggestad, Ph.D., Department of Radiation Oncology Kay Pepin, Ph.D. 4D-MRI for Radiotherapy
October 21 Kendall Lee, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Neurologic Surgery Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Neural Engineering: Closed-loop Neuromodulation Technology
October 28 Francisco Valero-Cuevas, Ph.D., University of Southern California Kenton Kaufman, Ph.D. An Engineering Approach to Dexterity: From Basic Science to Athletic and Clinical applications
November 4 Aleksey Matveyenko, Ph.D., Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Circadian control of glucose metabolism
November 11 Stephen Badylak, DVM, Ph.D., M.D., McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Back to the Future with Bioscaffolds for Functional Tissue Repair
November 18 Lukas Smital, Ph.D.
Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
David Holmes, Ph.D. Advanced ECG Analysis and Processing
November 25 No Seminar - Thanksgiving Day Weekend    
December 2 Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D., Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering   Targeting Mechanobiological Mediators of Tissue Remodeling and Fibrosis
December 9 Lichun Lu, Ph.D., Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering Daniel Tschumperlin, Ph.D. Engineering Biomaterials for Hard and Soft Tissue Regeneration
December 16 Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado, Ph.D., Stowers Institute for Medical Research Michael Romero, Ph.D. The Planarian Excretory System: an invertebrate model to study kidney malfunction
December 23 No Seminar - Christmas Weekend