2019 Department of Physiology and BME Seminars

To provide additional education opportunities, the Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering faculty members regularly give presentations on physiology and biomedical engineering research topics ranging from discussing the many facets of imaging to using biomaterials.

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

Date Speaker Title
1/4/2019 April McPherson / Matt Brown Psychological readiness and ACL injury; Time-restricted feeding reverses circadian disruption-induced glucose intolerance and Beta-cell dysfunction in mice
1/11/2019 James Pipe Designing a Better MRI Scanner
1/18/2019 Matthew Urban Measuring arterial stiffness with ultrasound-based methods
1/25/2019 No Seminar
2/1/2019 Art Beyder Unraveling the gut mechanosensitivity mechanisms
2/8/2019 No Seminar
2/15/2019 Manuela Lopera / Soudabeh Kargar Xenogenic vein ECM scaffolds for use in coronary artery bypass and other vascular applications; High through-plane resolution for multislice T2SE MRI: application in prostate imaging
2/22/2019 Dushyant Mehra / Christina Webber Nucleic acid tracking; Kinematics during activities of daily living in adults with traumatic brachial plexus injuries
3/1/2019 Mike McShane Biomaterials-based optical metabolite sensing for in vitro and in vivo disease models
3/8/2019 Tracey Weissgerber The science of science: How meta-research strengthens initiatives to transform scientific practice
3/15/2019 Eyal Dassau New frontiers in diabetes management: Decision support and automated glucose control for improved clinical care
3/22/2019 John Huston MR elastography: Palpating the Brain
3/29/2019 Aleksey Matveyenko Timing is everything: Circadian control of glucose metabolism
4/5/2019 Jonathan Scott Artificial neural networks for magnetic resonance elastography stiffness estimation in inhomogeneous materials
4/12/2019 Jody Rosenblatt Epithelial extrusion and its misregulation in disease
4/19/2019 No Seminar
4/26/2019 Timothy Kline Ratiological imaging of polycystic kidney disease - from automation to classification
5/3/2019 Chris Colwell Leveraging our understanding of circadian rhythms to treat an incurable genetic disorder
5/10/2019 Haitao Wang Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP)
5/17/2019 Carrie Hruska Molecular breast imaging: A rebel technology in clinical practice
5/24/2019 Carmen Vivar / Liliana Quintanar Exercise and the brain; The biological chemistry of copper in degenerative disease: From the brain to the human lens
5/31/2019 Yujiro Hayashi / Chris Gillen Gastric stem cell aging/Cation-chloride cotransporters with unexpected properties
6/7/2019 BMEP leadership / Alex Weston BMEP Graduate Program Information / Whole abdomen segmentation: annotation of 33 abdominal organs using deep learning
6/14/2019 Troy Cross / Brianna Goodwin A shallow dive into breath-holding physiology / Assessing the Arm Movement of Individuals with Spinal Cord Injuries Outside of the Lab
6/21/2019 Constanza Alcaino Ayala / Sabhya Rana Exploring the Roles of Voltage-gated Calcium Channels in Enteroendocrine Cell Mechanotransduction / Phrenic Motor Neuron Size Dependent Pre- and Post-Synaptic Mechanisms of Neuroplasticity
6/28/2019 Evan Nicolai / Christopher Noble Development of a Swine Model for the Evaluation of Vagus Nerve Stimulation Techniques / Cardiovascular Continuum Mechanics for Medical Device Research
7/12/2019 Rena Hale / John Strikwerda The efficacy of simultaneously training two motion targets during a squat using auditory feedback / A conserved stabilizer of ionic current in pentameric ligand-gated ion channels
7/19/2019 Rebekah Samsonraj / Simone Mazzarazonne Investigating mesenchymal stromal cell senescence / Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors and epilepsy: how patient mutations alter singel channgel function and trigger disease
7/26/2019 Daniel Gomes Cardona / Naureen Javeed Imaging performance assessment in X-Ray Angiography including anatomical background and moving test objects / FED-Exsomes: A novel means of beta cell communication that delivers
8/2/2019 No Seminar
8/9/2019 No Seminar
8/16/2019 No Seminar
8/23/2019 No Seminar
8/30/2019 No Seminar
9/6/2019 Shengzhen Tao / Jacinta Browne Multi-Energy Imaging with Dual-Source Photon-Counting Detector CT / Impact of a CT detector electronic noise on low-dose CT across multi-vendors and impact of acquisition parameters on quantification accuracy of CT brain perfusion
9/13/2019 Jonathan Calvert/Manuela Lopera Non-Invasive Transcutaneous Spinal Stimulation to Enable Motor Function Following Spinal Cord Injury/ Xenogeneic vein extracellular matrix scaffolds for use in chronic venous insufficiency
9/20/2019 Mickael Tanter Ultrafast Imaging in Biomedical Ultrasound
9/27/2019 Mark Wehde, et al CAD Modeling, Computational Analysis, and Additive Manufacturing Enables Rapid Innovation in Orthopedic Implants
10/4/2019 John Sedivy Retrotransposon Activation as a Mechanism of Age-associated Sterile Inflammation: Repurposing HIV Drugs to Treat Chronic Diseases of Aging
10/11/2019 Dora Hermes Miller fMRI and Field Potential Signals in the Human Brain: All Measures Have a Blind Spot
10/18/2019 Nathan Schilaty Neuromechanics of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury and Rehabilitation
10/25/2019 No Seminar
11/1/2019 April McPherson / Gabriel Martinez Arthrogenic Muscle Inhibition after ACL Reconstruction / The Gradient Boosting Machine
11/8/2019 No Seminar
11/15/2019 Paul Dayton
11/22/2019 Caitlin Jorgenson / Anders Asp
11/29/2019 No Seminar
12/6/2019 Luis Lujan Neuro Surgery Research
12/13/2019 Richard Hinds The History of Pulmonary Gas Exchange: Understanding the Interaction Between Lung Physiology and the Technological Imperative in Medicine
12/20/2019 Gerald Zwettler Pre- and Post-processing Strategies for Domain-Specific, Slice-wise Segmentation of Tomographic 3D Datasets Utilizing U-Net Deep Learning Models
12/28/2019 No Seminar