Medical Pharmacology and Physiology seminars are held 12-1 p.m. Tuesdays.
For the Spring 2023 semester, seminars will be either in-person or via Zoom but not both.
In-person seminars will be held in Acuff Auditorium, MA217 Medical Science Building.
Spring 2023 Seminar Dates and Speakers
- Paulo Pires, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, University of Arizona College of Medicine Tucson, MPP Faculty Candidate “Cerebral Microvascular and Lymphatic Alterations in a Mouse Model of Alzheimer’s Disease”
Michael Tranter, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, MPP Faculty Candidate “Adipose tissue as an endocrine mediator of cardiac physiology”
- Michael N. Wosczyna, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, New York University “Mesenchymal Stem Cells as Regulators of Skeletal Muscle Maintenance and Regeneration” Guest of Steve Segal, PhD *ZOOM-ONLY
W. Mark Saltzman, PhD, Goizueta Foundation Professor of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Yale University “Polymer Nanoparticles for Gene Therapy by Targeting Endothelial Cells” Guest of Steve Segal, PhD *ZOOM-ONLY
Li-Qun “Andrew” Gu, PhD, Professor, Department of Biological and Biomedical Engineering, University of Missouri “Mimicking ribosomal unfolding of RNA frameshift elements in a protein nanopore mechanical force microscopy”
W. David Arnold, MD, Executive Director NextGen Precision Health, Professor Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Missouri “From Gene Discovery to Treatment Implementation: Lessons learned from Spinal Muscular Atrophy”
Shramik Sengupta, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Biological and Biomedical Engineering, University of Missouri “Detection by Death: Using a real-time electrical signal of cell death for detection, identification and characterization of pathogens and other cells” *ZOOM-ONLY
Brian C. Clark, PhD, Clybourne Endowed Research Chair and Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and the Executive Director of the Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute (OMNI), Ohio University “Sarcopenia and Osteoporosis: Landscapes in the Mist” *ZOOM-ONLY
Vivian Onyali, Graduate Student, Department of Medical Pharmacology and Physiology, University of Missouri, Dissertation Defense "Cardiomyocyte Calcium and Stress-Induced Ventricular Arrhythmia”
Liping Zhang, Graduate Student, Department of Medical Pharmacology and Physiology, University of Missouri, Dissertation Defense "EC-SGK1 regulation of EnNaC mediates vascular stiffening”
Gary K. Owens, PhD, 2023 JO Davis Student-Selected Lecturer, Professor, Department Cardiovascular Research, Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics, University of Virginia “Dichotomous Roles of Inflammation in Atherosclerosis”Dr. Owens is unable to complete his scheduled lecture due to health reasons.
- Sal Baker, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Physiology and Cell Biology, University of Nevada, Reno. “Calcium Signaling in Interstitial Cells in the Gut”
May 18 ***Special Day and Time*** Thursday at 10AM
Claudia M. Palena, PhD, 2023 JO Davis Student-Selected Lecturer, Senior Investigator, Head, Tumor Immunoregulation Section, Center for Immuno-Oncology, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health. “The impact of tumor cell plasticity on cancer immunotherapy”