Current Seminars

Fall Semester 2017

Speaker Institute Title Host/Sponsor
8/16/2017 John Gensel, PhD University of Kentucky Sex, Drugs, and Macroph-aging in Spinal Cord Injury Alan Daugherty
8/30/2017 Kerry S. McDonald, PhD University of Missouri Cardiac myofilaments: from health to heart disease Ken Campbell
9/6/2017 Kenneth Campbell, PhD University of Kentucky Contractile function in human heart failure: from biophysics to biospecimens and back Alan Daugherty
9/13/2017 Gregory Frolenkov, PhD University of Kentucky Molecules and mechanisms of deafness Alan Daugherty
9/20/2017 Wolfgang J. Streit, PhD University of Florida Role of microglia in AD pathogenesis Sasha Rabchevsky
9/22/2017 Donna Wilcock, PhD University of Kentucky Translating a genetic risk gene for Alzheimer’s into an effective therapy Alan Daugherty
9/29/2017 Joe Abisambra, PhD University of Kentucky Endoplasmic reticulum catastrophes in neurodegeneration: tau, ER dysfunction, and other demons Alan Daugherty
10/3/2017 Cheavar Blair, PhD Candidate University of Kentucky PGY Dissertation Defense - The Mechanical Properties of Non-failing and Failing Human Myocardium Mentor: Ken Campbell
10/4/2017 Kara C. Hoover, PhD University of Alaska Sensory Disruptions: Is modern living killing our sense of smell? Tim McClintock
10/25/2017 Lena H. Ting, PhD Emory University Force encoding in muscle spindles: Towards a multiscale model for sensorimotor feedback control Ken Campbell
11/1/2017 Hiroaki Matsunami, PhD Duke University Deorphanizing olfactory receptors Tim McClintock
11/22/2017 Allison Steele, PhD Candidate University of Kentucky PGY Dissertation Defense - New Insights into Post-Sepsis Muscle Weakness Elucidated using a Novel Animal Model Mentor: Hiroshi Saito
11/29/2017 David M. Holtzman, MD Washington University St. Louis APOE: Role in amyloid-β accumulation and in tau-mediated neurodegeneration Lance Johnson
12/6/2017 L. Ashley Cowart, PhD Medical University of South Carolina Sphingolipids as mediators of diabetic cardiomyopathy M.N. Karakashian
12/12/2017 Yuan Wen, PhD Candidate University of Kentucky PGY Dissertation Defense - Β-CATENIN REGULATION OF ADULT SKELETAL MUSCLE PLASTICITY Mentor: John McCarthy
12/13/2017 Hans Keirstead, PhD AIVITA Biomedical Translation of stem cell-based technologies Sasha Rabchevsky

Spring Semester 2018

Speaker Institute Title Host/Sponsor
1/17/2018 Jamie Sturgill, P.D University of Kentucky Targeting sphingolipids in the control of airway inflammation in asthma Lu-Yuan Lee
1/24/2018 HOLD TBD
1/31/2018 Analia Loria, PhD University of Kentucky TBD Ming C. Gong
2/7/2018 Susan Schwab, PhD Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine, NY University School of Medicine TBD Guanghu Wang
2/14/2018 Michael Orr & Brittani Price University of Kentucky Trainee Talks Gregory Frolenkov
2/21/2018 Greg Corder, PhD Stanford University TBD Skinner Lecture
2/28/2018 Dandan Sun, MD, PhD University of Pittsburgh TBD Guanghu Wang
3/7/2018 Jung-Bum Shin, PhD University of Virginia TBD Gregory Frolenkov
3/14/2018 Bill Rebeck, PhD Georgetown University TBD Lance Johnson
3/21/2018 Julian E. Stelzer, PhD Case Western Reserve University TBD Ken Campbell
3/28/2018 Laura Peterson & Shelby Meier University of Kentucky Trainee Talks Gregory Frolenkov
4/4/2018 Richard L. Proia, PhD National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Kidney Diseases TBD Stefka Spassieva
4/11/2018 Robin Krimm, PhD University of Louisville TBD Tim McClintock
4/18/2018 Zhongjie Sun, MD, PhD University of Oklahoma Health Science Center TBD Ming Gong
4/25/2018 Guojun Bu, PhD Mayo Clinic TBD Lance Johnson
5/2/2018 Gerard Ahern, PhD Georgetown University Medical Center TBD Ken Campbell
5/9/2018 James Godwin, PhD The Jackson Labratory TBD Physiology Graduate Students
5/16/2018 Second-year PGY students Dept. Physiology, Univ. Kentucky TBD Gregory Frolenkov
5/23/2018 Second-year PGY students Dept. Physiology, Univ. Kentucky TBD Gregory Frolenkov

Fall Semester 2018

Speaker Institute Title Host/Sponsor
9/12/2018 TBD
9/19/2018 TBD
9/26/2018 HOLD TBD
10/10/2018 HOLD TBD
10/17/2018 TBD
10/24/2018 TBD
10/31/2018 TBD
11/7/2018 TBD
11/14/2018 TBD
11/28/2018 TBD
12/5/2018 TBD