2006 DEPARTMENTAL SEMINAR SCHEDULE

Department of Molecular Biophysics & Physiology

Rush University Medical Center

All seminars are held at Rush University Medical Center
1750 West Harrison Street, Room 1201 Jelke Bldg.
and begin at 11:00 AM, unless noted otherwise.

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Dr. Martin Burger, Institut für Industriemathematik, Johannes Kepler Universität, Linz, Austria

Inverse Problems in Ion Channels

11:00 a.m.  Tuesday, January 17, 2006

Dr. Boris Shklovskii, Department of Physics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Conductance of Ion Channels and Nanopores with Charged Walls

11:00 a.m.  Monday, January 23, 2006

Dr. Menachem (Hemi) Gutman, Department of Biochemistry, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Proton Transfer at Interface: Matching the Model to the Spatio-temporal Resolution of the Observation

11:00 a.m.  Thursday, February 16, 2006

Dr. Ken A. Dill, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of California, San Francisco, CA

The Small-Numbers Fluctuation Problem, or What the Diffusion Equation Doesn't Tell You

11:00 a.m.  Monday, March 6, 2006

Dr. Wayne Chen, Department of  Physiology and Biophysics, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Cardiac Arrhythmia and Malignant Hyperthermia: Defective Regulation of Ryanodine Receptor by Luminal Calcium

11:00 a.m.  Monday, March 20, 2006


Dr. Rafael Mejia-Alvarez, Department of  Physiology, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL

Ca2+ Induced Ca2+ Release in the Neonate Heart

11:00 a.m.  Monday, April 17, 2006


Dr. Tom DeCoursey, Department of Molecular Biophysics & Physiology, Rush University, Chicago, IL

Voltage-gated Proton Channels Finally Unmasked

11:00 a.m.  Monday, 11:00 a.m.  April 24, 2006

Dr. Gyorgy Hajnoczky, Department of Pathology, Anatomy and Cell Biology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Mitochondrial Calcium Signaling

11:00 a.m.  Monday, May 8, 2006



Dr. Pablo Artigas, Laboratory of Cardiac/Membrane Physiology, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY 

Probing Na/K Pump Structure and Mechanism with Palytoxin and Mutagenesis

11:00 a.m.  Tuesday, May 9, 2006



Dr. Scott Ramsey, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Hv1 is a Voltage-gated Proton Channel

11:00 a.m.  Monday, June 12, 2006

Dr. Thorsten Ritz, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California at Irvine, CA

Magnetoreception in Migratory Birds

11:00 a.m.  Wednesday, August 9, 2006


Dr. Zuzanna S. Siwy, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California at Irvine, CA

Gating, Rectification and Calcium Sensitivity in an Asymmetric Synthetic Nanopore

11:00 a.m.  Monday, September 25, 2006

Dr. James E. Hall, Department of Biophysics and Physiology, University of California at Irvine, CA

Amyloid Oligomers Increase Membrane Conductance by Altering Dielectric Structure

12:00 Noon  Monday, October 9, 2006


Dr. James M. Ervasti, Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Dystrophin, Costameres and Muscular Dystrophy

11:00 a.m.  Monday, October 23, 2006


Dr. Han Xiang Deng, Department of Neurology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Molecular Basis of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's Disease)

11:00 a.m.  Monday, October 30, 2006


Dr. J. Kevin Foskett, Department of Physiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

The InsP3 Receptor Ca2+ Release Channel and the Endoplasmic Reticulum Gateway to Apoptosis

11:00 a.m.  Monday, November 6, 2006


Dr. Dmitry G. Luchinsky, Department of Physics, Lancaster University, Lancaster, U.K.

Modeling Ionic Motion in an Open Ionic Channel

11:00 a.m.  Thursday, November 9, 2006


Dr. Jaydeep P. Bardhan, Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL

Continuum Models for Molecular Electrostatics: Numerical Methods and Applications

11:00 a.m.  Monday, November 20, 2006


Dr. Montserrat Samso, Department of Anesthesia Research, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Structure of the RyR1 Ion Pore by cryoEM

11:00 a.m.  Monday, December 18, 2006

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Departmental contact information
The core of the department is located on the 12th floor of the Jelke Southcenter (JS) Building, 1750 W. Harrison St., Chicago, IL 60612, U.S.A.
Telephone: 312-942-6454. Fax: 312-942-8711. 

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