Rush University - Department of Molecular Biophysics and Physiology


2009 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 (in red).

Future Seminars
2006 Seminar Series | 2007 Seminar Series | 2008 Seminar Series
2009 Seminar Series | 2010 Seminar Series | 2011 Seminar Series


Dr. Carlos A. Villalba-Galea, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

New Insights into the Mechanism of Activation of the Voltage-Dependent Phosphoinositide Phosphatase, Ci-VSP

Room 1201, Department Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

11:00 a.m.  Monday, January 12, 2009

Host: Michael Fill

[Schedule]

Dr. Leo P. Kadanoff, The James Franck Institute, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Making a Splash, Breaking a Neck. The Development of Complexity in the Physical Sciences

Room 1201, Department Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

11:00 a.m.  Monday, January 26, 2009

Host: Bob Eisenberg

[Schedule]

Dr. László Csernoch, Department of Physiology, University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary

Triadin Isoforms and Excitation-Contraction Coupling in Skeletal Muscle

Room 1005, Herrick Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

11:00 a.m.  Friday, March 6, 2009

Host: Eduardo Rios

[Schedule]

Dr. Yoichiro Mori, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

A Three-Dimensional Model of Cellular Electrical Activity

Room 1005, Herrick Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

11:00 a.m.  Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Host: Bob Eisenberg

[Schedule]

Dr. Tilman Schirmer, Biozentrum, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Structural Biology of Second Messenger Signaling: Simple Principles for the Regulation of c-di-GMP Metabolism

Room 1201, Department Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

1:30 p.m.  Friday, March 20, 2009

Host: Bob Eisenberg

[Schedule]

Dr. Werner Kunz, Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

Specific Ions Effects in Complex Systems of Biological Interest

Room 1201, Department Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

11:00 a.m.  Monday, April 6, 2009

Host: Bob Eisenberg

[Schedule]

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

Molecular Basis and Treatments of Cardiac Arrhythmias Associated with Cardiac Ryanodine Receptor

Room 1005, Herrick Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

11:00 a.m.  Thursday, April 16, 2009

Host: Michael Fill

[Schedule]

Dr. Ramón Latorre, Centro de Neurociencias de Valparaíso, Universidad de Valparaíso, Valparaíso, Chile

Too Hot or Too Cold? TRP Channels as Temperature Sensors

Room 1005, Herrick Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

11:00 a.m.  Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Host: Bob Eisenberg

[Schedule]

Leandro De Oliveira Royer, M.Sc., Department of Molecular Biophysics and Physiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Functional Roles of Calsequestrin 1 in Adult Mouse Skeletal Muscle

Room 1005, Herrick Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

10:15 a.m.  Monday, May 11, 2009

Host: Eduardo Rios

Thesis Defense

Dr. Jaydeep Bardhan, Department of Molecular Biophysics and Physiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Computational Tools for Understanding Protein Function: Re-visiting Conceptual and Mathematical Interfaces between Models

Room 1005, Herrick Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

9:30 a.m.  Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Host: Bob Eisenberg

[Schedule]

Dr. H. Larry Scott, Department of Physics, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL

Modeling the Lateral Organization of Heterogeneous Lipid Membranes

Room 1201, Department Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

11:00 a.m.  Monday, June 1, 2009

Host: Bob Eisenberg

[Schedule]

Dr. David F. Green, Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

Applied Protein Design: Engineering Molecular Interactions in Complex Systems

Room 1201, Department Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

11:00 a.m.  Monday, June 15, 2009

Host: Bob Eisenberg

[Schedule]

Dr. Sumita Pennathur, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

Nanofluidic Technology for Biological and Energy Applications

Room 1201, Department Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

11:00 a.m.  Monday, July 13, 2009

Host: Bob Eisenberg

[Schedule]

Dr. Björn C. Knollmann, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN

Genetic Approaches for Improving Arrhythmia Therapy

Room 160, Field Auditorium - Cohn Research Bldg.

10:00 a.m.  Monday, August 24, 2009

Host: Eduardo Rios

[Schedule]

Dr. Xander H.T. Wehrens, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Defective Calcium Release from the Sarcoplasmic Reticulum - Emerging Target for the Treatment of Heart Failure and Cardiac Arrhythmias

Room 160, Field Auditorium - Cohn Research Bldg.

10:00 a.m.  Monday, September 28, 2009

Host: Lothar Blatter

[Schedule]

Dr. Lee Makowski, Biosciences Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL

Biochemistry in the Scattering Volume

Room 1201, Department Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

11:00 a.m.  Monday, October 19, 2009

Host: Bob Eisenberg

[Schedule]

Departmental Contact Information
The core of the Department is located on the 12th floor of the Jelke Southcenter (JS) Building.
1750 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60612-3824, U.S.A.
Telephone: 312-942-6454     Fax: 312-942-8711

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