Rush University - Department of Molecular Biophysics and Physiology


2012 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 1005 Jelke Bldg.
and begin at 10:00 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 | 2012 Seminar Series | 2013 Seminar Series


Dr. Ariel L. Escobar, School of Engineering, University of California Merced, Merced, CA

Relationship between SR Ca2+ Dynamics and Cellular Excitability in the Intact Heart

Room 1201, Department Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

11:15 a.m.  Thursday, January 12, 2012

Host: Josefina Ramos-Franco

[Schedule]

Dr. Tom DeCoursey, Department of Molecular Biophysics and Physiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Voltage-gated Proton Channels from Karlodinium veneficum to Homo sapiens

Room 1005, Herrick Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

10:00 a.m.  Monday, February 6, 2012

Dr. Guowei Wei, Department of Mathematics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Variational Multiscale Model for Ion Channel Transport

Room 1005, Herrick Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

10:00 a.m.  Monday, February 13, 2012

Host: Bob Eisenberg

[Schedule]

Dr. Keith S. Promislow, Department of Mathematics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Network Morphology and Ion Conduction in Charged Polymer Membranes: Seeking Solvation in a Variational World

and

Dr. Rolf J. Ryham, Mathematics Department, Fordham University, Bronx, NY

Mathematical Models Toward Membrane Remodeling

Room 1005, Herrick Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

9:30 a.m.  Monday, March 5, 2012

Host: Bob Eisenberg

[Schedule]

Dr. Ruben Markosyan, Department of Molecular Biophysics and Physiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Membrane Voltage as a Regulator for Viral Fusion

Room 1005, Herrick Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

10:00 a.m.  Monday, March 19, 2012

Dr. Olivier Dalmas, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Gating Mechanism of the Mg2+ Channel CorA

Room 1005, Herrick Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

10:00 a.m.  Monday, April 23, 2012

Host: Bob Eisenberg

[Schedule]

Dr. Claudio Grosman, Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL

The Unanticipated Complexity of the Ring of Glutamates in the Charge Selectivity Filter of the Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor. Protonation-deprotonation or Side-chain Dynamics?

Room 1005, Herrick Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

10:00 a.m.  Monday, April 30, 2012

Host: Bob Eisenberg

[Schedule]

Dr. Duan Chen, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Quantum Dynamics in Continuum Model for Proton Transport Through Membrane Proteins: Formulation and Simulations

Room 1005, Herrick Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

10:00 a.m.  Monday, May 7, 2012

Host: Bob Eisenberg

[Schedule]

Dr. Amy Hanna, The John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

Anthracycline-induced Dysfunction of Cardiac SR Ca2+ Handling: a Potential Pathway to Anthracycline-induced Cardiotoxicity

Room 1005, Herrick Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

10:00 a.m.  Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Host: Tom Shannon

[Schedule]

Dr. Peter Lipp, Institute for Molecular Cell Biology, Saarland University, Homburg, Germany

Rac1 and Cardiac Diseases - ROS or Cytoskeleton: Two Tails of the Same Protein

Room 1005, Herrick Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

10:00 a.m.  Monday, June 18, 2012

Host: Lothar Blatter

[Schedule]

Dr. Shan-Lu Liu, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, MO

Viral and Cellular Modulators of Viral Membrane Fusion

Room 1005, Herrick Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

10:00 a.m.  Thursday, July 26, 2012

Host: Fred Cohen

[Schedule]

Dr. Xun Ai, Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Activated c-Jun N-terminal Kinase Modulates Molecular Remodeling and Atrial Arrhythmias

Room 1005, Herrick Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

10:00 a.m.  Monday, September 10, 2012

Host: Bob Eisenberg

[Schedule]

Dr. Monika Sztretye, Department of Physiology, University of Debrecen Medical and Health Science Center, Debrecen, Hungary

Bigger Muscle ≠ Stronger Muscle

Room 1005, Herrick Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

10:00 a.m.  Monday, October 1, 2012

Host: Eduardo Rios

[Schedule]

Dr. Alison R. Taylor, Department of Biology and Marine Biology, The University of North Carolina, Wilmington, NC

Signaling and Homeostasis in Marine Protists: Unravelling Ecophysiology and Cellular Responses to Environmental Cues

Room 1005, Herrick Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

10:00 a.m.  Monday, October 15, 2012

Host: Tom DeCoursey

[Schedule]

Dr. David Gadsby, Laboratory of Cardiac and Membrane Physiology, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY

Pumping Ions: Gating the Ion Pathway Through Single Na/K-ATPase Molecules

Room 1005, Herrick Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

10:00 a.m.  Monday, November 19, 2012

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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