Rush University - Department of Physiology & Biophysics


2017 DEPARTMENTAL SEMINAR SCHEDULE

Department of Physiology & Biophysics

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
2012 Seminar Series | 2013 Seminar Series | 2014 Seminar Series
2015 Seminar Series | 2016 Seminar Series | 2017 Seminar Series


Dr. Eduardo Perozo, PhD, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Chicago, Chicago IL

A Mechanistic Perspective of Voltage Sensor Domains Structures

Room 1201, Department Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

11:00 a.m.  Monday, January 23, 2017

Host: Thomas DeCoursey, PhD

[Schedule]

Dr. J. Andrew Wasserstrom, PhD, Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Northwestern University, Chicago IL

Triggered Calcium Waves and T-tubules: A New Mechanism for Arrhythmias

Room 1201, Department Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

11:00 a.m.  Monday, February 27, 2017

Host: Kathrin Banach, PhD

[Schedule]

Dr. R. John Solaro, PhD, Distinguished University Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Illinois, College of Medicine at Chicago, Chicago IL

Novel Control of the Cardiac Frank-Starling Relation Via Biased Signaling at the Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor

Room 1201, Department Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

11:00 a.m.  Monday, March 6, 2017

Host: Kathrin Banach, PhD

[Schedule]

Dr. Lisa Ebihara, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Rosalind Franklin University, North Chicago IL

Functional Expression of Connexin Hemichannels and Calcium-Activated Chloride Channels in Mouse Lens Fiber Cells

Room 1201, Department Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

11:00 a.m.  Monday, March 20, 2017

Host: Kathrin Banach, PhD

[Schedule]

Dr. Rishi Arora, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Northwestern University, Chicago IL

Recent Insights into the Mechanisms Underlying Atrial Fibrillation-Implications for New Biological Therapies

Room 1201, Department Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

11:00 a.m.  Monday, April 3, 2017

Host: Kathrin Banach, PhD

[Schedule]

Dr. Kay Macleod, PhD, Associate Professor, The Ben May Department for Cancer Research, University of Chicago, Chicago IL

Autophagy and Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Cancer

Room 539, AAC Lecture Hall

11:00 a.m.  Monday, April 10, 2017

Host: Thomas DeCoursey, PhD

[Schedule]

Dr. Joshua Goldhaber, MD, Director, Division of Applied Cell Biology and Physiology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles CA

Sinus Node Dysfunction: Insights from the Sodium-Calcium Exchange Knockout Mouse

Room 1201, Department Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

11:00 a.m.  Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Host: Kathrin Banach, PhD

[Schedule]

Dr. Richard T. Mathias, PhD, Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook NY

The Lens: Remarkable Biological Glass

Room 1201, Department Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

11:00 a.m.  Friday, May 19, 2017

Host: Kathrin Banach, PhD

[Schedule]

Yajuan Xiao, MS, Graduate Student, Rush University and Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences

Mitochondrial Dysfunction of Skeletal Muscle in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
(PhD Dissertation Defense)

Dissertation Advisor: Jingsong Zhou, PhD

Room 1201, Department Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

10:30 a.m.  Friday, August 11, 2017

Host: Michael Fill, PhD

Dr. Shan-Lu Liu, MD, PhD, Professor, Center for Retrovirus Research, Department of Veterinary Biosciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus OH

Novel Cellular Factors Modulating Viral Entry and Release: Studies of HIV, Influenza and Ebola Viruses

Room 1201, Department Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

11:00 a.m.  Friday, September 15, 2017

Host: Fredric Cohen, PhD

[Schedule]

Dr. Jan K. Kitajewski, PhD, Professor and Head, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Illinois, College of Medicine at Chicago, Chicago IL

Notch Functions in Angiogenesis by Diverse Mechanisms
(Office of Basic Biological Sciences (OBBS) Seminar Series)

Room 1201, Department Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

11:00 a.m.  Monday, September 25, 2017

Host: Michael Fill, PhD

[Schedule]

Dr. Isabelle Deschenes, PhD, Professor, Department of Physiology & Biophysics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland OH

Sodium Channels: From Bedside to Bench

Room 1201, Department Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

11:00 a.m.  Monday, October 9, 2017

Host: Xun Ai, PhD

[Schedule]

Dr. Antonios Pantazis, PhD, Assistant Researcher, Division of Molecular Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles CA

Acting on Impulse: Capturing the Sub-nanoscale Movements of Voltage-sensing Proteins with a New Optical Approach

Room 1201, Department Conference Room - Jelke Bldg.

11:00 a.m.  Monday, October 30, 2017

Host: Eduardo Rios, PhD

[Schedule]

Future Seminars

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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