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Department Seminar Series


Wednesdays, 12:00pm-1:20pm, Location: Knight Library, Proctor 41&42

January 15, 2014
Speaker: Todd Zakrajsek, PhD, Associate Professor of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Title: Teaching for deep learning: Strategies for the classroom from the psychology of learning
Host: Jon Runyeon, MS, Sierra Dawson, ATC, PhD, John Halliwill, PhD

January 29, 2014
Speaker: Daniel Ferris, PhD, Professor of Movement Science, and Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan
Title: Human Locomotor Control Revealed by Robotic Lower Limb Exoskeletons and Mobile Brain Imaging
Host: Mike Hahn, PhD

February 12, 2014
Speaker: J.J. ‘Trey’ Crisco, PhD, Professor of Orthopaedics, Brown University
Title: Upper extremity biomechanics and Osteoarthritis 
Host: Andy Karduna, PhD

February 26, 2014
Speaker: Wendy Kohrt, PhD, Professor, Division of Geriatrics, University of Colorado Denver
Title: Metabolic and Bioenergetic Actions of Estrogens
Host: Chris Minson, PhD

March 12, 2014
Speaker: Dwight Klemm, PhD, Professor, Cardiovascular Pulmonary Research Laboratory, and Co-Director, Obesity Cell Biology Program, Colorado Obesity Research Initiative, University of Colorado Denver.
Title: Distinct Fat Cell Populations Link Abdominal Obesity to Metabolic Disease
Host: Carrie McCurdy, PhD

Wednesdays, 12:00pm-1:20pm, Location: Knight Library, Proctor 41

April 9, 2014
Speaker: Sandra Hunter, PhD, FACSM, Associate Professor of Exercise Science, Marquette University
Title: Fatigability of Human Muscles: Sex and Age Matter
Host: Anita Christie, PhD

April 23, 2014
Speaker: Andrew Biewener, PhD, Charles P. Lyman Professor of Biology, Concord Field Station, Harvard University
Title: Neuromuscular and biomechanical studies of terrestrial and aerial locomotion: guiding the development of Hill-type muscle models and biorobotic design
Host: Li-Shan Chou, PhD

May 7, 2014
Speaker: Csaba Galambos, M.D., Ph. D. Pediatric Pathologist, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Associate Professor of Pathology, University School of Medicine of Colorado
Title: Anatomic evidence of intrapulmonary shunt vessels in neonatal lung disorders
Host: Andy Lovering, PhD

May 21, 2014
Speaker: Elisabet Borsheim, PhD, Associate Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Title: Amino Acid Effects on Muscle Protein and Regional Lipid Metabolism
Host: Hans Dreyer, PT, PhD

June 4, 2014  
Speaker: Terry Morgan, MD,  PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Heart Research Center, Oregon Health and Science University
Title: Uterine spiral artery remodeling and developmental programming
Host: Carrie McCurdy, PhD