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Department Seminar Series

Fall 2018

**NEW TIME & LOCATION**

Fridays, 10:00 am – 11:20 am, Location: 240 McKenzie Hall

 


October 5th, 2018
Guest Speaker:
 Fong-Chin Su PhD., Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University; Courtesy Professor, University of Oregon
Title: An Innovative Rehab Robot with Real Time Visual Feedback & Performance Assessment
Host: Li-Shan Chou

 


October 19th, 2018
Guest Speaker: Jill McNitt-Gray PhD., Gabilan Distinguished Professor, Departments of Biological Sciences and Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California
Title: The Control and Dynamics of Human Movements Initiated With and Without Momentum Host: Mike Hahn

 


November 2nd, 2018
Guest Speaker: No scheduled speaker/Cancelled
Title: 
Host:

 


November 16th, 2018 
Guest Speaker: Laura Villasana PhD., Assistant Professor & Director of Neurobehavioral Core, Dept. Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University
Title: Generating new neurons after traumatic brain injury
Host: Ashley Walker

 


November 30th, 2018 
Guest Speaker: Robert C Roach PhD., Director of Altitude Research Center, Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine Anschutz Medical Campus, University of Colorado
TitleAltitudeOmics: Understanding exercise performance and clinical hypoxemia through the integrative human physiology of altitude acclimatization
Host: Andy Lovering

 

 


 

Past Seminar Series Speakers
Date Speaker Title
4/13/2018 Taraz Lee The Costs and Benefits of Cognitive Control and Motivation: The Curious Case of Choking Under Pressure
4/27/2018 Bert Tanner Sarcomere Length-Dependent Myosin Activity in Cardiac and Skeletal Muscle Function
5/11/2018 Jeff Iliff Glymphatic function in aging and dementia: sleep, waste and neurodegeneration at the crossroads of the CNS
5/25/2018 Nick Stergiou Harnessing Movement Variability To Treat And Prevent Motor Related Disorders
6/8/2018 Gary Mouradian Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia and the Control of Breathing
3/16/2018 Phillip Gribble Long Term Consequences of Ankle and Knee Injuries: Another Reason Athletic Trainers Are Important
3/2/2018 Lara Rangel *CANCELED* The Flexible Coordination of Hippocampal Neurons in Rhythms
2/16/2018 John Greer Novel Pharmacological Approach to Countering Fentanyl Induced Respiratory Depression
2/2/2018 Erica Wehrwein Expanding course instruction beyond “just the facts”: What else should we be teaching our students and how to do it?
1/19/2018 Anita Vasavada Neck Biomechanics for Ergonomics
12/01/17 Elisa Gonzalez-Rothi Respiratory Motor Plasticity: Implications for Rehabilitating the Injured Spinal Cord
11/17/17 Chris DeSouza Vascular Consequences of Insufficient Sleep
11/03/17 Bert Tanner *CANCELED* Sarcomere Length-Dependent Myosin Activity in Cardiac and Skeletal Muscle Function
11/03/17 Kryn Stankunas Timing and Robustness Circuitry of Heart Valve Development
10/20/17 Cris Niell Neural Circuits for Vision in Action
10/13/17 Lesley-Anne Pittard & Victoria DeRose An IDEAL University: Challenges and Opportunities in Equity, Inclusion and Diversity at the University of Oregon
10/06/17 Kate Lyden Measuring Physical Behavior and Energy Expenditure in Health Research: Making Sense of Wearable Sensors
06/02/17 Bill Milson Divergent Strategies for High Altitude Performance in Tibetan and Andean Geese
05/26/17 Matthew Andrews Pharmaceutical development based on the biochemistry of hibernating mammals
05/19/17 Simon Schenk Does Protein Acetylation Link the Beneficial Effects of Exercise and Diet to Skeletal Muscle Health?
05/05/17 Charles Rice Motor Unit Properties in Aged Adults: The Exercise Effect
04/28/17 Jonathan Peake Evaluating the Rationale and Efficacy of Post-Exercise Treatments for Muscle Damage and Inflammation
04/07/17 Tim Uhl Shoulder Rehabilitation: An Exercise Progression from ‘Pendulum to Plyometrics’ based on the available EMG Literature
03/10/17 Clark Dickerson Shoulders, Shoulders Everywhere: Applying Biomechanics to Improve Human Lives
02/24/17 Katherine Ann Semsar Insights Into What Students Learn About Physiology Across a Major: Lessons From the New Programmatic Physiology Assessment, Physiology-MAPS
02/03/17 Sean Newsom Translational Metabolism Research at Oregon State University
1/27/17 Jim Pawelczyk What Price a Martian? Human Limits to Exploring the Red Planet
1/13/17 Espen Spangenburg A Surprising and Necessary Role for BRCA1 Expression in Skeletal Muscle Function
11/18/16 Jyoti Watters Mechanisms of Microglial Inflammatory Gene Regulation by Paradigms of Hypoxia
11/04/16 Elinor Sullivan Early Environmental Influences of Maternal Nutrition and Obesity on Offspring Mental Health
10/21/16 Young-Hui Chang Rules to Limp By: What Humans and Other Animals Teach Us About How We Get From Here to There
10/07/16 Thurman Lockhart Postural Stability and Falls in Advanced Parkinson’s Disease Patients
06/03/16 Gregory Funk Central Purinergic and Glial Signaling in the Hypoxic Ventilatory Response
05/20/16 Nina Stachenfeld Endothelial Function in Women with Androgen Excess Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
05/06/16 Mark Laursen Preparing to Practice
04/22/16 Roger Enoka Evolving Concepts on Motor Unit Physiology
04/11/16 Claudia Forjaz Blood pressure responses during and after resistance exercise: clinical implications
04/08/16 Brett Fenster Patent Foramen Ovale, Shunt, and Hypoxia: Can We Fit a Square Peg in a Round Hole?
03/11/16 Dan Pratt Teaching Perspectives: Mapping a Plurality of the Good in Teaching
02/26/16 Tim Hewett New Strategies to Prevent Primary & Secondary ACL Injuries
02/12/16 J.M. (Nino) Ramirez Cardiorespiratory Coupling in Health and Disease
01/29/16 Elinor Sullivan Early Environmental Influences of Maternal Nutrition and Obesity on Offspring Mental Health
 01/15/16  Wendy Murray Computer Simulation of the Upper Limb
12/04/15 Miranda M. Lim Sleep Neurophysiology in Traumatic Brain Injury: Parallel Studies in Mouse and Man
11/20/15 Cindy Meininger Fighting Vascular Complications of Diabetes by Modulating Tetrahydrobiopterin Levels in Endothelial Cells
11/06/15 Ben Miller Is Enhanced Proteostasis a Shared Characteristic of Slowed Aging?
10/23/15 Richard Weir Neural Interfaces and Bionic Limbs: Recent Work in the development of Advanced Prosthetic Hand Replacements
10/09/15 Matt Hodges Serotonin and SIDS: Using Rodent Models to Study an Unexplained Phenomenon
06/05/15 Bill Cliff Case-Based Learning In Practice
05/22/15 Jim Chestnutt Concussion Update: Research to Rehab
05/08/15 Darrel Neufer The Electrical Circuitry of Metabolic Disease: Integrating Mitochondrial Bioenergetics and Redox Biology
04/24/15 Mark Rogers Neuromechanics of Stepping for Balance and Mobility in Aging and Neurological Disorders
04/10/15 Rick Nepture Biomechanical Analyses to Improve Rehabilitation Outcomes for Those with Movement Disabilities
03/13/15 Kevin McCully MITOCHONDRIAL FUNCTION IN HEALTH AND DISEASE
02/27/15 Michael Bey Dynamic Analysis of In-Vivo Shoulder and Tendon Function
02/13/15 Pope Moseley Heat Shock, Inflammation, and Autophagy
01/30/15 Gary Sieck Connecting Basic Science Discoveries to Solution for Human Disease
01/16/15 Walter Wray Taming “The Sleeping Giant”: New Insights Into the Regulation of Skeletal Muscle Blood Flow During Exercise
12/05/14 Andy Fuglevand Surprising Aspects of Synaptic Integration in Motor Neurons
11/21/14 Bob Murray The Pittsburgh Pirates, Thomas Edison, Winston Churchill, and Us – The Value of Perseverance, Stubbornness, and Stupidity in Exercise Science
11/07/14 Darin Padua Primary and Secondary Prevention of ACL Injury and Knee Osteoarthritis
10/24/14 Adam Chicco Muscle Mitochondrial Responses to Chronic High-Altitude Hypoxia
10/10/14 Paul DeVita Obesity…Osteoarthritis…The Solar System…It’s All Connected
05/21/14 Elisabet Borsheim Amino Acid Effects on Muscle Protein and Regional Lipid Metabolism
05/07/14 Csaba Galambos Anatomic evidence of intrapulmonary shunt vessels in neonatal lung disorders
04/23/14 Andrew Biewener Neuromuscular and biomechanical studies of terrestrial and aerial locomotion: guiding the development of Hill-type muscle models and biorobotic design.
04/09/14 Sandra Hunter Fatigability of Human Muscles: Sex and Age Matter
03/12/14 Dwight Klemm Distinct Fat Cell Populations Link Abdominal Obesity to Metabolic Disease
02/26/14 Wendy Kohrt Metabolic and Bioenergetic Actions of Estrogens
02/12/14 Trey Crisco Upper Extremity Biomechanics and Osteoarthritis
01/29/14 Dan Ferris Human Locomotor Control Revealed by Robotic Lower Limb Exoskeletons and Mobile Brain Imaging
01/15/14 Todd Zakrajsek Teaching for Deep Learning: Strategies for the Classroom from the Psychology of Learning
12/06/13 Terry Morgan CANCELLED Due to weather
11/22/13 J Andrew Taylor Aerobic Exercise for Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury: Circumventing the Lesion
11/08/13 Andrew Winterstein Patient Outcomes Following Knee Injury: Clinical Trends and Current Research
10/25/13 Richard Burwick Complement Activation in Severe Preeclampsia
10/11/13 Eric Stice Reward region responsivity and reward learning propensity increase risk for future weight gain
06/07/13 Philip Clifford Challenges and Opportunities in Scientific Careers
05/24/13 John Osborn Targeted Sympathetic Ablation for Treatment of Hypertension
05/10/13 Samual Ward Human Shoulder Muscle Structure and Function in Health and Disease
04/26/13 James Onate Developing Models of Optimal Performance Sustainment through Functional Pre-Participation Screening
04/12/13 Julius DeWald The impact of loses of corticofugal projections on movement impairments following brain injury: Scientific and Clinical Implications
03/15/13 Art Kuo How people get around: The biomechanics of walking
02/15/13 Steve Broglio A Concussion Discussion: Questions and (Some) Answers
02/01/13 Phillip Gardiner Acute and chronic responses of spinal cord neurons and circuits to changes in physical activity