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The Department of Physiology & Biophysics holds seminars to inform and update on current research.  Seminars are typically held in the Med Ed Building Telemedicine Theater in Room B001 at 11:00 am unless otherwise noted.  Please join us and welcome each invited speaker.  Please check back often for updates and additions that will made to the calendar during the year.  For more information, please contact Janita Parpana at 949-824-6833 or Duke Park at 949-824-5865. 

Date/Time

Speaker

Department/Faculty Host

Title

Thursday

25-October-18

12pm

Kok-Fai Kong

Eric Pearlman, Ph.D.

New Insights Into the Costimulatory Signaling of T Cells

Monday

17-September-18

2pm

Emily R. Liman

Francesco Tombola, Ph.D.

Ion channels that taste sour

Wednesday

29-August-18

11am

Autumn S. Ivy

Michael D. Cahalan, Ph.D.

Early-life exercise enables hippocampal learning and synaptic plasticity: role of the epigenome.

Monday

7-May-18

11am

Philip Kiser

Rongsheng Jin, Ph.D.

Retinoid isomerase inhibitors: Catalytic mechanism toVisual cycle physiology and therapeutics

Wednesday

25-April-18

11am

Timothy Kern

Rongsheng Jin, Ph.D.

Photoreceptors and the Development of DiabeticRetinopathy

Tuesday

16-January-18

11am

Yutaka Yoshida

Geoffrey Abbott, Ph.D.

Formation and function of corticospinal circuits underlying skilled movements

Monday

18-December-17

11am

Soham Chanda

Geoffrey Abbott, Ph.D.

Decrypting the Neuroligin Codes for Synapse Development and Disease

Monday

6-November-17

11am

Kevin Beier

Geoffrey Abbott, Ph.D.

Viral-genetic dissection of the midbrain dopamine system

Thursday

26-October-17

3pm

Paul J. Donaldson

Drs. James Hall and Irene Vorontsova

The Physiological Optics of the Lens: A Central Role for the Lens Microcirculation System

Wednesday

02-August-17

2pm

Michael Nitabach

Todd C. Holmes, Ph.D. 

Color vision in C.elegans

Tuesday

06-June-17

11am

Paul Goodwin

Medha Pathak, Ph.D.

Extending the Resolution of the Light Microscope with Structured Illumination Microscopy

Tuesday

16-May-17

11:00am

Ian Parker, Ph.D.

Michael D. Cahalan, Ph.D.

New Microscopies: Imaging Life at Levels from Single Molecules to Organs

24-Apr-17

Tallie Z. Baram, M.D., Ph.D.

Michael D. Cahalan, Ph.D.

Synaptic and epigenetic plasticity induced by early life experience drives life-long emotional and cognitive resilience

22-Mar-17

Hamid Said, Ph.D.

Michael D. Cahalan, Ph.D.

Physiology, pathophysiological, and molecular aspects of water-soluble vitamin transport in organs of the digestive system

07-Feb-17

Alfred Goldberg, Ph.D.

ICTS, UCI Exercise Medicine Sports Science Initiative & Physiology & Biophysics

Functions of the Proteasome – From Protein Degradation to Drug Development

06-Feb-17

Alfred Goldberg, Ph.D.

ICTS, UCI Exercise Medicine Sports Science Initiative & Physiology & Biophysics

Molecular Mechanisms of Muscle Atrophy & Cancer Cachexia

18-Jan-17

Philip Felgner

Albert Zlotnik, Ph.D.

Understanding the Antibody Response to Infection and Autoimmunity on a Proteome-Wide Scale

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