Physiology Seminars

Seminars are held Mondays from 3:00-4:00 PM (**unless otherwise noted), the first Monday of each month is 4:00-5:00 PM at ECOB 1-001. 

Our seminars are open to all.  Please feel free to send this schedule to any colleague interested in attending.​​


Winter Quarter 2020

January 13, 3:00pm

BRF Room 5A03 (Map)

Epigenetic Regulation of Mechanotransduction in Vascular Endothelium

Dr. Shu Chien, MD, PhD

UCSD Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Bioengineering
Director, UCSD Institute of Engineering in Medicine
January 20
No Seminar
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

January 27, 3:00pm

BRF Room 5A03 (Map)

The Effects of E-Cigarettes on Mice Heart Rate and Lung Physiology

John Shin

Student researcher from the lab of Laura Crotty-Alexander, MD
UCSD Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine

February 3, 3:00pm

ECOB 1st Floor Conference Room (Map)

John B West Distinguished Lecture Series

Hypoxia, Exercise and the Brain: Insight from Elite Free Divers and High Altitude Native Populations

Philip Ainslie, PhD

Co-Director, Centre for Heart, Lung & Vascular Health
School of Health and Exercise Sciences, University of British Columbia - Canada

February 10, 3:00pm

BRF Room 5A03 (Map)

No Seminar

February 17

No Seminar

Biophysical Society Meeting

February 24, 3:00pm

BRF Room 5A03 (Map)

No Seminar
Faculty Meeting

March 2, 4:00pm

(Note later time)

ECOB 1st Floor Conference Room (Map)

When is a Bubble a Shunt?:
Controversy and Dissent in the World of Pulmonary Gas Exchange

Susan Hopkins, MD, PhD

Professor of Radiology and Medicine, UCSD

March 9, 3:00pm

BRF Room 5A03 (Map)

Nerve Biomechanics: Injury, Disease and Repair

Sameer B. Shah, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
UCSD Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Bioengineering

March 16, 3pm

BRF Room 5A03 (Map)


A decade(+) of caveolin research: Update of the expected and unexpected findings driving cell, organ, and animal biology

Hemal Patel, PhD

Professor & Vice-Chair for Research
Director, UCSD Cardiac/Neuro Protection Laboratories
Research Pharmacologist, VA San Diego Healthcare System
UCSD Department of Anesthesiology

March 23, 3:00pm

BRF Room 5A03 (Map)

TBA

April 6

No Seminar

Experimental Biology Meeting, April 4-7, San Diego