Physiology Seminars

Seminars and Journal Club meetings are held Mondays from 3:00-4:00 PM
     **unless otherwise noted

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


Spring Quarter 2019

April 1, 3pm

BRF Room 4103 (Map)


Mitochondrial DNA: Building Block or Danger Signal?

Mark Hepokoski, MD 

Assistant Professor, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Department of Medicine UCSD
Reference Articles:
April 6-9
No Seminar
Experimental Biology Meeting

April 15, 3pm
BRF Room 4103 (Map)

The Gravity of Exercise for a Mission to Mars

Alan R. Hargens, PhD

Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UCSD
Reference Articles:
Li-Fan Zhang and Alan Hargens, Nov 2017
Alan Hargens and Laurence Vico, Nov 2015

April 22, 3pm
MET 120.27 (Map)

Gut Microbiome and Metabolome in Cardio-metabolic Disease

Anupriya (Priya) Tripathi, BS

Graduate Student (Profs. R. Knight and P. Dorrestein)
Division of Biological Sciences, UCSD
Reference Articles:
Tripathi et al., Jun 2018

April 29, 3pm

BRF Room 4103 (Map)


Molecular Determinants of Muscle Development

Stephan Lange, PhD

Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Department of Medicine, UCSD
Reference Articles: 

May 6, 3pm
MET Room 120.27 (Map)

Omic Alterations in a Space Flight Environment

Brinda Rana, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, UCSD

May 13, 3pm
BRF Room 4103 (Map)


Chronobiology of Metabolism

Katja Lamia, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine
Scripps Research
Reference Articles:

May 20, 3pm
BRF Room 4103 (Map)




Gas Exchange Impairment During Anesthesia

Göran Hedenstierna, MD

Professor Emeritus of Clinical Physiology
Uppsala University, Sweden
Reference Articles:
​May 27
No Seminar
Memorial Day Holiday

​Thursday, May 30, 9:30am 
**Note day & time change**

Martin Johnson House, Scripps Institute of Oceanography (Map)

Hypoxia Sensing in Cardiopulmonary and Vascular Disease

Gregg L. Semenza, MD, PhD

C. Michael Armstrong Professor and Director
Vascular Program, Institute for Cell Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Reference Articles: 
Robert Roach, Feb 2019
Invited speaker for the Center for Physiological Genomics of Low Oxygen (CPGLO) Summit,
More about the CPGLO summit here