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Department of Physiology Seminar Series
13:00-14:00, Wednesday 8th March 2017,
Western Gateway Building G15,
University College Cork
Acetylated microtubules are essential for touch sensation in mice
European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Mouse Biology Unit, Monterotondo, Italy.
Supported by the Physiological Society
The Physiology of Exercise Based Cardiac Rehabilitation and Prevention
Cardiac Rehabilitation Instructor & Co-Ordinator, Mardyke Arena UCC
Descending the oxygen cascade: Portable measures of high altitude adaptation on an ascent to Everest Base Camp
Professor Trevor Day
Mount Royal University, Calgary, Canada
The selfish brain and human hypertension
Dr. Emma Hart
British Heart Foundation Intermediate Fellow,Bristol Heart Institute, CardioNomics Research Group,
University of Bristol, UK
Fit for purpose: the impact of exercise on cognitive function
Dr. Áine Kelly
Department of Physiology, School of Medicine,Trinity College Dublin.
Sweeter but not better: Glucose and pulmonary infection
Prof. Deborah Baines
Professor of Molecular Physiology, Institute of Infection and Immunity, St. George’s University of London, UK.
The many paths to enlightenment: probing the cellular and molecular mechanisms of cognitive enhancement
Prof. Bruno Frenguelli
School of Life Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK.
Arrhythmogenic mechanisms in cardiac channelopathy'
Dr. Kamalan Jeevaratnam
DAHP, DVM, MMedSc (Mal); PhD (Cambridge); MRCVS (UK)
the and Medi Faculty of Healcal Sciences, University of Surrey, UK
'The Evolution of a Molecular Physiologist: Ca2+ Signalling through the Tree of Life'
Dr. John Mackrill
Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, UCC
'Ca2+ signalling in cardiovascular synchronization and arrhythmogenesis'
Dr. Dimitris Parthimos
Institute of Molecular and Experimental Medicine, Wales Heart Research Institute, Cardiff University, Wales
'Not just a gut feeling: Neuro-endocrine and immune pathways converge in IBS'
Dr. Maria Buckley
Department of Physiology, University College Cork
'Modulation of TRIC-B channels derived from mouse TRIC-A knockout tissue'
Ms. Fiona O’Brien
Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford, UK.
'Dopaminergic control of movement - more than the basal ganglia'
Prof. Patrick Whelan
Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Canada
'Molecular, structural and functional plasticity in skeletal muscle'
Prof. Hans Hoppeler
Institut für Anatomie, Bern
'Targeting bile acids for treatment of intestinal diseases'
Dr. Stephen Keely
Associate Director, RCSI Molecular Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
'There is more to vasopressin than meets the eye'
Prof. Mike Ludwig
Professor of Neurophysiology,
Centre for Integrative Physiology, University of Edinburgh
'The angiotensin-(1-7)/Mas axis: great hope with little flaws for the therapy of cardiovascular pathophysiology'
Prof. Thomas Walther
Pharmacology & Therapeutics University College Cork
'CRISPR gene editing: Cystic Fibrosis and Cystinosis'
Dr. Patrick T. HARRISON
Department of Physiology & BioSciences Institute, University College Cork
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'Interstitial Cells of Cajal in the Rabbit Urethra'
Dr. Gerard Sergeant
Smooth Muscle Research Centre Dundalk Institute of Technology
'Regulation of breathing by the LKB1-AMPK signalling pathway'
Prof. A. Mark Evans
Centre for Integrative Physiology, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh
'Cardiac Thermal Sensitivity and Niche Expansion in a Pelagic Predator'
Dr. Holly A. Shiels
Senior Lecturer in Physiology and Program Director for Biology, University of Manchester
'Signalling pathways regulating breast cancer stem cells'
Dr. Rob Clarke
Breast Biology Group, Paterson Institute for Cancer Research, University of Manchester, UK
'Neighbourhood watch: monitoring and responding to local calcium signals in health and disease'
Prof. Anant B. Parekh
Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford.
'Peroxisomal characteristics and functions: Incidence of peroxisomal dysfunctions on oxidative stress and on the development of peroxisomopathies'
Prof. Gérard Lizard
Directeur de l'Equipe d'Accueil Bio-PeroxIL, Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France
'Many are cold but few are frozen; a brief review of applied physiology in air-sea rescue'
Dr. Frank Golden
University College Cork,
Alumnus Award Recipient
'Does size matter, or do you just need to keep going? (Regulation of muscle phenotype in limbs by LIMs and microRNAs)'
Dr. Paul Kemp
National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College London
PVN Gαi2 proteins - a new component in the neural control of sodium homeostasis and long-term blood pressure regulation
Dr. Richard Wainford
Department of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics, BostonUniversitySchool of Medicine
Is Chronic Bronchitis an Acquired form of Cystic Fibrosis?
Prof. Robert Tarran
Department of Cell and Molecular Physiology, University of North Carolina, USA
Role of NADPH oxidase and Rho kinase in renal vascular function
Prof. Olaf Grisk
Universitätsmedizin Greifswald, Institut für Physiologie Karlsburg, Germany
Regulation of inflammatory gene expression by hypoxia
Prof. Cormac Taylor
Associate Professor of Cellular Physiology at the Conway Institute, UCD