MHRC Colloquia Series

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Student Colloquium - February 20, 2015

Anna Vainshtein - PGC-1∝ plays a dual role in exercise induced mitochondrial turnover
Chris Theriau - The effects of altering the adipokine profile on breast cancer cell growth
Sofhia Ramos - Changes in the rat skeletal muscle mitochondrial PLIN3 and PLIN5 protein content following 8 weeks of endurance training and electrically stimulated contraction

Student Colloquium - October 31, 2014

Stephanie Wales - Global MEF2 target gene analysis in cardiac and skeletal muscle reveals novel regulation of DUSP6 by p38MAPK-MEF2 signaling
Reza Khiabani - Postural balance in persons with spasticity post-stroke
Patrick Turnbull - Fibre type specific increase in the lipolytic inhibitor G0S2 following 8 weeks of endurance training in rat skeletal muscle

Student Colloquium – March 14, 2014

Zameer Dahnani - Branched-chain amino acid metabolism in differentiating L6 rat muscle cells
Black Jin - Smad7 in myogenesis
Nikki Natividad - Role of SNARE proteins in naturietic peptide secretion by the heart

Faculty Colloquium - December 4, 2012

Dr. Christopher Perry - Evidence that insulin sensitivity is acutely regulated by diet and physical inactivity through cellular redox signalling
Dr. Michael Riddell - Ameliorating hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes using a selective somatostatin receptor inhibitor

Joint Student/Faculty Colloquium - October 11, 2011

Dr. Angelo Belcastro - Protein degradation pathways in skeletal muscle: influence of exercise
Mr. Keir Menzies - The role of SirT1 in muscle mitochondrial biogenesis

Joint Student/Faculty Colloquium - February 23, 2011

Dr. Michael Connor - The role of cell cycle in skeletal muscle health and disease
Dr. Jennifer Rose - The role of nucleoside transporters in protecting our most important muscle
Ms. Mandeep Pinky Gaidhu - The link between adipose tissue and muscle health

Faculty Colloquium - October 13, 2010

Dr. Mazen Hamadeh - Nutrition interventions in a mouse model of amyotrophic lateral scelrosis

Dr. Robert Tsushima - Protecting the heart from ischemic injury

Faculty Colloquium - February 17, 2010

Dr. Imogen Coe - Transporters: making molecules move to keep the heart on track
Dr. William Gage - Healthy cartilage may evolve with every step: a balance in cartilage degradation and synthesis

Faculty Colloquium - October 14, 2009

Dr. Tara Haas - Supply vs. Demand: regulation of capillary networks in muscle
Dr. Rolando Ceddia - Skeletal muscle and adipose tissue metabolism in obesity and type 2 diabetes