MHRC Seminar Series

Click here for a complete list of all previous MHRC Invited Seminar Speakers (all events and seminars inclusive)

 Click here for a list of upcoming MHRC Seminars (Fall 2021)

Dr. Douglas Millay December 10, 2021

Multinucleation and myonuclear accretion during muscle adaptations

Dr. Jamie Burr November 26, 2021

Citius, Altius, Fortius: Scientia. Human performance physiology

Dr. Natasha Chang November 12, 2021

Molecular mechanisms of satellite cell function and dysfunction

Dr. Rachel Colley October 22, 2021

Physical activity among Canadians- trends, challenges and future directions

Dr. Joseph Gordon October 1, 2021

Molecular regulation of muscle mitophagy: A nexus of mitochondrial quality control and cell signaling modulation

Dr. Stephen E. Alway April 9, 2021

The Role of SIRT1 in Muscle Atrophy and Repair: Miracle or Just a Mystery?

Dr. Nicholas Greene March 19, 2021

Development of muscle atrophy: differences by sex and myopathologies

Dr. Atsushi Asakura March 12, 2021

Muscle stem cell niche and reprogramming

Dr. Ryan Mailloux March 5, 2021

The molecular oxygen paredox: targeting the mitochondrial glutathionylome for the treatment of metabolic disorders

Dr. Susan Brooks February 12, 2021

The contribution of both pre- and post-synaptic changes in the initiation and progression of sarcopenia

Dr. Vahab Soleimani January 29, 2021

Functional interaction between skeletal muscle stem cells and their niche environment in development & diseases

Dr. Glen Tibbits December 4, 2020

Investigating inherited cardiomyopathies and arrhythmias using hiPSC-derived cardiomyocytes

Dr. Bill Sheel November 13, 2020

Competition for blood flow distribution between respiratory and locomotor muscles: implications for muscle fatigue

Dr. John Thyfault October 30, 2020

Aerobic capacity, skeletal muscle mitochondria, and risk for disease

Dr. Karyn Esser October 16, 2020

Muscle clocks, muscle heath and systemic health

Dr. Katsu Funai October 9, 2020

Mitochondrial membrane lipids regulate metabolic efficiency

Dr. Peterson Poster September 25, 2020

Evolving roles for satellite cells in skeletal muscle adaptation and aging

Dr. Andrew Judge – February 28, 2020

Mechanisms of Muscle Wasting in Cancer Cachexia

Dr. Eric Thorin - January 24, 2020

Brain and Aging Vessels

Dr. K Sreekumaran Nair – October 25, 2019

Regulation of Mitochondrial biogenesis and function in skeletal muscle and brain by insulin and aerobic exercise

Dr. Andrea Josse - September 20, 2019

Dairy for improving body composition and bone health in Obesity: is it an I.D.E.A.L. food…?

Dr. Lawerence Kazak – April 5, 2019

Adipocyte control of energy balance

Dr. Arthur Cheng – March 22, 2019

Implementation of intact single fibres to investigate skeletal muscle function in health and disease

Dr. Rajan Sah – November 23, 2018

SWELL regulation of systemic metabolism

Dr. Colin Crist – November 9, 2018

Translational Control of Gene Expression Regulates Skeletal Muscle Stem Cell Quiescence and Self-Renewal

Dr. Bret Goodpaster - March 16 2018

The role of mitochondrial energetics in obesity and aging

Dr. Zoltan Arany- March 9 2018

Branched chain amino acids and insulin resistance in skeletal muscle

Dr. Micah Drummond - February 9 2018

Dangers of short-term bed rest on aging muscle: Mechanisms and potential solutions

Dr. Susan Howlett - January 12 2018

The importance of age, sex and frailty in preclinical studies of the heart

Dr. Florian Bentzinger- November 24, 2017

Extrinsic Regulation of Muscle Stem Cell Specification

Dr. David Brown-November 10, 2017

Targeting Cellular Energetics in Disease: Contemporary Approaches to Make Mitochondria Great Again”

Dr. Kristin Stanford - October 6, 2017

Exercise-Induced Adaptations to Brown Adipose Tissue

Dr. David Bishop - June 6, 2017

p53 and exercise: Facts, fallacies and future directions

Dr. Kenneth Walsh - March 17, 2017

The role of glycolytic muscle in cardiometabolic disease

Dr. William Schrage - October 28, 2016

Control of skeletal muscle blood flow in human obesity

Dr. Ashok Kumar - October 7, 2016

Novel signaling mechanisms in skeletal muscle growth and repair

Dr. Martin Picard - April 15, 2016

Skeletal Muscle Mitochondria: From Networking to Kissing to Signaling

Dr. Francisco Naya - February 23, 2016

Transcriptional and epigenetic pathways in cardiac muscle

Dr. Keith Baar - January 22, 2016

Using tissue engineering and exercise to optimize musculoskeletal health

Dr. Roger Fielding - October 23, 2015

Age-related changes in skeletal muscle mass and function: mechanisms, assessment, and treatment of sarcopenia

Dr. Joseph Miano - October 2, 2016

Lnc’ing Noncoding Sequences to Vascular SMC Phenotypes

Dr. Thomas Gustafsson - March 27, 2015

Integrative clinical physiology - skeletal muscle in health and disease

Dr. David J. Glass - March 20, 2015

Molecular mechanisms maintaining skeletal muscle mass

Dr. Pasan Fernando - March 6, 2015

Death of the heart: all is not as it seems

Dr. SoJung Lee - January 30, 2015

Childhood obesity: What is the role of physical activity?

Dr. Mary-Ellen Harper - December 5, 2014

Mitochondria: Where INefficiency is sometimes a very good thing! Implications for obesity and oxidative stress

Dr. Raynald Bergeron - October 3, 2014

Role of maternal physical activity on offspring's metabolic health

Dr. Dale Abel - April 15, 2014

Mitochondrial metabolism and insulin signaling in heart failure

Dr. Michael Rudnicki - January 24, 2014

Molecular regulation of muscle stem cell function

Dr. Gary Sweeney - December 6, 2014

Metabolic syndrome and the role of adiponectin

Dr. Marion Pauly - November 5, 2013

Mitochondria, a sentinel in muscle remodeling: New insights on aging and Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Dr. Daniel Kane - October 15, 2013

Revisiting the intracellular shuttle: Mitochondrial lactate oxidation in muscle

Dr. James Carson - August 28, 2013

IL-6 regulation of protein turnover with cancer cachexia: A role for the muscle gp130 receptor

Dr. Guillaume Grenier - April 12, 2013

Heterotropic ossification following muscle trauma: A matter of microenvironment

Dr. Ilona Skerjanc - April 5, 2013

The regulation of Nkx2.5 during cardiomyogenesis

Dr. Sabah Hussain - March 8, 2013

Regulation of autophagy in skeletal muscles

Dr. Jason Fish - February 1, 2013

VEGF signaling in blood vessel development

Dr. Patrick Seale - March 23, 2012

Transcriptional control of brown and beige cell fate

Dr. Vickie Baracos - February 17, 2012

Cancer-associated muscle wasting: Clinical implications and underlying biology

Dr. Bengt Saltin - June 5, 2011

Endurance exercise and fatigue: the role of muscle glycogen