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Meeting records
Feb. 11, 2015, 11:00-12:30 pm (MR5 1019) George J. Chrit, “Development of a translatable tissue engineered technology platform for skeletal muscle repair, regeneration and replacement”.
Jan. 14, 2015, 11:30-1:00 pm (MR5 1019) Matthew Borkowski, Aurora Scientific, In vivo Mouse Muscle Test System.
Sept. 17, 2014, 11:30-1:00 pm (MR5 1019) Kyle Martin, Agent based modeling of muscle atrophy suggests fibroblasts influence severity of muscle loss
July 16, 2014, 11:30-1:00 pm (MR5 1019) Bruce Corliss, Bruce Corliss, Quantifying Sarcomere Phenotypes Observed in Healthy and Diseased Muscle Tissue
June 11, 2014, 11:30-1:00 pm (MR5 1019) Rhianna Laker, PhD, Exercise the embryo: shape up the epigenome.
April 16, 2014, 11:30-1:00 pm (MR5 1019) Jeffrey Holms, PhD, Modeling growth and remodeling of heart muscle
March 12, 2014, 11:30-1:00 pm (MR5 1019) Jarrod Call, PhD, Mitophagy in functional muscle regeneration

Aug. 7, 2013 MR5 1041 Kyle Martin- " Characterizing micro-muscle adaptations in muscle-tendon transfers through rodent experimentation and computational modeling"
Jul. 6, 2013 MR5 1041 Geoff Handsfield and Katie Read-“MRI analysis reveals that muscle weakness is not evenly distributed across the lower limb in children with cerebral palsy"
Jun. 26, 2013 MR5 1041 Grant Brewining by Jarrod Call-“Autophagy in functional regeneration of dystrophic muscle"
Jun. 12, 2013 MR5 1041 Beth Ames-“High-throughput analysis of gene expression and alternative splicing in cardiac hypertrophy"
Apr. 3, 2013 MR5 1005 Beth Ames-“Cardiac regeneration: fact or fiction?”
Mar. 13, 2013 MR5 1041 Evan Taddeo-“The role of skeletal muscle mitochondrial permeability transition in ischemia-reperfusion injury”
Feb. 27, 2013 MR5 1041 Amy Clobes-“Understanding actin-myosin binding through molecular mechanics.”
Feb. 6, 2013 MR5 1005 Geoffrey Handsfield-“The consistent scalability of lower limb muscle sizes in healthy humans”
Jan. 16, 2013 MR5 1005 Jarrod Call-Journal Club on “Potential (unobserved) adverse cardiovascular effects from excessive endurance exercise”
Dec. 5, 2012 MR5 1005

Silvia Salinas Blemker-"An update of the Muscle Center Retreat at University of Kentuky"
Discussion of UVa Muscle Club agenda in 2013"

Nov. 16, 2012 Jordan Hall Auditorium

Tom Cooper (Baylor College of Medicine)-"Neuromuscular disease and alternative splicing"
Monica Driscoll (Rutgers University)-"Using C. elegans to investigate neuronal function and dysfunction"
R. J. Wessells (University of Michigan)-"Endurance Exercise in Drosophila preserves mobility and cardiac healthspan"

Nov. 7, 2012 MR5 1005 Beth Ames-"Introduction to Dr. Tom Cooper's research"
Oct. 17, 2012 MR5 1005 Robert Amanfu-" "
Oct. 3, 2012 MR5 1005 Nicholas P. Greene for a new Cell paper: "A novel PGC-1α isoform induced by resistance training regulates skeletal muscle"
Sept. 19, 2012 MR5 1005 Bijan K. Dey - "The role of microRNAs in regulating skeletal muscle development, regeneration and stem cell maintenance"
Sept. 5, 2012 MR5 1005 Joe Hart-"Skeletal Muscle function in Sports Medicine Resaerch"
Aug. 1, 2012 MR5 1005 Zhen Yan -Grant proposal brainstorming session-"Muscle-derived EcSOD against multiple organ dysfunction"
Jul. 6, 2012 MR5 1005

Amelia Hufford - "Unexpected role for dying cells in myoblast fusion"
Chris Kramer - "Perfusion and energetics of exercising skeletal muscle in peripheral arterial disease"

Jun. 6, 2012 MR5 1041 Jeffrey Gagan - "The Interaction of MicroRNAs and Myogenic Transcription Factors"
May 2, 2012 MR5 1005

Gene Barrett - "Linking muscle perfusion and metabolism"
Jim Mandell- "Histopathologic Diagnosis of Muscle Disease: Opportunities for Muscle Researchers"

Apr. 4, 2012 MR5 1005

Kyle Martin-Short introduction of the lab
Jeff Saucerman - "Signaling networks regulating cardiac hypertrophy"
Shayn Peirce-Cottler - "Microvascular adaptations in ischemic muscle and new investigations into the role of sphingolipid-mediated signaling"

Mar. 12, 2012 MR5 1041

Beth Ames-Short introduction of the lab
Kyle Hoehn-Short introduction of the lab
Fred Epstein-Short introduction of the lab
Silvia Salinas Blemker - "What can physics and computers teach us about muscle?"
Zhen Yan - "Cash for clunkers: A novel way to measure damaged mitochondria in SK"