Seminar Series

The Myology Institute Seminar Series is designed to bring together the UF muscle community to hear the latest muscle biology research from local (UF) and external speakers. This forum is designed to foster discussions and collaborations within the university and provide faculty and students the opportunity to hear from leading national and international muscle researchers. The seminar is held the first and third WEDNESDAY of each month  from 3:00-4:00pm Eastern timezone in Communicore C1-4 and via Zoom (unless otherwise noted below).

Upcoming Seminar Presentations

January 17, 2024: B2 or Not B2: Loss of ephrin-B2 in Endothelial Cells During Development, Homeostasis, and Regeneration

Alexandra Diller, Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Associate- Dr. Fuller Lab
Department of Physical Therapy
University of Florida

February 7, 2024 (ZOOM ONLY): Muscle Weakness and Mitochondrial Stress Precedes Cachexia During Cancer in Pre-Clinical Models

Christopher Perry, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Faculty of Health-School of Kinesiology & Health
York University

February 21, 2024: Rediscovering Angiogenesis at the Intersection of Tissue Engineering and Physiology

Walter Lee Murfee, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Florida

March 6, 2024 (ZOOM ONLY): Novel Modulator of Cancer Cachexia

Kamiya Mehla, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Oncology Science
OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center

March 20, 2024 (ZOOM ONLY): It’s getting hot in herre: The impact of biological sex on heat stress-mediated outcomes

Joshua Selsby, Ph.D.
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University

March 22, 2024: We encourage everyone to support the NMPT Symposium lectures on March 22, 2024, CLICK HERE for more information.

April 3, 2024: Canceled

April 17, 2024: Hallmarks of Aging: Role of Iron and Optimizing Proteostasis

Christiaan Leeuwenburgh, Ph.D.
Department of Physiology and Aging
University of Florida

May 1, 2024 (ZOOM ONLY): The role of muscle excitability in myotonic dystrophy myopathy

John Lueck, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Departments of Pharmacology and Physiology and Neurology
University of Rochester Medical Center

Past Seminar Series