The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Physiology Retreat 2016

This year we have joined forces with the Center for Reproductive Biology and Health (CRBH). The combined Physiology/CRBH retreat consists of a one-and-a-half day meeting featuring keynote speakers, faculty and student talks, and poster presentations. This year we are honored to host Drs. Michael Sturek and Carol Bagnell as keynote speakers. The retreat is open to everyone. Attendance is free, but you must register by November 1, 2014.

 
 
 
 

Event details

When

Nov 7, 2014 04:00 PM to 

Nov 8, 2014 01:00 PM

Where

Life Sciences Building, University Park 

Contact Person

Dana Coval-Dinant
 

General Information

Directions, parking and lodging information

Register for the retreat

 

  

Program (*schedule subject to change)

 

Friday, November 7, 2014

 

When

What

Where

4:30-4:35pm

 

 

4:35-5:30pm

Welcome, Dr. Donna Korzick Chair, IGDP Physiology

 

Key Note Address: " Productively Stupid…and Loving it: Discoveries in Metabolic and Cardiovascular Diseases"

Dr. Michael Sturek, Chair, Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology, Indiana University School of Medicine

 

 

100 Life Sciences Building

(Berg Auditorium)

 

100 Life Sciences Building

 

(Berg Auditorium)

5:30-7:00pm

Lite reception and poster presentations by graduate students

3rd Floor Bridge                         Life Sciences Building

7:00pm

Dinner for graduate students and keynote speakers

 

Orchid Room

The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel

Saturday, November 8, 2014

When

What

Where

8:15-8:50am

 

 

8:55am

 

 

 

9:00-9:50am

 

Contiental Breakfast

 

 

Welcome, Dr. Joy Pate, Director, Center for Reproductive Biology and Health

 

Key Note Address: " Maternal Programming of Reproductive Tract Development: the Lactocrine Hypothesis."

Dr. Carol Bagnell, Director, Graduate Program in Endocrinology & Animal Biosciences, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

 

 

 

Lobby Life Sciences Building

 

 

100 Life Sciences Building

(Berg Auditorium)

 

 

 

100 Life Sciences Building

(Berg Auditorium)

10:00-10:25AM

"Programming the Ovary with Zinc"

Dr. Francisco Diaz,

Associate Professor,  Animal Sciences, Penn State University, University Park

 

100 Life Sciences Building

(Berg Auditorium)

10:25-10:40AM

"The Role of ZnT2 in the Mammary Gland During Lactation"

Jenny Lee,                               PHSIO IDGP Doctoral Candidate

 

100 Life Sciences Building

(Berg Auditorium)

10:40-10:50am

coffee break

lobby Life Sciences Building

10:50-11:05AM

"Micromanaging the Corpus Luteum"                                         Dr. Samar Maalouf, Postdoctoral Associate, Animal Science, Penn State University, University Park

 

100 Life Sciences Building

(Berg Auditorium)

11:05-11:30AM

"Differential Oxidative Effects of Green Tea Polyphenols in Normal and Oral Cancer Cells"                                                           Dr. Josh Lambert, Food Science, Penn State University, University Park

 

100 Life Sciences Building

(Berg Auditorium)

11:30-11:55AM

"Causes and Consequences of Sleep Deficiency                                                      

Dr. Orfeu Buxton, BioBehavioral Health, Penn State University, University Park

 

100 Life Sciences Building

(Berg Auditorium)

11:55-12:05AM

"Influence of Age and Ischemia on Cardiac Mitochondria in a Novel Model of Estrogen Deficiency",

Alexandra Machikas Garvin         PHSIO IDGP Doctoral Candidate

 

100 Life Sciences Building

(Berg Auditorium)

12:05-12:15PM

Wrap Up

100 Life Sciences Building

(Berg Auditorium)

12:15-1:00pm

Lunch / Adjournment

3rd floor bridge and 301d Life Sciences Building

Poster session

 

Any registered PHSIO/CRBH student or post-doctoral fellow can present a poster.

 

Students in the Physiology program are required to present a poster.

 

This is a great opportunity to discuss your research with faculty and students in the Biomedical community at Penn State as well as with our distinguished keynote speakera!

 

Instructions for poster presenters