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Center for Muscle Biology

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Muscle Forum

The Center for Muscle Biology Forum meets every Thursday in MS505 at 11 am and is coordinated by Esther Dupont-Versteegden.

As of August 2011, University of Kentucky students can also receive one credit hour per semester for participating in the Forum. The assigned course number is RHB/PGY625. Please contact Esther Dupont-Versteegden if you have questions.

Mock Study Sections

Starting in January 2011, some Forums will take the form of mock study sections. In these sessions, three Center members will review a draft of a grant application being submitted by a Center PI. All Center members are welcome (and encouraged) to attend these events but the proceedings should remain confidential. Please do not discuss the reviews or data presented in the applications outside the Forum itself.

To view a list of previous forum speakers click here.

Fall 2014

Date Speaker Title Abstract
August 28

Karyn Esser

CMB brain storm session


September 4


Changes in MyHC expression: from ’mice and men’ to the ‘inactivity default’


September 11
Esther Dupont
Massage as a muscle growth promoting intervention: a grant proposal


September 18

ACSM meeting Miami


September 25
Lindsey Lepley

'Lost in Translation? Using a rat model of ACL injury to promote clinical advancement'


October 2
Andrew Mammen
Johns Hopkins
(Christine Lohr,
Rheumatology guest

Statin-Associated Autoimmune
Muscle Disease


October 8
Note: Wednesday

Michael Rudnicki
"Molecular Regulation of Muscle Stem Cell Self-Renewal and Commitment"


October 16
Room Change

Recap from the ACSM meeting:
Integrative Physiology of Exercise, Miami 2014


October 23
Voluntary Running Capacity is Markedly Reduced in Satellite Cell Depleted Mice
October 30th
CMB Fall Retreat
November 6
Tim Butterfield Fibre pinnation during eccentric
contraction: a new angle
Novermber 13

- - Cancelled - -

Novermber 20
David Glass

Mechanisms controlling skeletal muscle mass and function


December 4

Brian Hodge    
December 11

Tyler Kirby

December 18
Ken Campbell Biospeciman bank review  


To view a list of previous forum speakers click here.

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