Physiology and Pharmacology

23rd OPS Annual Meeting

Dana Conference Center, University of Toledo, Nov 6 and 7, 2008

Joseph Nadeau, Ph.D.

Professor and Chairman, Genetics, Case Western Reserve University presented the key-note address on Thursday evening entitled 

"Genetic and Systems Studies of Metabolic Diseases"


Ying Xu, Ohio State University, gave an oral presentation: "Eccentric Contraction in mdx Mice Trabeculae"

Ameet Chimote, Wright State University, gave an oral presentation: "A Comparison of the Cellular Response to Hyposmotic and Apoptotic Stress in a Human Lens Epithelial Cell Line (HLEC-B3)"

Edward Toland, University of Toledo College pof Medicine, gave an oral presentation: "Multiple Quantitative Trait Loci on Rat Chromosome 9 in Which Spontaneously Hypertensive Rat Alleles Confer a Reduction in Blood Pressure of a Salt-Sensitive Model"

Patrick Mineo, Miami University, gave an oral presentation: "Skeletal Muscle Energetics Following Cold Acclimation in a Brown Adipose Tissue Deficient Mouse"

Alissa DeLong discusses her poster with Roger Worrell, PhD, Peter Lauf, MD, Norma Adragna, PhD, and Dan Halm, PhD.

Yiliang Chen and Bina Joe, PhD


Damien Earl and Xin Li

Patricia Shamhart, NEOUCOM, gave an oral presentation: "Angiotensin II-Induced ERK1/2 Activation is Mediated by Pkcδ and Intracellular Calcium in Cardiac Fibroblasts"


Gargi Roy and Kaylan Haizlip

 Kaylan Haizlip, Ohio State University, gave an oral presentation: "Functional and Molecular Changes During Development of Compensatory Hypertrophy"


Norma Adragna, PhD and Peter Lauf, MD

Gargi Roy, University of Toledo College of Medicine, gave an oral presentation: "The Mechanism of Defective ER To-Golgi Trafficking of ΔF508 CFTR"

Bina Joe, PhD, 2008 President of OPS and Gargi Roy

Amir Askari, PhD, Chairman of Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Toledo introduces key-note speaker Muthi Periasamy

Muthu Periasamy, Ph.D.,  Professor and Chairman, Physiology and Cell Biology, Ohio State University presented the key-note address on Friday entitled: "Cardiac SR Ca2+ ATPase and Its Role in Heart Disease"

Michelle M. Monasky received the Lauf Award for best poster presentation from Peter Lauf MD.  Her poster was entitled,  The Positive Force-Frequency Relationship is Maintained in  Absence of Sarcoplasmic Reticulum Function in Rabbit, but not in Rat Myocardium

Patricia Shamhart, NEOUCOM, received the Lauf Award for best oral presentation from Peter Lauf, MD

Ying Xu and Kaylan Haizlip were runners up for the oral presentaion award

Michelle M. Monasky who received the Lauf Award for best poster presentation discusses her poster with Sandrine Pierre, PhD

Christopher Dearth discusses his work with Muthi Periasamy, PhD.  Christopher was runner up for the poster award.

 Dr. Peter Lauf, founding president of OPS, presented concluding remarks

Next year the OPS meeting will be held at the Ohio State University
Last Updated: 6/26/15