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CBAC Seminar: "Scorpions, Snakes, Insecticides & Coffee: Insights in the Genesis of Calcium-Dependent Arrhythmias"

Oct 31, 2016
4:30 p.m.
Whitaker Hall, Room 218

​​​​​​Héctor H. Valdivia, from University of Michigan, will present “Scorpions, Snakes, Insecticides and Coffee: Insights into the Genesis of Calcium-Dependent Arrhythmias"​

Dr. Valdivia’s research interests lie in the field of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology and Pharmacology. The long-term goal of his ​laboratory is to elucidate the molecular and cellular mechanisms that control the heart beat in normal and pathological settings. His lab is presently focused on determining the role of Ca2+ release channels/ryanodine receptors (RyR) of sarcoplasmic reticulum in excitation-contraction (e-c) coupling of the heart in health and disease.