Science Friday Talks

  • KCUMB's Science Friday Talks features lectures and presentations from a broad spectrum of national and international speakers on topics that are relevant to the diverse University community.
    Science Friday Talks

    Presentations are from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Classroom B of the Annex on KCUMB campus, unless otherwise noted. Lectures are open to KCUMB students, faculty, staff and alumni.

    For questions about this event, please contact Dana Buchanan at

    Upcoming Presentation


    Topic: Muscle-Neuron Crosstalk in ALS - Dr. Zhou’s research interests focus on the role of skeletal muscle in neuromuscular disease and how the crosstalk between muscle, neurons and other organs contributes to the progression of neuromuscular diseases, such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. | Download flyer to learn more

    Presenter: Dr. Jingsong Zhou, Research Investigator/Professor, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
    Dr. Jingsong Zhou earned a diploma in medicine at Hunan Medical University (Xiangya School of Medicine), China. She went on complete a PhD in physiology and biophysics at Chicago’s Rush University before undertaking postdoctoral training in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology at Vanderbilt University from 1997 to 2000. Following her post-doctorate studies, she returned to Rush University as a faculty member until 2014. She now serves as a professor at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. 
    Date: Feb. 20, 2015
    Time: 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
    Location: Classroom B  

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