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Kansas State University

The Rudy Clarenburg Lecture Series


Dr. Rudy Clarenburg

The Rudy Clarenburg Lecture Series was established in 1996 to honor the late Rudolf Clarenburg, Professor of Anatomy and Physiology. The Lecture Series brings nationally and internationally acclaimed scientists to Kansas State University to discuss their research interests with students and faculty throughout the University. 

The Department of Anatomy & Physiology College of Veterinary Medicine presents the Rudy Clarenburg Distinguished Lecture Series. This fall’s lecture series features Dr. Michael J. Welsh, Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Roy J. Carver Chair in Internal Medicine and Physiology and Biophysics, Department of Internal Medicine, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. His lectures will be:

"A Novel Family of Non-Voltage Gated Sodium Channels as Receptors for Mechanosensation, Nociception, and Salt Taste"
Wednesday, October 23, 2002, 4p.m. Practice Management Center, 4th Floor, Trotter Hall

"Pursuing Cystic Fibrosis in Search of Understanding and New Treatments"
Thursday, October 24, 2002, 9:30a.m.  Practice Management Center, 4th Floor, Trotter Hall

Dr. Michael Welsh


Dr. Welsh is presently a Professor of Physiology and Biophysics in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Iowa.

For more information about Dr. Welsh, you can view his webpage at:



Former Clarenburg lecturers

2002 Dr. Gerald DiBona
2001 Dr. George A. Brooks
1999 Dr. Arthur "Buzz" Brown
1998 Dr. Clara Franzini-Armstrong
1998 Dr. Gordon Mitchell
1997 Dr. Kim Johnson
1997 Dr. Larry Sinoway