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2014-2015 Translational Neuroscience and Pharmacology Distinguished Lecture Series/Student Seminar Series

Graduate Student Speakers
Fall 2015

DatePresentation
August 31st
Article Discussion
For visit of distinguished speaker, Dr. Scot Edwards

Vendruscolo et al  JCI 2015

10:00am (CT)
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Sept. 8th
Ravi Rajmohan
Ravi RajMohan
Dept. of Pharmacology & Neuroscience
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lab of Dr. Michael O'Boyle
Lubbock
Title: Neuropathologic Features of Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment
10:00am
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Sept. 14th
Article Discussion
For visit of distinguished speaker, Dr. Jon D. Levine

Luiz F. Ferrari et al., J. Neuroscience, 2015

10:00am
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  Sept. 29th  Jeremy Thompson Jeremy Thompson
Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lab of Dr. Volker Neugebauer
Lubbock
Title: In vivo Activation of the SK Channel in the Spinal Cord Reduces the NMDA Receptor Antagonist Dose Needed to Produce Antinociception in an Inflammatory Pain Model
10:00am
HSC 1C110A Tech Linked  EPAEC 235
October 5th
Article Discussion
For visit of distinguished speaker, Dr. Danny Winder

2013 Silberman and Winder

10:00am
ACB 260D Tech Linked to ELP 212
October 27th
Ismael Segura
Ismael Segura
Dept. of Pharmacology and Neuroscience, TTUHSC, Lubbock
Department of Psychiatry, El Paso
Lab of Dr. Ruth G. Perez
Title: Alpha-Synuclein Transfers from Neurons to Oligidendrocytes
10:00am
HSC 1C110A Tech Linked EPAEC 235
Nov. 3rd
Karl Kashfi
Karl Kashfi
Dept. of Pharmacology and Neuroscience
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lab of Dr. Michael O'Boyle
Lubbock

Title:  On the Brain of a Scientist: Albert Einstein
10:00am
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Nov. 9th
Article Discussion
For visit of distinguished speaker, Dr. Daniel Morgan

Morgan et al., J. Neuroscience, 2014

10:00am
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  Nov. 17th
  Henry Nguyen
Henry (Thinh) Nguyen
Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lab of Dr. Patrick Reynolds
Lubbock 
Title: 

10:00am
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Nov. 19th
Article Discussion
For visit of distinguished speaker, Dr. Ken Mackie

TBA
10:00am
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   Nov. 24th
  Dhyanesh Patel
Dhyanesh Patel
Dept. of Pharmacology & Neuroscience,
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lab of Dr. George Henderson
Lubbock
Title: TBA
10:00am
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   Decemb. 1st
  Shannon Dunn
Shannon Dunn
Dept. of Pharmacology & Neuroscience
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lab of Dr. Kumuda C. Das
Lubbock
Title: Diabetes and Vascular Activity
10.00am
HSC 1C110A Tech Linked  EPAEC 235

Dec. 7th
Article Discussion
For visit of distinguished speaker, Dr. Peter S. Rotwein

Peter Rotwein, Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism, 2012

10:00am
ACB 260D Tech Linked to ELP 212

 

 

Graduate Student Speakers
Spring 2015

DatePresentation
February 17th
Ismael Segura
Ismael Segura
Dept. of Pharmacology and Neuroscience, TTUHSC, Lubbock
Department of Psychiatry, El Paso
Lab of Dr. Ruth G. Perez

Title: HDAC inhibition by FTY720 in the protection of Parkinson's disease and Multiple System Atrophy cell models

10:00am
ACB 120 Tech Linked to EPAEC 235
February 23rd

Article Discussion-CANCELLED-will be rescheduled
For visit of distinguished speaker, Dr. Danny Winder

2013 Silberman and Winder

10:00am
ACB 260D Tech Linked to EPAEC 235

March 2nd
Karl Kashfi
Karl Kashfi
Dept. of Pharmacology and Neuroscience
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lab of Dr. Michael O'Boyle
Lubbock

Title:  Spatial attention and mental rotation in binge-drinking college students:  An fMRI investigation

1:00pm
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March 12th
  Shannon Dunn
Shannon Dunn
Dept. of Pharmacology & Neuroscience
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lab of Dr. Kumuda C. Das
Lubbock

Title: The effect of high fat diet on functional thioredoxin deficient mice

1:00pm
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March 23rd Article Discussion
For visit of distinguished speaker, Dr. Theodore Price
J. of Neurosci., 2011 review
10:00am
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March 25th
  Ravi Rajmohan
Ravi RajMohan
Dept. of Pharmacology & Neuroscience
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lab of Dr. Michael O'Boyle
Lubbock

Title: Neuroimaging of face processing in Alzheimer's disease

11:00am
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March 25th
Nirupama Nishtala photo
Nirupama Nishtala
Dept. of Pharmacology & Neuroscience
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lab of Dr. Michaela Jansen
Lubbock

Title:  Functional Characterization of Glic-Eukaryotic Receptor Chimeras and their Interactions with RIC-3

2:00pm
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April 13th

Article Discussion
For distinguished speaker, Dr. Yuan-Xiang Tao

Epigenomics article - Epigenetic regulation of chronic pain

10:00am
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April 21st
  Jeremy Thompson
Jeremy Thompson
Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lab of Dr. Volker Neugebauer
Lubbock

Title: Beneficial effects of riluzole in pain- evidence for actions in brain

10:00am
ACB 120 Tech Linked to EPAEC 235

April 28th
  Dhyanesh Patel
Dhyanesh Patel
Dept. of Pharmacology & Neuroscience,
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lab of Dr. George Henderson
Lubbock

Title: Nrf2/Antioxidant pathway in neuroblastoma

10:00am
ACB 120 Tech Linked to EPAEC 235

May 5th
  Henry Nguyen

Henry (Thinh) Nguyen
Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lab of Dr. Patrick Reynolds
Lubbock

Title: Synergistic activity of Fenretnide (4-HPR) and ABT-199 a Bcl2 inhibitor in human neuroblastoma models

10:00am
ACB 120 Tech Linked to EPAEC 235

May 11th

Article Discussion
For visit of Dr. Frank Porreca.  Dr. Porreca is this year's Alexander Kenny Memorial Lecturer.

Reward and motivation in pain and pain relieve - Review
10:00 AM
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Graduate Student Speakers
Fall 2014

DatePresentation
September 9th Article Discussion
For visit of distinguished speaker, Dr. Jonathan Cohen

2013 Chiara
2014 Hamouda

10:00am
ACB 260D
September 23rd
  Shannon Dunn
Shannon Dunn
Dept. of Pharmacology & Neuroscience
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lab of Dr. Kumuda C. Das
Lubbock

Title: Reduced levels of Thioredoxin in mice and the development of Diabetes

10:00am
ACB 120
September 30th

  Karl Kafshi
Karl Kashfi
Dept. of Pharmacology & Neuroscience
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lab of Dr. Michael O'Boyle
Lubbock

Title: Spatial attention in binge-drinking and moderate-drinking college students: An fMRI investigation

10:00am
ACB 120
October 7th
  Ravi Rajmohan
Ravi RajMohan
Dept. of Pharmacology & Neuroscience Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lab of Dr. Michael O'Boyle
Lubbock

Title: Neuroimaging of Face Processing in Alzheimer Disease

10:00am
ACB 120
October 14th Article Discussion
For visit of distinguished speaker, Dr. David Morilak

2014 Donegan

10:00am
ACB 260D
October 28th Article Discussion
For visit of distinguished speaker, Dr. Feng Liu

2014 Liu

10:00am
ACB 260D
November 4th
  Nishtala
Nirupama Nishtala
Dept. of Cell Physiology & Molecular Biophysics Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lab of Dr. Michaela Jansen
Lubbock, TX

Title: X-ray structure of the mouse serotnin 5-HT3 receptor

10:00am
ACB 120
November 18th
  Ismael Segura
Ismael Segura
Dept. of Pharmacology and Neuroscience, TTUHSC, Lubbock
Department of Psychiatry, El Paso
Lab of Dr. Ruth G. Perez

Title: Alpha-Synuclein impairs oligodendrocyte progenitor maturation in multiple system atrophy

10:00am
ACB 120
November 25th
  Dhyanesh Patel
Dhyanesh Patel
Dept. of Pharmacology & Neuroscience,
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lab of Dr. George Henderson
Lubbock

Title: Nrf2/Antioxidant response pathway in Neuroblastoma

10:00am
ACB 120
December 2nd
  Jeremy Thompson
Jeremy Thompson
Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lab of Dr. Volker Neugebauer
Lubbock

Title: Riluzole attenuates neuropathic pain and enhances functional recovery in a rodent model of cervical spondylotic myelopathy

10:00am
ACB 120
December 9th
  Henry Nguyen
Henry (Thinh) Nguyen
Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lab of Dr. Patrick Reynolds
Lubbock

Title: Synergistic Activity of Fenretinide and the Bcl-2 Family Protein Inhibitor ABT-737 against Human Neuroblastoma

10:00am
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