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2020 - 2021 Seminar Calendar

April 6, 2021, 10:00am
Graudate Student - Trevor Burrow
"The Telomeric DNA C-circle Assay as a Companion Diagnostic for the p53-activating drug APR-246"
April 2, 2021, 11:00am
Graduate Student (Dissertation Defense) - Ismail S. Mohiuddin
"Narciclasine Impairs c-MYC Activity by Inhibiting DNA-PKcs-Mediated Phosphorylation of OCT4 in Small Cell Lung Cancer"
March 30, 2021, 12:00pm
Distinguished Guest Speaker - Dr. Scott Rawls
"Chemokine and Glutamate Systems: Therapeutic Targets for Psychostimulant Disorders"
March 23, 2021, 10:00am
Graduate Student - Praneetha Panthagani
"Identifying Biomarkers for Alcohol Use Disorder"
March 16, 2021, 10:00am
Graduate Student - Valeria Jaramillo-Martinez
"Structural insights and classification of the disease-causing mutations in human Na+- coupled citrate transporter (NaCT)"
March 8, 2021, 12:00pm
Distinguished Guest Speaker - Dr. Laura Ibanez
"Biomarker tools for Alzheimer's Disease using high throughput data"
March 3, 2021, 12:00pm 
Distinguished Guest Speaker - Dr. Bhaskar Das
"Boron Based Probes and Pharmacological Agents for Brain Diseases"
March 2, 2021, 12:00pm
Distinguished Guest Speaker - Dr. Holly Hunsberger
"The impact of anxiety on Alzheimer's disease progression: of mice and (Wo)men"
February 2, 2021, 12:00pm
Distinguished Guest Speaker- Dr. Haining Zhu
"RNA Metabolism and Translational Regulatio in Neurodegenerative Diseases"
January 26, 2021, 12:00pm
Distinguished Guest Speaker - Dr. Nikhil Panicker
"Innate immune responses to alpha-synuclein facilitate its progressive aggregation"
January 19, 2021, 12:00pm
Distinguished Guest Speaker - Dr. Pooja Jadiya
"Mitochondrial calcium signaling in Alzheimer's Disease"
December 8, 2020, 10 am
Graduate Student- Mariacristina Mazzitelli
"Optogenetic manipulation of amygdala CRF neurons in pain"
December 1, 2020, 10 am
Graduate Student- Peyton Presto
"Neuron-microglia interactions in the brain in a neuropathic pain model"
November 17, 2020, 10:00 am
Graduate Student- Xiaobo Liu
"Role of MCP-1 and CCR2 in ethanol-induced neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration in the developing brain”          
November 10, 2020, 10:00 am
Graduate Student- Ismail Mohiuddin
"Targeting DNA Damage Response Promotes Antitumor Immunity through STINGMediated T-cell Activation in Small Cell Lung Cancer" 
November 9, 2020, 12:00 pm
National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month
Distinguished Guest Speaker- Dr. Claudio Soto
"The Prion Principle at the Root of Neurodegenerative Diseases: Implications for Treatment and Diagnosis"       
November 3, 2020, 10:00 am
Graduate Student- Valeria Jaramillo- Martinez
"Molecular Basis for Inhibition of the Na+/Citrate Transporter NaCT (SLC13A5) by Dicarboxylate Inhibitors"      
October 30, 2020, 12:00 PM
Distinguished Guest Speaker - CORE IV Seminar Series
Dr. Thomas Abbruscato
"Nicotine and electronic cigarette (E-Cig) exposure decreases brain glucose utilization in ischemic stroke"             
October 20, 2020, 12:00 pm
Distinguished Guest Speaker- Dr. Andrey Karamyshev
"Defects in Protein Biogenesis and Human Diseases"  
October 6, 2020, 10:00 am
Graduate Student- Henry Blanton
"Sex Differences in Cannabinoid Analgesia"       
September 29, 2020, 10:00 am
Graduate Student- Trevor Burrow
"The C-Circle Assay for alternative-lengthening-of-telomeres activity"      
September 22, 2020, 10:00 am
Graduate Student - Josh Willms
"Minocycline protects developing brain against ethanol-induced damage"


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