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Spring 2022 Seminar Schedule

Student Seminars are on Tuesdays at 10 am (*please note time)
Distinguished Guest Seminars are on Tuesdays at 12 pm (*please note time)

Tuesday, February 1st, 2022, 10:00 am 
Distinguished Guest Speaker- Cheryl Stucky, Ph.D.
"More than skin deep: Keratinocytes and somatosensation" 

Tuesday, February 15th, 2022, 10:00 am
Graduate Student- Ryan Sweazy
“A missense mutation converts the Na+,K+-ATPase into an ion channel and causes therapy-resistant epilepsy"

Wednesday, February 16th, 2022, 12:00 pm
Distinguished Guest Speaker- Shaolin Liu, Ph.D.
"Understanding Olfactory Function and Dysfunction –from Cellular Networks to Behaviors"

Tuesday, March 1st, 2022, 10:00 am
Alejandra Gomez- Graduate Student
"CRES and CRES subgroup members as potential functional amyloids in the brain"

Qualifying Exam
*Thursday, March 3rd, 2022, 3:00 pm
MD/Ph.D. Student- Trevor Burrow
“Enhancing Radiation Therapy in Alternative Lengthening of Telomeres in Soft Tissue Sarcomas with the ATM inhibitor AZD1390”

Tuesday, March 15th, 2022, 10:00 am
Graduate Student- Xiaobo Liu
“Development of a DSM-V Porcine Model of Alcohol Use Disorder”

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2022, 10:00 am
MD/Ph.D. Student - Josh Willms
“Treatment of inflammatory disorders with modified minocycline analogs"

Dissertation Defense
Thursday, March 31st, 2022, 10:00 am
Graduate Student- Mariacristina Mazzitelli
"Role of amygdala neurons in the modulation of pain with particular focus on CRF neurons"

Tuesday, April 5th 2022, 10:00 am 
Graduate Student - Brent Kisby
"Cell-type specific gene expression changes in the brain in mice leads to excessive alcohol drinking: role of innate immune system"

Tuesday, April 12th, 10:00 am
Graduate Student- Valeria Jaramillo-Martinez
"Function of sodium-coupled citrate transporter NaCT and disfunction in early infantile epileptic encephalopathy"

Tuesday, April 26th, 2022, 10:00 am
Graduate Student- Praneetha Panthagani
"Identifying the epigenetic  role of monoamine neurotransmitters, dopamine and serotonin, in Alcohol Use Disorder"

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022, 1:00 pm
Distinguished Speaker, Nicholas Gilpin, Ph.D.
"The central amygdala mediates alcohol withdrawal hyperalgesia" 

2020 - 2021 Seminar Schedule

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