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2015-2016 Translational Neuroscience and Pharmacology Distinguished Lecture Series/Student Seminar Series

Distinguished Speakers
Fall 2015

September 1st
Scott Edwards
Dr. Scott Edwards
Assistant Professor of Physiology
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Center of Excellence, Neuroscience Center of Excellence
LSU Health Sciences Center

Title: Dysregulation of Glucocorticoid Receptor Signaling in Alcohol Dependence
Location ACB 110 TechLinked EPL 212
September 15th
Jon Levine
Dr. Jon Levine
Professor and Vice-Chair, Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Faculty, Neuroscience Graduate Program
University of California at San Francisco

Title: Toward a Cell Biology of Pain
Location ACB 110 TechLinked ELP 212
October 6th
Dr. Danny Winder
Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Professor of Psychiatry
School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University

Title: Mechanisms Underlying Alcohol-Induced Vulnerability Of Synaptic Function in the Extended Amygdala
Location ACB 110 TechLinked ELP 212
November 10thDaniel Morgan Dr. Daniel Morgan
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Penn State College of Medicine

Title: Mechanisms of Tolerance of Cannabinoid Drugs
Location   ACB 110 TechLinked ELP 212
November 20th
Ken Mackie
Dr. Ken Mackie
Dept. of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Indiana University
Biomedical Seminar CORE IV Speaker
Title: CB2 Receptor Signaling in Neurons and the Consequences of CB2 Receptor Functional Selectivity
Location ACB 100 
December 8thPeter Rotwein


Dr. Peter S. Rotwein
Assistant Vice President of Research
Associate Dean of Research
Chair, Dept. Of Biomedical Sciences
Paul L. Foster School of MedicineTexas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso
Title: Understanding the Epigenetic actions of Growth Hormone
Location ACB110 Techlinked ELP 212
TTUHSC-TTUHSC-EP Colloaboration Seminar
Sponsored by Office of Research/Pharmacology and Neuroscience