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2015-2016 Translational Neuroscience and Pharmacology Seminar Series Schedule

Spring 2016 Schedule
February 23rd, 12:00pm, HSC 1C110B - Tech Linked to EPAEC (TBA)
Dr. Bassel E. Sawaya,Temple University School of Medicine
Distinguished Speaker
Title: HIV-1 and Aging:  Deciphering the Puzzle

March 1st, 10:00am, HSC 1C110B - Tech Linked to EPAEC 235
David Curtis, Lab of Dr. Susan Bergeson
Graduate Student Speaker
Title: Neuroimmune Modulation in Alcohol Use Disorder

March 22nd, 10:00am, HSC 1C110B - Tech Linked to EPAEC 235
Dylan Meyer, Lab of Dr. Pablo Artigas
Graduate Student Speaker
Title:  Mechanistic studies of hypertension-inducing Na/K pump mutations 
          
                                                                                                                                        
March 31st, 10:00 AM, HSC 1C120 - TechLinked to EPAEC 235
Shannon Dunn, Lab of Dr. Kumuda C. Das
PhD Candidate - Dissertation Defense
Title:  Reduced Levels of Fucntional Thioredoxin in Mice and The Development of Diabetes
April 5th, 10:00am, HSC 1C110B - Tech Linked to EPAEC 235
Jeremy Thompson, Lab of Dr. Volker Neugebuaer
Graduate Student Speaker
Title:  A fumarte derivative and pain:  evidence for beneficial actions in the brain

ADK Recipient and CTNT Symposium Keynote Speaker
April 21st, 12:00pm, ACB150 
Dr. P. Jeffrey Conn,Vanderbilt
Distinguished Speaker
Title: 

April 26th, 10:00am, HSC 1C110B - Tech Linked to EPAEC 235
Dhyanesh Patel, Lab of Dr. George Henderson
Graduate Student Speaker
Title:

May 10th, 12:00pm, HSC 1C110B - Tech Linked to EPAEC
Dr. Vania Apkarian, Northwestern University
Distinguished Speaker
Title:

May 17th, 10:00am, HSC 1C110B (location tentative) 
Bryce Cragg, Lab of Dr. Volker Neugebauer
Graduate Student Speaker
Title: Vassopressin effects in the amygdala - a role in pain and anxi
TBA
Henry Nguyen, Lab of Dr. Patrick Reynolds
Graduate Student Speaker
Title:  Synergistic Activity of Fernretinide (4-HPR) and the BCL-2 Inhibitor ABT-199 in Human Neuroblastoma Cell Lines
TBA
Ravi Rajmohan, Lab of Dr. Michael O'Boyle
Graduate Student Speaker
Title:  Perception of Emotions on Happy/Sad Chimeric Faces in Alzheimer's Disease:  Relationships with Cognitive Functions
Fall 2015 Schedule
September 1st, 12:00pm, ACB 110 - Tech Linked to EPAEC 212 
Dr. Scott Edwards, LSU Health Sciences Center
Distinguished Speaker
Title: Letting Nature Lead the Way to Novel Therapies for Parkinson's Disease

September 8th, 10:00am, HSC 1C110A Tech Linked to EPAEC 212
Ravi RajMohan, Lab of Dr. Michael O'Boyle
Graduate Student Speaker
Title: Cerebrospinal Fluid Biomarker in Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative Subjects

September 15th, 12:00pm, ACB110 Tech Linked to EPAEC 212
Dr. Jon Levine, University of California at San Francisco
Distinguished Speaker
Title:  Toward a Cell Biology of Pain                                                                                                                                                  
October 6th, 12:00pm, ACB 110 Tech Linked to EPAEC 212
Dr. Danny Winder, Vanderbilt University
Distinguished Speaker
Title: Mechanisms Underlying Alcohol-Induced Vulnerability of Synaptic Function in the Extended Amygdala

October 13th, 12:00pm, HSC 1C102  Tech Linked to EPAEC 235
Dr. Breanna Harris, Texas Tech University
Guest Speaker
Title: The role of stress in behavior and health:  a comparative approach

October 27th, 10:00am, HSC 1C110A Tech Linked to EPAEC 212
Ismael Segura, Lab of Dr. Ruth Perez
Graduate Student Speaker
Title: Alpha-Synuclein Transfers from Neurons to Oligidendrocytes

November 10th, 12:00pm, ACB 110 Tech Linked to EPAEC 212
Dr. Daniel Morgan, Penn State College of Medicine
Distinguished Speaker
Title: Mechanisms of Tolerance for Cannabinoid Drugs

November 20th, 12:00pm, ACB 110 Tech Linked to EPAEC 212
Dr. Ken Mackie, Indiana University
Distinguished Speaker (Biomedical Seminar CORE IV Speaker)
Title: CB2 Receptor Signaling in Neurons and the Consequences of CB2 Receptor Functional Selectivity

November 24th, 10:00am, HSC 1C110A Tech Linked to EPAEC 212
Dhyanhesh Patel, Lab of Dr. George Henderson
Graduate Student Speaker
Title:  Comparison of human Nrf2 antibodies:  A Tale of two proteins
December 1st, 10:00am, HSC 1C110A Tech Linked to EPAEC 212
Shannon Dunn, Lab of Dr. Das Kamuda
Title: Diabetes and Vascular Activity

December 8th, 12:00pm, ACB 110 Tech Linked to EPAEC 212
Dr. Peter S. Rotwein, Texas Tech Unviversity of Health Sciences Center, El Paso
Distinguished Speaker (TTUHSC-TTUHSC-EP Colloaboration Seminar, Sponsored by Office of Research/Pharmacology and Neuroscience
Title:  Understanding the Epigenetic actions of Growth Hormone

December 10th, 1:00pm,HSC 1C124  Tech Linked to EPAEC 235
Jeremy Thompson, Lab of Dr. Volker Neugebauer
Graduate Student Speaker
Title:  Potassium channels in the amygdala:  a novel therapeutic target for chronic pain
Qualifying Examination Presentation

December 14th, 10:00am, HSC110 A
Henry (Thinh) Nguyen, Lab of Dr. Patrick Reynolds
Graduate Student Speaker
Title:  Mitochondrial Bcl-2 family dynamics define therapy and resistance in neuroblastoma

December 15th, 10:00am, HSC ACB 120 Tech Linked to  ELP ASB 1102
Karl Kashfi, Lab of Dr. Michael O'Boyle
Graduate Student Speaker
Title: On the Brain of a Scientist Albert Einstein

 

 

 

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