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

Graduate Student Speakers
Spring 2016

Date Presentation
February 22nd
Article Discussion
For visit of distinguished speaker, Dr. Bassel E. Sawaya

10:00am (CT)
ACB 260D Tech Linked to ELP 235

March 1st
David Curtis
David Curtis
Dept. of Pharmacology & Neuroscience 
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lab of Dr. Susan Bergeson
Lubbock
Title: Neuroimmune Modulation in Alcohol Use Disorder
10:00am
HSC 1C110B Tech Linked EPAEC 235
March 22nd
Dylan Meyer
Dylan Meyer
Dept. of Pharmacology & Neuroscience 
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lab of Dr. Pablo Artigas
Lubbock
Title: Mechanistic studies of hyertension-inducing Na/K pump mutations
10:00am
HSC 1C110B Tech Linked EPAEC 235
March 31st
Shannon Dunn Photo
Shannon Dunn
Dept. of Pharmacology & Neuroscience 
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lab of Dr. Kumuda Das
Lubbock
Title: Reduced Levels of Functional Thioredoxin in Mice and The Development of Diabetes
10:00am
HSC 1C120 Tech Linked EPAEC 235
April 5th
 Jeremy Thompson
Jeremy Thompson
Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lab of Dr. Volker Neugebauer
Title: A fumarate derivative and pain:  evidence for beneficial actions in the brain
10:00pm
HSC 1C110B Tech Linked EPAEC 235
April 18th
Article Discussion
For visit of distinguished speaker, Dr. P. Jeffrey Conn

10:00am (CT)
ACB 260D Tech Linked to ELP 235

 April 26th
Dhyanesh Patel
Dhyanesh Patel
Dept. of Pharmacology and Neuroscience
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lab of Dr. George Henderson
Lubbock

Title:  Regulation of Therapeutic Resistance by NrF2 in Neuroblastoma
10:00am
HSC 1C110B Tech Linked to ELP 235

May 3rd
Article Discussion
For visit of distinguished speaker, Dr. Vania Apakrian

10:00am (CT)
ACB 260D Tech Linked to ELP 235

 May 17thBryce Cragg
Bryce Cragg
Dept. of Pharmacology & Neuroscience 
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lab of Dr. Volker Neugebauer
Lubbock
Title: Vasopressin effects in the amygdala - a role in pain and anxiety
   TBA
  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 (4-HPR) and the BCL-2 Inhibitor ABT-199 in Human Neuroblastoma Cell Lines
 June 20th
 Ravi Rajmohan
Ravi Rajmohan
Dept. of Pharmacology & Neuroscience 
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lab of Dr. Michael O'Boyle
Lubbock
Title: Perception of Emotions on Happy/Sad Chimeric Faces in Alzheimer's Disease:  Relationships with Cognitive Functions
3:00pm (CT)
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Graduate Student Speakers
Fall 2015

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

Vendruscolo et al  JCI 2015

10:00am (CT)
ACB 260D Tech Linked to ELP 212
Sept. 8th
Ravi Rajmohan
Ravi Rajmohan
Dept. of Pharmacology & Neuroscience
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lab of Dr. Michael O'Boyle
Lubbock
Title: Cerebrospinal Fluid Biomarker in Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative Subjects
10:00am
HSC 1C110A Tech Linked EPAEC 212
 
Sept. 14th
Article Discussion
For visit of distinguished speaker, Dr. Jon D. Levine

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

10:00am
ACB 260D Tech Linked to EPAEC 212
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 212
 
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
HSC 1C110A Tech Linked EPAEC 212
Nov. 9th
Article Discussion
For visit of distinguished speaker, Dr. Daniel Morgan

Morgan et al., J. Neuroscience, 2014

10:00am
ACB 260D Tech Linked ELP 212
Nov. 19th
Article Discussion
For visit of distinguished speaker, Dr. Ken Mackie

Brady K. Atwood and Ken Mackie, Molecular Pharmacology
10:30am
HSC 1C124 Tech Linked to ELP 1102
   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
HSC 1C 110A Tech Linked EPAEC 212

   Dec. 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 212

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
Dec. 10th
 Jeremy Thompson
Jeremy Thompson
Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lab of Dr. Volker Neugebauer
Lubbock
Title: Potassium channels in the amygdala:  a novel therapeutic target for chronic pain
Qualifying Examination Presentation
1:00pm
HSC 1C124
  Dec. 14th
  Henry Nguyen
Henry (Thinh) Nguyen
Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lab of Dr. Patrick Reynolds
Lubbock 
Title: Mitochondrial Bcl-2 family dynamics define therapy and resistance in neuroblastoma
10:00am
HSC 1C110A
 Dec. 15th
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
ACB 120 Tech Linked to ELP ASB 1102

 

 

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