Department of Neuroscience Seminar: Events

Neuroscience Seminar Schedule (September 2012- June 2013)

All seminars to be held in Lecture Room B at 3:30 p.m. (unless otherwise stated)

September

11
Seminar
NES
1:30 p.m.
|
Lecture Room A
MicroRNAs in the Interface Between Anxiety and Inflammation
Hermona Soreq, Ph.D, Professor, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Edmund & Lily Safra Center of Brain Sciences
13
Seminar
NES
3:30 p.m.
|
Lecture Room A
Diffusion MRI of the Brain: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Carlo Pierpaoli, MD, PhD, Program on Pediatric Imaging & Tissue Sciences, National Institute of Child & Human Development, NIH
Host - Dr. Luke Johnson
27
Seminar
NES
3:30 p.m.
|
Lecture Room A
Intranasal Drugs, Biopharmaceuticals & Stem Cells Bypass the Blood-Brain Barrier for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Parkinson's, Stroke, Brain Tumors, PTSD & TBI
William H. Frey II, PhD, Director, Alzheimer's Research Center Regions Hospital, Professor of Pharmaceutics, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
Host - Dr. Aryan Namboodiri

October

11
Seminar
NES
3:30 p.m.
|
Lecture Room B
Regulatory Mechanicms of the Immune System in Experimental Stroke
Dr. Halina Offner, Med. Professor, Neurology & Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
Host - Dr. David Scott
25
Open House
NES
3:30 p.m.
|
Large dining room
NEUROSCIENCE OPEN HOUSE

November

8
Seminar
NES
3:30 p.m.
|
Lecture Room B
NMDA Receptor Signaling Through Neuronal Nitric Oxide Synthase 7 Coupling to Glucose Transporter-3
Gerald Rameau, PhD, Associate Professor, Biology, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD
Host - Dr. Jeffrey Cole

December

6
Seminar
NES
3:30 p.m.
|
Lecture Room B
Illuminating the Mechanisms of Experience-Dependent Regulation of Prefrontal Cortical Circuits
Kuan Hong Wang, PhD, Investigator, Unit Chief, Unit on Neural Circuits & Adaptive Behaviors, Genes, Cognition & Psychosis Program, NIMH/NIH, Bethesda, MD
Host - Dr. Suzanne Bausch
20
Seminar
NES
3:30 p.m.
|
Lecture Room B
STUDENT SEMINARS
 

January, 2013

10
Seminar
NES
3:30 p.m.
|
Lecture Room B
TBA
Kathleen Millen, PhD, Associate Professor, Seattle Children's Research Institute, Center for Integrative Brain Research & The University of Washington, Department of Pediatrics, Seattle WA
Host - Dr. Martin Doughty
24
Seminar
NES
3:30 p.m.
|
Lecture Room B
Manipulating Microglia and Macrophages to Promote CNS Repair
Phillip Popovich, PhD, Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Ohio State University
Host - Dr. Kimberly Byrnes

February

21
Seminar
3:30 p.m.
|
Lecture Room B
Transcriptional Control of Oligodendrocyte Maturation and CNS Remyelination
by Nathan Davidson

Sonic Hedgehog Modulation of Neuronal Stem Cells Response to Demyelination
by Maria Sanchez

Effects of Multiple Isoflurane Exposures on Cognitive and Behavioral Outcomes
by Robert Long

March

7
Seminar
3:30 p.m.
|
Lecture Room B
TBA
 
21
Seminar
3:30 p.m.
|
Lecture Room B
TBA
 

April

4
Seminar
NES
3:30 p.m.
|
Lecture Room B
Psychological Control of Pain and its Disruption in Chronic Pain
Presented by Catherine Bushnell, PhD, Scientific Director, NCCAM/NIH
18
Seminar
3:30 p.m.
|
Lecture Room B
Optogenetic Measurement of Striatal Calcuim Transients in Vivo and in Brain Slices
David M. Lovinger Chief, Laboratory for Integrative Neuroscience National Institute on Alchohol Abuse & Alcoholism, NIH

May

16
Seminar
3:30 p.m.
|
Lecture Room B
Student Seminars
Omar Logue, Eric Prager, Rachel Lazarus, Steven Miller, Steven Das
23
Seminar
3:30 p.m.
|
Lecture Room B
Improving Neuronal Plasticity in a Model of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Alexandre Medina de Jesus, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept of Pediatrics, University of MD, SOM
30
Seminar
3:00 p.m.
|
Lecture Room B
Student Seminars
"What Role Does the Transcription Factor Runx1 Play After TBI?"
"The Effects of Insulin and Leptin on Glia: Implications for treatment of TBI"
"Profiling Peripheral Adaptive Immune Responses Following TBI"
"Does Microglial Activation Lead to Inhibition of TGF-β Signaling"
Tami Tamashiro, Trevor Logan, John Magnuson, Fiona Brabazon, Kwame Affram

June

13
Seminar
3:30 p.m.
|
Lecture Room B
Student Seminars
Francis Djankpa, Christina Marion, Geoff Duncklee, Michelle Bylicki, Michael Authement