Upcoming Seminars

All Seminars are at 12 noon in the Link Auditorium unless otherwise stated.

Date Seminar
January 13 Martin J. Gallagher, M.D., Ph.D.
Host: Scott Heldt, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Neurology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Title: “Pathophysiology of Genetic Epilepsies”
January 27 Eric Delpire, Ph.D.
Host: Kristen O’Connell, Ph.D.
Professor of Anesthesiology and
Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Director of Anesthesiology Research Division
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Title: “Role of Cation-chloride Cotransporters in Neuronal Communication”
February 3 [CANCELLED]
Gareth Howell, Ph.D.
Host: Monica Jablonski, Ph.D., FARVO
Assistant Professor
The Jackson Laboratory
Title: “The Complement Cascade – the Key Driver of Aging, Glaucoma, and
Alzheimer's Disease”
February 10 Adrian Raine, Ph.D.
Host: Kassondra Collins (Graduate Student)
Richard Perry University Professor
Departments of Criminology, Psychiatry and Psychology
University of Pennsylvania
Title: “The Anatomy of Violence: The Biological Roots of Crime”
February 17 Leslie Kay, Ph.D.
Host: Detlef Heck, Ph.D.
Director of the Institute for Mind Biology
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
University of Chicago
Title: “Using Behavioral Context to Dissect the Olfactory Circuit”
February 24 Larry Young, Ph.D.
Host: Jordan Ross (Graduate Student)
Division Chief
Behavioral Neuroscience and Psychiatric Disorders
William P. Timmie Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Emory School of Medicine
Title: “Neurobiology of Social Relationships: Implications for Autism”
March 3 C. Shawn Dotson, Ph.D.
Host: John D. Boughter, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Departments of Neuroscience & Psychiatry
Division of Addiction Medicine
University of Florida College of Medicine and Center for Smell and Taste
Title: “Modulation of Gustatory Functioning by Molecular Mediators
of Appetite and Satiety”
March 10 Julio Cordero-Morales, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Physiology
Title: “Functional and Structural Analysis of TRP Channels: from Physiology to
Atomic Resolution”
March 17 Spring Break
March 24 Stefano Vicini, Ph.D.
Host: Fu-Ming Zhou, Ph.D.
Department of Pharmacology and Physiology
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Title: “GABAergic Control of Striatal Projection Neurons”
March 31 Catherine Kaczorowski, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology
Title: “Genomic and Proteomic Strategies Identify Novel Targets
for Cognitive Enhancement”
April 7 Guang Yang, Ph.D.
Host: Francesca-Fang Liao, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology and Molecular Neurobiology
NYU Langone Medical Center
Title: “In Vivo Studies of Cortical Plasticity in Chronic Pain and Inflammation”
April 14 Zuoxin Wang, Ph.D.
Host: Hao Chen, Ph.D.
University Distinguished Research Professor
Professor in Psychology & Neuroscience
Florida State University
Title: “The Monogamous Brain”
April 28 William Slikker, Ph.D.
Host: Kanwaljeet J.S. Anand, Ph.D.
National Center for Toxiological Research/FDA
Title: “Pediatric Anesthetic Safety Assessment Using Model Systems
from Stem Cells to Whole Animals”
May 5 Eric S. Levine, Ph.D.
Host: Larry Reiter, Ph.D.
Department of Neuroscience
University of Connecticut Health Center
Title: “Pathophysiology of Autism Spectrum Disorders
Using Human Stem Cell Models”


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