Upcoming Seminars

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

Click the table headers (Date and Seminar Topic) to sort the seminars accordingly.

Date Seminar Topic
January 14 Identification of a Receptor for PEDF, an Ocular Guardian
S. Patricia Becerra, Ph.D., Senior Investigator, Protein Structure & Function Section, Laboratory of Retinal Cell and Molecular Biology, NIH - National Eye Institute
Host: Monica Jablonski, Ph.D.
January 28 Diet Composition, not Body Weight, Electrically Remodels Orexigenic AgRP Neurons in the Hypothalamus
Kristen O'Connell, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, UTHSC
February 4 Sex and Aggression: The Social Behavior Neural Network in a Simple Vertebrate Brain
David Kabelik, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Neuroscience Program, Department of Biology, Rhodes College
February 11 The Developing Hypothalamus as a Sex-dependent Substrate for Shared Risk in Mood Disorders, Cardiovascular Disease and Obesity
Stuart Tobet, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Director, School of Biomedical Engineering, Colorado State University
Host: Kristen O'Connell, Ph.D.
February 18 Glomeruli: dynamic portals into the olfactory brain
Matthew Ennis, Ph.D., Professor & Chair, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology, UTHSC
February 25 Cancelled (Rescheduled for Fall)
March 4 TBA
Zuoxin Wang, Ph.D., University Distinguished Research Professor, Professor in Psychology and Neuroscience, Florida State University
Host: Hao Chen, Ph.D.
March 18 Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in Mice: Consequences and Treatment Directions
Anton Reiner, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology, Co-Director, Neuroscience Institute, UTHSC
March 25 The Evolution of the Human Brain
Jon H. Kaas, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor, Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University
Host: Anton Reiner, Ph.D.
April 1 Surprising Synaptic Sights
Edwin S. Levitan, Ph.D., Professor & Vice Chair, Research, Department of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology, University of Pittsburgh
Host: Fu-Ming Zhou, Ph.D.
April 1 Surprising Synaptic Sights
Edwin S. Levitan, Ph.D., Professor & Vice Chair, Research, Department of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology, University of Pittsburgh
Host: Fu-Ming Zhou, Ph.D.
April 8 Mechanisms of Angelman Syndrome: From Synapse Restriction to UBE3A Substrates
Seth S. Margolis, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Chemistry, Department of Neuroscience, John Hopkins University School of Medicine
Host: Lawrence Reiter, Ph.D.
April 15 Cancelled
April 29 Ion Channel Regulation of Neuronal Firing Patterns
Bruce Bean, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School
Host: Robert Foehring, Ph.D.
May 6 TBA
Michael P. McDonald, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, UTHSC
May 13 TBA
Michael C. Levin, M.D., Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology, UTHSC

You can view a printable Spring 2014 Seminar Series Schedule.  PDF icon


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Director:
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Co-Director:
Anton J. Reiner, Ph.D.

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