Neurosciences Research Seminars and Events

Archived Seminars

Spring 2017 Seminars and Events

*Student Seminar* Thursday, January 12th @ 12:00 Noon in NB-101: Betsy Lungwitz, Ph.D. Candidate in the Medical Neurosciences Graduate Program, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, IUSM
Title: “I Get By With a Little Help From My Friends: Reductions in Anxiety Through Social Familiarity”
Advisor: William Truitt

Thursday, January 19th @ 12:00 Noon in NB-101: Hongxia Ren, Ph.D., Assisitant Professor of Pediatrics, Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, IUSM
Title: “Investigating neuroendocrine regulatory mechanisms for energy balance and glucose homeostasis”


Thursday, February 2nd @ 12:00 Noon in NB-101: Richard Ransohoff, M.D., VP  & Senior Research Fellow, Neuroimmunology, Biogen
Title: Microglia are brain cells. Next question.
Host: Fletcher White 

Thursday, February 9th @ 12:00 Noon in NB-101: Wesley Smith, Ph.D., Shaler-Richardson Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Florida
Title: “Phontoreceptor Signaling: New Connections and New Pathways for Old Friends"
Host: Maria Grant

Thursday, February 23rd @ 12 Noon in NB-101: Faculty Candidate, Jim Leverenz, M.D., Director of the Cleveland Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, and the Joseph Hahn, M.D. Endowed Chair of the Cleveland Clinic – Neurological Institute
Title: “How do you define a disease: Lessons from Neurodegeneration”
Host: Bruce Lamb

*Special Seminar* Tuesday, February 28th @ 1200 Noon in NB-101: Matthew Rasband, Ph.D., Vivian L. Smith Endowed Chair in Neuroscience; Professor of Neuroscience, Developmental Biology, and Molecular & Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Title: “The functional organization of axons in health and disease”
Host: Bruce Lamb


Thursday, March 2nd @ 12 Noon in NB-101: David Clark, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Anesthesia, Stanford University, Associate Chief of Staff for Research at the VA Palo Alto, California
Title: “TBD”
Host: Fletcher White

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