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Archived: Fall 2015

Archieved Seminars

FALL SEMESTER 2015

 Thursday, September 10, 2015 

Michael J. Iadarola, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist,
Anesthesia Section,
Department of Perioperative Medicine,
Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

 TRPV1 Neurons: Therapeutic Agonist Actions and RNA-Seq Transcriptomics.

12:00 PM
NB, 101 Conference Room

Host: Fletcher White

Special Seminar
Thursday, September 24, 2015
MacKenzie A. Howard, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow,
Department of Neurological Surgery,
Epilepsy Research Lab - Scott Baraban
University of California
San Francisco, CA
Homeostatic plasticity: excitatory connections mirror changes in inhibition.

12:00 PM
NB, 101 Conference Room

Host: Fletcher White

Thursday, October 1, 2015  Ji-Xin Cheng, Ph.D.
Professor,
Biomedical Engineering and Chemistry
Scientific Director of Label-free Imaging, Discovery Park
University Faculty Scholar, Founder of Vibronix, Inc.
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 
In vivo spectroscopic Imaging: Emerging Platform for Biology and Medicine.

12:00 PM
NB, 101 Conference Room

Host: Debomoy Lahiri

 Thursday, October 8, 2015
Cara J. Westmark, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist,
Department of Neurology
University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI

The APP Theory of Fragile X.

12:00 PM
NB, 101 Conference Room

Host: Debomoy Lahiri

Special Seminar
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Allan Levi, Ph.D.
Chairman,
Department of Neurological Surgery
The Miami Project
University of Miami
Miami, FL

Biology of the Human Schwann Cell – Bench to Bedside.

4:00 PM
NB, 101 Conference Room

Hosts: Richard Rodgers & Xiao-Ming Xu

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Yenisel Cruz-Almeida, M.S.P.H., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor,
Institute on Aging
Cognitive Aging & Memory- Clinical Translational Research Program,
Pain Research & Intervention Center of Excellence,
Departments of Aging & Geriatric Research and Neuroscience,
University of Florida College of Medicine
Gainesville, FL

Neurobiological mechanisms of pain in older adults and its functional implications.

12:00 PM
NB, 101 Conference Room

Host: Fletcher White & Kelly Naugle

Student Seminar
Thursday, October 29, 2015

Lauren Federici
Candidate for Ph.D.,
Medical Neuroscience Major
Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN

Anxiogenic stimuli, states, and traits as contributing factors to hot flash-like responses in a rodent surgical menopause model.

12:00 PM
NB, 101 Conference Room

Advisor: Phil Johnson

Thursday, November 5, 2015 

  Mathew Blurton-Jones, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor,
Department of Neurobiology & Behavior
University of California
Irvine, CA

Using Stem Cells to examine the role of adaptive and innate immunity in Alzheimer's Disease.

12:00 PM
NB, 101 Conference Room

Host: Debomoy Lahiri

Thursday, November 12, 2015
Colin K. Combs, Ph.D.
Professor,
Departments of Basic Sciences
School of Medicine & Health Sciences
University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, ND
Is APP more than just the precursor protein of beta amyloid peptide?

12:00 PM
NB, 101 Conference Room

Host: Debomoy Lahiri

Special Seminar
Monday, November 16, 2015

Walter Koroshetz, M.D.
Director,
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
(NINDS)
Bethesda, MD

NIH and the taxpayer’s investment in neuroscience.

4:00 PM
NB, 101 Conference Room

Host: Fletcher White

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Anne-Marie Malfait, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor,
Department of Biochemistry & Medicine
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL

Osteoarthritis Pain: Mechanisms, Models, Molecules.

12:00 PM
NB, 101 Conference Room

Host: Fletcher White

Thursday, December 10, 2015
Xinzhong Dong, Ph.D.
Professor,
Departments of Neuroscience, Dermatology, and Neurosurgery - Pediatrics
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
Mechanisms of Itch and Pain.

12:00 PM
NB, 101 Conference Room

Host: Fletcher White

Dissertation Defense
Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Chenqi Tao
Candidate for Ph.D.,
Medical Neuroscience Major
Department of Pathology & Cell Biology
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN

Cell Surface Proteoglycans Control Astrocyte Migration and Retinal Angiogenesis by Regulating Basement Membrane Assembly.

1:00 PM
NB, 101 Conference Room

Advisors: Xiao-Ming Xu and Xin Zhang (Columbia University)

Student Seminar
Thursday, December 17, 2015

Reesha Patel
Candidate for Ph.D.,
Medical Neuroscience Major
Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN

Inherited Sodium Channel Defects and Epilepsy.

12:00 PM
NB, 101 Conference Room

Advisor: Ted Cummins

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