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Archived: Fall 2012 Seminars

Archived Seminars

 

FALL SEMESTER 2012
Student Seminar
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Sarah Wilson
Candidate for Ph.D.
Medical Neuroscience Major
Stark Neuroscience Research Institute
Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN
Involvement of Crmp2-mediated sprouting in posttraumatic epileptogenesis.

4:00 pm
R2, 101

Advisor: Rajesh Khanna

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Christopher C. Lapish, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department Psychology
School of Science
Stark Neurosciences Research Institute
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN

 Communication breakdown: Insights from electrophysiological recordings in rodent models of mental illness.

4:00 pm
R2, 101

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Bertil Hille, Ph.D.
Professor 
Department of Physiology & Biophysics
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

G Protein Coupled receptors and phosphoinositide lipids: Regulators of ion channels and cell physiology.

12:00 Noon
R3, 203

Hosts: Gerry Oxford & Rajesh Khanna

Special Seminar
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Scott Baraban, Ph.D.
Professor and William K. Bowes Jr. Endowed Chair in Neuroscience Research
University of California
San Francisco, CA
Inhibition and Epilepsy: Genes, Synapses and Cell Transplantation.

3:00 pm
R3, 203

Hosts: Gerry Oxford & Nick Barbaro

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Shan Ping Yu, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and O. Wayne Rollins Chair
Department of Anesthesiology, Neuroscience Division
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

 Novel mechanism of cell migration and increased homing of transplanted stem cells into ischemic heart and brain.

4:00 pm
R2, 101

Hosts: Xiao-Ming Xu & Joe Xu

Thursday, October 18, 2012

John Rostas, Ph.D.
Professor of Biomedical Sciences
President, Australian Neuroscience Society, and
Deputy Head of Faculty (Research)
Faculty of Health
The University of Newcastle

Callaghan, Australia

Differential CaMKII regulation and the sensitivity of brain regions to ischaemia: a new approach to neuroprotection in stroke?


4:00 pm
R2, 101

Host: Andy Hudmon

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Michael Wong, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology, Pediatrics, and Neurobiology
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

Targeting the mTOR pathway as a disease-modifying therapy for epilepsy.

4:00 pm
R2, 101

Host: Xiaoming Jin

Dissertation Defense
Monday, October 29, 2012

Nicole Ashpole
Candidate, Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Neuroscience
Stark Neurosciences Research Institute
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN
The Effects of CaMKII Signaling on Neuronal Viability.

1:00 pm
R3, 203

Mentor: Andy Hudmon

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Vance Lemmon, Ph.D.
Walter G. Ross Distinguished Chair in Developmental Neuroscience
Professor of Neurological Surgery
Miami Project to Cure Paralysis
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, FL

Functional Genomics: Phenotypic screening of large gene sets to identify genes that regulate axon growth and branching.


4:00 pm
R2, 101

Host: Xiao-Ming Xu

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Michael S. Gold, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA

Inflammation-induced changes in GABAA signaling in nociceptive afferents.

4:00 pm
R2, 101

Host: Fletcher White

Dissertation Defense
Monday, November 12, 2012
Joel Brittain
Candidate, Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Neuroscience
Stark Neurosciences Research Institute
Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN
Dual Regulation of Voltage- and Ligand-gated Calcium Channels by Collapsin Response Mediator Protein 2.

11:00 am
R3, 203

Mentor: Rajesh Khanna

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Edwin R. Chapman, Ph.D.
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
University of Wisconsin

Madison, WI

Ca2+ sensors that regulate synaptic transmission.


4:00 pm
R2, 101

Host: Debbie Thurmond

Thursday, November 29, 2012 Chen Gu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Neuroscience
Wexner Medical Center
School of Biomedical Science
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
Ion Channel Regulation and Neurological Diseases.

4:00 pm
R2, 101

Host: Ted Cummins

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Min Zhuo, Ph.D.
Professor
Michael Smith Chair in Neuroscience and Mental Health
Canada Research Chair in Pain and Cognition
University of Toronto
Canada

Genetic and synaptic investigations of cortical mechanism for chronic pain.


4:00 pm
R2, 101

Host: Rajesh Khana

Dissertation Defense
Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Polina Feldman
Candidate, Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Neuroscience
Stark Neurosciences Research Institute

Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN 

The Role of High Mobility Group Box 1 and Toll like Receptor 4 in a Rodent Model of Neuropathic Pain.

11:00 am
R2, 101

  

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Hui-Lin Pan, M.D., Ph.D.
N.G. and Helen T. Hawkins Distinguished Professor and Deputy Division Head for Research,
Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine,
Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care,
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Nerve injury-induced synaptic plasticity and neuropathic pain.

 


4:00 pm
R2, 101

Hosts: Fletcher White & Rajesh Khanna

 

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