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Archived: Fall 2011 Seminars

FALL SEMESTER 2011
Thursday, September 1, 2011

W. Dalton Dietrich, Ph.D.
Scientific Director, The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis
Kinetic Concepts Distinguished Chair in Neurosurgery
Senior Associate Dean for Discovery Science
Professor of Neurological Surgery, Neurology and Cell Biology and Anatomy
University of Miami
Miami, FL

Therapeutic Hypothermia Targeting Brain and Spinal Cord Injury.

4:00 pm
R2, 101

Host
:

Dr. Jinhui Chen

Thursday, September 8, 2011
David J. Fink, M.D.
Robert Brear Professor
Chair, Department of Neurology
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
Gene Transfer for Chronic Pain: From Bench to Bedside.

4:00 pm
R2, 101

Host
:

Dr. Fletcher White

Thursday, September 15, 2011 Paul E. M. Phillips, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Department of Pharmacology
Graduate Program in Neurobiology & Behavior
Graduate Program in Molecular & Cellular Biology
Center for Drug Addiction Research
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 
Coupling value to actions: dopamine and decision making.

4:00 pm
R2, 101

Host
:

Dr. Gerry Oxford

Student Seminar
Thursday, September 22, 2011
Melissa Walker
Candidate for Ph.D.
Medical Neuroscience Major
Department of Neurological Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN

Bioengineered Tissue-Mediated Vascular Reorganization Following Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury.


4:00 pm
R2, 101

Advisor: Xiao-Ming Xu

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Shuxin Li, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professr of Neurology
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Southwestern Medical School
University of Texas Southwestern
Dallas, TX 

Axonal Regeneration and Plasticity in the Adult CNS.

4:00 pm
R2, 101

Host
:

Drs. Xiao-Ming Xu and

Gerry Oxford

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Ryan M. Drenan
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 

Brain nicotine receptors: from genes to behavior.


4:00 pm
R2, 101

Host
:

Dr. Ted Cummins

Student Seminar
Thursday, October 27, 2011

Karl Koehler
Candidate for Ph.D.

Medical Neuroscience Major
Department of Otolaryngology
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN

Modeling otic placode induction in three-dimensional culture.


4:00 pm
R2, 101

Advisor: Eri Hashino

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Richard J. Miller, Ph.D.
Alfred Newton Richards Professor of Pharmacology
Professor in Molecular Pharmacology & Biological Chemistry
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL

Chemokine signaling in the nervous system:two steps forward and one step back.

4:00 pm
R2, 101 

Host
:

Dr. Fletcher White

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Mark Dell'Acqua, Ph.D.
Vice Chair and Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Director, Advanced Light Microscopy Core 
University of Colorado Denver
School of Medicine
Anschutz Medical Campus
Aurora, CO

Regulation of Neuronal L-type Calcium Channels by an AKAP Signaling Complex.

4:00 pm
R2, 101

Host:

Dr. Ted Cummins

Thursday, December 15, 2011 Fang Sun, Ph.D.
Research Fellow in Neurology
Children's Hospital Boston
Department of Neurology
Harvard Catalyst
Harvard University
Boston, MA

Promoting neuronal intrinsic capacity for axon growth in the adult CNS.

4:00 pm
R2, 101

Host:
Dr. Xiao-Ming Xu

Dissertation Defense
Monday, December 19, 2011
Christine V. Fontanilla
Candidate, Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Neuroscience

Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN 

Neuroprotective Studies on the MPTP and SOD1 Mouse Models of Neurodegenerative Diseases.


9:30 am
R2, 101

Advisor: Yansheng Du

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