Seminars are on Thursdays at 9:00 a.m. in the Whitehead Building 6th Floor Common Room. Informal discussion with the speaker is from 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Light refreshments are served at 8:45 a.m.

For comments and additions contact: 
Morten Raastad

 

 

2015 Seminar Series

Spring 2015

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January 7 Ready for input for Spring, 2016 tba tba
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January 22 Tanja Jovonavic tba Gretchen Neigh
January 29 tba tba tba
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February 12 Vasiliki Michopoulos, PhD tba Gretchen Neigh
February 19 Chia-Yi (Alex) Kuan, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology, CND Microglia and Th17 Cells in Infection-Sensitized Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury of Neonates Malu Tansey
February 26 POSTPONED TO APRIL 9 DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER Stefan Clemens, PhD, HdR, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER Spinal dopamine D1 and D3 receptor interactions with morphine and aging Shawn Hochman
March 5 Debra Bangasser, Ph.D. Temple University Sex differences in CRF physiology (tentative title) Gretchen Neigh
March 12 Michael Zigmond, Ph.D., Professor of Neuroscience and Neurology, University of Pittsburgh Life Style and Brain Health where we went wrong: Lessons from models of Parkinsons disease Malu Tansey
March 19 Brian Noga, Associate Professor, Dept Neurological Surgery, Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, Univ Miami Health System Gait Ignition Following Spinal Cord Injury Using Deep Brain Stimulation Shawn Hochman
March 26 Prof. Dr. Ulrich L. M. Eisel Associate Professor of Molecular Neurobiology and Neuroimmunology, Research Institute of Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Groningen, The Netherlands TNF/NGAL-mediated pathways in age-related disease Malu Tansey
April 2 Changwon Park, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Center for Cardiovascular Biology, Emory ETV2-regulated cardiovascular development and vessel regeneration Inyeong Choi
April 9 Stefan Clemens, PhD, HdR, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University Spinal dopamine D1 and D3 receptor interactions with morphine and aging Shawn Hochman
April 16 Matthew Y. Pecot, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School Assessing the contribution of molecular diversity to neural circuit assembly Graham
April 23 John P. Horn, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, Professor of Neurobiology, and Director, Interdisciplinary Biomedical Graduate Program, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Sympathetic power amplification and the neurogenic origins of human hypertension Shawn Hochman
April 30 Jesse Schank, PhD, University of Georgia tba Gretchen Neigh
May 7 Darren Moore, Ph.D., , Associate Professor Head, Laboratory of Molecular Neurodegeneration Center for Neurodegenerative Science Van Andel Research Institute Mechanisms and Models of Dominant Parkinson's Disease Malu Tansey
May 14 Rebecca Shansky, PhD Northeastern University tba Gretchen Neigh
May 21 Dominique Eladari, MD, PhD. Paris Centre de Recherche Cardio-Vasculaire (PARCC) tba Susan Wall/Jeff Sands
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June 4 Chris Baylis Ph.D. J. Robert Cade Professor of Physiology Director, UF Hypertension Center. University of Florida "Maternal plasma volume expansion: Why is it important? How can a normal kidney continually retain sodium?" Alli/Eaton
June 11 Andrew West, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurobiology at University of Alabama at Birmingham and Co-Director, UAB Center for Neurodegeneration and Experimental Therapeutics (CNET) "PIeces of the Parkinson's disease Puzzle" Malu Tansey

Fall 2015

Date

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Topic

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August 20

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August 27

Bindu Chandrasekharan, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

Neuropeptide Y-TNF cross talk in the gut and its relevance in regulating intestinal inflammation

Malu Tansey

September 3

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September 10

Elizabeth Corwin,Ph.D.RN, Associate Dean for Research and Professor at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University

Psychoneuroimmune dysregulation early in the postpartum period increases the risk of postpartum depression

Malu Tansey

September 17

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September 24

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October 1

Ilia Karatsoreos, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience, Washington State University

Circadian rhythms as modulators of resilience

Gretchen Neigh

October 8

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October 15

Alexander G. Rabchevsky, Ph.D. SCoBIRC Endowed Professor of Physiology University of Kentucky Spinal Cord & Brain Injury Research Center (SCoBIRC)

Pharmacological manipulation of maladaptive plasticity to mitigate autonomic dysreflexia after spinal cord injury

Shawn Hochman

October 22

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October 29

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November 5

Matthew Hill, PhD

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Gretchen Neigh

November 12

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November 19

Gal Bitan, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Neurology, Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA

Challenges and novel solutions to protein misfolding and proteinopathies

Malu Tansey

November 26

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December 3

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December 10

Matthew Lavoie, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Neurology, Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases, Brigham and Women's Hospital at Harvard Medical School

Novel Pathogenic Mechanisms of LRRK2 mutation in Neurons and Glia: Implications for Parkinson's Disease

Malu G. Tansey