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: 
Marie-Claude Perreault 

Schedule seminars here

 

2017 Spring Seminar Series

Spring

Date

Speaker

Topic

Host

Jan 12th

Dr Bradley Kenneth Taylor, Professor, Department of Physiology , University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Lexington, KY 

Allostasis between Endogenous Opioid Analgesia and Dependence Determines the Transition from Acute to Chronic Pain

Morten Raastad

Jan 19th

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TBA

Jan 26th

Annabelle Singer, Ph.D., Asst Professor

Coulter Dept. of Biomedical Engineering

Georgia Tech & Emory University

Neural Codes in Spatial Memory and Alzheimer's Disease

Marie-Claude Perreault

February 2nd

Ji-fang Zhang, Ph.D., Associate Professor, 

Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience, Thomas Jefferson University 

tba

TBA

February 9th

Haydeh Payami, Ph.D., Center for Neurodegeneration and Experimental Therapeutics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA

Fishing for new ways to stop Parkinson's: big catches in the gene pool

Madelyn Houser/Malu Tansey

February 16th

Dr.  Kevin Wang, Associate Professor, Director, Program for Neurotrauma, Neuroproteomics & Biomarkers Research, McKnight Brain Institute, University of Florida,

Blood-Based Traumatic Brain Injury Biomarkers as Diagnostic and Theranostic Tools: from animal models to clinical studies. 

Shawn Hochman 

February 23rd

Warren Alilain, Associate Professor, Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center, University of Kentucky  

 

New Frontiers in Cervical Contusion Injuries and Restoration of Respiratory Motor Function

Sandra Garraway

March 2nd

Richard T Nichols, Ph.D.Professor of  Physiology Group, School of Biological Sciences,Georgia Institute of Technology

TBA

Shawn Hochman

March 9th

Tim Cope, Ph.D.Professor of Physiology Group, School of Biological Sciences,Georgia Institute of Technology

TBA

Shawn Hochman

March 16th

Dr. Julia Kaltschmidt,Developmental Biology Program,Sloan-Kettering Institute, NY

TBA

Paco Alvarez

March 23rd

Jianguo Gu, MB, PhD., Edward A. Ernst, MD Endowed Professor and Director for Pain Research, 

Dept Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, 

School of Medicine

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Shawn Hochman

March 30th

Ona Bloom, PhD, Associate Professor

The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

Depts. of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; Molecular Medicine, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

Anti- and Pro-Regenerative Biological Responses to Spinal Cord Injury

Shawn Hochman

April 6th

TBA

TBA

TBA

April 13th

April 20th

Clintoria R. Williams, PhD,

Assistant Professor of Medicine,

Emory University

TBA

Shawn Hochman

April 27th

Mark Bevensee, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Integrative Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham

TBA

Inyeong Choi/Robert Hoover

May 4th

TBA

TBA

TBA

May 11th

TBA

TBA

TBA

May 18th 

TBA

TBA

TBA

May 25th

Professor and Director, Center for Respiratory Research and Rehabilitation, University of Florida

Compensatory plasticity in motor neuron disease: the trick is to keep breathing