Department of Neurobiology
 

Departmental Seminar Series
2016-2017

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Date Speaker Research Interests Talk Title
08/11/16
Thu 11AM
1495 BSTWR
postdoc candidate:
Colleen Cassidy
Wyoming
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Histology, Anatomy, Neuroscience A Touchy Subject: Elucidating the Structure & Function of Skin Sensory Neurons.
09/15/16
Thu 2:30PM
1495 BSTWR
Jessica Ross
Cincinnati
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Linking Sex Differences in Cardiovascular Reflexes and Pain Perception Peripheral Mechanisms of Ischemic Myalgia
09/20/16
Tue 4PM
Ballroom A UCLUB
Wenbiao Gan
New York
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Synapses, Dendritic Spines, Cortex, Learning, Imaging Experience-dependent dendritic spine plasticity in the cortex
10/05/16
Wednesday 12PM
1495 BST
David Ferreira
University of São Paulo
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Agronomy, Agricultural Plant Science, Horticulture The NOD2/RIPK2 signaling in sensory ganglia macrophages contributes to neuropathic pain development
10/05/16
Wednesday 4PM
6014 BST3
Quasar Padiath
Pitt
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Molecular mechanisms underlying various neurological disorders using human genetic approaches as well as research on animal and cell culture models Role of the nuclear lamina in development and disease
10/18/16
Tuesday 1PM
S100 BSTWR
J. Marie Hardwick
Johns Hopkins
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Mechanisms of programmed cell death in disease pathogenesis Non-death functions of apoptosis factors in healthy and degenerating neurons
11/07/16
Monday 10AM
1495 BST
Habibeh Khoshbouei
U Florida College of Medicine
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Identification of novel mechanisms involved in regulation of dopamine neurotransmission in the brain Membrane potential regulates dopamine transporter trafficking
11/07/16
Monday 1PM
6014 BST3
Phd Defense:
Erin Stachowski
Pitt
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Neurotransmitters Mechanisms of Vesicular Monoamine Transporter-2 Degradation
01/17/17
Tuesday 2:30PM
1495 BST
Konrad Kording
Northwestern
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Brain, behavior and cognition, science and scientists, and the dream that our ideas and not our data limit the questions we can ask. Neural Cryptography
01/18/17
Wednesday 4PM
1495 BST
faculty candidate:
Renata Batista De Brito
Yale School of Medicine
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Developmental basis of neurological disorders, role of interneurons in network communication Developmental dysfunction of VIP interneurons impairs cortical circuits
01/30/17
Monday 4PM
1495 BST
Eric Yttri
Howard Hughes
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Movements underlying reward-seeking actions The value of action: dissecting how the brain makes value and movement decisions
02/13/17
Monday 2PM
1495 BSTWR
co-sponsored by Neurosci
faculty candidate:
Matthew Kaufman
Cold Spring Harbor
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understanding how neural circuits compute in order to process sensory information and drive action Cortical communication: Decision and action

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