Department of Neurobiology
 

Departmental Seminar Series
2009-2010

Tuesdays, 12:00 noon, Room 6014 BST3
(unless otherwise noted)

Date Speaker Research Interests Talk Title
09/08/09 Rebecca Seal, Ph.D.
University of California
San Francisco, CA
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Glutamate transporters, pain, and the auditory system "Unraveling mammalian sensory circuits: insights from an unconventional glutamate transporter"
10/06/09 Mark M. Rasenick, Ph.D.
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
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Cytoskeletal modulation of neuronal signal transduction G protein signaling, lipid rafts and the neuronal cytoskeleton: Implications for the biology of depression
10/07/09
Wednesday
Mark M. Rasenick, Ph.D.
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
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Cytoskeletal modulation of neuronal signal transduction Advocacy for biomedical research: Amalgamating policy, politics and passion
11/17/09 Garrett B. Stanley, Ph.D.
Georgia Institute of Technology & Emory University
Atlanta, GA
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Electrical activity of neurons Decoding the Thalamocortical Circuit in the Visual and Somatosensory Pathways
11/24/09
1495 BSTWR
Bevil R. Conway, MMSc, Ph.D.
Wellesley College
Wellesley, MA
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Neural basis for color vision "Neural mechanisms of color"
12/01/09 Wei-Dong Yao, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
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Synaptic function and plasticity Open or Close: Dopamine as a Gate for Synaptic Modifications in the Prefrontal Cortex
01/19/10 John Martin, Ph.D.
City University of NY
Development of corticospinal system & its dependence on activity Bringing the Corticospinal System Online During Postnatal Development
02/02/10 Anna Wang Roe, Ph.D.
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN
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Understanding the neuronal circuitry underlying vision and touch "Imaging modules of perception and attention in Macaque visual cortex"
03/09/10 Marina Picciotto, Ph.D.
Yale University
New Haven, CT
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Addiction, depression, learning "Intracellular signaling pathways downstream of nicotinic receptors in addiction- related behaviors"
03/23/10 Richard Zigmond, PhD
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH
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Neurochemical plasticity in adult neurons Cytokines and Neurotrophins: Signals Utilized by Injured Neurons
04/06/10 Geoffrey Schoenbaum M.D., Ph.D.
University of Maryland
Baltimore, MD
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Reward learning, decision making (goal-directed behavior) The role of orbitofrontal cortex in estimating likely outcomes
04/20/10
1495 BSTWR
Fabrisia Ambrosio, PhD, MPT
University of Pittsburgh
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regenerative rehabilitation to enhance skeletal muscle function after injury or disease "Terminal differentiation of a muscle stem cell: Where do we go from here?"
05/04/10 Beatriz Luna, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh
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Changes in brain function that subserve maturation of cognition "Neuroimaging Evidence of Immaturities in Cognitive Control, Reward Processing, and Brain Connectivity During Adolescence"
05/25/10 Alex Kolodkin, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
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Semaphorins "Molecular Mechanisms Underlying the Establishment of Neuronal Connectivity"

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