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Seminars & Lectures|Graduate Neuroscience Program

The Neuroscience and Physiology Seminar Club features a variety of guest speakers and local researchers discussing an assortment of related topics. Seminars take place Thursdays 12:00-1:00 pm in Biological Sciences 311.

For more information, please contact Dori Pitynski or David Donley.

A preliminary schedule is posted below.

Date Speaker University Title Invited By
17-Sept Dr. Kelly Lambert Randolph-Macon College Prehistoric Prozac: The neurobiology of effort-driven rewards Dr. Bill Flynn/Dr. Sarah Benson-Amram
24-Sept Dr. Asher Albertson Department of Neurology HCN Channels and Regulation of Cortical Network Activity Dr. Donal Skinner
1-Oct Dr. Justin Grobe University of Iowa An interaction between leptin and angiotensin within the arcuate nucleus controls resting metabolism Dr. Donal Skinner
22-Oct Dr. Grace Shearer University of Texas at Austin Mind, Body, and Sugar Sweetened Beverages: refreshing and distressing Dr. Donal Skinner
12-Nov Dr. Sonal Agrawal University of Wyoming (new post-doc hire) Role of mitocondria in cypermethrin-induced Parkinson's disease in rats: a proteomic approach Dr. Jonathan Fox
19-Nov Dr. Tom Finger University of Colorado School of Medicine Transmission of taste information from receptor cells to nerves via unconventional chemical synapses lacking synaptic vesicles Baski
3-Dec Dr. Jenni Siegel University of Texas Using a defined learning and memory system to understand prefrontal cortex dysfunction in Fragile X Syndrome Dr. Brenda Houck / Dr. Jared Bushman
Winter Break
In addition, the Neuroscience Graduate Student Seminar focuses on a different topic each semester. Each week graduate students give presentations and engage in discussions related to the topic. Each fall Dr. Bill Flynn facilitates a discussion of research ethics with the graduate students.

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