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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
4-Feb Ali Hamodi University of Wyoming Functional Development of the Xenopus Tadpole Visual System Dr. Kara Pratt
18-Feb Dr. Jennifer DeBerry University of Alabama - Birmingham Primary afferent mechanisms in visceral hypersensitivity Kristen Smith / Dr. Jeff Woodbury
25-Feb Dr. Anne-Laure Perraud University of Denver - Colorado TRPM2 and TRPM7: Channel-enzyme fusions contributing to environmental sensing and cellular signaling Baski
3-Mar Dr. Geoff Murphy University of Michigan TBA Dr. Brenda Houck/Dr. Jared Bushman
10-Mar Dr. Mike Zhu Houston Medical School TBA Baski
17-Mar Spring Break
24-Mar Dr. Ravi Balijepalli University of Wiscomsin TBA Baski
7-Apr Dr. Jeff Clune University of Wyoming TBA Dr. Jonathan Prather
21-Apr Dr. Tor Wagar University of Colorado - Boulder TBA Dr. Meredith Minear
28-Apr Dr. Sam Pfaff Salk Institute Characterization of spinal circuits controlling movement Dr. Kara Pratt
5- May TBA TBA Dr. Jonathan Fox
19-May Dr. Robert Scwarcz Maryland Psychiatric Research Center TBA Dr. Jonathan Fox
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. The Spring 2016 semester is focused on Neural Regeneration. Each fall Dr. Bill Flynn facilitates a discussion of research ethics with the graduate students.

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