The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Past Neuroscience Seminars

Past Neuroscience Seminars

Upcoming Events
When What Where
December 6, 2017 - 4:00pm Robert Stern
(Boston University School of Medicine)
Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy: What We Think We Know Now and What We Need to Know Next
108 Wartik Lab with video to Hershey COM Room CG624F
November 29, 2017 - 4:00pm Wen-Cheng Xiong
(Augusta University)
Retromer and Neurodegenerative Disorders
108 Wartik Lab with video to Hershey COM Room CG624F
November 1, 2017 - 4:00pm Avital Rodal
(Brandeis University)
The Crossroads of Signaling and Traffic: Routing and Remodeling Membranes at Synapses
108 Wartik Lab with video to Hershey COM Room CG624F
October 25, 2017 - 4:00pm Yi Eve Sun
(UCLA)
NT-3 Chitosan Enable Robust Neural Repair After Spinal Cord Injury by Activation of Endogenous Neural Stem Cells
108 Wartik Lab with video to Hershey COM Room CG624F
October 18, 2017 - 4:00pm Jesse Goldberg
(Cornell University)
Dopaminergic Error Signals in Birdsong Suggest a General Model of Basal Ganglia Dependent Learning
108 Wartik Lab with video to Hershey COM Room CG624F
October 11, 2017 - 4:00pm Jim Trimmer
(UC Davis)
Neuronal Ion Channels and Their Specialized Membrane Domains
108 Wartik Lab
October 6, 2017 - 8:00am David D. Thomas, Ph.D., Professor of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics
(University of Minnesota)
Biophysical Society's 5th Central PA Regional Networking Meeting
Hershey Medical Center, University Conference Center, 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033
September 13, 2017 - 4:00pm Daniel Colon-Ramos
(Yale School of Medicine)
Cell Biological Mechanisms of Synaptic Assembly, Plasticity and Function: Lessons from C. Elegans
108 Wartik Lab
September 6, 2017 - 4:00pm Attila Losonczy
(The Kavli Institute for Brain Science)
Dissecting Hippocampal Circuits for Navigation and Memory
108 Wartik Lab
August 30, 2017 - 4:00pm Staci Bilbo
(Massachusetts General Hospital East)
Brain-immune Interactions in Neurodevelopment: Implications for Autism Spectrum Disorder
108 Wartik Lab
May 10, 2017 - 4:00pm Jonathan Godbout
(The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center)
Consequences of Microglial-mediated Recruitment of Inflammatory Monocytes to the Brain Following Psychological Stress
102 Chemistry Bldg
May 9, 2017 - 4:00pm Daniel O'Connor
(Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine)
Neural Coding For Active Touch Perception
W306 Millennium Science Complex
May 3, 2017 - 4:30pm Simon Xi
(Pfizer)
Integrative Mining of Human Tissue-specific Gene Expression and Splicing Reveals New Opportunities for Therapeutic Target Identification and Evaluation
100 Berg Aud. Life Sciences Building
April 27, 2017 - 12:05pm Dr. Jianjun Cheng, PhD
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Addressing Delivery Challenges through Controlled Materials Design
135 Reber Building
April 26, 2017 - 4:00pm Alexandra Byrne
(University of Massachusetts Medical School)
Intrinsic Regulators of Axon Regeneration in the Aging Nervous System
108 Wartik Lab with video to Hershey COM Room CG623
April 20, 2017 - 12:05pm Dr. Adam Glick, PhD
(Penn State University)
Using the Mouse Skin to Model Tumor Immune Cell Interactions
135 Reber Building
April 19, 2017 - 4:00pm Valerie Cavalli
(Washington University)
Intrinsic Mechanisms Controlling Axon Regeneration
108 Wartik Lab with video to Hershey COM Room CG623
April 13, 2017 - 12:05pm Dr. Ryan Koppes, PhD
(Northeastern University)
Electric Medicine for the Heart: Tools for Maintaining a Balance of the Autonomic Nervous System
135 Reber Building
April 12, 2017 - 4:00pm Richard Mooney
(Duke University)
From Song to Synapse: Vocal Communication in Songbirds and Mice
108 Wartik Lab with video to Hershey COM Room CG623
April 6, 2017 - 12:05pm Dr. James Delattre, PhD
(Penn State University)
Invent Penn State: New Entrepreneurship and Commerialization Support Services for Faculty Research
135 Reber Building
April 5, 2017 - 4:00pm Catherine Belzung
(Universite Francois - Rabelais Tours)
Treating Stress-related Pathologies with Repeated Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: Which Underlying Mechanisms? Evidence From an Animal Model
108 Wartik with video to Hershey COM Room CG623
March 31, 2017 - 11:00am Dr. Irina Ramos
(University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC))
BMMB Career Exposure and Networking Seminar: ”An International Path from Graduate School to the Industry”
W-201 Millennium Science Complex
March 30, 2017 - 12:05pm Jennifer Schneider
(Titan Spine, LLC)
Optimization of Surface Technology for use in Spinal Implants
135 Reber Building
March 22, 2017 - 4:00pm Songhai Shi
(Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)
Lineage-Dependent Assembly of the Functional Neocortex
108 Wartik Lab with video to Hershey COM Room CG623
March 13, 2017 - 3:30pm Julie Blendy, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine)
Biobehavioral Health Colloquium Series - Sex, drugs, and transgenerational inheritance: Are the kids alright?
Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building.
March 1, 2017 - 4:00pm Pat Levitt
(Children's Hospital Los Angeles)
Biological Origins of Autism Heterogeneity
108 Wartik Lab with video to Hershey COM Room CG623
February 23, 2017 - 12:05pm Dr. Elizabeth Proctor, Ph.D.
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
BME Seminar Series - From Atoms to Systems: A Multi-Scale Approach to Modeling and Correcting Disease Pathology
135 Reber Building
February 16, 2017 - 12:05pm Dr. Adam Rouse, Ph.D.
(University of Rochester)
BME Seminar Series - Brain-computer Interface for the Hand: Moving Beyond Linear Models
135 Reber Building
February 11, 2017 - 11:00am Dr. Peter J. Hudson
(Huck Institute for the Life Sciences - Penn State University)
2017 Penn State Lectures on the Frontiers of Science
100 Thomas Building, Penn State
February 9, 2017 - 12:05pm Dr. Jennifer Nichols, Ph.D.
(University of Utah)
BME Seminar Series - Predictive Biomechanical Simulations to Improve Treatments for Musculoskeletal Disorders
135 Reber Building
February 8, 2017 - 4:00pm Yen-Yu Shih
(University of North Carolina)
Dissecting Negative fMRI Response in the Striatum
108 Wartik Lab with video to Hershey COM Room CG623
February 2, 2017 - 12:05pm Dr. Elisa Arch, Ph.D.
(University of Delaware)
BMB Seminar Series - O.P.EN. Mobility: Orthotics & Prosthetics for Enhanced Mobility
135 Reber Building
February 1, 2017 - 4:00pm Matthew Hill
(Hotchkiss Brain Institute)
Endocannabinoidsi Multi-modal Regulators of the Stress Response
108 Wartik Lab with video to Hershey COM Room CG623
January 25, 2017 - 4:00pm Matthew Dalva
(Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences)
TBA
108 Wartik Lab with video to Hershey COM Room CG623
January 24, 2017 - 9:00am Dr. Kevin Black, M.D. - Opening remarks
(Penn State College of Medcine)
Musculoskeletal Research Symposium
Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center in State College - Innovation Park
January 18, 2017 - 4:00pm Thomas Gould
(Penn State)
Epigenetics and the Long-term Effects of Nicotine on Learning and Hippocampus
108 Wartik Lab with video to Hershey COM Room CG623
January 11, 2017 - 4:00pm Nadav Ahituv
(University of California, San Francisco)
Functional Characterization of Gene Regulatory Elements
108 Wartik Lab with video to Hershey COM Room CG623
November 30, 2016 - 4:00pm Craig Powell
(University of Texas Southwestern Medical School)
Genetic Models of Autism: Molecules to Potential Therapeutics
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
November 2, 2016 - 4:00pm Gilad Barnea
(Brown University)
Trans-Tango: Transsynaptic Mapping and Manipulation of Neural Circuits
108 Wartik laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
October 26, 2016 - 4:00pm Songhai Shi CANCELLED
(Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)
Lineage-Dependent Assembly of the Functional Neocortex
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
October 12, 2016 - 4:00pm Guangping Gao
(University of Massachusetts Medical School)
Gene Therapy of a White Matter Degenerative Disease, Canavan Disease: from Treatment to Pathomechanism
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
October 5, 2016 - 4:00pm Tal Yarkoni
(University of Texas, Austin)
What Can Large-scale Meta-analytic Modeling of fMRI Data Tell Us About the Structure of Human Cognition?
108 Watik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM CG628
September 14, 2016 - 4:00pm Jessica Filosa
(Augusta University)
Vasculo-neuronal Coupling in the Resting Brain
108 Wartik with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
September 7, 2016 - 4:00pm Richard I. Morimoto
(Northwestern University)
The Biology of Proteostasis and Quality Control in Aging and Neurodegenerative Disease
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
August 31, 2016 - 4:00pm Marc Howard
(Boston University)
Representations of Time and Space in the Mind and Brain
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
June 14, 2016 - 10:00am N/A
(VWR)
2016 Lab Big Show
Life Sciences Bridge - Huck Life Sciences Building
April 27, 2016 - 4:00pm Xiaoqin Wang
(Johns Hopkins )
Computational Principles of Auditory Cortex
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
April 20, 2016 - 4:00pm Miles Wilkinson
(University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine)
Gene Evolution, the Testis, and the Brain
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
April 13, 2016 - 4:00pm Melanie Woodin
(University of Toronto )
Inhibitory Synaptic Plasticity and Chloride Regulation in the Hippocampus
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
April 6, 2016 - 4:00pm Yongsoo Kim
(College of Medicine, Hershey)
Whole Brain Functional and Anatomical Mapping in Mice Using Serial Two-Photon Tomography
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
March 30, 2016 - 4:00pm Michael Higley
(Yale School of Medicine)
GABAergic Inhibition in Neocortical Dendrites
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
March 23, 2016 - 4:00pm John DeLuca
(Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School )
Cognitive Rehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
March 16, 2016 - 4:00pm Angela Gutchess
(Brandeis)
Influences of Age and Culture on Memory
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
March 2, 2016 - 4:00pm Seminar Cancelled - Matthew Hill
(University of Calgary)
Endocannabinoids: Multi-modal Regulators of the Stress Response
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
February 24, 2016 - 4:00pm Chaolin Zhang
(Columbia University)
Temporal Regulation of Transcriptome Diversity During Neural Development
108 Wartk Lab
February 17, 2016 - 4:00pm Aaron Gitler
(Stanford School of Medicine)
Expanding Mechanisms and Therapeutic Targets for Neurodegenerative Diseases
8 Mueller with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
January 27, 2016 - 4:00pm Tija Jacob
(University of Pittsburgh)
Trafficking and Tethering GABA A receptors: Regulation of Emerging Neuronal Circuits
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
December 9, 2015 - 4:00pm Erik Herzog
(Washington University)
What Wakes Us Up? Networked Circadian Clocks in the Brain
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
December 2, 2015 - 4:00pm Seminar Cancelled - Jessica Filosa
(Georgia Medical College)
Vascular-glial-neuronal Coupling a Novel Modality of Communication at the Neurovascular Unit
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
November 18, 2015 - 4:00pm Samie Jaffrey
(Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University)
Regulation of Axon Guidance by Local Translation and Local RNA Degradation
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
November 11, 2015 - 4:00pm Ben W. Strowbridge
(Case Western Reserve University)
Cellular Mechanisms of Persistent Activity and Mnemonic Representations in Cortical Circuits
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
November 4, 2015 - 4:00pm Wise Young
(Rutgers )
Umbilical Cord Blood Mononuclear Cell and Lithium Treatment of Chronic Spinal Cord Injury
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
October 28, 2015 - 4:00pm Francis Lee
(Weill Cornell Medical College)
Role of BDNF in Neuropsychiatric Disorders
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
October 7, 2015 - 4:00pm Russell D. Fernald
(Stanford University)
How Does Social Status Change the Brain?
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
September 30, 2015 - 4:00pm Nelson Spruston
(Janelia Farm)
Neuronal Diversity and Complexity in the Hippocampus
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
September 23, 2015 - 4:00pm Junmin Peng
(St. Jude Children's Research Hospital)
High Throughput Proteomics to Neurodevelopment and Neurodegeneration
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
September 16, 2015 - 4:00pm James Shorter
(University of Pennsylvania)
Exploring Protein Disaggregases to Counter Human Disease
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
September 2, 2015 - 4:00pm Hal Blumenfeld
(Yale School of Medicine)
Impaired Consciousness in Epilepsy: Mechanisms and Treatment
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
August 26, 2015 - 4:00pm Hugh Xia
(Louisiana State University)
The Regulatory Function of PP1 Inhibitor-2 in Synaptic Plasticity
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
May 6, 2015 - 4:00pm K.C. Brennan
(The University of Utah)
Spreading Depolarizations of the Brain
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
April 22, 2015 - 4:00pm W. Daniel Tracey
(Indiana University Bloomington)
Using Drosophilia to Explore the Molecular Mechanisms of Touch and Pain Signaling
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
April 15, 2015 - 4:00pm Sarah Siegrist
(University of Virginia)
Termination of Neurogenesis During Development: Is the End Just the Beginning?
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
April 15, 2015 - 7:00am Cancelled - Tracey Schors
(Rutgers)
To Be Announced
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
April 13, 2015 - 4:00pm Melanie Woodin
(University of Toronto)
To Be Announced
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
March 25, 2015 - 4:00pm Carol Seger
(Colorado State University)
Contributions of the Basal Ganglia and Corticostriatal Networks to Categorization Learning and Decision Making
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
March 18, 2015 - 4:00pm Darlene Brunzell
(Virginia Commonwealth University)
Neurobiology of Nicotine Use
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
March 4, 2015 - 4:00pm Zhaolan (Joe) Zhou
(University of Pennsylvania)
Genetic Dissection of Rett Syndrome, a Monogenic Autism Spectrum Disorder
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
February 25, 2015 - 4:00pm Laura Lowery
(Boston College)
Regulation of Microtubule Dynamics During Growth Cone Motility: A Tale of Two Tip-Trackers
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
February 18, 2015 - 4:00pm Kirsten Kennedy
(The University of Texas, Dallas)
Aging, Cognition, and the Brain: Structural and Functional
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
February 4, 2015 - 4:00pm Eva Pastalkova
(Janelia Research Campus, HHMI)
Hippocampal Sequential Firing and Episodic Memory
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
December 3, 2014 - 4:00pm Carlos Lois
(University of Massachusetts Medical School)
How Neurons Integrate into Brain Circuits
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
November 5, 2014 - 4:00pm Peter Gianaros
(University of Pittsburgh)
How does the brain break our hearts?
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
October 29, 2014 - 4:00pm Kyung-An Han
(University of Texas at El Paso)
Neuromodulatory Mechanisms for Individual and Species Fitness
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
October 22, 2014 - 4:00pm Ming-Hu Han
(Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai)
Cellular and Circuitry Mechanisms Underlying Behavioral Resilience to Social Stress
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
October 15, 2014 - 4:00pm Gregory J. Quirk
(University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine)
Prefrontal-amygdala Circuits in Fear and Avoidance: The View from Puerto Rico
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
October 8, 2014 - 4:00pm Hui Zheng
(Baylor College of Medicine)
Neuro-Glia Signaling in Neuronal Health and Alzheimer s Disease
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
September 24, 2014 - 4:00pm Eric A. Newman
(University of Minnesota)
Conversations Between Glial Cells, Neurons, and Blood Vessels in the Normal and Diabetic Retina
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
September 17, 2014 - 4:00pm Linda Overstreet Wadiche
(UAB School of Medicine)
Adult-born Neurons: Hyperexcitable and Hyperselective
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
August 27, 2014 - 4:00pm Steven J. Siegel
(University of Pennsylvania)
EEG Biomarkers of Therapeutic Response in Animal Models of Schizophrenia and Autism Spectrum Disorders
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
April 23, 2014 - 4:00pm Christopher Moore
(Brown University)
Neocortical Dynamics: From Mechanism to Meaning
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
April 16, 2014 - 4:00pm Dmitri B. Chklovskii
(Howard Hughes Medical Institute)
Can Connectomics Help Us Understand Neural Computation? Insights From the Fly Visual System
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
April 9, 2014 - 4:00pm Hui Zheng
(Baylor College of Medicine)
Biology and Pathophysiology of the Amyloid Precursor Protein
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
April 2, 2014 - 4:00pm Michael Sofroniew
(University of California, Los Angeles)
Astrocyte Roles in CNS Disorders
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG628
March 26, 2014 - 4:00pm Linda Spear
(Binghamton University)
Adolescents and Alcohol: Acute Sensitivities, Enhanced Intake, and Later Consequences
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
March 19, 2014 - 4:00pm Patrick Drew
(Penn State University)
Imaging the Brain During Exercise
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
March 5, 2014 - 4:00pm Nanyin Zhang
(Penn State University)
Resting-state Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Awake Rodents
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
February 26, 2014 - 4:00pm Gong Chen
(Penn State)
In Vivo Reprogramming for Brain Repair
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
February 19, 2014 - 4:00pm David Stellwagen
(McGill University)
Homeostatic Synaptic Plasticity at GABAergic Synapses
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
February 12, 2014 - 4:00pm David L. Nelson
(Baylor College of Medicine)
Fragile X Syndrome: Seventy Years of Surprises
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
February 5, 2014 - 4:00pm Seong-Gi Kim
(University of Pittsburgh)
How Accurately fMRI Detects Neuronally Active Sites
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
January 29, 2014 - 4:00pm Anthony Grace
(University of Pittsburgh)
Ventral Hippocampal/Amygdala Regulation of the VTA Dopamine System and its Role in Schizophrenia and Depression
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
December 4, 2013 - 4:00pm Fan Wang
(Duke University)
The Brainstem Sensorimotor Circuits for Active Touch Sensation
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
November 20, 2013 - 4:00pm Jubin Abutalebi
(Universita Vita-Salute San Raffaele)
The Neural Impact of Bilingualism on the Brain
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
November 6, 2013 - 4:00pm Stephen Wilson
(Penn State)
Imaging Brain Response to Reward in Cigarette Addiction
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
October 30, 2013 - 4:00pm Amar Sahay
(Harvard Medical School)
Genetic Modulation of Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis to Enhance Cognition and Modulate Mood
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
October 23, 2013 - 4:00pm Alvaro Sagasti
(University of California, Los Angeles)
Skin Cells Serve Glial Functions: Zebrafish Skin Regulates Sensory Axon Guidance, Ensheathment, and Repair
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
October 16, 2013 - 4:00pm James H Eberwine
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine)
Emergent Properties of Single Cells: Dynamical Systems Analysis
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
October 9, 2013 - 4:00pm Xuemei Huang
(Penn State Hershey)
Clinically Based Parkinson s Disease Research
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
September 25, 2013 - 4:00pm Jeffrey Iliff
(Oregon Health & Science University)
Failure of paravascular amyloid beta clearance from the aging and injured brain: implications for neurodegeneration
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
September 18, 2013 - 4:00pm Scott Moffat
(Georgia Tech)
Endocrine Modifiers of Cognitive and Brain Aging
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
September 11, 2013 - 4:00pm Santhosh Girirajan
(Penn State)
Untangling Phenotypic and Genetic Heterogeneity of Neurodevelopmental Disorders
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
April 24, 2013 - 4:00pm Aryn H Gittis
(Carnegie Mellon University)
Cellular Mechanisms of Synchrony in the Basal Ganglia
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
April 17, 2013 - 4:00pm Dwight Bergles
(Johns Hopkins University)
Homeostatic Control of Glial Progenitors in the Adult CNS
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
April 10, 2013 - 4:00pm David Diamond
(University of South Florida)
A Novel Perspective on the Involvement of the Hippocampus in Flashbulb and Traumatic Memories
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
April 3, 2013 - 4:00pm Liisa Galea
(University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada)
Pregnancy, Parenthood and Aging: Why Hormones Matter for Brain Health
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
March 27, 2013 - 4:00pm J Julius Zhu
(University of Virginia)
Cortical Neurons, Synapses and Circuits for Attention
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
March 20, 2013 - 4:00pm James Bower
(University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas)
The Hodgkin Huxley Model, Misunderstood by Experimentalists and Theorists
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
March 13, 2013 - 4:00pm Chun-Li Zhang
(University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center)
Transcriptional Control of Adult Neurogenesis and Regeneration
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
February 27, 2013 - 4:00pm Vincent Cassone
(University of Kentucky)
Avian Circadian Organization: A Chorus of Clocks
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
February 20, 2013 - 4:00pm Peter Juo
(Tufts University)
Regulation of Glutamate Receptor Trafficking by the Ubiquitin Signaling System in C. Elegans
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
February 13, 2013 - 4:00pm James Knierim
(Johns Hopkins University)
Memory Formation in the Hippocampal Formation: Spatial and Nonspatial Pathways
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
January 9, 2013 - 4:00pm Larry Abbott
(Columbia University)
Modes of Neural Computation in the Drosophila Olfactory System
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
December 5, 2012 - 4:00pm Diana Bautista
(University of California, Berkeley)
Itchy Mice and Star-Nosed Moles: New Approaches to Study Itch Touch and Pain
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
November 28, 2012 - 4:00pm Elizabeth Hampson
(University of Western Ontario)
Estrogen and Working Memory
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
November 14, 2012 - 4:00pm Xinyu Zhao
(University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Post-Transcriptional Regulation of Adult Neural Stem Cell Fate
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
November 7, 2012 - 4:00pm Mark Cochran
(Johns Hopkins Medicine)
Business of Neuroscience: Translation From Neuron to Product
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
October 31, 2012 - 4:00am Neuroscience Graduate Faculty Meeting
(Penn State)
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 24, 2012 - 4:00pm Maria Natasha Rajah
(Institute Douglas, Montreal, Quebec)
Investigating Age-Related Changes In Brain Structure & Function and Its Impact On Episodic Memory
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
October 10, 2012 - 4:00pm Ian Simpson
(Penn State)
Diabetes and Stroke
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
October 3, 2012 - 4:00pm Fred Turek
(Northwestern University)
Rapid Evolution of Our Understanding of Circadian Rhythms/Clocks and Their Role in Multiple Physical and Mental Disorders
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
September 26, 2012 - 4:00pm John B Hogenesch
(University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine)
Neurogenomics of the Mammalian Circadian Clock
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
September 19, 2012 - 4:00pm Jessica A Cardin
(Yale University)
State-Dependent Inhibitory Regulation of Cortical Activity
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
September 12, 2012 - 4:00pm Sarah H Elsea
(Medical College of Virginia)
Gene Discovery and Gene Dosage in Neurodevelopmental Syndromes: Navigating the Pathways
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
August 29, 2012 - 4:00pm Willard M Freeman
(Penn State)
Myelin-Derived Plasticity Inhibitors and Neuroimmune Activation in Age-Related Cognitive Decline
108 Wartik Laboratory with Video to Hershey COM Room CG623
April 25, 2012 - 4:00pm Richard Palmiter
(University of Washington, School of Medicine)
Exploration of a Hindbrain Neural Circuit Mediating Appetite
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
April 18, 2012 - 4:00pm Mani Ramaswami
(The University of Dublin, Ireland)
How We Ignore the Familiar: Insight from Fly Genetics
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
April 11, 2012 - 4:00pm Larry Cahill
(UC Irvine)
The Neurobiology of Emotional Memory: Why Sex Matters
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
April 4, 2012 - 4:00pm Paul Janmey
(University of Pennsylvania)
Distinct Effects of Matrix Composition and Mechanics on Neuronal and Glial Cells
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
March 28, 2012 - 4:00pm Damien Fair
(Oregon Health and Science University)
Using Graph Theory and Neuroimaging to Inform Heterogeneity in Typical and Atypical Brain Development
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
March 21, 2012 - 4:00pm Todd Holmes
(University of California Irvine)
Drosophila Cryptochrome Mediates a Novel Non-Opsin Phototransduction Mechanism
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
March 14, 2012 - 4:00pm Mauricio Delgado
(Rutgers University)
Cognitive Regulation of Aversive and Appetitive Processes in the Human Brain
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
February 29, 2012 - 4:00pm Joseph B Rayman
(Columbia University)
A Novel Mouse Model of Gene-Environment Interaction in Anxiety and Depressive-like Behavior
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
February 22, 2012 - 4:00pm Bernhard Luscher
(Penn State)
In Search of a Molecular Etiology for Major Depressive Disorder
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
January 18, 2012 - 4:00pm Guenter Schwarz
(Cologne University, Germany)
Building the Postsynaptic Density at Inhibitory Synapses: Post-Translational Control of Gephyrin Clustering and Receptor Binding
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
January 11, 2012 - 4:00pm Byron Jones
(Penn State)
Systems Genetic Analysis of the Effects of Iron Deficiency on the Ventral Midbrain in Mice
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
December 7, 2011 - 4:00pm Neil Harrison
(Columbia University)
GABA-A Receptors in the Thalamus: Physiology, Pharmacology and Gene Regulation
108 Wartik Laboratory
November 30, 2011 - 4:00pm Hongjun Song
(Johns Hopkins University)
Molecular Mechanisms Regulating Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis
108 Wartik Laboratory
November 9, 2011 - 4:00pm Sohyun Ahn
(National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)
Neurogenesis in the Forebrain
108 Wartik Laboratory
November 2, 2011 - 4:00pm Paul A Bartell
(Penn State)
Time Flies: Biological Clocks and the Control of Avian Migration
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 26, 2011 - 4:00pm Terry Robinson
(University of Michigan)
The Touch of Temptation: Individual Differences in the Ability to Resist Reward Cues and Implications for Addiction
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 19, 2011 - 4:00pm Rachel Keen
(University of Virginia)
The Development of Problem Solving in Very Young Children
108 Wartik Laboratory
September 28, 2011 - 4:00pm Melissa Rolls
(Penn State)
Cellular Self-Defense: Functions of Microtubules in Neuronal Responses to Injury
108 Wartik Laboratory
September 21, 2011 - 4:00pm Heather Broihier
(Case Western Reserve University)
Of Regulatory Loops and Microtubule Loops: Foxo Controls Synaptic Microtubule Stability
108 Wartik Laboratory
September 14, 2011 - 4:00pm Alison Barth
(Carnegie Mellon University)
Embedded Subnetworks and Differential Response Properties of Neocortical Neurons
108 Wartik Laboratory
September 7, 2011 - 4:00pm Teresa Reyes
(University of Pennsylvania)
Epigenetic Regulation of Reward Circuitry in Response to High Fat Diet
108 Wartik Laboratory
April 27, 2011 - 4:00pm Yishi Jin
(University of California, San Diego)
Synapse formation and axon regeneration: insights from C. elegans
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
April 13, 2011 - 4:00pm Susan Resnick
(NIH Laboratory of Behavioral Neuroscience)
Neuroimaging Predictors of Cognitive Decline and Resilience: Insights from the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
April 6, 2011 - 4:00pm Yingxi Lin
(MIT)
Activity-dependent Transcriptional Regulation in Learning and Memory
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
March 23, 2011 - 4:00pm Eric Klann
(New York University)
Translation Control: Signaling, Synapses, Behavior, and Neurological Disorders
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
March 16, 2011 - 4:00pm Jamie Maguire
(Tufts University School of Medicine)
Regulation of GABA-A Receptors: Implications for Depression
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
March 2, 2011 - 4:00pm Silvia Bunge
(University of California, Berkeley)
Neural Development and Plasticity of Reasoning Ability
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
February 23, 2011 - 4:00pm Colleen McClung
(UT Southwestern)
Circadian Genes and the Biology of Psychiatric Disorders
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
January 19, 2011 - 4:00pm Patrick Drew
(Penn State University)
Balloons, Bagpipes and Blood: Imaging Hemodynamics in the Awake Mouse Cortex
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
January 12, 2011 - 4:00pm Jamie Maguire
(Tufts University School of Medicine)
Regulation of GABA-A Receptors: Implications for Depression
December 8, 2010 - 4:00pm Mark Mayford
(SCRIPPS Research Institute)
Genetic Control of Active Neural Circuits
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
December 1, 2010 - 4:00pm Kenneth Campbell
(University of Cinncinatti, College of Medicine)
Genetic Control of Neuronal Diversity and Circuit Formation in the Developing Mouse Telencephalon
108 Wartik UP, CG623 HY
November 30, 2010 - 4:00pm Cynthia Kenyon
(University of California)
From Worms to Humans: Genes can Increase Lifespan
100 Life Sciences (Berg Auditorium) Hershey Medical Ctr, Rm C3621
November 10, 2010 - 4:00pm Jian Feng
(State University of New York at Buffalo)
The Role of Parkin in Parkinson s Disease
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
November 2, 2010 - 4:00pm Hans-Peter Lipp
(Institute of Anatomy University of Zurich)
Adult hippocampal neurogenesis in mammals: in search for a function
100 Life Sciences (Berg Auditorium) Hershey Medical Ctr, Rm C3860
October 27, 2010 - 4:00pm Jeffrey D. Blaustein
(University of Massachusetts)
Enduring Influences of Some Pubertal Stressors on Response to Estrogens and Progestins
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
October 20, 2010 - 4:00pm Satchin Panda
(The Salk Institute)
Genes and Circuits of the Mammalian Circadian Clock
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 HY
September 29, 2010 - 4:00pm Brian Baldo
(University of Wisconsin, Madison)
Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice: Observations on the Telencephalic Control of Non-Homeostatic Feeding
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
September 22, 2010 - 4:00pm Daphne Bavelier
(University of Rochester)
Action Video Games as Exemplary Learning Tools
108 Wartik UP, CG623 HY
September 15, 2010 - 4:00pm Larry Trussell
(Oregon Health & Science University)
Modulation of Axonal Calcium Channels Controls Modes of Action Potential Generation
108 Wartik UP, CG623 HY
August 25, 2010 - 4:00pm Michael Long
(New York University School of Medicine)
The Origin of Time (in the Songbird Motor Pathway)
108 Wartik UP, CG623 HY
April 21, 2010 - 4:00pm Gregory Ashby
(University of California, Santa Barbara)
The Neurobiology of Skilled Behavior: From Learning to Automaticity
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
April 7, 2010 - 4:00pm Gregory A. Worrell
(Mayo Clinic)
Title to be announced
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
March 31, 2010 - 4:00pm Stephanie Jones
(Harvard University School of Medicine)
From Neurons to Perception: Using Computational Neural Modeling to Study the Neural Dynamics of Human Imaging Signals
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
March 24, 2010 - 4:00pm Franck Polleux
(University of North Carolina)
Molecular Mechanisms Regulating Neuronal Migration and Morphogenesis in the Developing Cortex
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
March 17, 2010 - 4:00pm Duncan Clark
(Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic)
Alcohol, Psychological Dysregulation and Adolescent Brain Development
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
March 3, 2010 - 4:00pm Title to be announced
February 24, 2010 - 4:00pm Geng-Lin Li
(Oregon Health & Science University)
Multivesicular Release at a Hair Cell Ribbon Synapse
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
January 27, 2010 - 4:00pm Erika Holzbaur
(University of Pennsylvania)
Axonal Transport: Coordination of Microtubule Motors and Long-Distance Signaling
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
January 20, 2010 - 4:00pm Disrupted In Schizophrenia 1 (DISC1), a critical player in neural progenitor proliferation, Wnt signaling and emotional behavior 108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
January 13, 2010 - 4:00pm Marc Freeman
(UMass Medical School)
Neuron-glia Signaling After Brain Injury in Drosophila
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
December 16, 2009 - 4:00pm Timothy Jegla
(Scripps Institute, La Jolla, CA)
A Physiological Role for the Last Orphan K+ Channel Family: Kv12 Channels Suppress Neuronal Firing and Protect Against Seizure
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
December 9, 2009 - 4:00pm Wenbiao Gan
(New York University Medical Center)
In Vivo Imaging of Synaptic Plasticity and Pathology
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
December 7, 2009 - 3:00pm Bader Al-Anzi
(California Institute of Technology)
The Identification of Fly Brain Centers and Genes Involved in Body Weight and Food Intake Regulation
301D Life Sciences Building
December 2, 2009 - 4:00pm Bo-Shiun Chen
(National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke,Baltimore)
Regulation of Cerebellar NMDA Receptors: A Link to Neuronal Survival
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
November 18, 2009 - 4:00pm Ronald Duman
(Yale School of Medicine)
Stress and Depression: A Case of Neuronal Life or Death
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
November 11, 2009 - 4:00pm Duncan Clark
(Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic)
Title to be announced
October 28, 2009 - 4:00pm Richard Ortega
(National Center for Scientific Research and Bordeaux University, France)
Chemical imaging of iron and manganese in dopamine cells
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
October 7, 2009 - 4:00pm Detlev Boison
(RS Dow Neurobiology Laboratories, Legacy Research)
Therapeutic epilepsy research: the road to focal adenosine augmentation therapies
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
September 23, 2009 - 4:00pm Uhnoh Kim
(Penn State)
Excitatory Action of GABAergic Synapses
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
September 16, 2009 - 4:00pm Ulrike Heberlein
(University of California, San Francisco)
Of Flies and Mice: What Have Flies Taught Us About Drug Addiction?
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
September 9, 2009 - 4:00pm James Bamburg
(Colorado State University)
The Pathobiology of Cofilin in Alzheimer Disease
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
April 29, 2009 - 4:00pm Uwe Rudolph
(McLean Hospital Harvard Medical School)
GABA A receptor subtype-specificity of drug action: a paradigm leading to novel therapeutic strategies
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
April 22, 2009 - 4:00pm Steve Mennerick
(Washington University in St. Louis)
Presynaptic silencing and the proteasome
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
April 15, 2009 - 4:00pm Emilie Rissman
(University of Virginia)
Sexual differentiation of behavior: Testosterone is just the beginning
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
April 14, 2009 - 4:00pm Eric Nestler
(Mount Sinai School of Medicine)
Transcriptional and Epigenetic Mechanisms of Addiction
Berg Auditorium, 100 Life Sciences
April 8, 2009 - 4:00pm Etienne L. Sibille
(University of Pittsburgh)
Corticolimbic molecular disruptions in major depression
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
April 1, 2009 - 4:00pm Sarah Bottjer
(USC)
Changes in brain wiring during the sensitive period for vocal learning in songbirds
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
March 25, 2009 - 4:00pm John A. White
(University of Utah)
Mechanisms and Consequences of Coherent Neuronal Activity
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
March 18, 2009 - 4:00pm David Liu
(Penn State College of Medicine)
A downward spiral: regulation of neuronal death by cell cycle molecules
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
March 4, 2009 - 4:00pm Bradley Schlaggar
(Washington University)
Development of a dual-networks architecture of top-down control; insights from functional connectivity MRI
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
February 25, 2009 - 4:00pm Turhan Canli
(SUNY)
Neurogenetics of gene-environment interactions
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
February 18, 2009 - 4:00pm Russell Church
(Brown University)
How to read a rat s mind: A behavioral, computational, and neural approach to time perception
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
January 21, 2009 - 4:00pm Lynne Kiorpes
(New York University)
Neural mechanisms supporting the development of visual motion perception
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
December 10, 2008 - 4:00pm Leslie Loew
(University of Connecticut)
Imaging and modeling of neuronal signaling
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
December 3, 2008 - 4:00pm Hollis Cline
(SCRIPPS Research Institute, CA)
Experience dependent visual circuit development
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
November 12, 2008 - 4:00pm Konrad Zinsmaier
(The University of Arizona)
Molecular mechanisms controlling axonal transport of mitochondria
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
November 5, 2008 - 4:00pm Anatol Feldman
(University of Montreal, Canada)
Fundamentals of action and perception
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
October 29, 2008 - 4:00pm Richard Ordway
(Penn State)
Genetic analysis of synaptic function
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
October 27, 2008 - 3:35pm Sarven Sabunciyan
(Johns Hopkins University)
Gene environment interactions in psychiatric disorders - a molecular perspective
211 E. Health and Human Development Bldg.
October 15, 2008 - 4:00pm Istvan Mody
(UCLA)
Tonic inhibition in the crosshairs of hormones and ethanol
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
October 8, 2008 - 4:00pm Leonard Kaczmarek
(Yale School of Medicine)
Long-lasting regulation of neuronal timing
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
October 1, 2008 - 4:00pm Takao K. Hensch
(Harvard University)
GABA circuit control of critical period brain development
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
September 17, 2008 - 4:00pm Kevin Alloway
(Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey)
The neural basis of sensorimotor integration: Assessment of the data from an ethologic and phylogenetic perspective
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
September 4, 2008 - 4:00pm Ken Miller
(Columbia University)
Feedforward and recurrent processing in cat primary visual cortex
117 Osmond
August 27, 2008 - 4:00pm Lisa Monteggia
(University of Texas, Southwestern Medical School)
MeCP2 dependent regulation of synaptic transmission and complex behavior
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
June 4, 2008 - 10:00am Kristen Rahn
(Advisor: Dr Patricia McLaughlin)
Opioids and Multiple Sclerosis
Room C3700, College of Medicine
May 29, 2008 - 12:00pm Jen Nyland
(Advisor: Andras Hanjal, NBS)
Effects of brain insulin on the dopamine reward system in rat models of obesity
NBS Conference Room (C3700), HMC
May 22, 2008 - 12:00pm Christopher Freet
(Advisor: Susan Grigson, NBS)
Transgenic deltaFosB mice in the reward comparison model
NBS Conference Room (C3700), HMC
May 13, 2008 - 12:00pm Andretic Rozi
(The Neurosciences Institute, San Diego, California)
Flying high: dopaminergic control of arousal in Drosophila
301D Life Sciences Building
April 30, 2008 - 4:00pm Mike Kahana
(University of Pennsylvania)
Title to be announced
Event cancelled
April 25, 2008 - 4:00pm Nina V. Fedoroff
(US Department of State and Penn State University)
Science and technology, diplomacy in the 21st century
HUB Auditorium
April 23, 2008 - 4:00pm Mriganka Sur
(MIT)
Title to be announced
Event cancelled
April 21, 2008 - 4:00pm Anne C. Hart
(Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital, Cancer Center)
Soluble-Notch Ligands Regulate Development and Adult Behavior
April 17, 2008 - 12:00pm Nu-Chu Liang
(Advisor: Ralph Norgren, NBS)
Comparing reward pathways for sucrose and oil
NBS Conference Room (C3700), HMC
April 16, 2008 - 4:00pm George Richerson
(Yale University)
Nonvesicular GABAergic neurotransmission: Who needs vesicles anyway?
108 Wartik Laboratory/ Room CG623 @ Hershey
April 10, 2008 - 12:00pm Nicholas Wiley
(Advisor: James Connor, Neurosurgery)
Seminar cancelled: Targeted liposomes for treatment of ALS in mutant SOD-1 mouse model
NBS Conference Room (C3700), HMC
April 9, 2008 - 4:00pm Howard Eichenbaum
(Boston University)
The neurobiology of recollection
108 Wartik Laboratory/ Room CG623 @ Hershey
April 3, 2008 - 12:00pm Amanda Snyder
(Advisor: James Connor, Neurosurgery)
Seminar cancelled
NBS Conference Room (C3700), HMC
April 2, 2008 - 4:00pm Beatriz Luna
(University of Pittsburgh Medical Center)
Changes in brain processes underlying the maturation of cognitive control through adolescence
108 Wartik Laboratory/ Room CG623 @ Hershey
March 26, 2008 - 4:00pm John Martin
(Columbia University)
Competing for control of spinal motor circuits by developing corticospinal tract neurons
108 Wartik Laboratory/ Room CG623 @ Hershey
March 20, 2008 - 12:00pm Renee Donahue
(Advisor: Patricia McLaughlin, NBS)
The OGF-OGFr axis inhibits human ovarian cancer in tissue culture.
NBS Conference Room (C3700), HMC
March 19, 2008 - 4:00pm Ofer Tchernichovski
(The City University of New York)
Developmental song learning in the zebra finch: From sensory development to cultural evolution
108 Wartik Laboratory/ Room CG623 @ Hershey
March 6, 2008 - 12:00pm Shyama Patel
(Advisor: Ian Simpson, NBS)
Talk postponed
NBS Conference Room (C3700), HMC
February 28, 2008 - 4:00pm Rob de Ruyter van Steveninck
(Indiana University, Bloomington)
Motion estimation and natural visual signals
117 Osmond Lab
February 28, 2008 - 12:00pm Christopher Lieu
(Advisor: Thyagarajan Subramanian, Neurology)
Pathophysiology of drug-induced dyskinesias in Parkinson s Disease
NBS Conference Room (C3700), HMC
February 27, 2008 - 4:00pm Wytse Wadman
(University of Amsterdam)
Deep brain stimulation for epilepsy: some results and a potential mechanism
108 Wartik Laboratory/ Room CG623 @ Hershey
February 26, 2008 - 4:00pm Zuoxin Wang
(Florida State University)
The monogamous male brain
101 Althouse
February 25, 2008 - 1:30pm Steven S. Schiff
(Penn State)
A paradigm for sustainable health engineering
404 Old Main, E306 Olmstead Building, Harrisburg and CG624E Hershey
February 21, 2008 - 12:00pm Matthew Puhl
(Penn State)
Sleep deprivation augments cocaine self-administration in rats
Room C3700, Hershey
February 20, 2008 - 4:00pm Apostolos Georgopoulos
(University of Minnesota)
Brain mechanisms of motor and cognitive functions
108 Wartik Laboratory/ Room CG623 @ Hershey
February 6, 2008 - 4:00pm Patricia Grigson-Kennedy
(Penn State)
Addiction: Natural rewards vs. drugs of abuse
108 Wartik Laboratory/ Room CG623 @ Hershey
January 31, 2008 - 12:00pm Kara Kuntz
(Advisor: Kent Vrana, Pharmacology)
Functional genomics of heroin abuse
NBS Conference Room (C3700), HMC
January 24, 2008 - 4:00pm Pierre Mormede
(Institut des Neurosciences de Bordeaux, France)
Genetic variability in HPA axis activity: molecular mechanisms related to obesity
108 Wartik Laboratory/ Room C4702 @ Hershey
January 23, 2008 - 4:00pm Jeffrey Loeb
(Wayne State University)
Redefining epilpesy through the eyes of the human epileptic transcriptome
108 Wartik Laboratory/ Room CG623 @ Hershey
January 16, 2008 - 4:00pm Marina Piccioto
(Yale University)
Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors and signaling pathways involved in addiction and learning
108 Wartik Laboratory/ Room CG623 @ Hershey
December 5, 2007 - 4:00pm Chris McBain
(National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)
State-dependent cAMP sensitivity of feed-forward inhibition of the hippocampal mossy fiber pathway
108 Wartik Laboratory
November 28, 2007 - 4:00pm Richard Mailman
(University of North Carolina)
Translational studies of CNS disorders: impact of novel dopamine receptor mechanisms on schizophrenia and Parkinson s disease
108 Wartik Laboratory
November 14, 2007 - 4:00pm Yue Feng
(Emory University)
The RNA world in neural development and function
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 24, 2007 - 4:00pm Olaf Sporns
(Indiana University)
The structure and dynamics of complex brain networks
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 17, 2007 - 4:00pm Angel de Blas
(University of Connecticut)
GABAA receptors, gephyrin and the stability of GABAergic synapses
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 10, 2007 - 4:00pm Josh Huang
(Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories)
Development of GABA innervation patterns in cerebral and cerebellar cortex
108 Wartik Laboratory
September 27, 2007 - 4:00pm Hanns Mohler
(University of Zurich and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich)
Regulation of emotion and cognition: impact of GABA-A receptors
108 Wartik Laboratory
September 19, 2007 - 4:00pm Scott Thompson
(University of Maryland)
Shining a light on the needle-in-the-haystack: studies of dendritic spine function and plasticity using glutamate photolysis
108 Wartik Laboratory
September 12, 2007 - 4:00pm Randy Blakely
(Vanderbilt University Medical Center)
Rare opportunities for progress in understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Studies of mutations in the dopamine transporter
108 Wartik Laboratory
August 15, 2007 - 4:00pm David Denis
(University Paris Sud, France)
Influence of brain-derived neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) on the serotonergic system in the ventral hippocampus of adult mice.
108 Wartik Laboratory