Course Series 2010-2011


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2012-2013


2010-2011
Date Speaker Institution Host Title
8/19/2010

Vladimir Parpura, M.D., Ph.D.
Seminar Director for NBL 703

Notes for Class Expectations

Expectation of Attendance and Class Rules 
9/2/2010

Osvaldo Uchitel, MD/PhD
Director, Instituto de Fisiologia

NBL 703 Credit

University of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Lucas Pozzo-Miller, Ph.D.

"Calcium channels are a headache. Electrophysiological studies in a migraine animal model" 
9/23/2010

Karoly Mirnics, M.D.
Professor / Vice Chair

NBL 703 Credit

Vanderbilt University

Vlad Parpura, M.D., Ph.D.

“GABA-ergic dysfunction in schizophrenia: from postmortem studies to animal models” 
10/7/2010

Kamran Khodakhah, Ph.D.
Professor

NBL 703 Credit

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Jacques Wadiche, Ph.D.

"Neural Substrates of Rapic-Onset Dystonia Parkinsonism" 
10/21/2010

Kerry Delaney, Ph.D.
Professor.Chair

NBL 703 Credit

University of Victoria

Lucas Pozzo-Miller, Ph.D.

"Electrical compartmentalization in transmitter releasing dendrites of olfactory bulb neurons" 
10/28/2010

Paul John Kenny, Ph.D.
Asso. Professor

NBL 703 Credit

The Scrippps Research Institute - Florida

Robin Lester, Ph.D.

"Alpha5 Nicotinic Receptors in Nicotine Addiction" 
11/4/2010

Serguei Skatchkiv, Ph.D.
Professor

NBL 703 Credit

Universidad Central del Caribe

Vlad Parpura, M.D., Ph.D.

"Glia: A new way of signalling (photon transmission) 
11/11/2010

UAB Mini Symposium
1) Alexei Verkhratsky
2) Jose J. Rodriguez Arellano
3) Candace Floyd
4) Michelle Gray

NBL 703 Credit

Vlad Parpura, M.D., Ph.D.

Co-Sponsored by: Comprehensive Neuroscience Center

"Physiology and pathophysiolgoy of astroglia" 
12/2/2010

Dejan Zecevic, Ph.D.
Research Scienitics

NBL 703 Credit

Yale University School of Medicine

John Hablitz, Ph.D.

"The century of the photon: probing dendrites, axons and synapses for electrical signals with light" 
12/16/2010

Mark Bevensee, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

NBL 703 Credit


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Vlad Parpura, M.D., Ph.D.

"Phosphoinositide Regulation of the Na/Bicarbonate Cotransporter" 
1/13/2011

Ruth Anne Eatock, Ph.D.
Asso. Professor

NBL 703 Credit

Harvard School of Medicine

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David Sweatt, Ph.D.

Sponsored by: Comprehensive Neuroscience Center

Reception to follow the seminar in Shelby 120

"Vestibular hair cells and afferents: Parallel pathways for transduction, transmission and spike encoding" 
1/20/2011

Nephi Stella, Ph.D.
Professor

NBL 703 Credit

University of Washington

  Harald Sontheimer, Ph.D.

Co-Sponsored with:
The Center for Glial Biology in Medicine

"Targeting the endocannabinoid signaling system to treat symptoms associated with neurodegenerative diseases" 
1/27/2011

Guy Caldwell, Ph.D.
Professor

NBL 703 Credit

University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

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Vlad Parpura, MD/PhD

"TBA" 
2/17/2011

Ilan Kerman, M.D., Ph.D.
Asst. Professor

NBL 703 Credit

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Vlad Parpura, M.D., Ph.D.

"Subcortical Circuits Regulating Mood and Homeostasis: Relevance to Mood Disorders" 
2/24/2011

Randy Blakely, Ph.D.
Professor

NBL 703 Credit

Vanderbilt University

Vladimir Parpura, M.D., Ph.D.

“Serotonin Signaling and Autism Traits” 
3/3/2011

Rick Morimoto, Ph.D.
Professor

NBL 703 Credit

Northwestern University

Vlad Parpura, M.D., Ph.D.

"The Stress of Misfolded Proteins in Aging and Neurodegenerative Disease" 
3/10/2011

Henry Paulson, MD/PhD
Professor

NBL 703 Credit

University of Michigan

Scott Wilson, Ph.D.

"Toward understanding polyglutamine neurodegeneration" 
3/24/2011

Deanna Benson, Ph.D.
Professor

NBL 703 Credit

The Mount Sinai Medical Center

Scott Wilson, Ph.D.

"Making, Breaking and Modifying Synapses" 
3/31/2011

Peter Stys, M.D.
Professor

NBL 703 Credit

University of Calgary

Harald Sontheimer, Ph.D.

co- sponsored with:
The Center for Glial Biology in Medicine

"Of Metals, Myelin and Mechanisms of Cellular Degeneration" 
4/7/2011

Sarah Clinton, Ph.D.
Asst. Professor

NBL 703 Credit

 

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Vlad Parpura, M.D., Ph.D.

"Developmental antecedents of emotionality and stress reactivity: impact of nature vs. nurture" 
5/5/2011

Mollie Meffert, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

NBL 703 Credit

Johns Hopkins University

Farah Lubin, Ph.D.

"NF-kappaB Regulates Structural Plasticity of Dendritic Spines and Excitatory Synapses" 
5/12/2011

Brandon Aragona, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

NBL 703 Credit

University of Michigan

Jeremy Day, Ph.D.
Post Doc

"'Dopamine regulation of social choice in prairie voles" 
5/19/2011

Jill Leutgeb, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

NBL 703 Credit

University of California-San Diego

Linda Wadiche, Ph.D.

"The encoding of new memories in the medial temporal lobe circuitry" 
5/26/2011

Gautam Bijur, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

NBL 703 Credit

 
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Vladimir Parpura, M.D., Ph.D.

"TBA"