Course Series 2011-2012


2010-2011

2012-2013


2011-2012
Date Speaker Institution Host Title
9/15/2011

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NBL 703 Syllabus & Class Expectations

Syllabus 
9/29/2011

Matthew Rasband, Ph.D.
Assiocate Professor

NBL 703 Credit

Baylor College of Medicine Department of Neuroscience

Harald Sontheimer, Ph.D.

Co-sponsored with the Center for Glial Biology in Medicine

"The Functional Organization of Axons in Health and Disease" 
10/13/2011

Henrique von Gersdorff, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist

NBL 703 credit

Oregon Health & Science University

Jacques Wadiche, Ph.D.

"Multivesicular release at sensory synapses of the eye and ear" 
10/20/2011

Paul E. M. Phillips, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

NBL 703 Credit

University of Washington

Jeremy Day, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral  Fellow

"Coupling value to actions: Dopamine and decision making" 
10/27/2011

Andre H. Lagrange, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

NBL 703 Credit

Vanderbilt University

John Hablitz, Ph.D.

David Standaert, M.D., Ph.D.

Co-sponsored by the Department of Neurology

"GABA: the brain's swiss-army knife" 
11/10/2011

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Frank Kirchhoff, Ph.D.
Saarland University, Germany
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Swen Hülsmann, Ph.D.
University of Göttingen, Germany
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 Thomas van Groen, Ph.D.
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Catherine Fuller, Ph.D.
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Sergey Kasparov, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Bristol, UK
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Vlad Parpura, MD, PhD
co sponsored by: Comprehensive Neuroscience Center and with the Center for Glial Biology in Medicine

NBL 703 Credit

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"Physiology and pathophysiology of astroglia" 
12/1/2011

Andrew West, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

NBL 703 Credit

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Depart of Neurology

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

"Pieces of the Parkinson's Disease Puzzle" 
1/19/2012

Candace Floyd, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

NBL 703 Credit

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Physical Medicine & Rehablitation

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

"TBA" 
2/2/2012

Rajesh Kana, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

NBL 703 Credit

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Social and Behavioral Science

John Hablitz, Ph.D.
Vlad Parpura, M.D., Ph.D.

"Neural Signatures of Autism" 
2/9/2012

David Knight, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

NBL 703 Credit

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Psychology

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

"Neural Mechanisms of the Threat-related Emotional Response" 
2/16/2012

Mel Feany, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor

NBL 703 Credit

Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Department of Pathology

Michael Brenner, Ph.D.

"Genetic analysis of neurodegeneration" 
3/1/2012

Lawrence Sincich, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

NBL 703 Credit

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

"Orientation Selectivity and Cytochrome Oxidase Architecture in Macaque V1" 
3/8/2012

Peter Kalivas, Ph.D.
Professor/Co-Chair

NBL 703 Credit

Medical University of South Carolina

Robin Lester, Ph.D.

"Using neuroplasticity to cure addiction" 
3/15/2012

Marcelo Wood, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

NBL 703 Credit

University of California, Irvine

David Sweatt, Ph.D.

"The role of chromatin modifying enzymes in long-term memory processes." 
3/22/2012

David Katz, Ph.D.
Professor

NBL 703 Credit

Case Western Reserve University

Lucas Pozzo-Miller, Ph.D.

co-sponsored with IDDRC

"Circuit dysfunction and repair in Rett syndrome: What mice are teaching us about the reversibility of autism spectrum disorders" 
3/29/2012

Maria Castro, Ph.D.
Professor

NBL 703 Credit

University of Michigan

Gwen King, Ph.D.

"Immune-Mediated Therapeutic Strategies for Brain Cancer: Signaling via Toll Receptors on Tumor Infiltrating Dendritic Cells" 
4/19/2012

Talene Yacoubian, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

NBL 703 Credit

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

"Role of 14-3-3s in Parkinson's Disease"