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 NBL 703 Seminar Syllabus


07-23-2015
Hongjun Song, Ph.D.
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Professor
Johns Hopkins, School of Medicine
CV
"Plasticity in the adult
mammalian brain: neurogenesis and neuroepigenetics

Host: David Sweatt, Ph.D.


  09-10-2015
CNET Seminar
co-sponsored by the Dept. of Neurobiology
Todd Eliot Golde, MD, PhD
Todd Golde













Professor
University of Florida
CV
"Novel Insights into the Role of Innate Immunity in Neurodegenerative Disorders"
Host: Andrew West, PhD
NBL 703 Credit
http://neuroscience.ufl.edu/faculty-and-staff-director/faculty/todd-e-golde-m-d-ph-d/


  09-17-2015
Dena Dubal, MD, PhD
Dena






Assistant Professor

University of California, San Francisco
CV
"Longevity and the Aging Brain"
Host: Gwen King, PhD
NBL 703 Credit

http://memory.ucsf.edu/ourcenter/staff/ddubal


 10-23-2015
Robert Zorec, Ph.D.
zorec                                                       
Different day and time:
Shelby Building #1015
Friday, 11:00am
                                                                                        
Professor
University of Ljubljana, Slovenia 
CV
"Why large and small exocytotic vesicles exhibit different fusion probability? Lessons from endocrine and gliocrine cells"
Host: Vladimir Parpura, MD, PhD
NBL 703 Credit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


McKnight Symposium     
"Memory and Aging: Novel Mechanisms and  TherapeuticApproaches"       
October 28, 2015      8:30-11:30 
Host: David Sweatt, Ph.D.
Special location: Shelby Building 1015

Speakers are:                         
Steve Austad, Ph.D.
Department of Biology

"A Novel Organism and Novel Mechanism for the Potential Prevention of Neurodegeneration"
Austad  

Karlene Ball, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
"Interventions to Reduce Crash Risk in Older Drivers"
Ball

Jeremy Day, Ph.D.
Department of Neurobiology

"Neuroepigenetic regulation of learning and memory"           
Day



John Hablitz, Ph.D.
Department of Neurobiology

"Homeostatic plasticity, intrinsic excitability and aging"
Hablitz
                                                                          

Andrew Kennedy, Ph.D.
Department of Neurobiology

"Epigenetic-based Neurotherapeutics"
AJKennedy

Lori McMahon, Ph.D.
Department of Cell, Development & Integrative Biology

"Estradiol replacement and the window of opportunity for hippocampal function"
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Erik Roberson, MD,Ph.D.
Department of Neurology

"Tau and Hyperexcitability in Aging-related Cognitive Impairment"
Roberson
 
                                                                                



 10-29-2015
CNET / Neurobiology Seminar

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Aaron Haeusler, Ph.D.
Post Doc
Johns Hopkins University
CV
"Disentangling the molecular mechanisms of C9ORF72-linked disease"
Host: Erik Roberson, MD, PhD
NBL 703 Credit



11-05-2015
Christopher Gregg, PhD
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 Assistant Professor
University of Utah
CV
"Maternal and Paternal Gene Networks in the Brain"
Host: Jeremy Day, PhD
NBL 703 Credit
http://www.neuro.utah.edu/people/faculty/gregg.html


11-9-2015
Prakash Kara, PhD
Kara



Different day and time:
Shelby Building #1015
Monday, 11:00am


Assosciate Professor
Medical University of South Carolina

CV
"Bridging macro-and micro scales of brain function with all optical physiology"
Host: Paul Gamlin, Ph.D.
NBL 703 Credit



11-12-2015
Andrew Nguyen
CNET
co sponsored by Neurobiology
Andrew Nguyen






Research Associate
Harvard University

CV
"Progranulin: at the interface of neurodegenerative and metabolic diseases"
Host: Erik Roberson, MD, Ph.D.
NBL 703 Credit

 

11-19-2015  
Anna Orr, Ph.D.
CNET co sponsored by Neurobiology
Orr






Staff Scientist at the Gladstone Institutes, San Francisco       
 CV
"Roles of Glial G Protein-coupled Receptors in Cellular and Cognitive Functions"
Host: Erik Roberson, MD, Ph.D.
NBL 703 Credit
 
                       

12-3-2015
Neurobiology/CNC seminar

Patricio O'Donnell, M.D., Ph.D.
ODonnell









Senior Research Fellow

Pfizer                                                                                                                                                                            
 CV
"Novel pharmacological tools to enhance cortical interneuron function"
Host: Lucas Pozzo-Miller, Ph.D.
NBL 703 Credit


 1-28-2016
CNET co sponsored by Neurobiology

Laura Ranum, PhD
Laura Ranum





 

Professor
University of Florida
CV
"TBA"
Host: Andrew West, PhD/Erik Roberson, MD, PhD
NBL 703 Credit
http://neurogenetics.med.ufl.edu/faculty/dr-laura-p-w-ranum/


 2-25-2016
Garret Stuber, Ph.D.
Stuber 2










Assistant Professor
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
CV
"Dissecting the Neural Circuits That Mediate Motivated Behaviors"
Host: Jeremy Day, Ph.D.
NBL 703 Credit
www.stuUniversityberlab.org



3-10-2016
Charles Gersbach, Ph.D.
Gersbach

 






Associate Professor
Duke University
CV
"Genome and Epigenome Editing for Gene Therapy, Programming Cell Phenotype and Functional Genomics"
Host: Jeremy Day, Ph.D.
NBL 703 Credit
http://bme.duke.edu/faculty/charles-gersbach


 3-17-2016
International Symposium
"Physiology and pathophysiology of neuroglia"
                                                                   

Host: Vladimir Parpura, MD, Ph.D.
Special location: Shelby Building 1015
NBL 703 Credit

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Arne Schousboe, Ph.D.
Professor
University of Copenhagen, Denmark
CV
"Astrocytes in GABA homeostasis and epilepsy"
http://drug.ku.dk/employees/?pure=en/persons/49282
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Nina Vardjan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
CV
"Beta-adrenergic activation: modulation of astrocyte excitability, morphology and metabolism"
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Robert Zorec, Ph.D.
Professor
University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
CV
"Astrocytic vesicle dynamics in Alzheimer's disease"
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Vedrana Montana, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
University of Rijeka, Croatia
UAB
CV
"Metabolic regulation of vesicular glutamate release from cultured astrocytes" 
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Vidar Gundersen, MD, Ph.D.
Professor
University of Oslo, Norway
CV
 "Microglia - neuron contacts in the brain"
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Linda H. Bergersen, Ph.D.
Professor
University of Oslo, Norway
CV
"Lactate transport and receptor action in the brain: rescue of cognitive decline" 
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Helle S. Waagepetersen, Ph.D.
Professor
University of Copenhagen

CV
"Regulation of astrocyte energy metabolism by AMPK and Ca2+"

International Symposium co-sponsored with
Center for Glial Bilogy in Medicine
Civitan International Research Center
Comprehensive Neuroscience Center
Nutrition Obesity Research Center
Springer Publications
Morgan & Claypool Publishers
Center for Structural Biology
Center for Neurodegeneration and Experimental Therapeutics

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   April 21-22, 2016
Civitan International / Simpson-Ramsay
Neurodevelopment Symposium

Alumni House
1301 10th Avenue South

Registration at www.uab.edu/medicine/circ

Thursday 9:00-5:00
Friday 9:00-noon
               
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Christopher, Cowan, Ph.D.
Harvard University
"Regulation of cortical synapse balance in intellectual disabilities and autism"

 

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Brian Dias, Ph.D.
Emory University
"Ancestral imprints on descendant neurobiology"
 
Dykens  
Elisabeth Dykens, Ph.D.
Vanderbilt University
"Reducing stress in parents of children with developmental disabilities"
 
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Marcel Just, Ph.D.
Carnegie Mellon University
"Autism as a neural systems disorder: A theory of frontal-posterior underconnectivity"
 
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Ian Maze, Ph.D.
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
"Histone monoaminylation in the developing and adult brain: novel mechanisms of 'epigenetic' plasticity"
 
 Robinson  
 AJ Robinson, Ph.D.
Mississippi State Universwity
"Transcriptional mechanisms of normal and pathological hippocampal function"
 
 Sanders  
Stephan Sanders, Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco
"From genes to etiology in autism"

May 3, 2016
MacKenzie Howard, MD   *Special Day and Time: 
                                                      Tuesday 5/3/16   Shelby 1015       12:00 pm
MacKenzie Howard







Department of Neurological Surgery
"Therapeutic interneuron transplantation drives neural plasticity"
 
University of California, San Francisco
NBL 703 Credit



May 4, 2016
Florian Plattner, Ph.D.        *Special Day and Time: 
                                                      Wednesday 5/4/16      Shelby 1015     2:00 pm
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UT Southwestern
"
 Intracellular signaling mechanisms underlying memory enhancement"
CV
Host: Farah Lubin, Ph.D. 
NBL 703 Credit


 

 

 

 

May 11, 2016
Jason J. Yi, Ph.D.                    *Special Day and Time: 
                                                         Wednesday 5/11/16      Shelby 1015     2:00 pm

Jason Yi









The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
"Tracing a molecular pathway to autism"
CV
Host: Farah Lubin, Ph.D.
NBL 703 Credit


May 18, 2016

Aaron McGee, Ph.D.                           *Special Day and Time: 
                                                         Wednesday 5/18/16      Shelby 1015     2:00 pm
McGee







University of Southern California, CHLA
"Genetic regulation of critical periods for neural plasticity"
CV
Host: Farah Lubin, Ph.D.
NBL 703 Credit