2011-2012 Seminars


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Director:
Vlad Parpura, M.D., Ph.D.
205-996-7369

vlad@uab.edu

Coordinator:
Jan Phillips
205-934-2452
jancphil@uab.edu


Date Speaker Institution Host Title
9/29/2011

Matthew Rasband, PH.D.
Assiocate Professor
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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
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NBL 703 Credit

Oregon Health & Science University
Ph.D. in Physics
Ph.D. in Neurobiology

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
pphillips
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

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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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Mini
Symposium

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.
UAB
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Catherine Fuller, Ph.D.
UAB

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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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         Talks:                
Thomas Van Groen   "The role of astrocytes in Alzhemier's disease" 

Cathy Fuller     "Deg/ENaC cation channels in glioblastoma" 

Frank Kirchhoff   "Genetic manipulations in studying of astrocyte-neuron signaling"  

Swen Hülsmann "Determinants of functional coupling between astrocytes and respiratory neurons in the pre-Botzinger complex"

Sergey Kasparov "Optogenetic analysis of astrocyte-to neurone communication in the brainstem?"

"Physiology & pathophysiology of Astroglia" 
12/1/2011

Andrew West, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
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NBL 703 Credit

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Department of Neurology

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

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

Candace Floyd, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
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NBL 703 Credit 

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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

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

"Spinal cord injury and NF-kB: Of pains and gains" 
1/23/2012

Jeffrey L. Neul, M.D., Ph.D.
Asspcoate Professor

Faculty Applicate

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Baylor College of Medicine

Department of Molecular & Human Genetics

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Leon Dure, M.D.
Lucas Pozzo-Miller, Ph.D.

Jointly sonsored with the Department of Pediatrics , Civitan, and Neurobiology

"Pathophysiology of cardiac arrhythmias in Rett syndrome" 
1/26/2012

Andrew Pieper, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
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NBL 703 Credit

UT Southwestern Medical Center

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

"'Discovery of a Neuroprotective Chemical" 
2/2/2012

Rajesh Kana, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
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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
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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

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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
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NLB 703 Credit

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Vision Sciences
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Kristina Visscher, Ph.D.

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

Peter W. Kalivas, Ph.D.
Porfessor / Co-Chair
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NBL 703 Credit

Medical University of South Carolina

Robin Lester, Ph.D.

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

Marcelo A. Wood, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
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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

 

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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
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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" 
4/6/2012

Luis Puelles, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
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NBL 703 Credit

University of Murcia in Spain

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DIFFERENT DAY

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

Co-host:
Emma Perez-Costas, Ph.D.

"New concepts on the morphological organization of the forebrain and midbrain" 
4/19/2012

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

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NBL 703 Credit

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Department of Neurology

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

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