2010-2011 Seminars


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Director:
Vlad Parpura, M.D., Ph.D.
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Coordinator:
Jan Phillips
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Date Speaker Institution Host Title
8/26/2010

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Faculty Candidate

Boston University

Harald Sontheimer, Ph.D.
co-hosted by the Center for Glial Biology

"Understanding the aging brain: glioma therapeutics, neurodegeneration, and anti-aging genes" 
9/2/2010

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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

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Professor / Vice Chair
kmirnics

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

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Professor
 

NBL 703 Credit

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Jacques Wadiche, Ph.D.

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

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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

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Asso. Professor
kenny

NBL 703 Credit

The Scripps Research Institute - Florida

Robin Lester, Ph.D.

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

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Professor

NBL 703 Credit

Universidad Central del Caribe
Bayamón, PR

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

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

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Mini Symposium

 Alexei Verkhratsky, MD/PhD
University of Manchester, UK

 

Candace Floyd, PhD
UAB
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Michelle Gray, PhD
UAB
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Jose J. Rodrigues Arellano, PhD
Basque Foundation for Science & The University of the Basque Country, Spain

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 Vlad Parpura, M.D., Ph.D.
Co sponsored by: Comprehensive Neuroscience Center

NBL 703 Credit

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"Physiology & pathophysiology of astroglia" 
12/2/2010

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Research Scientist
dzecevic

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

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Associate Professor

bevensee

NBL 703 Credit

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

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

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Asso. Professor 
eatock

NBL 703 Credit

Harvard School of Medicine

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David Sweatt, Ph.D.

Sponsored by: Comprehensive Neuroscience Center

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

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Professor
Stella1

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

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Professor

NBL 703 Credit

University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

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

"TBA" 
2/17/2011

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Asst. Prof.


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

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

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Professor

NBL 703 Credit

Vanderbilt University

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

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

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Professor
morimoto

NBL 703 Credit

Northwestern University

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

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

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Professor
hpaulson

NBL 703 Credit

University of Michigan

Scott Wilson, Ph.D.

"Toward understanding polyglutamine neurodegeneration" 
3/24/2011

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Professor

NBL 703 Credit

The Mount Sinai Medical Center

Scott Wilson, Ph.D.

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

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Professor
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NBL 703 Credit

Hotchkiss Brain Institute
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

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Asst. Prof
sclinton


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

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Assistant Professor
mkmdesk_004

NBL 703 Credit

Johns Hopkins University

Farah Lubin, Ph.D.

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

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Assistant Professor
aragona

NBL 703 Credit

University of Michigan

Jeremy Day, Ph. D.
Post Doc

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

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Assistant Professor

jill-leutgeb

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

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Assistant Professor

NBL 703 Credit

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Vladimir Parpura, M.D, PH.D.

"TBA"