2008-2009 Seminar


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Director:
Lynn Dobrunz, Ph.D.
205-934-7923
dobrunz@uab.edu

Coordinator:

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

Date Speaker Institution Host Title
9/1/2008 SEMINAR SERIES
2008-2009
All regular seminars are held on Thursdays at 10:30 am in the Bevill classroom #170
contact
Jan Phillips
934-2452 
Dept of Neurobiology if you have any questions on scheduled seminars
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 New Time and Place !!!
Thursday
BBRB 170
10:30 - 11:30 am

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9/18/2008

Chenjian Li, Ph.D.
Asst. Professor
Dept.Neurology & Neuroscience
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Cornell University Medical College Jianhua Zhang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Neuropathology
" Tales of two kinases: PINK1 and LRRK2 for Parkinson's disease" 
10/2/2008 Rosalyn Weller, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Dept. of Psychology
CV

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Different time!!!
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Lynn Dobrunz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Neurobiology
"Applying a Neural Model of Addiction to Obesity" 
10/16/2008 Huaxi Xu, Ph.D.
Professor, Acting Director, Degenerative Disease Research
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Burnham Institute for Medical Research Jianhua Zhang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Neuropathology
"Proteolytic Processing and Patho/physiological Functions of Alzheimer's beta-Amyloid Precursor Protein " 
10/22/2008

Departmental researchers will present recent findings in ongoing research projects.

Shelby 1015

8:45 am - 1:00 pm 

    Symposium on Memory and Aging 
11/6/2008 Linda Wadiche, Ph.D.
Asst. Professor
Dept. of Neurobiology
CV
University of Alabama at Birmingham   "Activity dependent control of neurogenesis in the dentate gyrus " 
12/4/2008 David Spray, Ph.D.
Professor
Dept. of Neuroscience and Medicine (Cardiology)
CV

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

 

Vladimir Parpura, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Dept. of Neurobiology
"TBA" 
12/9/2008 Roger Colbran, Ph.D.
Professor & Interim Vice Chair
Dept. of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
CV
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Vanderbilt University

Different Day same time!!!
Tuesday
10:30 - 11:30am

Qin Wang, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
co-sponsored by the
Dept of Physiology & Biophysics

"Coordination of signaling by CaMKII and PP1 in dendritic spines " 
1/15/2009

Janet E Richmond, Ph.D.
Assoc. Professor
Dept. of Biological Sciences
CV
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University of Illinois at Chicago

Vladimir Parpura, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Neurobiology

"The role of tomosyn in synaptic vesicle tethering and priming" 
1/22/2009 Bradley Yoder, Ph.D.
Professor
Dept. of Cell Biology
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University of Alabama at Birmingham Vladimir Parpura, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Dept. of Neurobiology
" Ciliary function and dysfunction in tissue homeostasis and disease" 
1/29/2009 Pablo Castillo, MD,. Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Dept. of Neuroscience
CV
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Jacques Wadiche, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Neurobiology

" "New tricks at old structures: novel forms of plasticity in hippocampus"" 
2/5/2009 Scott Baraban, Ph.D.
Associate Prof.,
William K. Bowes Jr. Endowed Chair in Neuroscience Research
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University of California, San Francisco John Hablitz, Ph.D
Professor and Vice Chair
Dept. of Neurobiology
" Epilepsy and malformations of cortical development: insights from man, mouse, and fish" 
2/12/2009

Tara DeSilva, Ph.D.
Instructor in Neurology
CV

Harvard University, Children's Hospital

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10:30am seminar
BBRB #170 

Harald Sontheimer, Ph.D.
Dept. of Neurobiology Director, McKnight Brain Institute,
CIRC and Center for Glial Biology in Medicine

"Glutamatergic Signaling During Cerebral White Matter Development" 
2/12/2009 Nicola Grissom
Postdoc Candidate
Dept. of Psychology

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia / University of Pennsylvania

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1:00 p.m. seminar
SHEL 1015

Farah Lubin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Neurobiology
"Getting used to it: regulation of stress adaptation by noradrenergic activity in the basolateral amygdala" 
2/19/2009 Istvan Mody, Ph.D.
Tony Coelho Prof. of Neurology and Prof. of Physiology Depart. of Neurology
CV
The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA John Hablitz, PH.D.
Dept. of Neurobiology
" Tonic Inhibition in the Crosshairs of Hormones and Alcohol" 
2/26/2009 Harald Sontheimer, Ph.D.
Professor/Director, CIRC & CGBM
Dept. of Neurobiology
CV

University of Alabama at Birmingham

 

Vladimir Parpura, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Dept. of Neurobiology
"TBA" 
3/5/2009 Ivan Soltesz, Ph.D.
Prof. & Chair Anatomy & Neurobiology
Prof. of Physio. Biophysics, Neurobiology & Behavior
CV
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Univer.of Calif., Irvine Linda Wadiche, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Neurobiology
" Activity-dependent plasticity of hippocampal interneurons" 
3/10/2009 Axel Brunger, Ph.D.
Professor
Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Physiology (Stanford)
Investigator, Howard Hughes
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Stanford University, California
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

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Different day, time and place !!!
Tuesday
4:00-5:00pm
Shelby Building

Vladimir Parpura, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Dept. of Neurobiology
" Single molecule studies of the synaptic vesicle fusion machinery" 
3/26/2009

Yoland Smith, Ph.D.
Professor
Dept. of Neurology
CV
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Yerkes National Primate Research Center
Emory University
David G. Standaert, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Chair of Neurology
co-sponsored by Dept of Neurology and the Center for Neurodegeneration and Experimental Therapeutics
"Metabotropic Glutamate Receptors: From Localization to Function and New Therapeutic Approaches for Parkinson's" 
4/16/2009

Li Gan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Staff Researcher Investigator
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Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease
University of California, San Francisco
Erik Roberson, M.D., Ph.D.
Asst. Professor
Dept. Of Neurology and the Center for Neurodegeneration and Experimental Therapeutics (CNET)
"Amyloid Degradation and Inflammation: New Insights into the Pathogenesis of Alzheimer's Disease" 
4/30/2009

Wade Regehr, PH.D.
Professor
Dept of  Neurobiology
CV
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Harvard Medical School Neurobiology Graduate Students
University of Alabama at Birmingham
"Retrograde Signaling by Endocannabinoids" 
5/5/2009 Raymond Swanson, M.D.
Professor/Vice Chair
Dept of Neurology
CV
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University of California, San Fransico

Harald Sontheimer, Ph.D.
Dept. of Neurobiology Director, McKnight Brain Institute,
CIRC and Center for Glial Biology in Medicine

"Oxidative stress and excitotoxicity revisited; the crucial role of neuronal NADPH oxidase" 
5/7/2009 Samuel L. Pfaff, Ph.D.
Professor
and Helen McLoraine Developmental Chair
Dept. of Neurobiology
CV
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The Salk Institute

Scott Wilson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Neurobiology

"Genetic characterization of motor neuron connectivity" 
5/14/2009 Marie Wooten, Ph.D.
Professor &
Asso. Dean
for Research
Dept of Cell & Molecular Biology
CV

Auburn University

 

Scott Wilson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Neurobiology
"Ubiquitin-Mediated Receptor Trafficking" 
5/21/2009 Jorge Palop, Ph.D.
Staff Research Investigator
Dept. of Neurology
CV
Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease
University of California, San Francisco
Erik Roberson, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Neurology and the Center for Neurodegeneration and Experimental Therapeutics (CNET)
"Mechanisms of cognitive impairments in Alzheimer's disease" 
5/28/2009

Carlos Paladini, Ph.D.
Asst. Professor of Biology
CV
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University of Texas at San Antonio Linda Wadiche, Ph.D.
Asst. Professor
Dept of Neurobiology
"How NMDA Currents Induce Bursting in Dopaminergic"