2012-2013 Seminars

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Director:
Vlad Parpura, M.D., Ph.D.
205-996-7369
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Coordinator:
Jan Phillips
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Date Speaker Institution Host Title
9/20/2012  Lawrence Sincich, Ph.D.
Assistant Professorsincich_2007

 CV
NBL 703 Credit

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Kristina Visscher, Ph.D.

"Orientation Selectivity and Cytochrome Oxidase Architecture in MacaqueV1" 
10/11/2012

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      Mini   Symposium

Robert Zorec, Ph.D.
University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
CV

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Jean-Pierre Mothet, Ph.D.

Marseille University, France
CV 

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Hajime Hirasa, Ph.D.

RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Japan
CV

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Sergei  Kirov, Ph.D.
Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta
CV
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Jessica Filosa, M.D., Ph.D.

Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta
CV
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Alexey Semyanov, Ph.D.

RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Japan
CV

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 Joanne Nash, Ph.D.
University of Toronta, Scarborough
CV
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Vlad Parpura, M.D., Ph.D.
co sponsored by: Comprehensive Neuroscience Center and with the Center for Glial Biology in Medicine

NBL 703 Credit

TALKS:

Robert Zorec
"The fabrics of astrocytic vesicle traffic in health and disease"
Jean-Piere Mothet
"Brain D Serine: from release to synaptic functions"
Hajime Hirase
"Astrocyte calcium signaling in plasticity of local cortical circuits in vivo"
Sergei Kirov
"Astrocytes, microglia and neurons in early stroke and traumatic brain injury"
Jessica Filosa
"Bi-directional communication at the neurovascular unit: implications for neuronal function"
Alexey Semyanov
"Subcellular mechanisms controlling Ca2+ dynamics in hippocampal astrocytes"
Joanne Nash
"Understanding mitochondrial pathology in Parkinson’s disease: Implications for disease-modifying strategies"

"Physiology and Pathophysiology of Astroglia" 



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10/25/2012  Laura Bianchi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
CV

NBL 703 Credit

University of Miami

Vlad Parpura, MD, PhD

"Glia/neurons functional interaction: understanding the role of a new player"

11/8/2012  Ege Kavalali, Ph.D.
Professor
CV
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NBL 703 Credit

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Jacques Wadiche, Ph.D.

"Parallel Pathways for Neurotransmitter Release and Signaling at Central Synapses"

1/17/2013  Robert Schwarcz, Ph.D.
Professor

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NBL 703/
NBL 772 Credit


University of Maryland

Vlad Parpura, MD, PhD
co-sponsored by CNC

"Glial Cells as Pharmacological Targets: Focus on the Kynurenine Pathway of Tryptophan Degradation" 
1/31/2013 Garret Stuber, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Stuber
NBL 703/
NBL 772 Credit


UNC School of Medicine 

 Jeremy Day, Ph.D.

Dissecting the
neural circuits that mediate reward and aversion
2/7/2013 James Mastrianni, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Physician Photo
NBL 703/
NBL 772 Credit 

University of Chicago Medicine 

CNET Seminar
 Andrew West, PhD

co-sponsored by the
Department of Neurobiology

 

 "Defining the Molecular and Cell Biological
Mechanisms of Human Prion Disease"

2/14/2013  Marsha R. Mailick, Ph.D.
Director

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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Waisman Center

*This seminar is 12:00 PM
Bradley
Lecture Hall
4th floor
Children's Center for
Research & Innovation

IDDRC Seminar
Alan Percy, M.D,

co-sponsored by the Department of Neurobiology

"Fragile X Syndrome and Associated Disorders:
Prevalence and Impacts" 

2/14/2013  Albee Messing, VMD, PhD
Professor
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NBL 703

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Vlad Parpura, MD, PhD

co-sponsored by IDDRC

"Stress pathways as therapeutic targets in Alexander disease - the prototype astrogliopathy" 
2/21/2013  Andrew Bean, Ph.D.
Professor

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NBL 703 Credit

University of Texas Medical School of Houston

Scott Wilson, Ph.D

"Molecular Mechanisms of Endocytosis" 
2/22/2013 Ivan Milenkovic, Ph.D.  

NBL 703 Credit

University of Leipzig, Germany 

Vlad Parpura, MD, Ph.D. 

*Different day, place & time
Shelby building #1015
Friday 10:00am


"Purinergic modulation of neuronal activity in developing central auditory circuit" 
2/28/2013  Tao Ma, MD, PhD
Asst. Research Scientist
CV 

NBL 703/
NBL 772 Credit


New York University 

CNET Seminar
 Erik Roberson, MD, PhD

co-sponsored by the Depart. of Neurobiology

"Reversal of AD-related Synaptic Plasticity and Memory Deficits by Suppressing PERK-eIF2α Signaling"

3/7/2013  Shane Hentges, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
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NBL 703/
NBL 772 Credit


 Colorado State University

Linda Wadiche, Ph.D. 

"The many transmitters of hypothalamic neurons: pre and postsynaptic actions" 
3/14/2013 Benjamin Hall, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
benjamin-hall
NBL 703/
NBL 772 Credit


 Tulane University

Jacques Wadiche, Ph.D. 

 "NMDA Receptor Regulation of Excitatory Synaptic Strength and Behavioral Despair"
3/21/2013 Han-Xiang Deng, M.D., Ph.D. 
Professor
NBL 703 Credit


Northwestern University 

CNET Seminar
 Liang Lu, M.D.

co-sponsored by the
Department of Neurobiology 


"Ubiquilin2-mediated defects of protein degradation in neurodegenerative diseases" 
4/3/2013 Paul J. Kenny
Associate Professor
 Paul Kenny
NBL 703 Credit  


The Scripps Research Institute 

David Sweatt, Ph.D. 
*Different day and place
Shelby building #1015
Wednesday, 1:30 pm


"Discovery of a new pathway controlling nicotine intake" 
4/4/2013  Robert McCullumsmith, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

NBL 703/
NBL 772 Credit 


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

 

"Abnormalities
of glutamate transporter expression in schizophrenia
"
4/11/2013 Erik Roberson, M.D., Ph.D. 
Associate Professor
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NBL 703

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Postponed until next year
Vlad Parpura, M.D., Ph.D. 

 "TBA"
5/16/2013 John Hogenesch, Ph.D.
faculty photo
NBL 703
 


 University of Pennsylvania SOM
 
Postponed until next year

Linda Wadiche, Ph.D.
co- sponsored by NORC 


"TBA" 
5/09/2013 Todd Cohen, Ph.D. 
Post Doc
NBL 703 Credit
University of Pennsylvania,
Perelman School of Medicine
CNET Seminar
Erik Roberson, MD, PhD

co-sponsored by the Depart. of Neurobiology 
"Novel mechanisms of
neurodegeneration via post-translational modifications