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Seminars and Graduate Journal Club Series

Seminars: Rayford Auditorium Room 106-2, Biomedical Research Building II
Graduate Journal Club: 4th Floor Conf. Room, Biomedical Res. Building II Tuesdays, 12:00-1:00 PM unless otherwise noted
To schedule seminars please contact Dr. Abdallah Hayar amhayar@uams.edu, Tel. 686-6362
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Spring 2016

Date

Series

Speaker

Topic- Click to download abstract / presentation

January 19 Dept. Nancy Gray, PhD, director of UAMS BioVentures UAMS Discoveries: From Lab Bench to Market
February 9 CTN Istvan Katona, PhD, Professor at the Institute of Experimental Medicine, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary. Cell-type-specific superresolution imaging of synaptic cannabinoid signaling
February 23 Dept. John Cirrito, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine Antidepressants make plaques unhappy: Synaptic regulation of amyloid-beta in Alzheimer’s mice and man
March 8 Dept. Ronald L. Klein, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Neuroscience, LSU Shreveport, New Orleans. Gene Vectors to Study Neurodegenerative Diseases
March 15 Dept. Abdallah Hayar, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Neurobiology & Developmental Sciences The Brain, Space-time and the Universe
March 17
Thurs. 9:00 a.m. Rayford Aud.
Dept. Rachel Hendrix (Mentor: Dr. Steven Barger) Characterizing Metabolic Changes in a Model of Alzheimer’s Disease
March 29 Dept. Linda Larson-Prior, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, UAMS The contribution of sleep to human performance
April 5 Dept. Brennon Luster (Thesis Defense; Mentor: Dr. Edgar Garcia-Rill) Intracellular Mechanisms Modulating Gamma Band Activity in the Peduncuolopontine Nucleus (PPN)
April 12 Dept. Stasia Donofrio (Thesis Defense; Mentor: Dr. Edgar Garcia-Rill) Modulation of Gamma Oscillations in the Pedunculopontine Nucleus by Neuronal Calcium Sensor Protein-1 and Lithium
April 19 Dept. J.C. Douglas (Candidacy Exam; Mentor: Dr. Cindy Kane) Ethanol Effects on Oligodendrocytes and Myelin in a Mouse Model of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
April 26 Dept. Gwen Childs, PhD, FAAA, Professor and Chair, Dept. of Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences “Leptin Action on Gonadotropes”. (Symposium talk at the 2016 Endocrine Society meetings in Boston)
May 5
Thurs.
Joint with Physiology Dept. Vittorio Gallo, PhD, Prof. of Pediatrics, Pharmacology and Physiology, George Washington Univ. School of Medicine Mechanisms of White Matter Injury and Regeneration in the
Developing Brain
May 17 Dept. Paul Shaw, PhD, Associate Prof., Dept. of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington Univ. School of Medicine in St Louis. Can Sleep Fix a Broken Brain?
June 2
Thurs. noon
COPH, Rm 8/240
Dept. Brian T. Miller, PhD, Professor, Dept. of Medical Education, Dell Medical School, University of Texas, Austin, Texas The Various Roles of the Clinical Anatomist in Current Medical School Curricula

 

Fall 2016

Date

Series

Speaker

Topic- Click to download abstract / presentation

August 2
August 9 Dept. Thomas Groves (Candidacy Exam; Mentor: Dr. Antino Allen) JR-220: A Novel NMDA Antagonist with Traumatic Brain Injury Therapeutic Potential
August 16
August 23
August 30
September 6 Edgar Garcia-Rill, PhD, Professor and Director of the Center for Translational Neuroscience, Dept. of Neurobiology & Developmental Sciences Seminar on the Janelia motor control talk
September 13 Reserved by Dr. Garcia-Rill for a CTN lecturer
September 20
September 27
October 4
October 11
October 18
October 25
November 1
November 8
November 15
November 22
November 29
December 6
December 13
December 20

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