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. Mark Mennemeier MSMennemeier@uams.edu and Dr. Abdallah Hayar amhayar@uams.edu, Tel. 501-686-6362

Summer/Fall 2021

Date

Series

Speaker

Topic- Click to download abstract / presentation

July 27 Dept. Taurean Brown, (Mentor: Dr. Antino Allen) Investigating the impact of Docetaxel, Doxorubicin, and Cyclophosphamide (TAC) induced inflammation on cognitive impairment
August 3
August 10
August 17
August 24
August 31 Dept. Rob Rockhold, Ph.D.,  Dept. of Pharmacology & Toxicology, Univ. Mississippi Medical Center
September 7
September 14
September 21
September 28
October 5
October 12
October 19
October 26
November 2
November 9
November 16
November 23
November 30
December 7
December 14

Spring 2021

Date

Series

Speaker

Topic- Click to download abstract / presentation

March 2 Merideth Addicott, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, UAMS The role of the insula in tobacco addiction
March 30 Dept. Cathy Morton, Ed.D., Director of the Health Sciences and Technology Academy (HSTA) at West Virginia University Health Sciences & Technology Academy (HSTA): A West Virginia Model for Achieving Healthcare Workforce Diversity and Equity
April 6 Dept. Tori Neidzwiedz Massey, graduate student (Mentor: Dr. Paul Drew) Effects of Ethanol on the Developing Cerebellum​ & Hippocampus: Neuroinflammation & Myelination
April 12, Mon 2-3 pm Dept. Erica R. Malone, MS, PhD, University of Missouri – Columbia Reigniting the Love of Learning with Innovative and Interactive Teaching Tools (Zoom Link)
April 15, Thu 2-3 pm Dept. John T. Sherrill, PhD, MPH, UAMS
The Human Body: The Magazine of Inventions (Zoom Link)
April 20 Dept. Juchan Lim, graduate student, candidacy exam (Mentor: Dr. Angus MacNicol Cellular plasticity within the Anterior Pituitary Gland
April 27 Dept. Division of Clinical Anatomy Seminar
May 11 Dept. Ashley Pike, graduate student (Mentors : Dr. Paul Drew, NBDS; Dr. Andrew James, Brain Imaging Research Center; and Dr. Lee Archer, Neurology) A Meta-Analysis on Neuroimaging Predictors of Longitudinal Cognitive Decline in MS Patients

Previous Seminars

Fall 2020

Date

Series

Speaker

Topic- Click to download abstract / presentation

August 25, Tue, 2:00 pm Dept. Tiffany K. Miles, (Mentor: Dr. Gwen Childs), Zoom Link, Meeting ID: 933 9263 9621, Passcode: 625617 Loss of Leptin Signaling: The Impact of Caloric Restriction on Neonatal and Adult Mice
September 11
Fri, 2:00 pm
Dept. Hannah Simpson, B.S., (Master’s Thesis Defense, Mentor: Dr. Tara Johnson), Zoom Link, Meeting ID: 934 2182 0879 Constructing and validating a biofidelic infant neurological exam model to train pediatric residents
October 8,
Thu, noon
Dept. of Biochemistry Katherine Bronson, (Mentor: Dr. Angus Macnicol), Zoom Link. Protein: protein interactions and the control of Musashi function
October 20 Dept. Ana Rita Silva Moreira, MSc.,  (Mentors: Dr. Gwen Childs & Dr. Angus MacNicol)
October 29
Thu, 4 pm
Dept. Darla Cathcart, DPT, PhD candidate, Dissertation Defense, (Mentor: Dr. Mark Mennemeier), Zoom Link. Neurophysiological Augmentation of a Behavioral Intervention for Vaginismus
November 17 Dept. Fabio Ntagwabira, (Mentor: Dr. Antino Allen) Senolytics as a Therapeutic Strategy for Chemotherapy Induced Cognitive Impairment
December 1 Dept. Namarta Kapil, (Candidacy exam; Mentor: Dr. Tara Johnson) Quantification of the General Movement Assessment to Improve Upon Early Detection and Treatment of Neurodevelopmental Disorders in Infants
December 8 Dept. Jewel Banik, (Mentor: Dr. Angus MacNicol)
December 15 Dept. Alexa Escapita, (Candidacy exam; Mentor: Dr. Tara Johnson) Implementation of developmental biomarkers to detect the cortical motor pathways in children with Congenital Heart Disease
December 22