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, Tel. 686-6362

Get information on previous seminars 2006 – 2016.

Spring 2018

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February 8, Thurs, 3:00 pm, Rayford Audit. Joint seminar with Physiology & Biophysics Wilson K. Clements, Ph.D., Assistant Member, Dept. of Hematology, St Jude Children’s Research Hospital Using Zebrafish to Investigate Developmental and Disease Hematopoiesis
March 13 CTN Francisco Urbano, PhD, Univ. of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina Neuroepigenetics of gamma oscillations in the pedunculopontine nucleus
March 27 CTN Jaideep Kapur, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Neurology & Director of UVA Brain Institute, Univ. of Virginia Mechanisms and Treatment of Status Epilepticus
April 3
April 10 No seminar – room not available
April 17
April 20 (Friday at 1:00 pm) Dept. Rachel Hendrix (Graduate student dissertation seminar, Mentor: Dr. Steven Barger) The amyloid-beta protein in Alzheimer’s disease contributes to impairments in glucose regulation
April 24
May 1
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May 15
May 22
May 29


Fall 2017

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November 21 CTN Merle G. Paule, Ph.D., A.T.S., Director, Division of Neurotoxicology, National Center for Toxicological Research US FDA, Jefferson, Arkansas Neurotoxicological Research at the FDA’s National Center for Toxicological Research
November 28 CTN Aliza Brown, Ph.D., Assistant Research Professor, Dept. of Radiology, UAMS Decreasing Mortality One App at a Time
December 5 CTN Whit Hall, M.D., Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics, UAMS Telehealth for Children: The Rural-Urban Gap
December 12
December 26

Spring 2017




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January 10 Dept. Analiz Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D., Instructor, Neurosurgical Oncology, City of Hope National Medical Center Immunotherapy and the Tumor microenvironment in GBM
March 9
Dept. Ben Lovely, Ph.D., Molecular Biosciences, Waggoner Center for Alcohol and Addiction Research, University of Texas at Austin Gene – ethanol interactions and their impact on craniofacial developmen
March 14 CTN In-Hyun Park, Ph.D., Associate Prof. of Genetics and Associate Prof. in the Child Study Center, Yale Stem Cell Center Reprogramming and its application in Rett syndrome
May 18
Thurs. 9:00am
Dept. Thomas Groves (Student seminar; Mentor: Dr. Antino Allen) 5-Fluorouracil chemotherapy upregulates cytokines and alters hippocampal dendritic complexity in aged mice
May 30 Dept. Rachel Hendrix (Student seminar; Mentor: Dr. Steven Barger) Dysregulation of blood glucose levels by the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in a model of Alzheimer’s disease
July 11 Dept. Darla Cathcart (Student seminar; Mentor: Dr. Mark Mennemeier) Genito-Pelvic Pain/Penetration Disorder: Review of the Condition, Anatomy, and Potential for tDCS Augmentative Intervention