2014-2015 Neuroscience Seminar Schedule

Sponsored by the Neuroscience Research Institute at The Ohio State University

Neurotransmitter

 

115 Biomedical Research Tower (BRT)
12:00 – 1:00 pm
(changes in the room location are noted below)

 


September 8
Room Location is 170 Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute
Daniel Lim, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery
University of California, San Francisco
"Regulation of neural stem cells by chromatin modifiers and long noncoding RNAs"
Host: Jose Otero (Jose.Otero@osumc.edu)

September 22
NGP Frontiers in Neuroscience Seminar*
Donald Pfaff, PhD
Professor and Head of Laboratory, Neurobiology and Behavior
The Rockefeller University
"Effects of hormones on histone modifications and other epigenetic changes in brain"
Host: NGP Students

October 13
Neuroscience Research Institute Distinguished Lecture
Roberto Malinow, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Neurosciences
University of California, San Diego
"Synapses in normal and abnormal brain function"
Host: Stuart Mangel (mangel.1@osu.edu)

October 20
Room location is 160 Meiling Hall
Philip Horner, PhD
Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery
University of Washington
"Myelin sheath plasticity during degeneration and regeneration of the injured spinal cord"
Host: Dana McTigue (Dana.McTigue@osumc.edu)

November 10
Rene Anand, PhD
Professor, Department of Pharmacology
The Ohio State University
“Blueprint of Fish Electric Organs: An Evolutionary Guide to Therapies for  Neurological Diseases”

December 8
Cagla Eroglu, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology
Duke University
“Control of synaptic connectivity by astrocytes”
Host: Phillip Popovich (Phillip.Popovich@osumc.edu)

December 15
Marc Freeman, PhD
HHMI Investigator
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Neurobiology
University of Massachusetts

“Signaling pathways regulating axon degeneration”
Host: Tony Brown (brown.2302@osu.edu)

January 12
Chris Schaffer, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Cornell University
"Blood, brains, and lasers: In vivo imaging of cellular dynamics in animal models of neurological disease using nonlinear microscopy"
Host: Phillip Popovich (Phillip.Popovich@osumc.edu)

January 26 - cancelled
Leslie Griffith, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Biology
Brandeis University
"
Sleep and memory consolidation: Circuit convergence as a linkage mechanism"
Host: John Oberdick (oberdick.1@osu.edu)

February 9
NGP Frontiers in Neuroscience Seminar*
Joe Takahasi, PhD
HHMI Investigator
Professor and Chairman, Department of Neuroscience
UT Southwestern

"Transcriptional Architecture of the Circadian Clock in Mammals"
Host: NGP Students

March 2
Bruce Lamb, PhD
Staff, Department of Neurosciences
Cleveland Clinic, Lerner Research Institute

“The Role of Innate Immune Signaling Pathways in Alzheimer’s Disease”
Host: Jonathan Godbout (Jonathan.Godbout@osumc.edu)

March 9
Jay Gottfried, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

“Everything You Always Wanted to Know about the Human Olfactory Brain But Were Afraid to Smell”
Host: Stephen Kolb (Stephen.Kolb@osumc.edu)

March 23
Neuroscience Research Institute Distinguished Lecture
Steven Schachter, MD
Professor, Department of Neurology
Harvard Medical School

“Monitoring patients with epilepsy in the home and beyond – new approaches”
Host: Hojjat Adeli (adeli.1@osu.edu)

March 30
Neuroscience Research Institute Distinguished Lecture
Kerry Ressler, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Emory University

"Molecular Genetics, Fear, and the Amygdala: From Pavlov to PTSD"
Host: Leah Pyter (Leah.Pyter@osumc.edu)

April 6
Laura P.W. Ranum, PhD
Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
University of Florida
"Repeat associated non-ATG translation: new starts and new directions in neurologic disease"
Host: Arthur Burghes (burghes.1@osu.edu)

April 13
Fernando Gomez-Pinilla, PhD
Professor, Departments of Neurosurgery and Integrative Biology & Physiology
University of California at Los Angeles
"The Impact of Metabolic Disorders for Neural Repair and Plasticity"
Host: D. Michele Basso (Michele.basso@osumc.edu)

April 20
Neuroscience Research Institute Distinguished Lecture
David Rubinow, MD
Assad Meymandi Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry
University of North Carolina
“Reproductive regulation of affective state: context and complexity”
Host: Tamar Gur (Tamar.Gur@osumc.edu)

Apirl 27
Katerina Akassoglou, PhD
Professor, Department of Neurology
University of California, San Francisco
"Neurovascular mechanisms of inflammation and neurodegeneration”
Host: Sung Ok Yoon (Sung.Yoon@osumc.edu)

 

*Sponsored by the Neuroscience Graduate Program

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