PHARMACOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES

Fall 2018 Seminar Schedule

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SEPTEMBER

September 5


Teresa Evnas, Ph.D.

Teresa Evans, Ph.D.
Department of Pharmacology
UT Health San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas

Title: Science outreach through teacher engagement

Noon
Room 444B

September 12


Willa Hsueh, Ph.D.

Willa Hsueh, M.D.
Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
The Ohio State University

Columbus, Ohio

Title: The adipose tissue immune microenvironment impacts systemic complications of obesity

Noon
Room 444B

September 19


Lily Q. Dong, Ph.D.

Leah Pyter, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health
Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Columbus, Ohio

Title: Modeling mechanisms underlying cancer-associated behavioral comorbidities

Noon
Room 444B

September 26


Nancy A. Muma, Ph.D.

** Note Time Change

Jenny Hsieh, Ph.D.
Department of Biology
Brain Health Consortium
The University of Texas at San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas

Title: Precision models of human neural development and disease

11:00am
Room 444B

OCTOBER

October 3


Sandra Loesgen, Ph.D.

Paul J. Kenny, Ph.D.
Department of Neuroscience
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

New York, New York

Title:Habenular Tcf7l2 signaling controls nicotine intake and contributes to smoking-related diseases

Noon
Room 444B

October 11/12


Christopher R. McCurdy, Ph.D, FAAPS

Jonathan A. Javitch, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry
Columbia University

New York, New York

Title: Old GPCRs with new tricks


Noon
Room 444B

October 17


Carmen Hinojosa-Laborde, Ph.D.

Carmen Hinojosa-Laborde, Ph.D.
U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research
Fort Sam Houston
Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacology
UT Health San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas

Title: The challenges of pre-hospital trauma care

Noon
Room 444B

October 24


Sara C. Hopp, Ph.D.


** Note Time Change

Sarah C. Hopp, Ph.D.
Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s & Neurodegenerative Diseases
UT Health San Antonio

San Antonio, Texas

Title:Microglia in Alzheimer’s disease and their interactions with tau pathology




11:00am
Room 444B

October 31


Radoslaw Dobrowolski, Ph.D.

Radoslaw Dobrowolski
Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s & Neurodegenerative Diseases
Department of Cell Systems & Anatomy
UT Health San Antonio

San Antonio, Texas

Title: Regulatory mechanisms of cellular clearance – implications for aging and neurodegenerative diseases

Noon
Room 444B

NOVEMBER

November 14


Alan Frazer, Ph.D.

Alan Frazer, Ph.D.
Department of Pharmacology
UT Health San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas

Title: Selective negative allosteric modulators of alpha 5-GABAA receptors: novel antidepressants


Noon
Room 444B

November 28


Evelien Bunnik, Ph.D..

** Note Time Change

Evelien Bunnik, Ph.D.
Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics
UT Health San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas

 


Title: Protective immunity against malaria

11:00am
Room 444B

DECEMBER

December 5


Scott Russo, Ph.D.

Lena Brundin, M.D., Ph.D.
Center for Neurodegenerative Science
Van Andel Research Institute
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Title: Inflammation and the kynurenine pathway in neuropsychiatric disease

Noon
Room 444B

December 12


Jack Bergman, Ph.D.

Jeffery A. Boychuk, Ph.D.
Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology
UT Health San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas

Title: Motor cortex circuitry during learning and recovery from trauma

Noon
Room 444B

 

No Seminars -

Nov 3rd-7th - SfN
Nov. 22nd - Thanksgiving week
Dec. 6th - ACNP
Dec. 19th - Christmas / Holiday Week