PHARMACOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES

Spring 2018 Seminar Schedule

 
JANUARY

January 17


Jeffrey Boychuk, Ph.D.

Jeffrey Boychuk, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor - Research
Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology
UT Health San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas

Title: Motor cortex remodeling during motor training and rehabilitation after injury

Noon
Room 444B

January 24


Carie Boychuk, Ph.D.

Carie Boychuk, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology
UT Health San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas

Title: Functional GABAergic inhibition in energy homeostatic parasympathetic regulation

Noon
Room 444B

January 31


Michael Bailey,Ph.D.

Michael Bailey, Ph.D.

Principal Invesitgator
Center for Microbial Pathogenesis
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio

Title: Interplay between stress, the microbiome, and metabolome in health and disease

Noon
Room 444B

FEBRUARY

February 7


Jason O'Connor, Ph.D.

Jason O'Connor, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology
UTHealth San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas

Title: Oxidative kynurenine metabolism drives cognitive impairment during systemic inflammation

Noon
Room 444B

February 14


Carlos Zarate, Jr., M.D.

Carlos Zarate, Jr., M.D.

Chief & Principal Investigator
Experimental Therapeutics & Pathophysiology Branch (ETPB) and Section on the Neurobiology and Treatment of Mood Disorders
National Institute of Mental Health
Bethesda, Maryland

Title: Glutamatergic plasticity and homeostatic regulation in the mechanism of ketamine’s rapid antidepressant response

Noon
Room 444B

February 21


Huda Akil, Ph.D.

Huda Akil, Ph.D.

Co-Director & Research Professor
Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience Institute
Department of Psychiatry
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Title: The biology of temperament: A key to understanding and treating mood and addictive disorders

Noon
Room 444B

February 28


Noboru Hiroi, Ph.D.

Noboru Hiroi, Ph.D.

Professor & Associate Professor
Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Neuroscience and Genetics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, New York

Title: From 22q11.2 copy number variants to dimensional constructs of neuropsychiatric disorders in mouse models

Noon
Room 444B

MARCH

March 7


Ellen A. Walker, Ph.D.

Ellen A. Walker, Ph.D.

Professor and Chairperson
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Temple University School of Pharmacy
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Title: Preclinical evaluation of illicit synthetic opioids: A semiannual process

Noon
Room 444B

March 21



NIH/NIDA T32DA031115 Training in Drug Abuse Research:
Behavior and Neurobiology

Postdoctoral Trainee Mini Symposium

Details Coming Soon - Please Check Back


Noon
Room 444B

March 28


Christine Ann Denny, Ph.D.

Christine Ann Denny, Ph.D..

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Research Scientist
Division of Integrative Neuroscience
The New York State Psychiatric Institute & Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc.
New York, New York

Title: Developing novel prophylactics against stress-induced depression: ketamine modifies memory traces in the ventral hippocampus

Noon
Room 444B

APRIL

April 4


Anibal R. Diogenes, DDS, MS, PhD

Anibal R. Diogenes, DDS, MS, PhD

The Carlos E del Rio Distinguished Chair in Endodontics
Department of Endodontics
UT Health San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas

Title: Communication between trigeminal sensory neurons and non-neuronal cells in homeostasis and disease

Noon
Room 444B

April 11


Thomas Cunningham, Ph.D.

Thomas Cunningham, Ph.D.

Professor
Department of Physiology and Anatomy
University North Texas Health Science Center
Fort Worth, Texas

Title: Neural regulation of vasopressin release: Physiology and pathophysiology

Noon
Room 444B

April 18


Ulrik Gether, Ph.D.

Ulrik Gether, Ph.D.

Professor
Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology
Center for Synthetic Biology
University of Copenhagen
København, Denmark

Title: To Be Announced

Noon
Room 444B

MAY

May 4
Friday


Rene Hen, Ph.D.

Center for Biomedical Neuroscience(CBN) Annual Retreat


Rene Hen, Ph.D.

Professor
Departments of Psychiatry, Neuroscience and Pharmacology
The Kavli Institute for Brain Science at Columbia University
New York, New York

Title: To Be Announced

8:00AM-4PM
Greehey Childrens Cancer Research Institute (GCCRI) Common Area and Auditorium

May 16


Sudha Seshadri, M.D..

Sudha Seshadri, M.D.

Director
Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s & Neurodegenerative Diseases
Professor - Departments of Medicine/Neurology, Psychiatry and Cell & Integrative Physiology
UT Health San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas

Title: To Be Announced

Noon
Room 444B

May 30


Laura Anne Lowery, Ph.D.

Laura Anne Lowery, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

Title: Regulation of microtubule dynamics in neuronal growth cone motility and cell migration

Noon
Room 444B

 

No Seminars -

March 14th - Spring Break
April 25th - Experimental Biology
May 9th - Canceled

 

These presentations will be teleconferenced to Texas Research Park (AT&T Room 1.120), E-RAHC (Room 1.200.2), GCCRI (2.160 Aud) and the Texas Biomed Library Meyer Electronic Classroom