PHARMACOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES

Spring 2017 Seminar Schedule

 
JANUARY

January 11


Roland R. Griffiths,Ph.D.

Roland R. Griffiths, Ph.D.

Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Title: Johns Hopkins Psilocybin Research Project: Overview, phenomenology, and therapeutic applications

Noon
Room 444B

January 18


Mark A. Geyer, Ph.D.

Mark A. Geyer, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Neurosciences
University of California San Diego
La Jolla, California

Title: Cross-species approaches to studies of psychiatric disorders

Noon
Room 444B

January 25


Roger K. Sunahara, Ph.D.

Roger K. Sunahara, Ph.D

Professor
Department of Pharmacology
University of California San Diego
La Jolla, California

Title: Allostery in G protein-coupled receptors: from G proteins to small molecules to cations

Noon
Room 444B

FEBRUARY

February 1


Alexander J.R. Bishop, Ph.D.

Alexander J.R. Bishop, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas

Title: Damage induced BRCA1 dynamics in Ewing sarcoma, dysfunction and therapeutic potential

Noon
Room 444B

February 8


Scott M. Thompson, Ph.D.

Scott M. Thompson, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair
Department of Physiology
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Title: Excitatory synapses get the blues: Dysfunction of excitatory synapses in the pathology and treatment of depression

Noon
Room 444B

February 15


Van L. King, M.D.

Van L. King, M.D.

Professor
Department of Psychiatry
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas

Title: Opioid agonist treatment: Rationale, history and effectiveness

Noon
Room 444B

February 22


Rachel J. Smith, Ph.D.

Co-Sponsored by the Addiction Research Treatment & Training Center of Excellence (ARTT)

Rachel J. Smith, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
Institute for Neuroscience
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas

Title: Stress-associated neural systems and addiction

Noon
Room 444B

MARCH

March 1


Lakshmi A. Devi, Ph.D.


14th Annual Mariann Blum Memorial Lectureship in the Neurosciences


Lakshmi A. Devi, Ph.D.

Dean for Academic Development and Enrichment
Director, Interdisciplinary Training in Drug Abuse Research Program
Professor, Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics, Psychiatry and Neuroscience
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York City, New York

Title: G protein-coupled dimers and orphans: Novel therapeutic target for the treatment of pain, addiction and obesity

Noon
Room 444B

March 8


Cara B. Gonzales, DDS, Ph.D.

Cara B. Gonzales, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Comprehensive Dentistry
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas

Title: To Be Determined

Noon
Room 444B

March 22



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

Postdoctoral Mini Symposium

Noon
Room 444B

March 29


Robert H. Cichewicz, Ph.D.

Robert H. Cichewicz, Ph.D.

Regents' Professor and INPART Director
Departments of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Natural Products Discovery Group
University of Oklahoma
Norman, Oklahoma

Title: How promising bioactive molecules get cast from different moulds

Noon
Room 444B

APRIL

April 5


Steven F. Maier, Ph.D.

Steven F. Maier, Ph.D.

Professor and Director of the Center for Neuroscience
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience
University of Colorado at Boulder
Boulder, Colorado

Title: Dissecting prefrontal circuits that mediate the stress resistance/resilience induced by behavioral control

Noon
Room 444B

MAY

May 3


Jose Moron-Concepcion, Ph.D.

Jose Moron-Concepcion, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Departments of Anesthesiology and Neuroscience
Washington University Pain Center
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri

Title: Pain increases opioid intake and impacts motivated behavior

Noon
Room 444B

May 5
Friday


Peter W. Kalivas, Ph.D.

Center for Biomedical Neuroscience(CBN) Annual Retreat


Peter W. Kalivas, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair
Department of Neuroscience
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina

Title: To Be Determined

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

 

No Seminars -

March 15th - Spring Break
April 26th - Experimental Biology

 

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