Pharmacology Seminar Series

Spring 2019 Seminar Schedule

JANUARY

January 9

Xianlin Han, Ph.D.
Department of Medicine Barshop Institute
UT Health San AntonioTopic: Alzheimer’s disease is likely a lipid-disorder complication as revealed by shotgun lipidomics and novel animal models
Room 444B at 12 pm

January 16

Lucio Miele, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Genetics Stanley Scott Cancer Center
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
New Orleans, LouisianaTopic: Reduce, reuse, recycle: repurposing “older” drugs to suppress triple-negative breast cancer stem cells while stimulating tumor immunity
Room 444B at 12 pm

January 23

Habil Zare, Ph.D.
Department of Cell Systems & Anatomy Biggs Institute
UT Health San AntonioTopic: Mechanisms of transposable element dysregulation in neurodegenerative tauopathies
Room 444B at 12 pm

January 30

** Note Room Change

Christa K. McIntyre Rodriguez, Ph.D.
Department of Behavioral and Brain Sciences
University of Texas at Dallas
Richardson, TexasTopic: Preclinical studies of vagus nerve stimulation as a potential adjunct to exposure-based therapies
Room 309L at 12 pm
FEBRUARY

February 6

Charles B. Nemeroff, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry
Institute of Early Life Adversity Research
Dell Medical School
The University of Texas at AustinTopic: Paradise Lost: the Neurobiology of Child Abuse
Room 309L at 12 pm

February 14

Pharmacology Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics Co-Hosted Seminar

Howard E. Gendelman, M.D.
Department of Pharmacology & Experimental Neuroscience
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska

Topic: Pathways to an HIV cure
Thursday, February 14, 2019
ROOM 4.409L (Medical Building) at 12 pm

This seminar will be video conferenced to the Texas Biomed Library Meyer Electronic Classroom MASTERS STUDENTS, PhD STUDENTS and POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS ARE EXPECTED TO ATTEND

February 20

David Roberts, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry
UT Health San AntonioTopic: The transitional care clinic: opportunities for clinical research collaboration with psychiatry
Room 444B at 12 pm

February 28

Pharmacology and Addiction Research Treatment & Training Center of Excellence Co-Hosted Seminar

Stephen Husbands, Ph.D.
Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology
Centre for Therapeutic Innovation
University of Bath
Bath, United Kingdom

Topic: The transitional care clinic: opportunities for clinical research collaboration with psychiatry
Room 444B at 12 pm

MARCH

March 6

Carolyn Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D.
Translational OCD Research Program Stanford Hoarding Disorders Research Program
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, CaliforniaTopic: Quieting the obsessive mind: Novel OCD interventions and clinical implications
Room 444B at 12 pm

March 20

**CANCELED**

Cagla Eroglu, Ph.D.
Department of Cell Biology and Neurobiology
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina

Topic: How do astrocytes sculpt synaptic circuits?
Room 444B at 12 pm

March 27

NIH/NIDA, T32DA031115

Training in Drug Abuse Research: Behavior and Neurobiology
Postdoctoral Trainee Mini-Symposium

Lee Gilman, Ph.D.: Age- and sex-specific plasticity in dopamine transporter fnction revealed by food restriction and exercise

Kristen Rosen, Ph.D: Leveraging mobile technology to optimize an evidence-based treatment for opioid use disorder

Alexander Wasserman, Ph.D.: Understanding substance use among at-risk youth: a dual systems model perspective

APRIL

April 3

Evelien M. Bunnik, Ph.D.
Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics
UT Health San AntonioTopic: Protective immunity against malaria
Room 444B at 12 pm

April 4

Maria Kavallaris, Ph.D.
Tumour Biology and Targeting Program
Children’s Cancer Institute Australian Centre for Nano Medicine
School of Women’s and Children’s Health
UNSW Sydney, AustraliaTopic: Cancer biology to nanomedicine
Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 11am
Room 444B

April 17

Jeffery A. Boychuk, Ph.D.
Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology
UT Health San AntonioTopic: Motor cortex circuitry during learning and recovery from trauma
Room 444B at 12 pm

April 24

Madesh Muniswamy, Ph.D.
Center for Precision Medicine
Department of Medicine Division of Nephrology
UT Health San AntonioTopic: Pharmacologic tools probe mitochondrial behavior in health and disease
Room 444B at 12 pm
MAY

May 3

CBN Retreat

Rene Hen, Ph.D.
The Kavli Institute for Brain Science at Columbia University
Departments of Psychiatry, Neuroscience and Pharmacology
New York State Psychiatric Institute
Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene
New York, New York

Topic: Impact of neurogenesis in the ventral hippocampus on cognition and mood
Located in the GCCRI at 12 pm

May 15

Elizabeth Gould, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
Princeton Neuroscience Institute
Princeton, New Jersey

Topic: Investigating adult brain plasticity after developmental adversity
Room 444B at 12 pm