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Spring 2009 Neuroscience Seminars

January 16

“Interactive Specialization of the Brain Over Cognitive Development”

Dr. James R. BoothDepartment of Communication Sciences & Disorders Northwestern University, Co-Sponsored with Department of Psychology

Time & Location: Noon, LBC 213 Kendall-Cram

Host: Beth Wee/Janet Ruscher

January 28

"Translating Animal Experimental Models into Human Psychiatric Disorders"

Dr. Allan KalueffDepartment of Pharmacology, Tulane University Medical School

Time & Location: 4pm, LBC 213 Kendall-Cram

Host: Beth Wee

February 4

“Agony and Ecstasy: Opioids in Pain and Reward”

Dr. James ZadinaDepartment of Medicine and VA Medical Center,
Tulane University Medical School

Time & Location: 4pm, Race Room, LBC

Host: Jeff Tasker

February 12

"Kennedy's Disease: A Motoneuron or Muscle Disease?"

Dr. Cynthia JordanPsychology Department and Neuroscience Program,
Michigan State University

Time & Location: 3:30pm Stibbs, Room 203, LBC

Host: Chrissie Faust

February 13

"The Role of Androgen Receptors in Behavior"

Dr. Marc BreedlovePsychology Department and Neuroscience Program, Michigan State University, Co-Sponsored with Department of Psychology

Time & Location: Noon, Stibbs Room 203, LBC

Host: Beth Wee

March 11

"Small-Conductance Calcium-Activated Potassium Channels (SK channels)"

Dr. John AdelmanSenior scientist at the Vollum Institute, Oregon Health & Science University

Time & Location: 4pm Stibbs, Room 203, LBC

Host: Steven Springer

March 20th

"Regulation of AMPA Receptor Trafficking by the Ubiquitin Ligase Nedd4-1"

Dr. Gentry N. PatrickSection of Neurobiology, Department of Biology, University of California, San Diego, Co-Sponsored with Department of Cell and Molecular Biology

Time & Location: 4pm, Stibbs, Room 203, LBC

Host: Ben Hall

April 3rd

"Experience-Dependent Synaptic Development in a Mouse Model of Angelman Syndrome"

Dr. Benjamin PhilpotDepartment of Cell and Molecular Physiology and the Neuroscience Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Co-Sponsored with Department of Cell and Molecular Biology

Time & Location: 4pm, LBC 213 Kendall-Cram

Host: Ben Hall

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