Upcoming Seminars

All Seminars are at 12 noon in the Link Auditorium unless otherwise stated.

Date Seminar
September 13 Victor Chizhikov, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology
Title: “Genetic analysis of brain development and
developmental brain disorders”
September 20 Paul Garrity, PhD
Host: John Boughter
Department of Life Sciences
Brandeis University
Title: “From hot and spicy to cold and clammy: thermal and chemical detection in Drosophila”
September 27 Christine Denny, MS, PhD
Host: Sarah Neuner
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Columbia University
Title: “Optogenetic activation of dentate gyrus memory traces rescued age-related cognitive decline”
October 4 Eva Redei, PhD
Host: Hao Chen
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Title: "Lessons learned from a polygenic rat model of major depression"
October 11 TBA
Title: TBA
October 18 Byron Jones, PhD
Department of Genetics, Genomics & Informatics
Title: “Genetics of Paraquat Neurotoxity”
October 25 Monica Jablonski, PhD
Department of Ophthalmology
Title: “Identifying Novel Drug Targets for Glaucoma Therapy”
November 1 Shekhar Gangaraju, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Ophthalmology
Title: TBA
November 8 Doug Bayliss, PhD
Host: Robert Foehring
Professor & Chair
Department of Pharmacology
University of Virginia
Title: "Chemical regulation of breathing: cellular sensors and molecular detectors"
November 29 David Solecki, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology
Title: TBA
December 6 Karen Ashe, MD, PhD
Host: Mike McDonald
Department of Neurology
University of Minnesota
Title: TBA
December 13 Bryan Traynor, MD, PhD, MMSc, MRCPI
Host: Jack Tsao
Senior Investigator
Chief, Neuromuscular Diseases Research Section
Laboratory of Neurogenetics
National Institute of Aging
Title: "Genomics of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis"


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Neuroscience Institute
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
875 Monroe Ave, Suite 426
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-5960
Fax: (901) 448-4685

Physical Address
426 Wittenborg Anatomy Building

William E. Armstrong, PhD

Anton J. Reiner, PhD

Administrative Aide:
Summer Hillman

Program Coordinator/

Brandy Fleming, MS

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