Upcoming Seminars

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

Date Seminar
January 23 Peyman Golshani, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Neurology
University of California Irvine
Title: “Bridging the gap between synaptic physiology and behavior: new tools to measure network dynamics in health and disease"
Host: Larry Reiter
January 30 Open
February 6 James Handa, PhD
Department of Ophthalmology
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Title: “Are the RPE changes to Degeneration or EMT in AMD?"
Host: Monica Jablonski
February 13 Open
February 20 Julian Meeks, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neuroscience; Neurology and Neurotherapeutics
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Title: “Accessory olfactory bulb interneurons in chemosensory processing and plasticity"
Host: Max Fletcher
February 27 Jonathan Jaggar, PhD
Department of Physiology and Biophysics
Title: TBA
March 6 Open
March 13 Hao Chen, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology
Title: "Social behavior and nicotine"
March 20 Ilyz Bezprozvanny, PhD
Department of Physiology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Title: TBA
Host: Francesca-Fang Liao
March 27 John Boughter, Jr., PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Title: TBA
April 3 Open
April 10 Steven Tavalin, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacology
Title: TBA
April 17 Ryan Drenan, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacology
Northwestern University
Title: “Hitting the PA-Nic switch: a new optical approach for nicotinic receptor studies"
Host: Fu-ming Zhou
April 24 Tao Xie, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Neurology
Director of Parkinson's Disease & Deep Brain Stimulation
University of Chicago Medical Center
Title: TBA
Host: Graduate Students
May 1 Danielle Reed, PhD
Associate Director
Department of Genetics
Monell Chemical Senses Center
Title: “Beyond bitter taste: many roles for TAS2R38"
Host: John Boughter, Jr.
May 8 Bill Carlezon, PhD
Chief, Basic Neuroscience
Director, Behavioral Genetics Lab
Department of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
Title: TBA
Host: Hao Chen
May 15 Claus Hilgetag, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor, Health Sciences
Boston University
Associate Professor, Neuroscience
School of Engineering and Science
Jacobs University, Germany
Title: TBA
Host: Jack Tsao


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University of Tennessee Health Science Center
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Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-5960
Fax: (901) 448-4685

Physical Address
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Anton J. Reiner, PhD

Administrative Aide:
Jantzen Shepard

Program Coordinator/

Brandy Fleming, MS

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