Upcoming Seminars

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

Date Seminar
September 18 Thirumalini Vaithianathan, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology
Title: Synaptic Vesicle and Calcium Dynamics at Single Presynaptic Active Zones
September 25 Jianxiong Jiang, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Title: Inflammation in Epilepsy and Glioma: the cart or the horse?
October 2 Sally Ann Frautschy, PhD
Department of Medicine & Neurology
Title: Transgenic rat model of Alzheimer’s to study mixed dementia and role of Eukaryotic Initiation Factor 2 in pathogenesis
Host:Mike McDonald
October 9 Robert Williams, PhD
Professor & Chair
Department of Genetics, Genomics, & Informatics
Title: Systems Neurogenetics: Resources, Code, Results
October 16 Christiane Linster, PhD
Department of Neurobiology & Behavior
Cornell University
Title: A model for cholinergic modulation of olfactory processing: computational, behavioral and electrophysiological studies
Host: Max Fletcher
October 23 Open
October 30 Bernhard Luscher, PhD
Department of Biology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, & Psychiatry
Penn State
Title: Modeling depressive and antidepressive brain states: from stress resilience to treatment resistance
Host: Byron Jones
November 6 Open
November 13 Claus Hilgetag, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Health Sciences
Boston University
Title: TBA
Host: Jack Tsao
November 20 Open
November 27 Larry Trussell, PhD
Department of Otolaryngology, Neuroscience, Physiology & Pharmacology, & Molecular & Cellular Biosciences
Oregon Health & Science University
Title: Radical transformation of synaptic signals at a cerebellar synapse
Host: Robert Foehring
December 4 Maria Grant, MD
Professor & Endowed Chair
Department of Ophthalmology
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Title: The gut-retinal axis: finding savory solutions for prevention of diabetic retinopathy
Host: Raja Gangaraju
December 11 Kwanghun Chung, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
Institute of Medical Engineering & Science
Title: TBA
Host: William Armstrong


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Neuroscience Institute
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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William E. Armstrong, PhD

Anton J. Reiner, PhD

Administrative Aide:
Mistie Brewer

Program Coordinator/

Brandy Fleming, MS

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