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All Seminars are at 12 noon in the Link Auditorium unless otherwise stated. You can view a printable Spring 2020 Seminar Series Schedule.

Date Seminar
January 28 Fu-Ming Zhou, PhD
Department of Pharmacology
Title: Dopamine, the Inwardly Rectifying Potassium Channel and Parkinson’s Disease
February 4 Avtar Roopra, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Neuroscience
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Title: A Systems Approach to Study Problems in Epilepsy: A Kind of MAGIC
Host:Jianxiong Jiang
February 11 Peter Tsai, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics, Neuroscience, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Title: Autism and the Little Brain: Cerebellar Circuits in ASD
Host: Detlef Heck
February 18 Open
February 25 Open
March 3 Xinglong Wang, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology
Case Western Research University
Title: Mitochondrial Modulation of Synaptic Elimination at the Neuromuscular Junction
March 10 Kazutoshi Nakazawa, MD, PhD
Department of Neuroscience, Southern Research
Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Neurobiology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Title: NMDA receptor hypofunction in interneurons and schizophrenia
Host: Kazuko Sakata
March 17  Jiaqian Wu, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Neurosurgery
Institute of Molecular Medicine
University of Texas Health Science Center Houston
Title: Integrative Analysis of Long Noncoding RNA and Transcription Factor Regulation in Neural Cell Fate and Spinal Cord Injury
Host: Francesca-Fang Liao
March 24 David Antonetti, PhD
Roger W. Kittendorf Research Professor
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Kellogg Eye Center
Title: Regulation of the Neurovascular Unit and Preservation of Vision in Diabetic Retinopathy
Host: Raja Gangaraju
March 31 Vitorrio Porciatti, DSc
Director and Vice Chairman of Research
Evelyn F. And William L. Knight Vision Research Center
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Title: Life and Death of Retinal Ganglion Cells
Host: Monica Jablonski
April 7 Max Fletcher, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Title: TBA
April 14 Open
April 21 Bret Smith, PhD
Chair and Professor
Department of Neuroscience
University of Kentucky
Title: TBA
Host:William Armstrong
April 28 Raghu Vemuganti, PhD
Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Neurological Surgery
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Title: TBA
Host: Tauheed Ishrat
May 5

Sonja Scholz, MD, PhD
Assistant Clinical Investigator
Neurodegenerative Disease Research Unit
Title: Lewy Body Dementia: from Molecular Characterization to Precision Therapy
Host: Jack Tsao

May 12 Habibeh Khoshbouei, PhD
Department of Neuroscience
University of Florida
Title: TBA
Host: Fu-Ming Zhou

Last Published: Feb 21, 2020