Upcoming Seminars

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

Date Seminar
January 26 Annie Chan, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
Title: “A Functional MRI Survey: Investigating the Functions, Topographies, and Organizational Principles in the Human Brain”
February 2 Steven Youngentob, PhD
Vice Chancellor for Research
Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology, Psychiatry
Title: “Does mother nature always know best? The contribution of chemosensory fetal programming on adolescent alcohol and nicotine acceptance as a consequence of prenatal alcohol exposure”
February 9 Michael Geschwind, MD, PhD
Host: Jack Tsao, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Neurology
University of California, San Francisco
Title: “The Spectrum of Human Prion Diseases”
February 16 Abbas Babajani-Feremi, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Title: "Application of Neuroimaging Techniques in Epilepsy: a Multi-modal Approach using fMRI, MEG, TMS, and ECoG"
February 23 CANCELLED
Walter Freeman, PhD 
Host: Detlef Heck, PhD
The Freeman Laboratory for Nonlinear Neurodynamics
Department of Molecular & Cell Biology & Neurobiology
University of California at Berkley
Title: “Quantitative models for field dynamics of cerebral cortex based in ECoG/EEG”
March 1 Karolina Abreg, PhD
Host: Khyobeni Mozhui, PhD
Assistant Professor & Associate Director
Center for Biomarker Research and Precision Medicine
Virginia Commonwealth University
Title: “Large scale methylome-wide investigations”
March 8 Steve Maren, PhD
Host: Catherine Kaczorowski, PhD
Department of Psychology
Texas A&M University
Title: “Stabilizing fear extinction under stress”
March 15 Hugo Bellen, DVM, PhD
Host: Larry Reiter, PhD
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Director, Program in Developmental Biology
Baylor College of Medicine
Title: “Mitochondria and Neurodegeneration”
March 29 Chris Lemon, PhD
Host: John Boughter, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
University of Oklahoma
Title: "The neural code for taste - filling in the gaps"
April 5 Kazuko Sakata, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacology
Title: TBA
April 12 Lazlo Zaborsky, PhD
Host: William Armstrong, PhD
Distinguished Professor
Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience
Rutgers University - Newark
Title: “Basal Forebrain Cholinergic System: Anatomy to Function”
April 19 Lisa Savage, PhD
Host: Michael McDonald, PhD
Department of Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience
SUNY Binghamton University
Title: "Neuroadaptions in the septohippocampal pathway following exercise"
April 26 Rodrigo Andrade, PhD
Hot: Robert Foehring, PhD
Department of Pharmacology
Wayne State University, School of Medicine
Title: "Using optogenetics to understand serotonergic synaptic transmission in the brain"
May 3 Bernardo Rudy, PhD
Host: Fuming Zhou
Department of Neuroscience & Physiology
Smillow Neuroscience
New York University
Title: TBA
May 10 Mark Bevan, PhD
Host: William Armstrong
Department of Physiology
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University
Title: "Abnormal activity of the sub thalamic nucleus in movement disorders: Underlying mechanisms and therapeutic interventions"


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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
426 Wittenborg Anatomy Building

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Anton J. Reiner, PhD

Administrative Aide:
Summer Hillman

Program Coordinator/

Brandy Fleming, MS

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