Upcoming Seminars

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

Date Seminar
January 29 Slav Bagriantsev, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Cellular & Molecular Physiology
Yale University
Title: Cellular and Molecular Basis of Mechanosensory Adaptations in Tactile Specialist Birds
Host: Anna Bukiya/Victor Chizhikov
February 5 Open
February 12 Jeremy Herskowitz, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology & Neurobiology
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Title: Cellular mechanisms of cognitive resilience provide a window for Alzheimer’s disease prevention
Host:Anton Reiner
February 19 Shin Nagayama, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy
University of Texas
Title: Odor Information Process in Medial/Lateral Symmetrical Maps in the Olfactory Bulb
Host: Max Fletcher
February 26 Firouzeh Sabri, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Physics & Materials Science
University of Memphis
Title: TBA
March 5 Veronica Alvarez, PhD
Senior Investigator
Title: Circuit and Synaptic Mechanisms that Contribute to the Vulnerability to Drug Abuse
Host: Fuming Zhou
March 12 Nathan Crone, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Neurology
Johns Hopkins University
Title: TBA
Host: Abbas Babajani-Feremi
March 19 Jing Zhang, MD/PhD
Department of Pathology & Neuropathology
University of Washington
Title: TBA
Host: Francesca-Fang Liao
March 26 Claire Le Pichon, PhD
Title: Common Stress Response Pathways for Neurodevelopment, Neurodegeneration, and Pain
Host: Julio Cordero-Morales
April 2 Chad Samuelson, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology
University of Louisville
Title: Cortical Multisensory Integration of Smell and Taste
Host: John Boughter, Jr.
April 9 Yunfei Huang, MD/PhD
Department of Neuroscience & Experimental Therapeutics
Albany Medical College
Title: Microglia and Epilepsy
Host: Jianxiong Jiang
April 16 Keri Martinowich, PhD
Lead Investigator
Brain Development Division
Lieber Institute
Title: TBA
Host: Joan Han
April 23 Open
April 30 Donald Stein, PhD
Brain Research Lab
Department of Emergency Medicine
Emory University
Title: Why Can’t We Bridge the Translational Divide?  Is it Getting from the Lab to the Clinic an Insurmountable Problem?
Host: Tauheed Ishrat
May 7 Medha Pathak, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Physiology & Biophysics
University of California, Irvine
Title: TBA
Host: Valeria Vasquez


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Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-5960
Fax: (901) 448-4685

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Mistie Brewer

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