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Drexel University College of Medicine,

Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy Seminar Series

 

 

Seminars in 2016

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Seminars in 2017

 

Date:   Monday 9th, January 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Seminar Topic:  Neural circuit mechanisms underlying sensation-memory interactions      

Presentation by:       

Gideon Rothschild, Ph.D.

Posdoctoral Fellow

University of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

 

Date:   Wednesday 11th, January 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Seminar Topic:  Pressure-driven cell motility in three-dimensional extracellular matrix      

Presentation by:       

Ryan Petrie, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Biology

Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA

 

Date:   Wednesday 18th, January 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Seminar Topic:  Stress primes the brain reward circuits for alcohol      

Presentation by:       

William M. Doyon, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor

Department of Neuroscience

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

 

Date:   Friday 20th, January 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Seminar Topic:  Combination of Rehabilitative Training with Neural Stem Cell Transplantation for Improvement of Functional Recovery After Spinal Cord Injury 

Presentation by:       

Eileen Collyer, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Neuroscience

University of California San Diego Health Sciences

La Jolla, CA

 

Date:   Monday 23th, January 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Seminar Topic:  Neural circuit dynamics underlying memory consolidation 

Presentation by:       

Dong Wang, Ph.D.

Research Fellow

National Institute on Drug of Abuse, NIH

Baltimore, MD

 

Date:   Wednesday 25th, January 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Seminar Topic:  Nociceptive plasticity after SCI: Influences of peripheral and autonomic mechanisms 

Presentation by:       

Sandra Garraway, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Emory University School of Medicine

Department of Physiology

Atlanta, GA

 

Date:   Wednesday 1st, February 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Seminar Topic:  Combinatorial strategies for the plasticity and regeneration of the injured spinal cord 

Presentation by:       

Xiao-Ming Xu, Ph.D.

Professor

Department of Neurological Surgery

Stark Neurosciences Research Institute

Indiana University School of Medicine

Indianapolis, IN

 

Date:   Monday 13th, February 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Seminar Topic: Motivational control of sleep and wake behaviors  

Presentation by:       

Ada Eban-Rothschild, Ph.D.

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Stanford University School of Medicine

Palo Alto, CA

 

Date:   Monday 20th, February 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Seminar Topic: A cortex wide disinhibitory circuit motif controlled by VIP interneurons  

Presentation by:       

Hyun-Jae Pi, Ph.D.

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Cold Spring Harbor, NY

 

Date:   Wednesday 22nd, February 2017 @ 1:30 PM

Seminar Topic:  Metalloproteinases and Post-Traumatic Neuroplasticity: Integrated Cellular Systems 

Presentation by:       

Linda Phillips, Ph.D.

Professor

Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology

Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center

Richmond, VA

 

Date:   Wednesday 15th, March 2017 @ 12:00 PM ------ Cancelled due to weather conditions

Seminar Topic:   

Presentation by:       

Armin Blesch, Ph.D.

Professor of Neurological Surgery

Indiana Spinal Cord & Brain Injury Research Group

Stark Neurosciences Research Institute

Indiana University School of Medicine

Indianapolis, IN

 

Date:   Friday 17th, March 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Seminar Topic: Azithromycin and Macroph-aging in Spinal Cord Injury  

Presentation by:       

John C. Gensel, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Physiology

Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center

Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center

University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

 

Date:   Wednesday 22nd, March 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Seminar Topic:   Whether Alone or in Combination - Spinal Epidural Stimulation Promotes Functional Recovery After SCI     

Presentation by:       

Prithvi Shah, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Department of Neurobiology

School of Health Technology and Management

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY

 

Date:   Wednesday 29th, March 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Seminar Topic: Neuroprotection and nerve regeneration strategies to repair injured spinal cord       

Presentation by:       

Yu-Shang Lee, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Neurosciences

Lerner Research Institute

Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Cleveland, OH

 

Date:   Tuesday 4th, April 2017 @ 3:00 PM

Seminar Topic: Adolescent cannabis exposure and cognitive impairment: a role for astrocytes    

Presentation by:       

Mikhail Pletnikov, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Psychiatry, Neuroscience and Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology

Director, Laboratory of Behavioral Neurobiology and Neuroimmunology

Director, Brain Science Institute Behavioral Core

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Baltimore, MD

 

Date:   Wednesday 5th, April 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Seminar Topic:   Neural circuits of dexterity     

Presentation by:       

Adam Hantman, Ph.D.

Group Leader

Janelia Farm Research Campus

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Ashburn, VA

 

Date:   Wednesday 12th, April 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Seminar Topic:   Neurotoxicity of Gulf War Deployment: The Neuropsychological and Neuroimaging Correlates     

Presentation by:       

Kimberly Sullivan, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor

Boston University School of Public Health

Department of Environmental Health

Boston, MA

 

Date:   Wednesday 8th, May 2017 @ 4:00 PM

Seminar Topic:   Axon Degeneration: Molecular Mechanism and Therapeutic Implications     

Presentation by:       

Aaron DiAntonio, MD, PhD

Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Professor

Department of Developmental Biology

Washington University School of Medicine

St. Louis, MO

 

Date:   Wednesday 10th, May 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Seminar Topic:        

Presentation by:       

Hedy Kober, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Dept of Psychiatry, Dept of Psychology

Cognitive Science Program

Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program

Yale University School of Medicine

Director, Clinical & Affective Neuroscience

New Haven, CT

 

Date:   Wednesday 17th, May 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Seminar Topic:  Putting phasic dopamine release and behavior into context      

Presentation by:       

Matthew Wanat, Ph.D.

University of Texas at San Antonio

UTSA Neurosciences Institute

Department of Biology

San Antonio, TX

 

Date:   Wednesday 31st, May 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Seminar Topic: Dissecting neural circuits underlying sensory and motor behaviors using the CANE technology       

Presentation by:       

Fan Wang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Cell Biology

Department of Neurobiology

Duke University Medical Center

 

Date:   Wednesday 7th, June 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Seminar Topic: Macrophage-microglia communication in spinal cord injury       

Presentation by:       

Samuel David, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Neurology & Neurosurgery

McGill University

Montreal, Canada

 

Date:   Wednesday 21st, June 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Seminar Topic: Influences of neuronal activity on pain and regeneration after spinal cord injury       

Presentation by:       

Armin Blesch, Ph.D.

Professor of Neurological Surgery

Indiana Spinal Cord & Brain Injury Research Group

Stark Neurosciences Research Institute

Indiana University School of Medicine

Indianapolis, IN

 

Date:   Thursday 28th, September 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Seminar Topic:        

Presentation by:       

Randy Trumbower, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Emory University

Montreal, Canada

 

 

 

 

 

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Room 276, Queen Lane Campus

The Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy

Drexel University College of Medicine

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