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NSC Student Seminars

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Time & location
Talks
Jan 28
4:00 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Revathi Balasubramanian PhD Candidate
The role of Lhx9 in the development of retinal cell subtypes and their laminar specification
Jan 28
4:30 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Molly Jaynes PhD Candidate
Sensorimotor Integration in Focal Hand Dystonia
Feb 04
4:00 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Matthew Cavanaugh PhD Candidate
Assessment of microglial labeling in two genetic mouse lines
Feb 04
4:30 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Lauren Cummings PhD Candidate
An Analysis of Reward-Based Decision-Making in Primates
Feb 11
4:30 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Heather Natola PhD Candidate
Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Expression following TCDD Exposure
Feb 11
4:30 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Aleta Steevens PhD Candidate
The Role of the Periaqueductal Gray in Speech & Communication
Feb 18
4:00 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Rebecca Rausch PhD Candidate
Behavioral and Neurochemical Effects of Prenatal Stress and Methylmercury Exposure
Feb 25
4:00 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Ryan Dawes PhD Candidate
Breast Cancer Exosomes: Novel Intermediaries in Psychosocial Stress-induced Tumor Pathogenesis?
Feb 25
4:30 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Berkeley Fahrenthold PhD Candidate
Using DTI to predict the cortical circuits affected by deep brain stimulation in individual patients
Mar 18
4:00 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Jennifer Stripay PhD Candidate
Identifying c-Cbl as a critical point of intervention in glioblastoma multiforme
Mar 18
4:30 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Xiaowei Wang PhD Candidate
Acute Effects of Human Protein S Administration after Traumatic Brain Injury in Mice
Mar 25
4:00 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Laura Yunes-Medina PhD Candidate
BDNF-CHOP coupling and its role in ER-dependent neurite outgrowth
Mar 25
4:30 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Matthew Cavanaugh PhD Candidate
Properties of visual re-learning in cortical blindness - insights from the Perceptual Template Model
Apr 01
4:00 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Lauren Cummings PhD Candidate
Connections from the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis to the amygdala
Apr 01
4:30 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Heather Natola PhD Candidate
Support cell therapy in the central nervous system
Apr 08
4:00 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Rebecca Rausch PhD Candidate
Investigation of an endogenous AhR ligand that may promote medulloblastoma proliferation
Apr 08
4:30 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Aleeta Steevens PhD Candidate
The TRPC3 channel: a potential key player in BDNF mediated neuroprotection following ER Stress
Apr 15
4:00 PM
MC 3-7619
Terrence Sejnowski, Ph.D. Salk Institute, Professor and Laboratory Head, Computational Neurobiology Laboratory, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, Francis Crick Chair
Suspicious Coincidences In the Brain
Apr 22
4:00 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Irina Statnikova PhD Candidate
Basal ganglia role in suppression and facilitation of competing movement strategies
Apr 22
4:30 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Simantini Ghosh PhD Candidate
Interleukin 1 as a regulator of tau pathology in vivo
Apr 29
3:30 PM
CANCELLED
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Evan McConnell PhD Candidate
Investigating mGluR5-independent neuroglial signaling in the adult mouse brain
Apr 29
4:00 PM
CANCELLED
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Brianna Sleezer PhD Candidate
Investigating the role of striatal dysfunction in the development of compulsive and inflexible behaviors in drug addiction
Sep 09
4:00 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Patricia White, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy and Otolaryngology, University of Rochester
NSC Student Seminar: Writing a scientific manuscript
Sep 23
4:00 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Student Moderator - Susanne Pritchard
Ryan Dawes PhD Candidate
Psychosocial stress alters tumor pathogenesis in a spontaneous model of metastatic breast cancer
Faculty Evaluator - Dr. Olschowka
Evan McConnell PhD Candidate
Investigating Neuroglial Signaling in the Adult Mouse Brain
Faculty Evaluator - Dr. Hayden
Sep 30
4:00 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Student Moderator - Shiona Biswas
Simantini Ghosh PhD Candidate
Interleukin 1 as a regulator of tau pathology in vivo
Faculty Evaluator - Dr. Nehrke
Oct 07
4:00 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Student Moderator - Wei Sun
Rebecca Lowery PhD Candidate
The Role of Fractalkine Signaling in Visual System Plasticity
Faculty Evaluator - Dr. Kammermeier
Brianna Sleezer PhD Candidate
Effects of short-term cocaine self-administration on neural signatures of cognitive control in the rostral caudate nucleus
Faculty Evaluator - Dr. Pasternak
Oct 14
4:00 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Student Moderator - Adrianne Chesser
Jennifer Stripay PhD Candidate
Faculty Evaluator - Dr. Majewska
Laura Yunes-Medina PhD Candidate
Faculty Evaluator - Dr. Shrager
Oct 21
4:00 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Student Moderator - Christina Cloninger
Xiaowei Wang PhD Candidate
The Role of Na+-K+-2Cl- Cotransporter-1 in Early Seizure Activities Following Traumatic Brain Injury
Faculty Evaluator - Dr. Gelbard
Molly Jaynes PhD Candidate
Dysfunctional Motor Automaticity in Focal Hand Dystonia in Musicians
Faculty Evaluator - Dr. Knill
Oct 28
4:00 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Student Moderator - Julianne Feola
Susanne Pritchard PhD Candidate
The Role of Tau Protein in Alzheimer’s Disease Related Excitotoxicity
Faculty Evaluator - Julianne Feola
Nov 04
4:00 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Student Moderator - Kelli Fagan
Julianne Feola PhD Candidate
The Role of Astrocytic Transglutaminase 2 in Mediating Ischemic Stroke Damage
Faculty Evaluator - Dr. Halterman
Christina Cloninger PhD Candidate
Ocular smooth pursuit to real but not simulated auditory targets
Faculty Evaluator - Dr. Freedman
Nov 05
12:00 PM
MC 1-7619
(Adolph Auditorium)
Andrew Schwartz, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Neurobiology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Member, Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition at The McGowan Institute and the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, Scientific Director at the DelMonte Institute for Neuromedicine
Progress Toward a High-Performance Brain-Machine Interface
Nov 18
4:00 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Student Moderator - Rebecca Lowery
Adrianne Chesser PhD Candidate
The Role of Autophagy in Clearing Pathological Forms of Tau
Faculty Evaluator - Dr. Opanashuk
Kelli Fagan PhD Candidate
Genetic sex alters the logic of sensory behavior
Faculty Evaluator - Dr. Nordeen
Nov 25
4:00 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Student Moderator - John O'Donnell
Adam Pallus PhD Candidate
Controlling Head Movement in Gaze Pursuit
Faculty Evaluator - Dr. Brown
Dec 02
4:00 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Student Moderator - Fatima Rivera-Escalera
Felix Ramos-Busot PhD Candidate
Assessing synaptodendritic integrity in a Multiple Sclerosis mouse model
Faculty Evaluator - Dr. Suzanne Haber
Michael Chen PhD Candidate
Sleep Drives Metabolite Clearance from the Adult Brain
Faculty Evaluator - Dr. Chris Holt
Dec 12
4:00 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Barbara Shinn-Cunningham, PhD CELEST PI and Director, Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Boston University
Understanding individual differences in selective auditory attention
Dec 16
12:00 PM
MC 2-6408
(K-207)
Student Moderator - Dr. Benjamin Hayden & Dr. Suzanne Habber
Brianna Sleezer PhD Candidate
Effects of short-term cocaine self-administration on neural signatures of cognitive control in the rostral striatum (In a Thesis Proposal)
Faculty Evaluator - Dr. Benjamin Hayden & Dr. Suzanne Habber
Dec 17
2:00 PM
MC 3-6408
(K-307)
Student Moderator - Dr. Ed Brown & Dr. Kelly Madden
Ryan Dawes PhD Candidate
Psychosocial stress and norepinephrine signaling in breast cancer metastasis: Elucidating the role of extracellular matrix fibrillar collagen (In a Thesis Proposal)
Faculty Evaluator - Dr. Ed Brown & Dr. Kelly Madden