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2017 NSC PhD Thesis Defense: Laura Yunes-Medina

June, 16th, 2017 - The Role of Transglutaminase 2 in Neuronal Viability

Past Events

  • 2017 NSC PhD Thesis Defense: Xiaowei Wang

    April 17th, 2017 - Studies of Na+-K+-2Cl-- cotransporter1 function in central nerves system in health and disease

  • 2017 NSC PhD Thesis Defense: Evan McConnell

    April 12th, 2017 - Developmental changes in astrocytic calcium signaling and microcirculatory failure in the setting of subarachnoid hemorrhage: a role for potassium

  • 2017 NSC PhD Thesis Defense: Nguyen Mai

    April 10th, 2017 - Lung-Brain Immunological Coupling Mediates Neutrophil De-Priming and Neuroprotection Following Cerebral Ischemia-Reperfusion

  • 2017 NSC PhD Thesis Defense: Stephanie Syc-Mazurek

    March 27th, 2017 - The molecular signaling pathways controlling apoptotic retinal ganglion cell death after axonal injury

  • 2017 NSC PhD Thesis Defense: Berkeley Fahrenthold

    March 20th, 2017 - Assessment of the Involvement of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Cell Death Pathways in Retinal Ganglion Cell Death After Excitotoxic Injury

  • 2017 NSC PhD Thesis Defense: Kelli Fagan

    January 23th, 2017 - The Genetic Sex of the Sensory Neuron ADF Confers Pheromone Attraction in C. elegans

  • 2017 NSC PhD Thesis Defense: Julianne Feola

    January 17th, 2017 - The Role of Astrocytic Transglutaminase 2 in mediating Cellular Viability Processes

  • 2016 NSC PhD Thesis Proposal: Aimee Morris

    October 17th, 2016 - Resting State Functional Connectivity in Focal Embouchure Dystonia

  • 2016 NSC PhD Thesis Proposal: Joshua Hinkle

    October 4th, 2016 - Cranial irradiation causes dendritic spine loss that is microglial complement receptor 3-dependent and associated with cognitive impairment

  • 2016 NSC PhD Thesis Proposal: Jessica Hogestyn

    September 22nd, 2016 - Human herpesvirus 6 latency gene product alters critical oligodendrocyte precursor cell functions: Implications for demyelinating disease

  • 2016 NSC PhD Thesis Defense: Shiona Biswas

    September 28th, 2016 - The transcription regulator Lmo3 is required for correct cell fate specification in the external globus pallidus

  • 2016 NSC PhD Thesis Proposal: Patrick Miller-Rhodes

    September 29th, 2016 - Diametric control of microglial phenotype by Mafb and PU.1 during HIV-1 infection

  • 2016 NSC PhD Thesis Proposal: Colin Lockwood

    August 2nd, 2016 - Task Modulation of Optic Flow Analysis: Neural and Neuronal Mechanisms

  • 2016 NSC PhD Thesis Defense: Jennifer Stripay

    July 25th, 2016 - Targeting a network of cancer control nodes through rescue of c-Cbl; A novel therapeutic approach for Glioblastoma multiforme

  • 2016 NSC PhD Thesis Defense: Ryan Dawes

    July 18th, 2016 - β-adrenergic activation constrains breast cancer progression and modulates tumor-associated exosomes

  • 2016 NSC PhD Thesis Proposal: Rianne Stowell

    July 14th, 2016 - Noradrenergic modulation of microglial dynamics and synaptic plasticity

  • 2016 NSC PhD Thesis Defense Seminar: Rebecca Lowery

    July 7th, 2016 - The Role of Microglia and Fractalkine Signaling in Experience-dependent Synaptic Plasticity

  • 2016 NSC PhD Thesis Defense Seminar: Brianna J. Sleezer

    May 20th, 2016 - Contributions of Striatum and Orbitofrontal Cortex to Flexible Rule-Based Decision Making

  • 2016 NSC PhD Thesis Defense Seminar: Christina Cloninger

    April 7th, 2016 - Behavioral Evidence for Motion Specific Processing in the Auditory System

  • 2016 NSC PhD Thesis Defense Seminar: Grayson Sipe

    February 19, 2016 – The Role of P2Y12 in Non-Pathological Microglial Functions during Synaptic Plasticity

  • 2015 NSC PhD Thesis Defense Seminar: Fatima Rivera-Escalera

    November 02, 2015 – The Contribution of CCR2+ Mononuclear Cells and Resident Microglia to Interleukin-1β Mediated Amyloid Beta Plaque Clearance

  • 2015 NSC PhD Thesis Proposal: Stephanie Syc

    September 14, 2015 – Mechanisms of Endothelin-Induced Retinal Ganglion Cell Death

  • 2015 NSC PhD Thesis Proposal: Nguyen Mai

    September 01, 2015 – Role of Lung-Brain Coupling in Neutrophil Priming and Reperfusion Injury Following Global Cerebral Ischemia

  • 2015 NSC PhD Thesis Defense Seminar: Adam Pallus

    July 01, 2015 – Head Movement Control During Visual Pursuit

  • 2015 NSC PhD Thesis Defense Seminar: Wei Sun

    June 29, 2015 – Studies of Astrocytes Using Gene Expression Analysis

  • 2015 NSC PhD Thesis Defense Seminar: Adrianne Chesser

    June 10, 2015 – Selectively Enhancing Clearance of Pathological Tau Through the Use of Phytochemical Compounds

  • 2015 NSC PhD Thesis Defense Seminar: Susanne Pritchard Pallo

    May 19, 2015 – The Role of Tau and Amyloid-Beta in Alzheimer's Disease-Related Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Excitotoxicity

  • 2014 NSC PhD Thesis Defense Seminar: Revathi Balasubramanian

    November 07, 2014 – Requirement for LIM-homeodomain Transcription Factor LHX9 in the Differentiation of Amacrine Cell Subtypes

  • 2014 NSC PhD Thesis Proposal: Laura Yunes-Medina

    October 01, 2014 – The Role of Neuronal Transglutaminase 2 in Ischemic Stroke

  • 2014 NSC PhD Thesis Proposal: Berkeley Fahrenthold

    September 30, 2014 – Mechanisms of Retinal Cell Death Following Excitotoxic Injury

  • 2014 NSC PhD Thesis Proposal: Rebecca Rausch

    September 29, 2014 – Dissecting the Roles of Notch and BMP Signaling in Anterior Segment Dysgenesis

  • 2014 NSC PhD Thesis Proposal: Heather Natola

    September 24, 2014 – Restoring Nervous System Function: Using Astrocytes to Breathe New Life into Damaged Neurons

  • 2014 NSC PhD Thesis Proposal: Matthew Cavanaugh

    September 22, 2014 – Properties of Training-Induced Visual Recovery in Cortical Blindness

  • 2014 NSC PhD Thesis Proposal: Aleta Steevens

    September 15, 2014 – From Specifying Sensory Progenitors to Promoting Neurogenesis: Elucidating the Role of Dynamic SOX2 Expression in Mammalian Inner Ear Development

  • 2014 NSC PhD Thesis Defense Seminar: Helen Wei

    June 24, 2014 – Functional Hyperemia in Cerebral Capillaries

  • 2014 NSC PhD Thesis Defense Seminar: Imran Punekar

    June 19, 2014 – Impulsivity in Parkinson Disease

  • 2014 NSC PhD Thesis Defense Seminar: Irina Statnikova

    April 14, 2014 – GPi is Involved at Multiple Levels in Selection and Inhibition of Competing Motor Behaviors

  • 2014 NSC PhD Thesis Defense Seminar: Michele Saul

    April 07, 2014 – Changes in Exploratory Behavior and Cell Proliferation in the Amygdala Following Repeated Variable Stress in Male Rats: Focus on Adolescence

  • 2014 NSC PhD Thesis Proposal: Evan McConnell

    March 10, 2014 – The Role of Astrocytes in Noradrenaline Mediated Attenuation of Motor Tics

  • 2014 Neuroscience Happy Hour

    February 24, 2014

  • 2013 NSC PhD Thesis Defense Seminar: Simantini Ghosh

    December 12, 2013 – The Effect of Sustained Overexpression of Interleukin-1Β on Pathology in Murine Models of Alzheimer's Disease and Tauopathy

  • 2013 NSC PhD Thesis Proposal: Jennifer L. Stripay

    November 04, 2013 – Building the Network: Restoration of c-Cbl Function as a Critical Therapeutic Target in Glioblastoma Multiforme that Integrates Multiple Nodes of Cancer Control

  • 2013 NSC PhD Defense Seminar: Kimberly Fernandes

    November 04, 2013 – The JNK Pathway is a Critical Regulator of Retinal Ganglion Cell Death Following Axonal Injury

  • 2013 NSC PhD Defense Seminar: Danielle deCampo

    November 01, 2013 – An Extended Amygdala Path with Implications for Early Life Stress

  • 2013 NSC Thesis Proposal: Xiaowei Wang

    October 07, 2013 – Na+-K+-Cl- Cotransporter-1 Up-regulation Mediates Early Seizure Activities Following Traumatic Brain Injury