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Investigating Glatiramer Acetate’s Mechanism of Action in the 5xFAD Alzheimer’s Disease Model

Berke Karaahmet
Advisor: Kerry O’Banion, Ph.D.
- Ph,D, Thesis Proposal

 Dec 11, 2019 @ 10:45 a.m.

 Medical Center | 3-7619 Upper Auditorium

Human herpesvirus 6A latency gene U94A impairs motility and maturation in glial cells and neurons: Implications for neurodegenerative disease

Jessie Hogestyn
Advisor: Dr. Margot Mayer-Pröschel
- Ph.D. Thesis Defense

 Dec 09, 2019 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | G-9425 Class of '62 Auditorium

Functional Brain Network Structure in Focal Embouchure Dystonia and Related Disorders

Aimee Morris - Neuroscience PhD Candidate

 Jul 01, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Lower Adolph Auditorium 1-7619

Host: Dr. Jonathan Mink

Noradrenergic modulation of microglial dynamics and synaptic plasticity

Rianne Stowell - Neuroscience PhD Candidate

 Jun 28, 2019 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Auditorium K-307

Host: Dr. Ania Majewska

Ameliorating Alzheimer’s Disease tau pathology through immunomodulation: A novel role for interleukin 4 and glatiramer acetate

Dawling Dionisio-Santos - Neurobiology and Anatomy PhD Candidate

 Jun 26, 2019 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium 3-7619

Host: Dr. Kerry OBanion

NSC Thesis Proposal: Investigating changes in population coding in the APP/PS1 mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease

Uday Chockanathan - Ph.D. Candidate - Advisor: Krishnan Padmanabhan

 May 01, 2019 @ 11:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6424 Whipple Auditorium

NSC Thesis Proposal - The role of PI3Kg signaling in microglial dynamics and experience dependent synaptic plasticity

Brendan Whitelaw - Ph.D. Candidate
Advisor: Ania Majewska

 Feb 19, 2019 @ 10:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | K-207 (2-6408)