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Astrocytes role in lipid mediated synaptic activity

Nathan Smith - PhD Candidate

 Sep 19, 2011 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

JNK signaling is a critical regulator of axonal injury-induced retinal ganglion cell death

Kimberly Fernandes - PhD Candidate

 Sep 19, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Neuronal activity in ventral prefrontal cortex during the discrimination of identity and expression

Maria Diehl - PhD Candidate

 Sep 26, 2011 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Molecular determinants of testosterone-induced angiogenesis and neurogenesis in adult songbirds

Zhuoxun Chen - PhD Candidate

 Sep 26, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

The Effect of p75NTR Expression and Signaling Effectors on Fenretinide- induced Apoptosis in Neuroblastoma Cells

Veena Ganeshan - PhD Candidate

 Oct 03, 2011 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Sustained overexpression of Interleukin 1 beta leads to exacerbation in tau pathology despite reduced amyloid load in 3xTgAD mice

Simantini Ghosh - PhD Candidate

 Oct 03, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Pleiotrophin maintenance of CD140a-defined fetal human oligodendrocyte progenitor cell fate

Crystal McClain - PhD Candidate

 Oct 10, 2011 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Methamphetamine-induced neurotoxicity and neuroinflammation

Sarah McConnell - PhD Candidate

 Oct 10, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

ARMS/KIDINS220 Influences the Differentiation of Neuroblastoma

Danny Rogers - PhD Candidate

 Oct 24, 2011 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Interleukin-1β as a Negative Regulator of Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis

Michael Wu - PhD Candidate

 Oct 24, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Visual cortical organization in cortical blindness

Anasuya Das - PhD Candidate

 Oct 31, 2011 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

A Tale of Two Sites: Dissociable Cognitive Effects Following Subthalamic Nucleus Stimulation

Katherine Selzler - PhD Candidate

 Oct 31, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Tau facilitates excitotoxicity and mitochondrial dysfunction

Susanne Pritchard - PhD Candidate

 Nov 07, 2011 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Incubation of nicotine seeking is associated with enhanced PKA-regulated signaling of DARPP-32 in the insular cortex

Amir Abdolahi - PhD Candidate

 Nov 07, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Impulsivity in Parkinson's Disease

Imran Punekar - PhD Candidate

 Nov 28, 2011 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Functional Connectivity of Incentive Anticipation in Adults and Adolescents

Youngsun Cho - PhD Candidate

 Nov 28, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Gene-Environment Interactions in Parkinson's Disease

Adrianne Chesser - PhD Candidate

 Dec 05, 2011 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

P2Y12: Mediator of Microglial Synaptic Surveillance

Grayson Sipe - PhD Candidate

 Dec 05, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

The Role of Fractalkine Signaling in Ocular Dominance Plasticity

Rebecca Lowery - PhD Candidate

 Dec 12, 2011 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

The role of Barhl2 in the regulating neurogenesis in the olfactory epithelium

Brandon Bader - PhD Candidate

 Dec 12, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Influence of Ocular Eccentricity on Sound Lateralization

Christina Cloninger - PhD Candidate

 Dec 19, 2011 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

The role of Nogo Receptor in Axonal Regeneration following Spinal Cord Injury

Joyce Ren - PhD Candidate

 Dec 19, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Dopamine System Dysregulation by the Hippocampus and the Pathophysiology of Schizophrenia

Anthony A. Grace, Ph.D. - Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience, Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh

 Jan 06, 2012 @ 3:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Age Dependent Expression of mGluR5 in Murine Astrocytes, Rethinking the Tripartite Synapse

Evan McConnell - PhD Candidate

 Jan 09, 2012 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Inhibition of Nogo66 Receptor 1 Enhances Recovery of Cognitive Function after Traumatic Brain Injury

Xiaowei Wang - PhD Candidate

 Jan 09, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Inhalation of Ultrafine Particles Alters Reward-Maintained Behaviors and Impulsivity in Mice: Possible Implications for Addiction?

Brianna Sleezer - PhD Candidate

 Jan 23, 2012 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Site Specific Phosphorylation of Tau Determines the Pathway of Degradation

Berkeley Fahrenthold - PhD Candidate

 Jan 23, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Characterization of the Genetically-encoded Calcium Indicator Syn:GCaMP3.0

Ryan Dawes - PhD Candidate

 Jan 30, 2012 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Targeting Cool-1 Activity with Small Molecule Inhibitors as a Therapeutic Approach in Glioblastoma Multiforme

Jennifer Stripay - PhD Candidate

 Jan 30, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Exploring the neural basis for sex differences in behavior

Kelli Fagan - PhD Candidate

 Feb 13, 2012 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Elucidating the Role of Transglutaminase 2 in Hypoxic Signaling

Julianne Feola - PhD Candidate

 Feb 13, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

The role of IL-1β overexpression in Alzheimer's disease

Fatima Rivera-Escalera - PhD Candidate

 Feb 20, 2012 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Adenosine Mediated Calcium Responses in Astrocytes

John O’Donnell - PhD Candidate

 Feb 20, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Investigating The Role Of Transglutaminase 2 In Mediating Ischemic Cell Death In Human Astrocytoma Cells

Ryan Dawes - PhD Candidate

 Feb 27, 2012 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Characterization of Tat Expression in a Transgenic Mouse Model

Berkeley Fahrenthold - PhD Candidate

 Feb 27, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Long-term behavioral consequences of stress exposure in adolescent versus young adult rats

Michele Saul - PhD Candidate

 Mar 26, 2012 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

MLK3 inhibition protects the murine CNS from the effects of HIV-1 Tat

Daniel Marker - PhD Candidate

 Mar 26, 2012 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Senses and Sense-Abilities Underlying Plasticity in Spatial Behavior

Gary Paige, M.D., Ph.D. - Chair, Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy, University of Rochester

 Apr 13, 2012 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 1-9576

Pallidal Contribution to Complex Motor Task: Neurophysiological and Behavioral Analysis

Irina Statnikova - PhD Candidate

 Apr 16, 2012 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Glutathione Dysregulation and Chemoresistance in Glioma

Jennifer Stripay - PhD Candidate

 Apr 16, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

The Role of PTMs in the localization, stability and toxicity of the ER Stress Response Factor CHOP-10

Laura Yunes-Medina - PhD Candidate

 Apr 23, 2012 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Amygdalar inputs to the bed nucleus of the stria terminals: a retrograde study

Danielle de Campo - PhD Candidate

 Apr 23, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Mammalian Neural Circuit Development

Erik Ullian, Ph.D. - Assoc. Professor, UCSF, Dept of Ophthalmology & Physiology

 Apr 30, 2012 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

The Sour Side of Sugars: Overcoming Chondroitin Sulfate Proteoglycans to Promote Axonal Regeneration in the CNS

Herbert M. Geller, Ph.D. - Developmental Neurobiology Section, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, NIH, Bethesda, NH

 May 03, 2012 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Striatal Contributions to Value-Based Decision Making

Brianna Sleezer - PhD Candidate

 May 07, 2012 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Novel role of EGLN proteins

Laura Yunes-Medina - PhD Candidate

 May 07, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

The Mechanotransducer Channels of Cochlear Hair Cells

Robert Fettiplace, Ph.D. - Steenbock Professor of Neural and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Neuroscience, University of Wisconsin

 May 17, 2012 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Communicating Science I

Patricia White, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy, University of Rochester

 Sep 10, 2012 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Communicating Science II

Patricia White, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy, University of Rochester

 Sep 17, 2012 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

The Role of Barhl2 in the developing olfactory system

Brandon Bader - PhD Candidate

 Sep 24, 2012 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

The Role of P2Y12 in Process Stability During Quiescent Microglial Motility

Grayson Sipe - PhD Candidate

 Sep 24, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Auditory Motion and Smooth Pursuit Eye Movements

Christina Cloninger - PhD Candidate

 Oct 01, 2012 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Using sex differences in C. elegans to understand modulation of behavior

Kelli Fagan - PhD Candidate

 Oct 01, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

The role of astrocytic transglutaminase 2 in mediating ischemic stroke damage

Julianne Feola - PhD Candidate

 Oct 08, 2012 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

The role of fractalkine in visual system plasticity

Rebecca Lowery - PhD Candidate

 Oct 08, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Developing an awake-mouse model of neuroglial interactions

John O’Donnell - PhD Candidate

 Oct 22, 2012 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

The contribution of bone marrow derived-mononuclear phagocytes in IL-1β mediated amyloid beta clearance

Fatima Rivera-Escalera - PhD Candidate

 Oct 22, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Visiting Professor Seminar

Dr. Michael Mustari - Washington National Primate Research Center

 Oct 29, 2012 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

The Role of Autophagy in Degrading Pathological Forms of Tau

Adrianne Chesser - PhD Candidate

 Nov 05, 2012 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Properties of visual relearning in cortically blind fields

Anasuya Das - PhD Candidate

 Nov 05, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

The JNK pathway is a critical regulator of retinal ganglion cell death following axonal injury

Kim Fernandes - PhD Candidate

 Nov 12, 2012 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Tau facilitates mitochondrial dysfunction caused by amyloid beta and kainic acid

Susanne Pritchard - PhD Candidate

 Nov 12, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Cognitive Science Dinner Talk

Liz Romanski, Ph.D. - Associate Professor, Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy

 Nov 12, 2012 @ 6:15 p.m.

 Meliora Hall | 366

Microglial phagocytosis of neurons in a model of HIV Associated Neurocognitive Disorders

Daniel Marker - PhD Candidate

 Nov 20, 2012 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Amygdala inputs to the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis in primates: a tract-tracing study

Danielle DeCampo - PhD Candidate

 Nov 20, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Changes in cell proliferation in the normal rat amygdala between adolescence and young adulthood

Michele Saul - PhD Candidate

 Nov 26, 2012 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Astrocyte regulation of cerebral blood flow

Helen Wei - PhD Candidate

 Nov 26, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

The role of Lmo3 in the development of parvalbumin expressing neurons in the basal telencephalon

Shiona Biswas - PhD Candidate

 Dec 03, 2012 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Impulsivity in Parkinson's Disease

Imran Punekar - PhD Candidate

 Dec 03, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Head Movement Control in Visual Tracking

Adam Pallus - PhD Candidate

 Dec 10, 2012 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Glutamate-dependent neuroglial calcium signaling differs between young and adult brain

Wei Sun - PhD Candidate

 Dec 10, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

The role of Lhx9 in the development of retinal cell subtypes and their laminar specification

Revathi Balasubramanian - PhD Candidate

 Jan 28, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Sensorimotor Integration in Focal Hand Dystonia

Molly Jaynes - PhD Candidate

 Jan 28, 2013 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Assessment of microglial labeling in two genetic mouse lines

Matthew Cavanaugh - PhD Candidate

 Feb 04, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

An Analysis of Reward-Based Decision-Making in Primates

Lauren Cummings - PhD Candidate

 Feb 04, 2013 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Expression following TCDD Exposure

Heather Natola - PhD Candidate

 Feb 11, 2013 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

The Role of the Periaqueductal Gray in Speech & Communication

Aleta Steevens - PhD Candidate

 Feb 11, 2013 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Behavioral and Neurochemical Effects of Prenatal Stress and Methylmercury Exposure

Rebecca Rausch - PhD Candidate

 Feb 18, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Breast Cancer Exosomes: Novel Intermediaries in Psychosocial Stress-induced Tumor Pathogenesis?

Ryan Dawes - PhD Candidate

 Feb 25, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Using DTI to predict the cortical circuits affected by deep brain stimulation in individual patients

Berkeley Fahrenthold - PhD Candidate

 Feb 25, 2013 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Identifying c-Cbl as a critical point of intervention in glioblastoma multiforme

Jennifer Stripay - PhD Candidate

 Mar 18, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Acute Effects of Human Protein S Administration after Traumatic Brain Injury in Mice

Xiaowei Wang - PhD Candidate

 Mar 18, 2013 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

BDNF-CHOP coupling and its role in ER-dependent neurite outgrowth

Laura Yunes-Medina - PhD Candidate

 Mar 25, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Properties of visual re-learning in cortical blindness - insights from the Perceptual Template Model

Matthew Cavanaugh - PhD Candidate

 Mar 25, 2013 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Connections from the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis to the amygdala

Lauren Cummings - PhD Candidate

 Apr 01, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Support cell therapy in the central nervous system

Heather Natola - PhD Candidate

 Apr 01, 2013 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Investigation of an endogenous AhR ligand that may promote medulloblastoma proliferation

Rebecca Rausch - PhD Candidate

 Apr 08, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

The TRPC3 channel: a potential key player in BDNF mediated neuroprotection following ER Stress

Aleeta Steevens - PhD Candidate

 Apr 08, 2013 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Suspicious Coincidences In the Brain

Terrence Sejnowski, Ph.D. - Salk Institute, Professor and Laboratory Head, Computational Neurobiology Laboratory, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, Francis Crick Chair

 Apr 15, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-7619

Host: Dr. Gary Paige and Dr. Maiken Nedergaard

Basal ganglia role in suppression and facilitation of competing movement strategies

Irina Statnikova - PhD Candidate

 Apr 22, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Interleukin 1 as a regulator of tau pathology in vivo

Simantini Ghosh - PhD Candidate

 Apr 22, 2013 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Investigating mGluR5-independent neuroglial signaling in the adult mouse brain

Evan McConnell - PhD Candidate

 Apr 29, 2013 @ 3:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Investigating the role of striatal dysfunction in the development of compulsive and inflexible behaviors in drug addiction

Brianna Sleezer - PhD Candidate

 Apr 29, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

NSC Student Seminar: Writing a scientific manuscript

Patricia White, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy and Otolaryngology, University of Rochester

 Sep 09, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Psychosocial stress alters tumor pathogenesis in a spontaneous model of metastatic breast cancer

Ryan Dawes & Evan McConnell - PhD Candidates

 Sep 23, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Susanne Pritchard

Psychosocial stress alters tumor pathogenesis in a spontaneous model of metastatic breast cancer

Ryan Dawes & Evan McConnell - PhD Candidates

 Sep 23, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Susanne Pritchard

Interleukin 1 as a regulator of tau pathology in vivo

Simantini Ghosh - PhD Candidate

 Sep 30, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Shiona Biswas

NSC Thesis Proposal: Na+-K+-Cl- Cotransporter-1 Up-regulation Mediates Early Seizure Activities Following Traumatic Brain Injury

Xiaowei Wang

 Oct 07, 2013 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

TBD

Rebecca Lowery & Brianna Sleezer - PhD Candidates

 Oct 07, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Wei Sun

TBD

Rebecca Lowery & Brianna Sleezer - PhD Candidates

 Oct 07, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Wei Sun

TBD

Jennifer Stripay & Laura Yunes-Medina - PhD Candidates

 Oct 14, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Adrianne Chesser

TBD

Jennifer Stripay & Laura Yunes-Medina - PhD Candidates

 Oct 14, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Adrianne Chesser

Student Seminar for Xiaowei Wang and Molly Jaynes

Xiaowei Wang & Molly Jaynes - PhD Candidates

 Oct 21, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Christina Cloninger

Student Seminar for Xiaowei Wang and Molly Jaynes

Xiaowei Wang & Molly Jaynes - PhD Candidates

 Oct 21, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Christina Cloninger

TBD

Simantini Ghosh & Suzanne Pritchard - PhD Candidate

 Oct 28, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Julianne Feola

NSC Thesis Defense: An Extended Amygdala Path with Implications for Early Life Stress

Danielle deCampo

 Nov 01, 2013 @ 10:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | Ryan Case Method Room (1-9576)

NSC Thesis Defense: The JNK Pathway is a Critical Regulator of Retinal Ganglion Cell Death Following Axonal Injury

Kimberly Fernandes

 Nov 04, 2013 @ 9:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC Thesis Proposal: Building the Network: Restoration of c-Cbl Function as a Critical Therapeutic Target in Glioblastoma Multiforme that Integrates Multiple Nodes of Cancer Control

Jennifer L. Stripay

 Nov 04, 2013 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium)

TBD

Julianne Feola & Christina Cloninger - PhD Candidates

 Nov 04, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Kelli Fagan

TBD

Julianne Feola & Christina Cloninger - PhD Candidates

 Nov 04, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Kelli Fagan

Progress Toward a High-Performance Brain-Machine Interface

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

 Nov 05, 2013 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 1-7619 (Adolph Auditorium)

TBD

Kelli Fagan & Adrianne Chesser - PhD Candidates

 Nov 18, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Rebecca Lowery

TBD

Kelli Fagan & Adrianne Chesser - PhD Candidates

 Nov 18, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Rebecca Lowery

Controlling Head Movement in Gaze Pursuit

Adam Pallus - PhD Candidate

 Nov 25, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: John O'Donnell

TBD

Michael Chen & Felix Ramos-Busot - PhD Candidates

 Dec 02, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Fatima Rivera-Escalera

TBD

Michael Chen & Felix Ramos-Busot - PhD Candidates

 Dec 02, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Fatima Rivera-Escalera

NSC Thesis Defense: The Effect of Sustained Overexpression of Interleukin-1Β on Pathology in Murine Models of Alzheimer's Disease and Tauopathy

Simantini Ghosh

 Dec 12, 2013 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Ryan Case Method Room (1-9576)

Understanding individual differences in selective auditory attention

Barbara Shinn-Cunningham, PhD - CELEST PI and Director, Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Boston University

 Dec 12, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Effects of short-term cocaine self-administration on neural signatures of cognitive control in the rostral striatum (In a Thesis Proposal)

Brianna Sleezer - PhD Candidate

 Dec 16, 2013 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Dr. Benjamin Hayden & Dr. Suzanne Habber

Psychosocial stress and norepinephrine signaling in breast cancer metastasis: Elucidating the role of extracellular matrix fibrillar collagen (In a Thesis Proposal)

Ryan Dawes - PhD Candidate

 Dec 17, 2013 @ 2:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Dr. Ed Brown & Dr. Kelly Madden

The role of Lhx9 in the development of amacrine cell subtypes and their laminar specification

Revathi Balasubramanian - PhD Candidate

 Jan 27, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Grayson Sipe

TBD

Berkeley Fahrenthold & John O'Donnell - PhD Candidates

 Feb 03, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Ryan Dawes

TBD

Berkeley Fahrenthold & John O'Donnell - PhD Candidates

 Feb 03, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Ryan Dawes

The role of CCR2 in IL-1β mediated amyloid plaque clearance

Fatima Rivera-Escalera & Grayson Sipe - PhD Candidates

 Feb 10, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Berkeley Fahrenthold

The role of CCR2 in IL-1β mediated amyloid plaque clearance

Fatima Rivera-Escalera & Grayson Sipe - PhD Candidates

 Feb 10, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Berkeley Fahrenthold

Properties of visual re-learning in cortical blindness

Matthew Cavanaugh & Colin Lockwood - PhD Candidates

 Feb 17, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Evan McConnell

Properties of visual re-learning in cortical blindness

Matthew Cavanaugh & Colin Lockwood - PhD Candidates

 Feb 17, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Evan McConnell

Lmo3 is required for the development of a subset of globus pallidus neurons

Shiona Biswas - PhD Candidate

 Feb 24, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Brianna Sleezer

Astroycte transplantation confers behavioral benefits in a rat model of Parkinson's disease

Heather Natola & Rebecca Rausch - PhD Candidates

 Mar 03, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Jennifer Stripay

Astroycte transplantation confers behavioral benefits in a rat model of Parkinson's disease

Heather Natola & Rebecca Rausch - PhD Candidates

 Mar 03, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Jennifer Stripay

NSC Thesis Proposal: The Role of Astrocytes in Noradrenaline Mediated Attenuation of Motor Tics

Evan McConnell

 Mar 10, 2014 @ 11:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Adult hippocampal neurogenesis: What are new neurons good for? And what are good for new neurons?

Amelia J. Eisch, Ph.D. - Associate Professor with Tenure, Department of Psychiatry, UT Southwestern Medical Center

 Mar 10, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Dr. M. Kerry O’Banion M.D. Ph.D.

Elucidating the role SOX2 in the developing otocyst

Aleta Steevens & David Paul - PhD Candidates

 Mar 17, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Xiaowei Wang

Elucidating the role SOX2 in the developing otocyst

Aleta Steevens & David Paul - PhD Candidates

 Mar 17, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Xiaowei Wang

Understanding Autism

Loisa Bennetto - Chair and Associate Professor of Psychology

 Mar 20, 2014 @ 12:10 p.m.

 Rundel Auditorium at the Rochester Central Library | Rundel Auditorium

Vection

Catherine O'Leary & Aimee Morris - PhD Candidates

 Mar 24, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Laura Yunes Medina

Vection

Catherine O'Leary & Aimee Morris - PhD Candidates

 Mar 24, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Laura Yunes Medina

Regulation of Cerebral Microcirculation

Helen Wei - PhD Candidate

 Mar 31, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Matthew Cavanaugh

NSC Thesis Defense: Changes in Exploratory Behavior and Cell Proliferation in the Amygdala Following Repeated Variable Stress in Male Rats: Focus on Adolescence

Michele Saul

 Apr 07, 2014 @ 11:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium)

Neutrophil Trafficking after Cerebral Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury

Nguyen Mai & Stephanie Syc - PhD Candidates

 Apr 07, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Colin Lockwood

Neutrophil Trafficking after Cerebral Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury

Nguyen Mai & Stephanie Syc - PhD Candidates

 Apr 07, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Colin Lockwood

NSC Thesis Defense: GPi is Involved at Multiple Levels in Selection and Inhibition of Competing Motor Behaviors

Irina Statnikova

 Apr 14, 2014 @ 9:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

The Effect of PPARy Ligands on Nerve Regeneration in the post-PRK Cat Cornea

Elizabeth Belcher - PhD Candidate

 Apr 21, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Aleta Steevens

The Effect of PPARy Ligands on Nerve Regeneration in the post-PRK Cat Cornea

Elizabeth Belcher - PhD Candidate

 Apr 21, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Aleta Steevens

Transcriptome Analysis Reveals SOX9 as a Novel Astroglial

Wei Sun - PhD Candidate

 Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Rebecca Rausch

Elizabeth Doty Lecture: Attention, Perception, and the Representations of Visual Stimuli by Neuronal Populations

John H. R. Maunsell, Ph.D. - Alice and Rodman W. Moorhead III Professor of Neurobiology Harvard Medical School

 May 12, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | G-9425 (Class of '62 Auditorium)

Host: NBA

NSC Thesis Defense: Impulsivity in Parkinson Disease

Imran Punekar

 Jun 19, 2014 @ 9:00 a.m.

 Helen Wood Hall | 1 W304

NSC Thesis Defense: Functional Hyperemia in Cerebral Capillaries

Helen Wei

 Jun 24, 2014 @ 9:30 a.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Student Expectations/Record Keeping

Patricia White, Ph.D.

 Sep 08, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

NSC Thesis Proposal: From Specifying Sensory Progenitors to Promoting Neurogenesis: Elucidating the Role of Dynamic SOX2 Expression in Mammalian Inner Ear Development

Aleta Steevens

 Sep 15, 2014 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Microglial P2Y12 Signaling is Critical for Visual Plasticity

Grayson Sipe - PhD Candidate

 Sep 15, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Aimee Morris

NSC Thesis Proposal: Properties of Training-Induced Visual Recovery in Cortical Blindness

Matthew Cavanaugh

 Sep 22, 2014 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

BioInformatics

Helen McMurray

 Sep 22, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

NSC Thesis Proposal: Restoring Nervous System Function: Using Astrocytes to Breathe New Life into Damaged Neurons

Heather Natola

 Sep 24, 2014 @ 9:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 1-7619 (Adolph Auditorium)

NSC Thesis Proposal: Dissecting the Roles of Notch and BMP Signaling in Anterior Segment Dysgenesis

Rebecca Rausch

 Sep 29, 2014 @ 2:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium)

TBA

Susanne Pritchard - PhD Candidate

 Sep 29, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Shiona Biswas

NSC Thesis Proposal: Mechanisms of Retinal Cell Death Following Excitotoxic Injury

Berkeley Fahrenthold

 Sep 30, 2014 @ 9:30 a.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC Thesis Proposal: The Role of Neuronal Transglutaminase 2 in Ischemic Stroke

Laura Yunes-Medina

 Oct 01, 2014 @ 11:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium)

TBA

Ryan Dawes & Evan McConnell - PhD Candidate(s)

 Oct 06, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Susanne Pritchard

TBA

Ryan Dawes & Evan McConnell - PhD Candidate(s)

 Oct 06, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Susanne Pritchard

TBA

Fatima Rivera-Escalera - PhD Candidate

 Oct 13, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Christina Cloniger

TBA

Brianna Sleezer & Jennifer Stripay - PhD Candidate(s)

 Oct 20, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Adrianne Chesser

TBA

Brianna Sleezer & Jennifer Stripay - PhD Candidate(s)

 Oct 20, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Adrianne Chesser

TBA

Adrianne Chesser - PhD Candidate

 Oct 27, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Kelli Fagan

TBA

Elizabeth Belcher & Molly Jayes - PhD Candidate(s)

 Nov 03, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Julianna Feola

TBA

Elizabeth Belcher & Molly Jayes - PhD Candidate(s)

 Nov 03, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Julianna Feola

NSC Thesis Defense: Requirement for LIM-homeodomain Transcription Factor LHX9 in the Differentiation of Amacrine Cell Subtypes

Revathi Balasubramanian

 Nov 07, 2014 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

TBA

Christina Cloninger - PhD Candidate

 Nov 10, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Rebecca Lowery

TBA

Kelli Fagan - PhD Candidate

 Nov 24, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: John O'Donnell

TBA

Colin Lockwood & Xiaowei Wang - PhD Candidate(s)

 Dec 01, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Fatima Rivera-Escalara

TBA

Colin Lockwood & Xiaowei Wang - PhD Candidate(s)

 Dec 01, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Fatima Rivera-Escalara

TBA

Nguyen Mai & Stephanie Syc - PhD Candidate(s)

 Dec 08, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Grayson Sipe

TBA

Nguyen Mai & Stephanie Syc - PhD Candidate(s)

 Dec 08, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Grayson Sipe