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John O'Donnell - PhD Candidate

 Jan 11, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Elizabeth Saionz

A novel kinase pathway regulating axon morphogenesis and presynaptic release through regulation of mitochondria localization and function

Franck Polleaux - Columbia University - Sponsor: NGP

 Jan 12, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: NGP: Shiona Biswas

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Nguyen Mai & Stephanie Syc - PhD Candidates

 Jan 18, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Heather Natola

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Nguyen Mai & Stephanie Syc - PhD Candidates

 Jan 18, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Heather Natola

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Brianna Sleezer - PhD Candidate

 Jan 25, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Rebecca Rausch

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Laura Yunes-Medina - PhD Candidate

 Feb 01, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Aleta Steevens

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Joshua Hinkle & Jessica Hogestyn - PhD Candidates

 Feb 08, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Molly Jaynes

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Joshua Hinkle & Jessica Hogestyn - PhD Candidates

 Feb 08, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Molly Jaynes

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Evan McConnell - PhD Candidate

 Feb 15, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Elizabeth Belcher

NSC Thesis Defense: The Role of P2Y12 in Non-Pathological Microglial Functions during Synaptic Plasticity

Grayson Sipe

 Feb 19, 2016 @ 1:15 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

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Patrick Miller-Rhodes & Rianne Stowell - PhD Candidates

 Feb 22, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Nguyen Mai

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Patrick Miller-Rhodes & Rianne Stowell - PhD Candidates

 Feb 22, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Nguyen Mai

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Jennifer Stripay - PhD Candidate

 Feb 29, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Stephanie Syc

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Berkeley Fahrenthold - PhD Candidate

 Mar 14, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Joshua Hinkle

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Matthew Cavanaugh & Colin Lockwood - PhD Candidates

 Mar 21, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Jessica Hogestyn

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Matthew Cavanaugh & Colin Lockwood - PhD Candidates

 Mar 21, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Jessica Hogestyn

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Dawling Dionisio-Santos - PhD Candidate

 Mar 28, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Patrick Miller-Rhodes

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Monique Mendes - PhD Candidate

 Mar 28, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Patrick Miller-Rhodes

Targeted deletion of microglia using a tamoxifen-inducible diphtheria toxin receptor

Garrick Salois - PhD Candidate

 Apr 04, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Rianne Stowell

The role of the glymphatic system on amyloid beta distribution

Humberto Mestre - PhD Candidate

 Apr 04, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Rianne Stowell

NSC Thesis Defense: Behavioral Evidence for Motion Specific Processing in the Auditory System

Christina Cloninger

 Apr 07, 2016 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6424 Whipple Auditorium

Altered Resting-State Functional Connectivity in Patients with Essential Tremor

Aimee Morris - PhD Candidate

 Apr 11, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Dawling Dionisio-Santos

Harnessing the potential: Using 4-aminopyridine to promote long term recovery after spinal cord injury

Heather Natola - PhD Candidate

 Apr 11, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Dawling Dionisio-Santos

Identifying the Structural Changes of Hair Cells in Foxo3 KO Mice Associated with Noise Induced Hearing Loss

Holly Beaulac - PhD Candidate

 Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Monique Mendes

Using genetic mouse models to investigate normo- and pathophysiological anterior segment development

Rebecca Rausch - PhD Candidate

 Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Monique Mendes

Identification of Progenitor Cells in the Cochlea: Regulation by Wnt Signaling

Albert Edge - Harvard University

 Apr 25, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Aleta Steevens

SOX2 is required for inner ear neurogenesis

Aleta Steevens - PhD Candidates

 May 02, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Holly Beaulac

Temporal and kinematic consistency predict sequence awareness

Molly Jaynes - PhD Candidate

 May 02, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Holly Beaulac

2016 Edward Peck Curtis Awards

Margaret Kearney, PhD

 May 09, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

URBest Recap: Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics (CHET) at UR

Julianne Feola - PhD Candidate

 May 09, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Humberto Mestre

URBest Recap: Children's Environmental Health Network

Brianna Sleezer - PhD Candidate

 May 09, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Humberto Mestre

URBest Recap: White House Office for Science and Technology

Rebecca Lowery - PhD Candidate

 May 09, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

NSC Thesis Defense: Contributions of Striatum and Orbitofrontal Cortex to Flexible Rule-Based Decision Making

Brianna Sleezer

 May 20, 2016 @ 10:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | K-207 (2-6408)

6th Annual Donald and Virginia Insley Lecture: The Search for Endophenotypes in Schizophrenia

John Foxe, Ph.D. - Director, Ernest J. Del Monte Neuromedicine Institute Kilian J. and Caroline F. Schmitt Professorship in Neuroscience, Professor and Chair, Department of Neuroscience, University of Rochester Medical Center

 Jun 10, 2016 @ 9:00 a.m.

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

NSC PhD Thesis Defense: The Role of Microglia and Fractalkine Signaling in Experience-dependent Synaptic Plasticity

Rebecca Lowery - PhD Candidate

 Jul 07, 2016 @ 10:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Ania Majewska

NSC PhD Thesis Proposal: Noradrenergic modulation of microglial dynamics and synaptic plasticity

Rianne Stowell - PhD Candidate

 Jul 14, 2016 @ 10:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Ania Majewska

NSC PhD Thesis Defense: β-adrenergic activation constrains breast cancer progression and modulates tumor-associated exosomes

Ryan Dawes - PhD Candidate

 Jul 18, 2016 @ 10:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Ed Brown & Kelley Madden

NSC PhD Thesis Defense: Targeting a network of cancer control nodes through rescue of c-Cbl; A novel therapeutic approach for Glioblastoma multiforme

Jennifer Stripay - PhD Candidate

 Jul 25, 2016 @ 10:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Mark Noble

NSC PhD Thesis Proposal: Task Modulation of Optic Flow Analysis: Neural and Neuronal Mechanisms

Colin Lockwood - PhD Candidate

 Aug 02, 2016 @ 9:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Charles Duffy

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: Introduction

Ruchira Singh & Jesse Schallek

 Aug 29, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

CNS lymphatic drainage in health and disease

Jonathan Kipnis - Univ. Virginia School of Medicine
Sponsor: Neuroscience Grad Program

 Sep 12, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Neuroscience Graduate Program

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: Ionostatic control of the sleep/wake cycle

John O'Donnell - PhD Candidate

 Sep 19, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

NSC Thesis Proposal: Human herpesvirus 6 latency gene product alters critical oligodendrocyte precursor cell functions: Implications for demyelinating disease

Jessica Hogestyn - Ph.D. Candidate

 Sep 22, 2016 @ 2:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: Failure of Cerebral Microcirculation After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage is Reversed by Hemorheological Agents

Evan McConnell - PhD Candidate

 Sep 26, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

NSC Thesis Defense: The transcription regulator Lmo3 is required for correct cell fate specification in the external globus pallidus

Shiona Biswas - Ph.D. Candidate

 Sep 28, 2016 @ 10:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6424 Whipple Auditorium

NSC Thesis Proposal: Diametric control of microglial phenotype by Mafb and PU.1 during HIV-1 infection

Patrick Miller-Rhodes - Ph.D. Candidate

 Sep 29, 2016 @ 10:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

The Functional Organization of Axons in Health & Disease

Matt Rasband - Baylor College of Medicine

 Sep 29, 2016 @ 3:15 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Peter Shrager

Traumatic injury to the developing brain: Identifying the acute “game changers” that adversely shape the trajectory of recovery

Linda Noble-Haeusslein - Univ. California San Francisco
Sponsor: Neuroscience Grad Program

 Oct 03, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Heather Natola

NSC Thesis Proposal: Cranial irradiation causes dendritic spine loss that is microglial complement receptor 3-dependent and associated with cognitive impairment

Joshua Hinkle - Ph.D. Candidate

 Oct 04, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-207 (2-6409)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: The role of neuronal transglutaminase 2 in hypoxic injury

Laura Yunes-Medina - PhD Candidate

 Oct 10, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

NSC Thesis Proposal: Resting State Functional Connectivity in Focal Embouchure Dystonia

Aimee Morris - PhD Candidate

 Oct 17, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: Molecular mechanisms of glaucomatous neurodegeneration

Nguyen Mai & Stephanie Syc - PhD Candidates

 Oct 24, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: TBA

Colin Lockwood - PhD Candidate

 Oct 31, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: URMC-099 mitigates Zika virus infection of human fetal & Longitudinal evolution of vision following primary visual cortical

Kathleen Gates & Laura Lee - PhD Candidates

 Nov 07, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

NGP Colloquium: Pathogenic and therapeutic pathways in a model of RGC damage

Abbot Clark, PhD, FARVO - Regents Professor, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Executive Director, North Texas Eye Research Institute, U. North Texas Health Science Center Ft. Worth, Texas

 Nov 21, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: The Neuroscience Graduate Program Colloquium

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: A Potential Target in Treating High-Risk Neuroblastoma: How the Protein Phosphatase EYA1 Regulates MYCN Stability and Activity

Alexandra McHale & Yunpeng Pang - PhD Candidates

 Nov 28, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

A Genetic-First Approach to Parsing the Biology of Neurodevelopment Disorders

Armin Raznahan, MD, PhD - Chief, Developmental Neurogenomics Unit, Child Psychiatry Branch National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute of Health Bethesda, MD

 Dec 02, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 1-9576 Case Method Room

Host: The Neuroscience Graduate Program Colloquium

APSA Invited Guest Speaker - Evening Talk

Armin Raznahan, M.D., Ph.D. - Lasker Clinical Research Scholar; Developmental Neurogenomics, NIH

 Dec 02, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 1-9576 Case Method Room

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: Transplantation of iPSC derived astrocytes promotes motor recovery in rat spinal cord injury model

Neal Shah & Gavin Jenkins - PhD Candidates

 Dec 05, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: The role of lateral prefrontal cortex and area MT in working memory for visual motion

Tyler Cash-Padgett & Kathryn-Mary Wakim - PhD Candidates

 Dec 12, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)