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NSC Thesis Defense: The Role of Astrocytic Transglutaminase 2 in mediating Cellular Viability Processes

Julianne Feola - Ph.D. Candidate
Jan 17, 2017 - 9:00 a.m.
Medical Center K-207 (2-6409)

NSC Thesis Defense: The Genetic Sex of the Sensory Neuron ADF Confers Pheromone Attraction in C. elegans

Kelli Fagan - Ph.D. Candidate
Jan 23, 2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Medical Center 1-9576 Case Method Room

Seeds for Collaboration: Faculty Mixer

Jiebo Luo (Computer Science), Patrick Oakes (Physics/Biology), and Feng Vankee Lin (Nursing)
Jan 31, 2017 - 4:30 p.m.
Medical Center LeChase Assembly Room G-9576

The Search for Biomarkers in Schizophrenia - Phelps Colloquium Series

John Foxe, Ph.D. - Professor & Chair Neuroscience, Director Del Monte Neuroscience Institute
Feb 01, 2017 - 4:00 p.m.
Meliora Hall Grand Ballroom
Host: Phelps Colloquium Series

Electrical Disturbances in Both the Brain & Heart: A Dangerous Combination

David Auerbach, Ph.D. - Senior Instructor - Department of Medicine, Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute
Mar 09, 2017 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)
Host: John Foxe

NSC Thesis Defense: Assessment of the Involvement of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Cell Death Pathways in Retinal Ganglion Cell Death after Excitotoxic Injury

Berkeley Fahrenthold - Ph.D. Candidate
Mar 20, 2017 - 1:15 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: Localization of SOD3 in the arterial serum of SOD3 Tg mice

Kathleen Gates & Patrick Miller-Rhodes - Ph.D. Candidate
Mar 20, 2017 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 2-6408 (K-207)

NSC Thesis Defense: The molecular signaling pathways controlling apoptotic retinal ganglion cell death after axonal injury

Stephanie Syc-Mazurek - Ph.D. Candidate
Mar 27, 2017 - 10:30 a.m.
Medical Center Upper Auditorium (3-7619)

Seeds for Collaboration: Faculty Mixer

David Auerbach, Ph.D., Danielle Benoit, and Eric Phizicky
Mar 28, 2017 - 4:30 p.m.
Medical Center LeChase Assembly Room G-9576

NSC Thesis Defense: Lung-Brain Immunological Coupling Mediates Neutrophil De-Priming and Neuroprotection Following Cerebral Ischemia-Reperfusion

Nguyen Mai
Advisor: Marc Halterman
- Ph.D. Candidate
Apr 10, 2017 - 9:00 a.m.
Medical Center 2-6424 Whipple Auditorium

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: Microglia dynamics and repopulation following pharmacological depletion

Monique Mendes & Humberto Mestre - Ph.D. Candidate
Apr 10, 2017 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 2-6408 (K-207)

NSC Thesis Defense: Developmental Changes in Astrocytic Calcium Signaling and Microcirculatory Failure in the Setting of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Role for Potassium

Evan McConnell
Advisor: Maiken Nedergaard
- Ph.D. Candidate
Apr 12, 2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)

The Doty Memorial Lecture
Functional Modules: How do we get them and what good are they?

Margaret Livingstone, PhD - Harvard Medical School
Apr 13, 2017 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)
Host: Tatiana Pasternak, PhD

NSC Thesis Defense: Studies of Na+-K+-2Cl-- cotransporter1 function in central nerves system in health and disease

Xiaowei Wang
Advisor: Maiken Nedergaard
- Ph.D. Candidate
Apr 17, 2017 - 2:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-207 (2-6409)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: Portico-Amygdala Paths to Specific Regions of the Basal Nucleus

Alexandra McHale - Ph.D. Candidate
Apr 17, 2017 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-207 (2-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: CSF tonicity manipulations influence the glympathic influx

Yunpeng Pang & Neal Shah - Ph.D. Candidate
May 01, 2017 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 2-6408 (K-207)

Mary Notter Lecture in Neuroscience
Cortical Plasticity Within and Across Lifetimes

Leah Krubitzer, PhD - Prof. Psychology, Lab of Evolutionary Neurobiology, Univ. Cal. Davis
May 04, 2017 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)

Dept. Neuroscience and the Neuroscience Graduate Program Present the Elizabeth Doty Lecture: "Neural mechanisms that support and constrain working memory"

Clayton Curtis, Ph.D. - Asst. Prof. Psychology & Neural Science
New York University
May 11, 2017 - 12:00 p.m.
Medical Center Ryan Case Method Room (1-9576)

2017 Neuroscience Retreat

Keynote: Eve Marder, PhD
May 26, 2017 - 8:30 a.m.
Memorial Art Gallery 
Host: Neuroscience Graduate Program

Seeds for Collaboration: Faculty Mixer

May 30, 2017 - 4:30 p.m.
Medical Center LeChase Assembly Room G-9576

Del Monte Neuroscience Lecture - Blood Brain Barrier and Neurovascular Contributions to Neurodegeneration and Alzheimer’s Disease

Berislav V. Zlokovic, M.D., Ph.D. -
Director of the Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute,
Mary Hayley and Selim Zilkha Chair in Alzheimer’s disease research Professor and Chair of the Department of Physiology & Biophysics at the Keck School of Medicine of USC,
Professor of Biological Sciences at the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
Jun 08, 2017 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center Ryan Case Method Room (1-9576)

The Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience presents: Neuromodulation & Human Invasive Neural Mapping

Featuring: Ali Rezai, M.D. - Director, Neurological Institute
Associate Dean of Neuroscience Stanley and Joan H. Ross Chair in Neuromodulation
Professor of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Jun 23, 2017 - 9:00 a.m.
Medical Center Whipple Aud. (2-6424)

NSC Thesis Defense: Extracellular Ions and Volume Regulations in Brain States

John O'Donnell
Advisor: Maiken Nedergaard
- Ph.D. Candidate
Jul 10, 2017 - 2:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6409)

NSC Thesis Defense: Mechanisms and Limitations of Visual Recovery in Cortical Blindness

Matthew Cavanaugh
Advisor: Krystel Huxlin
- Ph.D. Candidate
Jul 17, 2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Medical Center Adolph Auditorium (1-7619)

NSC Thesis Defense: Extracellular Ions and Volume Regulation in Brain States

John O'Donnell
Advisor: Maiken Nedergaard
- Ph.D. Candidate
Jul 17, 2017 - 2:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: Introduction

Jesse Schallek & Farran Briggs
Sep 11, 2017 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar

Sep 18, 2017 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-207 (2-6408)

NSC Thesis Proposal: The Role of Purinergic Signalling in Mediating the Dynamics of Microglia Repopulation Following Depletion in the Adult Cortex in vivo

Monique Mendes
Advisor: Ania Majewska
- Ph.D. Candidate
Sep 21, 2017 - 2:00 p.m.
Medical Center 2-7534

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: TBA

Rianne Stowell
Sep 25, 2017 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)

NSC Thesis Proposal: An Investigation into the Genetic Mechanism Behind FOXO3's Role in Outer Hair Cell Preservation and Cochlear Recovery After Noise Exposure

Holly Beaulac
Advisor: Patricia White
- Ph.D. Candidate
Sep 28, 2017 - 10:00 a.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)

NSC Thesis Defense: Targeting Neuronal Function to Restore Motor Control Following Contusion Spinal Cord Injury

Heather Natola
Advisor: Chris Proschel
- Ph.D. Candidate
Oct 03, 2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-207 (2-6408)

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

Dawling Dionisio-Santos
Advisors: Kerry O'Banion & John Olschowka
- Ph.D. Candidate
Oct 04, 2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Medical Center 2-6424 Whipple Auditorium

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: The Dynamic Role of SOX2 in Inner Ear Development

Aleta Steevens
Oct 09, 2017 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: TBA

Jessie Hogestyn
Oct 16, 2017 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: TBA

Josh Hinkle
Oct 23, 2017 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)

NSC Thesis Proposal: The Interaction Between 16p11.2 Deletion and Gestational Iron Deficiency in the Development of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Garrick Salois
Advisor: Margot Mayer-Proschel
- Ph.D. Candidate
Oct 24, 2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Medical Center 1-7619 (Adolph Auditorium)

Seeds for Collaboration: Faculty Mixer

Amanda M. Larracuente, Charles Duffy, and Laurie Steiner
Nov 01, 2017 - 4:30 p.m.
Medical Center LeChase Assembly Room G-9576

NSC Thesis Defense: Notch and BMP Signaling Ligands in Ocular Development: An Analysis of Altered Spatiotemporal Expression and Gene Dosage

Rebecca Rausch
Advisors: Richard Libby & Amy Kiernan
- Ph.D. Candidate
Nov 03, 2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-207 (2-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: TBA

Patrick Miller-Rhodes
Nov 06, 2017 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: TBA

Allison Murphy & Samantha Abbott
Nov 20, 2017 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: TBA

Berke Karaahmet & Anjali Sinha
Nov 27, 2017 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: TBA

Katherine Andersh
Dec 04, 2017 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: TBA

Colin Lockwood
Dec 11, 2017 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center K-307 (3-6408)