Seminars and Events

Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology Seminar Series
Spring 2020

Time: Fridays, 12:00 p.m.
Location: Sanger Hall, Room 8-036
Contact: Andrew Ottens
Phone: 6-2972

Jan 24

Jill Bettinger, PhD, Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, Virginia Commonwealth University
The Dietary ω-3 Fatty Acid Eicosapentaenoic Acid Regulates Behavioral Responses to Alcohol
Jill Bettinger, PhD

Jan 31

Maha Saber, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow
Translational Neurotrauma Research Program, Barrow Neurological Institute, University of Arizona
The Use of Remote Ischemic Conditioning as an Intervention for Brain Injury-Induced Pathologies and Related Conditions
Host: Audrey Lafrenaye

Feb 7

Sharon Juliano, PhD, Professor
Department of Anatomy, Physiology, and Genetics, Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Behavioral Impairments and Neuropathology following a Repetitive Combination of Brain Injuries in a Gyrencephalic Animal
Host: Kimberle Jacobs

Feb 14

Mary Gilbert, PhD, Neurotoxicologist and Research Scientist
Center for Public Health and Environmental Assessment, US Environmental Protection Agency
Exploring the Role of Thyroid Hormone in Mammalian Brain Development to Protect Against Environmental Insult
Host: Andrew Ottens

Feb 21

Janna Harris, PhD, Assistant Professor
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center
Brain Injury and Aging: A Now and Later Story
Host: Dong Sun

Feb 28

Lauren Green, PhD Candidate
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame
Microglia in the CNS and PNS
Host: Jeff Dupree

Mar 6

Linda Phillips, PhD, Professor Emeritus
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Virginia Commonwealth University
Novel Inflammatory Mediators of Neuroplasticity following Brain Injury
Linda Phillips

Mar 20

Matthew Rasband, PhD, Professor and Endowed Chair
Department of Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine
How to Build an Axon
Host: Jeff Dupree

Mar 27

Lee Shapiro, PhD, Associate Professor
Department of Neuroscience & Experimental Therapeutics, Texas A&M University
Immune, Neuroimmune, and Neurogenic Factors of Traumatic Brain Injury Pathogenesis
Host: Audrey Lafrenaye

Apr 3

Sam Spencer, PhD Candidate
Neuroscience PhD Program, Dept of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Virginia Commonwealth University
LPA Receptors: Regulators of Oligodendrocyte Development
Sam Spencer

Apr 24

Amanda Kentner, PhD, Associate Professor
Department of Psychology, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Early Life Origins of Risk and Resilience: Exploring Sex Differences following Neuroinflammation
Host: Gretchen Neigh

May 1

Marco Prado, PhD, Professor
Dept. of Anatomy and Cell Biology and Robarts Research Institute, University of Western Ontario
Bridging the Translational Gap in Neurodegenerative Disease Research
Host: Babette Fuss

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