Seminars and Events

Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology Seminar Series
Spring 2018

Time: Fridays, 12:00 p.m.
Location: Sanger Hall, Room 8-036
Contact: Ray Colello, PhD
Phone: 804.828.2262

Feb 23

Randy Nelson, PhD
Professor, Hazel Ruby McQuain Chair for Neurological Research, School of Medicine
Director of Basic Science Research, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
West Virginia University
Effects of Light at Night on Brain and Behavior

Mar 2

Mandakh (Mandy) Bekhbat, PhD Candidate
Neuroscience Graduate Studies Program, Emory University
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Virginia Commonwealth University
Neuroinflammatory and Behavioral Consequences of Chronic Developmental Stress in Rats

Mar 16

Erica Glasper, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
University of Maryland
Neurodevelopmental Consequences of Neonatal Paternal Deprivation

Mar 23


Blake Butler, PhD
Research Scientist and Adjunct Research Professor
Department of Psychology
University of Western Ontario, Canada
The Search for a Neuroanatomical Basis for Plasticity following Deafness

Apr 6

Chen Gu, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Biological Chemistry and Pharmacology
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Regulation of Neuronal Morphological and Functional Polarity by Mechanical Stress

Apr 13

Ching-Kang Jason Chen, PhD
Professor and Alice R. McPherson Retina Research Foundation Endowed Chair, Department of Ophthalmology
Professor, Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Neuroscience Baylor College of Medicine
Mechanisms and Function of Neuronal Oscillation in Deafferentated Retinas

Apr 20

Deena Walker, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Neuroscience
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Sex, Drugs, and the Reward Circuitry: Adolescent Stress Results in Sex-Specific Transcriptional Reprogramming of the Medial Amygdala and Reward-Related Behaviors

May 4

Chun-Li Zhang, PhD
Associate Professor
W.W. Caruth, Jr. Scholar in Biomedical Research
Department of Molecular Biology
UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Reprogramming the CNS Resident Cells for Neural Regeneration




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