Seminars and Events

Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology Seminar Series
Fall 2019

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

Sept 27

Peter Hamilton, PhD, Assistant Professor
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Virginia Commonwealth University
Transcriptional Reprogramming at Zfp189 Reveals Key Molecular Disruptions that Contribute to Addiction and Depression
Peter Hamilton peter.hamilton@vcuhealth.org

Oct 4

Lee Goldstein, MD, PhD, Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine and College of Engineering, Alzheimer's Disease and CTE Center, Photonics Center
Concussion, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy: Lessons from the Battlefield, Ball Field, and Lab Bench
Host: Dong Sun dong.sun@vcuhealth.org

Oct 11

Alberto Musto, MD, PhD, FAES, Associate Professor
Department of Pathology and Anatomy, Department of Neurology, Eastern Virginia Medical School
The Role of Neuroinflammation in Epileptogenesis
Host: Randy Merchant randall.merchant@vcuhealth.org

Oct 25

Amie Lund, PhD, Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences, University of North Texas
Investigating Pathways Involved in Air Pollution-Mediated Alteration of Blood-Brain Barrier Integrity
Host: Andrew Ottens andrew.ottens@vcuhealth.org

Nov 1

Lesley Schurman, PhD, Postdoctoral Scholar
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Virginia Commonwealth University
Investigation of the Endocannabinoid Biosynthetic Enzyme DAGL-Beta in a Mouse Model of Traumatic Brain Injury: An "Anti-Cannabinoid" Approach
obrienld@vcu.edu

Nov 8

Olga “Niki” Kokiko-Cochran, PhD, Assistant Professor
Department of Neuroscience, The Ohio State University
Inflammatory Response to Brain Injury is Dynamic
Host: Dong Sun dong.sun@vcuhealth.org

Nov 15

Lloyd Fricker, PhD, Professor
Departments of Molecular Pharmacology and Neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bioactive Peptides in the Brain: From Discovery to Function
Host: Andrew Ottens andrew.ottens@vcuhealth.org

Nov 22

Guido Faas, PhD, Director of Basic Research and Assistant Researcher
Goldberg Migraine Program, University of California, Los Angeles
Studying Migraine with Microelectronics
Host: Rory McQuiston adam.mcquiston@vcuhealth.org

Dec 6

Aaron Barbour, PhD Candidate
Neuroscience PhD Program, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Virginia Commonwealth University
HIV and HIV Proteins ± Morphine Dysregulate KCC2 Inducing GABAergic Deficits in Primary Human Neurons and Tat Transgenic Mice

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