Tulane Brain Institute Seminar Info

Fall 2023 Seminar Series

Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2023

Psychedelics and Related Plasticity-Promoting Neurotherapeutics
4:00 p.m., Zoom/Jones 102
David E. Olson, PhD
Director, Institute for Psychedelics and Neurotherapeutics
UC Davis School of Medicine

Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2023


Wednesday, Sep. 6, 2023

Brain circuits underlying the sympathetic control of the liver
4:00 p.m., SOM 6065
Lucie Desmoulins, PhD
Department of Physiology, TMS
Tulane Medical Center

Wednesday, Sep. 13, 2023

HIV-1 Viral Proteins and Glial Cell Metabolism
4:00 p.m., Jones 102
Prasun K. Datta, PhD
Associate Professor, Division of Comparative Pathology
Tulane National Primate Research Center

Wednesday, Sep. 20, 2023

Influence of sex and endocrine aging on vascular & metabolic contributions to dementia
4:00 p.m., SOM 6065
Kristen Zuloaga, PhD
Associate Professor, Neuroscience and Experimental Therapeutics
Albany Medical College

Wednesday, Sep. 27, 2023

SSE Undergraduate Research Poster Session
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Kendall Cram

Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2023

Molecular mechanisms of neuropathic pain: insight from human molecular neuroscience
4:00 p.m., Jones 102
Ted Price, PhD
Associate Professor
University of Texas at Dallas

Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023

Imprinting, Attention and Odor Perception: how development and learning shape behavioral responses
4:00 p.m., Jones 102
Ron Yu, PhD
Principal Investigator
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2023

Mechanistic and functional insights into the assembly and plasticity of the fly neuromuscular circuit
4:00 p.m., Boggs 104
Robert Carrillo, PhD
Assistant Professor of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology
University of Chicago

Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023

The canonical default network comprises distinct distributed networks with preferential connections to the posterior and anterior medial temporal lobe
4:00 p.m., Jones 102
Rodrigo Braga, PhD
Department of Neurology
Northwestern University

Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023

What have we been missing? New insights into Pavlovian fear conditioning through careful consideration of sex as a biological variable
4:00 p.m., Jones 102 
Rebecca Shansky, PhD
Department of Psychology
Northwestern University

Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023

Neuroimaging Markers and Neuroplasticity in Autism Spectrum Disorder
4:00 p.m., Boggs 104
Rajesh Kana, PhD
Marilyn Williams Elmore and John Durr Elmore Endowed Professor of Psychology, & Director of The Center for Innovative Research in Autism
University of Alabama

Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023

NO SEMINAR - SfN (Nov. 11-15)

Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2023

NO SEMINAR - Thanksgiving Break

Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023

The ups and downs of homeostatic plasticity
4:00 p.m., SOM 7062
Gina Turrigiano, PhD
Joseph Levitan Professor of Vision Science, Department of Biology
Brandeis University

Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2023

4:00 p.m., Jones 102 
Xuecai Ge, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology
University of California, Merced

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