Tulane Brain Institute Seminar Info

Spring 2024 Seminar Series

Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2024

A novel cortico-amygdala pathway regulating
defensive response 

4:00 p.m., Jones 102
Jonathan Fadok, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
Tulane University

Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2024

Behavioural and neural correlates of synchrony
during group music-making

4:00 p.m., Jones 102
Anna Zamm, PhD
Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Cognitive Science
Aarhus University, Denmark

Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024

Examining NMDA Receptor Activation in Mouse
Models related to Neurodevelopmental
Disorders at a Small Liberal Arts University

4:00 p.m., Jones 102
Jessica Burket, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biology and Neuroscience Department of
Molecular Biology and Chemistry Program in Neuroscience
Christopher Newport University

Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024


Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024


Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024

REconnecting the Hand and Arm to the Brain
(ReHAB):Bi-directional neuroprostheses for
sensorimotor functional restoration

4:00 p.m., Jones 102
A. Bolu Ajiboye, PhD
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Elmer Lincoln Lindseth Endowed Chair
Case Western Reserve University

Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024

The circuit underpinnings of whisker touch
perception in the mouse

4:00 p.m., Jones 102
Simon Peron, PhD
Assistant Professor
New York University

Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2024

Decoding neurometabolic circuits, one gene at
a time

4:00 p.m., Jones 102
Alexandre Caron, PhD
Canada Research Chair in Neurometabolic Pharmacology
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy
Laval University

Thursday, Mar. 14, 2024

Short Bouts, Big Impact: The Cognitive Benefits
of Brief Exercise

4:00 p.m., Jones 102
Leann Boucher, PhD
Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale

Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2024

Cannabinoids, exercise, mindfulness, and the
developing brain: Risks and therapeutic

4:00 p.m., Jones 102
Hilary Marusak, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral
Wayne State University School of Medicine

Wednesday, Mar. 27, 2024


Wednesday, Apr. 3, 2024

Neuromodulation and the balance between
goal-directed and reactive behavior

4:00 p.m., Jones 102
Melissa Warden, PhD
Assistant Professor and Miriam M. Salpeter Fellow
McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Wednesday, Apr. 10, 2024

Neuroimaging in Freely Moving Animals &
Other Adventures

4:00 p.m., Jones 102
Arvind Pathak, PhD
Professor, Departments of Radiology, Biomedical and Electrical Engineering, The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Institute for NanoBio Technology, Institute for Computational Medicine
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Wednesday, Apr. 17, 2024

Neurobiological underpinnings of PTSD

4:00 p.m., Jones 102
Nathaniel Harnett, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Wednesday, Apr. 24, 2024

Non-Canonical Roles for Endogenous Opioids
in Affect, Motivation, and Metabolism

4:00 p.m., Jones 102
Daniel C. Castro, PhD
Assistant Professor
Biophotonics Research Center
Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology
Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Revisiting short term plasticity in view of
AMPAR nanoscale dynamic organization

4:00 p.m., Jones 102
Daniel Choquet, PhD
CNRS-Bordeaux University

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