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Tulane Brain Institute Seminar Series

Fall 2019 Series

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

No Seminar

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Homeostatic Control of Neural Function in Health and Disease 
4 p.m. Jones Room 102, Tulane University Uptown Campus
Graeme W. Davis, PhD
Morris Hertzstein Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
Kavli Institute for Fundamental Neuroscience
University of California, San Francisco

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Developmental Programming of Hypertension – Role of Leptin Receptor
4 p.m. SOM 6001, Tulane University Downtown Campus
Suttira (Joy) Intapa, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
Tulane School of Medicine

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Cancelled

Neural Dynamics of Primate Attention Network
4 p.m. Jones Room 102, Tulane University Uptown Campus
Sabine Kastner, MD, PhD
Professor of Psychology & Princeton Neuroscience Institute
Princeton University

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Striatal Pathway Ensemble Dynamics  in Health and Disease
4 p.m. Boggs Room 239, Tulane University Uptown Campus
Jones Parker, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Physiology
Feinberg School of Medicine- Northwestern University

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Illuminating Stem Cell Trajectories and Cellular Diversity in the Nervous System
4 p.m. Jones Room 102, Tulane University Uptown Campus
John J. Ngai, PhD
Coates Family Professor of Neuroscience
Department of Molecular & Cell Biology
Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute
University of California, Berkeley

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

No Seminar - Yom Kippur & Fall Break Oct. 8-13

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Hypocretin/ Orexin and Hypoarousal in Vertebrate Animals
4 p.m. SOM 6001, Tulane University Downtown Campus
Xiao-Bing Gao, PhD
Senior Research Scientist, Comparative Medicine
Yale School of Medicine

Friday, October 18, 2019

GABAergic Signaling in the Function/ Dysfunction of Networks in Health and Disease
4 p.m. Jones Room 102, Tulane University Uptown Campus
Jamie Maguire, PhD
Kenneth and JoAnn G. Wellner Professor, Associate Professor of Neuroscience
Tufts University School of Medicine

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

No Seminar - SfN Oct. 19-23

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Microglial Associated Circadian Regulation of Perineuronal Net Composition: Implications for Memory Consolidation
4 p.m. Jones Room 102, Tulane University Uptown Campus
Harry Pantazopoulos, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomical Sciences
University of Mississippi School of Medicine

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Implication of the oxytocin system in autism: how much can we learn from a rat model for autism?
4 p.m. Jones Room 102, Tulane University Uptown Campus
Hala Harony-Nicholas, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Targeting Neural Stem Cells for Myelin Repair
4 p.m. SOM 6001, Tulane University Downtown Campus
James Salzer, PhD
Professor of Neuroscience & Physiology and Neurology
NYU Langone Health

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

No Seminar

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

No Seminar - Thanksgiving Holiday Nov. 27-Dec 1

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Dopamine Modulation of Synaptic Plasticity-Balance Between Co-Released Neurotransmitters
4 p.m. Jones Room 102, Tulane University Uptown Campus
Jun Ding, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and of Neurology
Stanford University

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