Colorado State University


Molecular, Cellular and Integrate Neurosciences

Seminar Series: Academic Year 2014-2015

Unless otherwise noted, seminars will be on Tuesday's at 11am in Anatomy/Zoology Bldg. W1

Date Speaker Seminar Title
9/9 Dr. Gary Pickard, Professor; Dept. of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences; University of Nebraska-Lincoln; 212 VBS, Lincoln, NE 68583. 402) 472-8558. (Tamkun)
*NOTE: Seminar to be held in the MRB Bldg., Rm. 312
The Circadian Rhythm of Corticosterone & Neuroinvasion and Axonal Transport of Pseudorabies Virus
9/16 Dr. Durga Mohapatra, Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Anesthesia; Department of Pharmacology; The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine; 2-430 Bowen Science Building, 51 Newton Road, Iowa City, IA 52242. (319) 335-6944. (P. Fox, Graduate Student) Neurobiology of Metastatic Bone Cancer Pain: From Molecular Mechanisms to Animal Models
9/23 Dr. Steven H. DeVries, Professor; Dept. of Ophthalmology & Physiology; Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; Tarry Building Room 5-715, 300 E. Superior; Chicago, IL 60611. (312) 503-9866. (Vigh) Decomposing the Visual World Into Parallel Signal Streams
9/30 Dr. Elias Aizenman, Professor; Department of Neurobiology; University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; E1456 BST; 3500 Terrace St.; Pittsburgh, PA 15261. (412) 648-9434. FAX (412) 648-1441. (Tamkun) "A Zinc-Potassium Continuum in Neuronal Cell Death"
Date Speaker Seminar Title
10/7 Dr. Emma Coddington, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biology; Willamette University; 900 State Street; Salem, OR 97301. (541) 740-4011; (Hoke) Love In The Time Of Cortisol: Using Neurophysiology To Understand How Hormones Modify Behavior
10/14 Dr. Emily A. Bates, Assistant Professor; Department of Pediatrics; University of Colorado School of Medicine; University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus; 12800 E 19th Avenue; RC1 North Box 8313; Aurora, CO 80045; (303) 724-8303; (Garrity) A K+ Channel as a Node in BMP Signaling: Implications in Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
10/21 Dr. Richard D. Wainford, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics and the Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute; Room L-603, Boston, MA 02118; (617) 414-2648; FAX (617) 414-2640 (Feng) Brain Gαi2 Proteins - A Vital Link Between The Brain And The Kidney That Regulates Long-Term Blood Pressure
10/28 Dr. Patricia L. Davies, Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy;
Dr. Charles W. Anderson, Professor, Department of Computer Science;
Dr. William J. Gavin, Associate Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523; (970) 491-7294; FAX (970) 491-6290; (Tamkun)
Brain Computer Interface: Moving From Science Fiction To Science
Date Speaker Seminar Title
11/4 Dr. Diego Restrepo, Professor; Dept. of Cell and Developmental Biology; Director, Center for NeuroScience (CNS); University of Colorado Denver; Bldg. RC1 South, Room L18-11119; 12801 E. 17th Ave.; Aurora, CO 80045. FAX (303) 724-3420. (A. Dang, Graduate Student) How Are Odor Puffs Detected By Mice?
11/11 Dr. Sue C. Kinnamon, Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, UC Denver School of Medicine; 12700 E. 19th Ave. Mail Stop 8606. Aurora, CO 80045. (303) 724-3075; FAX (303) 724-4553. (Stone-Roy) Afferent Signaling In Taste Buds: ATP And Beyond
11/15-19 Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. ---
11/24-28 NO SEMINAR - Fall Recess ---
Date Speaker Seminar Title
12/2 Dr. Ronald B. Tjalkens, Professor of Toxicology and Neuroscience; Associate Director, Center for Environmental Medicine; Colorado State University; 131 Physiology Bldg.; 1681 Campus Delivery; Fort Collins, CO 80523. (970) 491-7038; FAX (970) 491-2940. (Hentges) Inflammatory Signaling In Neurological Disease
12/9 Dr. Kate O'Connor-Giles, Assistant Professor; Laboratory of Genetics, Laboratory of Cell & Molecular Biology; University of Wisconsin - Madison; Bock Research Labs; 1525 Linden Dr.; Room 227D; Madison, WI 53706; (608) 239-7456; (Reist) A CRISPR Approach to Understanding Synapse Assembly and Plasticity
12/10 (Wed.) WED. - 10:30am-6:30pm - Front Range Neuroscience Group Meeting - Hilton Fort Collins - SEMINAR - 4:30pm-5:30pm - SfN Distinguished Traveling Scientist Lecture: Dr. Richard D. Palmiter, Professor, Department of Biochemistry; Investigator, HHMI, University of Washington. (Mallory Shields, Graduate Student) Deciphering Neuronal Circuits Mediating Anorexia and Pain
12/15-19 Finals ---
12/22-31 Winter Break ---
Date Speaker Seminar Title
1/1 - 1/19 NO SEMINAR - Winter Break ---
1/20 NB793 - Organizational Meeting (W1 A/Z - 1:00pm-2:00pm) ---
1/27 NO SEMINAR - [24-29 48th Winter Conference on Brain Research -Big Sky, MT ---
Date Speaker Seminar Title
2/3 Dr. Gregory C. Amberg, Associate Professor; Department of Biomedical Sciences; Colorado State University; Fort Collins, CO 80523; (970) 491-6028; (Tamkun) Mitochondria Regulate L-Type Calcium Channels
2/10 NO SEMINAR - [Februrary 7-11, 2015 -59th Biophysical Society Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD] ---
2/17 Dr. Cedric S. Asensio, Assistant Professor, University of Denver; Dept. of Biological Sciences; 2101 East Wesley Ave.; Seeley G. Mudd Bldg., Rm. 388; Denver, CO 80210. (303) 871-3961; Lab (303 871-3216 (Garrity) Biogenesis of the Regulated Secretory Pathway: A View from the Cytosol
2/24 First-Year MCIN Students: M. Bowers, A. Leek, E. Maverick - 15 Minute 2nd Rotation Presentations ---
Date Speaker Seminar Title
3/3 Dr. William A. Sather, Associate Professor; University of Colorado Denver; Dept. of Pharmacology; Mail Stop 8303, RC1-North; 12800 East 19th Ave.; Aurora, CO 80045. (303) 724-3130; FAX (303) 724-3663. (Tamkun) Postsynaptic Engagement of STIM1 by Depletion of ER Ca2+ Governs L Channel Signaling to the Nucleus
3/10 10 Dr. Timothy Verstynen, Assistant Professor; Carnegie Mellon University; Dept. of Psychology; Baker Hall 340U; Pittsburgh, PA 15213. (412) 268-4615. (Seger) Dark Matter of the Mind: Explicating White Matter’s Constraints on Brain function and Cognition
3/17 NO SEMINAR - Spring Recess (March 16-20, 2015) ---
3/24 Dr. Marla B. Feller, Professor and Head, Division of Neurobiology; Dept. of Molecular and Cell Biology & Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute; University of California, Berkeley; 142 Life Sciences Addition-3200; Berkeley, CA 94720-3200. (510) 643-1726; FAX (510) 643-6791. (R. Tooker, Graduate Student) A Role for Retinal Waves in the Developing Circuits of the Retina
3/31 Dr. Kelly T. Dineley; Associate Professor, Departments of Neurology and Neuroscience; Mitchell Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases; Center for Addiction Research; Director, Rodent In Vivo Assessment Core (RIVA); University of Texas Medical Branch; 301 University Bldg., Route 0616; Galveston, TX 77555-0616. (409) 747-7060; FAX (409) 747-7050. (N. Byers, Graduate Student) Integrated Omics to Expose Memory Mechanisms in Health and Disease
Date Speaker Seminar Title
4/7 Dr. Christopher P. Ford, Assistant Professor; Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Dept. of Physiology and Biophysics & Dept. of Neurosciences, 2109 Adelbert Road, Robbins E-619, Cleveland, OH 44106, 216) 368-5519; FAX (216) 368-5586. (Hentges) Synaptic Transmission Through GPCRs In The Striatum
4/14 Dr. Edward A. Kravitz, George Packer Berry Professor of Neurobiology; Harvard Medical School; Dept. of Neurobiology; Goldenson Bldg., Rm. 353; 220 Longwood Ave.; Boston, MA 02115. (617) 432-1753; FAX (617) 734-7557. (M. Shields, Graduate Student) Genetic Manipulations In The Fruit Fly Fight Club: How Amine Neurons Work Studied At A Single Neuron Level
4/21 Dr. Miguel A. L. Nicolelis, Professor; Duke University; Dept. of Neurobiology; Duke University Medical Center; 327 E. Bryan Research Bldg.; Research Dr.; Durham, NC 27710. (919) 684-4580; FAX (919) 668-2248. (Partin) (Hosted by CSU Vice President of Research) SEMINAR CANCELLED
4/28 Dr. Winrich A. Freiwald, Assistant Professor; The Rockefeller University; Laboratory of Neural Systems; 1230 York Ave.; New York, NY 10065. (212) 327-8000. (Amberg) Taking Apart the Neural Machinery of Face Processing
Date Speaker Seminar Title
5/5 First-Year MCIN Students: M. Bowers, A. Leek, E. Maverick - 15 Minute 3rd Rotation Presentations ---
5/11 - 5/15 Finals ---