Colorado State University


Molecular, Cellular and Integrate Neurosciences

Seminar Series: Academic Year 2015-2016

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

Date Speaker Seminar Title
9/1 NB793 - Organizational Meeting (W1 A/Z - 2:00pm)
9/8 Dr. Michael J. Gutnick, Professor; Dept. of Neurobiology; Koret School of Veterinary Medicine; The Hebrew University of Jerusalem; P.O. Box 12; Rehovot 76100, Israel. Office 972-8-9489875; Cell 054-8820152; FAX 972-8-9489876. (Rash) Axonal and Somatic Sodium Channels in the Neocortex: Same Molecule – Different Properties
9/15 Dr. Diego Restrepo, Professor; Dept. of Cell and Developmental Biology; University of Colorado - Anschutz Medical Campus; Mail Stop 8108; 12801 E. 17th Avenue; Aurora, CO 80045. (303) 724-3405; FAX (303) 724-3420. (Leslie Stone-Roy) Cholinergic Modulation of Sensory Signal Processing in the Awake Animal: Optotetrodes and Beyond
9/22 Dr. Malcolm J. Low, Professor; Dept. of Molecular & Integrative Physiology; Professor, Internal Medicine; University of Michigan Medical School; 6116 Brehm Tower; Ann Arbor, MI 48109. (734) 647-1350; Lab (734) 615-4968; FAX (734) 936-8813. (Hentges) Hypothalamic Proopiomelanocortin (POMC) Neurons Are Essential For Control Of Energy Balance And Glucose Homeostasis
9/29 Dr. Katrin Andreasson, Professor; Dept. of Neurology; Stanford University Medical Center; 291 Campus Drive, Li Ka Shing Building; Stanford, CA 94305. Alternate Contact: Jackie Bautista, Administrative Associate; (650) 498-5855 [Christopher Mckee (Bamburg)] Reprogramming Brain Microglia in Alzheimer’s Disease
Date Speaker Seminar Title
10/6 Dr. Sean CL Deoni, Associate Professor; Dept. of Radiology; University of Colorado Denver ; Anschutz Medical Campus; 2 Leprino Office Bldg.; 12401 East 17th Ave.; Aurora, CO 80045. UC Telephone: (303) 556-2400. (Rojas) Imaging Early Brain and Behavioral Development
10/13 Dr. Geoffrey S. Pitt, Professor; Duke University Medical Center; (office address) 40 Duke Medicine Circle; Durham, NC 27710. (919) 684-8111; (919) 668-7461. (Tamkun) Ion Channel Modulation and Neuronal (dys)Function
10/17-10/21 Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois
10/27 Dr. Diane K. O’Dowd; Professor; Dept. of Developmental & Cell Biology; University of California Irvine; 4221 McGaugh Hall; Irvine, CA 92697-2300; (949) 824-4562; LAB (949) 824-8141; FAX (949) 824-1105. (Reist) Modeling SCN1A-Related Seizure Disorders with Drosophila Knock-Ins and Human iPSC-Derived Neurons
Date Speaker Seminar Title
11/3 Dr. Sulayman Dib-Hajj; Senior Research Scientist, Department of Neurology; Yale School of Medicine; PO Box 208018; New Haven, CT 06520-8018. (203) 932-5711, X4180. (Elizabeth Akin, Graduate Student) Sodium Channelopathies in Pain Disorders: From Molecule to Man
11/10 Dr. Gautam Awatramani, Assistant Professor; Dept. of Biology; University of Victoria; P.O. Box 1700 STN CSC; Victoria BC, V8W 2Y2, Canada. (250) 472-5178; LAB 250-472-5590. (Ryan Tooker, Postdoc) To Inhibit or Excite? The Role of Mixed GABA and ACh in High-Fidelity Direction Coding
11/17 Dr. Agnieszka Burzynska; Assistant Professor; Colorado State University; Dept. of Human Development and Family Studies; Behavioral Sciences Bldg. 405; (970) 491-4138; Fort Collins, CO 80523-1570;; Healthy Brain in Healthy Body: Linking Fitness and Physical Activity to Adult (human) Brain Health by Combining Structural and Functional MRI Methods
11/23-11/27 NO SEMINAR - Fall Break
Date Speaker Seminar Title
This seminar will be held in Room 357 of the Behavioral Sciences Building
Theresa M. Vaughan, Research Scientist; Wadsworth Center - New York State Department of Health; C606 Empire State Plaza; Albany, NY 12201. (518) 486-4911; FAX (518) 486-4910. (Anderson) The Wadsworth Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) Home System
12/9 WED. - 10:30am-6:30pm - Front Range Neuroscience Group Meeting - Hilton Fort Collins - SEMINAR - 4:30pm-5:30
Dr. Philip G Haydon; Annetta and Gustav Grisard Professor and Chair; Department of Neuroscience; Director, Tufts Neuroscience Institute; Tufts University School of Medicine; 136 Harrison Avenue; Boston, MA 02111. (617) 636 2190.
(Ashley Leek, Graduate Student)
The Modulation of Neuronal Circuits in Sleep/Wake States Mediated by Gliotransmitters
12/14-12/18 Finals
12/15 First-Year MCIN Students: E. Marr, M. Metz, A. Miller
15 Minute 1st Rotation Presentations
12/21-12/31 Winter Break