Past Events




Fall 2016 Seminar Series


Wednesday August 31, 2016 -  4pm Boggs Room 122, Tulane University Uptown Campus

Regulation of NMDA Receptors by Adolescent Alcohol Exposure

Tiffany Wills, PhD  Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology & Anatomy, LSUHSC School of Medicine New Orleans



Friday September 9, 2016 - 
11am Kendall Cram LBC, Tulane University Uptown Campus

How the brain learns to communicate and make good decisions: what songbirds can teach us about human behavior

Jon Prather, PhD  Associate Professor, Department of Zoology & Physiology & Program in Neuroscience, University of Wyoming


Wednesday September 14, 2016 -  4pm Boggs Room 122, Tulane University Uptown Campus

Genetic Analysis of Visual Object Discrimination & Learning

Alfred Geller, PhD  Professor of Opthamology & Pharmacology, LSUHSC School of Medicine New Orleans


Wednesday September 28, 2016 - 
4pm Boggs Room 122, Tulane University Uptown Campus

A Contextualist Approach to Functional Localization

Daniel Burnston, PhD  Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Tulane University


Friday October 7, 2016
-  2pm Weinman Hall 110, Tulane Law School, Tulane University Uptown Campus

Regulation and Function of Neurogenesis in Adult Brains

Fred "Rusty" Gage, PhD  Adler Professor of Neuroscience, The Salk Institute


Wednesday October 19, 2016
-  4pm Boggs 122, Tulane University Downtown Campus

Genetics of Epilepsy

Stephen Nelson, MD PhD  Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, Director of Pediatric Neurology, Tulane University School of Medicine



Wednesday October 26, 2016 -  4pm SOM 6001, Tulane University Downtown Campus

Stress, blood pressure regulation and brain mineralocorticoid receptors

Debbie Scheuer, PhD  Associate Professor, Department of Physiology and Functional Genomics, University of Florida Health


Wednesday November 2, 2016
-  4pm Boggs 122, Tulane University Uptown Campus

Synthetic biomimetic cell membranes for studying the lipid compositional dependence of G protein-coupled receptors

Noah Malmstad, PhD  Associate Professor, Departments of Chemical Engineering & Material Science and Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California


Wednesday November 9, 2016 -  4pm Boggs Room 122, Tulane University Uptown Campus

Molecular Neuroscience in Extreme Environments

Dawn Kernagis, PhD  Research Scientist, Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition



Wednesday November 30, 2016
-  4pm Boggs 122, Tulane University Uptown Campus

Controversies at the blood-brain and blood-CSF barriers

Richard F. Keep PhD  Director of Crosby Neurosurgical Laboratories, Associate Chair for Research in Neurosurgery, Crosby-Kahn Collegiate Professor of Neurosurgery & Neuroanatomy, Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, University of Michigan School of Medicine


Wednesday December 7, 2016 -  4pm Boggs 122, Tulane University Uptown Campus

Hunger drives life

Tamas L Horvath, DVM, PhD  Jean and David W. Wallace Professor of Comparative Medicine, Professor of Neuroscience, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences; Chair, Section of Comparative Medicine; Director, Yale Program in Integrative Cell Signaling and Neurobiology of Metabolism, Yale School of Medicine


November 5th, 2016Alzheimers Walk - Past Picture

Alzheimers' Association Walk to End Alzheimers

9am - 6500 Magazine Street, New Orleans LA 70118

 

 


November 5th, 2016

Stroke Survivor Program - "Painting with a Twist"

2pm 700 Dublin Street, New Orleans LA
 

October 7, 2016

Launch of the Tulane Brain Institute & 30th Anniversary Celebration of the Tulane Neuroscience Program

8:30 - 6:00, Tulane University

Program Schedule

For information regarding registration, please contact
Sherrie Calogero, 504-862-3305, brain@tulane.edu



September 24th, 2016

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Griffin Brain Aneurysm Movement Walk

Lasalle Park, Metairie Louisiana

Contact sdrury@tulane.edu or hwiggins@tulane.edu for more information

Download the flyer here