Tulane Brain Institute Seminar Series

Spring 2017 Seminar Schedule



Wednesday January 18, 2017 -  4pm Boggs Room 105, Tulane University Uptown Campus

Regenerative Medicine in Multiple Sclerosis: the role of inflammation in CNS remyelination

Jeffrey Huang, PhD  Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Georgetown University



Wednesday January 25, 2017 - 
4pm Boggs Room 105, Tulane University Uptown Campus

Food and Drug Reward: Impact of Dieting and Weight Loss Surgeries

Sunil Sirohi, PhD  Associate Professor of Pharmacology, Xavier University LA


Wednesday February 1, 2017 -  4pm Boggs Room 105, Tulane University Uptown Campus

Visualizing Synapse Structural Dynamics in vivo

Elly Nedivi, PhD  Professor of Neuroscience, The Picower Institute for Learning & Memory, Department of Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Wednesday February 8, 2017 - 
4pm Boggs Room 105, Tulane University Uptown Campus

miRNAs and micropeptides in normal brain aging and disease

Laurie Earls, PhD  Assistant Professor of Cell & Molecular Biology, Tulane University


Wednesday February 15, 2017 -  4pm Boggs Room 105, Tulane University Uptown Campus

Vesicle trafficking: molecule, mechanism and human disease

Xuelin Lou, PhD  Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience, University of Wisconsin - Madison


Wednesday February 22, 2017
-  4pm Boggs Room 105, Tulane University Uptown Campus

The monogamous brain: neurochemical regulation of social bonding and buffering

Zuoxin Wang, PhD  Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience, Florida State University


Wednesday March 15, 2017
-  4pm School of Medicine 4150, Tulane University Downtown Campus

Is the brain mediating the beneficial effects of bariatric surgeries?

Hans-Rudolf Berthold, PhD  George H. Bray Professor, Neurobiology of Nutrition Laboratory, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, LSU



Wednesday March 22, 2017 -  4pm Boggs 105, Tulane University Uptown Campus

The significance of oxidative stress in brain inflammation: Elucidating the molecular mechanisms of PTSD

Joseph Francis, PhD  Everett D. Besch Professor of Veterinary Medicine, Comparative Biomedical Sciences, LSU School of Veterinary Medicine


Wednesday April 5, 2017
-  4pm Boggs 105, Tulane University Uptown Campus

Pubertal maturation of male social behavior: multi-tasking by testosterone

Cheryl Sisk, PhD  University Distinguished Professor, Neuroscience Program, Michigan State University


Wednesday April 12, 2017 -  4pm Boggs Room 105, Tulane University Uptown Campus

Complex Effects of Stress on Hippocampal Synaptic Plasticity and Memory

David Diamond, PhD  Professor of Psychology, Cognitive Neural & Social Division, University of South Florida



Wednesday April 19, 2017
-  4pm School of Medicine Room 6001, Tulane University Downtown Campus

Structure and function for neuronal computation

Mark Harnett, PhD  Assistant Professor, McGovern Institute for Brain Research, Department of Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Wednesday April 26, 2017-  4pm Room TBA

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Jeffery C. Rouse, MD Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Tulane University School of Medicine


Past Seminar Series

Fall 2016 Seminar Series Schedule (pdf)