Past Events 2007-2008

Fall 2007 | Spring 2008


Fall 2007 Seminar Speakerstop ⇑

September 14

Cannabinoid modulation of neuronal excitability in a murine model of temporal lobe epilepsy

Bret Smith, Ph.D.Associate Professor
Department of Physiology
University of Kentucky College of Medicine - Lexington, KY

September 21

Genomic and Proteomic Analysis of Apoptosis Induced by Diepoxybutane

Eduardo Martinez, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
Southern University - Baton Rouge, LA

October 19

Regulation of renal growth and differentiation by the tumor suppressor protein p53

Samir El-Dahr, Ph.D.Professor and Chair
Department of Pediatrics
Tulane University - New Orleans, LA

October 26

Modulation of Plasticity in the Hippocampus by K+ Channels

Yiping Chen, Ph.D.Professor and Chair
Cell and Molecular Biology
Tulane University

October 26

Regulation of neuronal gap junctions during development and injury

Andrei Belousov, Ph.D.Associate Professor of Neuroscience
Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology
University of Kansas Medical Center - Kansas City, KS

November 9

Wnt signaling in external genitalia development

Liang Ma, Ph.D.Associate Professor Division of Dermatology
Department of Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine

November 16

Schizophrenia as a Disorder of Glutamate Receptor Trafficking

James Meador-Woodruff, Ph.D. Heman E. Drummond Professor and Chair
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology
Cold University of Alabama at Birmingham

November 30

Virus-based vectors for transgene delivery in vitro and in vivo

Jakob Reiser, Ph.D.Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans, LA

Spring 2008 Seminar Speakerstop ⇑

January 25

Thin Filament Regulation of Motility

JP Jing, Ph.D.Section Chief of Molecular Cardiology
Northwestern Healthcare Professor of Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Evanston, IL

January 29

Molecular Control of Glutamatergic Synapse Development and Function

Benjamin Hall, Ph.D.Neurobiology Section
University of California at San Diego

January 31

TEAD proteins and trophoblast development

Linda Overstreet-Wadiche, Ph.D.
IRTA Postdoctoral Fellow
National Institute of Health Laboratory of Molecular Growth Regulation
National Institute of Child Health & Human Development Bethesda, MD

February 7

Analysis of Forebrain and Eye Development in Mouse and Zebrafish

Eric Swindell, Ph.D.Department of Molecular and Human Genetics
Baylor College of Medicine Houston, Texas

February 8

New Neurons in Old brains

Linda Overstreet-Wadiche, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
Department of Neurobiology
University of Alabama at Birmingham

February 15

Learning to walk: Steps in understanding the basis of synaptic plasticity underlying movement and psychiatric disease

Fiona Inglis, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
Department of Cell and Molecular Biology
Tulane University - New Orleans,LA

February 29

Key signaling pathways and leukemic stem cells in therapy of human Philadelphia chromosome-positive leukemia

Shaoguang Li, Ph.D. Senior Staff Scientist
The Jackson Laboratory
Bar Harbor, ME

March 7

Out on a limb: axon pathfinding in the periphery

Catherine Krull, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
University of Michigan

March 14

Which Way is that French Quarter? The Neurobiology for a Sense of Direction

Jeff Taube, Ph.D.Professor
Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences
Dartmouth College Hanover, NH

April 4

Developmental roles of the neural crest lineage

Yuka Morikawa, Ph.D.Department of Cell and Molecular Biology
Tulane University New Orleans, LA

April 11

Regeneration in FoxN1 deficient (nude) mice

Barbara Kozak, Ph.D.Assistant Professor
Regenerative Biology Laboratory
Pennington Biomedical Research Center Baton Rouge, LA

April 19

The role of FKBP12 and BMP10 in cardiac development and function

Weinian Shou, Ph.D.Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Indiana University School of Medicine

April 24

The gut has nerve: serotonin, enteric reflexes, and bowel-brain communication

Mike Gershon.D. Professor and Chair
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
Columbia University New York

April 26

Keratins: Keeping the body and sole together

Elizabeth Rugg, Ph.D. Associate Researcher
Department of Dermatology
University of California at Irvine

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