Spring 2016 Seminar Series

Seminars will be held on Mondays in various rooms, please pay close attention to the room assignment, from 12:30-1:30 pm.

Printable Schedule (.pdf)

 

Jan 11

Michael Charness, Chief of Staff, VA Boston Healthcare System, "What Molecules and Cells can Tell us about Genetic Susceptibility to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders." Taylor 124

 

Feb 1

Kathryn Reissner, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Psychology & Neuroscience, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill "Cocaine-induced adaptations in astrocyte-neuron communication." MacNider 321

Feb 22

Joyce Besheer, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, University of North Carolina School of Medicine "Behavioral and neural mechanisms underlying alcohol drinking and relapse." Taylor 124

 

Mar 7 A. Leslie Morrow, Ph.D., Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Pharmacology; Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, "A novel epigenetic mechanism of ethanol dependence pathogenesis” Taylor 124
Mar 21

Clyde Hodge, Ph.D., Professor, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, "Neural circuitry and molecular mechanism of behavioral pathologies in alcohol addiction." MBRB 2204

 

Apr 4 Thomas Kash, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, "Dissecting Alcohol Sensitive Neuronal Circuits." Taylor 124
Apr 18 Donita Robinson, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, "Habits and binges - Effects of alcohol on corticostriatal neurodynamics." MacNider 321
May 2 David Lovinger, Ph.D., Chief, Laboratory for Integrative Neuroscience, NIH/NIAAA, "Presynaptic Regulation at Corticostriatal Synapses Contributes to Habit Learning and Habitual Alcohol Seeking." Taylor 124
May 9 Nora Volkow, M.D., Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), "The Intoxicated Brain"  MBRB G202