Fall 2017 Bowles Seminar Series

 

Monday, August 28th

Amanda Elton, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Trainee, Psychology and Neuroscience, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. "COMT Va1158Met polymorphism exerts sex-dependent effects on fMRI measures of brain function."

Lara Hwa, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Trainee, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. "Intermittent alcohol drinking alters stress-coping: a role for BNST dynorphin."

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Monday, September 11th

Scott Moore, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke Institute for Brain Sciences. "Ethanol/ neuropeptide interactions in the central amygdala nucleus."

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Monday, October 2nd

Leon Coleman, M.D., Ph.D., Research Associate, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. "Novel mechanisms of ethanol pathology: HMGB1 as an immune chaperone"

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Monday, October 9th

*Bowles Award* Scott Swartzwelder, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke Insitute for Brain Sciences.  "Alcohol, Adolescence, and Adulthood: There and Back Again”

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Monday, October 23rd

Lorenzo Leggio, M.D., Ph.D., Chief of Pyschoneuroendocrinology and Neuropyschopharmacology, National Institute of Health. “Novel medication development to manage alcohol use disorder: go with your gut?”

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Monday, November 6th

Darin Knapp, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. "Neuroimmune and Behavioral Responses Following Chronic Alcohol Exposure: Possible Targets for Pharmacotherapeutic Intervention"

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Friday, November 17th

Alessandro Gozzi, Ph.D., Senior Researcher, Istituto Italiano di Technologia. “Pharmacological and genetic modulation of intrinsic functional activity in the rodent brain”

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Monday, December 11th

Igor Spigelman, Ph.D., Professor, Brain Institute of National Health, University of California. “Cannabinoids for the treatment of chronic pain and alcohol dependence""

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