Fall 2016 Seminar Series

Seminars will be held on Mondays, from 12:30-1:30 p.m., in various rooms. Box lunches available at noon. Please pay close attention to the room assignments.                               

Monday, 8/22

Maggie Broadwater, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Associate, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, “Effects of Adolescent Alcohol Exposure on Functional Brain Connectivity in Adulthood”

Kathryn Harper, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, “CCL2 Exhibits Unique Response Profiles to Chronic Alcohol and Stress in Adolescents and Adults”

*Pagano Conf. Room 00-002, ground floor, Lineberger building

Monday, 9/12

Zoe McElligott, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in Psychiatry, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill “Neural Circuits Bridging Drinking, Reward and Stress Systems”

*Bondurant Hall G010

Monday, 9/26

Ian Shih, Ph.D., Director of Small Animal MRI, Assistant Professor of the Biomedical Research Imaging Center, Department of Neurology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, “The Origin of the Negative fMRI Signals”

*Pagano Conf. Room 00-002, ground floor, Lineberger building

Monday, 10/10

Lawrence Judson Chandler, Ph.D., Associate Professor at the Medical University of South Carolina, “Alcohol and the Prefrontal Cortex”

*Taylor 124

Monday, 10/24

Bert Weiss, Ph.D., Associate Director, The Pearson Center for Alcoholism and Addiction Research, Professor, Molecular and Integrative Neurosciences Department, "Understanding Compulsive Drug and Alcohol Seeking: Insights from Animal Models of Relapse"

*MacNider 321

Monday, 11/7

Ramon Bataller, Ph.D, Associate Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, “Alcoholic Hepatitis: Translational Research for the Identification of Novel Targets for Therapy.”

*MacNider 321

Monday, 11/21

Juan Song, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of  North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “Dissecting Neural Circuits for Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis”

*MacNider 321

Monday, 12/12

Rajita Sinha, Ph.D., Foundations Fund Professor of Psychiatry and Professor in the Child Study Center and of Neuroscience; Director of the Yale Interdisciplinary Stress Center; Chief of the Psychology Section in Psychiatry; Co-director of Education, Yale Center for Clinical Investigation. “Understanding the Biology of Alcohol Craving and Relapse to Improve Treatment Outcome and Recovery”

*Pagano Conf. Room 00-002, ground floor, Lineberger building