Upcoming Thesis Defense Talks of Students this Semester

Wallace      Smith_2    Verde       Robinson    Cusack    Lyall

 

 

Michael Wallace will present his PhD defense on March 7, 2014 at 1:00pm in Bondurant G100.
His talk is titled:
"Circuit and Neuron Type-specific Roles for Ube3a in the Visual Cortex."
Advisor: Ben Philpot

 

Chris Smith will present his PhD defense on March 18, 2014 at 2:00pm in Bondurant G100. 
His talk is titled:
"Neurocognitive Investigation of Immediate Reward Selection Bias, a Putative Intermediate Phenotype for Alcohol Use Disorders"
Advisor: Charlotte Boettiger


Audrey Verde will present her PhD defense on April 11, 2014 at 9:00am in MacNider 321.
Her talk is titled: “Structural abnormalities within the episodic prospection and decision making circuitry in cigarette smokers: a DTI and sMRI analysis” 
Advisor: Charlotte Boettiger 


Elyse Dankoski will present her PhD defense on April 11, 2014 at 2:00pm in Bondurant G100. 
Her talk is titled: "Dynamic Modulation of In Vivo Serotonin Signaling: Neurochemical Responses to Acute and Chronic SSRI Treatment" 
Advisor: Mark Wightman 

 

Sarah Sinnett will present her PhD defense on April 15, 2014 at 12:30pm in Taylor 124.  
Her talk is titled: 
"Identification of Novel Molecules that Bind and Regulate AMP-activated Protein Kinase (AMPK)" 

Advisor: Jay Brenman

 

J. Elliott Robinson will present his PhD defense on April 17, 2014 at 3pm in MBRB G202. 
His talk is titled:
"A Better Buzz? Bidirectional Effects of the OPRM1 A118G Polymorphism on Opioid and Alcohol Reward"
Advisor: CJ Malanga


Corey Cusack will present her PhD defense on April 25, 2014 at 11:00am in Bondurant G100. 
Her talk is titled: 

"The Molecular Intersection Between Axon-specific Pruning and Neuronal Apoptosis" 
Advisor: Mohanish Deshmukh


Amanda Lyall will present her PhD defense on May 16, 2014 at 3:00pm in Bondurant 074. 
Her talk is titled: 

"Trajectories of Early Cortical Development in Healthy and At-Risk Children
Advisor: John Gilmore