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Summer 2021 Seminar Series

May 2, 2021

Monday, July 12th Ana Clara Bobadilla, Monday, August 9th Laverne Camille Melón, Assistant Professor, Biology Department, Program in Neuroscience and Behavior, College of Integrative Sciences. “TBD”

Congrats to Dr. Zoe McElligott for receiving the 2020-2021 Jefferson Pilot Fellowship

October 18, 2020

Jimena Giudice, PhD, assistant professor of the UNC Department of Cell Biology and Physiology and member of the McAllister Heart Institute, and Zoe McElligott, PhD, assistant professor in the UNC Departments of Psychiatry and Pharmacology, and member of the UNC Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, were named recipients of the 2020-2021 Jefferson-Pilot Fellowships in Academic … Continued

Fall 2020 Seminar Series

July 16, 2020

Monday, August 17th David Rossi, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience, Washington State University. “The cerebellum is a newly appreciated component of the reward circuitry that is involved in genetic determination of alcohol consumption phenotype, and may be amenable to pharmacotherapy” Monday, August 31st A Leslie Morrow, Ph.D., John Andrews Distinguished Professor, Departments … Continued

New evidence from the Hodge Lab shows that moderate alcohol drinking exacerbates brain and behavioral pathologies associated with Alzheimer’s disease

November 13, 2019

New evidence from the Hodge Lab shows that moderate alcohol drinking exacerbates brain and behavioral pathologies associated with Alzheimer’s disease   The consequences of non-dependent alcohol drinking on health and well-being in older adults is not fully understood. Evidence suggests that alcohol abuse during mid-life exacerbates age-related cognitive decline and may increase the risk of … Continued

Congratulations to Dr. Thomas Kash for receiving the Jacob P. Waletzky Award from the Society for Neuroscience

October 29, 2019

    Dr. Thomas Kash received the Jacob P. Waletzky Award from The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) at Neuroscience 2019. This award is given to a young scientist whose independent research has led to significant conceptual and empirical contributions to the understanding of drug addiction. Recipients receive $25,000 and give an award presentation at the NIDA -NIAAA Mini Convention … Continued