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All Fall 2021 seminars will be via Zoom. 

Monday, August 30th Carol Dannenhoffer, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Trainee, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “Adolescent alcohol exposure impairs reversal learning strategy – a role for perineuronal nets in the orbitofrontal cortex”

Victoria Macht, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Trainee, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  “Tipping the balance: Examining the effects adolescent intermittent ethanol on hippocampal neurogenesis, neuroinflammation & behavior in male and female rats”

Monday, Sept 27th Susan Sumner, Ph.D., Professor, Departments of Pharmacology and Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Nutrition Research Institute, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “Nutrient Cocktails to Treat Substance Use Disorders, and to Mitigate Acquisition of Addiction”
Friday, Oct 4th Doo-Sup Choi, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology and Psychiatry, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. “Astrocyte-Neuron Interaction in the Striato-Pallidal Circuits and Reward-Seeking Behaviors”
Monday, Oct 18th Anna Radke, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Miami University. “Hormone and chromosome contributions to sex differences in alcohol drinking behaviors.”
Monday, Nov 1st Dom Cerri, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Trainee, Department of Neurology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “Understanding patterns in whole-brain activity with preclinical fMRI”

Meghan Flanigan, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Trainee, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “Sex-specific regulation of binge drinking and socio-affective behaviors by serotonin 5HT2c receptors.” 

Monday, Nov 22nd Scott Parnell, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “TBD”
Monday Dec 13th