Monday, Aug. 13th Brennon Luster, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Trainee, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “Sex differences in the bed nucleus of stria terminalis following morphine withdrawal”

Karen Boschen, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Trainee, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “Primary cilia dysfunction as a novel pathogenic mechanism of birth defects in FASD”

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Monday, Aug. 27th Sara Jones, Ph.D., Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology, Wake Forest School of Medicine. “Dysregulation of Dopamine Signaling by Stress and Alcohol: Involvement of Kappa Opioid Receptors”

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Monday, Sept. 17th Clyde Hodge, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “How alcohol hijacks brain reward systems”

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Monday, Oct. 1st Laure Aurelian, Ph.D., Professor of Pharmacology and Microbiology, University School of Maryland. “TBD”

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Monday, Oct. 15th Zoe McElligott, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “Investigating the dark side: probing morphine withdrawal and chronic stress in the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis”

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Monday, Oct. 29th Terrence Deak, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Director, Center for Development and Behavioral Neuroscience. “Stress, alcohol and neuroinflammation in brain health”

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Monday, Nov. 12th Brian McCool, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. Physiology & Pharmacology, Wake Forest School of Medicine. “Acute and Chronic Ethanol Modulation of Presynaptic Glutamate Function in the Lateral/Basolateral Amygdala”

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Monday, Nov. 26th Joyce Besheer, Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “Stress and drinking: models and mechanisms”

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Monday, Dec. 3rd

Sandra Mooney, Associate Professor, Dept. of Nutrition, University of Maryland. “TBD”

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Monday, Dec. 17th Thomas Kash, Ph.D., John R. Andrews Distinguished Professor, Dept of Pharmacology, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “Probing Alcohol Sensitive Brain Circuitry”

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