Monday, Jan 7th Lara Hwa, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Trainee, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

“Long-term alcohol drinking alters stress engagement of BNST dynorphin circuitry”

 

Karl Schmidt, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Trainee, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “Noradrenergic Neuroadaptations to Stress and Alcohol Exposure in Mice.”

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Monday, Feb 4th Montserrat Navarro, Ph.D. Associate Research Professor, Departments of  Psychology & Neuroscience, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “Combined Bupropion/Naltrexone as a Treatment for Binge Drinking: A Translational Investigation.”

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Monday, Feb 18th Clyde Hodge, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Pharmacology, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “How alcohol hijacks brain reward systems”

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Monday, Mar 11th Jun Wang, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. Neuroscience & Experimental Therapeutics, Texas A&M Health Science Center. “Neuroplasticity in the Striatal Circuitry of Alcohol Use Disorder and Optogenetic Intervention”

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Monday, Mar 18th “TBD”

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Monday, April 1st Laure Aurelian, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of Maryland School of Medicine. “TBD”

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Monday, April 29th Marina Picciotto, Ph.D., Charles B. G. Murphy Professor of Psychiatry and Professor in the Child Study Center, of Neuroscience and of Pharmacology; Deputy Chair for Basic Science Research, Dept. of Psychiatry; Deputy Director, Kavli Institute for Neuroscience, Yale School of Medicine. “Cholinergic signaling in the basolateral amygdala: molecular dissection of nicotinic control of stress-related behaviors in mice”

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Monday, May 13th “TBD”

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Monday, June 3rd Markus Heilig, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Dept. of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Linköping University. “How we got alcohol addiction wrong: One lever at a time”