Monday, Aug 26th Marisela Morales, M.S., Ph.D., Senior Investigator, Director, Chief of Integrative Neuroscience Research Branch, Chief of Neuronal Networks Section, Core Facilities., National Institute on Drug Abuse. “Neuronal diversity within the ventral tegmental area and co-release of neurotransmitters”

Monday, Sept 9th
Abigail Agoglia, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Trainee, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Central Amygdala CRF/CRF1 sensitivity in naive and ethanol-drinking male and female transgenic mice”

 

Ryan Vetreno, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “Epigenetic Regulation of Cholinergic Neuron Phenotype: Effect of Adolescent Alcohol Exposure.”

Monday, Sept 23rd Brian Mathur, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of Maryland School of Medicine. “Striatal interneurons and the pursuit of reward”
Thursday, Oct 10th Steve Maier, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor, Director, Center for Neuroscience, University of Colorado. “Behavioral control, dimensions of resilience, and the medial prefrontal cortex”

Friday, Oct 11th Linda Watkins, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor, Center for Neuroscience, University of Colorado. “Listening” and “Talking” to Neurons: Non-neuronal cells amplify pain and drug reward ~ Pathways from basic science to human and veterinary clinical trials”

Monday, Oct 28th Donita Robinson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “Persistent Effects of Adolescent Binge Alcohol on Behavioral Flexibility in Adulthood”

Monday, Nov 4th Todd Thiele, Ph.D., Professor and Director, Behavioral & Integrative Neuroscience Program. UNC Department of Psychology and Neuroscience; Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies. “Neuropeptide signaling in the medial prefrontal cortex modules binge-like alcohol drinking.”

Monday, Nov 18th Gregg Homanics, Ph.D., Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine. “Non-coding RNAs in Alcohol Action”

Monday, Dec 2nd

Scott Parnell, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Departments of Cell Biology and Physiology, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “TBD”