Department of Neurosciences

MSC 08 4740
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone: (505) 272-4411
Fax: (505) 272-8082

Neuroscience Seminars

Neuroscience Seminars
Spring 2017
12:00 noon, Thursdays
Rm 303 Fitz Hall

26 Jan             Rodent models of human developmental neurocognitive disorders
                             Mark Stanton, Ph.D. Dept. of Psychology, Univ. of Delaware

 2 Feb               Special Seminar Faculty Candidate
                       Cerebral vascular plasticity in health and disease
                             Robert Cudmore, Ph.D., Dept. of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins Univ.

 9 Feb               Mechanisms of nicotine reward
                             Jie Wu, Ph.D., Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix

 16 Feb             Mechanisms underlying the dysfunctional antioxidant response in experimental
                         autoimmune encephalomyelits

                             Kara Leasure, Dept. of Cell Biology, UNM

 23 Feb             Autophagy: A process relevant for all systems including nervous tissues
                             Vojo Deretic, Ph.D., Dept. MGM, UNM

 2 Mar               Prenatal alcohol exposure effects on corticostriatal function and reversal learning
Kristin Marquardt, Dept. of Neurosciences, UNM

 9 Mar               Neuroinflammatory mechanisms underlying high-fat diet-induced memory declines
                             Ruth Barrientos, Ph.D., Dept. Psych and Neurosci., Univ of Colo., Boulder.

 16 Mar             Neuroscience Day

 23 Mar             Examining the pathophysiology of Schizophrenia and Bipolar disorders with
                         protonmagnetic resonance spectroscopy

                             Juan Bustillo, M.D., Dept. of Psychiatry, UNM

 30 Mar             5-HT1B receptors and psychostimulant addiction: A novel therapeutic approach?
                        Nathan Pentkowski, Ph.D., Dept of Psychology, UNM

 6 April              The unexpected role of ligand number in specific ion binding and transport across
                           neuronal membranes

                             Susan Rempe, PhD., Sandia National Labs

 13 Apr             The Impacts of Fetal Alcohol on the Serotonin System
                             Russ Morton, PhD., Dept. of Neurosciences, UNM

20 April            Immune consequences of prenatal alcohol exposure underlying susceptibility to
                         developing chronic neuropathy.

                             Shahani Noor, Ph.D., Dept. of Neurosciences, UNM

 27 April            Data Blitz I
                             Johnny Kenton, Arden Vanderwall, Kym Gustus

 4 May              Data Blitz II
                             Crina Floruta, Joe Sanchez, Praveen Chander, Kara Leasure