Seminar Series

Spring 2015

MN-463, Chandler Medical Center Wednesdays at 3:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted)

Date Speaker Title Host
01/07/2015  
Open
 
01/14/2015  
Open
 
01/21/2015 Mathew V. Jones, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Loss and Rescue of GABAergic Tonic Inhibition in Absence Epilepsy"
Bret Smith
01/28/2015  
Open
 
02/04/2015  
Open
 
02/11/2015  
Open
 
02/18/2015   Postponed due to inclement weather  
02/25/2015 Karyn L. Hamilton, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Colorado State University
“Is Proteostasis a Shared Characteristic of Slowed Aging?” Esther Dupont-Versteegden
02/27/2015
11:00am
MN363
Lei Chen, MD, Ph.D.
Department of Neuroscience, Friedman Brain Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
TBA Kathy Saatman
03/04/2015
MN 263
Theodore Price, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of Texas at Dallas
"Descending modulation of spinal pain plasticity" Brad Taylor
03/11/2015
MN 263
David S. K. Magnuson, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Anatomy & Neurobilogy, University of Louisville
“Conditional Silencing of Spinal Cord Interneurons: Hopping to a new tune” Sasha Rabchevsky
03/18/2015
MN 263
William E. Armstrong, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of Tennessee
“Electrophysiological Plasticity in Oxytocin Neurons” Bret Smith
04/01/2015 Alex B. Lentsch, Ph.D.
Professor of Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Vice Chairman for Research
“Chemokine regulation of liver injury, repair, and regeneration” Mariana Nikolova-Karakashian
04/02/2015
1:00 pm
MN563
Carie Boychuk, Ph.D.
Dept. Physiology, University of Kentucky
“Neurosteroid Modulation of GABAA Receptor Plasticity and Its Implication in Diabetes"  
04/06/2015
3:00 pm
MN563
Jeff Boychuk, Ph.D.
Dept. Physiology, University of Kentucky
"Targeting HCN Channels in Motor Cortex To Enhance Motor Function After Brain Insult"   
04/08/2015 Allison Steele
Department of Physiology, University of Kentucky
“Analysis of Prolonged Muscle Weakness Using a Novel Late-intervention Murine Model of Sepsis”  
04/15/2015 Isabel Derera & Erica Weekman
Department of Physiology, University of Kentucky
“Vagal Complex Remodeling in a Mouse Model of Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy” & “Role of Matrix Metalloproteinases in Microhemorrhage Occurrence in Mixed Dementia”  
04/22/2015 Michael Wong, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology, Pediatrics, and Neurobiology, Washington University
“The mTOR Pathway in Epileptogenesis and Seizure-Induced Brain Injury” Bret Smith
04/29/2015 Zheng (Jake) Chen, PhD
Assistant Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University of Texas
"Small molecule modulators of circadian clocks and energy metabolism" Karyn Esser
05/06/2015 Cassi Friday & Cheavar Blair
Department of Physiology, University of Kentucky
“Defining the Effects of Pediatric Obesity on Cardiovascular Function Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging” & “Mechanical Comparison Between the Right and Left Ventricles of Heart Failure Patients”  
05/13/2015 Khalid Eldahan, Lilian Custodio, Lance Riley, Tori Stromp
2nd-year students research day, Dept. Physiology, Univ. Kentucky
TBA  
05/20/2015 Yuan Wen,
Department of Physiology, University of Kentucky
“β-Catenin Regulation of Skeletal Muscle Hypertrophy”  
05/27/2015 Warren Alilain, PhD
Assistant Professor, Depart. Neurosciences and Neurosurgery, Case Western Reserve University
“New Frontiers in Restoring Breathing Function After Certain Spinal Cord Injury” SCoBIRC/PGY
06/10/2015 Venkateswaran Subramanian, Ph.D.
Research Faculty, Saha Cardiovascular Research Center, Univ. Kentucky
"Role of Calpain in Aortic Aneurysms" Alan Daugherty
06/17/2015 Hong Lu, MD, Ph.D.
Research Faculty, Saha Cardiovascular Research Center, Univ. Kentucky
"Angiotensinogen has unique functions independent of its role on generating angiotensin I" Alan Daugherty

  

Fall 2015

MN-463, Chandler Medical Center Wednesdays at 3:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted)

Date Speaker Title Host
08/19/2015   Open  
08/26/2015   Open  
09/02/2015   Open  
09/09/2015 Alan Koretsky, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator, Scientific Director, NINDS/NIH
TBA Moriel Vandsburger & Joe Abisambra
09/16/2015   Open  
09/23/2015   Open  
09/30/2015   Open  
10/07/2015 William Sonntag, Ph.D.
Professor and Director, Reynolds Oklahoma Center on Aging, University of Oklahoma
TBA  Hiroshi Saito
10/14/2015   Open  
10/21/2015   Open  
10/28/2015   Open  
11/04/2015   Open  
11/11/2015 Shawn Hochman, PhD
Professor of Physiology, Emory University
TBA Sasha Rabchevsky
11/18/2015   Open  
12/02/2015   Open  
12/09/2015   Open  
12/16/2015   Open  

 

 For speaker nominations, contact Gregory Frolenkov