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
MN463
Venkateswaran Subramanian, Ph.D.
Research Faculty, Saha Cardiovascular Research Center, Univ. Kentucky
"Role of Calpain in Aortic Aneurysms" Alan Daugherty
06/17/2015
MN463
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