Seminar & Defense Schedule

Seminars are held on Tuesdays at noon in Med-Dent NE401 (The Pharmacology Library) unless otherwise noted.

January 22, 2018

  • Speaker: Dr. Sheila Nirenberg
  • Host: Dr. Norberto Grzywacz

June 8, 2018 at 9:00am
at SW107 Medical Dental Building

  • Thesis Defense: Stephanie Davis
  • Mentor: Dr. Jeffrey Huang and Dr. Anton Wellstein
  • Title: “Immunomodulatory Effect Of Interleukin-four Induced-one (IL4I1) On Multiple Sclerosis Patient Derived Lymphocytes”

September 11, 2018

  • Speaker: Dr. Brian Mathur
  • Host: Dr. Thomas Coate
  • Title: “Cracking Crick’s Claustrum: Elucidating A Role For The Brain’s Mystery Nucleus”

October 30, 2018

  • Speaker: Dr. Herbert Geller
  • Host: Dr. Bill Rebeck

November 20, 2018

  • Speaker: Dr. Theresa Wood
  • Host: Dr. Jeffrey Huang

December 18, 2018 at 2:00pm
NE 401 Medical Dental Building

  • Thesis Defense: Chinyere Agbaegbu
  • Mentor: Dr. Herbert Geller (NIH) & Dr. Mark Burns
  • Title: “Elucidating The Role Of Plasticity-Related Gene Protein Type 3 In The CNS”

January 8, 2019

  • Speaker: Dr. Brad Schlagger
  • Host: Dr. Guinevere Eden

January 9, 2019 at 1:00pm

  • Thesis Defense: Nathanael Lee
  • Mentor: Dr. Jeffrey Huang and Dr. Daniel Reich (NIH)
  • Title: “Investigating The Spatiotemporal Evolution Of Inflammatory Demyelination”

January 17, 2019 at 12:00pm
SW 107 Medical Dental Building

  • Thesis Defense: Patrick Malone
  • Mentor: Dr. Maximilian Riesenhuber
  • Title: “How The Brain Learns To Understand Speech Through Touch: Neural Basis Of Acoustic-To-Vibrotactile Sensory Substitution”

February 26th, 2019

  • Speaker: Dr. Leah Robin
  • Host: Dr. Xiong Jiang
  • Title: “Central Nervous System Dysfunction In People With HIV In The Era Of Effective Antiretrovirals” 

March 12th, 2019

  • Speaker: Dr. Mingyao Ying, Johns Hopkins Univ.
  • Host: Dr. Jian-Young Wu

April 23, 2019

  • Speaker: Dr. Ian Lyons, Department of Psychology, Georgetown Univ.
  • Host: Dr. Kathleen Maguire-Zeiss
  • Title: “Using Neuroimaging Data To Test Cognitive Hypotheses About Numerical Processing”

April 30, 2019

  • Speaker: Dr. Daniel Wolpert
  • Host: Dr. Josef Rauschecker

May 7, 2019

  • Speaker: Dr. Marina Bedny
  • Host: Dr. Maximilian Riesenhuber

May 21, 2019

  • Speaker: Dr. Edward Giniger — Senior Investigator  NIH/NINDS
  • Host: Dr. Bill Rebeck
  • Title:  “So Why Does The Elephant Forget?- The Many Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration”

May 24, 2019 at 1:00pm
NRB Auditorium

  • Thesis Defense: Edith Brignoni-Perez
  • Mentor: Dr. Guinevere Eden
  • Title: ”Investigating The Neurofunctional Bases Of Reading In The Spanish-English Brain”