Seminar & Defense Schedule

For the most up-to-date Seminar Schedule see the Calendar 

For the seminar archives, click the years listed below

08-09 | 09-10 | 10-11 | 11-12 | 12-13 | 13-14 | 14-15| 15-16 |16-17 | 17-18 | 18-19

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

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 11, 2018


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”

January 22, 2018

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

April 23, 2019

Speaker: Dr. Aaron Gitler
Host: Dr. Tingting Wang

April 30, 2019

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