Spring 2021 Speaker Series

Spring 2021 speakers will be hosted virtually:
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Wednesdays from 12:20-1:15 pm

Date

Speaker Name

Title

1/20/2021

Dr. Lara Hwa
Assistant Professor Department of Psychology and Neuroscience
Baylor University

Neural circuitry of alcohol-stress interactions in mice

1/27/2021

Dr. Jennifer Brummet
Manager, Research at the American Epilepsy Society

Exploring nonacademic career paths in neuroscience.

2/3/2021

Dr. Deborah Little
UT Health Science Center Houston

TBA

2/10/2021

Dr. Danielle Santana-Coelho Postdoctoral Fellow
Baylor University

Greg Sullens
Graduate Student

1)The kynurenine pathway: A link between prenatal inflammation and disruption of offspring behavior in mice

2)Brief late-life social isolation induces exploration and hyperactivity in aged female mice.

2/17/2021

Dr. Anthony Ocampo, PhD Associate Professor of Sociology
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Cultivating Your Network of Mentors, Sponsors & Collaborators

2/24/2021

Open Slot

 

3/3/2021

Paige Womble and Kayla Giley

Isolation induced Ultrasonic Vocalizations (USVs) using a Maternal Potentiation Paradigm in Mouse Pups: Which Methodology is Best?”

3/10/2021

Christina Pavlov; Juliette Ratchford
Graduate Students
Baylor University

TBA

3/17/2021

Dr. Joe Abisambra
Associate Professor
Dept. of Neuroscience & Center for Translational Research in Neurodegenerative Disease Assistant Dean
Office of Diversity and Health Equity, College of Medicine University of Florida

Of tau, translation, and other demons: maladaptive translation in tauopathies

3/24/2021

Dr. Brenda Curtis
Chief, Technology and Translational Research Unit National Institute on Drug Abuse

Innovative Approaches to Substance Use Treatment

3/31/2021

Juliette Ratchford and Emily Williams
Graduate Students
Baylor University

Half slot is open

Using response surface analysis to assess mindset in the personality system: Congruence is not associated with well-being

4/7/2021

Dr. Patrick Forcelli
Associate Professor
Director, Ph.D. Program in Pharmacology & Physiology Georgetown University

Impact of early life seizures and anti-seizure medications on the developing brain

4/14/2021

Laura Smith
Assistant Professor
Texas A & M

The fragile X mental retardation protein regulates cocaine intake behavior

4/21/2021

Dr. Joaquin Lugo
Associate Professor
Baylor University

Using Wastewater to Monitor SARS-CoV-2 in a College Population

4/28/2021

Graduate Students
Baylor University

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