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Upcoming Seminar Series Speakers


The NBS Seminar Series is held weekly in C3700.  The program is designed to introduce novel  scientific findings to our graduate students, staff and faculty.   Annually, we invite graduate students to present their scientific projects.

Current faculty invites are listed below. Faculty are encourage to invite collaborators to introduce novel scientific projects to our staff.

Look for changes to the Seminar Series for 2014-2015 School Year  

June 2014

June 2,

Teresa Reyes, Ph.D.Research Assist Prof.Smilow Center for Translational ResearchPhiladelpia, PA

Diet, brain development and executive function: A role for Epigenetics

Host: R. Alberto Travagli, Professor

June 12,

Fumiaka Imamura Ph.D.  Assistant ProfessorPharmacology DepartmentPenn State University

 Birthdate-dependent segregation of olfactory circuitry

 Host: Samuel Zhang, Assoc. Professor

 May 2014

May 15,

Sabesan Ram Kumar,Ph.DSchool of Optometry,UC Berkley

Adaptive Optics for Ophthalmology: Studying visual function and dysfunction in normal and diseased eyes

 Sponsored jointly: FEVR Speaker and  NBS Host: Dr. Jeffrey Sundstrom

 May 27

Sanae Hasegawa-Ishii, Ph.D

Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Department of Pathology, Institute for Developmental Research, Aichi Human Service Center

 “Enhanced recruitment of bone marrow-derived cells into the brain parenchyma in senescence-accelerated mice”

 Special NBS Seminar, Sponsored by: Fumiaki Imamura, Ph.D.,Assistant Professor,Department of Pharmacology,Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine

April 2014

April 14

Jian Feng, Ph.D.

Department of NeuroscienceIcahn School of Medicine, New York, NY

 Novel Epigenetic Mechanisms of Cocaine Action and Depression in Mouse Nucleus Accumbens”

Host: Colin J. Barnstable, Chair and Professor

**Faculty Candidate

April 3

Terez Shea-Donohue, Ph.D.

Professor of Radiation Oncology and MedicineDivision of Translational Radiation SciencesUniversity of Maryland School of Medicine

“Dangerous Liaisons: Proteases as Immune Modulators”

Host: R. Alberto Travagli

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