Archive: SEMINAR Series 2006-07

Anatomy and Cell Biology


After chronic stress: Living with a different brain
Marian Joëls, Ph.D.
- University of Amsterdam, Swammerdam Institute for Life Science, Center for Neuroscience, The Netherlands
July 13, 2006

Regulation mechanisms and structural rearrangements of metabotropic glutamate receptor
Yoshihiro Kubo, M.D., Ph.D.
- National Institute of Physiological Sciences, Division of Biophysics and Neurobiology, Okazaki, Japan
September 19, 2006

ApoE Receptors and Alzheimer's Disease
Guojun Bu, Ph.D.
- Washington University School of Medicine, Departments of Pediatrics, Cell Biology and Physiology
September 26, 2006

Effect of alpha-synuclein and DJ-1 on neurodegeneration in Parkinson's disease
Chris Rochet, Ph.D.
- Purdue University, Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
October 3, 2006

MAPK is the D quadrant organizer of the squid embryo Loligo pealei
Karen Crawford, Ph.D.
- St. Mary's College of Maryland, St. Mary's City, MD
October 24, 2006

It Takes Nerve to Tell a B Cell What to Do
Virginia M. Sanders, Ph.D.
- The Ohio State University, Molecular Virology, Immunology, and Medical Genetics
November 2, 2006

Rab5 guanine nucleotide exchange factors: Regulators of receptor trafficking from yeast to neurons
Bruce Horazdovsky, Ph.D.
- Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Rochester, MN
November 14, 2006

Protecting Axons and Promoting Plasticity In Demyelinating Disease
George DeVries, Ph.D.
- University of Illinois at Chicago, Anatomy and Cell Biology, VA Hines Hospital
November 21, 2006

Lenti on the Brain: Strategies for reducing beta-amyloid pathology in Alzheimer disease
Robert Marr, Ph.D.
- Rosalind Franklin University, Department of Neuroscience, North Chicago, Illinois
December 5, 2006

Lewy bodies – good synuclein gone bad
Tamie J. Chilcote, Ph.D.
- Active Site Pharmaceuticals, 187 Magellan Ave., San Francisco, CA
December 12, 2006

Communication coding in mouse cortex: from sounds to spikes
Robert C. Liu, Ph.D.
- Emory University, Department of Biology, Atlanta, GA
January 4, 2007

Cellular mechanisms of working memory and attention in prefrontal cortex and their modulation by dopamine
Jeremy Seamans, Ph.D.
- University of British Columbia Hospital, Brain Research Center, Vancouver, British Columbia
January 23, 2007

Noradrenergic control of brain activation: Effects on Inflammation and Amyloid Burden
Douglas Feinstein, Ph.D.
- University of Illinois at Chicago, Departments of Anesthesiology and Anatomy & Cell Biology
February 6, 2007

Understanding the roles of Rho GTPase Guanine-nucleotide Exchange Factors (GEFs) in the regulated secretory pathway
Francesco Ferraro, Ph.D.
- University of Connecticut Health Center Neuroscience Department, Farmington, Connecticut
February 9, 2007

Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: What do these two groups of diseases have in common?
Virginia Lee, Ph.D.
- University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
February 20, 2007

Excitoxic Mechanisms in Inflammatory Aspects of Neurodegeneration
Steven Barger, Ph.D. - University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Department of Neurobiology & Developmental Sciences; and GRECC, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System
March 13, 2007

Taking a tryp across the human blood-brain barrier
Dennis Grab, Ph.D. - The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics Division of Infectious Diseases
April 10, 2007

Ultrastructural Analysis of Synapses within Brains of Alzheimer’s Disease Model Mice
Chiye Aoki, Ph.D. - New York University Center for Neural Science New York, NY
April 24, 2007

LDLR splicing: Genetics, cholesterol and Alzheimers disease
Steven Estus, Ph.D.
- University of Kentucky, Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, Lexington, KY
May 3, 2007

Cell biology of Alzheimer's disease beta-amyloid production
Gopal Thinakaran, Ph.D.
- University of Chicago, Department of Neurobiology
May 8, 2007

Shifting sands of cholinergic neurotrophic activity in prodromal Alzheimer's Disease
Elliott J. Mufson, Ph.D.
- Rush University Medical Center, Alla and Solomon Jesmer Chair in Aging
May 15, 2007

Modulation, Maturation and Morphology; The roles of reelin signaling in the hippocampus
Edwin J. Weeber, Ph.D.
- Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development, Department of Molecular Physiology Biophysics, Department of Pharmacology, Nashville, Tennessee
May 24, 2007

Functional significance of Arf-GEF (a small G protein and its activator) in the regulation of neuronal dendritic formation
Hisatake Kondo, M.D, Ph.D. - Tohoku University, Graduate School of Medical Science, Department of Cell Biology, Division of Histology, Sendai, Japan
May 29, 2007

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