Seminars - 2002

January 31, 2002
Matthew Ford, Ph.D., Center for the Neurobehavioral Study of Alcohol, Wake Forest University School of Medicine
"Ovarian hormone modulation of ethanol self-administration"

January 17, 2002
Louis Van de Kar, Ph.D., Center for Serotonin Disorders Research, Loyola University of Chicago Strich School of Medicine
"Neuroadaptive changes in serotonin receptor signaling during treatment with psychotherapeutic drugs"

March 14, 2002
Marina Picciotto, Ph.D., Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine
"Effects of nicotine on addiction and learning: What we can learn from knockout mouse models"

April 23, 2002
Glen Stanley, Ph.D., Psychology, Cell Biology & Neuroscience, University of California
"Feeding stimulation by lateral hypothalamic NMDA receptors"

May 7, 2002
Paul J. Kruzich, Ph.D., Physiology & Pharmacology, Oregon Health & Science University
"The role of the amygdala in conditioned reinstatement of cocaine-seeking behavior"

May 23, 2002
Richard Brown, Ph.D., Psychology, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada
"Developing standardized behavioral tests for transgenic and mutant mice"

June 21, 2002
John R. Kelsoe, M.D., Laboratory of Psychiatric Genomics, Psychiatry, UC San Diego
"Genomics and the new psychiatry: How molecular genetics will change diagnosis and treatment"

July 8, 2002
Robert Ciccocioppo, Ph.D., Pharmacological Sciences & Experimental Medicine, University of Camerino, Italy
"The neurobiological basis of drug seeking behavior. The role of stress and conditioning factors"

October 10, 2002
Rick Bevins, Ph.D., Psychology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
"Associative learning processes involving nicotine"

October 22, 2002
Justin Rhodes, Ph.D, Zoology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
"The neural basis of motivation for exercise"

November 14, 2002
Deanna Barch, Ph.D., Psychology, Washington University
"Cognitive control deficits in schizophrenia: Behavioral and neuroimaging investigations"

December 15, 2002
Beth Bennett, Ph.D., Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado
"Fine-mapping of ethanol sensitivity QTLs in long and short sleep mice"

December 19, 2002
Ronald Lickteig, Ph.D., Cell and Developmental Biology, Oregon Health & Science University
"Biochemical analysis of complex cellular mechanisms"