Seminars - 2006

January 18, 2006
Scott Philibin, M.S., Virginia Commonwealth University
"The discriminative stimulus properties of the atypical antipsychotic clozapine in C57BL/6 mice"

January 31, 2006
James D. Higley, Ph.D., NIH Animal Center - Primate Center
"Quantitative and qualitative genetic and environmental influences on the behavior and neurobiology underlying alcohol intake: A nonhuman primate model"

February 10, 2006
Julie LeMerrer, Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex
"Central mechanisms of reward learning"

February 15, 2006
Mark Krause, Ph.D., Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Portland
"Stimulus and contextual influences on conditioned sexual responding in Japanese quail (Corturnix japonica)"

March 1, 2006
Jonathan Flint, MRCPsych, FMedSci, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics and Department of Psychiatry
"Genetic architecture on behaviour in outbred mice"

March 9, 2006
Robert J. Romanelli, Department of Neural & Behavioral Science, Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine
"IGF type-I receptor trafficking mediates Akt phosphorylation in oligodendrocyte progenitor cells"

March 17, 2006
Zhewu Wang, M.D., Veterans Affairs Medical Center
"Dopamine and serotonin transporter genotypes: Risk of PTSD and related comorbidities"

March 20, 2006
Henryk Urbanski, D.Sc., Ph.D., Oregon National Primate Research Center
"Effect of age and the enviroment on circadian rhythmicity"

March 22, 2006
Marc G. Caron, Ph.D., Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center
"An Akt/beta-arrestin2/PP2A signaling complex in the actions of dopamine: Clinical and therapeutic implications"

March 29, 2006
Chris Kroenke, Ph.D., Department of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine
"Diffusion tensor MRI studies of gestational and early postnatal brain development in primates and ferrets"

April 20, 2006
Rick A. Bevins, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
"What is the reference place conditioning procedure?"

April 24, 2006
Erin Larson, Neuroscience Graduate Program, University of Minnesota
"Gonadal hormones influence the vulnerability for cocaine abuse in female rats"

May 8, 2006
Amanda Dawson, Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University
"Haptic tracking permits bimanual independence"

May 9, 2006
Mary M. Heinricher, Ph.D., Oregon Health & Science University, Departments of Neurological Surgery and Physiology & Pharmacology
"Descending control of pain: A circuit analysis"

June 7, 2006
Bryan Yamamoto, Ph.D., Department of Pharmacology, Boston University School of Medicine
"The stress of amphetamine neurotoxicity and the role of amino acids"

June 16, 2006
Joseph D. Matarazzo Lecture Series
Michela Gallagher, Ph.D., Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University
"The aging brain: One surprise after another"

July 6, 2006
Harriet de Wit, Ph.D., Psychiatry, Committee on Clinical Pharmacology, and Biological Sciences Collegiate Division, University of Chicago
"Individual differences in subjective responses to drugs in humans"

July 18, 2006
David M. Lovinger, Ph.D., Senior Investigator, NIH Neuroscience Research Center
"Synaptic plasticity in habit formation and addiction"

December 8, 2006
Peter Balsam, Ph.D., Columbia University
"Learning, time, and disorders of dopamine"

December 15, 2006
David M. Lyons, Ph.D., Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science - Neuroscience, Stanford University Medical Center
"Neurobiology of Stress Inoculation"