Seminars - 2007

January 8, 2007
Graham Flory, Ph.D., University of Michigan
"Factors affecting the regulation of intravenous ethanol self-administration by the rhesus monkey"

February 5, 2007
John D. Salamone, Ph.D., Behavioral Neurosciences Division, University of Connecticut
"Dopamine/adenosine interactions regulating behavioral activation & effort-related processes"

February 12, 2007
Martin Paulus, M.D., Department of Psychiatry, Lab of Biological Dynamics & Theoretical Medicine, UC San Diego
"Altered decision-making brain activations predicts relapse in methamphetamine abusers"

February 21, 2007
Andrew Miller, M.D., Department of Psychiatry, Emory University
"Cytokines and Depression"

March 2, 2007
Jacquie Van Hoomissen, Ph.D., University of Portland
"Exercise neuroscience: Exploring the effects of exercise on brain function and animal behavior"

March 19, 2007
"Ontological discovery from genes to behavior"
Elissa Chesler, Ph.D.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
The University of Tennessee College of Medicine

April 20, 2007
"Behavioral roles of dopamine"
Richard Palmiter, Ph.D.
Professor of Biochemistry, University of Washington

May 3, 2007
"Challenging the inner cookie monster: neuroendocrine regulation of food reward"
Dianne Figlewicz Lattemann, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Washington, WA

May 21, 2007
"Altered emotional behavior responses in mice lacking brain-type fatty acid-binding protein (B-FABP) gene"
Hisatake Kondo, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chairman, Division of Histology
Department of Cell Biology
Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan

June 1, 2007
"Behavior-driven neural events and functional outcome in animal models of stroke and Parkinson's disease"
Tim Schallert, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology and Neurobiology
School of Biological Sciences, University of Texas at Austin

June 7, 2007
Joseph D. Matarazzo Lecture Series
"Drugs, neuroplasticity, and addiction"
Terry E. Robinson, Ph.D.
Elliot S. Valenstein Collegiate Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience
Editor-in-Chief, Behavioural Brain Research
Department of Psychology (Biopsychology Program)
The University of Michigan

June 29, 2007
"The development of lobeline and its analogs as potential pharmacotherapies for methamphetamine addiction"
Linda Phyliss Dwoskin, Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
US Surgical-Pfizer Endowed Professor
Director of the National Cooperative Drug Discovery Group
University Research Professor
University of Kentucky, College of Pharmacy
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Department of Behavioral Sciences

August 7, 2007
"Steroid regulation of seasonal aggression: A bird's eye view"
Douglas W. Wacker, Ph.D.
University of Washington, Seattle

August 8, 2007
"Enhancing motor function and neural plasticity following stroke"
DeAnna L. Adkins, Ph.D.
University of Florida, Gainesville

October 16, 2007
"Neuroactive steroids contribute to alcohol sensitivity in rodents and man: Therapeutic implications for alcoholism"
Dr. A. Leslie Morrow
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

November 1, 2007
"Catecholaminergic activity during acquisition and expression of drug conditioned place preference and aversion in mice"
Adam Weitemier, Ph.D.
The Neuronal Circuit Mechanisms Research Group
RIKEN Brain Science Institute

November 13, 2007,
"Transgenic and electrophysiological studies on the circuitry of memory"
Cliff Kentros, Ph.D.
University of Oregon

November 14, 2007
"NK3R signaling: A common path of activation of magnocellular neurons"
Gwendolen Haley, Ph.D. Candidate
University of Wyoming

November 20, 2007
"Amphetamine senstization in the olfactory bulbectomized rat: A possible role for endocannabinoids"
Sarah Eisenstein

December 11, 2007
"Glutamatergic Control of Cue-Induced Reinstatement of Alcohol- and Cocaine-Seeking Behavior”
Petri Hyytia, Ph.D, Visiting Scientist
Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute; Helsinki, Finland

December 10, 2007
"The neural processing of taste"
Christian H. Lemon, Ph.D.
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
University of Tennessee Health Science Center

December 17, 2007
"Neocortex: a site of storage for associative memories"
Roberto Galvez, Ph.D., Department of Physiology, Northwestern University