Seminars - 2011

Thursday, January 13, 2011
"Reducing ethanol consumption via dietary taurine supplementation during adolescence"
Rebecca Helfand, M.A.
Baylor University

Tuesday, January 18, 2011
"Imaging modules of sensory perception and attention in the primate brain"
Anna Wang Roe, Ph.D.
Vanderbilt University

Monday, January 24, 2011
"Neuroimaging approaches to understanding executive function: Basic and translational approaches"
Kristen Mackiewicz Seghete, M.A.
University of Illinois Medical Center, Dept of Child Psychiatry, Institute for Juvenile Research

Thursday, February 17, 2011
"What's up with Lewy bodies?"
Brittany Dugger, B.S.

Thursday, March 3, 2011
"Ovarian Aging and Menopause: Epidemiology and Physiology"
Nanette Santoro, M.D.
Professor and Chair, Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Univ. of Colorado
Sponsored by Division of Reproductive Sciences, Biology of Aging Group, and OBGYN

Thursday, March 24, 2011
"Apolipoprotein E in diabetes: Examining the harmful effect of ApoE4 on dyslipidemia"
Lance Johnson, Ph.D. Candidate
University of North Carolina

Monday, March 28, 2011
"The 'addictive personality' revisited: Can neuroeconomics identify a robust phenotype of addiction?"
John Monterosso, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Southern California

Monday, March 28, 2011
"Neural Correlates of Age-Related Memory Deficits in Rats and Monkeys"
Carol Barnes, Ph.D.
Regents' Professor, Psychology and Neurology, The Univ. of Arizona

Monday, April 11, 2011
"Chronobiology of Alcohol & Alcoholism"
Alan M. Rosenwasser, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology, University of Maine

Friday, April 22, 2011
"A New Method for Obtaining Unbiased Estimates from Heterogeneous fMRI Data"
Kathleen Gates, M.A.
Developmental Systems Group
The Pennsylvania State University

Thursday, April 28, 2011
"A human anti-cocaine monoclonal antibody as a treatment for cocaine abuse"
Andrew Norman, Ph.D.
Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry
University of Cincinnati

Tuesday, May 10, 2011
"Sleep and Neurodegenerative Diseases: Correlation or Cause?"
Jerry Yin, Ph.D.
Professor of Genetics & Psychiatry
Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

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May 20, 2011
Bob Hitzemann
, Joe Robertson, and Dan Dorsa: Introduction

Joe Matarazzo:  1957-61: A New Basic Science and Clinical Department is Born
Ruth Matarazzo A New Clinical Service:  From East to West
Arthur Wiens:  My Timeline: Medical Psychology Internship and Residency Program Compendium
Chris Cunningham Introduction of a Ph.D. Program in Experimental-Physiological Psychology
Bob Hitzemann:  Behavioral Neuroscience, Present and Future

Special Guest Speaker:  R. Adron Harris: Alcohol and the Brain:  Molecules and Mice
Director, Waggoner Center for Alcohol and Addiction Research
Professor of Neurobiology and Waggoner Chair in Cellular and Molecular Biology
University of Texas at Austin

Tamara PhillipsPerspectives on Behavioral Genetics

Matt LattalBehavioral Neuroscience Perspectives on Extinction and Memory Erasure
Suzanne Mitchell
Understanding Impulsive Behavior: Contributions from Behavioral Neuroscience


Tuesday, June 7, 2011
"Dysregulation of Translational Control in Brain Disorders"
Eric Klann, Ph.D.
Center for Neural Science, New York University

Thursday, June 16, 2011
"The Identification of Novel Glycine Receptor Modulators Using Phage Display"
Megan Tipps, B.S., Ph.D. Candidate
Waggoner Center for Alcohol and Addiction Research, Institute for Neuroscience
The Univ. of Texas at Austin

Friday, July 8, 2011
"The Edinger-Westphal nucleus: Four centuries later"
Jackson Bittencourt, MD, PhD
Visiting Scientist, Laboratory of Neuronal Structure and Function
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Tuesday, July 19, 2011
"Discounting of probabilistic and delayed rewards: Effects of reward type and short term nicotine deprivation"
Gabriel Searcy, MA
Western Michigan University, Department of Psychology

Monday, July 25, 2011
"Glucocorticoids alter the pattern of apoptosis in the developing rat brain"
Damian Zuloaga, PhD
University of Arizona College of Medicine

Friday, August 26, 2011
"Retrotransposon-mediated genomic dynamism: how mobile elements shape genomes and how we use them to infer primate phlogenies"
Thomas Joshua Meyer, PhD
Louisiana State University

Monday, October 24, 2011
"Turning blosp into a word: a behavioral lexicalization study"
Binyam Nardos, PhD Candidate in Neuroscience
Petersen/Schlaggar Lab, Washington University in Saint Louis

Wednesday, October 26, 2011
"Non-invasive parcellation of human brain areas and its application to network analysis of the aging brain"
Gagan S. Wig, Ph.D.
Washington University, School of Medicine, Dept. of Neurology

Tuesday, November 1, 2011
"Neural substrate of amphetamine conditioned behaviors"
David J. Rademacher, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine
Division of Translational Science & Molecular Medicine

Friday, December 2, 2011
"Cognitive rigidity and neural adaptations following brief and chronic methamphetamine exposure in rats"

Alicia Izquierdo, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Psychology
California State University, Los Angeles

Thursday, December 15, 2011
"Comparing striatal dopamine function in adolescent and adult rats"
Marguerite Matthews, BS
University of Pittsburgh