Seminars - 2013

Thursday, January 17, 2013
"fMRI correlates of risky decision-making in adolescent alcohol users: The role of abstinence"
Alissa Dyan Bazinet, M.S., Ph.D. Candidate
SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
"Inflammatory cytokines regulate tyrosine hydroxylase degradation and activity"
Xiao Shi, Ph.D.
Department of Physiology & Pharmacology
Oregon Health & Science University

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
"Plasticity in the striatum underlies alcohol abuse disorders"
Dorit Ron, Ph.D.
Department of Neurology, UCSF

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
"Circadian disruption as a modulator of resilience to stressors"
Ilia Karatsoreos, PhD
Assistant Professor
Program in Neuroscience, Department of Veterinary & Comparative Anatomy, Pharmacology & Physiology
Washington State University

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
"Shifting between goal-directed and habitual actions"
Christina Gremel, PhD
Laboratory for Integrative Neuroscience, NIAAA

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
"The Calm Mouse: An animal model of stress reduction"
Blake Gurfein, PhD
Assistant Adjunct Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine

Tuesday, July 23, 2013
"Single-nucleotide polymorphisms in CHRNA5 and nicotine self-administration"
Lyndsey E. Shorey, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher
Division of Neuroscience, ONPRC/OHSU

Thursday, July 25, 2013
"The role of circadian genes in drug-related behaviors"
Angela R. Ozburn, PhD
Department of Psychiatry, U of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Thursday, September 5, 2013
"Brain network dynamics of inhibitory control in adolescents and young adults"
Kai Hwang, PhD
Laboratory of Neurocognitive Development
U of Pittsburgh

Thursday, September 26, 2013
"Context-induced relapse to drug seeking"
Yavin Shaham, PhD
Senior Investigator, Behavioral Neuroscience Branch
Intramural Research Program of the National Institute on Drug Abuse

2013 Matarazzo Lecture
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
"How does social behavior change the brain?"
Russell D. Fernald, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology, Benjamin Scott Crocker Professor, Mimi & Peter Haas University Fellow in Undergraduate Education
Stanford University

Friday, November 22, 2013
"The scientific case for emotional feelings in other animals: Implications for psychiatric therapeutics"
Jaak Panksepp, Ph.D.
Baily Endowed Chair in Animal Well-Being Science and Professor
Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN)
Washington State University