ENCORE (Emory Neuroscience Candidates' Ongoing REsearch)
2017-2018 Seminar Schedule
October 3, 2017
Varun Saravanan: "The role of dopamine in sensorimotor adaptation"
Chris Sinon: "Exercise mediates anesthetic emergence and recovery in diabetic and control rats"
November 7, 2017
Laura Butkovich: "The role of alpha-synuclein toxicity in locus coeruleus neurons and non-motor features of Parkinson's disease"
Arthur (Rhett) Morrissette: "Basal ganglia output to thalamus directs movement preparation and initiation"
December 5, 2017
Travis Rotterman: "The role of neuroinflammation in spinal motor circuit plasticity"
February 6, 2018
Rachel Cliburn Branco: "VMAT2: A potential mediator of PTSD outcomes"
Elizabeth Kline: "Synergy between a common genetic variant in antigen presentation capacity and pyrethroid exposure: relevance for Parkinson's disease research"
2015-2016 Seminar Schedule
October 6, 2015
November 3, 2015
Maylen Perez Diaz: "The role of serotonin 2A and 2C receptors in the behavioral effects of abused stimulants"
Elizabeth Pitts: "MDMA increases affiliative behaviors in nonhuman primates in a 5-HT2A receptor dependent manner"
December 8, 2015
February 2, 2016
Travis Rotterman: Title TBA
Ian Chou: Title TBA
March 1, 2016
Nisha Raj: Title TBA
Jordan Kohn: Title TBA
April 5, 2016
Eric Maltbie: Title TBA
Tom Hennessey: Title TBA
May 3, 2016
Melanie Pincus: Title TBA
Michael McKinnon: Title TBA
2014-2015 Seminar Schedule
October 7, 2014
Yvonne Ogbonmwan: "The effect of exercise on cocaine-primed and stress-induced reinstatement"
Kelsey Zimmerman: "Regulation of behavioral flexibility by the orbitofrontal cortex: common pathways for appetitive and aversive learning"
November 4, 2014
Lauren DePoy: "Mechanisms and reversal of adolescent cocaine-induced habits"
Sam Rose: "Dopamine dysfunction in a novel knockin mouse model of dystonia"
December 2, 2014
Amy Luce Dunn: "2C or not 2C: Characterizing the role of the synaptic vesicle glycoprotein 2C in Parkinson's"
Constance Harrell Shreckengost: "Diet-mediated effects on HPA axis & behavior"
February 3, 2015
Termpanit (Natty) Chalermpalanupap: "Focus on the Locus: Defining the role of early locus coeruleus tau pathology in Alzheimer’s Disease"
Andrew Swanson: "Rho-kinase inhibition augments goal-directed decision-making and blocks habitual responding for cocaine"
March 3, 2015
Jacob Billings: "Functional Connectivity Networks Span Multiple Spectral and Spatial Scales"
Lukas Hoffmann: "Dopaminergic contributions to songbird vocal learning"
April 7, 2015
Ryan Purcell: "New insights into the activation mechanisms of the adhesion receptor ADGRB1"
Kevin Watkins: "Progress towards an optogenetic model to study pleasant touch afferents"
May 5, 2015
4:30 PM in O. Wayne Rollins 1052. Refreshments served at 4:15
Filomene Morrison: "Mechanisms of olfactory fear learning and memory in adult mice"
David Nicholson: "Projections of the cerebellum to the thalamus in a songbird and their relation to vocal motor control"