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Neuroscience Student Forum

All Neuroscience Student Forums are held on Thursdays, at 3:00 PM, in room 301 Erma Byrd BMRC (Biomedical Research Center).

Spring 2020 Schedule

Rachel Hostetler

Neuroscience
Mentor: Dr. Ariel Agmon

Thursday, January 16, 2020

"Distinguising between layer-1 and layer-4 targeting somatostatin interneurons with fast blue dye"

Emily Burrage

Neuroscience
Mentor: Dr. Paul Chantler

Thursday, January 16, 2020

"Cerebrovascular dysfunction with chronic stress"

Jacob Boos

Neuroscience 
Mentor: Dr. Werner Geldenhuys

Thursday, February 20, 2020

"The Role of mitoNEET During Paraquat-induced Oxidative Stress and Neurodegeneration"

Divine Nwafor

Neuroscience, M.D./Ph.D.
Mentor: Dr. Candice Brown

Thursday, February 27, 2020

"novel role for tissue-nonspecific alkaline phosphatase (TNAP) in brain microvascular endothelial cells"

Sree Motipally

Neuroscience
Mentor: Dr. Saravanan Kolandaivelu

Thursday, March 12, 2020

"PRCD and its role in the maintenance of photoreceptor outer segment structure and function"

Mason McCollum

Neuroscience 
Mentor: Dr. Charles Anderson Neuroscience

Thursday, April 9, 2020

"Cortical zinc supports acoustic context in corticocollicular neurons in the auditory cortex"

Tyler McGaughey

Neuroscience 
Mentor: Dr. Victor Finomore, Jr.

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Allison White

Cellular and Integrative Physiology
Mentor: Dr. Vincent Setola

Thursday, April 23, 2020

James Scripter

Neuroscience
Mentor: Dr. Eric Tucker

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Kaylynn Coates

Biology
Mentor: Dr. Andrew Dacks

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Fall 2019 Schedule

Dominic Quintana

Neuroscience
Mentor: Dr. James W. Simpkins

Thursday, September 5, 2019

"Cerebrovascular Pathology in Aging and Disease"

Dr. Omid Dehzangi

Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Dr. Rudolph Castellani

Professor, Pathology, Anatomy and Laboratory Medicine; Professor, Neuroscience;
Rockefeller Neuroscience institute

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Raymond Anderson

Neuroscience
Mentor: Dr. David M. Smith

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Russell Hardesty

Neuroscience
Mentor: Dr. Valeriya Gritsenko

Thursday, October 10, 2019

"Neuromechanical tuning during voluntary reaching tasks"

Dr. Zachery Weil

Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute

Thursday, October 17, 2019

"Post-traumatic vulnerability to cerebral ischemia"

Dakota Jackson

Neuroscience
Mentor: Dr. George Spirou

Thursday, October 24, 2019

"Invaginating structures in mammalian calyx of held nerve terminals"

Jessica Cunningham

Neuroscience, M.D./Ph.D.
Mentor: Dr. Eric Tucker

Thursday, October 31, 2019

"A novel requirement for JNK signaling in axon pathfinding"

Deidre O'Dell

Neuroscience
Mentor: Dr. Bernard Schreurs

Thursday, November 7, 2019

"Manipulating the perineuronal net in anterior interpositus nucleus: Altering the net, altering eyeblink?!"

Catherine Smoot

Neuroscience
Mentor: Dr. Eric Tucker

Thursday, November 21, 2019

"Map3k12 binding inhibitory protein (Mbip) function establishes the appropriate number of cortical interneurons"

Ariel Thomas

Neuroscience
Mentor: Dr. Valeriya Gritsenko

Thursday, December 5, 2019

"Improving post-stroke motor performance through biomechanically-derived postural support"

Skye Smith

Biochemistry
Mentor: Dr. Eric Tucker

Thursday, December 12, 2019

"JNK signaling regulates nucleokinesis, leading process branching, and organelle dynamics in migrating cortical interneurons"