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Seminars in Neuroscience

All neuroscience seminars are held on Mondays, at 12:00 PM, via Zoom, unless otherwise noted. Check the calendar for the most updated information.

Fall 2021 Schedule

Dr. James Mahoney III

Assistant Professor, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry; Neuroscience
West Virginia University

Monday, September 27, 2021

“Neuromodulation as an adjunctive treatment for substance use disorder”

Dr. Michael Krashes

Section Chief, Motivational Processes Underlying Appetite, Diabetes, Endocrinology, & Obesity Branch
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health

Monday, October 8, 2021

“Conflict feeding: foraging in the face of danger”

Dr. Tonisha Kearney-Ramos

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Monday, October 18, 2021

“Multimodal approaches to investigating the neural mechanisms and clinical efficacy of therapeutic neuromodulation for addiction”

Dr. Le Ma

Associate Professor, Neuroscience
Thomas Jefferson University

Monday, October 25, 2021

“Molecular and cellular mechanisms of axonal branch development”

Dr. Ketema Paul

Professor,Integrative Biology & Physiology
University of California, Los Angeles

Monday, November 8, 2021

“Bmal1 expression in skeletal muscle provides protection against behavioral deficits associated with sleep loss”