NIDA Center

2002 Presentations

In 2002 we had the following presentations (the research paper is also listed):

RPM 1/14/02 David Weinshenker, Senior Fellow (Palmiter Lab) SCC room 348/350. Darracq L, Blanc G, Glowinski J, Tassin JP.(1998) Importance of the noradrenaline-dopamine coupling in the locomotor activating effects of D-amphetamine.J Neurosci. 1998 Apr 1;18(7):2729-39.

RPM 2/19/02 rm 303 11:30-1PM cancelled

RPM 3/19/02 Christopher Kearn, Senior Fellow (Mackie lab) SCC room 303. Desensitization of Cannabinoid-Mediated Presynaptic Inhibition of Neurotransmission Between Rat Hippocampal Neurons In Culture MARIA KOUZNETSOVA, BROOKE KELLEY, MAOXING SHEN, and STANLEY A. THAYER (2002) Mol. Pharm. 61:3, 477-85.

RPM 4/22/02 Jeremy Celver, Grad Student (Chavkin lab) SCC room 348/350. Skoubis PD, Matthes HW, Walwyn WM, Kieffer BL, Maidment NT. Naloxone fails to produce conditioned place aversion in mu-opioid receptor knock-out mice. Neuroscience. 2001;106(4):757-63.

RPM 6/6/02 Ilene Bernstein SCC room 303 Cabib S, Orsini C, Le Moal M, Piazza PV. Abolition and reversal of strain differences in behavioral responses to drugs of abuse after a brief experience.Science. 2000 Jul 21;289(5478):463-5.

RPM 10/21/02 Stan McKnight) SCC room 348/350. Inducible site specific recombination in myelinating cells NH Doerfinger WB Macklin and B Popko. Genesis, in press

RPM 11/18/02 John Neumaier SCC room 348/350. Carlezon WA Jr, Haile CN, Coppersmith R, Hayashi Y, Malinow R, Neve RL, Nestler EJ. Distinct sites of opiate reward and aversion within the midbrain identified using a herpes simplex virus vector expressing GluR1. J Neurosci. 2000 Mar 1;20(5):RC62.

RPM 12/16/02 Valerie Olson, Senior Fellow (Palmiter lab) SCC room 348/350. Delfs JM, Zhu Y, Druhan JP, Aston-Jones G. (2000) Noradrenaline in the ventral forebrain is critical for opiate withdrawal-induced aversion. Nature. 403:430-4.

Other research Seminars and program events:

NIDA Training Grant Retreat 1/24/02 2:30-4 PM D423 HSB; current trainees each gave brief (15 min) presentations on their research to an audience of the mentors and other trainees.

Research Seminar: Mark von Zastrow 2/12/02 "Regulation of signal transducing receptors by endocytic membrane trafficking" rm T747 HSB 2:30-3:30PM.

Research Seminar: Eric Nestler 2/27/02 "Molecular Mechanisms of Drug Addiction" 12-1PM R&T Bldg rm 109-113. He met with Center Group February 28th 9-11AM D423 HSB.

Research Seminar: Chris Cunningham 3/15/02 "Alcohol: attractive aversive or both?" 11:30-12:30 K069 HSB

Research Seminar (Psychology): 4/24/02 Yavin Shaham (Edwards' lecture, Psychology) The reinstatement model of drug relapse: history, methodology and major findings." 3:30-4:30 Room 114 Astronomy/Physics Bldg

Research Seminar: Frank Porreca 10/1/02 "Opioid tolerance and paradoxical pain" room T747 HSB 2:30-3:30PM.

Research Seminar: Jeremy Celver 10/3/02 Doctoral thesis defense: "Molecular mechanisms of opioid receptor regulation by GRK and arrestin" rm T747 HSB 1:30-2:30PM.

Research Seminar: Wade Regehr 10/8/02 "Retrograde signaling by endocannabinoids" rm T747 HSB 2:30-3:30PM.

Research Seminar: Marc Caron, 12/9/02 "Dopamine Transporter: Probing its Physiological Function by Genetic and Biochemical Approaches" 3:30-4:30 PM, Room T-747, HSC

Research Seminar: Benjamin Cravatt, 12/10/02 "The Enzymatic Regulation of Endogenous Cannabinoid Signaling - How to Achieve a Natural High" 2:30-3:30 PM, Room T-747, HSC

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