In 2004 we had the following presentations (the research paper is also listed):
RPM 1/12/04 Dianne Lattemann
NIDA Training Grant Retreat 2/9/04 Current trainees each gave brief (15-20 min) presentations on their research to an audience of the mentors and other trainees. Speakers: Brandon Willis, Eiron Cudaback, Janet Lowe, Chris Kearn, Blair Hoplight, Claire Matson
RPM 3/22/04 Klaus Miczek
RPM 4/19/04 Ken Mackie
RPM 5/17/04 Tom Hnasko
RPM 6/14/04 Paul Amieux
RPM 9/27/04 Center Grant Steering Committee Review of Research Progress. 11AM - 1PM, Room 342 SCC
RPM 10/18/04 JP Jones
RPM 11/8/04 Carrie Heusner
RPM 12/6/04 Carol Ware
Other research Seminars and program events:
Research Seminar: Paul Phillips (UNC), 1/6/04 "Subsecond Dopamine Dynamics in Physiology and Behavior."
Research Seminar: Krzysztof Palczewski (Univ Wash), 1/13/04 "A concept for G protein activation by G protein-coupled receptor dimers: the transducin/rhodopsin interface."
Research Seminar: George Kunos (NIAAA), 2/3/04 "Endocannabinoids: Novel Lipid Mediators with a Broad Range of Physiological Functions."
Research Seminar: Loren H. Parsons (Scripps), 2/3/04 "5-HT Receptor Subtypes and the Regulation of Drug-Taking Behavior."
Research Seminar: Jay McLaughlin (Univ Wash), 2/5/04 "Molecular Determinants of Addictive Behavior: The Role of Opioid Receptor Phosphorylation."
Research Seminar: Joshua Berke (Boston U), 2/10/04 "Dynamic Properties of Cortex-Basal Ganglia Circuits: Relationships to Decision-Making and Habit Learning."
Research Seminar: David Self (UT Southwestern Medical Center), 3/2/04 "Regulation of Addictive Behavior by Neuroadaptations in the Nucleus Accumbens."
Research Seminar: Klaus Miczek (Tufts), 3/22/04 "Impulsive choice and aggressive behavior: Serotonergic and GABAergic mechanisms."
Research Seminar: Ivan Diamond (UCSF), 3/30/04 "PKA Signaling in Alcoholism and Addiction: The Role of Adenosine and Beta Gamma Dimers."
Genome Sciences seminar: Jay Hirsh (Univ Virginia), 4/14/04 "Flies (& Mice) as Models for Studying Cocaine Response Pathways."
Dissertation Seminar: Lisa Ann Walter (Univ Wash), 6/1/04 "Cannabinoid Signaling in Glia."
Psychiatry's Annual Ripley Lecture: George Koob (Scripps), 6/10/04 "Corticotropin Releasing factor: a key to understanding the behavioral responses to stress."
Research Seminar: Tibor Harkany (The Karolinska Institute), 10/21/04 "BDNF-endocannabinoid interactions during interneuron differentiation: from subtype-elective interneuron cultures to GABAergic lesions."
Research Seminar: Ken Mackie (Univ Wash), 11/3/04 "Medical Applications of Cannabinoids."
Research Seminar: Phillip Leveque, 11/16/04 "Medical Marijuana for Pain Management."
Research Seminar: John Williams (Vollum Institute, OHSU), 11/17/04 "Synaptic inhibition of dopamine neurons."
Research Seminar: Allan I. Basbaum (UCSF), 11/18/04 "The Neurobiology of Pain: From Molecules to Circuits."
Research Seminar: Antonello Bonci (UCSF), 11/23/04 "Synaptic plasticity in the mesolimbic and mesocortical systems: implications for drug abuse."