NIDA Center

2008 Presentations

In 2008 we had the following presentations (the research paper is also listed):

Monday, January 14, 2008

NIDA T32 Trainees: Ben Land, Aaron Miller, Andy Hart, Derek Dirocco, Van Redila, Ph.D., Amy Furay, Ph.D.
Room 303 SCC 11:30-1PM

Monday, February 11, 2008

Larry Zweifel, Valerie Wall and Jonathan Fadok (Palmiter lab)
Learning deficits of dopamine D1 receptor knockout mice
Background reading: Li S, Cullen WK, Anwyl R, Rowan MJ. (2003) Dopamine-dependent facilitation of LTP induction in hippocampal CA1 by exposure to spatial novelty. Nat Neurosci. 6(5):526-31.
Room 303 SCC 11:30-1PM

Monday, March 10, 2008

Nephi Stella
Lafourcade M, Elezgarai I, Mato S, Bakiri Y, Grandes P, Manzoni OJ. (2007) Molecular components and functions of the endocannabinoid system in mouse prefrontal cortex. PLoS ONE. 2(1):e709.
Room 303 SCC 11:30-1PM

Monday, April 14, 2008

Paul Phillips
Redish AD. (2004) Addiction as a computational process gone awry. Science. 306(5703):1944-7.
Room 303 SCC 11:30-1PM

Monday, May 12, 2008

John Neumaier
George F. Koob and Michel Le Moal (2008) Addiction and the Brain Antireward System. Annu. Rev. Psychol. 2008. 59:29-53.
Room 303 SCC 11:30-1PM

Monday, June 2, 2008

Karl Kaiyala
Room 303 SCC 11:30-1PM

Monday, September 15, 2008

Charles Chavkin
Land, B.B., Bruchas, M.R., Melief, E., Xu, M., Lemos, J.C., and Chavkin, C. (2008) The dysphoric component of stress is encoded by activation of the dynorphin-kappa opioid system. Journal of Neuroscience 28(2):407-414.
Room 303 SCC 11:30-1PM

Monday, November 3, 2008

Nephi Stella
Uchigashima M, Narushima M, Fukaya M, Katona I, Kano M, Watanabe M. (2007) Subcellular arrangement of molecules for 2-arachidonoyl-glycerol-mediated retrograde signaling and its physiological contribution to synaptic modulation in the striatum. Journal of Neuroscience. 27(14):3663-76.
Room 303 SCC 11:30-1PM

Monday, December 15, 2008

Martin Darvas (Palmiter lab)
Hnasko TS, Perez FA, Scouras AD, Stoll EA, Gale SD, Luquet S, Phillips PE, Kremer EJ, Palmiter RD. (2006) Cre recombinase-mediated restoration of nigrostriatal dopamine in dopamine-deficient mice reverses hypophagia and bradykinesia. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 103(23):8858-63.
Room 303 SCC 11:30-1PM

Other Research Seminars and program events:

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Richard Palmiter
Professor, Department of Biochemistry
University of Washington
Science in Medicine: Transgenic Legacy
12:00-1:00 PM A-420, HSB

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Michela Marinelli
Associate Professor, Cellular & Molecular Pharmacology
Rosalind Franklin University
Stress, drugs, and dopamine cells: Interactions that promote addiction liability
2:30-3:30 PM T-639 HSB

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Mark E. Bouton, PhD
Professor of Psychology and Assistant Director, Graduate Neuroscience Program
University of Vermont
Context and Memory Processes in Extinction: Some Implications for Understanding Relapse
3:30 - 4:30 PM Physics-Astronomy Building A-114

Friday, April 25, 2008

David Sulzer, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry
Columbia University
New Optical and Electrochemical Methods for Measuring Dopamine Neurotransmission
11:00 AM CHDD Auditorium

Monday, May 5, 2008

Marina Picciotto, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry
Yale University School of Medicine
Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors and signaling pathways involved in addiction and learning
3:30-5:15 PM K-069 HSB

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Dr. Alberto Pereda
Professor of Neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
A Synaptic Potentiation Mediated by Endocannabinoids
2:30 PM Room RR-134 HSB

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Dr. Brian Hyland
Professor of Physiology, School of Medical Science
University of Otago, New Zealand
Probing the Brain's Reward System to Understand How We Learn to Forget
2:00 PM Guthrie 057 (hosted by Psychology)

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