NIDA Center

2009 Presentations

In 2009 we had the following presentations (the research paper is also listed):

Monday, January 5, 2009

Paul Phillips
Daw ND, Niv Y, Dayan P. (2005) Uncertainty-based competition between prefrontal and dorsolateral striatal systems for behavioral control. Nat Neurosci. 8(12):1704-11.
Room 303 SCC 11:30-1PM

Monday, February 23, 2009

NIDA T32 Trainees:
Jonathan Ehrich, Andrew Hart, Eric Horne, Jones Parker, and Abbie Schindler
Room 303 SCC 11:30-1PM

Monday, March 23, 2009

Nigel Bamford
Modulation of somatodendritic glutamate release in the ventral and dorsal striatum
Background reading: Brady AM, O'Donnell P. (2004) Dopaminergic modulation of prefrontal cortical input to nucleus accumbens neurons in vivo. J Neurosci. 24(5):1040-9
Harvey J, Lacey MG. (1997) A postsynaptic interaction between dopamine D1 and NMDA receptors promotes presynaptic inhibition in the rat nucleus accumbens via adenosine release. J Neurosci 17(14):5271-80.
Room 303 SCC 11:30-1PM

Monday, April 27, 2009

Valerie Olson
Differential response to stress in an animal model of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Room 303 SCC 11:30-1PM

Monday, May 11, 2009

Nick Nazrallah (Bernstein lab)
Chambers RA, Taylor JR, Potenza MN. (2003) Developmental neurocircuitry of motivation in adolescence: a critical period of addiction vulnerability. Am J Psychiatry. 160(6):1041-52.
Room 303 SCC 11:30-1PM

Monday, June 8, 2009

Susan Ferguson (Neumaier lab)
Pei Y, Rogan SC, Yan F, Roth BL. (2008) Engineered GPCRs as tools to modulate signal transduction. Physiology (Bethesda). 23:313-21.
Room 303 SCC 11:30-1PM

Monday, September 28, 2009

Charles Chavkin
Land BB, Bruchas MR, Schattauer S, Giardino WJ, Aita M, Messinger D, Hnasko TS, Palmiter RD, Chavkin C. (2009) Activation of the kappa opioid receptor in the dorsal raphe nucleus mediates the aversive effects of stress and reinstates drug seeking. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 106(45):19168-73.
Room 303 SCC 11:30-1PM

Monday, November 9, 2009

Sheri Mizumori
Mizumori SJ, Puryear CB, Martig AK. (2009) Basal ganglia contributions to adaptive navigation. Behav Brain Res. 199(1):32-42.
Room 303 SCC 11:30-1PM

Monday, November 30, 2009

10 min talks from the NIDA T32 Trainees
Abbie Schindler A possible role for serotonin in KOR mediated potentiation of cocaine conditioned place preference
Paul DeCaen A pH sensor within the voltage sensor of NaChBac
Jones Parker Absence of NMDA Receptors in Dopamine Neurons Attenuates Dopamine Release but Not Pavlovian Conditioned Approach
Jonathan Ehrich Roles of dopamine and serotonin in stress-induced modulation of drug reward
Vincente Martinez The role of dopamine in attention
Room 303 SCC 11:30-1PM

Monday, December 21, 2009

Jeansok Kim
Graham LK, Yoon T, Kim JJ. (2009) Stress impairs optimal behavior in a water foraging choice task in rats. Learn Mem. 17(1):1-4.
Room 303 SCC 11:30-1PM

Other Research Seminars and program events:

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Nephi Stella, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Psychiatry
University of Washington
Improving Clinical Cannabinoids
12-1PM Hogness Auditorium, HSB

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Paul Vezina, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience
The University of Chicago
Behavioral Sensitization by Amphetamine: A Role for Enhanced Dopamine and Glutamate Signaling
9:30 - 10:30 AM Seattle Children's Research Institute

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Susan Ferguson, Ph.D.
Children's Research Institute
Novel viral vector strategies for unraveling the neural circuitry of addiction
2 PM Building 1, Soundgarden

Monday, April 13, 2009

Mark Wightman, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Voltammetric Measurements of Rapid Chemical Signaling in the Brain by Dopamine
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM 261 Bagley Hall

Monday, May 4, 2009

Wolfram Schultz, Ph.D.
Wellcome Principal Research Fellow, Professor of Neuroscience
Departments of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
University of Cambridge
Neurophysiology of reward and risk
3:30PM T-733 HSB

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Randy Blakely, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Pharmacology
Vanderbilt University
Normal and Disrupted Control of Synaptic Serotonin: Lessons for Autism and Mood Disorders
2:30 - 3:30 PM Health Sciences Center

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Paul Slesinger, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Peptide Biology Laboratory
Salk Institute
Structure to Function: Mechanisms of Alcohol and G Protein Regulation of GIRK Channels Revealed
2:30 - 3:30 PM Health Sciences Center

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