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Seminars

Monday, March 10, 2014

Dr. Christopher Pierce
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Forgiving the sins of the father: Epigenetic inheritance of a cocaine resistance phenotype
12:00 Š 1:00 PM, Seattle ChildrenÕs Research Institute 1900 Ninth Avenue, 11th Floor, Soundgarden Conference Room

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Dr. Thomas Kash
University of North Carolina
Dissecting the role of neuromodulation in emotional circuitry
2:30 p.m. Room D-209, Health Sciences Center

 

Monthly Research Progress Meetings

The Center's activities for its previous years are archived below. The schedule for the 2012-2013 academic year is listed under "Upcoming Meetings". In addition to monthly research progress meetings, UW seminars held this past year in this research area are listed. Financial support for some of these seminars was provided by the P01 and T32 associated with the center, and trainees and mentors are encouraged to attend.

The Research Progress meeting combines a journal club, a research seminar and a steering committee meeting. Trainees supported by the T32 grant and individual NIDA-NRSA awards are expected to attend.

Research Progress Meeting format: As this is a diverse group, the format for the Research Progress meetings is to have the speaker start by briefly (15-25 min) presenting a research paper that would serve as an introduction or background to the presentation. The paper is distributed ahead of time, and the audience reads it before the meeting. Then the presenter describes his/her objectives, approaches, progress, and future plans for the remainder of the 90 min. These are intended as learning sessions, so frequent interruptions for questions are encouraged. Thus far, we have maintained an informal and interactive tone.

Lunch is served.

Meetings

Monday, January 27, 2014

Richard Palmiter
Parker JG, Beutler LR, Palmiter RD. (2011) The contribution of NMDA receptor signaling in the corticobasal ganglia reward network to appetitive Pavlovian learning. J Neurosci. 31(31):11362-9.

Monday, February 24, 2014

T32 Training Grant Retreat
Phillip M. Baker, Ph.D. (Mizumori lab) Effects of cocaine on prefrontal - striatal circuits during delay discounting
Selena S Schattauer, Ph.D. (Chavkin lab) Biased signaling through Kappa Opioid Receptors, resulting in differential MAPK signaling
Lauren M Burgeno (Phillips lab) Alterations in cue-elicited striatal dopamine release with increasing drug-experience and following abstinence
Matthew T. Soleiman (Palmiter lab) The necessity of central amygdala Calcrl neurons in the induction and expression of conditioned taste aversion
Matthew Brodsky (Neumaier lab) 5-HT6 Receptors, Primary Neuronal Cilia, and Drug Addiction

Monday, March 17, 2014

Larry Zweifel
Silberman Y, Winder DG. (2013) Corticotropin releasing factor and catecholamines enhance glutamatergic neurotransmission in the lateral subdivision of the central amygdala. Neuropharmacology. 70:316-23.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Sheri Mizumori
Jo YS, Lee J, Mizumori SJ. (2013) Effects of prefrontal cortical inactivation on neural activity in the ventral tegmental area.J Neurosci. 33(19):8159-71.

Monday, May 12, 2014

Jeremy Clark
Clark JJ, Nasrallah NA, Hart AS, Collins AL, Bernstein IL, Phillips PE. (2012) Altered risk-based decision making following adolescent alcohol use results from an imbalance in reinforcement learning in rats. PLoS One. 2012;7(5):e37357.

Monday, June 16, 2014

Susan Ferguson
TBA





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