** DNRM Seminars are held on Mondays at noon  /  Seminars will be virtual until further notice **






May 11

Maiken Nedergaard, MD, PhD


Professor/Co-Director, Center for Translational Neuromedicine, University of Rochester


May 18

Frank LaFerla, PhD

Dean, School of Biological Sciences

Chancellor's Professor, Neurobiology & Behavior

June 8

Joseph Miano, PhD

Profressor, Vascular Biology Center
Augusta University

"Crispring Around the Mouse Genome"

 June 15

Jeannie Chin, PhD

Associate Professor
Memory & Brain Research Center
Department of Neuroscience
Baylor College of Medicine

"Cellular and Network Mechanisms of Cognitive Dysfunction in Alzheimer's Disease"

June 30

Hongjun Song, PhD

Pereiman Professor of Neuroscience
Perelman School of Medicine
Department of Neuroscience
University of Pennsylvania

"Epitranscriptomic Regulation in Neurogenesis, Regeneration, and Degeneration
Oct. 6 Candidate    
Oct. 8 Candidate    
Oct. 9 Candidate    
Oct. 19 Candidate    

Oct. 26

Asamoah Bosomtwi, PhD

Director MRI Imaging,
Small Animal Imaging Shared Resource, Georgia Cancer Center

"Multi-Model Application of Preclinical  Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Capability of Small Animal Imaging Shared Resource"

Nov. 2
Brian Bacskai, PhD

Professor in Neurology
Harvard University
Massachusetts General Hospital East
Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases

"In vivo optical imaging of pathophysiology in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease"

Nov. 9

 Thomas C. Foster, PhD

Professor, Dept. of Neuroscience and Genetics and Genomics Program, and Evelyn F. McKnight Chair for Research on Cognitive Aging and Memory, University of Florida

"The senescent synapse: From membrane to nucleus"
Nov. 16

Paul Cohen, MD, PhD


Albert Resnick, MD Assistant Professor
Head, Laboratory of Molecular Metabolism
The Rockefeller University

"A Bottom Up View of Thermogenic Fat"

Nov. 23

Brian MacVicar, PhD, FRSC, FCAHS

Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, Canada Research Chair in Neuroscience, Dept. of Psychiatry | Faculty of Medicine | University of British Columbia

"Modulation of Synaptic Plasticity in Neuronal Circuits by Microglia"
Nov. 30  Thanksgiving Break    

Dec. 7

 Jay Schneider, PhD

Professor-Dept. of Pathology, Anatomy and Cell Biology, Director-Parkinson’s Diseases Research Unit, Thomas Jefferson University

"The Role of GM1 Ganglioside in the Pathogenesis and Potential Treatment of Parkinson's Disease"

Dec. 14

 Li-Huei Tsai, PhD

Director, The Picower Inst. for Learning and Memory at MIT, Picower Professor of Neuroscience, Dept. of Brain and Cognitive Sciences

 Dec. 21 NO SEMINAR - Winter Break    
Dec. 28 NO SEMINAR - Winter Break    
Jan. 4 NO SEMINAR - Winter Break    
Jan. 11 NO SEMINAR - Winter Break    
Jan. 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday    

Jan. 25

Tibor Rohacs, PhD

Professor, Dept. of Pharmacology, Physiology & Neuroscience
Rutgers University

"The Role of the Heat Activated Ion Channel TRPM3 in Neuropathic Pain and its Regulation by G-protein Coupled Receptors"

Feb. 1

Daniel J. Lodge, PhD

Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Pharmacology
Univ. of Texas, San Antonio Health Science Center

"Circuit Based Alterations in Rodent Models of Psychosis: A Potential for Novel Therapies?"

Feb. 8

Mark G. Baxter, PhD

Professor of Neuroscience
Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai


Feb. 15

Danielle Bassett, PhD

J. Peter Skirkanich Professor
Bioengineering Primary, Electrical and Systems Engineering, Univ. of Pennsylvania


Feb. 22

Steven Munger, PhD

Professor & Vice Chair, Diretor, Center for Smell and Taste, Dept. of Pharmacology & therapeutics, Univ. of Florida


Mar.  1

Lisa Monteggia, PhD

Professor of Pharmacology
Barlow Family Director of the Vanderbilt Brain Institute, Vanderbilt University

Mar. 8      

Mar. 15

Magdalene Gotz, PhD

Head of LMU Department of Physiological Genomics, Helmholz Center Munich, Institute Stem Cell Research,
Ludwig-Maximilians Univ. Munchen


Mar. 22

Chun-Li Zhang, PhD

Professor, Dept. of Molecular Biology, Univ. of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Mar. 29      

Apr. 5

NO SEMINAR - Spring Break

Apr. 12

NO SEMINAR - Spring Break
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May 10      
May 17