Neuroscience Graduate Program Events

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Mon. Nov. 14
Family Medicine Grand Rounds
"Going Higher: Altitude Sickness”        
John Dunn, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Vermont, Larner College of Medicine
Zoom, 8:00 – 9:00 am

Biology Seminar
“20 Years of Coloboma Research”
Andrew Waskiewicz, Ph.D.
Full Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Alberta
Stafford 101 and Teams, 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Tues. Nov. 15
Hematology/Oncology Grand Rounds - Fellows Conference
"Circulating Tumor DNA in Solid Tumors: Clinical Implications and Future Directions"
David Alejos, MD, Hematology/Oncology Fellow
Zoom, 8:00-9:00 am

Vermont Center for Cardiovascular and Brain Health (VCCBH) Journal Club
Nicholas Klug, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pharmacology
Journal Club Article to present and review:
"Pericyte remodeling is deficient in the aged brain and contributes to impaired capillary flow and structure"
HSRF 400 and Zoom, 9:00 - 10:00 am

CMB Seminar
“Distribution of 5-hmC in cattle and sheep brain tissues associated with temperament and age”
Emory Pacht
CMB Graduate Student in Dr. Stephanie McKay’s Lab
Davis Auditorium and Zoom, 11:30 am – 12:30

Wed. Nov. 16
Microbiology and Molecular Genetics (MMG) Seminar
“Mechanisms and implications of influenza A virus reliance on multiple infection”
Dr. Anice Lowen, Emory University
MedEd 200, 9:30 - 10:30 am

UVM Biomedical Engineering Research Conference
Dave Jangraw, PhD (UVM)
“Naturalistic Neuroengineering: Using Emerging Technologies
to Decode Brain States in the Real World”
Jeremy Barry, PhD (UVM)
“Roots of learning and memory impairment in animal models
of autism and early life seizure”
HSRF 200 and via Zoom, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Lunch will be provided

Vermont Center on Behavior and Health (VCBH) November Lecture Series
“Smoking Cessation in Cardiac Patients”
Quinn R. Pack, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate
Davis Auditorium, 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Thurs. Nov. 17
“Nitric Oxide (NO) – mediated immune effector function alteration in Dendritic Cells”
Soyeon Gullickson, current student in the Dr. Eyal Amiel lab
HSRF 300 and Zoom, 9:00 – 10:00 am

Fri. Nov. 18
Psychiatry Grand Rounds
“Warning signs for suicidal behavior in patients’ own words”
Kenneth Connor, Psy.D.
Professor, Departments of Emergency Medicine and Psychiatry, University of Rochester
Davis Auditorium and Zoom, 10:30 - 11:45 am

Tues. Nov. 29
CMB Seminar
Davis Auditorium and Zoom, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Wed. Nov. 30
Microbiology and Molecular Genetics (MMG) Seminar
Dr. Matt Caporizzo, MPB UVM
MedEd 200, 9:30 - 10:30 am

Wed. Dec. 7
Microbiology and Molecular Genetics (MMG) Seminar
Dr. Thomas Murooka, University of Manitoba
MedEd 200, 9:30 - 10:30 am

Thurs. Dec. 8
Neurological Sciences Basic Science Seminar Series- Research Retreat 2022
Queen City Brewery

Wed. Dec. 14
Microbiology and Molecular Genetics (MMG) Seminar
Dr. Lyndsay Avery, Saint Michael’s College
MedEd 200, 9:30 - 10:30 am