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NSCI 381/382 is a graduate student-run journal club with research presentations and critical review of the literature in the neurosciences.

Journal club is held in HSRF 400 unless otherwise noted below. Tuesdays from 12:00-1:00 pm

 

Fall Semester 2018
Date Speaker, Title

August 28, 2018
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400

Organizational Meeting
September 4, 2018
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
No Journal Club
September 11, 2018
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Example Journal Club:
Sean Flynn, PhD
"Connecting the Nodes of Psychopathology with Machine Learning"
(Xia, C. H., et al. (2018). "Linked dimensions of psychopathology and connectivity in functional brain networks." Nat Commun 9(1): 3003.)
September 18, 2018
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Riley St. Clair
"Shedding Light on a Novel Mechanism of Protease Regulation in Development and Disease"
(van Erp et al. (2015). "Lrig2 negatively regulates ectodomain shedding of axon guidance receptors by ADAM proteases." Developmental Cell, 35(5):537-552.)
September 25, 2018
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Gregory Johnson
"Was Little Giants Child Abuse?"
(Stamm, J. M., et al. (2015). "Age of first exposure to football and later-life cognitive impairment in former NFL players."  84(11): 1114-1120.)
October 2, 2018
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Megan Shipman
"Clarity on the pathway to learning new actions"
(Hart et al., 2018, The Bilateral Prefronto-striatal Pathway Is Necessary for Learning New Goal-Directed Actions, Current Biology 28(14), 2218-2229.)
October 9, 2018
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 200
Adrian Dutkiewicz
"Making Sensational Barrels of Mice"
(Che, A., et al. (2018). "Layer I Interneurons Sharpen Sensory Maps during Neonatal Development." Neuron 99(1): 98-116 e117.)
October 16, 2018
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Callum Thomas
“Temporal Distortion of New Tricks in Old Mice”
(Matamales, M., et al. (2017). "A corticostriatal deficit promotes temporal distortion of au-tomatic action in ageing." Elife 6)
October 23, 2018
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Daniella Thorsdottir
"α2δ-1: A novel regulator of NMDA-mediated hypertension"
(Ma, H., et al. (2018). "α2δ-1 couples to NMDA receptors in the hypothalamus to sustain sympathetic vasomotor activity in hypertension". J Physiol. 596(17): 4269-4283.)
October 30, 2018
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Erin Cullen
"Do Rosehip Cells Separate Us from the Beasts?"
(Boldog, E., et al. (2018). "Transcriptomic and morphophysiological evidence for a specialized human cortical GABAergic cell type." Nat Neurosci 21(9): 1185-1195.)
November 6, 2018
 
No Journal Club - SfN
November 13, 2018
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Harrison Hsiang
"What's putting you to sleep? SHYing away from waking up"
(Rodriguez, AV., Funk, CM., Vyazovskiy, VV., Nir, Y., Tononi, G., and Cirelli, C. (2016). "Why does sleep slow-wave activity increase after extended wake? Assessing the effects of increased cortical firing during wake and sleep." Journal of Neuroscience 36(49): 12436-12447.)
November 20, 2018
 
No Journal Club - Thanksgiving
November 27, 2018
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
John McInnis
"One small step for spinal cord injury treatment, one giant leap for axon regeneration"
(Anderson, M. A., et al. (2018). "Required growth facilitators propel axon regeneration across complete spinal cord injury." Nature 561(7723): 396-400.)
December 4, 2018
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Patrick Mullen
"The March of Science: Development of Nusinersen for Treatment of Spinal Muscular Atrophy"
(Finkel, R. S., et al. (2016). Treatment of infantile-onset spinal muscular atrophy with nusinersen: a phase 2, open-label, dose-escalation study. Lancet, 388(10063), 3017-3026. doi:10.1016/s0140-6736(16)31408-8)
Spring Semester 2019
Date Speaker/Title
January 15, 2019
 
No Journal Club
January 22, 2019
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Mahafuza Aktar
"Anxiety and contribution of corticotropin releasing factor in the extended amygdala mediating it"
(Pomrenze, M. B., Tovar-Diaz, J., Blasio, A., Maiya, R., Giovanetti, S. M., Lei, K., ... & Messing, R. O. (2018). A CORTICOTROPIN RELEASING FACTOR NETWORK IN THE EXTENDED AMYGDALA FOR ANXIETY. Journal of Neuroscience, 2143-18.)
January 29, 2019
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Matt McCabe
February 5, 2019
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Megan Perkins
February 12, 2019
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Jeff Brabec
February 19, 2019
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400

Melissa Boucher

February 26, 2019
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Montana Lara
March 5, 2019
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
No Journal Club
March 12, 2019
12:00-1:00 pm
 
No Journal Club - Spring Break
March 19, 2019
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Katharine Tooke
March 26, 2019
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Zhaojin Li
April 2, 2019
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Theresa Legan
April 9, 2019
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Lab Rotation Presentations
April 16, 2019
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Willie Curry
April 23, 2019
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 300
Nicholas Toker
April 30, 2019
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
 
May 7, 2019
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
 

 

2018-2019 NGP Journal Club

Faculty Coordinator:
Amanda Hernan, PhD

Student Coordinator:
Megan Perkins