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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 2019
Date Speaker, Title

August 27, 2019
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400

Organizational Meeting
September 3, 2019
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Example Journal Club:
Amanda Hernan, PhD
September 10, 2019
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Yu Han
"The neural mechanisms underlying speech perception"
(Dietrich, S., et al. (2019). "Discourse management during speech perception: A functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) study." Neuroimage 202: 116047.)
September 17, 2019
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Daniella Thorsdottir
"BDNF Downregulates Beta-receptor mediated Hypoten-sive Action in the PVN"
September 24, 2019
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Adrian Dutkiewicz
Dissertation Update: "Mechanisms of Mu Opioid Receptor-Mediated Cortical Disinhibition"
October 1, 2019
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
John McInnis
Dissertation Update: “Control of reactive astrocyte paracrine signaling by endothelin receptor type B”
October 8, 2019
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Patrick Mullen
Dissertation Update: "Mechanisms linking dominant histidyl-tRNA synthetase mutations to Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease"
(Seburn, K. L., et al. (2006). "An active dominant mutation of glycyl-tRNA synthetase causes neuropathy in a Charcot-Marie-Tooth 2D mouse model." Neuron 51(6): 715-726.)
October 15, 2019
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Matt McCabe
Dissertation Update: "Synaptic dysfunction in a mouse model of epileptic encephalopathy"
October 22, 2019
 
No Journal Club - SfN
October 29, 2019
 
No Journal Club - LCOM Graduate Student Research Showcase
November 5, 2019
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Zhaojin Li
"Pericytes contract capillaries and cause reduced blood flow to the brain of early Alzheimer's: a novel mechanism to treat the disease"
(Nortley, R., et al. (2019). "Amyloid beta oligomers constrict human capillaries in Alzheimer's disease via signaling to pericytes." Science 365(6450).)
November 12, 2019
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Callum Thomas
“Involvement of Ventral CA1 Glutamatergic Projections to the Prelimbic and Infralimbic Areas in Renewal of Heroin Seeking”
(Wang, N., et al. (2018). "Role of Glutamatergic Projections from the Ventral CA1 to Infralim-bic Cortex in Context-Induced Reinstatement of Heroin Seeking." Neuropsychopharmacolo-gy, 43(6), 1373-1384.)
November 19, 2019
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Erin Cullen
"Roles for the two mTOR complexes in mediating the effects of Pten-deficiency"
(Chen, C., et al. "Therapeutic inhibition of mTORC2 rescues the behavioral and neurophysiological abnormalities associated with Pten-deficiency." Nat Med 25, 1684–1690 (2019) doi:10.1038/s41591-019-0608-y
November 26, 2018
 
No Journal Club - Thanksgiving
December 3, 2018
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Harrison Hsiang
"A False-Positive Reading on Science"
(Ioannidis, J. P. (2005). "Why most published research findings are false." PLoS Med 2(8): e124.)
Spring Semester 2020
Date Speaker/Title
January 7, 2020
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Student Recruitment Meeting - NGP Students only
January 14, 2020
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Montana Lara
January 21, 2020
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Jeff Brabec
January 28, 2020
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Melissa Boucher
February 4, 2020
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Nicholas Fontaine
February 11, 2020
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Olivia Fahr
February 18, 2020
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400

Amanda Sidwell

February 25, 2020
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Chloe Pilgrim
March 3, 2020
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
McKenna Perry
March 10, 2020
12:00-1:00 pm
 
No Journal Club - Spring Break
March 17, 2020
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Willie Curry
March 24, 2020
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Katharine Tooke
March 31, 2020
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Mahafuza Aktar
April 7, 2020
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Lab Rotation Presentations
April 14, 2020
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400

Megan Perkins

April 21, 2020
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Nicholas Toker
April 28, 2020
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Yu Han
May 5, 2020
12:00-1:00 pm
HSRF 400
Theresa Legan