ENCORE (Emory Neuroscience Candidates' Ongoing REsearch)

2015-2016 Seminar Schedule

October 6, 2015

Katherine Bryant
Kristen Thomas

November 3, 2015

Maylen Perez Diaz: "The role of serotonin 2A and 2C receptors in the behavioral effects of abused stimulants"
Elizabeth Pitts: "MDMA increases affiliative behaviors in nonhuman primates in a 5-HT2A receptor dependent manner"

December 8, 2015

Speakers TBA  

February 2, 2016

Travis Rotterman: Title TBA
Ian Chou: Title TBA

March 1, 2016

Nisha Raj: Title TBA
Jordan Kohn: Title TBA

April 5, 2016

Eric Maltbie: Title TBA
Tom Hennessey: Title TBA

May 3, 2016

Melanie Pincus: Title TBA
Michael McKinnon: Title TBA

2014-2015 Seminar Schedule

October 7, 2014

Yvonne Ogbonmwan: "The effect of exercise on cocaine-primed and stress-induced reinstatement"
Kelsey Zimmerman: "Regulation of behavioral flexibility by the orbitofrontal cortex: common pathways for appetitive and aversive learning"

November 4, 2014

Lauren DePoy: "Mechanisms and reversal of adolescent cocaine-induced habits"
Sam Rose: "Dopamine dysfunction in a novel knockin mouse model of dystonia"

December 2, 2014

Amy Luce Dunn: "2C or not 2C: Characterizing the role of the synaptic vesicle glycoprotein 2C in Parkinson's"
Constance Harrell Shreckengost: "Diet-mediated effects on HPA axis & behavior"

February 3, 2015

Termpanit (Natty) Chalermpalanupap: "Focus on the Locus: Defining the role of early locus coeruleus tau pathology in Alzheimer’s Disease"
Andrew Swanson: "Rho-kinase inhibition augments goal-directed decision-making and blocks habitual responding for cocaine"

March 3, 2015

Jacob Billings: "Functional Connectivity Networks Span Multiple Spectral and Spatial Scales"
Lukas Hoffmann: "Dopaminergic contributions to songbird vocal learning"

April 7, 2015

Ryan Purcell: "New insights into the activation mechanisms of the adhesion receptor ADGRB1"
Kevin Watkins: "Progress towards an optogenetic model to study pleasant touch afferents"

May 5, 2015

4:30 PM in O. Wayne Rollins 1052. Refreshments served at 4:15
Filomene Morrison: "Mechanisms of olfactory fear learning and memory in adult mice"
David Nicholson: "Projections of the cerebellum to the thalamus in a songbird and their relation to vocal motor control"