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Spring 2017




Jan. 31st

Matt Hearing, Ph.D.
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Marquette University      

“Opioid-induced plasticity in the mesocorticolimbic system: implications for drug-seeking behavior”

Feb. 21st

Robert Thompson, Ph.D.
Neuroscience Graduate PRogram
University of Michigan

“Regulation of the astrocyte transcriptome in vitro and in vivo”

March 21st

Sergi Ferre, M.D., Ph.D.
Integrative Neurobiology Section
National Institute on Drug Abuse Intramural Research Program

“Heteromers of Neuropeptide Receptors in the Ventral Tegmental Area: New Targets for Substance Use Disorders and Loss of Control of Food Intake”

April 4th

Timothy O'Connell, Ph.D.
Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology
University of Minnesota

"Compartmentalized α1-Adrenergic Receptor Signaling and Physiologic Function in Cardiac Myocytes"

April 11th

Karen O'Malley, Ph.D.
Department of Neuroscience
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

"Location-Dependent Signaling of G-protein Coupled Receptors using mGluR5 as a Model"

April 18th

Scott Russo, Ph.D.
Neuroscience Department
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

“Neural circuitry of aggression”

April 25th

Jayme McReynolds, Ph.D.
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Marquette University

Title TBD

May 16th Tom Gould, Ph.D.
Department of Biobehavioral Health and Human Development
Penn State University
“Epigenetic Regulation of Nicotine’s Long-Term Effects on Memory”

All seminars are held at 3:30 p.m. in Schroeder Complex, Room 256.


Integrative Neuroscience Research Center Mission

The Integrative Neuroscience Research Center (INRC) serves to promote the exchange of ideas among Marquette neuroscience research faculty members, thereby increasing opportunities for collaborative research, acquisition of resources, attraction of high quality faculty and students and strengthening of educational offerings in this area. The INRC is comprised of more than 30 faculty members and meets bi-monthly around a seminar series.