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Spring 2017




Tuesday, January 31

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

“Opioid-Induced Plasticity in the Mesocorticolimbic System: Implications for Drug-Seeking Behavior”

Tuesday, February 21

Robert Thompson, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry
University of Michigan School of Medicine

“Regulation of the Astrocyte Transcriptome in Vitro and in Vivo”

Tuesday, March 21

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

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

Tuesday, April 4**

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"

Tuesday, April 11

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

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

Tuesday, April 18

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

“Neural Circuitry of Aggression”

Tuesday, May 2

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

"Role of Endocannabinoid Recruitment in Stress-Induced Escalation of Cocaine Intake"

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

**Dr. O’Connell’s presentation will be held in Cramer 104J at 2:00pm on Tuesday, April 4.

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.