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Spring 2018




Tuesday, February 20

Jeff Tasker, Ph.D.
Neuroscience Program, School of Science and Engineering
Tulane University   

“Stress Desensitization of the Noradrenergic Activation of Hypothalamic CRH Neurons via Internalization of Adrenoreceptors”

Tuesday, February 27

Alfonso Araque, Ph.D.
Department of Neuroscience
University of Minnesota

“Circuit-Specific Synaptic Regulation by Astrocytes”

March 6

Janice Urban, Ph.D.
Department of Physiology & Biophysics
Rosalind Franklin University

"Stress Resilience and the Amygdala: A Role for Neuropeptide Y"

March 20

Nicholas Graziane, Ph.D.
Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine and Pharmacology
Pennsylvania State University

“Neural Circuits that Encode Opioid-Associated Contexts”

April 3

David Morilak, Ph.D.
Department of Pharmacology
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio

"Cognitive Flexibility in the Rat Prefrontal Cortex: Models of Pathology and Therapeutic Efficacy"

April 24

Andrea Tedeschi, Ph.D.
Department of Neuroscience
Ohio State University College of Medicine

"Axon Regeneration: Are the Processes of Elongation and Synapse Formation at Odds with One Another?"

May 1

Erik Musiek, Ph.D.
Department of Neurology
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

"Circadian Clocks and Neurodegeneration"

May 8

David Baker, Ph.D.
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Marquette University

“Evolving Capacity of Coordinated Signaling between Neurons and Astrocytes to Enable Complex Brain Function: Implications for Neuropsychiatric Disorders”

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.