The Boonshoft School of Medicine & The College of Science+Mathematics

2015 Fall Seminar Series

photo of a speaker and audienceThe department hosts a full schedule of seminars every academic year which features prominent researchers in the fields of neuroscience, cell biology and physiology from around the world. Seminars are held on Fridays each Semester, from 2-3 p.m., in 101 NEC - Auditorium, *unless otherwise noted. If you would like additional information, please contact seminar director, Dr. JA Kozak via email at

September 25th

Adrienne Salm, Ph.D. – Host: Dr. Michal Kraszpulski

*165 Brehm Lab

Professor, Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy


West Virginia University – Morgantown, WV


“Is the enhanced anxiety of prenatally stressed rats due to altered sensory processing?”


October 16th

Donghee Kim, Ph.D. – Host: Dr. Chris Wyatt


Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics


Rosalind Franklin University – North Chicago, IL


“Hypoxia, ion channels and signals in the carotid body”


November 13th

James R. Connor, Ph.D. – Host: Dr. Debra Mayes


Professor, Department of Neurosurgery


Penn State College of Medicine – Hershey, PA


“Targeted Nanoliposome Platforms for Treating CNS and PNS tumors”


December 4th

Rebecca Dodd, Ph.D. – Host: Dr. Debra Mayes


Postdoctoral Associate, Duke Radiation Oncology


Duke University School of Medicine – Durham, NC


"Modeling the tumor microenvironment in mice: preclinical platforms for sarcoma and NF1 therapy"