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

2015 Spring 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 165 Brehm Lab, *unless otherwise noted. If you would like additional information, please contact seminar director, Dr. Chris Wyatt via email at christopher.wyatt@wright.edu

Jan. 16

Tim Cope, Ph.D.

 

Professor and Chair, Department of  Neuroscience Cell Biology and Physiology

 

Wright State University – Dayton, Ohio

 

“Nature always sides with the hidden flaw”

 

 

Jan. 23

Tom Brown, Ph.D.

 

Professor and Vice Chair for Research,

Department of  Neuroscience Cell Biology and Physiology 

*1:30 PM

Wright State University – Dayton, Ohio

 

“Prolonged Expression of Placental HIF-1α Alters Trophoblast Differentiation and Triggers Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension”

 

 

Jan. 30

Debra Mayes, Ph.D.

 

Assistant Professor, Department of  Neuroscience Cell Biology and Physiology 

 

Wright State University – Dayton, Ohio

 

“Regulation of the Blood Brain Barrier”

 

 

Feb. 13

Mark Rich, Ph.D.

 

Professor, Department of  Neuroscience Cell Biology and Physiology 

 

Wright State University – Dayton, Ohio

 

“Ion channel dysfunction triggered by critical illness”

 

 

Feb. 27

Bob Putnam, Ph.D.

 

Professor, Department of  Neuroscience Cell Biology and Physiology 

 

Wright State University – Dayton, Ohio

 

“The sensing of CO2 by neurons”

March 6

James Conner, Ph.D. – Host: Dr. Debra Mayes

 

Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Neurosurgery

 

Penn State University – State College, PA

 

“Targeted nanoliposome platforms for treating CNS and PNS tumors”

 

 

March 13

Richard Wilson, Ph.D. – Host: Dr. Chris Wyatt

 

Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Neuroscience Program

 

Cumming School of Medicine – University of Calgary – Alberta, Canada

 

“Lost tails in evolution: respiratory rhythm generation in tadpoles and frogs”

 

 

March 20

Mitch Chesler, Ph.D. – Host: Dr. Robert Putnam

 

Professor and Vice Chair for Research,

Departments of  Neurosurgery and Neuroscience and Physiology

 

NYU Langone Medical Center – Manhattan, NY

 

“Generation, Regulation, and Role of Activity-Dependent Extracellular pH Shifts in Excitatory Synaptic Transmission”

 

 

April 3

Alain Frigon, Ph.D. – Host: Dr. Sherif Elbasiouny

 

Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics

 

Université de Sherbrooke – Quebec, Canada

 

“The control of interlimb coordination during locomotion following spinal cord injury”

 

 

April 24

Cameron McIntyre, Ph.D. – Host: Dr. Sherif Elbasiouny

 

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering

 

Case Western Reserve University – Cleveland, OH

 

“From Biophysics to Clinical Practice: Scientific Development of Deep Brain Stimulation Technology”