Presented by the UTSA Neuroscience, Developmental & Regenerative Biology (NDRB) Dept & UTSA Neuroscience.  Seminars are held Thursdays during the academic year, 12-1pm CST in the BSB Loeffler Rm, 3.03.02.

Fall 2022 Neuroscience Seminars

Date Speaker Affiliation Title Host
8/25 Andrew Maurer PhD Univ. Florida Floating ideas on theta waves Savelli
9/1 Lindsey Macpherson, PhD UTSA --CANCELLED --Twisting the tongue map - new insights into the function of regional specialization of taste Wilson
9/8 Genaro Coria-Avila PhD Univ. Veracruzana Neurobiology of sexual partner preference: from biological diversity to psychiatric disordersMonje
9/15 Zayd KhaliqPhD NINDS Local receptor control of axonal excitability and striatal dopamine release Wilson
9/22 Nicole Wicha PhD UTSA Electrophysiological signatures of cognitive development and bilingualism in processing simple arithmetic Wilson
9/29 Alfonso Apicella, PhD UTSA Cortical Circuits: Auditory Processing Wilson
10/6 Nicolas Tritsch PhD NYU intrinsic reward-like dopamine and acetylcholine dynamics in striatum Wilson
10/13 Mel Feany PhD Harvard Univ. Genetic Analysis of Neurodegeneration Lee
10/20 Annual Neurosciences Symposium - "3D models of human cortex development and function"
10/27 Michael Scofield PhD Med. Univ. SC Corticostriatal plasticity and cue-induced cocaine seeking Wanat
11/3 Harold Zakon PhD UT Austin Diversity of communication signals in electric fish: neurobiology meets molecular evolution. Troyer
11/10 Lynette McCluskeyPhD Augusta Univ. Med. College of Georgia Immune regulation of taste function Macpherson
11/17 Susan Sangha PhD Indiana Univ. Sch. Med Using Learned Safety Cues to Map the Behavioral and Circuit Mechanisms of Fear Regulation Burgos-Robles
Thanksgiving
12/1 Shannon Macauley PhD Wake Forest Sch. Med. The interplay between metabolism, sleep, and Alzheimer's disease - from disease mechanisms to targeted therapies Bhaskar