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Synapse

Fall 2016

Date

Speaker

Title

Sept. 6th

Ryan LaLumiere, Ph.D.
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences                                              University of Iowa      

“Prefrontal Cortical Regulation of Cocaine Seeking: Insights from Extinction and Discriminative Stimuli-Based Tasks”

Sept. 13th

Jose Moron-Concepcion, Ph.D.
Department of Anesthesiology
Washington University School of Medicine

“Effects of Pain on Opioid Intake and Associated Motivated Behavior”

Sept. 27th

Brian McCool, Ph.D.
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
Wake Forest School of Medicine

“Ethanol Modulation of Presynaptic Function: A View from the Other Side of the Synapse”

Oct. 11th

Joseph Cheer, Ph.D.
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
University of Maryland School of Medicine

"Endogenous Cannabinoids and the Pursuit of Reward"

Oct. 25th

Steve Mahler, Ph.D.
Department of Neurobiology and Behavior
University of California - Irvine

“Chemogenetic Dissections of Mesolimbic Reward Circuit Function and Dysfunction”

Nov. 8th

Doug Matthews, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

“Age as a Critical Variable in Understanding the Impact of Alcohol”

Nov. 22nd

Kevin Wickman, Ph.D.
Department of Pharmacology
University of Minnesota Medical School

"G Protein-Gated K+ Channels in the Reward Circuitry: Subunits, Cell Types, and Significance"

Dec. 6th

Sergi Ferre, MD, 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”

All seminars are held at 3:30 p.m. in Schroeder Complex, Room 256.




INRC

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.