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Graduate student to present PPT seminar May 15

Danielle Pinsonneault, a graduate student in the Department of Pharmacology, Physiology and Therapeutics, will present a seminar titled “Characterization of the Cocaine Binding Site in the Dopamine Transporter” at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, in the SMHS, Room 3933. The seminar is sponsored by the Center of Biomedical Research Excellence Center for Neurodegenerative Disorder Research and [...]

PPT seminar is May 3

Salvador Soriano, associate professor in the Neurodegenerative Disease Laboratory Division of Anatomy at the Loma Linda University School of Medicine, will present a seminar titled “Rational Heterodoxy: Cholesterol Reformation of the Amyloid Doctrine” at 2 p.m. Friday, May 3, in the SMHS, room 3933. This seminar is sponsored by the Center of Biomedical Research Excellence [...]

PPT seminar set for April 12

Katie Collette, a graduate student in the Department of Pharmacology, Physiology and Therapeutics, will present a seminar titled “α1A Adrenergic Receptor Influences on Progenitor Cell Fate in the Adult Hippocampus” at 2 p.m. Friday, April 12, in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, room 3933. This seminar is sponsored by the Center of Biomedical [...]

PPT seminar April 5 features researcher from National Institute on Drug Abuse

Amy Hauck Newman, deputy scientific director and branch chief for Medicinal Chemistry, and Molecular Targets and Medications Discovery for the Intramural Research Program of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, will present a seminar titled “Translating the Atypical Dopamine Uptake Inhibitor Hypothesis: R-Modafinil as a Potential Medication for Psychostimulant Abuse” at 2 p.m. Friday, April [...]

March 22 seminar will focus on RAGE signaling and diabetes

Ann Marie Schmidt, director of Diabetes Research Program in the Departments of Medicine, Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology and Pathology at NYU Langone Medical Center, will present a seminar titled “RAGE Signaling and Diabetes – from Pathogenesis to Complications” at 2 p.m. Friday, March 22, in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, room 3933. This [...]

PPT seminar March 8 will discuss effects on dopamine transporter

Sara R. Jones, associate professor in the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology at Wake Forest School of Medicine will present a seminar titled “Effects of Cocaine and Ritalin Self-administration on the Dopamine Transporter” at 2 p.m. Friday, March 8, in the SMHS, room 5510. This seminar is sponsored by the Center of Biomedical Research Excellence [...]

PPT seminar is March 1

Bruce Felts, a graduate student in the Department of Pharmacology, Physiology and Therapeutics at the SMHS, will present a seminar titled “Harnessing chaos: Elucidating the ion-coupling mechanism in neurotransmitter transporters” at 2 p.m. Friday, March 1, in the SMHS, room 3933. This seminar is sponsored by the Center of Biomedical Research Excellence Center for Neurodegenerative [...]

Feb. 15 PPT seminar will focus on acetate supplementation

Dhaval Bhatt, a graduate student in the Department of Pharmacology, Physiology and Therapeutics at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, will present a seminar titled “Acetate supplementation increases brain energy reserves” at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, room 3933. This seminar is sponsored by the Center [...]

PPT seminar is Oct. 5

Kim A. Neve, senior research career scientist at the Oregon Health and Science University, will present a seminar titled “Functionally selective receptors: A novel approach to studying GPCRs” at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, room 3933. This seminar is sponsored by the Center of Biomedical Research Excellence [...]

PPT seminar is Aug. 31

Jonathan Kipnis, associate professor in the Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Neuroimmunology at the University of Virginia, will present a seminar titled “Immune support of brain function” at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, room 3933. This seminar is sponsored by the Center of Biomedical Research Excellence Center [...]

Scientists receive $1.4 million from NIH to study obesity–Alzheimer’s link

Obesity, particularly in mid-life, is an increased risk factor for developing Alzheimer’s disease. Although the exact cause is unknown, two UND scientists’ effort to identify the underlying mechanisms involved has been awarded $1.4 million from the National Institutes of Health. Colin K. Combs, associate professor, and Mikhail Y. Golovko, assistant professor, in the Department of [...]

PPT seminar will discuss possible MS therapy May 25

Timothy J. Cunningham, professor in the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy at Drexel University College of Medicine, will present a seminar titled “Monitoring and inhibition of secreted phospholipase A2 as therapy for Multiple Sclerosis and other neurodegenerative disorders” at 2 p.m. Friday, May 25, in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, room 3933. This [...]

PPT will host seminar on May 18

Michael R. Bruchas, assistant professor in the Departments of Anesthesiology and Anatomy/Neurobiology at Washington University School of Medicine, will present a seminar titled “Biased signaling at opioid receptors: Mechanisms, circuits, and behavior” at 2 p.m. Friday, May 18, in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, room 3933. This seminar is sponsored by the Center [...]

May 4 seminar focuses on calcium signaling

Michael Xi Zhu, professor of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology at the University of Texas Health Science Center Medical School, will present a seminar titled “Novel channels for calcium signaling” at 2 p.m. Friday, May 4, in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, room 3933. This seminar is sponsored by the Center of Biomedical Research [...]

PPT seminar is April 20

Mario T. Philipp, professor of microbiology and immunology at Tulane University, will present a seminar titled “Glial cells and neurons in the pathogenesis of Lyme neuroborreliosis: Studies in vivo and in vitro” at 2 p.m. Friday, April 20, in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, room 3933. This seminar is sponsored by the Center of Biomedical [...]

PPT seminar will focus on Alzheimer’s disease March 30

Debomoy K. Lahiri, professor of psychiatry at the Stark Neurosciences Research Institute, Indiana University School of Medicine, will present a seminar titled “Epigenetics pathways delineating the role of environment and development for the late sporadic Alzheimer’s disease” at 2 p.m. Friday, March 30, in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, room 3933. This seminar is sponsored by [...]

Pharmacology, Physiology and Therapeutics seminar is March 9

Yonghua Yang, research scientist/manager of Core Synthesis Facility, and Tao Wang, research scientist/manager of Core Biology Facility, both at NDSU in Fargo, will present a seminar titled “Core Facilities of North Dakota State University: Chemistry & Biology Service for Research” at 2 p.m. Friday, March 9, in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, room 3933. This seminar [...]

PPT seminar will discuss pathology of Alzheimer’s Feb. 24

Rudolph J. Castellani, professor of Pathology at the University of Maryland, will present a seminar titled “Pathology of Alzheimer’s Disease: Granulovacuolar Degeneration Revisited” at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, room 3933. This seminar is sponsored by the Center of Biomedical Research Excellence Pathophysiological Signaling in Neurodegenerative Disorders and the Department of [...]

PPT seminar Dec. 16 will focus on “The long and short of p53″

Heidi Scrable, associate professor in the Department of Biochemistry/Molecular Biology at the Mayo Clinic, will present a seminar titled “The long and short of p53″ at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16, in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, room 3933. This seminar is sponsored by the Center of Biomedical Research Excellence Pathophysiological Signaling in Neurodegenerative Disorders [...]

PPT seminar Dec. 9 will focus on cardiovascular disease

David A. Ford, professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at Saint Louis University, will present “Lipid tinker toys: Tinkering with the hubs and connectors of cardiovascular disease” at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, room 3933. This seminar is sponsored by the Center of Biomedical Research Excellence Pathophysiological Signaling in Neurodegenerative [...]

Dec. 2 lecture will focus on animal behavior assessment

Maria Gulinello, scientific director at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Rose F. Kennedy Center, will present a workshop lecture titled “Animal Behavior Assessment” from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, room 3933. This lecture is partially sponsored by BIMD, the Center of Biomedical Research Excellence Pathophysiological [...]

Don’t eat your camelina: Save it for biofuel and pharmaceuticals

Researcher Eric Murphy would prefer that you don’t eat your camelina, which is a cousin to cabbage and brussels sprouts. He has better uses for it as a biofuel and much more. Murphy is a tenured associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology, Physiology and Therapeutics at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences. “Camelina-derived [...]

Pharmacology, Physiology and Therapeutics seminar is Nov. 4

Qin Wang, associate professor of Physiology and Biophysics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, will present a seminar titled “Regulation of GPCR responsiveness by interacting proteins” at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, room 3933. This seminar is sponsored by the Center of Biomedical Research Excellence Pathophysiological Signaling in Neurodegenerative [...]

PPT seminar Oct. 14 will focus on molecules that slow aging

Gordon Lithgow, professor, Buck Institute for Aging Research, will present a seminar titled “Small molecules that slow aging” at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, in School of Medicine and Health Sciences, room 3933. This seminar is sponsored by the Center of Biomedical Research Excellence Pathophysiological Signaling in Neurodegenerative Disorders and the Department of Pharmacology, Physiology and Therapeutics. All are [...]

Pharmacology, Physiology and Therapeutics seminar is Oct. 7

Charles W. Bourque, professor, Centre for Research in Neuroscience at McGill University, will present a seminar titled “Control of vasopressin neurons by clock neurons and TRP channels” at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Room 3933. This seminar is sponsored by the Center of Biomedical Research Excellence Pathophysiological Signaling in Neurodegenerative [...]