Past Seminars

Past IPN Seminars


  • October 27, 2017

    Kamran Khodakhah, Ph.D.
    Professor and Chair of Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Title: TBD

  • October 25 - October 25, 2017
    Dr. Heiko Jansen will be presenting his thoughts, data, and new proposals on reversible insulin insensitivity and how it can be harnessed to treat human disease.
  • October 20, 2017

    Carlos Campos, Ph.D.
    University of Washington
    Title: TBD

  • October 11 - October 11, 2017
    Dr. Joe Harding will be presenting at IPN's Work-In-Progress seminar series. His talk will be titled: "Therapeutic Potential of Allosteric Modulators of Hepatocyte Growth Factor".
  • October 06, 2017

    Cecilia Hillard, Ph.D.
    Professor and Director of the Neuroscience Research Center
    Medical College of Wisconsin
    The Endocannabinoid System

  • September 19, 2017

    Allison Coffin, Ph.D.
    Host: Dr. Steve Simasko
    Title: TBD

  • September 15, 2017

    Jim Peters, Ph.D.
    Hosted by Dr. Steve Simasko
    Certainty, uncertainty, and the nature of synaptic transmission

  • September 08, 2017

    Jacqueline McGinty, Ph.D.
    Professor of Neuroscience and Director of the Neuroscience Institute
    Medical University of Southern Carolina
    Preventing Prelimbic Cortical Dysfunction during Early Withdrawal from Cocaine Decreases Drug-seeking

  • September 01, 2017

    Rita Fuchs Lokensgard, Ph.D.
    Hosted by Dr. Steve Simasko
    Title TBD

  • April 28, 2017

    Ryan Logan, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
    Title: TBD

    Co-Sponsored by the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Research Program

  • April 21, 2017

    Dr. Richard Rogers
    Nutritional Neuroscientist; Associate Professor
    Autonomic Neuroscience Laboratory
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center
    Louisiana State University
    Brainstem Astrocyte-Neuron Communications in Autonomic Control

  • April 14, 2017

    Ruth Harris, Ph.D.
    Medical College of Georgia
    Augusta University
    Integrated effects of leptin in the forebrain and hindbrain

  • March 31, 2017

    Gregory Carter, M.D., M.S.
    Clinical Professor
    Department of Biomedical Sciences
    College of Medicine
    WSU Spokane
    Title: TBD

  • February 10, 2017

    Greg Florant, Ph.D.
    Professor of Biology
    Department of Biology
    Colorado State University
    TO BE FIT AND FAT: Physiological and Molecular Consequences of Obesity in Mammalian Hibernators

  • October 28, 2016

    October 28
    Angela Ozburn, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Behavioral Neuroscience
    Oregon Health & Science University
    Effects of Pharmacogenetic Manipulation of the Nucleus Accumbens on Neuronal Activity and Binge-Like Alcohol Drinking

  • October 21, 2016

    October 21
    Sachin Patel, M.D., Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
    Vanderbilt University
    Endocannabinoid signaling as a homeostatic mechanism counteracting the adverse effects of stress

  • October 07, 2016

    October 7
    Susan Ferguson, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
    University of Washington
    Finding balance within the neural circuits that regulate drug addiction

  • September 29, 2016

    September 29 - 3:00pm
    Nick Gilpin, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Physiology
    Associate Director Alcohol and Drug Abuse Center
    Louisiana State University
    Amygdalar CRF Signaling Mediates Stress-Induced Hyperalgesia

  • September 23, 2016

    September 23
    Leah Solberg Woods, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor
    Wake Forest University
    Genetic fine-mapping of diabetes traits in outbred rats

  • September 09, 2016

    September 9
    James Krueger, Ph.D.
    Regents Professor
    WSU Spokane
    The Functional Role of Sleep: Inseparability of Mechanism from Function