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Recent Speakers

 

 
 
Randy Blakely

Ph.D., Allan D. Bass Professor of 
Pharmacology and Psychiatry Director,

Silvio O. Conte Center for Neuroscience
Research& Postdoctoral Training Program in Functional Neurogenomics           

Dr. Bal Ram Singh

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
The University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth                                            

Linsey Marr

 Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Environmental and Water
Resources Engineering Program, Virginia Tech
 

Seminar Schedule for Academic Year 2012-13

Seminars for Spring 2014

Date

Speaker

Seminar Title

Location

Time

Host

Department

1/13/14
Monday

Weinan Sun
Ph.D. Candidate, Neuroscience, University of Montana

“Glutamate Transporter Modulation of Ambient and Synaptic Glutamate Levels”

Dissertation Seminar

SB 169 10:00 Michael Kavanaugh CSFN
2/14/14
Friday
Nicole Byrnes
Masters Candidate, Neuroscience, University of Montana

"The Role of NADPH Oxidase in the Modulation of PP2A"

SB 169 3:10 Darrell Jackson BMED
2/28/14
Friday
Linsey Marr 
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Environmental and Water Resources Engineering Program, Virginia Tech

"Do Engineered Nanoparticles in Air Present a Health Risk?"

SB 169 11:10   CEHS
3/28/14
Friday
Leonid Kalachev
Chair, Dept. of Mathematics
The University of Montana 

"Modeling Local Drug Delivery: A View on the Role of Mathematics in Training of Bio-Medical Students"

SB 169 11:10 Michael Kavanaugh BMED/CSFN
4/11/14
Friday
Dr. Bal Ram Singh
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
The University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
"Role of Structure and Dynamics in the Unique Selectivity and Effectiveness of the Most Poisonous Poison - the Botulinum Neurotoxin." SB 169 11:10 Diana Lurie BMED/CBSD
4/14/14
Monday
Randy Blakely
Ph.D., Allan D. Bass Professor of Pharmacology and Psychiatry Director, Silvio O. Conte Center for Neuroscience Research & Postdoctoral Training Program in Functional Neurogenomics

"Serotonin, Serotonin Transporters and Autism: Molecular Clues to a 50 Year Old Mystery"

SB 169 11:10 Richard Bridges BMED
4/18/14
Friday
Ekaterina Voronina
Assistant Professor, Division of Biological Sciences
University of Montana

“A Role for Dynein Light Chain in the Function of C. elegans Stem Cell Regulator FBF-2”

SB 169 11:10 Erica Woodahl BMED
4/28/14
Monday
 Genevieve Lind
Ph.D. Student, Neuroscience
University of Montana
Informational Seminar:

"Mechanisms Controlling Homeostatic Information Processing in the Nervous System"

SB 169 11:10   BMED
5/2/14
Friday
Joong Won Lee
Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, Post Doctoral Fellow
University of Montana

“Genetic Risk Assessment for Workers in Nuclear Power Plant Using Chromosomal Aberrations and Copy Number Variation”

 

SB 169 11:10 Yoon Hee Cho CEHS
5/9/14
Friday
Peter Baas 
Professor, Director, Graduate Program in Neuroscience, Drexel University College of Medicine

"Microtubule-Based Therapies for Nervous System Disease and Injury"

SB 169 11:10   CSFN
5/15/14
Thursday

Jayme Hartzell
Masters Student,
Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Montana

“Characterization and Kinetic Analysis of Novel Di-Aryl Substituted Isoxazole Hydrazone Analogues at the L-Cystine/L-Glutamate Exchanger System xc”

SB 169 1:10    
6/9/14
Monday

Rupa Biswas
Ph.D. Degree Candidate
Toxicology Graduate Program

Dissertation Seminar:
“Regulation of silica-induced pulmonary inflammation”
 
SB 169 11:10   CEHS
6/13/14
Friday
James Bonner
Associate Professor, Environmental and Molecular Tox Program. Dept. Biological Sciences, North Carolina State Unicersity
"Predicting the Impact of Engineered Nanomaterials on Lung Diseases" SB 169 11:10 Andrij Holian CEHS
7/21/14
Monday
Traci Brown
Graduate Student, Toxicology, University of Montana

"The Effect of Diet-Induced Obesity on Lung Inflammation in Response to Particle Exposure"

SB 169 11:10   CEHS
7/24/14
Thursday

Lou DeFelice, Ph.D.
Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Virginia Commonwealth University

"How Amphetamine Releases Dopamine: Current Models of Drug Abuse"

SB 169 11:10 Michael Kavanaugh  
8/13/14
Wednesday
Dr. Yang TBA TBA TBA Yoon Hee Cho CEHS
8/15/14
Friday

Kasse Skagen
Graduate Student, BMED, University of Montana

Master Thesis Seminar:

"Interindividual Variability in the Cytochrome P450 3A4 Drug Metabolizing Enzyme: Effect of the CYP3A4*1G Genetic Variant"

 

TBA 2:10    
8/18/14
Monday
Sonja Christensen
Graduate Student, Toxicology, University of Montana
Thesis Seminar SB 169 11:10   CEHS
8/22/14
Friday
Jennene Lyda
Graduate Student, Toxicology, University of Montana
Masters Defense Seminar SB 169 11:10   CEHS
9/5/14
Friday

Stephen M. Rappaport
Professor of Environmental Health
University of California, Berkeley

TBA SB 169   Andrij Holian CEHS
9/12/14
Friday

Horst von Recum
AssociateProfessor,
 
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Case Western Reserve University

 

TBA SB 169 12:00 Andrij Holian CEHS
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Seminars for Fall 2013

Date Speaker Seminar Title Location Time Host Department
8/30/13
Friday
Robert Gabriel
Visiting Fulbright Fellow Dean Faculty of Science University of Pecs
"Dopamine and Retinal Function" SB 169 11:10 Josh Lawrence BMED
9/6/13
Friday
Marta Wilhelm
Associate Professor 
University of Pecs, Hungary
"Mast Cells as Neuromodulators in the Brain" SB 169 11:10 Josh Lawrence BMED
9/13/13
Friday
Kevin Trout
Grad Student, BMED, University of Montana
"Foreign-Body Giant Cells" SB 169 11:10   BMED
9/27/13
Friday
Tom Kuhn
Associate Professor 
Biochemistry and Neuroscience University of Alaska, Fairbanks
"Blunting Inflammatory and Oxidative Stress in the Aging Brain: Modulating Lipid Raft Dynamics" SB 169 11:10 Richard Bridges BMED
10/4/13
Friday
Roger Sunahara
The Department of Pharmacology
The University of Michigan
"Allosteric Modulation of Hormone Binding by G Proteins: Unraveling the Mechanism Underlying High Affinity Agonist Binding" SB 169 11:10 Steven Sprang CBSD
10/7/13
Monday
 

Herman Moreno
Assistant Professor of Neurology & Physiology and Pharmacology 
SUNY Downstate Medical Center 

 "Modeling Human Sporadic AD & a cha, cha, cha on AD Tau Pathology"

SB 169 11:10 Fernando Cardozo-Pelaez BMED/CSFN
10/14/13
Monday

Rupa Biswas
Ph.D candidate,

TOX, University of Montana

"Molecular Mechanism of Silica-Induced Inflammation" SB 169 11:10   CEHS
10/25/13
Friday
David Baker
Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Biomedical Sciences
Marquette University
"Probing Outside of the Synapse to Understand and Treat CNS Disorders" SB 169 11:10 Richard Bridges BMED
11/1/13
Friday
Matt Jones
Associate Professor Department of Neuroscience University of Wisconsin
"The Simplest Possible Theory of Allostery in the GABA-A Receptor" SB 169 11:10 Josh Lawrence BMED/CSFN/CBSD

The University of Montana-Missoula
The Department of Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Sciences
32 Campus Drive, Skaggs 395
Missoula, MT 59812-1552
Phone 406.243.4767 Fax: 406.243.5228
Email: biomed@umontana.edu

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