Fall 2015

August 27 – Bindu Chandrasekharan, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

Neuropeptide Y-TNF cross talk in the gut and its relevance in regulating intestinal inflammation

Host: Malu Tansey

September 10Elizabeth Corwin,Ph.D.RN, Associate Dean for Research and Professor at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University

Psychoneuroimmune dysregulation early in the postpartum period increases the risk of postpartum depression

Host: Malu Tansey

September 17 

September 24

October 1 

October 8

October 15Alexander G. Rabchevsky, Ph.D. SCoBIRC Endowed Professor of Physiology University of Kentucky Spinal Cord & Brain Injury Research Center (SCoBIRC)

Host: Shawn Hochman

October 22Angel M. Pastor, PhD, Director of the Department and Professor of Physiology, Biological Sciences College, University of Seville (Spain)

Host: Paco Alvarez

October 29 

November 5  Matthew Hill, PhD

Host: Gretchen Neigh

November 12

November 19 Gal Bitan, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Neurology, Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA

Challenges and novel solutions to protein misfolding and proteinopathies

Host: Malu Tansey

November 26Thanksgiving Holiday

December 3

December 10Matthew Lavoie, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Neurology, Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases, Brigham and Women’s Hospital at Harvard Medical School

Novel Pathogenic Mechanisms of LRRK2 mutation in Neurons and Glia: Implications for Parkinson’s Disease

Host: Malu G. Tansey