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NI Weekly November 17, 2014 to November 21, 2014 


Welcome to the Neuroscience Institute Weekly!  This weekly E-mail summarizes the seminars and meetings coming up this week that might be of interest to the neuroscience community. 

Please remember to E-mail Susan McLintock to include any updates to this weekly list or any activities for the upcoming weeks.

Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Grand Rounds
Tuesday, November 18, 2014, noon

Title: Subjective and Objective Environmental Factors- Influence and Spinal Cord Injury

Yue Cao, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
College of Health Professions

CHP A-204

Neurology Grand Rounds
None this week.

Sleep/Anxiety Research Seminar
Friday, November 21, 2014, 10:00 AM

Title: Evolution, function and disorders of REM sleep

Jerome M. Siegel, PhD
Professor in Residence
Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior
Brain Research Institute at the University of California, LA

Location: IOP South 504


Psychiatry Grand Rounds Seminar
Friday, November 21, 2014 12:00 PM

Title: Role of Hypocretin (Orexin) in Narcolepsy, Parkinson’s and Normal Behavior

Jerry Siegel, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
UCLA Center for Sleep Research

Location: IOP Auditorium

Neuroscience Seminar Series
Friday, November 21, 2014, 3:00 – 4:00PM

3:00 PM 

Sarah Barry -  The role of src family kinases in the suppressive effect of prefrontal cortical BDNF on cocaine seeking
Graduate Student
Department of Neurosciences


3:30 PM
Jose Pena-Bravo - Role of Ca2+-permeable AMPA receptors in the mPFC in cue-induced reinstatement of cocaine seeking
Graduate Student
Department of Neurosciences

Location: BSB 402


Save the Dates Mark Your Calendars!
More info to come on all the below events!

Center for Cognitive Neuroscience
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 3:00 PM

Title: Neural correlates of single-vessel hemodynamic responses in vivo

Prakash Kara, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Neuroscience

Location: BSB 435

Brain Café
Thursday, December 4, 2014, 3:30-5:30 PM
Presentations by the MUSC Institute for Applied Neuroscience

Friday, January 30, 2015 – more details upcoming.   

Frontiers in Neuroscience Research Meeting
Monday, April 13, 2015 – more details upcoming.

































































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