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2011-2012 Schedule

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Addiction Research Seminar Series
Fall 2011/Spring 2012

  • 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month
  • September 1, 2011 - May 17, 2012
  • 12:00 -1:00 pm in IOP Auditorium unless otherwise indicated
September 1, 2011Judith E. Grisel, Ph.D.
Professor, Departments of Psychology and Neuroscience
Furman University
“B-endorphin and Alcohol: A Role for Sex and Stress”

Becker
Psych

(Bob Peiffer 2-5217)
September 15, 2011Michael Mugavero, M.D. MHSc
Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Alabama Birmingham
"Navigating the Continuum of HIV Care"

Brady/See
Psych (SCOR)

(Jennifer Peterson 2-2388)
October 6, 2011Scott Russo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
"Inflammatory Signaling Pathways in Stress-Related Disorders"

Kalivas
Neuroscience

(Katy Donovan 2-5211)
October 20, 2011David M. Lovinger, Ph.D.
National Institute on Alchohol Abuse and Alcoholism
"Dorsal Striatal Roles in the Neural Actions of Alcohol"

Becker
Psych

(Bob Peiffer 2-5217)
November 3, 2011Mark Bouton, Ph.D.
Robert B. Lawson Green and Gold Professor of Psychology
University of Vermont
"Relapse Processes in Instrumental (Operant) Learning: Implications for Addiction"

Brady/See
Psych (SCOR)

(Jennifer Peterson 2-2388)
November 17, 2011
(SFN ends 11/16)
Canceled
December 1, 2011

Becker
Psych

(Bob Peiffer 2-5217)
December 15, 2011Sari Izenwasser, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and the Neuroscience Program
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
"Environmental Effects on Drug Reward: Sex and Age Matter"

Brady/See
Psych (SCOR)

(Jennifer Peterson 2-2388)
January 5, 2012Jerry A. Stitzel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Institute for Behavioral Genetics and Department of Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado UCB

"Genetic variability in nicotinic receptor genes: influence on nicotine intake, reinforcement and aversion"

Kalivas
Neuroscience

(Katy Donovan 2-5211)
January 19, 2012

Selena Bartlett, Ph.D.
Director, Pre-Clinical Development Gallo Clinic and Research Center
University of California, San Francisco

"Developing Medications for the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorders: The Role of Neuronal Nicotinic Receptors"

Becker
Psych

(Bob Peiffer 2-5217)
February 2, 2012Michael A. Nader, Ph.D.
Professor of Physiology, Pharmacology and Radiology
Wake Forest University School of Medicine

"SEX DOES MATTER: Nonhuman Primate Models of Cocaine Addiction"

Brady/See
Psych (SCOR)

(Jennifer Peterson 2-2388)
February 16, 2012Lakshmi A. Devi, Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmacology, Neuroscience & Psychiatry
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
"G Protein-coupled Receptor Dimerization in Analgesia and Addiction"

Kalivas
Neuroscience

(Katy Donovan 2-5211)
March 1, 2012 
Danielle M. Dick, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Human and Molecular Genetics
Virginia Commonwealth University
"Genes, Environment, and Development: Understanding Pathways of Risk for Alcohol-Related Problems"

Becker
Psych

(Bob Peiffer 2-5217)
March 15, 2012 (Spring Break)
Warren K. Bickel, Ph.D.
Director, Addiction Recovery Research Center
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Professor, Department of Psychology
Virginia Tech

“The Continuum from Impulsivity to Self-Control as a Candidate Biomarker for Addiction”

Brady/See
Psych (SCOR)

(Jennifer Peterson 2-2388)
April 5, 2012Stan Floresco, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Psychology University of British Columbia
TBA

See (Kalivas)
Neuroscience

(Katy Donovan 2-5211)
April 19, 2012Edith V. Sullivan, Ph.D.
Professor, Stanford University
"Alcoholism and the Brain and Pathways for Recovery of Function"

Becker
Psych

(Bob Peiffer 2-5217)
May 3, 2012Laura E. O'Dell, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP)
"Nico-Teen: Age and Sex Differences in the Mechanisms that Mediate Nicotine Withdrawal"

Location:  IOP Auditorium

Becker
Psych

(Bob Peiffer)
May 17, 2012Charles Chavkin, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Pharmacology
University of Washington, Seattle
"Therapeutic Potential of Kappa Opioids in Treating Pain and Addiction”

Kalivas
Neuroscience

(Katy Donovan 2-5211)
 
 
 

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