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Specialized Center of Research (SCOR)
on Sex and Gender Factors Affecting Women's Health
    
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  MEETING & SEMINAR SCHEDULES
ADDICTION RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES
Seminars are held from 12 PM - 1 PM in the Institute of Psychiatry Auditorium
 

Date

Guest Speaker

Seminar Title

September 18, 2014

Rueben Gonzales, PhD
Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology
University of Texas at Austin

"Ethanol Experience Induces Neurochemical Plasticity in Brain Dopamine Systems"

October 2, 2014

Matthew W. Johnson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

"Sexual Discounting: Acute Effects of Cocaine, Methamphetamine and Alcohol on the Behavioral Economics of HIV Risk in Humans"

October 16, 2014

Louk J.M.J. Vanderschuren, Ph.D."
Professor, Divison of Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Utrecht, the Netherlands 

"All work and no play"

November 6, 2014 

Graeme Mason, PhD
Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and Psychiatry
Yale School of Medicine

"Alcohol and Brain Metabolism"

November 20, 2014

TBA

TBA

December 4, 2014

Nigel Bamford, Ph.D.
Associate Professorm Neurology, Pediatrics and Psychology, Research Affiliate, Center on Human Development and Disability, University of Washington

"How Acetylcholine Creates a Path to Addiction"

December 18, 2014

Thomas Kash, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

"The Role of Modulation in Shaping Emotional Behavior"

January 15, 2015

Marcelo Febo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida

 

"Exploring the Connections in Addiction: Altered Brain Functional Connectivity with Drugs of Abuse"

February 5, 2015

Veronica Alvarez, Ph.D.
Tenure Track Investigator, National Institutes of Health

"Synaptic mechanisms controlling reward-motivated behaviors"

February 19, 2015

George W. Huntley, PhD
Professor of Neuroscience and the Friedman Brain Institute; Co-Director, Neuroscience Graduate Training Program, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

TBA

March 5, 2015

Susan F. Tapert, PhD
Professor
Department of Psychiatry
University of California, San Diego

TBA

March 19. 2015

Tom Kelly, Ph.D.
Robert Straus Professor & Vice-Chair, Department of Behavioral Science, Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Kentucky

TBA

April 2, 2015

Andrea King, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, The University of Chicago

TBA

April 16, 2015

Rajita Sinha, Ph.D.
Foundations Fund Professor of Psychiatry, Neurobiology and Child Study, Chief, Psychology Section in Psychiatry, Director, Yale Stress Center (yalestress.org), Deputy Director, Yale Center for Clinical Investigation

TBA

May 7, 2015

Stephanie Borgland, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Hotchkiss Brain Institute
, University of Calgary

TBA

May 21, 2015

Lique Coolen, PhD
Professor of Physiology and Neurobiology & Anatomical Sciences, University of Mississippi

TBA

 

  Archived Addiction Research Seminar Schedules

Fall 2013—Spring 2014
Fall 2012—Spring 2013
Fall 2011 – Spring 2012
Fall 2010 – Spring 2011 
Fall 2009 – Spring 2010
Fall 2008 – Spring 2009
Fall 2007 – Spring 2008
Fall 2006 – Spring 2007
Fall 2005 – Spring 2006

Updated July 2014

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Aimee L. McRae-Clark,
PharmD, BCPP

Director,
Clinical Neuroscience Division

Professor, 
Department of
 Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences