1st and 3rd Thursday of each month
September 4, 2014 – May 21, 2015
12 – 1 PM in IOP Auditorium unless otherwise indicated
September 4, 2014
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"
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, Division of Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Utrecht, the Netherlands
"All work and no play"
November 6, 2014
November 20, 2014
December 4, 2014
Nigel Bamford, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology, Pediatrics and Psychology, Research Affiliate, Center on Human Development and Disability, University of Washington
December 18, 2014
Thomas Kash, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
January 15, 2015
February 5, 2015
Veronica Alvarez, Ph.D.
Tenure Track Investigator, National Institutes of Health
"Synaptic mechanisms controlling reward-motivated behaviors"
February 19, 2015
March 5, 2015
March 19. 2015
Tom Kelly, Ph.D.
Robert Straus Professor & Vice-Chair, Department of Behavioral Science, Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Kentucky
April 2, 2015
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
May 7, 2015
Stephanie Borgland, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary
May 21, 2015