Institute for Healthy Aging – Spring 2018 Seminars

All seminars will be on TUESDAY, 11:00 a.m. in CBH-230 unless noted otherwise

10:45 a.m., coffee and cookies will be available.

For more information, call Dr. Leigh Johnson x2965

Seminar Schedule
DATE
SPEAKER
SEMINAR TITLE 
January 29 Monday 4-5 PM
Senior Graduate Student Work in Progress (WIP):
January 29 Monday 4-5 PM
Jiangnan (Johnnie) Hu
Reprogramming of astrocytes into neurons after ischemic stroke
January 29 Monday 4-5 PM
Jessica Toofan
Predictors of estrogen’s neuroprotective efficacy: A mechanistic study in SH-SY5Y cells
February 6
Lisa Monteggia Neuroscience UT Southwestern
Mechanism of rapid antidepressant responses
February 20
Robert Rissman Neurosciences UC San Diego, School of Medicine
Blood and brain-derived neuronal exosome cargo in the propagation and progression of neuropathology
February 27 Monday 4-5 PM
Senior Graduate Student Work in Progress (WIP):
February 27 Monday 4-5 PM
Jessica Hersh
T-cell & astrocyte interactions in ischemic stroke
February 27 Monday 4-5 PM
Arun Upadhayaya
cancelled
March 6
Nicole Phillips Microbiology,Immunology & Genetics UNTHSC
Mitochondrial DNA-complex genetics in complex disease
March 20
Michael J. Forster, Ph.D. UNTHSC
New insights into the benefits and limitations of energy restriction as an anti-aging intervention
March 28 Monday 4-5 PM
Senior Graduate Student Work in Progress (WIP):
March 28 Monday 4-5 PM
Ella Kasanga
Improved motor function by ceftriaxone following nigrostriatal lesion
March 28 Monday 4-5 PM
Anthony Oppong-Gyebi
 Influence of ovarian hormone deprivation length on the neuro-protective effects of genistein in stroke
March 27
Kejie Yin, M.D., Ph.D. Neurology University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Non-coding RNAs and post-stroke brain vascular injury and repair
April 3
Chun-Li Zhang, Ph.D. Molecular Biology UT Southwestern
Fate reprogramming to understand neural degeneration and regeneration
April 10
Peter Bergold, Ph.D. Physiology and Pharmacology SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Treatment of experimental traumatic brain injury with a clinically useful time window
April 17
Randy Strong Barshop Institute UT San Antonio HSC
Biogenic aldehydes as potential therapeutic targets in Parkinson’s disease
April 24
Gregory Bix, M.D., Ph.D. Sanders-Brown Center on Aging University of Kentucky
TBA
April 30 Monday 4-5 PM
Senior Graduate Student Work in Progress (WIP):
April 30 Monday 4-5 PM
Nicholas Kubelka
Astrocyte Cx43 hemichannels: A novel target in neuroendocrinology

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