Center For Neuroscience

CNUP Logo

The Center for Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh is a vibrant research community with an exceptional PhD program. See what it is like yourself by registering for our 2020 CNUP Virtual Events!

NEWS

Upcoming Seminars

  • Wednesday, November 11, 2020
    Marlene Cohen, PhD, Professor
    Title: Neuronal Population Coding: From Vision to Decision
    University of Pittsburgh
    Time: 12:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link: Zoom Link

  • Wednesday, November 11, 2020
    Mary Barbe, PhD, Professor Anatomy and Cell Biology, Professor Department of Physical Therapy
    Title: Neural Fibrosis in Repetitive Overuse Injury
    Temple University
    Time: 3:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link: Zoom Link

  • Friday, November 13, 2020
    Meet The PI Lecture
    Ariel Gildengers, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry
    Title: From Bipolar Disorder to Alzheimer’s Disease and Things in Between
    University of Pittsburgh
    School of Medicine
    Time: 12:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link: Zoom Link
    Passcode: 732928

  • Wednesday, November 18, 2020
    Early Career Seminar Series
    Biafra Ahanonu, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow
    Title: Illuminating Neural Circuit Dynamics of Pain Processing with In Vivo Imaging and Computational Techniques
    University of California San Francisco
    Ishmail Abdus-Saboor, PhD
    Mitchell J. and Margo K. Blutt Presidential
    Assistant Professor of Biology

    Title: A Skin-to-Brain Circuit for Social Touch
    University of Pennsylvania
    Time: 1:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link: Zoom Link

  • Thursday, November 19, 2020
    Catherine Woolley, PhD, Professor of Neurobiology
    Title: Sex Differences in the Brain: Not what You Think Evidence for Latent Sex Differences in Mechanisms of Synaptic Modulation
    Northwestern Univesity
    Time: 1:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link: TBA

  • Friday, November 20, 2020
    Distinguished Scientist Lecture
    Constantine Lyketsos, MD, Elizabeth Plank Althouse Professor in Alzheimer’s Disease Research Chair, Department of Psychiatry
    Title: Aging Really Matters: New Directions in Understanding Late Life Neuropsychiatric Disorders
    Johns Hopkins University
    Time: 12:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link: Zoom Link
    Passcode: 746167

  • Wednesday, December 2, 2020
    Paul J. Kenny, PhD, Ward-Coleman Professor and Chair
    Title: Sex Differences in the Brain: Not what You Think Evidence for Latent Sex Differences in Mechanisms of Synaptic Modulation
    Nash Family Department of Neuroscience
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York
    Time: 12:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link: TBA

  • Wednesday, December 2, 2020
    Early Career Seminar Series
    Sikoya Ashburn, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow
    Title: Cerebellar Involvement in Developmental Dyslexia
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Natalia Sanchez, PhD, Assistant Professor of Research
    Title: It Pays to be Asymmetric: What We Have Learned from Assessing the Energetics of Gait Adaptation
    Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy
    University of Southern California
    Time: 1:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link: Zoom Link

  • Wednesday, December 9, 2020
    Bianca Jones Marlin, PhD, Assistant Professor
    Title: Bridging the Gap Between Innate and Learned Behaviors: A Parental Role In Promoting Survival
    Columbia University
    Time: 1:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link: TBA

  • Wednesday, December 16, 2020
    Early Career Seminar Series
    Diego Szczupark, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow
    Title: Callosal Dysgenesis from Mice to Men
    University of Pittsburgh
    Lauren Whitehurst, PhD, Assistant Professor
    Title: Sleep's Restorative Role for Cognition
    Department of Psychology
    University of Kentucky
    Time: 1:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link: Zoom Link

  • Wednesday, December 16, 2020
    Yenisel Cruz-Almeida
    Title: Pain and Aging: Why it Hurts to Get Old?
    University of Florida
    Time: 3:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link: TBA

Recipients of the 2019-2020 CNUP Research Excellence Awards

EVENTS

Upcoming CNUP PhD Defenses

  • Thursday, December 3, 2020
    Darius Becker-Krail, BS
    Title: Call-Type Specific Regulation of Reward-Related Behavior: The Interface of Metabolic State and the Circadian Molecular Clock
    School of Medicine/Neurobiology
    Time: 12:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link: Zoom Link

CNUP Calendar Events