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The Center for Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh is a vibrant research community with an exceptional PhD program.

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Upcoming Seminars

  • Wednesday, September 16, 2020
    Christopher L. Cunningham, PhD
    Title: Protein Assembly and Transport in the Auditory System
    Department of Neuroscience
    Johns Hopkins University
    Time: 10:30 a.m.
    Virtual Link: Zoom Link

  • Friday, September 18, 2020
    Special Guest Lecture
    Karen Quigley, Research Professor of Psychology
    Title: Understanding the Body: Subjective Experience and Behavior Change
    Northeastern University
    Time: 12:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link Location: MS Teams Link Location

  • Wednesday, September 23, 2020
    Fan Wang, PhD, Professor
    Title: General Anesthesia Activates Distinct Circuits to Promote Sedation, Analgesia and Anxiolysis
    Department of Neurobiology
    Duke University
    Time: 3:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link: TBA

  • Wednesday, September 30, 2020
    Alfonso Araque, PhD
    Title: Tripartite Synapses: Astrocyte Control of Synaptic Transmission and Plasticity
    University of Minnesota
    Time: 1:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link: TBA

  • Friday, October 2, 2020
    Researchers On The Rise
    Polina Vanyukov, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
    Title: Social and Decision Neuroscience of Suicidal Behavior
    University of Pittsburgh
    School of Medicine
    Lisa Germeroth, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
    Title: Targeting Association Memories in Behavioral Obesity Intervention
    University of Pittsburgh
    School of Medicine
    Time: 12:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link Location: MS Teams Link Location

  • Wednesday, October 7, 2020
    Tirin Moore, PhD, Professor of Neurobiology
    Title: TBA
    Stanford University
    Time: 1:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link: TBA

  • Friday, October 9, 2020
    Irene Jakab Lecture
    John Rubenstein, MD, PhD, Nina Ireland Distinguished Professor of Child Psychiatry
    Title: Transcriptional Control of Cortical Development - A Link to Autism
    University of California at San Francisco
    Time: 12:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link Location: MS Teams Link Location

  • Wednesday, October 21, 2020
    Mackenzie Mathis, PhD
    Title: TBA
    EPFL
    Time: 1:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link: TBA

  • Wednesday, October 23, 2020
    Meet The PI Lecture
    Dean Salisbury, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry
    Title: Auditory Hallucinations and Pathophysiology in First Episode Psychosis
    University of Pittsburgh
    School of Medicine
    Time: 12:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link Location: MS Teams Link Location

  • Friday, November 6, 2020
    Distinguished Scientist Lecture
    George Koob, MD, PhD, Director
    Title: Alcohol and Stress, and the Neurobiology of Alcohol and Drug Addiction
    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
    Time: 12:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link Location: MS Teams Link Location

  • Friday, November 13, 2020
    Meet The PI Lecture
    Ariel Gildengers, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry
    Title: Evaluations of Brain and Cognitive Changes in Older Adults Taking Lithium to Prevent Alzheimer Type Dementia
    University of Pittsburgh
    School of Medicine
    Time: 12:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link Location: MS Teams Link Location

  • Thursday, November 19, 2020
    Catherine Woolley, PhD
    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
    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
    Time: 12:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link Location: MS Teams Link Location

  • Wednesday, December 9, 2020
    Bianca Jones Marlin, PhD
    Title: TBA
    Columbia University
    Time: 1:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link: TBA

Recipients of the 2019-2020 CNUP Research Excellence Awards

EVENTS

Upcoming CNUP PhD Defenses

  • Tuesday, September 22, 2020
    Emily M. Parker, BA, MA
    Title: CACNB4 Overexpression and Dendritic Spine Loss in Schizophrenia
    School of Medicine/Neurobiology
    Time: 3:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link: Zoom Link

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