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Cynthia M. Arokiaraj (Mentor: Rebecca Seal)
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke 
Study of the cholesystokinin (CCK) molecular subsets in the mouse and macaque dorsal horn
 
Mark T. Curtis (Mentor: Dean Salisbury)
National Institute on Mental Health
Cortical network underlying executive control of auditory attention in early psychosis
 
Eileen Nguyen (Mentor: Sarah Ross)
National Institute on Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Cellular basis for morphine-induced itch
 
Emily M. Parker (Mentor: Rob Sweet)
National Institute of Mental Health
CACNB4 overexpression and a mechanism for dendritic spine loss in schizophrenia
 
Matthew Phillips (Mentor: Jon Johnson)
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Structural determinants of Ca (2+)- dependent inhibition of NMDA receptors by memantine

Sarah A. Najjar
Title: The Role of the Colon Epithelium in Visceral Nociception and Gut Motility
School of Medicine/Neurobiology
Friday, May 8, 2020
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Virtual: https://pitt.zoom.us/j/93043498801

 

Jacob Riley Mann
Title: The Role of RNA in antagonizing aberrant phase transitions of RNA binding proteins in ALS/FTD
School of Medicine/Neurobiology
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Virtual: https://pitt.zoom.us/j/6500779821

 

Jillian Weeks
Title: Assessing Mechanisms Driving Increased Nicotine Use in Schizophrenia Using the MAM Rodent Model
Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences/Neuroscience
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Time: 11:00 a.m.

 

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