** DNRM Seminars are now held on Thursday's at 11:30am in CB3803 unless otherwise noted **

"Sensing Beyond the Nose: Olfactory Receptors in Myeloid Cells Driving Inflammation and Disease Progression"

  • August 31, 2023
  • CB3803

Marco Orecchioni, PhD

Assistant Professor, MCG-Immunology Center of Georgia, Augusta University

“Neonatal brain injury and repair in an enriched environment.”

  • September 7, 2023
  • CB3803

Evan Goldstein, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Augusta University

“The dynamic brain: understanding the synaptic basis of behavior”.

  • September 13, 2023 at 12pm
  • CB3803

Yi Zuo, PhD

Professor, Department of Molecular, Call & Developmental Biology, University of California Santa Cruz

"The role of amyloid-β peptide (Aß) conformation in immune cell interactions"

  • September 21, 2023
  • CB3803

Michael R. Nichols, PhD

Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Missouri, St. Louis, MO

"Bon Appetit! Cell eating and drinking in atherosclerosis"

  • September 28, 2023
  • CB3803

Gabor Csanyi, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, Vascular Biology Center, Augusta University

“Modeling neuropsychiatric disorders with 3-D human brain organoids”

  • October 5, 2023
  • CB3803

Zhexing Wen, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Neurobiology of Stayin’ Alive

  • October 12, 2023
  • CB3803

Jeansok J. Kim, PhD

Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

"Evidence for multiple systems facilitating perception under challenging listening conditions: A cognitive neuroscience perspective on flexibility and plasticity in processing speech"

  • October 19, 2023
  • CB3803

Sara Guediche, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, at Augusta University, Augusta, GA

"Roles of the metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 agonist, CHPG in models of demyelination. "

  • October 26, 2023
  • CB3803

Cheryl Dreyfus, PhD

Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School,

Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ

“Astroglial exosome mechanisms in regulating postnatal corticospinal tract (CST) growth and their dysregulation in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)”

  • November 2, 2023
  • CB3803

Yongjie Yang, PhD

Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

“Roles of synapse-organizing molecules in cortical connectivity and cognitive functions”

  • November 9, 2023
  • CB3803

Thomas Biederer, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, Yale University, New Haven, CT

"Hooray for fly guy - head trauma, neurodegeneration, and female vulnerability"

  • November 30, 2023
  • CB3803

James Q. Zheng, PhD

Department of Cell Biology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

"Learning and adapting the structure of spatial maps for navigation"

  • December 7, 2023
  • CB3803

Lisa Giocomo, PhD

Professor, Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

“Low-level BACE inhibition for the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease”

  • December 14, 2023
  • CB3803

Robert Vassar, PhD

Davee Professor of Alzheimer Research, Professor of Neurology and Cell and Developmental Biology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

"Oxytocin Receptors Demarcate Neural Circuits Subserving Perception: Implications for Processing Social and Interoceptive Stimull"

  • January 25, 2024
  • CB3803

 Eric Krause, PhD

Professor and Distinguished Investigator, Neuroscience Institute, Georgia State University - College of Arts & Sciences, Atlanta, GA

"Understanding and Neuromodulation of Disorders of Gut-Brain Interaction"

  • January 29, 2024
  • CB3803

 Amol Sharma, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine - Gastroenterology & Hepatology Medicine at Augusta University, Augusta, GA

"Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Alcohol-Induced Tissue Inflammation"

  • February 1, 2024
  • CB3803

Gyongyi Szabo, MD, PhD

Mitchel T. Rabkin, M.D. Chair; Professor of Medicine; and Faculty Dean at Harvard University Medical School, Boston, MA

“Low-level BACE inhibition for the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease”

  • February 8, 2024
  • CB3803

 Robert J. Vassar, PhD

Professor and Scientific Director, Behavioral Neurology in the Department of Neurology at Northwestern University, Chicago, IL.

"Reactive astrocytes in brain repair after ischemic stroke"

  • February 29, 2024
  • CB3803

Shinghua Ding, PhD

Professor Bioengineering, Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Graduate School at University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

“The Cell Biology of Neuronal Injury Responses: Insights from Live Imaging and Fruit Flies”

  • March 14, 2024
  • CB3803

 Melissa Rolls, PhD

Paul Berg Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Chair of Molecular, Cellular and Interactive Bioscience Graduate Program at  The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA

"The Role of Glymphatic Dysfunction in Neurodegeneration"

  • March 21, 2024
  • CB3803

 Molly Braun, PhD

Assistant Professor - Department of Neurosurgery at Augusta University, Augusta, GA

"Inhibition of Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter 2 Alleviates Cerebral Vascular Dysfunction and Cognitive Impairments in AD/ADRD"

  • March 28, 2024, 2024
  • CB3803

 Fan Fan, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Physiology and Endocrinology at Augusta University, Augusta, GA

"The retina in time: gene regulatory networks controlling retinal development, regeneration, and aging"

  • April 18, 2024
  • CB3803

 Seth Blackshaw, PhD

Professor, Neuroscience, Neurology and Ophthalmology at John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

“Neural Circuit Insights into Substance Use Disorders and Alzheimer’s Disease”

  • May 2, 2024
  • CB3803

Jun Wang, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience and Experimental Therapeutics, Texas A&M University, Bryan, Texas

“Neurons Put Out the Trash: Modeling Aggregate and Organelle Transfer in a Living Nervous System"

  • May 9, 2024
  • CB3803

 Monica Driscoll, PhD

Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, at Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ


“Alzheimer’s Disease: Insights through MultiOmics Landscape"

  • May 16, 2024
  • CB3803

 Dongming Cai, MD, PhD

Professor, Director, Department of Neurology at University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN