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    Dr. Qian-Quan Sun, SBC Director, Professor

    Department of Zoology and Physiology

    Laramie, WY 82071

    Phone: 307-766-5602

    Email: neuron@uwyo.edu

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    SBC Seminars

    UW Sensory Biology Center Seminar Series
    Spring 2024 Seminar Schedule
     
    Seminars will be held on Thursday at 4:10-5:10 p.m., Biological Sciences Building, Room 142. 
    Seminar is sponsored by the Wyoming Sensory Biology Center (P20 GM121310)
     

     

    JANUARY

    22        Dr. Michele McGuirl, Acting Director, DRCB, NIGMS

    Title: maximizing IDeA participation to build Wyoming’s research capacity and NIH grants designed for Early Stage Investigators

    Host: Dr Chitnis, McBridge and Sun

     

    FEBRUARY

     

    1          DATA SCIENCE Series: Dr. Tianyu Cao, Department of Statistics, Oklahoma State Univ.

    Title: False Discovery Rate Estimation with Publication Bias

    Host: Dr. Sun

     

    8          Dr. Elena Gracheva, Yale

    Title: Neurophysiological adaptations to the unique lifestyle in mammalian hibernators

    Host: Dr. Nelson

     

    15       Dr. Etienne Sibille, University of Toronto

    Title: GABA deficits and Cognition in Depression and Aging: Origin, Mechanisms and Novel Therapeutics

    Host: Dr Shukla

     

    22        Dr.  Dane Jensen, NYU

    Title:  The Endosomal Odyssey of GPCRs: A Painful and Itchy Journey

               Host: Dr. Zhang

     

    29        Dr.  Guohong Cui, NIH/NIEHS

    Title:  New Methods for Investigating and Treating Parkinson’s Disease

               Host: Dr. Li

     

    MARCH

     

    7          Dr. David Weaver, UMass Chan Medical School

    Title: (Shift) Worked to Death

    Host: Dr. Schmit

    11-15 Spring Break: no seminar  

     

    21        Dr. Lisa Stowers,Salk Institute

    Title: Leveraging Olfaction to Study Social Behavior in the Mouse (TBD)

    Host: Drs. Nelson and Bedford

     

    28       DATA SCIENCE Series: Dr. Panos Roussos, Mount Sinai

    Title: Human disease genomics: going above and beyond

    Host: Dr. Shukla

     

    APRIL

    4          Dr.  Lauren Hablitz University of Rochester School of Medicine

    Title:

    Host:  Dr. Todd

     

    11        Dr. Daniel Kroeger from Auburn University

    Title:  Chemogenetic activation of the brain's sleep circuits: How does enhanced sleep affect cognition?

    Host: Dr. Todd

     

    18        Dr. Yogesh Dwivedi

    Title:

    Host: Dr. Shukla

     

    25-7    SBC EAC and Annual Conference  

    Location: Gateway Center

     

     

    May

     

    2          Dr. Zhaolan Joe, Epigenetics Institute, University of Pennsylvania

    Title: Genetic Dissection of Neurodevelopmental Disorders

    Host: Dr. Sun

     

    9          Dr. Michael Brecht, Universität zu Berlin Institut für Biologie

    Title: The Biology of Grasping in Elephants

    Host: Dr. Sun

     

     

    Contact Us

    Dr. Qian-Quan Sun, SBC Director, Professor

    Department of Zoology and Physiology

    Laramie, WY 82071

    Phone: 307-766-5602

    Email: neuron@uwyo.edu

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