Pharmacology Seminar Series

January 11, 202312 pmBrian D. Kangas, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
Director, Cognition Biology Laboratory
McLean Hospital
Boston, Massahusetts
"Quantifying anhedonic phenotypes for neuropsychiatric medications development: A reverse translational approach"444B (LSOM)
January 18, 202312 pmRegina Mangieri, Ph.D.
Division of Pharmacology & Toxicology
University of Texas College of Pharmacy
Austin, Texas
"Interleukin-33 as a neuroimmunophysiological mediator of excessive alcohol intake"444B (LSOM)
January 25, 202312 pmJohn D. Roache, Ph.D.
Departments of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, and Pharmacology
Chief, Psychiatry Division of Alcohol & Drug Addiction
UT Health San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas
"The development of phosphatidylethanol (PEth) as a biomarker of alcohol consumption"444B (LSOM)
February 1, 2023

12 pmMarieke Burleson, Ph.D.
Department of Biology
University of the Incarnate Word
San Antonio, Texas
"Mediator subunit 12 acts as a tumor suppressor by restricting GL13-dependent SHH signaling"444B (LSOM)
February 8, 202312 pmTBDTBD444B (LSOM)
February 15, 202312 pmAnthony Burgos-Robles, Ph.D.
Department of Neuroscience, Developmental and Regenerative Biology
The University of Texas at San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas
"Beyond fear: Novel strategies to study the mechanisms of behavioral flexibility and safety learning"444B (LSOM)
February 22, 202312 pmDavid Bernlohr, Ph.D.
Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
"On adipose tissue, lipid metabolism and senescence"444B (LSOM)
March 1 202312 pmMarieke Burleson, Ph.D.
Department of Biology
University of the Incarnate Word
San Antonio, Texas
"Mediator subunit 12 acts as a tumor suppressor by restricting GL13-depndent SHH signaling"444B (LSOM)
March 8, 202312 pmErin S. Calipari, Ph.D.
Departments of Pharmacology, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Associate Director, Vanderbilt Center for Addiction Research
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tennessee
"Defining the cell-type specific activity signatures that underlie reinforcement learning"444B (LSOM)
March 22, 202312 pmRaymond C. Pitts, Jr. Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Wilmington, North Carolina
"In search of behavioral mechanisms involved in drug effects on impulsive and risky behavior: Implications for substance abuse and drug development"444B (LSOM)
March 29, 202312 pmAudrey C. Brumback, M.D., Ph.D.
Departments of Neurology and Pediatrics
Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas
"Autism: from patient care to thalamic circuit mapping"444B (LSOM)
April 5, 202312 pmNIDA T32 Postdoctoral FellowsTBD444B (LSOM)
April 12, 202312 pmDavid S. Libich, Ph.D.
Department of Biochemistry and Structural Biology
Greehey Children's Cancer Research Institute
UT Health San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas
"The structural biology of intrinsically disordered RNA binding proteins: Phase separation of the oncogenic fusion protein EWS:FLII is modulated by its DNA-binding domain"444B (LSOM)
April 19, 202312 pmKenneth A. Stauderman, Ph.D.
La Jolla, California
"CRAC channels: From concept to clinic"444B (LSOM)
April 26, 202312 pm20th Annual Mariann Blum Memorial Lectureship in the Neurosciences
Mary Kay Lobo, Ph.D.
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Co-Director, Center for Substance Use in Pregnancy
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland
"Molecular and cellular basis of preclinical mental health and substance use disorders"444B (LSOM)
May 3, 202312 pmJason O'Connor, Ph.D.
Department of Pharmacology
UT Health San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas
May 10, 202312 pmVirtual presentation
David E. Olson, Ph.D.
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine
Department of Chemistry
University of California, Davis
Sacramento, California
"Psychedelics and related plasticity-promoting nerotherapeutics?444B (LSOM)
May 12, 2023TBDCenter for Biomedical Neuroscience Retreat
Polina Anikeeva, Ph.D.
Department of Material Science and Engineering; Department of Brain & Cognitive Sciences
Cambridge, Massachusetts
May 24, 202312 pmMasahiro Morita, Ph.D.
Department of Molecular Medicine
Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies
UT Health San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas
May 31, 202312 pmCo-hosted by The Pain/Immunology Cluster of School of Dentistry
Yuanyuan Liu, Ph.D.
Somatosensation and Pain Unit
Bethesda, Maryland