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Please join us for a research seminar by Will Spencer, PhD

Please join us for a research seminar on March 17 from 4pm-5pm by Will Spencer, PhD for his presentation entitled, “From Building Ciliary Light Sensor to Extracellular Vesicle Release and Retinal Disease.” Dr. Spencer is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Ophthalmology at Duke University. He studies the basic cellular…

Please join us for a research seminar on March 16 at 11am!

Please join us for a research seminar, entitled “What can pathologic alpha-synuclein templating model tell us about Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementias: lessons from successes and failures” on March 16 at 11am. It will be presented by Dr. Laura A. Volpicelli-Daley, PhD., an associate professor in the Department of…

Please join us for a research seminar on February 9th

Please join us for Michael Tadross’s research seminar titled “DART: A New Way to Study Brain Dynamics, Drugs, and Diseases” on Wednesday, February 9th at 11am. Tadross works in the Department of Biomedical Engineering & Neurobiology at Duke University developing “techniques to rapidly deliver drugs to genetically defined subsets of…

Please Join Us for a Research Seminar on November 10 at 11am

Please join us on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at 11:00am for the Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics Research Seminar. Gretchen Meyer, Ph.D. will be presenting, “Fat-muscle signaling: the good, the bad, and the beige.” Meyer is an assistant professor of Physical Therapy, Neurology, Biomedical Engineering and Orthopedic Surgery at Washington…

Please Join Us for the Dissertation Defense of Sandy Saunders

Please Join Us for the Dissertation Defense of Sandy Saunders on October 27 at 1:00pm, titled “The Role of Dorsolateral Pontine Respiratory Neurons in Fentanyl Overdose.” Saunders works in Dr. Levitt’s lab and is a PhD candidate. This will be her final defense. The presentation will be held in ARB…

Please join us for the dissertation defense of Chao Xie

Please mark your calendars and plan to attend the upcoming dissertation defense of: Chao Xie Graduate Student Laboratory of Jeffrey R. Martens, PhD “Understanding the Olfactory Penetrance and the Signaling Mechanisms of Bardet-Biedl Syndrome​.”   ~~~…

Please join us for a research seminar with Daniel Foster, Ph.D.

Please join us on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 11:00am for the Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics Research Seminar via ZOOM: Daniel Foster, Ph.D. Research Assistant Professor Department of Pharmacology Warren Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery Vanderbilt University “Targeting…

Chao Xie wins silver at the COM Medical Guild Research Symposium

Congratulations go out to Chao Xie (Mentor: Jeffrey Martens, PhD) for his silver award winning presentation entitled, “Gene Therapeutic Reversal of Olfactory Impairment in Bardet-Biedl Syndrome: Moving Beyond Single Gene Replacement” at the 2021 Medical Guild Research Symposium that was held on Wednesday, April 14th.  Way to go Chao!…