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The Center for Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh is a vibrant research community with an exceptional PhD program. See what it is like yourself by registering for our 2020 CNUP Virtual Events!

NEWS

Upcoming Seminars

  • Wednesday, October 21, 2020
    Mackenzie Mathis, PhD, Assistant Professor
    Title: Making Really Deep Cuts: Swiftly Tailored Deep Neural Networks for Robust Pose Estimation
    EPFL
    Time: 1:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link: TBA

  • Wednesday, October 21, 2020
    Anna Taylor, PhD
    Title: Addiction and Your Gut Bacteria
    University of Alberta
    Time: 3:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link: Zoom Link

  • Wednesday, October 23, 2020
    Meet The PI Lecture
    Dean Salisbury, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry
    Title: Auditory Hallucinations and Pathophysiology in First Episode Psychosis
    University of Pittsburgh
    School of Medicine
    Time: 12:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link Location: Please Contact Frances Patrick (patrickfm@upmc.edu) For More Information

  • Friday, November 6, 2020
    Distinguished Scientist Lecture
    George Koob, MD, PhD, Director
    Title: Alcohol and Stress, and the Neurobiology of Alcohol and Drug Addiction
    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
    Time: 12:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link Location: Please Contact Frances Patrick (patrickfm@upmc.edu) For More Information

  • Wednesday, November 11, 2020
    Mary Barbe
    Title: Neural Fibrosis in Repetitive Overuse Injury
    Temple University
    Time: 3:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link: TBA

  • Friday, November 13, 2020
    Meet The PI Lecture
    Ariel Gildengers, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry
    Title: Evaluations of Brain and Cognitive Changes in Older Adults Taking Lithium to Prevent Alzheimer Type Dementia
    University of Pittsburgh
    School of Medicine
    Time: 12:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link Location: Please Contact Frances Patrick (patrickfm@upmc.edu) For More Information

  • Thursday, November 19, 2020
    Catherine Woolley, PhD
    Title: Sex Differences in the Brain: Not what You Think Evidence for Latent Sex Differences in Mechanisms of Synaptic Modulation
    Northwestern Univesity
    Time: 1:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link: TBA

  • Friday, November 20, 2020
    Distinguished Scientist Lecture
    Constantine Lyketsos, MD, Elizabeth Plank Althouse Professor in Alzheimer’s Disease Research Chair, Department of Psychiatry
    Title: Aging Really Matters: New Directions in Understanding Late Life Neuropsychiatric Disorders
    Johns Hopkins University
    Time: 12:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link Location: Please Contact Frances Patrick (patrickfm@upmc.edu) For More Information

  • Wednesday, December 9, 2020
    Bianca Jones Marlin, PhD, Assistant Professor
    Title: Bridging the Gap Between Innate and Learned Behaviors: A Parental Role In Promoting Survival
    Columbia University
    Time: 1:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link: TBA

  • Wednesday, December 16, 2020
    Yenisel Cruz-Almeida
    Title: Pain and Aging: Why it Hurts to Get Old?
    University of Florida
    Time: 3:00 p.m.
    Virtual Link: TBA

Recipients of the 2019-2020 CNUP Research Excellence Awards

EVENTS

Upcoming CNUP PhD Defenses

  • Thursday, October 22, 2020
    Rebecca Krall, BS
    Title: A Postsynaptic Mechanism of Zinc Transport Driving Inhibition of NMDA Receptors
    School of Medicine/Neurobiology
    Time: 11:00 a.m.
    Virtual Link: Zoom Link

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