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Topics in Neurobiology Journal Club

Neurobiology Topics is a graduate journal club course in the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy and the Neuroscience Graduate Program at Drexel University College of Medicine. The course meets every Thursday at 9:00AM at 2900 Queen Lane, Room G23G, unless otherwise announced. Neurobiology Topics is a required course for students in the Neurobiology Graduate Program, but non-registered students, staff and faculty often attend and are welcome. For more information, please contact the course director, Tim Cunningham, Ph. D.

Journal Club Topics in 2016

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Journal Club Topics in 2017 January-April

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Journal Club Topics in 2017 September-

 

Date: Semptember 7, 2017 @9:00AM

Seminar Topic: Mitochondria and Aging

Presentation by: Ankita Patil

 

Date: Semptember 14, 2017 @9:00AM

Seminar Topic: Mitochondria and Aging

Presentation by: Hemalatha Muralidharan

Paper title: Role of Mitochondrial Metabolism in the Control of Early Lineage Progression and Aging Phenotypes in Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis.

Authors: Beckervordersandforth R, Ebert B, Schäffner I, Moss J, Fiebig C, Shin J, Moore DL, Ghosh L, Trinchero MF, Stockburger C, Friedland K, Steib K, von Wittgenstein J, Keiner S, Redecker C, Hölter SM, Xiang W, Wurst W, Jagasia R, Schinder AF, Ming GL, Toni N, Jessberger S, Song H, Lie DC. Neuron. 2017 Feb 8;93(3):560-573.

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Date: September 21, 2017 @9:00AM

Seminar Topic: Mitochondria and Aging

Presentation by: Kirsten King

Paper title: Long-term melatonin administration protects brain mitochondria from aging.

Authors: Carretero M, Escames G, López LC, Venegas C, Dayoub JC, García L, Acuña-Castroviejo D. J Pineal Res. 2009 Sep;47(2):192-200.

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Date: September 28, 2017 @9:00AM

Seminar Topic: Mitochondria and Aging

Presentation by: Sarah Monaco

Paper title: A cannabinoid link between mitochondria and memory.

Authors: Hebert-Chatelain E, Desprez T, Serrat R, Bellocchio L, Soria-Gomez E, Busquets-Garcia A, Pagano Zottola AC, Delamarre A, Cannich A, Vincent P, Varilh M, Robin LM, Terral G, García-Fernández MD, Colavita M, Mazier W, Drago F, Puente N, Reguero L, Elezgarai I, Dupuy JW, Cota D, Lopez-Rodriguez ML, Barreda-Gómez G, Massa F, Grandes P, Bénard G, Marsicano G. Nature. 2016 Nov 24;539(7630):555-559.

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Date: October 19, 2017 @9:00AM

Seminar Topic: Plasticity in Auditory systems

Presentation by: Surya Pandey

 

Date: October 26, 2017 @9:00AM

Seminar Topic: Plasticity in Auditory systems

Presentation by: Jani Bilchak

Paper title: Cross-modal induction of thalamocortical potentiation leads to enhanced information processing in the auditory cortex

Authors: Emily Petrus, Amal Isaiah, Adasm P. Jones, David Li, Hui Wang, Hey-Kyoung Lee, and Patrick O. Kanold. Neuron. 2014 Feb 5; 81(3): 664–673.

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Date: November 2, 2017 @9:00AM

Seminar Topic: Plasticity in Auditory systems

Presentation by: Sara Blazejewski

Paper title: Adaptive benefit of cross-modal plasticity following cochlear implantation in deaf adults

Authors: Carly A. Anderson,Ian M. Wiggins, Pádraig T. Kitterick, and Douglas E. H. Hartley Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Sep 19; 114(38): 10256–10261.

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Date: November 9, 2017 @9:00AM

Seminar Topic: Plasticity in Auditory systems

Presentation by: Silvia Fernandes

Paper title: Restoring auditory cortex plasticity in adult mice by restricting thalamic adenosine signaling

Authors: Blundon JA, Roy NC, Teubner BJW, Yu J, Eom TY, Sample KJ, Pani A, Smeyne RJ, Han SB, Kerekes RA, Rose DC, Hackett TA, Vuppala PK, Freeman BB 3rd, Zakharenko SS. Science. 2017 Jun 30;356(6345):1352-1356. doi: 10.1126/science.aaf4612.

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Date: November 16, 2017 @9:00AM

Seminar Topic: Plasticity in Auditory systems

Presentation by: Nesta Ha

Paper title: Enhanced Excitatory Connectivity and Disturbed Sound Processing in the Auditory Brainstem of Fragile X Mice

Authors: Garcia-Pino E, Gessele N, Koch U. J Neurosci. 2017 Aug 2;37(31):7403-7419. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2310-16.2017.

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Room G23G, Queen Lane Campus

The Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy

Drexel University College of Medicine

2900 Queen Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19129

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