The Neuroscience Center holds monthly seminars, hosting internationally renowned speakers from across the country. Seminars are typically held on the third Friday of the month at 2 pm, in room 2102 LSB. These seminars present students with the opportunity to learn new research findings from some of the top researchers in Neuroscience.


Neuroadaptations Induced by Alcohol Dependence

Marisa Roberto

Endocannabinoids and Habituation of Nociceptive Circuits: A New Perspective on Pain Research

Brian D. Burrell

Eating Synapses - A Molecular View of Presynaptic Autophagy

Nathan Okerland

Hippocampal-Prefrontal Network Dysfunction in Breast Cancer Survivors Undergoing Adjuvant Therapy

Lei Wang


Risk Genes, Biomarkers, and Mechanisms of Major Psychiatric Disorders

Stephen J. Glatt

The Brain and Behavior: What rodents can tell us about the importance of sleep

Christopher J. Davis

Neural Circuits Involved in Cocaine Addiction

Jordan Yorgason

Fallen: A transdisciplinary tale of disturbance and recovery

Nalini Nadkarni

Alcohol Use Disorders - Conserved Mechanisms from Flies to Humans

Adrian Rothenfluh

Clinical, Genetic, and Biological Characterization of the Human Circadian System

Louis Ptacek


A process-oriented approach for understanding the functions of the dorsal and ventral dentate gyrus sub regions of the hippocampus

Raymond P. Kesner

The Effect of Abnormal Early Experience on Auditory and Brain Development

Brian B. Monson

Human Chemosignal Communication

Valentina Parma