Research Events

USF Neuroscience Institute (NSI) Internal Seminars

NSI seminars are held in ALZ 101 from 12-1pm (lunch served)

Spring 2019:  
January 10 Jun Tan, PhD/MD, Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences
January 17 Lianchun Wang, MD, Professor of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology
January 24 Juan Del Valle, PhD, Professor of Chemistry
February 21 Majlinda Selenica, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
March 7 Danielle Gulick, PhD, Assistant Professor of Molecular Medicine
March 21 Joshua Gamsby, PhD, Assistant Professor of Molecular Medicine
April 4 Vladimir Uversky, PhD, Associate Professor of Molecular Medicine
April 18 David Kang, PhD, Professor of Molecular Medicine & Director of Research, Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute
May 2 Juan Sanchez-Ramos, MD/PhD, Professor of Neurology & MPP
May 16 Kevin Nash, PhD, Assistant Professor of Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology

Fall 2018:  
September 6 Krishna Bhat, PhD/MD, Professor of Molecular Medicine
September 20 Brechot meeting
October 4 Daniel Lee, PhD, Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
October 18 Alexa Woo, PhD, Assistant Professor of Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology
November 1 Jerri Edwards, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry
November 15 Laura Blair, PhD, Assistant Professor of Molecular Medicine
November 29 Paula Bickford, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Aging & Brain Repair / MPP
December 13 Cesar Borlongan, PhD, Director & Distinguished Professor of Aging & Brain Repair / Neurosurgery

NSI PhD Students Seminars 

NSI PhD student seminars are held In ALZ 101 from 12-1pm

Spring 2019:  
January 31 Austin Nenninger – CQE (Mentor: Kevin Nash)
February 7 Meena Subbarayan – CQE (Mentor:Paula Bickford)
February 28 Illyada Ozsan (Mentor: Laura Blair)
Ahmad Jalloh (Mentor: Paula Bickford)
March 28 Taylor Martinez (Mentor: Subhra Mohapatra)
Nicole Morrill (Mentor: Ed Weeber)
April 11 Sara Cazzaro (Mentor: David Kang)
Heather Mahoney (Mentors: Danielle Gulick & Ed Weeber)
April 25 Samantha Portis (Mentors: Paul Sanberg & Paula Bickford)


NSI Special Seminars

NSI special seminars are held in ALZ 101 

Spring/Summer 2019:  
 March 20  BioAFM Workshop – New Advances in BioAFM
 April 10  Toren Finkel, MD/PhD, Director of UPMC Aging Institute, Professor of Medicine, G. Nicolas Beckwith III and Dorothy B. Beckwith Chair in Translational Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

 May 22  Ronald Davis, PhD, Professor of Neuroscience, Scripps Research Institute
June 24   Claus Pietrzik, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry, Institute of Pathobiochemistry, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany


Fall 2018:  
August 23 Angele Parent, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago
September 12 Malu Tansey, PhD, Professor, Department of Physiology, Emory University School of Medicine
October 25 Qiang Chang, PhD, Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
November 8 James Shorter, PhD, Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics,
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
December 6 Guy Benian, PhD, Professor, Department of Cell Biology / Pathology, Emory University School of Medicine


USF Health Bioscience Seminars (Neurosciences)

Bioscience Seminars are held in MDL 1003B from 11:30am-12:30pm

Spring 2019:  
January 25 Giulio Taglialatela, PhD, Director, Mitchell Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, Professor & Vice Chair for Research, Department of Neurology, University of Texas Medical Branch
February 8 Jose F. Abisambra, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience, University of Florida
April 12 Claes Wahlestedt, MD/PhD, Associate Dean for Therapeutic Innovation, Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami
April 19 Andrew S. Yoo, PhD, Associate rofessor, Department of Developmental Biology, Washington University

Fall 2018:  
September 21 Karen Duff, PhD, Deputy Director, Taub Institute, Columbia University
September 28 Michael Lee, PhD, Co-Director, Center for Neurodegenerative Disease, University of Minnesota
October 5 Leonard Petrucelli, PhD, Professor, Department of Neurosciences, Mayo Clinic, FL
November 2 Hemachandra Reddy, PhD, Professor & Executive Director, Department of Cell Biology and Biochemistry, Texas Tech University