USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Center and Research Institute

Research Events

  • NSI Faculty Seminars

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

     Spring 2020  
    January 30 Mark Kindy, PhD, Professor of Taneja College of Pharmacy
    February 27 Brenda Walker, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and Molecular Medicine 
    March 26 Li-June Ming, PhD, Professor of Chemistry
    April 23 David Lominadze, PhD, Professor of Surgery and and Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology
    May 21 Niketa Patel, PhD, Associate Professor of Molecular Medicine 
    June 25  Dominic D'Agostino, PhD, Associate Professor of  Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology

    Fall 2019  
    September 5 Gopal Thinakaran, PhD, Associate Dean for Neuroscience Research & Professor of Molecular Medicine
    October 3 Sami Noujaim, PhD, Associate Professor of Molecular Medicine
    October 17 Tom Taylor-Clark, PhD, Associate Chair for Research & Professor of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology
    October 31 Svitlana Garbuzova-Davis, PhD, DSc, Professor of Neurosurgery and Brain Repair
    November 14 Angele Parent, PhD, Associate Professor of Molecular Medicine
    November 26/27 Travis Jackson, PhD, Associate Professor of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology
    December 12 George Davis, MD, PhD, Professor of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology

    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
    May 28 Yoon-Seong Kim, MD/PhD, Associate Professor of Neurosciences, Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Central Florida

    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 2020  
    February 6 Yan Yan
    February 20 Taylor Martinez (CQE)
    March 5 Nicholas Johnson
    March 19 Austin Neninger 
    April 2 Sara Cazarro Buosi (CQE)
    April 16 Heather Mahoney and Ilayda Ozsan
    April 30 Ahmad Jalloh and Andie Dodge

    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 2020  
    February  21 Allan Levey, MD/PhD, Betty Gage Holland Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology, Director of the Emory ADRC, Emory School of Medicine (keynote speaker at USF Health Research Day)
    March 30 
    Dave Borchelt, PhD, Professor of Neuroscience, Director of SantaFe Health ADRC, University of Florida College of Medicine
    April 20 Mark Ebbert, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurosciences, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville
    May 18 Darren Moore, MD, Professor, Center for Neurodegenerative Science, Van Andel Research Institute

    Fall 2019  
    November 18 Jubao Duan, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience, Charles R. Walgreen Research Chair, University of Chicago
     December 2 Douglas Green, PhD, Chair & Professor, Immunology Department, Peter C. Doherty Endowed Chair of Immunology, St Jude Children's Research Hospital
     December 10 William Van Nostrand, PhD, Hermann Professor of Neuroscience, College of Pharmacy, University of Rhode Island

    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
     May 28 Yoon-Seong Kim, MD/PhD, Associate Professor of Neuroscience, Burnett School of Biomedical Science, University of Central Florida
    June 24 Claus Pietrzik, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry, Institute of Pathobiochemistry, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
     July 8 Amy Nelson, PhD, Department of Physiology & Neuroscience, Zilkha Neurogenic Institute, University of Southern California

    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