USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Center and Research Institute

Research Seminars

  • NSI Special Seminars

    Seminars are held from 12-1:00 PM. To attend, please email Kassie Riley for the Teams link.

    2022  
     SUMMER  
    May 23 David Gozal, PhD University of Missouri “Sleep Perturbations and Cognition: Potential Relevance of the Gut-Brain and the Blood Brain Barrier” 
    June 27 Hui Zheng, PhD Baylor College of Medicine “Lysosome signaling and lipid regulation in Alzheimer’s disease”.
     FALL  
    September 12 Robert J. Vassar, PhD, Scientific Director of Behavioral Neurology, Department of Neurology, Davee Professor of Alzheimer Research Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    October 17 David Gate, PhD, Assistant Professor Department of Neurology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    November 7  Todd E. Golde, MD, PhD Director, Emory Center for Neurodegenerative Disease, Goizueta Institute Emory University 
    December 5 (Virtual-Via Teams only)  Tony Wyss-Coray, PhD, D.H. Chen Professor II, Department of Neurology & Neurological Sciences, Stanford University 
     2023  
     SPRING   
    January 23 Erik Roberson, MD, PhD, Professor, Rebecca Gale Endowed Professorship, Division Director, CNET Department of Neurology, Heersink School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham 
    February 6 Kurt R. Brunden, PhD, Research Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine
    March 6 Nick Seyfried, PhD, Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Director of Emory Integrated Proteomics Core, Emory University School of Medicine
    April 10 Dorothy P. Schafer, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Neurobiology, Brudnick Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of Massachusetts, Chan Medical School
    May 22 Todd J. Cohen, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Neurology and UNC Neuroscience Center, University of North Carolina

     

  • USF Health NSI Seminars

    NSI seminars are held from 12:00-1:00pm on Teams. Please email Kassie Riley to receive the Teams link. 

    2022  
    SUMMER  
    May 26 Abigail Esquivel PhD Student, Dr. Laura Blair’s Lab 
    June 2 Joshua Gamsby, PhD, Associate Professor, Molecular Medicine  
    June 16  Carol Pena Martinez, PhD – Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Brad Heckmann’s Lab 
    June 30 Paula Bickford, PhD, Distinguished Professor, Neurosurgery and Brain Repair 
    FALL  
    September 8 Gopal Thinakaran, PhD, Professor & CEO of Byrd Institute Department of Molecular Medicine
    November 3 Subhra Mohapatra, PhD, Professor Department of Molecular Medicine 
    November 17 Jonathan Aow Shaozhong, PhD, Research Fellow, Shyam Prabhakar’s Lab Genome Institute of Singapore 
    December 8 Josh Gamsby, PhD,  Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine 
     2023  
    SPRING  
    January 12 Dominic D’Agostino, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology
    January 19 Shuai Wang, Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Gopal Thinakaran’s Lab
    January 26 Nhi Truong, PhD student, Dr. Brad Heckmann’s Lab
    February 2 Hariom Yadav, PhD, Associate Professor, Center of Excellence for Aging & Brain Repair 
    February 9  Ilayda Ozsan, PhD student, Dr. Lianchun Wang’s Lab 
    February 16  Travis Jackson, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology 
    February 23  Marilyn Ikhane, PhD student, Dr. Angèle Parent’s Lab 
    March 2  Peter Mouton, PhD, Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering 
    March 16  Kara Snyder, PhD student, Dr. Travis Jackson’s Lab 
    March 23  Roland Shytle, PhD, Associate Professor, Center of Excellence for Aging & Brain Repair 
    March 30  Oriana Williams, PhD student, Dr. Gopal Thinakaran’s Lab 
    April 6  Ashutosh Dharap, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine 
    April 13  Joseph McMillan, PhD student, Dr. Gopal Thinakaran’s Lab 
    April 20  Robert Frisina, PhD, Professor, College of Medical Engineering 
    April 27  Chardane Logan, PhD student, Dr. Paula Bickford’s Lab 
    May 4  Kevin Nash, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology 
    May 11  Teresa Kee, PhD student, Dr. Alexa Woo’s Lab 
    May 18  Laura Blair, Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine 
    May 25  Danielle Blazier, CQE – PhD student, Dr. Gopal Thinakaran’s Lab


  • USF Health Bioscience Seminars (Neurosciences)

    Bioscience Seminars are held in MDL 1003A or via Teams on Fridays at 11:30 AM. Please email Ronnie Banks for the link. 

    2022  
     FALL  

    August 26             Virtual

    Liang Zhou, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, University of Florida
    September 9         MDL 1003A  Jessica A. Scoffield, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham
    September 16       MDL 1003A  Jason Shepherd, PhD, Presidential Endowed Chair, Associate Professor, Departments of Neurobiology, Biochemistry, Ophthalmology, and Visual Sciences, University Of Utah
    September 23       MDL 1003A Christopher C.W. Hughes, PhD, Chancellors Professor, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Professor, Biomedical Engineering, University of California Irvine
    October 7              MDL 1003A Carolyn Coyne, PhD, Professor, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University School of Medicine
    October 21            MDL 1003A
    Jon T. Skare, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis, Department of Immunology, Director, Medical Sciences Graduate Program, Texas A&M University
    October 28            MDL 1003A Craig Ellermeier, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology, Department of Immunology, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa Health Care
    November 4          MDL 1003A Stacey J. Rizzo, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Neurobiology, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
    November 18        MDL 1003A Prakash Kulkarni, PhD, Research Professor, Director, Translational Research, Department of Medical Oncology, Department of Systems Biology, City of Hope National Medical Center
    December 2          MDL 1003A Babak Mehrara, MD, Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Services, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    December 9          MDL 1003A

    Richard Daneman, PhD, Associate Professor, Pharmacology & Neuroscience, University of California, San Diego
     2023  
     SPRING  
    January 20
    Virtual
    Liang Zhou, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, University of Florida
    January 27
    MDL 1003B
    Michelle L. Gumz, PhD, FAHA, Associate Professor, Department of Physiology and Aging, Associate Director, Center for Integrative Cardiovascular & Metabolic, Diseases, University of Florida
    February 17
    MDL 1003B
    Dr. David Gozal, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatric Pulmonology, Department of Child Health, MU Healthcare, University of Missouri
    March 24
    MDL 1003B
    Dr. Marcus Fischer, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Biology &Therapeutics and Structural Biology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
    March 31
    MDL 1003B
    Fadi G. Akar, PhD, FHRS, Associate Professor, Medicine & Biomedical Engineering, Cardiology, Yale University School of Medicine
    April 7
    MDL 1003B
    Chunhao Li, MD, Eddie Myers Endowed Professor, Oral and Craniofacial Molecular Biology, Phillips Institute of Oral Health Research, School of Dentistry, Virginia Commonwealth University
    April 14
    MDL 1003B
    Carolyn Coyne, PhD, Professor, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University School of Medicine
    April 21
    MDL1003B
    Christopher C.W. Hughes, PhD, Chancellorʼs Professor, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, University of California, Irvine
    April 28
    MDL 1003B
    Brian Kraemer, PhD, Professor of Medicine, UW Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine, UW Medicine, Memory & Brain Wellness Center, University of Washington

     


  • NSI PhD Students Seminars

    NSI PhD student seminars are held from 12-1pm on Teams. Please contact Kassie Riley for the link. 

     

    2021  
    SPRING  
    February 11 Bob Botelho – PhD student, Dr. Rex Philpot’s Lab, Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology
    February 18 Yan Yan – PhD student, Dr. Kang’s Lab, Molecular Medicine
    February 25 Ahmad Jalloh – PhD student, Dr. Bickford’s Lab, Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology
    March 11 Sara Cazzaro-Buosi – PhD student, Dr. Kang’s Lab, Molecular Medicine
    March 18 Joseph McMillan – PhD student, Dr. Thinakaran’s Lab, Molecular Medicine
    April 8 Taylor Martinez – PhD student, Dr. Subhra Mohapatra’s Lab, Molecular Medicine
    April 22 Teresa Kee – PhD student, Dr. Woo’s Lab, Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology
    April 29 Austin Nenninger – PhD student, Dr. Nash’s Lab, Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology