Neuroscience Graduate Group Journal Club Papers

Journal Club meets at 3:30–5:00 on Mondays in Barchi Library
Co-directors: D. Kacy Cullen (dkacy@mail.med.upenn.edu) and E. Bryan Crenshaw ( crenshaw@email.chop.edu )

 

September 17, 2014 (No Journal Club on Sept. 15)
Dr. Randy Buckner, Harvard University
Explorations of the large-scale architecture of the human brain
Mentor: Dan Wolf
Presenter and Student Host: Khaing Win
Please attend the special Journal Club on Sept. 12, 5 pm, Barchi Library. Dinner included.

The organization of the human cerebellum estimated by intrinsic functional connectivity

The evolution of distributed association networks in the human brain

The organization of the human cerebral cortex estimated by intrinsic functional connectivity

October 1, 2014
Dr. Miriam Goodman, Stanford University
"Touch sensation as a matter of fat, protein, and mechanisms"
Mentor: Wenqin Luo
Presenter: Sneha Narasimhan, Marissa Kamarck
Attending Lunch:

DEG/ENaC but Not TRP Channels Are the Major Mechanoelectrical Transduction Channels in a C. elegans Nociceptor

How We Feel: Ion Channel Partnerships that Detect Mechanical Inputs and Give Rise to Touch and Pain Perception

Phospholipids that Contain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids Enhance Neuronal Cell Mechanics and Touch Sensation

***Thursday, October 9, 2014***
MINS 42nd Louis B. Flexner Lecture

Dr. Craig Jahr, Oregon Health and Science University
“Are presynaptic NMDA receptors postsynaptic?”
Mentor: John Dani
Presenter:Yeri Song, Felicia Davatolhagh
Attending Lunch in 205 CRB: Felicia Davatolhagh, Hannah Shoenhard, Analise Gruenewald, Katerina Placek, Sneha Narasimhan, Yeri Song

Dendritic NMDA Receptors Activate Axonal Calcium Channels

Presynaptic NMDA receptors: Are they dendritic receptors in disguise?

Axonal GABAA Receptors Increase Cerebellar Granule Cell Excitability and Synaptic Activity

October 15, 2014
Dr. Rejji Kuruvilla, Johns Hopkins Medicine
"Neuron-target interactions in the sympathetic nervous system"
Host: Amita Sehgal
Mentor: Wenqin Luo
Presenter: Analise Gruenewald, Sheng Tang
Attending Lunch: Marissa Kamarck, Barbara Terzic, Sarah Reitz, Carolyn Keating, Hannah Shoenhard, Nicole Bowan,Sneha Narasimhan, Analise Gruenewald, Yeri Song, Christina Wright

Endocytic trafficking of neurotrophins in neural development

Isoform-Specific Dephosphorylation of Dynamin1 by Calcineurin Couples Neurotrophin Receptor Endocytosis to Axonal Growth

Sympathetic Innervation during Development Is Necessary for Pancreatic Islet Architecture and Functional Maturation

*October 29, 2014*
O'Brien Lecture

Dr. Markus Heilig, NIAAA,
NIH
Personalized approaches to the treatment of alcohol addiction
Host:
Charles O'Brien
Mentor:
Chris Pierce
Presenter: Sarah Reitz,Carolyn Keating
Attending Lunch:Marissa Kamarck, Barbara Terzic, Sarah Reitz, Nicole Hernandez, Hannah Shoenhard, Katerina Placek, Nicole Bowman, Felicia Davatolhagh, Analise Gruenewald,Yeri Song, Sneha Narasimhan, Emily Fernandez

A genetic determinant of the striatal dopamine response to alcohol in men

Pharmacogenetic approaches to the treatment of alcohol addiction

2013 Reduced cannabinoid CB1 receptor binding

November 12, 2014
Dr. Gilad Barnea,
Brown University
The neural circuitry underlying olfactory perception
Mentor: Minghong Ma
Presenter: Nicole Bowman, Graham Baum
Attending Lunch: Marissa Kamarck, Barbara Terzic, Sarah Reitz, Hannah Shoenhard, Felicia Davatolhagh, Analise Gruenewald,Emily Fernandez, Yeri Song

A Critical Period Defined by Axon-Targeting Mechanisms in the Murine Olfactory Bulb

A Developmental Switch of Axon Targeting in the Continuously Regenerating Mouse Olfactory System

An Olfactory Critical Period

December 3, 2013 (Please note: This seminar will be held in the Smilow Auditorium, 2nd floor)
Dr. Nachum Ulanovsky, Weizmann Institute of Science
"Neural codes for 2-D and 3-D space in the hippocampal formation of bats"
Mentor:
Presenter:
Hannah Shoenhard, Katerina Placek
Attending Lunch:
Marissa Kamarck, Barbara Terzic, Sarah Reitz, Carolyn Keating, Hannah Shoenhard, Emily Fernandez, Felicia Davatolhagh, Sneha Narasimhan


January 28, 2014
Dr. Ben Barres, Stanford University
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Mentor:
Erika Holzbaur
Presenter: Christina Wright,
Attending Lunch:Christina Wright, Nicole Hernandez, Barbara Terzic

 

February 4, 2014
Dr. Jeffrey Rothstein, Johns Hopkins Medicine
C9orf72 and RNA toxicity as the major cause of ALS/FTD: Its all about how to manage traffic!"
Mentor:
Erika Holzbaur
Presenter: Barbara Terzic,
Attending Lunch: Barbara Terzic,

 

February 11, 2014
Dr. Feng Zhang,
MIT
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Mentor:
Joe Zhou
Presenter: Nicole Hernandez,
Attending Lunch: Nicole Hernandez,

 

February 18, 2014
Dr. Serena Dudek, NIH
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Mentor:
Ted Abel
Presenter:
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February 25, 2014
Dr. Naoshige Uchida,
Harvard University
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Mentor:
Joel Mainland
Presenter: Sarah Reitz
Attending Lunch:

 

March 4, 2014
Dr. Daniel Colon-Ramos, Yale University
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Mentor:
Chris Fang-Yen
Presenter:
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March 11, 2014
Dr. Hongjun Song, Johns Hopkins Medicine
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Mentor:
Joe Zhou
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March 18, 2014
Dr. Beatriz Luna, University of Pittsburgh
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Mentor:
Maja Bucan
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March 25, 2014
Dr. Kay Tye, MIT
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Mentor:
Isabel Muzzio
Presenter:
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March 27, 2014 (Please note: This meeting will be held on a Friday)
Dr. Christof Koch, Allen Institute for Brain Research
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Mentor:
Student Host
Presenter: Graham Baum,
Attending Lunch:

 

April 8, 2014
Dr. Carol Mason, Columbia University
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Mentor:
Ted Abel
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April 15, 2014
Dr. David Julius, UCSF
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Mentor:
Maja Bucan
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April 22, 2014
Dr. Lori Zeltser, Columbia University
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Mentor:
Student Host
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April 29, 2015
Dr. Fan Wang, Duke University
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Mentor:
Wenqin Luo
Presenter:
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May 6, 2015
Dr. Earl Miller,
MIT
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Mentor:
Nicole Rust
Presenter:
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