Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Clinical Neuroscience Training Program

Weekly Seminar Series

During the Fall and Spring semesters, students attend seminars. Lunch is provided and the atmosphere is informal. Seminars are in a variety of formats and emphasize inspiration as well as education.  Topics include translational research findings, transdisciplinary clinical case conferences, and career pathways.

FALL 2021 SEMINAR SCHEDULE

SEPTEMBER 17, 2021 * 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Daniel Wolf, MD, PhD & Xilma R. Ortiz-González, MD, PhD
Talk Title: Welcome & Introduction
Location:  John Morgan Building, Reunion Hall Auditorium

OCTOBER 8, 2021 * 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Speaker:  TBD
Talk Title: TBD
Location:  Smilow Building 10-146AB

OCTOBER 15, 2021 * 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Speaker:  TBD
Talk Title: TBD
Location:  Smilow Building 10-146AB

OCTOBER 22, 2021 * 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Speaker:  TBD
Talk Title: TBD
Location:  Smilow Building 10-146AB

NOVEMBER 5, 2021 * 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Speaker:  TBD
Talk Title: TBD
Location:  Smilow Building 10-146AB

NOVEMBER 19, 2021 * 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Speaker:  TBD
Talk Title: TBD
Location:  Smilow Building 10-146AB

DECEMBER 10, 2021 * 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Speaker:  TBD
Talk Title: TBD
Location:  Smilow Building 10-146AB

DECEMBER 17, 2021 * 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Speaker:  TBD
Talk Title: TBD
Location:  Smilow Building 10-146AB

 

 

SPRING 2021 SEMINAR SCHEDULE

All Seminars will take from 1-2pm at the following Blue Jeans link:  https://bluejeans.com/stacem 

JANUARY 22, 2021
Jacob Dubroff, MD PhD; Assistant Professor of Radiology — PSOM
Talk Title: PET Imaging of Nicotine Dependence

JANUARY 29, 2021
Alexander Proekt, MD, PhD; Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology & Critical Care — PSOM
Talk Title: Neuroscience of Unconsciousness - Lessons learned from Anesthesia

FEBRUARY 5, 2021  
Michelle Johnson, PhDAssociate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation — PSOM
Talk Title: Robot-Based Assessment of Motor and Cognitive Impairments in Patients with Non-Traumatic Brain Injury

FEBRUARY 12, 2021
Thomas H. Scott MD; CEO & Founder — Nopium
Talk Title: Non-Opiate Pain Management

FEBRUARY 19, 2021
M. Sean Grady, MD;  Professor of Neurosurgery — PSOM
Talk Title: Traumatic Brian Injury: from Concussion to Coma

FEBRUARY 26, 2021
David J. Irwin, MD; Assistant Professor of Neurology — PSOM
Talk Title:  Bringing the Microscope to Clinic: Translation of Neuropathology Data to Human Biomarkers in Neurodegenerative Disease

MARCH 5, 2021
Aaron Alexander-Bloch, MD PhD; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry — PSOM/CHOP
Talk Title:   Imag(in)ing Brain Markers of Psychiatric Risk During Development

MARCH 19, 2021
Ingo Helbig, MD; Assistant Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics — PSOM/CHOP
Talk Title: Epilepsy Genetics – An Introduction

MARCH 26, 2021
Adrianna C. Jenkins, PhD; Assistant Professor of Psychology — UPENN
Talk Title: Flexible Human Social Behavior: Insights from Cognitive Neuroscience

APRIL 2, 2021  
Julia Parish-Morris, PhDAssistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry — PSOM
Talk Title: Infant Vocalizing as a Bio-Behavioral Marker of Autism

APRIL 9, 2021
Daniel J. Licht, MD; Distinguished Professor of Neurology — PSOM/CHOP
Talk Title: Moving Towards Brain-Directed Care

APRIL 16, 2021
Jay A. Gottfried, MD, PhD;  Arthur H. Rubenstein Professor of Neurology and Psychology — PSOM
Talk Title: Everything You Wanted to Know About the Olfactory System But Were Afraid to Smell

APRIL 23, 2021
Douglas C. Wallace, PhD; Michael and Charles Barnett Endowed Chair in Pediatric Mitochondrial Medicine, Professor of Pediatrics — PSOM
Talk Title:  The Mitochondrial Etiology of Common Diseases with Emphasis on Neuropsychiatric Disorders

APRIL 30, 2021
Alice S. Chen-Plotkin, MD; Parker Family Associate Professor of Neurology — PSOM
Talk Title:   Updating our Definitions of Parkinson's Disease for a Molecular Age

MAY 7, 2021
William H. Bosking, PhD; Research Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery — PSOM/CHOP
Talk Title: TBD (Cortical Visual Prostheses)

 

FALL 2020 SEMINAR SCHEDULE

AUGUST 28, 2020
Daniel Wolf, MD, PhD & Xilma R. Ortiz-González, MD, PhD
Talk Title: Welcome & Introduction

SEPTEMBER 4, 2020
David R. Roalf, PhD; Research Assistant Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience in Psychiatry
Talk Title: Targeting Brain Glutamate in Development and Psychopathology: Progressand Possibilities

SEPTEMBER 11, 2020  
CNST Student Presentations; Lillian Chien, Donald Detchou & Elizabeth Sell
Talk Title: Summer Research Student Data Blitz

SEPTEMBER 18, 2020
Joshua Dunaief, MD, PhD; Adele Niessen Professor of Ophthalmology
Talk Title: A Greek God, a Blue Protein, and Iron-induced Retinal Degeneration

OCTOBER 16, 2020
Bryan A Pukenas, MD;  Assistant Professor of Radiology
Talk Title: What’s Old is New, the Suboccipital Puncture and Gene Therapy Delivery

OCTOBER 23, 2020
Rebecca Ahrens-Nicklas, MD, PhD; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics - CHOP
Talk Title:  Metabolic Disorders of the Brain: Insights into Mechanisms and Therapy

NOVEMBER 13, 2020
Frances E. Jensen, MD, FACP; Professor and Chair of Neurology
Talk Title:   The Cognitive Consequences of Epileptogenesis

DECEMBER 11, 2020
Shinjae Chung, PhD; Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
Talk Title: Neural Circuits Underlying Sleep and Emotional Regulation