2022 Fall Seminar Schedule


 Fall 2022


August 18
12:00 - 1:00

Amanda Raines, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Tulane University, School of Medicine

A Translational Approach to Understanding & Treating Substance Use Disorders

September 1

Prasad Katakam, MD, PhD, FCVS
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacology
Tulane University School of Medicine

Effects of Nitric Oxide Synthase Inhibitors on Mitochondrial Respiration

September 8

Aqilah McCane, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Oregon Health and Science University

Adolescent Alcohol Exposure Impairs Response Inhibition and Alters Cortico-Striatal Dynamics

September 15

Patrick Sheets, PhD
Associate Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology
Stark Neurosciences Research Institute
Indiana University School of Medicine

Dissecting Functional Changes to Defined Mouse mPFC Neurons in Different Pain Models

September 22

Andrew MacLean, PhD
Associate Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
Tulane University School of Medicine

HIV Cure Research: What if a Cure is Not Enough?

October 6

Suthat Liangpunsakul, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Adjunct Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology
Adjunct Professor, School of Public Health
Associate Chief of Staff for Research, Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center
Indiana University School of Medicine

Alcohol-Associated Liver Disease: Translating Mechanisms to Therapy

October 13

Dicle Yalcin, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology
LSU Health Sciences New Orleans

Using Applied Machine Learning on High Resolution Antibody Epitope Profiles in Viral-Associated Cancers

October 20

Patricia Molina, MD, PhD
Department Head of Physiology
LSU Health Sciences New Orleans

Physiology Alumnus Award

Unchoreographed Evolution of Translational Research on the Impact of Alcohol on Risk for Comorbidities in Persons Living with HIV

October 27

Matthew Whim, PhD
Professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy
LSU Health Sciences New Orleans

Autonomic Plasticity in Response to Hypoglycemia

November 3

Anna Whitehead, MS
MD/PhD Student
Department of Physiology
LSU Health Sciences New Orleans

Nicotine Inhalation and Cardiopulmonary Dysfunction

November 10

Ana Abrantes, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Developing Physical Activity Interventions in Substance Use Treatment

November 15

Janos Paloczi, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institutes of Health

Combined Synthetic Cannabinoid and Alcohol Intoxication Induces Detrimental Cardiac Consequences: The Role of CB1 Receptor Signaling

November 17

Jessi A. Cucinello-Ragland, BA
NRSA Predoctoral Fellow
Department of Physiology
LSU Health Sciences New Orleans

Pain: A Cause and Consequence of Alcohol Use

December 1

Laura Ornelas, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Associate
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Stress Reactivity and Alcohol Drinking: Corticolimbic Activation and the Role of Endocannabinoids in Stress Reactive Behaviors

December 8

Brianna Bourgeois, BS
MD/PhD Student
Department of Physiology
LSU Health Sciences New Orleans