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Neuroimmunology Seminar Series

Location: Meyer 1-191 Conference Room

Day/Time: Tuesdays, 1:30pm - 2:30pm (~ 2 seminars each month, Sep - May)

SEMINARS 2016 - 2017

September 27, 2016
Huangui Xiong, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience
University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
Title: "NMDA Receptors and HIV-1-associated Neurocognitive Disorders"

October 4, 2016
Kannan Rangaramanujam, M.S., Ph.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology
Co-Director, Center for Nanomedicine
Wilmer Eye Institute
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Title: "Systemic Nanotherapies Targeted to Activated Glia: Implications in CNS Disorders"

November 1, 2016
Sheng Wang, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Neuorimmunology & Neurological Infections
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Title: "Astrocyte-Derived Exosomes Regulate Dendritic Spine Maturation"

November 22, 2016
Shinichi Kano, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Title: "Local and systemic control of microglia under inflammatory and non-inflammatory conditions"

November 29, 2016
Scott Barnum, Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology, (secondary appointments in Neurology and Rheumatology) 
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Title: "
Complement therapeutic and diagnostic potential in CNS infections"

December 20, 2016
John Lukens, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Title: "Inflammatory caspases and innate immune signaling in neurological disease"

January 24, 2017
Eric Lancaster, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Title: "Synaptic Antibodies: Diseases, Antigens and Mechanisms"

January 31, 2017
Jay McLaughlin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmacodynamics
University of Florida College of Pharmacy
Title: "Characterizing and Treating Dysfunction and Neuropsychiatric Consequences Arising from Exposure to HIV-1 Tat Protein"

February 28, 2017
Vanja Lazarevic, Ph.D.
Investigator, Experimental Immunology Branch
National Cancer Institute, Center for Cancer Research
National Institutes of Health
Title: "Transcriptional regulation of autoimmune responses in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis"

March 21, 2017
Jennifer Gommerman, Ph.D.
Professor of Immunology
University of Toronto
Title: "B Cells in MS - Friend or Foe?"

April 4, 2017
Kate Fitzgerald, PhD
JHU Research Fellow, Neuroimmunology 
Title: TBD

April 11, 2017
Jay Rappaport, PhD
Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Neuroscience
Director of Graduate Programs, Department of Neuroscience
Professor, Neurovirology
Temple University
Title: TBD

May 2, 2017
Estelle Bettelli, Ph.D.
Associate Member, Benaroya Research Institute Virginia Mason
Affiliate Assistant Professor in the Department of Immunology at the University of Washington School of Medicine
Title: TBD

May 16, 2017
Sabita Roy, PhD
Professor of Surgery and Pharmacology
University of Minnesota
Title: TBD

May 23, 2017
Rick Meeker, PhD
Professor of Neurology, Basic Neuroscience
UNC School of Medicine
Title: TBD

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