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CARE Seminar Series


April 27th, 2015

Subhash C. Pandey, PhD

Professor and Director

Center for Alcohol Research in Epigenetics

Department of Psychiatry

University of Illinois at Chicago


“An Overview of Current and Future Research of UIC Alcohol Research Center”

May 6th, 2015

Dr. Adolf Pfefferbaum, M.D.

Senior Program Director & Distinguished Scientist

Neuroscience Program

Center for Health Sciences

SRI International


“Alcohol and the brain: An In-vivo   Neuroimaging Perspective”

May 11th, 2015

Harish Krishnan, PhD

Research Associate

Center for Alcohol Research in Epigenetics

Department of Psychiatry

University of Illinois at Chicago


“Chromatin Remodeling and Rapid Tolerance to Anxiolytic Effects of Alcohol”

May 11th, 2015

Bradley Heit

PhD Student


“Ex-vivo Study of Neuroprotective   Effects of Physical Exercise”

June 8th, 2015

Dr. Fulton T. Crews

John Andrews Distinguished Professor

Professor of Pharmacology and Psychiatry

Director, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies

School of Medicine

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


“Neuroimmune signaling through HMGB1-TLR Receptors Contributes to

Alcoholic Neuropathology”

Community Outreach Program (CEOP)

Marc_AtkinsCEOP is an adjunct of CARE with the goal of providing educational opportunities and scientific knowledge about alcohol and its affects on brain structure and cognitive functioning (genes and environmental factors) to high school students, faculty, and other community sites. Dr. Marc Atkins, Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology and Director of Institute for Juvenile Research at UIC will direct the CEOP.


CARE Cores include:

capture1Administrative core: Director, Dr. Subhash Pandey Dept. of Psychiatry, UIC

Scientific Director, Dr. Alessandro Guidotti Dept. of Psychiatry, UIC.

Epigenetics core: PI, Dr. Dennis Grayson, Dept. of Psychiatry, UIC.

This core will be operated in collaboration with Dr. Alvaro Hernandez (Sequencing–in charge)

and Dr. Victor Jongeneel (Bioinformatics-in charge) located at Roy J. Carver Biotechnology

Center of University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (UIUC).



capture2Dr. Dulal Bhaumik Dept. of Psychiatry, UIC is serving as a biostatistician for the CARE.















Training Opportunities

Capture3CARE will provide resources and a scientifically enriched environment for training opportunities, coordinated by Dr. Mark Rasenick, dept. of Biophysics and Physiology and Psychiatry UIC.

CARE investigators are currently working with several MD/PhD students from MSTP program of UIC, as well as PhD students from Neuroscience Graduate Program of UIC.

http://chicago.medicine.uic.edu/mstp (MSTP)

http://www.uic.edu/depts/neurosci/program.htm  (Neuroscience Graduate Program of UIC.)













  1. Ambulatory Clinic:
    Neuropsychiatric Insitute
    912 S. Wood Steet, Chicago, IL 60612
  2. UIC Hospital
    1740 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60612
  3. Institute for Juvenile Research
    1747 W. Roosevelt Rd, Chicago, IL 60608
  4. Psychiatric Institute
    1601 W. Taylor St.Chicago, IL 60612

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