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CARE Seminar Series

DATE AND LOCATION NAME TITLE

April 13, 2015
9:30am - 10:30am

Psychiatric Institute Building (SPH/PI)
1601 West Taylor Street, Room 366 Chicago, IL 60612

Evan Kyzar
MD/PhD Student
Neuroscience and MSTP Program

Department of Psychiatry
University of Illinois at Chicago

“Histone Methylation Mechanisms during Adolescent Binge Ethanol Exposure”

April 27, 2015

Psychiatric Institute Building (SPH/PI)
1601 West Taylor Street, Room 366 Chicago, IL 60612

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 6, 2015

School of Public Health/Psychiatric Institute
Auditorium, Room 109 1601 West Taylor Street Chicago, IL 60612

 

Psychiatry Grand Rounds: Adolf Pfefferbaum, MD/PhD
Senior Program Director & Distinguished Scientist
Neuroscience Program

Center for Health Sciences
SRI International

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

May 11, 2015

Psychiatric Institute Building (SPH/PI)
1601 West Taylor Street, Room 366 Chicago, IL 60612

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 11, 2015

Psychiatric Institute Building (SPH/PI)
1601 West Taylor Street, Room 366 Chicago, IL 60612

Bradley Heit
PhD Student

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

June 8, 2015

 

Psychiatric Institute Building (SPH/PI)
1601 West Taylor Street, Room 366 Chicago, IL 60612

Fulton T. Crews, PhD
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”

July 6, 2015
9:30am - 10:30am

Psychiatric Institute Building (SPH/PI)
1601 West Taylor Street, Room 366 Chicago, IL 60612

Dadasaheb M. Kokare, PhD
Visiting Research Scholar
Center for Alcohol Research in Epigenetics (CARE)
University of Illinois at Chicago

 

“Role of Alpha-MSH-MC 4 Receptor Systems in Alcoholism"

August 10, 2015
9:30am -10:30am

 

Psychiatric Institute Building (SPH/PI)
1601 West Taylor Street, Room 366 Chicago, IL 60612

Elisa R. Hilderbrand
PhD Student
Neuroscience Program
Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago

Tiffani Berkel
MD/PhD Student
Neuroscience and MSTP Program
Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago

“Ethanol and the Female Brain: Estrogen as a regulator of Ethanol Reward and Binge Drinking Behavior”

 

“Potential Histone Methylation Mechanisms in Anxiety and Alcoholism”

 

Aug 27, 2015
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Psychiatric Institute Building (SPH/PI)
1601 West Taylor Street, Room 366
Chicago, IL 60612

Alessandro Guidotti, PhD
Professor and Scientific Director, Psychiatric Institute

Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago

“Early life stress and brain epigenetic imprinting”

Sep 14, 2015
9.30am - 10.30am

Psychiatric Institute Building (SPH/PI)
1601 West Taylor Street, Room 366 Chicago, IL 60612

Hu Chen, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

University of Illinois at Chicago

"Repeated Binge Drinking Increases Perineuronal Nets in the Insular Cortex”

Sep 28, 2015
1.00pm- 2.00pm

College of Medicine, Research Building, Moss Auditorium, Room 1020, 909 S. Wolcott

George F. Koob, PhD
Director, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

National Institutes of Health

“How does science inform diagnosis, prevention, treatment of alcoholism: New Priorities at NIAAA”

October 7, 2015
1:00pm - 2:00pm

School of Public Health/Psychiatric Institute
Auditorium, Room 109
1601 West Taylor Street Chicago, IL 60612

Psychiatry Grand Rounds: Adron Harris, PhD
Professor and Director Waggoner Center for Alcohol & Addiction Research
University of Texas at Austin

"Alcohol and the Brain: Can Genomics Lead to New Therapies?"

Oct 12, 2015
9:30am -10:30am

Psychiatric Institute Building (SPH/PI)
1601 West Taylor Street, Room 366 Chicago, IL 60612

Stephanie Forkel, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher Clinical Neuroimaging
President of Clinical Neuroanatomy Society

Department Neuroimaging
King’s College London

“Towards a new connectional anatomy of language”

Oct 22, 2015

Psychiatric Institute Building (SPH/PI)
1601 West Taylor Street, Room 366 Chicago, IL 60612

 

Kylee Veazey, PhD
Graduate Research Assistant

Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology
Reproductive Sciences Lab
Texas A&M University

"An epigenetic basis to the etiology of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders"

November 9, 2015
9:30am -10:30am

Psychiatric Institute Building (SPH/PI)
1601 West Taylor Street, Room 366 Chicago, IL 60612

Joseph Lutz, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Department of Psychiatry, UIC

Natania Crane, MA
PhD Candidate in Clinical Psychology
Clinical Psychology Division, UIC

“Identifying alcohol response phenotypes among a sample of heavy drinkers”

 

“Neuropsychological, Affective, and Psychosocial Correlates of Adolescent Substance Use: Preliminary Data”


December 14, 2015
9:30am -10:30am

Psychiatric Institute Building (SPH/PI)
1601 West Taylor Street, Room 366 Chicago, IL 60612

 

Andrew Widmer, MD/PhD
Student, MSTP Program
Department of Psychiatry, UIC

Chang You, PhD
Post-doctorate Research Associate Department of Biophysics and Physiology, UIC

“Inhibitory function in the Fragile X olfactory cortex.”

 

"GABA Hyposensitivity in Dopamine Neurons of the Ventral Tegmental Area after Chronic Alcohol Exposure: an Epigenetic Regulation Mechanism".

January 11, 2016
9:30am - 10:30am

Psychiatric Institute Building (SPH/PI)
1601 West Taylor Street, Room 366 Chicago, IL 60612

Jeff Schappi
PhD Candidate
Department of Psychiatry, UIC




Harinder Singh, PhD
Post-doctorate Research Associate
Department of Physiology & Biophysics, UIC

“Modified lipid raft anchoring of the G protein, Gas subsequent to chronic antidepressant treatment, is independent of monoamine transporters but requires type 6 adenylyl cyclase (AC6).”

 

"HDAC6 inhibition induced α-tubulin acetylation translocates Gαs out of lipid-rafts: a novel mechanism for antidepressant action."


January 28, 2016
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Psychiatric Institute Building (SPH/PI)
1601 West Taylor Street, Room 366 Chicago, IL 60612

Michael A. Collins, PhD
Professor, Department of Molecular Pharmacology & Therapeutics
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine

"Alcohol and brain neurodamage: key roles for PARP and PLA2"

February 8, 2016
9:30am -10:30am

Psychiatric Institute Building (SPH/PI)
1601 West Taylor Street, Room 366 Chicago, IL 60612

Rosalba Satta, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Department of Psychiatry, UIC

“Activation of estrogen receptor (ER) b in the nucleus accumbens enhances cocaine conditioned place preference”

 


February 15, 2016
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Psychiatric Institute Building (SPH/PI)
1601 West Taylor Street, Room 366 Chicago, IL 60612

Ketan Marballi, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Waggoner Center for Alcohol Addiction Research
University of Texas at Austin

“Translational studies in psychiatric and addiction disorders”

Community Outreach Program (CEOP)

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CEOP 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.

Cores

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).

 

 

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Dr. 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.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

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