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Spring 2016




Feb. 2nd

Natalie Tronson, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
University of Michigan

"Neuroimmune Modulation of Memory: Short and Long Term Mechanisms" 

Feb. 23rd

John B. Hogenesch, Ph.D.
Department of Pharmacology
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

“The Circadian Clock: Implications for Biology and Medicine"

March 1st

Colleen McClung, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

“Circadian Genes, Rhythms, and the Biology of Psychiatric Disorders”

March 15th

William Engeland, Ph.D.
Department of Neuroscience
University of Minnesota

"Entrainment of the Adrenal Clock and Glucocorticoid Rhythms"

March 29th

Luis de Lecea, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University School of Medicine

"Optogenetic Control of Arousal"

April 12th

Peter Kalivas, Ph.D.
Department of Neuroscience
Medical University of South Carolina

"Using the Neurobiology of Intrusive Thinking to Treat Addictions"

April 19th

Phil Johnson, Ph.D.
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
Indiana University School of Medicine

"Hypothalamic Orexin Arousal System: Latest Target for Treating Insomnia, and Potential Target for Treating Anxiety Disorders"

April 26th

Paul Phillips, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry and Behaviroal Sciences & Department of Pharmacology
University of Washington

“Pathological Changes in the Encoding of Drug Cues by Phasic Dopamine During Chronic Drug Use”

May 10th

Antje Kroner-Milsch, M.D. Ph.D.
Department of Neurosurgery
Medical College of Wisconsin

“Spinal Cord Injury: Macrophage Activation and Secondary Damage”

All seminars are held at 3:30 p.m. in Schroeder Complex, Room 256.


Integrative Neuroscience Research Center Mission

The Integrative Neuroscience Research Center (INRC) serves to promote the exchange of ideas among Marquette neuroscience research faculty members, thereby increasing opportunities for collaborative research, acquisition of resources, attraction of high quality faculty and students and strengthening of educational offerings in this area. The INRC is comprised of more than 30 faculty members and meets bi-monthly around a seminar series.