Calendar

Neurofax Calendar

The NRC Neurofax calendar includes seminars, grand rounds, research colloquia, symposia, and other local or national conferences that are sponsored by UTHealth, the Texas Medical Center, and Houston area universities and research institutions.

To submit your event to this calendar, please send an email to nba-nrc@uth.tmc.edu and include Event name, contact, date, time and location.

Featured Events

Mar 19

Brain Night for Kids

Thursday, 6:00pm
Stay tuned for more details!
The Health Museum, 1515 Hermann Drive, Houston, TX
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Apr 11

2015 Public Forum: The Brain on Drugs

Saturday, 10:30am
Speaker: Joy Schmitz, Ph.D.
Director, UTHealth Center for Neurobehavioral Research on Addiction, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Panelists include: Drs. Scott Lane, Dawnelle Schatte and Michael Weaver
“The Brain on Drugs”
Cooley University Life Center, 7440 Cambridge Street, Houston, TX 77054 Auditorium
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Upcoming Events

Mar 02

BCM Neurology Grand Rounds

Monday, 12:00pm
Speaker: Stuart C. Yudofsky, MD
Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Baylor College of Medicine
“Personality Disorders- Focus on Narcissistic Personality Disorders”
Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center at the McNair Campus, 7200 Cambridge 1st Floor Conference Room A& B

Mar 02

UTHealth Integrative Biology and Pharmacology Seminar Series

Monday, 4:00pm
Speaker: Fernanda Laezza, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Departments of Pharmacology & Toxicology
University of Texas Medical Branch
“Intracellular FGF signaling in the CNS: Implications for Normal Brain Function and Neuropsychiatric disorders”
UTHealth Medical School, 6431 Fannin St. MSB 2.135

Mar 02

University of Houston Biology and Biochemistry Seminar

Monday, 4:00pm
Speaker: Dr. Chun-Yue Geoffrey Lau
Harvard University
“Genetic Dissection of Inhibitory Circuit Function and Plasticity”
University of Houston HSC 102
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Mar 03

Cheves Smythe Distinguished Lecture in Education and Geriatric Medicine

Tuesday, 4:15pm
Speaker: Carol Barnes, Ph.D.
Regents Professor, Psychology, Neurology, Neuroscience
Director, Evelyn McNight Brain Institute, University of Arizona
“Normal Brain Aging: Impact on Circuits for Memory”
UTHealth Medical School, 6431 Fannin St. MSB 3.001
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Mar 04

3rd Annual Neuro ICU Symposium: March 4-6

Wednesday, 7:00am
Speaker: Kiwon Lee, M.D., FACP, FAHA, FCCM
Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute at the Texas Medical Center
“Cutting-edge Management of Neurological & Neurosurgical Emergencies and Critical Care”
JW Marriott Houston, 5150 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056 Free registration for all residents, fellows and medical students.
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Mar 04

BCM Menninger Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds: Ruth Hutton Fred Lecture

Wednesday, 10:30am
Speaker: Laurie Anne Pearlman, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist
Independent Practice, New Britain, Connecticut
“Treating Traumatic Bereavement”
Baylor College of Medicine, McNair Campus, Bobby R. Alford Educational Center Room MCHA-AEC-A and B

Mar 04

UTHealth Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds

Wednesday, 12:00pm
Speaker: Deborah Pearson, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
“Autism Spectrum Disorder (and ADHD): Current approaches, future directions…and unmet needs”
Harris County Psychiatric Center (HCPC) , 2800 South MacGregor Way, Houston, Texas 77021 Auditorium
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Mar 04

TCH and BCM Pediatric Neurology Grand Rounds

Wednesday, 12:00pm
Speaker: Nabil M. Ahmed, MD, MPH
Department of Pediatrics
“Evolution of T-Cell Therapy for Brain Tumors”
Texas Children's Hospital, Abercrombie Building TCH Auditorium, Abercrombie Building, Floor B1

Mar 04

Huffington Center on Aging and MCB Wednesday Seminar Series

Wednesday, 4:00pm
Speaker: Virginia M. Lee, Ph.D.
John H. Ware Endowed Professor in Alzheimer's Research
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
“Transmission of Misfolded Proteins in Neurodegenerative Disorders: A Common Mechanism of Disease Progression”
DeBakey Building M112
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Mar 04

University of Houston Biology and Biochemistry Seminar

Wednesday, 4:00pm
Speaker: Dr. Joel R. Neilson
Baylor College of Medicine
“Post-Transcriptional Regulatory Programs in the Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition”
University of Houston HSC 102
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Mar 04

Houston Psychiatric Society Meeting

Wednesday, 6:30pm
Speaker: Paul Summergrad, MD
President, American Psychiatric Association
Tufts University School of Medicine
“Review of APA Initiatives”
Trevisio, 6550 Bertner 6th Floor
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Mar 05

GCC Professional Development Committee: Grant Writing Seminar

Thursday, 7:30am
“Write Winning Grant Proposals ”
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard Hickey Auditorium and the Anderson Conference Hall
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Mar 05

Children’s Nutrition Research Center Seminar Series

Thursday, 8:30am
Speaker: Lane Strathearn, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Neuroscience, and Psychiatry, CNRC, BCM
“Drug addicted mothers show reduced brain reward response to infant cues: Implications for the study of maternal obesity and 'food addiction'”
CNRC 2nd Floor, Howland Auditorium
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Mar 05

UTHealth Microbiology & Molecular Genetics Seminar Series

Thursday, 10:30am
Speaker: Jeffrey A. Pleiss, Ph.D.
Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
Cornell University
“Genome-wide approaches to understanding mechanisms and biology of pre-mRNA splicing regulation”
UTHealth Medical School, 6431 Fannin St. MSB 2.135

Mar 05

BTC Distinguished Lecture Series

Thursday, 4:00pm
Speaker: David Spetzler, PhD
Senior Vice President of Research & Development
Carlis Life Sciences, Phoenix, AZ
“Topological Oligonucleotide Profiling for Cancer Patients”

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Mar 06

GCC Professional Development Committee: Grant Writing Seminar

Friday, 8:00am
“How to Write a Successful Career Development Award Proposal ”
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard Hickey Auditorium and the Anderson Conference Hall
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Mar 11

BCM Menninger Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds

Wednesday, 10:30am
Speaker: Sanjay J. Mathew, M.D.
Staff Physician, MEDVAMC
Associate Professor, Menninger Department of Psychiatry
“The Kappa Opioid Receptor: A New Target for the Treatment of Mood and Anxiety Disorders?”
Baylor College of Medicine, McNair Campus, Bobby R. Alford Educational Center Room MCHA-AEC-A and B

Mar 11

UTHealth Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds

Wednesday, 12:00pm
Speaker: Jason James, M.D.
Chief Resident, 2nd Year Child Fellow
“Pediatric Autoimmune Encephalitides: Psychiatric Manifestations and Management ”
Harris County Psychiatric Center (HCPC), 2800 South MacGregor Way, Houston, Texas 77021 Auditorium
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Mar 12

UTHealth Neurobiology and Anatomy Colloquium

Thursday, 4:00pm
Speaker: Roger Janz, PhD
Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy- UTHealth
Associate Professor
“The Role of Synaptic Proteins in Sickness and in Health”
UTHealth Medical School, 6431 Fannin St. MSB 7.037
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Mar 13

BCM Neuroscience Seminar Series

Friday, 3:00pm
Speaker: A. David Redish, Ph.D.
Distinguished McKnight University Professor
Department of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota
“TBA”
Baylor College of Medicine M112
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Mar 16

UTHealth Integrative Biology and Pharmacology Seminar Series

Monday, 4:00pm
Speaker: Swathi Arur, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Departments of Genetics
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
“Toggling Dicer Localization and Function by ERK Signaling”
UTHealth Medical School, 6431 Fannin St. MSB 2.135

Mar 18

BCM Menninger Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds

Wednesday, 10:30am
Speaker: Diane Treadwell-Deering, M.D.
Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Department of Pediatrics
BCM Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy
“Fragile X Spectrum Disorders: Psychiatrists Wanted”
Baylor College of Medicine, McNair Campus, Bobby R. Alford Educational Center Room MCHA-AEC-A and B

Mar 18

UTHealth Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds

Wednesday, 12:00pm
Speaker: David Glahn, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
Yale School of Medicine
“Using Imaging & Cognitive Genomics to Understand Affective and Psychosis Illnesses”
Harris County Psychiatric Center (HCPC), 2800 South MacGregor Way, Houston, Texas 77021 Auditorium
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Mar 18

UTHealth Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds

Wednesday, 12:00pm
Speaker: David C. Glahn, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine
“Using Imaging & Cognitive Genomics to Understand Affective and Psychosis Illnesses ”
Harris County Psychiatric Center (HCPC), 2800 South MacGregor Way, Houston, Texas 77021 Auditorium
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Mar 19

BRAIN NIGHT FOR KIDS

Thursday, 6:00pm
“Stay tuned for more details!”
The Health Museum, 1515 Hermann Drive, Houston, TX
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Mar 20

BCM Neuroscience Seminar Series

Friday, 3:00pm
Speaker: Harel Shouval, Ph.D.
UTHealth Neurobiology and Anatomy
Associate Professor
“TBA”
Baylor College of Medicine M112
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Mar 23

University of Houston Workshop on Cognitive Science and Robotics

Monday, 11:00am
Registration Required
“Workshop on Cognitive Science and Robotics: New Approaches to Human Cognition and Robotics”
Department of Psychology, University of Houston Heyne Building, Lecture Room 135
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Mar 25

BCM Menninger Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds

Wednesday, 10:30am
Speaker: Anis Rashid, M.D.
Department of Psychiatry, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
“Psychopharmacology in Cancer Patients: Focus on Drug-Drug Interactions”
Baylor College of Medicine, McNair Campus, Bobby R. Alford Educational Center Room MCHA-AEC-A and B

Mar 25

UTHealth Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds

Wednesday, 12:00pm
Speaker: Paul Holtzheimer, M.D., M.S.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
“TBA”
Harris County Psychiatric Center (HCPC), 2800 South MacGregor Way, Houston, Texas 77021 Auditorium
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Mar 26

Children’s Nutrition Research Center Seminar Series

Thursday, 8:30am
Speaker: Qingchun Tong, PhD
Associate Professor, Center for Metabolic and Degenerative Disease, UT Health Science Center, Houston
“Neurotransmitters underlying paraventricular hypothalamic neurons in body weight regulation”
CNRC 2nd Floor, Howland Auditorium
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Mar 26

MD Anderson Anesthesiology & Neuroscience March Seminar Series

Thursday, 12:00pm
Speaker: S. Stevens Negus, PhD
Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
“Preclinical Studies on Expression, Neurobiology, and Treatment of Pain-Related Behavioral Depression”
MD Anderson, Main Bldg, 1515 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX 77030 G10.3315, 10th Floor (Follow signs to Elevator F)

Mar 26

UTHealth Neurobiology and Anatomy Seminar Series

Thursday, 4:00pm
Speaker: Hey-Kyoung Lee, Ph.D.
The Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute
Johns Hopkins University
“Cross-Modal Cortical Adaptation to Sensory Loss”
UTHealth Medical School, 6431 Fannin St. MSB 2.135
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Mar 27

BCM Neuroscience Seminar Series

Friday, 3:00pm
Speaker: Kenneth R. Miller, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology, Royce Family Professor for Teaching Excellence
Brown University
“TBA”
Baylor College of Medicine Cullen 301A and Kleburg
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Apr 11

2015 Public Forum: The Brain on Drugs

Saturday, 10:30am
Speaker: Joy Schmitz, Ph.D.
Director, UTHealth Center for Neurobehavioral Research on Addiction, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Panelists include: Drs. Scott Lane, Dawnelle Schatte and Michael Weaver
“The Brain on Drugs”
Cooley University Life Center, 7440 Cambridge Street, Houston, TX 77054 Auditorium
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Oct 07

Ernst Knobil Distinguished Lecture

Wednesday, 4:00pm
Speaker: Susan Lindquist, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology, MIT
Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator
“TBA”
UTHealth Medical School, 6431 Fannin St. MSB 3.001
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Neuroscience Research Center

The University of Texas Health Science Center At Houston
6431 Fannin St
Suite MSB 7.046
Houston, TX 77030
USA

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