All JOURNAL CLUB meetings are held in Coverdell, N104 from 3:30-5:00 every 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Thursday. To inquire about attending or the assigned reading, please contact Dr. Jim Lauderdale.

NEURO SEMINARS are held the 1st Thursday of every month in Coverdell, S175 from 3:30-5:00 and always open to the general public. To inquire about our seminar schedule, please contact Dr. Jesse Schank.


January 10Hannah Fulenwider Volitional social interaction prevents drug addiction in rat models
January 17No Journal Club - ILS Prospective Student Visit
January 24Rachael EarlsLewy body-like alpha-synuclein inclusions trigger reactive microgliosis prior to nigral degeneration
January 31Sadie NennigIndomethacin blocks the increased conditioned rewarding effects of cocaine induced by repeated social defeat
February 7Seminar: Annabelle Singer (Georgia Tech); (ILS Prospective Student Visit)
February 14Rachel Roberts-GalbraithRetrovirus-like Gag Protein Arc1 Binds RNA and Traffics across Synaptic Boutons
February 21Data Analysis Jamboree
February 28Brian JurgielewiczDelivery of siRNA to the mouse brain by systemic injection of targeted exosomes
March 6Seminar: Rachel Roberts-Galbraith (UGA)
March 14No Journal Club, Spring Break!
March 21Colin PrestonAmphetamine Reverses Escalated Cocaine Intake via Restoration of Dopamine Transporter Conformation
March 28Christina Sabin
April 4Seminar: Sam Spellicy/Rachael Earls (UGA)
April 11Jim Lauderdale
April 18Austin Passaro
April 25Meghan LogunSensitization of glioblastoma tumor micro-environment to chemo- and immunotherapy by Galectin-1 intranasal knock-down strategy
May 2Seminar: Pamela McLean (Mayo Clinic-Florida)


May 9No Journal Club
May 16No Journal Club
May 23
May 30
June 6
June 13
June 20
June 27
July 4No Journal Club
July 11
July 18
July 25
August 1No Journal Club
August 8No Journal Club
August 15 (start of fall term)
August 22
August 29