Hawai`i State Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience

Békésy/Neuroscience Research Seminar Series
Spring 2000


Seminars are scheduled for Wednesdays at 12:30 pm. They will be held in the Agricultural Science Building, Room 219.

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  • Spring, 2001

    Date Speaker Affiliation Title
    Jan 24 Organizational Meeting
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    Feb 07 Bruce E. Morton Dept Biochemistry and Biophysics, UH School of Medicine Method for Determining Hemisphericity Based on Unrecognized Dichotic Deafness.
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    May 16 Andrea Fleig Center for Biomedical Research, Queen's Medical Center and UH Manoa MagNuM, an ion channel like no other.
    May 23 Vivek R. Nerurkar Retrovirology Research Laboratory, PBRC Role of Human Polyomavirus JC (JCV) in the Pathogenesis of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy.
    May 30 Allison Imrie Retrovirology Research Laboratory, PBRC Mechanisms to Control Central Nervous System HIV Infection.
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    Fall, 2000

    Date Speaker Affiliation Title
    Aug 24 Organizational Meeting
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    Sep 06 Andrea Fleig The Queen's Medical Center / JABSOM, UH ADP-ribose: how a useless metabolite suddenly advances to a novel second messenger in calcium signaling.
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    Sep 27 Mike Fuller HI Inst Geophys & Planetology, SOEST, UH Effects of magnetic fields on the human brain: magnetic field enhanced epileptiform activity observed in epileptic patients with depth implanted electrodes for presurgical evaluation.
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    Oct 04 Michael M. Walker Experimental Biology Research Group, University of Auckland, NEW ZEALAND Mechanism and use of the magnetic sense in vertebrates.
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    Oct 18 Andrea Fleig The Queen's Medical Center / JABSOM, UH Chilli pepper: a red-hot receptor reveals intracellular calcium store heterogeneity.
    Oct 25 Meredith Hermosura The Queen's Neuroscience Institute at UH An out-of-breath cell recruits calcium influx via an ATP-sensitive calcium channel.
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    Nov 08 Jane Mende UH Medical School Brain Function in Battered Women with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
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    Nov 22 Patricia Couvillon Bekesy Laboratory, U.H.Risk Sensitivity in Honey Bees
    Nov 29 Jamie Seymour James Cook University, Cairns Australia Effect of cubozoan Venom on Crayfish Heart Rate
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    Dec 13 Robert E. Landsman Science Section, Curriculum Research & Development Group, COE, UH Shocking truths about electrocommunication in weakly discharging electric fish: Do steroids tell the whole story?
    Dec 20 Dawn Tani The Queen's Medical Center Calcium Influx and Cell Cycle Control in RBL-2H3 Cells.

    Spring, 2000

    Date Speaker Title
    Jan 12 Organizational Meeting
    Jan 19 Jes Stollberg Synaptogenesis at the neuromuscular junction
    Jan 26 Ian Cooke Crustacean models for the role of calcium currents
    Feb 02 No Seminar
    Feb 09 Dan Hartline Local computation in neurons
    Feb 16 to be announced
    Feb 23 Pat Couvillon Learning in Honeybees: the Continuing Story
    Mar 01 Martin Rayner Gating and ionic current during K+ channel closing
    Mar 08 Petra Lenz Myelin and jumpy copepods
    Mar 15 1 Takeshi Yagi Fyn-tyrosin kinase and CNR cadherin family in the nervous system
    Mar 22 Canceled
    Mar 29 Spring Break
    Apr 05 Steve Robinow Hormonal regulation of nervous system development in Drosophila
    Apr 12 Ann Castelfranco Analysis of space-clamp errors in voltage-clamp experiments
    Apr 19 Caroline Blanchard Psychobiology of fear, anxiety and stress
    Apr 26 2 George Mackie Novel features in central circuitry of a jellyfish nervous system
    May 03 John Starkus C-inactivation
    May 10 Angel Yanagihara Cnidaria Neurotoxins

    1 Visiting Seminar Speaker: Seminar to be held in St. John 011
    2 Visiting Seminar Speaker: Seminar to be held in Bekesy Lunch Room

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