Sixth Annual Virtual BHI Symposium- Student & Post-doc Presentations

Student & Post-doc Virtual Presentations will be held on Friday, Nov 20 from 3.45 PM to 5.30 PM. Zoom Breakout Rooms have been assigned to each trainee. The trainees will be in their breakout rooms at the times indicated below to go over their presentations with the two judges assigned to each presenter. The trainees have pre-recorded their presentations and these have been uploaded onto a YouTube Channel (links to video recordings provided below). These can be viewed before the symposium.

Zoom Link for Poster Presentation Session on Fri, Nov 20:

Zoom Meeting ID: 972 3758 7543; Passcode: bhi2020

Trainees Slide Presentation in PDF are available for viewing by clicking here (slide presentations are in alphabetical order as shown below- will need to scroll through to get to a specific presenter)

Presentation Time Presenter YouTube Video Links of Presentations (also has the abstract) Title of Presentation
3.45-3.55 Alessandro Bortolami Differences between the KCNB1 machinery complex and its KCNB1-R312H mutant found in epilepsy
4.00-4.10 Anna Schneider Does neuromodulation result in reduction of circuit variability at the single cell level?
4.15-4.25 Dina Popova Functional impact of KCNJ6 variants on alcohol use disorder phenotypes in iPSC-derived human neurons
4.30-4.40 Elena Forzisi MAPK -mediated proapoptotic signaling by K+ channel integrin complexes
4.45-4.55 Jackie Saenz Synaptojanin1 regulates Dopamine transporter trafficking via the PIP2/PI3K pathway
5.00-5.10 Jiyai Zheng Alcohol exposure induces  depressive- and anxiety-like behaviors and neuroinflammation in the habenular nucleus of rats
5.15-5.25 Joshua Stamos Manipulation of glucose concentration in Lateral Hypothalamus affects motivation for sucrose pellets in a task dependent fashion
3.45-3.55 Julianne Price From Neurocardiac Signaling to Cognitive Recovery: A randomized clinical trial in women receiving outpatient treatment for alcohol and substance use disorders
Kaushanie Fernandopulle Orexin drives motivation for palatable food via actions at orexin-1 receptor on VTA dopamine neurons
4.15-4.25 Kimberly Wiersielis Sex differences in cognitive processing and anxiety-like behavior after intermittent fasting in aged mice
4.30-4.40 Madhuvika Murugan Adenosine kinase regulates status epilepticus induced neurogenesis
4.45-4.55 Malte Gueth Evidence of human parahippocampal theta activity during goal-directed spatial navigation: A combined EEG-fMRI study
5.00-5.10 Marialaina Nissenbaum Maternal T-cell Activation and Postnatal Behavioral and Microglial Changes to Staphylococcal Enterotoxins
5.15-5.25 Matthew Rich DBS-like stimulation of the nucleus accumbens shell induces presynaptic depotentiation at inputs on D2DR- but not D1DR-containing MSNs
3.45-3.55 Pamela Hirschberg Ventromedial hypothalamic (VMH) neuronal nitric oxide synthase (nNOS)- glucose inhibited (GI) neurons may mediate the effects of estrogen on brown adipose tissue thermogenesis and white adipose beiging
4.00-4.10 Rodrigo Pena Theta-band resonance in a neocortical circuit
4.15-4.25 Ryan Staples Simulating multiple sources of surface alexia in a computational model of reading
Sean Smith Human Operant Evaluations of Treatment Relapse
4.45-4.55 Stephanie Garcia Role of ketohexokinase in fructose sensing in the brain
5.00-5.10 Talia Planas–Fontánez The mGluR5 agonist CHPG enhances recovery in mice subjected to experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE)
5.15-5.25 Tho Lai Developmental Role of Adenosine Kinase in the Cerebellum
3.45-3.55 Xinyi Li Obesity effects on sensory evoked locus coeruleus (LC) neural responses and morphine withdrawal in rats