Past Events 2008


Dissertation Defense

"Role of Homocysteine in the Pathophysiology of Alzheimer’s Disease"

Javier Pacheco-Quinto

Monday, January 28, 2008 2:00 pm
8th Floor Conference Room
2020 Gravier St. New Orleans, LA

Chancellor's Award Lecture

"The Arachidonic Acid Cascade: Novel Therapeutic Applications"

Bengt Samuelsson, M.D., Ph.D.

Dean, Medical Faculty, Karolinska Institutet
(1978-1983)

President, Karolinska Institutet
(1983-1995)

Member Nobel Committee, Physiology or Medicine
(1984-1989, Chairman 1987-1989)

Member Nobel Assembly, Physiology or Medicine
(1972-1999, Chairman 1990)

Chairman, Board of Directors, Nobel Foundation
(1993-2005)

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1982
KAROLINSKA INSTITUTET
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN

Wednesday, February 6, 2008 4:00 pm,8th Floor Conference Room
2020 Gravier St. New Orleans, LA,LSU Lion’s Building, 2020 Gravier Street New Orleans

Chancellor's Award Lecture

"Organization of Neuronal cAMP and
Calcium Signaling by Scaffolding Proteins"

Mark L. Dell'Acqua, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
University of Colorado Denver

May 8, 2008 12:00 pm, 8th Floor Conference Room
2020 Gravier St. New Orleans, LA

20th Annual Neuroscience Retreat

Saturday, May 10th from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Keynote and Chancellor’s Award Lecturer

Dr. Susumu Tonegawa

Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine 1987
Director, The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory,
The RIKEN-MIT Center for Neuroscience, The Howard Hughes Medical Institute,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Presenting

“Roles of the Individual Hippocampal Circuits
in Episodic and Spatial Memory”

Keynote lecture at 9:00 AM, 8th Floor Neuroscience Center
Conference Room, LSU Lion’s Building, 2020 Gravier Street

Neuroscience Center Of Excellence LSUHSC

Presents

Celebrating Our Scientists

Sunday June 22, 2008 11:30 a.m.,
Windsor Court, 300 Gravier Street, 23rd floor
New Orleans, LA

Chancellor's Award Lecture

Garret A. FitzGerald, M.D.

Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
McNeil Professor in Translational Medicine and Therapeutics
Chair, Department of Pharmacology
Director, Institute for Translational Medicine & Therapeutics
University of Pennsylvania

Presents

Cardiovascular Biology of the Eicosanoids

Monday September 8, 2008
12:00 p.m.
8th Floor Conference Room, Lion’s Building,
2020 Gravier Street, New Orleans
 

Lecture - Grass Speaker

Dan Johnston

Presenting

"Bidirectional changes in dendritic excitability
accompanying LTP and LTD in hippocampal neurons".

Oct. 6, 2008
4:00 p.m.
8th Floor Conference Room, Lion's Building
2020 Gravier Street, New Orleans

Seminar – Guest Speaker

Julie Cook, Ph.D.

o-Director, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics
Ochsner Clinic Foundation
New Orleans, LA

Presenting

Functional Significance of Angiotensin AT1 Receptor
Interaction with the Trafficking Protein, GABARAP

Thursday, October 9, 2008
12:00 p.m.
8th Floor Conference Room, Lions Building,
2020 Gravier Street New Orleans

Chancellor’s Award Lecture

Artemis P. Simopoulos, M.D.

President, ISNN
President, The Center for Genetics, Nutrition and Health
Washington, DC

October 20, 2008
12 Noon
8th Floor Conference Room, LSU Lion's Building,
2020 Gravier Street New Orleans

Presents

Evolutionary Aspects of Diet: Omega-6\
Omega-3 Fatty Acid Ratio and the Brain

Poster

Chancellor's Award Lecture

Dr. Sally Atherton

Regents Professor and Chair,
Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy, and of Opthalmology,
Executive Vice-President, Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology, Medical college of Georgia in Augusta

Presents

Acute Retinal Necrosis(ARN): from Mouse to Man

Tuesday November 4, 2008
4:00 p.m.
8th Floor Conference Room, Lion’s Building,
2020 Gravier Street, New Orleans

 Seminar
Dennis S. Rice, Ph.D.

Vice President, Ophthalmology
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
The Woodlands, TX

Genetic Knockouts in Ophthalmic Research and Drug Discovery 

December 11, 2008
12 noon
8th Floor Conference Room, Lion's Building
2020 Gravier Street, New Orleans

 

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