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Soon after arriving at the Carver College of Medicine from Miami, Florida, Erik Kneller was struck by the kindness of the people at Iowa.
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White matter vs gray matter: Damage to dense structural connections in the brain is a better predictor of poor outcomes than damage to functional hubs.


Pain Research Program Seminar - David Finn, PhD

Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 9:00am to 10:00am

"Reciprocal interactions between pain and negative affect: From proteins to pathways to patients" Presented by David P. Finn, PhD Professor and Head of Pharmacology and Therapeutics Founding Co-Director, Centre for Pain Research NUI Galway

Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar

Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

“Lipid channeling at membrane contact sites and GPI anchor biosynthesis” Presenter:  William Prinz, Ph.D., Senior Investigator, Laboratory of Cell and Molecular Biology, NIDDK/NIH.  Anatomy and Cell Biology Graduate Students are Hosts for Dr. Prinz's seminar.

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Graduate Student Workshop - Iltan Aklan and Shi Fang

Thursday, May 13, 2021, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Serotonergic Forebrain Pathways Mediating Anorexia" Presented by Iltan Aklan Graduate Student in Dr. Deniz Atasoy's lab "Vascular Rho-related BTB domain-containing protein1 in hypertension" Presented by Shi (House) Fang Graduate Student in Dr. Curt Sigmund's lab (MCW)