2016 - 2017 Seminars

May 24, 2017

Robert G. Davis, Ph.D., FIES,
Senior Staff Lighting Engineer, Advanced Lighting Team,
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory,Portland, OR

Title: "Bridging research and practice: Collaborating to better understand the effects of architectural lighting systems on occupant health"

Host: Matt Butler, PhD
May 15, 2017

Janna Mantua,
PhD Candidate in Neuroscience,
UMass Amherst

Title: "Sleep-dependent memory consolidation following mild tbi"

Host: Miranda Lim

May 10, 2017

Jackilen Shannon, PhD
Professor, OHSU-PSU School of Public Health,
Director, Integrated Program in Community Research,
Director, OCTRI Community and Collaboration Core,
Director, Knight Community Engaged Research, OHSU

Title: "Let’s get healthy in Thailand: a collaboration to support a healthy workforce in SE Asia"

Host: Ryan Olson

April 26, 2017

Christopher Sean Lee, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN, FHFSA
Carol A. Lindeman Distinguished Professor,
Associate Professor,
Assistant PhD Program Director,
School of Nursing, OHSU

Title: "Integrative biobehavioral research in heart failure"

Host: Matt Butler

April 12, 2017

Henryk Urbanski, PH.D., DsC
Professor, Division of Neuroscience and Division of Reproductive & Developmental Sciences,
Oregon National Primate Research Center
Professor, Department of Physiology & Pharmacology and Department of Behavioral Neuroscience, OHSU

Title: "Neuroendocrine rhythms in reproduction and aging"

Host Matt Butler

April 5, 2017

Matthew P. Buman, PhD, FACSM
Assistant Professor, Exercise Science and Health Promotion Program,
School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University

Title: "Smartphones & wearables: health promotion across the 24 hours"

Host: Ryan Olson

March 29, 2017

Nephi Stella, PhD
Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences,
Co-Director, Institute for Targeted Therapeutics (IT2),
University of Washington, Seattle (WA),
Founder and CEO Stella Therapeutics, Inc.

Title: "Optimizing cannabis for therapeutic benefit: from concept to proof-of-principal in epilepsy"

Host: Chuck Allen

February 8, 2017

Jeanne M link, PhD,
Professor, Diagnostic Radiology Director, Radiochemistry Research Center OHSU

Title: "Using pet imaging to study receptor distributions and transporter function"

Host: Steven A. Shea

December 14, 2016

Elinor Sullivan, PhD,
Assistant Professor Department of Biology,
University of Portland,
Assistant Scientist: Divisions of Neuroscience and Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism,
Oregon National Primate Research Center

Title: "Early environmental influences of maternal nutrition on offspring mental health"

Host: Matt Butler

November 30, 2016

Claudia Wiese, PhD, Assistant Professor,
Radiation Cancer Biology and Oncology Colorado State University

Title: "New regulators of homologous recombination dnd repair"

Host: Mitch Turker

November 9, 2016

Jonathan Emens, MD,
Associate Professor,
Departments of Psychiatry & Medicine,
Sleep Fellowship Program Director,
Oregon Health & Science University,
Staff Physician, Portland VA Medical Center

Title: "Impact of shift work and other forms of circadian misalignment on mental health"

Host: Steven A. Shea

October 26, 2016

Ilia Karatsoreos PhD,
Assistant Professor,
Department of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience,
Washington State University, Pullman, WA

Title: "Failure to adapt: neurobehavioral and metabolic consequences of disrupted homeostatic systems"

Host: Matt Butler