Spring 2021

March 5, 2021 – 2:00 PM

Dr. Ignacio Mata, The Cleveland Clinic
Title: Parkinson’s Disease Genetics in Latinos: What do we know and how do we move forward?

March 12, 2021 –  2:00 PM

Dr. Hakeem Lawal, Delaware State University
Title: Connecting the dots: Drosophila models of aging and gene-environment interactions relevant to Parkinson’s disease

March 19, 2021 –  2:00 PM

Dr. Ileana Soto-Reyes, Rowan University
Title: Disruption of cerebellar postnatal development precedes neurodegeneration of Purkinje cells in a mouse model of Niemann-Pick Type C disease

April 16, 2021 –  2:00 PM

Dr. Quincy Quick, Tennessee State University
Title: Microtubule Actin Crosslinking Factor 1 (MACF1), a novel target in glioblastomas

April 30, 2021 –  2:00 PM

Dr. Bruno Marie, University of Puerto Rico
Title: Mechanisms underlying activity dependent and homeostatic plasticity at the Drosophila Neuromuscular Junction

May 7, 2021 – 2:00 PM

Dr. Yuna Ayala, St. Louis University
Dr. Ayala studies RNA binding protein function in eukaryotic mRNA processing and neurodegenerative diseases.
Title: TBA