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Members' Presentations
at the Neuroscience Annual Meeting (October 14-20, 2006), Atlanta, Georgia.

Saturday (October 14)
Poster
79.6/JJ20
Age-related respiratory differences in cultured cortical neurons from old rats and 3xTg-AD mice
(Saturday, Oct 14 2006 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM) 
*T. T. JONES, A. LINDSEY, G. J. BREWER;
Medical Microbiology, Immunology, and Cell Biology, SIU Schl Med, Springfield, IL. 
79. Mitochondria and Oxidative Stress

79.4/JJ18
Age-related increases in oxyradical damage in 3xTg-AD mouse in the absence of toxicity in cultured hippocampal neurons
(Saturday, Oct 14 2006 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM) 
*J. R. PATEL1, J. R. TORRICELLI1, E. A. KUNZ1, M. S. PARIHAR1, A. L. LINDSEY1, S. ODDO2, F. M. LAFERLA2, G. J. BREWER1,2;
1Med Micro Immuno Cell Biol, Southern Illinois Univ Sch Med, Springfield, IL, 2Neurobiology and Behavior, Univ Cal Irvine, Irvine, CA. 
79. Mitochondria and Oxidative Stress

Sunday (October 15)
Poster
281.19/MM97 
Increased GAD level expression using lentivirus-mediated gene transfer reduces seizure severity in genetically epilepsy prone rats
(Sunday, Oct 15 2006 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM) 
*S. A. EPPS1, D. E. VENABLE1, C. L. FAINGOLD2, S. P. WILSON3, J. R. COLEMAN1,4;
1Dept Psychol, Univ South Carolina, Columbia, SC, 2Dept Pharmacology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL, 3Dept Pharmacology, Physiology & Neuroscience, School of Medicine, Univ South Carolina, Columbia, SC, 4Pharmacology, Physiology & Neuroscience, School of Medicine, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC. 
281. Anticonvulsant and Antiepileptogenic Therapies

Monday (October 16)
Poster
442.9/M14 
Tinyatoxin: another potent TRPV1 agonist
(Monday, Oct 16 2006 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM) 
*M. RAISINGHANI, S. YU, J. JEFFREY, L. S. PREMKUMAR;
Pharmacology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL. 
442. Nocioceptors II

Dr. Victor Uteshev recently joined the Departmet of Pharmacology. 
453.20/Z10 
Regulation of glutamatergic synapses by nicotine in a subpopulation of the nucleus of the solitary tract neurons that do not project to the parabrachial nucleus
(Monday, Oct 16 2006 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM) 
*V. V. UTESHEV, D. V. SMITH;
Dept Anatomy/Neurobiol, Univ Tennessee, Memphis, TN. 
453. Cardiovascular Regulation II
 
 

Tuesday (October 17)
Poster
Parul Sikand, a pharmacology graduate student, is a SfN Travel Award winner.
642.1/Q1 
Resiniferatoxin-induced neuronal cell death in cultured DRG neurons
(Tuesday, Oct 17 2006 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM) 
*P. SIKAND, A. PARIHAR, S. YU, L. S. PREMKUMAR;
Department of Pharmacology, SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL. 
642. Pain Transduction: Molecules and Channels III

580.19/NN49 
Novel use-dependent modulation of an Alzheimer enzyme in rat olfactory bulb: functional deprivation elevates gamma-secretase in a central synapse
(Tuesday, Oct 17 2006 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM) 
*X. YAN1, K. XIONG1,2, X. LUO2, R. G. STRUBLE3, R. W. CLOUGH1;
1Dept Anat, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Carbondale, IL, 2Dept Anat and Neurobiol, Central South University Xiangya Medical School, Changsha, Hunan, CHINA, 3Dept Neurol and Ctr Alzheimer Disease, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL. 
580. Alzheimer's Disease: APP Proteases

659.2/CC17 
Acute estradiol replacement displays regional and temporal-specific effects on synaptophysin, glial fibrillary acidic protein, and apolipoprotein E
(Tuesday, Oct 17 2006 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
*M. E. MCASEY1, M. LI1, X. CHENG2, C. CADY3, B. P. NATHAN4, S. RANDALL2, R. G. STRUBLE5;
1Obstetrics and Gynecology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL, 2Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL, 3Biology, Bradley University, Peoria, IL, 4Biological Sciences, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL, 5Center for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL. 
659. Estrogen and Plasticity

Slide
Dr. Kathy Bottum recently joined the Department of Medicine.  Dr. Shelly Tischkau will join the Department of Pharmacology next year.
607.13 
Suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) neuroprotection is associated with stability in caspase and calcium buffering protein levels following neurotoxic insult
(Tuesday, Oct 17 2006 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM)
*K. M. BOTTUM1,2, E. POON3, J. COHEN4, J. STARK4, D. GROSS4, S. A. TISCHKAU4;
1Dept Molec & Cell Biol, Univ Illinois, Urbana, IL, 2Internal Medicine and Psychiatry, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL, 3Neuroscience, Univ Illinois, Urbana, IL, 4Veterinary Biosciences, Univ Illinois, Urbana, IL. 
607. Biological Rhythms
 

Wednesday (October 20)
Poster
721.2/C34 
Adenosine A2A receptor downstream signaling molecules are increased in striata of mice lacking nuclear factor (NF)-kappa B p50 subunit
(Wednesday, Oct 18 2006 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM) 
*X. XIE; V. RAMKUMAR; L. TOTH;
Pharmacology, Southern Illinois Univ, Springfield, IL. 
721. Amino Acids: Intracellular Signaling Cascades

726.13/D51 
Kisspeptin/metastin upregulates excitatory synaptic transmission in hippocampal dentate granule cells
(Wednesday, Oct 18 2006 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
A. C. ARAI1, Y. XIA1, E. SUZUKI1, *M. KESSLER1, O. CIVELLI2, H. NOTHACKER2;
1Dept Pharmacol, Southern Illinois Univ Sch Med, Springfield, IL, 2Dept Pharmacol, Univ. California Irvine, Irvine, CA. 
726. Neuropeptide Receptors

726.14/D52 
Kainate-induced seizures cause changes in mRNA expression of KiSS-1 in the hippocampus in vivo and in vitro
(Wednesday, Oct 18 2006 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM) 
N. ORWIG, *A. C. ARAI;
Dept Pharmacol, Southern Illinois Univ Sch Med, Springfield, IL. 
726. Neuropeptide Receptors
 
 

Society for Neuroscience Awards

2006
* Parul Sikand, Department of Pharmacology, won the SfN Chapters Graduate Student Travel Award.

* Sangamon Chapter and Southern Illinois Chapter won a Society for Neuroscience Chapter Award for a third joint Neuroscience Retreat.
 

2005
* Erika Suzuki,Ph.D., Department of Pharmacology, got  the SfN Chapters Postdoctoral Travel Award. 

2004
* Sangamon Chapter and Southern Illinois Chapter won a Society for Neuroscience Chapter Award for a secnod joint Neuroscience Retreat.

 

 
updated on September 8, 2006 by aca