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Cutting Edge Seminar Series

The NIDA Neuroscience Consortium supports a “Cutting Edge” Seminar Series for the dissemination of new and innovative research of interest to the drug addiction and neuroscience research fields. Seminar topics address emerging areas of research or highlight leading advances in technology development. “Cutting Edge” seminars are open to the public.

Cutting Edge Seminar Series in 2011:

  • How Cocaine Hijacks Brain Reward Systems to Produce Addiction – May 2, 2011
  • The Circuit of Reward and Value:  Linking Connectivity to Function and Disease – May 2, 2011
  • Dopaminergic Mechanisms for Individual Differences in Risk for Disinhibitory Psychopathology – June 1, 2011
  • Neuroimaging of Substance Abuse and Psychopathology:  Unraveling the Co-morbidity in Incarcerated Youth and Adults – June 1, 2011.
  • Nutrition and Addiction – June 2, 2011

Cutting Edge Seminar Series in 2010:

  • NIDA Nutrition and Addiction Workshop – July 29, 2010
  • Sex Differences in Pain and Opioid Analgesia – October 13, 2010

Cutting Edge Seminars in 2009:

  • Connectivity of the Human Brain: Foundations and Alterations in Psychiatric Disorders – July 15, 2009
  • Cutting-edge Science in NeuroAIDS Research and Their Implications – September 2, 2009

Cutting Edge Seminars in 2008:

  • Groundbreaking Optical Technologies: Unprecedented Opportunities for Biomedical Research – March 20, 2008
  • Nicotine and Neuroplasticity – May 28, 2008
  • Seeing is Believing: Zebrafish models for development, in vivo molecular biology, and behavior – August 14, 2008 
  • New Directions in Smoking Cue Reactivity and Cue-Exposure Research – September 18, 2008

This page was last updated April 2012

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