Chemical Senses Seminar Summer 2014

We will meet from 2 pm to 3pm every Wednesday in King 3009. All are welcome.


Meeting Presenter Paper
May 28 Bell Jones (2008) Learning-dependent structural plasticity in the adult olfactory pathway. PMID 19052201
Dias (2014) Parental olfactory experience influences behavior and neural structure in subsequent generations. PMID 24292232
June 4 Kimbrough Wu (2013) NR2B subunit of the NMDA glutamate receptor regulates appetite in the parabrachial nucleus. PMID 23964123
June 11 Biggs Sosulski (2011) Distinct representations of olfactory information in different cortical centres. PMID 21451525
Axel optogenetics (not yet published?)
June 18 Alkoborssy Kanoski (2012) The role of nausea in food intake and body weight suppression by peripheral GLP-1 receptor agonists, exendin-4 and liraglutide. PMID 22227019
July 9 Ryan (2014) FXR is a molecular target for the effects of vertical sleeve gastrectomy PMID 24670636
June 18 Darnell (2011) FMRP stalls ribosomal translocation on mRNAs linked to synaptic function and autism. PMID 21784246
June 25 Ward (2014) Strong static magnetic fields elicit swimming behaviors consistent with direct vestibular stimulation in adult zebrafish. PMID 24647586
Past Presentations
May 21 Houpt Nesher (2014) Self-recognition mechanism between skin and suckers prevents octopus arms from interfering with each other.
additional background:
Mather (1998) How do octopuses use their arms? PMID 9770317
Gutfreund (1996) Organization of Octopus Arm Movements: A Model System for Studying the Control of Flexible Arms
Graziadei (1962). Receptors in the suckers of Octopus. Nature, Lond., 195, 55-9
Wells (1963). Taste by touch; some experiments with Octopus. J. Exp. Biol. 40, 187-93.

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