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Yuan Cai, PhD
Yuan Cai, PhD
Ford Lab
Oct. 30, 2020 noon
Remotely via Zoom

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"Striatal acetylcholine-dopamine interactions in physiology and pathophysiology"

The balance between acetylcholine and dopamine in the dorsal striatum is critical for motor and learning functions. Dopamine cells residing in the substantia nigra pars compacta (SNc) and local cholinergic interneurons (ChIs) densely innervate the dorsal striatum and have strong reciprocal [read more]


Qiuye Li, PhD
Qiuye Li, PhD
Surewicz Lab
March 31, 2020 3 p.m.
School of Medicine E501

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"Structural studies of pathogenic protein aggregates"

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Michael Babinchak, PhD
Michael Babinchak, PhD
MSTP (MD/PhD Program)
Surewicz Lab
March 20, 2020 2:30 p.m.
School of Medicine E501

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"Pathological aggregation and liquid-liquid phase separation of TDP-43 in neurodegenerative disease"

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