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Virtual Seminar – Jessica Tollkuhn, PhD – “Estrogen Regulation of Gene Expression in the Brain”

September 11, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Jessica Tollkuhn, PhD
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

About the Speaker: The Tollkuhn Lab seeks to understand how transient events during brain development exert lasting effects on gene expression, circuit function and, ultimately, behavior. We study how sex-specific neural circuits in rodents are established and modulated by the gonadal hormones estrogen and testosterone. The cognate receptors for these hormones are nuclear receptor transcription factors, which orchestrate modification of local chromatin environment and thus exert long-term effects on gene expression. However, the genes regulated by these receptors, as well as the specific mechanisms they utilize, remain poorly understood in the brain. This is in part because the extraordinary cellular heterogeneity of the brain complicates analysis of the small subpopulations of neurons that mediate sex-specific behaviors.

 

Accreditation Statement

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Credit Designation Statements

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 ANCC contact hour.

American Psychological Association (APA)

Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.

Continuing Education Units

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 0.1 continuing education units (CEUs) or 1 hour.

Continuing Education Disclosures

Name Role Financial Relationship Disclosures Discussion of
Unlabeled/Unapproved Uses of
Drugs/Devices in Presentation?
HAYLEY CRAIN Planner No relevant financial relationships to disclose No
Carly Eichten Planner No relevant financial relationships to disclose No
Manda Ratcliff Planner No relevant financial relationships to disclose No
Eric Schafer Planner No relevant financial relationships to disclose No
DANIELLE SCHOLZE Planner No relevant financial relationships to disclose No
EMILY SCHUMACHER Planner No relevant financial relationships to disclose No
MARIA STANLEY Course Director Octapharma USA, Inc. (Contractor),
Takeda Development Center Americas, Inc. (Contractor)
No
Jessica Tollkuhn Speaker/Author No relevant financial relationships to disclose No

 

For Further Information: Contact Teresa Palumbo at 608.263.5837 or palumbo@waisman.wisc.edu

The seminar series is funded by the John D. Wiley Conference Center Fund, the Friends of the Waisman Center and NIH grant U54 HD090256.

Zoom logoZoom Information: To obtain the Zoom link for this seminar contact Clark Kellogg at kellogg@waisman.wisc.edu

This seminar is limited to 300 participants.

 

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Date:
September 11, 2020
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Webinar