Neuroscientists Talk Shop

Neuroscientists Talk Shop is the University of Texas at San Antonio's (UTSA) Neurobiology Podcast, showcasing the current research of internationally renowned guest Neuroscientists. Each episode features a moderated discussion with a cross section of UTSA Neurobiology faculty, highlighting the featured guest's research, and the state of the art in the field at hand.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 39m. Bisher sind 435 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 12 days 6 hours 19 minutes


episode 286: Episode 286 - Nancy Philp, PhD

On April 18, 2024 we spoke with Nancy Philp about the blood supply to the retina and the cells and membrane transporters that deliver glucose and lactate to photoreceptors and other cells for glycolytic and aerobic metabolism...



episode 285: Episode 285 - Kara Marshall, PhD

On April 4, 2024 we had a chance to talk to Kara Marshall about the membrane protein PIEZO2, which is responsible for sensory transduction of many of the mechanical senses, including light touch, vibration, and proprioception. We especially focused on its function in sensing internal pressure and movement, including bladder pressure and blood pressure...



episode 284: Episode 284 - Dennis Sparta, PhD

On March 21, 2024, we spoke with Dennis Sparta on the complexity of brain circuitry and strategies for dissecting out the contributions of different brain areas engaged in reward and in alcohol use.


Dennis Sparta, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Illinois Chicago...


 March 21, 2024  33m

episode 283: Episode 283 - Lynn Dobrunz, PhD

On March 7, 2024, we were joined by Lynn Dobrunz to talk about brain circuits underlying anxiety and PTSD, and the role of neuropeptide Y modulation of glutamate transmission in the hippocampus and amygdala.


Lynn Dobrunz, who is Professor and Chair of the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology and Director of the Neuroscience Institute at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis...


 March 8, 2024  34m

episode 281: Episode 282 - Dwight Bergles, PhD

On February 29, 2024 we got to talk to Dwight Bergles about the cellular mechanism that generates spontaneous activity in auditory receptors before the onset of hearing, and the function of that activity in development of appropriate circuitry throughout the auditory pathway...


 February 29, 2024  43m

episode 281: Episode 281 - Janko Gospocic, PhD

On February 22, 2024 we talked with Janko Gospocic about changes in gene expression associated with changes in social status in a fascinating species of ants...


 February 23, 2024  32m

episode 280: Episode 280 - Yarimar Carrasquillo, PhD

On February 15, 2024 we talked with Yarimar Carrasquillo on acute and chronic pain, and the brain circuits responsible for self-maintaining pathological chronic pain.


Yarimar Carrasquillo, Investigator, Section on Behavioral Neurocircuitry and Cellular Plasticity at the NIH National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health...


 February 16, 2024  35m

episode 279: Episode 279 -- Josh Neunuebel, PhD

On February 8, 2024, we met with Josh Neunuebel, to discuss his work on ultrasonic vocalization during mouse social behavior. We discussed his method for experimental compilation of the range of socially used vocalizations, and determining their behavioral meanings.


Josh Neunuebel, Associate Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of Delaware...


 February 9, 2024  38m

episode 278: Episode 278 - Lori Holt, PhD

On February 1, 2024, Lori Holt joined us to talk about categorical perception of speech (and some other) sounds, how they are learned and the brain mechanisms responsible for them...


 February 2, 2024  36m

episode 277: Episode 277 - Michael Long, PhD

On January 25, 2024 we spoke with Michael Long about vocalization, language and conversation from birds to humans. We discuss what can be learned from birdsong, warbling in parrots, singing mice, and human conversation.

Guest: Michael Long, Thomas Suzanne Murphy Professor of Neuroscience and Physiology and Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at the New York University School of Medicine...


 January 26, 2024  35m