October 13, 2021 12:00 PM to 1:00 PMUptown Campus
Hear from Tulane faculty about how they became a researcher in their field, the struggles they faced, what it means to be a researcher, and how you can join the research mission of the university as an undergraduate.
This month's speaker is Jeffrey Tasker, who is the Catherine and Hunter Pierson Chair in Neuroscience at School of Science and Engineering. His research interests include intracellular and patch-clamp electrophysiology using in vitro brain slices. Study of membrane electrical properties, synaptic circuits and hormone regulation of hypothalamic neuroendocrine cells. Combined electrophysiological and neuroanatomical studies with intracellular markers, histochemical and immunocytochemical techniques. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Bordeaux, France.
Lunch will be provided by Olive Blue Catering. Vegan and Vegetarian options will be available.