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Sep
9
2019

The Endocannabinoid Synapse

When: Monday, September 9, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM  

Where: Ward Building, 5-230, 303 E. Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Lexi Nash   312.503.4892

Group: Department of Pharmacology Seminars

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

Daniele Piomelli, Ph.D., MD (h.c)
Director, UCI Center for the Study of Cannabis
Louise Turner Arnold Chair in the Neurosciences
Distinguished Professor of Anatomy, Neurobiology and Biological Chemistry
University of California - Irvine

Abstract:
The endocannabinoids are lipid-derived messengers that serve pervasive regulatory functions in synaptic activity and plasticity in the CNS. The lecture will review the structure and function of the endocannabinoid synapse and its roles in retrograde synaptic signaling.

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