Department of Neuroscience, Cell Biology, and Physiology (NCBP)


The department hosts a full schedule of seminars every academic year which features prominent researchers in the fields of neuroscience, cell biology, and physiology from around the world. Seminars take place on Fridays each semester from 2-3 p.m. in 101 NEC–Auditorium, unless otherwise noted. 

For more information, please contact seminar director, Dr. Juliusz Ashot Kozak via email at


2023 Fall Seminar Series
 Date and Time       Location Seminar Title Speaker

Sep. 29

2 p.m.

101 NEC "Human In Vitro Models for Military Relevant Stressor Evaluation and Countermeasure Screening"

M. Tyler Nelson, Ph.D.

Research Biomedical Engineer

711th Human Performance Wing

Air Force Research Laboratory

Wright-Patterson AFB

Fairborn, Ohio

Host: David Ladle, Ph.D.

Oct. 20

2 p.m.

101 NEC

"K-Ras plays a key role in antioxidant-induced tumor progression."

Kwang-Jin Cho, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Wright State University

Dayton, Ohio

Host: Thomas L. Brown, Ph.D.

Oct. 27

2 p.m.

101 NEC "Neuromotor Function & Healthy Aging"

Nathan Wages, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Rehabilitation & Movement Sciences, School of Health Professions

Department of Neurology, New Jersey Medical School

Rutgers Brain Health Institute

Rutgers Biomedical & Health Sciences

Rutgers University

Newark, New Jersey

Host: Mohamed Mousa, Ph.D.

Nov. 3

2 p.m.

101 NEC

"Electrical regulation of neutrophil calcium signaling in health and disease."

Regina Clemens, M.D., PhD. 

Assistant Professor  

Department of Pediatrics

Division of Pediatric Critical Care 

Washington University School of Medicine 

St. Louis, Missouri 

Host: Juliusz Ashot Kozak, Ph.D.

Nov. 17

2 p.m.


"The Developmental Origins of Cardiovascular Dysfunction: From Mice to Men"

Paul Taylor, Ph.D.

Professor in Women's Health

Department of Women and Children's Health

King's College London

Host: Christopher Wyatt, Ph.D.

Dec. 1

2 p.m.

101 NEC

"Bridging the Gap Between WSU Clinical and Basic Neurosciences Research: An overview of ongoing clinical research projects and open discussion to foster future collaborations."

Bryan Ludwig, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Neurology and NCBP

Premier Health - WSU Clinical Neuroscience Institute (CNSI)

Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine

Dayton, Ohio 

Host: Eric Bennett, Ph.D.