Neuroscience Seminar Series & Student Nanosymposium/Forums

Wednesday, 4:10 p.m. in 1220 Medical Research Building III (unless otherwise noted)

Date Seminar/Forum Speaker Title Host
8/30/17 Forum TBA TBA VBI
9/6/17 Seminar Christina Zhao, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences, University of Washington

Characterizing effects of early auditory experience on auditory processing

Music/Mind - Reyna Gordon, Ph.D.
9/20/17 Forum Katherine Aboud, JP Noel, Robin Shafer The brain and behavior: decoding signals for motion, language, and consciousness VBI
9/27/17 Seminar Alex Huck, Ph.D., Professor of Neuroscience & Psychology, University of Texas at Austin New perspectives on motion processing in the primate visual system VVRC/CCN - Jeff Schall, Ph.D.
10/4/17 Forum Rachana Nitin & Nick Smith TBA VBI
10/11/17 Seminar Zhigang He, Ph.D., Professor of Neurology & Ophthalmology, Harvard University Rebuilding visual connections after injury VBI - Rebecca Sappington, Ph.D.
10/18/17 Seminar Diego A. Pizzagalli, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Director, Center for Depression, Anxiety and Stress Research, Harvard Medical School/McLean Hospital The Neuroscience of Major Depression: Focus on Anhedonia VKC - Judy Garber, Ph.D. & Steve Hollon, Ph.D.
10/25/17 Forum Melissa Cooper, Suil Kim, Joe Luchsinger Nervous system plasticity in health and disease VBI
10/30/17 Special Seminar Martin F. Sarter, Ph.D., Charles M. Butter Collegiate Professor of Psychology, Professor of Neuroscience Program, University of Michigan Regulation and Function of Cholinergic Signaling: Translational Research Approaches VBI/Provost Office
11/1/17 Seminar Richard Simerly, Ph.D., Professor of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Constructing Neural Architecture for Metabolic Regulation VBI - Ron Emeson, Ph.D.
11/6/17 Special Seminar David Weinshenker, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Human Genetics, Emory University School of Medicine The role of norepinephrine in neurological disease VBI/Provost Office
11/8/17 Special Seminar Antonello Bonci, M.D., Scientific Director, Naqtional Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Director, Intramural Research Program, Chief, Synaptic Plasticity Section, IRP, NIDA, NIH From single synapses to optogenetic-based clinical trials VBI/Provost Office
11/8/17 Seminar Shewetal Mehta, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Neurobiology, Barrow Neurological Institute An OLIG2centric view of glioblastoma VBI - Rebecca Ihrie, Ph.D.
11/9/17 Special Seminar Lisa M. Monteggia, Ph.D., Ginny and John Eulich Professorship in Autism Spectrum Disorder, Professor, Department of Neuroscience, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Mechanism of Rapid Antidepressant Action VBI/Provost Office
12/6/17 Seminar David Vago, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Research Director, Osher Center for Inegrative Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Mapping the Meditative Mind: Neural Substrates for Modalities of Awareness VBI - Ron Emeson, Ph.D.
1/10/18 Forum Nate Faber, Randy Golovin, Corey Roach TBA VBI - Roz Johnson
1/24/18 Forum Francis Cambronero, Lauryn Luderman, Sierra Palumbos Contributions to neuronal development and brain aging VBI
2/7/18 Seminar Hugh Garavan, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Vermont Risk Factors For, and Consequences Of, Adolescent Substance Abuse VKC - Malcom Avison, Ph.D.
2/21/18 Form Bianca Fores, Turnee Malik, Cara Schornak TBA VBI
2/28/18 Forum Lindsay Klofas, Sarah Poliquin, Jacob Ruden TBA VBI
3/7/18 Forum David Marcus, Sean Moran, Greg Salimando TBA VBI
3/14/18 Seminar Helen Burgess, Ph.D., Director, Biological Rhythms Research Laboratory, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Rush Medical College TBA VKC - Beth Malow, M.D.
3/21/18 Forum Piyush Joshi, Salma Omer, Kevin Manz TBA VBI
3/28/18 Seminar Brain Awarness Month Keynote: Margaret Livingston, Ph.D., Takeda Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard University TBA VKC
4/4/18 Seminar Vivien Casagrande, Ph.D. Lecture TBA VBI
4/11/18 Seminar David Berson, Ph.D., Sidney A. Fox and Dorothea Doctors Fox Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Professor of Medical Science, Chair of Neuroscience, Brown University TBA VVRC/CCN - David Calkins, Ph.D.
4/18/18 Forum

Sahana Kalburgi, Christopher Sundby, David Tovar

4/25/18 Seminar

NSO Student-Invited Speaker: Bo Li, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

5/2/18 Forum Aichurok Kamalova, Rachael Muscatello, Collins opoku-Baah TBA VBI
5/9/18 Seminar Jamie Grutzendler, M.D., Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience, Director Center for Experimental Neuroimaging, Yale University TBA VBI - Fiona Harrison, Ph.D.


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