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
9/28/16 Seminar Dennis Levi, Ph.D., Professor of Vision Science and Optometry, University of California, Berkley Recovering stereovision VVRC/CCN


Forum Kirill Zavalin

GABA and GABAAR Isoforms in Cortical Development

10/12/16 Seminar Ling-Gang Wu, M.D, Ph.D., Senior Investigator, Synaptic Transmissions Section, NINDS Illuminating structural changes of fusion and fission in live cells VBI
10/19/16 Seminar Michelle Craske, Ph.D., Professor of Pschology, Psychiatry, and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles Optimizing Inhibitory Learning During Exposure Therapy VKC
10/26/16 Seminar Daniele Piomelli, Ph.D., Professor of Anatomy & Neurobiology, Louis Turner-Arnold Chair in Neurosciences, University of California Irvine School of Medicine The endocannabinoid synapse VBI/MPB
11/2/16 Forum Allyson Mallya, Kyle Horning, Nolan Hartley  Multi-level analytical approaches to understanding neurodegenerative and psychiatric disease pathogenesis VBI
11/9/16 Seminar Douglas C. Wallace, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Mitochondrial and Eqigenomic Medicine (CMEM), The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute A Mitochondria Etiology of Complex Diseases VBI
12/7/16 Seminar Joseph Cheer, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine Endogenous cannabinoids and the pursuit of reward VBI/MPB
1/4/17 Seminar Jonathan Kipnis, Ph.D., Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professor of Neuroscience, Director, Center for rain Immunology and Glia, University of Virginia School of Medicine Meningeal Immunity as a Regulator of Brain Function VBI
1/11/17 Forum Jean Paul Noel, Robin Shafer, David Simon Sensory and Motor Integration in Typical and Atypical Development VBI
1/18/17 Seminar Aaron Bowman, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology, Vanderbilt University Alterations of Brain Manganese Homeostasis in Neurological Disease VKC
1/25/17 Forum Katherine Swett, Eric Wilkey, Stephen Bailey Development of the Learning Brain: Reading, Math, and Socioeconomic Status VBI
2/1/17 Seminar Lucy R. Forrest, Ph.D., Computational Structural Biology Unit, national Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke The Elegant Role of Structural Symmetry in Neurotransmitter Transport VBI/MPB
2/8/17 Forum Gabrielle Rushing, Melissa Cooper, Miles Bryan Alterations in Signaling and energetic homeostasis during pathogenesis VBI
2/15/17 Forum Shawn Barton, Bianca Flores, Turnee Malik Novel Approaches in Neuroscience VBI
2/22/17 Seminar Michele Rucci, Ph.D., Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Boston University Seeing by moving: The motor side of visual perception VVRC/CCN
3/1/17 Forum Greg Salimando, Sean Moran, David Marcus Synaptic Mechanisms Underlying Neuropsychiatric Disorders VBI
3/8/17 Seminar Tom Carlson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Sydney Representational Geometry in the Human Brain VBI
3/15/17 Seminar Fiona Harrison, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism, Vanderbilt University High Fat Diet and Cognitive Decline in Alzheimer’s Disease VKC
3/22/17 Forum Aichurok Kamalova, Sahana Nagabhushan Kalburgi, MacKenzie Catron   VBI
3/29/17 Seminar Brain Awarness Month Keynote: Cagla Erogulu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Department of Cell Biology Control of Synaptic Connectivity by Astrocytes VKC
4/5/17 Seminar Marina E. Wolf, Ph.D., Department of Neuroscience, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science Synaptic mechanisms maintaining persistent cocaine craving VBI/MPB
4/12/17 Seminar Nick Turk-Browne, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Princeton University Attention and perception in memory systems VVRC/CCN
4/19/17 Forum Randy Golovin, Iliza Butera, Gabriella DiCarlo Altered brain development and signaling pathways VBI
5/3/17 Seminar

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

The amygdala circuits in the regulation of divergent behaviors VBI
5/10/17 Seminar John A. Wemmie, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Neuroscience Graduate Program, University of Iowa Acid-Sensing Ion Channels in Synaptic Transmission, Plasticity, and Addiction VKC


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