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Neuroscience Seminar Series

Wednesday, 4:00 p.m. (TBA)

DateSeminar TypeSpeakerTitleHost
9/9/20Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyMarina Wolf, Ph.D., Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience, Neuroscience Graduate Program, Oregon Health & Science University, School of MedicineSynaptic Mechanisms in Nucleus Accumbens Core Maintaining Persistent Cocaine CravingVBI
9/23/20Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyTed Abel, Ph.D., Director, Iowa Neuroscience Institute
Chair, Department of Neuroscience & Pharmacology
Roy J. Carver Chair in Neuroscience, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
Autism as a Disorder of Prediction: Insights from Animal ModelsVBI
9/30/20Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyDr. Linda Sealy, Senior Advisor to the Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Basic Sciences, Research Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Co-Director, Vanderbilt Initiative for Maximizing Student DiversityEquity, Diversity & Inclusion
Town Hall
10/1/20Vanderbilt Brain Institute Annual Neuroscience Retreat - VirtualLisa Monteggia, Ph.D., Barlow Family Director of the Vanderbilt Brain Institute, Professor of Pharmacology, Psychiatry & PsychologyWelcomeVBI
10/7/20Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyMauro Costa-Mattioli, Ph.D., Professor & Cullen Foundation Endowed Chair, Director of the Memory & Brain Research Center (MBRC), Departments of Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Biology & Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of MedicineNew Strategies and Approaches to Tackle Neurological DisordersVBI
10/21/20Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyAmy Bastin, Ph.D., Professor of Neuroscience, Professor of Neurology, Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins UniversityLearning and Relearning Human MovementVBI
11/4/20Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyJulian Meeks, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience & Department of Pediatrics, University of Rochester Medical Center, School of Medicine and DentistrySpying on Steroids: Studying Links Between the Internal
Physiology of One Animal and the Brain of Another
11/18/20Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyJohn Maunsell, Ph.D., Professor & Director, Grossman Institute for Neuroscience, Quantitative Biology and Human Behavior, Biological Sciences Division, Neuroscience Institute, University of ChicagoReading Out Neuronal Signals From Primary Visual CortexVBI
12/2/20Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyJulio Ramirez, Ph.D.,
R. Stuart Dickson Professor, Director, Neuroscience Program, co-Director, Neuroscience Scholars Program Society for Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, Davidson College
Jimmy Buffett’s Got Nothin’ On Us: Teaching at an Undergraduate InstitutionVBI
12/16/20Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietySade Spencer, Ph.D.,Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota,
Department of Pharmacology
Pharmacological modulation of AMPK to treat cocaine addictionVBI/VCAR
1/13/21Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyLinda Wadiche, Ph.D., Professor, Neurobiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)GABAergic Circuitry of Adult-Born NeuronsVBI
1/27/21Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyShane Liddelow, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience & Physiology, Department of Ophthalmology at NYU Grossman School of MedicineWhat Do Reactive Astrocytes (really) DoVanderbilt Eye Institute/VBI
2/10/21Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyDeniz Atasoy, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Pharmacology, Department of Pharmacology at the University of IowaAscending Catecholamine Pathways In Appetite And Stress ModulationVBI
2/24/21Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyGina Turrigiano, Ph.D., Joseph Levitan Professor of Vision Science, Department of Biology, Brandeis UniversityThe ups and downs of circuit homeostasisVBI
3/10/21Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyTirin Moore, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Neurobiology, Stanford UniversityRobust Encoding of Abstract Rules by Distinct Neuronal Populations in Primate Visual CortexVBI
3/24/21Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyLi-Huei Tsai, Ph.D.,Picower Professor of Neuroscience, Director, The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, Co-Director, Alana Down Syndrome Center, Professor, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Senior Associate Member, Broad Institute, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyTBAVBI
4/7/21Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyAmita Sehgal, Ph.D., John Herr Musser Professor of Neuroscience, Vice Chair, Department of Neuroscience, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania (UPenn)TBAVBI
4/8/21VUMC Flexner Discovery Lecture SpeakerRichard Tsien, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Neuroscience & Physiology, Director, NYU Neuroscience Institute Druckenmiller, Professor of Neuroscience, Department of Neuroscience & Physiology
Professor, Department of Neurology, New York University Medical Center
TBAVUMC Flexner Discovery Lecture Speaker
4/21/21Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyFarah Lubin, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Co-Director, Graduate Neuroscience Roadmap Scholar Program, Co-Director for Research, Mentored Experiences in Research, Instruction, and Teaching (MERIT) Program, Department of Neurobiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), School of MedicineTBAVBI
4/28/21Vivien Casagrande Lecture in Systems NeuroscienceMargaret Livingstone, Ph.D., Takeda Professor of Neurobiology, Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical SchoolTBAVBI
5/5/21Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and Society/NSO Invited Speaker
TBAVBI NSO Invited Speaker
5/19/21Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyGenevieve Konopka, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Jon Heighten Scholar in Autism Research, Department of Neuroscience, University of Texas Southwestern Medical CenterTBAVBI


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