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Neuroscience Seminar Series

Wednesday, 4:00 p.m. in 1220 Medical Research Building III (unless otherwise noted)

DateSeminar TypeSpeakerTitleHost
9/4/19Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyLaurie Cutting, Ph.D., Professor of Special Education, Psychology, Radiology & Radiological Sciences and Pediatrics, Vanderbilt UniversityNeurobiological Processes in Reading: Findings and Connections Across Disorders and DevelopmentVBI
9/18/19Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyMisha B. Ahrens, Ph.D., HHMI Janelia Research CampusGlia make zebra fish "give up" on futile behaviorVBI
9/26/19Vanderbilt Brain Institute Annual Neuroscience Retreat - Downtown Nashville Public LibraryMiguel Nicolelis, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience, Professor of Neurobiology, Biomedical Engineering, Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke UniversityBrain-machine interfaces; from basic science to neurological rehabilitationVBI
10/3/19The Flexner Discovery Lecture - 208 Light HallThomas C. Südhof, M.D., Avram Goldstein Professor, Stanford UniversityTowards a Molecular Logic of Synapse FormationVBI
10/16/19Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyGregory Zelinsky, Ph.D., Professor of Cognitive Science, Associate Professor of Computer Science, Stony Brook UniversityPredicting goal-directed attention control using deep neural networksCCN/VVRC - Geoffrey Woodman, Ph.D.
11/6/19Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyMaria Chahrour, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Genetics, UT Southwestern Medical CenterAutism spectrum disorder: from genetics to mechanismsVKC & VBI
11/20/19Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyDavid Zald, Ph.D., Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Psychology, Vanderbilt UniversityNeuroanatomical Insights on the Interaction of Emotional and Cognitive ProcessesVBI
12/4/19Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyHector M. González, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Neuroscience, University of California San DiegoLatino Health and Neurocognitive AgingSACNAS/VBI
12/11/19Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyDuje Tadin, Ph.D., Professor, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Ophthalmology, Neuroscience Center for Visual Science, Chair, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Director of Training Center for Visual Science, University of RochesterReshaping cognitive and vision research
with virtual reality
Department of Psychology - Randolph Blake, Ph.D.
1/8/20Educational Neuroscience SeminarDaniel Ansari, Ph.D., Professor and Canada Research Chair in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Western OntarioNumber Symbols in Brain and MindVBI, VKC & Peabody - Gavin Price
1/15/20Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyAmy Bastian, Ph.D., Professor of Neuroscience, The Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins School of MedicineTo be rescheduledVBI
2/5/20Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyIlya Bezprozvanny, Ph.D., Professor of Physiology, UT Southwestern Medical CenterSigma 1 Receptor as Novel Target for
2/19/20Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyUeli Rutishauser, Ph.D., Board of Governors Chair in Neuroscience, Director of Human Neurophysiology Research, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, neurology and Biomedical Sciences, Cedars-SinaiTBACCN/VVRC - Jeff Schall, Ph.D.
3/4/20Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyCatherine Dulac, Ph.D., Higgins Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Lee and Ezpeleta Professor of Arts and Sciences, Howard Hughes Institute, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard UniversityTBAVBI/VKC -
3/11/20Brain Awareness Month Keynote & Student-Invited SpeakerColeen T. Murphy, Ph.D., Professor, LSI Genomics and Molecular Biology, HMI-Simons Faculty Scholar, Director of Glenn Center for Aging Research,TBAVBI
4/1/20Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyAsif Ghazanfar, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Princeton UniversityTBAVKC - Stephen Camarata, Ph.D.
4/15/20Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyJulio Ramirez, Ph.D., R. Stuart Dickson Professor of Psychology, Director of the Neuroscience Program, Davidson CollegeTBAVBI
4/29/20Vivien Casagrande Lecture in Systems NeuroscienceCarla J. Shatz, Ph.D., Professor of Biology and Neurobiology, Stanford UniversityTBAVBI
5/6/20Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyTBDTBAVBI
5/20/20Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyGina Turrigiano, Ph.D., Joseph Levitan Professor of Vision Science, Brandeis UniversityTBAVBI


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