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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-SinaiProbing Human Memory
at the Single-Neuron Level
CICN/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 UniversityNeurobiology of Social BehaviorsVBI/VKC - Elizabeth Turner
3/11/20Brain Awareness Month Keynote & Student-Invited Speaker(POSTPONED) Coleen T. Murphy, Ph.D., Professor, LSI Genomics and Molecular Biology, HMI-Simons Faculty Scholar, Director of Glenn Center for Aging Research,Transgenerational Inheritance of a Learned BehaviorVBI Student-Invited Speaker
4/1/20Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and Society(POSTPONED) Asif Ghazanfar, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Princeton UniversityThe Developmental Neuromechanics of Vocal ProductionVKC - Stephen Camarata, Ph.D.
4/15/20Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and Society(POSTPONED) Julio Ramirez, Ph.D., R. Stuart Dickson Professor of Psychology, Director of the Neuroscience Program, Davidson CollegeThe Intentional MentorVBI
4/29/20Vivien Casagrande Lecture in Systems Neuroscience(POSTPONED) Carla J. Shatz, Ph.D., Professor of Biology and Neurobiology, Stanford UniversitySaving the Synapse: What the Developing
Visual System Can Tell Us About Alzheimer’s
5/6/20Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and SocietyTBDTBAVBI
5/20/20Seminars in Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and Society(POSTPONED) Gina Turrigiano, Ph.D., Joseph Levitan Professor of Vision Science, Brandeis UniversityTBAVBI


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