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Neuroscience Seminar Series & Student Nanosymposium/Forums

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

DateSeminar/ForumSpeakerTitleHost
9/5/18SeminarAndrea Ravignani, Ph.D., Pegasus Marie Curie Fellow, Sealcentre Pieterburen, The NetherlandsThe evolution of rhythm between biology and cultureMusic/Mind - Reyna Gordon, Ph.D.
9/12/18ForumSalma Omer & Sarah PoliquinLoss-of-Function Mutations in Human NeuropathiesVBI
9/26/18SeminarAude Olivia, Ph.D., Principal Research Scientist, CSAIL, Executive Director, MIT-IBM Watson AI LabMapping the spatio-temporal dynamics of recognition in the human brainVVRC/CCN - Geoff Woodman, Ph.D.
10/10/18SeminarElysa Marco, M.D., Associate Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry, and Pediatrics, University of California San FranciscoSensory Processing: From Genes to Brain TrainingVKC
10/24/18ForumRachael Muscatello, Collins Opoku-Baah & Chris SundbyPerception, Cognition, and Behavior: Neural Correlates in HumansVBI
11/14/18ForumSierra Palumbos & Lauryn LudermanUtilizing model organisms to study intricacies of molecular neurodevelopmentVBI
11/16/18Special Seminar at 2 p.m. in 1220 MRBIIIJeffrey Zigman, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Internal Medicine and Psychiatry, University of Texas SouthwesternGhrelin as a survival hormoneVBI - Lisa Monteggia
11/28/18SeminarJosh Berke, Ph.D., Professor of Neurology, Director of the Wheeler Center for the Neurobiology of Addiction, University of California, San FranciscoWhat does dopamine mean?VVRC/CCN - Jeff Schall
12/5/18ForumFrancis Cambronero & David TovarImaging and Machine Learning Approaches for Characterizing Dysfunction in the Human BrainVBI
1/9/19SeminarGül Dölen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins School of MedicineSocial Reward: Basic Mechanisms and Therapeutic OpportunitiesVBI - Lisa Monteggia
1/14/19Special Seminar at 2 p.m. in 1220 MRBIIIWilliam J. Giardino, Ph.D., Senior Posdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Stanford UniversityFunctional Diversity of Genetically-Defined Neuropeptide Circuits Driving Stress, Reward, and ArousalVBI - Lisa Monteggia
1/16/19SeminarDaniel Ansari, Ph.D., Professor and Canada Research Chair in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience in the Department of Psychology, University of Western Ontario - CANCELLEDCANCELLEDEducational Neuroscience Special Seminar - Laurie Cutting & Gavin Price
1/22/19Special Seminar at 2 p.m. in 1220 MRBIIIMichelle W. Antoine, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California BerkeleySynaptic and circuit homeostasis in models of AutismVBI - Lisa Monteggia, Ph.D.
1/23/19ForumLizzie Flook, Nick Smith & Kellie WilsonTBAVBI
1/29/19Special Seminar at 2 p.m. in 1220 MRBIIIPeri T. Kurshan, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford UniversityTowards a molecular understanding of synapse formationVBI - Lisa Monteggia, Ph.D.
1/30/19SeminarBob Schultz, Ph.D., RAC Endowed Professor of Psychology, Departments of Pediatrics & Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine, University of PennsylvaniaBiomarkers and Outcome Measures for Autism Spectrum DisordersVKC - Jeff Neul, Ph.D.
2/6/19SeminarKent Kiehl, Ph.D., Professor, Departments of Psychology, Neuroscience & Law, University of New MexicoNeuroprediction in forensic populations: Past, present, and futureVBI - Ryan Darby, Ph.D.
2/7/19Special Seminar at 2 p.m. in 1220 MRBIIIIsaac Cervantes-Sandoval, Ph.D., Senior Staff Scientist, Department of Neuroscience, The Scripps Research Institute FloridaMolecular and Cellular Mechanisms for Active ForgettingVBI - Lisa Monteggia, Ph.D.
2/11/19Special Seminar at 10 a.m. in 214 Light HallQiangjun Zhou, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford UniversityMolecular Mechanism of Neurotransmitter Release: locked until the last millisecondVBI - Lisa Monteggia, Ph.D.
2/13/19ForumPiyush Joshi, Rachana Nitin & Jordyn WilcoxVaried Approaches to Studying Neurobiological DiseaseVBI
2/18/19Special Seminar at 2 p.m. in 1220 MRBIIIAbhisek Bhattacharya, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Columbia UniversityStress-induced plasticity of the electrical connectomeVBI - Lisa Monteggia, Ph.D.
2/20/19ForumJacob Ruden & Suil KimThe role of GABAergic neurons in health and diseaseVBI
2/27/19ForumLindsay Kozek, Joe Luchsinger & Kevin ManzFrom Cells to Circuits: Translating Neuroscience Research to the ClinicVBI
3/14/19Special Seminar at 10am in 214 Light HallRandy D. Blakely, Ph.D., Executive Director, FAU Brain Institute, Professor of Biomedical Science, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicien, Florida Atlantic UniversityWhen Cocaine Just Won't Do: ADHD and Serotonin-Dopamine CrosstalkVBI - Lisa Monteggia, Ph.D.
3/20/19ForumTin Nguyen, Ben Conrad & Darren YeoTBAVBI
3/27/19Seminar (Brain Awareness Month Keynote)Paul Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard UniversityDistinct roles for glutamate transporters expressed in neurons and astrocytesVKC - Fiona Harrison, Ph.D.
4/3/19ForumResh Gupta, Megan Aumann & Justin AvilaFrom Building Blocks to BehaviorVBI
4/10/19SeminarAdriana Di Polo, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Neuroscience, University of MontrealThe molecular basis of neuronal dysfunction in glaucoma: new insightsVVRC - Rebecca Sappington, Ph.D.
4/17/19Seminar (Vivian Casagrande Lecture in Systems Neuroscience)Carol A. Mason, Ph.D., Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology, Neuroscience and Ophthalmic Science, Principla Investigator and Chair of Interschool Planning at Columbia's Zukerman Institute, Columbia UniversityThe path from eye to brain for binocular vision: lessons from the albino visual systemVBI - Rene Marois, Ph.D.
4/18/19SeminarRodney C. Samaco, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Assistant Professor at the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute, Texas Children's HospitalOptimizing a cross-species experimental framework to identify surrogate preclinical endpoints for rare genetic disordersVKC- Fiona Harrison, Ph.D.
4/24/19SeminarGuinevere Eden, D.Phil., Professor of Pediatrics, Director of Center for the Study of Learning, Georgetown UniversityBrain Imaging Studies of Reading and DyslexiaVBI - Laurie Cutting, Ph.D.
5/1/19SeminarNelson Spruston, Ph.D., Senior Director of Scientific Programs, HHMI, Janelia Research CampusDeconstructing memory circuits at cell type-specific resolutionVBI - Kari Hoffman
5/8/19SeminarSheena Josselyn, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of TorontoTBAVBI - Erin Calpari

 

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