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All seminars held in Lipsett Amphitheater until April, 7th 2014. Starting from April 14th, 2014 the new location will be at the Porter Neuroscience Research Center can be viewed via NIH VideoCasting Video cast.

Seminar Series Dates: September 16, 2013- June 9, 2014
To arrange to meet with an invited speaker, contact the host for that speaker (see seminar schedule for hosts).
September   16 ,  2013
12 Noon
Video cast
OLIVER BRUSTLE, PH.D.
Institute of Reconstructive Neurobiology
University of Bonn
Cell programming for neurological disease modeling
Host(s):  Monique Dubois-Dalcq
September   23 ,  2013
12 Noon
Video cast
*** Location is moved to Masur Auditorium Building 10 ***
KAY TYE, PH.D.
Picower Institute of Learning and Memory
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Optogenetic investigation of projection-specific function in motivated behaviors
Host(s):  Alexxi Kravitz
September   30 ,  2013
12 Noon
Video cast
*** Robert Whitney Newcomb Memorial Lecture ***
DAVID CLAPHAM, M.D., PH.D.
Boston Children's Hospital/HHMI
Ion channels of mammalian primary cilia
Host(s):  Joe Mindell
October   7 ,  2013
11:30 am
Video cast
*** Time Change to: 11:30 am ***
JACK GALLANT, PH.D.
University of California, Berkeley
Detailed maps of semantic information across the human brain
Host(s):  Chris Baker
October   28 ,  2013
12 Noon
Video cast
DAVID POEPPEL, PH.D.
New York University
The structure of speech and the structure of time
Host(s):  Alex Martin
November   4 ,  2013
12 Noon
Video cast
STAVROS LOMVARDAS, PH.D.
University of California, San Francisco
Molecular mechanisms of olfactory receptor choice
Host(s):  Leo Belluscio
November   18 ,  2013
12 Noon
Video cast
RALF SCHNEGGENBURGER, PH.D.
Brain Mind Institute
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
Presynaptic Ca2+ signalling in transmitter release and short-term plasticity
Host(s):  Ling-Gang Wu
November   25 ,  2013
12 Noon
Video cast
MARIE BURNS, PH.D.
University of California, Davis
Timing is everything: Photoreceptor signaling in health and disease
Host(s):  Anand Swaroop
December   16 ,  2013
12 Noon
Video cast
TIMOTHY HOLY, PH.D.
Washington University in St. Louis
The neural and chemical basis for identity in mouse social olfaction
Host(s):  Leo Belluscio
January   13 ,  2014
12 Noon
Video cast
RANDY MCINTOSH, PH.D.
Rotman Research Institute Baycrest, University of Toronto
Theoretical and empirical investigation of brain noise and information
Host(s):  Barry Horwitz
January   27 ,  2014
12 Noon
Video cast
JESSICA CARDIN, PH.D.
Yale School of Medicine
State-dependent inhibition in the cortex
Host(s):  Jeff Diamond
February   3 ,  2014
12 Noon
Video cast
ROGER NICOLL, M.D.
University of California, San Francisco
Long-term potentiation: the nuts and bolts
Host(s):  Wei Lu
February   10 ,  2014
12 Noon
Video cast
PETER REDGRAVE, PH.D.
The University of Sheffield, UK
Phasic dopamine responses signal reward prediction errors (sometimes): Right for the wrong reasons
Host(s):  Okihide Hikosaka
February   24 ,  2014
12 Noon
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ELISABETH BINDER, M.D., PH.D.
Emory University School of Medicine
New approaches in the genetics of stress-related psychiatric disorders
Host(s):  Francis McMahon
March   3 ,  2014
12 Noon
Video cast
*** Seminar Cancelled ***
RICHARD TSIEN, D.PHIL.
NYU Neuroscience Institute
Linking neuronal activity and gene expression: Ca nanodomains and long-range signaling
Host(s):  Craig Blackstone
March   10 ,  2014
12 Noon
Video cast
KRISTIN SCOTT, PH.D.
University of California, Berkeley
Taste recognition in drosophila
Host(s):  Nick Ryba
March   17 ,  2014
12 Noon
Video cast
*** Seminar Cancelled ***
DAVID TANK, PH.D.
Princeton University
Neural Circuit Dynamics During Virtual Navigation
Host(s):  Lance Optican
March   24 ,  2014
12 Noon
Video cast
IVAN SOLTESZ, PH.D.
University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
Organization and control of hippocampal chronocircuits
Host(s):  Chris McBain
April   7 ,  2014
12 Noon
Video cast
SALLY TEMPLE, PH.D.
New York Neural Stem Cell Institute
Age-related changes in the adult neural stem cell niche
Host(s):  Matt Kelley
April   14 ,  2014
12 Noon
Video cast
*** Robert J. Wenthold Memorial Lecture (New Location : Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Room 620/630, Building 35) ***
LAURENCE TRUSSELL, PH.D.
Vollum Institute
Oregon Health & Science University
Uncovering the microcircuitry of the auditory system
Host(s):  Veronica Alvarez
April   21 ,  2014
12 Noon
Video cast
*** Seminar Cancelled ***
GORDON FISHELL, PH.D.
New York University School of Medicine
TBD
Host(s):  Chris McBain
April   28 ,  2014
12 Noon
Video cast
TERESA NICOLSON, PH.D.
Vollum Institute, Oregon Health & Science University
The mechanotransduction complex in zebrafish hair cells
Host(s):  Katie Kindt
May   5 ,  2014
12 Noon
Video cast
DANIEL GESCHWIND, M.D., PH.D.
University of California, Los Angeles
Integrative Genomics in Neuropsychiatric Disorders
Host(s):  Armin Razhanan
May   12 ,  2014
12 Noon
Video cast
STEN GRILLNER, PH.D.
Karolinska Institute
The vertebrate blueprint of the Motor system from forebrain to spinal cord
Host(s):  Bob Wurtz
May   19 ,  2014
12 Noon
Video cast
RYOHEI YASUDA, PH.D.
The Max Planck Florida Institute
Imaging signal transduction in single dendritic spines
Host(s):  Katherine Roche
June   2 ,  2014
12 Noon
Video cast
LESLEY FELLOWS, M.D., D.PHIL.
McGill University, Montreal, Canada
The effects of ventral frontal lobe damage in humans on emotion, decisions & learning
Host(s):  Betsy Murray
June   9 ,  2014
12 Noon
Video cast
J. DAVID SWEATT, PH.D.
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Epigenetic mechanisms in memory formation
Host(s):  Zheng Li
June   16 ,  2014
12 Noon
Video cast
SARAH-JAYNE BLAKEMORE, PH.D.
University College London
The social brain in adolescence
Host(s):  Betsy Murray

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