Neuroscience Seminar Series

The Graduate Program’s weekly seminar series meets during the academic year on Tuesdays at 4 p.m. in the Center for Neural Circuits and Behavior (CNCB) Marilyn Farquhar Seminar Room and features invited speakers from around the world.

Neurosciences Graduate Program
Dart NeuroScience Seminar Series
2016-17 Schedule

Tuesdays at 4 p.m.
CNCB Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room

Download the schedule: B&W Flyer 8.5x11  |  Calendar (.ics file)

 

 DateSpeaker
TitleHost
10/4/16
Larry Zweifel
University of Washington
Genetic segregation of distinct dopamine circuits
10/11/16
Josef Parvizi
Stanford University
Intracranial recordings and electrical brain stimulation of the human brain: A new era for cognitive neuroscience
 10/18/16
Steven A. Siegelbaum
Columbia University
The hippocampal CA2 region and the social engram
10/25/16
Surya Ganguli
Stanford Unviersity
A theory of neural dimensionality, dynamics and measurement
11/1/16
Larry W. Swanson
University of Southern California
Founder's Day Lecture
in honor of Dr. Robert Livingston

Global macroconnectomics

11/8/16
Veronique Bohbot
McGill University
Early detection, sex differences and intervention in healthy older adults at risk of Alzheimer’s disease
11/29/16
Susan L. Ackerman
UC San Diego
Defects in translation and neurological disorders
12/6/16
Jennifer C. Darnell
The Rockefeller University
Translational control by the RNA binding protein FMRP: Targets and mechanism related to Fragile X Syndrome
12/13/16
Marshall Shuler
Johns Hopkins University
The neural genesis of reward timing and a theory of intertemporal decision making
1/10/17
Allen I. Selverston
UC San Diego
Founder's Day Lecture
in honor of Dr. Theodore Bullock

Chasing circuits in the brain: Bullock and some insights from invertebrate nervous systems
1/17/17
Maria Donoghue
Georgetown University
Orchestration of neuronal differentiation and progenitor pool expansion in the developing cerebral cortex by SoxC transcription factors
1/24/17
Stephen Liberles
Harvard Medical School
Internal and external sensory systems
1/31/17
Nancy Kopell
Boston University
Rhythms, routing and resonance
2/7/17
Viviana Gradinaru
CalTech
On brain circuits and tools: Switches for locomotion, reward, and a viral-based approach to non-invasive whole-brain cargo delivery
2/21/17
Kay M. Tye
MIT
Neural circuits involved in processing emotional valence
2/28/17
Eric Nestler
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Transcriptional and epigenetic mechanisms of depression
3/7/17
Michael Halassa
New York University
An executive pathway for rapid control of sensory thalamic gain during attentional processing
3/14/17
A. David Redish
University of Minnesota
Observing cognitive processes with neural ensembles: from planning and deliberation to imagination and mind-wandering
3/21/17
Valeria Cavalli
Washington University
Epigenetic mechanisms in axon regeneration
4/4/17
Robert T. Knight
UC Berkeley
Founder's Day Lecture
in honor of Dr. Robert Galambos

Insights into human cognition from intracranial recording

4/11/17
Wesley B. Grueber
Columbia University
Mechanisms of somatosensory wiring specificity
4/18/17
Gail Mandel
Oregon Health and Science University
Despite jet lag, stress and grant deadlines, adults get plenty of REST
4/25/17
Francesca Bartolini
Columbia University
A novel role for formin mediated microtubule stabilization pathways in Amyloid beta synaptotoxcity
5/2/17
Kenta Asahina
Salk Institute / UC San Diego
Neural and genetic mechanisms underlying fighting strategies
5/9/17
Erik Ullian
UC San Francisco
What's so special about human astrocytes?
​5/16/17
Kristen M. Harris
UT Austin
Allocation of subcellular resources for synaptic plasticity Laura Sancho
​5/23/17
Robert Desimone
MIT
A causal analysis of the attentional networkVy Vo
​5/30/17
Lily Jan
UC San Francisco
Unexpected channel functions in the nervous systemMarc Marino
​6/6/17
Mark Mayford
UC San Diego
Neural representation of memoryXi Jiang

 

Seminar Series sponsored by Dart NeuroScience
Founder's Day Lectures sponsored by Neuroscience Education Research Foundation

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Other Seminar Series and Events:

Cognitive Neural Systems Seminar Series
Dart NeuroScience-TDLC Seminar Series
Institute for Neural Computation Chalk Talk Series
The Salk Institute Science Events