Scientific Seminars


2018


2017

Nov
2
New techniques to study synaptic plasticity in intact tissue
2017-18 SEMINAR SERIES: Thomas Oertner, PhD - Center for Molecular Neurobiology, Hamburg
Thursday, November 2nd, 2017, 11:00 AM
May
25
Astroglia and use-dependent plasticity of synaptic microenvironment
2016-17 SEMINAR SERIES: Dmitri Rusakov, PhD - Professor of Neuroscience, University College London
Thursday, May 25th, 2017, 11:00 AM
May
11
Wiring the Functional Brain
2016-17 SEMINAR SERIES: Hisashi Umemori, MD, PhD - Assoc. Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School
Thursday, May 11th, 2017, 11:00 AM
May
4
Networks for contextual processing in mouse visual cortex
Andreas H. Burkhalter, PhD - Professor of Neuroscience, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis
Thursday, May 4th, 2017, 11:00 AM
May
2
Functional Organization of Local Circuits in the Central Auditory System… and some consequences of hearing loss
Paul B. Manis, PhD - Professor, Cell Biology and Physiology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017, 11:00 AM
Apr
28
Superresolution past STED & PALM
Stefan W. Hell, PhD - Director and Head of NanoBiophotonics, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Goettingen
Friday, April 28th, 2017, 11:00 AM
Apr
27
A neural circuit that regulates cortical state and enhances plasticity
Michael P. Stryker, PhD - Professor of Physiology, University of California, San Francisco
Thursday, April 27th, 2017, 11:00 AM
Apr
20
Glutamate receptors drive construction of a hippocampal feedforward inhibitory pathway
Chris McBain, PhD - Senior Investigator and Chief, LCSN, NICHD, NIH, Bethesda, MD
Thursday, April 20th, 2017, 11:00 AM
Apr
13
Internally generated sequences as substrates of episodic memory
Yingxue Wang, PhD - Postdoctoral Researcher, Janelia Research Campus, HHMI
Thursday, April 13th, 2017, 11:00 AM
Apr
11
An On-Switch for Cortical Output: Structure and Function of Pyramidal Tract Neurons In Vivo
Marcel Oberlaender, PhD - Max Planck Group Leader, Center for Advanced European Studies and Research (caesar), Bonn, Germany
Tuesday, April 11th, 2017, 11:00 AM
Apr
10
Deconstructing Fear
2016-17 SEMINAR SERIES: Andreas Luthi, PhD, Senior Group Leader, Friedrich Miescher Institute, Basel, Switzerland
Monday, April 10th, 2017, 11:00 AM
Apr
6
Neural correlates of perception in the mouse visual system
2016-17 SEMINAR SERIES: Lindsey Glickfeld, PhD - Asst. Professor of Neurobiology, Duke University, Durham, NC
Thursday, April 6th, 2017, 11:00 AM
Mar
24
Collective Sensing and Decision-Making in Animal Groups: From Fish Schools to Primate Societies
Iain D. Couzin, PhD - Director, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology
Friday, March 24th, 2017, 11:00 AM
Mar
23
Molecular Control of Brain Wiring: Insights into Social Behaviour and Intellectual Disabilities
2016-17 SEMINAR SERIES: Claudia Bagni, PhD - Director, Dept. of Fundamental Neuroscience, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Thursday, March 23rd, 2017, 11:00 AM
Mar
2
The Fabric of the Neocortex: Canonical Structure and Computations
2016-17 SEMINAR SERIES: Andreas Tolias, PhD - Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine
Thursday, March 2nd, 2017, 11:00 AM
Feb
15
Technologies toward organism-level systems biology: CUBIC-based cell-omics analysis and next-generation mouse genetics
Etsuo A. Susaki, MD, PhD - Lecturer, Dept. of Systems Pharmacology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo
Wednesday, February 15th, 2017, 11:00 AM
Feb
10
Presynaptic ion channels underpinning neurotransmitter release from nerve terminals of fast-spiking neurons
Lu-Yang Wang, PhD - Professor & Director, BRAIN Platform, Dept. of Physiology, University of Toronto
Friday, February 10th, 2017, 11:00 AM
Feb
9
Experience-dependent plasticity across the cortical column
Alison L. Barth, PhD - Professor, Biological Sciences and Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, Carnegie Mellon University
Thursday, February 9th, 2017, 11:00 AM
Feb
7
Long Distance Plasticity: On Connectomes and Dysconnectomes
Roberto Lent, PhD - Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Tuesday, February 7th, 2017, 11:00 AM
Jan
19
Neurocircuits in control of feeding and peripheral metabolism
Jens C. Brüning, MD - Director, Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research
Thursday, January 19th, 2017, 2:00 PM
Jan
18
Neuroimaging Techniques Special Lecture: Spatial functions of the hippocampus and medial entorhinal cortex
John O'Keefe, PhD - Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience & Director, Sainsbury Wellcome Centre, UCL
Wednesday, January 18th, 2017, 4:30 PM
Jan
5
The cerebellum, sensitive periods, and autism
Samuel S.-H. Wang, PhD - Professor, Dept. of Molecular Biology, Princeton University
Thursday, January 5th, 2017, 11:00 AM
Jan
3
Have I seen that before? Single-exposure visual familiarity memories are reflected in IT cortex
Nicole C. Rust, PhD - Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania
Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017, 11:00 AM

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