2017-18 Seminar Schedule

Day/Time: Thursday @ 11:00AM, except as noted
Location: Rock Hall Auditorium at Mission Bay Campus, except as noted
Links to the live stream and recorded video will be available in the sidebar at the start of each quarter.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 @ 2:00PM

Thomas McHugh, PhD
RIKEN Brain Science Institute
"Information routing in the hippocampus"
Host: Mazen Kheirbek

October 5, 2017

Krishna Shenoy, PhD
Stanford University
 "Brain-Machine Interfaces: From Basic Science and Engineering to Clinical Trials"
Host: Stefan Lemke

October 12, 2017

Anne Churchland, PhD
Cold Spring Harbor
"Excitatory and Inhibitory Neural Populations Reflect Single Trial Decisions"
Host: Kate Derosier

October 19, 2017

Monica Driscoll, PhD
Rutgers University
"Stressed Neurons Put Out the Trash: A Novel Aspect of Proteostasis and Mitochondrial Quality Control"
Host: Aimee Kao

November 2, 2017

Timothy Miller, MD, PhD
Washington University
"RNA-targeted Mechanisms and Therapeutics for ALS and Dementia"
Host: Bill Seeley

November 30, 2017

Kafui Dzirasa, MD, PhD
Duke University
"Brain-wide spatiotemporal dynamics encode depression vulnerability" 
Host: Anna Molofsky

December 14, 2017

Ben Philpot, PhD
“Angelman syndrome pathophysiology, drug discovery, and biomarkers”
Host: Kevin Bender

January 18, 2018

Eric Morrow, MD, PhD
Brown University
“Genetic and Cellular Mechanisms in Early Postnatal Human Brain Development”
Host: Ben Cheyette

January 25, 2018

Yishi Jin, PhD
"Mechanisms of Synapse Remodeling and Maintenance"
Host: Robert Edwards

March 1, 2018

Sheena Josselyn, PhD
University of Toronto, Canada
“Making, Breaking and Linking Memories”
Host: Mazen Kheirbek

March 8, 2018

Steve Baccus, PhD
Stanford University
“Predictions by the Retina and of the Retina: Circuit Computations and Deep Learning”
Host: Xin Duan

March 15, 2018

Robert Baloh, MD, PhD
Cedars Sinai
"Role of C9orf72 in Neurodegeneration and Neuroinflammation"
Host: Eric Huang

March 22, 2018

Nancy Kopell, PhD
Boston University
"Coordination, Modulation and Functional Implications of Brain Rhythms"
Host: Tess Veuthey

April 5, 2018

Paola Arlotta, PhD
Harvard University
“Understanding Cortical Development and Disease: From the Embryo to Brain Organoids”
Host: Jonah Chan

April 12, 2018

Karun Singh, PhD
McMaster University
“Studying Autism Signaling Networks Using Mouse and Human iPS Cell Models”
Host: Ben Cheyette

April 19, 2018

Kay Tye, PhD
“Neural Circuits Underlying Positive & Negative Valence”
Host: Stephanie Holden

April 26, 2018

Carlos Brody, PhD
Princeton University
“Neural Circuit Mechanisms Underlying Cognition”
Host: Loren Frank

May 3, 2018

Eve Marder, PhD
Brandeis University
“Differential Resilience to Perturbation of Circuits with Similar Performance”
Host: Frances Cho

May 17, 2018

Ana Maria Cuervo, MD, PhD
Albert Einstein
“Neuroprotective Functions of Selective Autophagy”
Host: Aimee Kao

May 31, 2018

Doris Tsao, PhD
"Faces: A Neural Rosetta Stone"
Host: Andrea Hasenstaub