Formal Seminar 2016-17

Day | Time: Thursdays at 4:00pm
Location: Rock Hall Auditorium except as noted

September 21, 2016

Adrian Moore, PhD
RIKEN Institute
“The Generation of Neuronal Diversity: Chromatin to Wiring”
Host: Aimee Kao

October 6, 2016

Cagla Eroglu, PhD
Duke University   
“Control of synaptic connectivity by astrocytes”  
Host: Anna Molofsky

October 13, 2016

Benjamin Deneen, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine 
“Developmental Gliogenesis: The Crossroads of Cell Fate and Malignancy in the CNS”
Host: Jonah Chan

October 27, 2016

Asif Ghazanfar, PhD
Princeton University
“Developmental neuromechanicsof vocal communication”
Host: Edward Chang

December 1, 2016

Fen-Biao Gao, PhD
University of Massachusetts
“Insights from iPSC and Drosophila Models of C9ORF72-Related FTD/ALS”
Host: Eric Huang

December 15, 2016

Jason MacLean, PhD
University of Chicago
“Higher-order synaptic interactions coordinate dynamics in recurrent networks”
Host: Vikaas Sohal

January 12, 2017

Dennis Dickson, MD
Mayo Clinic
“The ClinicopathologicSpectrum of Neurodegenerative Tauopathies”
Host: Ken Nakamura

January 26, 2017

Michael Rosbash, PhD
Brandeis University
“Circadian Rhythms and Sleep in Flies: Molecules, Neurons and Circuits”
Host: Ying-Hui Fu

March 2, 2017

Chris Walsh, MD, PhD
“From Lineages of Neurons to Lineages of Humans: Human Genetics and Brain Evolution”
Host: John Rubenstein

March 9, 2017

Michael Long, PhD
"How Does the Brain Generate Behavioral Sequences?"
Host: Michael Brainard

April 6, 2017

Vanessa Ruta, PhD
The Rockefeller University
“Neural Circuits for Adaptive Behaviors”
Host: Michael Brainard

April 13, 2017

Anne West, MD, PhD
Duke University
“Chromatin Regulation of Neuronal Maturation and Plasticity”
Host: Sam Pleasure

April 20, 2017

Jess Cardin, PhD
Yale University
“Cortical Function and Dysfunction: A Role for Dendrite Targeting Interneurons in Cortical Development and Disease”
Host: Vikaas Sohal

April 27, 2017

Hongjun Song, PhD
Johns Hopkins University
“Single-Cell Analysis of Adult Neural Stem Cells and Neurogenesis”
Host: Mazen Kheirbek

May 4, 2017

Gail Mandel, PhD
Vollum Institute
“How Close Are We To Repairing Epigenetic Neurological Diseases: Lessons from Rett Syndrome”
Host: Lily Jan

May 18, 2017

Michael Bruchas, PhD
Washington University, St. Louis
“Dissecting Neuromodulatory Circuits and Signaling in Affective Behavior”
Host: Mazen Kheirbek

May 26, 2017

Sergiu Pasca, MD
Stanford University
"Tridimensional Models of the Human Cerebral Cortex to Study Development and Disease"
Host: Anna Molofsky