Formal Seminar 2017-18

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