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
    UNC
    “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
    UCSD
    "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
    MIT
    “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
    Caltech
    "Faces: A Neural Rosetta Stone"
    Host: Andrea Hasenstaub