Formal Seminar 2018-19

Wednesday, September 19

Hokto Kazama, PhD
RIKEN Center for Brain Science
"Decoding of olfactory representations in Drosophila"
Host: Saul Kato

October 18, 2018

Liqun Luo, PhD
Stanford University
"Organization and Assembly of Neural Circuits"
Host: Ying-Hui Fu

October 25, 2018 - CANCELLED

November 1, 2018

Seth Blackshaw, PhD
Johns Hopkins
"Building the retina and hypothalamus: from genes to cells to behavior"
Host: Xin Duan

January 17, 2019

Stephanie Palmer, PhD
University of Chicago
"Understanding vision through the lens of prediction"
Host: Hannah Joo

January 24, 2019

Susanne Ahmari, MD, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
"Identification of cortico-striatal activity patterns linked to OCD-related behaviors"
Host: Jeanne Paz

January 31, 2019

Randolph Nudo, PhD
Kansas University Medical Center
"Plasticity of brain networks and relationship to recovery after injury"
Host: Karunesh Ganguly

March 7, 2019

Ted Dawson, MD, PhD
Johns Hopkins
"Parkinson's disease: Cell to cell transmission and molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration"
Host: Robert Edwards

March 14, 2019

Adrian KC Lee, ScD
University of Washington
"Behavioral and neurophysiological evidence regarding the influence of oculomotor circuitry on auditory spatial tasks"
Host: Ryan Morrill

March 21, 2019 - CANCELLED

April 4, 2019

Indira Raman, PhD
Northwestern University
"Synaptic signaling in cerebrellar circuits"
Host: Alexandra Nelson

April 11, 2019

Mario A. Penzo, PhD
"Identification of functionally-distinct domains across the antero-posterior axis of the paraventricular thalamus"
Host: Matthew McGregor

April 18, 2019

Sandeep Robert Datta, MD, PhD
Harvard Medical School
"Systematic representations for olfaction and action"
Host: Mazen Kheirbek

April 25, 2019

Zayd Khaliq, PhD
"GABAergic control of the dendrites, soma, and axons of midbrain dopaminergic neurons"
Host: Kevin Bender

May 2, 2019

Na Ji, PhD
UC Berkeley
"High-speed and high-resolution imaging of brain activity"
Host: Kira Poskanzer

May 9, 2019

Ardem Patapoutian, PhD
The Scripps Research Institute/HHMI
"Piezo channels in mechanotransduction: sensory biology to disease"
Host: Hannah Graham

May 16, 2019

Mustafa Sahin, MD, PhD
Harvard/Boston Children's Hospital
"mTOR in brain development and disease"
Host: Aimee Kao

May 23, 2019

Elizabeth Buffalo, PhD
University of Washington
"Bridging the Gap between the Spatial and Mnemonic Views of the Hippocampus"
Host: Mari Sosa

June 6, 2019

Thomas Mrsic-Flogel, PhD
University of College London
"Neural mechanisms of goal-directed behavious"
Host: Evan Feinberg