Neuroscience, Gladstone, and AARG Seminar Series 2022-23

Day | Time: Thursdays at 11:00 am
Neuroscience Formal Seminars: Rock Hall Auditorium
Gladstone Seminars: Gladstone Auditorium

Monday, October 5, 2022 - Neuroscience Formal Seminar

Joshua Johansen, PhD
RIKEN Center for Brain Science
"Constructing Emotional Representations in the Brain"
Host: Mazen Kheirbek, PhD

October 13, 2022 - Neuroscience Formal Seminar (In Person)

Karel Svoboda, PhD
Allen Institute
"The neural circuits underlying goal directed movement"
Host: Vijay Namboodiri, PhD

October 20, 2022 - AARG

John O'Doherty, PhD
Talk title tbd
Host: Josh Berke, PhD

November 3, 2022 - Neuroscience Formal Seminar (In Person)

Sam Pfaff, PhD
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
"Molecular characterization of spinal motor circuits"
Host: Xin Duan, PhD

November 10, 2022 - Neuroscience Formal Seminar (In Person)

Laurent Nguyen, PhD
Universite of Liege
"Regulation of cerebral cortex morphogenesis by migrating cells" 
Host: Mercedes Paredes, MD, PhD

November 17, 2022 - Neuroscience Formal Seminar (EPSP) (rescheduled 2023-24; date TBD)

Abbi Hernandez, PhD
"The gut microbiome as a therapeutic target for cognitive aging and Alzheimer’s disease"
Host: Ken Nakamura, MD, PhD

December 1, 2022 - Gladstone Seminar (In-person)

Boaz Levi
Allen Institute
"Enhancer-AAVs Provide Access to Diverse Brain Circuits Across Species"
Host: Jorge Palop, PhD

December 8, 2022 - Gladstone Seminar (In-person)

Scott Small
Columbia University
"Evidence That Endosomal Recycling is a Common Causal Pathway in Alzheimer’s Disease"
Host: Yadong Huang, MD, PhD

December 15, 2022 - AARG

Miriam Matamales
UNSW Sydney
Talk title tbd
Host: Josh Berke, PhD

January 5, 2023 - Neuroscience Formal Seminar

Ukpong Eyo, PhD
Univ of Virginia
"Microglial roles in brain physiology and pathology"
Host: Jeanne Paz, PhD

January 12, 2023 - Neuroscience Formal Seminar

Kelly Monk, PhD
Vollum Institute
"Genetic and molecular mechanisms of neuron-glial interactions"
Host: Su Guo, PhD

January 19, 2023 - Gladstone Seminar

Cara Westmark
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Talk title tbd
Host: Lennart Mucke, MD

January 26, 2023 - Gladstone Seminar

Towfique Raj, PhD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
"Genetic Analysis of the Human Microglial Transcriptome Across Neurodegenerative Diseases"
Host: Ryan Corces, PhD

February 2, 2023 - Gladstone Seminar

Sally Temple, PhD
Neural Stem Cell Institute
"Using iPSC-derived Brain Organoids to Model Neurodegenerative Disease"
Host: Ryan Corces, PhD

February 9, 2023 - Neuroscience Formal Seminar (EPSP)

Daniel O'Shea, PhD
"Direct neural perturbations reveal a dynamical mechanism for robust computation"
Host: Xulu Sun, PhD

February 16, 2023 - Gladstone Seminar (CANCELLED)

Sandeep Robert Datta, MD, PhD
Host: Jorge Palop, PhD

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 - Gladstone Seminar (In-person)

Bart De Strooper
UK Dementia Research Institute
"Microglia and astroglia contributions to Alzheimer's Disease"
Host: Lennart Mucke, MD

February 23, 2023 - Gladstone Seminar

Anne Brunet, PhD
Stanford University
"Mechanisms of Aging and Longevity"
Host: Ken Nakamura, MD, PhD

March 2, 2023 - Neuroscience Formal Seminar (In-person)

Lauren Orefice, PhD
"Understanding somatosensory circuit alterations in autism spectrum disorder"
Host: Raymond Dunn, L'Etoile and Kato Labs

March 9, 2023 - Neuroscience Formal Seminar (EPSP) CANCELLED

Morgan Coburn, PhD
Host: Amanda McQuade, PhD

March 16, 2023 - Neuroscience Formal Seminar-(rescheduled for 2023-24, date TBD)

Yasmin Hurd
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Talk title tbd
Host: Dorit Ron, PhD

March 23, 2023 - Neuroscience Formal Seminar (In-person)

Megan Carey, PhD
"Understanding the complex behaviors of the 'simple' cerebellar circuit"
Host: Eszter Kish, Yackle and Brainard Labs

Tuesday, March 28, 2023 - Gladstone Seminar (In-person) 1-2 pm

Professor Harald Prüss, PhD
"Brain-targeting antibodies: new concepts from autoimmune encephalitis to dementia"
Host: Lennart Mucke, MD

March 30, 2023 - Neuroscience Formal Seminar (Via Zoom)

Ila Fiete, PhD
"The emergence and functioning of high-capacity and flexible cognitive codes"
Host: Sophie Grutzner, Scanziani Lab

April 6, 2023 - Gladstone Seminar

Wolfgang Löscher, PhD
University of Veterinary Medicine, Germany
"New Strategies for Epilepsy Prevention"
Host: Lennart Mucke, MD

April 13, 2023 Gladstone Seminar (Seminar rescheduled for September 2023; exact date TBD)

Jonathan Kipnis, PhD
Washington University in St. Louis
Talk title tbd
Host: Jeanne Paz, PhD

April 20, 2023 - AARG

Margaret Rice, PhD
Talk title tbd
Host: Elyssa Margolis, PhD

April 27, 2023 - Neuroscience Formal Seminar (In-person)

Jun Ding, PhD
"Cell Type Specific Plasticity in Motor Memory Engrams"
Host: Massimo Scanziani, PhD

May 4, 2023 - Neuroscience Formal Seminar (EPSP) (In-person)

Tessa Montague, PhD
Columbia University
"The neural basis of cuttlefish camouflage" 
Host: Ellery Jones, Scanziani Lab

May 11, 2023 - Gladstone Seminar

Ralph Nixon, MD, PhD
NYU Grossman School of Medicine
“Endosomal-Lysosomal Dysfunction as a Primary Catalyst in Alzheimer’s Disease”
Host: Ken Nakamura, MD, PhD

May 18, 2023 - Neuroscience Formal Seminar - CANCELLED

Nick Bellono, PhD
Harvard University
Host: Iris Bachmutsky, Yackle and Scanziani Labs

May 25, 2023 - Gladstone Seminar - CANCELLED

Michelle Monje, MD, PhD
Stanford University
Host: Katerina Akassoglou, PhD

June 1, 2023 - Gladstone Seminar

Alison Goate, PhD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Talk title tbd
Host: Yadong Huang, MD, PhD

June 8, 2023 - AARG

Meaghan Creed, PhD
Washington University
Talk title tbd
Host: Elyssa Margolis, PhD

June 15, 2023 - Neuroscience Formal Seminar

Catherine Dulac, PhD
Harvard University
"Neurobiology of Social and Sickness Behaviors"
Host: Jeanne Paz, PhD, and Xin Duan, PhD