Northwestern University Dept. of Neurobiology and Physiology
 

Seminar Calendar

Seminar series/Faculty search contact: Department Assistant - Catherine Neuses - c-neuses@northwestern.edu
Unless otherwise specified, these events are held in the Abbott Auditorium located in Evanston on the ground level of Pancoe in Room 1101.

January

Marlene Cohen, PhD
Harvard Medical School

Thursday, January 7, 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Pancoe Auditorium

"Using attention to study cortical population codes"

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John Crowley, PhD
Harvard Medical School

Thursday, January 14, 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Pancoe Auditorium

"Fast and slow inhibition from a cerebellar interneuron allow flexible control of synaptic integration"

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Zayd Khaliq, PhD
Harvard Medical School

Tuesday, January 19, 12:45 - 1:45 PM
Pancoe Auditorium

"Control of pacemaking in ventral tegmental area dopamine neurons"

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Adam Hantman, PhD
Columbia University

Thursday, January 21, 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Pancoe Auditorium

"Cortical control of spinocerebellar signaling"

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Ryan Drenan, PhD
California Institute of Technology

Tuesday, January 26, 12:45 - 1:45 PM
Pancoe Auditorium

“Understanding the Role of Individual nAChR Subtypes in the Mammalian Central Nervous System”


February

Andrew Huberman, PhD
Stanford University

Tuesday, February 2, 12:45 - 1:45 PM
Pancoe Auditorium

"Genetic dissection of synaptic specificity in the mammalian visual system"

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Michael Do, PhD
Johns Hopkins University

Thursday, February 4, 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Pancoe Auditorium

"Sensing Light for Non-Image Vision"

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Avital Rodal, PhD
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Tuesday, February 9, 12:45 - 1:45 PM
Pancoe Auditorium

"Tuning synaptic growth signaling by endocytic membrane traffic: a tale of two endosomes"

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Daniel Dombeck, PhD
Princeton University

Thursday, February 11, 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Pancoe Auditorium

"Functional imaging of neuronal micro-circuits in awake behaving mice"


March

Faculty Search Candidates


April

Open Seminar Tuesdays:

4/13; 4/27

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Michael Mauk, PhD
University of Texas Austin

Tuesday, April 6, 12:45 - 1:45 PM
Pancoe Auditorium

"Prefrontal cortex and cerebellum working together"

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Alan Kay, PhD
University of Iowa

Friday, April 9, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
1531 Silverman Hall

"Metals on the Brain; exploring the role of synaptic zinc with fluorimetric probes"

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Erik Herzog, PhD
Washington University in St. Louis

Tuesday, April 20, 12:45 - 1:45 PM
Pancoe Auditorium

"The politics of periodicity: Networked circadian clocks in the brain"


May

Open Seminar Tuesdays:

5/4; 5/11

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Martyn Goulding, PhD
Salk Institute for Biological Studies


Tuesday, May 18, 12:45 - 1:45 PM
Pancoe Auditorium

"Walking: a tale of two cell types"

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Michael Crair, PhD
Yale University

Tuesday, May 25, 12:45 - 1:45 PM
Pancoe Auditorium

"Ankle Busters and Mavericks: Retinal Wave Size Matters in Visual Map Development"



June

Fernando de Mello, PhD
Institute of Biophysics Carlos Chagas Filho

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro


Tuesday, June 1, 12:45 - 1:45 PM
Pancoe Auditorium

"Müller cells in identity crisis: to be or not to be a neuron"

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Sunil Gandhi, PhD
University of California, San Francisco


Tuesday, June 8, 12:45 - 1:45 PM
Cook 3118A - 3118B

"The regulation of cortical plasticity by GABAergic neurons"