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Neurobiology Seminar Series 2017-2018

Spencer L. Smith, PhD | University of North Carolina

October 31, 2017

Spencer L. Smith, PhD | University of North Carolina

Title: "Large-scale 2-photon imaging of cortical areas working in concert during visual processing"

Location: Pancoe Auditorium

Time: 12:45-1:45pm


Kenneth P. Wright Jr., PhD | University of Colorado Boulder

November 7, 2017

Kenneth P. Wright Jr., PhD | University of Colorado Boulder

Title: “Impact of Disrupted Sleep and Circadian Clocks in Modern Society on Human Cognition”

Location: Pancoe Auditorium

Time: 12:45-1:45pm


Jennifer Resnik, PhD | Harvard Medical School

January 16, 2018

Jennifer Resnik, PhD | Harvard Medical School

Title: "Tracking cortical excitatory and inhibitory dynamics after sensory loss"

Location: Pancoe Auditorium

Time: 12:45-1:45pm


Yue Yang, PhD | Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

January 18, 2018

Yue Yang, PhD | Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Title: "Epigenetic programming of neural circuits"

Location: Pancoe Auditorium

Time: 4:00-5:00pm


Ming-fai Fong, PhD | Massachusetts Institute of Technology

January 23, 2018

Ming-fai Fong, PhD | Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Title: "Engaging homeostatic plasticity to promote visual rehabilitation"

Location: Pancoe Auditorium

Time: 12:45-1:45pm


Nicolas C. Pegard, PhD | University of California, Berkeley

January 25, 2018

Nicolas C. Pegard, PhD | University of California, Berkeley

Title: "Computational optics beyond imaging: new instrumentation to monitor and manipulate neural activity with light"

Location: Allen Center, Rm. 164

Time: 10:00-11:00am


Kuan Hong Wang, PhD | National Institute of Mental Health

January 30, 2018

Kuan Hong Wang, PhD | National Institute of Mental Health

Title: "Illuminating the molecular and circuit logic for goal directed skills"

Location: Pancoe Auditorium

Time: 12:45-1:45pm


Nathan Klapoetke, PhD | Janelia Research Campus

February 6, 2018

Nathan Klapoetke, PhD | Janelia Research Campus

Title: "All-optical deconstruction of visual looming selectivity"

Location: Pancoe Auditorium

Time: 12:45-1:45pm


Daria Shcherbakova, PhD | Albert Einstein College of Medicine

February 13, 2018

Daria Shcherbakova, PhD | Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Title: "Genetically encoded probes for imaging of biological processes across scales"

Location: Pancoe Auditorium

Time: 12:45-1:45pm


Shu Jia, PhD | Stony Brook University

February 15, 2018

Shu Jia, PhD | Stony Brook University

Title: "Exploring single-molecule neurophotonics with ultrahigh-resolution spatiotemporal- multiplexed optical microscopy"

Location: Pancoe Auditorium

Time: 3:00-4:00pm


Nicholas Bellono, PhD | University of California, San Francisco

February 20, 2018

Nicholas Bellono, PhD | University of California, San Francisco

Title: "Molecular basis of electroreception in skates and sharks"

Location: Pancoe Auditorium

Time: 12:45-1:45pm


Hojoon Lee, PhD | Columbia University

February 22, 2018

Hojoon Lee, PhD | Columbia University

Title: "Rewiring the taste ystem"

Location: Pancoe Auditorium

Time: 4:00-5:00pm


Emily Sylwestrak, PhD | Stanford University

February 27, 2018

Emily Sylwestrak, PhD | Stanford University

Title: "From RNA to reward: dissecting habenular circuit activity in motivated behavior"

Location: Pancoe Auditorium

Time: 12:45-1:45pm


Qili Liu, PhD | Johns Hopkins University

March 1, 2018

Qili Liu, PhD | Johns Hopkins University

Title: "Neural plasticity and motivational drive: how hunger and sleepiness persist in time"

Location: Pancoe Auditorium

Time: 4:00-5:00pm


Sergio T. Ferreira, PhD | Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

April 3, 2018

Sergio T. Ferreira, PhD | Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Title: Linking memory loss and mood alterations in Alzheimer's disease

Location: Pancoe Auditorium

Time: 12:45-1:45pm


Michael Rosbash, PhD | Brandeis University

April 17, 2018

Michael Rosbash, PhD | Brandeis University

Title: Circadian rhythms: flies lead the way again

Location: James L. Allen Center, McCormick Auditorium - Room 164

Time: 4:00-5:00pm


Robert Froemke, PhD | New York University

April 24, 2018

Robert Froemke, PhD | New York University

Title: Social transmission of maternal behavior via oxytocin

Location: Pancoe Auditorium

Time: 12:45-1:45pm


Steven A. Siegelbaum, PhD | Columbia University

May 1, 2018

Steven A. Siegelbaum, PhD | Columbia University

Title: The hippocampus as a social behavioral map

Location: Pancoe Auditorium

Time: 12:45-1:45pm


Gwyneth Card, PhD | Janelia

May 8, 2018

Gwyneth Card, PhD | Janelia

Title: Towards a brain architecture for visual behavioral selection in Drosophila

Location: Pancoe Auditorium

Time: 12:45-1:45pm


Talia Lerner, PhD | Northwestern University

May 15, 2018

Talia Lerner, PhD | Northwestern University

Title: Contributions of parallel nigrostriatal dopamine circuits to reward learning and habit formation

Location: Pancoe Auditorium

Time: 12:45-1:45pm


Dwight Bergles, PhD | Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

May 22, 2018

Dwight Bergles, PhD | Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Title: Sounds in silence: How glial cells in the ear induce spontaneous activity in auditory system before hearing onset

Location: Pancoe Auditorium

Time: 12:45-1:45pm


Joseph R. Fetcho, PhD | Cornell University

May 29, 2018

Joseph R. Fetcho, PhD | Cornell University

Title: Principles of assembly and function of neuronal circuits in the hindbrain

Location: Pancoe Auditorium

Time: 12:45-1:45pm


Rajeshwar Awatramani, PhD | Northwestern University

May 31, 2018

Rajeshwar Awatramani, PhD | Northwestern University

Title: Birth, diversity, and death of midbrain dopamine neurons

Location: Pancoe Auditorium

Time: 4:00-5:00pm

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