Department of Neurobiology
 

Departmental Seminar Series
2016-2017

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Date Speaker Research Interests Talk Title
08/11/16
Thu 11AM
1495 BSTWR
postdoc candidate:
Colleen Cassidy
Wyoming
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Histology, Anatomy, Neuroscience A Touchy Subject: Elucidating the Structure & Function of Skin Sensory Neurons.
09/15/16
Thu 2:30PM
1495 BSTWR
Jessica Ross
Cincinnati
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Linking Sex Differences in Cardiovascular Reflexes and Pain Perception Peripheral Mechanisms of Ischemic Myalgia
09/20/16
Tue 4PM
Ballroom A UCLUB
Wenbiao Gan
New York
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Synapses, Dendritic Spines, Cortex, Learning, Imaging Experience-dependent dendritic spine plasticity in the cortex
10/05/16
Wednesday 12PM
1495 BST
David Ferreira
University of São Paulo
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Agronomy, Agricultural Plant Science, Horticulture The NOD2/RIPK2 signaling in sensory ganglia macrophages contributes to neuropathic pain development
10/05/16
Wednesday 4PM
6014 BST3
Quasar Padiath
Pitt
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Molecular mechanisms underlying various neurological disorders using human genetic approaches as well as research on animal and cell culture models Role of the nuclear lamina in development and disease
10/18/16
Tuesday 1PM
S100 BSTWR
J. Marie Hardwick
Johns Hopkins
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Mechanisms of programmed cell death in disease pathogenesis Non-death functions of apoptosis factors in healthy and degenerating neurons
11/07/16
Monday 10AM
1495 BST
Habibeh Khoshbouei
U Florida College of Medicine
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Identification of novel mechanisms involved in regulation of dopamine neurotransmission in the brain Membrane potential regulates dopamine transporter trafficking
11/07/16
Monday 1PM
6014 BST3
Phd Defense:
Erin Stachowski
Pitt
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Neurotransmitters Mechanisms of Vesicular Monoamine Transporter-2 Degradation
01/17/17
Tuesday 2:30PM
1495 BST
Konrad Kording
Northwestern
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Brain, behavior and cognition, science and scientists, and the dream that our ideas and not our data limit the questions we can ask. Neural Cryptography
01/18/17
Wednesday 4PM
1495 BST
faculty candidate:
Renata Batista De Brito
Yale School of Medicine
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Developmental basis of neurological disorders, role of interneurons in network communication Developmental dysfunction of VIP interneurons impairs cortical circuits
01/30/17
Monday 9:30AM
A219B Langley Hall
co-sponsored by Neurosci
faculty candidate:

Claire Cheetham
Carnegie Mellon University
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Olfactory sensory neurons, olfactory sensory activity, plasticity of olfactory sensory input Building and Rebuilding Neural Circuits: Lessons from the Olfactory System
01/30/17
Monday 4PM
1495 BST
Eric Yttri
Howard Hughes
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Movements underlying reward-seeking actions The value of action: dissecting how the brain makes value and movement decisions
02/13/17
Monday 2PM
1495 BSTWR
co-sponsored by Neurosci
faculty candidate:
Matthew Kaufman
Cold Spring Harbor
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Understanding how neural circuits compute in order to process sensory information and drive action Cortical communication: Decision and action
02/22/17
Wednesday 10AM
6014 BST3
Marcel Oberlaender
Center for Advanced European Studies and Research
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Neuroanatomy, cortical networks, neuron morphology An On-Switch for Cortical Output: Structure and Function of L5 Pyramidal Tract Neurons In Vivo
03/08/17
Wednesday 4PM
1495 BSTWR
faculty candidate:
Hyun Jae Pi
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
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Cortical interneurons A cortex-wide disinhibitory circuit motif controlled by VIP interneurons
03/15/17
Wednesday 4PM
1495 BSTWR
Ellen Lumpkin
University of Columbia
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Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Mechanotransduction in Mammalian Touch Receptors Neurobiology of the skin
03/17/17
Friday 4PM
1495 BSTWR
faculty candidate:
Baohua Liu
University of California, San Diego
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Gene regulatory networks that control natural variation in plant metabolism and physiology Adaptive Control of Innate Reflexes by Visual Cortex
04/07/17
Friday 9AM
6014 BST 3
Gelsy Torres-Oviedo
University of Pittsburgh
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Motor learning dynamics; Locomotor learning in patients with cortical lesions; generalization of treadmill-assisted rehabilitation to natural walking Studies in locomotor learning towards advancing gait rehabilitation post-stroke
04/07/17
Friday 4PM
6014 BST 3
Gordon M.G. Shepherd
Northwestern University
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Neurology, Neuroscience, Developmental Neurobiology, Cellular Electrophysiology, Ion Channels, Microscopy, Movement Control, Nervous System Diseases Circuit organization of mouse motor cortex
04/17/17
Monday 4PM
Ballroom A, University Club
Richard Palmiter
University of Washington
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Regulation of appetite, role of neuromodulators in the function of the mammalian nervous system Deciphering neural circuits that control appetite

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