Neuroscience Graduate Group

MINS Seminar Series

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Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 Neuroscience Colloquium Series

presented by

 

MAHONEY INSTITUTE for NEUROSCIENCES
The Behavioral Neuroscience Training Grant
The Systems & Integrative Biology Training Grant

Unless otherwise indicated, seminars are held
every Wednesday from 4 – 5 pm in Barchi Library (140 John Morgan building)

First-year NGG students: Journal Club papers are listed here

Date

Speaker

Title

Sep 17

Randy Buckner
Harvard

 

Oct 1

Miriam Goodman
Stanford

Oct 9
Thursday

42nd Louis B. Flexner Lecture

Craig Jahr
Oregon Health and Science University

 

Oct 15

Rejji Kuruvilla
Johns Hopkins Medicine

 

Oct 22

 

 

Oct 29

O'Brien Lecture

Markus Heilig
NIH

Nov 5

 

 

Nov 12

Gilad Barnea
Brown University

 

 

 

Jan 28

Ben Barres
Stanford University

Senescent synapses: An idea for why aging brains don’t work so well and are so vulnerable to neurodegenerative disease

Feb 4

Jeffrey Rothstein
Johns Hopkins Medicine

C9orf72 and RNA toxicity as the major cause of ALS/FTD: Its all about how to manage traffic!

Feb 11

Dr. Elyse Schauwecker
USC

Genetic architecture of natural variation in susceptibility to seizure-induced excitotoxic cell death

Feb 18

Serena Dudek
NIH

Love me or hate me but forget me not: effects of social neuropeptides on hippocampal CA2 synapses

Feb 25

Naoshige Uchida
Harvard University

Dissecting computations in dopamine reward circuit

Mar 4

Daniel Colon-Ramos
Yale University

Glycolytic enzymes dynamically localize to neuronal synapses to meet local energy demands

Mar 11

Hongjun Song
Johns Hopkins Medicine

Dynamic DNA methylation regulates neuronal flexibility

Mar 18

Beatriz Luna
University of Pittsburgh

CANCELLED

Mar 25

Kay Tye
MIT

Neural circuits important for valence processing

Mar 27

Christof Koch
Allen Institute for Brain Research

The unsolved problem of Consciousness

Apr 8

Carol Mason
Columbia University

The path from eye to brain: Genes encoding neurogenesis and axon wiring in the binocular circuit

Apr 15

David Julius
UCSF

TRP channels of the pain pathway: connecting physiology to atomic structure

Apr 22

Lori Zeltser
Columbia University

 

Apr 29

Fan Wang
Duke University

Neural circuits underlying sensorimotor behaviors

May 6

Feng Zhang
MIT