Neurosciences Seminar Series

The Graduate Program’s weekly seminar series meets during the academic year on Tuesdays at 4 p.m. in the Center for Neural Circuits and Behavior (CNCB) Marilyn Farquhar Seminar Room and features invited speakers from around the country.

Neurosciences Graduate Program
2018-19 Seminar Series Schedule

Tuesdays at 4 p.m.
CNCB Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room

 DateSpeaker
TitleHost
Oct 2
2018
Ardem Patapoutian
The Scripps Research Institute
Founder's Day Lecture
in honor of Dr. Robert Livingston
Piezo channels in mechanotransduction: sensory biology to disease
Haylie Romero
Oct 9
2018
Biyu He
New York University
Large-scale brain dynamics underlying visual perceptual awareness
Anupam Garg
Oct 16
2018
Li-Huei Tsai
MIT
Network level approaches to studying Alzheimer’s disease Christian Cazares
Oct 23
2018
Mike Oldham
UC San Francisco
Deconvolution of cellular identity in the human CNS
James Howe
Oct 30
2018
Gene Yeo
UC San Diego
RNA binding proteins as engineers of cellular health

Andre deSouza
Nov 13
Eiman Azim
Salk Institute / UC San Diego
Feedback circuits for skilled forelimb movement

Xiaochun Cai
Nov 20
2018
Adrienne Fairhall
University of Washington
Robust learning through variability
Bethanny Danskin
Nov 27
2018
John Tuthill
University of Washington
Neural coding of leg proprioception and motor control in drosophila
Jess Haley
Dec 4
2018
Lisa Giocomo
Stanford University
Dissecting the cells and circuits of spatial navigation and memory
Anja Payne
Dec 11
2019
Carina Curto
Penn State
Dynamically relevant motifs in inhibition-dominated networks
Brad Theilman
Jan 8
2019
Clifton Ragsdale
University of Chicago
Founder's Day Lecture
in honor of Dr. Theodore Bullock
Octopus brain, development and death
Kathleen Quach
Jan 15
2019
Veronica Alvarez
NIH
Mechanisms for dopamine release in the striatum and the actions of drugs of abuse
Marley Rossa
Jan 22
2019
Christoph Kellendonk
Columbia University
Studying cognitive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia in mice
Ege Yalcinbas
Jan 29
2019
Dinu Florin Albeanu
Cold Spring Harbor
Understanding sensorimotor integration during odor-guided behaviors
Daniel Stern
Feb 5
2019
Chris Harvey
Harvard University
Cortical population dynamics during navigation decisions
Javier How
Feb 12
2019
Zhijian Chen
UT Southwestern
Chair's Lecture
in honor of Dr. John O'Brien
Immune and autoimmune responses to DNA
Marc Marino
Feb 19
2019
Dan Yamins
Stanford University
Cognitively-inspired artificial intelligence for computational neuroscience
Tim Tadros
Mar 5
2019
Lindsey Glickfield
Duke University
Neuronal correlates of perception in mouse visual cortex
Rachel Cassidy
Mar 12
2019
Gord Fishell
Harvard University
The genetic trajectories underlying GABAergic and cholinergic neuronal development
Peter Osseward
Mar 19
2019
Gaby Maimon
The Rockefeller University
Computations underlying spatial navigation in drosophila
Sam Asinof
Apr 2
2019
Richard Palmiter
University of Washington
Founder's Day Lecture
in honor of Dr. Robert Galambos
Functions of parabrachial CGRP-expressing neurons 
Norah Koblesky
Apr 9
2019
Bence Olveczky
Harvard University
Neural mechanisms underlying motor sequence learning
Claire Geddes
Apr 16
2019
Daniel O'Connor
Johns Hopkins University
Neural circuit dynamics underlying touch perception
Susan Lubejko
Apr 23
2019
Zachary Knight
UC San Francisco
The neurobiology of homeostasis
Susan Lubejko
Apr 30
2019
Doris Tsao
Cal Tech
Neural mechanism for object representation
Maggie Henderson
May 14
2019
Karen Duff
Columbia University
Chair's Lecture
in honor of Dr. Leon Thal
Propagation of tauopathy in Alzheimer's Disease: how a surprising result became a hot new field
Catie Profaci
May 21
2019
Jessica Cardin
Yale University
State-dependent cortical circuits
Megan Kirchgessner
May 28
2019
Kent Berridge
University of Michigan
Brain generators for liking and wanting
Shannan McClain
June 4
2019
Helen Mayberg
Emory University
Chair's Lecture
in honor of Dr. Robert Katzman
Iterative strategies to refine and optimize DBS for depression
Caroline Sferrazza
June 11
2019
Kelsey Martin
UC Los Angeles
Spatial regulation of gene expression during neuronal plasticity
Alex Bosworth

 

Founder's Day Lectures and Chair's Lectures sponsored by Neuroscience Education Research Foundation

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Other Seminar Series and Events:

Cognitive Neural Systems Seminar Series
Dart NeuroScience-TDLC Seminar Series
Institute for Neural Computation Chalk Talk Series
The Salk Institute Science Events