University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Department of Neurobiology Presents:
Introduction and Welcome:
|2:00-2:15||Peter Strick, PhD
Distinguished Professor & Chair of Neurobiology;
Scientific Director, University of Pittsburgh Brain Institute;
Director, Systems Neuroscience Institute (SNI);
Co-Director, Center for Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh (CNUP);
Co-Director, Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition (CNBC);
VA Senior Research Career Scientist at Pittsburgh VAMC;
Professor, Departments of Neurological Surgery and Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh
|2:15-2:45||Daniel Simons, PhD
Professor, Department of Neurobiology, University of Pittsburgh
"Regulation of Feedforward Thalamocortical Somatosensory Circuits"
|2:45-3:15||Karl Kandler, PhD
Director, Auditory Research Group
Professor, Departments of Otolaryngology and Neurobiology, University of Pittsburgh
"Development of Sound Localization Circuits"
|3:15-3:45||Anne-Marie Oswald, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh
"A Substrate for Topography in Piriform Cortex"
|3:45-4:15||Break - coffee and cookies|
|4:15-4:30||Allen Humphrey, PhD
Associate Professor Emeritus, Department of Neurobiology, University of Pittsburgh
|4:30-5:30||David Fitzpatrick, PhD
Scientific Director and CEO
Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience
"Role of Experience in Development of Cortical Circuits: Insights from Visual Cortex"
|5:30-||Reception - light refreshments|