Department of Neurobiology
 

Departmental Seminar Series
2013-2014

Tuesdays, 4:00pm, Room S120 BSTWR
(unless otherwise noted; building codes and campus map)

Date Speaker Research Interests Talk Title
09/11/13
Wednesday
6014 BST3
Derek Molliver
Pitt
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the role of trophic factors in the regulation of sensory neuron function and the molecular basis of sensory signal transduction Nucleotide signal transduction and integration in sensory neurons: from pain to analgesia.
09/12/13
Thursday
12:00PM
Karl Herrup
Hong Kong
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cellular and molecular mechanisms behind the neuronal death that is observed in a number of different human diseases Contemplating Alzheimer's as cancer: the role of cell cycle regulation in neurodegenerative diseases
10/22/13
1495 BSTWR
Beth Habecker
OHSU
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understanding the changes that occur in the cardiac innervation following ischemia reperfusion Post-infarct remodeling of cardiac sympathetic nerves and arrhythmia
11/18/13
Monday
12:00PM
6014 BST3
Aurelio Galli
Vanderbilt
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to identify the transporter structural domains conferring pharmacological specificity to amphetimines and cocaine The dopamine transporter sucks...or maybe not in Autism and psychostimulant abuse
11/19/13
1495 BSTWR
Sandra Kuhlman
CMU
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to understand the influence of cortical inhibitory circuits on sensory development and perceptual learning How to build a brain for learning: development and plasticity of cortical inhibition
12/10/13
2nd floor LRDC
Edward Callaway
Salk Institute
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understanding how neural circuits give rise to perception and behavior Of Mice and Monkeys: A Journey into the Visual System
12/11/13
Wednesday
12:00PM
1495 BSTWR
Elizabeth Hong
Harvard
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to understand some of the computations that occur in the early stages of sensory processing by neural circuits, and to describe the cellular, synaptic, and circuit mechanisms underlying these computations. Origins of inhibitory specificity in an olfactory circuit
12/12/13
Thursday
12:00PM
Sheila Nirenberg
Cornell
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Information Processing in Neurons Talking to the Brain in its own Language: Developing New Kinds of Prosthetic Devices
01/07/14
S100A BSTWR
William Stauffer
Cambridge
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Reward processing in the brain Reward and utility signals in dopamine neurons
01/21/14 Sharyl Fyffe-Maricich
Pitt
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biology of oligodendrocytes and myelination both during development and following demyelinating injuries ERK MAP kinase signaling: a pathway important for the development and repair of CNS white matter
01/24/14
Friday
2:00PM
UCLUB
David Fitzpatrick
Max Planck
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Special Seminar
functional organization and development of neural circuits in the cerebral cortex Neural Substrates for Sensory Processing
01/27/14
Monday
6014 BST3
Carlos Lois
University of Massachusetts
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Assembly of neuronal circuits, neuronal replacement, and the cellular mechanisms of behavior Resilience During the Assembly of Vertebrate Brain Circuits
01/28/14
1495 BSTWR
Stephen Maricich
Pitt
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understanding the molecular signals that control formation of the sensory system and how developmental derangements can affect behavior Feeling out the functions and origins of Merkel cells: a touching story
02/18/14 Asif Ghazanfar
Princeton
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how social communication emerges through the dynamic interactions between neural systems, the body, pre- and post-natal experience and socioecological context The sensorimotor basis for primate vocal communication
02/25/14
1495 BSTWR
Jude Mitchell
Salk Institute
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Systems identification models of sensory processing and attention Neural mechanisms of attention and the marmoset as a model system
02/27/14
Thursday
6014 BST3
Omar Gharbawie
Vanderbilt
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Behavioural Brain Research Mapping the parietal-frontal network that mediates prehension in primates
03/04/14 Jane Johnson
UT Southwestern
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vertebrate nervous system development during the transition from proliferating neural stem cells to differentiating neurons and glia Transcriptional Control Generating Excitatory and Inhibitory Neurons in Somatosensory Circuits
03/18/14
12:00PM
1495 BSTWR
co-sponsored by Neurology:
Shan Ping Yu
Emory
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ionic and molecular mechanisms of cell death (apoptosis and necrosis) that occur in diseases The unique role of Na+/K+-ATPase in cell death
03/20/14
Thursday
2nd Floor LRDC
CNUP presents:
Eric Nestler
Mount Sinai
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molecular mechanisms of drug addiction and depression in animal models Transcriptional and epigenetic mechanisms of depression
03/24/14
Monday
6014 BST3
Corey Miller
UC San Diego
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elucidate the neocortical mechanisms underlying natural behavior Mechanisms for navigating a primate social landscape
03/28/14
Friday
S100A BSTWR
co-sponsored by Otolaryngology:
Elisabeth Glowatzki
Johns Hopkins
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Synaptic transmission in the mammalian inner ear Afferent Transmission at the Hair Cell Ribbon Synapse
04/01/14
S100A BSTWR
Alfredo Kirkwood
Johns Hopkins
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Mechanisms of Cortical Modification Neuromodulation of Cortial PLasticity
04/08/14
S100A BSTWR
co-sponsored by Otolaryngology:
Diego Contreras
U Penn
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Representation of information in corticothalamic networks. Epilepsy. Rules of Generation and Propagation of Recurrent Activity in Neocortex
04/22/14
1495 BSTWR
Joseph Margiotta
Toledo
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chemical synapses, the functional units of cell-to-cell communication in the nervous system Stress Factors and Synaptic Plasticity
04/29/14
S100A BSTWR
Ryohei Yasuda
Max Planck
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to elucidate some of the operation principles of signaling networks in dendritic spines using various optical techniques Image Signal Transduction in Single Spines Undergoing Structural Plasticity
06/06/14
Friday
2:00PM
UCLUB
Recovery of Function Symposium
Special Seminar
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