2019/20 Neuroscience Research Colloquium Schedule

FALL 2019

SEPTEMBER 13

  • Host: Dr. Timothy Murphy
  • Speaker: Dr. Patrick Kanold, University of Maryland
  • Title: Learning mom's voice: Early cortical circuits and early experience.

SEPTEMBER 20

  • Host: Dr. Helen Tremlett
  • Speaker: Dr. Kassandra Munger, Harvard University 
  • Title: Risk factors for multiple sclerosis disease activity and progression.

September 27

  • Host:  Dr. Liisa Galea
  • Speaker: Dr. John Cryan, University College Cork
  • Title: Gut feelings: Microbiome as a key regulator of brain & behaviour across the lifespan.

OCTOBER 4

  • Host: Dr. Tim Murphy
  • Speaker: Brain Circuits Cluster, featuring Jeff LeDue, Tim Murphy, Glaynel Alejo, and Ashutosh Bhudia
  • Title: Data sharing tools to navigate the changing landscape of neurodata: Status report from the Brain Circuits Cluster

OCTOBER 11

  • Host:  Dr. Catherine Winstanley
  • Speaker: Dr. Joseph W. Kable, University of Pennsylvania
  • Title: Fractionating the prospective brain.

OCTOBER 25

  • Host: Dr. Miriam Spering
  • Speaker: Dr. Jeffrey D. Schall, Vancerbilt University, Tennessee
  • Title: Stopping and stepping gaze shifts to understand how the brain guides, controls and monitors actions.

NOVEMBER 1

  • Host:  Dr. Ipek Oruc
  • Speaker: Dr. Isabel Gauthier, Vanderbilt University, Tennessee
  • Title: Neural correlates of Object Recognition: Experience and Domain-General ability

NOVEMBER  15

  • Host: Dr. Timothy Murphy
  • Speaker: Dr. Philip Haydon, Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Title: Sleep and Wake coordinated by Glia.

NOVEMBER 22

  • Host: Catharine Winstanley
  • Speaker: Dr. Matthew Wanat, UTSA Neurosciences Institute, University of Texas
  • Title: Dopamine circuits mediating positive and negative reinforcement.

NOVEMBER 29 - Cancelled

DECEMBER 6

  • Host: Shernaz Bamji
  • Speaker: Dr. Katalin Toth, Université Laval
  • Title: The contribution of synapses and small networks to action potential coding in the hippocampus.

TERM 2 (WINTER 2020)

JANUARY 17

  • Host: Dr. Stan Floresco
  • Speaker:  Dr. Marina Picciotto, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Title: Acetylcholine signaling and stress-induced behaviours

JANUARY 24

  • Host: Dr. Jason Snyder
  • Speaker: Dr. James Knierim, Johns Hopkins University
  • Title: Spatial coding and episodic memory in the Hippocampus

JANUARY 31

  • Host: Dr. Alexander Rauscher
  • Speaker: Dr. Kamil Uludag, University of Toronto
  • Title: Advanced functional MRI data acquisition and analysis at 3 and 7 Tesla.

FEBRUARY 7

  • Host: Dr. Weihong Song
  • Speaker: Dr. Fang Liu, University of Toronto
  • Title: Targeting protein complexes to achieve more effective medication with fewer side effects.

FEBRUARY 14

  • Host: Dr. Weihong Song
  • Speaker: Dr. Li-Huei Tsai, The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Title: Network level approaches to studying Alzheimer’s disease

FEBRUARY 21

  • Host: Dr. Liisa Galea
  • Speaker: Dr. Lisa Saksida, Western University
  • Title: TBD

FEBRUARY 28

  • Host: Dr. Catharine Winstanley
  • Speaker: Dr. Melissa Sharpe, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Title: TBD

MARCH 6

  • Host: Dr. Shernaz Bamji
  • Speaker: Dr. Paul Jenkins, University of Michigan
  • Title: TBD

MARCH 13

  • Host: Dr. Janet Werker and the UBC Language Sciences Initiative
  • Speaker: Dr. Edward F. Chang, University of California, San Francisco
  • Title: Encoding and decoding speech in the human brain.

MARCH 20

  • Host: Dr. Liisa Galea
  • Speaker: Dr. Jill Becker, University of Michigan
  • Title: TBD

MARCH 27

  • Host: Dr. Ipek Oruc
  • Speaker: Dr. Nouchine Hadjikhani, Harvard University
  • Title: TBD

APRIL 3

  • Host: Dr. Lynn Raymond
  • Speaker: Dr. Joseph Cheer, University of Maryland
  • Title: TBD

APRIL 17

  • Host: Dr. Kota Mizumoto
  • Speaker: Dr. Shigeki Watanabe, Johns Hopkins University
  • Title: TBD

APRIL 24

  • Host: Dr. Stan Floresco
  • Speaker: Dr. Jared W. Young, MIRECC Reseaerch Service, San Diego
  • Title: TBD

MAY 1

  • Host: Dr. Jason Snyder
  • Speaker:Dr. Nelson Spruston, Janelia Research Campus, Virginia  
  • Title: TBD

MAY 8

  • Host: Dr. Helen Tremlett
  • Speaker: Dr. David A. Relman, Stanford University, California
  • Title: TBD

MAY 15

  • Host: Dr. Catharine Winstanley
  • Speaker:  Dr. Hedy Kober, Yale University
  • Title: TBD

MAY 22

  • Host: Dr. Tomothy Murphy
  • Speaker: Dr. Bojana Stefanovic, University of Toronto
  • Title:TBD

MAY 29

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