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Unless otherwise noted, seminars are held in the Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Room 620 and can be viewed NIH Video Casting Video cast.



To arrange a meeting with a guest speaker, please contact the corresponding host listed below.


Neuroseries Seminar


Robustness, Variability and Homeostasis in Neurons and Networks broadcast

Speaker: Eve Marder, Ph.D.

Brandeis University

Monday, January 22, 2018, Noon-1:00 pm
Location: Building 35A, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Rm 620
Host(s): Dr. Yarimar Carrasquillo

Basal Ganglia Circuits with the Cerebral Cortex and the Cerebellum: Networks for Movement, Cognition and Affect broadcast

Speaker: Peter Strick, Ph.D.

University of Pittsburgh

Monday, January 29, 2018, Noon-1:00 pm
Location: Building 35A, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Rm 620
Host(s): Dr. Okihide Hikosaka

Large-effect De Novo Mutations and the Pathobiology of Autism Spectrum and Tourette Disorders broadcast

Speaker: Matthew State, Ph.D.

University of California, San Francisco

Monday, February 05, 2018, Noon-1:00 pm
Location: Building 35A, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Rm 620
Host(s): Dr. Harold Burgess

Generation of Neuronal Diversity in the Drosophila CNS broadcast

Speaker: Chris Doe, Ph.D.

University of Oregon

Monday, February 12, 2018, Noon-1:00 pm
Location: Building 35A, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Rm 620
Host(s): Dr. Katie Drerup

Brain-Machine Interfaces for Restoration of Motor Function and Communication broadcast

Speaker: Jaimie Henderson, M.D., Ph.D.

Stanford University

Monday, February 26, 2018, Noon-1:00 pm
Location: Building 35A, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Rm 620
Host(s): Dr. Dennis Drayna

Of Hairy and Feathered Primates – Neurobiology of Numerical Competence in Monkeys and Crows broadcast

Speaker: Andreas Nieder, Ph.D.

University of Tuebingen

Monday, March 05, 2018, Noon-1:00 pm
Location: Building 35A, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Rm 620
Host(s): Dr. David Leopold

Building Cortical Networks: from Molecules to Function broadcast

Speaker: Beatriz Rico, Ph.D.

Kings College

Monday, March 12, 2018, Noon-1:00 pm
Location: Building 35A, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Rm 620
Host(s): Dr. Chris McBain

The Neurobiology of Vocal Learning and Spoken Language broadcast

Speaker: Erich Jarvis, Ph.D.

Rockefeller University

Monday, March 19, 2018, Noon-1:00 pm
Location: Building 35A, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Rm 620
Host(s): Dr. Ajay Chitnis

Learning from Rare Human Knock-outs in Autism Spectrum Disorders broadcast

Speaker: Timothy Yu, M.D., Ph.D.

Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard

Monday, March 26, 2018, Noon-1:00 pm
Location: Building 35A, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Rm 620
Host(s): Dr. Dennis Drayna

Reveal and Engineer Molecular Machinery to Control Synaptic Strength in vivo broadcast

Speaker: Susumu Tomita, Ph.D.

Yale University

Monday, April 02, 2018, Noon-1:00 pm
Location: Building 35A, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Rm 620
Host(s): Dr. Wei Lu

Glutamate Excitotoxicity and Primary Cochlear Neurodegeneration After Noise broadcast

Speaker: Sharon Kujawa, Ph.D.

Harvard Medical School

Monday, April 09, 2018, Noon-1:00 pm
Location: Building 35A, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Rm 620
Host(s): Drs. Matt Kelley & Ron Petralia

Cortical Circuits of Vision broadcast

Speaker: Massimo Scanziani, Ph.D.

University of California, San Francisco

Monday, April 16, 2018, Noon-1:00 pm
Location: Building 35A, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Rm 620
Host(s): Dr. Richard Krauzlis

Wiring the Developing Eye to the Brain for Binocular Vision broadcast

Speaker: Carol Mason, Ph.D.

Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons

Monday, April 23, 2018, Noon-1:00 pm
Location: Building 35A, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Rm 620
Host(s): Dr. Tudor Badea

Memory and Integration of Face and Vocal Information in the Primate Prefrontal Cortex broadcast

Speaker: Liz Romanski, Ph.D.

University of Rochester Medical Center

Monday, April 30, 2018, Noon-1:00 pm
Location: Building 35A, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Rm 620
Host(s): Dr. Bevil Conway

Molecular Mechanisms of Regulation of Ion Channels by Intracellular Domains broadcast

Speaker: William Zagotta, Ph.D.

University of Washington

Monday, May 07, 2018, Noon-1:00 pm
Location: Building 35A, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Rm 620
Host(s): Dr. Joe Mindell

Gamma to the Rescue: An Investigation on Neuroprotective Effects of Non-invasive Sensory Stimulation broadcast

Speaker: Li-Huei Tsai, Ph.D.

MIT

Monday, May 14, 2018, Noon-1:00 pm
Location: Building 35A, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Rm 620
Host(s): Dr. Kuan Hong Wang

Neurodegeneration: Mechanisms to Medicines broadcast

Speaker: Giovanna Mallucci, Ph.D.

University of Cambridge

Monday, May 21, 2018, Noon-1:00 pm
Location: Building 35A, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Rm 620
Host(s): Dr. Claire LePichon

Causal Mechanisms of Cortical Plasticity and Task Irrelevant Perceptual Learning in Monkeys broadcast

Speaker: Wim Vanduffel, Ph.D.

Harvard Medical School

Monday, June 04, 2018, Noon-1:00 pm
Location: Building 35A, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Rm 620
Host(s): Dr. David Leopold

Circuit Mechanisms of Memory-based Behavioral Choice in Drosophila broadcast

Speaker: Marta Zlatic, Ph.D.

Janelia Farm/HHMI

Monday, June 11, 2018, Noon-1:00 pm
Location: Building 35A, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Rm 620
Host(s): Dr. Ben White

Exploring the Behavioral Responses to Danger One Millisecond at a Time broadcast

Speaker: Clifford Woolf, MB, BCh, Ph.D.

Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard

Monday, June 18, 2018, Noon-1:00 pm
Location: Building 35A, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Rm 620
Host(s): Dr. Mark Hoon

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