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NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar

Jingyi Yang, Silei Zhu & Fara Tolibzoda - Ph.D. Candidates

 Dec 17, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar

Luke Shaw, Mark Stroessel & Kathryn Toffolo - Ph.D. Candidates

 Dec 10, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar

Greg Reilly, Jake Rudlong & Fei Shang - Ph.D. Candidates

 Dec 03, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar

Alesha Foster, Dennis Jung & Cody McKee - Ph.D. Candidates

 Nov 26, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar

Dawling Dionisio-Santos & Shraddha Shah - Ph.D. Candidates

 Nov 19, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: Modeling neurodevelopment and disease in three dimensions

Garrick Salois - Ph.D. Candidate

 Nov 12, 2018 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: Investigating FOXO3’s Role in Outer Hair Cell Protection in a Noise Exposure Model

Holly Beaulac - Ph.D. Candidate

 Nov 12, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar

Monique Mendes & Humberto Mestre-Payne - Ph.D. Candidates

 Oct 29, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: Regulation of microglial activation by the transcription factor MafB

Patrick Miller-Rhodes - Ph.D. Candidate

 Oct 22, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: Investigating the effects of HHV-6A latency gene U94A on oligodendrocyte precursor cells

Jessie Hogestyn - Ph.D. Candidate

 Oct 15, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: Cranial irradiation causes dendritic spine loss that is microglial complement receptor 3-dependent and associated with cognitive impairment

Josh Hinkle - Ph.D. Candidate

 Oct 08, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC Thesis Proposal - The Neurobiology of Inhibitory Control in HIV+ Individuals with a History of Cocaine Dependence

Kathryn-Mary Wakim-Takaki - Ph.D. Candidate
Advisor: John Foxe

 Oct 05, 2018 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-207 (2-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: Noradrenergic modulation of microglial dynamics and synaptic plasticity

Rianne Stowell - Ph.D. Candidate

 Oct 01, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

ROOM CHANGE
NSC Thesis Proposal - Analyzing the redox/fyn/c-Cbl pathway in Glioblastoma multiforme: a mechanistic approach

Neal Shah - Ph.D. Candidate
Advisor: Mark Noble

 Sep 28, 2018 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC Thesis Proposal - Regulation of O-2A/OPC cell fate decisions via the Redox/Fyn/c-Cbl (RFC) pathway

Yunpeng Pang - Ph.D. Candidate
Advisors: Mark Noble

 Sep 26, 2018 @ 2:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium, 3-7619

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: Task Modulation of Optic Flow Analysis: Neural and Neuronal Mechanisms

Colin Lockwood - Ph.D. Candidate

 Sep 24, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC Thesis Proposal - Do connectional gradients in the basal nucleus of the primate amygdala map onto age- and experience-dependent cellular gradients?

Alexandra McHale - Ph.D. Candidate
Advisor: Julie Fudge

 Sep 24, 2018 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: 2 Minute Lightning Talks

 Sep 17, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC Thesis Proposal - The role of feedback from ventral CA1 of the hippocampus to the main olfactory bulb in sensory processing

Emily Warner - Ph.D. Candidate
Advisor: Krishnan Padmanabhan

 Sep 14, 2018 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 1-7619 Adolph (Lower) Auditorium

Hearing in a World of Light: The Why, Where, and How of Connecting Visual and Auditory Information in the Brain

Jennifer Groh, PhD - Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
Professor of Neurobiology

 Sep 10, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: Course Introduction

Farran Briggs & Ross Maddox

 Aug 27, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC Thesis Proposal - Memory and Integration of Faces and Vocalizations in the Primate Prefrontal Cortex: Functional Organization and Neural Mechanisms

Shraddha Shah
Advisior: Liz Romanski
- Ph.D. Candidate

 Jul 19, 2018 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC Thesis Proposal - Modulating Microglial Phagocytosis and Inflammation in Alzheimer's Disease: Investigating a Role for Axl

Laura Owlett - Ph.D. Candidate
Advisors: John Olschowka & Kerry O'Banion

 Jun 13, 2018 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Whipple Auditorium (2-6424)

Multiscale Studies of Human Cortical Oscillations during Sleep and Cognition

Syd Cash, MD, PhD - Harvard Univ.

 May 24, 2018 @ 2:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Dept. Neuroscience: Doty Lecture

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar: 2 Minute Talks

 May 21, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar

2 Minute Lightning Talks

 May 14, 2018 @ 4:45 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar

Neuronal population activity in mouse mode of Alzheimer's disease - Uday Chockanathan - Ph.D. Candidate

 May 14, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

A Role for the Basal Ganglia and Superior Colliculus in Decision-Making

Michelle Basso, PhD - UCLA

 May 10, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Dept. Neuroscience: Notter Lecture

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar

2 Minute Lightning Talk - Laura Owlett - Ph.D. Candidate

 May 07, 2018 @ 4:45 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar

Functional Connectivity in Focal Dystonia - Aimee Morris - Ph.D. Candidate

 May 07, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Human Brain Networks for Task-Directed Attention & Perceptual Working Memory

David Somers, PhD - Boston University

 May 03, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Dept. Neuroscience: Doty Lecture

Lateral Efferent Modulation of Auditory Nerve Fiber Activity

Elisabeth Glowatzki, PhD - Professor of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and Neuroscience
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Guest speaker at NSC 503

 Apr 30, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Holly Beaulac

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar

Quantifying optic tract degeneration in cortically blind stroke patients – Allison Murphy - Ph.D. Candidate

 Apr 23, 2018 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar

Extracellular superoxide dismustase dynamics following acute inflammation - Anjali Sinha - Ph.D. Candidate

 Apr 23, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

CANCELLED: Modulation of Microglia by Maternal Immune Factors: Relevance for Autism

Stacey Bilbo, PhD - Director of Research
Lurie Center for Autism
Harvard Program of Neuroscience

Guest speaker at NSC 503

 Apr 16, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Neuroscience Graduate Program Student Host: Monique Mendes

The Dynamic Role of SOX2 in Mammalian Inner Ear Development

Aleta Steevens - PhD Candidate - Neuroscience, Advisor: Dr. Amy Kiernan

 Apr 16, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Ryan Case Method Room (1-9576)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar

RAN Translation in DM2 Pathology
Berke Karaahmet
- Ph.D. Candidate

 Apr 09, 2018 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar

Analyzing hippocampal vasculature following space radiation
Katherine Andersh
- Ph.D. Candidate

 Apr 09, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar

Regulation of Autophagy via the Redox-Fyn-Cbl pathway in Glioblastoma multiforme
Neal Shah
- Ph.D. Candidate

 Apr 02, 2018 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar

Saccade Adaptation in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Samantha Abbott
- Ph.D. Candidate

 Apr 02, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Luncheon Roundtable Series: Acquired Hearing Difficulties and Deafness

Ross Maddox PhD, Patricia White PhD, and U-Cheng Leong PhD

 Mar 30, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Medical Center Speciality Room (2-7520)

Host: PONS (Pre-doctoral Organization for the Neurosciences)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar

Redox-fyn-cbl Regulation of O-2A/OPC Proliferation and its Implication for Chemobrain
YP Peng
- Ph.D. Candidate

 Mar 26, 2018 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar

Amygdalo-Striatal Paths from the Intermediate Basal Nucleus of the Amygdala
Ally McHale
- Ph.D. Candidate

 Mar 26, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar

Inactivation of primate dorsolateral prefrontal cortex during auditory and visual working memory
Shraddha Shah
- Ph.D. Candidate

 Mar 19, 2018 @ 4:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar

Lung SOD3 results in reduced infarct volume following focal cerebral stroke
Kathleen Gates
- Ph.D. Candidate

 Mar 19, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Predicting Brain Activation Patterns Asociated with the Meaning of Words in Sentences and Narratives

Andrew Anderson, Ph.D. - Research Fellow
Department of Biomedical Engineering and School of Nursing
University of Rochester

 Mar 08, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Univ. Rochester SMD, Departments of Neuroscience, and the Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience

Serotonergic Modulation of Rodent Prefrontal Cortical Circuits

Emily K. Stephens, Ph.D. - Dept. of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Post-doctoral candidate talk

 Mar 08, 2018 @ 10:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | G.9654

Host: Univ. Rochester SMD, Departments of Neuroscience, and the Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience

The Dorsal Striatum and Medial Precentral Cortex are Functionally and Anatomically Integrated into Head Direction Cell Circuitry

Max L. Mehlman - Dept. of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Post-doctoral candidate talk

 Mar 07, 2018 @ 9:30 a.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | G.9624

Host: Univ. Rochester SMD, Departments of Neuroscience, and the Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience

Lung-brain Coupling Regulates Neurovascular Responses to Focal Stroke

Kathleen Gates
Advisor: Marc Halterman
- Ph.D. Candidate

 Mar 06, 2018 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 1-7619 (Adolph Auditorium)

Host: Neuroscience Graduate Program

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar

The electrophysiological correlates of inhibitory control in abstinent cocaine users with and without HIV & Sex Differences in Behavioral Learning
Emily Warner & Kamy Wakim
- Ph.D. Candidates

 Mar 05, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar

Modeling the interaction between 16p11.2 deletion ... & Microglial contributions to circuit changes...
Garrick Salois & Monique Mendes
- Ph.D. Candidates

 Feb 26, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Single Cell Transcriptomics for Structure, Function and Connectivity in Taste Pathways

Nirupa Chaudhari, Ph.D. - Professor of Physiology & Biophysics
Director of Graduate Program of Neurosciences
University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine

 Feb 22, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Univ. Rochester SMD, Departments of Neuroscience, and the Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar

Ameliorating Alzheimer’s Disease... & Investigating FOXO3's role in cochlear preservation...Dawling Dionisio-Santos & Holly Beaulac - Ph.D. Candidates

 Feb 19, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar

Humberto Mestre - Ph.D. Candidates

 Feb 12, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Optical Imaging and Manipulation of Brain Pericytes

Andy Shih, Ph.D. - Guest speaker at NSC 503 - Assistant Professor, Dept. Neuroscience - Medical University of South Carolina

Guest speaker at NSC 503

 Feb 05, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Kathleen Gates

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar

Investigating the mechanism of amyloid clearance in chronic proinflammatory states: a role for Axl?Laura Owlett & Keshov Sharma - Ph.D. Candidates

 Jan 29, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC 503, NSC Student Seminar

The Role of P2Y12 in Microglial Function & SynGAP-Protein Phosphatase 1 Complex Regulation of Synaptic Transmission
Brendan Whitlaw & Karl Foley
- Ph.D. Candidates

 Jan 22, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)