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To Catch a Fly: The Neuroethology of Prey Pursuit in Dragonflies

Robert Olberg, Ph.D.
May 15, 2003 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Auditory Neurophysiology of Hair Cell Functions

Charles Liberman
Nov 20, 2003 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Computational Auditory Neurophysiology

Israel Nelken
Dec 15, 2003 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Exploring Auditory Spatial Representation without a Map

John Middlebrooks, Ph.D. - University of Michigan, Kresge Hearing Research Institute
Jan 22, 2004 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Depression Circuits: The Functional Neuroimaging Evidence

Christian Lorenzi - Professor of Experimental Psychology, Ecole Normale Supérieure (Ulm), Paris
Feb 10, 2004 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Physiology and Function of AMPA, NMDA and GABA Receptors in the Inferior Colliculus

Jack Kelly, Ph.D. - Carleton University, Department of Psychology
Oct 14, 2004 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Fishing in the Mouse House: Clues Towards Understanding Hair Cell Death and Survival

Edwin Rubel, Ph.D. - Professor, University of Washington, Virginia Merrill Bloedel Hearing Research Center
Nov 11, 2004 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Relevance of auditory cortical activity for exploring the mysteries of complex sound perceptions

Mitch Steinschneider, M.D. - Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Neuroscience
Dec 02, 2004 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Transformation of Vestibular Nucleus Signals by Neck Proprioceptive Reafferent and Efference Copy Signals

Robert McCrea, Ph.D. - Professor, University of Chicago, Department of Neurobiology, Pharmacology, and Physiology
Feb 10, 2005 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Transduction, Tuning and Transmission in Mammilian Vestibular Hair Cells

Ruth Eatock, Ph.D. - Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, Depts. of Otorhinolaryngology and Communicative Sciences and Neuroscience
Jan 12, 2006 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Deciphering Auditory Cortex

Jeffrey Winer, Ph.D. - Professor, University of California - Berkeley, Department of Neurobiology
Jan 19, 2006 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Calcium Regulation in the Cochlea; The PMCA2 Ion Pump in Hearing and Aging

Bruce Tempel, Ph.D. - Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine, Depts. of Otolaryngology and Pharmacology and the V.M. Bloedel Hearing Research Center
Mar 30, 2006 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Primate Sound Localization: Implications for Higher Order Spatial Hearing and Sensorimotor Integration

Martha Flanders, Ph.D. - Professor, University of Minnesota, Department of Neuroscience
Nov 02, 2006 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Jeffrey Holt, Ph.D. - Associate Professor, University of Virginia, Department of Neuroscience
Dec 04, 2008 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Music Perception in Cochlear Implant-Mediated Listening

Charles Limb, M.D. - Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Otolaryngology
Apr 17, 2009 - 11:00 a.m.
Medical Center 2-6408 (K-207)

Bradford May, Ph.D. - Professor, The Johns Hopkins University, Department of Otolaryngology
Apr 08, 2010 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Acoustic Experience Alters How You See the World

Stephen Lomber, Ph.D. - Centre for Brain and Mind, Robarts Research Institute
May 03, 2010 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Understanding How the Brain Processes Auditory and Vocal Information

Xiaoqin Wang, Ph.D. - Professor, Johns Hopkins University, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Jan 20, 2011 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Dopamine System Dysregulation by the Hippocampus and the Pathophysiology of Schizophrenia

Anthony A. Grace, Ph.D. - Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience, Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh
Jan 06, 2012 - 3:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Senses and Sense-Abilities Underlying Plasticity in Spatial Behavior

Gary Paige, M.D., Ph.D. - Chair, Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy, University of Rochester
Apr 13, 2012 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 1-9576

The Sour Side of Sugars: Overcoming Chondroitin Sulfate Proteoglycans to Promote Axonal Regeneration in the CNS

Herbert M. Geller, Ph.D. - Developmental Neurobiology Section, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, NIH, Bethesda, NH
May 03, 2012 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Communicating Science I

Patricia White, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy, University of Rochester
Sep 10, 2012 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Communicating Science II

Patricia White, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy, University of Rochester
Sep 17, 2012 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

The Role of Barhl2 in the developing olfactory system

Brandon Bader - PhD Candidate
Sep 24, 2012 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

The Role of P2Y12 in Process Stability During Quiescent Microglial Motility

Grayson Sipe - PhD Candidate
Sep 24, 2012 - 4:30 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Auditory Motion and Smooth Pursuit Eye Movements

Christina Cloninger - PhD Candidate
Oct 01, 2012 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Using sex differences in C. elegans to understand modulation of behavior

Kelli Fagan - PhD Candidate
Oct 01, 2012 - 4:30 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

The role of astrocytic transglutaminase 2 in mediating ischemic stroke damage

Julianne Feola - PhD Candidate
Oct 08, 2012 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

The role of fractalkine in visual system plasticity

Rebecca Lowery - PhD Candidate
Oct 08, 2012 - 4:30 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Developing an awake-mouse model of neuroglial interactions

John O’Donnell - PhD Candidate
Oct 22, 2012 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

The contribution of bone marrow derived-mononuclear phagocytes in IL-1β mediated amyloid beta clearance

Fatima Rivera-Escalera - PhD Candidate
Oct 22, 2012 - 4:30 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Visiting Professor Seminar

Dr. Michael Mustari - Washington National Primate Research Center
Oct 29, 2012 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

The Role of Autophagy in Degrading Pathological Forms of Tau

Adrianne Chesser - PhD Candidate
Nov 05, 2012 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Properties of visual relearning in cortically blind fields

Anasuya Das - PhD Candidate
Nov 05, 2012 - 4:30 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

The JNK pathway is a critical regulator of retinal ganglion cell death following axonal injury

Kim Fernandes - PhD Candidate
Nov 12, 2012 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Tau facilitates mitochondrial dysfunction caused by amyloid beta and kainic acid

Susanne Pritchard - PhD Candidate
Nov 12, 2012 - 4:30 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Cognitive Science Dinner Talk

Liz Romanski, Ph.D. - Associate Professor, Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy
Nov 12, 2012 - 6:15 p.m.
Meliora Hall 366

Microglial phagocytosis of neurons in a model of HIV Associated Neurocognitive Disorders

Daniel Marker - PhD Candidate
Nov 20, 2012 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Amygdala inputs to the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis in primates: a tract-tracing study

Danielle DeCampo - PhD Candidate
Nov 20, 2012 - 4:30 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Changes in cell proliferation in the normal rat amygdala between adolescence and young adulthood

Michele Saul - PhD Candidate
Nov 26, 2012 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Astrocyte regulation of cerebral blood flow

Helen Wei - PhD Candidate
Nov 26, 2012 - 4:30 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

The role of Lmo3 in the development of parvalbumin expressing neurons in the basal telencephalon

Shiona Biswas - PhD Candidate
Dec 03, 2012 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Impulsivity in Parkinson's Disease

Imran Punekar - PhD Candidate
Dec 03, 2012 - 4:30 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Head Movement Control in Visual Tracking

Adam Pallus - PhD Candidate
Dec 10, 2012 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Glutamate-dependent neuroglial calcium signaling differs between young and adult brain

Wei Sun - PhD Candidate
Dec 10, 2012 - 4:30 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

The role of Lhx9 in the development of retinal cell subtypes and their laminar specification

Revathi Balasubramanian - PhD Candidate
Jan 28, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Sensorimotor Integration in Focal Hand Dystonia

Molly Jaynes - PhD Candidate
Jan 28, 2013 - 4:30 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Assessment of microglial labeling in two genetic mouse lines

Matthew Cavanaugh - PhD Candidate
Feb 04, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

An Analysis of Reward-Based Decision-Making in Primates

Lauren Cummings - PhD Candidate
Feb 04, 2013 - 4:30 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Expression following TCDD Exposure

Heather Natola - PhD Candidate
Feb 11, 2013 - 4:30 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

The Role of the Periaqueductal Gray in Speech & Communication

Aleta Steevens - PhD Candidate
Feb 11, 2013 - 4:30 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Behavioral and Neurochemical Effects of Prenatal Stress and Methylmercury Exposure

Rebecca Rausch - PhD Candidate
Feb 18, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Neural and Neuronal Mechanisms of Visual Attention: Processing Competing Stimuli by Task Relevance

Colin Lockwood - PhD Candidate
Feb 18, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Breast Cancer Exosomes: Novel Intermediaries in Psychosocial Stress-induced Tumor Pathogenesis?

Ryan Dawes - PhD Candidate
Feb 25, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Using DTI to predict the cortical circuits affected by deep brain stimulation in individual patients

Berkeley Fahrenthold - PhD Candidate
Feb 25, 2013 - 4:30 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Identifying c-Cbl as a critical point of intervention in glioblastoma multiforme

Jennifer Stripay - PhD Candidate
Mar 18, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Acute Effects of Human Protein S Administration after Traumatic Brain Injury in Mice

Xiaowei Wang - PhD Candidate
Mar 18, 2013 - 4:30 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

BDNF-CHOP coupling and its role in ER-dependent neurite outgrowth

Laura Yunes-Medina - PhD Candidate
Mar 25, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Properties of visual re-learning in cortical blindness - insights from the Perceptual Template Model

Matthew Cavanaugh - PhD Candidate
Mar 25, 2013 - 4:30 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Connections from the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis to the amygdala

Lauren Cummings - PhD Candidate
Apr 01, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Support cell therapy in the central nervous system

Heather Natola - PhD Candidate
Apr 01, 2013 - 4:30 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Investigation of an endogenous AhR ligand that may promote medulloblastoma proliferation

Rebecca Rausch - PhD Candidate
Apr 08, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

The TRPC3 channel: a potential key player in BDNF mediated neuroprotection following ER Stress

Aleeta Steevens - PhD Candidate
Apr 08, 2013 - 4:30 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Suspicious Coincidences In the Brain

Terrence Sejnowski, Ph.D. - Salk Institute, Professor and Laboratory Head, Computational Neurobiology Laboratory, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, Francis Crick Chair
Apr 15, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-7619
Host: Dr. Gary Paige and Dr. Maiken Nedergaard

Basal ganglia role in suppression and facilitation of competing movement strategies

Irina Statnikova - PhD Candidate
Apr 22, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Interleukin 1 as a regulator of tau pathology in vivo

Simantini Ghosh - PhD Candidate
Apr 22, 2013 - 4:30 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Investigating mGluR5-independent neuroglial signaling in the adult mouse brain

Evan McConnell - PhD Candidate
Apr 29, 2013 - 3:30 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Investigating the role of striatal dysfunction in the development of compulsive and inflexible behaviors in drug addiction

Brianna Sleezer - PhD Candidate
Apr 29, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

NSC Student Seminar: Writing a scientific manuscript

Patricia White, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy and Otolaryngology, University of Rochester
Sep 09, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Psychosocial stress alters tumor pathogenesis in a spontaneous model of metastatic breast cancer

Ryan Dawes & Evan McConnell - PhD Candidates
Sep 23, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)
Host: Susanne Pritchard

Psychosocial stress alters tumor pathogenesis in a spontaneous model of metastatic breast cancer

Ryan Dawes & Evan McConnell - PhD Candidates
Sep 23, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)
Host: Susanne Pritchard

Interleukin 1 as a regulator of tau pathology in vivo

Simantini Ghosh - PhD Candidate
Sep 30, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)
Host: Shiona Biswas

TBD

Rebecca Lowery & Brianna Sleezer - PhD Candidates
Oct 07, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)
Host: Wei Sun

TBD

Rebecca Lowery & Brianna Sleezer - PhD Candidates
Oct 07, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)
Host: Wei Sun

TBD

Jennifer Stripay & Laura Yunes-Medina - PhD Candidates
Oct 14, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)
Host: Adrianne Chesser

TBD

Jennifer Stripay & Laura Yunes-Medina - PhD Candidates
Oct 14, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)
Host: Adrianne Chesser

Student Seminar for Xiaowei Wang and Molly Jaynes

Xiaowei Wang & Molly Jaynes - PhD Candidates
Oct 21, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)
Host: Christina Cloninger

Student Seminar for Xiaowei Wang and Molly Jaynes

Xiaowei Wang & Molly Jaynes - PhD Candidates
Oct 21, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)
Host: Christina Cloninger

TBD

Simantini Ghosh & Suzanne Pritchard - PhD Candidate
Oct 28, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)
Host: Julianne Feola

TBD

Julianne Feola & Christina Cloninger - PhD Candidates
Nov 04, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)
Host: Kelli Fagan

TBD

Julianne Feola & Christina Cloninger - PhD Candidates
Nov 04, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)
Host: Kelli Fagan

Progress Toward a High-Performance Brain-Machine Interface

Andrew Schwartz, Ph.D. - Professor, Department of Neurobiology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Member, Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition at The McGowan Institute and the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, Scientific Director at the DelMonte Institute for Neuromedicine
Nov 05, 2013 - 12:00 p.m.
Medical Center 1-7619 (Adolph Auditorium)

TBD

Kelli Fagan & Adrianne Chesser - PhD Candidates
Nov 18, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)
Host: Rebecca Lowery

TBD

Kelli Fagan & Adrianne Chesser - PhD Candidates
Nov 18, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)
Host: Rebecca Lowery

Controlling Head Movement in Gaze Pursuit

Adam Pallus - PhD Candidate
Nov 25, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)
Host: John O'Donnell

TBD

Michael Chen & Felix Ramos-Busot - PhD Candidates
Dec 02, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)
Host: Fatima Rivera-Escalera

TBD

Michael Chen & Felix Ramos-Busot - PhD Candidates
Dec 02, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)
Host: Fatima Rivera-Escalera

Understanding individual differences in selective auditory attention

Barbara Shinn-Cunningham, PhD - CELEST PI and Director, Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Boston University
Dec 12, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)

Effects of short-term cocaine self-administration on neural signatures of cognitive control in the rostral striatum (In a Thesis Proposal)

Brianna Sleezer - PhD Candidate
Dec 16, 2013 - 12:00 p.m.
Medical Center 2-6408 (K-207)
Host: Dr. Benjamin Hayden & Dr. Suzanne Habber

Psychosocial stress and norepinephrine signaling in breast cancer metastasis: Elucidating the role of extracellular matrix fibrillar collagen (In a Thesis Proposal)

Ryan Dawes - PhD Candidate
Dec 17, 2013 - 2:00 p.m.
Medical Center 3-6408 (K-307)
Host: Dr. Ed Brown & Dr. Kelly Madden