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The flashing spotlight: behavioral and electrophysiological evidence of rhythmic selective attention

Ian Fiebelkorn, Ph.D. - Postdoctoral Fellow, Princeton Neuroscience Institute, Department of Psychology, Princeton University - Sponsor: NBA and Neuromedicine

 Jan 07, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Department of Neuroscience and the Ernest J. Del Monte Institute for Neuromedicine

A novel kinase pathway regulating axon morphogenesis and presynaptic release through regulation of mitochondria localization and function

Franck Polleaux - Columbia University - Sponsor: NGP

 Jan 12, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: NGP: Shiona Biswas

Neural Correlates of Behavioral Sensitivity to Complex Sounds in the Budgerigar Midbrain

Kenneth Henry, Ph.D. - Laurel Carney Lab - Sponsor: SFN Chapter

 Jan 14, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

BCS Faculty Candidate Talk

Michele Rucci - Boston University

 Jan 19, 2016 @ 9:30 a.m.

 Meliora Hall | 269 Kresge Rm

New Dimensions of Attention Research

Adam Snyder, Ph.D. - Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon/Ophthalmology, Univ. Pittsburgh - Sponsor: NBA and Neuromedicine

 Jan 28, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: John Foxe

Neurophysiological mechanisms of working memory: plasticity during development and learning

Christos Constantinidis, Ph.D. - Wake Forest - Sponsor: NBA and Neuromedicine

 Feb 11, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Liz Romanski

SFN Chapter - PostDocs & Young Faculty

Jude Mitchell, Ph.D. - Univ. Rochester Brain and Cognitive Science - Sponsor: SFN Chapter

 Feb 18, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Molecular Mechanisms that Organize Central Synapses in Drosophila

Timothy J. Mosca, Ph.D. - Stanford University
Sponsor: Dept Neuroscience and Del Monte Institute for Neuromedicine

 Mar 10, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 1-9576 (Case Method Room)

Host: Dept Neuroscience and Del Monte Institute for Neuromedicine

Retinoblastoma: More than Meets the Eye

Gail Seigel - University of Buffalo
Sponsor: SFN Chapter

 Mar 10, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: SFN Chapter

Communication Breakdown: Impairment in the Integration of the Senses and the Implications for Autism and Dyslexia

John Foxe, PhD - Director Del Monte Neuromedicine Institute
18th Annual Marvin J. Hoffman Lecture

 Mar 28, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Class of '62 Aud

Individual Differences in Executive Function: Genes, Brain, and Behavior

Chandan Vaidya, PhD - Georgetown Univ.
Sponsor - Doty Lecture

 Apr 13, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium)

Host: John Foxe

Identification of Progenitor Cells in the Cochlea: Regulation by Wnt Signaling

Albert Edge - Harvard University

 Apr 25, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Aleta Steevens

Functional Specificity in the Human Brain

Nancy Kanwisher, PhD - MIT
Sponsor: Dept. of Neuroscience - Mary Notter Lecture

 May 26, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 1-9576 (Ryan Case Methods Rm)

Thinking about motor planning and motor skill

John W. Krakauer - Johns Hopkins University
Sponsor: Schmitt Program, Dept. of Neuroscience

 Jun 09, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

6th Annual Donald and Virginia Insley Lecture: The Search for Endophenotypes in Schizophrenia

John Foxe, Ph.D. - Director, Ernest J. Del Monte Neuromedicine Institute Kilian J. and Caroline F. Schmitt Professorship in Neuroscience, Professor and Chair, Department of Neuroscience, University of Rochester Medical Center

 Jun 10, 2016 @ 9:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | Class of ‘62 Auditorium (G-9425)

NSC PhD Thesis Defense: The Role of Microglia and Fractalkine Signaling in Experience-dependent Synaptic Plasticity

Rebecca Lowery - PhD Candidate

 Jul 07, 2016 @ 10:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Ania Majewska

Sex Hormone-Based Therapy for Schizophrenia: From the Clinic to the Bench and Back Again - Faculty Candidate

Cynthia Shannon Weickert, Ph.D. - Macquarie Group Foundation Chair of Schizophrenia Research
Neuroscience Research Australia
Professor of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales

 Jul 11, 2016 @ 10:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

NSC PhD Thesis Proposal: Noradrenergic modulation of microglial dynamics and synaptic plasticity

Rianne Stowell - PhD Candidate

 Jul 14, 2016 @ 10:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Ania Majewska

NSC PhD Thesis Defense: β-adrenergic activation constrains breast cancer progression and modulates tumor-associated exosomes

Ryan Dawes - PhD Candidate

 Jul 18, 2016 @ 10:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Ed Brown & Kelley Madden

NSC PhD Thesis Defense: Targeting a network of cancer control nodes through rescue of c-Cbl; A novel therapeutic approach for Glioblastoma multiforme

Jennifer Stripay - PhD Candidate

 Jul 25, 2016 @ 10:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Mark Noble

NSC PhD Thesis Proposal: Task Modulation of Optic Flow Analysis: Neural and Neuronal Mechanisms

Colin Lockwood - PhD Candidate

 Aug 02, 2016 @ 9:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Charles Duffy

Faculty Candidate: The Role of RNA-Binding Proteins in Neurological Disorders

Vincenzo (Alessandro) Gennarino, Ph.D. - Postdoctoral Associate
Dept. Molecular & Human Genetics
Baylor College of Medicine

 Aug 11, 2016 @ 10:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Faculty Candidate: Prefrontal Mechanism of Learning and Strategic Decision Making

Hyo Jung Seo, Ph.D. - Associate Research Scientist
Dept. Neurobiology
Yale Univ. School of Medicine

 Sep 08, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-7619 (Upper S-Wing Auditorium)

CNS lymphatic drainage in health and disease

Jonathan Kipnis - Univ. Virginia School of Medicine
Sponsor: Neuroscience Grad Program

 Sep 12, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Neuroscience Graduate Program

Faculty Candidate: Cognitive Neuroscience of Human Visual Attention and Working Memory

Bradley R. Postle, PhD - Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin – Madison

 Sep 15, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-7619 Upper S-Wing Auditorium

Host: Dept. Neuroscience

NSC Thesis Proposal: Human herpesvirus 6 latency gene product alters critical oligodendrocyte precursor cell functions: Implications for demyelinating disease

Jessica Hogestyn - Ph.D. Candidate

 Sep 22, 2016 @ 2:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Faculty Candidate: Linking Fundamental Prefrontal Synaptic Mechanisms to Cognitive Disorders

Wei-Dong Yao, PhD - Associate Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences SUNY –Upstate Medical University

 Sep 26, 2016 @ 10:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6424 Whipple Auditorium

Host: Dept. Neuroscience

NSC Thesis Defense: The transcription regulator Lmo3 is required for correct cell fate specification in the external globus pallidus

Shiona Biswas - Ph.D. Candidate

 Sep 28, 2016 @ 10:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6424 Whipple Auditorium

Possible Functions of Cortical Feedback in Object Perception: Inaugural David C. Knill Lecture

Daniel Kersten, PhD - University of Minnesota

 Sep 29, 2016 @ 2:00 p.m.

 Helen Wood Hall | 1W-304

Host: Center for Visual Science

The Functional Organization of Axons in Health & Disease

Matt Rasband - Baylor College of Medicine

 Sep 29, 2016 @ 3:15 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Peter Shrager

Traumatic injury to the developing brain: Identifying the acute “game changers” that adversely shape the trajectory of recovery

Linda Noble-Haeusslein - Univ. California San Francisco
Sponsor: Neuroscience Grad Program

 Oct 03, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Heather Natola

NSC Thesis Proposal: Cranial irradiation causes dendritic spine loss that is microglial complement receptor 3-dependent and associated with cognitive impairment

Joshua Hinkle - Ph.D. Candidate

 Oct 04, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-207 (2-6409)

Faculty Candidate: Localization of Cognitive Functions in the Primate Brain: Is the Prefrontal Cortex Special?

Christos Constantinidis, Ph.D. - Professor, Neurobiology & Anatomy, Wake Forest School of Medicine

 Oct 06, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Dept. Neuroscience

Frank P. Smith Lectureship

Brian Litt, M.D. and Nitin Tandon, M.D. - Professor of Neurology, Bioengineering University of Pennsylvania and Professor, Departments of Neurosurgery and Pediatric Surgery, McGovern Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center, Director, Epilepsy Surgery Program, Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center

 Oct 07, 2016 @ 9:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | Whipple Auditorium 2-6424

Persistent Maladaptive Behaviors: Why We Make Bad Choices

John Foxe & Suzanne Haber - Register

 Oct 11, 2016 @ 12:00 a.m.

 Memorial Art Gallery | Memorial Art Gallery

Faculty Candidate: Micro- and Macro-Scale Cortical Dynamics Underlying Visual Attention

Adam C. Snyder, Ph.D. - Postdoctoral Fellow, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Ophthalmology, Univ. Pittsburgh

 Oct 17, 2016 @ 10:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Dept. Neuroscience

Faculty Candidate: Mechanism(s) of Striatal Vulnerability in Huntington Disease

Srinivasa Subramaniam, Ph.D. - Associate Professor, Neuroscience, Scripps Research Institute, Florida

 Oct 24, 2016 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Dept. Neuroscience

Faculty Candidate: Exploring Vision and Attention at the level of Neuronal Circuits

Farran Briggs, PhD - Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

 Oct 31, 2016 @ 10:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Dept. Neuroscience

Faculty Candidate: Parietal-Frontal Circuits in Action

Micheal Vesia, PhD - University of Toronto

 Nov 07, 2016 @ 10:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: Dept. Neuroscience

NGP Colloquium: Pathogenic and therapeutic pathways in a model of RGC damage

Abbot Clark, PhD, FARVO - Regents Professor, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Executive Director, North Texas Eye Research Institute, U. North Texas Health Science Center Ft. Worth, Texas

 Nov 21, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)

Host: The Neuroscience Graduate Program Colloquium

A Genetic-First Approach to Parsing the Biology of Neurodevelopment Disorders

Armin Raznahan, MD, PhD - Chief, Developmental Neurogenomics Unit, Child Psychiatry Branch National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute of Health Bethesda, MD

 Dec 02, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 1-9576 Case Method Room

Host: The Neuroscience Graduate Program Colloquium

APSA Invited Guest Speaker - Evening Talk

Armin Raznahan, M.D., Ph.D. - Lasker Clinical Research Scholar; Developmental Neurogenomics, NIH

 Dec 02, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 1-9576 Case Method Room

Faculty Candidate: Using Robotics to Advance Our Understanding of Sensorimotor Deficits After Stroke

Jennifer Semrau, PhD - University of Calgary

 Dec 12, 2016 @ 10:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6408 (K-207)

Host: Dept. Neuroscience