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Mary Notter Lecture Series

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The Mary Notter Lectureship

Photo of Mary NotterMary Notter was internationally known for her research in cell biology and growth factors. She received her BA at Pennsylvania State University, in zoology in 1969 and her master's and doctorate in physiology in 1971 and 1973, respectively. She also completed post-doctorate studies in microbiology and cell biology there. She joined the UR in 1976 and led a successful research laboratory until her death in 1991. Her research studies focused on neuronal growth, differentiation and development with implications for Parkinson’s disease and retinoblastoma.

Illustration created by Mary NotterBut, the story at the UR does not end there since her daughter Sarah, Notter graduated from the UR medical school and now practices medicine in Florida.

This named Lectureship commemorates Mary Notter as a reknowned scientist, mentor, educator and beloved member of the Neuroscience community here at the University of Rochester.

Past Events

Decisions, Movements and the Brain

Anne Churchland, PhD - Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA

Mar 04, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

Host: Department of Neuroscience and the Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience

Functional Micro-Architecture and Joint Representation of Shape and Color in Primate Primary Visual Cortex

Edward Callaway, PhD - Vincent J. Coates Chair and Professor
Systems Neurobiology Labs, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies

 Oct 03, 2019 @ 4:00 p.m.

Host: Department of Neuroscience and the Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience

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

Michelle Basso, PhD - UCLA

 May 10, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

Host: Dept. Neuroscience

Cortical Plasticity Within and Across Lifetimes

Leah Krubitzer, PhD - Prof. Psychology, Lab of Evolutionary Neurobiology, Univ. Cal. Davis

 May 04, 2017 @ 4:00 p.m.

Functional Specificity in the Human Brain

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

 May 26, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

Next-generation Sequencing as a Tool to Explore Neuronal Circuitry in the Brain

Troy Hackett - Associate Professor, Department of Hearing & Speech Sciences, Vanderbilt University

 Oct 16, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.