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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

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

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

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

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)

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)

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

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

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

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

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.

Neuroscience Faculty Candidate

 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.

Neuroscience Faculty Candidate

 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

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

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

Translational Control Mechanisms of VEGFA

Peng Yao, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute, Department of Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY

 Dec 14, 2016 @ 2:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)