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Neuroimaging of Social Brain Development in Infants and Yound Children and Applications to Translational Autism Research

Elizabeth Gayle Smith, Ph.D. - Postdoctoral Fellow
Univ. of Maryland

 Jan 25, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-207 (2-6408)

Host: Univ. Rochester SMD, Departments of Neuroscience, Neurology, and Pediatrics

Oxidative Damage in BBB & BLB: Lessons Learnt from Substance Abuse, BTBI and Ozone Exposure

Vikas Mishra, Ph.D. - Postdoctoral Research Associate
Bloomberg-School of Public Health
Johns Hopkins University

 Jan 29, 2018 @ 9:15 a.m.

 Medical Center | Neuroscience Conference Room: 5-7432

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

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

 Feb 05, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

Guest speaker at NSC 503

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Kathleen Gates

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

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

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

Selective Vulnerability of Excitatory Neurons to Tau Pathology in Alzheimer's Disease

Hongjun Fu, PhD - Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology and Cell Biology
Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC)

 Mar 21, 2018 @ 11:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 1-7619 (Adolph Auditorium)

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

What drives auditory perceptual learning?

Robert Baudo - Northwestern University

 Apr 06, 2018 @ 11:30 a.m.

 Medical Center | Neuroscience Conference Room: 5-7432

Neurobiology of Social Bonding, Social Loss and Empathy: Implication for Autism

Larry Young, Ph.D. - William P. Timmie Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry
Director, Center for Translational Social Neuroscience
Director, Silvio O. Conte Center for Oxytocin and Social Cognition
Chief, Division of Behavioral Neuroscience and Psychiatric Disorders at Emory University

 Apr 13, 2018 @ 7:30 a.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Endocrinology Grand Rounds Presentation

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

 Apr 30, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

Guest speaker at NSC 503

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Holly Beaulac

Del Monte Institute Faculty Candidate Lecture: Neuronal Circuit Mechanisms of Goal-Directed Motor Skills

Kuan Hong Wang, PhD - Principal Investigator, Chief, Neural Circuits and Adaptive Behaviors
National Institute of Mental Health, NIH, Bethesda, MD

 May 17, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

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

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

Del Monte Institute Faculty Candidate Lecture: Selective Vulnerability of the Memory Networks in Brain Aging and Alzheimer's Disease

Hwamee Oh, PhD - Research Asst. Professor
Dept. Psychology
SUNY Stony Brook

 May 30, 2018 @ 12:10 p.m.

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

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

Connecting the Pieces: A Psychologist's Role in Neuroscience

Leona Oakes, Ph.D. - Psychology Fellow
Dept. of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Univ. Rochester

 Sep 05, 2018 @ 3:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

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

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)

The Developmental Course of Multisensory Processing in Autism and the Cost of Switching Modality

Mick Crosse, Ph.D. - Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NYC

 Oct 04, 2018 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | G.9624 Neuroscience Conference Room

Hierarchical Encoding of Attended Speech in Human Auditory Cortex

James Andrew O’Sullivan, Ph.D. - Columbia University, NYC

 Oct 04, 2018 @ 2:00 p.m.

 Kornberg Medical Research Building | G.9624 Neuroscience Conference Room

Tau Protein and Alzheimer's Disease

Jeff Kuret, Ph.D. - Professor of Biological Chemistry and Pharmacology
Co-Director of OSU Biophysics Graduate Program
Ohio State University

 Nov 15, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience and Dept. of Neuroscience

Neuroscience and Clinical Sleep Research at URMC: Are There Gaps to be Bridged

Wilfred Pigeon, Ph.D. - Associate Professor URMC Dept. Psychiatry & Public Health Sciences
Executive Director of VISN 2 Center of Excellence for Suicide Prevention
Canandaigua VA Med Center

 Nov 29, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience and Dept. of Neuroscience

Psychology and Physiology of Altered Gesture in ASD

Joshua Ewen, MD - Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Director of Clinical Neurophysiology Clinic and Laboratory at the Kennedy Krieger Institute Baltimore, MD

 Dec 13, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience and Dept. of Neuroscience