CNUP: Center for Neuroscience

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Nov 10 2014 9:00 a.m.

Michelle D. Failla
School of Medicine/Neurobiology
Center for Neuroscience
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Ph.D. Dissertation Defense
Monoaminergic and neurotrophic gene variation associated with fronto-limbic circuitry affect mood and cognitive recovery post-TBI

Location: Safar Center Conference Room, 1st Floor, Hill Building
Sponsor: Center for Neuroscience


Oct 28 2014 11:00 a.m.

Mark A. Lemmon, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
University of Pennsylvania

Seminar Title: Understanding mechanisms of receptor tyrosine kinase regulation
Location: 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute
Sponsor: Department of Cell Biology


Oct 21 2014 11:00 a.m.

Ulrich Tepass, Ph.D.
Professor and Chairman
Department of Cell & Systems Biology
University of Toronto

Seminar Title: Novel insights in epithelial cell adhesion and polarity
Location: 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye and Ear Institute
Sponsor: Department of Cell Biology


Oct 20 2014 3:30 p.m.

Swapnil K. Sonkusare, Ph.D.
Research Associate
Department of Pharmacology
College of Medicine
University of Vermont

Seminar Title: Disruption of TRPV4 calcium signaling at myoendothelial projections impairs endothelial vasodilation in hypertension
Location: 1395 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology


Oct 20 2014 4:00 p.m.

John Rothwell, Ph.D.
Professor of Human Neurophysiology
Sobell Department
Institute of Neurology
University College London
United Kingdom

Seminar Title: The anisotrophy of the motor cortex as seen with transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)
Location: 6014 Biomedical Science Tower 3
Sponsor: Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabiliation and the Systems Neuroscience Institute


Oct 17 2014 12:00 noon

J. Timothy Greenamyre, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Neurology
Chief, Movement Disorders Division
Director, Pittsburgh Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Mitochondria in Parkinson's disease: Pathogenesis, experimental therapeutics and biomarkers
Location: 2nd Floor Auditorium, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
Sponsor: Department of Psychiatry


Oct 15 2014 4:00 p.m.

Glenn Giesler, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Neuroscience
University of Minnesota

Seminar Title: Studies of itch-and-pain-related responses of spinal cord projecting neurons
Location: 1495 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research


Oct 15 2014 12:00 p.m.

Gwenn Smith, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences,
Director, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry,
Co-Director of the Translational Molecular Imaging Center
Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Seminar Title: Molecular imaging of the depression-dementia continuum
Location: 1695 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Psychiatry


Oct 14 2014 4:00 p.m.

Staci Bilbo, PhD
Associate Professor
Duke Institute for Brain Sciences
Departments of Psychology & Neuroscience, and Neurobiology
Duke University

Seminar Title: Microglial colonization of the developing brain: Implications for long-term neural and behavioral function
Location: A224 Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Sep 24 2014 10:00 a.m.

Alexandre DaSilva, DDS, DMedSc
Director of Headache & Orofacial Pain Effort
Assistant Professor
University of Michigan

Seminar Title: Pain as a research and therapeutic target in migraine and orofacial pain
Location: 1495 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research


Sep 17 2014 4:00 p.m.

Philippe Seguela, Ph.D.
Professor, Neurology & Neurosurgery
Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain
McGill University

Seminar Title: Optogenetic interrogation of pain circuits in transgenic mice
Location: Scaife Hall, Conference Room 1103
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research


Aug 20 2014 10:00 a.m.

Erin K. Kirschmann

School of Medicine/Neurobiology

Seminar Title: Ph.D. Dissertation Defense
Effects of unpredictable chronic mild stress on adolescent rats

Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Center for Neuroscience


Aug 20 2014 3:00 p.m.

Seema Bhatnagar, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

Seminar Title: Neural substrates of adaptations to repeated stress
Location: A224 Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Jul 21 2014 9:00 a.m.

Rachel Schassburger
Center for Neuroscience
Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Seminar Title: M.S. Thesis Defense:
Nicotine self-administration in adolescent male and female rats

Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Jul 15 2014 11:00 a.m.

Andrey Finegersh

Department of Molecular Pharmacology

Seminar Title: Ph.D. Dissertation Defense:
Epigenetic effects of ethanol

Location: 1395 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology


Jul 11 2014 1:00 p.m.

Niyathi Hegde Shah

School of Medicine/Neurobiology

Seminar Title: Ph.D. Dissertation Defense
Calcineurin-mediated signaling in ischemic preconditioning and neural cell death

Location: 1495 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Center for Neuroscience


Jul 10 2014 4:00 p.m.

Durga P. Mohapatra, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Anesthesia
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Iowa City, IA

Seminar Title: Neurobiology of chronic pain in cancers: From molecular mechanisms to animal models
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Jul 2 2014 4:00 p.m.

James Herman, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience and Director of the Laboratory of Stress Neurobiology
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Seminar Title: Rethinking Stress Biology: Neuroplasticity, Adaptation and Pathology
Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Jul 2 2014 10:00 a.m.

James W. Maniscalco

Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences/Neuroscience

Seminar Title: Ph.D. Dissertation Defense
Metabolic tuning of neural, neuroendocrine, and behavioral responses to stress

Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Center for Neuroscience


Jun 27 2014 10:00 a.m.

Yuriy Usachev, Ph.D.
Professor
University of Iowa

Seminar Title: The roles of the complement system, Ca2+ signaling and the transcription factor NFAT in nociceptor plasticity and pain control
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research


Jun 26 2014 10:00 a.m.

Nicole Scheff

School of Medicine/Neurobiology

Seminar Title: Ph.D. Dissertation Defense
The impact of inflammation on the regulation of intracellular Ca2+ in nociceptive neurons

Location: 1495 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Center for Neuroscience


Jun 24 2014 4:00 p.m.

Claire Cheetham, Ph.D.
Human Frontier Science Program Long-Term Fellow
Developmental Neural Plasticity Unit
NINDS/NIH
Bethesda, MD

Seminar Title: Watching sensory circuit rewiring in the living brain
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Jun 19 2014

CANCELLED
Alexandre DaSilva, DDS, SMedSc
Director of Headache & Orofacial Pain Effort
Assistant Professor
University of Michigan

Seminar Title: CANCELLED
Pain as a research and therapeutic target in migraine and orofacial pain

Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research and Department of Neurobiology


Jun 18 2014 4:00 p.m.

Michael Jankowski, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

Seminar Title: Inflammation and ischemic myalgia
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research


Jun 12 2014 10:00 a.m.

Clas Linnman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Anesthesia
Harvard University 

Seminar Title: Molecular and functional imaging of the pain circuit: From peripheral inflammation to central disruption
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research and Department of Neurobiology


Jun 5 2014 12:00 noon

Amanda Lauer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Otolaryngology-HNS
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Seminar Title: New insights into the role of the olivocochlear efferent system in hearing and hearing loss
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Otolaryngology


Jun 3 2014 4:00 p.m.

Edward A. Burton, MD, DPhil, FRCP
Associate Professor of Neurology, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Pathogenesis and drug discovery in progressive supranuclear palsy using novel zebrafish models
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Jun 2 2014 10:00 a.m.

Jeffrey Tasker, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology
Catherine and Hunter Pierson Chair in Neuroscience
Director, Neuroscience
Tulane University

Seminar Title: Stress plasticity of the noradrenergic activation of the HPA axis: Rapid glucocorticoid actions
Location: 2nd Floor Auditorium, Learning & Research Development Center
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Jun 2 2014 10:00 a.m.

Jon-Kar Zubieta, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Chair for Research
Professor of Psychiatry
University of Michigan

Seminar Title: Endogenous opioid mechanisms in persistent pain and relevance to treatment response  
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research and Department of Neurobiology


May 21 2014 12:00 noon

Jonathan C. Horton, M.D., Ph.D.
William F. Hoyt Professor of Ophthalmology
Professor, Step VII
Departments of Ophthalmology, Neurology, and Physiology
University of California, San Francisco

Seminar Title: Binocular Function in Strabismus
Location: 125 Victoria Hall
Sponsor: CNBC and the Departments of Neurobiology and Ophthalmology


May 20 2014 4:00 p.m.

Jesse H. Goldberg, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurobiology and Behavior
Cornell University Ithaca, NY

Seminar Title: Forebrain circuits for motor exploration and learning
Location: S120 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


May 19 2014 3:00 p.m.

Vijayalakshim Ravindranath
Professor & Chair, Center for Neuroscience
Institute of Neuroscience in Bangalore

Seminar Title: New approaches to disease modifying therapies for Alheimer's disease
Location: 6014 Biomedical Science Tower 3
Sponsor: PIND, ADRC, NINDS, TG in Neurodegenerative Diseases


May 14 2014 4:00 p.m.

Jamie Rhudy, Ph.D.
Professor
University of Tulsa

Seminar Title: Emotional modulation of pain and chronic pain risk
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research


May 13 2014 3:00 p.m.

John Williams, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist
Vollum Institute
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology,
School of Medicine,
Oregon Health and Science University

Seminar Title: Dendrodendritic dopamine transmission in the ventral midbrain
Location: A224 Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


May 9 2014 4:00 p.m.

Ramin Pashaie, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Seminar Title: Optogenetic brain interfaces
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


May 8 2014 4:00 p.m.

Peter Hagoort, Ph.D.
Director
Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Professor and Director
Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour
Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging
Radboud University Nijmegen
The Netherlands

Seminar Title: The neurobiology of language beyond single words
Location: 6014 Biomedical Science Tower 3
Sponsor: Center for Neural Basis of Cognition (CNBC)


May 7 2014 9:00 a.m.

Kubra Komek

Program in Neural Computation
Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition

Seminar Title: Ph.D. Dissertation Defense
Modeling the oscillatory disturbances in schizophrenia: Predicting the cellular and circuity level abnormalities

Location: 348 Mellon Institute Conference Room
Sponsor: Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition


May 7 2014 3:30 p.m.

Christoph Borgers, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Mathematics
Tufts University

Seminar Title: One reason why neuronal synchrony is not such a good thing
Location: 348 Mellon Institute Conference Room
Sponsor: Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition


May 5 2014 10:00 a.m.

Tor Wager, Ph.D.
Director of the Cognitive & Affective Control Laboratory,
Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
University of Colorado, Boulder

Seminar Title: Towards-fMRI-based biomarkers for pain and emotion
Location: 1495 Bioscience Medical Tower
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research and the Department of Neurobiology


May 5 2014 1:00 p.m.

Oliver Bandmann, M.D., Ph.D.

University of Sheffield
England, UK

Seminar Title: Parkinson's disease: New compounds, model systems and pathways
Location: 6014 Biomedical Science Tower 3
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases


May 2 2014 12:00 p.m.

Ronald S. Duman, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Neurobiology, Director, Abraham Ribicoff Research Facilities
Yale University School of Medicine

Seminar Title: Neurobiology of stress, depression, and antidepressants: Remodeling synaptic connections
Location: WPIC Auditorium
Sponsor: Department of Psychiatry Distinguished Scientist Lecture Series


May 1 2014 10:00 a.m.

Li-Chun (Queena) Lin

School of Medicine/Neurobiology

Seminar Title: Ph.D. Dissertation Defense
Contribution of somatostatin deficits and EIF2 signaling to anxiety/depressive-like behaviors

Location: 1495 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Center for Neuroscience


Apr 30 2014 12:00 noon

Jim Surmeier, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Physiology Professor in Physiology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Seminar Title: Impaired TrkB receptor signaling underlies corticostriatal dysfunction in Huntington's disease
Location: 328 Mellon Institute Conference Room
Sponsor: Department of Biological Sciences, CMU


Apr 29 2014 4:00 p.m.

Ryohei Yasuda, Ph.D.
Scientific Director and Research Group Leader
Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience
Jupiter, FL

Seminar Title: Image signal transduction in single spines undergoing structural plasticity
Location: S100A Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Apr 17 2014 4:00p.m.

William T. Newsome
Director, Stanford Neurosciences Institute
Harman Family Provostial Professor and
Professor of Neurobiology
Stanford University

Seminar Title: A new look at gating: Selective integration o f sensory signals through network dynamics
Location: S100A Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: CNBC


Apr 16 2014 4:00 p.m.

Claudia Campbell, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Johns Hopkins University

Seminar Title: Potential mechanisms of ethnics differences in pain
Location: Conference Room 1103, Scaife Hall
Sponsor: The Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research


Apr 15 2014 4:00 p.m.

Michael J. Higley, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurobiology
Program in Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and Repair
Yale Medical School

Seminar Title: Shedding light on GABAergic inhibition in neocortical dendrites
Location: 169 Crawford Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Apr 10 2014 4:00 p.m.

Joy J. Geng, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Center for Mind and Brain
Department of Psychology
University of California Davis

Seminar Title: Attentional control and distractor suppression
Location: 328 Mellon Institute
Sponsor: CNBC


Apr 8 2014 4:00 p.m.

Diego Contreras, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Neuroscience
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Seminar Title: Rules of generation and propagation of recurrent activity in neocortex
Location: South 100A Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology and Department of Otolaryngology


Apr 1 2014 4:00 p.m.

CANCELLED
Alfredo Kirkwood, Ph.D.
Professor of Neuroscience
Johns Hopkins University
Mind/Brain Institute

Seminar Title: CANCELLED
Neuromodulation of Cortical Plasticity

Location: S100A Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Mar 28 2014 4:00 p.m.

Elisabeth Glowatzki, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Surgery
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Seminar Title: Afferent transmission at the hair cell ribbon synapse
Location: S100A Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology and Department of Otolaryngology


Mar 27 2014 4:00 p.m.

Joshua B. Tenenbaum, Ph.D.
Professor
Computational Cognitive Science
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Seminar Title: Modeling common-sense scene understanding with probabilistic programs
Location: 328 Mellon Institute
Sponsor: CNBC


Mar 25 2014 4:00 p.m.

Robert Vertes, Ph.D.
Professor of Neuroscience
Center for Complex Systems and Brain Sciences
Florida Atlantic University

Seminar Title: Limbic circuitry of the midline thalamus
Location: 169 Crawford Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Mar 24 2014 4:00 p.m.

Cory T. Miller, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Department of Psychology
University of California, San Diego

Seminar Title: Mechanisms for navigating a primate social landscape
Location: 6014 Biomedical Science Tower 3
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Mar 20 2014 4:00 p.m.

Eric J. Nestler, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Neuroscience
Director, Friedman Brain Institute
Professor, Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics and Psychiatry
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY

Seminar Title: CNUP Distinguished Scientist Seminar
Transcriptional and epigenetic mechanisms of depression

Location: 2nd Floor Auditorium
Learning Research Development Center
Sponsor: Center for Neuroscience


Mar 18 2014 12:00 noon

Shan Ping Yu, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and O. Wayne Rollins Chair
Department of Anesthesiology
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

Seminar Title: The unique role of Na+/K+-ATPase in cell death
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Mar 7 2014 10:00 a.m.

J. Anthony Movshon, Ph.D.
University Professor; Silver Professor; Professor of Neural Science and Psychology
Director, Center for Neural Science
New York University

Seminar Title: Visual and visuomotor anomalies in amblyopia
Location: 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye and Ear Institute
Sponsor: Co-Sponsored by the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition and
Department of Opthalmology / UPMC Eye Center


Mar 6 2014 4:00 p.m.

Dan Sanes, Ph.D.
Professor of Neural Science and Biology
New York University

Seminar Title: Critical periods for synaptic and perceptual development
Location: 6014 Biomedical Science Tower 3
Sponsor: Department of Otolaryngology


Mar 6 2014 4:00 p.m.

J. Anthony Movshon, Ph.D.
University Professor; Silver Professor; Professor of Neural Science and Psychology
Director, Center for Neural Science
New York University

Seminar Title: Cortical and perceptual processing of visual form
Location: 2nd Floor
Learning Research Development Center
Sponsor: Co-Sponsored by the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition and
Department of Ophthalmology / UPMC Eye Center


Mar 4 2014 4:00 p.m.

Jane E. Johnson, Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Neuroscience
Shirley and William S. McIntyre Distinguished Chair of Neuroscience
UT Southwestern Medial Center
Dallas, TX

Seminar Title: Transcriptional control generating excitatory and inhibitory neurons in somatosensory circuits
Location: S120 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Feb 27 2014 4:00 p.m.

Omar A. Gharbawie, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Psychology
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN

Seminar Title: Mapping the parietal-frontal network that mediates prehension in primates
Location: 6014 Biomedical Science Tower 3
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Feb 26 2014 9:00 a.m.

Richard Zigmond, Ph.D.

Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH

Seminar Title: A new look at macrophage action in nerve degeneration and regeneration
Location: 1102 Scaife Conference Center
Sponsor: Department of Pathology


Feb 25 2014 4:00 p.m.

Jude F. Mitchell, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist, Systems Neurobiology
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Seminar Title: Neural mechanisms of attention and the marmoset as a model system
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Feb 18 2014 4:00 p.m.

Asif A. Ghazanfar, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Princeton Neuroscience Institute
Princeton University

Seminar Title: The sensorimotor basis for primate vocal communication
Location: S210 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Feb 17 2014 4:00 p.m.

Thomas Blanpied, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Physiology
University of Maryland
School of Medicine

Seminar Title: Postsynaptic molecular organization and kinase dynamics at single, living synapses
Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Feb 17 2014 12:00 noon

Andrew Tan Yong-Yi, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
(Faculty candidate for Auditory Research Group)
University of Texas at Austin
Department of Neuroscience

Seminar Title: Synaptic input to single cortical neurons in rodents and the behaving primate
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Otolaryngology


Feb 6 2014 4:00 p.m.

Leslie Sombers, Ph.D.
Professor
North Carolina State

Seminar Title: Disambiguating the complex chemical mechanisms underlying basic brain function using microelectrochemistry
Location: Chevron 150
Sponsor: Department of Chemistry


Feb 4 2014 4:00 p.m.

Jason MacLean, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurobiology
The University of Chicago

Seminar Title: Defining functional microcircuitry in neocortex
Location: 169 Crawford Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Jan 30 2014 12:00 noon

Anthony Peng, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Stanford University, School of Medicine

Seminar Title: Redefining mammalian auditory mechanotransduction mechanisms
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Otolaryngology


Jan 28 2014 4:00 p.m.

Stephen M. Maricich, Ph.D., M.D.
Richard King Mellon Foundation Institute for Pediatric Research Scholar
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Neurology
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Feeling out the functions and origins of Merkel cells: A touching story
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Jan 27 2014 4:00 p.m.

Carlos Lois, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Neurobiology
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Seminar Title: Resilience during the assembly of vertebrate brain circuits
Location: 6014 Biomedical Science Tower 3
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology 


Jan 27 2014 12:00 noon

Darrick Balu, Ph.D.
Instructor in Psychiatry McLean Hospital
Harvard Medical School

Seminar Title: D-serine and the NMDA receptor: Insights into schizophrenia
Location: 1695 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Psychiatry


Jan 24 2014 1:00 p.m.

Eric Klann, Ph.D.
Professor
Center for Neural Science
New York University

Seminar Title: Regulation of eIF2α phosphorylation in brain disorders
Location: 6014 Biomedical Science Tower 3
Sponsor: The Pittsburgh Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases


Jan 23 2014 4:00 p.m.

Eric Klann, Ph.D.
Professor
Center for Neural Science
New York University

Seminar Title: Dysregulated translational control in neurodevelopmental disorders
Location: 169 Crawford Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Jan 23 2014 12:00 noon

Srivatsun Sadagopan, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate
The Rockefeller University

Seminar Title: Cortical processing of voices and faces: Linking neural computations to mechanisms
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Otolaryngology


Jan 21 2014 11:00 a.m.

Timothy Sanders, M.D., Ph.D.
Richard King Mellon Foundation Institute for Pediatric Research Scholar
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh - UPMC

Seminar Title: Novel cellular mechanisms of patterning and signaling during early vertebrate embryogenesis
Location: Eye & Ear Institute
5th floor Boardroom
Sponsor: Department of Cell Biology


Jan 21 2014 4:00 p.m.

Sharyl Fyffe-Maricich, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Neurology
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: ERK MAP kinase signaling: a pathway important for the development and repair of CNS white matter
Location: S120 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Jan 16 2014 4:00 p.m.

Pamela Reinagel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Department of Neurobiology
University of California San Diego

Seminar Title: Visual cognition in rats
Location: 328 Mellon Institute
Sponsor: Sponsored by CNBC


Jan 13 2014 12:00 noon

Scott Russo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Neuroscience
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Seminar Title: Peripheral immune system controls susceptibility versus resilience to stress
Location: 1695 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Psychiatry


Jan 7 2014 4:00 p.m.

William R. Stauffer, Ph.D.
Research Associate Department of Physiology,
Development and Neuroscience
University of Cambridge

Seminar Title: Reward and utility signals in dopamine neurons
Location: S100A Biomedical Science Tower (South)
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology