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Feb 26 2018 9:30 a.m.

Guilhem Ibos, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Scientist
Department of Neuroscience
Institut de Neuroscience de la Timone

Seminar Title: Parietal-frontal network for attention and decision-making
Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Feb 7 2018 1:00 p.m.

Soyon Hong, PhD
Research Fellow
Department of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Boston Children’s Hospital

Seminar Title: More than bystanders—Microglia destruct synapses in Alzheimer’s disease
Location: 6014 BST3
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Feb 2 2018 12:00 p.m.

Stephen Smagula, PhD, and Marta Pecina, MD, PhD
Assistant Professors
Department of Psychiatry
School of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Targets for depression prevention in stressed out dementia caregivers
Location: WPIC 2nd floor auditorium
Sponsor: Department of Psychiatry


Feb 1 2018 4:00 p.m.

Danielle S. Bassett, PhD
Eduardo D. Glandt Faculty Fellow
Associate Professor
Departments of Bioengineering, Electrical and Systems Engineering, and Neurology
University of Pennsylvania

Seminar Title: Networks that learn, and the networks they learn
Location: 328 Mellon Institute
Sponsor: Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition


Jan 31 2018 9:30 a.m.

Shawn Sorrells, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Seminar Title: Neuron development in human emotional brain regions
Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Jan 29 2018 1:30 p.m.

R. Christopher Pierce, PhD
Professor of Neuroscience
Department of Psychiatry
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Seminar Title: The sins of the fathers: Transgenerational effects of paternal cocaine
Location: 1495 BSTWR
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Jan 29 2018 9:30 a.m.

Kathleen Morrison, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Neuroscience
University of Maryland
School of Medicine

Seminar Title: Sex-specific programming of disease risk by pubertal stress: A translational and mechanistic perspective
Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Jan 26 2018 12:00 p.m.

Bernie Devlin, PhD
Professor
Departments of Psychiatry, Human Genetics, and Clinical and Translational Science
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Statistical genetics and studies of autism and schizophrenia
Location: WPIC 2nd floor auditorium
Sponsor: Department of Psychiatry


Jan 25 2018 12:00 p.m.

Edwin Levitan, PhD
Professor & Vice Chair, Research
Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Seminar Title: Synaptic organelle dynamics and neuropeptide release
Location: 1395 BSTWR
Sponsor: Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology


Jan 24 2018 11:00 a.m.

Tejbeer Kaur, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Otolaryngology
School of Medicine
Washington University in St. Louis

Seminar Title: Hearing loss and inflammation: Neuroprotective mechanisms
Location: Eye & Ear Institute, Room 520
Sponsor: Department of Otolaryngology


Jan 24 2018 9:30 a.m.

Christian Peters, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Physiology
University of California, San Francisco

Seminar Title: Mechanistic studies of the TMEM16A chloride channel and its contribution to nicotine aversion
Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Jan 23 2018 12:00 p.m.

Andrew Arrant, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Neurology
The University of Alabama, Birmingham

Seminar Title: Therapeutic and mechanistic insights from a progranulin-insufficient mouse model of frontotemporal dementia
Location: 1695 BSTWR
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Jan 22 2018 9:30 a.m.

Lindsay De Biase, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Neuroscience
National Institute on Drug Abuse

Seminar Title: Midbrain microglia: Unique cell phenotypes and their impact on neuronal function
Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Jan 19 2018 11:00 a.m.

Nace L. Golding, PhD
Professor
Department of Neuroscience
University of Texas at Austin

Seminar Title: Beyond Jeffress: New insights into the sound localization circuitry in the medial superior olive
Location: Ear & Eye, Room 520
Sponsor: The Pittsburgh Hearing Research Center and the Department of Otolaryngology


Jan 19 2018 3:00 p.m.

Tim Rogers, PhD
Professor of Psychology
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Seminar Title: Connecting natural and artificial neural networks in functional brain imaging
Location: 4127 Sennott Square
210 S. Bouquet St.
Sponsor: Department of Psychology


Jan 17 2018 11:00 a.m.

Maria Geffen, PhD
Department of Otorhinolaryngology
Assistant Professor
University of Pennsylvania

Seminar Title: Cortical circuits for auditory perception and learning
Location: Eye & Ear, Room 520
Sponsor: Department of Otolaryngology


Jan 17 2018 1:00 p.m.

Talene Yacoubian, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Alabama, Birmingham

Seminar Title: THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Location: 6014 BST3
Sponsor: PIND and The Sean Logan Distinguished Lecture Series


Jan 17 2018 4:00 p.m.

Theodore Price, PhD
Neuroscience Program Director
University of Texas at Dallas

Seminar Title: THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Location: 1495 BSTWR
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research


Jan 12 2018 4:00 p.m.

Nate Vogler; Yunhong Huang, PhD
Graduate Student in the Tzounopoulos Lab; Postdoc in the Thathiah Lab

Seminar Title: Mechanisms underlying plasticity of synaptic zinc signaling;
Selective in vivo inhibition of ß-Arrestin 2 signaling in Alzheimer's disease

Location: 6014 BST3
Sponsor:


Jan 11 2018 4:00 p.m.

Takashi Sato, PhD
Werner Reichardt Centrum für Integrative Neurowissenschaften (CIN)
Eberhard Karls Universitat Tübingen
Tübingen, Germany

Seminar Title: Neural basis of communication between sensory and motor areas in cerebral cortex
Location: 1495 BSTWR
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Jan 10 2018 9:30 a.m.

Sharon Swanger, PhD
Instructor
Department of Pharmacology
Emory University

Seminar Title: Functional diversity of NMDA receptors in brain health and disease
Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Jan 10 2018 1:00 p.m.

Daoyun Ji, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Baylor College of Medicine

Seminar Title: Spatial memory code and its breakdown in dementia
Location: 6014 BST3
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Jan 10 2018 11:00 a.m.

Ross Williamson, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow Massachusetts Eye & Ear Harvard Medical School

Seminar Title: Synergistic processing of stimulus- and state-dependent features in deep layer cortical projection neurons
Location: Ear & Eye Institute, Room 520
Sponsor: Department of Otolaryngology


Jan 5 2018 12:00 p.m.

Yanhua Huang, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Sleep regulates cocaine craving
Location: WPIC Auditorium
Sponsor: Department of Psychiatry