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Mar 29 2018 12:00 p.m.

Ariel Gildingers, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Lithium as a treatment to prevent impairment of cognition in elders (LATTICE)
Location: S439 UPMC Montefiore
Sponsor: The Alzheimer Disease Research Center


Mar 20 2018 4:00 p.m.

Michael Shadlen, MD, PhD
Professor and Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Investigator
Department of Neuroscience
Kavli Institute for Brain Science
Columbia University

Seminar Title: The neurobiology of decision-making: A window of cognition
Location: University Club, Ballroom A
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Mar 16 2018 12:00 p.m.

Zachary Z. Freyberg, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Molecular mechanisms of vesicular dopamine release in psychiatric disorders
Location: Lecture Room 6, Scaife Hall
Sponsor: Senior Vice Chancellor’s Office


Mar 8 2018 12:00 p.m.


This event is free, but all attendees are required to register online: http://www.pitt.edu/~huangc/csneuro2018/

Seminar Title: Complex Systems in Neuroscience Conference: Bridging Theory and Experiment
Location: University Club Ballroom A
Sponsor: Mathematics Research Center at the University of Pittsburgh, the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, and the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications


Mar 2 2018 12:00 p.m.

Kenneth Perkins, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry, Epidemiology, and Psychology
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Cross-over evaluation of addiction treatment efficacy (CrEATE): An efficient procedure for initial testing of smoking cessation in novel drugs
Location: WPIC Auditorium
Sponsor: Department of Psychiatry


Mar 2 2018 3:00 p.m.

Timothy Trull, PhD
Professor
Department of Psychological Sciences
University of Missouri

Seminar Title: Ambulatory assessment in psychopathology
Location: Martin Room, 4127 Sennott Square
Sponsor: Department of Psychology


Mar 1 2018 4:00 p.m.

Elizabeth Buffalo, PhD
Professor
Department of Physics and Biophysics
School of Medicine
University of Washington

Seminar Title: Bridging the gap between the special and mnemonic views of the hippocampus
Location: 6014 BST3
Sponsor: Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition


Mar 1 2018 2:00 p.m

Tim Bartels, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Ann Romney Center for Neurological Diseases
Harvard Medical School

Seminar Title: Conformational changes of alpha-synuclein in dementia with lewy bodies
Location: 1495 BSTWR
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


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 23 2018 12:00 p.m.

Rajesh Narendran, MD
Associate Professor
Departments of Radiology and Psychiatry
School of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Positron emission tomography imaging in addictive disorders
Location: WPIC 2nd floor auditorium
Sponsor: Department of Psychiatry


Feb 22 2018 4:00 p.m.

Mary L. Phillips, MD, MD (Cantab)
Professor
Department of Psychiatry
School of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Toward neural biomarkers of risk for bipolar spectrum disorders and neural targets for novel neuromodulation interventions
Location: Room 6, Scaife Hall
Sponsor: The Provost's Office


Feb 22 2018 12:00 p.m.

Andrea Russo, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Department of Epidemiology
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Brain, environment, aging and mobility
Location: S439 UPMC Montefiore
Sponsor: University of Pittsburgh Alzheimer Disease Research Center


Feb 21 2018 4:00 p.m.

Alexander Chesler, PhD
Stadtman Investigator
National Institute of Health

Seminar Title: Cells and molecules for pain and touch
Location: 1495 BSTWR
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research


Feb 21 2018 9:30 a.m.

Manual Gomez-Ramirez, PhD
Research Associate
Department of Neuroscience
Brown University

Seminar Title: Sensing with our hands: Neocortical sensory dynamics underlying haptic perception
Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Feb 19 2018 9:30 a.m.

Yao Chen, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Neurobiology
Harvard Medical School

Seminar Title: Unexpected lessons on neuromodular action from imaging molecular signals
Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Feb 14 2018 9:30 a.m.

Ronald Keiflin, PhD
Associate Research Scientist
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Johns Hopkins University

Seminar Title: How does dopamine shape behavior? Defining the contributions of parallel dopamine pathways to reward learning
Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Feb 14 2018 4:00 p.m.

Julie A. Fiez PhD
Professor of Psychology, Communication Science & Disorders, and Neuroscience; Chair, Department of Psychology; Senior Scientist, Learning Research & Development Center; University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: The neural basis of reading and learning
Location: 1105Ab Scaife Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neurology


Feb 12 2018 9:30 a.m.

Mark Eldridge, PhD
Research Fellow
Laboratory of Neuropsychology
National Institute of Mental Health

Seminar Title: Chemogenetic interrogation of reward circuits in monkey
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 5 2018 9:30 a.m.

Maria Dadarlat, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
Department of Physiology
University of California, San Francisco

Seminar Title: Learning to integrate: Using artificial proprioception to understand sensorimotor processing
Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


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 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 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 10:30 a.m.

Gregory R. Rompala
Center for Neuroscience
School of Medicine/Neurobiology

Seminar Title: PhD Dissertation Defense:
Role of paternal preconception environment in ethanol- and stress-related phenotypes

Location: 1495 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Center for 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