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Dec 15 2011 9:30 a.m.

Cyriel Pennartz, Ph.D.
Faculty of Science
Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences
University of Amsterdam

Seminar Title: Orbitofrontal mechanisms for learning and decision-making
Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Dec 14 2011 12:00 noon

Jacqueline Gollan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine

Seminar Title: Accelerating the development of behavior activation using affective science and the inpatient milieu
Location: WPIC Auditorium
Sponsor:


Dec 14 2011 3:30 p.m.

David Cox, Ph.D.

The Rowland Institute
Harvard College

Seminar Title: Reverse-engineering the neuronal substrates of invariant visual object recognition
Location: Mellon Institute Social Room 328
Sponsor: Department of Biological Sciences, CMU


Dec 14 2011 9:30 a.m.

Nelson K. Totah
Center for Neuroscience
School of Arts & Sciences/Neuroscience

Seminar Title: Ph.D. Dissertation Defense
Prefrontal control of attention and modulation by the ventral tegmental area

Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Center for Neuroscience


Dec 13 2011 12:00 noon

Stephen D. Meriney, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Neuroscience
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Functional organization of the NMJ transmitter release site and the treatment of neuromuscular disease
Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Dec 13 2011 11:00 a.m.

Joerg Bewersdorf, Ph.D.
Professor of Cell Biology and Biomedical Engineering
Yale University School of Medicine

Seminar Title: Towards live cell 3D nanoscopy: Advances in super-resolution
Location: 5th Floor Boardroom
Eye & Ear Institute
Sponsor: Department of Cell Biology and Physiology


Dec 12 2011 10:00 a.m.

Tim Salomons, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry
University Health Network
Division of Brain, Imaging, and Behavior Systems Neuroscience
Toronto Western Research Institute

Seminar Title: Who and how? Understanding cognitive modulation of pain
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research


Dec 8 2011 12:00 noon

Merce Boada I Rovira, M.D.
Scientific Director, Fundaco ACE
Director, Dementia Unit
Hospital Vall d'Hebron
Barcelona, Spain

Seminar Title: Diagnostic methods for dementia patients in Barcelona, Spain - Description of a large cohort
Location: ADRC Conference Room
S439 Montefiore Hospital
Sponsor: ADRC


Dec 8 2011 3:30 p.m.

Kevin Franks, Ph.D.
Associate Research Scientist
Columbia University

Seminar Title: Assembling an odor: Cortical integration of olfactory information
Location: 348 Mellon Institute Conference Room
Sponsor: Department of Biological Sciences, CMU and the CNBC


Nov 30 2011 3:30 p.m.

Sandra Kuhlman, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Scholar
University of California, Los Angeles

Seminar Title: Practice makes perfect: Defining the role of inhibition in vision and sensory learning
Location: 348 Mellon Institute Conference Room
Sponsor: Department of Biological Sciences, CMU and the CNBC


Nov 28 2011 4:00 p.m.

Barry Waterhouse, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy
Drexel University

Seminar Title: Making better scientists through chemistry: norepinephrine, psychostimulants, and cognitive enhancement?
Location: 2nd Floor Auditorium, Learning Research Development Center
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Nov 28 2011 11:00 a.m.

Witold J. Lipski
Center for Neuroscience
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Ph.D. Dissertation Defense
Role of locus coeruleus and amygdala projections to ventral subiculum in stress regulation

Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Center for Neuroscience


Nov 21 2011 12:00 noon

Ken Mackie, M.D.
Professor
Indiana University, Bloomington

Seminar Title: Mechanisms of CB1 Cannabinoid Receptor Desensitization
Location: 16th Floor Conference Room
Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Translational Neuroscience Program


Nov 21 2011 12:30 p.m.

Neeraj Jain, Ph.D.
Professor
National Brain Research Centre
Manesar, Haryana
India

Seminar Title: "Brain-wide" reorganization following partial spinal cord injuries
Location: 4075 Biomedical Science Tower 3
Sponsor: Systems Neuroscience Institute


Nov 18 2011 12:30 p.m.

Shinji Kakei, M.D. , Ph.D.
Project Leader
Research Project for Motor Control
Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science

Seminar Title: Mechanisms for extraction of features and for generation of precise timing signals in the cerebellar cortex
Location: 4075 Biomedical Science Tower 3
Sponsor: Systems Neuroscience Institute


Nov 10 2011 9:30 a.m.

CANCELLED: Mats E. Sandberg, Ph.D.
Professor
Institute of Biomedicine
The University of Gothenburg
Sweden

Seminar Title: CANCELLED: Activated Microglia can both up- and down- regulate the inducible anti-oxidant system (Nrf2) in astrocytes: Mechanisms and implications
Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Nov 10 2011 12:00 noon

Junichi Nabekura, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
Division of Homeostatic Development
National Institute for Physiological Sciences
Okazaki, Japan

Seminar Title: Microglia surveillance of synapse, in vivo
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Auditory Research Group, Department of Otolaryngology


Nov 8 2011 12:00 noon

Robert J. Ferrante, Ph.D. , M.D.
Visiting Professor of Neurological Surgery and Neurology

Director, Translational Therapeutics Laboratory
Co-Director, Center for ALS Research

Seminar Title: Huntington's disease: Translational medicine lessons from the medicine cabinet
Location: 6014 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Nov 7 2011 12:00 noon

Dost Ongur, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School

Seminar Title: Magnetic resonance spectroscopy studies in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia: New uses for an old technique.
Location: 1695 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Translational Neuroscience Program and Department of Psychiatry


Nov 3 2011 4:00 p.m.

Beata Jarosiewicz, Ph.D.
Investigator in Neuroscience
BrainGate Laboratory for Restorative Neurotechnology
Brown University

Seminar Title: Progress toward autonomous neural interfaces for people with tetraplegia
Location: 6014 Biomedical Science Tower 3
Sponsor: Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition


Nov 1 2011 12:00 noon

Victor Faundez, M.D.
Associate Professor of Cell Biology
Emory University
Atlanta, GA

Seminar Title: Neuronal mechanisms of endosome sorting
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Oct 26 2011 4:00 p.m.

Eric Moulton, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry
Harvard University

Seminar Title: Pain neuroimaging in the human trigeminal system and cerebellum
Location: Room 1105A, Scaife Hall
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research


Oct 25 2011 12:00 noon

Camillo Padoa-Schioppa, Ph.D.
Assistant professor of neurobiology, economics, and biomedical engineering
Washington University in St. Louis, MO

Seminar Title: Neuronal mechanisms of economic choice
Location: 6014 Biomedical Science Tower 3
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Oct 20 2011 12:00 noon

Yanhua Huang, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Washington State University

Seminar Title: From silent synapse to sleep and reward
Location: 1695 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Psychiarty


Oct 18 2011 3:30 p.m.

Donald DeFranco, Ph.D.
Professor & Vice Chair, Education
Department of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Communication between prostate cancer and stromal cells: The impact of androgen and vitamin D metabolism.
Location: 1395 Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology


Oct 13 2011 4:00 p.m.

CNUP Distinguished Scientist Seminar Series
Rodolfo Llinas, M.D., Ph.D.
Thomas and Suzanne Murphy Professor of Neuroscience
Directory, Neuroscience Graduate Program

Department of Physiology and Neuroscience
NYU Langone Medical Center

Seminar Title: Ins and Outs in Thalamocortical Transactions
Location: 2nd Floor Auditorium, Learning Research Development Center
Sponsor: Center for Neuroscience


Oct 13 2011 12:00 noon

Nelly Alia-Klein, Ph.D.
Scientist
Brookhaven National Laboratories

Seminar Title: Genes, Brain, and Behavior in Human Aggression
Location: 1695 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Psychiarty


Oct 7 2011 11:00 a.m.

Alex D. Reyes, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Center for Neural Science
Director of Graduate Studies
New York University

Seminar Title: Co-existence of lateral and cotuned inhibitory configurations in auditory cortex
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Auditory Research Group, Department of Otolaryngology


Oct 4 2011 12:00 noon

John P. Adelman, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist
Vollum Institute
Oregon Health & Science University

Seminar Title: SK channels: A story of synaptic serendipity
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Sep 30 2011 9:30 a.m.

Nina Leezenbaum, M.S.
Department of Psychology
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Maternal responses to communication of infants at low or heightened risk for Autism
Location: 4127 Sennot Square
Sponsor: Department of Psychology


Sep 27 2011 4:00 p.m.

Allyson O'Donnell, Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Molecular & Cell Biology
University of California, Berkeley

Seminar Title: Arrestin developments: New biological functions for the a-arrestin family of trafficking adaptors
Location: A221 Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Biological Sciences


Sep 21 2011 4:00 p.m.

Richard Harris, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Michigan

Seminar Title: Altered brain neurochemistry and function in chronic pain
Location: 1105A Scaife Hall
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research


Sep 20 2011 3:30 p.m.

Pier Luigi Luisi, Ph.D
Professor
Roma Tre University

Seminar Title: From the origin of life to cognition
Location: 817 Cathedral of Learning
Sponsor: Department of History and Philosophy of Science


Sep 20 2011 10:00 a.m.

Jie Jiang
School of Medicine/Neurobiology
Center for Neuroscience

Seminar Title: Ph.D. Dissertation Defense
A trip around the transport cycle: The structural basis of glutamate transporter function

Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Center for Neuroscience


Sep 19 2011 9:30 a.m.

Yan Dong, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Program of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Washington State University

Seminar Title: Cocaine-induced synaptic re-organization: A rejuvenation hypothesis
Location: 219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Sep 13 2011 11:00 a.m.

John Yates, III, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Chemical Physiology
Scripps Research Institute

Seminar Title: Driving biological discovery using quantitative proteomics
Location: 5th Floor Boardroom
Eye & Ear Institute
Sponsor: Department of Cell Biology and Physiology


Sep 12 2011 9:00 a.m.

Annette Dolphin, Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmacology
Department of Neuroscience
University College of London

Seminar Title: Voltage-gated calcium channel a2d subunits: a target site for drugs in the treatment of neuropathic pain
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: The Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research


Sep 8 2011 4:00 p.m.

Brad Mahon
Assistant Professor
Concepts, Actions, and Objects Lab
University of Rochester

Seminar Title: Action shapes the organization of artifact knowledge in the brain
Location: Mellon Institute Social Room 328
Sponsor: Center for the Neural Basis for Cognition


Aug 12 2011 10:00 a.m.

M.S. Defense
Janani Subramanian
Department of Neuroscience
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Object selectivity in dorsal visual stream
Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Aug 10 2011 4:00 p.m.

George Wilcox, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Neuroscience
University of Minnesota

Seminar Title: Synergistic analgesic interactions: Targeting unique spinal receptor co-localizations to minimize liabilities
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research


Aug 9 2011 11:00 a.m.

Andrew B. Gladden, Ph.D.
Research Fellow

Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Department of Medicine
Harvard Medical School

Seminar Title: Regulation of membrane and tissue organization by junctional polarity
Location: 5th Floor Boardroom
Eye & Ear Institute
Sponsor: Department of Cell Biology and Physiology


Aug 5 2011 9:30 a.m.

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense
Allison A. Curley
Center for Neuroscience
School of Arts & Sciences/Neuroscience

Seminar Title: Cortical glutamic acid decarboxylase 67 expression in schizophrenia: Defining the deficit
Location: S100A Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Center for Neuroscience


Aug 4 2011 4:00 p.m.

Schahram Akbarian
Director
Brudnick Neuropsychiatric Research Institute
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Seminar Title: Epigenetic signatures in autism - A study on histone methylation landscapes in developing and diseased prefrontal neurons
Location: 2nd Floor Auditorium, Learning Research Development Center
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Jul 21 2011 10:00 a.m.

Andrew Samuelsson
Center for Neuroscience
School of Medicine/Neurobiology

Seminar Title: Ph.D. Dissertation Defense:
Dissecting the registration and processing of olfactory events during general anesthesia

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


Jun 29 2011 4:00 p.m.

Misha Backonja, MD, Ph.D.
Medical Director, Neuroscience
Emeritus Professor
LifeTree Research, Salt Lake City, UT
Department of Neurology
University of Wisconsin, Madison WI

Seminar Title: Translational pain research, what is it, why does it matter, and what each of us can do to advance it?
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower W
Sponsor: The Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research


Jun 23 2011 12:00 noon

Nicole Edgar
Center for Neuroscience
School of Medicine/Neurobiology

Seminar Title: Ph.D. Dissertation Defense
Beyond neurons: The role of the oligodendrocyte-specific gene CNP1 in major depressive disorder

Location: 2nd Floor Auditorium, LRDC
Sponsor: Center for Neuroscience


Jun 16 2011 10:00 a.m.

Kathleen Salerno
Center for Neuroscience
School of Medicine/Neurobiology

Seminar Title: PH.D. Dissertation Defense
Identification of transcriptional targets of the nerve injury-induced transcription factor Sox11

Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Center for Neuroscience


Jun 15 2011 11:15 a.m.

Ranmal Samarasinghe
Center for Neuroscience
School of Arts & Sciences/Neuroscience

Seminar Title: Ph.D Dissertation Defense
Neo-classical glucocorticoid receptor action regulates gap junction intercellular communication and neural progenitor cell proliferation

Location: 1195 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Center for Neuroscience


Jun 15 2011 4:00 p.m.

Jun-Ming Zhang, MD
Professor of Anesthesia
Director of Research
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Seminar Title: Cytokine-mediated alteration of ion channels in inflammatory pain
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower W
Sponsor: The Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research


Jun 14 2011 4:00 p.m.

Stephen R. Hammes, M.D., Ph.D.
Louis S. Wolk Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Rochester
School of Medicine and Dentistry

Seminar Title: Novel mechanisms of androgen signaling: What can a frog's ovary tell us about a man's prostate?
Location: A224 Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Jun 7 2011 10:00 a.m.

Kristen A. Stedenfeld
Center for Neuroscience
School of Arts & Sciences/Neuroscience

Seminar Title: PH.D. Dissertation Defense
Preclinical evidence for the efficacy of angiotensin receptor antagonism in a rodent model of vulnerability to comorbid depression and cardiovascular disease

Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Center for Neuroscience


Jun 6 2011 4:00 p.m.

Randall R. Sakai, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences
University of Cincinnati

Seminar Title: Can stress make you fat?
Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


May 26 2011 12:00 noon

Eric McDade, DO
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Alzheimer's, Mild Cognitive Impairment and Pre-Mild Cognitive Impairment - Implications of the New Diagnostic Recommendations
Location: ADRC Conference Room - S439
4 South Montefiore Hospital
Sponsor: ADRC


May 24 2011 12:00 noon

Yavin Shaham, Ph.D.
Branch Chief of Behavioral Neuroscience
IRP/NIDA/NIH
Baltimore, MD

Seminar Title: Context-induced relapse to drug seeking: behavioral and neuronal mechanisms
Location: 6014 Biomedical Science Tower 3
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


May 20 2011 3:00 p.m.

Terrence R. Stanford, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center

Seminar Title: Monkey see, (monkey decide), monkey do: Probing the timecourse of perceptual decision and motor choice
Location: A224 Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


May 20 2011 10:00 a.m.

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense
SooYoon Shin
Center for Neuroscience
School of Arts & Sciences/Neuroscience

Seminar Title: Role of the primate basal ganglia in eye movements
Location: 2nd Floor Auditorium, Learning Research and Development Center
Sponsor: Center for Neuroscience


May 19 2011 4:00 p.m.

Sixteenth Annual CNBC Lecture
Robert Desimone, Ph.D.
Director
McGovern Institute for Brain Research
Professor
Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Berkey Professor of Neuroscience
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Seminar Title: Prefrontal-visual interactions and the neuronal mechanisms for attention
Location: 2nd Floor Auditorium
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
Sponsor: Center for the Neural Basis for Cognition


May 18 2011 10:00 a.m.

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense:
Paul G. Middlebrooks
Center for Neuroscience
School of Arts & Sciences/Neuroscience

Seminar Title: Neuronal correlates of metacognition in frontal cortex
Location: 2nd Floor Auditiorium, Learning Research and Development Center
Sponsor: Center for Neuroscience


May 17 2011 4:00 p.m.

Yuriy Usachev, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacology
University of Iowa

Seminar Title: Mechanisms of short-term and long-term nociceptive plasticity: from TRPV1 to NFAT
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower W
Sponsor: The Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research


May 17 2011 4:00 p.m.

Stefan Everling, Ph.D
Associate Professor
Department of Physiology & Pharmacology
University of Wester Ontario, Canada

Seminar Title: Neural control of the superior colliculus by the prefrontal cortex
Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


May 10 2011 4:00 p.m.

Michael Chopp, Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Neurology
Scientific Director, Neuroscience Institute
Nolton J. Kovacs Chair in Neuroscience Research
Henry Ford Health System
Detroit, Michigan

Seminar Title: Remodeling the damaged brain and stimulation neurological recovery
Location: B400 Presbyterian University Hospital
Sponsor: Departments of Neurological Surgery and Anesthesiology


May 10 2011 11:00 a.m.

Frances M. Brodsky, Ph.D.
Professor
Departments of Bioengineering and Therepeutic Sciences, Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Microbiology and Immunology
University of California, San Francisco

Seminar Title: Diversity of clathrin function in membrane traffic and beyond
Location: 5th Floor Boardroom - Eye & Ear Institute
Sponsor: Department of Cell Biology and Physiology


May 9 2011 11:00 a.m.

David Donaldson, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Psychology
University of Stirling

Seminar Title: Psychological imaging: Investigating memory with event-related potentials
Location: Glaser Auditorium (2nd Floor), Learning Research Development Center
Sponsor: Department of Psychology and Learning Research Development Center


May 6 2011 10:00 a.m.

Carlos Lois, Ph.D., M.D.
Associate Professor Department of Neurobiology
University of Massachusetts School of Medicine

Seminar Title: Synapse forming during assembly of brain circuits
Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


May 5 2011 9:00 a.m.

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense:
Daniel A. Jimenez
Center for Neuroscience
School of Arts & Science/Neuroscience

Seminar Title: Competitive activity-dependent survival and intergration of adult-born neurons in the mouse olfactory bulb
Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Center for Neuroscience


May 5 2011 4:00 p.m.

Mehrdad Jazayeri, Ph.D
Senior Research Fellow
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Physiology and Biophysics
University of Washington
Helen Hay Whitney Foundation

Seminar Title: Time interval reproduction in parietal cortex: Tracking time using the state of a motor plan
Location: 6014 Biomedical Science Tower 3
Sponsor: Systems Neuroscience Institute


May 4 2011 12:00 noon


Dr. John L. Woolford
Professor and Co-Director, C-Nast, CMU

Dr. Bruce Armitage
Professor of Chemistry, CMU

Dr. Danith H. Ly
Associate Professor of Chemistry, CMU

Seminar Title: Special Seminar:
Next generation peptide nucleic acids: New tools for monitoring and manipulating gene expression

Location: 6014 Biomedical Science Tower 3
Sponsor: PIND


May 3 2011 12:00 noon

Zaven Kaprielian, Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology and Neuroscience
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY

Seminar Title: Leaving the midline and exiting the CNS: Molecular control of commissural and motor azon guidance
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


May 2 2011 12:00 noon

Deanna Barch, Ph.D.

Washington University

Seminar Title: Emotion processing and brain function in pre-school onset depression
Location: S100 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Translational Neuroscience Program and Department of Psychiatry


May 2 2011 10:00 a.m.

Xiao-Jing Wang, Ph.D.
Professor Department of Neurobiology
Yale University

Seminar Title: Dynamics and computations of a "cognitive-type" neural circuit
Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Mathematics and Center for Neuroscience


May 2 2011 1:00 p.m.

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense:
Sashi Marella
Center for Neuroscience
School of Arts & Sciences/Neuroscience

Seminar Title: Stochastic synchrony and phase resetting curves: theory and applications
Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Center for Neuroscience


Apr 28 2011 12:00 noon

Mario Riverol, Ph.D., M.D.
Visiting Scholar
Department of Neurology
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Cystatin C, inflammatory markers and brain volume in cognitively normal subjects
Location: S439 ADRC Conference Room 4 South Montefiore Hospital
Sponsor: ADRC


Apr 27 2011 4:00 p.m.

Michael K. Racke, M.D.
Professor and Chairman of Neurology
The Helen C. Kurtz Chair in Neurology
The Ohio State University

Seminar Title: Immunopathogenesis of Multiple Sclerosis
Location: 1105BC Scaife Conference Center
Sponsor: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Neurology Grand Rounds
Grand Rounds Series


Apr 26 2011 3:30 p.m.

Edward T. H. Yeh, M.D.
Professor and Chairman
Department of Cardiology, Division of Internal Medicine
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Seminar Title: Sumoylation and de-sumoylation: Wrestling with life's processes
Location: 1395 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Pharmacology and & Chemical Biology


Apr 26 2011 11:00 a.m.

Tom Kirchhausen, Ph.D.
Professor in Cell Biology
Harvard Medical School
Senior Investigator, IDI, Immune Disease Institute

Seminar Title: Dynamics of endocytosis
Location: 5th Floor Boardroom - Eye & Ear Institute
Sponsor: Department of Cell Biology and Physiology


Apr 25 2011 12:00 noon

Nancy Kopell, Ph.D.

Boston University

Seminar Title: Propofol, Parkinson's disease and brain rhythms
Location: 1695 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Translational Neuroscience Program and Department of Psychiatry


Apr 22 2011 3:00 p.m.

Benjamin Hankin, Ph.D.

University of Denver
Department of Psychology

Seminar Title: Development of depression: Of ogres and onions
Location: 4127 Sennott Square
Sponsor: Department of Psychology


Apr 21 2011 12:00 noon

Mi-Hyeon Jang, Ph.D.

Johns Hopkins University

Seminar Title: Adult hippocampal neurogenesis as a therapeutic target for treatment of mental disorders
Location: 1695 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Translational Neuroscience Program and Department of Psychiatry


Apr 20 2011 4:00 p.m.

Fred H. Gage, Ph.D.
Adler Chair
Laboratory of Genetics
Salk Institute for Biological Studies La Jolla, CA

Seminar Title: Neurogenesis in the adult brain: regulation and function
Location: 2nd Floor WPIC Auditorium
Sponsor: NIH Postdoctoral Training Grants MH18273 & NS07391


Apr 20 2011 4:00 p.m.

Michael Salter, M.D., Ph.D. FRSC
Professor
Department of Physiology
Head, Program in Neuroscience and Mental Health
The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, Canada

Seminar Title: Neuronal and glial signaling in pain neuroplasticity
Location: 1465 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research


Apr 19 2011 4:00 p.m.

Rae Silver, Ph.D.
Helene L. and Mark N. Kaplan Professor of Natural and Physical Sciences
Department of Psychology
Barnard College of Columbia University

Seminar Title: Studies of plasticity in neurons, and resilience and robustness in circuits of the brain's clock
Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Apr 19 2011 4:00 p.m.

Hendrikje Neinborg, M.D., Ph.D.
Senior Research Associate
Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Seminar Title: Exploring the origin of decision related activity in early visual cortex
Location: Biomedical Science Tower 3
Sponsor: Systems Neuroscience Institute


Apr 18 2011 12:00 noon

Christopher Cowan
Assistant Professor
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Seminar Title: Transcriptional mechanisms of activity-dependent synapse elimination: Implications for drug addiction, Fragile X Syndrome, and Autism
Location: 1695 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Translational Neuroscience Program and Department of Psychiatry


Apr 14 2011 12:00 noon

Alexandre Bonnin, Ph.D.
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California

Seminar Title: Maternal-fetal interactions and 5-HT modulation of fetal brain wiring
Location: 1695 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Translational Neuroscience Program and Department of Psychiatry


Apr 14 2011 3:30 p.m.

Robert Gilkerson Ph.D.
Associate Research Scientist
Department of Neurology
College of Physicians & Surgeons
Columbia University

Seminar Title: Mitochondrial DNA and autophagy: Biological mechanisms for mitochondrial therapeutics
Location: 1395 Biomedical Science Tower Room
Sponsor: School of Medicine & Department of Pharmacology


Apr 13 2011 3:30 p.m.

Shermali Gunawardena, Ph.D.

The State University of New York at Buffalo

Seminar Title: Deadly pile-ups on neuronal highways: Investigating axonal transport defects in neurodegeneration
Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room
Sponsor: Department of Biological Sciences, CMU


Apr 11 2011 12:00 noon

Sergey Shmelkov, M.D.
Assistant Research Professor
Weill Cornell Medical College

Seminar Title: The role of SLITRK gene family in neuropsychiatric disorders
Location: 1695 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Translational Neuroscience Program and Department of Psychiatry


Apr 5 2011 12:00 noon

Maneesh Sahani, Ph.D.
Professor
Theoretical Neuroscience and Machine Learning
University College London
London, UK

Seminar Title: Perceiving is believing: Bayesian inference in unexpected places
Location: 1695 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Apr 4 2011 9:30 a.m.

CANCELLED
Shelly B. Flagel, Ph.D.
Research Investigator
Molecular and Behavioral
Neuroscience Institute
University of Michigan

Seminar Title: Parsing the neurobiological and behavioral processes underlying stimulus-reward learning
Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Apr 4 2011 2:00 p.m.

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense:
George Fraser
School of Medicine/Neurobiology
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: New frontiers in population recording
Location: 6014 Biomedical Science Tower 3
Sponsor: Center for Neuroscience


Mar 29 2011 4:00 p.m.

Michael Tomaseloo, Ph.D.
Co-Director
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology Co-Director
Wolfgang Kohler Primate Research Center
Honorary Professor, Department of Psychology
Manchester University
University of Leipzig
Leipzig, Germany

Seminar Title: The human adaptation for culture
Location: 6014 Biomedical Science Tower 3
Sponsor: Center for Neural Basis of Cognition


Mar 29 2011 12:00 noon

Richard Hume, Ph.D.
Professor
Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Seminar Title: Molecular basis of modulation of P2X ATP 12:00 receptors by protons and divalent metals
Location: 6014 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Mar 28 2011 12:00 noon

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense:
Meghan Wilson
School of Medicine/Neurobiology
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Protein biomarkers for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: Characterization and implications for disease pathogenesis
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Center for Neuroscience


Mar 28 2011 9:30 a.m.

Anne-Marie M. Oswald-Doiron, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Biological Sciences
Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition
Carnegie Mellon University

Seminar Title: Interactions between synaptic timescales and behaviorally relevant cortical rhythms
Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Mar 23 2011 12:00 noon

Steven Chase, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Visumotor adaptation observed through a brain-computer interface
Location: 1695 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Mar 23 2011 12:00 noon

Karl Herrup, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Rutgers University
Nelson Biological Laboratory

Seminar Title: A fresh look at neurodegenerative disease through the lens of cell cycle
Location: 6014 Biomedical Science Tower 3
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases and Department of Neurology


Mar 22 2011 10:00 a.m.

Barry Setlow, Ph.D.
Associate Professor McKnight Brain Institute
University of Florida College of Medicine

Seminar Title: Drugs of abuse and decision-making: Insight from animal models
Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Mar 21 2011 12:00 noon

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense:
David A. Sturman
Center for NeuroscienceM
School of Arts and Sciences/Neuroscience
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Neural correlates of adolescent behavior
Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Center for Neuroscience


Mar 18 2011 10:00 a.m.

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense:
Vanessa Chan
School of Medicine/Neurobiology
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: The behavioral and neurophysiologic effects of acute dopamine receptor blockade in the macaque striatum
Location: 4th Floor Conference Room, Biomedical Science Tower 3
Sponsor: Center for Neuroscience


Mar 17 2011 12:00 noon

Sara J. Aton, Ph.D.

University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Sleep-dependent mechanisms for nervous systems plasticity following novel sensory experiences
Location: 1695 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Translational Neuroscience Program and Department of Psychiatry


Mar 17 2011 10:00 a.m.

Michael Kilgard, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Cognition and Neuroscience Program
School of Behavior and Brain Sciences
University of Texas at Dallas

Seminar Title: Directing cortical plasticity to understand and treat neurological disease
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: School of Medicine Department of Otolaryngology Auditory Research Group


Mar 17 2011 12:00 noon

Linda Garand, Ph.D., GCNS-BC
Assistant Professor
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing

Seminar Title: Anticipatory grief after a new cognitive diagnosis
Location: S439 Alzheimer Disease Research Center Conference Room
Montefiore Hospital
Sponsor: Alzheimer Disease Research Center


Mar 15 2011 9:00 a.m.

Ph.D Dissertation Defense:
J. Patrick Mayo
Center for Neuroscience
School of Arts and Sciences/Neuroscience
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Neuronal encoding of brief time intervals in the visual system
Location: 2nd Floor Auditorium, Learning Research and Development Center
Sponsor: Center for Neuroscience


Mar 15 2011 4:00 p.m.

James A. Mazer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Neurobiology
Yale University School of Medicine

Seminar Title: Shifting attention: Target-dependent tuning and coordinate systems for spatial attention
Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Mar 15 2011 11:00 a.m.

James M. Krueger, Ph.D.
Regents Professor
WWAMI Medical Education Program
Sleep and Performance Research Center
Program in Neuroscience
Washington State University

Seminar Title: Brain organization of sleep: The ATP-cytokine-adenosine hypothesis
Location: S120 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Psychiatry


Mar 14 2011 9:30 a.m.

Megan E. Williams, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
University of California
San Diego, CA

Seminar Title: Investigating the molecular basis of synaptic specificity in a developing neural circuit
Location: 219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Mar 9 2011 4:00 p.m.

Martin Schmelz, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Heidelberg
Germany

Seminar Title: Long term axonal sensitization of nociceptors by NFG
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research


Mar 8 2011 12:00 noon

Felice Ghilardi, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Medical Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology
City University of New York
New York, NY

Seminar Title: Dissecting motor learning
Location: 6014 Biomedical Science
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Mar 8 2011 4:00 p.m.

Martin Schmelz, MD, PhD

University of Heidelberg
Germany

Seminar Title: Microneurography – unique insights from single fiber recordings in pain patients
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: The Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research


Mar 8 2011 4:00 p.m.

Martin Schmelz, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Heidelberg
Germany

Seminar Title: Microneurography-unique insights from single fiber recordings in pain patients
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research


Mar 3 2011 12:00 noon

Rita Goldstein, Ph.D.
Scientist
Medical Research Department
Brookhaven National Laboratory

Seminar Title: Targeting the prefrontal cortex and cognition for intervention in addiction
Location: 1695 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Translational Neuroscience Program and Department of Psychiatry


Mar 3 2011 9:30 a.m.

Dion K. Dickman, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
University of California
San Francisco, CA

Seminar Title: Dysbindin and the molecular mechanisms controlling homeostatic synaptic plasticity
Location: 219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Mar 3 2011 4:00 p.m.

David Poeppel, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Psychology and Neural Science
New York University

Seminar Title: The architecture of speech perception and its temporal foundations
Location: 6014 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Center for Neural Basis of Cognition


Mar 1 2011 2:30 p.m.

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense:
Ting Wang
School of Medicine/Neurobiology
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Neurturin’s role in sensory neuron plasticity
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Center for Neuroscience


Mar 1 2011 9:00 a.m.

Richard Sutton, Ph.D.
Associate Adjunct Professor
Brain Injury Research Center
University of California
Los Angeles, CA

Seminar Title: Benefits of exogenous metabolic substrates in experimental models of traumatic brain injury
Location: Safar Center Conference Room, 201 Hill Building
Sponsor: Brain Trauma Research Center and Department of Neurological Surgery


Mar 1 2011 3:30 p.m.

Haig Keshishian, Ph.D.
Professor of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental
Biology; Co-Director of Interdepartmental
Neuroscience Program
Yale University

Seminar Title: Retrograde signaling across the synapse
Location: 1395 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology


Mar 1 2011 11:00 a.m.

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense:
Samuel Shin
School of Medicine/Neurobiology
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: The effects of nicotine on striatal dopamine signaling after traumatic brain injury
Location: Safar Center Conference Room, 201 Hill Building
Sponsor: Center for Neuroscience


Feb 28 2011 9:30 a.m.

Wei Lu. Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Scholar
University of California
San Francisco, CA

Seminar Title: Single-cell genetic analysis of glutamate synaptic receptors
Location: 219 Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Feb 24 2011 12:00 noon

Tiffany F. Hughes, Ph.D., MPH
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Use it or lose it: Can cognitive stimulation keep older adults mentally sharp
Location: S439 ADRC Conference Room, Montefiore Hospital
Sponsor: Alzheimer Disease Research Center


Feb 22 2011 9:00 a.m.

Michael C. Oldham, Ph.D.
UCSF Fellow
The Eli and Edythe Broad Center of
Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research
University of California San Francisco, CA

Seminar Title: Transcriptome organization in the human brain
Location: 1695 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: the Translational Neuroscience Program and the Department of Psychiatry


Feb 22 2011 1:00 p.m.

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense:
Christopher Gaiteri
School of Medicine/Neurobiology
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Finding the pathology of major depression through gene interaction networks
Location: 2nd Floor Auditorium, Learning Research and Development Center
Sponsor: Center for Neuroscience


Feb 22 2011 3:30

Jesse M. Gray, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Seminar Title: How do transcriptional networks rewire neuronal circuits?
Location: Mellon Institute Conference Room
Sponsor: Center for Neural Basis of Cognition


Feb 21 2011 12:00 noon

Etienne Sibille, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and
Clinical and Translational Science
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: The complex molecular pathologies of depression
Location: 1695 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Translational Neuroscience Program and Department of Psychiatry


Feb 21 2011 9:30 a.m.

Jesse M. Gray, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Seminar Title: How do transcriptional networks rewire neuronal circuits?
Location: 219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Feb 17 2011 4:00 p.m.

Cheryl Stucky, Ph.D.
Professor
Department Cell Biology
Neurobiology and Anatomy
Medical College of Wisconsin

Seminar Title: Novel mechanisms underlying pain in sickle cell disease
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research


Feb 17 2011 4:00 p.m.

Yuko Munakata, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience
University of Colorado

Seminar Title: Inhibition is out of control
Location: 2nd Floor Auditorium, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
Sponsor: Center for Neural Basis of Cognition


Feb 17 2011 3:30 p.m.

Kevin J. Bender, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Oregon Hearing Research Center and Vollum Institute
Oregon Health and Science University

Seminar Title: A novel role for calcium in neuronal signaling
Location: Mellon Institute Social Room
Sponsor: Center for Neural Basis of Cognition


Feb 16 2011 9:30 a.m.

Kevin J. Bender, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Oregon Hearing Research Center and Vollum Institute
Oregon Health and Science University

Seminar Title: A novel role for calcium in neuronal signaling
Location: 219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Feb 10 2011 10:00 a.m.

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense:
Amanda Clause
Center for Neuroscience
School of Medicine/Neurobiology
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Development and behavioral significance of precise tonotopy in an inhibitory circuit of the auditory brainstem
Location: 2nd Floor Auditorium
Learning Research and Development Center
Sponsor: Center for Neuroscience


Feb 10 2011 10:00 a.m.

Erin Young, Ph.D.
Assistant Research Scientist
Department of Psychology
Texas A & M University

Seminar Title: Immune system dysregulation as a risk factor for neurological disease and pain: Impact of social stress
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research


Feb 10 2011 2:00 p.m.

Kyle Baumbauer, Ph.D.
Behavioral and Cellular Neuroscience
Department of Psychology
Texas A & M University

Seminar Title: The dynamic nature of spinal plasticity: It’s about time
Location: 1595 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research


Feb 10 2011 4:00 p.m.

Ranulfo Romo, M.D., D.Sc.
Professor
Department of Neuroscience
Institute of Cellular Physiology
National Autonomous University of Mexico
Mexico City

Seminar Title: Decoding a perceptual decision process across cortical areas
Location: 2nd Floor Auditorium, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
Sponsor: Center for Neural Basis of Cognition


Feb 8 2011 11:00 a.m.

John Yates, III, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Chemical Physiology
Scripps Research Institute

Seminar Title: Driving biological discovery using quantitative proteomics
Location: 5th Floor Boardroom, Eye and Ear Institute
Sponsor: Department of Cell Biology and Physiology


Feb 8 2011 12:00 noon

Carol A. Erickson, Ph.D.
Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology
University of California, Davis

Seminar Title: How the chicken got its stripes: The control of melanoblast morphogenesis
Location: 6014 Biomedical Science Tower 3
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Feb 7 2011 9:30 a.m.

Linnaea E. Ostroff, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Center for Neural Science
New York University
New York

Seminar Title: Structural changes at lateral amygdala synapses with fear and safety learning
Location: 219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Feb 7 2011 12:00 noon

Nirupa Chaudhari, Ph.D.
Professor of Physiology and Biophysics
University of Miami School of Medicine
Miami, FL

Seminar Title: Mammalian taste buds: multiple cell types, multiple functions, multiple origins
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Feb 7 2011 12:00 noon

Guillermo Gonzalez-Burgos, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: 2-Arachidonoylglycerol mediates retrograde endocannabinoid modulation of inhibitory transmission in mouse prefrontal cortex
Location: 1695 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Translational Neuroscience Program and Department of Psychiatry


Feb 3 2011 12:00 noon

Linda A. Parker, Ph.D.
Professor
Neuroscience & Applied Cognitive Science
Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Behavioral Neuroscience
Department of Psychology
University of Guelph,Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Seminar Title: Role of the endocannabinoid system in regulation of nausea and vomiting
Location: Cooper Conference Room C
Hillman Cancer Center
UPMC Shadyside
Sponsor: UPCI Biobehavioral Medicine in Oncology Program


Jan 31 2011 10:00 a.m.

Dario Maestripieri, Ph.D.
Department of Comparative Human Development
University of Chicago

Seminar Title: Causes and consequences of infant abuse in rhesus monkeys
Location: 2nd Floor, Learning Research and Development Center
Sponsor: Department of Psychology/LRDC


Jan 26 2011 2:30 p.m.

Jon Bardin (Ph.D. Candidate)
Laboratory of Cognitive Neuromodulation
Weil Cornell Graduate School of Medical Science
New York, NY

Seminar Title: Functional imaging of severely brain-injured subjects for detection of covert volitional brain activity
Location: 328 Mellon Institute, Social Room
Sponsor: Center for Neural Basis of Cognition


Jan 25 2011 12:00 noon

Ellis Cooper, Ph.D.
Professor of Physiology
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec

Seminar Title: The vulnerability of cholinergic nicotinic synapses in sympathetic ganglia to diabetes
Location: 6014 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department on Neurobiology


Jan 24 2011 12:00 noon

Brian O’Donnell, Ph.D.
Professor of Clinical Psychology
Indiana University

Seminar Title: Event-related potential biomarkers in schizophrenia
Location: 1695 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Translational Neuroscience Program and Department of Psychiatry


Jan 20 2011 12:00 noon

Amar Sahay, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Columbia University

Seminar Title: Targeting adult neurogenesis to modulate hippocampal functions in cognition and mood
Location: 1695 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Translational Neuroscience Program and Department of Psychiatry


Jan 18 2011 12:00 noon

Haley E. Melikian, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, MA

Seminar Title: Taking aim at moving psychostimulant targets: Dopamine transporter trafficking
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Jan 13 2011 12:00 noon

Ramnarayan Ramachandran, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy
Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Seminar Title: Hearing in noise and its neural mechanisms
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Otolaryngology


Jan 12 2011 4:00 p.m.

Peter L. Strick, Ph.D.
VA Senior Research Career Scientist at Pittsburgh VAMC
Director, Systems Neuroscience Institute
Co-Director, Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition
Professor, Department of Neurobiolo
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Seminar Title: Basal ganglia ‘Loops’ with the cerebral cortex and cerebellum: The neural substrate for disorders of movement, cognition, and affect
Location: 110BC Scaife Conference Center
Sponsor: Neurology Grand Rounds


Jan 10 2011 12:00 noon

Patrick Kanold, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
University of Maryland
Baltimore, MD

Seminar Title: Circuits controlling cortical development and plasticity
Location: 1495 Biomedical Science Tower
Sponsor: Department of Otolaryngology