Current NRC Schedule

FALL 2017

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

Host: Dr. Brian MacVicar
Speaker: Dr. Larry Swanson, Univ. of Southern California
Title: From Cajal to connectome and beyond

SEPTEMBER 8

Host: Dr. Brian MacVicar
Speaker: Dr. Alfonso Araque, Univ. of Minnesota
Title: Circuit-specific synaptic regulation by astrocytes

SEPTEMBER 15

Host: Dr.Catharine Winstanley
Speaker: Dr. Brian Knutson, Stanford University
Title: Neural prediction of risky choice: From rats to risk markets

SEPTEMBER 22

Host: Dr. Catharine Winstanley
Speaker: Dr. Kay Tye, Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, MIT
Title: Neural Circuits Underlying Positive and Negative Valence

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

Host: Dr. Brian MacVicar
Speaker:  Dr. Christophe Bernard, Institut de Neurosciences des Systemes, France
Title: Influence of internal and external events on brain function

SEPTEMBER 29

Host: Dr. Kota Mizumoto
Speaker:  Dr. Kazuo Emoto, Univ. of Tokyo
Title: Molecular and cellular basis for dendrite development and remodeling

OCTOBER 6

Host: Dr. Ann Marie Craig
Speaker:  Dr. Alice Ting, Stanford University
Title:Directed evolution of molecular tools for cell biology and neuroscience

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10TH, 12:00-1:30 PM, ROOM 3402 A/B/C, 3RD FLOOR, DMCBH

Host: Dr. Neil Cashman
Speaker:  Dr. Ali Noorafshan, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
Title: Neuro-stereology: an unbiased quantitative microscopy

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11TH, 10:00-11:00 AM

Host: Dr. Fabio Rossi
Speaker:  Dr. Alexandre Prat, Université de Montréal
Title: Role of the Blood-Brain Barrier during neuroinflammation

OCTOBER 20

Host: Dr. Koto Mizumoto 
Speaker: Dr. Shinsuke Niwa, Tohoku University
Title:The molecular mechanism that regulates the axonal transport of synaptic vesicles

NOVEMBER 17

Host: Dr. Helen Tremlett
Speaker: Dr. Ellen M. Mowry, John Hopkins Univ.
Title:Fasting mimicker diets for multiple sclerosis: the "Altering the Timing or Amount of Calories in MS" Trial

NOVEMBER 24

Host: Dr. Brian MacVicar
Speaker: Dr. Elizabeth Theriault
Title: Open Science, Big Data and Brain-CODE

DECEMBER 1

Host: Dr. Rob McMaster
Speaker: Dr. Ian MacKenzie, VCH/UBC
Title: Mutations in the stress granule protein TIA1 in ALS and FTD

DECEMBER 8

Host: Dr. Tim O'Connor
Speaker:Dr. Alvarez-Buylla, UCSF
Title:Mechanism of Stem Cell Retention for Adult Neurogenesis

DECEMBER 15

Host: Dr. Brian MacVicar
Speaker: Dr. Baljit Khakh, Univ. of California, LA
Title:Cells That Tile Your Brain: Astrocyte Roles in Neural Circuits

TERM 2 (SPRING 2018) SCHEDULE

JANUARY 5

Host: Dr. Ipek Oruc
Speaker: Dr. Bevil Conway, NIH
Title: Color: a tool for understanding the brain basis for perception and cognition

JANUARY 18 (DMCBH KOERNER LABS LIBRARY)

Host: Dr. Ann Marie Craig
Speaker: Dr. Susumu Tomita, Yale University
Title: Molecular machinery controlling synaptic transmission

JANUARY 19

Host: Dr. Lynn Raymond
Speaker: Dr. William Yang, University of California, LA
Title: Applying Mouse Genetics, Systems Biology, and Novel Neurotechnology to Dissect Huntington’s Disease Pathogenesis

MONDAY, JANUARY 29TH - ROOM 3402 A/B/C, 3RD FLOOR, DMCBH

Host: Dr. Brian MacVicar

Speaker: Dr. William Newsome, Stanford University
Title: Detecting ‘changes-of-mind’ from neural population recordings in prefrontal cortex

FEBRUARY 2

Host: Dr. Tim Murphy
Speaker: Dr. Hanchuan Peng 
Title:Brain Big Imaging Data

FEBRUARY 9

Host: Dr. Stan Floresco
Speakers: Dr. Bita Moghaddam,  Oregon Health & Sci Univ
Title: Translation of anxiety into actions by prefrontal cortex

FEBRUARY 16

Host: Dr. Shernaz Bamji
Speaker:  Dr. Michael J. Higley, Yale School of Medicine
Title:Function and plasticity of GABAergic inhibition in neocortical dendrites

FEBRUARY 23

Host: Dr. Shernaz Bamji
Speaker: Dr. John Ngai, Berkley University  
Title: Illuminating Cellular Diversity in the Nervous System

MARCH 2

Host: Dr. Miriam Spering
Speaker: Dr. Clayton E Curtis, New York University
Title: Mapping Spatial Priority in the Human Frontoparietal Cortex

MARCH 9

Host:  Dr. Fabio Rossi
Speaker: Dr. Marco Prinz, University of Freiburg
Title:

MARCH 16

Host:  Dr. Miriam Spering
Speaker: Dr. Julio Martinez-Trujillo, Western University
Title:

MARCH 23

Host:Dr. Liisa Galea
Speaker: Dr. Teresa Reys, University of Cincinnati
Title: Inflammation during pregnancy: Effects on brain development, behavior and cognition

APRIL 6

Host: Dr. Cheryl Pfeifer
Speaker:Dr. Dara Dickstein, Uniformed Services,University of the Health Sciences,  Washington, DC.
Title:

APRIL 13

Host: Dr. Liisa Galea
Speaker: Dr. Tracy Bale, Univ of Maryland School of Medicine
Title:

APRIL 20

Host: Dr. Stan Floresco
Speaker: Dr. Bill Carlezon, Harvard Medical School
Title:

APRIL 27

Host: Dr. Tim Murphy
Speaker: Dr. Jean Rossier, Université Pierre et Marie Curie
Title:

MAY 4

Host: Dr. Shernaz Bamji
Speaker: Dr. Matthew Kennedy, Univ. of Colorado School of Medicine
Title:

MAY 11

Host: Dr. Helen Tremlett
Speaker: Dr. Emmanuelle Waubant,  UCSF Medical Center
Title:Leveraging the study of pediatric MS onset to study risk factors for the disease

MAY 18

Host: Dr. Liisa Galea
Speaker: Dr. John Sheridan, Ohio State University
Title:

MAY 25

Host: Dr. Tim Murphy
Speaker: Dr. Daniel Huber, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Title:

JUNE 1

Host:  Dr. Shernaz Bamji
Speaker: Dr. Paola Arlotta, Harvard University
Title: