Fall 2011 Seminar Schedule

Our seminars are held at the Beckman Institute, Tuesdays at 4:00 PM in room 1005.




August
30 Kenneth Kosik, University of California at Santa Barbara
"Evolution of a macro-molecular machine: the synapse"
Host: NSP students (Chris Liu)
Kenneth Kosik's home page
September
6 Hoonkyo Suh, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland, OH
"Mapping of neurogenesis-induced neural circuits in the adult hippocampus"
Host: Lori Raetzman
Hoonkyo Suh's web page
13 Hans Hofmann, University of Texas
"Genes, neurons, and circuits: mechanisms and evolution of social decision making"
Host: Justin Rhodes
Hans Hofmann's home page
20 Annemieke Kavelaars, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"A novel neuroimmune mechanism regulating transition from acute to chronic pain."
Host: NSP
Annemieke Kavelaars's lab page
27 Brian Gonsalves, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Cognitive neuroscience approaches to understanding episodic memory"
Host: NSP
Brian Gonsalves' lab page
October
4 Nirao Shah, University of California at San Francisco
"Sex, genes, and videotape: representation of gender in the brain"
Host: Gene Robinson
Nirao Shah's home page
11 Daniela Zarnescu, University of Arizona
"RNA-based mechanisms in development and disease"
Host: Stephanie Ceman
Daniela Zarnescu's lab page
THIS SEMINAR WILL BE HELD IN BECKMAN 5602
18 Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg, University of Heidelberg
“Neurogenetic risk mechanism of schizophrenia”
Host: Gene Robinson
Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg profile
CO-SPONSORED WITH IGB
12:00 NOON IN 612 IGB
18 Eric Perreault, Northwestern University
"Interactions with our physical world: How the human nervous system regulates limb mechanics in a task-appropriate manner"
Host: Navid Aghasadeghi
Eric Perreault Faculty Profile
25 Jill McGaughy, University of New Hampshire
"The role of cortical norepinephrine in the development of executive function"
Host: Paul Gold and Lori Newman
UNH Psychology profiles -- scroll down to McGaughy
November
1 SfN NIGHT
4:00 - 7:00 PM

8 Katalin Gothard, University of Arizona
"The role of the primate amygdala in social behavior"
Hosts: Martha Gillette and Rhanor Gillette
Katalin Gothard's home page
15 NO SEMINAR -- SfN MEETING, WASHINGTON DC

22 NO SEMINAR -- THANKSGIVING

29 Stephan Heckers, Vanderbilt University
"Relational memory in psychotic disorders"
Host: Kara Federmeier
Stephan Heckers' home page
December
6 Gina Kuperberg, Tufts University
"Spatiotemporal Imaging of Language: a Window into Thought in Psychosis" Host: Kara Federmeier
Gina Kuperberg's lab page
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