Seminars

February 26, 2018 - 9:30am
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
Department of Neuroscience
February 7, 2018 - 1:00pm
Soyon Hong, PhD
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
Department of Neurobiology
February 2, 2018 - 12:00pm
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 
Department of Psychiatry
February 1, 2018 - 4:00pm
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
Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition
January 31, 2018 - 9:30am
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
Department of Neuroscience
January 29, 2018 - 1:30pm
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
Department of Neurobiology
January 29, 2018 - 9:30am
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
Department of Neuroscience
January 26, 2018 - 12:00pm
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
Department of Psychiatry
January 24, 2018 - 9:30am
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
Department of Neuroscience
January 23, 2018 - 12:00pm
Andrew Arrant, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Neurology
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Seminar Title: Therapeutic and mechanistic insights from a progranulin-insufficient mouse model of frontotemporal dementia
Location: 1695 BSTWR
Department of Neurobiology
January 22, 2018 - 9:30am
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
Department of Neuroscience
January 19, 2018 - 3:00pm
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 Square210 S. Bouquet St.
Department of Psychology
January 19, 2018 - 11:00am
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
The Pittsburgh Hearing Research Center and the Department of Otolaryngology
January 17, 2018 - 4:00pm
Theodore Price, PhD
Neuroscience Program Director
University of Texas at Dallas
Seminar Title: THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Location: 1495 BSTWR
Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research
January 17, 2018 - 1:00pm
Talene Yacoubian, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Seminar Title: THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Location: 6014 BST3
PIND
January 17, 2018 - 11:00am
Maria Geffen, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Otorhinolaryngology
University of Pennsylvania
Seminar Title: Cortical circuits for auditory perception and learning
Location: Eye & Ear, Room 520
Department of Otolaryngology
January 11, 2018 - 4:00pm
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
Department of Neurobiology
January 10, 2018 - 1:00pm
Daoyun Ji, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX
Seminar Title: Spatial Memory Code and its Breakdown in Dementia
Location: 6014 BST3
Department of Neurobiology
January 10, 2018 - 9:30am
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
Department of Neuroscience
January 5, 2018 - 12:00pm
Yanhua Huang, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh
Seminar Title: Sleep regulates cocaine craving
Location: WPIC 2nd floor auditorium 
Department of Psychiatry