Fall 2014 Thursday Seminar Series

Sept 25 Tom Kash, UNC  "The Role of Modulation in Shaping Emotional Behavior"
Oct 2 Seth Blackshaw, Johns Hopkins University  "Radial glia in health and disease"

Oct 10


Larysa Pevny Memorial Lecture 

Frank Costantini, Columbia University

Joint with Genetics

 “Genetic and cellular mechanisms of renal branching morphogenesis”

Oct 16 No Seminar- UNC Fall break

Oct 23

Neuroscience Symposium

Oct 30

Peter Penzes,  Northwestern University 

Joint with CBP

"Molecular mechanisms of synaptic structural plasticity and pathology"

Nov 6

Massimo Scanzianni, University of California, San Diego

"Cortical Circuits of Vision"

Nov 13


Nov 21


Tzumin Lee, Janelia Farm 

Joint with Genetics


Nov 27 Thanksgiving

Dec 4

Peter McKinnon, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 

Joint with CBP

 "Genome Stability and the Prevention of Neurologic Disease"

Dec 11 Coby Schal, North Carolina State University 

"The sweet science of sugar aversion in cockroaches: Rapid sensory adaptations to anthropogenic pressures."

Dec 15


Jeremy Kay, Duke University 

Joint with CBP

"How to build a neural circuit: Lessons from the retina"