Spring 2014 Thursday Seminar Series

All seminars will be held in 1131 Bioinformatics from 12:30pm-1:30pm

Jan. 9 Ru-Rong Ji, PhD - Duke University Glial and Immune Control of Pain and Synaptic Transmission

Jan. 14


Joint CIDD/Neuroscience Center Seminar: Michela Fagiolini, PhD - Harvard University Neuronal Circuit Dissection and Recovery in the Absence of Mecp2
Jan. 23 Benjamin Deneen, PhD - Baylor University Patterning and Gliogenesis: A Journey Through Space and Time in the CNS
Jan. 30 Student-Invited Seminar Series: Eric Nestler, MD, PhD - Mount Sinai Hospital Transcriptional and Epigenetics Mechanisms of Addiction
Feb. 6 Student-Invited Seminar Series: Gina Turrigiano, PhD - Brandeis University Self-tuning Neurons and Neural Circuit Stability
Feb. 20 Student-Invited Seminar Series: Marcus Raichle, MD - Washington University School of Medicine see PERL prize
Feb. 27 Mike Bruchas, PhD - Washington University Dissecting GPCR function in Stress Neural Circuits and Affective Behaviors
Mar. 6 Philipp Keller, PhD - Janelia Research Farm

Reconstructing Nervous System Development and Function Using Light-sheet Microscopy

Mar. 13 Mustafa Sahin, MD, PhD - Boston Children's Hospital Tuberous Sclerosis: Shedding Light on the Neural Circuitry of Autism

Mar. 18


Joint CIDD/Neuroscience Center Seminar: Stephan Sanders, PhD - Yale University A Genetic Approach to Understanding the Etiology of Autism
Mar. 27 Angelique Bordey, PhD - Yale University Identifying and Rescuing Circuit Deficits in mTORopathy
Apr. 3 Maria Lehtinen, PhD - Harvard University Instructive Cues for Neural Stem Cells in the Cerebrospinal Fluid
Apr. 10 Lindsey Glickfeld, PhD - Duke University

Target Specific Projections in Mouse visual Cortex

Apr. 17 Matt Dalva, PhD- Thomas Jefferson University Molecules that Guide Synapse Formation and Function
May 1 Jeffrey D. Rothstein, MD, PhD - Johns Hopkins Medicine C9orf72 and RNA toxicity as the cause of ALS/FTD: Human and animal models to develop molecular therapies