Past Neuroscience Program Seminars (2000-1999)
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Tuesday, December 5, Anesthesiology Research Unit Seminar - 4:00 p.m. -CSRB 5550 - Dr. Xiaoming Xia, Department of Anesthesiology - "Dancing with auxiliary beta subunits of BK channels"

Wednesday, December 6, Psychiatry Research Seminar (1:15 - 2:30 p.m.) East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Rosalind Neuman "ADHD Typologies: Implications for Genetic Analysis"

Thursday, December 7 - Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p.m. - East Pavilion Auditorium - Resident Research Presentations. Drs. Milam Brantley, "Deregulation of the Rb and p53 Tumor Suppressor Pathways in Uveal Melanoma" and Tongalp Tezel, "Reconstruction of Bruch's Membrane"

Friday, December 8, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Larry Snyder, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - " Memory and the parietal cortex"

Friday, December 8, CID & Otolaryngology Joint Seminar, 12:00 PM-Walsh Auditorium-Dr. Susan Jerger, The University of Texas at Dallas- "The time course of semantic and phonological influences on picture naming by children with normal hearing or hearing impairment".

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Monday, December 11 - Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. William Powers, Department of Neurology - "PET studies of the Pathophysiology of Intracerebral Hemorrhage."

Monday, December 11 - Physics Seminar - 4:00 p.m. - 241 Compton (Hilltop) Dr. Charles Stevens, Salk Institute, "Why 3/5 of the brain volume is wire"

Tuesday December 12 - Special Neuroscience Seminar - 12:00 noon Rm 928 McDonnell Science. Dr. David Pettigrew, Dept. of Neurosurgery, Univ. of Cincinnati, "The Effects of Myelin Geometry on Axonal Growth and Regeneration: A Tissue Section Culture Approach". ABSTRACT

Tuesday, December 12 - ADRC seminar - 12:00, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Serge Przedborski - "The Neurotoxin MPTP: A Tool to Explore the Pathogenesis of Parkinson's Disease"

Tuesday, December 12, Anesthesiology Research Unit Seminar - 4:00 p.m. -CSRB 5550 - Dr. Steven McIntire, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco - "Genetic analysis of Ethanol Sensitivity in C. elegans"

Wednesday, December 13, Psychiatry Research Seminar (1:15 - 2:30 p.m.) East Pavilion Auditorium, Dr. Anne Glowinski, ""Perspectives on Twins from the Missouri Female Adolescent Twin Study""

Thursday, December 14, Special Neuroscience Seminar - 12:00 noon - Rm 928 McDonnell Sci - Dr. Jay Brenman, University of California San Francisco - "Genetic analysis of neuronal dendrite morphogenesis in Drosophila"

Friday, December 15, Neuroscience Seminar - Student Organized -4:00 p.m., Cori Auditorium - Dr. Jeffrey Schall, Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University - "Neural selection and control of gaze" (host: Ben Palanca, palancab@medicine)

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Monday, December 18 -Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. John Olney, Department of Psychiatry - "To be Announced."

November, 2000


Wednesday, November 29, Psychiatry Research Seminar, 1:15p.m. East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Alison Goate, Department of Psychiatry - "Genetics of Late Onset Alzheimer's Disease" [NOTE: speaker previously listed as John Rohrbaugh]

Wednesday, November 29, The 17th Irwin Levy Lecture, 4:00 p.m., West Pavilion Auditorium, Dr. John Mazziotta, UCLA Brain Mapping Center, "Mapping the human brain: Basic science and clinical applications"

Thursday, November 30 - Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium -Dr. M. Rosario Hernandez "In vitro models of reactive astrocytes"

Friday, December 1, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Harold Burton, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Brain images of Braille reading in individuals with early and late onset blindness"

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Monday, December 4 - Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Laura Dugan, Department of Neurology- "To be Announced."

 

Tuesday, November 28, the Edwin F. Gildea Lecture, 9:00 a.m., Clopton Auditorium, Dr. Pierre Magistretti, Department of Physiologie, Univ Lausanne, "Cellular mechanisms of brain energy metabolism: Relevance for functional brain imaging"


Friday, November 24, - Anatomy & Neurobiology 4:00- No Seminar

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Monday, November 27, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Pierre Magistretti, McDonnell Visiting Scholar, Department of Physiologie, Univ Lausanne - "Mechanisms of neuron-glia metabolic signalling"
Tuesday, November 14, Special Neuroscience Seminar - 12:00 p, Rm 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Markus Ehrengruber, Department of Brain Research Institute, University of Zurich - "Viral gene transfer into the hippocampus: comparison of Semliki Forest virus, adenovirus, adeno-associated virus, and measles virus"

Tuesday, November 14, Anesthesiology Research Unit Seminar, 4:00 p, CSRB 5550 - Dr. Richard Hotchkiss, Department of Anesthesiology - "Prevention of lymphocyte apoptosis improves survival in sepsis"

Tuesday, November 14, WUCNS (Computational Neuroscience) Seminar - 4:00 p, 241 Compton (Hilltop) - Dr. Simon Giszter, Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy, Allegheny Univ - "TBA"

Wednesday, November 15, Special Neuroscience Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Henry Kennedy, Department of INSERM, Bron Cedex, Franc - "What is special about cortical development in the primate"

Wednesday, November 15, Psychiatry Research Seminar, 1:15p.m. East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Andrey Anokhin - Department of Psychiatry - "TBA"

Thursday, November 16, Special Neuroscience Seminar - 12:00 p, Rm 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. David Varey, Department of Vision, Touch and Hearing Research Center, University of Queensland, Australia. - "Direction selectivity in the retina"

Thursday, November 16, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. James Augsburger, University of Cincinatti Coll Med, "Fine needle aspiration biopsy of intraocular tumors"

Thursday, November 16, - "Vestibular Labyrinth in Health and Disease". Three-day symposium.
(program and more info at http://thalamus.wustl.edu/seminars/program.html)

Friday, November 17,
Neuroscience Seminar -4:00 p.m., Erlanger Auditorium - Dr. Richard Mooney, Department of Neurobiology, Duke University Medical Center - "Synaptic mechanisms of learned vocalizations: the genesis and function of multiple song representations in the songbird's brain"

Friday, November 17, - "Vestibular Labyrinth in Health and Disease". Three-day symposium.
(program and more info at http://thalamus.wustl.edu/seminars/program.html)

Saturday, November 18, Saturday Morning Neuroscience Seminar - 9:00 a.m. - Erlanger Auditorium - Dr. Paul Taghert, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Biological clocks: how does the clock signal timing information to the brain?" (ends the series)

Saturday, November 18, - "Vestibular Labyrinth in Health and Disease". Three-day symposium.
program.html(program and more info at http://thalamus.wustl.edu/seminars/program.html)

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Monday, November 20, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Steve Rothman, Department of Neurology - "TBA"

Wednesday, November 22, - Psychiatry Research 1:15- No Seminar
Wednesday, November 1, Anesthesiology Research Unit Seminar, 12:00 p, CSRB 5550 - Dr. Zhi-Qi Zhao, Department of Institute of Shanghai Physiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences - "The events in the strategic area of spinal pain pathways"

Thursday, November 4, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Usha Andley, Opthalmology & Visual Science, "Regulation of lens cell growth by crystallins"

Friday, November 3, Psychology Seminar - 4:00 p.m. Room 216A&B, Psychology Building (hilltop) - Dr. Mike Gazzaniga, Department of Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Dartmouth College - "The when, where and why of conscious experience"

Friday, November 3, - Anatomy & Neurobiology 4:00- No Seminar
Saturday, November 4, - Saturday morning Neuroscience - No Seminar

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Monday, November 6, - Neurology 12:00 - No Seminar

Wednesday, November 8, Psychiatry Research Seminar, 1:15p.m. East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Andrew Heath, Department of Psychiatry - "TBA"

Thursday, November 9 - Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Mae Gordon, The Ocular Hypertension Studies

Friday, November 10, - Anatomy & Neurobiology 4:00- No Seminar

Saturday, November 11, Saturday Morning Neuroscience Seminar - 9:00 a.m. - Erlanger Auditorium - Dr. Russ Van Gelder, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences - "Biological clocks: light entrainment, masking, and the cryptochromes"

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Monday, November 13, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. John McDonald, Department of Neurology - " Repair of the Injured Spinal Cord; Cell Replacement With Embryonic Stem Cells."

Monday, November 13, Physics Seminar - 4 pm in 241 Compton (Hilltop) - Dr. Larry Abbott, Brandeis University - "Timing, Causality, and Competition in the Activity-Dependent Modification of Neuronal Connections" (abstract & more info at http://thalamus.wustl.edu/seminars/abstract.html)

 October

Saturday, October 28, Saturday Morning Neuroscience Seminar - 9:00 a.m., Erlanger Auditorium -Dr. Erik Herzog, Biology, "Uncoupling circadian oscillators in a mammalian biological clock"

Monday, October 30, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. David Clifford Professor of Neurology, "Whither AIDS Dementia? Update 2000."

Wednesday, October 11, Psychiatry Research Seminar, 1:15p.m.) East Pavilion Auditorium - Yukitoshi Izumi and Steven Mennerick, "Studies of Ethanol Effects on Hippocampal Function in Situ and in Vitro"

Thursday, October 12, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, Cori Auditorium. Dr. Steven Bassnett, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences - "Cell maturation and RNA stability in the lens"

Friday, October 13, Neuroscience Seminar -4:00 p.m., Erlanger Auditorium - Dr. Jeffrey Hall, Department of Biology, Brandeis University - "Among the more interesting Drosophila behaviors are those that are fruitless - but just maybe they are on the verge of being understood"

Saturday, October 14, Saturday Morning Neuroscience Seminar - 9:00 a.m., Erlanger Auditorium -Dr. Jeffrey Hall, Department of Biology, Brandeis University - "Clock work and clockworks in the '90s: Circadian pacemakers emerging from the dark ages of chronobiology to see the light (and other Zeitgebers)"

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Monday, October 15, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium -Dr. Edward Dixon, University of Pittsburgh Medical School - "Chronic Neurotransmitter Responses to Traumatic Brain Inury."

Wednesday, October 18, Psychiatry Research Seminar, 1:15p.m.) East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Louis Muglia "Genetic Analysis of Adenylyl Cyclases in Behavior and Ethanol Sensitivity"

Friday, October 20, 9:00-5:00, Brown Hall (Biology) - The Viktor Hamburger Centenary Symposium, Speakers: Drs. Gar Allen, Anne Burke, Sean Carroll, Richard Harland, Eugene Johnson, Martin Raff, Cliff Tabin. For more info see http://www.biology.wustl.edu/dept/program.html.

Friday, October 20, - No Dept. Anatomy & Neurobiology Seminar.

Friday, October 20, Anesthesiology Research Unit Seminar, 4:00 p, CSRB 5550, Emmanuel Mignot, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, "Narcolepsy and Hypocretins (Orexins)"

Saturday, October 21, Saturday Morning Neuroscience Seminar - 9:00 a.m., Erlanger Auditorium -Dr. E. Mignot, Stanford University. TBA

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Monday, October 23, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium Dr. Jeff Neil - Pediatrics, Neurology, & Radiology "Application of Diffusion Tensor Imaging to Developing Human Brain"

Thursday, October 26, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, Cori Auditorium. Dr. David Gottlieb, Anatomy & Neurobiology - "The pathway from embryonic stem cells to neurons and glia"

Friday, October 27, CID Seminar - 12:00 Walsh Auditorium (9 McMillan) Dr. Nina Kraus, "Neurobiology of Speech Sound Perception and Learning.

Friday, October 27, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Randy Buckner, Department of Psychology - " Memory difficulties in the eldery: Insights from functional brain imaging"

Saturday, October 28, Saturday Morning Neuroscience Seminar - 9:00 a.m., Erlanger Auditorium -Dr. Erik Herzog, Biology, "Uncoupling circadian oscillators in a mammalian biological clock"

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Monday, October 30, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. David Clifford Professor of Neurology Washington University To Be Announced

 

Monday, October 2, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Jorge Ghiso, Ph.D. New York University "Familial British Dementia: An Alternative Model of Neurodegeneration"

Wednesday, October 4, 1:00-5:00, EPNEC - The William H. Danforth Scientific Symposium. Speakers include Drs. Gerald Fischbach, Phyllis Hanson, Randy Buckner, David Harris, William Peck, Mark Wrighton. See full program at thalamus.wustl.edu/seminars/danforth.html

Thursday, October 5, The Annual Erlanger-Gasser Lecture - 4:00 p, Moore Auditorium. Dr. Floyd Bloom, Scripps Research Institute - "Doing and publishing neuroscience in the 21st century"

Thursday, October 5, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, Cori Auditorium. Dr. Elene Frolova, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences - "Transcriptional regulation of the collagen a 1(I) gene during eye development

Friday, October 6, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Min Zhuo, Department of Anesthesiology - "Phantom limb pain: from pain to memory"

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Monday, October 9, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Mark Sands -- CANCELLED

Tuesday, September 26, Wash U. Pain Center Seminar, 4:00, CSRB 5550, Dr. Guosong Liu, Brain & Cognitive Science and Biology, Center for Learning and Memory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, "Functional maturation of newly formed CNS synapses"

Thursday, September 28, Vision Science Seminar - Cori Auditorium (location tentative) 5:00 p, Dr. Judy Ogilvie, Central Institute for the Deaf, TBA

Friday, September 29, 9:15 a.m., Clopton Auditorium - The 15th Philip R. Dodge Lecture; DR. CHRISTOPHER A. WALSH, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, "Scrambling, Doubling, and Disabling the Human Brain: Genes that Regulate the Development of the Cerebral Cortex"

Friday, September 29- Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 - Rm 928 McDonnell Sci - Dr. M. Rosario Hernandez - Ophthalmology, "Astrocytes in Optic Nerve Remodeling in Glaucomatous Neuropathy"

Monday, September 18, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium, Dr. Dennis Choi, Neurology, "Ionic Homeostasis and Neurodegeneration"

Thursday, September 21, Vision Science Seminar - Cori Auditorium (location tentative) 5:00 p, Dr. David Leib, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, "Herpes simplex periocular disease: Zosteriform spread from the inside out"

Friday, September 22- Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 - Rm 928 McDonnell Sci - Dr. Joel Price - Anatomy & Neurobiology. "Preclinical Alzheimer's Disease"

 

Monday, September 25 Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium, Dr. Mark Noble, University of Rochester, "New Developments in CNS Precursor Cell Biology: Development and Neoplasia"

Monday, September 25, Biology Department Seminar - 4:00 pm - Rebstock 322 (Hilltop Campus), Dr. Ron Hoy, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, Cornell University, "The Host is Toast: the Neuroethology of Acoustic Parasitism in Insects" (Host, Paul Stein)

Monday, June 5, Neuroscience/Neurology joint Seminar -12:00 noon, Cori Auditorium - Dr. Chris Ross, Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine - "Neurobiology of Huntington's disease and related disorders"

 

May, 2000

Monday, May 1, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, - No seminar

Tuesday, May 2, Special Neuroscience Seminar - 1:00, Rm 928 McDonnell Sci - Dr. Bruce Cumming , Oxford University - "The role of neurons in primate MT in stereopsis"

Friday, May 5, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, - No seminar

Monday, May 8, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Andrew Kornberg, Department of Pediatric Neurology, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia - "Muscular Dystrophy: Where we have been and where we are going"

Monday , May 8, Special Neuroscience Seminar - 4:00, Rm 928 McDonnell Sci - Dr. Chris DeZeeuw, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands - "What we can learn and cannot learn without cerebellar LTD (Long Term Depression)"

Tuesday, May 9, Anesthesiology Research Unit seminar - 4 p.m., CSRB 5550 - Dr. Anthony Auerbach, Department of Physiology & Biophysics, SUNY, Buffalo - "Mapping the conformational wave of acetylcholine receptor channel gating"

Thursday, May 11, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Drs. Kwant Kim & Samir Sayegh, Department of Ophthalmology - "Resident Research Presentation"

Friday, May 12, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Dwayne Simmons, Central Institute for the Deaf - "Pathways to the ear: developing a brain to ear connection!"

Monday, May 15, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Todd Golde, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL - "Are presenilins gamma-secretases"

Tuesday, May 16, Special Neuroscience Seminar - 12:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Dianne Pawluk, Johns Hopkins University - "Contact mechanics and tactile sensing of the hand"

Tuesday, May 16, Anesthesiology Research Unit seminar - 4 p.m., CSRB 5550 - Dr. Alex Evers, Department of Anesthesiology - "Anesthetic steroids: How many binding sites on the GABAA receptor?"

Thursday, May 18, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. J. William Harbour, Department of Ophthalmology - "The role of Rb in G1 phase and beyond"

Friday, May 19, Special Neuroscience Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. U.J. McMahan, Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University - "The architecture of active zone material and its role in synaptic transmission, as revealed by electron tomography"

Monday, May 22, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Joy Snider, Department of Neurology - "A role for molecular chaperones and the proteasome in neuronal injury"

Wednesday, May 24, The 44th Annual Robert J. Terry Lecture - 4:00, Moore Auditorium - Dr. Roger Tsien, University of California, San Diego - "Genetically encoded indicators of signal transduction and protein interaction"

Thursday, May 25, The 45th George Bishop Lecture, 4:00 p.m, Erlanger Auditorium - Dr. Stephen Heinemann, Salk Institute - "Genetic Dissection of Synaptic Transmission"

Thursday, May 25, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Patrick Stewart, Ophthalmology, "Cellular and cytokine responses during recurrent herpetic keratitis in mice"

Friday, May 26, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, - No seminar

Monday, May 29, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, - No seminar

Tuesday, May 30, Anesthesiology Research Unit seminar - 4 p.m., CSRB 5550 - Dr. Friedrich Dalman, Department of Anesthesiology - "TBA"

 

 

 

April, 2000

 

Monday, April 3, No Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminar

 

Tuesday, April 4, ADRC Seminar - 12:00, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Patrick Dolan, Department of Psychology - "Episodic recognition memory and heathy aging: Insight from an oppostion procedure"

 

Thursday, April 6, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Andrei Surguchov, Department of Ophthalmology - "On the crossroad of two avenues: cytoskeleton and synucleins"

 

Friday, April 7, Post-ARO Poster Lunch Session, April 7 from 11:00 - 1:00. CID old school building gymnasium (818 South Euclid). For more info. or to include a poster call 977-0278 or email suffman@cid.wustl.edu

 

Friday, April 7, Neuroscience Seminar -4:00 p.m., Cori Auditorium - Dr. Hollis Cline, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory - "Activity-dependent mechanisms controlling the development of visual system connections"

 

Saturday, April 8, CME Program, Myasthenia Gravis Symposium. 8:30-3:45, EPNEC - Speakers include: Drs. Robert Daroff, Daniel Drachman, Andrew Engel, Joel Cooper, Jeff Lichtman, Alan Pestronk, Joshua Sanes - NOTE: REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Call 362-6891 or register online: http://cme.wustl.edu

 

Monday, April 10, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Paul Matthews, Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain, Univ Oxford - "Exploring mechanisms of functional recovery from brain injury using fMRI"

 

Tuesday, April 11, ADRC Seminar - 12:00, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Ronald Demattos, Department of Neurology - "Beta amyloid chpaerone proteins: The role of CNS lipoporteins in beta amyloid metabolism and Alzheimer's disease"

 

Tuesday, April 11, WUCNS (Computational Neuroscience) Seminar - 4:00 p, 241 Compton (Hilltop) - Dr. Zoran Nenadic, Department of System Science & Mathematics - "Control of Arm Movements Using A Population of Neurons"

 

Tuesday, April 11, Anesthesiology Research Seminar - 4 p.m., CSRB 5550 - Dr. Jeff Balser, Department of Anesthesiology and Pharmacology, Vanderbilt Univ - "Local anesthetic molecular mechanisms and inherited cardiac arrhythmias"

 

Wednesday, April 12, 5:00 pm - Needleman Library (3907 So. Building) Neuroscience Student/Post-Doc Seminar - Shao-Pow Lin, Ackerman & Neil Labs - "MRI of Focal Ischemia"

 

Thursday, April 13, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Daniel Martin, Emory Eye Center, Emory Univ - "CMV retinitis in the age of HAART"

 

Friday, April 14, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Andreas Burkhalter, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Development of two-way circuits that link lower with higher cortical areas"

 

Monday, April 17, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Steve Potter, Department of Biology, California Institute of Technology - "Communication between cultured neurons and computers: The creation of a learning, behaving system in vitro"

 

 

Tuesday, April 18, ADRC Seminar - 12:00, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Eva Hurst, Department of Neurology - "Healthy brain aging and Alzheimer's disease in nonagenarians and centenarians"

 

Tuesday, April 18, Anesthesiology Research Seminar - 4 p.m., CSRB 5550 - Dr. Duke Warner, Department of Anesthesiology, Neurobiology, Surgery, Duke Univ - "Superoxide anion: Role in acute brain injury"

 

Wednesday, April 19, Anesthesiology Special Presentation -- 10:00 a.m. Cori Auditorium - Dr. Erwin Neher, Department of Max-Planck-Institut fur Biophys Chemie - "Inferring roles of SNARE proteins in exocytosis from fast kinetic measurements on adrenal chromaffin cells"

 

Thursday, April 20, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Peter Lukasiewicz, Department of Ophthalmology - "Synaptic events that shape the retinal output"

 

Friday, April 21, Cell Biology & Physiology Seminar - 12:00 noon, 426 McDonnell Sci Bldg - Dr. Colin Nichols, Department of Cell Biology - "K+ channels - something for cell biology?"

 

Friday, April 21, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Karen O'Malley, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Mechanisms of neuronal death in dopaminergic systems"

 

Monday, April 24, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Alan Pearlman, Department of Neurology - "Multiple modes of neuronal migration in developing cerebral cortex"

 

Tuesday, April 25, ADRC Seminar - 12:00, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Michael Cortese, Department of Psychology - "Alzheimer's type on the ability to spell short words"

 

Tuesday, April 25, Anesthesiology Research Unit seminar - 4 p.m., CSRB 5550 - Dr. Vesna Jevtovic-Todorovic, Department of Neurology and Psychiatry - "Cerebrocortical damage induced by common anesthetic agents when used in combination"

 

Wednesday, April 26, 5:00 pm - Needleman Library (3907 So. Building) Neuroscience Student/Post-Doc Seminar - Charles Harris, Johnson Lab - "The Role of the Stress Kinase Pathway in Neuronal Survival, Metabolism, and Gene Expression"

 

Thursday, April 27, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Alan Shiels, Department of Ophthalmology - "Mapping and modeling cataract mutations"

 

Friday, April 28, CID Seminar, 12:00 p, Walsh Auditorium (9th fl McMillan Hosp) - Dr. Richard Hallworth, Department of Otolaryngology, Univ Texas Health Sci Ctr - "The impedance of the outer hair cell - a new second filter?"

 

Friday, April 28, Cell Biology & Physiology Seminar - 12:00 noon, 426 McDonnell Sci Bldg - Dr. Mike Nonet, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Molecular genetic analysis of synaptic transmissions in C elegans"

 

Friday, April 28, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Richard Bischoff, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Activation, Proliferation, and Migration of Muscle Stem Cells"

 

 

Thursday, March 2, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Russell Van Gelder, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences - "A non-visual ocular phototransduction pathway: Cryptochromes and immune privilege"

Friday, March 3, CID Research Seminar - 12:00 noon - Rm 310, CID School Building - Dr. Ebenezer Yamoah, Department of Neurobiology, University of Cincinnati - "Mechanisms for transcellular calcium movements in hair cells: Lessons learned from studies of hair-cell calcium channels and plasma membrane calcium ATPases"

Friday, March 3, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - No seminar,

Monday, March 6, Neuroscienc/ Neurology joint Seminar - No seminar -TO BE RE-SCHEDULED (Dr. Chris Ross)

Monday March 6 12:00 Noon - 3907 South Building Dept. of Molecular Biology & Pharmacology; Dr. Pasko Rakic, Yale Univ., "Neurogenetics of Cortical Development"

Tuesday, March 7, Department of Biology Neuroscience Faculty Search Candidate Seminar Series - 4:00 p.m. - Rebstock 322 (Hilltop) - Dr. Niraj Desai, Department of Biology, Brandeis University"Homeostatic plasticity of neocortical neurons"(Paul Stein, host, 935-6824)

Thursday, March 9, Department of Biology Neuroscience Faculty Search Candidate Seminar Series - 4:00 p.m. - Rebstock 215 (Hilltop) - Dr. Katharine Liu, Department of Neurobiology & Behavior, SUNY Stony Brook - "Optical studies of the neuronal basis of behavior in zebrafish" (Paul Stein, host, 935-6824)"

Thursday, March 9, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. David Hicks, Department of Cellular & Molecular Retinal Pathology, INSERM - "In vivo and in vitro studies of retinal neurodegeneration, growth factor function and excitotoxity"

Friday, March 10, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Arthur Loewy, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Functional networks of the CNS sympathetic system identified by trans-synaptic viral tracing"

Monday, March 13, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Anne Cross, Department of Neurology - "Evidence for involvement of nitrogen free radicals in demyelinating diseases"

Monday, March 13, Department of Biology Neuroscience Faculty Search Candidate Seminar Series - 4:00 p.m. - Rebstock 322 (Hilltop) - Dr. Erik Herzog, Department of Biology, University of Virginia - "Circadian period determination in a mammalian circadian pacemaker" (Paul Stein, host, 935-6824)

Tuesday, March 14, WUCNS (Computational Neuroscience) Seminar - 4:00 p, 241 Compton (Hilltop) - Dr. Carson C. Chow , Department of Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh - "Self-sustaining activity in a network of spiking neurons"

Tuesday, March 14, Special Anesthesiology Research Unit seminar - 4 p.m., Rm. 928, McDonnell Science - Dr. Amy MacDermott, Department of Physiology & Cellular Biophys., Columbia University - "Nociceptors, glutamate and nociceptive signaling in the spinal cord dorsal horn"

Wednesday, March 15, Neural Engineering Seminar, Sponsored by the Department of Biomedical Engineering, 12:00, Rm. 928 McDonnell Science. Dr. Anders Dale, MGH-NMR Center, Harvard. "Dynamic imaging of brain activity using fMRI, MEG, and EEG"

Wednesday, March 15, Department of Biology Neuroscience Faculty Search Candidate Seminar Series - 4:00 p.m. - Rebstock 322 (Hilltop) - Dr. Peter Kloppenburg, Department of Neurobiology & Behavior, Cornell University - "Aminergic modulation of a small neuronal network: Cellular mechanisms and behavioral consequences" (Paul Stein, host, 935-6824)

Thursday, March 16-- The 23rd Annual James L O'Leary Prize Competition for Outstanding Research in Neuroscience, 1:00-4:00, Rm 928 McDonnell Sci. Bldg. 1:00-2:15: Julie Lotharius, Krista Moulder, Jeff Mumm, Anneliese Schaefer, Wai Wong. 2:30-4:00: Aiying Xiao, Malu Tansey, William Ray, Joseph Koster, Michael Howard

Thursday, March 16, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. David Beebe, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences - "Last nail in the coffin: Transcripts expressed late in lens fiber cell differentiation"

Friday, March 17, ALzheim'ers Disease Research Center Seminar - 2:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Robert Vassar, Amgen, Inc. - "Beta-secretase cleavage byt he aspartic protease BACE: Therapeutic implications for Alzheimer's disease"

Friday, March 17, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Joe Henry Steinbach, Department of Anesthesiology - "Block and potentiation of glycine receptors"

Monday, March 20, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Lawrence Sherman, Department of Cell Biology & Anatomy, University of Cincinnati - "Multiple roles for CD44 in peripheral nerve development and injury"

Tuesday, March 21, Anesthesiology Research Unit seminar - 4 p.m., CSRB 5550 - Dr. Kevin Gillis, Department of Electrical Engineering/Physiology, University of Missouri, Columbia - "How protein kinases modulate exocytosis (and how sometimes they don't)"

Wednesday, March 22, Neuroscience Student/Post-Doc Seminar, 5:00 pm - Needleman Library (3907 So. Building), Dr. JULIA STOWELL, Craig Lab, "Axonal-Dendritic Targeting of Metabotropic Glutamate Receptors in Cultured Hippocampal Neurons"

Thursday, March 23, The Department of Anesthesiology presents the C.R. Stephen Lecture -4:00 p.m. Eric P. Newman Education Center - Dr. Allan Basbaum , Department of Anatomy, University of California, San Francisco - "The neurochemistry of acute and persistent pain"

Thursday, March 23, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Cynthia Ricard, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences - "Myocilin/TIGR in the optic nerve head: Could it play a role in glaucoma?"

Friday, March 24, CID Research Seminar, 12:00, Walsh Auditorium, 9th fl McMillan Hosp, - Dr. Mark Sands, Internal Medicine & Genetics, "Characterization and Correction of the Auditory, Visual and Behavioral Defects in a Murine Model of a Lysosomal Storage Disease"

Friday, March 24, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Nancy Baenziger, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "The Big Chill: New Insights into Aberrant Signal Transduction Mechanisms in Alzheimer's Disease"

Monday, March 27, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. David Holtzman, Department of Neurology - "Amyloid-beta metabolism: Role of apolipoproteins and the blood-brain-barrier"

Monday, March 27 - PNP Seminar - 12 noon - 1.30 pm, East Building, 2nd Floor, Large Conference Room (2311), Dr. Marcus Raichle, Department of Neurology, "Some thoughts about road rage"

Tuesday, March 28, WUCNS (Computational Neuroscience) Seminar - 4:00 p, 241 Compton (Hilltop) - Dr. Stefano Soatto, Department of Electrical Engineering - "TBA"

Tuesday, March 28, Anesthesiology Research Unit seminar - 4 p.m., CSRB 5550 - Dr. Colin Nichols, Department of Cell Biology & Physiology - "Molecular mechanisms of KATP channel activity"

 

Tuesday, February 1, Anesthesiology Research Unit seminar - 4 p.m., CSRB 5550 - Dr. John Olney, Department of Psychiatry - "Properties of general anesthetics in infancy vs. adulthood"

 

Thursday February 3, Special Neuroscience Seminar - 4:00 pm, Rm 928 McDonnel - Dr. Thomas Misgeld, Max-Planck-Institute for Neurobiology in Martinsried "Regulation of Antigen-Presentation in the Brain: A new Role for Neurotrophins?" (host: Jeff Lichtman)

 

Friday, February 4, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - Dr. Mike Nonet, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Green eggs and SAM: tales of synaptogenesis in a simple organism"

 

Saturday, February 5 - No seminar

 

Monday, February 7, Neuroscience/Neurology Joint Seminar -12:00 noon, Cori Auditorium - Dr. Mike Merzenich, Department of Otolaryngology/Physiology, Univ California, San Francisco - "Brain plasticity paralleling learning; origins of variations in performance ability"

 

Thursday, February 10, The 23rd Annual Mildred Trotter Lecture - 4:00, Cori - Dr. Janet Rossant, Program in Development & Fetal Health, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital - "Signalling pathways in the early mouse embryo"

 

Thursday, February 10, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Susan Yang and Blake Cooper. Resident Research Presentations, Department of Ophthalmology.

 

Friday, February 11, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Chris Lingle, Department of Anesthesiology - "Inactivation mechanisms of Ca2+ and voltage-dependent BK-type K+ channels"

 

Friday, February 11, CID Research Seminar - 12:00 noon - Rm 310, CID School Building - Dr. Anthony Hogan, School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Sydney, Australia. - "Implant outcomes - Measuring the impact of cochlear implants in the lives of deafened adults"

 

Saturday, February 12 - NO SEMINAR

Monday, February 14, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Laura Dugan, Department of Neurology - "Are astrocytes silent partners in ischemic brain injury?"

Wednesday, February 16, Department of Biology Faculty Search Candidate Seminar Series - 4:00 p.m. - Rebstock 215 (Hilltop) - Dr. Neal Hessler, Department of Physiology, University of California, San Francisco "The Role of Learning-Related Neural Circuits in Adult Songbirds" (host: Paul Stein)

 

Thursday, February 17, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Nalini Bora, Department of Ophthalmology - "Complement regulation and intraocular inflammation"

 

Friday, February 18, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Tom Woolsey, Department of Neurosurgery - "Blood flow to barrels"

 

 

Saturday, February 19, Saturday Morning Neuroscience Seminar - 9:00 a.m. - Cori Auditorium - Dr. David Dickman, Central Institute for the Deaf - SERIES: SPATIAL PROCESSING IN THE BRAIN "Detection and encoding of directional movement by primary afferents and vestibular central neurons"

 

Monday, February 21, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Kel Yamada, Department of Neurology - "Presynaptic modulation of autaptic currents in hippocampal neurons."

Tuesday, February 22, The Edwin F. Gildea Lecture. 9:00 a.m. - Clopton Auditorium. - Dr. Joseph S. Takahashi, Department of Northwestern University - "Molecular genetics of circadian clocks in mammals"

 

Tuesday, February 22, Special Neuroscience Seminar - 12:00 p.m., Rm 928 McDonnell Science. Dr. Shawn Burgess, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, "Insertional mutagenesis in zebrafish and the genetic analysis of

ear development"

 

Tuesday, February 22, Anesthesiology Research Unit seminar - 4 p.m., CSRB 5550 - Dr. George Gokel, Department of Molecular Biology and Pharmacology - "Designed, synthetic organic compounds that function as non-rectifying sodium channels in phospholipid bilayers"

 

Wednesday, February 23, Neural Engineering Seminar, Sponsored by the Department of Biomedical Engineering, 12:00, Rm. 928 McDonnell Science. Dr. Peter Steinmetz, California Institute of Technology., "Attention Modulates Synchronized Neuronal Firing in Primate Somatosensory Cortex"

 

Thursday, February 24, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Adrian Glaser, Department of School of Optometry, University of Houston - "Physiological optics of accommodation and presbyopia in humans and monkeys"

 

Friday, February 25, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Charlie Anderson, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Neural Engineering: A guide for constructing neural circuits"

 

Saturday, February26 - To be announced

 

Monday, February 28, - Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Margaret Fahnestock, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada - "The role of neurotrophic factors in kindling and kindling-induced neuronal sprouting"

 

Tuesday, February 29th, Anesthesiology Research Seminar - 4:00 p.m. CSRB Rm. 5550 - Dr. Chris Lingle, Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, "Mechanisms of BK channel inactivation: unshackled from the ball and chain?"

 

January, 2000

Thursday, January 6, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Shiming Chen, Department of Ophthalmology - "Functional analysis of mutations in the Cone-Rod-Homeobox (CRX)"

Friday, January 7, Cell Biology & Physiology Seminar - 12:00 noon, 426 McDonnell Sci Bldg - Dr. Roberto Malinow, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory - "Molecular mechanisms of central synaptic plasticity"

Friday, January 7, Special Seminar - 2:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Ken Tova, Vollum Institute - "The developmental dynamics of postsynaptic NMDA receptors"

Friday, January 7, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Josh Sanes, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Synapse formation: studies with mutant and fluorescent mice."

Saturday, January 8, Saturday Morning Neuroscience Seminar - 9:00 a.m. - Cori Auditorium - Dr. Dora Angelaki, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - SERIES: SPATIAL PROCESSING IN THE BRAIN. "Coding of movement in inertial space: Compuational problems and neuronal strategies"

Monday, January 10, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. David Gutmann, Department of Neurology - "Mouse models for human brain tumors"

Tuesday, January 11, Anesthesiology Research Unit seminar - 4 p.m., CSRB 5550 - Dr. Cheryl Stucky, Department of Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy, Medical College of Wisconsin - "Cellular physiology of two nociceptive systems"

Thursday, January 13, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Timothy Kern, Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve - "New insights into the pathogenesis of diabetic retinopathy"

Friday, January 14, Cell Biology & Physiology Seminar - 12:00 noon, 426 McDonnell Sci Bldg - Dr. Raphael Kopan, Department of Molecular Biology & Pharmacology - "The NEXT step in Notch signal transduction: A proteolytic cascade converts a transmembrane receptor to a transcription factor"

Friday, January 14, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Jonathan Mink, Department of Neurology - "Basal ganglia circuits and motor control"

Saturday, January 15, Saturday Morning Neuroscience Seminar - 9:00 a.m. - Cori Auditorium - Dr. David Dickman, Central Institute for the Deaf - SERIES: SPATIAL PROCESSING IN THE BRAIN. "Detection and encoding of directional movement by primary afferents and vestibular central neurons"

Monday, January 17, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars -No seminar (Holiday)

Tuesday, January 18, Anesthesiology Research Unit seminar - 4 p.m., CSRB 5550 - Dr. Ling-Gang Wu, Department of Anesthesiology - "Cellular mechanisms of short-term synaptic depression"

Wednesday, January 19, Physics Seminar - 3:45 p. m., Hilltop - Crow 204. Dr. Ralf Wessell, Department of Physics, University of Californiat San Diego - "Brains: Biophysical gadgets for computation"

Thursday, January 20, Seminar in Neural Engineering, Sponsored by the Department of Biomedical Engineering - 12:00 noon, Rm 928 McDonnell Science Bldg. - Dr. Krishna Shenoy, Department of Biology, California Institute of Technology - " Toward prosthetic systems controlled by parietal cortex: From neuroscience to neuroengineering"

Thursday, January 20, Science andSociety seminar 4:00 pm - Cori Auditorium - Dr. Roddy Roediger, Department of Psychology, "The Fragility of memory: Public policy implications"

Thursday, January 20, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium -TBA,

Friday, January 21, Neuroscience Seminar -4:00 p.m., Cori Auditorium - Dr. Earl Miller, Brain & Cognitive Neuroscience, MIT - "Prefrontal cortex and the neural basis of cognition"

Saturday, January 22, Saturday Morning Neuroscience Seminar - 9:00 a.m. - Cori Auditorium - Dr. Richard Abrams, Department of Psychology - SERIES: SPATIAL PROCESSING IN THE BRAIN. "Beyond space: Space and object-based allocation of attention"

Saturday, January 22nd, Special Presentation -- Anesthesiology Research Seminar -- 9:30 a.m. CSRB Rm. 5550. Dr. Ling-Gang Wu, Department of Anesthesiology. "Imaging synaptic vesicles in brain slices"

 

Monday, January 24, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Shan Ping Yu, Department of Neurology - " Regulation of NMDA receptor mediated potassium efflux"

Tuesday, January 25, Anesthesiology Research Unit seminar - 4 p.m., CSRB 5550 - Dr. Carl Romano, Department of Ophthalmology - "Structural and functional studies of metabotropic glutamate receptor 5"

Wednesday, January 26, Special Neuroscience Seminar - 12:00 noon - Rm 928 McDonnell Sci - Dr. Su Guo, Genentech - "Extrinsic and intrinsic mechanisms that control neuronal identity and diversity in zebrafish"

Thursday, January 27, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Ignacio Provencio, Department of Anatomy, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda- " Melanopsin: A candidate circadian photopigment"

Friday, January 28, CID Research Seminar - 12:00 noon - Rm 310, CID School Building - Dr. Carolyn Brown, Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, University of Iowa. - "Electrically evoked whole nerve action potentials: From the lab to the clinic"

Friday, January 28, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Jim Cheverud, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Mapping genes affecting body size and obesity in mice"

Saturday, January 29, Saturday Morning Neuroscience Seminar - 9:00 a.m. - Cori Auditorium - Dr. Jonathan Mink, Department of Neurology - SERIES: SPATIAL PROCESSING IN THE BRAIN. "Moving to remembered locations in space: The role of basal ganglia and frontal lobe circuits"

Friday, January 28, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Jim Cheverud, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Mapping genes affecting body size and obesity in mice"

Saturday, January 29, Saturday Morning Neuroscience Seminar - 9:00 a.m. - Cori Auditorium - Dr. Jonathan Mink, Department of Neurology - SERIES: SPATIAL PROCESSING IN THE BRAIN. "Moving to remembered locations in space: The role of basal ganglia and frontal lobe circuits"

Monday, January 31, Developmental Neurobiology Seminar - 12:00 noon - Cori Auditorium - Dr. Marianne Bronner-Fraser, Biology, California Institute of Technology - " To be or not to be neural crest"

Monday, January 31, Special Neuroscience Seminar - 4:00 p.m.- Rm 928 McDonnell Sci - Dr. Pamela England, Department of Molecular &Cellular Physiology, Stanford University - "Part I: Identifying conformational changes underlying ion channel gating. Part II: Probing the role of kinases in synaptic plasticity"

 

1999

December, 1999

Wednesday, December 1, Philiosophy/Neuroscience/Psychology Seminar - 12:00 p. - East Building, 2nd floor, Rm 2311 - Dr. Steve Petersen, Department of Neurology - "Some thoughts about neural representations, and their impact (or lack of impact) on cognitive science"

Thursday, December 2, Departments of Anatomy & Neurobiology and Radiology Joint Seminar - 12:00 p. - East Building, 2nd floor, Room 2311 - Dr. Dave McGonigle, Wellcome Department of Cognitive Neurology, University College London. - "3b or not 3b?: Somatosensory studies in fMRI"

Thursday, December 2, The Third Annual David M. Kipnis Lecture - 4:00 p.m., Cori Auditorium - Dr. Cynthia Kenyon, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, UCSF - "Genes and cells that regulate the aging of C. elegans"

Thursday, December 2, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. M. Rosario Hernandez, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences - "What damages the optic nerve head in glaucoma?"

Friday, December 3, PNP Works in Progress Seminar - 3:30, Rm 215A Psychology Bldg. (Hilltop) - Dr. Chris Eliasmith, Department of Philosophy - "Theories of mental content and theories of physical cause"

Friday, December 3, NO SEMINAR - Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar (previously scheduled seminar to be rescheduled)

Saturday, December 4, Saturday Morning Neuroscience Seminar - 9:00 a.m. - Cori Auditorium - Dr. John Kalaska, University of Montreal - SERIES: SPATIAL PROCESSING IN THE BRAIN. "Cerebral cortical neuronal correlates of different putative stages in the planning of visually-guided reaching movements"

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Monday, December 6, Neuroscience/Neurology joint Seminar -12:00 noon, Cori Auditorium - Dr. Howard Eichenbaum, Department of Psychology, Boston University - "The hippocampus and mechanisms of declarative memory"

Tuesday, December 7, Special Neuroscience Seminar - 12:00 p.m., Rm 928 McDonnell Sci - Dr. Brian Corneil, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario - "Performance of the gaze shifting system in human and non- human primates"

Tuesday, December 7, Anesthesiology Research Seminar - 4:00 p.m. CSRB, Rm.5550 - Dr. Steve Sine, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Mayo Foundation - "Acetylcholine receptor structure and function: Insights from a-conotoxins, human mutations and high resolution single channel recording"

Wednesday, December 8, Neuroscience Student Post-Doc Seminar* - 5:00 p.m., 426 McDonnell Science Amanda Myers (Goate lab), "The genetics of late onset Alzheimer Disease- There's L.O.A.Ds of work to be done" (*note: no faculty, please)

Thursday, December 9, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Robert Duvoisin, Department of Ophthalmology, Cornell University Medical College - "Does lipoxygenase play a role in organelle degradation in the eye lens?"

Friday, December 10, Cell Biology & Physiology Departmental Seminar - 12:00 noon, Rm 426 McDonnell Sci - Dr. Ann Marie Craig, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Synapse assembly and glutamate receptor targeting in hippocampal neurons"

Friday, December 10, CID Seminar - 12:00 noon, CID School Bldg. (Rm 310) - Dr. Allen Ryan, Department of Surgery, UC-San Diego & VAMC - Otolaryngology & Neurosciences. "Hair Cell Loss and Replacement: Lessons from a GFP Transgenic Mouse."

Friday, December 10, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Mark Goldberg, Department of Neurology - "What do we know about white matter ischemia?"

Saturday, December 11, Saturday Morning Neuroscience Seminar - SEMINAR CANCELLED - to be re-scheduled.

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Monday, December 13, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - SEMINAR CANCELLED

Tuesday, December 14, WUCNS (Computational Neuroscience) Seminar - 4:00 p, 241 Compton (Hilltop) - Dr. Todd Braver, Department of Psychology - "Mechanisms of cognitive control: A neurocomputational model"

Tuesday, December 14, Anesthesiology Research Seminar - 4:00 p.m. Special Location: McDonnell Science, Rm. 928 - Dr. Jonathan Cohen, Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School - "Mapping anesthetic sites in the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor"

Thursday, December 16 - Neuroscience Thesis Defense (Sanes lab)- 9:30 a.m., Rm 426 McDonnell Science - Ms. Heather Zhou - "The mechanism of action of agrin"

Thursday, December 16 - Genetics Seminar - - Dr. Nancy Hopkins-- CANCELLED

Thursday, December 16, Academic Women's Network seminar - Dr. Nancy Hopkins-- CANCELLED

Thursday, December 16, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. J. Mark Petrash, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences - "Small heat shock proteins in the eye"

Friday, December 17, Cell Biology & Physiology Departmental Seminar - 12:00 noon, Rm 426 McDonnell Sci - Dr. Charles Zorumski, Department of Psychiatry - "Glial contributions to excitatory synaptic transmission in the hippocampus"

Friday, December 17 - Special Neuroscience Seminar - 2:00 pm, Rm 928 McDonnell Science - Dr. Kouichi Iwasaki, Laboratory of Molecular Neuroiology, Ibaraki, JAPAN - "Synaptic transmission and the defecation behavior in C. elegans"

Friday, December 17, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - No seminar

Saturday, December 18, Saturday Morning Neuroscience Seminar - 9:00 a.m. - Cori Auditorium - Dr. W. Thomas Thach, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - SERIES: SPATIAL PROCESSING IN THE BRAIN. " Moving to visual targets: Where does the cerebellum fit in?"

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Monday, December 20, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Joel Perlmutter, Department of Neurology - "Pathophysiology of Dystonia"

 

 

November, 1999

Monday, November 1, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Charles Zorumski, Dept. Psychiatry - "Glial glutamate uptake and excitatory synaptic transmission"

Monday, November 1, Philosophy/Neuroscience/Psychology Seminar - 12:00 noon, East Building, Room 2311 - Dr. Randy Buckner, Dept. Psychology - "Why must we forget?"

Tuesday, November 2, ADRC Seminar - 2nd Floor McMillan Rm 203 - 12:00 - 1:00 PM Joanne Norton, MSN, RN, Dept. Neurology - "Developing a genetic testing protocol for dementia"

Tuesday, November 2, Anesthesiology Research Unit seminar - 4 p.m., CSRB 5550 - Dr. Min Zhuo, Dept. Anesthesiology - "Memory of pain in the hippocampus"

Thursday, November 4, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Morten D. la Cour, Dept. Ophthalmology, University of Copenhagen - "REP cell culture and transplantation in pig"

Friday, November 5, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Maurizio Corbetta, Dept. Neurology - "Dissociation of expectations from attentional modulations in the human brain"

Saturday, November 6, Saturday Morning Neuroscience Seminar - 9:00 a.m. - Cori Auditorium - Dr. Greg DeAngelis, Dept. Anatomy & Neurobiology - SERIES: SPATIAL PROCESSING IN THE BRAIN. "Visual perception of 3D space: From neurons to behavior"

Monday, November 8, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Phil Waite, Dept. Neurology (Visiting Assoc Prof - Univ New South Wales) - "Wiring up the whiskers: Glutamate and GABA"

Tuesday, November 9, ADRC Seminar - 2nd Floor McMillan Rm 203 - 12:00 - 1:00 PM - Dr. Jennifer Manly, Dept. Neurology, Columbia University CPS - "Cognitive test performance of african African American elders"

Tuesday, November 9, Anesthesiology Research Unit seminar - 4 p.m., CSRB 5550 - Dr. Dave Manning, Dept. Pharmacology, University of Pennsylvania - "Evaluation of receptor-G protein interactions directly in heterologous systems: Edg receptor transduction"

Thursday, November 11, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Benjamin Reese, Dept. Biopsychology, Neuroscience Research Institute, University of California - "Clonal expansion and cellular dispersion in the developing retina: Implications for retinal mosaic formation"

Friday, November 12, The Philip Dodge Lecture - 9:15 a.m., Clopton Auditorium. - Dr. Huda Zoghbi, Dept. Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine - "Breaking down SCA1 pathogenesis : A role for the ubiquitin-proteasome pathway in neurodegeneration"

Saturday, November 13, Saturday Morning Neuroscience Seminar - 9:00 a.m. - Cori Auditorium - - SERIES: SPATIAL PROCESSING IN THE BRAIN - Dr. Larry Snyder, Dept. Anatomy & Neurobiology "Coding of space and planned movements in the parietal cortex"

Monday, November 15, Neuroscience/Neurology joint Seminar -12:00 noon, Cori Auditorium - Dr. David Bredt, Dept. Physiology, Univ California, San Francisco - "Synaptic signaling regulated by PDZ proteins"

Tuesday, November 16, ADRC Seminar - 2nd Floor McMillan Rm 203 - 12:00 - 1:00 PM - Dr. Eugene Rubin, Dept. Psychiatry - "Depressions and DAT"

Tuesday, November 16, WUCNS (Computational Neuroscience) Seminar - 4:00 p, 241 Compton (Hilltop) - Dr. Greg DeAngelis, Dept. Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Read-out of sensory maps in the brain: When a neuron speaks but isn't heard"

Tuesday, November 16, Anesthesiology Research Unit seminar - 4 p.m., CSRB 5550 - Dr. Mike Crowder, Dept. Anesthesiology - "Mechanisms of anesthesia in C. elegans SNARES, K+ channels, and G proteins"

Thursday, November 18, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Douglas Johnson, Dept. Ophthalmology, Mayo Medical School - "Glaucoma: Designer genes?"

Friday, November 19, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Jane Phillips-Conroy, Dept. Anatomy & Neurobiology - "More different than we thought: Long-term, multidisciplinary studies of the Ethiopian baboon hybrid zone"

Saturday, November 20, Saturday Morning Neuroscience Seminar - 9:00 a.m. - Cori Auditorium - - SERIES: SPATIAL PROCESSING IN THE BRAIN Dr. Steve Highstein, Dept. Otolaryngology, "A precise and well defined role for the cerebellum in the controlof eye movements

Monday, November 22, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Eugene Johnson, Dept. Neurology - "Structure/function studies of GDNF-family ligands and co-receptors"

Tuesday, November 23, ADRC Seminar - 2nd Floor McMillan Rm 203 - 12:00 - 1:00 PM - Dr. Rebecca Dresser, J.D., Dept. Law & Ethics in Medicine - "Advance directives in dementia research: Ethical and practical issues"

Wednesday, November 24, Psychiatry Weekly Research Seminar - 1:15 p.m., East Pavilion Auditorium, Dr. Mark E. Bardgett, "Neuroanatomical and neurochemical modulation of conditional fear".

Friday, November 26, No Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar

Saturday, November 27, No Saturday Morning Neuroscience Seminar -

November 30th 4:00 Cori Auditorium Science and Society seminar series

Rebecca Dresser Professor of Law and Ethics in Medicine "What Is a Fair

Allocation of Government Funds for Biomedical Research?"

Monday, November 29, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Mark Jacquin, Dept. Neurology - "Apoptotic and necrotic consequences of spinal cord injury"

Tuesday, November 30, WUCNS (Computational Neuroscience) Seminar - 4:00 p, 241 Compton (Hilltop) - Dr. Yutaka Hirata, Dept. Otolaryngology - TBA

Tuesday, November 30, Anesthesiology Research Unit seminar - 4 p.m., CSRB 5550 - Dr. Weinong Guo, Dept. Molecular Biology & Pharmacology - "Molecular basis of transient outward K+ current diversity in mammalian cardiac myocytes"

Friday, October 1, CID Research Seminar - 12:00 pm - CID School building (818 S. Euclid) Room 310 - Dr. Constantine Trahiotis , Department of Neuroscience and Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center - "The use of internal delays in binaural detection"

Friday, October 1, -No Anatomy & Neurobiology Seminar

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Monday, October 4, Neuroscience/Neurology joint Seminar -12:00 noon, Cori Auditorium - Dr. Catherine Dulac, Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology, Harvard University - "Processing of pheromone sensory signals in the mammalian brain"

Monday, October 4, Neuroscience Thesis Defense - 3:00 pm - Rm 928 McDonnell Sci - Dr. Brad Greger, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Neural firing in the posterior lateral cerebellum is correlated with gaze-reach adaptation"

Tuesday, October 5, WUCNS (Computational Neuroscience) Seminar - 4:00 p, 241 Compton (Hilltop) - Dr. John Maunsell, Department of Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine - "Effects of attention on sensory responses in visual cerebral cortex"

Thursday, October 7, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Usha Andley, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences - "Gene transfer and knockout models to investigate alpha-crystallin function"

Friday, October 8, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Tom Thach, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Memory and the cerebellum: What is learned? Where is it stored?"

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Monday, October 11, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Randy Buckner, Department of Psychology - "Functional brain imaging of memory in younger and older adults"

Thursday, October 14, Science and Society Seminar - 4:00p, Cori Auditorium - Dr. Ruth Fischbach, National Institutes of Health - "An academician's view of what the NIH can do for you: The outsider steps inside"

Friday, October 15, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Jeff Lichtman, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - " Viewing synaptic competition in new ways"

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Monday, October 18, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. John Burns, "TBA"CANCELLED

Wednesday, October 20, State of the Medical School Address- 4:30 pm., Eric P. Newman Educational Center - Dr. William Peck, Dean and Executive Vice Chancellor, School of Medicine.

Thursday, October 21, Anatomy & Neurobiology/WUCNS/Anesthesiology Joint Seminar - 12:00 noon, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Allan Gottschalk, Department of Anesthesia, University of Pennsylvania - "Information, spikes, and connectivity: Striking a balance in early visual processing"

Thursday, October 21, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Timothy Fleming, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences - "Exogenous delivery of a transforming protein to mediate corneal endothelial cell regeneration"

Friday, October 22 - No Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar -

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Monday, October 25, - No Neurology Seminar

Thursday, October 28, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Mae Gordon, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences - "Investigator bias: Prevalence and cure?"

Friday, October 29 - No Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar

September, 1999

 

Thursday, September 30, 1999 - 1:00-530 - EP Newman Educ Center
WILLIAM H. DANFORTH SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM: Medicine at the Millenium
1:00 - Introductory Comments - W. Peck
1:05 - Checkpoint Control in Normal & Cancer Cell Cycles - H. Piwnica-Worms
1:45 - Questions
1:55 - Developing New Drugs for Malaria - D. Goldberg
2:35 - Questions
2:45 - Break
3:05 - Changes for the Better: Studies of Memory and Functional Recovery
3:45 - Questions
3:55 - Current Status of Lung Transplantation
4:35 - Questions
4:45 - Closing - M. Wrighton
5:05 - Reception

Thursday, September 30, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Steven Bassnett, Department of Ophthalmology- "Cell-to-cell communication in the lens"

 Thursday, September 16, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Raj Patil, Department of - "Contribution of Aquaporin-1 in aqueous iflow and outflow"

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Thursday, September 23, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. David Leib, Department of Ophthalmology - "Transgenic and knockout mice to elucidate herpesvirus pathogenesis"

Friday, September 24 - CID Research Seminar - 12:00 pm - CID School building (818 S. Euclid) Room 310 Dr. Ann Bradlow, Department of Linguistics, Northwestern University - "Speech perception and spoken word recognition by normal and 'special' populations: Talker-, item-, and listener-related factors"

Friday, September 24, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Yi Rao, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Molecular guidance of cell migration in the nervous system"

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Monday, September 27, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Richard O'Brien, Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins Hospital - " "The molecular basis for excitatory synapse formation in the central nervous system."

Tuesday, September 28 - Special Seminar - 11:00 a.m. CSRB Rm. 5550 Matthew Krasowski (MD/Ph.D. student; University of Chicago) "Contrasting effects of volatile anesthetics and convulsants at inhibitory ligand-gated ion channels"

Tuesday, September 28, Anesthesiology Research Unit seminar - 4 p.m., CSRB 5550 - Dr. Dr. Ted Cicero, Vice Chancellor for Research - "Gender differences in the active and abuse liability of psychoactive drugs" 
May, 1999
 
Saturday, May 1, Saturday Morning Neural Sciences Seminar - 9:00 a, Cori Auditorium - Dr. Chung Hsu, Department of Neurology - SERIES: Spinal Cord Injury - From the Bench to the Bedside: "TNF-a and white matter damage in the injured spinal cord"
 
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Monday, May 3, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Zao C. Xu, Department of Anatomy, Indiana University School of Medicine - "Mechanisms associated with neuronal damage in hippocampus and neostriatum after transient forebrain ischemia"
 
 
Monday, May 3, Molecular Biology & Pharmacology Research Seminar - 12:00 p, Rm 3907 South Bldg. - Dr. Raphael Kopan, Department of Molecular Biology & Pharmacology, Medicine - "TBA"
 
Tuesday, May 4,ADRC Seminar - 12:00 p, Neurology Conference Rm, 203 McMillan Hosp. Dr. Michael Miller, Center for Imaging Science, Johns Hopkins University, "Automated analysis of structure of neocortex from MRI imagery"
 
Tuesday, May 4, Anesthesiology Research Seminar 4:00 p.m. CSRB, Room 5550, Dr. Feng Wei, Department of Anesthesiology, "Synaptic plasticity in the anterior cingulate cortex following amputation"
 
Wednesday, May 5, WIN Career Workshop/Brown Bag Lunch, 12:00 p.m., Cori Auditorium
Brian Bredeson: Assistant Director Career Services, Linda Sage: Science Journalist, and Pat Gregory, Special
Gifts and Grants (speaking about non-profit and foundation work).
 
Thursday, May 6, Anesthesiology Research Seminar 12:00 noon. CSRB, Room 5550, Dr. Zhou-Feng Chen, California Institute of Technology, "Molecular genetic analysis of developing pain circuits
 
Thursday, May 6, The Forty-Third Annual Robert J. Terry Lecture - 4:00 p, Moore Auditorium - Dr. Robert Sapolsky, Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University - "Stress, neurodegeneration, and strategies for saving the endangerend neuron."
 
Friday, May 7, CID Seminar, 12:00 noon, Walsh Auditorium, 9th fl McMillan Hosp. - Dr. Donna Fekete, Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University "Cell lineage and cell death in inner ear development"
 
Friday, May 7, Neuroscience BiWeekly Seminar - 4:00 p, Cori Auditorium - Dr. Nobuo Suga, Department of Biology - "Cerebral cortex for adjustment and improvement of auditory information processing"
 
Saturday, May 8, Saturday Morning Neural Sciences Seminar - 9:00 a, Cori Auditorium - Dr. Graham Creasey, Department of Cleveland Clinic - SERIES: Spinal Cord Injury - From the Bench to the Bedside: "Advanced rehabilitative functional electrical stimulation (FES) in spinal cord injured patients"
 
Monday, May 10, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Catherine Krull, Department of Biological Sciences University of Missouri - Columbia - "Segmental patterning of the peripheral nervous system "


Tuesday, May 11, Anesthesiology Research Seminar 4:00 p.m. CSRB, Room 5550, Dr. Richard Hotchkiss, Department of Anesthesiology,"Blockade of apoptosis improves survival in sepsis"

Friday, May 14, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Richard Baird, Department of Central Institute for the Deaf - "Hair cell regeneration in mitotically-blocked cultures of the bullfrog vestbular otolith organs"
 
Saturday, May 15, Saturday Morning Neural Sciences Seminar - 9:00 a, Cori Auditorium - Dr. Jack Engsberg, Department of - SERIES: Spinal Cord Injury - From the Bench to the Bedside: "Gait analysis as a measure of recovery from spinal cord injury"
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Monday, May 17, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Guojun Bu, Department of Pediatrics - "LRP phosphorylation and endocytosis "
Tuesday, May 18, Anesthesiology Research Seminar 4:00 p.m. CSRB, Room 5550 Dr. Vesna Jevtovic-Todorovic, Department of Anesthesiology, "Neurotoxic properties of inhalational anesthetic nitrous oxide".
Friday, May 21, Neuroscience BiWeekly Seminar - 4:00 p, Cori Auditorium - Dr. Helen Neville, Department of Psychology, University of Oregon - "Specificity and plasticity in human brain development"
Saturday, May 22, Saturday Morning Neural Sciences Seminar - 9:00 a, Cori Auditorium - Dr. David Gray, Department of - SERIES: Spinal Cord Injury - From the Bench to the Bedside: "New scales to determine effectiveness of clinical trials in spinal cord injury"
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Monday, May 24, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Verne S. Caviness, Department of Child Neurology, Harvard Medical School - "Development of the neocortex: complexities antecedent to epilepsy"
Thursday, May 27, Seminar in Neural Engineering, Sponsored by the Department of Biomedical Engineering, 12:00 p, Room 928 McDonnell Science - Dr. Srikantan Nagarajan, Keck Center for Integrative Neuroscience, UCSF, "Representation of learning of spatiotemporal information"
Friday, May 28, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - No seminar
Saturday, May 29, Saturday Morning Neural Sciences Seminar - 9:00 a, Cori Auditorium - Dr. Xiao-Ming Xu, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, St. Louis University - SERIES: Spinal Cord Injury - From the Bench to the Bedside. "Neural cell transplantation in the repair of the injured spinal cord
Monday, May 31, Neurology Seminar - No Seminar.
Saturday, June 5, SERIES: Spinal Cord Injury - From the Bench to the Bedside - Dr. Mark Jacquin, Department of Neurology - "SERIES: Spinal Cord Injury - From the Bench to the Bedside Kynurinine pathway and spinal cord injury"
---ENDS THE SATURDAY SERIES
 
April 1-3
Thursday, April 1, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Maureen Neitz, Department of Ophthalmology, Medical College of Wisconsin - "Human color vision from genes to behavior"
Friday, April 2, Neuroscience BiWeekly Seminar - 4:00 p, Cori Auditorium - Dr. David Harris, Department of Cell Biology & Physiology - "A transgenic mouse model of a familial prion disease"
Saturday, April 3, Saturday Morning Neural Sciences Seminar - 9:00 a, Cori Auditorium - Dr. Dennis Choi, Department of Neurology - SERIES: Spinal Cord Injury - From the Bench to the Bedside "Protecting the injured spinal cord"
 
April 5-10
Monday, April 5, No Neurology seminar
Tuesday, April 6, Anesthesiology Research Unit seminar - 4 p, CSRB 5550 - Dr. Rachel Wong, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Regulation of dendritic and axonal remodeling by spontaneous neuronal activity"
Wednesday, April 7, WIN-sponsored Grant Writing Workshop, 12:00 pm, 928 McDonnell - Drs. Jeanne Nerbonne, Larry Snyder, Pat Gregory, Cynthia White - "Information on how to write a grant and where to apply for a grant"
Thursday, April 8, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Henry Kaplan, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences - "Retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cell biology in age-related macular degeneration (AMD)"
Friday, April 9, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Peter Lukasiewicz, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences - "Glutamate uptake limits synaptic excitation of retinal ganglion cells"
Saturday, April 10, Saturday Morning Neural Sciences Seminar - 9:00 a, Cori Auditorium - Dr. Paul Stein, Department of Biology - SERIES: Spinal Cord Injury - From the Bench to the Bedside "Physiology of spinal cord pattern generators"
April 12-17
Monday, April 12, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Karen O’Malley, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Mechanisms of neuronal death in dopaminergic systems"
Tuesday, April 13, Anesthesiology Research Unit seminar - 4 p, CSRB 5550 - Dr. Douglas Covey, Department of Molecular Biology & Pharmacology - "Structure-activity studies of steroid modulators of GABA receptors"
Tuesday, April 13, WUCNS (Computational Neuroscience) Seminar - 4:00 p, 241 Compton (Hilltop) - Dr. Peter Lukasiewicz, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences - "Synaptic processing at the inner retina"
Wednesday, April 14, Neuroscience BiWeekly Seminar - (Student-Organized) 4:00 p, Cori Auditorium - Dr. Howard Eichenbaum, Department of Psychology, Boston University - "TBA"
Thursday, April 15, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Andrei Surguchov, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences - "Synucleins in ocular tissues"
Friday, April 16, Note: Biweekly seminar is WEDNESDAY this week
Saturday, April 17, Saturday Morning Neural Sciences Seminar - 9:00 a, Cori Auditorium - Dr. Phil Horner, Department of Salk Institute - SERIES: Spinal Cord Injury - From the Bench to the Bedside "Persistence and frequent division of progenitor cells in the intact adult rat spinal cord"
April 19-24
Monday, April 19, No Neurology Seminar
Monday, April 19, The 19th Annual Viktor Hamburger Lecture - 4:00 p, Rebstock, 215 (Hilltop) - Dr. Nicole LeDouarin, Institute for Cellular and Molecular Embryology, CNRS - "A Novel view of neurulation in amniotes"
Tuesday, April 20, Anesthesiology Research Unit seminar - 4:00 p, CSRB 5550 - Dr. Michael Nonet, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Regulators of synaptic transmission in C. elegans"
Wednesday, April 21, Special Neuroscience Seminar - 12:00 p, Rm 928 McDonnell Science Bldg. - Dr. Azad Bonni, Department of Neuroscience, Harvard Medical School - "Signal Transduction Pathways that Regulate Cell Survival and Differentiation in the Developing Central Nervous System"
Thursday, April 22, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Alan Shiels, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences - "Connexins, aquaporins and cataracts"
Friday, April 23, Cell Biology Seminar - 12:00 p, 426 McDonnell Sci. Bldg. - Dr. William Betz, Department of Physiology, University of Colorado - "Use of styryl dyes to monitor exocytosis, endocytosis, and vesicle trafficking"
Friday, April 23, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Ed Rubel, VMB Hearing Research Ctr., University of Washington- - "Afferent activity, cell death and cell survival in the developing brainstem auditory system: Signals, cellular events and critical periods"
Saturday, April 24, Saturday Morning Neural Sciences Seminar - 9:00 a, Cori Auditorium - Dr. John McDonald, Department of Neurology - SERIES: Spinal Cord Injury - From the Bench to the Bedside "Transplantation of embryonic stem cells in the injured spinal cord: integration, differentiation & functional benefits"
April 26-May 1
Monday, April 26, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. David Holtzman, Department of Neurology - "Astrocyte and CSF apoE/lipoproteins: Structure, composition, and effects on amyloid beta metabolism"
Tuesday, April 27, Anesthesiology Research Unit seminar - 4:00 p, CSRB 5550 - Dr. Michael Crowder, Department of Anesthesiology - "SNARING general anesthetic mechanisms: SNAREs regulate volatile anesthetic sensitivity"
Thursday, April 29, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Russell Van Gelder, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences - "Koch revisited: Molecular diagnostics in uveitis"
Friday, April 30, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Paul Taghert, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Circadian behavior in Drosophila: identifying the transmitters used by clock neurons"
Saturday, May 1, Saturday Morning Neural Sciences Seminar - 9:00 a, Cori Auditorium - Dr. Chung Hsu, Department of Neurology - SERIES: Spinal Cord Injury - From the Bench to the Bedside "TNF-a and white matter damage in the injured spinal cord" 
  
March 29-30
Monday, March 29, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminar - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Nancy Baenziger, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Hyperactive signal transduction in Alzheimer's Disease"
Tuesday, March 30, Alzheimer's Disease Seminar - 12:00 pm - Rm 203 McMillan, Dr. David Gottlieb, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology, "The science behind the excitement over ES cells"
Tuesday, March 30, Anesthesiology Research Seminar - 4:00 pm CSRB library, 5th floor, Rm 5550 - Dr. Gustav Akk, Department of Anesthesiology, "Single-channel properties of recombinant GABAa receptors"
 
Monday, March 1, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminar - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. David Ornitz, Department of Molecular Biology & Pharmacology - "Diverse roles for fibroblast growth factors in the development of the lung and brain"
Tuesday, March 2, The 22nd Annual James L. O’Leary Prize Competition for Outstanding Research in Neuroscience, 1:00-4:00p, Rm 928 McDonnell Sci. Bldg. Presentations: 1:00-2:15 pm: John Pruett, Dost Ongur, Quyen Nguyen, William Kelley, Bradley Greger. 2:30-4:00 pm: Mohammed Akaaboune, Gildas Loussouarn, Susan Spencer, John Sun, Yan Zhou
Tuesday, March 2, Anesthesiology Research Seminar - 4:00 pm CSRB library, 5th floor, Rm 5550 - Dr. Alex Evers, Department of Anesthesiology - "Anesthetic steroids: Investigations into their site of action"
Thursday, March 4, the 21st Annual Oliver H. Lowry Lecture - 4:00 p, Cori Auditorium - Dr. Richard Lerner, Department of Chemistry, The Scripps Research Institute, "Antibody aldolases of remarkable efficiency and scope"
Friday, March 5, Neuroscience BiWeekly Seminar - 4:00 p, Cori Auditorium - Dr. William Snider, Department of Neurology - "Trophic control of axon growth and presynaptic branching"
Saturday, March 6, Saturday Morning Neural Sciences Seminar - 9:00 a, Erlanger Auditorium - Dr. Jesse Prinz, Department of Philosophy - "SERIES: NEUROPHILOSOPHICAL INVESTIGATIONS: Towards a unified theory of consciousness" -- (END of this Saturday series)
March 8-12
Monday, March 8, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminar - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Laura Dugan, Department of Neurology - "Are cell surface receptors ‘Rheostats’ for neural cell free radical processes?
Tuesday, March 9, Anesthesiology Research Seminar - 4:00 pm CSRB library, 5th floor, Rm 5550 - Phyllis Hanson, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, "NSF and SNARE complexes in neuronal exocytosis"
Thursday, March 11, Special Neuroscience Seminar - 12:00 p, 928 McDonnell Science - Dr. J. Troy Littleton, Department of Genetics, University of Wisconsin - "Genetic dissection of synaptic transmission in Drosophila"
Thursday, March 11, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Arthur Neufeld, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, "Pharmacological neuroprotection: Towards a new treatment for glaucoma"
Friday, March 12, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Rachel Wong, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Developmental regulation of axonal and dendritic structure by neuronal activity"
March 15 - 19
Monday, March 15, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminar - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Joel Price, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Pre-clinical Alzheimer's Disease"
Tuesday, March 16, Anesthesiology Research Seminar - 4:00 pm CSRB library, 5th floor, Rm 5550 - Rick Dalman, Department of Anesthesiology, "Kappa opioid tolerance and dependence in cultures of dopaminergic midbrain neurons"
Wednesday, March 17, Assembly Series - 11:00 am, Graham Chapel (Hilltop) - Dr. Daniel Schacter, Department of Psychology, Harvard University "The fragile power of human memory"
Wednesday, March 17, PNP Lunch Seminar - 12:00 pm, 2nd fl, East Bldg. (Scott Avenue, Med Campus) - Dr. Glenn Conroy - "Some philosophical musings about human evolution: Are we the missing link"
Wednesday, March 17, PNP/Psychology Colloquium Series - 4:00 pm, Psych Bldg 216 A&B (Hilltop) - Dr. Daniel Schacter, Department of Psychology, Harvard University "False memories and aging"
Thursday, March 18, The Eleventh Annual C.R. Stephen Lecture - 4:00 pm, EPNEC - Dr. David McCormick, Yale University, "General activating systems and their role in sleep, arousal, and anesthesia"
Thursday, March 18, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Gary Abrams, Wayne State University, "Molecular diagnosis of posterior segment inflammatory disorders"
Friday, March 19, Neuroscience BiWeekly Seminar - 4:00 p, Cori Auditorium - Dr. Maurine Linder, Department of Cell Biology & Physiology - "Targeting proteins to the plasma membrane: Lessons from SNAP-25 and G proteins"
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March 22-26
Monday, March 22, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminar - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium Dr. Thomas O'Halloran, Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, "The Chemical cell biology of zinc"
Monday, March 22, Anesthesiology Research Seminar 12:00 p.m. Room 5550, CSRB - Dr. Veronica Rodrigues, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India, "Development and Function of the Olfactory Pathway in Drosophila melanogaster"
Tuesday, March 23, Alzheimer's Disease Seminar - 12:00 pm, Rm 203 McMillan - Dr. John Csernansky, Department of Psychiatry - "Hippocampal deformities in DAT assessed by high dimensional brain mapping at the threshold of diagnosis"
Tuesday, March 23, WUCNS (Computational Neuroscience) Seminar - 4:00 p, 241 Compton (Hilltop) - Dr. Clay Reid, Harvard Medical School - "Synaptic efficacy and synchrony in the pathway from retina to visual cortex"
Tuesday, March 23, Anesthesiology Research Seminar - 4:00 pm CSRB library, 5th floor, Rm 5550 - Robert Mercer, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, "Molecular physiology of the Na,K-ATPase"
Wednesday, March 24, The 44th Annual George H. Bishop Lecture in Experimental Neurology 4:15 p - Moore Auditorium - Dr. Stanley Prusiner, "The biology and genetics of dementing diseases caused by prions"
Thursday, March 25, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. J. William Harbour, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, "The retinoblastoma protein"
Friday, March 26, The 3rd William Landau Lecture - 4:00 p - Moore Auditorium - Dr. Sherwin Nuland, Department of Surgery, Yale University - "The artist looks at the doctor: 500 years of scrutiny"
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February 1-6
Monday, February 1, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Jonathan Gitlin, Department of Pediatrics - "Menke’s Disease"
Tuesday, February 2, Anesthesiology Research Seminar - 4:00 pm CSRB library, 5th floor, Rm 5550 - Dr. Craig Sauter, Department of Anesthesiology - "Role of nitric oxide versus membrane lipid metabolism in endothelium-dependent vasodilation"
Thursday, February 4, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Peter Lukasiewicz, Department of Ophthalmology - "Glutamate transporters affect retinal ganglion cell function"
Friday, February 5, Neuroscience BiWeekly Seminar - 4:00 p, Cori Auditorium - Dr. David Holtzman, Department of Neurology - "Characterization and potential roles of CNS apoE/lipoproteins in brain injury and Alzheimer's disease"
Saturday, February 6, Saturday Morning Neural Sciences Seminar - 9:00 a, Erlanger Auditorium - Dr. Pat Churchland, Department of Philosophy, University of California, San Diego - "SERIES: NEUROPHILOSOPHICAL INVESTIGATIONS". Title TBA.
February 8-13
Monday, February 8, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Kevin Roth, Department of Pathology - "BCL-2 and Caspase regulation of neuronal apoptosis"
Tuesday, February 9, Anesthesiology Research Seminar - 4:00 pm CSRB library, 5th floor, Rm 5550 - Dr. Pamela Pierce Palmer, University of California, San Francisco - "Role of Nociceptin and the ORL1 receptor in the peripheral nervous system."
Tuesday, February 9, Gender Journal Club - 4:00 Rm 426 McDonnell Sci. Bldg - Dr. Daniel McKeel, Department of Pathology - "Gender, aging, and cortical thickness:Einstein's brain and yours" (relevant papers in Rm 455) 
Thursday, February 11, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Nalini Bora, Department of Ophthalmology - "Complement regulation and intraocular inflammation"
Friday, February 12, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. David Van Essen, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "New approaches to shape analysis and to the reconstruction and representation of cortical surfaces"
Saturday, February 13, Saturday Morning Neural Sciences Seminar - 9:00 a, Erlanger Auditorium - Dr. Bill Bechtel, Department of Philosophy - "SERIES: NEUROPHILOSOPHICAL INVESTIGATIONS: Explanation in the neurosciences: The heuristics of decomposition and localization"
February 15-20
Monday, February 15, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. John Cidlowski, Laboratory of Signal Transduction Sciences, National Inst. Of Health - "Mechanisms of repression of apoptosis"
Tuesday, February 16, Anesthesiology Research Seminar - 4:00 pm CSRB library, 5th floor, Rm 5550 - Dr. David Van Essen, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Information processing strategies in the primate cerebral cortex, with and without anesthesia."
Thursday, February 18, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Usha Andley, Department of Ophthalmology - "Lens epithelial expression of alphaA-crystallin, a molecular chaperone with diverse functions in the lens"
Friday, February 19, Neuroscience BiWeekly Seminar - 4:00 p, Cori Auditorium - Dr. Joel Price, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Why hunger, depression and choices are related, and what do glia have to do with it all?"
Saturday, February 20, Saturday Morning Neural Sciences Seminar - 9:00 a, Erlanger Auditorium - Dr. Andy Clark, Department of Philosophy - "SERIES: NEUROPHILOSOPHICAL INVESTIGATIONS: Perception-action spaghetti"
February 22-27
Monday, February 22, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Alison Goate, Department of Psychiatry - "Presenilins: Their Role in Alzheimer's Disease and Development"
Tuesday, February 23, WUCNS (Computational Neuroscience) Seminar - 4:00 p, 241 Compton (Hilltop) - Dr. Charles Anderson, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology, "Computational neuroscience for physicist and engineers"
Tuesday, February 23, Anesthesiology Research Seminar - 4:00 pm CSRB, Rm 5550 - Dr. Aguan Wei, Anatomy & Neurobiology - "KQT potassium channels in C. elegans: The beat goes on."
Thursday, February 25, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Noor Ghiasvand, Dept Ophthalmology - "Genetics of autosomal recessive congenital retinal nonattachment"
Friday, February 26, Electrical Engineering Seminar, 11:00 a - Bryan 305 - Dr. Sam Roweis, Princeton University - "Self-organizing hidden Markov models: Learning low dimensional maps to explain sequences of high dimensional data"
Friday, February 26, Neuroscience Recruitment Reception - 4:00-5:30 p, - Seashell lobby, McDonnell Sci. Bldg.
Saturday, February 27, Saturday Morning Neural Sciences Seminar - 9:00 a, Erlanger Auditorium - Dr. Brian Keeley, Department of Philosophy - "SERIES: NEUROPHILOSOPHICAL INVESTIGATIONS: Consciousness meets neurobiology: What exactly is a sensory modality, anyway? 
January 4-8
Monday, January 4, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. John Morris, Department of Neurology - "Frontotemporal dementias: Clinicopathologic phenotypes and genetic associations"
Tuesday, January 5, Anesthesiology Research Seminar - 4:00 pm CSRB library, 5th floor, Rm 5550 - Dr. Murali Prakriya, Department of Anesthesiology - "Inferences on the relative arrangement of Ca2+ and BK channels from the effects of Ca2+ buffers in rat chromaffin cells"
Friday, January 8, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Glenn Conroy, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Some philosophical musings about human evolution: Are we the missing link?"
  
January 11-15
Monday, January 11, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - No seminar
Thursday, January 14, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Barry Knox, Department of Ophthalmology, SUNY Health Sci Ctr at Syracuse - "Cell-specific expression in the retina: New approaches using Xenopus"
Friday, January 15, Neuroscience BiWeekly Seminar - 4:00 p, Cori Auditorium - Dr. Hollis Cline, Cold Spring Harbor Labs - "Activity-dependent mechanism of visual system plasticity in the frog"
January 18-22
Monday, January 18, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - No seminar
 
Tuesday, January 19, Anesthesiology Research Seminar - 4:00 pm CSRB library, 5th floor, Rm 5550 - Dr. Richard Hotchkiss, Department of Anesthesiology - "Mechanisms of apoptosis in sepsis"
 
Thursday, January 21, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Joseph Caprioli, Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA - "Mechanisms of glaucomatous optic nerve damage with a view toward new treatment"
 
Friday, January 22, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Steve Highstein, Department of Otolaryngology - "What the organs of balance and equilibrium in the inner ear tell the brain" (Results of the space shuttle experiments will be included.)
 
 January 29
Friday, January 29, Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Paul Bridgman, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - " Diverse roles for myosin in the nervous system "
 
December, 1998
December 14-19
Monday, December 14, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Joel Perlmutter, Department of Neurology - "The role of D2 receptors in dystonia"
Tuesday, December 15, Anesthesiology Research Seminar - 4:00 pm CSRB library, 5th floor, Rm 5550 - Dr. Ross Cagan, Department of Molecular Biology & Pharmacology - "Using the fly retina to study cell signaling and human disease"
Tuesday, December 15, WUCNS (Computational Neuroscience) Seminar - 4:00 p, 241 Compton (Hilltop) - Dr. Hugh Wilson, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Chicago - "Global processing at intermediate levels of human form vision"
Thursday, December 17, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Timothy Fleming, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences - "Strategies to enhance corneal endothelial proliferation and cell targeting"
Friday, December 18, Neuroscience BiWeekly Seminar - 4:00 p, Cori Auditorium - Dr. Raphael Kopan, Department of Medicine - "Signaling by the Notch receptor: regulation by proteolytic processing"
Saturday, December 19, Saturday Morning Neural Sciences Seminar - - The Saturday seminars will break until February
December 21-25
Monday, December 21, Thesis Defense (Neuroscience Program) – 2:00 p, Rm. 928 McDonnell Sci. Bldg. - Mr. John Pruett, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Response patterns in monkey second somatosensory cortex (SII) during apassive touch roughness classification task"
 
December 28-31
Monday, December 28 - Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Jeff Elliott, Department of Neurology, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, "The company you keep: The role of astrocytes in motor neuron disease"
November, 1998
 
Monday, November 2, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Gene Johnson, Department of Neurology & Neurological Surgery; Molecular Biology & Pharmacology - "Events Committing Neurons to Apoptosis"
 
Tuesday, November 3, Anesthesiology Research Seminar - 4:00 pm CSRB library, 5th floor, Rm 5550 - Dr. Alison Goate, Department of Anesthesiology - "Genetics of Frontal Lobe Dementia"
 
Thursday, November 5, Vision Science Seminar - 5:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Shiming Chen, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences - "Crx, an Otx-like Homeodomain Protein, is Essential for Photoreceptor Function"
 
 
November 6-13 - No neuroscience seminars
 
 
Saturday, November 14, Saturday Morning Neural Sciences Seminar - 9:00 a, Erlanger Auditorium - Dr. Cell Biology & Physiology, Department of Phyllis Hanson - "Membrane Fusion Machinery in Neuronal Exocytosis"
 
 
Monday, November 16, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Jane Wu, Department of Pediatrics - "Presenilin-1 Function and its Role in Alzheimer’s Disease"
 
Tuesday, November 17, Anesthesiology Research Seminar - 4:00 pm CSRB library, 5th floor, Rm 5550 - Dr. Ken Blumer, Department of Cell Biology & Physiology - "TBA"
 
Thursday, November 19, Vision Science Seminar - 5:15 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Terrence O’Brien, Department of Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins Hospital at Wilmer Eye Institute - ""Understanding Excimer Laser Tissue Interaction and Wound Healing""
 
Friday, November 20, Neuroscience BiWeekly Seminar - 4:00 p, Cori Auditorium - Dr. Colin Nichols, Department of Cell Biology & Physiology - "Phospholipid-Nucleotide Interactions in Control of K Channels: Chips or Candy!"
 
Saturday, November 21, Saturday Morning Neural Sciences Seminar - 9:00 a, Erlanger Auditorium - Dr. Bob Wilkinson, Department of Cell Biology & Physiology - "Endocytic Mechanisms: The Heuser-Ceccarelli Debate Revisited"
 
 
Monday, November 23, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Peter Lukasiewicz, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences - "GABAa and GABAc Receptors Play Different Roles in the Retina"
 
Tuesday, November 24, Anesthesiology Research Seminar - 4:00 pm CSRB library, 5th floor, Rm 5550 - Dr. Gene Johnson, Department of Neurology & Neurological Surgery; Molecular Biology & Pharmacology - "Events that commit a neuron to apoptose""
 
Monday, November 30, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Mark Goldberg, Department of Neurology - "TB 

October, 1998
Thursday, October 1 - Vision Science Seminar - 12:00 - East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Steve Fliesler- Ophthalmology and Cell & Molecular Biology, St. Louis University School of Medicine - "Cholesterol in the retina: A slippery tale"

Friday, October 2 - Neuroscience BiWeekly Seminar -Cori Auditorium- Drs. Arthur Sands and Henry Skinner, Lexicon Genetics - "OmniBank, knocking out the mouse genome"

Monday, October 5 - Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Chung Hsu, Department of Neurology - "Ceramide pathways to cell death: Differences in cytokine and amyloid peptide signaling"

Tuesday, October 6 - Anesthesiology Research Seminar 4:00p.m. Room 928 McDonnell Science - Dr. John Williams,Vollum Institute - "The Missing Link in Opioid Withdrawal: A New Mechanism of Presynaptic Inhibition"

Thursday, October 8 - - Vision Science Seminar - 12:00 -Schwartz Auditorium - Dr. Rosario Hernandez - Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Sciences - "Optic nerve head astrocytes: What is their role in glaucomatous optic neuropathy? "

Friday, October 9 - Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. Larry Snyder, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Eye movements as a probe of central processing: the role of the cerebellum in stabilizing vision."

Saturday, October 10 - Saturday Morning Neural Sciences Seminar - 9:00 a, Cori Auditorium - Dr. Stan Misler, Department of Medicine - Series: Presynaptic Mechanisms in Neurotransmission and Plasticity: - "Some approaches and unifying principles"

Monday, October 12 - Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Min Zhuo, Department of Anesthesiology - "Silent glutamatergic synapses and nociception in mammalian spinal cord"

Thursday, October 15 - Vision Science Seminar - 12:00 - East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Joram Piatigorsky, Laboratory of Molecular and Developmental Biology, National Eye Institute - "Gene sharing in the lens and cornea: A case for corneal crystallins"

Thursday, October 15 - The Annual Erlanger-Gasser Lecture 4:00 pm. - Moore Auditorium - Dr. Gerald Fischbach, Director, NINDS - "Neuroregulins: New Trophic Factors at Developing Synapses"

Friday, October 16 - Special Seminar - 10:00 am - Moore Auditorium - Dr. Gerald D. Fischbach, Director, NINDS, NIH -"The Future of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke"
Friday, October 16 - Neuroscience BiWeekly Seminar - 4:00 p, Cori Auditorium - Dr. Paul Stein, Department of Biology - "Neurons, networks, and motor behavior: Motor rhythm generation in spinal cord"

Saturday, October 17 - Saturday Morning Neural Sciences Seminar - 9:00 a, Cori Auditorium - Dr. Hugo Bellen, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine - Series: Presynaptic Mechanisms in Neurotransmission and Plasticity: - "Genetic Dissection of Neurotransmitter Release"

Monday, October 19 - Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Jeff Lichtman, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Retrograde influences regulating synaptic survival"

Thursday, October 22 - Vision Science Seminar - 12:00 - East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Ernst Tamm - Anatomisches Institute, University of Erlangen, Germany - "Genes and trabecular meshwork: New findings and novel tools."

Friday, October 23 - Anatomy & Neurobiology Departmental Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm. 928, McDonnell Sci - Dr. David Gottlieb, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "An ES cell model of early embryonic cell fate choice"

Saturday, October 24 - Saturday Morning Neural Sciences Seminar - 9:00 a, Cori Auditorium - Series: Presynaptic Mechanisms in Neurotransmission and Plasticity: - Dr. Min Zhuo, Department of Anesthesiology - "Nitric oxide and carbon monoxide as diffusible retrograde messengers for synaptic potentiation"

Monday, October 26 - Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. James Huettner, Department of Cell Biology & Physiology - "Kainate receptors in the hippocampus and spinal cord"

Tuesday, October 27 - - Anesthesiology Research Seminar 4:00p.m. Room 5550, CSRB - Ruggero Serafini, Department of Anesthesiology "Structural domains of GABA-A receptors involved in the action of intravenous anesthetics"
Thursday, October 29 - Vision Science Seminar - 12:00 - East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. P. Michael Stuart - Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences "The role of non-lymphoid FasL in superantigen-induced peripheral deletion "

 
Thursday, September 3, Vision Science Seminar - 12:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Thomas Ferguson, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences - "The anti-inflammatory effects of FasL (CD95L) induced apoptosis"
Thursday, September 8, WUCNS Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm 928 McDonnell Science - Dr. Aki Anzai, Vision Science, University of California, Berkeley - "Nonlinear analysis of binocular neurons in the primary visual cortex"
Wednesday, September 9, Cognitive Science Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm 216 Psychology Bldg. (Hilltop) - Dr. Henry Roediger, Psychology Department - "Puzzles of repeated testing Nine questions and eight answers"
Thursday, September 10, The Twenty-Second Annual Mildred Trotter Lecture - 4:00 p, Cori Auditorium - Dr. Ursula Bellugi, Department of Laboratory for Cognitive Neuroscience, Salk Institute for Biological Studies - "Linking cognition, brain and gene: Clues from genetically-based syndromes"
Thursday, September 10, Vision Science Seminar - 12:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Steven Bassnett, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences - "Trampolines and jellyfish genes"
Monday, September 14, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Robert Schwarcz, Department of Psychiatry - "Brain kynurenines as modulators of excitotoxic injury"
Tuesday, September 15, ADRC Seminar - 12:00 pm - Rm 203 McMillan - Dr. Nancy Baenziger, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Bradykinin receptor signaling in AD: Too much of a good thing"
Tuesday, September 15, Anesthesiology Research Seminar - 4:00 pm CSRB library, 5th floor, Rm 5550 - Dr. Arthur Loewy, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "Viruses as transneuronal tracers for defining CNS autonomic circuits"
Wednesday, September 16, PNP Seminar, 12:00 p, East Bldg. (Med Campus), 2nd fl - Dr. Deanna Barch, Psychology Department - "Thought and language disturbances in schizophrenia: Cognitive and neural mechanisms"
Thursday, September 17, Vision Science Seminar - 12:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Martin Wax, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences - "Heat shock proteins and their antibodies in glaucoma"
Thursday, September 17, CID Research Seminar - 4:00 p, Rm 928 McDonnell Sci. Bldg. - Dr. David Dickman, Otolaryngology, Univ Mississippi Med Ctr - "Structure and function of the avian vestibular system"
Friday, September 18, Neuroscience Thesis Defense - 1:00 p, Rm 928 McDonnell Sci. Bldg., Ms. Audrey Ettinger - "Cloning and characterization of -sarcoglycan, a widely distributed hoomologue of the gene mutated in limb-girdle muscular dystrophy 2D"
Monday, September 21, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. C. George Carlson, Department of Physiology, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine - "Ion channel aggregation and calcium influx: An alternative pathogenic hypothesis for the dystrophinopathies"
Thursday, September 24, Vision Science Seminar - 12:00 p, East Pavilion Auditorium - Dr. Carmelo Romano, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences - "Unconventional recpetors and mechanisms in excitotoxicity"
Friday, September 25, Neuroscience Thesis Defense - 2:00 p.m., Rm 428 McDonnell Sci. Bldg. Mr. Michael Finley - "Mammalian neurogenesis in pluripotent stem cells"
Monday, September 28, Dept. Neurology/Neurological Surgery Research Seminars - 12:00 p, Schwarz Auditorium - Dr. Josh Sanes, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology - "New uses for genetically engineered mice in the neurosciences"
Tuesday, September 29, Anesthesiology Research Seminar - 4:00 pm CSRB library, 5th floor, Rm 5550 - Dr. Bill Snider, Department of Neurology, "Growth
Factors and Nociceptors"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

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Neuroscience Program Seminars -- October, 1997 - June, 1998
ANATOMY & NEUROBIOLOGY DEPARTMENTAL SERIES

Friday, November 14 Dr. Paul Taghert, Anatomy & Neurobiology -- The genetic analysis of peptide hormones and transmitters in Drosophila

Friday, December 12 Dr. Jeff Lichtman, Anatomy & Neurobiology -- Synapse elimination signals

Friday, January 9 Dr. Nancy Baenziger, Anatomy & Neurobiology -- Bradykinin receptor signalling in Alzheimer's Disease: Too much of a good thing

Friday, February 20 Dr. Yi Rao, Anatomy & Neurobiology -- Molecular signals involved in eye and neural tube patterning

Friday, March 6 Dr. Joel Price, Anatomy & Neurobiology -- Distinguishing and Characterizing Pre-Clinical Alzheimer's Disease

Friday, March 20 Dr. Michael Nonet, Anatomy & Neurobiology -- Towards identifying the soul of the synaptic vesicle

Friday, April 3 Dr. Arthur Loewy, Anatomy & Neurobiology -- Viral transneuronal tracing studies of central autonomic circuits

Friday, April 17 Dr. Charles Anderson, Anatomy & Neurobiology -- Unifying perspectives on how neuronal ensembles encode and process information

Friday, May 1 Dr. Karen O'Malley, Anatomy & Neurobiology -- Presynaptic function of dopamine receptors



NEUROSCIENCE BIWEEKLY SERIES

Friday, November 7 Dr. Carla Shatz, Molecular & Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley -- Brain waves and brain wiring

Friday, November 21 Dr. Josh Sanes, Anatomy & Neurobiology -- How axons choose synaptic sites on target cells

Friday, December 5 Dr. David Van Essen, Anatomy & Neurobiology -- Functional mapping of the primate cerebral cortex: Solutions are in the surfaces

Friday, December 19 Dr. Ann-Marie Craig, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana -- Development and plasticity of a postsynaptic receptor mosaic on hippocampal neurons.

Friday, January 16 Dr. Tom Thach, Anatomy & Neurobiology -- Combination, complementarity, and automatic control of movement elements: -- Getting it all together and sweeping it under the rug

Friday, January 30 Dr. Larry Salkoff, Anatomy & Neurobiology -- The impact of the C. elegans genome project on potassium channel biology

Friday, February 13 Dr. Stan Korsmeyer, Medicine -- Upstream and downstream of BCL-2 family proteins

Friday, February 27 Dr. Allison Doupe, Physiology, University of California, San Francisco -- The Neural Basis of Vocal Learning in Songbirds

Friday, March 13 Dr. Susan McConnell, Biological Sciences, Stanford University -- Asymmetric divisions and the determination of neuronal fate in the developing brain

Friday, March 27 Dr. Marc Raichle, Radiology -- Behind the scenes of neuroimaging

Friday, April 10 Dr. Gene Johnson, Neurology -- Recent developments in the GDNF family of ligands and receptors

Friday, April 24 Dr. Erin Schuman, Biology, California Institute of Technology -- Neurotrophins and hippocampal synaptic plasticity.

Friday, May 8 Dr. Richard Andersen, Biology, California Institute of Technology -- Movement planning and spatial representation in the posterior parietal cortex

Friday, May 22 Dr. Andreas Burkhalter, Anatomy & Neurobiology -- Synaptic organization of the visual cortical hierarchy


SATURDAY MORNING NEUROSCIENCE SERIES

- SERIES: Mechanisms of Attention

Saturday, October 11 Dr. Steve Petersen, Neurology -- Introduction to issues in attention

Saturday, October 18 Dr. David Van Essen, Anatomy & Neurobiology -- Attention effects in visual cortex

Saturday, November 1 Dr. Larry Snyder, Anatomy & Neurobiology -- Parietal mechanisms for attention and movement

Saturday, November 8 Dr. Maurizio Corbetta, Neurology -- Neuroimaging and neglect studies in human attention systems

Saturday, November 15 Dr. David Balota, Psychology -- Attention effects in aging and dementia

Saturday, November 22 Dr. John Rohrbaugh, Psychiatry -- Attention effects in mental illness

Saturday, December 6 Dr. Charles Anderson, Anatomy & Neurobiology -- Modeling of visual attention

- SERIES: Memory

Saturday, February 7 Dr. John Newcomer, Psychiatry -- What a clinical neurochemist thinks neuroscientists should know about memory

Saturday, February 14 Dr. Jeff Lichtman, Anatomy & Neurobiology -- What a developmental neuroscientist thinks neuroscientists should know about memory

Saturday, February 21 Dr. Steve Mennerick, Psychiatry -- What a cell physiologist thinks neuroscientists should know about memory

Saturday, February 28 Dr. Henry Roediger, Psychology -- What a cognitive psychologist thinks neuroscientists should know about memory

- SERIES: Dementing Diseases

Saturday, March 7 Dr. John Morris, Neurology -- Overview of dementing diseases: Clinicopathology

Saturday, March 14 Dr. Alison Goate, Psychiatry -- Genetics of dementing diseases

Saturday, March 21 Dr. David Holtzman, Neurology -- Lipoproteins in dementing diseases

Saturday, March 28 Dr. Eugene Johnson, Neurology; Molecular Biology & Pharmacology -- Triplet repeats, CAG expansions and demnnting diseases

Saturday, April 4 Dr. John Csernansky, Psychiatry -- Imaging demnting diseases: Schizophrenia

Saturday, April 18 Dr. Patrick McGeer, University of British Columbia -- Inflammatory processes in neurodegeneration

Saturday, April 25 Dr. David Harris, Cell Biology & Physiology -- The cell biology of dementing diseases

Saturday, May 2 Dr. Laura Dugan, Neurology -- Free radicals, antioxidants and neurodegeneration


COMPUTATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE SERIES

Tuesday, November 18 Dr. John Rinzel, Center for Neural Science, New York University -- A computational model for the "sleeping" thalamic slice

Tuesday, December 9 Dr. Tuomas Sandholm, Computer Science -- Coalitions under costly computation

Tuesday, February 10 Dr. Charles Anderson, Anatomy & Neurobiology -- Unifying perspectives on neuronal population codes

Tuesday, March 10 Dr. J. Leo van Hemmen, Physics, U Muenchen, Germany -- Interareal synchronization: Coherence, incoherence, and attention

Tuesday, April 21 Dr. Leon Cooper, Physics, Brown University -- The LTD, LTP and visual receptive fields. Toward a cellular basis for memory storage

Thursday, April 23 Dr. Mitsuo Kawato, ATR Human Information Processing Research Lab., Kyoto, Japan -- Internal models in the cerebellum


SPECIAL NEUROSCIENCE SEMINARS

Wednesday, November 5 Dr. Richard Ribchester, University of Edinborough -- Efficacy and occupancy at the neuromuscular junction: Implications for competitive synapse elimination

Wednesday, January 28 Dr. Brian Howell, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center -- mDab1 and Reelin: signaling molecules that coordinate neuronal migration

Tuesday, February 3 Dr. Ehud Isacoff, Molecular & Cellular Biology, University of California, Berkeley -- Watching ion channel movement

Tuesday, February 10 Dr. Elly Tanaka, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research -- Molecular mechanisms of urodele limb and spinal cord regeneration

Wednesday, February 11 Dr. Yale Cohen, Biology, California Institute of Technology -- Reference frames for movement plans toward auditory targets

Wednesday, February 18 Dr. Kirk Thompson, Psychology, Vanderbilt University -- Selection for action in macaque prefrontal cortex

Tuesday, March 3 Dr. Gregory DeAngelis, Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine -- Neural foundations of 3-D vision: Organization & function of depth-sensitive neurons in extrastriate visual -- cortex

Monday, March 16 Dr. Dora Angelaki, Surgery, University of Mississippi Medical Center -- How are vestibular signals used to compute inertial motion

Monday, April 13 Dr. Andreas Puschel, Molecular Neurogenetics, Max Planck Inst -- Attractive aspects of repulsive proteins: Semaphorins can act as bifunctional axonal guidance signals

Wednesday, April 22 Dr. Elly Nedivi, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory -- Differential cloning and functional analysis of genes involved in synaptic plasticity

Monday, May 4 Dr. Ann-Marie Craig, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana -- Glutamate receptor targeting and synapse assembly in hippocampal neurons

Monday, June 1 Dr. Albert Berger, University of Washington -- Properties and development of glycine synaptic transmission in the mammalian brain.


NAMED LECTURES


Thursday, November 13 THE MILDRED TROTTER LECTURE -- Dr. Mary Bunge, The Miami Project, University of Miami School of Medicine -- What combinations of cells and factors will best promote axonal regeneration -- in the injured mammalian spinal cord?

Thursday, April 28 THE ROBERT TERRY LECTURE -- Dr. Harvey Karten, Neuroscience, University of California, San Diego -- Evolution of visual cortical pathways



NEUROSCIENCE-RELATED SEMINARS (ORGANIZED BY OTHER DEPARTMENTS)

Friday, February 6 THE DANFORTH SYMPOSIUM -- Medicine at the Millenium, Afternoon symposium, followed by a reception. Speakers: -- Joshua Sanes, Alison Goate. Stuart Kornfeld, Stephen Beverley, William Danforth


Monday, March 9 THE VIKTOR HAMBURGER LECTURE -- Dr. Marc Kirschner, Cell Biology, Harvard Medicial School -- Conservation and Evolvability: I. The Cellular Bases -- AND II The Developmental Bases

Thursday, March 5 THE CR STEPHEN LECTURE -- Dr. Clifford J. Woolfe, Anesthesia Resarch, Harvard Medical School -- Pain and plasticity

Wednesday, May 13 THE GEORGE BISHOP LECTURE -- Dr. Richard Tsien, Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Stanford University School of Medicine. -- Surprising calcium signaling on both sides of hippocampal synapses

Friday, November 14 THE PHILLIP DODGE LECTURE -- Dr. Karin B. Nelson, Neuroepidemiology Branch, NIH -- Is cerebral palsy an infectious disease?

Tuesday, March 3 Dr. Jeffrey S. Mogil, Psychology, University of Illinois, Urbana -- Genetic mechanisms of pain modulation: From molecules to mice

Tuesday, April 21 Dr. Steve Mennerick, Psychiatry -- Effects of nitrous oxide (laughing gas) on excitatory and inhibitory neurotransmission

Monday , May 4 Dr. Ning Qin, Anesthesiology, UCLA Sch Med -- Regulation of neuronal calcium channels

Tuesday, December 2 Dr. Carl Romano, Opthalmology -- Metabotropic glutamate receptors: Location, regulation, structure

Tuesday, December 9 Dr. Andreas Burkhalter, Anatomy & Neurobiology -- Dynamic properties of intracortical circuits".

Wednesday, October 8 Dr. David Van Essen, Anatomy & Neurobiology -- Form and function in human and monkey cerebral cortex

Monday, October 6 Dr. John McDonald, Neurology -- Oligodendrocyte death, possible role of AMPA receptor excitotoxicity


Monday, October 13 Dr. Jeff Gidday, Neurosurgery -- Neuroprotection from ischemia by ischemia: The phenomenon of ischemic preconditioning

Monday, October 20 Dr. Raphael Kopan, Dermatology -- An update: The role of processing in notch signaling

Monday, December 1 Dr. William Snider, Neurology -- Trophic control of axon growth and presynaptic branching

Monday, December 8 Dr. Andreas Burkhalter, Anatomy & Neurobiology -- Plasticity of intracortical circuits

Monday, December 15 Dr. Reha Erzurumulu, Anatomy & Neurobioloyg, Louisiana State University -- Cellular mechanisms of pattern formation in the somatosensory system

Monday, January 5 Dr. Kelvin Yamada, Neurology -- Synaptic transmission in the hippocampus after hypoxia-ischemia

Monday, January 12 Dr. Ronald McKay, Molecular Biology, NINDS -- From stem cells to synapses: Constructing the nervous system

Monday, January 26 Dr. David Holtzman, Neurology -- In vivo and in vitro analysis of astrocyte-secreted apoE lipoproteins

Monday, February 2 Dr. Maurizio Corbetta, Neurology -- A fronto-parietal cortical system to direct attention and the eye to visual locations: Overlapping or segregated neural systems?

Monday, February 9 Dr. Marcus Raichle, Radiology and Neurology -- A mysterious medial parietal area

Monday, February 16 Dr. Andreas Burkhalter, Anatomy & Neurobiology -- Plasticity of intracortical circuits

Monday, February 23 Dr. Fred Gorin, Urology, University of California at Davis -- Cellular investigation of the abnormal pH regulation of human astrocytomas: Potential clinical implications

Monday, March 2 Dr. Shan Ping Yu, Neurology -- A channel to apoptosis: Roles of K+ and Ca2+ in shaping a cell's destiny

Monday, March 9 Dr. Jeffrey Milbrandt, Pathology -- Ret and its ligands: Their impact on cancer and neurodegenerative disease

Monday, March 16 Dr. Laura Dugan, Neurology -- Free radicals, antioxidants and neurodegeneration

Monday, March 23 Dr. Steve Rothman, Neurology -- The physiological effects of the anticonvulsant butyrolactones and their derivatives

Monday, March 30 Dr. Buddy Brownstein, Genetics

Monday, April 6 Dr. Xiao Ming Xu, Anatomy & Neurobiology, St. Louis University -- Strategies for repairing the injured spinal cord: A combined approach using cellular transplantation -- and neurotrophic factors

Monday, April 13 Dr. David Harris, Cell Biology & Physiology -- Transgenic mouse and cell culture models of familial prion diseases

Monday, April 20 Dr. Jang-Yen Wu, Biochemistry, University of Kansas -- Neurorescue by Taurine and a novel glutamate antagonist, DECT-MES0

Monday, April 27 Dr. Mark Jacquin, Neurology -- The trigeminal system: It's a knockout

Monday, May 4 Dr. Anne Cross, Neurology -- Evidence for peroxynitrite formation in CNS inflammatory demyelination

Monday, May 11 Dr. Robert Schwarcz, Psychiatry, University of Maryland, Sch. Med. -- Brain kynurenines as modulators of excitoxic injury

Monday, May 18 Dr. Dennis Choi, Neurology -- How does zinc kill?

Friday, November 7 Dr. David Van Essen, Anatomy & Neurobiology -- Brain Mapping

Monday, October 13 Dr. Rachel Wong, Anatomy & Neurobiology -- Shaping visual connections during development by retinal activity

Wednesday, December 3 Dr. Maurizio Corbetta, Neurology -- A fronto-parietal cortical system to direct attention and the eye to visual targets: A common source for -- instruction and control signals?

Wednesday, November 19 Dr. David Van Essen, Anatomy & Neurobiology -- Getting physical with the brain

Thursday, October 9 Dr. Mae Gordon, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences -- Reproducibility of measurements and statistical significance

Thursday, October 16 Dr. Barry Rouse, Microbiology, University of Tennesee, Knoxville -- Pathogenesis of stromal keratitis: A viral-induced autoimmune disease

Thursday, October 23 Dr. N. Gautam, Anesthesiology

Thursday, December 4 Dr. Henry Kaplan, Ophthalmology -- FasL in the pathgenesis of exudative AMD

Thursday, December 11 Dr. Alan Shiels, Ophthalmology -- Genes for cataract: locations and mutations

Thursday, December 18 Dr. Mark Petrash, Ophthalmology -- Aldo-Keto reductases and diabetic eye disease

Thursday, April 2 Dr. Lucian Del Priore, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences -- The role of Bruch's membrance in the survival of transplated retinal pigmented epithelium

Thursday , April 9 Dr. Art Neurfeld, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences -- Development of an animal model to study pharmacological neuroprotection in chronic optic nerve degeneration

Thursday, April 16 Dr. Nathan Ravi, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences -- Chemometric analysis of Maillard reaction

Thursday, April 23 Dr. Jacques Landry, Medicine, Laval Univ Cancer Res Ctr -- Regulation by phosphorylation of the small heat shock protein HSP 27. Functions and structures

Thursday, April 30 Dr. Jorge Fischbarg, Ophthalmology, Columbia University -- Mechanism of fluid transport by ocular epithelia

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