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Past Seminars

 

 

Neuroscience Seminar Series - Fall 2018

Date

Speaker

From

Host

September 6th (Module)

Robert Froemke

New York University

Qiaojie Xiong

September 13th (Module)

Chay Kuo

Duke University

Shaoyu Ge

September 20th (Module)

Gary Aston-Jones

Rutgers University

Arianna Maffei

September 27th (Module)

Joshua Plotkin

Stony Brook University

Arianna Maffei

October 4th (Module)

Christian Pike

University of Southern CA

Mary Kritzer

October 11th (Module)

William S. Messer

University of Toledo

Joshua Plotkin

October 18th

Ann Hermundstad

Janelia Research Campus

Braden Brinkman

October 25th

Peter Rudebeck

Mount Sinai

Giancarlo LaCamera

November 1st

BEFORE SFN

November 8th (After SFN)




November 15th

Juan Song

UNC Chapel Hill

Shaoyu Ge

November 22nd

THANKSGIVING

November 29th

Matthew Wachowiak

University of Utah

Alfredo Fontanini

December 6th

James Knierim

John Hopkins Univ

Qiaojie Xiong

 

 

Neuroscience Seminar Series - Spring 2018

Date

Speaker

From

Host

January 25th

Marvin Bentley

Rensselaer University

Maya Shelly

February 1st

Daniel Polley

Harvard University

Alfredo Fontanini

February 8th

Ian Stevenson

University of Connecticut

Il Memming Park

February 15th

Steven Munger

University of Florida

Alfredo Fontanini

February 22nd

Jesse Gillis

Cold Spring Harbor Lab

Mary Kritzer

March 1st

NO SEMINAR

March 8th

Farzan Nadim

Rutgers University

Arianna Maffei

March 15th

SPRING BREAK

March 22nd

CANCELLED

March 29th

Robert Liu Emory Qiaojie Xiong

April 5th

Angel De Blas

Univ of Connecticut

Arianna Maffei

April 12th
(Neurobiology of Disease) 

CANCELLED

April 20th
(Neurobiology of Disease) 

Lisa Savage

SUNY - Binghamton

Shaoyu Ge

April 26th
(Neurobiology of Disease) 

Annalisa Scimemi

SUNY - Albany

Arianna Maffei

May 3rd
(Neurobiology of Disease) 

Avindra Nath

NIH/NINDS

Joshua Dubnau

 

Neuroscience Seminar Series - Fall 2017

Date

Speaker

From

Host

September 7th

Arianna Maffei

Stony Brook University

Dept of NB&B

September 14th (Module)

Jamie Maguire

Tufts University

Arianna Maffei

September 21st (Module)

Gina Turrigiano

Brandeis University

Arianna Maffei

September 28th (Module)

Sunil Gandhi

University of California - Irvine

Arianna Maffei

October 5th (Module)

Gorden Fishell

NYU Longone Med Center

Lorna Role

October 12th (Module)

 

 

 

October 19th (Module)

(CANCELLED)

Molly Huntsman

University of Colorado - Denver

Arianna Maffei

October 23rd

Walter Senn Unversity of Bern Giancarlo La Camera

October 26th 

Melissa Rolls Penn State University
Maya Shelly

November 2nd




November 9th

Gary Lewin

Max Delbruck Center

Lorne Mendell

November 16th

Yang Dan

University of California - Berkeley

Qiaojie Xiong

November 23rd

THANKSGIVING

November 30th

Julie Haas

Lehigh University

Arianna Maffei

December 7th

Dan Feldman

University of California - Berkeley 

Qiaojie Xiong

December 14th

Matthew Rasband

Baylor College of Medicine

Maya Shelly

 

Neuroscience Seminar Series - Spring 2017

Date

Speaker

From

Host

January 26th

John Mann

Columbia University

Arianna Maffei

February 2nd

Robert Reenan

Brown University

Joshua Dubnau

February 9th
(Rescheduled May 25th)

Michael Hasselmo

Boston University

Giancarlo LaCamera

February 16th

Andre Fenton

New York University

Qiaojie Xiong

February 23rd

Tim Duong

SBU - Radiology

Mary Kritzer

March 2nd

Marnie Halpern

Carnegie

Howard Sirotkin

March 9th

Jun Xia

SUNY Buffalo

Shaoyu Ge

March 16th 

SPRING BREAK

March 23rd

Alireza Soltani Dartmouth Giancarlo LaCamera

March 30th

Alex Keene

Florida Atlantic Univeristy

Joshua Dubnau

April 6th

Patrick Sibony

Stony Brook - SOM

Craig Evinger

April 13th 
Neurobiology of Disease

Elizabeth Diamond

Feinstein Institute

Howie Sirotkin

April 20th
Neurobiology of Disease

CANCELLED

April 27th
Neurobiology of Disease 

CANCELLED

May 4th
(Neurobiology of Disease) 

Phil Popovich

Ohio State University

Lorne Mendell

May 25th
(Special Seminar)

Michael Hasselmo

Boston University

Giancarlo LaCamera

 

Neuroscience Seminar Series - Fall 2016

Date

Speaker

From

Host

Sepetmber 1st (Module)

Tianyi Mao

OHSU - Vollum Institute

Qiaojie Xiong

September 8th (Module)

Christopher Bishop

SUNY Binghamton

Arianna Maffei

September 15th (Module)

Mitra Hartmann

Northwestern

Alfredo Fontanini

September 22nd (Module)

Andrew Schwartz

University of Pittsburgh

Il Memming Park

September 29th (Module)

SEMINAR CANCELLED

October 6th (Module)

Michael Mustari University of Washington Craig Evinger

October 13th 

Mark Stopfer

NIH/NICHD

Giancarlo LaCamera

October 20th

David Kleinfeld

USCD

Arianna Maffei

October 27th

 

 

 

November 3rd

David Raible University of Washington Howard Sirotkin

November 10th

BEFORE SFN

November 17th

Taro Toyoizumi RIKEN Institute Giancarlo LaCamera

November 24th

THANKSGIVING

December 1st

SEMINAR CANCELLED

December 8th

Alison Barth Carnegie Mellon University Qiaojie Xiong

 

Neuroscience Seminar Series -Spring 2016

Date

Speaker

From

Host

January 28th 

CANCELLED

February 4th 

Jeroen Smaers

SBU - Anthropology

Maurice Kernan

February 11th 

Tracy Tran

Rutgers

Maya Shelly

February 18th

Sridhar Sunderam

University of Kentucky - Lexington

Qiaojie Xiong

February 25th

Helen Scharfman

New York University

Shaoyu Ge

March 3rd

Phil Popovich

Ohio State University

Lorne/Joel Levine

March 10th

Michael Platt

Duke University

Giancarlo LaCamera

March 17

SPRING BREAK

March 24th

Bingwei Lu Stanford Maya Shelly

March 31st

Larry Abbott

Columbia University

Giancarlo LaCamera

April 7th

CANCELLED

April 14th (Neurobiology of Disease)

Guoping Feng

MIT

Josh Plotkin

April 21st (Neurobiology of Disease)

Ramin Parsey

SBU - Psychiatry

Alfredo Fontanini

April 28th (Neurobiology of Disease)

John Mann Columbia University Arianna Maffei

May 5th (Neurobiology of Disease)

John Huguenard Stanford University Josh Plotkin

 

Neuroscience Seminar Series -Fall 2015

Date

Speaker

From

Host

September 3rd (Module)

Karen Mesce

University of Minnesota

Arianna Maffei

September 10th (Module)

Hans Hoffman

University of Texas - Austin

Howard Sirotkin

September 17th (Module)

Daoyun Ji

Baylor College of Medicine

Shaoyu Ge

September 24th (Module)

Asif Ghazanfar

Princeton University

Alfredo Fontanini

October 1st (Module)

Harold Zakon

University of Texas - Austin

Lonnie Wollmuth

October 8th (Module)

Konrad Kording

Northwestern University

Il-Memming Park

October 15th

BEFORE SFN

October 22nd

David Stern Janelia Farm David McKinnon

October 29th

Dwight Bergles

Johns Hopkins University

Lonnie Wollmuth

November 5th  (rescheduled 5/19/2016)

Nicolas Brunel 

University of Chicago

Giancarlo La Camera

November 12th 

Adam Kohn

Albert Einstein

Memming Park

November 19th 

Randall Peterson

Harvard Medical School

Howard Sirotkin

November 26th 

THANKSGIVING

December 3rd

Paul Miller

Brandeis University

Giancarlo La Camera

 

Neuroscience Seminar Series -Spring 2015

Date

Speaker

From

Host

January 29th 

Andrew Russo

University of Iowa

Craig Evinger

February 25th 

Brent Doiron

University of Pittsburgh

Giancarlo LaCamera

February 12th 

Nenad Sestan

Yale School of Medicine

Maya Shelly

February 19th

Michael Granato

University of Pennsylvania

Howard Sirotkin

February 26th 

Robert Hevner

University of Washington

Shaoyu Ge

March 5th 

Joshua Trachtenberg

UCLA

Arianna Maffei

March 12th 

Bruno Averbeck

NIH

Giancarlo LaCamera

March 19th 

SPRING BREAK

March 26th  

Venkatesh Murthy

Harvard University

Alfredo Fontanini

April 2nd 

Elizabeth Glowatzki

Johns Hopkins University

Gary Matthews

April 9th 

C. Ron Yu

Stowers Institute

Lorna Role

April 16th (Neurobiology of Disease)

SEMINAR CANCELLED (Lisa Muratori)

April 23 (Neurobiology of Disease)

Adrian Krainer CSHL Alfredo Fontanini

April 30th (Neurobiology of Disease)

Anna Francesconi

Albert Einstein SOM 

Arianna Maffei

May 7th  (Neurobiology of Disease)

Sacha Nelson

Brandeis University

Arianna Maffei

 

Neuroscience Seminar Series -Fall 2014

Date

Speaker

From

Host

September 4th (Module)

Dmitri Rinberg

New York University 

Alfredo Fontanini

September 11th (Module)

Steve Van Hooser

Brandeis University

Arianna Maffei

September 18th (Module)

Bruce Cumming

NIH

Giancarlo LaCamera

September 25th (Module)

 

 

 

October 2nd (Module)

Larry Trussell

OHSU

Gary Matthews

October 9th (Module)

Elizabeth Glowatski

Johns Hopkins University

Gary Matthews

October 16th

Jason MacLean

The University of Chicago

Arianna Maffei

October 23rd

Bettina Winkler

University of Virginia

Maya Shelly

October 30th 

Suzanne Zukin

Albert Einstein SOM

Howard Sirotkin

November 6th

Ronald Duman

Yale

Shaoyu Ge

November 13th

 SFN  (NO SEMINAR)

November 20th

Pankaj Sah

The University of Queensland Australia

David McKinnon

November 27th

THANKSGIVING (NO SEMINAR)

December 4th

Anis Contractor

Northwestern University

Lonnie Wollmuth

 

Neuroscience Seminar Series - Spring 2014

Date

Speaker

From

Host

January 30

John Dani

Univervisty of Pennsylvania

Shaoyu Ge

February 6th 

Xiaobing Yuan

Drexel University

Maya Shelly

February 13th

SEMINAR CANCELLED (Sarah Pallas)

February 20th 

SEMINAR CANCELLED (Suzanne Zukin)

February 27th

SEMINAR CANCELLED (Andy Russo)

March 6th

Rachel Brewster

University of Maryland

Howard Sirotkin

March 13th

Okihide Hikosaka

NIH

Giancarlo LaCamera

March 20th

NO SEMINAR - Spring Break

March 27th

Judith Hirsch

University of Southern California

Arianna Maffei

April 3rd

Cindy Jordan

University of Michigan

Mary Kritzer

April 10th

No Seminar

April 17th

Suzanne Paradis

Brandeis University

Arianna Maffei

April 24th (Neurobiology of Disease)

Marina Picciotto

Yale

Lorna Role

May 1st (Neourobiology of Disease)

Fresshteh Nugent

Uniformed Services University

Arianna Maffei

May 8th (Neurobiology of Disease)

Robin Lester

University of Alabama Birmingham

Mary Kritzer

 

Neuroscience Seminar Series -Fall 2013

Date

Speaker

From

Host

 September 5th (Module)

No speaker this week. Student-led discussion on Reward systems

September 12th (Module)

John Salamone

Univ of Connecticut - Storrs

Mary Kritzer

September 19th (Module)

Nathaniel Daw

NYU

Giancarlo LaCamera

September 26th (Module)

Marshall Hussain Shuler

Johns Hopkins

Alfredo Fontanini

October 3th (Module)

Alison Adcock

Duke University

Mary Kritzer

October 10th

Samer Hattar

Johns Hopkins University

Larry Morin

October 17th 

NO SEMINAR

October 24th

William Talbot

Stanford University

Howard Sirotkin

October 31st

Chris Lingle

Washington U

Lonnie Wollmuth

         November 7th              

  Ghouson Lyon  

CHSL

Mary Kritzer

November 14th

Schott Laughlin

SBU Chemistry Dept

Mary Kritzer

November 21nd

Bernardo Rudy

NYU - Langone

Lonnie Wollmuth

November 28th

Thanksgiving

December 5th

Linda Overstreet Wadiche

University of Alabama

Shaoyu Ge

December 13th (Module)

Barry Richmond

NIH

Giancarlo LaCamera

 

Spring 2013

Date

Speaker

Faculty Host

January 31st

David Berson
Brown University

Gary Matthews

February 7th 

Yasushi Nakagawa
University of Minnesota

Shaoyu Ge

February 14th

Jonathan Demb
Yale University

Gary Matthews

February 21st

Franck Polleux
The Scripps Research Institute

David Talmage

February 28th

Bijan Pesaran
NYU

Giancarlo LaCamera

March 7th

Sam Pleasure
UCSF

Shaoyu Ge

March 14th

Elke Stein
Yale University

Maya Shelly

March 21st

Spring Break

March 28th

Jay Gottfried
Northwestern University

Alfredo Fontanini

April 4th

Sarah Pallas
Georgia State University

Arianna Maffei

April 11th

Barry Connors
Brown University

Arianna Maffei

Yu-Hun Kuo
SUNY Stony Brook

Lorna Role

April 25th

Robert Burke
Columbia University

Craig Evinger

May 2nd

Jim Surmier
Northwestern University

Craig Evinger

May 9th

Michele Basso
UCLA

Craig Evinger

May 13th (Monday)

Philip J Horner
University of Washington

Shaoyu Ge

 

Spring 2012

Date

Speaker

Faculty Host

February 2 Pablo Castillo
Albert Einstein University
Arianna Maffei
February 9 Michael Long
NYU
Alfredo Fontanini
February 16 Jessica Cardin
Yale
Arianna Maffei
February 23 Vicky Prince
The University of Chicago
Howard Sirotkin
March 1 Paul Frankland
University of Toronto
Shaoyu Ge
March 8 Kyonsoo Hong
NYU
Maya Shelly
March 15 Mark Laubach
Yale
Alfredo Fontanini
March 22 Mark Masino
University of Minnesota
Howard Sirotkin
March 29 Alex Reyes
NYU
Lonnie Wollmuth
April 5 Spring Break
April 12
(Neurobiology of Disease)
Mark Mehler
Albert Einstein University
Howard Sirotkin
April 19
(Neurobiology of Disease)
Antonello Bonci
NIH/NIDA
Arianna Maffei
April 26
(Neurobiology of Disease)
Holly Moore
Columbia University
Lorna Role
May 3
(Neurobiology of Disease)
Howard Fields
UCSF
Lorne Mendell

 

Fall 2011

Date

Speaker

Faculty Host

September 1 Hongjun Song
Johns Hopkins
Shaoyu Ge
September 8 Jose Manuel Alonso
SUNY College, Optometry
Alfredo Fontanini
September 15 S. Murray Sherman
University of Chicago
Paul Adams
September 22 Anna Majewska
University of Rochester
Shaoyu Ge
September 29 No Seminar Rosh Hashanah
October 6 Charles Gilbert
Rockefeller University
Arianna Maffei
October 13 Kenneth Miller
Columbia University
Giancarlo La Camera
October 20 Z. Josh Huang
Cold Spring Harbor Lab
Lonnie Wollmuth
October 27 Daniel McGehee
University of Chicago
Lorna Role
November 3 Jeff Twiss Kevin Czaplinski
November 10 No Seminar Pre SFN Meeting
November 17 No Seminar Post SFN Meeting
November 24 No Seminar Thanksgiving
December 1 Michel Lemay
Drexel University, College of Medicine
Lorne Mendell
December 8 Peter Shizgal
Concordia University, Montreal
Gary Matthews

 

Fall 2009 - 2010

Date

Speaker

Title

Faculty Host

September 10 Miriam Goodman
Stanford University
Genetic Deconstruction of Touch Sensation Sensory Processing Series
(Kernan)
September 17 Michael Gold
University of Pittsburgh
Ionic Mechanisms Underlying Inflammation-Induced Sensitization of Nociceptive Afferents 
Sensory Processing Series
(Mendell)
September 24 Christine Portfors
Washington State Univ. Vancouver
Efficient encoding of social vocalizations in the auditory midbrain Sensory Processing Series
(Matthews)
October 1 Alexandre Pouget
University of Rochester
Probabilistic inferences in neural circuits: from insects to humans Sensory Processing Series
(Role)
October 8 Steven Hsiao
Johns Hopkins University
Mechanism of Tactile Object Recognition
Sensory Processing Series
(Mendell)
October 29 Robert Fettiplace
University of Wisconsin- Madison 
Medical School
The mechanotransducer channels of auditory hair cells Sensory Processing Series (Adams)
November 5 Dirk Bucher
University of Florida
Maintaining The Temporal Patterns Of Neural Activity Arianna Maffei
November 12 Lilly Mujica-Parodi
Stony Brook University
Computational Diagnostic Techniques in Assessing Neural Risk for Vulnerability Towards Acute and Chronic Emotional Stress: Fractals, Pheromones, and Fear 
Lorne Mendell
November 19 Mark Tuszynski
University of California, San Diego
Axonal plasticity and regeneration in the injured CNS: Progress, and the need for more progress Joel Levine
December 3 POSTPONED
Rachel Brewster
University of Maryland, Baltimore
TBA Howard Sirotkin
January 28 Adam Kepecs
CSHL
Neural Mechanisms for Computing and Using Decision Confidence Lonnie Wollmuth
February 4 Brian Kaspar
Ohio State University
Understanding Neurodegenerative Disease & Aging of the Brain Using Gene Delivery
Shaoyu Ge
February 11 Stephen Shea
CSHL
Neural Circuits for Olfactory and Auditory Social Communication in Mice Lonnie Wollmuth
February 18 Alfredo Kirkwood
Johns Hopkins University
The Polarity of Plasticity in Visual Cortex Arianna Maffei
February 25 Diego Restrepo
University of Colorado
What Information Do Mitral Cells Carry in the Olfactory Bulb?
Alfredo Fontanini
March 11 John Disterhoft
Northwestern University
Mechanisms of Associative Learning in Young and Aging Brain Craig Evinger
March 25 Harold Zakon
Univ. of Texas, Austin
Neurobiology Meets Molecular Evolution: Three Stories About Sodium Channels David McKinnon
April 8 Stephanos Kyrkanides
Stony Brook Univ.
CNS-Peripheral Inflammation cross-talk: Pain Studies Neurobiology of Disease Series
(Lorne Mendell)
April 15 Christopher Henderson
Columbia University
Stem cell-derived motor neurons as a tool for developing therapeutic strategies for ALS Neurobiology of Disease Series
(Lorna Role)
April 22 Ahmet Hoke
Johns Hopkins Univ.
Regeneration in the Peripheral Nervous System: Challenges and Opportunities Neurobiology of Disease Series
(Lorne Mendell)
April 29 William Dauer
University of Michigan
Genetic Pieces to the Puzzle of Neurodegeneration Neurobiology of Disease Series
(Craig Evinger)

 

2008 -2009

Date

Speaker

Title

Faculty Host

September 4 Glenn Turner,
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Neural coding in the Drosophila olfactory system Lonnie Wollmuth
September 11 Julie Kauer, Brown University TRPV1: Hot channels in hippocampal synaptic plasticity Glutamatergic Transmission Series
September 18 Jeffry Isaacson,
Univ. of California, San Diego
Central circuits underlying olfaction Glutamatergic
Transmission Series
Sept 25 John Isaac, NIH Regulation of AMPA receptor subunit composition and calcium-permeability during hippocampal synaptic plasticity Glutamatergic
Transmission Series
October 2 David Bredt. Eli Lilly & Co. Synaptic plasticity regulated by TARP subunits of AMPA receptors Glutamatergic
Transmission Series
October 16 Jeffrey Diamond. NIH Glutamate transporters regulate transmitter spillover and synaptic plasticity in the hippocampus Glutamatergic
Transmission Series
October 23 Bradley Yoder,
Univ. of Alabama, Birmingham
Molecular and cellular insights into cilia associated diseases and developmental disorders
Maurice Kernan
October 30 Mark Bowen,
Stony Brook University
Understanding synaptic protein structure one molecule at a time Lonnie Wollmuth
November 6 Allan Basbaum.
Univ. of California, San Francisco
The neurobiology of pain: from molecules to circuits to behavior Lorne Mendell
November 13 Frances Edwards, University College London What goes up must come down; homeostatic plasticity in the rodent hippocampus Lorna Role
December 4 H. Richard Koerber,
University of Pittsburgh
Interfering with Molecular Mechanisms Involved in Chronic Pain Lorne Mendell

December 11

Eve Marder, Brandeis University

Beyond optimality: How good is good enough?

David McKinnon

January 29 Wei Chen
University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Twisting of spike propagation and reciprocal synaptic transmission for odor perception Shaoyu Ge
February 5 Mark Stefani
Middlebury College
Teaching rats to sort cards: an assessment of the neural mechanisms underlying a rodent model of executive function
Mary Kritzer
February 12 Peter Baas
Drexel University
Neuronal microtubules cut and run: implications for development and disease Maurice Kernan
February 19 Patricio O'Donnell
University of Maryland
Periadolescent maturation of prefrontal cortical dopamine function: relevance to schizophrenia Alfredo Fontanini
February 26 John Martin
Columbia University
Motor Systems Repair After Spinal Cord Injury Lorne Mendell
March 5 John Rubenstein
UC, San Francisco
Transcriptional Regulation of Interneuron Development Joel Levine
March 12 Lori Isom
University of Michigan
Sodium channel beta subunits: multi-functional cell adhesion molecules involved in brain development and disease
Gary Matthews
March 19 Patricia Coyle
Stony Brook University
Update on MS pathophysiology Neurobiology of Disease Series
March 26 Song-Hai Shi
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Mammalian neocortical development: from neurogenesis to circuit formation Shaoyu Ge

April 2

Graduate Student Seminar TBA Lonnie Wollmuth
April 9 Christopher Henderson CANCELLED
Columbia University
Using stem cells to model motor neuron degeneration in ALS Neurobiology of Disease Series
April 16 Graduate Student Seminar TBA Lonnie Wollmuth
April 23 Graduate Student Seminar TBA Lonnie Wollmuth
April 30 David Ginty
Johns Hopkins
Growth and survival signals controlling development of the peripheral nervous system Simon Halegoua
May 7 Graduate Student Seminar TBA Lonnie Wollmuth
May 14 Pat Levitt
Vanderbilt University
Translational studies on MET receptor tyrosine kinase signaling in Autism Spectrum Disorders Neurobiology of Disease Series
May 28 Graduate Student Seminar TBA Lonnie Wollmuth