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UCLA Joint Seminars in Neuroscience - Winter 2019

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UCLA Joint Seminars in Neuroscience

Winter Quarter 2019
Sponsored by The Brain Research Institute, The Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior and the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

The Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium (NRB) at 12:00 p.m.

January 8, 2019

Tallie Z. Baram, MD, Ph.D. (Hosted by Mirella Dapretto;
Departments of Pediatrics, Anatomy & Neurobiology, Neurology and Physiology & Biophysics,
University of California, Irvine
"How Early-Life Experiences Sculpt Brain-Circuit Maturation"

January 15, 2019

Vanessa Ruta, Ph.D. (Hosted by Larry Zipursky;
Laboratory of Neurophysiology and Behavior,
The Rockefeller University,
New York, New York
"Mechanisms of Adaptive Behavior from Receptors to Circuits"

January 22, 2019

Benjamin Deneen, Ph.D. (Hosted by Ye Zhang;
Department of Neuroscience,
Baylor College of Medicine,
Houston, Texas
"Decoding the Glial Blueprint in the Normal Malignant Brain"

January 29, 2019

Guo-Li Ming, Ph.D. (Hosted by Harley Kornblum;
Department of Neuroscience, Perelman School of Medicine,
University of Pennsylvania,
"Brain-Region-Specific Organoids for Modeling Neurodevelopment and Disease"

February 5, 2019

Attila Losonczy, MD, Ph.D. (Hosted by Nazim Kourdougli and Carlos Portera-Cailliau;;
Department of Neuroscience,
Columbia University,
New York, New York
"Title to be Determined"

February 12, 2019

Angela Yu, Ph.D. (Hosted by Dara Ghahremani;
Department of Cognitive Science,
University of California, San Diego
"Title to be Determined"

February 19, 2019

Richard Mooney, Ph.D. (Hosted by Sotiris Masmanidis;
Department of Neurobiology,
Duke University School of Medicine,
Durham, North Carolina
"Title to be Determined"

February 26, 2019

Kimberley Tolias, Ph.D. (Hosted by Samantha Butler;
Department of Neuroscience,
Baylor College of Medicine,
Houston, Texas
"Dynamic Rho GTPase Signaling Controlling Neural Circuit Formation and Plasticity"

March 5, 2019

Spencer Smith, Ph.D. (Hosted by Arash Bellafard and Peyman Golshani;;
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
University of California, Santa Barbara
"Mesoscale Imaging of Neural Activity with Subcellular Resolution: Visual Areas Acting in Concert"

March 12, 2019

The Brain Research Institute thirtieth Annual H. W. Magoun Lecture
Speaker to be determined (Hosted by Sotiris Masmanidis;
"From Song to Synapse: Neural Mechanisms of Vocal Learning"

If you would like to meet with a speaker, please contact the host listed above.

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