Academic Year 2018-2019


The 2018 Integrative Center for Learning and Memory Distinguished Lecture

October 9th, 2018, 12:00pm, Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium

“Space, Time and Hippocampal Computation”  

Speaker: György Buzsáki, M.D. Ph.D., Departments of Neuroscience and Physiology and Neurology, New York University, New York, New York
Host: Alcino Silva and ICLM; silvaa@mednet.ucla.edu


The Arnold Scheibel Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow in Neuroscience Lecture

October 23rd, 2018, 4:00pm, Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium

“Exploration of Molecular Mechanisms underlying Neural Circuit Assembly”

Speaker: Liming Tan, Ph.D., Laboratory of Dr. Larry Zipursky, Department of Biological Chemistry, University of California, Los Angeles; HHMI
Host: Felix Schweizer; felixs@ucla.edu


The Annual Molecular Biology Institute and Brain Research Institute Joint Lecture

November 8th, 2018, 12:00pm, Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium

“A Solid State Conceptualization of Information Transfer from Gene to Message to Protein”

Speaker: Steven McKnight, Ph.D., Department of Biochemistry, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
Host: David Eisenberg and Ben Novitch; david@mbi.ucla.edu; bnovitch@mednet.ucla.edu



The Brain Research Institute 30th Annual Neuroscience Poster Session Distinguished Lecture

November 27th, 2018, 12:00pm, AAckerman Union Grand Ballroom

“Insights from Non-Human Animals into the Neurobiology of Human Language”

Speaker: Erich Jarvis, Ph.D., Laboratory of Neurogenetics of Language, The Rockefeller University; HHMI, New York, New York
Host: Stephanie White and Gina Poe; sawhite@ucla.edu; ginapoe@ucla.edu


The Integrative Center for Learning and Memory Distinguished Lecture

April 30th, 2019, 12:00pm, Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium

“Making, Breaking and Linking Memories”

Speaker: Sheena A. Josselyn, Ph.D., Departments of Psychology, Physiology and Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Host: Alcino Silva and ICLM; silvaa@mednet.ucla.edu


New Brain Research Institute Member Short Talks

May 7th, 2019, 12:00pm, Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium

Speaker: Orkun Akin, Ph.D. Department of Neurobiology, University of California, Los Angeles

Speaker: Luis de la Torre-Ubieta, Ph.D. Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles

Speaker: Lindsay De Biase, Ph.D. Department of Physiology, University of California, Los Angeles

Speaker: Laura DeNardo, Ph.D. Department of Physiology, University of California, Los Angeles

Speaker: Andrew Wikenheiser, Ph.D. Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles
Host: Felix Schweizer; felixs@ucla.edu


The Integrative Center for Learning and Memory Distinguished Lecture

May 14th, 2019, 12:00pm, Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium

"Regulation of Neurotransmitter Receptors and Synaptic Plasticity in the Brain in Health and Disease"

Speaker: Richard Huganir, Ph.D., Departments of Neuroscience and Psychological and Brain Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
Host: Alcino Silva; silvaa@mednet.ucla.edu


The 27th Annual Samuel Eiduson Student Lecture

May 21st, 2019, 12:00pm, Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium

"Spatial and Temporal Single Cell Network Alterations Induced by Traumatic Brain Injury"

Speaker: Douglas Arneson, Ph.D., Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology, University of California, Los Angeles
Host: Felix Schweizer; felixs@ucla.edu


The Brain Research Institute 30th Annual H.W. Magoun Lecture

June 18, 2019, 12:00pm, Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium

“Neural Systems, Dopamine Receptors and Stimulant Use: Brain Imaging to Guide Treatment”

Speaker: Edythe London, Ph.D., Department of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Host: Felix Schweizer; felixs@ucla.edu