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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. unless indicated otherwise

March 29, 2016

Charles H. (Tom) Sawyer Distinguished Lecture (Hosted by Art Arnold and the LNE; arnold@ucla.edu)
Neuroscience Institute, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia

“Sex differences in the brain: a whole body perspective"

April 5, 2016

ERIC KLANN, Ph.D. (Hosted by Carlos Portera-Cailliau; cpcailliau@mednet.ucla.edu)
Center for Neural Science, New York University, New York, New York

“Translational control: synapses, circuits, behavior, and brain disorders

April 19, 2016

LARRY ABBOTT, Ph.D. (Hosted by H. Tad Blair and Dean Buonomano; blair@psych.ucla.edu; dbuono@ucla.edu)
Center for Theoretical Neuroscience, Departments of Neuroscience and Physiology and Cellular Biophysics, Columbia University, New York, New York

“Lessons from building network models"

April 26, 2016

New BRI Member Introduction Lecture (Hosted by Chris Evans; cevans@g.ucla.edu)
Department of Psychology, UCLA

"Neurodevelopmental bases of self-regulatory and social influences on emotion"

Department of Electrical Engineering, UCLA


“Neuroengineering the next decade”

May 3, 2016

LINDA SPEAR, Ph.D.(Hosted by Alizia Izquierdo and the ICA; aizquie@psych.ucla.edu)
Department of Psychology, Binghamton University, State University of New York, Binghamton, New York

“Adolescents and alcohol: acute sensitivities, enhanced intake and later consequences”

May 10, 2016

ROGER K. SUNAHARA, Ph.D. (Hosted by Chris Evans and the MBI; cevans@g.ucla.edu)
Department of Pharmacology, University of California, San Diego

Title to be determined

May 24, 2016

ED LEIN, Ph.D. (Hosted by Daniel Geschwind and the ICNG; dhg@mednet.ucla.edu)
Allen Institute for Brain Science, Seattle, Washington

“Probing the molecular and cellular makeup of the human and non-human primate neocortex”

May 31, 2016

AMITA SEHGAL, Ph.D. (Hosted by Kelsey Martin; kcmartin@mednet.ucla.edu)
Department of Neuroscience, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

“Unraveling the mysteries of sleep: when, why, and how”

June 14, 2016

The Brain Research Institute Twenty-Seventh Annual H.W. Magoun Lecture

BALJIT KHAKH, Ph.D. (Hosted by Chris Evans; cevans@g.ucla.edu)
Departments of Physiology and Neurobiology, UCLA

“Astrocyte roles in neural circuits; new tools, findings and concepts”

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