UCLA JOINT SEMINARS IN NEUROSCIENCE

FALL QUARTER 2014

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) Unless Indicated Otherwise,** 4:00 p.m. prompt

 

October 7, 2014

ULRIKE HEBERLEIN, Ph.D. (Hosted by Larry Zipursky; LZipursky@mednet.ucla.edu)
Scientific Program Director, Laboratory Head, Janelia Farm Research Campus; HHMI Ashburn, Virginia

“Flies and Alcohol: An Interplay of Nature and Nurture”

October 14, 2014

TIRIN MOORE, Ph.D. (Hosted by Michele Basso; MBasso@mednet.ucla.edu)
Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University; HHMI, Stanford, California

“The Influence of Gaze Control Circuits on Visual Cortical Signals and its Relation to Perception and Cognition”

October 21, 2014

SHEENA JOSSELYN, Ph.D. (Hosted by Dean Buonomano; DBuono@ucla.edu)
Department of Physiology, University of Toronto, Canada; Neurosciences and Mental Health, Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute, Toronto, Canada

“Making, Breaking and Linking Memories”

October 28, 2014

SONGHAI SHI, Ph.D. (Hosted by Ben Novitch; BNovitch@mednet.ucla.edu)
Developmental Biology Program, Sloan Kettering Institute, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York

“Lineage-Dependent Circuit Assembly in the Mouse Cortex”

November 4, 2014

The Arnold Scheibel Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow in Neuroscience Lecture

JASON STEIN, Ph.D. (Hosted by Baljit Khakh; BKhakh@mednet.ucla.edu)
Laboratory of Dr. Daniel Geschwind, Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles

“Evaluating Human Neural Stem Cell Models using a Transcriptomic Rubric”

November 11, 2014

NO JSN LECTURE- Veteran’s Day Holiday

November 18, 2014 NO JSN LECTURE- SFN Meeting in Washington, D.C.
November 25, 2014 NO JSN LECTURE- Thanksgiving Holidays

December 2, 2014

**Ackerman Union Grand Ballroom            

The Brain Research Insti tute 26th Annual Neuroscience Poster Session
Distinguished Lecturer

RACHEL WONG, Ph.D. (Host Chris Evans; cevans@ucla.edu)
Department of Biological Structure, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

“Circuit Assembly ,Disassembly and Reassembly in the Vertebrate Retina”

December 9, 2014

BEN BARRES, Ph.D., M.D. (Hosted by Baljit Khakh; Bkhakh@mednet.ucla.edu)
Department of Neurobiology, Developmental Biology, and Neurology, Stanford University

“What Do Astrocytes Do?

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