UCLA JOINT SEMINARS IN NEUROSCIENCE

For a list of past Joint Seminars visit here.

To view some of our past Joint Seminars, please visit us on YouTube.

SPRING QUARTER 2017
Unless noted otherwise, the seminars will be held 12:00pm,
in the Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium.

May 9, 2017


STAN FLORESCO, Ph.D. (Hosted by Alicia Izquierdo; aizquie@psych.ucla.edu)
Department of Psychology, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

“Uncertainty, Choice, and Dopamine"

May 11, 2017
**159 Boyer Hall
at 4:00pm

 

The Annual Brain Research Institute and Molecular Biology Institute Joint Lecture
SUSAN L. ACKERMAN, Ph.D. 
(Hosted by Douglas Black and Chris Evans: DougB@microbio.ucla.edu)
Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Division of Biological Sciences, Section of Neurobiology, Cell and Molecular Medicine, University of California, San Diego

“Translational Dysfunction and Neurodegeneration"

May 16, 2017

The 25th Annual Samuel Eiduson Student Lecture
SUPRAJA VARADARAJAN 
(Hosted by Felix Schweizer; felixs@ucla.edu)
Laboratory of Dr. Samantha Butler, Department of Neurobiology, University of California, Los Angeles

"Redefining the Role of Netrin1 as an Axon Guidance Cue in the Developing Spinal Cord"

May 23, 2017

GARRET STUBER, Ph.D. (Hosted by Kate Wassum; kwassum@ucla.edu)
Departments of Psychiatry & Cell Biology and Physiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

"Dissecting the Neural Circuits that Mediate Motivated Behavior"

May 30, 2017

WOLFRAM SCHULTZ, Ph.D. (Hosted by Michele Basso; mbasso@mednet.ucla.edu)
Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

"Getting the Best Deal: Neuronal Rewards Signals for Economic Utility Maximization"

June 6, 2017

Charles H. (Tom) Sawyer Distinguished Lecture
MARTIN J. KELLY, Ph.D. 
(Hosted by Art Arnold and the LNE;  arnold@ucla.edu)
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR

"Integration of the Anorexigenic Effects of Estradiol and Metabolic Hormones by Hypothalamic Arcuate Neurons"

June 20, 2017

The Brain Research Institute Twenty-Eighth Annual H.W. Magoun Lecture
SUSAN BOOKHEIMER, Ph.D.  (Hosted by Chris Evans;  cevans@g.ucla.edu)
Joaquin Fuster Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, Director, Staglin IMHRO MRI Laboratory, Director, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center, Departments of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles

"The Uniquely Human Hippocampus: Evidence from Functional Imaging in Health and Disease"

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