For list of past Joint Seminars visit here.


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

September 29, 2015

LOREN LOOGER, Ph.D. (Hosted by Baljit Khakh; bkhakh@mednet.ucla.edu)
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia Research Campus, Ashburn, Virginia

“Tools for Studying Neurons, Astrocytes and other Cells”

October 6, 2015

MICHAEL CRAIR, Ph.D. (Hosted by Carlos Portera-Cailliau; cpcailliau@mednet.ucla.edu)
Department of Neurobiology and Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

Activity Dependent Development Prior to Sensory Experience”

October 13, 2015

PAUL FRANKLAND, Ph.D. (Hosted by Dean Buonomano; dbuono@ucla.edu)
Program in Neurosciences and Mental Health, Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute; Departments of Psychology and Physiology and Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

“Hippocampal Neurogenesis and Forgetting”

October 20, 2015

NO JSN LECTURE – SFN Meeting in Chicago, IL

October 27, 2015

RENE HEN, Ph.D. (Hosted by Peyman Golshani; pgolshani@mednet.ucla.edu)
Departments of Neuroscience, Pharmacology and Psychiatry, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York

“Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis: Impact on Mood and Cognition”

November 3, 2015

The Arnold Scheibel Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow in Neuroscience Lecture

DENISE CAI, Ph.D. (Hosted by Baljit Khakh; bkhakh@mednet.ucla.edu)
Laboratory of Dr. Alcino Silva, Departments of Neurobiology, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles

Linking Memories across Time”


November 10, 2015

TONY WYSS-CORAY, Ph.D. (Hosted by James Waschek; jwaschek@mednet.ucla.edu)
VA Palo Alto Health Care System; Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California

“Systemic Regulation of Brain Aging and Plasticity”

November 17, 2015

Ackerman Union
at 4:00 p.m.

The Brain Research Institute 27th Annual Neuroscience Poster Session Distinguished Lecturer

CAROL MASON, Ph.D. (Hosted by Samantha Butler and Chris Evans; butlersj@ucla.educevans@g.ucla.edu)
Departments of Pathology and Cell Biology, Neuroscience and Ophthalmology, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York

“Genes Encoding Neurogenesis and Axon Wiring in the Path from Eye to Brain”

November 24, 2015  

NO JSN LECTURE - Thanksgiving Holidays

December 1, 2015

BENJAMIN PHILPOT, Ph.D. (Host Stephanie White; sawhite@g.ucla.edu)
Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, Neuroscience Center, Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Pharmacogenetic Insights into Neurodevelopmental Disorders”

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