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)  4:00 p.m. prompt


January 6, 2015

WILLIAM NEWSOME, PhD. (Hosted by Michele Basso; mbasso@mednet.ucla.edu)
Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

“Rethinking Gating: Selective Integration of Sensory Signals through Network Dynamics in Prefrontal Cortex”

January 13, 2015

MARK BEVAN, PhD. (Hosted by Stephanie White; sawhite@ucla.edu)
Department of Physiology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Il

“NMDA Receptor-Dependent Maladaptive Plasticity of the Subthalamic Nucleus in Experimental Parkinson's Disease”

January 20, 2015

THOMAS SCHWARZ, PhD. (Hosted by Felix Schweizer; felixs@ucla.edu)
Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass

“Mitochondrial Motility and Mitophagy in Neurons”

January 27, 2015

ELLY NEDIVI, PhD. (Hosted by Carlos Portera-Cailliau; cpcailliau@ucla.edu)
Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass

“Structural Dynamics of Neocortical Inhibitory Circuits”

February 3, 2015

SABINE KASTNER, MD, PhD. (Hosted by Michele Basso; mbasso@mednet.ucla.edu)
Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

"Neural Network Dynamics for Attentional Selection in the Primate Brain"

February 10, 2015

C. DANIEL SALZMAN, MD, PhD. (Hosted by Michele Basso; mbasso@mednet.ucla.edu)
Departments of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Columbia University, New York, NY

“Amygdalar Mechanisms for Innate, Learned and Regulated Emotional Behavior”

February 17, 2015

ALISON GOATE, D Phil. (Hosted by Nelson Freimer; nfreimer@mednet.ucla.edu)
Department of Psychiatry, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

“Uncovering the Genetic Architecture of Alzheimer's Disease”

February 24, 2015

BERNARDO SABATINI, PhD. (Hosted by Carlos Porter-Cailliau; cpcailliau@mednet.ucla.edu)
Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass

“Recurrent Networks in Basal Ganglia and Repetitive Motor Action”

March 3, 2015


Charles H. (Tom) Sawyer Distinguished Lecture

CATHERINE WOOLLEY, PhD. (Hosted by Art Arnold and the LNE; arnold@ucla.edu)
Department of Neurobiology, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill

“Neurosteroid Estrogens in the Hippocampus: Implications for Epilepsy”

March 10, 2015

The Brain Research Institute 26th Annual H.W. Magoun Lecture

ISTVAN MODY, PhD. (Hosted by Chris Evans; cevans@ucla.edu)
Departments of Neurology and Physiology, University of California, Los Angeles

“Inhibition in the Brain: Watching the Wheels go Round and Round”

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