Special Events Spring 2017

 

THE INTEGRATIVE CENTER FOR LEARNING AND MEMORY DISTINGUISHED LECTURE
April 4th, 2017, 12:00pm, 
Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium     

Speaker:  Dr. Kay Tye, Ph.D., Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
                      "Neural Circuits of Emotional Valence: Competing Motivational Signals"
 

THE NEW BRAIN RESEARCH INSTITUTE MEMBER INTRODUCTION LECTURES
April 25th, 2017, 12:00pm,
Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium

This new annual lecture was established by Brain Research Institute Director, Chris Evans, as a new tradition to introduce new Brain Research Institute members to the neuroscience community at UCLA.

Speakers:  Dr. Avishek Adhikari, Ph.D., UCLA Department of Psychology
                   Dr. Stephanie Correa, Ph.D., UCLA Departments of Integrative Biology and Physiology and Neurology
                   Dr. Paul Mathews, Ph.D., UCLA Department of Neurology
                   Dr. Akihiro Hishl, M.D., Dr. P.H., UCLA Department of Epidemiology
                   Dr. Ketema Paul, Ph.D., UCLA Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology
                   Dr. Ye Zhang, Ph.D., UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences            

                
Host: Chris Evans, Ph.D. 



THE ANNUAL BRAIN RESEARCH INSTITUTE AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY INSTITUTE JOINT LECTURE
May 11th, 2017, 4:00pm, 
159 BOYER HALL

Speaker:  Dr. Susan Ackerman, Ph.D., Cell and Molecular Medicine, University of California, San Diego
                      "Translational Dysfunction and Neurodegeneration"


THE 25TH ANNUAL SAMUEL EIDUSON STUDENT LECTURE
May 16th, 2017, 12:00pmNeuroscience Research Building Auditorium

Speaker:  Supraja Varadarajan, UCLA Graduate Student from the Laboratory of Dr. Samantha Butler, UCLA Department of Neurobiology
                 "Redefining the Role of Netrin1 as an Axon Guidance Cue in the Developing Spinal Cord"


CHARLES H. (TOM) SAWYER DISTINGUISHED LECTURE
June 6th, 2017, 12:00pmNeuroscience Research Building Auditorium

Speaker:  Dr. Martin Kelly, Ph.D., Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
                      "Integration of the Anorexigenic Effects of Estradiol and Metabolic Hormones by Hypothalamic Arcuate Neurons"