Spring 2014 Developmental Science Colloquia

Talk titles to be announced.

Date Speaker
January 29 Sarah Gaither
February 26 Clancy Blair
March 5 Melissa Sturge-Apple
March 26 Annie Seery
April 2 Ann Easterbrooks
April 9 Fang Hong
April 23 Erik Cheries

2013-2014 Neurobiology Faculty Search Seminar Schedule

All talks listed below will be held at 4:00PM in the Life Science and Engineering Building,
24 Cummington Mall, Rm. 103

Date Speaker Title
December 12, 2013 Brad Pfeiffer
Johns Hopkins University
Remembering the future: Insight into memory consolidation and recall from hippocampal reactivation
December 16, 2013 Catherine Christian
Stanford University School of Medicine
The brain’s little helper: Antiepileptic actions of endozepines in the thalamus
January 13, 2014 Tiffany Schmidt
Johns Hopkins University
Shedding light on vision: new roles for photoreceptive ganglion cells.
January 16, 2014 Dorothy Schafer
Boston Children’s Hospital
Sculpting neural circuits: Microglia-synapse interactions in the developing brain.
January 21, 2014 James Ackman
Yale University School of Medicine
Visualizing structured activity across the developing brain.
January 23, 2014 Shantanu Jadhav
University of California, San Francisco
Neural activity patterns required for learning and memory.
January 27, 2014 Lenora Volk
Johns Hopkins Medical Institute
Stability in an Unstable World: Synaptic Mechanisms of Memory.
January 30, 2014 Mark Brandon
University of California, San Diego
Hippocampal and entorhinal circuit dynamics in space
February 3, 2014 David Gire
Harvard University
From Circuits to Behavior: New Concepts in Olfactory Processing
February 6, 2014 Jeffrey Gavornik
MIT (Picower Inst.)
Learning when to see what: spatiotemporal sequence recognition and prediction in primary visual cortex
February 10, 2014 Wei Xu
Stanford University
“The Fine-tuning of Memory Specificity and Generalization”
February 13, 2014 Alberto Cruz-Martin
University of California, San Diego
A ‘labeled line’ linking direction sensitive circuits in retina to superficial layers of cortex
February 18, 2014 Chad Jackson
Vanderbilt University
Seasonal light impacts retinal physiology
February 20, 2014 Matt Smear
HHMI/Janelia Farm
Light-­‐ and odor-­‐guided dissection of the olfactory system
February 24, 2014 Xu Liu
MIT (Picower Inst.)
Optogenetic manipulations of memory engrams
February 27, 2014 Martha Bagnall
Northwestern University
Spinal microcircuits in fish suggest an evolutionary template for limb control