Seminar Schedule – Spring 2021

Spring 2021 Seminar Schedule: Boston University Center for Systems Neuroscience

Monday, January 25th, 12:15PM – Dr. Heidi Meyer
“Behavioral, circuit, and molecular mechanisms of adolescent safety learning”

Wednesday, January 27th, 12:15PM – Dr. Maya Opendak
“Building a social brain: Circuits and systems across development”

Monday, February 1st, 12:15PM – Dr. Sofia Beas
“A thalamo-striatal pathway mediating adaptive behaviors following homeostatic challenges”

Tuesday, February 2nd, 12:15PM – Dr. Christina Kim
“Interrogation of activated neural ensembles governing reward-seeking”

Wednesday, February 3rd, 12:15PM – Dr. Mark Wagner
“Learning in neocortex-cerebellum circuits”

Monday, February 8th, 12:15PM – Dr. Nancy Padilla-Coreano
“Elucidating the role of the medial prefrontal cortex in social dominance”

Wednesday, February 10th, 12:15PM – Dr. Kirstie Cummings
“A prefrontal GABAergic neural ensemble encodes fear memory”

Wednesday, February 15th, 12:15PM – Dr. Valentina Emiliani
“Circuits optogenetics and wave front shaping”

Wednesday, March 24, 12:15 PM – Prof. Matthew Larkum
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Hosted by Prof. Jerry Chen

Wednesday, April 14, 12:15 PM – Prof. Jonathan Whitlock
Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Hosted by Prof. Ben Scott
“Neural representation of 3D pose and movement in parietal cortex and beyond”

Wednesday, April 28, 12:15 PM – Prof. Ivan Soltesz
Stanford University, Department of Neurosurgery and Neurosciences
Hosted by Prof. Shelley Russek

Wednesday, May 5, 12:15 PM – Prof. Christine Charvet
Delaware State University, College of Health and Behavioral Sciences
Hosted by Prof. Helen Barbas