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Seminars and Events
2013 - 2014

Friday, April 18
11:30 AM Neurotheory Seminar. Dr. Lai-Sang Young, Professor of Science and Professor of Mathematics, Courant Institute, NYU, "Emergent Dynamics in a Model of Visual Cortex." Kolb Annex, 7th Floor Conference Room.
Noon Genetics and Development Student Seminar. Meredith Peterson, Laboratory of Dr. Richard Mann, "Decoding Motor Neuron Development and ‘cracking’ Locomotor Circuits in Adult Drosophila." 312 HHSC.
Monday, April 21
Noon Institute of Human Nutrition Seminar. Dr. Jessica C. Fanzo, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, "The Multi-sectoral Causes and Consequences of Chronic Undernutrition: Nutrition-Specific and -Sensitive Solutions to Reducing Stunting." 301 HHSC.
Noon Pathology and Cell Biology Seminar. Dr. Gopal Thinakaran, Professor of Neurobiology, Neurology and Pathology, The University of Chicago, "Cell Biology of Alzheimer's Disease Beta-Amyloid Production." Humphreys Auditorium, VC 14-240.
Noon Biological Sciences Seminar. Dr. Guillermo A. Calero, Assistant Professor, Department of Structural Biology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, "Nanocrystallography and New Frontiers in Structural Biology." 601 Fairchild.
3:00 PM Program in Neuroscience and Education Seminar. Dr. Vincent P. Ferrera, Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience, "Flexible Decision-making in Prefrontal Cortex and Dorsal Striatum." 147 Horace Mann.
Tuesday, April 22
Noon Institute for Cancer Genetics Seminar. Dr. Jon C. Aster, Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School, "Notch Signaling in Cancer." ICRC Bldg., First Floor Auditorium.
Noon Pharmacology Seminar. Dr. Greg Lemke, Professor, Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory, The Salk Institute, "TAM Receptor Signaling in the Nervous System." BB 7-724.
Thursday, April 24
Noon Neurobiology and Behavior Seminar. Dr. E.J. Chichilnisky, Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, "Functional Circuitry of the Primate Retina at Cellular Resolution." NI Alumni Auditorium.
4:30 PM Chemistry Colloquium. Dr. Paul A. Wender, Professor of Chemistry, Stanford University, "The Design, Synthesis and Evaluation of Therapeutic Leads for Aids Eradication, Alzheimer's Disease and Cancer Immunotherapy." 209 Havemeyer.
5:00 PM Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute Seminar. Dr. Dean Bok, Professor of Ophthalmology; Director, Retinal Cell Biology Laboratory, UCLA, "Complement Dysregulation in Age-Related and Recessive Stargardt Macular Dystrophy." Eye Institute, 7th Floor Amphitheater.
Friday, April 25
11:00 AM Biomedical Engineering Seminar. Dr. Guohao Dai, Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, "Arterial Venous Differentiation for Tissue Engineering Application." 614 Schermerhorn.
11:30 AM Neurotheory Seminar. Dr. Paul W. Glimcher, Professor of Neural Science, Economics and Psychology, NYU, "Cortical Normalization and the Neurobiology of Choice." Kolb Annex, 7th Floor Conference Room.
Monday, April 28
Noon Biological Sciences Seminar. Dr. Christopher J. Chang, Professor, Departments of Chemistry and Molecular and Cell Biology; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California - Berkeley, "Molecular Approaches to Mapping and Understanding Chemistry in the Brain." 601 Fairchild.
Noon Pathology and Cell Biology Seminar. Dr. Huaibin Cai, Senior Investigator; Head, Transgenics Section, Laboratory of Neurogenetics, NIH-NIA, "α-synuclein, LRRK2, And Substantia Nigra Regional Selectivity In Parkinson’s Disease." Humphreys Auditorium, VC 14-240.
3:00 PM Program in Neuroscience and Education Seminar. Dr. Sarah M.N. Woolley, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, "Neural Coding and Perception of Communication Sounds in Songbirds." 147 Horace Mann.
4:30 PM Arun Guthikonda Lecture. Dr. Jay D. Keasling, Professor, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and Department of Bioengineering, University of California - Berkeley, "Synthetic Biology for Synthetic Chemistry." 209 Havemeyer.

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