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Research Seminars & Lectures

April 7, 2014 - April 18, 2014
Issue #8 - 2014

MONDAY, April 7, 2014

11:00 am – 12:00 pm, Gonda First Floor Conference Room, 1357
No Human Genetics Seminar.

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm, C-128 RNRC
ClinicoPathologic Conference
Harry Vinters, Chief of Neuropathology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UCLA.
(Alzheimer’s Disease Research Forum [ADRF])

TUESDAY, April 8, 2014

11:00 am –12:00 pm - Semel Institute (NPI) Auditorium, Room C8-183
Neurobiology of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for PTSD
Mark Barad, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA
(Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior Grand Rounds)

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Neuroscience Research Building (NRB) Auditorium
Above it All: Epigenetic Regulation of Behaviorally and Clinically Relevant Human Brain Function
Ahmad Hariri, 2000 Interdepartmental Graduate Program for Neuroscience UCLA Alumni; Department of Psychology & Neuroscience, and Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
(Joint Seminars in Neuroscience)

WEDNESDAY, April 9, 2014

9:00 am – 10:00 am, Neuroscience Research Building (NRB) Auditorium
Mechanistic Insights into Muscular Dystrophy from Bench to Bedside and Back to the Bench Studies
Kevin Campbell, Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology; Professor, Department of Internal Medicine; University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
(Neurology Grand Rounds)

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm, CNSI Auditorium
Fighting Over Metals: Transition Metal Chemistry at the Host-Microbial Pathogen Interface
David P. Giedroc, Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry, Indiana University, Bloomington
(The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry Distinguished Lecture Series)

THURSDAY, April 10, 2014

11:00 am – 12:00 pm, Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium, 132
Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation and Robotics in Human Motor Recovery
Dylan J. Edwards, Director of Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation, Burke Medical Research Institute; Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience Weill Cornell Medical College; Co-Director of Intensive Course in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, Harvard Medical School
(Brain Mapping Center Seminar Series)

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, Gonda First Floor Conference Room, 1357
Cerebellar Dysfunction and Autistic Behavior: Insights from a Mouse Model of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
Peter Tsai, Boston Children’s Hospital, Massachusetts
(Integrative Center for Neurogenetics Seminar)

4:00 - 5:00 pm, Boyer Hall, Room 159/173
Engineering Microbes Growing Near 100°C for Biofuel Production
Michael Adams, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Georgia, Athens
(Molecular Biology Institute Thursday Seminar)

FRIDAY, April 11, 2014

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, Gonda First Floor Conference Room, 1357
Cognition, Movement and Parkinson's Disease
Michele Basso, Department of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA
(Training Program in Neural Repair Seminar)

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, BH Conference Room, Jules Stein Eye Institute
Muller Glia Reprogramming and Retina Regeneration
Daniel J. Goldman, Bernard Agranoff Collegiate Professor of Neuroscience, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(Special Seminar Sponsored by the Jules Stein Eye Institute)

MONDAY, April 14, 2014

11:00 am – 12:00 pm, Gonda First Floor Conference Room, 1357
Delineating Cellular Pathways that Instigate Depigmentation in Vitiligo
Prashiela Manga, Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology and Cell Biology, New York University
(Human Genetics Seminar)

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm, C-128 RNRC
No Alzheimer’s Disease Research Forum [ADRF].

TUESDAY, April 15, 2014

11:00 am - 12:00 pm - Semel Institute (NPI) Auditorium, Room C8-183
First Day of Passover - No Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior Grand Rounds.

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Neuroscience Research Building (NRB) Auditorium
Synapse Reorganization in the Living Brain
Yi Zuo, Department of Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz
(Joint Seminars in Neuroscience)

WEDNESDAY, April 16, 2014

9:00 am – 10:00 am, Neuroscience Research Building (NRB) Auditorium
No Neurology Grand Rounds - Resident Retreat.

THURSDAY, April 17, 2014, 2014

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, Gonda First Floor Conference Room, 1357
No Integrative Center for Neurogenetics Seminar.

4:00 - 5:00 pm, Boyer Hall, Room 159/173
The Biology of CRISPRs: From Genome Defense to Genetic Engineering
Jennifer A. Doudna, HHMI; Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology, UC Berkeley
(Molecular Biology Institute Thursday Seminar)

FRIDAY, April 18, 2014, 2014

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, Gonda First Floor Conference Room, 1357
How Neural Rhythms Influence Neural Circuit Dynamics and Organization
Mayank R. Mehta, Director, Keck Center for Neurophysics; Professor, Departments of Physics & Astronomy, Neurology, and Neurobiology, UCLA
(Training Program in Neural Repair Seminar)

 

UCLA JOINT SEMINARS IN NEUROSCIENCE
WINTER QUARTER 2014

The Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium (NRB); Unless Indicated Otherwise,** 4:00 p.m. prompt

April 1, 2014
Charles H. (Tom) Sawyer Distinguished Lecture
DAVID CREWS, Ph.D.
(Host: Art Arnold and the LNE; arnold@ucla.edu)
Ashbel Smith Professor of Zoology and Psychology, University of Texas at Austin
“Sex, Nature and Nurture: Ancestral Exposure Modifies Sex Differences in Stress Reactivity”

April 8, 2014
AHMAD HARIRI, Ph.D.
(Hosts: Anne Andrews & Susan Bookheimer; aandrews@mednet.ucla.edu)
2000 Interdepartmental Graduate Program for Neuroscience UCLA Alumni
Department of Psychology & Neuroscience, and Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
“Above it All: Epigenetic Regulation of Behaviorally and Clinically Relevant Human Brain Function”

April 15, 2014
YI ZUO, Ph.D.
(Host: Carlos Portera-Cailliau; CPCailliau@mednet.ucla.edu)
Department of Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz
“Synapse Reorganization in the Living Brain”

April 22, 2014
NICOLA J. ALLEN, Ph.D.
(Host: Baljit Khakh; bkhakh@mednet.ucla.edu)
Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory, Salk Institute for Biological Sciences, La Jolla, California
“Astrocyte Regulation of Neuronal Glutamate Receptors”

April 29, 2014
YUH NUNG JAN, Ph.D.
(Host: Alvaro Sagasti; sagasti@mcdb.ucla.edu)
Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Department of Physiology, University of California, San Francisco
“Dendrites: From Form to Function”

May 6, 2014
LESLIE G. UNGERLEIDER, Ph.D.
(Host: Barbara Knowlton; Knowlton@psych.ucla.edu)
NIH Distinguished Investigator, Chief, Laboratory of Brain and Cognition, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland
The Integrative Center for Learning and Memory Distinguished Lecture
“Functional Architecture of Face Processing in the Primate Brain”

May 13, 2014
DANA SMALL, Ph.D.
(Host: Amy Rowat; rowat@ucla.edu)
Departments of Psychiatry and of Psychology; The John B. Pierce Laboratory, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
“Creating Flavor Percepts and Preferences”

May 20, 2014
The 22nd Annual Samuel Eiduson Student Lecture
SATORU MIURA, Ph.D.
(Host: Mike Levine; mlevine@mednet.ucla.edu)
Graduate, Department of Biological Chemistry Ph.D. Program, Zipurksy Lab, UCLA, 2013
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Scanziani Lab, HHMI, UCSD
“No Two Neurons Are the Same: Unique Identities for Neural Circuit Assembly”

May 27, 2014
LOREN FRANK, Ph.D.
(Host: Peyman Golshani; pgolshani@mednet.ucla.edu)
Center for Integrative Neuroscience and Department of Physiology, UCSF
“Neural Substrates of Memory and Decision Making”

June 3, 2014
The Brain Research Institute Twenty-Fifth Annual H.W. Magoun Lecture
ALCINO J. SILVA, Ph.D.
(Host: Chris Evans; cevans@ucla.edu)
Departments of Neurobiology, Psychiatry & Biological Sciences, and Psychology; Integrative Center for Learning & Memory, UCLA
“The Exciting Road from Mechanisms of Learning to the Treatment of Cognitive Disorders”

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